Chikmagalur Temple Package
Chikmagalur is a beautiful and serene town located in the state of Karnataka. This pristine located in the foothills of Mullayanagiri range is famous for beautiful and consecrated temples built in the primeval epoch and boasting beautiful structural design as well. Hordes of tourists swarm to these temples in order to drench themselves in the spirituality and tranquility. The areas in the proximity to this town are also teemed with ancient and magnificent temples.
This 03 Nights and 04 Days itinerary is well designed to cover all the major temples located in Chikmagalur and also incorporates the destinations that are easily accessible from this town. The major destinations covered in the itinerary are Belur, Chikmagalur, Hiremagalur, Sringeri, Kigga, Hariharapur, Shakatapuram, Balehonnur, Horanadu, Halebid, and Belavadi. The major highlights of this trip are exploring the sacred temples such as Belur Temple, Chennakesava Temple, Kodandarama Temple, Rishya Shringeshwara Temple, and Sri Rambhapuri Mutt. The tour starts from Bangalore.
Bangalore - Belur - Chikmagalur - Hiremagalur – Sringeri
On reaching Bangalore airport/railway station early in the morning, meet our representative who will be there for your welcome and afterwards to transfer you to you already booked hotel in Sringeri. On the way, we will stop to at Belur to visit its famous temple i.e. Chennakeshava temple. The temple is famous for its Hoysala architecture. After exploring this beautiful temple, we will head towards Hiremagalur which is located close to Chikmagalur famous for its Kodandarama Temple. The temple is devoted to Lord Rama, Lakshmana and Goddess Sita. After having darshan in the temple, we will head towards our final destination i.e. Sringeri. On reaching, check in at the already booked hotel and leave to visit the two famous temples of Sringeri - Vidyashankara Temple and Sri Sharada Temple. Later we will return back to the hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.
Sringeri is well known town in Karnataka for its temple Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sharada Peetam. It is also known as Sringeri Sharada Peetham. It is one of the four Hindu Advaita maths established by Jagadguru Sri Adi Shankaracharya.
Sringeri - Kigga - Hariharapur - Shakatapuram – Sringeri
In the morning after breakfast, we will leave to visit the famous temples near Sringeri. Our day tour will start with a visit to Kigga. Situated 9 km away, Kigga is a tiny temple village that houses Rishya Shringeshwara temple. Afterwards, we will head to Hariharapura, a popular pilgrimage center that lies in the Koppa Taluk. The Adi Shankaracharya Sharada Lakshmi Narasimha Peeta, a Mutt of Goddess Sharadamba located on the bank of Tunga river is one the major highlight of Hariharapura. Thereafter, we will proceed to Shakatapuram, a holy place nestled Tunga River's bank. One can witness a 600 year old mutt situated on the bank of Tunga river named, "Shri Vidya Peetam". After exploring these ancient temples and religious spots, we will return back to our hotel in Sringeri for a comfortable overnight stay.
Sringeri - Balehonnur – Horanadu
Today after breakfast in the morning, we will check out from the hotel in Sringeri and leave by road for Balehonnur. Located on the bank of River Bhadra, Balehonnur is a tiny city in Chikmagalur district. It is famous for holding one of the oldest temples in Karnataka state of India i.e. Sri Rambhapuri Mutt. After exploring this small beautiful city, we will have lunch and thereafter, head towards Horanadu. Nestled on the bank of Bhadra river in Chikmaglur district, Horanadu is a beautiful village that is blessed with abundant natural beauty and vegetation. The place is famous for its Annapoorneshwari Temple On reaching, check in at the pre-booked hotel and rest for some time. Later in the evening, we will pay a visit to Annapoorneshwari Temple to offer prayers. Enjoy a relaxing overnight stay in the hotel in Horanadu.
Horanadu - Halebid - Belavadi – Bangalore & Departure
On the last day of our tour, we will have breakfast in the morning and check out from the hotel to proceed to Bangalore. On the way, we will stop at Kalasa to visit the Kalaseshwara Temple. We will also explore the amazing Hoysala architecture at the temples of Belavadi and Halebid. Afterwards, we will continue our drive to Bangalore. On reaching, get direct transfer to Bangalore airport or railway station to catch flight or board train for onward destination.
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