Karnataka Heritage Tour
08 Nights / 09 Days
Bangalore - Mysore - Hassan - Hospet - Hampi - Badami - Hubli - Bangalore
Package Cost: Rs.***/- Per Person
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KARNATAKA HERITAGE TOUR OVERVIEW
Close to the Arabian Sea and the Laccadive Sea, the state of Karnataka is famous for its beautiful beaches and diversified culture. If you want to explore the cultural heritage of Karnataka, book a Karnataka Heritage Tour with Honeymoon Bug. This 8 nights9 days Karnataka tour package offers you an idea about the vast and rich cultural heritage. In this all inclusive, heritage tour package one can experience the ancient cultural heritage of Karnataka. This tour package covers Bangalore, Mysore, Hassan, Hospet, Hampi, Badami, Hubli, and Bangalore. Book this Karnataka Heritage Tour only at Honeymoon Bug, we present the best of Karnataka holiday packages covering all the major destinations in one trip.
Day 01: Bangalore Arrival
On your first day, once you reach at the Bangalore airport, you will meet one of our representatives who will transfer you to your pre-booked hotel. You can spend the rest of the day on your own.
Day 02: Bangalore Sightseeing
On the day 2, post your breakfast; you will start your Bangalore city tour by visiting Tipu Sultans Summer Palace. It was the summer residence of Tipu Sultan who was one of the most powerful kings of Mysore. Then, you will head to Bangalore Palace which was built back in 1887 featuring beautiful wooden interiors with Scottish Gothic style of architecture. You will then visit to Vidhan Soudha which is the seat of the State Legislative of Bangalore. Later, you will also visit to the Government Museum that is divided into 18 galleries and each one of the displays different times of inscriptions, paintings, ornaments, beautiful stones, coins and much more. Overnight stay at hotel in Bangalore.
Day 03: Bangalore – Mysore (140kms 4hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Mysore. On reaching there you will do the check-in at the hotel. Mysore city is well known for its royal heritage, especially the Mysore Palace. It is also quiet famous for the cultural capital of Karnataka. On the third day, you will be doing the Mysore sightseeing tour with and first visit to Mysore Palace- former residence of the royal Mysore family. Then head to the Jaganmohan Palace, close to the Mysore Palace. Drive to St. Philomenas Church - the tallest Church in Mysore. Built in 1843, this church dedicated to Saint Philomena stands tall at a height of 175 ft and can accommodate up to 800 people at one time. Later in the evening, visit the Brindavan Gardens located across the river Cauvery for a Musical Light show. Overnight stay at hotel in Mysore
Day 04: Mysore – Hassan (120kms 3hrs)
Post the breakfast at the hotel, you will drive to Hassan. This city was founded by Channa Krishnappa Naik (a chieftain) back in the 11th century. After reaching there, you will check-in at the hotel and later, proceed with Hassan sightseeing tour with first visit to the Channekeshava Temple. The Chennakeshava Temple is a complex of 12th century temples, which are UNESCO-listed sites. Next, visit the Hoysaleswara Temple built in the 12th century during the rule of Vishnuvardhana. Hassan sightseeing tour ends with visit to Shravanbelgola. It is a popular Jain pilgrimage site that features a magnificent statue of Lord Bahubali. You will be staying here for an overnight.
Day 05: Hassan - Hospet (315kms 7hrs)
On the fifth day, post the breakfast, you will be taken to Hospet. HOSPET: Hospet is a city established in 1520 AD located on the Tungabhadra River. It is home to the glorious Hampi temples that display ruins of the Vijayanagra city. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure, Overnight stay at hotel in Hospet.
Day 06: Hospet Sightseeing
After breakfast, you will be leaving for the Hospet sightseeing tour and first you will head to the Tungabhadra Dam. This dam was designed by an architect from Madras - Dr Thirumala Iyengar. Next, visit Hampi - a historic town renowned for its impressive set of temples built during the reign of Vijayanagra Empire in the 14th-century. You will be going to witness an excellent temples with some amazing architecture that have a magnificent history. It majorly attracts history fanatics. Next, you will be visit the Queens Bath - built as a private bathing chamber of the King and his queens during the Vijayanagra rule. It is a monument designed with elaborate Indo-Islamic architecture. Later, visit the Kings Balance. It is a lofty frame that was used in the 15th century to balance the Kings weight with precious stones, gems and gold that was later offered to the temple priests. Overnight stay at hotel in Hospet.
Day 07: Hospet – Badami (140kms 4hrs)
On the seventh day, you will have the amazing breakfast and then drive to Badami. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Then you will head to the local sightseeing with first visit to the artificial Badami Cave Temple which was built around in 6th century. The temple displays the architectural work of that time with the carvings of Hindu gods and goddess. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Next, you would be visiting the Badami Fort which was constructed in 543 AD by Pulakeshi – a king of Chalukyan dynasty. Later visit the Banashankari Temple dating back in 7th century. Later in the evening, you will stay for an overnight in hotel in Badami.
Day 08: Badami – Hubli (110kms 3hrs)
After breakfast, you will be taken to Hubli. This city is ingrained with various heritage sites that are a must-visit for every art and history lover. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and head for Hubli sightseeing tour. Visit the ISKCON Temple. Next, visit the Siddharoodha Math. A holy shrine dedicated to Swami Siddharoodha who visited Hubli in 1877. Later, visit the Chandramouleshwar Temple - a beautifully-carved temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed to be 900-years old and is adorned with artistic sculptures and carvings that attract huge number of art lovers every year. End your Hubli sightseeing tour enjoying the mesmerizing sunset view at the Unakal Lake. Overnight stay at hotel in Hubli
Day 09: Hubli – Bangalore Drop (420kms 7hrs)
Post breakfast, you will check out from the hotel in Hubli and then drive to Bangalore. On arrival you will be transferred at airport/railway station to your onward journey.
Inclusions: For 8 Nights 9 Days Karnataka Heritage Tour
- Welcome drink on arrival.
- 8 nights’ accommodation at hotel/resort.
- Daily buffet breakfast at the hotel/resort.
- Surface transportation by AC private vehicle with chauffeur as per the itinerary.
- Personal assistance by honeymoon bug representative & offices during all arrival and departure.
- All interstate taxes, permits, parking, road tax, toll taxes, fuel charges anddriver allowance are included.
- All government applicable taxes and service charges.
Exclusion: For 8 Nights 9 Days Karnataka Heritage Tour
- Air Fare/Train fare.
- Travel/health insurance.
- Liquor, boating & joy rides.
- Entrance fees to various sightseeing places.
- Photography and video making fees at the sites.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips.
- Additional sightseeing or usages of vehicle not mention in the itinerary.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blocks etc (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot.