Season: September to April
Low season – May to August
Cost Include: Accommodation, breakfast, private Car, Tour Guide/ Manager, flight tickets.
Places covered: Bangaluru (Bangalore)- Hassan- Belur- Halebid- Sravenbelagola- Mysore- Aihole- Badami- Pattadakkal- Bangalore
Options: Places in this tour can either be skipped, substituted or added with places
of your choice and number of days can be extended or cut short on pro-rata basis.
Highlights: In this tour, majority of the historical monuments are based on Local Religions. Most of the destinations are having historical and cultural importance. Hoysaleswara or Halebidu Temple is a 12th Century structure dedicated to Lord Shiva. Hoysala is the name of the local Dynasty. Dravidian Architectural wonders, Stone carving and sculptures of birds, elephants, lions, horses and other animals are worth to see here. Most of these sculptured scenes are from the Epics- Mahabharata, Ramayana and the Upanishadas. Interior of most of the temples are built using ivory and sandalwood.
On the day first, flight from your home town arrives in India at Bangalore International Airport, being the gateway to your proposed tour in Karnataka. Upon your arrival, Tours Executive from our local office meets you, assists and manage to transfer you in a private car to hotel booked in advance. Here, you go through Traditional Reception Processes with few pleasant surprises. Remaining day/ hours will be on leisure. In the evening Mr.Wilson Xavier-Director of the company or Tour Manager himself will personally meet you at the hotel and takes you out for a brief familiarization downtown walk/drive. In the evening, he will take you for a warm Welcome Dinner either at the in-house Restaurant or at a local Restaurant in the town. After this pleasant evening, return to your room and stay overnight at the hotel.
On the day second, in the morning, after your leisurely breakfast at the Restaurant, enjoy a brief tour of Bangalore city for nearly 3 hours with a local guide speaking in your own mother tongue, if not in English. Visit the historical monuments, temples, parks, museums etc.. The occasion gives you a great opportunity to experience ‘life of Kannadigans’ in the Capital city of Karnataka, being one among the few million people of different casts, creeds, cultures and life styles. After the tour, return to hotel for processing your check-out and further transfer to your next town in the itinerary, Hassan. It is a drive, less than 4 hours through the beautiful villages and small towns. Upon arrival in Hassan, driver will transfer you to the hotel booked in advance for check-in followed by leisure. Now, have a re-charging walk to different areas in this hotel for a brief knowledge on the general set up including the garden, pool, wine outlet and other facilities built for the comfort and pleasure of in-house guests. If you are interested, take an independent walk across the street and nearby area of the town and see how the local people are winding up their day before they retire to bed. For a different experience, take your dinner at one of the local Restaurants set in a traditional Village background for a great experience. After the pleasant experiences of the day, stay overnight at the hotel.
NOTE: The remaining part of the itinerary shall be sent by e-mail. Send a request mail to firstname.lastname@example.org