11 days in Karnataka Itinerary

11 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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11 days in Karnataka Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
Bengaluru
— 1 night
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Shimoga
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Gokarna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Honnavar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Murdeshwar
— 1 night
8
Udupi
— 1 night
9
Chikkaballapur
— 1 day
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): shop like a local with UB City and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, then make a trip to Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple, and then identify plant and animal life at Bannerghatta National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bengaluru holiday planner .

New Delhi to Bengaluru is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, Bengaluru is a bit cooler 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).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akkanabasadi Temple, steep yourself in history at Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), then meet the residents at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and finally explore the activities along Karanji Lake.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) holiday planner.

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 little chillier days and about the same nights in Mysuru (Mysore): temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Karanji Lake ©
Karanji Lake

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.
On the 11th (Sat), get outside with Mandalpatti and then admire the sheer force of Abbi Falls.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kodagu (Coorg) trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Kodagu (Coorg) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Shimoga.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls

1
night
Shimoga

Shimoga ©
With access to many natural attractions in the Western Ghats, Shivamogga tourism rarely focuses on the city itself.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Keladi, meet the residents at Tiger and Lion Safari, Shimoga, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sakrebailu Elephant Camp.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Shimoga trip itinerary site .

Drive from Kodagu (Coorg) to Shimoga in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gokarna.

Things to do in Shimoga

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sakrebailu Elephant Camp ©
Sakrebailu Elephant Camp
Tiger and Lion Safari, Shimoga ©
Tiger and Lion Safari, Shimoga

2
nights
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Mahaganapathi Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Kudle Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Om Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Cave. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach and then kick back and relax at Half Moon Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Gokarna online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Shimoga to Gokarna takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Honnavar.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Kudle Beach ©
Kudle Beach
Half Moon Beach ©
Half Moon Beach

1
night
Honnavar

Honnavar ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Eco Beach, stroll through Kasarkod Beach, and then snap pictures at Hanging Bridge.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Honnavar day trip planning tool .

Getting from Gokarna to Honnavar by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Murdeshwar.

Things to do in Honnavar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kasarkod Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kasarkod Beach ©
Kasarkod Beach
Eco Beach ©
Eco Beach
Hanging Bridge ©
Hanging Bridge

1
night
Murdeshwar

Murdeshwar ©
Murdeshwar is a town in Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara Kannada district in the state of Karnataka, India. On the 16th (Thu), head off the coast to Netrani Island, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Statue of Lord Shiva, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Murudeshwar.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Murdeshwar trip planner .

You can drive from Honnavar to Murdeshwar in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Udupi.

Things to do in Murdeshwar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Murudeshwar, Statue of Lord Shiva
Highlights from your plan
Murudeshwar ©
Murudeshwar
Netrani Island ©
Netrani Island
Statue of Lord Shiva ©
Statue of Lord Shiva

1
night
Udupi

Udupi ©
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
On the 17th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Kapu Beach, stroll through Padubidri Beach, and then kick back and relax at Malpe Beach.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Udupi trip builder site .

You can drive from Murdeshwar to Udupi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, daytime highs in Udupi are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chikkaballapur.

Things to do in Udupi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Malpe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Malpe Beach ©
Malpe Beach
Kapu Beach ©
Kapu Beach
Padubidri Beach ©
Padubidri Beach

1
day
Chikkaballapur

Chikkaballapur ©
The town of Chikkaballapur is an hour's drive north of Bengaluru, which makes it a good day trip option for anyone looking to explore the wider region.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhimeshwara Temple, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nandi Hills, and then contemplate the long history of Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Chikkaballapur trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Udupi to Chikkaballapur with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Chikkaballapur are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chikkaballapur

Scenic Drive Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nandi Hills ©
Nandi Hills
Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple

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