Life of a traveler starts with enjoying the beauty of the nature and this place is all about the nature.
Must visit if you live to admire the nature and the trek.
This place is none other than "GOKARNA"
A land with friendly beings to friendly environment,it has a long heritage and ancient temples to admire, it has about 7-8 beaches around the place,but the popular ones are
1) main beach
2) kudle beach
3) om beach
4) half moon Beach
5) paradise beach (must visit)
These beach are just a trek away
Skip the vehicle and start walking amongst the hills filled with adventure (avoid the hills after 6)
How to travel
There are a frequent bus in and around the city
Where to stay
If you are a solo traveller or looking for a cheap hotel/lodge main gokarna is the place and if you are in a group or looking for an exclusive hotel then you will find them near om beach
When to travel
It is prefferable to go around weekends and season if you are expecting a good crowd.
What to eat
As I am a pure vegetarian, I have been to only such hotels.
Places you can eat in gokarna are
1) Purohit (south indian)
2) Pai hotel & Pai restaurant (south Indian)
3) prema cold drinks ( north Indian & continental)
4) Half -way home campme
Ensure to have your dinner early as these places close by 10