Duration : 10 Days / 09 Nights
Destination Covered :
Bangalore - Badami - Hospet – Hampi - Mysore – Bangalore
The South India Temple Tour of 9 nights will give you an ultimate experience of visiting the ancient temples. South India has huge collection of temples and is considered as the “world-class temple destination”. The exquisitely designed temples and wooden or stone carved figures are of great importance and attract the tourists from all over the world. These are considered as sources of spiritual teachings, divine powers and culture. To perform poojas or rituals, these glorious temples remain overcrowded throughout the year. Get set and go for this divine journey to the mesmerizing destinations of South India. Travelogy India specially designs the itineraries according to your requirements.
Travelogy India’s representative will welcome you on your arrival in Bangalore, who will escort you to the hotel booked for you. He will also assist you in the check in process. There you will be given all the tour related papers along with a short description about the tour. Overnight stay will be in Bangalore.
On the second day of your tour, you will have the glimpses of Administrative buildings of this beautiful city. You will see variety of attractive flowers in the botanical gardens. After that you will get into your coach or car to continue your journey towards Hassan (it will take 3 hrs). After reaching Hassan, you will check into the hotel.
On the third day, you will visit the beautiful temples of Hoysala, Belur and Halebid via Hassan. Halebid was the capital of the Hoysalas from the 11th century. The Hoysaleshwara temple and the Chenna Kesava Vishnu temple are the major attractions you will get to witness.
In the morning, a fascinating excursion to Sravanabelgola is on the cards for you. The impressive statue of Gometeshwara, (20 mt high, carved out of a single rock) is the major attraction. A panoramic view from the top of Indiragiri can be seen. In the evening, you will return back to your hotel at Hassan, where you will relax for the rest of the time.
On the fifth day, you will pay a visit to the cave temple and the museum as well.
A full day’s tour of Pattadakal and Aihole will be on the cards for you. In Pattadakal the Sangameswara temple, the Kailashnath temple of Kanchipuram, numerous Hindu and Jain temples at Aihole are the major attractions you will visit. Besides, the Ravala temple, Sculptures at the Ladkhan temple and the impressive Durga Temple will draw your attention. After a fun filled day, you will return back to Badami.
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The seventh day of your tour will take you through the ruined city of Hampi. On the location of the Tungabhadra Dam lies the Hospet, outside the city. You will visit the Vitthal temple which is one of the prominent attractions.
Post breakfast, in the morning you will leave for Mysore. The well known Brindavan Gardens is the major attractions you will cover in the evening.
In the morning of the ninth day of your tour, you will enjoy the adorned interiors of Maharaja’s palace with the influence of lifestyle. Tipu Sultan’s Palace and capital at Srirangapatnam will also be visited. Then you will return back to Bangalore for an overnight stay in the hotel.
The whole day you will spend on the beach of Kovalam, relaxing and enjoying the scenic beauty. Overnight stay will be in Kovalam.