- 5 days
- 1 person
- Family Holidays
The state of Karnataka is the gateway to South India, renowned for its rich cultural heritage, spectacular scenery and enchanting landscapes. Karnataka is home to hill stations and beaches, which offer a wide range of tourism opportunities from historical temples and monuments to wildlife sanctuaries and amusement parks; from fine dining to sumptuous cuisine. Mysore is an exciting blend of multicultural influences. With palaces and monuments that bear testimony to its glorious past, this city's cultural heritage.
tour plans 5 days
On arrival, meet and greet by our chauffeur, you will be proceeds to Mysore. Enroute you will be witnessing the scenic beauty of the outskirts of Karnataka. Moreover, you will get photo stops for enhancing your memories. Once you reach the hotel, proceed for check in procedures. Welcome to Mysore, 'The Cultural Capital of Karnataka' and the former capital of the Wadiyars. It is an important tourism destination that offers a wide range of attractions including palaces, temples and beautiful gardens. Later proceeds for half day sightseeing includes Mysore palace also known as Amba Villa, the official residence of the Wadiyar dynasty and the seat of the Kingdom of Mysuru. Its exquisite interiors – replete with carved mahogany ceilings, stained glass, gilded pillars and glazed tiles – epitomizes royalty and grandeur. The palace, illuminated with 97,000 lights, turns into a glorious spectacle at dusk on Sundays and public holidays. It is arguably the most visited palace in India. Later visit to the Brindavan Gardens which is located 12 k.ms from the city of Mysore in the Mandya District of the Indian State of Karnataka. It lies adjoining the Krishnarajasagara Dam which is built across the river Kaveri. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast explore Mysore with your chauffer - Proceed to the Mysore zoo which has now spread over an area of 250 acres was initially meant for the exclusive visit of the royal family but public entry started as early as 1920. After that, proceeds to Chamundi Hills where the famous Chamundeswari temple is situated which is about 3,489 ft. above sea level and located at a distance of 13 Kms. from Mysore. The temple is dedicated to Sri Chamundeswari, the titular deity of the Mysore Royal Family also described as ‘Mahishasura Mardini’for having killed the buffalo headed demon Mahishasura. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, proceeds to Chickmagalur. Enroute visit to Sravanbelogola. Shravanabelagola is an important Jain pilgrimage Centre in South Karnataka. Shravanabelagola is home to the 18 m high statue of Lord Gomateshwara; considered to be one of the world’s tallest free-standing monolithic statues. Constructed in 981 AD by Chamundaraya, a Ganga warrior, it is carved out of a single block of granite and looms on the top of Vindhyagiri Hill. It is visible up to 30 km away. There are nearly 700 steps hewn in the rock-face which must be climbed to have a close-up view of this colossal magic. Later proceeds to Chickmagalur. One of the most serene and picturesque destinations of the state, Chikmagalur should definitely be on your to visit list. Situated at a height of 3400 feet, this hill station will never cease to impress you. Once a melting pot of different cultures, even today Chikmagalur has always welcomed different faiths. There are many places and attractions in Chikmagalur that you must visit. Overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast, proceeds for a Full day excursion to Belur & Halebeedu. Visit the two famous Hoysala temples at Belur and Halebeedu. The temple in Belur is dedicated to Lord Chennakesava and the construction commenced in 1116 A.D. and took 103 years to complete. The Hoysaleswara temple in Halebeedu has two shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva – Hoysaleswara and Shanteleswara. The open air museum in the temple premises displays treasured articles of sculpture. Overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast, check out in time, proceeds for your onward flight.
Full Day Visit to Belur & HalebeeduSightseeing at ChickamagalurVisit to SravenbalegolaAll tours and transfers on Private A/C Innova with driver cum guideDaily breakfast at hotel04 Nights’ accommodation in 01 Double Room on Twin Sharing Basis.Sightseeing at Mysore
Early check inExtra mealsMini barsLocal sim /Laundry / Camera & Video charges.Tour Escort / GuideAny services which is not specified in the itinerary.