Karnataka: Where History Whispers Through Ancient Ruins and Nature Sings in Verdant Hues.
Experience the allure of Karnataka like never before with our meticulously crafted “Best of Karnataka” itinerary. Immerse yourself in a captivating blend of ancient heritage, vibrant culture, and breathtaking landscapes that define this enchanting Indian state.
Explore Timeless Treasures: Uncover the architectural marvels of Hampi’s ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and marvel at the intricate craftsmanship of Belur and Halebidu temples. Traverse the rich historical tapestry of Mysore, where opulent palaces and grandeur await at every corner.
Cultural Odyssey: Indulge in the vibrant tapestry of Karnataka’s culture as you witness traditional dance forms like Yakshagana and feast on delectable local cuisines. Embrace the rich cultural heritage of Karnataka through its festivals, arts, and rituals.
Natural Splendors: Traverse the mesmerizing landscapes of Coorg, known as the “Scotland of India,” where lush coffee plantations, misty hills, and cascading waterfalls create an idyllic setting. Explore the dense jungles of Bandipur and Nagarhole National Parks, where encounters with majestic wildlife await.
Coastal Charms: Relax on the pristine beaches of Gokarna and experience the tranquility of beachside temples. Dive into the azure waters of the Arabian Sea and let the coastal breeze soothe your soul.
Tech Hub and Beyond: Discover the dynamic cityscape of Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India, where modernity meets tradition. Wander through lush botanical gardens and serene lakes that offer an oasis of calm within the bustling city.
Unveil Hidden Gems: Delve into the lesser-known treasures of Karnataka, from the stunning rock-cut temples of Badami to the serene ambiance of Sravanabelagola, home to the world’s tallest monolithic statue.
Your Gateway to Karnataka: Join us on the “Best of Karnataka” journey, where every moment unveils a new layer of wonder and every destination paints a picture of the state’s diverse beauty. Allow us to curate an extraordinary travel experience that captures the essence of Karnataka’s rich heritage and scenic wonders. Discover the very best this incredible state has to offer and create memories that will linger long after your journey ends.
On your arrival you will be met & assisted by our representative at the airport. Later transfer to the hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, start the city tour of Bangalore, one of the India’s most progressive and developed metro cities. Visit the Bangalore Palace, Bull Temple, Lalbagh Botanical Garden and drive past the Vidhana Soudha. Evening is free at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, check out at the hotel and drive to Mysore, famed for it’s glittering Mysore Palace and Dussehra festival. On arrival, check into the hotel and relax. Later in the afternoon take an excursion to Chamundi Hills and visit the Chamundeshwari temple, believed to be built in12th century by the rulers of Hoysala Dynasty. Temple is fine example of Dravidian temple architecture. Rest back to the hotel by evening. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Morning breakfast at the hotel. Later proceed to visit the Mysore Palace, one of the grandest of royal buildings in India. It has the lavish Indo-Saracenic interior with carved wooden doors and series of paintings. Also, visit the St. Philomena’s cathedral, built in 1933, it’s a neo-gothic style and has wonderful stained-glass windows. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, check at the hotel and drive to Nagarhole National Park, once the private hunting reserve for Maharaja of Mysore. Situated along the bank of Kabini river, Nagarhole is home to tigers, leopards, elephants and numerous species of birds. On arrival, check into the hotel. Later proceed for a safari inside the park. Evening is free to relax. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Early this morning, go for another safari to witness the wildlife. Return back to the hotel for breakfast and freshen-up. Rest of the day is free at leisure or you may choose to go for nature walk, coracle ride or a bullock cart ride to nearby village. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, check out at the hotel and drive to Coorg. En-route stop at Kushalnagar to visit Bylakuppe, South India’s largest Tibetan settlement. The most popular, spectacular and eye catching is the Namdroling Monastery with giant statues of the Padmasambhava.
Later continue to Coorg. Situated in the spectacularly scenic Western Ghats, Coorg is blessed with undulating hills, waterfalls, forest, streams and major center for coffee & spice plantation. On arrival, check into the hotel and relax. Evening is free to relax. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, start the sightseeing of Coorg covering Raja’s seat – a view point on hill-top and Abbey Falls. Later go for a guided walk to a coffee and spice plantation farm. During this walk you will get the knowledge about the difference types of coffee and also get to taste the coffee cherries and inhale the aroma of spices grown in the farm. Return back to the hotel and relax. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, check out at the hotel and transfer to Bangalore airport to board the flight for onward journey.