Gokarna Backpacking – Holi Special

Gokarna Backpacking – Holi Special




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Gorgeous Gokarna Backpacking with Murudeshwar

Gokarna is emerging as a popular destination for travellers for its serene unspoiled beaches and spiritual yet cool vibes. This place provides the best mix of Goa and Rishikesh vibe. Combine this with visit to the world’s second tallest Shiva statue. Voila, now we have a perfect backpacking trip!

Murudeshwar is a scenic coastal town overlooking the Arabian Sea and home to the world’s second tallest Shiva statue.

We take Amazing boat journey through Honnavar backwaters.

Sprawling beaches, the bliss of nature, the tranquility of countryside areas, and the mélange of cultures attract travelers and hippies from around the world to Gokarna. We will be exploring the best of what it has to offer. We will visit Om beach, a naturally shaped like the auspicious symbol ॐ. Kudle Beach, a kilometers-long pure white sandy beach surrounded by palm trees. Paradise Beach,a secluded & hidden hippie paradise. Yana caves, gigantic crystalline-like rock formations of Yana stand proud and tall among the evergreen forests. We also take Amazing boat journey through Honnavar backwaters. Last but not the least, have a chill time!

So let’s forget all our worries and have time of our lives at Gorgeous Gokarna with Wandering Souls.


  • Train Travel to and from Mumbai (Sleeper Class - CNF/RAC)
  • All internal transportation in Private Vehicle
  • 2 Night stay on Triple/Quad sharing Basis
  • Breakfast on Day 2, Day 3 & ay 4
  • Honnavar boat ride
  • Dinner on Day 2 & Day 3
  • Entrance fees to all places listed in the itinerary
  • All permits
  • Post & Pre Trip Support
  • Memories of a lifetime
  • Wandering Souls Merchandise
  • Meals during Train Travel
  • Lunch on all Days
  • Any shopping or personal expense
  • Tips to hotel/camp staff and driver
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Tour Plan

Day 1 - Leave for Gokarna | Overnight Train Journey

Meet team Wandering Souls and your fellow travellers at LTT and start your journey at 3:20pm towards Murudeshwar. You can board the train from Thane & Panvel as well

Day 2 - Honnavar Boat Ride, Murudeshwar,| Overnight at Gokarna

  • Arrive Early morning at Honnavar and take some time to freshen up.
  • Enjoy a serene morning boating experience in the beautiful Honnavar backwaters.
  • Grab a delicious breakfast to fuel up for the day.
  • Explore the iconic Murdeshwar temple and marvel at the impressive Shiva statue.
  • Head to beachside shacks. Take some time to relax and enjoy the coastal vibes.
  • Unwind and relax at your accommodation.
  • Explore the local market, shop for souvenirs, and experience the local culture.
  • Return to our accommodation, freshen up, and have a delightful dinner.

Day 3 - Beach Trek | Overnight at Gokarna

  • Begin the day with a refreshing wake-up call
  • Enjoy a hearty breakfast to energize yourself for the day ahead.
  • Embark on a thrilling beach trek covering four different beaches. Remember to wear suitable shoes for the multi-terrain trek. Starting from Belekan beach, paradise beach, half-moon beach, om beach and later chill at some cafe at Kudle beach.
  • Take a break for lunch to refuel and relax after the adventurous trek.
  • Head back to your accommodation, freshen up, and relax.
  • Use this time for relaxation, exploring the surroundings, or simply enjoying the beachside atmosphere.
  • Engage in fun activities or games

Day 4 - Yana Caves | Overnight Journey to Mumbai

  • Wake up by around 7.30am
  • Enjoy a leisurely breakfast to kickstart your day.
  • We check out from our hotel
  • Head to the fascinating Yana Caves and spend some time exploring the unique geological formations. Capture the beauty of the surroundings.
  • Find a local spot for a delicious lunch to satisfy your appetite.
  • We then make our way to the train station and board our train to Mumbai.

Day 5 - Reach Mumbai

We will reach Mumbai in Early Morning. The Train reaches Thane by 4am

Calendar & Prices

Things to Carry

  • Water Bottles
  • A small day pack
  • Cap, sunglasses
  • Camera, Binoculars (Optional)
  • Personal care stuff, ORS, medicines which you require usually
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Ready to eat food like biscuits, dry fruits etc.
  • Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder


What is the stay like in Gokarna?
We will be staying in Hotels on Triple/Quad sharing basis. A Male will be sharing room with another Male. Female will share with female. You can opt for Double sharing by Paying Extra

What type of food will I get in Gokarna?
We will be having our Breakfast and Dinner at our stay. For lunch we will be exploring restaurants and cafes of the Gokarna who serve different cuisines.

What is the age group of Gokarna Backpacking
The age group for this trip is 18-40

Can I come alone?
Yes, many of our participants are solo travellers.

Is it safe for a female solo traveller?
It is completely safe for a female solo traveller as our representatives will be there with you all the time. Moreover, most of our events have 60% female participation.

What if I have a medical emergency?
We will carry first aid kit with us. The coordinators will be first aid certified. If the problem increases, we will quickly get you to closest medical attention possible.

What is the group size?
The group size will be around 15-30 travellers


Payment Options:

  • UPI - wsouls@ybl
  • NEFT - A/C No.: 046110100000183 || IFSC: NKGS0000046 || A/c Name: Wandering Souls || Type: Current || Branch: NKGSB NERUL, NEW BOMBAY
  • Online through payment gateway - Click Book Now (3.5% transaction charges)

Payment Terms:

  • You can book you seat by paying ₹4000 advance
  • The remaining amount has to be paid 2 weeks before the trip start date

Cancellations & Refunds

  • No refund (Partial or otherwise) will be made if you voluntarily leave or drop out of a trip for any reason after the trip has begun.
  • No refunds will be made for any accommodation, transportation, sightseeing, meals or services not utilized.
  • If cancellation done by participant prior to 15 days of the trip start date 90% of total price will be refunded
  • If cancellation done by participant prior to 7 days of the trip start date 50% of total price will be refunded
  • If cancellation done by participant prior to 3 days of the trip start date 25% of total price will be refunded
  • No refund would be granted if cancelled within 3 days of the trip start date


  • If participant seeks cancellation due to natural calamities or any due to military or governmental decisions no refund shall be paid.
  • If in case Wandering Souls cancels the tour due to unfavourable conditions of travel then whatever best possible refund we get from vendors if we ever get can be processed, in case we do not get any refunds from Hotel/Transportation we won’t be in a position to process any refunds.
  • In case of cancellation of any event due to reasons beyond control (like Natural calamities, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure etc.), refund shall be payable with respect to the given refund norms.
  • Wandering Souls will not be responsible for any losses incurred for any train/air/bus/taxi bookings, hotel bookings or extension to the camp done by clients/participants
  • We require atleast 6 participants to conduct the event. In an unlikely case where we don’t get the requisite number of participants, you have an option for FULL Refund or shifting to any other event.

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