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Goa to Belgaum, Bijapur & Badami Extension Tour

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Product Code : AGORA515

Embark on an enriching journey from the sun-kissed beaches of Goa to the historical gems of Belgaum, Bijapur, and Badami. Traverse through diverse landscapes, from lush waterfalls like Gokak Falls to the majestic forts and temples of Karnataka's heritage sites. In Bijapur, marvel at the architectural marvels of the Adil Shahi dynasty, including the awe-inspiring Gol Gumbaz. Explore the ancient wonders of Aihole's Chalukyan temples and Pattadakal's Hindu and Jain architectural masterpieces. As you return to Goa, reflect on the blend of history, culture, and natural beauty that this tour offers, creating unforgettable memories of Southern India's rich tapestry.


Day 1: Goa - Belgaum (125kms)

Your journey begins with a comfortable pick-up from your Goa hotel or airport. As you drive towards Belgaum, the scenic landscapes will captivate you. On arrival, after settling into your hotel, immerse yourself in history at Belgaum Fort. This ancient bastion is not just a testament to architectural prowess but also a hub of spiritual sites with its array of temples and mosques. Follow this with a visit to Kapileshwar Temple, where the serene atmosphere and intricate carvings make for a peaceful retreat. Conclude your day at Rajhansgad Yellur Fort, a hilltop fortress offering panoramic views. Finish with the St. Mary's Church, known for its Gothic architecture and tranquil ambiance.


Day 2: Belgaum - Bijapur (220kms)

Post breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Bijapur. Along the way, you'll encounter the majestic Gokak Falls. Take a moment to marvel at the cascading waters and walk across the hanging bridge for a breathtaking view. Nearby, the ancient temple adds a touch of spirituality to the natural beauty. After reaching Bijapur and checking in, relax and rejuvenate for the upcoming explorations.


Day 3: Bijapur - Badami (120kms)

Kick-start your day with a hearty breakfast, followed by a cultural immersion in Bijapur. Begin with the iconic Bijapur Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander through its vast expanse, discovering treasures like Asar Mahal's exquisite architecture, the grandeur of the unfinished Bara Kaman mausoleum, and the grandeur of the colossal Gol Gumbaz dome. Visit the serene Jama Masjid, admire the monumental Malik-e-Maidan Cannon, and delve into the intricacies of Mehtar Mahal and The Ibrahims Rouza. After this enriching experience, head to Badami, another historical gem. Check in at your hotel, taking a moment to relax amidst its tranquil surroundings.


Day 4: Badami

Begin your day with a sumptuous breakfast before venturing into the historical wonders of Aihole. This ancient site boasts over 125 Chalukyan temples, each a testament to the architectural brilliance of its time. Admire the intricate Durga Temple, the rustic charm of Lad Khan Temple, the awe-inspiring Ravanaphadi Cave Temples, and the artistic finesse of Huchimalli Temple and Meganagudi group. Continue to Pattadakal, another UNESCO World Heritage site. Here, you'll find a plethora of temples, including the iconic Virupaksha Temple, Jain temple, Papanatha temple, Galaganath temple, and Sangameshwara temple, each echoing tales of a glorious past. Return to Badami to explore its famed cave temples, which are a visual treat with their intricate carvings, Badami Fort offering panoramic vistas of the city, and the serene Agastya Lake, perfect for a tranquil evening stroll.


Day 5: Badami - Goa (250kms)

After a leisurely breakfast, bid farewell to the historical marvels as you drive back to Goa. As the journey unfolds, reminisce about the forts, waterfalls, and temples you've explored. Upon arrival in Goa, either at your hotel or the airport, you'll carry with you memories of a journey rich in history, culture, and natural beauty.

- Assistance on arrival at airport.

- 4 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.

- Daily breakfast at hotels.

- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.

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

- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

- Bottled drinking water in car.

- Government taxes.


Hotels used or similar for 4 nights accommodation

Belgaum x 1 night
3* - Native by Chancery Hotels/ UK 27 The Fern
4*/ 5* - Regenta Resort Belagavi/ Fairfield by Marriott Belagavi

Bijapur x 1 night
3*/4*/5* -  - The Fern Residency/ Sun Hotel

Badami x 2 nights
3* - Rajsangam Hotel/ The Heritage Resort
4* / 5* - Badami Court/ Krishna Heritage

- Any flight tickets.

- Camera charges at monuments if any.

- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.

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

- Gratuities and optional activities.

- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.