8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
1
Bengaluru
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Hampi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Badami
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, admire the striking features of Shri Shringeri Shankar Math, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, and finally engage your brain at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bengaluru trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Bengaluru. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Shri Shringeri Shankar Math
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

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 17th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinesvaraswamy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Avadhoota Datta Peetham, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Karanji Lake. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum, and then admire the local landmark of Brindavan Garden.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary website .

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 March, plan for slightly colder days in Mysuru (Mysore), with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
Avadhoota Datta Peetham ©
Avadhoota Datta Peetham

1
night
Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Abbi Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Namdroling Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Namdroling Monastery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kodagu (Coorg) trip planner .

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Kodagu (Coorg) by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Namdroling Monastery
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Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls

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 20th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Enclosure, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vitthala Temple, don't miss a visit to Bhojana Shala, then make a trip to Elephant Stables, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazara Rama Temple, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hemakuta Hill Temple Complex. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kodanda Rama Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durga Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Balakrishna Temple, explore the ancient world of Rock Painting 1500 BC, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Achyutaraya Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Group of Monuments at Hampi.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hampi travel planning website .

Drive from Kodagu (Coorg) to Hampi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Badami.

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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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 22nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sangameshvara Temple, contemplate the long history of Group of Monuments in Pattadakal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Papanatha Temple, steep yourself in history at Badami Fort, then steep yourself in history at Malegitti Shivalaya Fort and Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Ravana pahad. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Badami Cave Temples, contemplate the waterfront views at Agastya Lake, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhuthanatha Temple.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Badami trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Hampi to Badami in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Badami

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

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