9 days in Karnataka Itinerary

9 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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9 days in Karnataka Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Bengaluru
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Halebid
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Mangalore
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Udupi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Gokarna
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Pune

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 23rd (Mon): learn about all things military at The Heritage Centre & Aerospace Museum and then wander the streets of Basavanagudi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Surya Narayana Swamy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Infant Jesus Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru trip itinerary site .

Pune to Bengaluru is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. December in Bengaluru sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Infant Jesus Shrine ©
Infant Jesus Shrine
St. Mary's Basilica ©
St. Mary's Basilica

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Melkote Kalyani, then don't miss a visit to Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Adiranga, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Srikanteshwara Temple Mysuru . Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Avadhoota Datta Peetham, then step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), and finally see the interesting displays at Railway Museum Mysore.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mysuru (Mysore) trip planner .

Drive from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Halebid.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Adiranga
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Avadhoota Datta Peetham ©
Avadhoota Datta Peetham
Srikanteshwara Temple Mysuru ©
Srikanteshwara Temple Mysuru

2
nights
Halebid

Halebid ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shantaleswara Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basadi Halli, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hoysaleswara Temple. On your second day here, admire the engineering at Yagachi Dam.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Halebid trip maker app .

Drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Halebid in 3.5 hours. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mangalore.

Things to do in Halebid

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hoysaleswara Temple ©
Hoysaleswara Temple
Basadi Halli ©
Basadi Halli
Shantaleswara Temple ©
Shantaleswara Temple

1
night
Mangalore

Mangalore ©
A gateway to the coastal region, Mangalore has long served as a stop-off point on maritime trade routes, and remains a major port city today.
On the 29th (Sun), kick back and relax at Sasihithlu Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Milagres Church, and then look and learn at Pilikula Nisargadhama.

For maps and other tourist information, read Mangalore trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Halebid to Mangalore takes 4.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Mangalore are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Udupi.

Things to do in Mangalore

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pilikula Nisargadhama ©
Pilikula Nisargadhama
Milagres Church ©
Milagres Church

1
night
Udupi

Udupi ©
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Durga Devi Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Malpe Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mattu Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pajaka Kshetra.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Udupi tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Mangalore to Udupi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gokarna.

Things to do in Udupi

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Malpe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Malpe Beach ©
Malpe Beach
Pajaka Kshetra ©
Pajaka Kshetra
Shree Durga Devi Temple ©
Shree Durga Devi Temple

1
night
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
On the 31st (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Mahaganapathi Temple, then kick back and relax at Kudle Beach, and then kick back and relax at Om Beach.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gokarna trip builder site .

Drive from Udupi to Gokarna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gokarna

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kudle Beach ©
Kudle Beach
Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Shree Mahaganapathi Temple ©
Shree Mahaganapathi Temple

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