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Gokarna Beach trek blog - Complete trek experience

Gokarna Beach trek blog - Complete trek experienceHola people, Ever wondered how's the beach trek look like? Ever curious how do beach and trek are related? Well, if you have the curious question then this blog post is for your curious mind. Gokarna is a beautiful blend of beaches and hills. It is well known for its clean beaches of Arabian sea and series of western ghats hills surrounding them. In short - Gokarna beach trek is all about hiking from one beach to another to find new horizons through the rocky and rustic trails of forests. Ready to explore Gokarna beaches? Here we go :)
Gokarna beach trek is a DIY trekYes, you heard it right! Gokarna is a complete Do It Yourself trek. With that I mean, you can choose any trekking company like Thrillophilia to do this simple trek. A group of friends or even solo backpackers can hike without any hassles. The trek trails are well defined and there is no chance of missing out. Moreover, you will get to more freedom to explore the charm o…

Tadiandamol trek - Untouched Monsoon beauty of Western ghats

Rs. 7000 locked in Sagar's Thrillophilia account and expiring in August! That struck me every day. Due to none of his fault, the money was locked which had to be utilised at any cost! Come on Its huge money! We started checking in Thrillophilia on where to go! Really did not want to spend on resort stay, please! So the only option which pleased was a trek to western ghats - Tadiandamol trek! I said yes at first! But it was monsoon, with that comes leeches all over! I mean you must already be knowing that I have vermiphobia and leeches always seemed a nightmare to me, that’s the reason I never attempted to trek in Monsoon! Well, I had no choice, somehow Sagar convinced me in infinite ways, finally, he said to me to overcome the fear and face it!

Besides, I asked other friends, few of them frightened more. Most of them told me one thing - Fear of leeches should not stop you from conquering another peak in its best time. Well, well, well! It sounded all easy when they said! But my min…

Mandaragiri hills / Basadi Betta - Sunset moments

Watch more sunsets than Netflix :P. I have always fallen in love with sunsets :). The hues on the skies with different patterns every day, tells a story in itself. This post is dedicated to one such sunset moments. Previously, we had an adventurous trek at Shivagange and were heading back to Bengaluru. It was 4:45 pm when we stopped at the Kamat restaurant. While we munched on the masala dose and Mirchi bajji. Somehow the discussion turned to watch the sunset and then returning to Bengaluru. That was a crazy sudden idea and we knew that Mandaragiri hills a.k.a Basadi betta was just 20mins away from us. The next minute we started heading towards the hills to watch the sunset of the day.  I have been to Mandaragiri hills before on a bright day. I would probably write a detailed post on the place sometime later. So this would be a very short post on the moments of sunset.

Mandara Giri hills / Basadi betta

On a quick note, Mandaragiri hills a.k.a Basadi betta is an abode of Jainism which da…