Mumabi / Bangalore - Arrival at Bangalore airport. Meet and
assist and transfer to hotel. After relaxation take a sightseeing
trip to Lalbagh Botanical Garden and Vidhana Soudha.Overnight at
- 2 Bangalore
After breakfast take a sight seeing trip in and around Bangalore.Bangalore
often referred to as ' The Garden City ' for its numerous parks and
avenues of jacaranda,gulmohar and cassia is the sixth largest and one
of the cleanest cities in India. Hiring a car is the ideal way to visit
some of the attractions listed below.
Park & Museum (2) Bull Temple (3) City Market (4) Fort &
Tipu Sultan's Palace and (5) Ulsoor Lake.
Bangalore - Mysore
After breakfast checkout the hotel and drive to Mysore.A centre of
sandalwood carving, silk and incense production, 159 Km southwest of
Bangalore, Mysore, the erstwhile capital of the Wadiyar Rajas, is one of
South India's most -visited places. Mysore is a charming, old fashioned
and undoubting town, dominated by the spectacular Maharaja's Palace.
after lunch and relaxation, we will visit Maharaja's Palace. Designed in
the hybrid Indo-Saracenic style by Henry Irwin, the British consultant
architect of Madras state. Overnight at Mysore.
- 4 Mysore
Day for sightseeing in and around Mysore, Jaganmohan Palace & Art
Gallary, St.Philomena’s Cathedral, Chamundi Hill, Brindavan Gardens.
- 5 Mysore
After breakfast proceed to visit Srirangapattna, summer Palace of Tipu
Sultan, is an island fortress encircled by river Cauvery, High stone walls
and moats enclose temples, palaces and a great mosque. Tipu Sultan's
Srirangapatnam was largely destroyed by British, but parts of the fort
area in the northwest survive, including gates.ramparts, arsenals, the
grim dungeons (where chained British prisoners were allegedly forced to
stand neck-deep in water) and the domed and minareted Jami Masjid mosque.
- 6 Mysore - Hassan
After leisurely breakfast leave for Hassan.On arrival transfer to the
hotel. After relaxation drive to Halebid, about 32 km away from
Hassan.Halebid is one of Karnataka's open secrets. There’s nothing to do
in Halebid except walk around the temples, admire the carvings, and
breathe deeply. The main attraction is the Hoysaleswara Temple, which actually comprises
two temples joined by a single platform. The second temple is the
Shantaleswara Temple. Together they took roughly 100 years to build and
are still incomplete. Overnight at Hassan.
- 7 Hassan - Hampi
After breakfast checkout the hotel and drive to Hampi.The ruined city
of Vijayanagar (the City of Victory)-also known as Hampi.Hampi is a
historical site scattered with ruins and excavations - a strange landscape
suffused by silence and austerity. As the capital of the Hindu kingdom of
Vijayanagara, which reached its zenith under the rule of Krishnadeva
Raya between 1509 and 1529,Hampi was a beautiful city in its prime. By
evening we will enter the vicinity of Hampi, one sees massive boulders in
the largely rocky landscape, balanced on or against others in seemingly
precarious positions. Overnight at Hampi.
- 8 Hampi
Morning sightseeing tour of Hampi, one of the most ruined cities of
India. Although spread over 26 Sq.kms, the ruins of Vijayanagar are mostly
concentrated in two distinct groups: the first lies in and around Hampi
Bazaar and the nearby riverside area, encompassing the city's most sacred
enclave of temples and ghats; the second centers on the royal enclosure-3
km south of the river, just northwest of Kamalapuram village-which holds
the remains of palaces, pavilions, elephant stables, guard houses and
temples. Be prepared for some amount of walking. Hiring a cycle
is the ideal way to visit some of the attractions listed below.
Hampi Bazaar (2) Virupaksha temple (3) Museum and (4)Achutaraya Temple.
Overnight at Hampi.
- 9 Hampi
After leisurely breakfast leave to visit Royal enclosure. The most
impressive remains of Vijayanager, the city's royal monuments, lie some
3km south of Hampi Bazaar, spread over a large expanse of open gorund.
Before tackling the ruins proper, it’s a good idea to get your bearing
with a visit to the small Archeological Museum at Kamalapuram.Then
explore the ruined city on your way. Overnight at Hampi.
- 10 Hampi - Badami
After breakfast checkout the hotel and drive to Badami.On arrival
transfer to the hotel. After relaxation visit the Cave
Temples.Badami'searliest monuments, in the Southern Fort area, are a group
of sixth century caves cut into the hill's red sandstone, each connected
by steps leading up the hillside. Of the four caves, the first three are
Vedic caves reserved for Shiva and Vishnu while the fourth contains
several Jain deities and huge idol of Parshwanatha.Overnight at Badami.
- 11 Badami - Hyderabad
After breakfast checkout the hotel and drive to Hyderabad.On arrival
transfer to the hotel.
Pradesh is the largest state in South India and occupies a great swathe of
land, stretch for over 1200 km align the coast from Orissa to Tamilnadu
and reaching far inland from the fertile delta of the Godavari and Krishna
rivers to the semi-arid Decan Plateau, it’s not a place that receives
many tourists. The state capital, Hyderabad, although run-down in parts,
is an undoubtedly atmospheric city dating from the late sixteenth century.
Its endless bazaars, eclectic Salar Jung museum and the mighty Golconda
Fort nearby make it an enticing place to spend a day or two. Outlying
areas are home to the modern hi-tech company offices. By contrast, the
adjacent twin city of Secunderabad excels only in characterlessness.
melting pot of Muslim and Hindu cultures, the capital of Andhra Pradesh
comprises the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, with a combines
population of around six million. Secunderabad, of little interest to
visitors, is the modern administrative city found by the British, whereas
Hyderabad, the old city, with its teeming bazars, Muslim monuments
andSalar Jung Museum has far more character.
free to explore on own. Overnight stay at Hyderabad.
- 12 Hyderabad
After breakfast take a sight seeing trip in and around Hyderabad.Sight
seeing in Hyderabad includes Salar Jung Museum, Charminar, Lad Bazaar and
the Mecca Masjid.Overnight at Hyderabad.
- 13 Hyderabad
Day free for explore Hyderabad. We will visit:
Hussain Sagar, the large expanse of water separating Hyderabad from
Decunderabad, lends a welcome air of tranquility to the busy conurbation.
Optionally you can hire a luxury boat cruise in the lake.
Golconda Fort and the tombs of the Qutb Shahi kings - The capital of the
Qutb Shahi Sultans in the 16th century, Golconda, located about 8 kms from
Hyderabad is rich in historical monuments which include the famous
- 14 Hyderabad
Day free for explore Ramoji Film City - A 2000-acre site full of wide
and wonderful film sets, 35 km from Hyderabad; the site features luxury
hotels, themed restaurants, Japanese gardens, airports, railway stations
and palaces. Overnight at Hyderabad.
- 15 Hyderabad/Mumbai - –
After leisurely breakfast leave for Hyderabad/ Mumbai and drop at airport
for your flight to onward destination.
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