Karnataka Sri Nanjundeswara Hotel
Suggested Itineraries of South India Tour - Take a trip into the past, explore the rich land of
South India and you'll discover a land of many surprises,
Musical pillars, Stone dancers,
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Elephant stables, Monumental
temples, Sandy beaches, you will enjoy them all while
you enter through Gateway of India. Have a enchanting
experience while touring South India.
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Day 01 - Arrive Mumbai
On arrival you will be met by our representative &
transferred to hotel, where you will check into your
preferred hotel room. After traditional cordial welcome
enjoy the impeccable service and superb dinner, rest
for the night at the hotel and have a relaxing sleep.
Day 02 - Mumbai - Planning South India tour
In the morning we you shall visit Gateway of India
- The stone archway designed by Wittett in the 16th
century Gujarati style. The Gateway of India is synonymous
with Mumbai. It is the most eminent monument of Mumbai
and is the early point for most tourists who want to
explore the city. Gateway of India is a great historical
monument built during the British regulation in the
The Elephanta Caves are a grand tourist attraction
in the neighborhood of the large Mumbai metropolis.
The Elephanta Island is situated 10 km away from the
Gateway of India at Mumbai. These caves house rock cut
temples dating back to the 5th century CE. These cave
temples dedicated to Lord Shiva are situated a top a
hill on the island. With everlasting memories of the
day spend night at hotel.
Day 03 - Mumbai - Goa Badami Tour
Next morning you will be transferred to Airport for
flight to Goa. On arriving Goa, you shall check in to
the hotel and relax for the night at the hotel room.
Day 04 - Goa Badami Tour
In the morning with a fresh mind and all in motion
explore the rich land of Goa which is also known to
be as "Archaeologist's Delight". Goa boasts
some historical and gorgeous Portuguese styled architecture
in the forms of churches, basilica, cathedrals and monuments.
Explore the gorgeous architectural grandeur of North
Goa in the morning and South Goa in the afternoon. Spend
the night at Goa comfy Hotel.
Day 05 - Goa - Goa Badami Tour
Explore the exotic beaches of Goa and indulge in some
thrilling water sports activities. Dive into the cool
waters of the sea or just laze around in the beaches
with your companion. Relax for the night at Goa hotel.
Day 06 - Goa - Belgaum - Badami (275 kms 6 hrs)
Planning South India tour - After taking breakfast drive to Badami enroute visiting
Belgaum - a total picture of contrasts. It blends ancient
town planning with modern and contemporary ambience
perfectly. On arriving Belgaum you shall visit the Fort.
The other must visit spot include Kamala Basti, the
Jain Temple & the Jama Masjid, The Kapileshwar Temple,
the Ananthashayana. Spend the night at the hotel room.
Day 07 - Badami
Badami boasts rock-cut cave Temples, Gateways, Forts,
Inscriptions, and Sculptures that seem to come alive
before your eyes. Badami has to be seen to be believed.
The capital of the Early Chalukyas, Badami is picturesquely
nestled at the mouth of a ravine between two rocky hills.
Badami is well-known for its four cave temples - all
hewn out of sand stone on the precipice of a hill.
The largest and most ornamental is the third cave temple
dedicated to Vishnu. Overlooking the cave temples is
a reservoir dotted with temples devoted to Vishnu and
Climb a flight of steps to reach the ancient caves
- all hewn out of sand stone on the precipice of a hill.
Also a must see are Bhutanatha temples that lend their
names to the lake just beneath the cave temples. Take
a dip in this green tranquil river. It is said to have
the healing properties. Badami also has the eighteen
inscriptions ranging from 06th to 09th century. Spend
the night at the hotel and have a relaxing sleep.
Day 08 - Badami - Aihole - Pattadakal - Hospet
Today is your lucky day as you are going to Hospet
enroute visiting Aihole and Pattadakal, and for that
nothing can be said as everything is self explanatory.
Aihole is famous as the "cradle of the Indian Architecture".
You will also visit Pattadakal which is situated on
the left bank of the Malaprabha River, a world heritage
centre, has 10 major temples representing early Chalukyan
architecture. After visiting this place you shall proceed
towards Hospet. Spend the at the hotel room and unwind
peacefully for the day.
Day 09 - Hospet
Next morning explore the beautiful world of Hospet.
This place commands a close proximity to Hampi, the
site of the medieval Vijaynagar Empire, (13 kms) is
the most evocative of all the ruins in Karnataka. Spend
the night at the hotel room.
Day 10 - Hospet - Hassan
Have your breakfast and head towards the destination
that has it all. Yes! You guessed it right. We are going
to Hassan. Set and refresh into hotel. Take an excursion
to Belur & Halebid, a beautiful example of Hoyasala's
architecture. Most admired of them is the Chennakeshava
Temple which took 103 years to complete. The temples
of Halebid bear mute testimony to the rich, cultural
heritage of Karnataka. Rest at night and have a refreshing
sleep at the hotel room.
Day 11 - Hassan - Shravanabelagola - Hassan
Today you will see the splendor of Shravanabelgola.
51 kms south - east of Hassan, one of most important
Jain Pilgrim centers. Here is the 17m high monolith
of Lord Bahubali - the world's tallest monolithic statue.
After visiting this well known place, explore the other
tourist attractions of the place. You can also shop
for some local handicrafts and items. Spend the night
resting at the hotel room.
Day 12 - Hassan - Madikeri
Today morning we will be going to Madikeri, a place
which is called as the "Scotland of India".
On arrival set your self in the hotel, refresh yourself
and come with us to visit Madikeri Fort, Abbey Falls,
Nisargadhama - Known for its calm, serene beauty, this
place is an ideal picnic spot visited by hundreds of
tourists throughout the year. Spend the night at the
Day 13 - Madikeri - Mysore
Today morning have your breakfast & ride with us
to the exclusive locales of Mysore. On arrival, check
in into hotel. Refresh yourself and explore Mysore at
its best! The must visit place in Mysore includes Mysore
Palace, Chamundi hills - Towering over the city; these
hills are 13 kms away from Mysore. Halfway up is the
Nandi bull, a 4.8m monolith. Brindavan Gardens the musical
fountains & colorful lights transform this place
into a fairy land. Spend the night at the hotel room.
Day 14 - Mysore
Get up & get set for your visit to Sri Jauyachamarajendra
Art Gallery - Housed in the Jagmohan Palace, the gallery
has a collection of exquisite paintings. In the afternoon
visit Somnathpur. It is a little village where you can
see the famous 13th century temple well known for its
great architectural beauty. The star shaped temple with
three shrines is the latest & well preserved heritage
of hoyasala architecture. Unwind for the day at the
Day 15 - Mysore - Srirangapatnam - Bangalore
Next morning, you are free to explore the beautiful
surroundings and check out the local markets. In the
afternoon drive down to Bangalore enroute visiting Srirangapatnam.
It was the capital city of the warriors like Hyder Ali
and his son Tipu Sultan. They had built some grand architectural
masterpieces across the cities which are worth visiting.
In the evening head for Bangalore and check into the
hotel and rest for the night at the Bangalore comfy
Day 16 - Bangalore - Mumbai
Today morning come with us to explore the "city
of gardens". We will take you to Vidhan Saudha
- It houses the State's Legislature and Secretariat,
Nandi Temple - One of the oldest temples, popularly
known as the Bull temple. In the evening take your flight
to Bombay. Refresh and relax for a while at the comfy
Mumbai Hotel and have your dinner. Depart from the hotel
after having dinner to be transferred to International
Airport for flight back home.
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