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Places Near Gokarna

There are many places near Gokarna that are worth visiting. Some of the prominent ones are mentioned below.

Situated at distance of 20 kms from Gokarna, Mirjan Fort is an architectural marvel and was a prime location for several battles in the past.

Another interesting place near Gokarna is Kumta Town that is situated at a distance of 32 kms from Gokarna and is one of the most beautiful places to visit. There are beaches and temples including Baada beach, Kumta beach and Dhareshwar beach that are worth exploring. The town is also an ideal for buying cashew, coconut and betel nut.

Amidst the evergreen, picturesque woods of the Sahyadri Mountains is a pilgrimage centre called Yana that is located at the centre of the thick woods of Western Ghats, 54 kms away from Gokarna. Yana is well-known for the lofty mountains, different kinds of stones, rocks, temples and misty waterfalls. Trekking and hiking are some of the popular activities you may enjoy at Yana.

Karwar, a beautiful town known for the scenic beauty, lush green meadows, pristine beaches and soaring mountains is an ideal place near Gokarna. Located at a distance of 59 kms from Gokarna, the town offers numerous sightseeing options including Kurumgad Island, Kali Bridge, the Oyster Rock Lighthouse, Chendia Falls, Majali Beach and Habbu Mountain among others.


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