ITINERARY:

DAY 01: ARRIVE AT BANGALORE

On arrival at Bangalore Airport, meet and transfer to hotel for 01 night stay. Bangalore often referred to as the 'Garden City' is known for its numerous parks and avenues. Afternoon, sightseeing tour of Bangalore including Tipu Sultan's Palace, Bull Temple, Lalbagh Gardens, Cubbon Park & Museum and Vidhana Soudha -which houses both the State Legislature and Secretariat. Overnight, stay at hotel in Bangalore.

DAY 02: BANGALORE / MYSORE

After breakfast, drive to Mysore. The capital of a former princely state, Mysore is a city of palaces and gardens and is famous for its silk, sandalwood and jasmine. En route, visit Summer Palace of Tippu Sultan, Srirangapatnam and Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary. On arrival, check into the hotel for 02 nights. Evening, you are free to explore the city and colorful bazaars. Overnight, stay at hotel in Mysore.

DAY 03: MYSORE

Morning after breakfast, proceed for a city tour including Mysore Maharaja's Palace, which is one of the biggest in India. Later, visit the Nandi Bull and Chamundi Hills. Rest of the day you are at leisure. Overnight, stay at Mysore.

DAY 04: MYSORE - HASSAN

After breakfast, drive to Hassan. En route, visit Shravanabelagola. This was the legendary pilgrim centre and shrine of the Jains since early times. Later continue to Hassan and check into the hotel for 01 night. Hassan is a pleasant, picturesque town in the heart of Malnad (hill country). After noon, visit Belur and Halebid. Belur is known as the Dakshina Varanasi or Southern Banaras. The serenity of Belur is attributed to the celebrated temple of Chennakeshava, belonging to 1117 AD. Halebid has several strikingly beautiful Hoysala temples and Jain shrines. Overnight, stay at hotel in Hassan.

DAY 05: HASSAN - HOSPET

After breakfast, drive to Hospet, the satellite town built during the reign of Krishnadevaraya. This is a typical country town of Karnataka and is frequented by people who come to see the Vijayanagar ruins. On arrival, check into the hotel for 02 nights' stay. Overnight, stay at hotel in Hospet.

DAY 06: HOSPET - HAMPI - HOSPET

Morning, depart for a full day excursion to Hampi to explore the ruins and temples. Once the flourishing capital of the Vijayanagar Empire, Hampi was abundant in wealth, military prowess, and culture. The Pampati Swami Temple, the Queen's Bath, the Lotus Mahal, the King's Balance and the musical pillars of the Vittala Temple evoke memories of bygone splendor. Other main attractions here are the temple complex of Lord Virupaksha, Ugra Narasimha, Matanga Hill and the Vittala Temple Complex. In the evening return to your hotel in Hospet for overnight stay.

DAY 07: HOSPET - BADAMI

After breakfast, drive to Badami, picturesquely situated at the mouth of a ravine between two rocky hills. Badami is famous for its cave temples-all hewn out of sandstone on the rock face of a hill. On arrival at Badami, check into hotel for 01 night stay. Afternoon, visit to Aihole and Pattadakkal. Aihole was the ancient capital of Chalukyas. Famous as the cradle of Indian Architecture, Aihole has over a hundred temples scattered around the village, built between the6th and 8th centuries. Situated on the left bank of the Malaprabha River, Pattadakkal is a world heritage centre. The town has 10 major temples representing early Chalukyan architecture. In the evening return to your hotel in Badami for overnight stay.

DAY 08: BADAMI - GOKARNA

Morning after breakfast, drive to Gokarana. Visit Om Beach. On arrival check in to your beach resort for 05 nights stay.

DAY 09 TO DAY 12: IN GOKARNA

You are at leisure to relax on the beaches of Gokarana. You have got options of experiencing yoga, meditation or Ayurveda at the resort. Stay at overnight in beach resort at Gokarana.

DAY 13: DEPART FROM GOA

Transfer to Goa airport for your flight to onward destination.

INCLUSIONS:

  • Accommodation in Base Category Room on 01 Double Room with breakfast basis as per program.
  • All arrival / departure transfer & all surface arrangements by Air Conditioned Standard Car / Toyota Etios (Sedan) with reasonable English
    Speaking Driver as per the program.
  • Local English speaking guide for sightseeing / tour as per program.
  • 01 time entrance fee to monuments / sites as per program.
  • Activities (Private / Shared basis) as per program.
  • Arrival & Departure assistance at airports.
  • All present applicable taxes. 

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Air Fare (International  & Domestic) & Visa Fee 
  • Personal nature Expenses i.e. Telephone calls, Laundry, soft / hard drinks, lunch, tipping, Porterage services at Airport/ Railway station etc.
  • Any Change in the program.
  • Bank transfer Charge or Credit Card Charges.
  • Camera / Video Fee at monuments / sites, guide fee.
  • Service of Language Guides.
  • Any change in tax structure.
  • Any other item not mentioned above.

Visit Badami, picturesquely situated at the mouth of a ravine between two rocky hills. Badami is famous for its cave temples-all hewn out of sandstone on the rock face of a hill. 

  • Duration : 12 Night/13 Days
  • Ranju Joseph

    Ernakulam, Kerala

    Language: english

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