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Royal Treasures of Mysore Day Tour from Bangalore

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Product Code : AGORA72

Embark on a Royal Treasures of Mysore Day Tour from Bangalore and discover the cultural riches of Mysore. Explore the opulent Mysore Palace, climb up to Chamundi Hill to visit the Chamundeshwari Temple, admire the beauty of Jaganmohan Palace and St. Philomena's Church, and shop for silk and sandalwood in the local market. With a knowledgeable private guide and a comfortable private car at your disposal, you'll have a personalized and hassle-free experience.

6:30-7:00 am Departure from Bangalore: Start your day early from Bangalore and embark on a scenic drive to Mysore, which is located about 150 kilometers southwest of Bangalore. You'll have a private car with a knowledgeable local guide who will meet you in Mysore and accompany you throughout the day, providing insights into the history, culture, and traditions of Mysore.


9:30-11:30 am Chamundi Hill: Upon arrival in Mysore, your first stop will be Chamundi Hill, a prominent hill located about 13 kilometers from the city center. You'll take a private vehicle to reach the top, where you'll find the famous Chamundeshwari Temple, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga. From the top of the hill, you can enjoy panoramic views of Mysore city and the surrounding landscape. Your private guide will provide detailed information about the mythology, history, and cultural significance of this revered hill.


12:00-2:00 pm Mysore Palace: After descending from Chamundi Hill, you'll visit the iconic Mysore Palace, also known as the Amba Vilas Palace. This grand palace is the official residence of the royal family of Mysore and is renowned for its Indo-Saracenic architectural style, intricate carvings, and opulent interiors. Your private guide will provide insights into the history, cultural significance, and interesting anecdotes associated with the palace. You'll have ample time to explore the palace complex, including the grand Durbar Hall, the private royal chambers, and the beautiful gardens.


2:30-3:30 pm Jaganmohan Palace: Next, you'll visit the Jaganmohan Palace, a beautiful palace located in the heart of Mysore city. This palace was once the royal residence and has now been converted into an art gallery, showcasing a rich collection of traditional Mysore paintings, sculptures, and artifacts. Your private guide can provide information about the history, art, and cultural heritage associated with the palace, and you can spend some time admiring the exquisite artworks on display.


3:30-4:30 pm Silk and Sandalwood Shopping: Mysore is famous for its silk and sandalwood products, and you'll have the opportunity to explore the local markets and shops to indulge in some shopping. Your private guide can take you to the best places to buy authentic Mysore silk sarees, scarves, and other silk products, known for their intricate designs and vibrant colors. You can also shop for sandalwood artifacts, incense, and other sandalwood products, known for their unique fragrance and craftsmanship.


4:30-5:30 pm St. Philomena's Church: Your next stop will be the St. Philomena's Church, a beautiful Catholic church located in Mysore. This neo-Gothic style church is one of the oldest churches in India and is known for its stunning architecture and beautiful stained glass windows. Your private guide can provide insights into the history, significance, and architectural details of the church.


5:30-6:30 pm Local Market: After visiting St. Philomena's Church, you can also explore the local market in Mysore, known for its colorful array of fresh produce, spices, flowers, and handicrafts. Your private guide can help you navigate through the bustling market, interact with the local vendors, and learn about the local culinary traditions and shopping options. You can also indulge in some local snacks or sweets during your market visit.


7:00-8:00 pm Return to Bangalore: After a day of exploring Chamundi Hill, Mysore Palace, Jaganmohan Palace, St. Philomena's Church, and

Please note that the tour involves some soft walking on rough terrain, as you will be visiting Chamundi Hill, which requires climbing some steps to reach the temple at the top. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.

English speaking local guide, if option selected.

Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.

Lunch, if option selected.

Bottled water in the car.

Government Taxes.

Camera charges at monuments.

Gratuities and optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.