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“tourists attraction” 5 of 5 stars
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Watford, United Kingdom
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49 attraction reviews
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“tourists attraction”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Once you alight from the train small station is not so good,you take up a cab or autorikshaw to reach the seaside temple its striking beauty make you whistle.Giant size Shiva and 18 storied temple welcomes you from distance.The striking waves of the sea in the beach around is fantastic.

Visited February 2014
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Visit to Murudeshwar temple and beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Murdeshwar was a unique place to vist - the temple, the view and the beach. The surroundings were not so clean - parking place, approach to temple. But the temple visit was good. The beach was good even though we doubted its cleanliness. Even deep inside the beach, the water was shallow and the kids enjoyed the waves and the overall beach experience. Be prepared to walk a lot and climb a lot of steps if all places such as a close view of the Shiva status and the museum there is required.

Visited January 2014
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
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“Coastal Karnataka Trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We recently had an amazing trip of Coastal Karnataka With ANUBHAV TOURS. It is a very nicely planned and ably executed trip. Excellent Arrangements of the trip were made by the Tour Operator. We were shown coastal karnataka from Sirsi , to Murdeshwar including Jog Falls , Unchedi falls, and all tourist spots in between Ankola to Sirsi to Bhatkal in such a systematic way that all tourists were pleased and enjoyed the trip.

Visited October 2013
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
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“Dandeli-Goa-Murdeshwar trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Hi all

I am sharing the daywise Iternary for a Dandeli-Goa-Murdeshwar trip that we had been to recently. Pls msg me if you have any questions reg stay or contact person in Dandeli / Goa / Murdeshwar.

Daywise Itinerary:-

Day 1 (Sunday) - Board train in Chennai to Hubli at 13h50
Day 2 - Reach Hubli junction at 06h30.
Take an auto rickshaw from railway station to new bus stand in Hubli and breakfast in a hotel inside the bus stand (very

good food)
Take bus to Dharwad and then another bus from Dharwad to Dandeli.(There are more buses plying to Dandeli from Dharwad)
Check into a hotel in Dandeli and plan for Whitewater rafting in the afternooon (say 2 or 3 pm).
After the rafting is over, have supper and enjoy the evening.
Day 3 - Plan for activities like kayaking, mountain bike riding, rapelling, jacuzzi etc. There is a place Bison River hotels who

organize these activities.
After these are over head towards the jugle for Safari, which is between 4.30 pm and 6.30 pm. In case you are interested

in Jungle safari, try going to Syntheri rocks. We have not been there but heard it is worth visiting. It is around 35kms away

from Danedli. After that is over, have dinner and rest for the night
Day 4 (Wednesday) - After having breakfast, there is a bus that leaves to Panaji at 8.30. Board the bus and reach Panaji by mid

Check in at a hotel in Goa
Since this is a Wednesday, there is a flea market in Anjuna which can be visited.
spent the rest of the evening for pleasure
Day 5 - Visit Aguda fort and try parasailing or other water sports (like jetski, dolphin rides etc)
Spend the rest of the day for sight seeing and sunset cruise ride on river Mandovi
Day 6 - Local sight seeing. Bus to Murudeshwar at 3.30 pm from Panjim bus stand
Bus reaches Murudeshwar at 8.30 p.m
checking to a hotel at Murudeshwar. A decent hotel charge Rs500-700 per day.
Day 7 - Do scuba diving (with agencies like Diva Goa, Dreamz diving etc). It is a day long activity and will be over by 5.30 or 6

Travel to Mangalore (by a cab as not much time is left for train) and board train to Chennai at 10 pm. (Visiting temple

is not possible if u want to travel to chennai on the same night)

Day 8 - Reach Chennai Central

Prices for adventure rides
White water rafting at Dandeli - Rs.1400 per person
Parasailing in Goa - Rs.1400 per person or Rs.1400 per couple
Scuba Diving at Murudeshwar - Rs.5000 per person.(Photos are uploaded in their Facebook page. We can download from there)

Visited December 2013
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Kozhikode, India
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“Scenic and temples to enjoy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Temple- world’s largest shiva temple (123 feets), various other temples, take lift and go to the upper most 18th floor, the view from there is spectacular
A beautiful beach just attached to the temple

Visited November 2013
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