A taluk headquarters in the Belgaum District of Karnataka, Gokak is located at the place where the two rivers, Ghataprabha and Markandeya converge. Both the rivers form beautiful waterfalls near the city. Hydroelectric power generated from the Gokak Fallspower the well-known Gokak Mills. The hanging bridge across the GhataprabhaRiver is quite famous in the region. Gokak is popularfor its unique brand of sweets.
Budget Hotels in Gokak
There are many places to stay in Gokak. Tourists visiting the place can stay at Hotel Chaya, Hotel Poornima and Hotel Gokak Resort, which offers rooms from Rs.1000 onwards.
Kannada is the main language spoken in this town.
Events in Gokak
All annual religious festivals like Ramzan, Sankranthi, Diwali and Christmas are celebrated here.
Places to See in Gokak
The Gokak Falls, Mallikarjun temple, Mahalingeshwara Temple and Duradundeshwar temple is located at a distance of about 6kms. The Godchinamalaki Falls,Ghataprabha Bird Sanctuary is located at a distance of about 20kms.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Belgaum (60km)
Gokak has its own railway station
Gokak Bus Stand runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like SRS Travels and VRLTravelsthat offer travellers regular bus services to and from the town. TicketGoose.com is one of the most popular online bus booking sites.