Goa, a tiny emerald land on the western coast of India, within the region known as the Konkan. Pint-sized Goa is more than beaches and trance parties. A kaleidoscopic blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures, sweetened with sun, sea, sand, seafood and spirituality, there’s nowhere in India quite like it. Goa is worldwide well-liked for its pictorial beauty, striking beaches, beautifully architecture temples, grand festival celebrations and unending Anglo-Indian heritage and it draws millions of tourists from all over the world every year. Goa is worldwide known for its hippie culture of nightlife. There you can find ious clubs, bars and ious other destinations for late night partying in Goa. This is the one stop location for the tourists seeking for fun and sports in the sea. The markets of goa are unique and very rare that exhibit a wide range of products.
Gokarna is a town on the Arabian Sea, in the southwestern Indian state of Karnataka. It is primarily knows for two reasons – its beaches and temples. A completely different experience from Goa and Karwar, Gokarna is about a peaceful beach holiday. Owing to its growing popularity, several hotels and restaurants have come up in Gokarna. The temple town is now an emerging beach destination that offers something to different types of tourists with its natural beauty and its history steeped in mythology. Palm clad beaches are dotted with foreign tourists in a majority and very few Indians are seen across. Gokarna is not very conventionally touristy. The beaches are meant for a slow, relaxed holiday and everything on the beach goes at the same relaxed pace. Full of coconut and palm trees, the ocean and clean sands, Gokarna is a ‘one of its kind place’ in the country. A popular pilgrimage destination for Hindus, it’s known for sacred sites like Mahabaleshwar Temple
Agumbe is a cute hill station located in Shimoga district in the Malnad region of Karnataka, India. It is situated at an altitude of over 2100 feet. Agumbe hill is one of the four peaks in the Western Ghats that borders the mainland and divides it from the coast. Agumbe is also known as the Cherrapunji of South India. It receives the highest amount of rainfall in Southern India. It is surrounded by a rich biodiversity, and adjacent to one of the last surviving lowland rain forests. It is also the place where RK Narayan has filmed his novel Malgudi Days. It is also famous for 14th century Gopala Krishna temple with Hoysala-style sculptures and a beautiful sunset. Many hills, rivers and streams are hidden within the deep forests and slopes in and around Agumbe. And within these landscapes are many birds and animals including reptiles and plant species, some of which are rarely found in other parts of the world. Agumbe is also called as the capital of king cobra due to the variety of species of cobra found.
Udupi is a beautiful integration of nature and man. The name of this city was originated from Odipu. Udupi is an important Vaishnavite coastal town in Karnataka. Udupi is the site of the famed Krishna temple and the Ashta Mathas. Udupi is also renowned for its delectable cuisine and Udupi restaurants present all over India. Udupi is home to a number of beautiful and serene beaches which is quite popular among tourists. The Malpe beach is the most famous of all beaches in this place and happens to be a favorite spot for photographers.
With the great Arabian Sea on one side and towering hills of the Western Ghats on the other, the Mangalore city of Karnataka becomes a perfect holiday destination, which almost every tourists love visiting. This vibrant city has everything from exotic beaches to old style seaports to majestic mountains and ancient buildings & temples. The picturesque city Mangalore is named after the deity Mangaladevi and is often proclaimed as the gateway to Karnataka. Travelers come to this city to explore places like Mangaladevi Temple, Kadri Manjunatha Temple, St. Aloysius Chapel, Someshwara beach, and Tannirbavi beach. All these places have a unique charm that helps folks get completely rejuvenated.
Meals: On Own
Accommodation: The Tubki Resort
What do you think of when you think of Goa? Beach parties, clubs, and water sports? Do you think that’s all that we’re going to do there? Well, think again because we’ll show you a Goa that’s more than sea sports and beach parties. We’ll show you a Goa you wouldn’t have to share with a thousand other tourists. We’ll show you a Goa you can say is yours and yours only.
Arrival at Goa, you will be received by our representative, then head straight towards the hotel (1.5 hours)
Explore the popular Palolem Beach. Time free for photography, trying out local food and shopping for curios
Overnight stay at hotel
Palolem Beach is a stretch of white sand on a bay in Goa, South India. It's known for its calm waters and for its nightlife, including "silent discos" where party-goers wear headphones.
Lined with palm trees and colorful wooden shacks, the beach faces Canacona Island, known for its resident Monkeys. To the South, Turtles nest at Galgibaga Beach. Inland, Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary is home to Birds and Wildlife
Accommodation: Om Beach Resort
We’ll drive from Goa to Gokarna along the coast, enjoying the breathtaking views of the endless ocean. Will that be all? Nope. We’ll also stop along the way at the beautifully painted food shacks for some snacking and interact with the local farmers as well.
Leisure day at Palolem. Opt for many activities
Drive to Gokarna late in the afternoon (144 km / 4 hours)
Accommodation: Om Beach Resort
The day will be spent photographing monuments and temples, lazing and water sports at the beach, trying local delicacies and gathering experiences that one longs for
Activities: Surfing, Skiing & Banana Boat Cruise
Sites: Om Beach, Bhadrakali Temple, Maha Ganpati Temple, Mahabaleshwar Temple, Mrijan Fort, Koti Teertha, Shiva Cave, Sathodi Falls and Lalgulli Falls
Meals: Breakfast at Gokarna & Dinner at Agumbe
Accommodation: Amthi Homestay
Do you love birds and mammals? Then you’ll have a whale of a time at Agumbe!
Do you not love birds and mammals? Well, you’ll start to.
Drive to Agumbe (249 km / 6 hours)
En route we will have many photo stops and tea breaks
The dramatic scenery at Barkana Falls, Jogigundi Falls, Agumbe Ghat is breathtaking
Rest of the day will be spent at Agumbe Rainforest Research Station animals and birds
We will see great views at Agumbe Sunset View Point
Meals: Breakfast in Agumbe
Accommodation: Hotel Kediyoor
Are you a foodie? Then Udupi is the place for you. Though we recommend exercising caution, or you might end up carrying back home an extra kilo. We won’t blame you though, the food is just that great.
Morning bird watching and a trek at Agumbe
Drive to Udupi (59.3 km / 2.5 hours)
We will spend the day photographing and visiting Temples and Markets. A bit of shopping for masalas too
The food is awesome at Woodlands so we will dine here
Meals: Breakfast at Udupi
Accommodation: Cordel Farmstay
Do you want to take photographs that will wow everyone? You will get plenty of opportunities at Moodabidri as we’ll take you to the oldest Jain temples of the country. The intricate stone carvings are guaranteed to get you some stunning photographs.
Drive from Udupi to Moodbidri early in the morning (55 km / 2.5 hours)
We will also visit a very powerful ancient Shiva Temple
Visit Sammilan Shetty's Butterfly Park
The other sites are 1000 pillar Jain Temple
All this is really experiential
The afternoon will be spent at Sasihithlu Beach
Morning at leisure
Lunch at Giri Manja
Drop to Mangalore Airport
Tour ends with happy notes
- Accommodation for 01 night in Goa on twin sharing basis Accommodation for 02 nights in Gokarna on twin sharing basis
- Accommodation for 01 night in Agumbe on twin sharing basis Accommodation for 01 night in Udupi on twin sharing basis
- Accommodation for 01 night in Mangalore on twin sharing basis Meals as per the itinerary
- Sightseeing as per the itinerary Dedicated air-conditioned mini bus for a complete tour | All applicable taxes
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