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Chalukyan Heritage Odyssey: Badami Cultural Expedition



2 Nights / 3 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people




Explore the rich tapestry of Karnataka’s history on the “Chalukyan Heritage Odyssey.” Journey through time as you uncover the ancient wonders of Aihole, Pattadakal, and Badami, where over 125 Chalukyan temples and monuments await. Admire intricate carvings, visit the Badami Caves, explore the Badami Fort, and marvel at the Agastya Lake. This cultural expedition promises a deep dive into the legacy of the Chalukya dynasty, making it an unforgettable journey through India’s architectural and historical wonders.


  • Begin your journey from Hyderabad to Badami, a historic town rich in heritage.
  • Explore Aihole, an archaeological treasure trove of Chalukyan temples, and Pattadakal, known for its exquisite Hindu and Jain temples.
  • Discover the architectural brilliance of the Badami Cave Temples, perched atop red sandstone cliffs, and explore the Badami Fort.
  • Immerse yourself in the serenity of Agastya Lake while taking in the surrounding red sandstone temples.
  • Return to Hyderabad, concluding your enriching tour of Badami's cultural and historical wonders.

Bulk discount (by percent)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 46%
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 46%
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 55%
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 57%
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 61%
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 61%
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 65%


Day 1: Hyderabad - Badami (430kms)
Begin your journey with a morning pick-up from your hotel in Hyderabad. Embark on a scenic drive to the historical town of Badami.

Upon arrival, check in at your chosen hotel and unwind. The evening is at your leisure, allowing you to explore the surroundings or simply relax and rejuvenate.
Day 2: Badami
After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, set out on an exciting excursion to Aihole, a treasure trove of Chalukyan temples and monuments dating from the 6th to 12th century. Explore significant sites such as the Durga Temple, Lad Khan Temple, Ravanaphadi Cave Temples, Huchimalli Temple, Meganagudi Group Temple, Gowda Temple, and the Huchappayyagudi Temple, among many others.

Continue your journey to Pattadakal, renowned for its Hindu and Jain temples constructed in the 7th and 8th centuries CE. Visit the Virupaksha Temple, Jain temple, Papanatha temple, Galaganath temple, and Sangameshwara temple, each displaying exquisite architectural and artistic brilliance.

Return to Badami to explore the captivating Badami Cave Temples, which consist of four separate temples adorned with intricate carvings and depictions. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the imposing Badami Fort, perched atop a cliff, and the adjacent Shivalaya complexes dating back to the 5th century. Enjoy the panoramic views from the watchtower atop the hill. Also, take in the serene ambiance surrounding Agastya Lake, which is dotted with red sandstone temples.

Retire to your hotel for a restful overnight stay.
Day 3: Badami - Hyderabad (430kms)
Following breakfast at your hotel, embark on the return journey to Hyderabad. Upon arrival, you will be dropped off at your hotel or the airport, marking the end of your enriching cultural exploration in Badami.


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 2 Nights' accommodation in 3-star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plan.
  • 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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