Duration

11 nights/12 days

From treasures of blended architecture to pleasures of peace and tranquillity – This tour offers you to peep through the beliefs of Hinduism and Jainism carved in form of statues and monoliths. The temples are packed with intricate carvings of Hindu God and Goddess in various postures representing mythological stories and tales from top till bottom. Offering you a dense journey through horizontal engraved Hindu temples dedicated to various Hindu deities to sky high Statue of Bahubali, a Jain prophet. Travel from past to the modern sites of 19th century to witness the modern Indo- European buildings; we bring you close to the heart robbing tour of South India moving from a rich cultural architecture state of lavish and relaxing beaches of Goa.

Drench yourself in the rich fragrances of Karnataka whist you end your thirst at golden sandy beaches of Goa.

Trip Highlights
Grand Palace of Mysore
World heritage monuments
Beaches of Goa

Tour Plan

Day 01 Arrive Bangalore

Our executive will receive you at the Bangalore airport and escort you to the hotel for hassle free check in. Bangalore which rename as Bengaluru, the fifth largest city in India, and the capital city of Southern state Karnataka. This city known as Silicon Valley of India due to information technology hub.This garden city is now most cosmopolitan city of India because of workplaces of multinational companies. It is a blend of natural beauty and the latest in modern architecture and technology. Overnight stay

Day 02 Bangalore-Mysore ( 04 Hrs drive)

Our half-day visit takes us to the Vidhan Soudha, or State Secretariat, built in 1954 and the city’s main attraction. It is a fine example of the fusion of traditional Dravidian and modern architectural styles. Cubbon Park, a 120 hectare park near the Vidhan Soudha has a number of neo-classical styled government buildings. The Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens are on the southern fringes of the city. We also see the 18th century fort and palace of Tipu Sultan and the 16th century Dravidian-style temple to Nandi. Later drive for Mysore and enroute visit Srirangapatnam Here we visit Srirangapatnam Fort, 16 km from Mysore, was the strongold of Tipu Sultan, the son of Hyder Ali. In 1799, Tipu made a failed last-ditch attack against the British, before surrendering his kingdom. Overnight stay

Day 03 Mysore -Sightseeing

Mysore is second largest city after Bangalore. It is growing city for IT and BPO firms after Bangalore. Mysore was the capital of Wodeyar dynasty and is considered the cultural capital of the Karnataka state. Mysore is known for its traditional painting, silk, sandalwood and incense production. In Mysore we visit the palace of the Maharaja of Mysore, built in 1911-12, a synthesis of Hindu and Saracenic architecture with archways, domes, turrets, colonnades and sculptures combining to form an impressive and harmonious whole. After visiting the Art gallery, we drive up to Chamundi Hill to see Chamundeshwari Temple, an ancient temple and the 16-foot Nandi (Siva’s bull) carved out of a single huge boulder. We get a panoramic view of Mysore from the hilltop. Then onto the very popular Vrindavan gardens, spread over 150 acres, and a 30-minute drive out of the city, which contain lawns, flowerbeds, musical fountains and a small lake. Overnight stay

Day 4 Mysore- Hassan ( 03 Hrs drive)

Today morning leave for Hassan enrtoute visit Sravanbelgola At Sravanabelgola, cut out of a single rock and visible from 25 km away, a massive statue of Lord Gomteshwara is bathed with milk and honey once every 12 years. The Channekeshava Temple in Belur was built 900 years ago, and is an excellent example of Hoysala art. Halebid’s 12th century Hoysaleswara and Kedareswara temples are masterpieces of Hindu art, covered with elaborate and ornate carving of deities and scenes from the religious epics. Overnight stay

Day 5 Hassan-Hospet ( 07 Hrs drive)

Today ready for long drive towards Hospet enroute visit Belur and Halebid Belur, a city which flourished under the Hoysala Kings 800 years ago and the sole reminder of this grandeur is the Chennakesava Temple.A short distance away at Halebid is a sister temple, the Hoysalesvara, dedicated to Shiva.After visit continue drive for Hospet where we stay for two nights. Overnight stay

Day 6 Hospet - Hampi - Hospet

Today full day visit to Hampi ruins. Hampi –The ruin city was the capital of Vijay Nagar Empire in 16th centaury. Hampi was the shell of the proud royal city of Vijaynagar - the City of Victory. Now this is UNESCO world heritage site. The ruins of Hampi spread over 26 sq. km. include temples, palaces, baths and pavilions.On your way back to hotel visit the UNDP adopted Anegundi village. The villagers, with the help of UNDP development programs, have taken up agriculture and cattle farming to be self sufficient. You can meet & interact with people here to understand the life in rural India. Overnight stay

Day 7 Hospet – Badami ( 03 ½ Hrs drive)

Today morning leave for Badami enroute visiting Aihole & Pattadakal.Aihole - Founded around 450 AD, the ancient capital of the Chalukyans has more than seventy temples dedicated to various deities of the Hindu pantheon. It was the cradle of architecture of the Dravidian era and North-Eastern India.Pattadakal - This is where the Chalukyan kings were crowned. The clusters of temples at the foothills are delicately chiselled and rich in detail. Later visit Badami caves. Badami once known as Vatapi, lies between two hills and is dominated by a fort, the walls of which rise up from the cliffs.

Day 8 Badami-Goa ( 07 Hrs drive)

Today morning head out for long drive to Goa for leisure after historical tour of Karnataka state. On arrival check in at hotel Overnight stay

Day 9 Goa

Goa the land is covered with paddy fields and groves of cashew, mango and coconut. Strung along the 100 km. coastline are golden stretches of beaches with picturesque names like Arambol, Vagator, Baga, Anjuna, Calangute in the north, and the raw beauty of Colva, Betul and Palolem in the South. Overnight stay

Day 10 Leave Goa-Mumbai

Today morning transfer to Goa airport to board the flight Mumbai to board return flight to home.

Tour Map

CITY LUXURY DELUXE STANDARD NIGHTS
Bangalore Taj West End Hyatt Lemon Tree Premier 01 Night
Mysore Royal Orchid Metropole Royal Orchid Metropole Hotel Regaalis 02 Nights
Hoysala Village Hoysala Village Hoysala Village Hoyasala Village 01 Night
Hospet-Hampi Hampi Boulder Hampi Boulder Royal Orchide Metropole 02 Nights
Badami Badami Court Badami Court The Heritage Resort 01 Night
Goa Park Hyatt Alila Diwa Goa Lemon Tree 03 Nights

Below prices are indicative

Based on Twin sharing USD RATES EURO RATES GBP RATES
Twin sharing cost on luxury hotels 1984 Per Person 1555 Per Person 1251 Per Person
Twin sharing cost on deluxe hotels 1780 Per Person 1395 Per Person 1122 Per Person
Twin sharing cost on standard hotels 1407 Per Person 1074 Per Person 887 Per Person

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