The 14 days South India Tour with Goa will acquaint you with the ecstasy of southern India. Explore the beautiful settlements of Mysore, Hassan, Hubli, Hosset, and more, that not only narrate the glorious history but are the majestic testimonies of the past, cherishing their remnants well. Later indulge yourself in leisure activities and some enthralling water sports in Goa. Also explore the rich architectural marvels of Mumbai. Liven up the experience of the lifetime with the 14 days South India tour with Goa.
Day 1: Mumbai Arrival
The dreamy city, the city that never sleeps, the city of Bollywood, the city of Mumbai, will welcome your arrival with fresh flowers and a warm smile where our representative will escort you to the pre-booked hotel. Get relaxed and unpack for the upcoming tour plan which is all about exploration of this mighty city. Some of the most prominent attractions to explore in the city are Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Elephanta caves, the sculpted caves nestled on an island, and more. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Mumbai.
Day 2: Mumbai to Bangalore
The following day, after your breakfast you will be leaving for Bangalore. The beautiful city of Bangalore is famed for as the leading IT domain in the country. The city also houses several spectacle settlements of historic era as well. The city also houses some of the modern architectural marvels amongst which Vidhan Soudha is prominent owing to its majestic built with attractive domes and galleries. Overnight stay will be in Bangalore.
Day 3: Bangalore to Mysore
The following morning is scheduled to explore more of Bangalore. You will be visiting its top attractions like Tipu Sultan place which is a majestic testament of glorious Mughal Period, ISKCON temple which exhibits the ecstatic blend of Dravidian and modern architectural styles. You can also visit its Veda preaching Library within the premises of ISKCON temple to acquaint yourself with interesting legends of Vedas. Next destination to halt over is Lal Bagh which is renowned for its beautiful roses blooming all around the year. Witness the eye pleasing hues of nature in these blooms.
Later you will be driving to Mysore. The city has always enticed people owing to its quaint lures, magnificent palaces, sacred temples, culturally rich heritage, luscious gardens, and more. The city exhibits the “old school Charm” that will surely reach to your heart. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Mysore.
Day 4: Mysore
The following day is scheduled for sightseeing the delights of Mysore. The exploration of the city commences with the visit to Sriranagapatnam, which was Tipu Sultan’s historic capital, wherein you can sight several monuments of his era. The summer palace of Tipu Sultan, known by the name Daria Daulat Bagh, is beautifully settled in the midst of the island formed by the two branches of Kaveri River. Other attractions to explore are Maharaja Place, Amba Vilas Place and Chamundi Hill which houses the beautiful temple of Deity Durga. The evening is set to explore the aesthetics of Brindavan gardens, with the musical fountains and more. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Mysore.
Day 5: Mysore to Hassan
The following day, you will be hitting the road to Hassan. The place has got its name from Goddess Hasanamaba which is the presiding Goddess of the town. Upon arrival, proceed for your check-ins and later you will be exploring
Chennakashwa Temple, which took 100 years to commission where the mythological legends from Puranas, Upanishads and other mythological sources, have been portrayed with exquisite detailing.
Hoyasaleshwara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, and houses the two shrines connected by pillared walls.
Overnight stay will be at hotel in Hassan.
Day 6: Hassan to Hospet
The South India Tour with Goa is now headed to explore the next destination which is Hospet, primarily known as Nagalpura and was once the proud capital of the empire of Vijayanagar. Upon arrival, proceed for your hotel check-ins. The rest of the day can be spent at discretion. Overnight stay at hotel in Hospet.
Day 7: Hospet to Hampi
The following day is scheduled for a short excursion to Hampi. You will be visiting the Virupaksha Temple which is in mostly in ruins now, and is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Pampadevi. It is the only temple from the past, which is still worshipped. The nine storied Gopuram and the enchanting portrayal of scenes from mythological tales are complete treat to eyes. You will next be visiting the Vittala, which is a beautiful complex embellished with 56 musical pillars. To the east of the complex is the famous stone chariot settlement. Thereafter, explore the elephant stables which are designed in the beautiful symphony of hindu-muslim architectural styles. Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 8: Hospet to Badami
After savoring over the scrumptious breakfast, you will be leaving for Badami, the town which is famous for its rock-cut cave temples. En-route, you can make a halt at Pattadakkal and Ajhole. The former town is famous for its temples counted to 10 and the biggest temple, dedicated to lord Virupaksheshwara and is adorned with massive gateway along with several inscriptions. The latter, Ajhole has won the sobriquet of the “Cradle of Indian Architecture” . it is also bestowed with several temples which are a total glee to eyes owing to rich architectural built.
Later continue your ride to Badami. Overnight stay at hotel in Badami.
Day 9: Badami
The city of Badami has gained the fame for its temples dated back to Chalukya period. Some of the prominent attractions of Badami are Mahakuta Group of temples, Bhutanath Group of temples, Badami Fort, which is a majestic testament of chalukyan architectural styles and more. Overnight stay at hotel in Badami.
Day 10: Badami to Hubli
The following day you will be leaving for Hubli, which is the second largest city of the state of Karnataka. Upon arrival, proceed for your check-ins. The rest of the day can be spent at discretion. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Hubli.
Day 11: Hubli to Goa
The following day is scheduled for heading to goa. You will be hitting the road to Goa. Upon your Goa arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day can be spent a leisure. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Goa.
Day 12-13: Goa Sightseeing
There are ample number of places that can be covered in Goa starting from:
Wildlife: Cotiago Butterfly Park, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and Bondla Wildlife sanctuary are among the most prominent one.
Waterfalls: Doodh Sagar Falls, Harvelam Waterfall and Sada Waterfall.
Beaches: Calagnaute, Baga, Anjuna, Palolem and Arambol Beach.
Monuments: Basilica De Bom Jesus, Chapora Fort, Reis Magos Fort and Church of St. Francis of Assisi.
Apart from the above-suggested list you can plan the Goa trip in your own way. We stay with you and assist you in every plan you feel best during your stay.
Day 14: Goa Departure
Today you will be dropped at the airport for boarding your flight to the onward destination as per the scheduled plan.