Day 1 :
Boarded a bus from Bangalore last evening, got down at Gokarna at around 7:30 in the morning. I used the navigation and headed towards Zostel( hostel I booked for my stay as I traveled solo).Check in time was 12 PM, so i kept my luggage in common room and got fresh n up. I set down for sometime in the common sitting area facing the sea and met some other travelers who guided me how to go ahead.
Had an amazing Breakfast at the cafe in the Zostel itself and I decided to kick start my day. I decided to trek starting from Paradise Beach - Half Moon Beach - Om Beach.
Took a number of an auto Driver( Nagesh - 7829366078) and called him to take me to Paradise Beach. Trust me, this guy is Gem of a person, very humble and polite.
He dropped to the back side of Paradise Beach. The journey starts by crossing a small riff and climb the hill from there. Its a 20 min walk up and down the hill among the forest and you reach down to Paradise beach.
"Remember : Expert Tips for Trekking
1- Never stop in between jungle as there are some dengue mosquitoes which might bite you if you stop in the middle. Keep walking and don't give them a chance to kiss you.
2- Starting from Paradise Beach, always remember rule of right hand. In between the forest you will always find 2 ways, one to the right and one to the left. Always take a Right."
Relax for some quality time at Paradise beach, its a small beach and you will hardly find anyone there. Take a deep dive in the waves, sit relax and then head towards Half Moon Beach.
The most adventurous trek among all, the only way is through reefs. Yes you heard it right, climb up and down the reefs alongside the sea shore, if you want to reach your next destination.Be careful, reefs are slippery.
Reach the Half Moon Beach, sit - relax - dive and spend some quality time, get hydrated and prepare yourself for mesmerizing trek through the edge of the cliff.
Trek along the cliff and you reach your final destination - Om Beach.
Roam around the shore and sit at some of the cafe and have your lunch.
Stomach filled and full of enthusiasm, jump into the sea and enjoy quality hours of the afternoon on the beach.
The must watch is the Scenic Sunset from Om Beach, which you shouldn't miss by any chance.
Once it was dark, I returned to my hostel, got fresh and started interacting with other travelers.