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Treasures of Karnataka with Goa
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14 days
Duration
8 / 10
Physicality
India
Location
11/01/2017
Start Date

TOUR DESCRIPTION

  1. In Bangalore, Visit Vidana Soudha, Attara Kacheri and Tipu Sultan’s palace and fort
  2. In Mysore, Chamundi Hill and the Brindavan Gardens, and Light and Sound show at Mysore Palace
  3. Chennakeshava Temple in Belur & Hoysaleswara Temple of Halebid
  4. Enroute cover Shravanabelagola (57-ft. tall monolithic statue of love god Gomateshwara)
  5. Near and in Hampi, visit some of the UNESCO World heritage sites - Mallikarjuna temple, Bhutanatha group of temples, Virupaksha Temple, Vittala Temple, Lotus Mahal, Hazara Rama Temple and Elephant Stables (11 domed tall chambers)
  6. In Badami, rock cut and other structural heritages- Lad Khan Temple, Pattadakal, Badami Cave Temples and Badami Fort.
  7. In Hubli, Unkal Lake and statue of Swami Vivekananda in center, Siddharudha Math and Chandramouleshwara Temple
  8. Beaches of best beach destination of India - Goa
  9. Services of English-speaking guide during sightseeing tours
  10. Assistance at airport and sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned vehicle
  11. Start From Bangalore and End in Goa

DEPARTURE / RETURN
Bangalore / Goa
DEPARTURE TIME
Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
Airfare
Accommodations
Local transportation
Professional guide
NOT INCLUDED
Entrance fees
Guide gratuity
IMPORTANT NOTES

2N Bangalore, 1N Mysore,1N Hassan, 2N Hampi, 2N Badami, 1N Hubli, 4N Goa


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Day 1: departure

Meet our representative upon arrival in Bangalore and check in at your hotel. Bengaluru (Bangalore) is the capital of India's southern Karnataka state. The center of India high-tech industry, the city is also known for its green spaces and nightlife. Overnight in Bangalore.

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Day 2:

Enjoy half day city tour covering – Vidana Soudha, landmark of Bangalore. This enormous building is a massive example of neo-Dravidian architecture, with four domes on its four corners. It houses the Legislative Chamber of Karnataka Government. Also, visit Attara Kacheri and Tipu Sultan’s palace and fort. Overnight stay in Bangalore hotel.

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Day 3:

After breakfast check out of your hotel and drive towards Mysore - An ancient city with more than 600 glorious years of legacy, Mysore is one of the most flamboyant places in India. Known for its glittering royal heritage, bustling markets, magnificent monuments, cosmopolitan culture and a friendly populace, it is also a thriving centre for the production of premium silk, sandalwood and incense. After reaching, check-in at hotel. Later proceed for sightseeing, visit Chamundi Hill and the Brindavan Gardens- spread over 150 acres. Later, visit Mysore Palace - The interior of Mysore Palace is richly carved, intricate, colorful and architecturally thrilling. It is from this palace the erstwhile rulers, the Wodeyars, ruled the Mysore Kingdom. A Sound & Light show which narrates the palace history with effects of illumination is a must-watch for palace. Overnight in Mysore.

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Day 4:

After breakfast check out and drive towards Hassan. Hassan, which has seen many glorious dynasties over the years, such as Mauryas, Kadambas, Chalukyas, Gangas, Hoysalas and Vijayanagara empire, popular for temple architecture. Upon arrival check in at your hotel and later on visit Shravanabelagola (57-ft. tall monolithic statue of love god Gomateshwara). Evening at leisure followed by overnight stay

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Day 5:

After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive towards Hampi. Enroute visit Chennakeshava Temple in Belur, followed by the Hoysaleswara Temple of Halebid, both of which are classic examples of Hoysala craftsmanship. Proceed to Hampi - former capital of the Vijayanagara kingdom, has a magnetic charisma even in its ruined state. Recorded as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this town features over 500 monuments with boulder-strewn hills in the backdrop. A true manifestation of medieval-age magnificence, and enroute visit the world heritage sites like – Mallikarjuna temple, Bhutanatha group of temples and Virupaksha Temple. Upon arrival check in at the hotel and spend evening at leisure. Overnight stay in hotel at Hampi.

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Day 6:

Today, after breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour covering architectural heritages, which are basically ruins of Vijayanagara Empire and in modern era listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Vittala Temple, Lotus Mahal, Hazara Rama Temple and Elephant Stables (11 domed tall chambers). By evening, return to the hotel for your overnight stay.

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Day 7:

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and drive to Badami. Upon arrival check in at the hotel and spend evening at leisure. Overnight stay in hotel at Badami.

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Day 8:

Today, after breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour covering architectural heritages famous for rock cut and other structural temples - Lad Khan Temple, Pattadakal, Badami Cave Temples and Badami Fort. By evening, return to the hotel for your overnight stay.

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Day 9:

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Hubli. Enjoy sightseeing covering - Siddharudha Math, saint who preached the Advaita philosophy and guided his followers towards the attainment of solace and happiness. Later visit Chandramouleshwara Temple - fine example of Chalukya style of architecture, Chandramouleshwara Temple showcases great craftsmanship. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this majestic temple has two Shiva Lingas and intricate carvings of dancing Lord Ganesha. Later, drive to Badami. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel for overnight stay. In evening, enjoy a sunset view at picturesque picnic spot Unkal Lake. The lake features a statue of Swami Vivekananda in the center and offers ample opportunities for recreational activities like boating. Thereafter, return to the hotel for your overnight stay.

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Day 10:

After breakfast, proceed to Goa. Meet our representative upon arrival in Goa and proceed to your hotel. After reaching, check-in at the hotel and spend rest of the evening at leisure. Overnight stay in Goa,

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Day 11:

Goa is India’s most famous beach destination, located on the shores of the Arabian Sea. Ruled by the Portuguese till 1961, Goa still retains its indo-Portuguese character, very visible amongst its architecture as well as its people. The highlights are its silver sands, sparkling blue waters, the sky mirroring the sea below, white churches resting against green paddy fields and coconut trees lining the coastal streets. (Optional) – Temple & Spice Tour – A trip to the Spice Plantation, learn how local spices and herbs are grown organically along with Goan Lunch on a banana leaf, surrounded by nature. Overnight in Goa.

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Day 12:

Goa is India’s most famous beach destination, located on the shores of the Arabian Sea. Ruled by the Portuguese till 1961, Goa still retains its indo-Portuguese character, very visible amongst its architecture as well as its people. The highlights are its silver sands, sparkling blue waters, the sky mirroring the sea below, white churches resting against green paddy fields and coconut trees lining the coastal streets. (Optional) – Temple & Spice Tour – A trip to the Spice Plantation, learn how local spices and herbs are grown organically along with Goan Lunch on a banana leaf, surrounded by nature. Overnight in Goa.

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Day 13:

Goa is India’s most famous beach destination, located on the shores of the Arabian Sea. Ruled by the Portuguese till 1961, Goa still retains its indo-Portuguese character, very visible amongst its architecture as well as its people. The highlights are its silver sands, sparkling blue waters, the sky mirroring the sea below, white churches resting against green paddy fields and coconut trees lining the coastal streets. (Optional) – Temple & Spice Tour – A trip to the Spice Plantation, learn how local spices and herbs are grown organically along with Goan Lunch on a banana leaf, surrounded by nature. Overnight in Goa.

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Day 14: return

Today you will be transferred to the International airport to board your onward flight.

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