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Trek to Uttara Kannada- on 7th Oct'22

Event Details

Information about the places -

Yana Caves -
Yana caves is one of the finest creations of nature, located in Kumta in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, this cave is both alluring and mysterious. Pitch black in color, the cave is formed of karst limestone, well-known for its unique structure and pattern of formation. Located right in the middle of forests in Kumta, the marvellous rocks stand tall at a height of 390 ft. The contrast of the magnificent black caves against the lush green trees in the forest is an absolute delight. 

Manikamba Temple- 
The Sirsi Marikamba Temple is dedicated to the Goddess Durga aka Marikamba. Built in the year 1689, the main deity Goddess Durga is in an intensely powerful form. The eight-armed idol is about 7- feet tall and mounted on a tiger. The temple has extremely striking murals in Kaavi art, an art form native to the Konkan region of coastal Karnataka. This stunning art that is extinct now, involves the creation of patterns done in red color against a white background.

Sahasralinga-
Located in the river bed of Shalmala which is about 17 km from Sirsi, near the village of Sonda. The bed of Shalmala River has huge rocks and have Shivalingas carved on them. Legend is that there are more than a thousand Linga’s hence the name Sahasralinga. Most of them even have the Nandi carved on them. 

Jog falls-
Jog Falls are in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. Four cascades, known as Raja, Rani, Rover and Rocket merge to form the huge waterfall on the Sharavathi River. The falls are locally known as Geruoppe Falls, Gersoppa Falls and Jogada Gundi. 

Mirjan fort-
Known for its triumphant history and architectural elegance, Mirjan Fort located around 22 km from Gokarna, this 16-century fort boasts of cultural glory and distinguished history. The fort was constructed by Chennai Bhairavi Devi, the Queen of Geroppa. The fort is a renowned architectural marvel with high ceilings and bastions. It has four main entrances along with moats, secret passageways, and canals. The fort also has several watchtowers, offering a birds-eye view of the surrounding areas. Built over an area of 10 acres, it has witnessed several battles yet withstood the test of time.

Murdeshwar Temple-
located on the Kanduka Hill which is surrounded on three sides by the waters of the Arabian Sea. It is dedicated to Sri Lokankara. The main deity is Sri Mridesa Linga, also called Murdeshwar. The linga is believed to be a piece of the original Atma Linga and is about two feet below ground level. A huge towering statue of lord Shiva is present in the temple complex, it is the second tallest statue in the world. The statue is 123 feet (37 m) in height and is designed such that it gets the sunlight directly and thus appears sparkling. The temple also have a 20-storied Gopura and two life-size elephants in concrete stand guard at the steps leading to it.
Itinerary

Day 0 - Friday 7 Oct'22 
Board MATSYAGANDHA EX (12619) starting Mumbai LTT @ 03:20 pm

Day 1- Saturday 8 Oct'22 Reach Kumta in morning by 4:40 am
Hotel Check in / Local sightseeing (Stay in Kumta/ Gokarna)
Places of interest- Yana Caves, Sirsi, Sahasralinga, Manikamba temple, Banvasi temple

Day 2- Sunday 9 Oct'22 Local sightseeing and board MATSYAGANDA EXP (12620) at 4:28 pm from Kumta
Places of interest- Dhareshwar temple, Jog falls, Mirjan fort, Murdeshwar temple, Gokarna Atmalinga temple

Day 4- Monday 10 Oct'22
Reach Mumbai – LTT in morning by 06:35 am
 
Note:-
The above plan is based on an “Ideal” scenario where everything goes per plan & considering that there is no breakdown. It is subject to change in Real Time based on ground realities.

Event Cost

Rs. 6,100/- (Six thousand one hundred Only) – Mumbai to Mumbai

Includes:
  • Train ticket- Slipper class train ticket from Mumbai to Kumta & back
  • Accommodation- Triple sharing accommodation at Hotel
  • Meals- Breakfast, Dinner & evening tea during tour
  • Transport- Private transport for the local sightseeing
  • Standard First Aid Kits
  • Nisarga Bhraman expertise charges
 
Excludes:
  • Food during train journey
  • Lunch for the day
  • Any Expenses of Personal nature such as Travel and medical insurance
  • Packed drinking water, Soft Drinks, Laundry, Tip to hotel staff etc.
  • Any additional Expenses caused by reason beyond our control such as Natural Calamities (Land Slides, Floods etc.), any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, evacuation costs, Etc.
  • Any service not specifically mentioned in the Includes sections.

Insurance: All travelers are advised to purchase travel insurance that provide care and services for sickness, Accidents, emergency rescue, ted. Related to international travel.

Cancellation policy
Cancellations prior to 90 days from the start of the tour - full refund
Cancellation between 89 days and 40 days to the start of the tour - 50% refund
Cancellation less than 39 days to the start of the tour - no refund.

If a tour is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rains, earthquake, landslides, strike/bandh etc.), Nisarga Bhraman will not be responsible and will not give any refund.

Registration

For Registration, Contact – 83695 80471/ 9619982971/ 9967531498

Limited seats, entry on first come first served basis

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Things To Carry

  • A backpack to keep your belonging.
  • U/V protected sun glass.
  • Sunscreen lotion SPF40+.
  • Toiletries (Towel, Toilet paper, hand sanitizer, hand wash soaps, toothpaste etc).
  • Dry fruits and chocolate bars/ energy bars etc.
  • Personal medicines
Documents:
  • ID proof- Passport, Voter’s card, Adhar card, Driving licence etc.
Rules & Regulations
  • Consumption of alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics is strictly banned on the event & should lead to expulsion from the trek
  • The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No arguments will be entertained
  • Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety and baggage
  • Please do not wear any jewellery or gold chains/rings
  • Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “Wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.”
 
Disclaimer:

Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care. The organization will not be responsible for any injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.

Medical Disclaimer:

It is Important to be physically fit while on treks. If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, severe headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc. should take permission from their physicians before treks.


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