Duration : 14 Nights/ 15 Days
Destination : Bangalore - Srirangapatna - Mysore - Madikeri - Hassan - Shravanabelagola - Hospet - Pattadakal - Aihole - Badami - Belgaum - Goa - Mumbai
Day 1 : Arrival at Bangalore
Arrive at Bangalore on the Day 1 of your South India Cultural Tour. On reaching, you'll be welcomed by our tour representative and escorted to the hotel where you'll be staying overnight.
Day 2 : Bangalore
Following a sumptuous breakfast, you'll be taken on sightseeing trip of Bangalore city. You'll be visiting Vidhan Soudha, Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens, Nandi Temple, MG Road and other attractions in the city. Retire to the hotel after day's expedition.
Day 3 : Bangalore - Srirangapatna - Mysore
Today, you'll be heading to Mysore in the morning. En route, check out breathtaking locales of Srirangapatna, the capital of Tipu Sultan, visiting Daria Daulat Bagh and Museum. On arriving at Mysore, check in at the hotel for overnight stay. In the evening, visit the Mysore Palace.
Day 4 : Mysore - Madikeri
On Day 4, you'll be taking an excursion to Madikeri, often referred to as Scotland of India. The tour to this picture perfect town takes off in the morning. On reaching relax for a while. Later set out for sightseeing tour of the town, visiting Madikeri Fort, Nisargadhama and Abbey Falls.
Day 5 : Mysore - Hassan
Today, you'll be proceeding towards Hassan after a filling breakfast. On reaching check into a hotel and stay overnight there. Rest of the day is kept free on your leisure.
Day 6 : Hassan - Shravanabelagola - Hassan
In the morning, take an excursion to Shravanabelagola. Enjoy the sight of ancient temples that represent Hoysala style of architecture. Return to the hotel for nigh stay.
Day 7 : Hassan - Hospet
Today, you'll be taking excursion to Belur and Halebid visiting ancient temples. The breathtaking historical places figure in UNESCO's world heritage sites list. Explore the architecture of Jain temples and intricate carvings. Retire to the hotel in the evening for overnight stay.
Day 8 : In Hospet
Today, after breakfast, you'll be spending the day at leisure in Hospet. Find yourself lost in the breathtaking beauty of the surroundings. Explore the pristine locales independently. Night stay is scheduled at the hotel.
Day 9 : Hospet - Pattadakal - Aihole - Badami
Today, you'll be departing for Badami. Badami is a world heritage site famous for its cave temples carved out of sandstone. Also visit Aihole and Pattadakal to witness the ancient monuments.
Day 10 : In Badami
This day is dedicated to exploring the rock-cut cave temples of Badami. Lose yourself in the inscriptions, ornate carvings, gateways and exquisite sculptures. Also pay a visit to Bhutanatha Temples.
Day 11 : Badami - Belgaum - Goa
Today, you'll be heading to Goa via Belgaum. Stop for visiting attractions at Belgaum en route. Which include Ananthashayana, Jain Temple, Jama Masjid, Kamala Basti and Kapileshwar Temple. Resume your journey once done with the sightseeing.
Day 12 : In Goa
On this day you will be relaxing and staying overnight at the hotel to get rid of the tiredness and fatigue.
Day 13 - 14 : Goa
South India Cultural Tour comes to its climax on the pristine Goa beaches, including Baga Beach, Vagator Beach and Palolem Beach among others. You'll be staying in Goa for 2 complete days. Explore the sights and places of interest in Goa. Later recline at the beaches. Explore the azure waters. Indulge in the water sports. Visit the local bazaars and flea markets. Try Feni and local cuisine. And simply laze in the sun, sand and the sea soaking in the beauty and pristine surroundings.
Day 15 : Goa - Mumbai - Departure
This is the concluding day of your tour. Pack your bags. You'll be driven to airport to board the flight to Mumbai from where you'll be catching the flight back home.