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Explore South India
Duration: 08 Nights / 09 Days
Places Covered: Bangalore - Mysore - Hassan - Nagerhole - Bangalore
Day 1: Arrive Bangalore
Assistance and transfer to hotel
Day 2: Bangalore
FMorning at leisure Afternoon city sightseeing tour Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka is one of the most important metropolis of India.
It is a vital centre of science, aeronautics and electronics. Situated 1000 m above sea level, this garden city has pleasant weather round the year.
Day 3: Bangalore - Mysore drive
En-route visit Srirangapatnam Srirangapatnam 16 km from Mysore on the north, the capital of great warrior Tipu Sultan, the Tiger of Mysore who was killed while fighting with British in 1799.
His remains lie in a magnificent mausoleum, the Gumbaz. Nearby is the Tipus summer Palace, the Dariya Daulat. On arrival, check-in at the hotel.
Day 4: Mysore
Morning city sightseeing tour Mysore, 770 m above sea level, this imperial city was the erstwhile capital of the Wodeyars. The legend takes its name from a famous demon called Mahishasur, a great warrior who ruled as a tyrant until he was killed by the goddess Chamundeshwari.
Day 5: Mysore - Hassan drive, 150 km
En-route visit Sravanbelgola, 51 km southeast of Hassan, this is one of the most important Jain pilgrim centre.
The next Mahamastakabhisheka will be held in 2005 AD Arrive Hassan and check-in at the hotel.
Day 6: Hassan
Visit Belur and Halebid temples. Belur, 38 km from Hassan is located on the banks of the river Yagachi. Once the Capital of the Hoysala empire, it is known for The Chennakeshava Temple, one of the finest exmples of Hoysala architecture.
Day 7: Hassan - Nagerhole, 185 km
Drive to Nagerhole, the virgin jungle on the banks of the pristine river Kabini. Tucked into the southern fringes of Karnatkas Nagerhole National Park, it was once the hunting lodge of the erstwhile Maharaja of Mysore.
Day 8: Nagerhole
Jungle activities start early morning and include wildlife safari, Coracle ride, boating, Elephant safari, Sailing, nature walk, film show on wildlife and day ends in the evening with camp fire dinner or a silent meal in the restaurant.
Day 9: Nagerhole - Bangalore - Dep.
Drive to Bangalore, 220 km and transfer to the airport in time for flight to onward destination.
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