Knowell Holidays And Resorts Private Limited




Culture of Karnataka With Wildlife Tour



Package Duration 14 Nights / 15 Days
Pacakge Validity N.A.
Destination Covered Bangalore - Mysore - Nagarhole - Hassan - Hospet - Badami - Dandeli - Goa
Package Cost On Request

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Overview

Culture of Karnataka with wildlife will offer you a chance to explore the world-renowned destinations of the state such as Bangalore, Mysore, Hassan, Hospet and Badami. You are also going to explore the diverse wildlife of the region through jungle safaris at the Dandeli National Park and Nagarhole wildlife sanctuary. Along with this, the tour also includes a visit to Goa, where you will not only enjoy sightseeing, but will also enjoy fun activities on the beach.
Trip Highlights

Visit to Lal Bagh, ISKCON temple in Bangalore
Tipu Sultan’s Palace at Mysore
A Jungle safari into the Nagarhole National Park
Day-trip to Belur and Halebid Temples, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hassan
Explore the ruins of the Vijayanagar empire at Hampi
Admire the great architecture of Pattadakal and Aihole Temples, Badami
Wildlife safari into the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary
Visit the popular churches of Goa including the Basilica of Bom Jesus
Indulge in water sports activity of Goa
Enjoy local Goa and seafood at the shacks by Goa beaches

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Bangalore

After your arrival at the Bangalore international airport, get transported to your hotel. After freshening-up, leave for the city tour. You are going to explore the major attractions of the city such as Vidhana Soudha, Lal Bagh, ISKON temple and Bangalore Palace. Night stay.

Day 2: Bangalore - Mysore

Have your breakfast and leave for Mysore by road. On the way, halt at Srirangapatnam (around 145 kms). It is a small town near Mysore, which has a lot of religious cultural, historic and religious importance. Later, continue towards Mysore, the second-largest city of Karnataka. Once you reach there, check into the hotel for staying overnight. If you want, you can take a stroll to explore the surroundings.

Day 3: Mysore

On day 3 relish your breakfast and leave your hotel room for visiting the popular attractions of Mysore. You will get a chance to explore Tipu Sultan's Palace. This palace was a summer retreat for the ruler. It is also known as the Wooden Palace as along with stones and bricks, it is also made up of wood. Later visit Somnathpura, popular for its temples, the most famous one being the Chennakesava Temple. Night stay at Mysore.

Day 4: Mysore - Nagerhole National Park (100 kms)

In the morning as you have your breakfast, begin your road journey towards the Nagarhole National Park. Also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park, it houses a large variety of flora and fauna. On arrival, check into a jungle resort. Embark on a jungle safari for exploring the wildlife in the park. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Nagarhole National Park

Day 5 of the tour is booked for two jungle safaris into the park, one will be in the morning and the other one will be in the afternoon. Spot animals like Snakes, Four-Horned Antelope, Sloth Bear, Porcupine, Jackal, Mouse-deer. Later, you can also indulge in nature walks. Night stay.

Day 6: Nagarhole - Hassan

Leave by road for Hassan, after relishing breakfast. It is home to a number of temples. On reaching, check into the hotel. Have your lunch and leave for exploring Belur and Halebid Temples. This UNESCO world heritage site is an amazing example of South Indian architecture. There are numerous ancient temples such as Chennakesava Temple, the Vir Narayan and the Chennigaraya temple. Night halt in Hassan.

Day 7: Hassan - Hospet (395 kms)

Have your breakfast, begin your road journey towards Hospet. Directly move to the hotel for freshening-up. A small town, it is well-connected with several important places. If you want you can take a leisure walk. Overnight stay at your hotel.

Day 8: Hospet

On the 8th day, post breakfast, begin your one hour drive towards Hampi, situated within the ruins of the Vijayanagara Empire. This UNESCO world heritage site, is the remains of the largest empire in India's history. During the day, explore the remains of the kingdom that include Virupaksha Temple, UddanaVeerabhadra temple etc. Back to Hospet for staying overnight.

Day 9: Hospet - Badami (146 kms)

Have your breakfast and leave for Badami. Earlier known as Vatapi, it is well-known for rock cut as well as other structural temples. On arriving, check in at your hotel. Explore the surroundings that will include cave temples, gateways, forts, inscriptions and sculptures. Night stay.

Day 10: Badami

Relish your breakfast and later leave for a day trip to Pattadakal and Aihole Temples. Both these complexes house a number of ancient temples and are UNESCO world heritage sites as well. The temples here are a mix of Dravidian, Northern and Indo-Aryan architecture. Night stay in Badami.

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Tour Detail

Inclusions :

  • Sightseeing
  • Jungle Safari