Karnataka Calling

One of the most spectacular destination of Southern part of India with a perfect blend of natural, historical and architectural heritage. Karnataka offers an amalgamation of both natural and man made destinations. With its capital beaming as the most high-tech capital of the country, and with a rich cultural and historical heritage , Karnataka emerges as a definite place to visit in almost every traveller's list.

The most prosperous, contemporary, fast growing and tech savvy capital of Karnataka offers beautiful sights, be it that of greenery or even the night life, they both grab the eyeballs and will stay in your memories life long. Often referred to as silicon valley, art gallery, Philomena's church are one of the major attractions of this immensely beautiful city. To the southwest of Karnataka, one is mesmerized by lavish temples, royal heritage of Mysore. Visiting Mysore palace, and with the smell of sandalwood in Devraja market is absolute bliss for everyone out there. With the majestic Badani caves with immense historical significance, Karnataka glitters a lot more. This beautiful place imprints a stark picture of earthly reds and muddy water on our mind, which apparently appears nothing more than a canvas. Located in the ruins of the city of Vijaynagar, Hanoi is considered as the religious centre with various temples , monuments, and bouldering. Virupaaaksha temple and Pampa Sarovar lake is the major attractions. Another beautiful destination of religious importance is Hassan which gets its name after the Hasanambra temple. Srirangapatna holds religious, cultural and historic relevance and is a beautiful place to visit with palaces, waterfalls and temples all around. These plethora of destination across Karnataka leaves everyone spellbound and awestruck.

Udupi cuisines are the most prevalent ones available at this place and also promises to serve the most tasty seafood specials.Karnataka's rich culture and traditions epitomizing through the wondrous components leaves everyone mesmerized. With its immense linguistic and religious ethnicity, Karnataka has a place to accommodate everyone. Scintillating destination, amicable population and enthralling beauty fascinates everyone and so it doesn't offer any scope for anyone to give his first a miss.

P.S:: Grab your bag, and carry back with yourself lifelong experience and memory.

Bangalore, Mysore, Hospet, Badami

Duration: 10 Days/9 Nights

Day 01: Arrive Bangalore
Arrive Bangalore. Upon arrival transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel

Day 02: Bangalore – Mysore (By Surface 160 Kms / 04 Hrs)
Post breakfast proceed for city sightseeing tour of Bangalore visiting the Lal Bagh which has a variety of old trees, fountains, lotus pools, terraces and an assortment of tropical and subtropical herbs. Also see the Maharaja's Palace and Government Buildings.
Later drive to Mysore. Afternoon city tour of Mysore including Srirangapatnam - Tipu's palace, fort, and Sri Ranganathaswami temple. In the evening, take a look at Mysore palace, Jaganmohana palace, art gallery, Chamundi hills, and Devraja market. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Mysore – Hassan (By Surface 120 Kms / 03 hrs)
Post breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Mysore including Mysore Palace. Philomena’s Church, Chamundi Hill, Bull,Maharaja’s Palace, Art Gallery. Later drive to Hassan enroute visit Srirangapatnam. On arrival check–in hotel. Overnight at Hotel

Day 04: Hassan – Hospet (By Surface 340 Kms 08 hrs)
Post breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Belur and Halebid , Belur - The first capital of the Hoysala dynasty, the Chennakesava temple stands near the centre of the city.
Halebid, the ancient capital of the Hoysala Empire was founded in 11th century and subsequently destroyed in early 14th century. Amongst the remains is the great Hoysalesvara temple, largest of the Hoysala temples. It was started in 1121 and remained unfinished even after 86 years. Later drive to Hospet on arrival check –in in hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 05: Hospet
Post breakfast Proceed for Sightseeing of Hampi. It is located on the banks of the Tungabhadra River with a backdrop of majestic rock boulders and was the capital of the Vijayanagara Kingdom. The 15th century Chandramauleshwar Temple is centrally located in Hampi and is one of the site’s most prominent architectural buildings. Vithala Temple is noted for its extraordinary pillars with the animated carvings on it. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 06: Hospet – Patadakal- Aihole – Badami( By surface 175 kms 06hrs)
Post breakfast check–out from the Hotel and drive to Badami enroute visit Aihole and Pattadakal. Situated on the left bank of the Malaprabha River Pattadakal is a world heritage centre having10 major temples representing early Chalukyan architecture. Visit Aihole which is famous as the cradle of the Indian Architecture". Later continue towards BadamiOn arrival check in hotel .Overnight at hotel.

Day 07: Badami – Goa by surface (By Surface 350 kms 08 hrs)
Post breakfast check–out form the hotel and proceed for sight of Badami to visit Rock–cut cave Temples, Gateways, Forts, Inscriptions & sculptures. Climb a flight of steps to reach the ancient caves – all hewn out of sand stone on the precipice of a hill. Also a must see are Bhutanatha temples. Badami also has the eighteen inscriptions ranging from 06th to 09th century.
In the afternoon drive to Goa. Arrive Goa and check in at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08: Goa
Breakfast at the Hotel. Day at Leisure. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 09: Goa
Breakfast at the Hotel, later transfer to airport to board the flight for Mumbai On arrival proceed for sightseeing of Mumbai visiting the Prince of Wales Museum built in grand Indo Saracenic style, drive past Marine Drive, Mumbai’s most popular seaside promenade, and see the Kamla Nehru Park and Hanging Gardens on the slopes of the Malabar hills, offering a nice view of the marine lines and the Chowpatty beach. Visit the Jain temple, Mani Bhawan where Mahatma Gandhi used to stay and the Dhobi Ghat. Later in time transfer to airport to board the flight for onward destination.

Day 10: Goa – Mumbai (By Flight)
Leave Mumbai