8 days in Karnataka & Goa Itinerary

8 days in Karnataka & Goa Itinerary

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Mangalore
— 1 night
2
Gokarna
— 1 night
3
Karwar
— 1 night
4
Goa
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Infant Jesus Shrine, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Milagres Church, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Forum Fiza Mall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madhur Temple. On your second day here, visit a coastal fixture at NITK Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Malpe Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananteshwar Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mangalore day trip website.

Pune to Mangalore is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Mangalore are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gokarna.

Things to do in Mangalore

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Malpe Beach, Madhur Temple, Ananteshwar Temple
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Madhur Temple ©
Madhur Temple
Shree Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple ©
Shree Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple
NITK Lighthouse ©
NITK Lighthouse

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Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
On the 16th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Mahaganapathi Temple, kick back and relax at Kudle Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Om Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Half Moon Beach.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gokarna trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Mangalore to Gokarna in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Karwar.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Half Moon Beach ©
Half Moon Beach
Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Shree Mahaganapathi Temple ©
Shree Mahaganapathi Temple

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Karwar

Karwar ©
Karwar is a city in Uttara Kannada district in the South Indian state of Karnataka and the headquarters of Uttara Kannada district. On the 17th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Ravindranath Tagore Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Karwar Beach, stroll through Tilimati Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Devbagh Beach, and finally enjoy the sea views from Oyster Rock Lighthouse.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Karwar online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Gokarna to Karwar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Karwar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Goa.

Things to do in Karwar

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Karwar Beach ©
Karwar Beach
Devbagh Beach ©
Devbagh Beach
Ravindranath Tagore Beach ©
Ravindranath Tagore Beach

3
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Explore hidden gems such as Betalbatim Beach and Cansaulim Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mobor Beach and Keri Beach (Querim Beach). There's still lots to do: stroll through Sunset Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Galjibaga Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Mallikarjun Temple, and stop by Shamrock Jewellers.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Goa driving holiday planner.

Drive from Karwar to Goa in 2.5 hours. May in Goa sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach
Betalbatim Beach ©
Betalbatim Beach
Cansaulim Beach ©
Cansaulim Beach

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