Duration : 5 Days / 4 Nights
Destination Covered : Bangalore - Puttaparthi - Bangalore - Mysore
Welcome you to Pilgrimage Tours to South India as it is one of the holy shrines such as Puttaparthi is a town in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. In this package of 5 Days South India Pilgrimage you will explore Mysore Palace, Bhagwan Sree Satya Sai Baba Temple, Chamundi Hills, Nandi Temple etc. It is one of the most preferred tourist destinations in South India.
Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Bangalore, this bustling capital city of Karnataka has a perpetual holiday atmosphere. Known as a garden city and silicon valley of India, Bangalore offers you a very delightful trip. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast proceed for same day excursion to Puttaparthi. Located in Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh, Puttaparthi has shot into National & International fame as the abode of Bhagwan Sree Satya Sai Baba and visitors throng to Prashanti Nilayam at Puttaparthi to seek spiritual solace. Return to Bangalore amd overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast drive to Mysore and check-in at the hotel. Mysore was the capital of the Wodeyar dynasty, feudatories of the Vijayanagar Empire, who declared their independence in the 16th century and ruled in Mysore until Independence, barring three decades when Haider Ali and his son Tipu Sultan wrested power from them. Mysore today is a pleasant city with an old world charm, contributed by its broad shady avenues, well laid out gardens, fine buildings and a salubrious climate.
Afternoon half day city tour visiting the Palace of Maharaja built in 1911-12. The Palace is harmonious syntheses of the Hindu and Saracenic styles of architecture with archways, domes, turrets, colonnades and sculptures which are magnificent. One of the largest Palaces in the country with some art treasures, it is beautifully restored and maintained. This stained glass, wall paintings, ivory inlaid doors and ornate golden throne are all remarkable. Later drive upto Chamundi Hills to see Chamundeshwari Temple and a panoramic view of Mysore. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast drive to Bangalore enroute visiting Srirangapatnam Fort. This island fortress, once the capital of warrior kings Hider Ali and his son Tipu Sultan has magnificient monuments that are well worth to visit.
On arrival in Bangalore check-in at hotel. Afternoon proceed for half day city tour visiting Lalbagh which has a variety of Old trees, fountains, Lotus Pools, Terraces and assortment of Tropical Herbs and Sub Tropical Herbs. Also see the Government buildings and the Maharaja’s Palace. Overnight at the hotel.
In time transfer to airport/ railway station to connect flight / train for the onward destination.