Kumta Gokarna Beach Trek
The Kumta Gokarna beach trek is a one-of-a-kind three-day trek that takes you through some of the most pristine beaches India has to offer, many of which have no connectivity by road. As the name suggests, the trek takes you along the west coast of the country to beaches most only ever dream of seeing, namely Heaven beach, Paradise beach, Om beach, Half-Moon beach, Kudle beach, Gokarna beach and many more. Most of the beaches which fall on Kumta to Gokarna trail are untouched and give you the unique experience of a relaxed, tropical trek. The route is fairly easy and can be done by beginners, and its unique nature makes it a refreshingly new experience for experienced trekkers as well. Endless coconuts, sandcastles, and sunset ocean views await you. To find more information about the Kumta Gokarna Trek like photos, itinerary and interesting blogs scroll down.
Anyone who is new to the trekking and wants to venture into the experience should begin with this trek. This is a perfect trek for the people who want to peek into the world of treks. The trek provides a first-hand experience of mountain and beach trekking and camping in the wilderness.
Since it is a beginner’s trek, you need no special prior experience. Although one is required to have mental preparedness and stamina before he begins the trek. Running exercise is recommended.
1. Jog/Run for 3 Kms in 30 mins and
2. Hold your breath for 20 seconds
If you are not meeting these benchmarks, please use the preparation schedule to improve your fitness till you achieve the above benchmarks.
1. How to choose a right rucksack: It is essential that you choose a right rucksack for the trek since you are going to carry it all the time while trekking. Make sure you don’t make these common mistakes while buying a rucksack.
2. How to pack a rucksack: Trekking in mountains become more fun when your rucksack is well-organized. It also makes it easier for you to carry without being much load on your shoulders. Follow the guidelines on how to pack a rucksack.
Plenty of buses ply from Bangalore to Kumta. Train services are available from Bangalore and Mumbai as well.
All major cellular networks are available at Kumta.
The minimum age limit is 9 years. However, minors aged between 9 to 17 should be accompanied with their parents or guardians. If you are above the age of 60, kindly carry a medical certificate from your doctor that deem you fit for adventure activities like trekking.
The winter months of January to February are the best months to go for the Kumta Gokarna Beach Trek.
During the 3 day trek, we will be camping at the Heaven beach.
You can rent trekking shoes, rucksacks and poncho for the trek from us.
Transportation will be taken care from Bangalore to Bangalore from common pick up points like- Rajajinagar, Yeshwantpur metro station, Jalahalli cross.
Signed declaration form and address proof( Aadhar card, passport for foreign national) are the mandatory documents required for the Kumta Gokarna beach trek.
No, there is no option to offload your backpack.
No, trekking pole is not necessary.
It is completely safe for solo women to trek in fixed departures.
The temperatures range from 20-degree Celsius to 25-degree Celsius.
Apart from the beautiful beaches, you can visit the Mahasala temple near Kumta and shop at the local markets which are famous for cashew nut, coconut, and betel nut. At Gokarna, you can visit the Mahabaleshwar temple.