10 days in Karnataka Itinerary

10 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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10 days in Karnataka Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Drive:  5​h
1
Hampi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Badami
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Gokarna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Udupi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Mangalore
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aihole, Basaveshwara Statue and Hampi. Escape the urban bustle at Sanapur Lake and Daroji Bear Sanctuary. Visit Royal Enclosure and Monolithic Bull for their historical value. There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Archaeological Museum and admire the landmark architecture of Mahanavmi Dibba.

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Bengaluru to Hampi is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or take a train. Traveling from Bengaluru in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hampi, with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Badami.

Things to do in Hampi

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bellary, Aihole, Basaveshwara Statue
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Hampi ©
Hampi
Royal Enclosure ©
Royal Enclosure
Aihole ©
Aihole

1
night
Badami

Badami ©
Famous for its cave temples, Badami served as the capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 CE--and this rich history has left plenty of things to do for visitors today.
Badami Fort has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Badami Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhuthanatha Temple, Head underground at Badami Cave Temples, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banashankari Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Group of Monuments in Pattadakal.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Badami online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Hampi to Badami takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gokarna.

Things to do in Badami

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Group of Monuments in Pattadakal
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Badami Cave Temples ©
Badami Cave Temples
Bhuthanatha Temple ©
Bhuthanatha Temple
Badami Fort ©
Badami Fort

1
night
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Half Moon Beach has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stroll through Paradise Beach and then stroll through Half Moon Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Gokarna vacation planner.

You can drive from Badami to Gokarna in 5.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Udupi.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Half Moon Beach ©
Half Moon Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

1
night
Udupi

Udupi ©
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
On the 6th (Sat), examine the collection at Dr. TMA Pai Planetarium, then get great views at End Point, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Krishna Temple, and finally kick back and relax at Kapu Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Udupi online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Gokarna to Udupi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Udupi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Mangalore.

Things to do in Udupi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Manipal
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Kapu Beach ©
Kapu Beach
Sri Krishna Temple ©
Sri Krishna Temple

4
nights
Mangalore

Mangalore ©
A gateway to the coastal region, Mangalore has long served as a stop-off point on maritime trade routes, and remains a major port city today.
Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple and Madhur Temple will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sasihithlu Beach and Shree Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mangalore: Kudremukh Peak (in Chikmagalur), Kottancheri Hills (in Kasaragod) and Manjusha Museum (in Dharmasthala). There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at NITK Lighthouse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkataramana Temple, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus Shrine.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mangalore trip app .

Getting from Udupi to Mangalore by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mangalore

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kasaragod, Dharmasthala, Kudremukh Peak
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NITK Lighthouse ©
NITK Lighthouse
Madhur Temple ©
Madhur Temple

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