Day 1: Arrival at Goa
After your arrival in Goa, you will be cordially
received by our representatives who will take you to
the hotel. You can rest for the night at the hotel
to get over your tiredness.
Day 2: Sight Seeing at Goa
Goa is well known for its lovely sunny beaches.
However there is much more to Goa than just the sand
and the surf. A sight seeing tour of the state of
Goa will surely be very enriching. It will reveal
aspects so long unknown. The tour includes places
like Maura Bazaar where a fair is hosted on a weekly
basis. You will also be taken to the various temples
like Shri Mangesh Temple in Madgoa, Shri Shanta
Durga Temple, Shanteri and Shri Ramanath Temple in
the Shri Ramanath Panchayatan, a temple complex at
Ponda. In addition to these the pleasure of basking
in the golden beaches or taking a dip in the azure
waters of the sea is always there. We will halt for
the night at Goa.
Day 3: From Goa to Badami, Night Stay at Badami
In the morning just after breakfast we will set out
for Badami which is located at a distance of about
187 km from Goa. The journey over the Western Ghats
is sure going to be very thrilling because of the
photographic landscape around. After arrival, we
will check in to the hotel at Badami and rest for
Day 4: Sight Seeing at Badami, Night Stay at
Immediately after breakfast we will go to visit the
temples at Aihole and Pattadakal. These temples are
reflective of the heights achieved in the field of
art and architecture by the Chalukyans. You are sure
to be stunned on witnessing the architectural skills
of our ancient craftsmen. At the end of the day long
day visit, retire to your hotel in Badami.
Day 5: From Badami to Bijapur
On this day we will start for Bijapur. The journey
to Bijapur is also going to be very nice and
stretches for a distance of about 132 km. After
arriving in Bijapur, we will check in to the hotel
and simply relax.
Day 6: Sight Seeing at Bijapur, Night Stay at
The whole day will be devoted to visiting this
beautiful place of Bijapur. The various tourist
destinations that will be covered in this day long
tour are Gol Gumbaz, Mohammed Adil Shah's Tomb ( the
tomb has the world's second largest dome), Jama
Masjid, Ibrahim Rauza (a tomb and a mosque),
Mihatyar Mahal and Begum Mahal. All of them are very
important historical structures that are at the same
time manifestations of superlative architectural
dexterity. We will spend the night in the hotel at
Day 7: From Bijapur to Hospet, Night Stay at
The day begins with an excursion to Hampi. You will
be simply stunned to see the lotus temple. The
exquisite sculpture work, the beautifully carved
stone chariot, the amazing musical pillars make it
very interesting to watch. The next tourist
destination is Hazar Rama Temple. Finally we reach
the hotel in Hampi and rest to prepare ourselves for
the next day's visit.
Day 8: From Hospet to Hassan, Night Stay at
We will drive from Hospet to Hassan which is about
355 km away. Then we will check in to the hotel for
Hassan is our halt for the night.
Day 9: Excursions to Belur and Halebid
The day will be spent in going for excursions to two
historical places in Karnataka - Belur and Halebid.
We will be returning to our hotel in Hassan at the
end of the day.
Day 10: From Hassan to Mysore
In the morning we head straight towards Mysore.
After reaching Mysore, you are free to spend your
time as you please. You can either relax in the
hotel or go on a shopping spree to the markets in
Mysore. Shopping in Mysore will definitely bring a
lot of joy. It is truly what you call a shopper's
paradise. Finally return to the hotel to take rest.
Day 11: Sight Seeing at Mysore
The whole day has been kept reserved for this city.
We will first be going to the renowned Mysore palace
followed by visits to the Somnathpur temple and the
beautiful Brindavan Gardens. You can also go around
the jasmine and sandalwood markets and do remember
to collect a few items for they are superbly
Day 12: From Mysore to Ooty
Today we will be proceeding towards Ooty and on the
way we will cover various other places. The Bandipur
and Mudumalai Sanctuaries, the Pyakara dam are
mentions worthy among them. After arriving in Ooty,
we will go to the hotel to rest for the night.
Day 13: Sight Seeing of Ooty, Night Stay at Ooty
This lovely hill station is sure going to take your
breath away. The tranquil lake, the extensive
greenery of the Botanical gardens, the beautiful
Sim's park - all contribute to making this place a
paradise on earth. You are sure to be impressed by
its scenic beauty. Explore this pleasant place the
whole day through.
Day 14: From Ooty to Munnar
The day begins with a trip to Munnar. Set amidst a
very picturesque locale, Munnar is very captivating.
There are many cascades that fall on the way to
Munnar. The calm and serene atmosphere of the place
has a very soothing effect on our tired souls. For
those who are adventure loving, there is much in
store for you as well. The visit to the Eravikuloam
National Park is sure going to be very exciting. You
can also spot many wild animals at the park. The
night will be spent in a resort in Munnar.
Day 15: From Munnar to Cochin
This is the last day of Best of Karnataka Tour. In
the morning we will set out for Cochin. After
reaching Cochin we will visit the Jewish Synagogue
and the Mattancherry Palace. Then you will be taken
to the hotel where you can get refreshed and prepare
yourself to board the flight back home.
The Best of Karnataka Tour comes to an end but
memories of the tour are sure to remain etched in
your mind forever. The sheer variety of The Best of
Karnataka Tour is amazing.