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Bangalore to Hampi & Gokarna Beach Luxury Escape

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The private tour will begin with your arrival in Bengaluru the center of India's high-tech industry. The city is known for its gardens, nightlife & former royal residences. Drive to Hampi to visit the ruins belonging to the erstwhile medieval Hindu kingdom of Vijaynagar an UNESCO World Heritage site. The temples of Hampi, its monolithic sculptures and monuments are example of excellent workmanship. On your way to Gokarna visit ruined temples and stepwels at Lakkundi & Gadag. At the end unwind yourself at Hippie loved beach of Gokarna. 

Day 1: Arrive Bangalore

On arrival at Bangalore airport assistance & transfer to hotel. Rest time free to relax and personal activities. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 2: Bangalore (B)

Visit Lal Bagh Garden which houses over 1800 species of flora including rare and enchanting collection of tropical plants, trees and herbs. Cubbon Park a landmark area located within the heart of the city. The Bangalore Fort a living testimony of the notorious struggle of the Mysore Empire against the mighty Britishers. Tippu`s Summer Palace the magnificent accommodation of the valiant ruler of Mysore Tipu Sultan. Bangalore Palace an epitome of great architecture and beauty a mixture of Tudor & Scottish Gothic architecture. The Bull Temple one of the oldest temples in the city. Also drive pass the Government buildings Vidhana Soudha & the Secretariat. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 3: Bangalore - Hampi (340kms) (B)

Drive to Hampi via visiting Chitradurg Fort, built during the 17th and 18th century have gone through the hands of several rulers and undergone the transformation. But the fort was expanded during the rule of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan. Within the fort are temples, masjid, storage for oil and grain and a citadel. The Hidimbeshwar temple situated within the fort is the oldest among the 20 temples and a must see`s place. The temple is carved out of a rock and has the influence of the Dravidian culture. 
Continue drive to Hampi check in & overnight at hotel.

 

Day 4: Hampi (B)

City tour of City tour of Hampi an UNESCO world Heritage sites dotted with numerous ruined temple complexes from the Vijayanagara Empire on the bank of the River Tungabhadra. Although the city was destroyed by marauding Moghul invaders in the 16th century, much of it remains today. The vast site of monuments and ruins are a mute witness to an ear of glories, triumphs and tragedies. The ruins of Hampi are so majestic and imposing that they leave the visitor totally dumbfounded, awestruck and humbled. Visit Hazara Rama Temple, Kings Balance, Mahanavami Dibba, Royal enclosures, Statue of Ugra Narasimha Temple, Virupaksha Temple, Vithala Temple Complex, Lotus Mahal & ASI Museum. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 5: Hampi - Gokarna Beach (310kms) (B)

Drive to Gokarna enroute visit Lakkundi a heaven of ancient temples ruins and step wells. It is a place of antiquarian interest with more than 50 ancient temples scattered all over the village & 101 stepped wells built during the rule of the Chalukyas, Seuna, Kalachuris and Hoysalas. These temples are most famous for their ornate and elaborate furnishing. And Gadag a place of historical importance, famous for its ancient Hindu & Jain temples and medieval architecture. Constructed between the 10th to 12th CE by the Kings of Chalukyan Empire, the Trikuteshewara Temple is famous for its style of architecture and the temple has three Shivalingas carved out of a single rock.
Continue drive to Gokarna check in & overnight at hotel.

 

Day 6: Gokarna Beach (B)

City tour of Gokarna a town on the Arabian Sea, and a popular pilgrimage destination for Hindus, known for sacred sites Mahabaleshwar Temple, which has a shrine dedicated to the deity Shiva. A 6 feet tall Shiva Linga here built using white granite is a classic example of the beauty of Dravidian architecture. A 1500 years old carved stone Lord Shiva idol in the standing position represents the main deity. The temple has been mentioned in the Hindu Mythics of Mahabharata and Ramayana and it is said to be as significant as Kashi. Nearby, Koti Teertha is a temple tank where devotees wash in the holy waters. The town is also home to beaches such as palm-lined Gokarna, Kudle and Om beach, a hippy paradise. Rest time free and easy to relax on the beach. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 7: Gokarna Beach (B)

Day free and easy to relax on the beach and optional Ayurvedic treatments. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 8: Gokarna Beach (B)

Day free and easy to relax on the beach and optional Ayurvedic treatments. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 9: Gokarna Beach (B)

Day free and easy to relax on the beach and optional Ayurvedic treatments. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 10: Gokarna Beach - Hubli (150kms)/ Bangalore (Flight) (B)

Transfer to Hubli airport to board flight for Bangalore.
On arrival assistance & transfer to the hotel. Rest time for personal activities and relax. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 11: Bangalore - Departure (Flight) (B)

As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.

Assistance on arrival at airport.

10 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels.

Daily breakfast & meal as per day plan (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner)

Private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.

English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.

Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

Bottled drinking water in car.

Government taxes.

 

Hotels used or similar for 10 nights accommodation

Bangalore x 3 nights
3* - The Pride/ Trinity Isle
4* - Lemon Tree Premier/ The Capitol
5* - ITC Gardenia, a Luxury Collection/ ITC Windsor a Luxury Collection

Hampi x 2 night
3* - Malligi Hotel/ Krishna Palace
4* - Heritage Resort / Royal Orchid Central Keerti
5* - Hyatt Place/ Hampi Boulders

Gokarna x 5 night
3* - Red Earth Gokarna/Arthigamya Resort & Spa
4* - Kudle Beach View Resort & Spa/ Namaste Yoga Farm
5* - SwaSwara/ Kahani Paradise

Hubli - Bangalore flight fare approx INR 5000 per person in economy class.

Any Ayurvedic treatments charges (optional)

Camera charges at monuments.

Meals other than mentioned in day plan.

Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc. 

Gratuities & optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in inclusions.