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Mysore Palace lit up
Tiger at the Zoo
Nandi Bull Temple
Mysore Palace by the Day
Rangnathittu Bird Nesting
Rangnathittu Boating
Brindaban Garden

This is a classic Inbound centric short getaway that allows guests to visit prime heritage destination of Mysore.

Route

Mysore(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Bangalore and proceed to Mysore. Afternoon visit to Mysore Palace.
  • Day-2 Sightseeing and Excursions In around Mysore
  • Day-3 Departure.
Sightseeing Summary

Mysore - Mysore Palace (1.00 kms), St Philomenas Church (2.00 kms), Jaganmohan Palace (2.60 kms), Chamundeshwari Temple (13.00 kms), Chennakesava Temple Somnathpura (50.00 kms), Sravanbelagola (81.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Bangalore Departure - Bangalore
Best Season to Travel
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Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Hassan (Halebid / Belur Temples), Bandipur (Tiger Centric Wildlife destination) are popular extension options for this short break.

Distances
  • Bangalore to Mysore -150 kms (3 hrs)
  • Mysore to Bangalore -150 kms (3 hrs)
Route

Bangalore - Mysore(2) - Bangalore

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Bangalore and proceed to Mysore. Afternoon visit to Mysore Palace. Arrive at Bangalore and Travel to Mysore (150 kms - 3 hours). Mysore is a renowned tourist destination and popular with heritage travellers with Mysore Palace being the main attraction. Sightseeing tour of Mysore visiting Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills, Nandi Bull Temple, 150 years old Jaganmohan Palace.

Day-2 Sightseeing and Excursions In around Mysore Proceed for local sightseeing such as St. Philomena's Church. Excursion to Somnathpur heritage Temples (50 kms) and Sravanbelagoda (Tipu Palace - 20 kms).

Day-3 Departure. Depart for Bangalore (230 kms - 5 hours) for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Mysore :

  • Mysore Palace - Mysore palace is one of the most famous tourist attractions in India after Taj Mahal with more than 2.7 million visitors. The architectural style of the palace is commonly described as Indo-Saracenic but it is a blend of many other architectural styles. The palace is surrounded by a large garden. The palace is 3 storied and entry fee is required to enter. Tourists are not allowed to take photographs inside the palace. Every autumn, the Palace is the venue for the famous Mysore Dasara festival with the elephant procession on Dussera day being the most sought after event.

  • St Philomenas Church - St. Philomenas church in Mysore was constructed in 1936 using a Neo Gothic style and its architecture was inspired by the Cologne Cathedral in Germany. It still remains a tourist attraction.

  • Jaganmohan Palace - Jaganmohan Palace is a palace in Mysore (1861) and was initially used by the Wodeyars, kings of Mysore as their home before the grand Mysore Palace came up. It is now converted into an art gallery and a function hall. The art gallery contains one of the largest collection of artefacts in South India (2000+). Some of the paintings are those by Raja Ravi Varma. Paintings different Indian styles of painting such as Mysore, Mughal and Shantiniketan.

  • Chamundeshwari Temple - The Chamundeshwari Temple is an ancient Devi temple (12th - 17th Century) located on the top of Chamundi Hills. The temple is impressive from an architectural sense and considered a pilgrimage destination being considered one of the 18 main Shaktipeetha temples.

  • Chennakesava Temple Somnathpura - The Chennakesava Temple is a 13th Century Lord Vishnu temple at Somanathapura near Mysore and is one of the finest examples of Hoysala architecture. The temple is housed inside an impressive high wall and the entrance to the complex is through a porch with tall lathe-turned pillars. Somnathpura is an attraction for the travellers on the heritage circuit covering Mysore.

  • Sravanbelagola - Shravanabelagola is home to statue of Gommateshvara Bahubali and is one of the most important pilgrimage destinations in Jainism, The statue is set on a hill and requires climbing several hundred steps.

Destination Overview

Bangalore - Bangalore (now also called “Bengaluru”) is the state capital of Karnataka and one of the largest Software and ITES (IT Enabled services) center in the world. Bangalore is unofficially now considered as one of the metro cities of India (Alongwith Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Delhi).

Mysore - Mysore is a heritage destination and well visited for the Mysore Palace and located most centrally to visit a wide ranging destinations around it.

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Distances
  • Bangalore to Mysore -150 kms (3 hrs)
  • Mysore to Bangalore -150 kms (3 hrs)

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Travel Ideas incorporated in the itinerary

Mysore Break

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Distances
  • Bangalore to Mysore -150 kms (3 hrs)
  • Mysore to Bangalore -150 kms (3 hrs)

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