Karnataka Tour with Mumbai & Goa
Counted among the most beautiful and diverse tourist attractions in southern part of the country, Karnataka is a beautiful state is replete with historical monuments displaying architectural brilliance of primeval pasts, destinations with immaculate natural beauty, contemporary lifestyle and much more. Included in the itinerary, Goa is one of the most beautiful beach destinations in India. The sun drenched beaches offering plethora of water activities make Goa a great place to hangout.
This 13 nights and 14 days of itinerary takes the tourists to Karnataka tour with Mumbai and Goa. This package is customized keeping in mind the feasible and suitable schedule for the tourists. Mumbai and Goa are mixed with the tour as they are located in a vicinity to each other and spruce up the delight of the tourists to next level. The major destinations covered are Mumbai, Goa, Belgaum, Badami, Aihole, Pattadakal, Hospet, Hassan, Shravanabelagola, Madikeri, Mysore, Srirangapatnam, and Bangalore. The major highlights of the trip are visiting fascinating Goa beaches, traversing through historical and splendiferous sites and beaches in Mumbai, and exploring the diverse and engrossing tourist attractions of Karnataka.
On arrival at Mumbai airport/railway station, meet our tour representative who will be there for your welcome and smooth transfer to your already booked hotel. Check in at the hotel. The rest of the day is free at leisure. During your free time, you can either relax in the hotel or take pleasure of its modern amenities or go out to explore the colourful local markets of Mumbai city. An overnight stay in the hotel.
Mumbai is one of the famous tourist destinations of India that has something for everything. Right from the beaches, historical places to ancient monuments, the city is blessed with many tourist attractions that grab visitors attention from across the globe.
After breakfast in the morning, we will leave for a half day city tour that will include a visit to the Gateway of India- the stone archway designed in the 16th century Gujarat style and Elephant Cave- the 7th century rock-cut cave temples dedicated to Lord Shiva situated atop of a hill on the island. Afterwards, we will return back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Mumbai to Goa
Today after breakfast in the morning, we will check out from the hotel in Mumbai and get direct transfer to the airport to board the flight for Goa. On reaching, meet our representative who will take you to your already booked hotel. Check in at the hotel. The rest of the day is free for your own activities. During your free time you can go out for a leisure walk at nearby beaches. Enjoy an overnight stay in the hotel.
Goa is a famous beach destination of India known for its exotic beaches. The place is blessed with ample of beaches in its North and ancient churches in its South.
We will leave to explore the entire Goa after breakfast in the morning. To start our day, we will explore the North Goa in the morning and cover all its major tourist destinations. Later in the afternoon, we will head towards South Goa and visit its famous churches. Afterwards, we will return back to the hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.
The day is free at leisure where in you can lie at the beaches of Goa and explore the indescribable beauty of the place. Also, you can engage yourself in the amazing water sports available on Goa beaches.
In the morning after breakfast, we will check out from our hotel in Goa and drive to Badami, which is about 6 hour journey. En-route, we will stop to visit Belgaum that has an old town on one hand and modern town on the other hand. We will visit the famous Belgaum Fort located in the heart of Belgaum and other famous tourist destinations such as the Jain Temple, Kamala Basti, the Jama Masjid, the Ananthashayana and the Kapileshwar Temple. Afterwards, we will continue our drive to Badami. On reaching, check in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
Today after having breakfast in the morning, we will leave for the local sightseeing tour of Badami. The day tour comprise of a visit to the famous rock-cut cave temples, forts, gateways, inscriptions and sculptures that showcase the ancient architecture of South India. Also, we will be visiting the well known Bhutanatha temples which lend their names to the lake just underneath the cave temples. Here, you can take a dip in the green calm river that is said to have the healing properties in it. Later, we will return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
After breakfast in the morning, we will check out from the hotel in Badami and leave for Hospet. En-route, we will visit Pattadakal and Aihole. While Pattadakal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site nestled on the left bank of the Malaprabha River, Aihole is acknowledged as the "Cradle of the Indian architecture". Thus, visiting these places will leave you with a lifetime experience. Afterwards, we will continue our journey to Hospet. On reaching, check in at the pre-booked hotel and enjoy a relaxing overnight stay.
The day is fixed for exploring the beautiful Hospet, the site of the medieval Vijayanagar Empire. Situated close to Hampi, it is one of the must visit place for tourists that is famous for its ancient temples. Some of the places we will be covering in our day tour comprise of Malyavanta Raghunathaswamy temple, Hazara Rama temple complex, Vittala temple complex, etc. After spending a day in Hospet, we will return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Hospet – Badami
After breakfast in the morning, we will check out from our hotel in Hospet and leave for Hassan. On reaching, we will check in at the pre-booked hotel and after resting for some time, we will leave embark on a tour to Belur & Halebid, a remarkable example of Hoyasala's architecture. Here, we will be exploring the popular 'Chennakeshava Temple' that took 103 years to complete. Also, we will be witnessing the temples of Halebid bear mute proof to the cultural heritage of Karnataka. Later, we will return back to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
The day is fixed for a day tour to Shravanabelagola, which is situated 51 kms south-east of Hassan and is one of the famous Jain pilgrim centers in India. After having the breakfast in the morning, we will leave to witness the beauty of Shravanabelagola that is famous for its 17 meter high monolith statue of Lord Bahubali- the world's tallest monolithic statue. The rest of the day is free at leisure. Later, be back to the hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.
In the morning after breakfast, we will check out from the hotel in Hassan and head towards Madikeri, which is also famous as the "Scotland of India". On arrival, check in at the already booked hotel and rest for some time. Afterwards, we will leave to visit the popular tourist destination of Madikeri including Abbey Falls, Madikeri Fort and Nisargadhama-acknowledged for its calm and quaint environment. Later, we will return back to the hotel for a soothing overnight stay.
After breakfast in the morning, we will leave from Madikeri for Mysore. On reaching, check in at the pre-booked hotel. Thereafter, we will leave for the local sightseeing tour of Mysore. In our day tour, we will be visiting the popular Mysore Palace and Chamundi. Later, we will be visiting the famous Brindavan Gardens, a beautiful garden decorated with colourful lights and fountains. Enjoy an overnight stay in the hotel in Mysore.
Today after breakfast in the morning, we will proceed to visit the Sri Jauyachamarajendra Art Gallery. Residing within the Jagmohan Palace, the art gallery has a good collection of fascinating paintings. Later in the afternoon, we will visit to Somnathpur. This tiny village house the famous 13th century temple known for its great architectural beauty. The star shaped temple with three shrines is the latest and well-preserved heritage of Hoyasala architecture. Later, we will return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Mysore is one of the renowned tourist destinations of South India. Officially now named as Mysuru, the place is acknowledged for its ancient buildings, monuments and royal heritage. The city holds many places that are listed in World Heritage sites attracting ample of tourist from across the country and the world.
After breakfast in the morning, we will leave for Bangalore by road. En-route, we will visit Srirangapatnam, the famous capital of Tipu Sultan. It houses superb monuments that are worth exploring. After exploring this beautiful place, we will continue our drive to Bangalore. On arrival, we will check in at the already booked hotel in the city for overnight stay.
Bangalore & Departure
On the last day of our tour, we will have breakfast in the morning and leave for the local sightseeing tour of the city. Our day tour will comprise of a visit to Vidhan Soudan that houses the state's Legislature and Secretariat and Nandi Temple-one of the oldest temple popularly known as the Bull Temple. In the evening transfer to Bengaluru International Airport to catch the flight for onward destinations.
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