8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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8 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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

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.
To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Badami road trip planning tool .

Hyderabad to Badami is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Badami

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Wonderla Amusement Park and Dodda Ganapathi Temple. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, engage your brain at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru trip itinerary tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Badami to Bengaluru. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National 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 10th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Namdroling Monastery and then ponder the design of Brindavan Garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip site .

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 October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mysuru (Mysore): temperatures range from 31°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Madikeri.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

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

1
night
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. On the 12th (Sat), head outdoors with Mandalpatti and then take in the dramatic scenery at Abbi Falls.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Madikeri day trip planning website .

Drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Madikeri in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madikeri

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls

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