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Chalukyan Charms: Aihole, Pattadakal & Badami Expedition



2 Nights / 3 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people




“Chalukyan Charms: Aihole, Pattadakal & Badami Expedition” invites you on an enthralling journey through the heart of Karnataka’s rich heritage. Starting from the vibrant beaches of Goa, we venture to the ancient wonders of Badami, where red sandstone cave temples and a historic fort await. Explore the architectural marvels of Aihole, boasting over 125 Chalukyan temples, and Pattadakal, with its splendid Hindu and Jain temples. This expedition promises an immersive cultural experience and a deep dive into the Chalukya Dynasty’s heritage.


  • Experience the rich heritage and architecture of Badami, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its red sandstone cave temples and fortifications.
  • Explore Aihole, a historical site boasting over 125 Chalukyan temples and monuments, including the Durga Temple and Lad Khan Temple.
  • Visit Pattadakal, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for its Hindu and Jain temples from the 7th and 8th centuries, such as the Virupaksha Temple.
  • Discover the fusion of South and North Indian architectural styles in Badami, once the capital of the Chalukya Dynasty.
  • Conclude your journey with a return to Goa, where you'll be dropped off at your hotel or the airport, carrying with you the memories of this cultural and historical adventure.

Bulk discount (by percent)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 587
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 953
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 1416
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 1832
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 2386
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 2803
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 3390


Day 1: Goa - Badami (250kms)
Our journey begins as we pick you up from your hotel in the vibrant coastal haven of Goa. A scenic drive of approximately 250 kilometers will transport us to the captivating town of Badami. Upon arrival, we'll check into our hotel, offering you the chance to unwind and relax. Enjoy some leisure time as you settle into your new surroundings. Overnight stay at the hotel, anticipating the adventures that lie ahead.
Day 2: Badami
After a wholesome breakfast at the hotel, we set out on a fascinating excursion to explore the rich heritage of Badami. Our first stop is Aihole, a historical site that boasts over 125 stunning Chalukyan temples and monuments dating from the 6th to the 12th century. Notable landmarks in Aihole include the Durga Temple, Lad Khan Temple, Ravanaphadi Cave Temples, Huchimalli Temple, Meganagudi group, Gowda Temple, and the Huchappayyagudi Temple, among others.

Continuing our journey, we reach Pattadakal, a treasure trove of Hindu and Jain temples constructed during the 7th and 8th centuries CE. Here, we'll explore architectural marvels like the Virupaksha Temple, Jain temple, Papanatha temple, Galaganath temple, and Sangameshwara temple. Returning to Badami, we'll visit the awe-inspiring cave temples, the historic Badami Fort, and take in the serene beauty of Agastya Lake. Another comfortable overnight stay awaits us at the hotel.
Day 3: Badami - Goa (250kms)
Following a satisfying breakfast at the hotel, we bid farewell to Badami and embark on our journey back to the coastal paradise of Goa. Covering a distance of approximately 250 kilometers, we'll ensure you are safely dropped off at your hotel or the Goa airport, concluding this enriching expedition filled with cultural exploration and heritage discovery.


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 2 Night's accommodation in 3-star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plane.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

Tour's Location


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3 Star below mentioned hotels or similar
Badami - Badami Court/ Krishna Heritage


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