Architecture, Temple & Beach
Package price 1203 per person sharing twin
Product Code : AGORA134
As the name suggest this tour is a wonderful introduction to history, culture and grand architecture. Begin from Bangalore and visit Gommateshwara the tallest free–standing monolithic statue in the world. Halebedu & Belur temple an excellent example of Hoysala architecture developed under the rule of the Hoysala Empire between the 11th and 14th centuries. Explore Hampi an UNESCO world Heritage site dotted with numerous ruined temple complexes from the Vijayanagara Empire and Hyderabad historic sites including Golconda Fort, a former diamond-trading center that was once the Qutb Shahi dynastic capital. At the end of tour unwind on the beach and visit few active temples of Odisha along with Konark Sun Temple an UNESCO Wold Heritage Site built in the shape of a Chariot.
Day 01; Arrive Bangalore
On arrival at Bangalore airport assistance and transfer to hotel.
Later city tour visitng Lal Bagh Garden, Vidhana Soudha and Bangalore Palace & Fort. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02; Bangalore - Shravanabelagola - Hassan (200kms/ 4hrs approx)
On arrival at Bangalore airport meet with your driver and proceed to Hassan en route visit Gomateshwara Jain temple at Shravanabelagola. On arrival check in and overnight at hotel.
Day 03; Hassan - Hospet/ Hampi (330kms/ 7hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel check out and proceed to visit Halebedu & Belur temple an excelent example of Hoysala architecture developed under the rule of the Hoysala Empire between the 11th and 14th centuries. Large and small temples built during this era remain as examples of the Hoysala architectural style, including the Chennakesava Temple at Belur, the Hoysaleswara Temple at Halebidu, and the Kesava Temple at Somanathapura.
After sightseeing drive to Hampi check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04; Hospet/ Hampi
Breakfast at hotel. Full day guided city tour of Hospet and Hampi monuments UNESCO world Heritage sites. Visit Hazara Rama Temple, King's Balance, Mahanavami Dibba, Royal enclosures, Statue of Ugra Narasimha Temple, Virupaksha Temple, Vithala And Lotus Mahal, Vithala Temple Complex and ASI Museum. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05; Hospet/ Hampi - Hyderabad (flight)
Breakfast at hotel as per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for Hyderabad.
On arrival at Hyderabad airport meet with our office executive assistance and transfer to hotel. Rest time free for personal activities relax. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Hyderabad
Breakfast at hotel, explore this wondrous capital, a 400 year-old metropolitan city teeming with bustling-bazaars and Muslim monuments. Visit to Golconda Fort, Qutub Shahi tombs, Salar Jung Museum, Hussain Sagar, Charminar, Grand Mecca Masjid. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07; Hyderabad - Bhubaneshwar (flight)/ Bhubaneshwar - Puri (65kms/ 1.3hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel as per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for Bhubaneshwar. On arrival assistance and transfer to hotel in Puri. Check in and ovenight at beach hotel.
Day 08; Puri - Chilika - Konark - Puri (130kms round)
Breakfast at hotel excursion to visit Chilika Lake a brackish water lagoon, at the mouth of the Daya River, flowing into the Bay of Bengal, covering an area of over 1,100km². Boating on the lake will provide the opportunity to see dolphins.
Return to Puri and visit Konark Sun temple, Pipili the applique work village & Raghurajpur artisan village. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09; Puri – Bhubaneshwar (65km/ 1.3hrs approx)/ Bhubaneshwar - Bangalore or Delhi (flight)
Breakfast at hotel drive to Bhubaneshwar via visiting Khandgiri Buddhist site, Udayagiri Jain caves and Dhauli Rock Edicts. Also visit few famous temples Parasurameshwar, Mukteshwar, Rajarani & Lingaraj temple (Non-Hindus are not allowed to enter inside the main temple sanctum). After sightseeing transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival assistance and transfer to hotel.
On arrival at airport assistance and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Bangalore or Delhi - Departure
Breakfast at hotel. As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.
Garland welcome and assistance of our office representative at airport
09 Nights/ 10 days accommodation in below mentioned hotels or similar
Daily breakfast at hotel.
Bottled drinking water in car
Private English speaking guide in each cities on sightseeing days.
Private Chauffer driven air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfers, sightseeing & excursion as per program.
01 Time monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
Applicable GST (Government taxes)
Hotels used or similar
Bangalore x 2 nights
3* - Ramada/ The Rialto
4* - Fortune Select JP Cosmos/ Lemon Tree Premier Ulsoor Lake
5* - ITC Gardenia, a Luxury Collection/ ITC Windsor a Luxury Collection
Hassan x 1 night
3* - Candy Southern Star/ Pavanputra Resort & Spa
4* & 5* - Hosyala Village Resort/ The Ashok
Hampi x 2 nights
3* - Krishna Palace/ Kishkinda Heritage Resort
4* - Heritage Resort / Royal Orchid Central Keerti
5* - Hyatt Place/ Hampi Boulders
Hyderabad x 2 nights
3* - Aditya Park/ Lemon Tree Hotel
4* - Lemon Tree Hotel/ Fortune Park Vallabha
5* - ITC Kakatiya, a Luxury Collection/ Trident Hotel
Puri x 2 nights
3* - Toshali Sands/ Blue Lily Beach Resort
4* - The Hans Coco Palms/ The Chariot Resort & spa
5* - Mayfair Waves
Any air fare
Main Meals, Lunch or dinner unless mentioned
Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
Or anything not mentioned above.