Destination:Mumbai/ Hyderabad/ Bidar/ Gulbarga/ Bijapur/ Badami/ Hospet(Hampi)/ Hassan/ Mysore/ Bangalore/ Mumbai
Duration : 12 Nights & 13 Days
DAY 01 Bombay:
On arrival meeting assistance and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 02 Bombay –Hyderabad
Today after breakfast proceed for sight seeing of Mumbai- The financial capital of India, it's a major port and entry point-a dynamic city &also centre of arts and the film industry.Places of interest to visit Mumbai is Gateway of India, Elephanta island, Prince of Wales of Museum , and on time transfer to airport for flight to Hyderabad. Overnight : hotel in Hyderabad.
DAY 03 Hyderabad
Today after breakfast in morning for sight seeing of Hyderabad- the Hitech city an important centre of Islamic culture consisting of twin cities of Hyderabad and Secundarabad. Places worth visiting Charminar old walled huge triphal arch was built in 1591 to commemorate the end of a plague in Hyderabad, Mecca Masjid, one of the largest mosques, Golconda Fort & Salar Jang Museum.
Overnight : Hotel in Hyderabad
Day 04 : Hyderabad – Bidar – Gulbarga
Today after breakfast in morning , leave for Gulbarga (250 Kms – 05/06 Hours drive), en route stopover at Bidar to visit the 15th century Bidar Fort and the Bahmani tombs. Arrive Gulbarga, and check in to hotel and later visit to Gulbarga once a capital of Bahamani kings & the remarkable 15th century Jama Masjid. Evening return to hotel.
Overnight: Hotel in Gulbarga.
Day 05 : Gulbarga - Bijapur
Today after morning after breakfast in hotel leave for Bijapur 160 Kms 3-4 Hours drive. Check into the hotel later leave for a tour of Bijapur visit, Mohammad Adil Shah built Bijapur during the 17th century. Visit the Gol Gumbaz or the round dome. This structure has the largest dome unsupported by pillars to be found in India and the second largest in the world. Later visit Ibrahim Roza, a beautiful tomb built by Adil Shah II for his queen.
Overnight : Hotel in Bijapur
Day 06 : Bijapur – Badami
Today after breakfast in hotel leave for the early 6th century temples of Badami (132kms/3 hrs) en-route visit Aihole as the "cradle of Indian architecture", Aihole has over 100 temples scattered around the village. Arrive and check in to hotel. Later, a visit of Badami which is noted for structural and rock cut caves, the Mahakuteshwara Temple and the Northern Fort.
Overnight: Hotel in Badami.
Day 07 : Badami – Hospet
Today after breakfast in hotel. Visit to the capital of the early Chaulkyas, Badami is picturesquely situated at the mouth of a ravine between two rocky hills. Badami is famous for it's four cave temples. Leave for Hospet (240 kms/6hrs) and en-route stop at Pattadakal situated on the bank of the Malarapbha river and has ten major temples representing early Chalukyan architecture.
Overnight: Hotel in Hospet.
Day 08 : Hospet
Today after breakfast in hotel, the capital of Great Vijayanagara empire (1 hrs drive) one of the largest empires in the history of India- in ruins. After early lunch afternoon sightseeing of Hampi visiting Vithala Temple, Purandara Dessara mandapa, Queens bath, Lotus Mahal Dessara Platform, Hazara Rama temple Pattabirama temple. Explore the ruined kingdom and return back to Hospet.
Overnight : Hotel in Hospet.
Day 09 : Hospet – Hassan
Today after breakfast leave for Hassan. Overnight: Hotel in Hassan.
Day 10 : Hassan - Mysore
Today after breakfast sightseeing of Belur and Halebid. Halebid is at a distance of around 33 Km from Hassan is another place where you will get to see temples splendidly carved out of rock. Halebid was once the capital of Hoysalas which was then called Dwarasamudram. The most prominent of all is the Hoysaleswara Temple. Belur is 38 Km off Hassan, Belur is famous for some magnificent 12th century temples built during Hoysala reign. There are three main temples in the region, but the most important is Chennakeshava Temple, which is the only Hoysala Temple still in use. After that later leave for Mysore, arrive Mysore and check in to hotel for overnight in hotel.
Day 11 : Mysore
Today after breakfast in hotel sightseeing of Mysore visiting Tipu Sultan Palace. Relax. Overnight: Hotel in Mysore.
Day 12 : Mysore - Bangalore
Today after breakfast drive to Banglaore en route visit to Srirangapatnam(127 Kms). Arrive Bangalore. Arrive Bangalore and Check in to Hotel. Afternoon Sightseeing of IT City Bangalore (Now called Bengaluru) visit Bangalore Palace & fort - The Bangalore Fort was built by Kempe Gowda and expanded by Tippu Sultan, Vidhan Soudha - This splendid neo-Dravidian granite building that dominates the northern boundary of the Cubbon park, is the home of the State Legislature and the Secretaria and Lal Bagh.
Overnight: Hotel in Bangalore.
DAY 13: Mumbai
Breakfast at hotel. Morning free at leisure.After early lunch proceed to Bangalore. On arrival connect flight for Mumbai. On arrival transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.