Overview

With the summer just around the corner, Offbeat Karnataka Adventure Tour is an excellent way to spend your vacation. Experience Kayaking and Surfing. If we see the earth from outer space, it looks blue. 71% of it is covered in water. India has a vast coastline of 7000 km, then why do we not take a paddle, jump in the water, float on the periphery and experience water? 

Mulki is a tiny town between Mangalore and Udupi, some 380 km from Bangalore. Mulki is a tranquil delight in surfing, kayaking, and wakeboarding. Here, the Mulki beach is soft and sandy, away from dangerous sea creatures and corals.

We will take our kayaks to glide in the water, wake-boards to catch the speed and roll in the water, and if water gives us tiring bumps, there is a relaxing beach rejuvenating trampoline and peaceful hammocks. 

During this trip, you will get to sail and cover 10 km on a kayak. From one side of the Palimar Dam, where the water of the Arabian Sea gushes into the Shambhavi River in Karnataka, you’ll sail up to the other end of the dam and come back. 

Moreover, these two days are like a top-up recharge of learning life skills. You will learn how to paddle, sit-on-top kayak the right way, how to sit and get out of the kayak, how to swim forward stroke and backstroke, how to navigate in the water, rescue the right way to float in the water using a life jacket, how to rescue your fellow kayaker, how to rescue yourself with any help. Mulki is a perfect place for these water sports in India. 

You will also see Mangrove forests, coconut trees, and bioluminescence at night. Sahyadri Rangers team invites you for this lovely 3-day clandestine experience.

Read the complete Offbeat Karnataka Tour and book your tickets at the earliest.

Trip Highlights

  • Firstly, groove on the beats of nature amidst Mangrove forests and coconut plantations. 
  • Secondly, watching the unbelievable bioluminescence in a kayak
  • Thirdly, kayaking in the backwaters of river Shambhavi
  • Fourth, relax at the playful campus with a trampoline bonfire. Relaxing in hammocks.

Fixed Departures

  • 07-10 March 2024 (Mumbai to Mumbai)
  • 11-14 April 2024 (Mumbai to Mumbai)

Event Fees:

  • Mumbai To Mumbai : Rs. 8700/- (SL Class)
  • Mumbai To Mumbai : Rs. 8300/- (Seating Class)

Short Itinerary 

  • Day 0 : Overnight Travel from Mumbai to Mulki by Matsayaganda Exp (12619) 
  • Day 1 : NIT beach Visit with Local Exploration. Night Kayaking. Then Stay In Pvt Villa.
  • Day 2 : Early Morning Surf Session. Rest. Sunset Kayaking in Backwaters. Then Stay In Pvt Villa.
  • Day 3 : 2nd Surf Session and then depart to Mumbai by Matsyaganda Exp (12620) 
  • Day 4 : Reach Mumbai By Morning. 

Inclusions:

  • Mumbai to Mumbai Train Tickets
  • 2 Kayaking Sessions (1 Night)
  • 1 Surfing sessions
  • 2 Breakfast, 1 lunch 1 Dinner
  • Internal transportation (Pvt or Public)
  • Two night stay in Pvt Villa
  • Guidance under professional expertise

Duration of each water activity

  • Kayaking - 3 - 4 hrs (each person)
  • Surfing - 2 hrs (each person)

What will you learn/experience during your time here?

  • Kayaking - You will learn to paddle, kayak, all on your own and be able to understand the

basic dynamics of kayaking! And as you kayak through the mangroves all the way to the beach,
you will be able to witness the rich flora and fauna that's hidden in the backwaters.

  • Surfing - You will learn the basics about a surfboard, how to balance on your board and the

basic steps to pop-up on board while surfing with the help of your surf instructor. You will be able
to experience the intensity and joy of catching the waves.
With the foundation you receive here and consistent practice after, you'll be able to surf waves
soon!

3 Nights 4 Days 07 Mar and 11 Apr Mulki, Karnataka
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Firstly, groove on the beats of nature amidst Mangrove forests and coconut plantations. 
  • Secondly, watching the unbelievable bioluminescence in a kayak;
  • Thirdly, kayaking in the backwaters of river Shambhavi;
  • Fourth, relax at the playful campus with a trampoline bonfire. Relaxing in hammocks.
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Itinerary

Day 0: Departure from Mumbai

- Overnight journey from Mumbai to Mulki via Matsyaganda Express (Train 12619).

Day 1: NIT Beach and Night Adventure

- Explore NIT Beach and engage in local exploration.
- Experience night kayaking.
- Overnight stay in a private villa.

Day 2: Surfing and Serene Sunset

- Early morning surf session.
- Relax and rejuvenate.
- Enjoy a sunset kayaking experience in the backwaters.
- Overnight stay in a private villa.

Day 3: Final Surf and Return Journey

- Second surf session to make the most of the waves.
- Depart for Mumbai via Matsyaganda Express (Train 12620).

Day 4: Return to Mumbai

-  Arrive in Mumbai by morning, concluding the memorable coastal adventure.


    Things to Carry
    • Face Masks & Hand Sanitisers
    • Sun caps and Sunscreen
    • Arm Sleeves ( To avoid Tanning )
    • Small backpack to carry your essentials during the trek
    • Power Bank
    • Warm Layer 
    • Water bottles – 2 (1 liter each)
    • Lunch Box & Spoon to carry your packed lunch
    • Raincoat/Bag covers in case of rains
    • Flip-flops for lazing around the campsite
    • Torch/Headlamp to be used at night
    • Portable chargers for your electronics
    • Extra pair of clothes to change into once wet
    • Polybags to pack your wet clothes
    • Extra cash for meals not included in the itinerary
    Inclusions/Exclusions
    What we'll give. What we won't

    What is included in the tour

    • SL Train Tickets Mumbai To Mumbai
    • 2 Night Accommodation in Pvt Villa on multiple sharing basis 
    • 2 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
    • Kayaking Gear, Surfing Gear, Wake surfing equipment, Life Jackets and Dry Bag
    • Professional Kayaking and Surfing Instructors
    • Experience that you gain

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Any meals not included above
    • Any kind of personal expenses
    • Any kind of insurance (health, medical, life accidental,etc )
    • Anything not included above
    Pickup point
    Directions.
    Mulki, Kilpady, Karnataka, India View on Map