8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Mysuru Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gunja Narasimha Swamy Temple.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) online trip itinerary planner.

Hyderabad to Mysuru (Mysore) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Hyderabad in August, with highs in Mysuru (Mysore) at 30°C and lows at 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

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.
Bengaluru is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, visit Commercial Street, admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in August, you will find days in Bengaluru are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Badami.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

1
night
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 6th (Thu): Head underground at Badami Cave Temples, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Papanatha Temple, thensteep yourself in history at Group of Monuments in Pattadakal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kashivishveshar Shiva Temple.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Badami road trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bengaluru to Badami. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Badami

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pattadakal
Highlights from your plan
Badami Cave Temples ©
Badami Cave Temples
Group of Monuments in Pattadakal ©
Group of Monuments in Pattadakal
Papanatha Temple ©
Papanatha Temple

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kodanda Rama Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Balakrishna Temple, thenexplore the ancient world of Rock Painting 1500 BC, and finally delve into the distant past at Group of Monuments at Hampi. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Elephant Stables, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Enclosure, thenmake a trip to Dasara Dibba, and finally contemplate the long history of Vitthala Temple.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hampi trip planner.

Getting from Badami to Hampi by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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