11 days in Karnataka Itinerary

11 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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11 days in Karnataka Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Bengaluru
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
Shimoga
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Gokarna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Honnavar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Murdeshwar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Udupi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
New Delhi

2
days
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
On the 8th (Wed), explore the activities along Sankey Tank and then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, make a trip to Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bannerghatta National Park.

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New Delhi to Bengaluru is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, Bengaluru is slightly colder than New Delhi - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Mysuru (Mysore).

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Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Sankey Tank ©
Sankey Tank

1
day
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
On the 10th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), stroll through Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Karanji Lake.

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You can take a train from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bengaluru in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mysuru (Mysore): temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Shimoga.

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Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©

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hours
Shimoga

Shimoga ©
With access to many natural attractions in the Western Ghats, Shivamogga tourism rarely focuses on the city itself.
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Keladi, then meet the residents at Tiger and Lion Safari, Shimoga, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sakrebailu Elephant Camp.

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You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Shimoga in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gokarna.

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Sakrebailu Elephant Camp ©
Sakrebailu Elephant Camp
Tiger and Lion Safari, Shimoga ©
Tiger and Lion Safari, Shimoga

2
days
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Mahaganapathi Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kudle Beach, then stroll through Om Beach, and finally Head underground at Shiva Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach and then kick back and relax at Half Moon Beach.

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You can drive from Shimoga to Gokarna in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Honnavar.

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Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Kudle Beach ©
Kudle Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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Honnavar

Honnavar ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Eco Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kodlamane Shree Vishnumurthy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Idagunji Maha Ganapathi Temple, and finally kick back and relax at Kasarkod Beach.

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Traveling by car from Gokarna to Honnavar takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Murdeshwar.

Things to do in Honnavar

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Side Trips

Kasarkod Beach, Idagunji Maha Ganapathi Temple
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Kasarkod Beach ©
Kasarkod Beach
Eco Beach ©
Eco Beach
Idagunji Maha Ganapathi Temple ©
Idagunji Maha Ganapathi Temple

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Murdeshwar

Murdeshwar ©
Murdeshwar is a town in Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara Kannada district in the state of Karnataka, India. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): head off the coast to Netrani Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kethapayya Narayan Temple, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Murudeshwar.

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Traveling by car from Honnavar to Murdeshwar takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Udupi.

Things to do in Murdeshwar

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Side Trip

Murudeshwar
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Murudeshwar ©
Murudeshwar
Netrani Island ©
Netrani Island
Kethapayya Narayan Temple ©
Kethapayya Narayan Temple

1
day
Udupi

Udupi ©
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): kick back and relax at Kapu Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Padubidri Beach, and then stroll through Malpe Beach.

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Traveling by car from Murdeshwar to Udupi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Udupi

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Malpe Beach
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Malpe Beach ©
Malpe Beach
Kapu Beach ©
Kapu Beach
Padubidri Beach ©
Padubidri Beach

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days
Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
On the 17th (Fri), head outdoors with Mandalpatti and then admire the sheer force of Abbi Falls. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Makkala Gudi Betta and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary.

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You can drive from Udupi to Kodagu (Coorg) in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti
Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

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