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Karnataka Heritage Tour Package - World's best Heritage Sites in India - Package Overview

Karnataka Heritage Tour Package - World's Best Heritage sites in India

(Bangalore- Mysore - Hassan - Hospet - Hampi - Badami - Belgaum) - 

Karnataka Heritage Tour Package: Overview

Karnataka State is one of the most beautiful states in india, It is Located in the southwestern part of India, the state of Karnataka has its own unique flavour, which attracts travelers & tourists from all around the globe.

Holiday Travel India Pvt Ltd is offering Karnataka Heritage tour which covers best Archeological Heritage Sites.

Karnataka is a place of million stories that are told through its forts, palaces, and ancient towns. Through the Karnataka Heritage Tour Package tourists will be exposed to ancient Indian art, architecture and craftsmanship of the Hoysalas, Cholas, Chalukyas, etc.

In this special heritage package you will cover all world famous Heritage destinations of  Karnataka, Including Mysore, Hassan, Hospet, Hampi,  Badami , Belgaum, also  famous temples of Karnataka.

What is unique about package and why? 

Mysore city is worldwide famous for its finest palaces, Royal heritage and magnificent buildings.  Palaces of Mysore are designed by an English Architect.  Henry Irwin is an architectural marvel featuring marvelously sculpted pillars, elaborately carved doors and golden howdah.  In the olden days Mysore was known for its ivory handicrafts, paintings, silk garments, rosewood inlay work. The artifacts are made out of sandalwood, rosewood and teakwood.

Hassan is famous for jain pilgrimage spot where most of the temples and Historical places found to visit. Hasanamba Temple is prime attraction in Hassan which is open to the public for a week annually during the lunar month of Ashwayuja, during deepavali in October.  The devotees believe that the benevolent Goddess smiles down upon them and showers her blessings.

Hampi is one of finest historical sites of ancient age in the world. The city designed by most famous monuments, Temple and Heritage sites. Famous attraction of Hampi is Vittala Temple Complex which is known as ruins of Hampi. The iconic stone chariot in the vicinity of this temple complex is a symbol of Karnataka

Badami is very famous destination of Karnataka which is generally known for its artificial lake, ancient temples, museum and rock cut structural temples or cave temple.  But apart from these it is mostly known for cave temples. Cave temples are carved out of single sandstone rock with exquisite carvings on the top of the hill as early as 550 AD. These cave temples follow a set pattern like a verandah with pillars, a hall with columns and a small cell to enshrine the deity.

Belgaum is known as bamboo village which is one of a few ancient cities, which has preserved its natural beauty as well as its historical places. This city has the cultural flavor of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa. It is a blend of these three cultures which has created the rich heritage that is purely exclusive in its expression.

Karnataka Heritage Tour Package: Highlights

Why Must Explore Karnataka Heritage

  • Mysore fort - The Most famous & beautiful Palace

  • Heritage city of Hoysala kings: Hassan

  • Ancient Cave Painting and famous rock sculptures in Badami

  • UNESCO World Heritage Centre: Hampi

  • Famous temples in Hospet: Virupaksha Temple, Vittala Temple, Hazara Rama Temple and Oueens Bath

  • Listen Ancient untold stories of  Belgaum Fort

  • Discover the rich heritage of Karnataka & UNESCO World Heritage sites like Hampi.

  • Visit most famous forts, monuments and Historical places. 

Karnataka Heritage Tour Package - World's best Heritage Sites in India - Package Rates & Dates
Title Standard Prsice High Season
Oct-01 To Mar-31
Low Season
Apr-01 To Sep-30
NewYear/Festival Time
8N/9D Standard Package
Suvarna Residency (Mysore), Hotel Kadamba Comforts (Hassan), Pratap Residency (Hospet), Hotel Mayura Chalukya (Badami), Hotel Hanuman (Belgaum)
Rs 22500 Rs 23740 Rs 21760 Rs 0
8N/9D Deluxe Package
FabHotel Dawn Mysor (Mysore), Hotel Mayura International (Hassan), Even Suites - Managed by Spree ( Hospet), Hotel Mayura Chalukya ( Badami), Hotel R K Renaissance (Belgaum)
Rs 25000 Rs 26600 Rs 24400 Rs 0
8N/9D Luxury Package
Southern Star (Mysore), Hassan Ashok (Hassan), Shivavilas Palace Heritage Hotel (Hospet), Hotel Badami Court (Badami), Hotel Eefa (Belgaum)
Rs 425000 Rs 44000 Rs 40300 Rs 0
Karnataka Heritage Tour Package - World's best Heritage Sites in India - Package Inclusion

Karnataka Heritage Tour Package: Inclusion

  • 08 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis

  • Breakfast and Dinner

  • Private Ac Swift desire for 09 Days

  • Pick up from Bangalore and Drop up at Hubli

  • 01 Night stay with sightseeing at Mysore

  • 02 Night stay with sightseeing at Hassan

  • 02 Night stay with sightseeing at Hospet via Hampi

  • 02 Night stay with sightseeing at Badami

  • 01 Night stay with sightseeing at Belagaum

  • Parking, Toll tax and Driver Hault

  • 4.5% Gst tax

  • Inclusive of all taxes

Hampi hotels 5 star Included in Karnataka Heritage Tour

Shivavilas Palace Heritage Hotel  TA Rank (5.0) – Certificate of Excellence

Hyatt Place Hampi - TA Rank (4.5) – Certificate of Excellence

Karnataka Heritage Tour Package - World's best Heritage Sites in India - Package Itinerary

After arrival at Bangalore airport or railway station and proceed to Mysore which is 145 km away from Bangalore. After reach check in to hotel rest for some hour and you may have lunch at same hotel. Later get ready to explore your day by visiting very famous and awaited places of Mysore which includes Mysore Palace, Jagmohan Palace and Chamundi Hill. After complete such sightseeing’s of Mysore, you may have break for refreshment in nearest restaurant later continue your tour by visiting Brindavan garden and The Krishna Raja Sagara Dam. By the evening come back to hotel. Overnight stay with dinner at Mysore Hotel

Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Lunch: Served at same hotel

After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed for Hassan which is 118 km away from Mysore. On the way make a stopover at Sravanbelagola and visit the 17.7mtr high monolithic statue of first Jain sage Gommateshwara Bahubali and the various painting. After that move towards Hassan and upon arrival check in to hotel. Enjoy lunch at same hotel, rest of the day free at your leisure. Overnight stay with dinner at Hassan Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at same hotel

After breakfast start your day by visiting some famous excursions of Belur and Halebidu which is known as Twin cities nearest to Hassan. Visit Cenna Kesava temple, Ekatachala temple and Narashima Pillar which used to rotate on its own axis and intricately carved Mohini Pillar in Belur. After completing the sightseeing of Belur you may have lunch at Angels Family Restaurant Multi Cuisine later continue your tour towards Halebidu and visit Ancient Hoysala sculpture & Architecture of Hoysaleswar Temple, Dikutachala Temple, Shantaleswara temple and Kedareswara Temple. After enjoying your full day in Belur and Halebidu return back to Hassan. Overnight stay with dinner at Hassan Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: You may have lunch at Angels Family Restaurant Multi Cuisine

After breakfast check out from Hotel and proceed to Hospet which is 313 km away from Hassan. After reach Chitradurga which is at distance of 189 km from Hassan. Here you may have lunch at NH 4 Hotel Ravi Mayur International. After lunch continue your journey towards Hospet which is 128 km is left from chitradurga. After reach Hospet check in to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Hospet hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at Ravi Mayur International which is lie between Hassan to Hospet Nh 4 Highway

After post breakfast start your day by visiting famous heritage sightseeings of Hospet and Hampi which includes Virupaksha Temple, Vittala Temple, Hazara Rama Temple and Oueens Bath. After that you may have lunch at Savaji hotel restaurant later move towards some more famous excursion of Hampi which are Lotus Mahal and Monolith Statue of Narsimha. After enjoying your heritage tour in Hampi, back to Hospet and overnight stay with dinner Hospet Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Lunch served at Savaji hotel restaurant which is famous for pure veg food

After breakfast check out from hotel to proceed for Badami which is at the distance of 128 km from hospet. It is situated at the mouth of a beautiful ravine, flanked on either side by beautiful sandstone hills. After reach Badami check in to hotel and you may have lunch at same hotel. In afternoon visit to expand your tour by visiting such famous heritage places of Badami which includes Badami Fort, Banashankari Temple and Bhoothanatha temples. By the evening come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Badami Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Lunch served at same hotel

After breakfast visit Pattadakal and Aihole which is known as the famous UNESCO World Heritage sites. Cave Temples, Virupaksha temple, Mallikarjuna and Papanatha Temples decorated with detailed scenes from the epics and the ninth century Jain temples. After visiting such sightseeing you may stopped for lunch at any nearest restaurant and enjoy taste lunch. After that visit Aihole which is a village having a historic temple complex in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka. Visit the famous excursion of Aihole which includes Temple Lad khan, which dates back to AD 450 and is probably Aihole's oldest building.  Temple of Durga, Hulchimalli temple, Buddhist temple and one of the finest temples, the Ravana Phadi that is carved out of sandstone. By the evening come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Badami Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at any nearest hotel of Pattadakal


After breakfast start your day by proceed towards Belagaum which is 154 km away from Badami. After reach check in to hotel and visit some famous places of Belgaum which includes Belgaum Fort, Mahadev Temple, Kote keri (Fort Lake) and Kapileshwara Temple. After that you may stop for lunch at Hotel Niyaaz and enjoy spicy taste of cuisines later visit Parasgad Fort, Kittur Fort and Palace. By the evening come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Belgaum Hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: served at Hotel Niyaaz which provides all type of cuisines with delicious taste. 

After enjoying your last breakfast in Belgaum check out from Hotel and proceed for Hubli which is 101 km away from Belgaum. After reach Hubli you will drop to Hubli airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory

Karnataka Heritage Tour Package - World's best Heritage Sites in India - Package Other Details

How to reach Bangalore

By Flight: Bangalore is one of the famous metro city which is conncted with all metro city. International & Domestic routes are available.  Bangalore International Airport which is located at a distance of 40 km from the city center, Flights to Bangalore are available from all major and minor cities in India.

By Train: Bangalore railway station is located in the heart of the city. Various trains from all over India come to Bangalore.

By Bus: People who decide to go on a Bangalore trip by bus can board at least a semi sleeper on any given day from major cities located nearby and it connect with various cities like Chennai, Ernakulam, Goa and Hyderabad these are nearest city who connect with Bangalore

Details of Mysore

Climate of Mysore

Mysore is a major city of Karnataka. Mysore has a rich and vibrant history and heritage and hence attracts a huge number of tourists.  The city is at 770m above sea level and 140kms from Bangalore, the state capital. Mysore has an area of 6,268 sq km and a population of 22,81,653 (1991 census). The city is at 770m above sea level and 140kms from Bangalore, the state capital. Mysore has an area of 6,268 sq km and a population of 22, 81,653 (1991 census).

Top 5 places to visit in Mysore   

Mysore is very famous city known for its heritage sightseeings and Gardens. There is most of the places lie in Mysore which is very famous to visit and expand your holiday, there are more things to do in Mysore which is mentioned below.

Mysore Palace: is a palace situated in the city. It was the official residence of the former royal family of Mysore, and also housed the durbar (royal offices).The term "Palace of Mysore" specifically refers to one of these palaces, Amba Vilas.

Lalitha Mahal: is the second largest palace in Mysore. It is located near the Chamundi Hills, east of the city. The architect of this palace was Mr E W Fritchley. The palace was built by Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV in 1921 for the exclusive stay of the Viceroy of India. The palace is pure white in colour and is built in the style of Italian palazzo with twin Ionic columns and domes. It also has a sprawling terrace and landscaped gardens.

Jaganmohan Palace: was built in 1861 by Krishnaraja Wodeyar III in a predominantly Hindu style to serve as an alternate palace for the royal family. This palace housed the royal family when the older Mysore Palace was burnt down by a fire. The palace has three floors and has stained glass shutters and ventilators. It has housed the Sri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery since the year 1915. The collections exhibited here include paintings from the famed Travancore ruler, Raja Ravi Varma, the Russian painter Svetoslav Roerich and many paintings of the Mysore painting style.

Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion: This palace was built in 1905 by Chamaraja Wodeyar for his eldest daughter Jayalakshmi Devi. This mansion has three wings and contains a series of twin Corinthian and Ionic columns, regal pediments and oval ventilators. The mansion was originally built with a cost of Rs. 7 lakhs. This mansion was acquired by the Mysore University to house its post-graduate campus. It was renovated in 2002 from funding provided by Infosys foundation. The main hall in this mansion is the Kalyana Mantapa which has an eight-petal shaped dome with stained glass windows with a gold-plated Kalasha(tower) at the top. A new gallery called as Writer's Gallery has been created in the Kalyana Mantapa hall that will exhibit personal items, photographs, awards and writings of renowned writers of Kannada. A special illumination system has also been added to this heritage structure. This mansion is said to be the first university museum complex in the country.

Gardens of Mysore

Brindavan Gardens is a show garden that has a beautiful botanical park, full of exciting fountains, as well as boat rides beneath the dam. Diwans of Mysore planned and built the gardens in connection with the construction of the dam. Display items include a musical fountain. Various biological research departments are housed here. There is a guest house for tourists. It is situated at Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) dam.

Details of Hassan

Hassan tourist places

There are most famous places to expand hassan tour and things to do in Hassan which is mentioned below

Shantaleswara Temple: Hoysaleswara temple is a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Established next to each other and facing east. It is built out of soft Soapstone, also called as potstone.

Shravanabelagola: Shravanabelagola is a city located near Channarayapatna of Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka and is 158 km from Bangalore, the capital of the state. Shravanabelagola is a historical temple town and pilgrimage centre in Karnataka, located in South India. This small town boasts of the largest number of Digambara temples as well as the largest number of inscriptions in the country.The cynosure of the centuries, Gommateshwara towers in his 57 feet solitary serene splendour, over the surrounding countryside.

Hoysaleswara Temple: Hoysaleswara temple  is a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. It was built in Halebidu (in modern Karnataka state, India) during the rule of King Vishnuvardhana of the Hoysala Empire in the 12th century. the temple was built during the rule of King Vishnuvardhana of Hoysala Empire. The construction of this marvelous shrine got completed in 1121 CE. The temple is said to have derived its name from the King Vishnuvardhana Hoysaleswara,

Kedareswara Temple: Kedareshwara Temple is a Hoysala era construction in the historically important town of Halebidu, in the Hassan district of Karnataka state, India. It is located a short distance away from the famous Hoysaleswara Temple. A Chalukyan manner temple with two Hoysala emblems is very renowned where the sculptor’s talent has persuaded even the goldsmith’s skill. The beautiful mix of architecture is so profound that it can overwhelm anybody.

Hoysaleswara Temple: Hoysaleswara temple is a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. It was built in Halebidu.  This place attracts visitors from all part of the world for the famous Hoysaleswara and Kedareshwara temples. Hoysaleshwara temple has the deities of Lord Hoysaleswara aThe art of Hoysaleswara temple was the creation of a commander in the Kind Vishnuvardhana's kingdom called Ketamalla.nd Lord Shantaleshwara.

Veeranarayana Temple: The Veera Narayana temple is located in Belavadi, a village in the Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka state, India.  The temple was built during the rule of the Hoysala Empire, Known to legend as Ekachakranagara. The temple is exquisitely crafted and is one of the architectural marvels of India. The temple is a ‘trikuta’ (possessing 3 towers) with Sri Veera Narayana in the center facing east, Sri Venugopala facing north and Sri Yoganarasimha facing south. It is built out of soft Soapstone, also called as potstone.

Details of Hampi

Facts about Hampi

Hampi is a village in northern Karnataka state, India. It is located within the ruins of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. Predating the city of Vijayanagara, it continues to be an important religious centre, housing the Virupaksha Temple, as well as several other monuments belonging to the old city.

Hampi has distinction of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site for old Vijayanagara city, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. Hampi is situated on the banks of the Tungabhadra river at 353 km from Bangalore and 74 km away from Bellary. Hosapete (Hospet), 13 km away, is the nearest railway head. Hampi is famous for the annual Vijayanagar Festival is organized by the Government of Karnataka in November in every year.

Hampi Monuments History

Hampi is situated on the southern bank of the river Tungabhadra. Once it was the seat of the mighty Vijayanagara Empire. Hampi has hundreds of monuments and other attractions fabulously rich princes built Dravidian temples and palaces which won the admiration of travelers between the 14th and 16th centuries. Conquered by the Deccan Muslim confederacy in 1565, the city was pillaged over a period of six months before being abandoned.  The sophistication of the varied urban, royal and sacred systems is evident from the more than 1600 surviving remains that include forts, riverside features, royal and sacred complexes, temples, shrines, pillared halls, Mandapas, memorial structures, gateways, defense check posts, stables, water structures, etc.

Among these, the Krishna temple complex, Narasimha, Ganesa, Hemakuta group of temples, Achyutaraya temple complex, Vitthala temple complex, Pattabhirama temple complex, Lotus Mahal complex, can be highlighted. It has famous and well visited monuments which includes Achyutaraya Temple, Lotus Mahal, underground shiva temple, Monolith Bull, Pushkarni and much more.

Hampi Temperature

Hampi is a village in northern Karnataka state, India. It is located within the ruins of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire.  The temprature of Hampi  Best time to visit Hampi is from August to March. The weather during this time stays pleasant and makes it easy for the travelers to explore Hampi, in winter temprature becam 15°C-34°C.

Hampi Badami Distance

The distance between Hampi to Badami is approx 147km away from each other from by road and id you travel with aerial then it is became 107km. It takes 2.5 Hours to reach from Hampi to Badami.

Visiting Places near Hampi  

When it comes to the important world heritage sites in India, the ruins of Hampi hold the top position in the prestigious list. There are several temples you can see like the Virupaksha temple, the Achyutaraya temple and the Laxmi Narasimha temple. The magnificent world heritage sites at Hampi and Pattadakkal, the cave temples of Badami the exquisite temples at Aihole and the stately Forts, Domes and minarets of Bijapur resurrect the state's history and cultural affluence.

Details of Badami

Badami Caves Paintings

Badami or Vatapi as it was earlier known as, it is one of the most treasured monuments of ancient India. The paintings which are housed in rock-cut cave temples mostly belong to 6th and 8th centuries. The Badami caves were a major source of inspiration to the monuments at Mahabalipuram.   These caves presents the perfect blend of the architectural design of the north India Nagara style and the south India Nagara. Description of caves of Badami : There are total of four Badami caves. Out of which three are the Brahminical caves and one is the Jain cave. Cave I is dedicated to Lord Shiva, Cave II and III to Lord Vishnu and cave IV to the Jain saints.

Places around Badami

Badami, formerly known as Vatapi, is a town and headquarters of a taluk by the same name, in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka, India.  Badami has been selected as one of the heritage cities for HRIDAY. There are lot more places to visit in Badami as well as nearby to Badami which includes.

Details in Belgaum

Belgaum Attractions

Belgaum Fort:  Belagavi Fort or Belgaum Fort, is located in the city of Belagavi, in the Belagavi district, in Karnataka state, India. It was begun by Jaya Raya, also called Bichi Raja, an ally of the Ratta Dynasty, in the year 1204 AD. It has a rich history with several historical and religious monuments dated to the Adil Shahi dynasty. The Belgaum fort is a major tourist attraction in Belgaum. Belgaum was ruled by a number of dynasties and as such the fort has undergone many additions and renovations throughout its existence.

Mahadev Temple: Military Mahadev Temple is located in Belgaum, Karnataka. The temple and the park around it have become popular destinations for locals as well as visitors.

Kapileshwara Temple: Kapileshwar Temple in the Belgaum district is considered the oldest temple in India. The temple is believed to be the oldest of all the Kapileshwar temples. The temple is even famous as "Dakshina Kashi" and it is said that the “journey of the 12 Jyotirlingas of India is said to be incomplete without a visit to Kapileshwara”  Kapileshwara Temple is said to have self originated. You will also find smaller shrines dedicated to Lord Ganesha, Sri Sai Baba, Hanuman, Lord Dattatreya and a small temple dedicated to Navagraha (the nine planets) in the same compound. Right in the center of the courtyard, the statue of Lord Shiva rests in a tiny pond.

Parasgad Fort: Parasgad Fort is a ruined hill fort in the Belgaum district of Karnataka state, India. magnificent fort of Parashghad, dating back to the 10th century and built by famous rulers of Ratta dynasty Parasgad Fort is located about two kilometres south of Saundatti village.

Historical places in Karnataka with names

Karnataka is very famous city known as heritage, Historical places, monuments, temples and religious sites. The state is fifth most popular place in India for tourism and home to 3600 protected monuments in India, ancient sculptured temples, World heritage centers and impressively architecture. There are more interesting points to visit and enjoy heritage sites of Karnataka.

  • Hampi, Pattadakal Group of Monuments

  • Hoysaleswara Temple, Halebidu

  • Badami Cave Temples, Badami

  • Somanathapura Heritage Site, Somanathapura

  • Lakkundi Ruined Temples, Gadag

  • Mysore

  • Hubli-Dharwad

Karnataka top 10 cities

Karnataka is very famous and populated state where tourist visit and get brief knowledge of famous Heritage and Historical cities. There are lot more famous cities in Karnataka which is visited by throughout the year which is mentioned below

  • Bangalore

  • Mysore

  • Mangalore

  • Hampi

  • Coorg

  • Bijapur

  • Hubli-Dharwad

  • Badami

  • Gulbarga

  • Gokarna

  • Belgaum