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Introduce yourself with Karnataka, a crown in the southwest part of India with our Karnataka and Goa Travel Package. An amalgamation of wide and sun-kissed beaches, exuberant yoga centers, glittering palaces, ancient ruins, and national parks makes it one of the top destinations to unwind your body, mind, and soul.
Heritage city, space city, the Rome of the East, and Scotland of India are some of the titles that are associated with the towns of Karnataka. Being the hub of flavors, culture, timeless beauty and landscape, this city is traversed by thousands of travelers all over the year.
If you are planning to visit the progressive city of India but are not able to decide from where to start your journey and what are the places to visit, choose our Karnataka Tour Package. From a visit to the city of Maharaja to a the pilgrimage tour town and an excursion to Hampi- everything will be included in the trip package. Moreover, from choosing a hotel to making an arrangement for your transfer, we will fulfill all of your travel needs. We will make sure of the fact that you can visit the places at your own comfort. Have a look at our package before you choose it.
Visit the ‘Silicon Valley of India’
Explore the stunning monuments and buildings in Mysore
Experience the pilgrimage town for the Jains
Have a glance at the ancient temples in Belur, Halebid, Hampi and Badami.
Enjoy the land of golden-sand beaches of Goa
When you arrive in Bengaluru, you will be directly driven to Mysore, a city of magnificent monuments. Blessed with benevolent climate; cosmopolitan Bangalore is the ‘Silicon Valley of India’. There is a popular myth on the name of the city. According to that after losing his way, a 12th century king met a poor woman, who offered him boiled beans. And the thankful king named the city "benda-kaal-uru" that means a town of boiled beans. The Karaga Shaktyotsava is a well-known festival that is dedicated to the Goddesses Draupadi as well as celebrated over a period of nine days in March or April. Your Tour will take you to the hotel. Spend the night in Mysore.
Your Karnataka Tour Package will take you to Mysore palace, constructed by the Maharaja of Mysore in the year 1911-1912. Here, you will get a harmonious blend of the Saracenic as well as Hindu styles of architecture along with domes, archways, sculptures, turrets, and colonnades. Your Tour will take you to the art gallery. Next, you will be driven to the Chamundi hill for visiting the Chamundeshwari Temple. You will get a bird’s-eye view of the city from the hill. On your way back, you will stop to look at the stone Nandi bull. Spend the afternoon to visit Krishnarajasagar dam as well as the Brindavan Gardens. Buy the popular "Mysore silk" from here. Overnight is in Mysore
Highlights: Mysore - Visit the Mysore palace, art gallery, Chamundi hill, Nandi bull, etc.
Our Karnataka Travel Package will drive you to from Mysore to Sravanbelgola, a pilgrimage town for the Jain. At the top of the rocky summit of Vindhyagiri Hill, the huge (17.5m) statue of the Jain deity Bahubali is visible even from the distance of around 25 kms. There is a ritual of bathing the statue with honey and milk once in every 12 years. During this time, thousands of devotees from all over the world come here. After your Tour & Travel of Sravanbelgola, you will be proceeding to Hassan by road where you will spend the leisure hours. Overnight is in Hassan.
Your Karnataka Tour Package of Halebid and Belur will take you to the elegant temples of ancient time. As it was the capital of Hoysala Empire, Belur represented the finest instances of Hoysala architecture through the Chennakesava Vishnu Temple, built in the 12th century. The sculptures in the temple include horses, elephants, lions as well as stories of Indian legends.
Also familiar as Dwarasamudra, Halebid is the home to a startling Hoysala temple as well as other Jain sites. Your Tour will take you to a big lake, named Dwara Samudhra. Hindu mythology along with birds, animals as well as dancing damsels is depicted on the walls of the temple. You can also visit the museum and the Nandi bull. Nearby Jain temple is also beautiful. Spend the night here.
Highlights: Visit Belur and Halebid.
On day 5, you will be taken from Hassan to Hospet. And from here, you can take an excursion to visit Hampi, familiar for ruins. Spend the afternoon in Hospet, 12 kms away from Hampi, it was the former capital of the Vijayanagar Empire. In 1520 AD, Krishna Deva Raya built the empire. Greater than Rome, located within the ruins of Vijayanagar and was full of palaces, sculptures and temples; it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the year, 1565, Sultanates of South destroyed the city. The ruins of the city are the tourist attraction of the land. Your Karnataka Travel Package gives you the possibility of visiting the Tungabhadra Dam, if you sso wish. Spend the night here.
Spend the morning for Hampi tourism. The noteworthy ruins of the land include Vittala temple, Hazara Rama temple complex the elephant stables, Virupaksha temple, Ramachandra temple, the Queen's Bath, and Lotus Mahal. The Pampapathi temple or the Virupaksha Temple houses statues of Pampa and Bhuvaneshwari. You will found thousands of carvings as well as inscriptions with the story of Ramayana in the Hazara temple. Overnight is in Hospet.
Highlights: Hampi - visit the Virupaksha temple, Vittala temple, Hazara Rama temple complex, elephant stables, Queen's Bath, Ramachandra temple & Lotus Mahal & Virupaksha Temple.
Today, you will drive from Hospet to Badami. During your afternoon tour, you will be taken to the Hindu as well as Jain temples. Earlier familiar as Vatapi, it was the capital of Chalukyas and is well-acclaimed for its sandstone cave temples. When you visit Cave temple 1, you will notice different kinds of paintings as well as Shiva, Parvati and Natarja in 81 poses. In Cave temple 2, Vishnu is depicted with one foot on earth and one on the sky as well as Varsha and Krishna. The Cave temple 3 is noteworthy for clothing and culture of the 6th century along with the carvings of Varaha, Narasimha, Trivikrama and Harihara. In the Cave temple 4, you will witness the carvings of Jain Tirthankara Parshavnatha. If you can manage time, you can also have a glance at the Badami fort as well as the Malegitti-Shivalaya. Spend the night here.
Highlights: Badami - visit the cave temples, Badami fort and the Malegitti-Shivalaya.
On day 8, you will have a journey that will drive you from Badami to Goa. Spend the rest of the time here. Goa is a land of Sun-kissed sea beaches, sand as well as spirituality. Along with providing you a perfect backdrop to frame the celestial beauty of sunrise and sunset, the beaches will also give you an opportunity to take a sunbath and revive your body and mind. Panjim is the vibrant capital while Vasco-da Gama is the largest city of Goa. It is the ideal place to explore temples, beaches, churches, as well as bazaars. Your Karnataka Tour Package will include visit to the places like Ancestral Goa Museum, Fort Aguada, Anjuna Beach, Chapora Fort, The Secretariat, Candolim Beach, Baga Beach, as well as many other famous beaches of Goa and many other religious places. Overnight is in Goa.
Karnataka Travel Package will also include a visit to Old Goa. You will be driven to the Basilica of Bom Jesus built in the 16th century; it is one of the most popular churches in Goa. You will also visit St Cathedral, the biggest in Goa, St Cajetan Church, Church of St Francis of Assisi, church of Nunnery of St. Monica and Lady of Rosary. Goa is a place where you can come at any time of the year; however, if you want to make the most of your trip, winter will be the best time for you. Once your morning visit to Goa is completed, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
End of your Karnataka Goa vacation tour & travel.
Highlights: Tour of Goa.