Gokarna is now becoming quite the destination for those who want to seek solace aka the new South Goa.
I feel a little bad (not really :P) to burst everyone's bubble. THIS IS NOT THE SAME. Gokarna is a state of mind. To those who are mindful towards partying with their buddies then please refrain from going here. The calm, peaceful, quaint little cottages wouldn’t go well with the noise. Put in a very very crude way, there are no "parties" here. The influx of tourists has changed the landscape of Gokarna. To quote the localities "Yaha ki shaanti nahi rahi ab - Pichle 8 saal se log aate hai aur humko tekleef hoti hai"
However to those who can respect the space and the equanimity, this place is a must visit. I will tell you why…. Read on….
Getting to Gokarna
Bangalore/Pune/Mumbai/Goa-Gokarna town-Gokarna-Gokarna town-Bangalore/Pune/Mumbai/Goa
Closest Airport - Goa
There are a lot of busses running so last minute booking is never a problem although the accommodation might be
Bangalore/Pune/Mumbai/Goa-Gokarna town Look up on the best bus option available on redbus.com or Ksrtc. It will drop you to Gokarna town
Gokarna town-Gokarna - From Gokarna town there are local autos who charge Rs 300 per auto to drop you till Kudle beach so that’s the best option