Day 01 / Arrive Mumbai
Arrive Mumbai ,meet assist at the airport and transfer to hotel. Night stay in Mumbai.
Day 02 / Mumbai
After breakfast proceed for a half day tour of Mumbai
covering Gateway of India – The stone archway designed by Wittett in the
16th century Gujarati style, Prince of Whales Museum & Elephanta
Caves – 9 kms by sea. These 7th century rock – cut cave temples
dedicated to Lord Shiva are situated a top a hill on the island. Night
stay in Mumbai.
Day 03 / Mumbai - Goa
After breakast transfer to Airport for flight to Goa. On arrival transfer to hotel. Night stay in Goa.
Day 04 / Goa
Ater breakfast visit the city that is called the
"Archaeologist’s Delight" In the morning you will visit North Goa
covering Miramar Beach, Basilica of Bom Jesus and the city of
Panjim-bustling with shops and tourists.South Goa in the afternoon.
Night stay in Goa.
Day 05 / Goa
After breakfast ,It’s the day to relax. Also visit the
exquisite churches from the Portuguese era with their remarkable
architecture and mysterious history make the city truly exhilarating.
Follow this up by an afternoon and evening on the silvery sands and
serene waters. Goa’s splendid coastline extends over 100 kilometres, and
some of the world’s most charming beaches are located here. If time
permits, Churches of astounding historical importance could squeeze in.
Night stay in Goa.
Day 06 / Goa - Belgaum - Badami ( 275 kms 6 hrs )
Today after breakfast drive to Badami enroute visiting Belgaum - a
total picture of contrasts. On one side is the old town area and modern
on other, in the heart of Belgaum is the Fort. Inside it are most famous
Kamala Basti, the Jain Temple & the Jama Masjid. The Kapileshwar
Temple, the Ananthashayana. Night stay in Badami.
Day 07 / Badami
After breakfast proceed for city tour covering Rock–cut cave Temples,
Gateways, Forts, Inscriptions, Sculptures that seem to come alive before
your eyes. Badami has to be seen to be believed. Climb a flight of
steps to reach the ancient caves – all hewn out of sand stone on the
precipice of a hill. Also a must see are Bhutanatha temples that lend
their names to the lake just beneath the cave temples. Take a dip in
this green tranquil river. It is said to have the healing properties.
Badami also has the eighteen inscriptions ranging from 06th to 09th
century. Night stay in Badami.
Day 08 / Badami – Aihole – Pattadakal – Hospet
Today after breakfast proceed for Hospet enroute visiting Aihole and
Pattadakal, and for that nothing can be said as everything is self
explanatory. Aihole which is famous as the "cradle of the Indian
Architecture". Also visit Pattadakal – Situated on the left bank of the
Malaprabha river, a world heritage centre, has 10 major temples
representing early Chalukyan architecture, later continue towards
Hospet. Night stay in Hospet.
Day 09 / Hospet
This morning explore the beautiful world of Hospet. The
touristic importance of this lies in its proximity to Hampi, the site of
the Medieval Vijaynagar Empire, (13 kms) is the most evocative of all
the ruins in Karnataka. Night stay in Hospet.
Day 10 / Hospet - Hassan
Have breakfast and head towards the destination that has
it all. Yes it is Hassan. Transfer to hotel. Take an excursion to Belur
& Halebid, a beautiful example of Hoysala architecture. Famous of
them is The Chennakesava Temple : which took 103 years to complete. The
temples of Halebid bear mute testimony to the rich, cultural heritage of
Karnataka. Night stay in Hassan.
Day 11 / Hassan - Shravanbelagola – Hassan
After breakfast proceed to see the splendor of
Shravanbelgola. 51 kms south – east of Hassan, one of most important
Jain Pilgrim centers. Here is the 17m high monolith of Lord Bahubali –
the world’s tallest monolithic statue. Rest of the day you will remain
free to explore the surroundings. Night stay in Hassan.
Day 12 / Hassan – Madikeri
In the morning have breakfast and move for Madikeri, a
place which is called as the "Scotland Of India". On arrival ,transfer
to hotel. Later visit Madikeri Fort , Abbey Falls , Nisargadhama – Known
for its calm, serene beauty, this place is an ideal picnic spot visited
by hundreds of tourists throughout the year. Night stay in Madikeri.
Day 13 / Madikeri – Mysore
Have your breakfast & ride to the exclusive locales
of Mysore. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Later visit :Mysore Palace,
Chamundi hills – Towering over the city, these hills are 13 kms away
from Mysore. Halfway up is the Nandi bull, a 4.8m monolith. Brindavan
Gardens – A site to be loved. The musical fountains & colourful
lights transform this place into a fairy land. Night stay in Mysore.
Day 14 / Mysore
Have breakfast and set to visit : Sri Jayachamarajendra
Art Gallery – Housed in the Jag Mohan Palace, the gallery has a
collection of exquisite paintings. In the afternoon visit Somnathpur. It
is a little village where you can see the famous 13th century temple
well known for its great architectural beauty. The star shaped temple
with three shrines is the latest & well preserved heritage of
Hoysala architecture. Night stay in Mysore.
Day 15 / Mysore - Sirangapatnam – Bangalore
Morning, free to explore the beautiful surroundings.
Afternoon drive to Bangalore enroute visiting Sirangapatnam . capital of
the warrior – King Hyder Ali & his son Tipu Sultan, has magnificent
monuments that are well worth a visit. In the evening, drive to
Bangalore. On arrival transfer to hotel. Night stay in Banglore.
Day 16 / Bangalore – Mumbai - Departure
Today morning come with us to explore the "city of
gardens" . Visit Vidhan Sudha – It houses the State’s Legislature and
Secretariat, Nandi Temple – One of the oldest temple, popularly known as
the Bull temple. In the evening take flight to Bombay. On arrival,
transfer to hotel and refresh. Transfer to International Airport to
board the onward flight.