Destinations Covered: Bangalore – Mysore – Chikmagalur – Hospet – Hampi – Badami – Goa – Mumbai
Duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days
Day – 01: Arrival at Bangalore
On your arrival at Bangalore, our representative will receive you at the airport. Thereafter, you will be escorted to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel and make yourself comfortable. Today, you will visit the famous Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens, Tipu Sultan’s Palace, Bull’s Temple and Vidhan Soudha of Bangalore. Your overnight stay would be at the hotel.
Day – 02: Bangalore – Mysore
After having breakfast at your hotel in Bangalore, you will drive for Mysore. During your journey, you will take a halt at Srirangapatna and Somnathpur to visit the ruins of Tipu Sultan’s capital and the Kesava temple respectively. On reaching Mysore, check-in at the hotel. Retire for the night in the hotel.
Day – 03: Mysore Sight-Seeing
Following the breakfast, today you will move around the city of Mysore. Your itinerary will include the classic Vrindavan Gardens, Chamarajendra Art Gallery, Maharaja’s Palace and Saint Philomena’s Church. In the evening, you can stroll through the markets of Mysore. In the night, relax yourself in the hotel.
Day- 04: Mysore – Chikmagalur
After your breakfast in the hotel, you will leave for Chikmagalur. On your way, you will stop at Sravanabelagola to visit a Jain pilgrimage site famous for its 17 metre high image of Lord Gomateshvara, which was carved out from rock of Indragiri hill. On reaching Chikmagalur, you will check-in at the hotel. Your overnight stay would be at the hotel.
Day – 05: Chikmagalur Sight-Seeing
Following the breakfast, you will visit the temples at Belur and Halebid. You will also visit beautiful hill stations of Kemmanagundi and Kudremukh, where you can take out your cameras to capture some of the best photographs of your life. In the evening, you can explore the local markets of Chikmagalur. Retire for the night in your hotel.
Day – 06: Chikmagalur – Hospet
After having your breakfast, today you will travel north to reach Hospet. On reaching Hospet, you will check-in at the hotel. Make yourself comfortable and get ready to go for a sight-seeing trip that will include Archeological museum, Himavat Kedaya Waterfall, Jogimatti, Murugharajenra Matha and Ankli Matha. Calling it a day, stay for the night in your hotel.
Day – 07: Hospet – Hampi
Following your breakfast, you will drive towards Hampi, a World Heritage Centre. On reaching Hampi, check-in at the hotel. Relax for some time and then you will move to visit the Vithala Temple, Virupaksha Temple, House of Victory, Hazara Ramaswamy Temple, King’s Balance, Lotus Mahal and Mustard Ganesha. You must have got tired by now. So, relax yourself for night in the hotel.
Day – 08: Hampi
After having your breakfast, today you will explore the exceptional ruins at Hampi. Your itinerary will also include Noblemen’s Palace, Pushkarini Tank and Mahanavami Dibba. You can spend the evening at leisure. You can also explore the local markets of Hampi and don’t forget to bargain while buying things. Retire for the night in your hotel.
Day – 09: Hampi – Hospet – Badami
Early morning, have your breakfast as today you will move towards Badami. In order to reach Badami, you will drive across the Deccan Plateau en route Hospet. On your way, you would visit a picturesque gorge located between two sandstone hills. In the afternoon, you will stopover South Fort to see the exquisitely carved temples dating back to the 6th century. On reaching Badami, you would check-in at the hotel and retire for the night.
Day -10: Badami
Following breakfast, you would go for a sight-seeing trip. Your itinerary will include remarkable temples of Aihole and Pattadakal. Aihole is regarded as the birthplace of Indian temple architecture; moreover it was the first capital of Chalukyan. You will also visit the ancient cave temples of Badami. Calling it a day, rest for the night in your hotel.
Day – 11: Badami – Goa
Early morning, have your breakfast, as you have to drive a long way to the fun city of Goa. You will drive across the picturesque Western Ghats. During the way, you will stop for a lunch and restart your journey. On reaching Goa, you will check-in at the hotel. Relax yourself for some time and then you can spend the evening at leisure visiting nearby beaches. You can also explore the local markets of Goa that offer exceptional bamboo work and stone jewelry. Retire for the night in the hotel.
Day – 12: Goa Sight-Seeing
Following the breakfast, you will move out for the sight-seeing trip of Goa. Today, you will visit the various beaches, churches, museums and forts of Goa including Banerji Art Gallery, Sculpture Gallery and Contemporary Art Gallery. This day is the most engrossed day of your Karnataka Historical Tour. Relax for the night in your hotel.
Day – 13: Goa – Mumbai – Departure from Mumbai
After having breakfast, today you will move from Goa to Mumbai. On reaching Mumbai, you will be assisted by our representative to the Mumbai International Airport, where you will be connected to the flight for your onward journey.