13 Nights / 14 Days
Banaglore - Nagarhole(Kabini) - Mysore - Coorg - Hassan - Hospet - Badami - Bijapur - Hyderabad
An exhaustive program on Karnataka. A complete mixture of Wildlife, Nature, Culture and History. Enjoy Jeep Safari into the national park at Kabini. This program covers the Two of the best world heritage sites – group monuments of Pattadakal and Group monuments of Hampi. A true examples of famous kingdoms of Hoyisala and Vijayanagar. Continue to the interiors of Karnataka to see the amalgamation of Islamic and Hindu culture at the famous monuments of Bijapur.
Detailed Tour ItineraryDay 1 : Arrival – Bangalore
Upon arrival at Bangalore international airport, our company representative will meet & assist you with traditional welcome and transfer to your hotel for check-in.
Bengaluru" – A traveller's delight. A Verdant city amidst the Serene greenery filled with loads of fun and colorful delights. Known as the "Garden City Of India" and also as the "Silicon Valley of India" Bengaluru is the capital of 'Karnataka' and one of most Scenic and Pristine Metropolitan cities in India.
Overnight at hotel
Morning after breakfast start the sightseeing tour of the "Garden City" which covers the Lal Bagh, visit Vidhan Sabha, the seat of state legislature, and Tipu's Palace which was his summer residence and other important places.
Overnight at hotelDay 3 : Bangalore – Nagarhole / Kabini (220 Kms/ 4.5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Kabini / Nagarhole by surface. on arrival check in to hotel. In the afternoon drive into the park to see the animals in their natural habitat. Overnight at the lodge Resort.
Morning go for another drive into the park. In the afternoon leave for Mysore.
Mysore erstwhile capital of Kingdom of Mysore famous for opulent Mysore Palace, seat of the former rulers. The palace blends Hindu, Islamic, Gothic and Rajput styles. Mysore is also home to the centuries-oldDevaraja Market, filled with spices, silk and sandalwood.
Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Later sightseeing of Mysore visiting Mysore palace. Bull Temple, Art Gallery Overnight at the hotel.Day 5 : Mysore
Morning excursion to Somnathpur located at 38 kms from Mysore, this temple build in 1258 is one of the best example of Hoysala architecture and Srirangapattana. The capital of Tipu Sultan's empire visiting The Ranganatha Swamy Temple, Tipu's Palace known as the Daria Daulat Bagh. Overnight at hotel.Day 6 : Mysore – Coorg (120 Kms/ 2.4 hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Coorg, Proudly called the Scotland of India, Kodagu, or Coorg as it is rightfully called is situated on the Western Ghats in the state of Karnataka in India. The small town is gifted with abundance. Coorg is the largest producer of coffee in India, and the best places to visit in Coorg are its picturesque coffee plantations.
On arrival check-in at hotel. Post lunch visit a coffee plantation. Also visit like Raja's Seat, Omkareshwara Temple, Bylakuppe the only Tibetan settlement in south India. Overnight at hotel.Day 7 : Coorg – Hassan (110 Kms/ 2.4 hrs)
Morning after breakfast leave for Hassan, On arrival check-in at the hotel.
Later a guided tour of Belur and Helebid Temples. The temples of Belur and Halebid are best known for their south Indian architecture. The temples are carved with scripts of Hindu mythology. The 12th century temple at Belur has many figures known as Madanikas or dancers. It has many pillars of different designs. Later the capital was shifted to Dwarasamudram (Halebid). Both these temples have carving of Puranas, the Upanishads and other mythological characters from the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. With these exquisite designs one loses himself in its beauty. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning after breakfast drive to Hospet – Hampi
Hampi, also referred to as the Group of Monuments at Hampi, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It became the centre of the Hindu Vijayanagara Empire capital in the 14th century. Chronicles left by Persian and European travellers, particularly the Portuguese, state Hampi was a prosperous, wealthy and grand city near the Tungabhadra River, with numerous temples, farms and trading markets.
Check in hotel at Hospet (12 km from Hampi). Overnight at the hotel.Day 9 : Hospet
Full day trip to visit the temples of Hampi Hampi's ruins are spread over 4,100 hectares (16 sq mi) and it has been described by UNESCO as an "austere, grandiose site" of more than 1,600 surviving remains of the last great Hindu kingdom in South India that includes "forts, riverside features, royal and sacred complexes, temples, shrines, pillared halls, mandapas, memorial structures, water structures and others". Visit Virupaksha temple Vitthala temple, Vitthala temple Etc.. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning after breakfast drive to Badami visiting enrouteAhiole and Pattadakal temples both are major centers of historically important Chalukya monuments. Apart from Hindu temples, one can find few Jain and Buddhistmonuments.
Continue drive to Badami a town famous for rock cut structural temples. on arrival. check-in to at hotel
Overnight in the hotelDay 11 : Badami – Bijapur(120 Kms/ 2.5 hrs)
Morning after breakfast visit Badami caves a finest example of rock cut temples.
Later drive to Bijapur and on arrival check in at the hotel.
Later proceed for sightseeing of Bijapur. Gol Gumbaz - where the silence screams. Bijapur was the capital of the Adil Shah Kings who left a wealth of monuments. The most famous is the Gol Gumbaz whose dome is the second largest in the world. A whisper into the dome on one side gets magnified 12 times and on the other side of the dome is an amazing acoustical phenomenon. Other buildings to see are Ibrahim Rauza, Gagan Mahal, Bara Kaman & Malik –e- Maidan. Overnight in the hotel.Day 12 : Bijapur – Hyderabad (370 Kms/ 6.5 hrs)
Morning after breakfast drive to the Pearl City – Hyderabad, on arrival check in to hotel, rest of the day free. Overnight in the hotel.Day 13 : Hyderabad
Morning after breakfast take the sightseeing tour of Hyderabad visiting Charminar, Mecca Masjid, Salar Jung Museum, Hussain Sagar Lake Qutub Shahi Tombs and also must eat Hyderabadi biryani. Overnight in the hotelDay 14 : Hyderabad – Mumbai / Chennai – Home
Today according to your International flight proceed to airport to board flight to Home.