Karnataka With Wildlife & Beach In Goa - PI-0256
Stretching from the evergreen forests of Western ghats to the scrub jungle of plains, this trip takes you across the picturesque state of Karnataka. The forest reserves of the state are then followed by the relaxing sandy beaches of Goa where you can unwind in the tranquil setting of calm beaches and beautiful resorts.
Day 1: Hyderabad
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - Sunday, September 30, 2018
Arrive at Hyderabad international airport by our airport representative and transfer to hotel.Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Hyderabad - Bidar - Gulbarga
Monday, October 1, 2018 - Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Morning after breakfast in hotel, leave for Gulbarga (250 Kms - 05/06 Hours drive), en route stopover at Bidar to visit the 15th century Bidar Fort
and the Bahmani tombs. Arrive Gulbarga, and check in to hotel and later visit the remarkable 15th century Jama Masjid. Evening return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Gulbarga - Bijapur
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Morning after breakfast in hotel leave for Bijapur 160 Kms 3-4 Hours drive. Check into the hotel later leave for a tour of Bijapur visit, Mohammad Adil Shah built Bijapur during the 17th century. Visit the Gol Gumbaz
or the round dome. This structure has the largest dome unsupported by pillars to be found in India and the second largest in the world. Later visit Ibrahim Roza
, a beautiful tomb built by Adil Shah II for his queen, evening return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Bijapur - Badami
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - Thursday, October 4, 2018
Morning after breakfast in hotel leave for the early 6th century temples of Badami (132kms/3 hrs) en-route visit Aihole as the "cradle of Indian architecture", Aihole has over 100 temples scattered around the village. Arrive and check in to hotel. Later, a visit of Badamai to the rock cut caves, the Mahakuteshwara Temple and the Northern Fort. Overnight at Badami Court.
Day 6: Badami - Pattadakal - Hospet
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - Friday, October 5, 2018
Morning after breakfast in hotel The capital of the early Chaulkyas, Badami is picturesquely situated at the mouth of a ravine between two rocky hills. Badami is famous for it's four cave temples. Leave for Hospet (160 kms/6hrs) and en-route stop at Pattadakal situated on the bank of the Malarapbha river and has ten major temples representing early Chalukyan architecture. Overnight at Hospet.
Day 7: Hospet - Hampi - Hospet
Friday, October 5, 2018 - Saturday, October 6, 2018
After breakfast in hotel, A base to take a tour of Hampi or Vijayanagara (1 hrs drive) one of the largest empires in the history of India- in ruins. Explore the ruined kingdom and visit Vithala Temple Complex
, Virupaksha Temple
, Hazara Rama Temple
, The Queen s Bath
and The Queen s Bath
and later return back to Hospet for overnight stay.
Day 8: Hospet - Dandeli
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - Sunday, October 7, 2018
After breakfast drive to Dendeli.Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 9: Dandeli
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - Monday, October 8, 2018
Morning and evening jungle excursion to the park. Overnight at the Jungle Lodge.
Day 10: Dandeli - Goa
Monday, October 8, 2018 - Tuesday, October 9, 2018
After breakfast drive to Goa approx 125 Kms 3 Hours Drive. On arrival check in to Hotel. Goa-s beaches are its crowning glory. In reality the coasting is one long, palm - fringed delight, the powdery sands - usually silver, occasionally dusted golden - only interrupted from time to time by inlets, estuaries or headlands. Whether secluded and peaceful or broad and lively, they exist for all to enjoy and for none are private. Overnight stay.
Day 11: Goa
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Full day free to relax on the Beach in Goa.
Day 12: Goa
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - Thursday, October 11, 2018
Full day free to relax on the Beach in Goa.
Day 13: Goa - Mumbai
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - Friday, October 12, 2018
On time assistance transfer to airport to connect flight to Mumbai. Arrive Mumbai domestic airport and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 14: Mumbai
Friday, October 12, 2018 - Saturday, October 13, 2018
After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour around Mumbai. Visit attractions like the Gateway of India
, Elephanta caves
, Marine Drive and the Prince Wales Museum
. In the evening, transfer to the airport for onward destination.