Gokarna Backpacking with Scuba Diving

Gokarna, Murudeshwar, Yana Caves, Vibhooti Falls

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  • Gokarna is one breathtaking piece of heaven in Karnataka for beach hippies like you!!
  • The land of palm trees, blue seas, and golden sands, where eternity begins and ends with the ocean’s tides, Gokarna is a town of contrasts. Not only known as a temple town but also a perfect beach holiday destination and a great place to go for trek lovers. 
  • This has got to be one of the most chilled out & dirt-cheap backpacking trips you’ll ever have!

Murudeshwar :

  • World‛s Tallest Shiva Statue Temple at Murudeshwara Beach.
  • Netrani is one of the Islands off Murudeshwar popular as Scuba diving destinations in Karnataka. The Netrani Islands also known as Pigeon Island is off the Murudeshwara coast. This is an enchanting island with a wild growth of trees and curved rocky formations that shelter numerous pigeons. The island with its corals and clear waters is probably the best snorkeling/ dive site in India. There are great opportunities for snorkeling; both for beginners to deep-diving experts here. Being a Scuba diving destination in Karnataka there are multiple operators in Murudeshwara who conduct single dives as well as scuba diving courses. Being able to swim like a fish, seeing them in close view underwater, and seeing colorful corals will be an experience to cherish, a perfect adventure for everyone in the family.
  • Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Boat Ride, Underwater Photography, Gear Equipment, refreshments and snacks @ Netrani Island are included in the package.


  • Murudeshwar Sightseeing: Murudeshwar Temple, Murudeshwar Beach, 2nd Highest Shiva Statue
  • Honnavar: Honnavar Backwater Boating
  • Gokarna Sightseeing: Mahabaleshwar Temple, Mirjan Fort, Yana Caves, Sri Mahabaleshwara Swami Temple Gokarna.
  • Beaches: Om beach, Kudle Beach, Half moon, Paradise Beach, Sea Kayaking, Gokarna Main Beach. 
  • Activities: Scuba dive at Netrani Island and Watersports 

  • 01:00 PM: Pickup from Mumbai
  • 05:00 PM: Pickup from Pune
  • 09:00 PM: Pickup from Bangalore
  • All pickup points are mentioned in the pickup point section below.

  • Breakfast halt, freshen up, and change.
  • 11:00 AM: Reach Yana Caves.
  • You will have to trek 500 meters for Yana Caves to witness its unique rock formations, Bhairaveshwara Shikhara and Mohini Shikhara. These massive limestone rocks amid lush forests offer a stunning backdrop for trekking and religious activities.
  • 12:00 PM: Head towards Gokarna.
  • 01:30 PM: Have lunch at Gokarna
  • 02:00 PM: Head to OM Beach
  • 03:00 PM: Reach OM Beach, and explore the beach. You can take a ferry ride on which you can spot Paradise Beach, Half Moon Beach, and Moon Beach. (Ferry costs 300 per person at own cost).
  • Later Trek to Kudle Beach, one of the most happening beaches in Gokarna.
  • Here you can enjoy Watersports like banana boat rides, parasailing, and jet-skiing. (At own cost). 
  • Watersports might be closed during Monsoon or Hightids and can only be performed during daylight.
  • As the sun starts to set, it's time to have some fun, hop into a cafe, eat or drink or just chill as there is nothing else left on today's itinerary, expect you to have all the fun *Wink Wink*. (Last order 10 PM)
  • 11:00 PM: Back to the Hotel for the night's stay.

  • 06:00 AM: Wake and freshen-up
  • 06:30 AM: Visit Mahabaleshwar Temple, If there is a huge queue we might have to visit it from the outside.
  • Please remember there is a dress code for Mahabaleshwar Temple, girls have to wear Saree or Kurti Pajami fully covered. And boys have to wear a lungi without a T-shirt.
  • 08:00 AM: Have breakfast and checkout from the Hotel
  • 10:00 AM: Reach Mirjan Fort, you will find it similar to Augada Fort in Goa. Live your low-budget "Dil Chahta Hai" moment in Gokarna.
  • 11:00 AM: Leave from Mirjan to Honnavar. This is going to be another long ride of two hours.
  • Reenergize yourself with glucose or coconut water as we still have two more spots to cover today.
  • 01:00 PM: Arrive in Honnavar for Backwater Boating, Here you will go for an hour-long boat ride through Mangroves. Experience a unique boating experience at Honnavar in the Sharavathi River. This ride will make you feel you are in Kerala.
  • 02:00 PM: Visit Kandla Boardwalk, a paradise for all content creators. You can grab some snacks here and refill your bottles.
  • 02:30 PM: Later proceed to Murudeshwar. It will be a half an hour's drive.
  • 03:00 PM: Have a late lunch at Murudeshwar.
  • Later visit Murudeshwar Temple and 2nd Highest Shiva Statue.
  • Dinner and Overnight Stay in Murudeshwar.

  • Wake up, freshen up, and have Breakfast.
  • We leave for Netrani Island by 8 AM.  Get lost in the magic of scuba diving and have one of the most surreal experiences.
  • Once we board a 20 km ferry ride from Murudeshwar to Netrani Islands. On the way, you will be briefed about the dive sites and marine life. Netrani Island boat ride is a marvelous experience. Basic lessons about Scuba Diving will be given by trained instructors too. After arriving at the diving spot, one will get an opportunity to dive at Netrani for 30 to 40 min and even go snorkeling. In the wake of finishing these activities, we return to Murudeshwar Beach.
  • 07:30 PM Take the bus to Mumbai/Pune.
  • Overnight journey by Bus.

  • 07:00 AM: Reach Bangalore​
  • 08:00 AM: Reach Pune
  • 11:00 AM: Reach Mumbai


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Trekhievers is an Adventure Travel Company. Our journey began with a profound realization: a noticeable gap existed within the travel industry, leaving a generation of adventurers underserved between the realms of luxury and budget experiences. As we witnessed a shift in interest among friends, from tourist spots to hidden gems and local culture exploration, an opportunity emerged to curate unique experiences for the new-age traveler. At Trekhievers, our core values are deeply rooted in transparency, unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction, and the cultivation of trust. What sets us apart is our relentless dedication to crafting budget-friendly itineraries infused with adventure, ensuring unparalleled experiences for our clients. Despite encountering challenges along the way, Trekhievers has achieved significant milestones, with thousands of successful trips and an impeccable reputation for delivering quality service. However, our vision extends far beyond mere business success. We aspire to champion adventure travel, create employment opportunities within the industry, and contribute to the socio-economic growth of rural India through the promotion of local tourism. At Trekhievers, we transcend mere destinations; we're about the journey, the experiences, and the profound impact we make along the way. Join us as we embark on an adventure of a lifetime, where every step taken is a testament to the spirit of exploration and discovery.

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  • Transportation: AC / NON AC Sleeper Volvo Bus
  • Internal Transportation: Via Tempo Traveler / Cab / Auto
  • Accommodations: Hotel rooms on a Triple/Dual sharing basis as per the Itinerary.
  • Meal Plans: 5 meals (Day 2 Breakfast + Lunch, Day 3 Breakfast + Lunch, Day 4 Breakfast), Refreshments, and snacks during the visit to Netrani island
  • Scuba Diving included.
  • Sightseeing as per Itinerary. 
  • The Trip Captain will be present at all times during the tour.
  • Toll taxes and parking charges.
  • Driver Allowances. 
  • All necessary permits. 
  • First Aid Kits. 


  • Food during the journey
  • Dinner.
  • Tatkal charges.
  • Volvo charges, in case of no availability in train. 
  • Mineral water All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered and purchased for personal consumption.
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost included above.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, and bad weather.
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.
  • 5% GST
  • Medical and Mechanical Backup.
  • Candidates using the company’s equipment for any course are responsible for that equipment and will be charged for any loss or damage.



  • A rucksack bag and a day pack
  • 3-liter water bladder or water bottle


  • One cotton long sleeve and 2 short sleeve T-shirts
  • 1 pair of gloves
  • At least 2 long pants (trek pants and cargo pants are favorable)
  • 4 sets of undergarments
  • 2 pairs of socks
  • A small towel
  • A rain jacket or a poncho


  • Above-the-ankle waterproof and breathable hiking boots with good grip
  • Flip flops/sandals


  • Glucose powder
  • Medicines for headaches, diarrhea, motion sickness
  • Dettol
  • Bandages
  • Cotton

Personal Accessories

  • Toothpaste, toothbrush
  • Paper soap, or sanitizer
  • Sunscreen minimum of spf40, lip balm, cold creams
  • Body spray
  • LED torch light

Important Notes:

  • Certain medical conditions will stop you from diving. If you have a heart condition or have had a history of lung problems, please check with your Padi professional.
  • While booking you must submit a copy of a photo ID, including your address, i.e. Aadhaar card, Driving license, Passport, or PAN card will not be accepted.
  • Swimwear or something you are happy to get wet must be worn by all participants and is not provided by Netrani Adventures.
  • Anybody smelling of alcohol will not be permitted to dive and there will be no refund.
  • There is no smoking in the dive center or on the boat.
  • Water and light snacks will be provided during your trip.
  • Don’t forget your sunscreen/sunglasses and hats.
  • Read & accept the booking conditions attached to the booking confirmation email.
  • The minimum age for DSD is 10 years. There is no maximum age limit.
  • We also offer certification diving courses.
  • Covid-19 safety Measures :
  • We have all types of safety Measures for Covid-19.
  • Equipment will be disinfected after individual use.
  • The boat will be equipped with onboard sanitizers.
  • Every diver will be provided with an experienced buddy for the entire dive.


Mira Road East- Sheetal Nagar, Anand Travels

Mira Road (East) - Ashok Hotel

Dahisar (East) - Amar Palace

Dahisar (East) - Near Gokul Anand Hotel, Western Express Highway

Borivali (East) - National Park Bridge End Axis Bank

Kandivali (East) - Samta Nagar Near Samta Nagar Police Chowki

Malad (East) - Pathan Wadi Near Alka Travels

Goregoan (East) - Ratna Travels Near Western Express Highway

Jogeshwari (East) - Near Kawasaki Showroom, W.E Highway

Vile Parle (East) - Near Flora Marble, Bridge End

Khar (East) - Teachers Colony Near Teachers Colony Bus Stop

Bandra (East) - Kala Nagar, Near Kala Nagar Bus Stop

Sion - Patel Travels, Opp Canara Bank Sion

Sion Chunnabhatti - Anand Travels Office Near Chunnabhatti

Chembur - Dimand Gardan, Near Yogi Restaurant

Devnar Near Highway

Vashi Old Toll Naka- Vashi Plaza Bridge Starting

Sanpada - Bridge Ending Near Bridge Ending Bus Stop

Nerul Lp Near LP Bus Stop

Cbd Belapur Bridge End, Near Cbd Bridge Ending

Kharghar - Three-Star Hotel Near Below Kharghar Bridge

Kalamboli - Below Flyover Near K.L.E Collage Kalamboli, Kamote Bus Stop Flyover

Urse Toll Plaza Talegaon Near Toll plaza

Wakad - Near Ginger Hotel, On Highway

Hinjewadi Flyover National Travel

Baner - Sadanand Resort Near Highway Entry Point

Chandani Chowk - Near Paud Road Junction

Warje - Prashant Travels bridge ending towards Bangalore

Vodgaon - Navale Bridge Ending, Kateel Hotel

Khed Shivapur - Opp. Benzy Hotel

Shirwal - Near Bus Stand

Surur Mahabaleshwar Cross Near Hotel Abhiruchi

Policy and Terms


  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of the trip cost will be refunded within 5-7 working days.
  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of the trip cost will be refunded within 5-7 working days.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fees. No refund will be processed.
  • In the case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be canceled and in such cases, the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However, no refund will be provided for the same.
  • No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets can be transferred to another person against cancellation.
  • If we cancel the TRIP, only the TRIP AMOUNT will be refunded.

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