8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
1
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
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:  9​h
End: New Delhi

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.
Bengaluru is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, theme parks, and wildlife. 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, shop like a local with UB City, and step into the grandiose world of Bangalore Palace.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bengaluru trip maker site .

New Delhi to Bengaluru is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New Delhi in December, with highs in Bengaluru at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

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

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 12th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Somnathpura Temple, examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum, and then admire the local landmark of Brindavan Garden.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the striking features of Elephant Stables, make a trip to Dasara Dibba, then contemplate the long history of Vitthala Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Group of Monuments at Hampi.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hampi online route planner .

You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Hampi in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in December, with highs in Hampi at 35°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Badami.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Group of Monuments in Pattadakal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sangameshvara Temple, then delve into the distant past at Aihole, and finally delve into the distant past at Ravana pahad. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kashivishveshar Shiva Temple and then contemplate the long history of Badami Cave Temples.

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Traveling by car from Hampi to Badami takes 3.5 hours. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Badami

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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