Day 01 Arrival in Bangalore
Meet our representative upon arrival in Bangalore and check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay in Bangalore hotel.
Day 02 Sightseeing in Bangalore
Enjoy half day city tour covering – Vidana Soudha, landmark of Bangalore. This enormous building is a massive example of neo-Dravidian architecture, with four domes on its four corners. It houses the Legislative Chamber of Karnataka Government. Also, visit Attara Kacheri and Tipu Sultan''s palace and fort. Overnight stay in Bangalore hotel.
Day 03 Drive to Mysore (140 kms / approx. 3.5 hours)
After breakfast check out of your hotel and drive towards Mysore - An ancient city with more than 600 glorious years of legacy, Mysore is one of the most flamboyant places in India. Known for its glittering royal heritage, bustling markets, magnificent monuments, cosmopolitan culture and a friendly populace, it is also a thriving centre for the production of premium silk, sandalwood and incense. After reaching, check-in at hotel for overnight stay.(Optional) – Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens – “A WILD EXPERIENCE IN MYSORE”. It is one of the most attractive and beautiful zoo in India, with wide range of animals Collection .It's a plastic free zone. Closed on Tuesday. Overnight in Mysore.
Day 04 Sightseeing in Mysore
After breakfast, visit Chamundi Hill and the Brindavan Gardens- spread over 150 acres. Later, visit Mysore Palace - The interior of Mysore Palace is richly carved, intricate, colorful and architecturally thrilling. It is from this palace the erstwhile rulers, the Wodeyars, ruled the Mysore Kingdom. A Sound & Light show which narrates the palace's history with effects of illumination is a must-watch for palace. Overnight in Mysore.
Day 05 Drive from Mysore to Hassan (120 kms/ approx. 3 hours)
After breakfast check out and drive towards Hassan. Hassan, which has seen many glorious dynasties over the years, such as Mauryas, Kadambas, Chalukyas, Gangas, Hoysalas and Vijayanagara empire, popular for temple architecture. Upon arrival check in at your hotel and later on visit Shravanabelagola (57-ft. tall monolithic statue of love god Gomateshwara). Evening at leisure followed by overnight stay
Day 06 Drive from Hassan to Hampi (330 kms /approx. 6 hours)
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive towards Hampi. Enroute visit Chennakeshava Temple in Belur, followed by the Hoysaleswara Temple of Halebid, both of which are classic examples of Hoysala craftsmanship. Proceed to Hampi - former capital of the Vijayanagara kingdom, has a magnetic charisma even in its ruined state. Recorded as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this town features over 500 monuments with boulder-strewn hills in the backdrop. A true manifestation of medieval-age magnificence, and enroute visit the world heritage sites like – Mallikarjuna temple, Bhutanatha group of temples and Virupaksha Temple. Upon arrival check in at the hotel and spend evening at leisure. Overnight stay in hotel at Hampi.
Day 07 Sightseeing in Hampi
Today, after breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour covering architectural heritages, which are basically ruins of Vijayanagara Empire and in modern era listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Vittala Temple, Lotus Mahal, Hazara Rama Temple and Elephant Stables (11 domed tall chambers). By evening, return to the hotel for your overnight stay.
Day 08 Drive from Hampi to Badami. (150 kms/ approx. 3 hour)
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and drive to Badami. Upon arrival check in at the hotel and spend evening at leisure. Overnight stay in hotel at Badami.
Day 09 Sightseeing in Badami
Today, after breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour covering architectural heritages famous for rock cut and other structural temples - Lad Khan Temple, Pattadakal, Badami Cave Temples and Badami Fort. By evening, return to the hotel for your overnight stay.
Day 10 Drive from Badami to Hubli. (110 kms/ approx. 2.5 hours)
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Hubli.Enjoy sightseeing covering - Siddharudha Math, saint who preached the Advaita philosophy and guided his followers towards the attainment of solace and happiness. Later visit Chandramouleshwara Temple - fine example of Chalukya style of architecture, Chandramouleshwara Temple showcases great craftsmanship. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this majestic temple has two Shiva Lingas and intricate carvings of dancing Lord Ganesha. Later, drive to Badami. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel for overnight stay.In evening, enjoy a sunset view at picturesque picnic spot Unkal Lake. The lake features a statue of Swami Vivekananda in the center and offers ample opportunities for recreational activities like boating. Thereafter, return to the hotel for your overnight stay.
Day 11 Drive from Hubli to Goa (150 kms/ approx. 3 hours)
After breakfast, proceed to Goa.Meet our representative upon arrival in Goa and proceed to your hotel. After reaching, check-in at the hotel and spend rest of the evening at leisure. Overnight stay in Goa,
Day 12, 13, 14 - Relax in Goa
Goa is India''s most famous beach destination, located on the shores of the Arabian Sea. Ruled by the Portuguese till 1961, Goa still retains its indo-Portuguese character, very visible amongst its architecture as well as its people. The highlights are its silver sands, sparkling blue waters, the sky mirroring the sea below, white churches resting against green paddy fields and coconut trees lining the coastal streets.(Optional) – Temple & Spice Tour – A trip to the Spice Plantation, learn how local spices and herbs are grown organically along with Goan Lunch on a banana leaf, surrounded by nature. Overnight in Goa.
Day 15 Departure from Goa for your onward journey.
• 14 night accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned above hotels or equivalent
• Assistance at the airport
• SOUND & LIGHT Program at Mysore Palace
• Sightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicle
• Entry Fee at the Monuments
• Services of English-speaking guide during sightseeing tours
• Drivers allowances, toll taxes and Govt. Service Tax
• Air tickets and airport taxes
• Optional activities are subject to availability. Charges additional.
• Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides / drivers etc.
• Camera / Video camera fees applicable at monuments