7 days in Karnataka Itinerary

7 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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7 days in Karnataka Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  8​h
1
Hampi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Chikmagalur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Amritsar

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.
On the 22nd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Elephant Stables, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Enclosure, make a trip to Dasara Dibba, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vitthala Temple, then steep yourself in history at Rock Painting 1500 BC, and finally contemplate the long history of Group of Monuments at Hampi.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hampi visit planning website .

Amritsar to Hampi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Amritsar, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Hampi, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mullayanagiri, contemplate the long history of Jamalabad Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kodandaramaswami Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sharada Temple, and finally make a trip to Shri Jagadguru Badari Shankaracharya Samsthanam.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Chikmagalur trip website .

You can drive from Hampi to Chikmagalur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sharada Temple ©
Sharada Temple
Mullayanagiri ©
Mullayanagiri
Jamalabad Fort ©
Jamalabad Fort

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.
On the 24th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and finally examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Namdroling Monastery and then stroll through Brindavan Garden.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) trip planner .

You can drive from Chikmagalur to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In August in Mysuru (Mysore), expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden

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.
On the 26th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, then walk around Cubbon Park, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with UB City. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Commercial Street, then engage your brain at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru travel route builder site .

Drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Mysuru (Mysore), expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bengaluru, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
UB City ©
UB City

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