MYSTERIES OF KARNATAKA
Murudeshwar, the temple town with a vibrant scenic beauty and golden history, is located on the Arabian seafront in North Kanara District , Karnataka. It is situated on the NH-17, about 160 kms north of the port city of Mangalore.
The nearest airport is also at Mangalore. Daily flights operate from Bangalore to Mangalore. Murudeshwar is well connected by road and most buses plying on the NH-17 between Mangalore and Mumbai stop at Murudeshwar. There are overnight buses also from Bangalore to Murudeshwar.
But the most picturesque and memorable experience would be to reach Murudeshwar from Mangalore or Goa by Konkan Railway and alight at Murudeshwar railway station adjoining the National Highway. Many trains stop at this station.
Murudeshwar can be visited throughout the year. Each season brings out a different hue of the coastal town.
Pick – up from Goa North & South – 06:00 hours.
On the way breakfast.
Drive to MURDESHWAR Arrive by -11:00 hours.Sight Seeing 11:00 to 12:00 hours.About the temple:
The scenic holy place of Murdeshwar, The place is believed to have been sanctified by piece of the Pranalinga of Gokarna’s Mahabaleshwara thrown by the demon Ravana. The temple here has been renovated recently and has some beautiful carvings and statues. With the roaring sea to the west, the towering hills to the east and the coconut and areca groves nearby the temple attracts a lot of devotees and tourists as well. The temple is well-known for its intricate Dravidian-style sculptures. The world’s tallest Idol.
12:15 hours leave Murdeshwara
14:00 hours. reach GOKARNA followed by lunch. This place is famous for religious, Hindu rituals, as well as its wonderful beaches.
15:00 hours visit a famous OM BEACH
15:30 hours drive to ANKOLA
17:00 hours reach Sri Sai resort at ANKOLA in time for tea and biscuits.Nestled in the foothills of the Western Ghats, with its complex and enchanting ecosystem, located along the scenic banks of river GANGAVALLI, Shree Sai Riverview Jungle Resort is a perfect get-away for those who always yearn for SOMETHING DIFFERENT.
17:30 hours check in non ac room and relax
19:30 hours tribal dance at resort by African tribes.
20:15 hours dinner
06:00 hours wake up call, along with tea/coffee.
06:30 hours drive to tribal village, nature walk, & brief explanation of medicinal plantation.
08:30 hours back to resort & followed by breakfast.
10:30 hours departure to Goa.
13:30 hours arrival to Goa & drop to hotels.