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Bangalore to Belur and Halebid

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Product Code : AGORA93

This 2 days private Hassan, Belur and Halebid tour include return transfer from Bangalore city hotels or from Bangalore airport.  Visit the Shravanabelagola the huge monolithic idol of Bahubali en-route to Hassan. Tour include 1 nights accommodation in Hassan with breakfast and guided sightseeing of Belur and Halebid temples with all monuments entrances included.  

 

Day 1: Bangalore - Hassan (200kms)

Pick up from your Bangalore hotel or Bangalore airport and drive to Hassan via visiting Shravanabelagola one of the most important Jain pilgrim centers.

Visit Vindhyagiri Hill where a 17m high naked Lord Bahubali (Gommateshwara) the world tallest monolithic statue, is placed. And Chandragiri Hill which is also a seat of several ancient Jain centers, much older than Gommateshwara statue. (30 minuts tough walk to reach the temple). It is also one of the oldest temple where a 17m high naked Lord Bahubali the world tallest monolithic statue is placed. 

Continue drive to Hassan and check in at hotel. Rest time free to relax. Overnight at hotel. 

 

Day 2: Hassan - Bangalore (250kms)

Breakfast at hotel. Excursion to visit Belur & Halebedu.

Belur, once the capital of the Hoysala Empire is known for its exquisite temples. Celebrated temple of Chennakeshava built by the Hoysala King Vishnuvardhana in 1117 AD, is one of the finest examples of Hoysala architecture. Everything is carved in black stone looking like metal. Kappe Chennigaraya Temple is another majestic 12th CE temple built next to a pond. The stone architecture has splendid carvings and bas-relief work. Temple complex include two ornate pillars, one of the Garuda built during the Vijaynagar period and one with a lamp built during the Hoysala period. Lakshmi temple, Sowmyanayaki temple & Ranganayaki temple are other temple in same complex.

In Halebedu visit the Hoysaleswara Temple built in 12th CE surrounded by ponds, mantapas and lakes. It is well known for the sculptures and architecture of Hoysala period standing on platform like a casket, richly endowed with most finely detailed scroll work in stone. The walls of the temple are covered with an endless variety of gods and goddesses. Other temple in Halebedu are Kadareswara Temple, Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Ishvara Temple, Koravangala Temple, Lakshmi Devi temple & Hulikere Pond. Also visit the Jain bastics.

After sightseeing drive to Bangalore and drop off to your hotel or at Bangalore airport. 

Assistance on arrival at airport.

1 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels.

Daily breakfast at hotels. Any other meal (lunch/ dinner) if clearly mentioned in the itinerary).

Private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.

English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.

Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

Bottled drinking water in car.

Government taxes.

 

Hotels used or similar for 1 nights accommodation

Hassan x 1 night
3* - Candy Southern Star/ Pavanputra Resort & Spa
4* & 5* - Hosyala Village Resort/ The Ashok

Any flight tickets.

Camera charges at monuments.

Meals other than mentioned in day plan.

Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc. 

Gratuities & optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in inclusions.