Hubli to Badami, Hampi, Belur, Halebedu, Mysore & Bangalore Tour
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Embark on a kaleidoscopic journey from Hubli to Bangalore, traversing Karnataka's cultural gems. Badami's cave temples and Aihole's architectural treasures offer glimpses into ancient India, while Pattadakkal's UNESCO heritage site unfolds a tapestry of sculptural brilliance. The road to Hampi introduces Gadag's Trikuteshwara Temple and Lakkundi's architectural gems, setting the stage for the historical enchantment of Hampi. Continue to Hassan, where the Belur and Halebedu Temple Complexes showcase Karnataka's artistic splendor. Mysore, the "City of Palaces," welcomes you with the regal Mysore Palace and the vibrant Devaraja Market, while Bangalore, the capital, unveils the grandeur of the Bangalore Palace, Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bull Temple, and the serene ISKCON Temple, culminating in a captivating exploration of Karnataka's diverse heritage.
Day 1: Hubli - Badami (110kms)
Your exploration of Karnataka begins as you arrive in Hubli and are warmly greeted at the airport. After a refreshing breakfast, your journey commences with a picturesque drive to Badami, a town steeped in history and cultural richness. Upon arrival, you'll be welcomed to your hotel, where you can unwind and adjust to the tranquil atmosphere. Badami is celebrated for its unique cave temples, extraordinary rock-cut architecture, and awe-inspiring sculptures, making it a perfect introduction to the region's rich heritage. The rest of the day is yours to explore the charming surroundings, visit local markets, and soak in the vibrant local culture.
Day 2: Badami - Aihole - Pattadakkal - Badami
Today is dedicated to a comprehensive exploration of the historical gems surrounding Badami. Your first stop is the iconic Badami Cave Temples, an archaeological marvel known for its rock-cut architecture and intricate sculptures. These temples are a testament to the rich cultural heritage of the region and provide a glimpse into ancient Indian art and religion. Next, you'll venture to Aihole, often referred to as the "Cradle of Indian Architecture." Aihole boasts an array of stunning temples, each with its unique architectural style. The intricate craftsmanship on display is bound to captivate your imagination.
Your journey continues to Pattadakkal, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its beautifully carved temples. Here, you'll witness the fusion of architectural styles, indicative of the diverse cultural influences in the region. The intricate details and sculptures on the temples are a testament to the artistic and religious significance of this UNESCO site. In the evening, return to your hotel in Badami, where you'll reminisce about the day's discoveries and savor a restful overnight stay.
Day 3: Badami - Gadag - Lakkundi - Hampi (140kms)
Following a delightful breakfast, you'll embark on a captivating journey to Hampi, a destination known for its historical importance and archaeological treasures. The route to Hampi is adorned with intriguing stops that further enrich your experience.
In Gadag, you'll explore the magnificent Trikuteshwara Temple, a masterpiece dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple's intricate carvings and architectural brilliance are a testament to the rich craftsmanship that abounds in the region. It's a moment to pause and admire the cultural wealth of Karnataka.
Your journey then takes you to Lakkundi, where you'll discover ancient temples and sculptures, including the renowned Brahma Jinalaya and Kashi Vishveshwara Temple. These architectural gems showcase the artistic talents of the past, and you'll find yourself captivated by the artistic details and historical significance of each site.
Finally, you'll arrive in Hampi and check in at your hotel, ready to immerse yourself in the captivating stories of this UNESCO World Heritage site. Hampi is a land of historical enchantment, and your stay promises an overnight filled with dreams of exploration.
Day 4: Hampi - Hassan (330kms)
After a sumptuous breakfast, it's time to bid farewell to Hampi and proceed to Hassan, a city known for its cultural significance and architectural treasures. Your journey unveils more remarkable sites as you make your way to Hassan.
En route, you'll visit the famous Belur Temple Complex, a testament to the artistic brilliance of the Chennakesava Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. As you wander through the temple's premises, the intricate carvings and sculptures come to life, narrating captivating stories of Indian mythology. Your camera will be your constant companion, capturing every captivating detail.
The journey continues to the Halebedu Temple Complex, where you'll explore the Hoysaleswara Temple, an architectural gem dedicated to Lord Shiva. The detailed carvings and intricacies of this temple are a celebration of artistry. Your stop in Halebedu adds another layer of cultural depth to your journey.
Upon arriving in Hassan, you'll check in at your hotel, where the day's adventures will settle in as you enjoy a peaceful night's rest.
Day 5: Hassan - Mysore (140kms)
Wake up to the scenic beauty of Hassan, the perfect backdrop for a day filled with discoveries. After breakfast, you'll continue your journey to Mysore, a city known for its royal heritage and regal charm. Your visit to Mysore promises a delightful mix of history and culture.
Upon arriving in Mysore, you'll check in at your hotel, where you can relax and prepare for your exploration. Mysore, also known as the "City of Palaces," is a treasure trove of architectural wonders and cultural delights. In the afternoon, your city tour commences.
Your first stop is the magnificent Mysore Palace, a splendid example of Indo-Saracenic architecture. As you wander through its opulent halls and exquisite chambers, you'll feel like royalty, surrounded by the grandeur of a bygone era. The palace's beauty truly shines when illuminated at night.
The next stop is the vibrant Devaraja Market, where you'll experience the local buzz and find a variety of handicrafts and souvenirs. The market offers an opportunity to engage with local artisans and witness the city's vibrant atmosphere.
Your tour continues with a visit to the Chamundeshwari Temple, majestically perched atop Chamundi Hill. The panoramic views from this vantage point are a sight to behold. The temple itself is a splendid piece of architecture, dedicated to the goddess Chamundeshwari. The beauty and tranquility of the temple grounds make it a delightful stop.
The day's explorations culminate with your return to the hotel for a peaceful night's rest in the heart of Mysore.
Day 6: Mysore - Bangalore (145kms)
Today's journey takes you from Mysore to Bangalore, the vibrant capital of Karnataka, and promises another day filled with captivating experiences.
As you make your way to Bangalore, you'll visit more of the city's fascinating sites. Your first stop is the majestic Bangalore Palace, reminiscent of England's Windsor Castle. The palace is a testament to the city's royal heritage and offers a glimpse into its regal past.
Next, you'll explore the serene Lalbagh Botanical Garden, known for its diverse plant species and well-maintained landscapes. The garden is a tranquil oasis in the heart of the bustling city, inviting you to unwind amid nature's beauty.
Your spiritual journey continues with a visit to the Bull Temple, dedicated to Nandi, the sacred bull of Lord Shiva. The temple's grand architecture and the imposing Nandi statue are impressive, offering a moment of reflection and spirituality.
Your tour of Bangalore includes a visit to the iconic ISKCON Temple, a place that not only holds spiritual significance but also acts as a hub for cultural and artistic activities. The temple's architecture and serene ambiance make it a delightful stop on your journey.
As the day comes to a close, you'll check in at your hotel in Bangalore, where you'll enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 7: Bangalore - Departure
On the final day of your enriching journey, you'll enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your Bangalore hotel. Depending on your flight schedule, you may have some free time to explore more of the city or indulge in some last-minute souvenir shopping, creating lasting memories of your Karnataka adventure.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 7 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 7 nights accommodation
Badami x 2 nights
3* - Rajsangam Hotel/ The Heritage Resort
4* / 5* - Badami Court/ Krishna Heritage
Hampi x 2 nights
3* - Krishna Palace/ Kishkinda Heritage Resort
4* - Heritage Resort / Royal Orchid Central Keerti
5* - Hyatt Place/ Hampi Boulders
Hassan x 1 night
3* - Candy Southern Star/ Pavanputra Resort & Spa
4* & 5* - Hosyala Village Resort/ The Ashok
Mysore x 1 night
3* - Southern Star/Sandesh The Prince
4* - Fortune Park JP Palace/ Grand Mercure
5* - Royal Orchid Brindavan Garden/The Windflower Resort & Spa
Bangalore x 1 night
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
- 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.