Duration: 15 Days 14 Nights

Description : Bangalore, Mysore, Shravenbelgola, Hassan (Belur & Helebid) – Chitradurga, Hospet, Hampi, Badami and Goa

Arrive Bangalore, Meet and greet at Airport
Transfer to Hotel

(Bangalore {Bengaluru} is the capital of India’s southern Karnataka state. The center of India’s high-tech industry, the city is also known for its green spaces and nightlife. Near Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha is its massive Neo-Dravidian legislative building. Former royal residences include 19th-century Bangalore Palace, modelled after England’s Windsor Castle, and Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, an 18th-century teak structure.)

Afternoon: City sightseeing of Bangalore – Tipu’s Palace, Bull Temple, Lalbagh, Vidhana Soudha (Outside View), Museum, Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Bangalore

DAY 02: BANGALORE – MYSORE (130 Km – 03Hrs)
Breakfast in the Hotel
proceed to Mysore by Car, en route visit the old city of Srirangapatnam, which was briefly the capital of the Mysore state during the rule of Tipu Sultan. Located just 8 miles (14 km) from Mysore on an island in the Kaveri River, Srirangapatna is home to the Dariya Daulat Palace (Summer Palace), set amid the gorgeous gardens of Daria Daulat Bagh. Visit the palace, built in 1784, which houses a museum dedicated to the sultan. See memorabilia, European paintings and Persian manuscripts on exhibit.

After your visit, Proceed to Hotel in Mysore.
Evening: Visit Brindavan Gardens
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Mysore

Breakfast in the Hotel
Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Car for Tirumakudalu Narsipura – (29 Km south east of Mysore) – It is a place of religious prominence. The Gunja Narasimha Swamy temple on the right bank of the Kaveri river, is a massive complex belonging to the Vijayanagara period. The image of Narasimha in the sanctum sanctorum has a weighing balance with a twig with seed of the Gunja (botanical name-Abrus precatorius) tree & hence is called Gunja Narasimha Swamy.

Continue sightseeing of Mysore visiting Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas Palace). This former residence of Wodeyar Maharaja of Mysore has been converted into a museum that displays paintings, jewelry, royal costumes & other items that were once owned by Wodeyars. Hear stories about the royal families who ruled Mysore for more than seven centuries! Impressive 3-story granite palace boasts several important halls and chambers under pink marble domes and expansive arches.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Mysore

Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Car for Hassan via Shravanbelgola
(The hill of Shravanabelagola, 85Km from Mysore in the state of Karnataka, is a noted place of pilgrimage for the Jains. The large hill, also called Vindhyagiri or Per-kalbappu, is 3347 feet above sea level. A flight of 614 steps, finely chiseled into the granite of the mountain, leads to the summit, where stands an open court and the great statue of Sri Gomatheswar. Shravanabelagolameans ‘the monk on the top of the hill’ and hermits, mystics and ascetics have resided here since at least the 3rd century BC)

If one cannot climb 614 Staircase, then can take help of Pal Bearer to go up toTemple.

Arrive & check-in at the Hotel
Res of the Evening FREE
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Hassan

Day 05: HASSAN
Breakfast in the Hotel
Morning: Visit HELEBID (also pronounced as Hale’beedu) literally means ‘the old city’. Beedu also stands for layout or a place of human habitat. The Hoysalas ruled this city for about 150 years. Then it was sacked by the armies of Malik Kafur in the early 14th century, after which it fell into a state of disrepair and ignore.

Afternoon: Visit BELUR – The temples of Belur and Halebid are best known for their south Indian architecture. The temples at both these places are built by renowned architect Jakkanna Acharya (Amarashilpi Jakanaacharya). The temples are carved with scripts of Hindu mythology. The 12th century temple at Belur has many figures known as Madanikas or dancers. It has many pillars of different designs. Later the capital was shifted to Dwarasamudram (Halebid).

Both these temples have carving of Puranas, the Upanishads and other mythological characters from the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. With these exquisite designs one loses himself in its beauty.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Hassan

Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Car for Chitradurga (Chitradurga is the district town in Karnataka which sites at the junction of Solapur-Mangalore National Highway and Pune – Bangalore National Highway. Known for historical “Chitradurga Fort”, This region is closely associated with Mahabharata. Chitradurga fort witnessed history from the period of Chalukyas empire and famous for the legend of Onake Obawa

Arrive, Check-in at the Hotel
Afternoon: Visit the Fort
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Chitradurga

Day 07: CHITRADURGA – HOSPET (128Km – 2,30hrs)
Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Car for Hospet (Gateway to Hampi ruins)
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Hospet

Breakfast in the Hotel
Visit HAMPI – as it is popularly known today was the medieval capital of the Hindu empire Vijayanagara (the City of Victory). Hampi in the Karnataka state of India is listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Hampi is charismatic even in its ruined state.

Evening – Return to Hotel
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Hospet.

Day 09: HOSPET – AIHOLE & PATTADAKAL – BADAMI (155Km – 06 Hrs)
Breakfast in the Hotel
Carry Packet Lunches and Leave by Car for Hospet via – Aihole consisting of
Around 100 Temples built between 4th & 5th Century most impressive is Durga
Temple – inspired by Buddhist Architecture) Pattadakal – A World Heritage site –
Also known for its Group of Temples. Proceed onward to Badami.

After Arrival in the Late Afternoon – Check-in at the Hotel
Rest of the Day FREE
Overnight stay at Hotel in Badami

Day 10: BADAMI – GOA 250(Km – 06 Hrs)
Breakfast in the Hotel
Morning: City sightseeing Visit the four Cave Temples – The four cave temples representing the secular nature of the rulers then, with tolerance and a religious following that inclines towards Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism.

Proceed onwards to Goa
Late Evening: Arrive Goa & Check-in at the Hotel
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Goa

Day 11: GOA
Breakfast in the Hotel
Full Day at Leisure
Overnight stay at Hotel in Goa

Day 12: GOA
Breakfast in the Hotel
Morning: City sightseeing of Old Goa – is all about visiting its various churches, chapels, and cathedrals that are an architectural delight and are considered as the largest in Asia. Visit Chapel of St. Cajetan, St. Cathedral of St. Catherine, Basilica of Bom Jesus. Other interesting places to see in Old Goa are up on Holy Hill, are the Chapel of our Lady of the Rosary (one of the oldest in Goa), and the Convent of Santa Monica, reputed to be amongst the largest convents in the Portuguese empire, with a Miraculous Cross at the altar.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Goa

Day 13: GOA – MUMBAI
Breakfast in the Hotel
Transfer to Airport in Goa
After Arrival in Mumbai
Transfer to Hotel in Mumbai
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Mumbai

Day 14: MUMBAI
Breakfast in the Hotel
Morning – Drive up to Gateway of India and take a Motor Launch and Visit ELEPHANTA CAVES – These are Rock-cut Temples on Elephanta Island. The Main Cave with a number of large sculpted panels, all relating to Shiva, and a separate lingam shrine. Visit the famous Trimurti or triple-headed Siva, where the God also takes the role of Brahma, the Creator and Vishnu the preserver. Central bust of Siva, its eyes closed in eternal contemplation, may be the most serene sight.

Afternoon: City sightseeing of Mumbai. Visit Gateway of India, Flora Fountain, Town Hall, church Gate, Malabar Hill and Nariman Point.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Mumbai

Early Morning – Transfer to Airport
Flight Back Home