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Pune to Bangalore - Explore The Architecture Marvel of Karnataka

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Product Code : AGORA599

Pune to Bangalore - Explore The Architecture Marvel of Karnataka tour will begin with pick up from your Pune hotel/ airport. You will visit Hindu collection of ancient temples at Badami, Aihole, Pattadakal, Hampi, Belure & Halebidu, built by Chalukyas, Vijayanagar & Hoysala Empire. Along with visiting some of India's most intricate historical stone carvings, you will also visit the palace museum at Kolhapur & Belgaum Fort & Bangalore city. Our transport will remain on disposal at your service and can be used for going out for dinner and any optional activities within the cities.

 

Day 1: Pune - Kolhapur (235kms)

Pick up from your hotel in or Pune airport and drive to Kolhapur check in at hotel. Later visit Mahalakshmi Temple & Bhavani Mandap an imposing old palace. 
O/n at hotel.

 

Day 2: Kolhapur - Badami (260kms)

Drive to Badami via Belgaum. Visit Belgaum Fort, Kapileshwar Temple & St. Marys Church. Arrive Badami check in at hotel. 
O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

 

Day 3: Badami

Excursion to visit Aihole a historical site & home to over 125 beautiful Chalukyan temples and monuments from 6th to 12th century. And Pattadakal a treasure trove of Hindu and Jain temples complex built-in 7th and 8th century CE. Return to Badami visit cave temples, Badami Fort and Agastya Lake. 
O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

 

Day 4: Badami - Hampi (140kms) 

Drive to Hampi via visiting Trikuteshwara & few ruined Temples in Gadag. And Mallikarjuna, Virabhadra, Manikeshwara, Nanneshwara, Lakshminarayana, Someshwara, Nilakanteshwara temples in Lakkundi. Continue drive to Hampi check in at hotel. 
O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

 

Day 5: Hampi

City tour of Hampi an UNESCO world Heritage sites dotted with numerous ruined temple complexes from the Vijayanagara Empire on the bank of the River Tungabhadra. Visit Hazara Rama Temple, Kings Balance, Mahanavami Dibba, Royal enclosures, Statue of Ugra Narasimha Temple, Virupaksha Temple, Vithala And Lotus Mahal, Vithala Temple Complex and ASI Museum. 
O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

 

Day 6: Hampi - Hassan (330kms) 

Drive to Hassan enroute visit Chennakeshava Temple built by Hoysala Empire in 1117 AD in Belur. Next visit Hoysaleshwara Temple a 12th-century Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva in Halebidu. Continue drive to Hassan check in at hotel. 
O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

 

Day 7: Hassan - Bangalore (200kms)

Drive to Bangalore via visiting Shravanabelagola one of the most important Jain pilgrim enters. It is also one of the oldest temple where a 17m high naked Lord Bahubali (gomteshwara) the world tallest monolithic statue, is placed. It is situated on the picturesque Vindhyagiri Hill overlooking the town. Continue drive to Bangalore and check in at hotel. Rest time free to relax. 
O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

 

Day 8: Bangalore 

Visit Lal Bagh Garden, Cubbon Park, The Bangalore Fort, Tippus Summer Palace & The Bull Temple. Also drive pass Vidhana Soudha & the Secretariat. 
O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

 

Day 9: Bangalore - Departure

As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination. 
Meal plan: B.

Assistance on arrival at airport.

8 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels.

Daily breakfast & meal as per day plan (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner)

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 8 nights accommodation

Kolhapur x 1 night
3* - Veeksar The Fern/  Citrus Hotel
4* / 5* - Sayaji Hotel/ Nisarg Resort Kolhapur

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

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

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.