Gokarna is a recently discovered destination that is very famous for beach trekking. The surreal beach trek will take a trekker through the stunning beaches of Gokarna. The trekker will be wrapped in the serenity and beautiful vistas throughout the trek. Read about the route of the Gokarna beach trek below:
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The trek to Gokarna Beach will start from the aesthetic Paradise beach. Paradise beach is also known as the Full Moon beach. One of the features that makes Paradise beach a popular one is that the beach is not very crowded.
On the contrary, Paradise beach is the perfect place to be when a person wishes to be away from all the noise and stress of the city life. The visitors will be engulfed in the serenity and peaceful atmosphere of the beach.
Along with being a serene beach, paradise beach is famous for its surreal beauty as well. This beautiful beach is the perfect start to the beautiful and amazing beach trek that lies ahead of you.
Half Moon beach
From the paradise beach, the trek will move forward towards the famous Half Moon beach. The beach is named the Half Moon beach as the shape of the beach resembles a half moon.
The Half moon beach is disconnected from another equally famous beach called the Om beach by a cliff. The visitors get a view into how the coastal towns of India look like while at the Half Moon Beach. There are small homes and shacks that line on the white sand of the beach.
The Half moon beach is also known for its serenity and peaceful vibe. There are hammocks tied to the trees on the beach. People come here to relax and spend some quality time with themselves and their near and dear ones.
After spending some quality time at the Half moon beach, move forward towards your next destination on the Gokarna beach trek.
From Half moon beach the trek will proceed towards the Om beach. Om Beach is a very popular beach in the town of Gokarna. The beach is filled with people enjoying the sun and the clear water. The famous Namaste café is also located on the Om beach.
The beach got its name owing to the fact that it seems like the beach is formed by the two semi-crescent shapes coming together in the form of the iconic symbol of “OM”. Hence, the name Om Beach.
Om beach is a scenic beach where one can admire the beauty of nature and watch the waves as they come crashing down on the beach. After a short stop at the Om beach, move towards the next destination in your itinerary.
After a blissful time at the Om beach, move forward to the Dolphin beach. The trekker has to trek on a trail that passes through an array of small forests in order to reach the beach.
The Dolphin beach is famous for the glorious sunset by the waters. Witness the epic and most stunning sunsets of your life by the water of the Dolphin beach. Spend some time enjoying the last few rays of sunshine at the Dolphin Beach. The highlight of the trek is watching the beautiful transactions of the sky from the day to evening and then towards night.
The Dolphin beach is the last beach that the trekker will visit for the Gokarna beach trekking. From here, precede towards the camping spot for the night.
As it is a beach trek, there are not many options available for camping. The reason being that the beaches have very limited provision for camping during the night time.
However, there is a possibility for camping during the Gokarna beach trek. As there is a camping site near paradise beach.
Move towards the Paradise beach from Dolphin beach and then further take a ferry to reach the campsite. Reaching the campsite, marks the end of your Gokarna beach trek.
Things to Carry
- Sports Shoes
- Cotton Socks
- Energy Drinks
- Ready to make Orange or Lemon drink
- Water Bottle
- Extra Batteries for Camera
- Wet Wipes
- First Aid Kit
- General Medicines
- Mosquito repellent
- Antiseptic Lotion
- Rain Coat
- Cotton Half Shirts
- Sports Shorts
- Sunscreen Lotion
- Tissue Paper