8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Hampi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Gokarna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Udupi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Bengaluru
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Hyderabad

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.
On the 13th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Bhojana Shala and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Balakrishna Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Elephant Stables, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganagitti Jain Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monkey Temple, then explore the activities along Sanapur Lake, and finally contemplate the long history of Vitthala Temple.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hampi trip itinerary planner .

Hyderabad to Hampi is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Hyderabad in April, expect nights in Hampi to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gokarna.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Balakrishna Temple ©
Balakrishna Temple
Achyutaraya Temple ©
Achyutaraya Temple
Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple

1
night
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
On the 16th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kudle Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahabaleswara Temple.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gokarna trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Hampi to Gokarna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Udupi.

Things to do in Gokarna

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Mahabaleswara Temple ©
Mahabaleswara Temple
Kudle Beach ©
Kudle Beach

2
nights
Udupi

Udupi ©
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
On the 17th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Indrani Panchadurga Parameshwari Temple, get engrossed in the history at Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Anatomy & Pathology, then see the interesting displays at Smrithi Bhavan, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Krishna Temple. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Kapu Beach, see the interesting displays at Coin Museum Corp Bank, and then get great views at End Point.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Udupi trip planner .

You can drive from Gokarna to Udupi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Udupi

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Manipal
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Kapu Beach ©
Kapu Beach
Museum of Anatomy & Pathology ©
Museum of Anatomy & Pathology
Sri Krishna Temple ©
Sri Krishna Temple

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Phoenix Marketcity, brush up on your military savvy at The Heritage Centre & Aerospace Museum, then explore the world behind art at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, and finally explore the galleries of Kynkyny Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Orion Mall, then engage your brain at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, and then shop like a local with UB City.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru itinerary app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Udupi to Bengaluru. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Shopping Museums Childrens Museums
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UB City ©
UB City
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat ©
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat

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