Heritage Triangle of South India
Route : Bangalore Hassan Mysore Bangalore
Upon your arrival in the garden city of Bangalore, you will be greeted by our representative at the International Airport. After a warm welcome, you will be escorted to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Bangalore to Hassan
After breakfast, enjoy a city tour of Bangalore visiting the Government museum (one of the oldest museums of India), Vidhan Soudha (state legislative chambers with magnificent amalgamation of modern and traditional Dravidian temple style architecture), and Lal Bagh Gardens (regarded as one of the most richly diverse botanical gardens in south Asia).
Later, drive to Hassan for overnight stay.
Hassan to Mysore
This morning, visit Belur, famous for its magnificent Hoysala Temple Complex with intricate sculptures. This is the only Hoysala Temple still in active worship. Also visit Halebidu, the erstwhile capital of the Hoysalas. The Hoysaleswara Temple here perched on a star-shaped base amidst lawns, is a sculptural extravaganza.
This afternoon, embark on your drive to Mysore for 2 nights stay.
Day in Mysore
This morning, enjoy a city tour of Mysore visiting the Maharaja's Palace, one of the biggest palaces in India; St Philomena's Church; Sri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery in the Jag Mohan Palace, which has a collection of exquisite paintings.
In the evening visit the Chamundi hill and Bull temple and see the daily prayers and rituals being performed by priests.
Mysore to Bangalore
This morning embark on your leisurely return drive to Bangalore.