Holiday Overview

Sri Ramadevara Dam
Halebid Temple
Halebid Temple
View from Sravanbelagola

Hassan Getaway is a popular ex-Bangalore getaway option for travellers looking to explore temples and plantations around the area.



Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Proceed to Hassan. Visit Halebid Belur Temples.
  • Day-2 Day visits in and around Chikmagalur (Temples or Plantation highlands)
  • Day-3 Departure.
Sightseeing Summary

Hassan - Hoysaleshwar Temple Halebidu (32.00 kms), Chennakesava Temples Belur (40.00 kms), Sravanbelagola (51.00 kms), Kukke Subramanya (100.00 kms)

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

Chikmagalur is an excellent extension option for this Getaway.

  • Bangalore to Hassan -200 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Hassan to Bangalore -200 kms (4.5 hrs)

Bangalore - Hassan(2) - Bangalore

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Proceed to Hassan. Visit Halebid Belur Temples. Travel to Hassan (200 kms - 4 hours). Hassan is base point to visit Hoysala era Halebid and Belur temples, renowned for their heritage character and architecture. Visit Halebid and Belur and return to Hassan by evening.

Day-2 Day visits in and around Chikmagalur (Temples or Plantation highlands) Day visit Sravanbelagoda (50 kms - 1 hour), Jain Pilgrimage centre (requiring 500 steps) OR Day visit Subhramanya Temple. Guests may also visit nearby plantation areas of Sakleshpur and Chikmagalur instead.

Day-3 Departure. Depart for Bangalore (200 kms - 4 hours) for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Hassan :

  • Hoysaleshwar Temple Halebidu - Hoysaleswara temple is a 12th century Lord Shiva temple in Halebidu. Temple has been restored and is a major tourist attraction for its temple architecture. Visited by International traveller all round the year.

  • Chennakesava Temples Belur - The Chennakesava Temple is a riverside temple in Belur, erstwhile capital of the Hoysala Empire. Chennakesava is a form of Hindu God Vishnu and the temples are renowned for its temple architecture and visited all round the year by international travellers.,

  • 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.

  • Kukke Subramanya - Kukke Subramanya is a Hindu temple located at 130 kms from Mangalore. The temple is one of the pristine and most visited pilgrimage centres in South India. Here Lord Subrahmanya is worshipped as the lord of all serpents.

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).

Hassan - Hassan is an industrial town located mid-way between Mangalore and Bangalore and base point for guests to visit Halebid and Belur Temples, which are world known for their Hoysala era architecture.

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  • Bangalore to Hassan -200 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Hassan to Bangalore -200 kms (4.5 hrs)

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  • Bangalore to Hassan -200 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Hassan to Bangalore -200 kms (4.5 hrs)

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