10 days in Karnataka Itinerary

10 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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10 days in Karnataka Itinerary

Start: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
+2
Fly + Taxi + Train:  8​h
1
Hampi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Gokarna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Udupi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Akash Art Gallery & Bookshop.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hampi tour itinerary builder website .

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Hampi is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Gokarna.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Royal Enclosure
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Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi
Royal Enclosure ©
Royal Enclosure

1
night
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Belekan beach, kick back and relax at Kudle Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Om Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gokarna trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Hampi to Gokarna by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Udupi.

Things to do in Gokarna

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Kudle Beach ©
Kudle Beach

2
nights
Udupi

Udupi ©
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
On the 4th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Durga Devi Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mattu Beach, and finally stroll through Kapu Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Malpe Beach, then stroll through St. Mary's Island, and then get great views at End Point.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Udupi holiday planner .

Drive from Gokarna to Udupi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Udupi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

End Point, St. Mary's Island, Malpe Beach
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Kapu Beach ©
Kapu Beach
Sri Krishna Temple ©
Sri Krishna Temple
St. Mary's Island ©
St. Mary's Island

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Raja's Seat and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dubare Elephant Camp.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kodagu (Coorg) online trip builder .

Drive from Udupi to Kodagu (Coorg) in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Parks Wildlife
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Dubare Elephant Camp ©
Dubare Elephant Camp
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): look for gifts at Adil & Azam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akkanabasadi Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, then step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Devaraja Market. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at The Hobby Place, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary website .

Drive from Kodagu (Coorg) to Mysuru (Mysore) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Mysuru (Mysore), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary ©
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Commercial Street, stop by Badsha Stores, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at ak The Seasons, and finally shop like a local with UB City. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Bannerghatta National Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bengaluru trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in April, expect nights in Bengaluru to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
UB City ©
UB City

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