Arrive Bangalore

Meet on arrival at Bangalore airport and transfer to a hotel. Bangalore - the city boasts of spacious gardens, parks, tree-lined avenues, a profusion of flowering trees, lakes, earning it the sobriquet of "Garden City." The once-sedate cantonment settlement of the British has now spread way beyond the mud fort and the four towers constructed by Kempegowda in 1537. Depending on the arrival time, half-day city tour - visit Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha - this massive building houses the State Legislature and the Secretariat. Return to hotel & overnight.

Bangalore Sightseeing

Morning breakfast, proceed for full day sight seeing, visit ISKCON temple - the Krishna temple is a blend of modern technology and spiritual harmony. Drive around Bangalore Palace and after lunch visit Lalbagh - 240 acres of beautifully sculpted gardens, with a rare collection of tropical and sub-tropical plants. Evening, free to experience Bangalore's pub culture and shopping. Overnight.

Bangalore to Mysore

Morning at 06.00hrs proceed for a Bangalore walk conducted/guided by Mr. Arun Pai, founder of Bangalore Walks. Walk around Bangalore streets with fellow Bangaloreans. Breakfast is organized during the walk. Return to hotel, check out and drive to Mysore- known for its magnificent palaces and majestic buildings, sprawling gardens and tree-lined boulevards, shimmering silks and sandalwood, the 'City Royale' always figures in the tourist's itinerary. On arrival check into a hotel. Evening visit Famous Mysore Market, later proceed to Maharaja's Palace to see the illumination (On Sunday's) Return to hotel & overnight.

Mysore Sightseeing

Morning breakfast and proceed for full day sightseeing, visit Art Gallery in the Jaganmohan Palace houses an excellent collection of ceramics, sandalwood, ivory, stone, antique furniture and ancient musical instruments, Maharaja Palace - the Palace is a splendid structure in the Indo-Saracenic style, among its many attractions are a magnificent gold throne, St. Philomena’s Church-this imposing Gothic structure with beautiful stained glass windows and lofty towers is a must see. Later on in the evening visit Brindavan Garden-the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam after sundown, when musical fountains and closed lights transform this place into a magical fairyland. Return to hotel and overnight.

Mysore to Hunsur

Morning breakfast, check out and proceed to Nagarahole National Park, it is a perfect getaway for nature lovers. The breathtaking locale with the tranquil backwaters of the river Kabini presents an ideal setting for a long-awaited vacation. Check in on arrival and proceed for buffet lunch. Wildlife safari in the evening. Wildlife film followed by camp fire and buffet dinner. Overnight.

Hunsur to Hassan

Shravanabelagola – Asia's largest monolithic statue of Lord Gomateshwara, a Jain saint and an object of worship for centuries, standing atop one of the hills. On arrival check into a hotel at Hassan. Evening free and overnight.

Hassan Sightseeing

Breakfast and proceed for a day tour to Belur and Halebidu, the most photographed and perhaps the best examples of Hoysala temple Architecture they are on almost every tourist's temple itinerary. The temples, perched on a star-shaped base amidst lawns, are a sculptural extravaganza. Return to hotel for lunch. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight.

Hassan to Hospet

Early breakfast, checkout and drive to Hampi- a world heritage center, the capital of the Vijayanagar Kingdom evoke memories of the grandeur of a bygone era. Lunch enroute. On arrival at Hospet check into a hotel & overnight.

Hospet to Hampi

Morning breakfast, and proceed for a full day sightseeing, visit King's Palace - this is the largest enclosure, including two major platform structures, an underground chamber which must have served as a treasury or private audience hall. Mahanavami Dibba - equally impressive is the massive Mahanavami Dibba, where the kings once sat on a gem-studded golden throne and watched processions pass by. Queen's Bath - this structure has a very plain exterior but the interior is stunningly ornate, with graceful arched corridors, projecting balconies and lotus-shaped fountains that used to spout perfumed Water for the ladies of the court. Return to hotel & overnight.

Hampi to Badami

Morning breakfast, check out and drive to Badami, en route visit Pattadakal - a World Heritage Site it has 10 major temples representing early Chalukyan architecture. Visit Virupaksha, Mallikarjuna and Papanatha Temples. Lunch and there on the drive to Aihole - famous as the cradle of Indian temple architecture, it has over 125 temples all intricately carved and rich in detail. Famous ones are Lad Khan temple, Durga temple, Jain Meguti temple are a few not to be missed. On arrival at Badami, check into hotel & Overnight.

Badami to North Goa

Morning breakfast, checkout and drive to visit Badami Caves – picturesquely situated at the mouth of a ravine between two rocky hills, the exquisite sculptures and the rust red sandstone cliffs of Badami tell many a tale of yore. North Fort - A climb takes you to the temples, the remains of a granary, a treasury and a watchtower on top of the fort. Banashankari - is a quaint hamlet taking its name from the temple to goddess Banashankari. Thereon drive to Goa, enroute lunch at Belgaum . Goa - variously known as "Pearl of the Orient" and a "Tourist Paradise", has magnificent scenic beauty and the architectural splendors of its temples, churches and old houses have made Goa a firm favorite with travellers around the world. On arrival check in to a beach resort. Evening free and overnight.

A Day to Relax in North Goa

Breakfast, rest of the day free to relax.

North Goa to South Goa

Morning breakfast and proceed for half day tour, visit Cabo da Rama - named after Rama, the hero of the Hindu epic Ramayana, who, along with his wife Sita stayed here during his exile from Ayodhya. There on visit famous churches and return to resort for lunch. Rest of the day free. Overnight.

North Goa Sightseeing

Morning breakfast and proceed for local sightseeing, visit State Archaeology Museum - there are seven galleries of about 8000 artefacts, Basilica of Bom Jesus - perhaps Goa's most famous church and among the most revered by Christians worldwide. Aguada Fort - this is the largest and the best-preserved Portuguese bastion in Goa. Drive around Mondovi river, Panjim city. Return to resort and rest of the day free. Overnight.

North Goa to Bangalore

Morning breakfast, checkout and drive to Goa airport to board your flight. Tour ends.

Head Office : Tourism House, #8, Papanna Lane, St. Marks Road, Bangalore - 560 001, Tel: + 91-8884 467467 | [email protected]

Copyright © Skyway International Travels, India 2019