Day 1: Arrive Bangalore
On arrival at Bangalore airport assistance & transfer to hotel (check in/out time 12pm).
Later visit Lal Bagh Botanical Garden, Cubbon Park, Bangalore Fort, Tippu Summer Palace & Bull Temple. Drive pass Vidhana Soudha & Secretariat. O/n at hotel.
Day 2: Bangalore - Mysore (145kms)
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Mysore. Enroute visit Srirangapatna Ranganathaswamy Temple. On arrival check in at hotel. Later city tour, visit Mysore Palace, City Palace, Jaganmohan Palace, Chamundeswari Temple, Nandi Bull Temple & St. Philomenas Church. O/n at hotel.
Day 3: Mysore - Somanathapura - Shravanbela Gola - Hassan (135kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Hassan via visiting Somanathapura Chennakesava Temple & Shravanbelagla Gommateshwara Temple (You have to climb many steps to reach the temple). Arrive Hassan, check in & o/n at hotel.
Day 4: Hassan – Belur – Halebeedu - Sakrebyle Elephant Camp (180kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Sakrebyle Elephant Camp enroute visit Chennakeshava Temple in Belur & Hoysaleshwara Temple in Halebidu. Arrive Sakrebyle Elephant Camp, check in and lunch.
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Camp naturalists take you on a Nature walk/Visit to Elephant Crawl/Birding& sharing their experiences and information about the jungle and all the animals that live there. O/n at hotel.
Day 5: Sakrebyle Elephant Camp - Badami (325kms)
Early morning Wake-up/Tea / coffee. 6:30 am - 9:30 am Trekking at Shettihalli Wildlife & Elephant Interaction.
The camp houses elephants from all over Karnataka that need proper attention and training. The elephants may require training or attention due to a number of reasons like illness, behavioural issues, deficiency in nutrition, etc. Elephants that are uncontrollable are also brought in for training at this camp. The camp has experienced mahouts who train and take care of the huge animals.
Day 6: Badami - Aihole & Patadakkal Sightseeing Tour
Breakfast at hotel. Full day to visit Badami Fort, cave & Lake. Next visit Aihole home to over 125 Chalukyan temples & monuments from 6th to 12th century. And Pattadakal a treasure trove of Hindu and Jain temples complex built-in 7th to 8th century. Rest time free and easy to relax. o/n at hotel.
Day 7: Badami - Gadag - Lakkundi - Hampi (180kms)
Breakfast at hotel drive to Hampi via visiting Trikuteshwara & few ruined Temples in Gadag and Mallikarjuna, Virabhadra, Manikeshwara, Nanneshwara, Lakshminarayana, Someshwara, Nilakanteshwara temples in Lakkundi. Arrive Hampi check in at hotel. O/n at hotel.
Day 8: Hampi
Breakfast at hotel. City tour of Hampi an UNESCO world Heritage sites dotted with numerous ruined temple complexes from the Vijayanagara Empire on the bank of the River Tungabhadra. Visit Hazara Rama Temple, Kings Balance, Mahanavami Dibba, Royal enclosures, Statue of Ugra Narasimha Temple, Virupaksha Temple, Vithala And Lotus Mahal, Vithala Temple Complex and ASI Museum. O/n at hotel.
Day 9: Hampi - Bangalore (340kms)
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Bangalore check in at hotel. O/n at hotel.