Overview

Mysore-Nanjangud-Chamundi-Melkote-Chitradurga-Sahsralinga-Badami-Aihole-Pattadakal-Hampi-Lepakshi

6 Nights 7 Days Available on request T. Nagar, Tamil Nadu
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

 

  • AC Transportation
  • Toll, Parking, Driver Allowance ,Tax
  • AC Accommodation by Twin/Triple Sharing basis
  • Veg Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner
  • 01 Litre mineral water per day per person
  • Tour Manager
  • GST

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Flight Ticket
  • Pooja expenses, Dharshan Tickets
  • Covid – 19 Test Cost, any Medical Cost.
  • Cost for Extra soft drinks, liquors, beverages, packaged drinking water, meals/snacks etc apart from the one mentioned above.
  • Any expenses of personal nature like laundry, liquor, tips, telephone bills, room service,Porters, Camera charges, boat ride charges, Pony, any other optional/additional tours etc.
  • Any expenses caused due to unforeseen circumstances & reasons beyond our control such as train/flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, landslide, roadblock, bad weather, heavy rains etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in the head - “Inclusions”.
Highlights
What makes this tour special

Mysore-Nanjangud-Chamundi-Melkote-Chitradurga-Sahsralinga-Badami-Aihole-Pattadakal-Hampi-Lepakshi

Itinerary

27.03.2022: Chennai – Mysore

 

Board bus at 07.00 AM from Chennai and proceed to Mysore en route. Arrival Mysore at 1700 hrs. Check into hotel for dinner and Overnight stay.

 

28.03.2022: Mysore – Nanjangud – Chamundi – Mysore Palace – Mysore

 

Morning after early breakfast proceed to Nanjangud. The Nanjundeshwara Temple is also called Srikanteshwara Temple, an ancient temple. Nanju in Kannada means poison; the name Nanjundeshwara means the "God who Drank the Poison" a word that has its origins in the legend of the Great Churning of the Ocean of Milk; thus the town got the name 'Nanjangudu' which means "the abode of the god Nanjundeshwara.

 

After darshan proceed to Chamundi hills. On arrival have darshan of Goddess Chamundi. The Temple has a quadrangular structure. A key feature is the statue of Mahishasura bearing a sword in his right hand and a cobra in the left. Within the temple's sanctum stands a sculpted depiction of Chamundeshwari. She is seated with her right heel pressed against the lowest of the seven chakras.

 

After dharshan procced lunch and Mysore Palace thereafter. The Mysore Maharaja palace is in the centre of Mysore, and faces the Chamundi Hills eastward. Mysore is commonly described as the 'City of Palaces', and there are seven palaces including this one; however, 'Mysore Palace' or 'Amba Vilas Palace' refers specifically to the one within the Old fort.

 

 

29.03.2022: Mysore – Melkote – Chitradurga – Sirsi

 

Morning after early breakfast checkout and proceed to Melkote. Melukote, the Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple, that is the abode collection of crowns and jewels which are brought to the temple for the annual celebration. On the top of the hill is the temple of Yoganarasimha.

 

After darshan proceed to Chitradurga. Chitradurga gets its name from Chitrakaldurga (or Picturesque castle), an umbrella-shaped lofty hill found here. Chittaldrug was the official name used during the British rule. Folk legend links the hills surrounding the fort to the epic Mahabharata. Also known as Farkhabad during Tippu sultan rule. Later proceed to Sirsi check into hotel for dinner and Overnight stay.

 

30.03.2022: Sirsi – Sahsralinga – Badami

 

Morning after breakfast proceed to Sahsralinga. Sahasralingeshwara temple in Uppinangady is situated on the banks of the river Netravati and Kumaradhara, where a thousand lingas are found. Legends date these Shivlingas suberged under water to the Kurukshetra war period. Later proceed to Badami check into hotel for dinner and Overnight stay.

 

 

31.03.2022: Badami – Aihole - Pattadakal – Hospet

 

Morning after breakfast checkout at 0800 hrs and proceed to visit Badami caves famous for its rock cut monuments & structural temples such as the Bhutanatha temples, Badami Shivalaya and Jambulingesvara temple. Later proceed to visit Aihole & Pattadakal

 

Aihole also referred to as Aivalli, Ahivolal or Aryapura, is a historic site of ancient and medieval era Buddhist, Hindu and Jain monuments that dates from the sixth century through the twelfth century CE. Most of the surviving monuments at the site date from the 7th to 10th centuries

 

Pattadakal located on the west bank of the Mallaprabha River in Bagalakote district, this is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. UNESCO has described Pattadakal as "a harmonious blend of architectural forms from northern and southern India" and an illustration of "eclectic art" at its height.

 

Evening proceed to Hospet at 1600 hrs. On arrival Hospet at 1830 hrs check into the hotel for dinner and Overnight stay.

 

01.04.2022: Hospet - Hampi - Nava Brindavan – Lepakshi

 

Morning after early breakfast checkout at 0800 hrs and proceed to visit Vijaya Vittala Temple,

 

The temple was built in the 15th century during the rule of Devaraya II. He was one of the rulers of the Vijayanagara Empire. The temple is dedicated to Vittala and is also called Vijaya Vittala Temple; Vittala an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

 

Lotus Mahal literally means "Palace of Lotus". This structure was made for the Royal family of the Vijayanagara Empire. The palace stands around a walled compound near the Royal centre. The structure is laid out symmetrically with equal projections on four sides. The dome gives an illustration of an open lotus bud.

 

Elephant Stables is a wonderful structure that provided shelter to the royal elephants of the grand Vijayanagara Empire. ... The structure is an elongated building with domed chambers, which are large enough to accommodate two elephants at a time.

 

Hazara Rama Temple, in Hampi is an important shrine in Hampi. This small but beautiful temple is located at the center of the royal area. The temple is dedicated to Lord Rama, a hindu deity.

 

Nava Brindavana is a small island in the Tungabhadra river near Hampi. This is one of the most holy spots for Madhwas as it contains the Brindavanas (final resting place of nine Madhwa saints). The Brindavana of Vyasa Theerta is at the centre while the Brindavana of other eight saints are in a rough circle.

 

Evening proceed to Puttaparti at 1500 hrs. On arrival at Puttaparti at 2100 hrs check into the hotel for dinner and Overnight stay.

 

 

02.04.2022: Lepakshi – Chennai

 

Morning after early breakfast check out of the hotel at 0700 hrs, proceed to visit Lepakshi a culturally and archaeologically significant destination with shrines dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu and Virabhadra built during the Vijayanagara Empire (1336–1646). The temples are the location of mural paintings of the Vijayanagara kings. After darshan proceed to Chennai at 1200 hrs.

 

Arrive Chennai by 2100 hrs with Cherished memories.

 

 

Pickup point
Directions.
Tour Times, Venkatanarayana Road, Parthasarathi Puram, T. Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India View on Map