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Hubli to Badami, Kali Tiger Reserve & Goa Beach Tour

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Product Code : AGORA533

The Hubli to Badami, Kali Tiger Reserve and Goa Beach tour will begin with pick up from Hubli airport. Explore Badami, Aihole & Pattadakal historic site of ancient and medieval era Buddhist, Hindu & Jain monuments built between 6th to 12th century CE by Chalukyas by cutting sandstone rocks. Next head to Anshi National Park a Tiger reserve and enjoy safari in majestic Western Ghats. At the end unwind on the sun-kissed beaches of Goa and enjoy the never-ending beach parties that make night brighter than days. Our transport will remain on disposal at your service and can be used for going out for dinner and optional activities within the cities.

 

Day 1: Hubli - Badami (140kms)

Pick up from Hubli airport and drive to Badami.

Enroute visit Lakkundi a heaven of ancient temples ruins and step wells. It is a place of antiquarian interest with more than 50 ancient temples scattered all over the village & 101 stepped wells built during the rule of the Chalukyas, Seuna, Kalachuris and Hoysalas. These temples are most famous for their ornate and elaborate furnishing. And Gadag a place of historical importance, famous for its ancient Hindu & Jain temples and medieval architecture. Constructed between the 10th to 12th CE by the Kings of Chalukyan Empire, the Trikuteshewara Temple is famous for its style of architecture and the temple has three Shivalingas carved out of a single rock.

Continue drive to Badami check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 2: Badami

Breakfast at hotel. Excursion to visit Aihole a historical site & home to over 125 beautiful Chalukyan temples and monuments from 6th to 12th century. Few important monuments in Aihole include the Durga Temple, Lad Khan Temple, Ravanaphadi Cave Temples, Huchimalli Temple, Meganagudi Group Temple, Gowda Temple and the Huchappayyagudi Temple amongst numerous others. And Pattadakal a treasure trove of Hindu and Jain temples complex built-in 7th and 8th century CE. The various temples that one must visit are Virupaksha Temple, Jain temple, Papanatha temple, Galaganath temple, and Sangameshwara temple.

Also visit Badami Cave consist of four separate temples, each holding intricate carvings & depictions. Badami Fort perched on the top of a cliff accompanied by two Shivalaya complexes dating back to the 5th century & watchtower atop hill. And Agastya Lake surrounded by red sandstone temples. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 3: Badami - Anshi National Park (225kms)

Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Anshi National Park (Kali Tiger Reserve), check in at hotel.

Later jeep safari in parks located amid the majestic Western Ghats. The park is home to hundreds of species of wild animals, endemic birds, herbs, shrubs, and reptiles, overlooking the Kali river which flows through it. Lunch, dinner & overnight at hotel.

 

Day 4: Anshi National Park (Kali Tiger Reserve) - Goa (140kms)

Breakfast at hotel. Morning Jeep safari in the national park. Optionally you can also indulge in white water rafting (up to grade 3 level) at the gushing Kali river. After Safari and optional activities drive to Goa check in at hotel. Rest time free to relax. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 5: Goa 

Breakfast at hotel, city tour of Goa. Visit Old Goa monument the Basilica of Bom Jesus a 16th century church dedicated to infant Jesus housing the tomb of St. Francis Xavier. The other Churches in the same area are St. Cathedral, Church of Our Lady of Miracles, Church of our Lady of Rosary and Nunnery of St. Monica. The Aguada Fort built by the Portuguese on the mouth of the Mondovi River and a 4-storey Portuguese lighthouse oldest of its kind in Asia. In South Goa visit Mangueshi Temple, Shanta Durga Temple & Margao the headquarters of South Goa. Drive Pass the charming beaches such as Calangute, Dona Paula, Miramar and Baga Beach. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 6: Goa 

Breakfast at hotel. Day free and easy to relax on the beach and personal activities. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 7: Goa - Departure

Breakfast at hotel. As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination. (Standard hotel check out time 11 AM). 

Assistance on arrival at airport.

6 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.

Daily breakfast at hotels.

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.

Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

1-Time shared Gypsy safari in Anshi National Park with forest department naturalist.

Bottled drinking water in car.

Government taxes.

 

Hotels are used or similar for 6 nights accommodations 

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

Anshi National Park x 1 nights
3* - Nature Nest/ Dandeli Chalet Homestay
4* - Magenta Resort/ Mysa - Dandeli Lodge
5* - Magenta Resort/ Mysa - Dandeli Lodge

Goa x 3 nights
3* - Varca Le Palm/ Lambana Resort
4* - Lemon Tree Hotel Candolim/ The Chances Resort & Casino
5* - Zuri Varca Goa White Sand Resort & Casino/ Alila Diwa Goa

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.