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  • Internet Availability:Good
  • STD Code:08386
  • Languages Spoken:Kannada, Hindi and English
  • Major Festivals:Mahashivaratri
  • Notes/Tips:None

Gokarna Overview

  • Ideal Trip Duration: 1 Night 2 Days
  • Best Time to Visit Gokarna: October to March
  • Peak Season: October to March
  • Weather Info: Moderate
  • State: karnataka


Gokarna is the main town of Gokarna tourism that is a famous Hindu pilgrimage town of Karnataka state. This town is filled with breathtaking landscapes and pristine beaches. If you are a beach lover then the Gokarna beach, that is the main attraction of this town must attract you. Gokarna town is situated on the coast of Karwar, and this town is well known among tourists for its beautiful beaches and amazingly structured temples.

Every year thousands of tourists gather at this town in search of sanctity and relief on the one hand and on the other side to get relaxation. The captivating beaches attract thousands of tourists every year. The beaches of Gokarna are meant to enjoy a relaxed holiday with family and friends. For the tranquil atmosphere, Gokarna is considered as one of the kindest places of the country. In your Gokarna tour package, you will get a wide range of adventurous water activities like boating, banana boat ride, jet ski, bumper ride etc.
Gokarna temple

The Mahabaleshwara Temple is mainly recognized as the Gokarna Temple. Situated in Gokarna, Karnataka, the Gokarna Temple is a mandatory place to visit among the places to visit in Gokarna. This temple is one of the ancient temples of India that holds a significant place among pilgrims, especially for its historical influence. The Gokarna Temple has considerable significance as it was mentioned in the Hindu epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. The Mahabaleshwara or the Gokarna Temple is also considered as the Kashi of the South. Apart from the Gokarna Temple, the Maha Ganapati Temple is also famous among the tourists of Gokarna. 

Gokarna Weather

The weather varies throughout the year in Gokarna. From October to June summer stays in Gokarna. Summers are scorching in Gokarna as the average weather moves around 38 to 45 degree Celsius in summer. From July to October, there is monsoon in Gokarna. In this time, the climate remains pleasant. From November to February, there is winter in Gokarna town. This time the temperature remains 14 to 32 degree Celsius in this place. 

Best time to visit Gokarna

If you have planned for your Gokarna trip, then it’s a mandatory thing to choose the best time to head Gokarna. As the summer gets very hot in this town, try to avoid the time of summer season. The months of October to March is the best time to visit Gokarna as you will find pleasant weather at this time. 

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