Southern Heritage

Southern Heritage tour Duration 11 Nights - 12 Days (Bangalore - Srirangapatnam – Mysore - Chikmagalur - Hospet - Hampi - Bijapur - Badami - Goa - Mumbai)


Day 01: Arrival Bangalore

On arrival at Bangalore airport you will be welcomed by our representative & transfer to hotel. Afternoon proceed for a half day city tour of Bangalore. Beautiful gardens to serene lake to magnificent palaces, Bangalore offers a wide variety to its visitors. Visit Tipu Sultan's Palace, Bull Temple, Lalbagh (Hyder Ali - the Emperor of Mysore laid the foundation of the Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens in the 18th century) The gardens were later completed by his son, Tipu Sultan. Overnight stay at Bangalore.


Day 02: Bangalore - Srirangapatnam – Mysore

 

After an early breakfast, drive to Mysore en-route visit Srirangapatnam, the city established by King Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan. Visit Tipu's palace & Sri Ranganathaswamy temple. Sri Ranganathaswamy temple is known as Thiruvaranga Tirupati, Periyakoil, Bhoologa Vaikunta, Bhogamandabam, continue your drive to Mysore. On arrival in Mysore check-in to the hotel for overnight stay.


Day 03: Mysore

Morning after breakfast visit Somnathpur. Somnathpur's temples adhere to the typical Hoysala style of architecture, where the temple is designed as a mini cosmos with scenes carved on the walls including Gods, Goddesses, dancing girls, musicians and many type of animals such as elephants, lions, cows and monkeys. Its unique design and perfect symmetry are ignored amidst the farms and agricultural lands of surrounding villages. Afternoon city tour of Mysore which will include Mysore Palace, Chamundi hills and the local market. Stay overnight at hotel.

 


Day 04: Mysore – Chikmagalur

Morning after Breakfast drive to Chikmagalur, Enroute visit 12th Century Hoysala Temple at Belur and Halebidu. The small towns of Belur and Halebidu are home to some of the most unique temples in South India. These temples are known for their unique detailed carvings and sculptures. On arrival in Chikmagalur check-in to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day 05: Chikmagalur – Hospet

 

Morning at leisure after breakfast checkout from the hotel and drive to Hospet. Arrive Hospet and check-in to the hotel. Later visit the World Heritage site consisting of the ruins of the medieval city of Vijayanagara, former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. Stay overnight at the hotel. 

 


Day 06: Hospet - Hampi – Hospet

Breakfast at the hotel. Full day excursion to Vijayanagar ruins at Hampi. Hampi is situated on the banks of the Tungabhadra River. Hampi is also a World Heritage Site. Return back to Hospet for overnight stay.


Day 07: Hospet – Bijapur

Morning at leisure after breakfast drive to Bijapur. On arrival at Bijapur check-in to the hotel. Later visit Gol Gumbaz - The most important attraction in Bijapur. Gol Gumbaz is an architectural wonder and the largest dome in the world. The dome dominates miles of area by its sheer size and it is difficult to suppress the urge to see the dome once you are there. Next to visit is tomb of Ibrahim Roza & Jama Masjid. Return back to the hotel for overnight stay.



Day 08: Bijapur - Badami 

 

Morning after breakfast drive to Badami. On arrival Check in to the hotel. Afternoon visit to Aihole and Pattadakal the ancient temple cities of state Karnataka. The group of monuments in Pattadakal were nominated in 1987 by UNESCO for its world cultural heritage list. Return back to the hotel for overnight stay.


Day 09: Badami - Goa 

Morning at leisure after breakfast drive to Goa. On arrival in Goa check-in to the hotel. Day free for leisure or own activities. Overnight stay in Goa.


Day 10: Goa

 

After breakfast full day Sightseeing of South Goa (Se Cathedral, Basilica of Bom Jesus, A Hindu temple, Spice plantation with buffet Goan lunch, Panjim bazaar, Miramar beach) Overnight at Goa.


Day 11: Goa

After breakfast full day Sightseeing of North Goa (Fort Aguada, Bodgeshwar temple, Mapusa

bazaar, Anjuna beach, Vagator beach, Calangute beach) Overnight at Goa.



Day 12: Goa - Mumbai – Departure

Morning at leisure after breakfast in time transfer to airport to connect flight to Mumbai. On arrival Mumbai transfer to International Airport to connect onward flight.

Tour & services Ends.



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