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.

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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

    01:30 pm Free time to explore. If anyone wishes to Explore Gokarna, we can arrange it on cost to cost basis.

    05:30 pm Board Train 12620 Matsyagandha express from Murudeshwar / 6:00 pm Gokarna Road 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



    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
    • 5 % GST

    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
    • 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