Bangalore / Mysore / Coorg(Madikeri) / Hassan - Belur, Halebeed & Shravanabelagola / Bangalore (5 Nights 6 Days)
“One state, many worlds”, goes the slogan currently peddling Karnataka’s tourism wonders to the world. It is not kidding, its offerings makes this statement true, this state is full of natural varities, viz., national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, reserve forests, hill stations, trekkers paradise, pristine beaches, mountains, culturally, monuments at Belur, Halebeed, Hampi, Badami, palaces at Bangalore and Mysore, pilgrim centres of Darmastala, Sringeri, Kollur, to name a few, you have everything except snow in this state and every 100 kms you have variety including food and hence we can proudly call this “ One State, many worlds.
We take you to Royal Mysore, now it is a heritage city, Coorg called Scotland of India, architectural marvellous Belur & Halebeed Temples in Hassan and to Jains holy place in the world - Shravanabelagola.
Day 01: Bangalore / Mysore (170 Kms / 3 Hrs)
Meet on arrival at Bangalore and drive to Mysore. On arrival check into Hotel. Later proceed to visit
Maharaja Palace - the palace is a splendid structure in the Indo-Saracenic style, among its many attractions, are a magnificent gold throne, St. Philomena's Church - this imposing Gothic structure with beautiful stained glass windows and lofty towers is a must see. Later in the evening visit, Brindavan Garden - musical fountains and coloured lights transform this place into a magical fairyland. Return to hotel and overnight.
Day 02: Mysore / Coorg (120 Kms / 3 Hrs)
Breakfast checkout and proceed to visit Chamundi Hill - perched atop a hill. The 4.8m tall monoliths of Nandi and the gigantic Mahishasura statue are added attractions and later drive to Coorg en-route visit Bylakuppe - largest Tibetan settlement in South India. A beautiful Monastery with three large and imposing 62 feet Golden Buddha statues covered with gold plates, Cauvery Nisargadhama - is an island formed by river Cauvery and is used as a picnic spot island, with lush foliage of thick bamboo groves, sandalwood and teak trees and surrounded by the Cauvery river. On arrival check into Hotel. Relax and evening visit Raja Seat- is an enchanting picnic spot with a swathing in the nature's lap. Return to hotel and overnight.
Day 03: Coorg:
Morning breakfast, proceed to visit Bhagamandala - situated at the confluence of two rivers, the Cauvery and the Kanika. A third river, the Sujyothi is said to join from underground, visit Talacauvery -known as Dakshin Kashi is the birthplace of river Cauvery at the foot of the breathtaking Brahmagiri Hills in Coorg. The river flows down inconspicuously as 'Guptagamini' from here before re-emerging a small distance downwards at Nagateerta. Later visit Abbey falls-Tucked away between private coffee and spice estate, Madikeri Fort - The 19th century Madikeri fort with its stone ramparts now houses the prison, Omkareshwara Temple - Built in 1820 and featuring a blend of red-tile roofed Kerala architecture and Islamic-style domes, Back to hotel. Overnight.
Day 04: Coorg / Hassan (130 Kms / 3 Hrs)
Early breakfast checkout and proceed to Dubare elephant camp (to reach the place before 08.30Hrs) offer the 3 hour experience with Elephants consisting of elephant Grooming, feeding and later drive to Hassan, Later proceed to visit Belur - It is the only Hoysala temple still in active worship. The most marvellous specimens of Hoysala architecture. Halebidu - the ancient capital of the Hoysalas. The temple complex has a museum which houses the idols, statues and sculptures excavated by the Archaeological department from the ruins, Later check into Hotel. Overnight.
Day 05: Hassan / Bangalore (150 Kms / 4 Hrs)
Breakfast checkout and drive to Bangalore enroute visit Shravanabelagola, The Statue of Gommateshwara. On arrival check into Hotel. Later proceed to visit ISKCON temple - the Krishna temple is a blend of modern technology and spiritual harmony. Back to hotel. Overnight.
Day 06: Bangalore:
Breakfast checkout and proceed to visit Lalbagh - 240 acres of beautifully sculpted gardens, flowers abound, rare collection of tropical and sub-tropical plants, Vidhana Soudha - this massive building houses the State Legislature and the Secretariat. Later drop to Airport / Railway station to board the flight / Train for onward destination. Tour Ends.
Hotels / Resorts
Mysore : Roopa Elite / Rio Meridian / Hotel President / Hotel Q Star or Similar
Coorg - Madikeri : Hotel Mayura Valley View / Wood Stock Resort / Le Coorg or Similar
Hassan: Hotel Southern Star / Hotel Ashok Hassan or Similar
Bangalore : Zion Hospitality / Dr Raj Kumar International Hotel / Hotel Southern Star or Similar