Day 01 Arrive Bangalore
On arrival transfer to the Hotel to relax. Later in the afternoon visit
Lal Bagh- 240 acres of beautifully sculpted gardens, flowers abound,
rare collection of tropical and sub-tropical plants. Glass House (built
on the lines of London's Crystal Palace) covers 18000sq feet, Vidhana
Soudha - built in 1954 in granite, this massive building houses the
state Legislature and the Secretariat. Bull Temple-Dravidian-style
temple, has a huge monolithic Bull is the vahana of Lord Shiva.
Tipuís summer Palace, and shopping at Arts &
Crafts Centre Emporium at M.G.Road.
Day 02 Bangalore / Mysore
After breakfast drive to Mysore, the sandalwood city enroute Visit
The Little Island Fortress Of Tipu Sultan, Who Was Once Known As The
"Tiger Of Mysore". Visit the Summer Palace, The Daria Daulat, and the
Beautiful Wall Paintings. Overnight at Mysore.
Day 03 Mysore
Visit the palace of the Maharaja built in 1911-12. The palace is of
harmonious syntheses of the Hindu and Saracenic styles of architecture
with archways, domes, turrets, colonnades and sculptures which are
magnificent. Visit the Art Gallery; drive upto Chamundi hill to see
Chamundeshwari Temple that offers a panoramic view of Mysore. On the way
back, see the Nandi Bull. Overnight Mysore.
Day 04 Mysore / Hassan
After breakfast proceed to Hassan (120kms/3hrs), enroute visit famous
a Jain Pilgrim centre
and has a 17m high monolith statue of Jain Sage Gomateswara.
Check in to
Hoysala Village on arrival and after lunch visit Belur Halebid Temple's.
The Chenna Kesava temple of Belur built 900 years ago is an exquisite
example of Hoysala art showing variety of ornamental details and minute
delicate carvings on the pillars and panels. Halebid's 12th century
Hoysaleswara and Kedareswara temples are masterpieces of Hindu art.
Overnight at Hassan.
Day 05 Hassan / Chikmagalur
Morning breakfast and proceed to Chikmagalur (65kms/2hrs), nestled in
the famous Baba Budangiri hills, this is a calm and serene town full of
scenic surprises, viz., hills, valleys, streams and snow-white coffee
blossoms. It is a trekker's delight with its rugged mountain trials.
Check into Hotel Taj Garden or similar and relax. Afternoon free to
relax. Overnight at Chikmagalur.
Day 06 Chikmagalur / Mangalore
Morning breakfast, checkout and proceed to Mangalore (160kms/5hrs),
check in to hotel Taj Manjarun or similar on arrival. Evening visit to
Manjunatha temple, St. Aloysius Chapel, Tippu's Battery, etc., Overnight
Day 07 Mangalore
Itís time to bid farewell. Transfer to the Airport / Station to connect
to onward destination.
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