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South India, Mumbai and Goa

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 15 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 50 people
Destination(s): India  
Specialty Categories: Sightseeing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: Yes
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1500 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2700 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Highlights:
- M G Road
- Lal bagh garden
- Brigade Road
- Maharaja Palace
- Chamunda Devi Temple
- Pampapati Temple
- Vittala Temple

Your Itinerary:

Day 1: Mumbai. Arrive at Mumbai to be greeted by the company's representative. Later, the travel representative escorts you to the hotel for check in. Take some rest and in the afternoon we take you out on a sightseeing tour of Mumbai covering some famous attractions like the Gateway of India, Film City, Juhu and Chowpatty Beaches.

Day 2: Mumbai - Bangalore – Mysore. In the morning after breakfast, catch your flight to Bangalore. Visiting the Tipu's Palace en route, we drive to the historical and legendary city of Mysore. On arrival, your travel guide accompanies you to the hotel for check in.

In the afternoon, we take you on a sightseeing tour of the city of Mysore. Pay a visit to the Mysore Palace, one of the biggest in India. Also visit the Chamundi Devi Temple that sits atop a hill. Take a stroll through the local market. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 3: Mysore – Bangalore. After you have had a relaxed breakfast in the morning, we drive back to Bangalore. On arrival, our representative escorts you to the hotel for check in. Spend your evening at leisure. Your nightlong stay is scheduled at the hotel.

Day 4: Bangalore. We devote a full day to exploring the attractions in Bangalore, the 'City of Gardens'. The capital city of Karnataka has a lot to offer. Start with visiting the Lal Bagh Gardens that was laid out by Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan in the 18th century.

The garden covers an area of 240 acres. Also visit the Tipu's Palace, the Vidhan Soudha, the Legislative Assembly and other government buildings. We also accompany you to the modern markets of India at the M.G. Road and Brigade Road. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Bangalore - Sravanavilagore – Hassan. In the morning after breakfast, we leave for Hassan, visiting the Jain Temples of Sravanavilagore en route. The temple sits atop a hill and five hundred steps lead to the summit where lies a colossal image of Lord Gomateswara.

The statue is as high as 1,705 m. We then resume our journey to Hassan.On arrival, the travel guide escorts you to the hotel for check in. In the afternoon, we start on our trip to the Hosyala temples. We visit the Belur temple of Vishnu erected in 1117 AD. Halebid Shiva temple is also to be seen. Overnight at the hotel in Hassan.

Day 6: Hassan – Hospet. In the morning after breakfast, we leave for Hospet (350 km/ 7 hours). On arrival, the travel guide escorts you to the hotel for check in. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7: Hospet - Hampi – Hospet. Today, we drive off to Hampi which is known for the ravishing ruins of the capital of the Vijaynagar Kingdom. The dynasty is remembered for its military strength, wealth and culture. So, we take you to visit the ruins that claim an area of around 26 sq km. There are to be seen temples, pavilions, baths and palaces. The Pampapati Swamy Temple and the Vittala Temple are the major attractions here. Overnight stay is scheduled at the hotel.

Day 8: Hospet – Badami. In the morning, we leave Hospet to catch a flight to Badami. We take you to Aihole that's known as the cradle of Hindu temple architecture. Here, you visit 70 temples. Out of this 70, 30 temples stand in a single enclosure.

The Durga Temple and the Jain Meguli Temple are major attractions here. Badamai was a prospering capital of the Chalukya rulers. At Badami, you will see Jain temples that are carved out of solid rock. The travel guide escorts you to the hotel for check in and an overnight stay.

Day 9: Badami – Goa. We leave Badami in the morning after breakfast. We drive to Goa (190 km/ 5 hours), arrive and then escort you to the hotel for check in. Rest of the day can be enjoyed on the beaches.

Days 10-14: Goa. Start with us on a sightseeing trip of Goa. The beach capital is renowned for its Portuguese influence and the fun loving people. Visit the Aguada Fort which was erected between 1609 and 1612. Also visit St Cathedral Church, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Shanta Durga Temple, Sri Ganpati Temple, Mahalaxmi Temple, Sri Ananta Temple and Sri Chandreshwar Temple.

There are famous beaches like Anjuna, Colva and Baga to spend some quality time. You can also indulge yourself in beach sports that will satisfy the adventure part in you. Take a stroll through the local markets to pick some interesting souvenirs to take back home. All these days, your nightlong stay is schedule at the resort in Goa.

Day 15: Depart. The tour concludes and the travel manager ensures your timely transfer to the airport for you onward journey.

Airfare is included in the tour price.

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Location: India
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2007

M16155 is one of India's premier destination management companies. We are a professional Travel Agent & Tour Operators based in the suburbs of Delhi with our associate offices all over India. Who can understand your travel plan better than the team of our dedicated & competent staff headed by Chief...

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