8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
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 15​min
4
Badami
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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: admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, explore the historical opulence of Bangalore Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cubbon Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bengaluru driving holiday website .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Bengaluru. In February, daily temperatures in Bengaluru can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Kishkindha Molika Bonsai Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, then examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum, and finally ponder the design of Brindavan Garden. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then explore the activities along Karanji Lake.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Bengaluru in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Mysuru (Mysore), with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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 21st (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Statue of Ugra Narsimha, contemplate the long history of Elephant Stables, admire the striking features of Mahanavmi Dibba, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Enclosure, then contemplate the long history of Vitthala Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Stepped Tank. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Bhojana Shala, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durga Temple, then steep yourself in history at Rock Painting 1500 BC, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Matanga Hill, and finally steep yourself in history at Group of Monuments at Hampi.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Hampi trip simple and quick.

Drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Hampi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Hampi, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Badami.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

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 23rd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Agastya Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhuthanatha Temple, and then stroll through Badami Cave Temples.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Badami trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hampi to Badami takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Badami

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Badami Cave Temples ©
Badami Cave Temples
Bhuthanatha Temple ©
Bhuthanatha Temple
Agastya Lake ©
Agastya Lake

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