6 days in Dakshina Kannada District, Gokarna & Tumkur Itinerary

6 days in Dakshina Kannada District, Gokarna & Tumkur Itinerary

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Mangalore
— 2 nights
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Gokarna
— 1 night
3
Tumkur
— 1 night

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Mangalore

Mangalore ©
A gateway to the coastal region, Mangalore has long served as a stop-off point on maritime trade routes, and remains a major port city today.
Change things up with a short trip to Someshwara Temple in Someshwar (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kudroli Gokarnath Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Aloysius Chapel, enjoy the sand and surf at Tannirbhavi Beach, and stroll through Panambur Beach.

Before you visit Mangalore, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Bengaluru to Mangalore is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, Mangalore is a bit warmer than Bengaluru - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Gokarna.

Things to do in Mangalore

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Someshwara Temple
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Kudroli Gokarnath Temple ©
Kudroli Gokarnath Temple
Panambur Beach ©
Panambur Beach
Tannirbhavi Beach ©
Tannirbhavi Beach

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Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahabaleswara Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Kudle Beach, thenstroll through Om Beach, and finally stroll through Shiva Cave.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gokarna trip itinerary website.

Getting from Mangalore to Gokarna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tumkur.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Mahabaleswara Temple ©
Mahabaleswara Temple
Shiva Cave ©
Shiva Cave

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Tumkur

Tumkur ©
Tumakuru is the district headquarters of Tumakuru district, and is known as City of Education and City of Coconuts. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Shivagange and then stroll through Devarayana Durga. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Siddaganga Math, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chennakeshava Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yediyur Siddhalingeshwara Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Narasimha Swamy Temple.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tumkur trip planning website.

You can drive from Gokarna to Tumkur in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Tumkur can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Tumkur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Shivagange
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Sri Chennakeshava Temple ©
Sri Chennakeshava Temple
Devarayana Durga ©
Devarayana Durga
Sree Siddaganga Math ©
Sree Siddaganga Math