6 Days Hassan Chikmagalur Tour Itinerary
On your arrival in Bangalore, you will meet our tour representative at the Bangalore Airport or railway station. He will guides you on your journey henceforth. You will have an assisted transfer to your hotel. Complete the check-in formalities at the hotel and relax for now. The rest of the day is at your leisure. You can choose to spend your day as you wish. Take a stroll nearby the resort or savor the local delicacies.
Return to the hotel for a delicious dinner and overnight stay.
Wake up to a healthy breakfast and then embark on the city sightseeing tour. Visit Vidhan Sabha, which is a government office and is built in Neo-Dravidian style. Then head towards, Lal Bagh Botanical Garden, which is renowned for its wide variety of flowers and trees. This is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The sightseeing tour also comprises a visit to Tipu's Palace, which belongs to the popular ruler Tipu Sultan. This palace is built in the Tudor style and is a perfect example of Indo-Islamic architecture, which depicts the glorious bygone era. This was the summer residence of Tipu Sultan.
After the city exploration tour, return to the hotel in the evening. Enjoy a toothsome dinner and have a sound sleep in your cozy bed.
On the 3rd day of the trip, wake to a beautiful day and have a hearty meal. Pack your bags and complete the check-out formalities at the hotel to head towards Hassan. En route, visit Shravanabelagola, which is home to the 18 m high statue of Lord Gomateshwara also known as Bahubali. It is considered to be one of the world's tallest free-standing monolithic statues. Located amidst two hills, Vindhyagiri and Chandragiri, Shravanabelagola is revered and is being thrived by the pilgrims all year round.
Later, continue your journey towards Hassan, which got its name from Hassanamba Temple. Home to some of the popular heritage sites, Hassan is a popular tourist destination. On arrival, you will have an assisted transfer to the pre-booked hotel. Check in at the hotel and relax for a while. Later, in the afternoon, visit the topmost tourist attractions in Halebid and Belur. Visit Chennakeshava Temple, which is also known as Kesava Temple. This is a 12th-century temple located on the bank of the Yagachi River. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is popular for its remarkable architecture. The temple depicts the artwork of the 12th century as well as the pictorial depiction of Hindu epics such as Ramayana, Mahabharata, and Puranas. This temple is the testimony of the artistic, cultural, and theological perspectives of 12th-century South India and the Hoysala Empire rule.
Afterward, return to the hotel in the evening. Relish the lip-smacking dinner at the hotel and have a restful sleep.
Distance from Bangalore to Hassan: 182 km (approx.)
Travel Time: 3 hours 20 minutes (approx.)
Arise to a sumptuous breakfast and then complete the check-in formalities to head towards Chikmagalur by road. This is a beautiful hill town, which is adorned with lush greenery and a pleasant environment. The salubrious weather of this amazing place attracts throughout the year. Dotted with glistening streams and dense forests, Chikmagalur is popular for its coffee plantations. On arrival, you will have an assisted transfer to the pre-booked hotel. Complete the check-in formalities and unwind.
Later, visit the Baba Budan Range, which is one of the highest peaks in Nilgiri. Enjoy the enchanting views of the surroundings and soak in the serene aura of this quaint place. Rejuvenate amidst the tranquil environs. Afterward, proceed towards Kodandarama Temple, which is a Hindu shrine and is dedicated to Lord Rama. In the main sanctum sanctorum, there are idols of Lord Rama with his younger brother Laxman, his wife Goddess Sita, and Lord Hanuman are placed.
This temple is a perfect blend of Hoysala style and Dravidian architecture. Seek blessings at the temple and then head towards Sringeri, which is another holiest Hindu pilgrimage site. This temple houses several other shrines among which the most popular is Vidya Shankara Temple. Nestled on the bank of the Tunga River, this temple is an architectural wonder and has pillars depicting the 12 zodiac signs.
After the sightseeing tour, return to the hotel in the evening. Enjoy heartwarming food and have a sound sleep in your room.
Hassan to Chikmagalur Distance: 60 km (approx.)
Travel Time: 1 hour 30 minutes (approx.)
On the 5th day of the tour, wake up a lip-smacking breakfast. The full-day is for leisure. You can choose to stay in the resort and enjoy the hotel activities. Rejuvenate at the hotel or you can also go for the sightseeing tour on your own. Some of the popular attractions in Chikmagalur are Hebbe Falls, Kallathigiri Falls, Bhadra Falls, Hanumana Gundi Falls, and Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary. You can visit the tea plantation and learn about the process of tea manufacturing.
After the exploration tour of this beautiful hill town, return to the hotel in the evening. Relish the delicious meal and have a sound sleep in your cozy room.
This is the last day of the tour. Enjoy a morning leisurely breakfast at the hotel and then complete the check-out formalities to proceed towards Bangalore by road. On your arrival in Bangalore, you will have an assisted transfer to the Bangalore airport or railway station to board a flight for your onward destination.