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KARNATAKA

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THE TOTAL PACKAGE KARNATAKA
Karnataka is a land known for its ageless monuments and UNESCO world heritage sites of which the most important ones are the ruins of Hampi and the temples of Aihole, Pattadakal, Belur and Halebid. The Western Ghats and coast of Karnataka, though not very popular on the international tourist circuit has immense potential and holds many beautiful offbeat destinations. Running in an unbroken line along the state’s palm-fringed coast, the Western Ghats, draped in dense deciduous forests and hills holds many cascading waterfalls, quaint hill stations, tea and coffee plantations and numerous trekking trails. The coastal stretch has many beautiful beaches of which the beaches of Gokarna  and Karwar are the most popular. South Karnataka is home to the wildlife sanctuaries of Bandipur, Nagarhole and Kabini and the hill district of Coorg, known for its trekking trails and coffee plantation home stays.

On the whole Karnataka has something for everyone, offering an exciting range of travel experiences from relaxing in the alluring beaches of the coast, exhilarating adventure sports like hiking, white water rafting and scuba diving, beautiful world heritage sites, vibrant tradition of ancient arts and distinctive cuisines.

 

 

  

KARNATAKA TRIPS


Best of South Karnataka – 5 Days

   
Our Best of Kerala tour, takes you through the most popular stretch of Kerala inducing the cultural area of Fort Cochin, the hill station of Munnar, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary at Thekkady and the Alleppey Backwaters .  At Fort …
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Best of Karnataka – 9 Days

   
Our Best of Kerala tour, takes you through the most popular stretch of Kerala inducing the cultural area of Fort Cochin, the hill station of Munnar, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary at Thekkady and the Alleppey Backwaters .  At Fort …
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North Karnataka Culture Trail – 7 Days

   
Our Best of Kerala tour, takes you through the most popular stretch of Kerala inducing the cultural area of Fort Cochin, the hill station of Munnar, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary at Thekkady and the Alleppey Backwaters .  At Fort …
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Karnataka Hills & Coast – 7 Days

   
Our Best of Kerala tour, takes you through the most popular stretch of Kerala inducing the cultural area of Fort Cochin, the hill station of Munnar, the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary at Thekkady and the Alleppey Backwaters .  At Fort …
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ABOUT KARNATAKA


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Karnataka is located in the southern part of the country, it is surrounded by states of Maharashtra and Goa in the north, Tamil Nadu and Kerala in the south, Andhra Pradesh in the east and the Arabian Sea in the west. Geographically, Karnataka comprises of three natural regions – the Karavali Coast, Malenadu ( western Ghat Hills ) and the Deccan plateau. The Western Ghats are covered with evergreen forests and beautiful hilly villages where coffee, spices and paddy is grown. The highest point in Karnataka is the Mullayanagiri hills of the Western Ghats in Chikkamagaluru district which has an altitude of 1,920 meters above sea level.The gahts drop abruptly towards the Arabian Sea, thus forming a natural barrier between the plateau and the coastal regions. The Karavali coast runs for about 300 kms from north to south and is characterised coastal towns and villages, rivers flowing into the sea and swaying coconut palms.

Coorg – Coorg district is located in the south-west part of Karnataka bordering Kerala. Home to sprawling coffee plantations and numerous hill ranges harboring a wide range of wildlife, this is prime trekking country. Coorg also has a large number of plantation home stays where travellers can experience life with a local family.

Hampi – Among a surreal landscape of golden-brown boulders strewn across a vast landscape the ruined “City of Victory,” Vijayanagar, better known as Hampi, spills from the south bank of the River Tungabhadra in North Karnataka. Spread over 26 square kilometers, the ruins of Vijayanagar are spread out and takes a couple of days to explore all of them and serene riverside settings along paddy fields, coconut and banana plantations adds to the charm of the place.

Gokarna – Gokarna, meaning “cows ear ” is a small temple town on the north coast of Karnataka. It attracts lots of travellers who like the relative calm and tranquility of its beautiful beaches compared to the more popular beaches of Goa, 100 kms north. Some of the important beaches of Gokarna are Main beach, Kudle, Half Moon and Paradise beach. The small temple town itself is an intereting place to walk around and explore, with the temple and lively bazaar being the main attractions.

1. Explore the rock strewn landscape and monuments of surreal Hampi.

2. Visit Jog falls, the second highest plunge waterfalls in India.

3. Stay at a coffee plantation home stay in Coorg.

4. See the grandeur of Mysore Palace.

5. Explore the historic monuments and forts of Bijapur.

6. Spot elephant herds at Kabini or Nagerhole wildlife sanctuary.

7. Go on a trek through one of the numerous trails in the Western Ghats.

8. Visit the UNESCO world heritage temples of Belur and Halibed.

9. Explore the cave temples of Badami.

10. Laze on the beaches of Gokarna.

 

 

  

 

 

 

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