14th August, The Departure Day
We have some work in Mumbai on 15th August so we booked ticket in a train Matsyagandha Exp from Gokarna Road to Lokmanya Tilak Terminal.
And spent whole day exploring local market, restaurants and visited Mahabaleshwar Temple (people wearing clothes above knees are not allowed)
Goa airport to Madgaon taxi charges are very high such as 850 rs day charges and 1100 rs night charges. So try to take bus from dabolim Airport to Madgaon bus stand.
From madgaon to gokarna road train fare is from 75-150 rs depend upon train. Demu, Passenger and express options are available.
Gokarna railway station to town, Autorickshaw fare is rs 200 and then in town 100-150 depending upon the distance. U can take local bus from main road which 1 km from railway station. Bus fare is rs 20. We met a very polite rickshaw driver shankar. Will add his number here soon.
For bike and scooty go to arya durga bike rental. There scooty and bike are in good condition. Rent varies from 300 to 700 depend upon the season. We got new activa 5G in 300 rs for 24 hours.
Arya Durga Bike rental - 9036317219
HosteLa-vie we book bed in mixed dormitory. Rs 300 for each bed. We booked for 3 days. In 1800 through booking.com app. They allow early check-in and if you have late evening trains you can put your luggage in there common area and can use their common washroom. Very friendly staff and good food in their cafe (ocean pearl cafe) with awesome view of sea.
Guys Visit Gokarna before it become commercialised. We completed our trip whole trip including flight and trains from Jaipur to Gokarna and back via Mumbai, stay, food and other expenses within 24K. In this flight from Jaipur to Goa and from Mumbai to Jaipur is included.