On arrival transfer to the Hotel to relax. Later in the afternoon visit Lal Bagh- 240 acres of beautifully sculpted gardens, flowers abound, rare collection of tropical and sub-tropical plants. Glass House (built on the lines of London's Crystal Palace) covers 18000sq feet, Vidhana Soudha - built in 1954 in granite, this massive building houses the state Legislature and the Secretariat. Bull Temple-Dravidian-style temple, has a huge monolithic Bull is the vahana of Lord Shiva. Tipu’s summer Palace, and shopping at Arts & Crafts Centre Emporium at M.G.Road. Overnight at Bangalore.
After breakfast drive to Mysore, the sandalwood city enroute Visit Srirangapatna - The Little Island Fortress Of Tipu Sultan, Who Was Once Known As The "Tiger Of Mysore". Visit the Summer Palace, The Daria Daulat, and the Beautiful Wall Paintings. Overnight at Mysore.
Visit the palace of the Maharaja built in 1911-12. The palace is of harmonious syntheses of the Hindu and Saracenic styles of architecture with archways, domes, turrets, colonnades and sculptures which are magnificent. Visit the Art Gallery; drive upto Chamundi hill to see Chamundeshwari Temple that offers a panoramic view of Mysore. On the way back, see the Nandi Bull. Overnight Mysore.
After breakfast proceed to Hassan (120kms/3hrs), enroute visit famous Shravanabelagola a Jain Pilgrim centre and has a 17m high monolith statue of Jain Sage Gomateswara. Check in to Hoysala Village on arrival and after lunch visit Belur Halebid Temple's.The Chenna Kesava temple of Belur built 900 years ago is an exquisite example of Hoysala art showing variety of ornamental details and minute delicate carvings on the pillars and panels. Halebid's 12th century Hoysaleswara and Kedareswara temples are masterpieces of Hindu art. Overnight at Hassan.
Morning breakfast and proceed to Chikmagalur (65kms/2hrs), nestled in the famous Baba Budangiri hills, this is a calm and serene town full of scenic surprises, viz., hills, valleys, streams and snow-white coffee blossoms. It is a trekker's delight with its rugged mountain trials. Check into Hotel Taj Garden or similar and relax. Afternoon free to relax. Overnight at Chikmagalur.
Morning breakfast, checkout and proceed to Mangalore (160kms/5hrs), check in to hotel Taj Manjarun or similar on arrival. Evening visit to Manjunatha temple, St. Aloysius Chapel, Tippu's Battery, etc., Overnight at Mangalore.
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