Karnataka Cultural Tour binds you with massive number of tourist spots in Mysore, Bangalore, Hospet, Dandeli, Goa, Nagarhole, Hassan, Badami along with Mumbai. Explore the flawless Mysore Palace, Tipu Sultan Fort and Botanical garden in Bangalore, Wildlife safari in Nagarhole, stunning architectural temple in Hassan, Beaches in Goa and many other historical places, temples in the places covered in the tour.
Day 1: Bangalore
As soon as you arrive at Bangalore airport you will be greeted and welcomed by our representative. He will escort you to your pre-booked hotel. Check into the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. First night stay will be in Bangalore.
Day 2: Bangalore tour
After having breakfast full day excursion of Bangalore will begin. Visit Tipu Sultan Fort representing Islamic style where you will witness a gallery which houses historical, paintings, carvings from where you get all historical facts and Ganesha Temple, a Hindu deity. Later on visit Lalbagh Botanical Garden surrounded by wide varieties of plants, herbs, trees and a glass house and Bangalore Palace constructed by Chamaraja Wodeyar with stunning architecture reflecting in Gothic windows, wood carvings and turrets. Next halt will be at Cubbon Park which is home to numerous trees and plants and where you can enjoy long walk in the picturesque vista and Government Museum which houses rare collection of antiques, jewellery, scriptures, paintings of various periods. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.
Day 3: Bangalore – Mysore (150 km)
Post refreshing breakfast you will be transferred to Mysore located on the foothills of Chamundi hills. On arrival, check into the hotel and rest of the day is free for your leisure. Stay overnight.
Day 4: Mysore
After having breakfast visit Mysore Palace, reflecting the architectural blend of Hindu-Islamic-Rajput and Gothic styles. Visit Karanji Lake situated on the foothills of Chamundi hills where you will witness many migratory birds and is surrounded by picturesque park, Chamundi hills where you will see idol of bull Nandi cut out from single rock and you have to climb steps to reach Chamundeshwari Temple on the hilltop. Later on visit will be at Mysore Zoo, Brindavan Garden housing botanical gardens and many fountains and St. Philomena’s Church built in Gothic architecture and is one of the largest cathedral of south Asia. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.
Day 5: Mysore – Nagarhole (89 km)
Post breakfast head towards Nagarhole National Park to enjoy wildlife Safari. It offers exotic sightseeing of Crocodiles, Tigers, Foxes, Deer and many more. It offers scenic beauty due to the dam which offers picturesque vista of the park and surroundings. Enjoy bird watching, jeep safari, and Elephant safari, spectacular views of the lake side and nature walk in the park. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.
Day 6: Nagarhole – Hassan (144 km)
After having breakfast you will be escorted to Hassan. Visit Belur situated on the bank of river Yagachi and visit Hoysala Temple- Nageshwara and Chennakeshava Temple the twin temple which are one of the finest examples of Hoysala workmanship where you will be stunned by the architecture and intricate carvings. Next visit Halebeed Temple where the outer walls of the temple depict the sequences from Mahabharata, Ramayana and Bhagvath. After having spectacular views, return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.
Day 7: Hassan – Hospet (313 km)
After having breakfast you will be transferred to Hospet situated on the bank of Tungabhadra River. On arrival, check into the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight stay will be in Hospet.
Day 8: Hospet
Post breakfast full day excursion of Hospet will begin. Visit Tungabhadra Dam, Lotus Mahal where royal ladies used to live and the archways are designed in the form of Lotus Petals and the central dome in the shape of Lotus Bud. Next visit Hazara Rama Temple dedicated to Lord Rama and Virupaksha Temple devoted to lord Shiva and the architecture is beyond description. The temple is built in such a way that Tungabhadra River flows along the terrace, down to the kitchen and then outwards. After that return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.
Day 9: Hospet – Badami (105 km)
In the morning after having breakfast the tour will head towards Badami. On arrival, check into the hotel and relax for a while. After that visit Badami Cave Temple made out from a huge sandstone cliff reflecting blend of Nagara and Dravidian architecture, Bhutanatha Temple dedicated to Hindu deity Bhutanatha another name of Lord Shiva where the stone carved sculptures and carvings are awe-inspiring. Next visit Mallikarjuna Group of Temples built by Badami Chalukyas in the shape of pyramids, Badami Fort situated on hilltop offering spectacular views of the surroundings and Agastya Lake surrounded by lake and hills offering panoramic views of the scenic beauty. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.
Day 10: Badami – Dandeli (159 km)
Post refreshing breakfast you will be transferred to Dandeli. On arrival, check into the hotel and spend the rest of the day enjoying. Stay overnight.
Day 11: Dandeli
After having breakfast visit River Kali where you can enjoy boating, rafting and many other adventurous water sports, Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary surrounded by dense green forests and is habitat to many wildlife species like Black Panther, Tiger, Leopards and many more. Next visit Syntheri Rock a massive granite tall structure where River Kaneri passes along side of the rock, Supa Dam and Sykes Point which offer stunning views of deep valley and dense forest where you will come across different species of birds and animals. Return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner.
Day 12: Dandeli – Goa (115 km)
In the morning after having breakfast the tour will head towards Goa – land of beaches. On reaching there, check into the hotel and rest of the day is free for your enjoyment. Stay overnight.
Day 13: Goa
In the morning visit Baga Beach, Calangute Beach also known as “Queen of Beaches”, Vagator Beach, Fort Aguada which was designed by Portuguese and Chapora fort and Beach which reflects Portuguese architecture. After enjoying adventurous water related activities, return back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner
Day 14: Goa – Mumbai (609 km)
The next tour destination of Karnataka Cultural Tour will be Mumbai – City of Dreams. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure and stay overnight.
Day 15: Mumbai
After having refreshing breakfast full day excursion of Mumbai will begin. Visit Marine Drive where you will see many art deco buildings, Gateway of India overlooking Arabian Sea and reflects Indo-Saracenic architecture and Elephanta Caves which are cut out from a rock structure and situated on the Elephanta Island. In the evening enjoy sunset view at Chowpatty Beach, after that return back and stay overnight.
Day 16: Departure
Post breakfast you will be transferred to airport for your further journey.
Accommodation and meals will be provided.
Travel and tour guides.
Well maintained transport with air-conditioning facility.
Extra sightseeing charges.
Flight cancellation charges due to any reason.