Bangalore, Mysore, Kabini 4 Days 3 Nights tour packages
A nice combination of History and Nature. Mysore is known as the city of Palaces and a visit to the Maharaja’s Palace will give you a thinking towards the rich past of Indian Royal Kingdoms. Kabani or Nagarhole is the only National Park where you have chances of sighting Tigers. This Park is full of wildlife and the safaris are well organized to go deep inside to watch wildlife in close frame. Most suitable for travelers who love Nature and Wildlife. Kabani River has historic significance for this area.
Things to do:
Guided tours through the historic Monuments
Visit to the local market, St. Philomina’s Church, Chamundi Hills,
Flower market etc
Guided Nature walk
Guided Jungle Safaris
Tribal Village visits
Tribal art and culture forms
Day 01 – Mysore
You will be picked up from Bangalore to drive to Mysore.(150 Kms / 03 Hrs). On arrival in Mysore, check-into the hotel. Afternoon for sightseeing of Mysore. Mysore is known as the city of Palaces and the entire architecture and decorum of the place is in harmony with the Royal style for which Mysore is known. Today you will visit, Maharaja’s Palace, Chamundi Hills, Nandi Bull etc. Evening you may opt to go for a shopping. Mysore Silk is very popular and worth to have a look. Overnight at the Hotel.
Mysore, the capital city of the Wodeyars has always enchanted its admirers with its quaint charm, rich heritage, magnificent palaces, beautifully laid-out gardens, imposing buildings, broad shady avenues and sacred temples. There's an old world charm about the city that reaches out and leaves no one untouched. Visit the palace of the Maharaja built in 1911-12. The palace is of harmonious syntheses of the Hindu and Saracenic styles of architecture with archways, domes, turrets, colonnades and sculptures which are magnificent.
Visit the Art Gallery; drive up to Chamundi hill to see Chamundeshwari Temple & a panoramic view of Mysore. On the way back, see the Nandi Bull. Mysore is known the world over for its exotic sandalwood and rich silks. Mysore, an undulating tableland, covered in parts by granite outcrops and fringed by verdant forests, offering several attractions ranging from the royal splendor of Mysore City and its fabulous Dasara Festival to exquisite temples, pilgrimage centres and scenic spots.
Maharaja’s Palace is a synonym for Mysore in the Tourist Map.Its built in Indo-Saracenic style with domes, turrets, arches and colonnades. The Palace is a treasure house of exquisite carvings and works of art from all over the world. The walled Palace complex houses the Residential Museum, temples and shrines including Shwetha Varahaswamy Temple. The jewel studded golden throne, the pride of the Wodeyars and the symbol of their sovereignity, displayed here during Dussehra festival in October. The Palace will be lit with One Hundred Thousand electric bulbs on Sundays and Public Holidays.
Day 02 – Mysore-Nagarhole (Kabini) (2 hours drive)
After breakfast, drive to Kabini or popularly known as Nagarhole famous for Rajiv Gandhi National Park. On arrival, check in at the Hotel. Evening you may opt to have a guided safari through the National park. Overnight at the Hotel.
Karnataka’s forests and wildlife are the natural heritage for which the State is boasted of. From the majestic evergreen forests of the Western Ghats to the scrub jungles of the plains, a wide variety of habitats teem with diverse flora and fauna, some of them endemic to the region. Nestled amidst the Karapur Forest lays a pristine piece of land that abounds with nature. Beckoning you to explore it for a wild exciting holiday. The steep valleys with rich forests, spectacular pools and rapids provide an ideal opportunity to revive your adventurous spirits.
Day 03 – Nagarhole
Full day at Kabini for jungle activities like guided safaris and free walks. Overnight at the Hotel.
The jungle activities are organized by the jungle resorts with proper safari jeeps and escorting rangers takes you deep into the forest. As the safaris and entry to the sanctuary are restricted, you will need to book your safaris in advance to avoid last minute desperations. Perhaps nowhere else in India can one see so much of wildlife. Nagarhole has an astonishing abundance of wildlife, especially the Asiatic Elephant. Sighting of elephants, sambhar, spotted deer, gaur, wild boar, sloth bear, wild dogs, etc., are almost assured, while if one is lucky, a tiger or a panther too, could be sighted.
Day 04 – Bangalore Departure
You will be dropped to Bangalore to connect your onward journey.