7 days in Kodagu (Coorg), Mangalore & Gokarna Itinerary

7 days in Kodagu (Coorg), Mangalore & Gokarna Itinerary

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7 days in Kodagu (Coorg), Mangalore & Gokarna Itinerary

Start: Kodagu (Coorg)
1
Kodagu (Coorg)
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mangalore
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Gokarna
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take a peaceful walk through Nisargadhama Forest.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kodagu (Coorg) itinerary maker app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kodagu (Coorg). On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mangalore.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Nature Parks
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Nisargadhama Forest ©
Nisargadhama Forest

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Mangalore

Mangalore ©
A gateway to the coastal region, Mangalore has long served as a stop-off point on maritime trade routes, and remains a major port city today.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sri Krishna Temple and Infant Jesus Shrine. Kids will appreciate attractions like Pilikula Nisargadhama and Panambur Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mangalore: Malpe Beach (in Malpe), Udupi (Kapu Beach & St. Mary's Island) and Venugopal Temple (in Manipal). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kudroli Gokarnath Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Tannirbhavi Beach, and steep yourself in history at Sultan Battery.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mangalore trip planner .

Drive from Kodagu (Coorg) to Mangalore in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gokarna.

Things to do in Mangalore

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Udupi, Malpe Beach, Venugopal Temple, St. Mary's Island
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Sri Krishna Temple ©
Sri Krishna Temple
St. Mary's Island ©
St. Mary's Island
Malpe Beach ©
Malpe Beach

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Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
On the 10th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahabaleswara Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kudle Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Om Beach, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Shiva Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ravindranath Tagore Beach, examine the collection at Warship Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Mahaganapathi Temple.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gokarna vacation builder site .

Traveling by car from Mangalore to Gokarna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Karwar
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Kudle Beach ©
Kudle Beach
Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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