Overview

Bounded by the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats, Murudeshwar is one of the most famous tourist places to visit in Karnataka. It is significant from the pilgrimage point of view as it houses the world’s second-tallest Shiva statue and the Murudeshwar Temple. From the Murudeshwar beach one can get a charming view of the Shiva statue. Also a long walk by the beach relaxes the mind and body.

Murdeshwar is a town in Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara Kannada district in the state of Karnataka, India. Famous for the world’s second-tallest Shiva statue, the town lies on the coast of the Arabian Sea and is also famous for the Murdeshwar Temple. 

Netrani (also known as Pigeon Island) is a small island of India located in the Arabian Sea. It is off the coast of Karnataka situated approximately 19 kms from the temple town of Murudeshwara in Bhatkal Taluk. It is reachable by boat from Murudeshwar.

Netrani Island is one of the best places in India for scuba diving. It is a coral island with clear water making it a perfect bet for scuba diving, snorkeling and several other water sports.

2 Days 23 Dec India
Dates and Rates
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Itinerary

Day 0 - Friday Afternoon

03:00 pm Meet the Trikon Buddies at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Board 12619 / Matsyagandha Express from LTT for an overnight train journey

04:00 pm Pune Participants can board the train from Panvel Station

Day 1 - Saturday 

05:00 am Reach Murudeshwara

07:00 am Check in Hotel & Freshen up

08:00 am Travel to Netrani island by boat from Murudeshwar

09:30 am Scuba diving & Snorkeling Activities

12:00 pm Packed Lunch in the boat

04:00 pm Start our Return journey to Murudeshwara

05:30 pm Return to the Hotel , Freshen up

10:30 pm Gorge on sumptuous dinner and retire

 

Day 2 - Sunday

07:00 am Wake up

08:30 am Freshen up and enjoy breakfast

09:30 am Visit Murudeshwar World’s Second Largest Shiva Temple

12:30 pm Lunch at the hotel

02:30 pm Visit Murudeshwar Beach and relax by the sea

04:30 pm Back to Hotel

05:00 pm Check Out

05:30 pm Board Train from Murudeshwar towards Mumbai

Day 3 - Monday Morning

06:30 am  Reach LTT

Things to Carry

  • Identity Card
  • 2 ltrs water
  • Torch with new cells
  • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
  • Snacks & biscuits
  • Extra pair of clothes
  • Clean napkin or towel
  • Cap, sunglasses, scarf
  • Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)
  • Camera (optional)
  • Please carry personal medicines if any
  • Hand Sanitizer

Important Information: Dear Trikoners, always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trikoner buddies prior to the trek in case of any confusion.

IMPORTANT:

  • Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
  • Missing the train means missing the trek, no refunds would be entertained by Trikon
  • If anyone having Asthma OR Breathing Problem , Please do not attempt Scuba Diving

Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.

Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Mumbai to Mumbai Travel by Non AC Sleeper Coach Train
  • Internal Transfer by Local Transport
  • Discover Scuba Diving & Snorkeling
  • Scuba Gears Charges
  • Saturday Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner & Sunday Breakfast ,  Lunch
  • Triple Sharing Accommodation
  • Netrani island  Visit by private boat

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
  • Anything other than above mentioned inclusions
  • Any Food/Drinks Ordered during train travelling
Highlights
  • Netrani Island Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling and other water sports
  • Murudeshwar Beach
  • World’s second tallest Shiva statue
  • Murudeshwar Temple
  • Netrani Island
Pickup point
Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Mumbai Suburban, Maharashtra, India View on Map