7 days in Karnataka Itinerary

7 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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7 days in Karnataka Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
1
Bengaluru
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Gokarna
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
4
Hampi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Bengaluru

3
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.
ISKCON Temple Bangalore and Malleswaram are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Shri Shringeri Shankar Math and Omkareshwarar Temple for their historical value. Step out of Bengaluru with an excursion to Nandi Hills in Chikkaballapur--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Bannerghatta National Park, wander the streets of Commercial Street, take in the exciting artwork at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, and admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bengaluru day trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Bengaluru. March in Bengaluru sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nandi Hills, Shri Shringeri Shankar Math
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), then meet the residents at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, you will find days in Mysuru (Mysore) are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gokarna.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

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

1
day
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Mahaganapathi Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Kudle Beach, and then kick back and relax at Om Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gokarna trip planner .

You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Gokarna in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Gokarna

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Kudle Beach ©
Kudle Beach
Shree Mahaganapathi Temple ©
Shree Mahaganapathi Temple

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 5th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Group of Monuments at Hampi, contemplate the long history of Rock Painting 1500 BC, don't miss a visit to Elephant Stables, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Enclosure, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vitthala Temple.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hampi journey builder .

You can drive from Gokarna to Hampi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Hampi are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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