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16th May to 19th May, 2024Budget Friendly Bus
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Things to do in Honnavar in May

Day 1 - Thursday 16th, May
Afternoon -

Arrival in Honnavar by bus from Bengaluru. Check-in to accommodation and have a relaxing afternoon at Honnavar Beach to unwind and enjoy the serene coastal ambiance.

Evening -

Head to RNS Residency to enjoy local seafood delicacies for dinner.

Day 2 - Friday 17th, May
Morning -

Visit the Sharavati River Estuary for a peaceful morning walk and bird watching.

Afternoon -

Take a bus to Murudeshwar and visit the Murudeshwar Temple, a beautiful and historic temple complex with a towering statue of Lord Shiva. Enjoy a picnic lunch at Murudeshwar Beach.

Evening -

Indulge in a coastal dinner at Naivedyam Restaurant with fresh seafood and local delicacies.

Day 3 - Saturday 18th, May
Morning -

Embark on a bus journey to Gokarna and visit the tranquil Kudle Beach for a relaxing morning by the sea.

Afternoon -

Explore the ancient Mahabaleshwar Temple and take a stroll through Gokarna town to experience the local culture and traditional buildings.

Evening -

Enjoy a dinner of authentic South Indian cuisine at Prema Restaurant, known for its traditional flavors and budget-friendly options.

Day 4 - Sunday 19th, May
Morning -

Take a bus to Maravanthe Beach, known for its stunning coastline with the Arabian Sea on one side and the Suparnika River on the other. Enjoy the picturesque views and relax by the water.

Afternoon -

Head to Kancha's Lunch Home for a delicious seafood lunch with a wide variety of coastal dishes.

Evening -

Visit Apsarakonda Falls for a refreshing evening surrounded by nature and the beautiful cascading waterfalls.

Day 5 - Monday 20th, May
Morning -

Relax at the accommodation and take a leisurely stroll around the local market to pick up some souvenirs and local specialties.

Afternoon -

Enjoy a final lunch at Annapurna Restaurant, savoring traditional Karnataka cuisine before departing from Honnavar.

Evening -

Departure by bus from Honnavar back to Bengaluru.

Weather in Honnavar in Invalid date
Avg Temp26°C to 33°C
Chance of Rain10%

Honnavar has a warm and humid climate throughout the year. During May, expect average temperatures between 26°C to 33°C (79°F to 91°F). There's a low chance of rain or snow, and the UV index is high, so it's important to protect your skin from the sun. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Honnavar

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable and breathable clothing -

Pack light, breathable fabrics like cotton or linen to keep you cool in the warm weather.

Light jacket or sweater -

For evenings or unexpected weather changes, bring a lightweight jacket or sweater.

Swimsuit -

If you plan on visiting the beach, pack a swimsuit.

Comfortable walking shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking, so make sure to pack comfortable, supportive shoes.

Hat -

Protect yourself from the sun with a wide-brimmed hat.


Sunglasses -

Essential for protecting your eyes from the sun's glare.

Sunscreen -

Protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays.

Insect repellent -

Keep bugs at bay, especially during the evening hours.

Travel-sized toiletries -

Pack the essentials like shampoo, conditioner, and soap in travel-sized containers.

First-aid kit -

Include basic first-aid supplies like bandages, antiseptic wipes, and pain relievers.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa -

Required for international travel.

Cash and credit cards -

Carry a mix of local currency and credit cards for convenience.

Travel documents -

Keep a copy of your passport, visa, and travel itinerary in a safe place.

Travel insurance -

Protect yourself against unexpected events like lost luggage or medical emergencies.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated by bringing your own reusable water bottle.

Good to Have

Guidebook or travel app -

Research your destination and plan your itinerary.

Travel adaptors -

If traveling internationally, pack the necessary adaptors for your electronics.

Language translation app -

Help break language barriers, especially in non-English speaking destinations.

Power bank -

Keep your devices charged on the go.

Travel towel -

Lightweight and quick-drying, perfect for beach or pool use.


Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and capturing memories.

Camera -

Optional but recommended for capturing special moments.

Noise-canceling headphones -

Block out noise during flights or while exploring busy areas.

Travel-sized laptop or tablet -

For entertainment, work, or staying connected.

Universal charging cable -

Charge multiple devices with one cable.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are commonly accepted in Honnavar, but it's always a good idea to have some local currency on hand.

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