Gokarna is a famous pilgrimage center and also one of the top destinations of Karnataka Tourism because of its beautiful beaches. The prime attraction of the Gokarna is the Mahabaleshwar Temple which houses the Atmalinga. Typically, 1-2 days is required to explore Gokarna tour packages. Besides Mahabaleshwar temple, Maha Ganapathi temple, Venkataramana temple, Om Beach, Kudle Beach, Gokarna Beach, Half Moon Beach and Paradise Beach are the popular places to visit in Gokarna. Gokarna Beach is the town's main beach and pilgrims gather here when they visit the Mahabaleshwar Temple.
Udupi, Murudeshwar, & Mangalore are also close to Gokarna and 4-5 day trips can be planned to visit Gokarna along with these places.