- Bangalore Capital city
- Chickmagalur Coffee land of Karnataka
- Mysore Cultural capital of Karnataka
Destinations Covered in Tour
Bangalore, recently renamed as Bengaluru, is the state capital of Karnataka and one of the most attractive modern cities in India. It has grown into the fifth largest metropolis of India. Bangalore has become an amalgam of modernization and development with a hint of its glorious history. The city has forts and palaces from the 16th century that will give you a clear idea of efficient town planning and splendid architecture observed at the time of some of the earliest dynasties in India.
Chikmagalur is a city in Chikkamagaluru district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Located in the foothills of Mullayanagiri range, Chikmagalur is famous for coffee and is known as the 'coffee land' of Karnataka. it is nestled in the Baba Budan hills. Chickmangalur literally means, 'The Younger Daughter's Town.' Legend reads that this town had been given as a dowry to the younger daughter of Rukmangada, the famous chief of Sakrepatna. Chikmagalur is a calm, serene town full of scenic surprises. Hills, valleys, streams and snow-white coffee blossoms are all here to woo. In and around Chikmagalur there are beautiful hill stations and places of picturesque beauty. The district is strewn with many holy spots and proliferates legends associated with stories from the epics of Ramayana and the Mahabharata.
Day 01: Bangalore:
Arrival at Bangalore and transferred to hotel. Check-in your hotel. Take a sightseeing tour of Bangalore including Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha, Vishweshwarajah Museum. Stay overnight.
Day 02: Bangalore – Mysore:
Drive towards Mysore for check-in at your hotel. Visit to sprawling Maharaja’s Palace, Nandi Bull, Brindavan Garden and other tourist places. Overnight stay.
Day 03: Mysore – Bandipur:
Leave for Bandipur for check-in at your hotel. Take an afternoon safari. Stay overnight.
Day 04: Bandipur:
Morning & Afternoon safari. Stay overnight.
Day 05: Bandipur – Mysore:
Proceeds to reach Mysore. Rest of the day free at your own leisure. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 06: Mysore – Hassan:
Post breakfast drive down to Hassan en-route visiting Sravanbelgola. Check-in at your hotel. During the day visit famous temples of Hassan and small museum, here you can find of old sculptures, paintings, coins, arms and writings. Stay overnight.
Day 07: Hassan – Hampi:
After breakfast, drive straightway to Hampi. Check-in at your hotel. Visit the splendid Vithala Temple with its 'musical pillars' and the stone chariot, the Virupaksha Temple, still used for worship, Ugra Narasimha, the 6.7m tall monolith and much more. Stay overnight.
Day 08: Hampi – Badami:
Drive down to Badami for check-in at your hotel. Visit the splendid cave complex. Later proceed to visit the Archaeological Museum, which houses superb examples of local sculpture, including a remarkably explicit Lajja-Gauri image of a fertility cult that flourished in the area. Stay overnight.
Day 09: Badami – Hospet:
Post breakfast leave for Hospet. Check-in at your hotel. Visit major tourist spots. Stay overnight.
Day 10: Hospet – Chickmagalur:
Reach Chitradurga by lunch time. Visit Chitradurga Kote, Vani Vilas Sagar, Ashok Siddapura. Overnight stay.
Day 11: Chickmagalur – Bangalore (Departure):
After breakfast at appropriate time you will be transferred to Bangalore airport or railway station to your onward journey. The tour ends.