1. Kumta Beach Trek
Who doesn't like beaches! Just 460+ KMs from Bangalore you can enjoy the serene and clean beaches - jump, breath the salty air, water fights and make your hands dirty by building sand Igloo. The trail is beautiful, hiking through the muddy-green hills and beach hoping from one secluded beach to another untouched beach. As you keep hiking you can feel the waves crashing to your feet, meet many localities fishing, collect sea shells, and enjoy the nature. This 18KM trek covering Vanalli Beach, Mangodlu Beach, Kadle Beach, Bada Beach and Nirvana beach by which i am sure it will feed your adventurous soul. This trek is every photographer’s dream come true. The best time to do the trek would be after monsoon recedes, from November till February. Though the trek is easy, walking 20 km does demand some amount of endurance. Therefore, this trek is best suited for people with a considerable amount of fitness.
DIFFICULTY: Easy - Moderate
TRAIL TYPE: Crossover trail. Starts at Vanalli Beach and ends at Nirvana beach.
DURATION: 2 days
ROAD HEAD: Kumta Bus Stop
BASE CAMP: Kumta beach
BEST SEASON: November to February
MAJOR ATTRACTIONS :
Hike through more than 10 pristine beaches along the Arabian Sea coast. Ferry ride across the Aghanashini River. Camp on a beach and sleep under the stars. Enjoy local cuisine especially cooked for you. Bonfire fun & games at night. Witness gorgeous sunset and sunrise by the sea