Bangalore-Mysore – Chikmangalur – Hospet – Hampi – Badami – Goa
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Karnataka rich with scenic beauty, is located at the southern part of India. Resourceful with all kind of varieties including temples, wild life sanctuaries, waterfalls, cosmopolitan cities, valleys, hill resorts, beaches etc, Karnataka is a must visit state in India for all tourist enthusiasts and will not get disappointed.
Bangalore offers a variety of tourist attractions like no other place of India. Bangalore is the Silicon Valley of India, it is the one of the most vibrant cities and there is a lot to see. With several pubs and restaurants, Architectural Marvels and natural getaways, Bangalore can be a traveler’s delight.
Day 1 Bangalore is the ideal starting spot of your beautiful trip, upon your arrival at the Bangalore airport / station, gets an assisted transfer to the hotel. Relax and experience all the leisure or facilities provided by them. After that, leave for the tour of the city where you visit the most popular places of the city like Tipu Sultan Palace, and this city is very well known for its lakes &parks. Later you can visit some beautiful spots like LalBagh, Ulsoor Lake, and Cubbon Park.
Day 2 Start you day with anAyurvedic massage and release all the stress of your life at that moment. After checking out from the hotel you’ll visit an ancient hill fortress in southern India, in the Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka state. Nandi Hills is cyclist’s paradise, around 400 meters of altitude gain in 7 km of ride; it’s a very good hill training spot for anyone.
Mysore at a distance of 139 km from Bangalore, the 2nd biggest City in Karnataka. Mysore still retains its old world charm with its palaces, heritage buildings, traditions and temples. It is known as a City of Palace. Mysore has several tourist attractions including palaces, museums, temples, garden etc.
Day 3- Ranganathittu Birds Sanctuary, Chamundi Hills, Mysore Palace, Saint Philomena’s Cathedral
Once you reach Mysore, check into the hotel for staying and then the first place you will go to explore in Mysore is the Ranganathittu BirdsSanctuary and early morning is good time for bird watching. It is located off Bangalore-Mysore highway, If you are bird lover, then you would surely fall in love with this place which is home to a wide variety of winged visitors.Aftervisiting Ranganathittu, you can visit Chamundi Hills which is famous for Chamundeswari temple.Lateronce you are in the Mysore city, you can encounter the famed Mysore Palace and Saint Philomena’s Cathedral.
Day 4- Jaganmohan Palace, Mysore Zoo, Lalitha Mahal Palace, Brindavan Garden,
On day 4 relish your breakfast and leave your hotel room for visiting another popular attractions of Mysore. You will get chance to explore Jaganmohan Palace, it was built as an alternative retreat for the royal family. The art gallery in the Jaganmohan Palace houses an excellent collection of ceramics, sandalwood, ivory, stone, antique furniture, and ancient musical instruments. Later visit Mysore zoo and Lalitha Mahal Palace. And your beautiful day ends by visiting Brindavan Garden, it is one of the most popular attractions of Mysore. It houses several valuable paintings created by the renowned artisans.A haven for nature lovers, it is equally popular as a picnic spot amidst locals as well as the visiting tourists. This lush garden is a must-visit attraction of Mysore, Known for its symmetric design and layout.Night stay at Mysore.
Chikmagalur is popular for its coffee plantations.The hill station is known for its pleasant weather, natural beauty and the extensive coffee plantation. Apart from the coffee plantation, the place is also famous for its pilgrimage sites and wildlifeVisiting Chikmagalur will rejuvenate your senses and let you relax and unwind away from the crowd of the city life.
Day 5-Jain Pilgrimage- Chikmagaluru
On the 4th day of the tour post breakfast, drive down to Chikmagalur. Stop midway to visit the Jain pilgrimage sites at Shravanbelagola, noted for its 17 meter high statue of Lord Gomateshvara. After the visit, continue your drive to Chikmagalur. As you reach Chikmagalur, get accommodated at one of our listed hotels. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6-Mullayanagiri-Baba Budangiri -Manikyadhara / Honnamma Falls-kemmannugundi
In the morning post breakfast, take a leisurely walk to explore Chikmagalur city. It was in Chikmagalur that coffee was first cultivated in India. Enjoy the breathtaking views and unpolluted ambiance of the town which makes it haven for the travelers.Then proceed to visit Mullayanagiri. Mullayanagiri is the highest peak of the Karnataka state located in Bababudangiri range. The height of Mullayanagiri is 6330ft (1,930 meters) and it is regarded as the highest peak between Himalayas and Nilgiris. Then 34.8 km away from Mullayanagiri,Baba Budangiri (also known as Dattagiri & Chandra Drona Parvatha) is a mountain in the Baba Budan range in Chikmagalur District of Karnataka.Baba Budangiri Hills are known for its distinct forest range and also popular for hiking and trekking. There is a famous trekking trail between Mullayanagiri and Baba Budangiri.After Baba Budangiri prepare yourself for the ultimate spectacular sight offall. Manikyadhara fall and Hebbe Fall. Manikyadhara fall, At a distance of 7 km from Baba Budangiri Dattatreya Peethathis is situated midst dense Forest offering great views of Baba Budangiri Hills.
Day 7-Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary-Hebbe Fall-Hornadu
In morning after breakfast move towards the next interesting spot i.e.Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuaryat adistance of 38km from Chikmagalur,a diverse and exciting wildlife can be found here.Wildlife enthusiasts will definitely enjoy this spot. Reptiles like Crocodiles and various kinds of snakes can also be found here. The activities in Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary include wildlife viewing on jeeps, water-based adventures, trekking, island camping, bird watching and rock climbing.then our next destination for the day would be Hebbe falls, it is one of the most picturesque tourist destinations of Chikmagalur district. Hebbe Falls is surrounded by dense forests and coffee plantations.After exploring these wonderful picturesque tourist destinations for a while, set out to explore Hornadu the last spot of chikmagalur.
Hospet is a small town lies on the river banks of the Tungabhadra. This town is located in Bellary District of Karnataka. It is the admirable tourist destination which is about 325 km from the capital cityof Bangalore.With the availability of various monuments, temples this city has become one of the most visited tourist destination. With the availability of various monuments, temples this city has become one of the most visited tourist destination.
Day 8-Tungabhadra Dam-Royal Place, Lotus Mahal, Vittala temple, Anantashayanatemple,
Next morning after breakfast, drive to Hospet. Hospet makes for an appropriate base camp as it offers a wide range of hotel options. After accommodating at one of your listed hotels, proceed to visit the popular Tungabhadra Dam. Later in the day, visit the major tourist attraction of Hospet covering Royal Place, Lotus Mahal, Vittala temple and the Archaeological Museum. In the evening you will visitAnantashayanatemple, located at the eastern fringe of Hospet.Then afterwards we will drive to our next destination Hampi. As you reachHampi, meet you representative who’ll escort you to one of our listed hotels. Check-in at the hotel.
Hampi the charismatic ruined state attracts thousands every year. Hampi, dotted with large number of monuments featuring beautiful temples, remains of aquatic structures, royal platforms, treasury buildings, ancient market streets, royal pavilions, bastions etc
Day 9-Monkey Temple,Statue of Ugra Narsimha,Virupaksha temple
The day begins with a tour to Hampi, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, set out to explore Hampiand begin withHistoric Sites, first historical site is Monkey Temple,Climb the 600 steps to Monkey Temple and see the mythological birthplace of Lord Hanuman, the monkey warrior god. Situated on top of Anjaneya Hill, you’ll be rewarded with panoramic views of Hampi’s ancient monuments, the surrounding fields and mountains, and the rushing Tungabadhra River. It continues to be an important religious centre, housing the Virupaksha temple, as well as several other monuments belonging to the old city. Stay the night at hotel to enjoy a sumptuous dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10– Vittala Temple, at Ahmed Khan’s mosque and tomb, Archeological Museum
In the morning you can head out to see the riverside ruins. You can spend time at the Vittala Temple and then at the Coracle Crossing. Later, you can visit the Islamic Quarter, and pay your respects at Ahmed Khan’s mosque and tomb. Later in the day, you can visit the famous Archeological Museum, and learn the fascinating history of the ruins of Hampi. In the evening enjoy a sumptuous dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Badami is an interesting place to visit in Karnataka situated about 499 kms from Bangalore. Badami is picturesquely situated at the mouth of a ravine between two rocky hills, at an altitude of 177 metres.It is famous for its rock cut structural temples.
Day 11– Badami Fort,Open Air Museum and the Cave temples.
Next morning after breakfast, proceed to visit Badami. Badami was the royal capital of Chalukyas. The city is the house for large number of cave temples, entryways, fortresses and carvings. After reaching Badami check-in at one of your listed hotels. Relax for sometime in the cozy comfort of its room. After lunch embark on a sightseeing tour of Badami. The attraction scheduled for the day includes Badami Fort, Open Air Museum and the Cave temples. The Badami cave temples are a complex of temples, considered the finest.
Goa is a state roughly 43km x 86km (3700 sq km). Out of its total perimeter of about ~260 km, more than 120 km is coastline. Divided into two districts – South Goa and North Goa with district headquarters Madgaon and Panjim respectively, it is most famous for its 20+ beaches and its distinct Portuguese architectural style.Goa, a tropical earth of blues and greens stretches along the Arabian Sea and smoothly unfolding calm vistas of sun kissed beaches, lush paddy fields, charming churches, tortuous rivers, wooded hills and mind blowing Portuguese architecture.Goa harbours some of the most exciting nightlife options in the country. The after sunset Goa livens up with dizzy neon lights, great music, delectable food – thatmakes for the perfect ambiance you’d wish for. While nightlife in Goa undoubtedly beats that of the other states of the country
Day 12–Beaches and clubbed it with water sports and clubs
Post breakfast, transfer to airport to board a flight to Goa. As you reach Goa, meet you representative who’ll escort you to one of our listed hotels. Check-in at the hotel. After resting for a while in your hotel room, the first day of your Goa trip willbe dedicated for the beaches in Goa.The charm of Goa beaches lies in its beautiful beaches lined on the seashorethere are many beaches in Goa, out of which we have picked the ones which are not to be missed.Anjuna Beach: perhaps the most crowded beach in Goa with a charming coconut grove in the backdrop and a famous flea market in the vicinity. Palolem Beach: a very calm beach, with colorful and vibrant Calangute. A must see for experiencing solitude and peace.Colva Beach: This little area of glory brings about the very best of coastal beauty challenged in Goa.Calangute and Baga Beach:The Calangute is known as the Queen of all Goan beaches. If you are talking about the best places in Goa, this place comes first. The panoramic view of the beach makes you feel out of this world. Since you’ll be spending all the time in the beach, indulge yourself in any of the beach activities like Scuba diving, banana boat ride, jet skiing, parasailing etc.,You can end the day with dining the sea food .For party hoppers there are plenty of options in goa ,majorily where you can visit are Titos,Club Cubana, Club Blue, Capetown Café.
Day 13-Old Goa
Keep this day for exploring the Old Goa. You can start with Fontainhas, the ancient Portuguese neighbourhood in Goa. This area is quiet, peaceful and has the historical charm in it. You can feel the Old Colonial Goa here. Fontainhas is a heaven for a lover of offbeat environment.Next, you can visit Keri– a village in Goa famous for Ayurveda, located about 8 kms from Ponda. The typical Goan architecture and scenic surroundings are mesmerizing and worth not to be missed.You can experience the local cuisine in any of the restaurants in Keri. Post lunch you can start the other half of the day from Se Cathedral and later on visit many monasteries, monuments, cathedrals, ruins of churches, nunneries and shrine vible in every nook and corner. You can then go for some local shopping at Mapusa Market. After wandering throughout the day rush to Souza Lobo’s, one of the best restaurants serving best fresh seafood in the city. Though this place is always crowded, it is the most preferred restaurant by all tourists and localites.or else enjoy the authentic food at sheiks.
Day 14-Goa’s bird sanctuary, Goancaves,Vagator beach and Arambolbeach
Early in the morning head towards Dr Ali Salim Bird Sanctuary. Once you have your fill of the beaches, you can check out the birds at Goa’s bird sanctuary. It’s a lovely way for the family to spend time together outdoors. You might want to wake up a little early because remember, the early riser catches the bird! When we think of Goa the first few things that come to our mind are beaches, churches and forts. Few know that there are picturesque caves in Goa that are worth visiting and hold a lot of mythological and historical value. Apart from several natural caves, as many as 25 man-made caves have been found in Goa. They are intriguing and also offer beautiful scenic views as most of them are overlooking the sea.Afterthat you can go to the Vagatorbeach and Arambol beach.Vagator is widely photographed! The rocky cliffs make a good contrast with the yellow sand.Chapora Fort is situated in a nearby hillock.Around 20 km from Anjuna ,arambol beach long stretch of golden sands interspersed with rocky cliffs. Arambol beach is a nature lover’s dream destination with expansive coastal stretch and an unspoilt feel to it.In the evening return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 15-Airport (Panjim)
Enjoy a wholesome breakfast then prepare for a fond farewell as you transfer to the airport and fly back, carrying memories of trip that will live with you for a lifetime