Travel to Karnataka can be an exhilarating and enthralling experience with our specialized tour packages for travel to Karnataka. A state with intriguing extremes that blends to form a kaleidoscope of adventure sports - trekking, paragliding, river-rafting; panoramic views of spice plantations, wildlife sanctuaries and quaint beaches; and the nostalgia of historical marvels - mosques, Jain monuments, Hindu temples and Cathedrals - inter spread with wild theme pub nights.
Karnataka is flanked by the evergreen Western Ghats on the east, the playful Arabian Sea on the west and the semiarid Deccan Plateau to the north, thus providing for an assortment of entertainment options for the traveler at heart. Travel to Karnataka, whether in summer or winter, is like returning to spring with occasional refreshing showers to brighten the spirits.
Places of Interest in Karnataka :
The science and technology capital of India today, it was a fortress city under the reign of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan. Nicknamed the 'garden city', it is truly cosmopolitan in nature, thriving on the energy of the youth and heralding the emergence of untried business ideas from café coffee day to theme pubs and fast-food joints. Explore the city's pulsating corners where no subject is taboo with our special tour packages for travel to Karnataka.
known for its silk, sandalwood and rich heritage; the Mysore palace with its festivities and regal gardens, under the influence of intoxicating incense laden air, amidst clear weather and pleasant climate, mark a favorite spot for tourists year round.
A university town with charming people and picturesque landscapes, its predominant Catholic community dates back to the Portuguese arrival in 1526. A coffee exporting center, it offers a progressive ambiance for the travels to relax and breathe easy.
A bicycle ride or an early morning walk around the ancient ruins of Vijaynagar, is sufficient to sight this nostalgic reminder of forgotten civilizations as the reluctant air stands still to let the visitors revel in the past. Visit Hampi in the first week of November to participate in the unforgettable Vijaya Utsav festival with our tour packages for travel to Kanataka.
A hill station that leaves you breathless. Wide expanses of evergreen mountains in the distance; the air flavored with aroma of coffee beans, spices and herbs, exotic flowers unheard of before drape the roadsides. Its perennially cool weather, an interesting past of struggle for autonomy, the colorful Huthri festival and seamless trekking opportunities are worth any day under the sun.
Wildlife Sanctuaries in Karnataka :
Bandipur National Park -
Spread over 880 sq km of endangered flora and fauna, it is part of a bigger national park that encompasses the wildlife sanctuaries of Mudumalai in Tamil Nadu and Wayanad in Kerala. Here you can find herds of Indian bison, spotted deer, elephants, samber, panthers, sloth bears and langur. If you're lucky, you may even spot an elusive tiger on the bus tour.
Nagarhole National Park -
Popularly known as the Rajiv Gandhi National Park, its 643 sq km of deciduous and evergreen forests provide a home to several endangered species of animals. You're far more likely to stumble upon a gaur and munjacs (barking deer), wild dogs, bonnet macaques than spot a tiger, leopard or even an elephant hiding behind the lush green covers.
Other destinations on Karnataka Travel Route :
Jog falls -
a waterfall on the river Sharavati, it splendor is most evident in the months of monsoon when the river swells with excessive rainfall.
Brindaban Gardens -
Gardens of Eden rather at Krishnarajasagar, exotic and decorative, festooned with the tunes of musical dancing fountains.
Bijapur's Gol Gumbaz -
Built in 1659, the mausoleum of Mohammad Adil Shah boasts of the second largest dome in the world.
much like the Piazzas in Italy, temples and mutts (theosophical institutions) engulf the open square, world renowned for its mouthwatering delicacies.