Sakleshpur - Kukke - Dharmasthala - Horanadu - Sringeri - Kollur Tour Package (04N/05D)
Package Name: Sakleshpur - Kukke - Dharmasthala - Horanadu - Sringeri - Kollur Tour Package
Duration: 04 Nights and 05 Days
Places covered: Sakleshpur, Kukke Subrahmanya, Sauthadka, Dharmasthala, Horanadu, Sringeri, Agumbe Ghat and Kollur
Transporatation: Exclusive A/c Cab
Day 01 : Bangalore - Sakleshpur
Our representative will welcome you at Bangalore and 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 - Kukke Subrahmanya
In the morning, after breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to Kukke Subramanya
, a popular religious destination which is surrounded by lush green forest along with hills. It is situated on the banks of the Kumaradhara River
. On arrival at Kukke Subrahmanya, check in to the hotel after some time, visit to the temples at Kukke Subramanya, first visit Adi Subrahmanya
, great Valmmika (anthill) in the sanctum, then visit main temple of Lord Subrahmanya that is dedicated to the Snake God Vasuki and Lord Subrahmanya. The temple is famous for religious rituals pertaining to snake god, in the temple you can visit other small shrines like Uma Maheshwara Temple, Samputa Narasimha Temple, Hosaligamma and Kukke Lingas
. Then visit Kashikatte Ganapathi Temple
, a very ancient and Ganapathi idol installed by sage Narada and Kukke Shree Abhaya Mahaganapathi
, one of the biggest monolithic statues of Ganapathi. It is 21 feet tall and the architecture of the shrine is in Nepali style. Return to the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03 : Kukke Subrahmanya - Sauthadka - Dharmasthala - Horanadu
Morning, checkout the hotel and drive to Sauthadka Ganapathi Kshetra
, a place dedicated to Vana Mahaganapathi (without any temple structure) and it is surrounded by scenic beauty. There is no restriction for worshiping god anytime, then proceed to Dharmasthala
, the holy abode for Hindu's. On arrival at Dharmasthala, visit to the Lord Manjunathaswamy Temple
, the main attraction of Dharmasthala and have a darshan of Lord Manjunatha (Shiva). Then visit to Rathnagiri
(statue of Bhagawan Bahubali or Gommateshwara), Bidinede
(Annappa) Betta - (Females are not allowed)
, and Sri Rama Kshetra
, on the banks of river Nethravathi. After visiting these temples drive to Horanadu
. Horanadu is a place of enchanting natural landscape in Chikmagalur district, ancient temple of the goddess Annapoorneshwari here has been restored and renamed the Adhishakthyathmaka Shree Annapoorneshwari
. The main deity of Annapoorneshwari is made of gold. It is said that a person who seeks the blessings of Goddess would never have any scarcity for food in life. On arrival at Horanadu, check in to the hotel and evening visit Sri Annapoorneshwari Temple, offer your prayers and have prasadam Dinner at the temple to get the divine blessings of Goddess of Food
. Return to the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 04 : Horanadu - Sringeri - Kollur
Morning, after breakfast, checkout the hotel and drive to Sringeri
. Sringeri is located on the banks of river Tunga and it is the site of the first mutt established by Adi Shankaracharya
. The main attraction of Sringeri is Sri Sharadamba Temple
and Vidya Shankara Temple
. The Vidyashankara temple is an architectural marvel. After visiting temples at Sringeri, drive to Kollur
, a popular temple town lies at the foot of the Kodachadri hills in the Western Ghats. (Enroute, enjoy the beautiful scenery of Agumbe Ghat
.) Kollur is famous for Goddess Mookambika temple, a Hindu pilgrim center on the southern bank of Souparnika River. Kollur is also regarded as one of the Shakti peetas and as well as a mukti place. On arrival at Kollur, check in to the hotel and visit Mookambika Temple
, the major attraction of Kollur. The goddess is described as in the form of a swayambhu (self-born) jyotirlinga incorporating both Trimurti's and Trishakathi's. The our-handed panchaloha image of the goddess on Shri Chakra is stated to have been consecrated by Shri Adi Shankaracharya. The Divine Mother is said to be a manifestation of trigunas or triple forms. Return to the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05 : Kollur - 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 Sakleshpur - Kukke - Dharmasthala - Horanadu - Sringeri - Kollur.