30 Beaches in Karnataka 2021: From Unexplored to Famous
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Karnataka  Beaches

Om Beach, Panambur Beach, Kudle Beach, Gokarna Beach, Paradise Beach, Tannirbavi Beach, Nirvana Beach, Half Moon Beach, Murudeshwar Beach, Karwar Beach and many more.

The beaches in Karnataka are capable to take your breath away with their unparalleled beauty and serenity. The adventurous kind will find plenty of water sports to indulge in so they can enjoy the adrenaline inducing rush. The philosophers and introspective souls will find it mesmerizing just looking at the majestic sunrises and sunsets over the water.  For food lovers, the beaches are often surrounded by stalls and shacks that offer spicy fish dishes and local delicacies at a minimal rate. 

Karnataka beaches are also famous for their serene and tranquil environment. For the weary souls who just want to get away from the humdrum of lightning paced city life, there is nothing more relaxing than witnessing the rhythmic rise and fall of the sea waves. The sound of rustling palm leaves, the wind in your hair, and the cool sea breeze on your face - what could be more heavenly?

Here are some of the best beaches in Karnataka:


Om Beach, Gokarna

Om Beach, Gokarna

Om is one of the most popular beaches in Karnataka. It is named so because the semi crescent shape of the beach resembles the word Om. It offers spectacular views of the sea. The rocky terrain of the area works as a stunning backdrop for photography. The beach is home to fine sand and rock creations which are popular among tourists, as well as locals.

The fishermen boats seen in the distance and birds flying home in the evening make for a truly mesmerizing experience. There are some stalls and shacks nearby which offer delicious local foods, and cheap accommodations are also available in the vicinity of the beach. 

Location: Gokarna, Karnataka

Distance from Bangalore: 489.4 km

Activities: Speed boating, surfing, boating

How to reach: The beach is just 6 km from the main bus stand. You can choose to take a walk or hire a taxi.

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Panambur Beach, Mangalore

Panambur Beach, Mangalore

Experience the wonder of a colourful sunset splashing a hundred different hues across the sky at Panambur Beach of Mangalore. For those of you who have got the shutterbug, there are some stunning vistas to be captured here.

Ships waiting to anchor in the harbour, tourists enjoying camel rides on the beach, crows circling the azure waters make for a splendid sight. Escape the Karnataka heat by taking in the clear blue waters and feel the white sand on your toes. You can also check out the annual festivals held on the beach if you love partying and nightlife.

Location: Near New Mangalore Port Trust Panambur, Mangaluru, Karnataka

Distance from Bangalore: 354 km

Activities: Swimming, parasailing, boat rides, horse riding on the beach, surfing, water scooters, camel rides, jet skiing

How to reach: The beach is 10 kilometres from city bus stand and you can take a cab there.

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Kudle Beach, Gokarna

Kudle Beach, Gokarna

Of all the Karnataka beaches, the most serene and tranquil is Kudle Beach with its quiet environs and silent surroundings. People come here to get away from the humdrum of the city, as well as escape the constant traffic noises that plague Bangalore. For the reclusive individual, Kudle is a paradise. Watch the vibrant sunset, put up a hammock and read your book, or take a stroll across the beach.

Very few sightseers visit the beach, so you will be safe from the crowds of noisy tourists. Enjoy the privacy and solitude as you soak in the mesmerizing sights around you. You can also go for a swim or splash around in the water to escape the suffocating heat of South India.

Location: Gokarna

Distance from Bangalore: 488 km

Activities: Swimming, sunbathing

How to reach: The beach is just 5 kilometres from the bus stand. You can simply hire a taxi or take a walk.


Gokarna Beach

Gokarna Beach

Enjoy a pristine stretch of shoreline at one of the cleanest beaches in Karnataka. Gokarna Beach is slowly gaining popularity among tourists as well as locals for its panoramic vistas and spectacular coastline. The water is clean and perfect for a relaxing swim.

Although Gokarna is not that hot because of its proximity to the sea, a dip in the clear blue sea is guaranteed to take away all your exhaustion. If you are are on a trip with the family, the beach offers the perfect spot for celebrating a picnic, as it is surrounded by emerald green forests. For the adrenaline junkies, you can try rock climbing too.

Location: Gokarna Beach Road Dandebagh, Gokarna, Karnataka

Distance from Bangalore: 485 km

Activities: Swimming, sunbathing, picnic, rock climbing

How to reach: The beach is less than a kilometre from the bus stand, so you can simply walk there.


Paradise Beach, Gokarna

Paradise Beach, Gokarna

The 150 meters stretch of white sand and turquoise waters at Paradise Beach is ideal for solitude lovers who want to get away from the routines of everyday life. People often come to the Full Moon Beach to relax and rejuvenate. The current at Paradise is quite strong, so it is not recommended for swimming.

But the beach is so cut off from civilization that it attracts people solely for its serene environs and tranquil atmosphere. It doesn’t hurt that jungle cover all around it and the rocky terrain offer a stunning backdrop for Instagram worthy photography. For the adventure lovers, there are plenty of trekking trails in the woods.

Location: Gokarna, Karnataka

Distance from Bangalore: 485 km

Activities: Relax by the beach, go hiking, picnic

How to reach: The beach is located 8 km from the bus stand, but there is no road directly connecting it. You can either take a walk there, go hiking, or get a boat from Om Beach.


Tannirbavi Beach, Mangalore

Tannirbavi Beach, Mangalore

Spend a blissful hour or two at the serene and tranquil Tannirbavi Beach of Mangalore. Encircled by tall trees and offering some of the most beautiful sunsets in the region, the beach is famous among locals and tourists for its calm environs. People often go here in the evening to spend a few hours introspecting and connecting with nature.

The sight of ships entering and exiting the harbour, boats riding the waves, and tiny fish that are visible through the clear water make this place a nature lover’s paradise. The beach also has public toilets, stalls and shacks selling snacks, and concrete benches to sit on.

Location: Tannirbhavi Beach Kasba Bengre, Mangalore

Distance from Bangalore: 357 km

Activities: Boating, swimming, relaxing by the beach

How to reach: The beach is 17 km from the beach and you can reach there by taxi.


Nirvana Beach, Gokarna

Nirvana Beach, Gokarna

Nirvana beach of Gokarna is a must-visit destination as it features the unique phenomenon of bioluminescent phytoplankton at night. People from the country as well as from all over the world visit Nirvana to witness this once-in-a-lifetime sight. The planktons act as tiny fairy lights brightening up the waters in pitch dark surroundings.

During the day, the beach is ideal for swimming and relaxing. Since it is far away from the noises of the city, it is the perfect place for weary souls who want to get away from their daily routines. The immaculate shoreline of Nirvana is an unmissable destination when it comes to beaches in Karnataka.

Location: Gokarna

Distance from Bangalore: 485 km

Activities: Witness the unique phenomenon of bioluminescent phytoplankton, swim, relax by the beach, camp near the sea.

How to reach: The beach is just 6 km from the main bus stand. You can take the ferry service that runs from Tadadi to Nirvana Beach to get there. You can also drive there via the Tadri Gokarna road.


Half Moon Beach, Gokarna

Half Moon Beach, Gokarna

A hike from Om Beach will bring you to the stunning wonder of nature that is Half Moon Beach of Gokarna. On your way, you will get a breathtaking view of the sea and the beach from a hilltop. The beach is called so because of its crescent half-moon shape. It has a rocky and sandy terrain, ideal for adventure enthusiasts who love trekking and rock climbing.

The deep woods and emerald rolling hills encircling the beach also attract thrill seekers. The beach sees some strong currents, so swimming is not advisable. But you can relax by the shoreline and take a nap under the sun.

Location: Gokarna, Karnataka

Distance from Bangalore: 489.4 km

Activities: Hiking, sunbathing, rock climbing

How to reach: The beach is just 6 km from the main bus stand. But it cannot be accessed by road. You go to Om Beach and take a boat from there, or hike to the Half Moon Beach.


Murudeshwar Beach

Murudeshwar Beach

The religious city offers one of the most beautiful beaches in Karnataka. Enjoy the fusion of turquoise blue waters and a stunning backdrop of majestic mountains at Murudeshwar Beach. Groves of coconut trees and rare areca nuts surround the beach and offer a secluded atmosphere.

You can also go swimming, as the waves are quite gentle and cool. For people travelling with family, the beach offers the perfect settings for a picnic among the rich tropical flora far away from the noises of the city. A visit to Murudeshwar would be incomplete without visiting the temples located near the sea.

Location: Murudeshwar

Distance from Bangalore: 493 km

Activities: Visit the temples near the sea, celebrate picnic, swim, watch the traditional buffalo races and cockfights.

How to reach: The beach is about 10 km from the nearest bus stand and you can take a taxi for the trip.

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Karwar Beach

Karwar Beach

Of the five beaches in Karwar, Karwar is famous among tourists for its water sports activities. It is one of the few beaches in India where you can experience snorkelling and sea diving. For the adrenaline rush seeking individuals, there is nothing more thrilling than swimming alongside the beautiful marine life of the Arabian Sea.

You should also try the spicy treats available at cheap prices near the beach. Animal lovers can explore the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, and there are several waterfalls nearby ideal for celebrating picnics and taking stunning photos.

Location: Karwar, Karnataka

Distance from Bangalore: 521 km

Activities: Snorkelling, sea diving, visit the nearby Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary

How to reach: The beach is 4 km from the bus stand. You can either take a walk there or hire a taxi.

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Maravanthe Beach, Udupi

Maravanthe Beach, Udupi

Surrounded bu Kodachadri Hills and located close to the Sauparnika River, Maravanthe Beach of Udupi offers a stunning backdrop for Instagram worthy pictures. The sandy coastline of the beach is surrounded by a variety of flora and it's secluded location offers the perfect environment for relaxing by the beach.

If you happen to visit the beach in the evening, you will be delighted to witness the sunset splashing a thousand different hues across the sky. Since the river is closed by, you can also take a boat cruise or go swimming.

Location: Udupi

Distance from Bangalore: 422 km

Activities: Swimming, sunbathing, nature walk, boat cruise

How to reach: The beach is 10 km from the bus stand and you can take a taxi to get there.

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Kodi Beach, Udupi

Kodi Beach, Udupi

Nestled away in the quaint town of Kodi Bengere is one of the most spectacular beaches you will ever see in Karnataka. As it is somewhat far away from the city and does not attract many tourists, you will get to enjoy the flavours of the local fishermen life here. The secluded beach is also peaceful and quiet - the perfect place to spend an evening reading your favourite book.

Enjoy the silence of nature as you walk along the shoreline and witness the fishermen casting their nets into the majestic sea. If you are seeking an adrenaline rush, you can go rock climbing. At the top of the cliffs, you will be rewarded with a breathtaking view of the Arabian.

Location: Udupi, Karnataka

Distance from Bangalore: 415 km

Activities: Swimming, rock climbing, nature walk

How to reach: The beach is 18 km from the bus stand and you can take a taxi to get there.


Hoode Beach, Udupi

Hoode Beach, Udupi

Experience a slice of heaven at one of the most secluded beaches in Karnataka. Looking over the pristine backwaters of the Western Ghats, this serene beach feels like a dream come true. Enchanting boathouses dot the shoreline and look like little floating houses from far away. The golden stretch of sand surrounded by groves of palm trees also has a marvellous aura.

For the weary souls looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Hoode beach of Udupi is the perfect salve for frayed nerves. Relax by the beach or go swimming, or hire a houseboat to take a tour of the coastline. Feel your mind and body rejuvenated after the holiday.

Location: Hoode Road Tonse West, Udupi, Karnataka

Distance from Bangalore: 408 km

Activities: Boating, swimming, relaxing by the beach.

How to reach: It is a 10-kilometre walk between the two destinations. You can also go there via taxi.


Malpe Beach, Udupi

Malpe Beach, Udupi

Of all the Karnataka beaches. Malpe Beach in Udupi is a pristine and virgin stretch of sand that is still relatively unexplored. Surrounded by rocky islands on three sides and the majestic Arabian Sea on the fourth, Malpe Beach offers a stunning backdrop for photography. It is far away from the hustle and bustle of city life, and you will rarely see crowds of tourists here.

Enjoy the tangerine sun setting over the azure blue waters, go swimming in the sea, or simply relax by the beach reading your favourite book. There are several fishing boats floating in the sea which only add to enhance the natural beauty of the region.

Udupi, Karnataka

Distance from Bangalore:
407 km

Swimming, relaxing by the beach, fishing.

How to reach:
The beach is 9.2 km from the bus stand and you can take a taxi to get there.


Devbagh Beach, Karwar

Devbagh Beach, Karwar

Enjoy the remarkable sights and enthralling beauty of Devbagh Beach in Karwar. The beach faces clear blue waters of the Arabian Sea on one side and the dense jungles of the Western Ghats on the other side. It is a private beach, cut off from civilisation, and that is why people come here to connect with themselves. If you are travelling with your beloved, you can take a romantic walk down the golden sandy shoreline.

Or if you are an adventure sports enthusiasts, you can try the host of adventure sports activities available here, like snorkelling, banana boat rides, and kayaking. The island beach also has some dolphins, so you can swim with these cute and cuddly creatures too.

Location: Karwar

Distance from Bangalore: 357.8 km

Activities: Parasailing, kayaking, snorkelling, banana boat rides, water scooter rides, speedboating, fishing, dolphin watching.

How to reach: The beach is just 800 meters from the bus stand and you can simply walk to the destination. You can also take a boat from nearby beaches.


Someshwar Beach, Mangalore

Someshwar Beach, Mangalore

Someshwar beach is a paradise tucked away among lush green Hills and magnificent mountains. The unexplored virgin environs makes it the epitome of serenity and tranquillity. Dotted with rocky cliffs, it is also popular among adventure enthusiasts for rock climbing.

Walk on the golden sandy shore, take in the incredible natural beauty, and visit the temples nearby. You can also check out the famous Ottinene Hill which offers an excellent vantage point to witness the the Arabian.

Location: Mangalore

Distance from Bangalore: 350.7 km

Activities: Rock climbing, nature walk

How to reach: The beach is 12.2 km from the bus stand and you can take a taxi to get there.


Ullal Beach, Mangalore

Ullal Beach, Mangalore

One of the major tourist hotspots in Mangalore is the Ullal Beach located in a quaint fishing hamlet just a few kilometres away from the city. Far away from the bustling city centre of Mangalore, the beach offers spectacular vistas and an immaculate coastline.

The clear blue waters of the sea are encircled by verdant greenery and dense palm groves, so the beach looks like a beautiful painting on a postcard. Feel the salty sea breeze ruffling your hair and experience tranquillity like never before.

Location: Mangalore

Distance from Bangalore: 351 km

Activities: Swimming, sunbathing, nature walks

How to reach: The beach is 11 km from the bus stand and you can take a taxi to get there.


Tilmati Beach, Karwar

Tilmati Beach, Karwar

Visit one of the most secluded beaches in Karnataka - the Tilmati Beach.  The sand here looks like sesame, and that is what gives the beach its name.  The entire stretch of the beach is made of black and the basaltic rock.

The waters of the Arabian Sea beckon one to splash around and the black sandy shore is ideal for putting up a hammock and reading your favourite book. There are several food stalls located near the beach where you can taste the local delicacies at a cheap price.

Location: Karwar

Distance from Bangalore: 544.7 km

Activities: Swimming, nature walk, sunbathing

How to reach: The beach is 12.7 km from the bus stand and you can take a taxi to get there.


Kaup Beach, Udupi

Kaup Beach, Udupi

Nestled away on the highway from Mangalore to Udupi is the little paradise of Kaup beach. Its panoramic views and groves of palm trees will make you feel as if you have stepped into a painting. If you are lucky, you may be able to witness the cute and adorable dolphins swimming in the water very close to the shore.

The serene environment of the beach offers the perfect place for introspection and contemplation, and the sunsets here are simply gorgeous with hues of red, orange, and yellow painted on the sky.


Distance from Bangalore:
415 km

Swimming with dolphins, nature walk, swimming

How to reach:
The beach is 16 km from the bus stand and you can take a taxi to get there.


Mattu Beach, Udupi

Mattu Beach, Udupi

Witness the unique phenomena of clear blue waters glowing at night at Mattu beach of Udupi. This occurs because of emission of light by the bioluminescent phytoplanktons. The secluded beach is one of the few sites in India where you can witness this wonder of nature.

Visitors also come here to get some respite from their busy metropolitan life. Take a walk along the 30 km stretch of the beach, or go running along the immaculate shoreline. You can simply hang out at the beach with a cocktail too. This coastal paradise is perfect for a rejuvenating holiday. 

Location: Udupi

Distance from Bangalore: 396.8 km

Activities: Witnessing bioluminescent phytoplankton, swimming, nature walk 

How to reach: The beach is 15.6 km from the bus stand and you can take a taxi to get there.


Sasihithlu Beach, Mangalore

Sasihithlu Beach, Mangalore

Soak in the natural beauty of the Arabian sea at one of the most popular Karnataka beaches.  The calm waves and the gentle breeze swaying the tall palm trees offer a soothing environment. The island is surrounded by two rivers on one side and the sea on the other.

As a result it is completely hidden away from civilization and offers and an ideal setting for relaxing and rejuvenating. Take a walk nearby and you will also get to witness the site of the confluence of the rivers and you can go to the nearby village to learn more about the local culture.

Location: Mangalore

Distance from Bangalore: 365.6 km

Activities: Surfing festivals are held on the beach every few months. 

How to reach: The beach is 21.8 km from the bus stand and you can take a taxi to get there.


St Mary's Island Beach, Udupi

St Mary's Island Beach, Udupi

Mary’s Island beach is formed by four small islands and all of them are connected with each other. They are - Coconut Island, North Island, Darya Bahadurgarh Island and South Island.

Embrace the sound of the waves crashing against rocks, feel the breeze messing up your hair, and enjoy the feeling of sand in your toes. Mary’s Island beach is perfect for a cool swim as the waters are pristine. You can also go trekking on the island.

Location: Udupi 

Distance from Bangalore: 405 km

Activities: Swimming, nature walks, trekking

How to reach: The beach is 17 km from the bus stand and you can take a taxi to get there.


Mukka Beach, Mangalore

Mukka is one of the most beautiful beaches in Karnataka. Besides the usual fan and fare surrounding the beaches in the region, it also has an old lighthouse which offers a stunning backdrop of Instagram worthy pictures.

The golden sandy shoreline is littered with pretty seashells and it is certainly a lot of fun to pick them out, especially if you are with kids. The beach is surrounded by tall pine trees and is a great place to relax and get rid of the holiday exhaustion.

Location: Mangalore

Distance from Bangalore: 363.6 km

Activities: Swimming, nature walks, picking seashells on the shore

How to reach: The beach is 32 km from the bus stand and you can take a taxi to get there.


Tagore Beach, Devbagh

Tagore Beach, Devbagh

Tagore is one of the most famous Karnataka beaches as it is shaped like a crescent moon. Stretch out in front of the sea and enjoy the spectacular sunrises and sunsets over the turquoise waters. The beach also overlooks the confluence point of the Arabian Sea and Kali River.

The crystal clear waters flanked by groves of coconut trees gently humming with the sea breeze make for a serene environment that relieves exhaustion and rejuvenates the mind.

Location: Devbagh

Distance from Bangalore: 657.6 km

Activities: Swimming, nature walks

How to reach: The beach is 10 km from the bus stand and you can take a taxi to get there.


Belekeri Beach, Ankola

Belekeri Beach, Ankola

The city of Ankola has some of the best beaches in Karnataka, and Belekeri is no exception. The stretch of this unexplored and untainted coastline offers the most magnificent sights in the region. Ankola is also famous for its Hindu temples, and two of them are located quite close to Belekeri.

An annual fair called Bandihabba is held on the beach in May to express devotion towards Lord Buddha. The place has historical significance too, as it was once a British port exporting tonnes of Manganese ores every day. 

Location: Ankola

Distance from Bangalore: 498.5 km

Activities: Swimming, nature walks, visiting the temples

How to reach: The beach is about 10 km from the nearest bus stand and you can take a taxi for the trip.


Bhatkal Beach, Mangalore

Bhatkal Beach, Mangalore

Situated near the famous Murudeshwar temple, Bhatkal attracts tourists from all over the country because of its strategic location. The popular Jog falls are also located nearby. The picturesque setting of the beach, paired with gentle waves, coconut trees swaying in the breeze, and white sandy shore make it the perfect place to kick back and relax.

There are some trails running into the jungles from the beach, so it is a popular starting point for trekkers too. The hotels near the beach also make it an ideal holiday destination.

Location: Mangalore

Distance from Bangalore: 460.9 km

Activities: Swimming, trekking

How to reach: The beach is about 100 km from the nearest bus stand and you can take a taxi for the trip. You can change buses and take a local bus to get there.


Baada Beach, Kumta

Baada Beach, Kumta

If you are tired of the touristy crowds and want a private and quiet place to relax by the sea, there is no place better than Baada Beach. The waters here are not very deep, so you can also have some fun with your kids if you are travelling with family.

The beach is encircled by lush green hills and interesting rock formations that only add to the enchanting nature of the place. For the thrill seekers, there are several trails going from Kirki to Gokarna where they can go hiking. 

Location: Kumta

Distance from Bangalore: 476.8 km

Activities: Rock climbing, swimming, trekking

How to reach: The beach is about 8 km from the nearest bus stand and you can take a taxi for the trip.


Kodi Bagh Beach Karwar

Shimmering golden sands and swaying palm trees await you at the Kodi Bagh Beach. With a secluded location far away from the city, and natural beauty at its finest, this beach is perfect for spending the evening enjoying your own company.

For the shutterbugs, there is plenty of scenic vistas to click, and the fishermen houses on the boat only add to the authentic feel of the place. You can also try water sports like snorkelling and sea diving.

Location: Karwar

Distance from Bangalore: 545 km

Activities: Snorkelling, sea diving, photography

How to reach: The beach is about only 3 km from the nearest bus stand and you can take a walk or hire a taxi to get there. 


Padubidri Beach, Udupi

Padubidri Beach, Udupi

Tucked away at the coast of Udupi is one of the most stunning beaches in Karnataka - the Padubidri Beach. Not only is it immaculate and calm, you will also get to participate in thrilling water sports activities. You can ride the waves with a water scooter, or try banana boat ride if you are with family.

Speed boating will allow you to take in the beauty of the sea in all its splendour while enjoying the salty sea breeze in your face. Or if you want to be a beach bum, just relax on the coast with a cocktail.

Location: Udupi

Distance from Bangalore: 380 km

Activities: Water scooter ride, banana boat, speed boat

How to reach: The beach is about 31 km from the nearest bus stand and you can take a taxi or local bus for the trip.

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24 October 2015
Agnimitra Banerjee Trekking in Nishani Motte
Trekking and water adventure...what else can be so tempting especially for adventurists like me. This things give me my Kick. Wonderful place and everything is just up-to-the-mark. I'm certainly exploring more of South India now and to get the best of South I prefer reading thrillophilia reviews .
"One hell of a crazy trek this one. The views were just splendid, and the organisers had it all charted out, and were extremely helpful. \n\nAn initial route through the forest is what we go through which is not that tiring, but after this stretch we move on to the most difficult part of the trek, where we come across the Hidlumane falls and we need to trek in quite a difficult terrain. Post all this stressful climbing, whatever the view you get is unmatched, all that pain, even though there physically, would have vanished mentally.\n\nBest to trek during monsoon or after the monsoon has receded to an extent as the hills are completely covered in green until the eyes can see. It's a treat for the eyes to feast on watching the western ghats in full glory."
23 October 2015
This was a really nice trip. Firstly, this place is close by Bangalore and very much in driving distance. Secondly, the adventure activities are well-organized. They are safe too. This way it is very easy and convenient for us to blindly trust and do this. Also, most of the adventurous activities didn’t require much background skills like swimming or gym training. It was meant for everyone and before heading out at this place I also saw some thrillophilia reviews to know more about it.
It was a very well organised trek by friendly and courteous hosts. Shahid, Danny, Habib and Avinash were great and were fun to trek with. Homestay near Shuntikoppa was beautiful with coffee plantations close-by and it was raining the whole time. Trek is an easy to medium range one. Except for the rain and leeches (which we were informed earlier) there is absolutely nothing to point out in the trek. We met many new people and it felt like college days all over again. Loved this trek and would definitely recommend it to everyone.
04 September 2019
My first ever trekking experience and I could not have asked for a better one. Booked for this trek just 2 days before, solely based on other trekkers' thrillophilia reviews and amazing pics they have posted on Thrillophilia website. Moreover, it was going to be a solo trek for me and quite obviously, I had so many questions and apprehensions but after experiencing one hell of an trekking expedition, what I could say is 'If you want to go for a trek, just go for it, don't think too much and you won't regret later and experience it as done by so many folks who have shared about their amazing adventures at thrillophilia reviews. Firstly, the tempo traveller which picked us up from Bangalore was quite comfortable and clean. Colin, who was our host for the trek initiated some ice breaking sessions at the beginning of the travel itself so that we all become familiar to our co-trekkers. Once we reached homestay at the destination point, I would say the arrangements were quite decent. Of course, we could not expect lavish facilities in an economical trip but must say, it had all that we truly required, good food, hot water shower, spacious balcony for all fun activities and amazing view outside. We were literally in the middle of the forest. Only thing that was a little turn-off for me was that the bedsheets were giving foul smell and 8 of us were sharing a single room so that one had to be patient to allow fellow trekkers for the use of washroom. However, please note there were separate rooms for guys and girls. The itinerary was more or less the same as shared by people at thrillophilia reviews.Starting at around 10pm from Bangalore, we reached the homestay at around 5am on Saturday. We rested for few hours, had our breakfast at around 7.30 and kicked off our trekking at 8.00. To begin with, it was just a normal road with forest on either sides but soon comes the path literally through the dense forest and since it was the time of monsoon, it was drizzling a bit and the forest was full of leeches clinging onto us at every step and trying their level best to suck our blood. We were quite vigilant to get rid of them and once they were being difficult to be removed, we were using salt. Just sprinkle a little salt on them and they will detach from you instantly. After an intriguing forest journey battling those leeches, we found ourselves on a grassy open field. We then scanned our body and shoes for any more leeches and once we were clear, marched ahead through the paddy fields to the rocky terrains with water flowing by your side. Soon, we reached a small water fall area. We took some pictures at that spot and when I was thinking that we would probably go back and resume our journey from some other point, I felt quite adventurous when I came to know that we were actually going to cross the water canal and climb up to the top through the super slippery rocks by the side of the fall, all the way to the top where actually the main water fall lies which I always wanted to visit after reading thrillophilia reviews.My advice is not to step on the green patches on the rocks covered with mosses, those are damn slippery and since there was nothing where you can take the support or cling onto, one have to be really careful that they don't slip through these rocks. After some uphill climbing, we finally reached to the, so far the most amazing spot, right at the main waterfall area. Without thinking twice, we rushed under the fall and trust me it felt so damn good and relaxing. It became even more thrilling when our host guided us to the small cave formed right behind the fall. It was definitely not easier to get inside with the water hitting you so hard that you could not see or breathe properly for few seconds but I felt victorious when I reached inside the cave finally and to witness the waterfall from inside the cave was a different experience altogether. Once we were done with the waterfall, came the part of journey which involves a lot of steep climbing through the forest and mostly the trails were on the edge of the hills, where we had to be careful not to slip not unless if you want to experience a free fall :-) And soon we were out on the open area again but this time it was on the steep slope of the hill and it was quite tiring to reach to the peak of the hill fighting with the muscle cramps. Nonetheless, each part of journey was fun and even more pleasing when we got to see diverse landscapes. Once we reached the peak, rested for a while, had our lunch and then started our descent downwards. The lunch box which included tomato rice was provided at the homestay in the morning itself. Soon, we were again under the attack of leeches but must say we fought bravely one more time. We then resumed our trek through a much easier lane to reach to a tea point and had a tea break. Then, came the last part of our trek, which was 1.5 kms uphill climbing to reach to Sarvajna Peetha, a small shrine dedicated to Adi Shankara about which many people have recommended visiting it at thrillophilia reviews. This part was even more fun as it rained heavily and the entire area was covered with fog that we could hardly see few yards ahead. Moreover, the wind was blowing so strong that sometimes I felt that it would carry me away with it. Since that spot was where our itinerary ended, we all felt so jubilant, took some pictures and then again descended back to the tea point, where a jeep took us all the way down, back to our homestay. Not to forget, the jeep ride was so damn fun that it sure would give you some chills and adrenaline rush, the reason being there's no proper road and the way the jeep's driven through the rocky, muddy and bumpy surface, it would be a memorable ride. Once we reached homestay, took bath in hot water shower and got rid of our wet clothes. We then played no. of group games like Mafia and Uno, had the dinner and called it a day. Woke up next day (Sunday) with few body aches, cramps and leech bite marks but eh! nothing could ever beat the amazing experience we had the earlier day. Wounds and pain will heal but the memories will last forever. We then had a breakfast at around 7.30 and departed back to Bangalore at 8.00. We stopped at Nagara Fort at around 30 kms from homestay, took some pics and resumed our journey. So all in all, it was a great experience getting close to the mother nature and far from these modern gadgets for a day. Besides the amazing trek we had, I would always cherish the camaraderie I shared with my co-trekkers in such a short span of time and I would really like to thank Colin, our host about whom many people have mentioned at thrillophilia reviews for organising such a wonderful trek and making us so comfortable throughout the entire trip. Colin was associated with the vendor team and as a satisfied customer, I will definitely look forward to more of such trips with the same vendor for sure. With all this, I would happily recommend my all trekking enthusiasts to go for this trek and I can vouch that you will come back with nothing but all smiles and tons of fascinating memories with you.
The campaign was great and the activities were sorted out. We went on a Thursday which ensured that we had the whole place to us and hence we were more at peace. The food can be improved.
04 March 2021
It's really wonderful, with stay and hosting. Totally liked it.
Positive Trip was well organised. Pick up was on time. Cottage was decent and comfortable. Doodhsagar Trek was amazing. Trek Lead Randhir was always there for help. Bonfire was great. Not so positive There were 13 members but the vehicle arranged had only 12 seats. 4 people had to adjust in 3 seats in last row. It was mentioned that for the trek for half way Jeep will be provided and rest will be trek. However, there was no jeep facility. We did trek for 9kms ‘To’ and while coming back it 14kms way which would have been impossible to cover just by trek. Luckily we found alternative. Also, the next day due to crowd and fall in water level we missed the river rafting which was the main attraction of Dandeli. It was truly disappointing. Had we planned well, we wouldn’t have missed it may be. Overall it was a great experience. Thanks to Thrillophilia and Trek Lead.
01 March 2021
I booked it for my husband , as it was his dream to fly a plane. And could say it was the best gift I was able to give him in our so long relationship. But make sure you book from thrillophilia , don't get cheated by other sites who offer same experience in double the amount.
28 February 2021
A wonderful & challenging trek - toughest that I have done in South India. The views & the environs at the top of Seshaparvatha were just thrilling. The trek had multitude of elements - forest, grasslands, rocks, a refreshing stream ... Plus the experience of staying in a tent, being in the lap of nature was wonderful The initial part of the trek till Girigadde (on day 1) was exhausting due to the heat and the humidity plus having to carry our luggage along with our tent & sleeping bag. But the second day was all mesmerizing - with that experience, we did not know tiresomeness at all. Few suggestions - 1. It would be great if the hotel where we stop for dinner is vegetarian - it will allow for inclusivity in the group 2. If arrangements could be done to get the tent & sleeping bag delivered at Girigadde, we do not have to carry it along, making the first day experience also enjoyable. Overall a pleasant experience and looking forward to many more

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