Perfect 2 Day Gokarna Itinerary – Things To Do In Gokarna

Perfect 2 Day Gokarna Itinerary – Things To Do In Gokarna

Are you planning a trip to Gokarna, India? Here is a perfect 2 Day Gokarna itinerary to help you plan your Gokarna trip from Bangalore or elsewhere.

Perfect 2 Day Gokarna Itinerary – Things To Do In Gokarna

Are you yearning to get away from the chaos of a city? If yes, then here is the perfect 2 day Gokarna itinerary that is guaranteed to drive away your blues and leave you recharged, and rejuvenated. The beauty of the Gokarna beaches and the divinity of its temples are sure to enthral you and compel you to probably modify your plan and extend your stay beyond 2 days in Gokarna, Karnataka, India.

Whether you are looking for the perfect 2 day Gokarna itinerary, Gokarna Itinerary for 1 Day, Gokarna Itinerary for 3 Days, or even Gokarna Itinerary for 4 Days, this post will help you plan your Gokarna trip itinerary. So read, plan, and escape to the welcoming arms of Gokarna.

Perfect 2 Day Gokarna Itinerary – Beaches And Beyond

Perfect 2 Day Gokarna Itinerary – Things To Do In Gokarna

Are you looking for adventure on the beach? Are you looking for relaxation by the beach? Are you looking for spirituality by the beach? The answer to all these questions is just one word, Gokarna! Whatever your holiday preferences, Gokarna makes for an ideal getaway. There is no dearth of things to do in Gokarna, it ranges from visiting a 1500-year-old ancient temple to a beach trek to visiting a forgotten fort, exploring street art and much more. Can’t wait to get to Gokarna, you can book your flights and hotels right here!

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Amazing Gokarna Trip | 2 Day Gokarna Itinerary

Gokarna Itinerary For 2 Days

Here is a Gokarna itinerary for 2 days. You can spend an amazing weekend in Gokarna with this itinerary. Are 2 days enough for Gokarna? If that is what you are wondering, the honest answer is no. Gokarna is a place to really relax and soak in its vibes.

Gokarna Itinerary For 2 Days - White Pearl Cruise
Gokarna Itinerary For 2 Days – White Pearl Cruise

So you can always take things slowly and customize this Gokarna Sightseeing Itinerary to a 4 day Gokarna Itinerary. So whether you are looking for a Gokarna Itinerary For 2 Days From Bangalore or any other place this is sure to help you plan your Gokarna trip.

2 Day Gokarna Itinerary | Places To Visit In Gokarna In 2 Days

Gokarna Itinerary For 2 Days

Here is a list of the places to visit in Gokarna in 2 days and things to do in Gokarna. You can modify the itinerary based on personal preferences. This itinerary is designed to cater to families and couples, and for those looking at adventure and heritage in Gokarna.

Day 1 of 2 Day Gokarna Itinerary

Gokarna Shiva Temple
Gokarna Shiva Temple
  • Morning head to the Mahaganapati temple which should be visited before visiting the main Gokarna Atma Linga temple
  • Start the day with an early morning visit to the famous Sri Mahabaleshwara Swamy temple of Gokarna which is more than 1500 years old
  • Spend time at the Gokarna beach which is near the Sri Mahabaleshwar temple
  • Have your breakfast
  • After breakfast head to the Mirjan fort which is about 21 kilometres from Gokarna, the Mirjan Fort was built in the 16th century by a queen of the Saluva clan named Chennabhairadevi also famous as Pepper Queen
  • After visiting the Mirjan Fort you can have lunch and relax
  • After that proceed for a sunset/dinner cruise from Tadadi Port at a distance of 6 kilometres from Gokarna, the cruise is a wonderful experience on the waters of the Arabian Sea and the Aghanashini River, aboard the White Pearl
  • Head back to the hotel and relax
Gokarna Itinerary For 2 Days - Mirjan Fort
Mirjan Fort
Are you looking to explore the coast of Karnataka? Take a look at our 9 Day Coastal Karnataka itinerary.

Day 2 of the 2 Day Gokarna Itinerary

Gokarna Itinerary For 2 Days - Beach Trek
Beach Trek

The second day of the Gokarna trip is all about beaches. If you like trekking, you can do a beach trek which will cover 5 beaches, namely, Gokarna Beach, Kudle Beach, Om Beach, Half Moon Beach, and Paradise Beach. The trek would take about 5-6 hours.

If you are not looking at trekking, you can relax on the beaches, or indulge in water sports as per the following itinerary.

Gokarna Itinerary For 2 Days
Om Beach
  • Enjoy the early morning vibes of Om Beach, if possible reach there in time for the sunrise
  • From Om beach you can visit Half Moon Beach and Paradise Beach, you can take a boat to these beaches, remember to negotiate rates with the boatman
  • After breakfast, visit Kudle Beach and indulge in different water sports like Kayaking, Jet Skiing, Banana Boat, etc.
  • Have lunch and relax till evening
  • In the evening you can head to Gokarna Beach or Kudle Beach to watch a splendid sunset, which would be a grand finale to your 2 Day Gokarna trip.
If you are looking for booking specialized Gokarna tour packages and activities like guided walks, treks, or sightseeing tours, you can book them right here.

How To Reach Gokarna

Gokarna Route Map
Gokarna Route Map

Gokarna is easily accessible by road, rail, and air, from Bangalore, Mangalore, Udupi, Goa, and other places. Click here for a Gokarna route map. You can make a Gokarna trip plan from Bangalore or anywhere else

By Air

If you are planning to travel by air, the nearest airport to Gokarna is Dabolim Airport in Goa, which is at a distance of about 148 kilometres. Goa is well connected to major cities of India by air. From Goa, you can travel by road to Gokarna

By Rail

Gokarna Road is a railway station on the Konkan Railway line. However, if you are thinking of train travel the best option is to and from Ankola which is at a distance of about 23 kilometres from Gokarna.

By Road

Gokarna is well connected by a good road network, and one can literally drive from anywhere to Gokarna.

  • Gokarna is located on the coast of the Arabian Sea in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, India
  • Bangalore To Gokarna distance is about 489 kilometres
  • Udupi to Gokarna distance is about 178 kilometres
  • Mangalore to Gokarna distance is about 232 kilometres
  • Goa to Gokarna distance is about 135 kilometres

If you are planning a trip to Gokarna, you can book a cheap flight through TripAdvisor or CheapAir or Cleartrip or Makemytrip or Priceline right here. You can do a road trip from Goa or Bangalore or Pune to Gokarna by self-drive car or cab or bus.

Where To Stay On Your 2 Day Gokarna Itinerary

Om Beach Resort Gokarna, Karnataka
Om Beach Resort Gokarna, Karnataka

There are many beach resorts that dot the beaches of Gokarna. There are lots of options that include luxury hotels, budget accommodation, and homestays. One of the good options is also the Om Beach Resort of Jungle Lodges And Resorts.

You can book the Om Beach Resort – Jungle Lodges and Resort Gokarna or any luxury resorts and budget hotels as well on and around the beaches of Gokarna. You can do your Gokarna beach huts booking or Gokarna beach resorts booking right here. You can book hotels in Gokarna through TripAdvisor or Cleartrip or Makemytrip or Priceline and save a lot by getting the best savings on booking your stay. You can also check out Om Beach Resort Gokarna Price here before booking.

Click and book the best hotels and resorts in Gokarna

Gokarna Trip FAQ

Kudle Beach Gokarna
Kudle Beach Gokarna

How many days are enough for Gokarna?
Gokarna is a place to relax and unwind, so it all depends on how much time you have and your budget. If it is only Gokarna sightseeing that you are looking at, you can cover everything in a relaxed manner in 2 full days.

How can I plan for Gokarna?
Depending on the time and budget and your preference you can plan 2-3 days itinerary for Gokarna.

How do I spend a day in Gokarna?
If you have a day in Gokarna, you can visit the Sri Mahabaleshwara Swami temple in the morning and visit all the beaches after that. If you are interested it is possible to do the beach trek and visit the temple in one day.

How can I spend 3 days in Gokarna?

If you have 3 days at your disposal you can have a relaxed time in Gokarna. You can do a beach trek, enjoy water sports, visit the Mirjan Fort, and the famous Sri Mahabaleshwara Swami Atma Linga Temple.

We hope you liked our 2 day Gokarna itinerary post. You can use this to plan a Bangalore to Gokarna itinerary or use it as a stand-alone itinerary for Gokarna when you are travelling from anywhere else. So go ahead and plan your Gokarna trip from Bangalore, Mangalore, Mumbai, or elsewhere. The sands of the beaches of Gokarna await your footfalls.

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15 thoughts on “Perfect 2 Day Gokarna Itinerary – Things To Do In Gokarna”

  1. Overall Southern India is beautiful with natural beauty. I would like to check out Gokarna and would like to visit Om beach with my son Om 🙂 The Om Beach Resort looks very cozy.

  2. Southern India all over is really beautiful… The natural wonders over there amaze me. I really hope I can visit there someday. However, I have been reading about Gokarna on quite a few blogs. Is there a specific season to visit there? All the things to do was simply wow…

  3. Gokarna seems like a great place to relax and wind. beach trekking sounds exciting. my girls love beach activities. I would love to visit this with them, when come India next time. thanks for sharing all details.

  4. Lovely itinerary for 2 days. I am planning for Gokarna and I will surely remember these things. But I may miss the fort as I have already been there. I would love to spend more time at the beach.

    1. Thanks a lot for this guide and it has surely helped in my planning. One question, is there a scuba diving in Gokarna? And also is 2 to 3 days sufficient for Gokarna?

  5. I just love the detailing in your posts. We have been to Gokarna two years back and stayed at udupi. From udupi left for Gokarna in the morning and came back in the night. I am in love with that place.

  6. You always make travel look so exciting. I am yet to visit Gokarna but just looking at your itinerary, I can say that this will be my next go to destination. Beautiful coverage as always 🙂

  7. I really want toexplore India and trust me this post is going to be saved for my next traveling destination. Thanks for so much details.

  8. I really want to explore India and trust me this post is going to be saved for my next traveling destination. Thanks for so much details.

  9. Your posts always reintroduce me to a place I know about. My kids’ exams will be over soon and this place looks perfect to spend some time with family.

  10. Love an adventure ,seeking for something challenging, then solo backpacking it is the @ land of wanderlust is who you would want to travel with

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