Temple Tour of Karnataka
9 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS
Day 01 :Bhubaneswar - Bengaluru
On arrival at airport transferred to the hotel and check in. Later go for sightseeing of Lal Bagh Botanical Garden, Cubbon Park, Bull Temple and the Mysore Arts and Crafts Centre in the Vidhan Soudha, which is a colonial building housing the state legislature and secretariat. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02:Bengalurue - Srirangapatnam - Mysore (130 Kms approx)
Drive to Mysore after breakfast. On the way, visit Srirangapatnam, an island fortress of Tipu Sultan. Visit Tipu's Summer Palace, Mosque and the Srirangapatnam Temple on the Chamundi Hill. Monoliths of Nandi and the gigantic Mahishasura statue are perched atop the hill. Continue with your drive to Mysore and check into the hotel upon arrival. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, leave for a whole day sightseeing of Mysore where you will visit Maharaja Palace, the art gallery in the Jaganmohan Palace houses. In the evening, visit the Brindavan Garden – the Krishna Raja Sagar after sunset. The musical fountains and colored lights transform the look of this place. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04: Mysore - Sravanbelgola - Hassan (161 Kms approx)
Leave for Hassan today and visit Sravanbelgola on the way which is one of the most important Jain pilgrimage centres in India. It also has the world's largest monolithic statue of Gomateshwara which is 17 m high. Drive on towards Hassan and check into the hotel upon arrival. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Hassan - Halebid - Belur - Hassan
From Hassan we leave for the excursion to the Hoysala Temples of Halebid and Belur. The Hoysalewara Temple at Halebid is one of the best examples of the Hoysala art and tradition. Visit the Channekeshava Temple in Belur. Return to Hassan for overnight stay.
Day 06: Hassan - Hospet – Hampi - Hospet (362 Kms)
This day, drive down from Hassan to Hospet. Check into the hotel upon arrival. Leave for Hampi, a world heritage centre where the main attraction is the King's Palace, Mahanavami Dibba and Queen's Bath. Return to Hospet for overnight stay.
Day 07: Hospet - Hampi
This day again leave for sightseeing around Hampi. Today you will visit the Lotus Mahal, Elephant Stables, Pushkarni and Hazara Rama Temple. Overnight stay in Hospet.
Day 08: Hospet - Badami (195 Kms approx)
After breakfast, drive to Badami and check into the hotel. Visit the Badami Caves, North Fort, and Banashankari Temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 09: Badami
This day, we will undertake an excursion to Aihole – famous for Indian Temple Architecture with specimens such as the Lad Khan Temple, Drug (Fort) Temple, Ravalphadi Cave Temple, Konti Temple Complex, and Jain Meguthi Temple. Next we move to Pattadakal which is a World Heritage Centre and the temples here represent the early Chalukyan architecture. Stay overnight at the hotel in Badami.
Day 10: Badami – Hubli - Bhubaneswar
Morning after breakfast shall be dropped at railway station for your journey back home with sweet memories of holidays
Tour Includes :
- • Airfare from Bhubaneswarto Bengaluru
- • Train fare by 3 A/C from Hubli to Bhubaneswar
- • 01 Night accommodation in Bengaluru
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Mysore
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Hassan
- • 01 Night accommodation in Hospet
- • 01 Night accommodation in Hampi
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Badami
- • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by Luxury vehicle
- • Breakfast & Dinner in Hotel
Extra Charges Apply :
- • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
- • Tips, Laundry, Room service, Phone Calls
- • Guide fee, camera fee, Soft or Hard drinks, Starters.
- • Medical & Travel insurance