Day- 01 - Arrive Mumbai
Location : In Western India on the coastal edge of Arabian Sea India Tours, Visit India - India Travel
Popular As : Commercial capital of India and Home to Bollywood
Established By : First Portuguese and then by Britishers
Major Attractions : Marine Drive, Elephanta Caves, Chowpatty Beach
Upon arrival at Mumbai airport or station you will be met by our representative who transferred to your chosen hotel. Mumbai is a spicy masala of entrepreneurs, concrete towers, clubs and discos, cricket, Bollywood, history, great cuisine, beaches and much more! Mumbai is located on a site of ancient settlement and took its name from the local Goddess "Mumba" - a form of Parvati, the consort of Shiva, one of the principal Gods of Hinduism - whose temple once stood in what is now the southeastern section of the Mumbai city. Afternoon free to catch up on jetlag or explore your surrounds, includes The Gateway of India - a grand ceremonial arch built to commemorate the visit of King George IV; Mani Bhavan - where the father of our Nation resided for 15 years; the Marine drive; the Prince of Wales museum - considered one of the best museums in the country; the Hanging gardens & Victoria Railway Station.
Overnight in Mumbai, we will be happy to recommend restaurants for dinner overnight in Mumbai.
Day- 02 - Mumbai - Bangalore (By Flight)
Location : South eastern Karnataka kesav temple somnath
Famous For : Gardens, Shopping
Distance : 331 kms from Chennai
Early morning take hearty breakfast at the hotel. Afterward you will drive to Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, is well placed to explore much of southern India and the Karnataka state, where many appealing attractions reside. Upon arrival, our representative assists to transfer you to the luxury hotel. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. Visit famous attractions like Lal Bagh Garden, Cubbon Park, Vidhan Soudha, High Court and MG Road. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel. Other attractions close to Bangalore include the Nrityagram Dance Village, the town of Ramanagaram, the village of Ramohalli, and Shivaganga, where you can expect to find lots of wild monkeys wandering around, so be sure to hold onto your belongings.
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Day- 03 - Bangalore - Mysore (135 km - 03 hr)
Location: Southernmost Karnataka
Famous For: Mysore Palace, Sandalwood Articles, crafts-guide
Distance: 130 kms from Bangalore
In the morning after hearty breakfast at the hotel you we will continue to Mysore. Upon arrival our representative will welcome you to the hotel. Check in at hotel. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. Afternoon depart for half-Day- city tour. This city is situated in the state of Karnataka, South India.
Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day- 04 - Mysore
ToDay- morning after breakfast you will visit Somnathpur Temple In afternoon you will visit Srirangapatnam. Somnathpur is a small village on the banks of the river Cauvery that was founded by the commander of the Hoyasala army, The temple is famous for its elaborate and intricate sculpturing. Somnath. Visit the Maharaja's Palace, the lush Brindavan Gardens with its dancing fountains built on the terraces of Krishnarajasagar Dam, St.Philomena's Church built in an imposing Gothic style, the Jaganmohan Palace which was converted into an art gallery in 1875 and the Chamundi Hills. In the evening, visit the famous Brinda Vana Garden famous for colorful lights and water fountains.
Rest of the time at leisure, Overnight will be your hotel.
Day- 05 - Mysore Hassan (150 km - 03 hr)
Location: In the south Indian state of Karnataka India Tours, Visit India - India Travel
Significance: Heritage Site
Famous For: Ancient monolithic statues and relics
Speciality: Hassan in Karnataka is the oldest town of Hoysala Empire of 11th to 13th century AD in India.
Tourist Attractions: Antique temples like - Shravanabelagola, Belur and Halebidshravanabelagola-bangalore
Take your leisurely breakfast at the hotel, later you will be driven to Hassan and on arrival at Hassan, and Transferred to your pre-booked Deluxe / Luxury hotel. In afternoon you will appointment with Belur and Halebid Temples. Belur temple took over 103 years to build and is a classic example of the Hoysala style of architecture. It rises like a wedding cake in stone, from a star shaped plinth, one of the hallmarks of Hoysala building design. Halebid - 16 km east of Belur and 27 km from Hassan, the Hoysaleswara Temple dating back to 12th century, is astounding for its wealth of sculptural detail.
Day- 06 - Hassan - Hospet (150km 03 hr)
Location : Northern Karnataka
Famous For : Tungabhadra Dam, Chitradurga Fort
Distance : 340 kms from Bangalore
Best Time to Visit : September to February
After breakfast at the hotel you will take to Hospet - the World Heritage Center, is the most beautiful and evocative of all the ruins of Karnataka. once a beautiful capital city of Vijaynagar empire, in ancient Day-s was known as Nagalapura. The city was razed to the ground by Sultan of South India in the year 1565.
On arrival check into a hotel. Overnight.
Day- 07 - Hospet
After leisurely breakfast you may expend your entire Day- touring Hampi and Vijaynagar.First you may take trip to Hampi. The once gorgeous capital city of Vijayanagar Empire - greater than Rome, had palaces, temples & sculptures, spread all over.You may also visit the ruins of the Virupaksha Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva & Pampadevi. This is the only temple that is still used for worship. visit to Kings Palace, Mahanavami Dibba, Queens Bath - This structure has a very plain exterior but the interior is stunningly ornate, with graceful arched corridors, projecting balconies and lotus-shaped fountains that used to spout perfumed water for the ladies of the court. You may also visit to Lotus Mahal - An elegant example of the fusion of the Hindu and Muslim styles of architecture, Elephant Stables - An imposing edifice with arched entrances and many domes that once housed the magnificent state elephants. Pushkarni, Hazara Rama Temple and many more.India Tours, Visit India - India Travel
Return back to hotel and Relax overnight in Hospet.
Day- 08 - Hospet - Badami via Pattadakkal & Ajhole (180km 04 hr)
In the Morning after a hearty breakfast and check out and proceed to Badami. En route we will visit Pattadakkal & Ajhole. Pattadakkal, World Heritage centre & has 10 major temples representing the early haulakya architecture the biggest temple dedicated to Virupaksheshvara, has a huge gateway & several inscriptions.On arrival check in to the Hotel and relax. Badami is founded by Pulakesi I, ruler of the Chalukyas, the town is located at the foot of a rugged, red sandstone outcrop that surrounds Agastya tirtha water reservoir on three sides & is known for its rock-cut cave temples, sculpted between 6th-8th centuries AD.
You stay at the hotel overnight.
Day- 09 - Badami City Tour
Location : Bagalkot district of Karnataka
Famous For : 4 Rock Cut Cave Temples
Distance : 160 kms from Belgaum
Best Time to Visit : October to March
Early morning take a hearty breakfast and get ready to explore Badami, There are many temples datingbadami caves karnatka from the Chalukyas period in Badami. Visit to Badami Caves Picturesquely situated at the mouth of a ravine between two rocky hills, the exquisite sculptures and the rust red sandstone cliffs of Badami tell many a tale of yore. There are carved images of the Narasimha & Trivikrama avataras of Vishnu. Further up, is a Jain rock cut temple dedicated to the Tirthankara Adinath with inscriptions dating back to the 12th century.