BEST OF KARNATAKA - SOUTH INDIA
Bangalore / Mysore / Coorg / Hassan / Bangalore
8 Nights / 9 Days
|Meet on arrival and
transfer to a Hotel, depending on the arrival time, half-day
tour to ISKCON Temple - the Krishna Temple is a blend of
Modern technology and spiritual harmony, Lalbagh - 240 acres of beautifully
sculpted gardens, flowers abound, rare collection of tropical
and sub-tropical plants, Vidhana Soudha - this massive building houses
the state Legislature and the Secretariat. Return to hotel and
|Morning breakfast and
proceed for full day sight seeing, visit to Cubbon Park, Bull Temple - Dravidian-style temple,
has a huge monolithic Bull is the vahana of Lord Shiva,
Government Museum - Acclaimed as one of the oldest museums in
the country, Tippu's Palace - Tippu
Sultan's summer retreat, Indira Gandhi
Musical Fountain - View the colorful swirling fountains
dancing in tune to music. Return back to hotel and
|Day 03: Bangalore /
Mysore (140 Kms / 3 Hrs)
|Morning breakfast, checkout and proceed to Mysore-
Known for its magnificent palaces and majestic buildings,
sprawling gardens and treelined boulevards, shimmering silks
and sandalwood, the ‘City Royale’ always figures in the
tourist’s itinerary, enroute visit Srirangapatna - Island fortress of Tippu Sultan. Visit
Tippu's summer Palace, Mosque, and Sriranganatha Temple. On
arrival, check into a hotel and evening visit Chamundi Hill - perched a top a hill-the 4.8m tall monolith of Nandi and the
gigantic Mahishasura statue are added attractions. Return to
hotel and overnight.
|Day 04: Mysore
|Morning breakfast and proceed for full day
sight seeing, visit Maharaja Palace - the palace is a splendid structure in
the Indo-Saracenic Style, among its many attractions are a
magnificent gold throne displayed during the Dasara
celebrations, Art Gallery - the art gallery in the Jaganmohan
Palace houses an excellent collection of ceramics, sandalwood,
ivory, stone, antique furniture and ancient musical
instruments, St. Philomena’s Church - this imposing Gothic structure
with beautiful stained glass windows and lofty towers is a
must see. Later on in the evening visit Brindavan Garden - the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam after
sundown, when musical fountains and colored lights transform
this place into a magical fairyland. Return to hotel and
|Day 05: Mysore /
Coorg (125 Kms / 3 Hrs)
Morning breakfast, checkout and proceed to Coorg -
Few other places in the world are blessed with such natural
beauty and fertility: Misty mountains. Myriad streams and
waterfalls. Thick tropical forests also called as “Scotland
of South India”. On arrival check in to hotel. Relax or go
for a plantation walk. Overnight.
|Day 06: Coorg
|Morning breakfast and
proceed for trekking or relax at the pool or visit Dubare
Elephant Camp, Cauvery Nisargadhama - Nisargadhama teems with
lush foliage, thick bamboo groves, teak, and rosewood, Bylakuppe- One of the largest Tibetan
settlements in South India, it is known for its monasteries,
handicrafts, carpet factories, and an incense factory, Return
to hotel and overnight.
|Day 07: Coorg
proceed for guided trekking in Coffee Plantation or relax for
the rest of the day. Evening free.
|Day 08: Coorg / Hassan
(125 Kms / 4 Hrs)
|Morning breakfast, check
out and proceed to Hassan, on arrival check into a hotel.
After lunch visit Belur - The most
photographed and perhaps the best and they are a must on every
tourist's temple itinerary, Halebid - the temple, perched on a star-shaped base amidst lawns, is a
sculptural extravaganza temple. Overnight at the
|Day 09: Hassan /
Bangalore (180 Kms / 5 Hrs)
checkout and proceed to Bangalore, enroute visit Shravanabelagola - The monolithic
statue of Lord Gomateshwara, a Jain saint and an object of
worship for centuries, standing atop one of the hills. On
arrival to Bangalore, drop to airport or train station to
board your flight or train.|
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