BANGLORE-SHRAVANABELAGOLA-HASSAN-KUKKE SUBRAMANYA-MANGLORE-UDUPI-MURUDESHWAR-GOKARNA-SIRSI-JOG WATERFALL-SIGANDUR-KOLLUR-SRINGERI-HORANADU
9 Days / 8 Nights
Day 01: Arrive Bangalore
Today arrive Bangalore, transfer to hotel & check-in, after lunch visit Government Museum and Venkatappa Art Gallery – one of the oldest in the country, established in 1886, which is endowed with relics from prehistoric Mohenjodaro period. The tour concludes with a drive past the Vidhana Soudha, the High Court and the Nandi Bull Temple. Return back to hotel and overnight stay at Bangalore.
Day 02: Bangalore – Shravanabelagola (03 hrs) – Hassan (01 hrs)
After breakfast checkout from hotel and visit shravanabelagola gomateshwara temple - Sravanabelagola - the monk of the White Pond, the 17m tall naked statue of Bahubali said to be the world largest monolithic statue. It is one of the oldest Jain pilgrimage centres. Later continue drive to Hassan, arrive & check-in overnight stay at Hassan.
Day 03: Hassan - kukke subramanya (02 hrs) – Mangalore (02 hrs)
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to kukke subramanya Swamy Temple - Kukke Subrahmanya is a popular holy place that is surrounded by lush green forest alongside hills. It nestled on the bank of the Kumaradhara River, the main temple of Subrahmanya lies in Kukke. It is devoted to Lord Subrahmanya and the Snake God Vasuki. This temple is acknowledged for religious rituals pertaining to snake god. Later proceed to Dharmasthala - Sri Manjunatheshwar Temple, Bahubali Statue - Dharmasthala is an Indian temple town on the banks of the Nethravathi River in the Belthangadi taluk of the Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka, The village is known for its Dharmasthala Temple which houses the shrine of Shiva, Manjunatha, Ammanavaru, Chandranath and the Dharma Daivas (guardian spirits of Dharma) namely Kalarahu, Kalarkayi, Kumaraswamy and Kanyakumari.
Day 04: Mangalore – Udupi (02 hrs)
Early morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and visit local temple of Mangalore visit Kadri Manjunatha Temple, Mangaladevi Temple, Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple, and famous Kudroli Gokarnanatha Temple, afternoon after lunch proceed to Udupi on arrival, check in at the hotel. In the evening, we will visit the Malpe beach and have stunning views of the Sun set. Enjoy an overnight stay in the hotel in Udupi.
Day 05: Udupi – Murudeshwar (03 hrs) – Gokarna (04 hrs)
Today early morning before breakfast visit to the Udupi Krishna Temple, a renowned Sri Krishna Temple in the area. Also, we will the Chandramouleshwara Temple and Anantheshwara temple. Return back to hotel for breakfast checkout from hotel and proceed toward Murudeshwar enroute visit Anegudde Vinayaka Temple. Later continue drive to Gokarna, Arrive & checkin, overnight stay at Gokarana.
Day 06: Gokarna - sirsi (03 hrs)
Early morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and visit the famous temples of Gokarna i.e. Mahabaleshwara Temple, a holy pilgrimage site amongst Hindu devotes, Ganapathi Temple and Tamra Gowri Temple. Continue drive to Sirsi, visit Sahasralinga - which is about 17 kms away. It is a stunning location in Western Ghats where hundreds of Lingas are carved in stone in Shalmala River in North Kannada. Evening visit to Marikamba Temple, also visit Shri Gopalakrishna Temple and Maha Ganapathi temple located nearby Marikamba Temple. Overnight stay at sirsi.
Day 07: Sirsi – Jog waterfall – Sigandur (01 hr) – Kollur (01 hr)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and leave for Jog Falls, which is about 63 kms away and counted among one of the major tourist places in Karnataka known for its abundant natural beauty. It is India's second-highest waterfall and also named as Jogada Gundi and Gersoppa Falls. Later proceed to Sigandur Chowdeshwari Temple, which is situated near river Sharavathi. Surrounded with green areas all across, this temple is unique in itself. It is the temple of Goddess which is self-evident and is very powerful. Continue drive to Kollur, evening visit to famous Mookambika Temple. It is said that the panchaloha image of the goddess on Shri Chakra is deified by Shri Adi Shankaracharya. Enjoy an overnight stay in the hotel in Kollur.
Day 08: Kollur – Sringeri (03 hrs) – Horanadu (02 hrs)
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Sringeri, visit its two beautiful temples including Vidya Shankara Temple and Sri Sharadamba Temple. Continue drive to Horanadu - Horanadu is a place of captivating natural landscape in Chikmagalur district. It has an ancient temple of the goddess Annapoorneshwari that has been restored and renamed as the Adi - Shaktyatmaka Shree Annapoorneshwari. The main divinity of Annapoorneshwari is made of gold. It is believed that a person who seeks the blessings of Goddess would never have any lack for food in life. Overnight stay at Horanadu.
Day 09: Horanadu – Bangalore (07 hrs)
After breakfast drive from Horanadu to Bangalore and transfer to Bangalore airport for onward destination.