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Heritage Treasures: Goa to Badami Exploration



1 Nights / 2 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people




“Heritage Treasures: Goa to Badami Exploration” is a captivating journey that takes you from the sun-kissed beaches of Goa to the ancient wonders of Badami. Immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural splendors of Badami’s sandstone cave temples, fortresses, and carvings, all set against the backdrop of Agastya Lake. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Aihole and Pattadakal, where you’ll encounter over 125 Chalukyan temples, each a testament to India’s traditional temple architecture. This tour seamlessly blends adventure and culture, promising an unforgettable exploration of heritage treasures.


  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Badami, known for its stunning red sandstone cave temples, fortifications, and traditional Indian temple architecture.
  • Embark on an excursion to Aihole, a historical treasure trove boasting over 125 Chalukyan temples and monuments, including the Durga Temple, Lad Khan Temple, and more.
  • Visit Pattadakal, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for its Hindu and Jain temples reflecting Chalukyan Architecture, such as the Virupaksha Temple and Jain Temple.
  • Discover the rich history and architecture of Badami, once the capital of the Chalukyas, and explore the fusion of South and North Indian styles.
  • Conclude your journey with a return to Goa, where you'll be dropped off at your hotel or the airport, leaving you with lasting 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 46%
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 49%
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 51%
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 55%
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 59%
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 61%
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 65%


Day 1: Goa - Badami (250kms)
We'll start the day with a pick-up from your Goa hotel and drive for about 250 kilometers to reach Badami. Upon arrival, we'll check into a hotel. Badami is known for its striking red sandstone cave temples, fortifications, and carvings surrounding the Agastya Lake. This place is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcasing traditional Indian temple architecture. Badami was once the capital of the Chalukyas and is famous for its mix of South and North Indian architectural styles. If you're up for adventure, rock climbing is a popular activity here. Spend the night at the hotel.
Day 2: Badami - Goa (250kms)
After breakfast at the hotel, we'll take an excursion to visit Aihole, a historical site with over 125 Chalukyan temples and monuments set against sandstone hills along the Malaprabha River. Aihole served as the Chalukya Dynasty's capital and boasts Hindu and Jain temples dating back to the 6th to 12th century. Notable attractions include the Durga Temple, Lad Khan Temple, Ravanaphadi Cave Temples, Huchimalli Temple, Meganagudi group, Gowda Temple, and Huchappayyagudi Temple.

Next, we'll explore Pattadakal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with Hindu and Jain temples reflecting Chalukyan Architecture. The Hindu temples beautifully combine North and South Indian styles. They were built in the 9th century by the Rashtrakuta Dynasty. The Jain Temple, constructed by Queen Lokamahadevi, is a noteworthy addition. Virupaksha Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, showcases South Indian architecture. Important temples to visit include the Jain temple, Papanatha temple, Galaganath temple, and Sangameshwara temple.

After the sightseeing, we'll drive back to Goa and drop you off at your hotel or the Goa airport, concluding this enriching journey.


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 1 Night's accommodation in 3-stary 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


What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?
3 Star below mentioned hotels or similar
Badami - Badami Court/ Krishna Heritage


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