8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

Start: Pune
Drive:  10​h
1
Dandeli
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Murdeshwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Gokarna
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Hampi
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: Pune

2
nights
Dandeli

Dandeli ©
Dandeli is a town in Uttara Kannada (ಉತ್ತರ ಕನ್ನಡ) district of Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ), India, in the Western Ghats region.DescriptionA significant part of Dandeli's population consists of economic migrants from all over India, especially the north/south Indian states like Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Andhra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and many districts of the Karnataka state. On the 1st (Fri), make a trip to Syntheri Rock.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dandeli trip itinerary planning website .

Pune to Dandeli is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In November in Dandeli, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Murdeshwar.

Things to do in Dandeli

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Supa Dam
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Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary
Syntheri Rock ©
Syntheri Rock
Supa Dam ©
Supa Dam

2
nights
Murdeshwar

Murdeshwar ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Murudeshwar Beach. On the 3rd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Murudeshwar Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Murdeshwar Temple. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Netrani Island and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Murdeshwar trip planner .

Getting from Dandeli to Murdeshwar by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Gokarna.

Things to do in Murdeshwar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Statue of Lord Shiva, Murdeshwar Temple
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Netrani Island ©
Netrani Island
Murdeshwar Temple ©
Murdeshwar Temple
Kethapayya Narayan Temple ©
Kethapayya Narayan Temple

1
night
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Start your trip to Gokarna by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Murdeshwar to Gokarna in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Gokarna

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Mahabaleswara Temple ©
Mahabaleswara 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 (Thu): contemplate the long history of Vitthala Temple, don't miss a visit to Zanana Enclosure, admire the striking features of Lotus Mahal, admire the landmark architecture of Elephant Stables, then appreciate the history behind Statue of Ugra Narsimha, and finally explore the ancient world of Group of Monuments at Hampi. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monkey Temple and then admire the engineering at Tungabhadra Dam.

To see ratings and other tourist information, go to the Hampi driving holiday planning site .

Drive from Gokarna to Hampi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Hampi sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Tungabhadra Dam
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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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