Karnataka is a state located in south western reaches of India. It was formerly known as Mysore State and is the only state which is bordered by other four south states of India. The word Karnatak is derived from the words karu and nadu which means “elevated land”. This state has many unique things associated with it such as great filter coffee, national parks and sanctuaries, mystical waterfalls and amazing southern Indian delicacies.
Our 8 nights 9 days Hampi, Chimagalur, Coorg and MysoreTour starts from the city of Bangalore, which is the capital city of the state of Karnataka. It is a multicultural and multi ethnic city of the state which is widely known as the “Silicon Valley of India” or the “IT Capital of India”. This city is a hub of many social and cultural hangout spots which appeal to many people.
Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage site which is located on the banks of the Tungabhadra River in east-central Karnataka. Hampi is the most famous place for tourists to go in Karnataka, where they can experience ancient temples and stone monuments overlooking the rice paddy fields. This place has a lot of boulders, where you can go for bouldering and take hikes along the place where you will get to witness the most beautiful sunrise and sunsets.
Chikmagalur is a city located on the foothills of Mullayanagiri peak of the Western ghats. The city is famous for its coffee plantations, lush green tropical rainforests and pleasant climate throughout the year. There are some exotic options to stay amidst the mountains of Western Ghats, where you can take hikes and enjoy the best of sunrise and sunset. You can see a wide variety of flora and fauna all around you as the Western Ghats come under UNESCO Biosphere reserve.
Coorg is located in the western ghats of the Sahyadri mountains of Karnataka. It is also called the "Scotland of India" and the "Kashmir of Karnataka" of Coorg. It is famous for lush greenery, rich flora and fauna. The city of Coorg is characterized by coffee plantations, coffee seeds, coffee aficionados and much more, making it one of the finest destinations in India to have coffee.
Mysore is known as the cultural capital of Karnataka. It is famous for many Opulent, Royal Palaces, Yoga centres and lush green sandalwood forest.
Our first stop will be the famous Mysuru Palace and proceed for Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Sri Chamundeshwari Ammanavara Temple, Melody World Wax Museum and Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary.