57 days in Karnataka Itinerary

57 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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Start: Hyderabad
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Bengaluru
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Chikmagalur
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Hassan
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Madikeri
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Mangalore
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Udupi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Gokarna
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Karwar
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
10
Badami
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Hampi
— 6 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
End: Hyderabad

6
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.
Bengaluru is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park, get curious at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, and cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bengaluru visit planning website.

Hyderabad to Bengaluru is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bengaluru are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park

6
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.
Explore Mysuru (Mysore)'s surroundings by going to Keshava Temple (in Somnathpur) and Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam (in Mandya). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Mysuru Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Nandi Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Philomena Church, and contemplate the long history of Somnathpura Temple.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mysuru (Mysore) trip planner.

You can drive from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bengaluru in August: highs in Mysuru (Mysore) hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Keshava Temple, Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam
Highlights from your plan
Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

5
nights
Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur ©
Located at the foot of the highest mountain range in the state, the city of Chikamagalur features a number of natural and man-made attractions of rich variety.
Venture out of the city with trips to Charmadi Ghat (in Mudigere), Sri Chennakeshava Temple (in Tumkur) and Belur (Chennakesava Temple & Pathaleshwara Temple). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mullayanagiri, take in the spiritual surroundings of Torana Ganapati Temple, don't miss a visit to Sri Kalabhairaveshwara Temple, and steep yourself in history at Jamalabad Fort.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chikmagalur journey planner.

You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Chikmagalur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hassan.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Belur, Charmadi Ghat, Sri Chennakeshava Temple
Highlights from your plan
Chennakesava Temple ©
Chennakesava Temple
Mullayanagiri ©
Mullayanagiri
Sri Chennakeshava Temple ©
Sri Chennakeshava Temple

5
nights
Hassan

Hassan ©
Hassan is a city and the district headquarters of Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hassan: Halebid (Basadi Halli, Hoysaleswara Temple, &more), Sravanabelagola (Vindhyagiri Temple & Chandragiri Temple) and Shravanabelgola Jain Temple (in Channarayapatna). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Bhagawan Bahubali Statue (Gommateshwara), don't miss a visit to Chandragiri Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kedareswara Temple, and walk around Maharaja Park.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hassan day trip planner.

Drive from Chikmagalur to Hassan in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Madikeri.

Things to do in Hassan

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Halebid, Sravanabelagola, Shravanabelgola Jain Temple
Highlights from your plan
Shravanabelgola Jain Temple ©
Shravanabelgola Jain Temple
Hoysaleswara Temple ©
Hoysaleswara Temple
Bhagawan Bahubali Statue (Gommateshwara) ©
Bhagawan Bahubali Statue (Gommateshwara)

5
nights
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madikeri: Subramanya (Hosaligamma Shrine, Kukke Shree Subramanya Temple, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Abbi Falls, steep yourself in history at Raja's Tomb, get outside with Kote Abbey waterfalls, and delve into the lush surroundings at Nisargadhama Forest.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Madikeri online itinerary planner.

Drive from Hassan to Madikeri in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mangalore.

Things to do in Madikeri

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Subramanya, Kodagu (Coorg), Nagarhole National Park
Highlights from your plan
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Shree Durgaparameshwari Temple (in Mulki), Bekal Beach (in Bekal) and Someshwara Temple (in Someshwar). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Bekal Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Yogishwar Mutt, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monte Mariano Church, and see the sky in a new way at Swami Vivekananda Planetarium.

Plan trip to Mangalore with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Madikeri to Mangalore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Udupi.

Things to do in Mangalore

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Shree Durgaparameshwari Temple, Bekal Beach, Someshwara Temple, Bekal Fort
Highlights from your plan
Bekal Fort ©
Bekal Fort
Bekal Beach ©
Bekal Beach
Kudroli Gokarnath Temple ©
Kudroli Gokarnath Temple

5
nights
Udupi

Udupi ©
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
Step out of Udupi to go to Kundapur and see Maravanthe Beach, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Krishna Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Kapu Beach, take an in-depth tour of Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village, and pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Rosary church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Udupi holiday website.

Traveling by car from Mangalore to Udupi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gokarna.

Things to do in Udupi

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Manipal, Maravanthe Beach, St. Mary's Island, Malpe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Anegudde Ganapathi Temple ©
Anegudde Ganapathi Temple
Sri Krishna Temple ©
Sri Krishna Temple
Kapu Beach ©
Kapu Beach

3
nights
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gokarna: Kumta (Shantika Parameshwari Temple & Shri Mahalasa Narayani Temple). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Om Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Cave, make a trip to Mirjan Fort, and stroll through Gokarna Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Gokarna trip website.

You can drive from Udupi to Gokarna in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Karwar.

Things to do in Gokarna

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kumta
Highlights from your plan
Mahabaleswara Temple ©
Mahabaleswara Temple
Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Shantika Parameshwari Temple ©
Shantika Parameshwari Temple

4
nights
Karwar

Karwar ©
Karwar is a city in Uttara Kannada district in the South Indian state of Karnataka and the headquarters of Uttara Kannada district. Karwar is known for beaches, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, stroll through Kasarkod Beach, and kick back and relax at Devbagh Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Karwar holiday website.

Traveling by car from Gokarna to Karwar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Karwar, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Badami.

Things to do in Karwar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kasarkod Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ravindranath Tagore Beach ©
Ravindranath Tagore Beach
Durga Temple ©
Durga Temple
Kasarkod Beach ©
Kasarkod Beach

5
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bagalkot (Badiger Gudi Temple, Gaudaragudi Temple, &more) and Pattadakal (Sangameshvara Temple, Mallikarjuna Temple, &more). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Badami Cave Temples, contemplate the long history of Group of Monuments in Pattadakal, delve into the distant past at Badami Fort, and explore the activities along Agastya Lake.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Badami online trip planner.

You can drive from Karwar to Badami in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Badami

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Pattadakal, Bagalkot, Aihole
Highlights from your plan
Badami Cave Temples ©
Badami Cave Temples
Aihole ©
Aihole
Group of Monuments in Pattadakal ©
Group of Monuments in Pattadakal

6
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.
When in Hampi, make a side trip to see Tungabhadra Dam in Hospet, approximately Hospet away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Vitthala Temple, explore the ancient world of Group of Monuments at Hampi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Balakrishna Temple, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Ugra Narsimha.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hampi tour builder.

Traveling by car from Badami to Hampi takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Royal Enclosure, Tungabhadra Dam
Highlights from your plan
Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi

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