After having breakfast you'll be heading towards Mangalore where you will be visiting The Bejai Museum which is one of the major attractions of the city. The Bejai Museum is also known as Shreemathi Bai Museum. The antiquities of this museum are so charming that they will definitely leave you amazed. The city also has the famous St. Aloysius Chapel inside St. Aloysius College Ground which will be our next stop. The special beauty of the chapel is the wonderful series of paintings.
Next, we shall be heading towards the famous Kudroli Temple dedicated to Gokarnanatheswara, another form of Shiva, to receive divine blessings. This is the only temple in Karnataka which was started by Narayana Guru, the famous social reformer of Kerala. It is one of the top places in the city that must be visited.
Buckle up to enjoy some sand water show and to burp sunshine on Tannirbavi Beach is loc,ated towards the southern end of Mangalore Port. This is one of the best beaches of Mangalorr and among the top Mangalore tourist places. On this beach, you get to see the remains of a ship that sank 15 years ago near the beach. It is quite deserted and makes it a great spot for swimming.
Note- Due to poor connectivity it is important to have your own vehicle to visit this beach in Mangaluru.
Over night stay in Mangalore.
After having your breakfast in the morning you will be heading for Udupi after which you will bw visiting the Kaup Beach that is situated between Udupi and Mangalore. You get to experience the beautiful view of the light house that is situated on a hillock at the northern end of the beach and was built by the British. You can stop by and get your photoshoot done.
The next stop will be the Udupi Sri Krishna Temple that is one of the famous pilgrimage centers in India. This temple was founded by the Vaishnavite saint Shri Madhcharya in the 13th century. The temple contains a lot of fascinating idols of Lord Krishna that are richly adorned with jewels and a famous golden chariot.
You can also visit the St.Mary’s Island for some fascinating views of nature that the island exhibits. It has two beautiful beaches and crystallized basalt rock formations. The island has the Eastern beach that boasts of virgin sands, western beach that is entirely made of sea shells. Does it not sound fun?
The last stop for the day is the Malpe Beach which is spread between Swarna Nandi River and Malpe Port. Malpe is one of the most important ports of karnataka. The endless stretch of golden sand, graciously swaying palm trees, the clean water and the fresh air are definitely going to leave you enchanted. You can also go for boating and swimming.
Overnight stay in Murudeshwar.
DAY 3 : MURUDESHWAR SIGHTSEEING
After having your breakfast, you will be heading to the Murudeshwara Temple which is a famous pilgrimage abode and amongst one of the main places to visit in Murudeshwara. The temple is situated on a small hill called Kanduka Giri, bounded by the sea on the three sides.
Your next stop will be the Lord Shiva Statue which is the second biggest statue in the world after the statue in Nepal. The 123 feet[37m] huge towering statue of Lord Shiva is surrounded by the Arabian Sea and is a major attraction of the town along with the Murudeshwara temple.
Buckle up to visit the Murudeshwara Beeach to enjoy it’s beachy waves situated near the temple. It is situated right beside the Kanduka Giri on which Lord Shiva Temple is located. It is one of the most visited places by most of the tourists. One can indulge in swimming, fishing and sunbathing on the beach for an unforgettable experience.
Overnight stay in hotel at Murudeshwara
DAY 4 : TRAVEL TO GOKARNA & GOKARNA SIGHTSEEING
After having your breakfast you will be travelling to Gokarna from Murudeshwara and the day’s tour shall start. You will first visit the Apsara Konda Falls, a samlla waterfall located in the Uttara Kannada. The speciality of the pond is that it faces the sea and appears like a lagoon. It is a great blessing to visit this place, people say that angels used to come from heaven to take a bath in this pond, hence the name falls as Apsara Konda.
Next you will be visiting the Mirjan Fort that has a rich history of the royalty of the kings and the queens. After exploring the history, you will be visiting the Om beach for some extraordinary fun. This is the most famous beach in Gokarna. Two semi-crescent shapes that join together resembling the Hindu religious symbol of Om. This beach got its name because of its shape. This beach is usually visited by several foreign tourists as well.
The next stop for the day is the Sri Mahabaleshwar Temple. It is one of the famous and the most important Hindu pilgrimage centers in South India. This temple is regarded second only to the Kashi Vishwanatha Temple in Varanasi and is often called the Dakshina Kashi. This temple is very ancient and enhanced through several centuries. This is also one of the best places to visit in Gokarna.
After the visit to the temple, you will be visiting the Gokarna Beach which is also known as the Indian Beach. Gokarna Beach is the closest beach to Gokarna town. This beach is mainly used by Indian pilgrims because it is located right behind the Mahabaleshwar Temple. Tourists can enjoy the view of the rocky mountains on one side and Arabian Sea on the other, while reaching Gokarna Beach.
Overnight stay in Gokarna.