Day 1: Goa - Belgaum (125kms)
Pick-up from your hotel in Goa or Goa airport for your journey to Belgaum, which is approximately 125 kilometers away. After reaching Belgaum, check in at your hotel, and take some time to relax. Later in the day, embark on a tour of Belgaum, exploring its key attractions such as Belgaum Fort, Kapileshwar Temple, Rajhansgad Yellur Fort, and St. Mary's Church. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Belgaum - Bijapur (220kms)
After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, we'll drive to Bijapur, a distance of approximately 220 kilometers. En route, we'll make a stop at the magnificent Gokak Falls. Here, you can witness the breathtaking cascade and even cross a hanging bridge overlooking the falls. Nearby, you'll find the ancient Lord Mahalingeshwara temple, adding a touch of spirituality to your visit. Upon arrival in Bijapur, check in at your hotel and spend a peaceful night.
Day 3: Bijapur - Badami (120kms)
Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel, followed by a city tour of Bijapur. Explore the historical marvels of Bijapur Fort, which houses numerous monuments from the Adil Shahi dynasty. Highlights include Asar Mahal, Bara Kaman, Gol Gumbaz, Jama Masjid, Malik-e-Maidan Cannon, Mehtar Mahal, and The Ibrahims Rouza. After your tour, drive to Badami and check in at your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 4: Badami
After a wholesome breakfast at your hotel, set out for an exciting excursion to Aihole, a historical site adorned with over 125 magnificent Chalukyan temples and monuments spanning from the 6th to 12th centuries. Among these, the Durga Temple, Lad Khan Temple, Ravanaphadi Cave Temples, Huchimalli Temple, Meganagudi group, Gowda Temple, and Huchappayyagudi Temple are some of the notable attractions.
Continue your journey to Pattadakal, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where you'll discover a wealth of Hindu and Jain temples built in the 7th and 8th centuries CE. Key temples to explore include the Virupaksha Temple, Jain temple, Papanatha temple, Galaganath temple, and Sangameshwara temple. After this enriching experience, return to Badami to visit its cave temples, Badami Fort, and Agastya Lake. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at your hotel in Badami.
Day 5: Badami - Goa (250kms)
Savor a delectable breakfast at your hotel, and then begin your journey back to Goa, a distance of approximately 250 kilometers. Upon reaching Goa, you will be dropped off at your hotel or the Goa airport, concluding your memorable expedition.