Karwar is a scenic beach town in Karnataka which is perfect for a road trip from Goa. It is about 100 km away from North Goa and just about 20 kms away from Southern tip of Goa. While Karwar boasts of pristine beaches, waterfalls and a historic fort known as Sadashivgad Hill Fort, it is also famous for it’s mouth watering seafood. Fishing is the most prominent industry there and you will surely see some fishing action on the beaches.
A stay for atleast 2 days is a must to cover all the beautiful places in Karwar and enjoy the beautiful sunsets.

How to get there – The nearest International Airport is Dabolim Airport, Goa, about two hour drive from Karwar (Highly recommended). It also has its own Railway Station which is connected to the major cities of Karnataka like New Delhi, Bangalore, Mysore, Lucknow, Chennai, Kanyakumari, Puri, Mumbai, Coimbatore, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, and Patna. There are also state and private buses that run frequently.

Prominent Places to visit – Ravindranath Tagore Beach, Devbagh Beach, Karwar Beach, Warship Museum, Kurumgad Island, Durga Temple, Sadashivgad Fort, Oyster Rock Lighthouse

Lesser Known places – Koodi bagh beach for sunsets, Tilimati beach with black sand, Kali river garden for water sports

Do read our blog on Goa to plan your complete trip.

Road Trip from Goa to Karwar


  1. Goa to Karwar is an amazing journey. We used to stay in Margao and there was a bus at 8-9am daily to Karwar. Have been there by bus and by car, and your post reminded me of the amazing journey I had that time. Thanks !


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