Day 01 Bangalore
Fly from your country to Bombay or Bangalore. Arrive Bangalore & you
will be greeted at airport by our representative. Transfer to Hotel for
Day 02 Bangalore (By Flight)
Full day sightseeing of Bangalore ( city of gardens ), the capital of
Karnataka, situated at the altitude of 914 MSL, arrive and check in at
Hotel. Afterno on visit most modern markets in India at M.G. Road, Brigade
Road, Legislative Assembly. Afterwards visit Lal Bagh garden laid out during
the 18th century by Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan and cover an area of 240
They contain one of the largest collections of rare tropical and
sub-tropical plants in India besides having century-old trees, fountains,
terraces, lotus pools, a rose garden and a deer park. Return to Hotel for
Day 03 Bangalore/Mysore (145 Km, 03 hours)
Morning leave for Mysore enroute visit at summer palace of Tipu Sultan
(tiger of Mysore). Continue your drive to Mysore, once the capital and today
the second most important city of Karnataka. Arrive & check in at Hotel,
afternoon visit the most impressive of Mysores numerous monuments, though,
is the Maharajas Palace built in 1911 at the cost of 4.2 million Indian
Rupees. One of the biggest in India, it is a harmonious synthesis of the
Hindu and Saracenic styles of architecture. Afterwards visit Chamunda Devi
temple on the hilltop, local elegant & exciting markets, on Sunday.
The whole Maharaja Palace is lightened in the evening and it gives a great
impression of the palace. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04 Mysore/Somnathpur/Mysore
After breakfast drive to Somnathpur to visit 13th century Shiva Temple
built by Hoyasala Kings. Afterwards drive to Srirangapatnam to visit summer
palace and tomb of Tipu Sultan. Return to Mysore for overnight stay.
Day 05 Mysore/Sravanabelgola/Hassan (150 Km, 04 hours)
Morning leave for Hassan, enroute visit at Sravanabelgola Jain temple atop
of the hill with five hundred steps cut out of rock lead to the summit and
the colossal statue of Lord Gomateswara, which is 1705 meters high. It is
nearly eighteen hundred years old. Continue your drive to Hassan, arrive and
check in at Hotel. Afternoon drive and visit Belur temple of Vishnu built in
1117A.D. by the Hoyasala king Vishnuvardhan. Afterwards visit Helebid Shiva
temple built in 13th century. Both these temples are worth to see the stone
art. Return to Hassan for overnight stay.
Day 06 Hassan/Hospet (350 Km, 07 hours)
Morning leave for Hospet, arrive ad check in at Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 07 Hospet/Hampi/Hospet (day trip)
After breakfast leave for Hampi, where in lie the ruins of the famous
capital of the Vijayanager empire, once abundant in wealth, military
prowess, aesthetics and culture. The ruins , spread over an area of nearly
26 sq km, include temples, pavilions, baths and places. Many of tem are
still in good condition. The Pampapati Swami temple with its many tiered
phramidal tower crests above the others. The Vittala Temple has 56 pillars,
eacha of which produces a different musical note when tapped. Return to
Hotel at Hospet for overnight stay.
Day 08 Hospet/Pattadakal/Aihole/Badami (By Flight)
Morning leave for Badami, visit ancient temples of Aihole. Badami and
Pattadakal, situated within a few kilometers of one another. At Aihole, the
cradle of Hindu temple architecture, there are as many as 70 temples of
which 30 lie in a single enclosure. The Durga temple with its pyramidal roof
has some remarkable sculpture and the Jain Meguli temple is constructed at
630 small stone blocks.
The Jain cave temple hewn out of solid rock of Badami, once a flourishing
capital of the Chalukyas belong to 550 A.D. The columns and ceiling are so
finely executed that it is difficult to believe that these caves were once
dug out. Arrive & check in at Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 09 - Day 14 Badami/Goa (190 Km, 05 hours)
Morning leave for Goa, arrive and check in at Hotel till day 15 to enjoy at
Day 15 Goa/Mumbai (By Flight)
Transfer to Goa airport to board flight for Mumbai, arrive & day free
for personal activities. Late evening transfer to Mumbai International
airport to board flight back to your country.