Shravanabelagola - Sakleshpur - Belur - Halebid - Chikmagalur - Hampi - Badami Tour Package (07N/08D)
Package Name: Shravanabelagola - Sakleshpur - Belur - Halebid - Chikmagalur - Hampi - Badami Tour Package
Duration: 07 Nights and 08 Days
Places covered: Shravanabelagola, Sakleshpur, Belur, Halebid, Chikmagalur, Hampi, Tungabhadra Dam, Kudalasangama, Aihole, Pattadakal, Banashankari, Mahakuta and Badami
Transporatation: Exclusive A/c Cab
Day 01 : Bangalore - Shravanabelagola - Sakleshpur
Our representative will welcome you at Bangalore and drive to Shravanabelagola
. The Shravanabelagola temple is a holy place for the Jains and is world famous for the majesty of Bhagawan Bahubali
(also known as Gommateshwara
in Kannada Language) towering over everything around. On arrival at Shravanabelagola, visit the 57 feet tall monolith statue of Bhagawan Bahubali located a top of Vindhyagiri Hill
. The statue is regarded as world tallest monolith statue and was installed in 981 AD by Chavundraya. Get the divine blessings and then proceed to visit the nearest Chandragiri hill and visit few Basadis (Jain Temples). Then drive to Sakleshpur
, a beautiful hill station town and gateway to the untouched land of Western Ghats with many peaks and surrounded by the slopes covered by Coffee, Tea, Spice Plantation, Green Forest and Scenery. On arrival at Sakleshpur, check in to the resort. Freshen up, then have the sumptuous lunch and relax for some time. After a relaxed tea/coffee, free for activities in the resort. Evening, campfire and dinner in the resort and overnight stay at the resort.
Day 02 : Sakleshpur Sightseeing
Morning after breakfast, proceed for the half day sightseeing at Sakleshpur, visit beautiful Bisle Ghat view point
- a view point to get the breathtaking and enchanting views of three mountain ranges including Kumara Parvatha, Pushpagiri and Dodda Betta. The highlight of Bisle Ghat view point offers an unforgettable time for nature lovers in Sakleshpur as it has a valley, with Giri River separating the beauty point and these mountain ranges. Then drive back to the resort and after lunch, hire a jeep (on direct payment basis) and visit Mookana Mane Abbi Falls
- located in nature amid the forest. The water falls from about 35 - 40 feet height it gives an immense pleasure to the eyes of the individuals to watch the nature's glory here. Then proceed to visit Kaginahare view point
- wrapped in the lofty peaks which are look like touching blue sky. This amazing beauty attracts plenty of people. Return to the resort and overnight stay at the resort.
Day 03 : Sakleshpur - Halebid - Belur - Chikmagalur
In the morning, after breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to Halebidu
, the 12th century capital of the Hoysalas. The Hoysaleswara temple was built during this time by Ketamala and attributed to Vishnuvardhana, the Hoysala ruler. Halebid enshrines Hoysaleswara and Shantaleswara, named after the temple builder Vishnuvardhana Hoysala and his wife, Queen Shantala. Then visit to Belur
, which is located on the banks of the River Yagachi, a star shaped temple with hand lathe-turned filigreed pillars and sculptures will take your breath away. The temple, perched on a star shaped base amidst lawns, is a sculptural extravaganza. Then drive to Chikmagalur
- famous for its hill stations and also popularly known as the coffee land of Karnataka. On arrival at Chikmagalur, check in to the hotel and evening, if time permits, visit to Hirekolale Lake
, the ancient tank and beautiful place located in foot of Mullayanagiri and surrounded by high hills gives you peace to mind. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 04 : Chikmagalur Sightseeing
Morning after breakfast, proceed to visit Seethalayanagiri
. Mullayanagiri is the highest peak of Karnataka state located in Bababudangiri range. The height of Mullayanagiri is 6330 ft (1,930 meters) and it is regarded as the highest peak between Himalayas and Nilgiris (Vehicles are allowed till Seethalayanagiri and you will need to do a small trek to Mullayanagiri)
. Then visit Kavikal Gandi Viewpoint
located at the Kavikal Gandi checkpost in the Mullayangiri–Bababudangiri hill range. Then visit to Dabdabe Waterfalls (by Jeep on Direct Payment basis)
this waterfall is also referred as Sagir Ahmed / Jhari / Butter Milk Waterfall
, Honnamana halla (a small waterfall on road)
. Then drive to Baba Budan Giri
, a range of mountains in Chikmagalur. Visit Sree Guru Dattatreya Baba Budan Swamy Durgah (temple and a durgah) at Baba Budangiri, a mountain in the Baba Budan or Dattagiri range of the Western Ghats. Enjoy the sip of hot Chikmagalur coffee at SIRI Coffee
. Return to the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05 : Chikmagalur - Chitradurga - Hampi
In the morning, after breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to Chitradurga
, a place gets popularity for the fort built between the 10th and 18th centuries. Chitradurga Fort is also called Kallina Kote
or Yelu Suttina kote (in Kannada language)
because it comprises a series of seven enclosure walls. This seemingly impregnable fort has 18 ancient temples, 19 gateways, 38 posterior entrances, a palace, a mosque, granaries, oil pits, four secret entrances and water tanks. Visit the beautiful fort. Then drive to Hampi
, known for exquisite temples, the ruins of famous monuments built during the Vijayanagar empirical rule. The ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site
, listed as the Group of Monuments at Hampi. On arrival at Hampi, check in to the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06 : Hampi Sightseeing
After Breakfast, proceed for the full day sightseeing of Hampi
visit (Virupaksha Temple, Kadale Kalu Ganesha, Sasive Kalu Ganesha, Krishna Temple, Lakshmi Narasimha, Badavi Linga, Sister Stones, Underground Temple, Mint House, Lotus Mahal, Elephant Stables, Hazara Rama Temple, Palace Area, Mahanavami Dibba, Queen's Bath)
. After Lunch visit Vijaya Vittala Temple (Stone Chariot), King's Balance, Purandara Mantapa, Old Pillar Bridge
. if time permits, proceed to visit Tungabhadra Dam
, constructed across the Tungabhadra River. Evening, return to the hotel and overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 07 : Hampi - Kudalasangama - Aihole - Pattadakal - Mahakuta - Badami
Morning, after breakfast, drive to Kudalasangama
, the Aikya Mantapa or the holy Samādhi of Basavanna, the founder of the Lingayath faith along with Shiva Linga, which is believed to be self-born (Swayambhu), is here. Then proceed to visit Aihole
, a popular tourist spot known for Chalukyan architecture, with about 125 stone temples dating from 5th century CE. Then visit Pattadakal
, a world heritage site, well known for Chalukya monuments. Then visit Banashankari
(Banashankari Temple), Mahakuta
(Mahakuteshwara Temple) and finally drive to Badami
. Badami was formerly known as Vatapi, was the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD. On arrival at Badami, visit famous rock cut structural temples. Evening, check in to the hotel and overnight stay at the temple.
Day 08 : Badami - Bangalore
In the morning, after breakfast, checkout the hotel and drive to Bangalore. On arrival at Bangalore, you will be dropped at a designated point in Bangalore. Trip ends with the delightful memories of Shravanabelagola - Sakleshpur - Chikmagalur - Hampi - Badami Tour.