Start in Bangalore and end in Goa! With the historical tour Karnataka Tour with Goa, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Bangalore, India and 9 other destinations in India. Karnataka Tour with Goa includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
In and around BangaloreNamaste and welcome to India! On the day of arrival at Bengaluru (Bangalore), Alkof Holidays representative will welcome you at Bengaluru Airport and transfer you to the hotel. If time permits, proceed for the sightseeing of The Garden city of India - Bangalore, visit Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, a 240 acre garden with largest collection of tropical plants, later visit Vidhana Soudha (outside view), and Tipu Sultans Summer Palace. Overnight stay at the hotel.Start point Pick-up from Bangalore (Bengaluru) Airport, Kempegowda International Airport, Devanahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
In and around MysoreAfter breakfast, our representative will transfer you to Mysore. Mysore is the cultural city of Karnataka and known for beautiful palaces and charming gardens. On arrival at Mysore, check-in at the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later visit Mysore Zoo, and in the evening visit Brindavan Gardens, one of the major attractions near the city of Mysore. The main attraction of the Brindvan Gardens is the musical fountain in which bursts of water are synchronized to the music of songs. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, visit Srirangapatna and the Kesava temple at Somnathpur, later visit the Golden Throne at the Durbar hall (During Dussehra Festival), the Mysore Palace, and Chamundi Hills (Chamundeshwari Temple). Also visit the St. Philomenas Church, built in the Gothic style - it is one of the largest churches in the country. Overnight stay at the hotel.
In and around ChikmagalurAfter breakfast, check-out from the hotel and leave for Chikmagalur. On the way to Chikmagalur, visit the Jain pilgrimage sites at Shravanbelagola, noted for its 17 meter high statue of Lord Gomateshvara. Later continue drive to Chikmagalur. On arrival at Chikmagalur, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Early in the morning, take a leisurely walk at Chikmagalur to explore the beautiful location. Visit the Coffee estates, where coffee was first cultivated in India. Later drive back to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, proceed for a full day escorted tour of Chikmagalur. Enjoy the breathtaking views and unpolluted ambiance and the lush green coffee plantation hills of Chikmagalur, which makes it heaven for the travelers. Also visit Horanadu and Baha Budan Giri, the major tourist attractions of Chikmagalur. Overnight stay at the hotel.
In and around HospetAfter breakfast, check-out from the hotel and leave for Hospet. On arrival, check-in at the hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, visit the popular Tungabhadra Dam. Later in the day, visit the major tourist attraction of Hospet covering Royal Place, Lotus Mahal, Vittala temple and the Archaeological Museum. In the evening you may visit Anantashayana temple, located at the eastern fringe of Hospet. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, leave for Hampi, the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hampi the charismatic ruined state attracts thousands of tourist every year. On arrival at Hampi, check-in at the hotel. Relax at the hotel, later visit the three major temple complex- The Vittala Temple, the Virupaksha Temple and the King?s Palace. The evening is free to walk amidst the ruins of Hampi. Overnight stay at the hotel.
In and around BadamiAfter breakfast, leave for Badami. Badami was the royal capital of Chalukyas. The city, houses a large number of cave temples, entryways, fortresses and carvings. On arrival at Badami, check-in at your hotel. Relax at the hotel and later visit Badami Fort, Open Air Museum and the Cave temples. The Badami cave temples are a complex of temples, considered the finest example of Indian rock-cut architecture, especially Badami Chalukya Architecture. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast,visit Aihole and Pattadakal. Aihole is considered to be the birthplace of Hindu stone architecture. The distinctive characteristics to watch for in Aihole are the Western Chalukyan architecture including mortar less fabrication with stress on length and not on width or height. Roofs are flat with richly cut up ceilings. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to the Hubli airport to board your flight to Goa. On arrival at Goa airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel and later in the afternoon headout to explore Goa. Visit the old Goa, housing large number of Churches built by the Portuguese. Some of the major churches to visit include the Chapel of St Francis Xavier, the Church of St Francis of Assissi and the Basilica of Bom Jesus. In the evening enjoy a boat cruise on Mandovi River. Overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning, head out for a half Day sightseeing tour of Old Goa. Old Goa consists of various Portuguese churches and cathedrals built during the 15th and 16th century. The famous attractions here are Se Cathedral, Basilica of Bom Jesus and Church of St. Francis of Assisi. You can spend the evening at your own leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After the breakfast you will be given a full Day tour of Goas beaches. Take a leisurely stroll in the fine white sands, try out water based adventure sports or enjoy sunbathing. Overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning, you can rest, relax or indulge in any kind of individual activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you to the Goa Airport to board flight to your home or onward destination.End point Drop-off at Goa Airport, Dabolim Goa International Airport (GOI), Airport Road, Mormugao, Goa, India