With a strong lineage of Indian emperors ruling this state, the culture of Karnataka has been shaped by like Mauryas, Chalukyas the Hoysalas, and the Vijayanagar empire. They have left behind a rich cultural heritage that is still evident in the everyday life.
DAY 1 – BANGALORE ARRIVAL
Arrival Bangalore Pick up from the Airport, Railway Station. Transfer to Hotel and proceed for Sightseeing Tippus palace, Bull Temple, Lalbaug, Ulsoor Lake, Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Vishweshwaraiah Museum, Utility Building etc. Overnight Stay in Bangalore
DAY 2 – BANGALORE – MYSORE
After Breakfast and drive to Mysore enroute visit Srirangapatna, Ranganathaswamy Temple, TippuÂ´s Palace, Fort, Gumbaz, TippuÂ´s Summer Palace. Reach Mysore and settle down in the Hotel. Visit Illuminated Brindavan Gardens and Krishnarajasagar Dam in the Evening. Overnight Stay at Mysore.
DAY 3 – MYSORE – BELUR – HALEBID – HASSAN
After Break Fast Check out from Hotel , Proceed to Hassan enroute visit Belur and Halebid stands the most beautiful for its most beautiful sculptures when compared to any other temples in south India. Typically these temples are squat & star shaped. Its outstanding sculptures all over the walls and pillars state the stories from the old epics of Ramayana, Mahabharatha & Bhagavath Geetha enabling to know of Hindu culture Later drive to reach HASSAN. Check in and rest as this would be a long day. Overnight will be at Hotel in Hassan.
DAY 4 – HASSAN – HOSPET
After Breakfast , Check out from Hotel and Drive to Hospet sightseeing of Daroji bear sanctuary – only special Sanctuary in India for Bears. A short drive of 20 km will reach you to this sanctuary where you drive though the Shrubby forest looking out for Bears Overnight Stay at Hospet
DAY 5 – HOSPET – HAMPI – HOSPET
HAMPI, the seat of the famed VIJAYANAGARA Empire was the capital of the largest empire in post-mogul India, covering several states. The empire reigned supreme under Krishnadevaraya, the Emperor. The ruins of Hampi of the 14th Century lie scattered in about 26 sq. km area, amidst giant boulders and vegetation and silently narrate the story of grandeur splendour and fabulous wealth. Back to Hotel , Overnight Stay at Hospet
DAY 6 – HOSPET – MYSORE
After Breakfast Check out from Hotel , Drive to Mysore , Check in at Hotel , Leisure at Hotel for own Activities , Overnight Stay at Hotel
DAY 7 – MYSORE – BANGALORE (DEPARTURE)
After Breakfast , Check out from Resort and Later Drop off at Bangalore Airport to board the Flight for your onwards journey