7 days in Karnataka Itinerary

7 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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7 days in Karnataka Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
1
Bengaluru
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Hampi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Badami
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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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 25th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, then make a trip to Ulsoor Subramanya Temple, then admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with UB City. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Bengaluru travel itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Bengaluru. In December, daily temperatures in Bengaluru can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park

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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 27th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Brindavan Garden, see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Somnathpura Temple and then get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

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

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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 29th (Sun), make a trip to Elephant Stables, make a trip to Dasara Dibba, then steep yourself in history at Vitthala Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Group of Monuments at Hampi.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hampi road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Hampi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in December, expect Hampi to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Badami.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites
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Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Group of Monuments in Pattadakal, delve into the distant past at Aihole, and then Head underground at Badami Cave Temples. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sangameshwara Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sangameshvara Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Papanatha Temple.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Badami day trip website .

Traveling by car from Hampi to Badami takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Badami

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pattadakal, Aihole
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Badami Cave Temples ©
Badami Cave Temples
Aihole ©
Aihole
Group of Monuments in Pattadakal ©
Group of Monuments in Pattadakal

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