Karwar Trek
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Explore the incredible natural beauty of Karwar, often called the Kashmir of Karnataka, and go kayaking on the Kali River. On this 4-day trek to Karwar, you'll explore the lesser known beaches of this coastal town, from the Devbagh beach to the Tilmati beach. You'll go on a short and easy trek to admire the unexplored Karwar's mangrove forests, a collection of dense and clean greenery. Another highlight of this adventure, you'll hop into a kayaking and paddle in the Kali River for a blissful experience. This 4-day trek to Karwar is perfect for travellers looking for a leisurely and relaxing trip away from the crowded cities.

    Destination

    A coastal town in Karnataka, Karwar is flanked by an evergreen forest to the east and the Arabian Sea to the west. To the north of the town, the famous Kali River flows down from the forests to meet the ocean. One of the greenest cities of India, Karwar is particularly known for its clean beaches with clear, blue water and calm, crisp winds. On this 4-day Karwar trek, you'll get to explore these varied landscapes of Karwar, from the beaches and oceans to the rivers and mangrove forests.

    Destination highlights

    • Camp next to the Kali River in tents with scenic views.
    • Spend your day swimming and kayaking in the Kali River.
    • Trek through the plush mangrove forest of Karwar.
    • Explore a lesser known destination called the Kashmir of Karnataka.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Karwar.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Karwar.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 7 days before departure of the Karwar trek: 95% refund.

    For cancellations made 3-7 days before departure of the Karwar trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 3 days before departure of the Karwar trek: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers can choose from 3 pick-up and drop-off points: KTM Mekhri Circle in Armane Nagar, New Shanti Sagar Hotel in Domlur, and Swad E Punjab in HSR Layout. Tardiness in arriving at the pick-up point will lead to missing the trek, without any refund.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the Karwar trek to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.

    The tour operators shall not be responsible for the loss of any valuables and belongings of the travellers.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Bengaluru at 19:00 hrs
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    Drop off point
    Bengaluru at 07:00
    Mode of transport
    AC Tempo traveller or similar
    Start point
    Karwar
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    End point
    Karwar
    Time of departure
    07:00 PM
    Time of return
    07:00 AM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    3 hrs
    Total distance covered
    6 kms
    Start point elevation
    30 feet
    Maximum elevation
    30 feet
    Minimum elevation
    30 feet
    Average per day distance
    6 kms
  • Day 1 of the Karwar trek: Depart from Bengaluru

    Today, you'll be picked up from your desired pick-up point at 19:00 hrs, and then you'll leave for Karwar. It will be an overnight journey, so settle in for a long drive. Overnight in transit.

    Day 2 of the Karwar trek: Kayaking at Karwar

    You'll reach Karwar by 8:00 hrs. At a riverside campsite by the Kali River, you'll freshen up and have breakfast. You can spend the next few hours kayaking and swimming in the Kali River. Post lunch, you'll head out to the lesser-known mangrove forests for a short and easy trek. You will return back to the campsite by evening and spend the night around a merry bonfire with your fellow traveller. Retreat back in your tents after a hot dinner. Overnight in tents at the Karwar campsite.

    Day 3 of the Karwar trek: Forest trek at Karwar

    You can spend a lazy morning at the campsite, admiring scenic views of the Kali River or participating in some of the rope course activities at the campsite. You'll spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the gorgeous beaches of Karwar. You'll visit the Devbagh beach, the Tilmati beach and the Majali beach, before departing for Bengaluru by 17:00 hrs. Overnight in transit.

    Day 4 of the Karwar trek: Return to Bengaluru

    You'll reach Bengaluru back by 5:00 hrs. Your Karwar trek ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Bengaluru
    End point
    Bengaluru
    Day start time
    07:00 PM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Karwar campsite
    End point
    Karwar campsite
    Day start time
    08:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    6 kms
    Trekking time
    3 hrs

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Karwar campsite
    End point
    Karwar campsite
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Bengaluru
    End point
    Bengaluru
    Day start time
    05:00 AM
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Travel arrangements between Bengaluru and Karwar in an AC Tempo Traveller, mini-bus or similar vehicle
    • Accommodation in tents for 1 night on a twin/triple-sharing basis
    • All veg meals from breakfast on day 2 to breakfast on day 3
    • Kayaking on the Kali River (2-3 hr session)
    • All equipment required for kayaking: kayaks, paddles etc.
    • Services of experienced trek leader and support staff
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Bengaluru
    • Any meals not mentioned in inclusions (lunch on day 3)
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, additional meals or beverages etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Comfortable, quick dry apparel
    • Shirts/t-shirts and track pants/shorts
    • Sports shoes
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Hard luggage like suitcase, trolley bags etc.
    • Restrictive or uncomfortable clothing

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • AC Tempo Traveller or similar for transport between Bengaluru and Karwar
    • All equipment required for kayaking: kayaks, paddles etc.
      You need to get
    • Small backpack
    • 2 water bottles (1 ltrs+ each)
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Torch/headlamp
    • Portable charger
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
    • Personal toiletries
    • Insect repellent
    • Deodorant
    • Dry snacks (chocolates, cookies etc.)
    • Light-weight towel or napkins

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Karwar trek: Depart from Bengaluru

    Overnight in transit.

    You will be picked up from your desired pick-up located at 19:00 hrs. Since it is a full night's drive to the Karwar campsite, be sure to have a light dinner before boarding the transport vehicle.

    Day 2 of the Karwar trek: Kayaking at Karwar

    Overnight in tents at the Karwar campsite.

    You will begin your day with a light breakfast which will be served at the campsite. Lunch and dinner both will be served at the campsite as well. You will spend the night in tents at the Kali River campsite. You will be provided with tents and blankets for the night.

    Day 3 of the Karwar trek: Forest trek at Karwar

    Overnight in transit.

    Today, you will be served breakfast in the morning. You will then set out to explore the Karwar region. Do carry cash with you as you will be stopping at the Ajvi Oceanfront for lunch, which is not included in the package. You will leave for Bengaluru by 17:00 hrs. You will have dinner en route, not included in the package.

    Day 4 of the Karwar trek: Return to Bengaluru

    Your trip ends by 5:00 hrs.

    The bus will reach Bengaluru by early morning. Your Karwar trek ends here.

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