Karnataka is surrounded by the Arabian Sea to the west, Goa to the northwest, Maharashtra to the north, Andhra Pradesh to the east, Tamil Nadu to the southeast, and Kerala to the southwest. It has an area of 191,791 km² (74,051 sq mi) or 5.83% of the total geographical area of India. It is the eighth largest Indian state by area, the ninth largest by population and comprises 29 districts. Kannada is the official and most widely spoken language.
Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days
Destination Covered : Mumbai - Bangalore - Mysore - Chikmagalur - Hospet - Hampi - Badami - Goa - Mumbai
DAY 01 ARRIVE MUMBAI MUMBAI - BANGALORE ( BY FLIGHT ) BANGALORE - MYSORE BY ROAD 135 KMS 3 HOURS DRIVE
Morning flight to Bangalore and proceed to the palace city of Mysore. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Evening visit Brindavan Gardens. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 02 MYSORE
Morning explore Mysore and surrounding area. Places of interest in Mysore include the Maharaja’s Palace. Outside Mysore visit the ruins of Tipu sultan’s capital at Srirangapatna, and the Kesava temple at Somnathpur. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 03 MYSORE - CHIKMAGALUR BY ROAD 175 KMS 4 HOURS DRIVE
Today visit the Jain pilgrimage site at Sravanabelagola, noted for its 17 metre high image of Lord Gomateshvara, which is cut intothe rock of Indragiri hill. Continue to Chikmangalur . Upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel .
DAY 04 CHIKMAGALUR
Visit temples at Belur and Halebid, which are renowned for their fine sculptures. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 05 CHIKMAGALUR - HOSPET BY ROAD 270 KMS 7 HOURS DRIVE
DAY 06 HAMPI
Explore the exceptional ruins at Hampi. Overnight at hotel .
DAY 07 HAMPI - BADAMI BY ROAD BY ROAD 220 KMS 5 HOURS DRIVE
Drive across the Deccan Plateau to Badami, dramatically sited in a gorge between two sandstone hills. In the afternoon visit South Fort famous for its 6th century cave temples carved in to the sandstone cliffs. Overnight stay at hotel .
DAY 08 BADAMI
From Badami visit the remarkable temples at Aihole and Pattadakal. Aihole was the first Chalukyan capital and is regarded as the birthplace of Indian temple architecture. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 09 BADAMI - GOA BY ROAD 210 KMS 5 HOURS DRIVE
Leave early this morning for the beautiful drive over the Western Ghats to Goa. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel
DAY 10 GOA
At leisure. If you tired of lazing on the beach then Old Goa, the spiritual heart of Portuguese Goa is worth Visiting.
DAY 11 GOA - DAY FREE
DAY 12 GOA - MUMBAI ( BY FLIGHT )
Today transfer to the airport for your return flight to Mumbai.