31 days in Karnataka Itinerary

31 days in Karnataka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mangalore
— 3 nights
2
Udupi
— 3 nights
3
Gokarna
— 1 night
4
Chikmagalur
— 3 nights
5
Hassan
— 2 nights
6
Madikeri
— 3 nights
7
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 3 nights
8
Tumkur
— 2 nights
9
Bengaluru
— 4 nights
10
Hampi
— 3 nights
11
Badami
— 3 nights

3
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Mangalore

Mangalore ©
A gateway to the coastal region, Mangalore has long served as a stop-off point on maritime trade routes, and remains a major port city today.
Venture out of the city with trips to Moodabidri (in Karkala) and Narahari Parvata (in Bantwal). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Monte Mariano Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kudupu Sri Ananthapadmanabha Temple, and see the sky in a new way at Swami Vivekananda Planetarium.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mangalore trip planner.

Mumbai to Mangalore is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Udupi.

Things to do in Mangalore

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Moodabidri, Narahari Parvata
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 25:
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Kudroli Gokarnath Temple ©
Kudroli Gokarnath Temple
Monte Mariano Church ©
Monte Mariano Church
Kadri Manjunath Temple ©
Kadri Manjunath Temple

3
nights
Udupi

Udupi ©
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
When in Udupi, make a side trip to see Kethapayya Narayan Temple in Murdeshwar, approximately Murdeshwar away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Bahubali Monolith, get engrossed in the history at Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village, admire the landmark architecture of Venugopal Temple, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Krishna Temple.

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Traveling by car from Mangalore to Udupi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Udupi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Gokarna.

Things to do in Udupi

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Manipal, Bahubali Monolith, Kethapayya Narayan Temple, St. Mary's Island
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 28:
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Sri Krishna Temple ©
Sri Krishna Temple
Kethapayya Narayan Temple ©
Kethapayya Narayan Temple
Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village ©
Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village

1
night
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
On the 29th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kudle Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Om Beach, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Shiva Cave.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gokarna vacation builder app.

Getting from Udupi to Gokarna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 29:
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Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Shiva Cave ©
Shiva Cave

3
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Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur ©
Located at the foot of the highest mountain range in the state, the city of Chikamagalur features a number of natural and man-made attractions of rich variety.
When in Chikmagalur, make a side trip to see Chennakesava Temple in Belur, approximately Belur away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mullayanagiri, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sharada Temple, don't miss a visit to Shri Jagadguru Badari Shankaracharya Samsthanam, and steep yourself in history at Jamalabad Fort.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chikmagalur trip planner.

Drive from Gokarna to Chikmagalur in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hassan.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Chennakesava Temple
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:
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Chennakesava Temple ©
Chennakesava Temple
Mullayanagiri ©
Mullayanagiri
Jamalabad Fort ©
Jamalabad Fort

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Hassan

Hassan ©
Hassan is a city and the district headquarters of Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basadi Halli, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hoysaleswara Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kedareswara Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koravangala Temple, thenpause for some photo ops at Bhagawan Bahubali Statue (Gommateshwara), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shravanabelgola Jain Temple.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hassan trip itinerary app.

Drive from Chikmagalur to Hassan in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Madikeri.

Things to do in Hassan

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Halebid, Shravanabelgola Jain Temple
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:
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Hoysaleswara Temple ©
Hoysaleswara Temple
Bhagawan Bahubali Statue (Gommateshwara) ©
Bhagawan Bahubali Statue (Gommateshwara)
Basadi Halli ©
Basadi Halli

3
nights
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Explore Madikeri's surroundings by going to Sera Jey Monastic University (in Kushalnagar), Belur Golf Course (in Belur) and Somvarpet (Kumara Parvatha & Makkala Gudi Betta). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Abbi Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Dubare Elephant Camp, admire the natural beauty at Raja's Seat, and head outdoors with Mandalpatti.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Madikeri planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hassan to Madikeri takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Madikeri

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Somvarpet, Sera Jey Monastic University, Belur Golf Course, Dubare Elephant Camp
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 7:
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Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat
Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti

3
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Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
Mysuru (Mysore) is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Mysuru Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Nandi Temple, steep yourself in history at Somnathpura Temple, and ponder the design of Brindavan Garden.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) holiday maker app.

You can drive from Madikeri to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Mysuru (Mysore) are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tumkur.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:
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Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden
Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery

2
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Tumkur

Tumkur ©
Tumakuru is the district headquarters of Tumakuru district, and is known as City of Education and City of Coconuts. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Kamakshi Sharadamba Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yediyur Siddhalingeshwara Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chennakeshava Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Siddaganga Math. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narasimha Swamy Temple, thentake in the awesome beauty at Devarayana Durga, and then take in the awesome beauty at Shivagange.

Before you visit Tumkur, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Tumkur takes 3.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Tumkur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Tumkur

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Shivagange
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:
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Sri Chennakeshava Temple ©
Sri Chennakeshava Temple
Sree Siddaganga Math ©
Sree Siddaganga Math
Shri Kamakshi Sharadamba Temple ©
Shri Kamakshi Sharadamba Temple

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Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Bengaluru is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, walk around Cubbon Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Tumkur to Bengaluru in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Bengaluru can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 16:
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

3
nights
Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
Hampi is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Group of Monuments at Hampi, admire the striking features of Elephant Stables, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monkey Temple, and don't miss a visit to Dasara Dibba.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hampi attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Bengaluru to Hampi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bengaluru in December since evenings lows in Hampi dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Badami.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Royal Enclosure
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 19:
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Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi
Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables

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Badami

Badami ©
Famous for its cave temples, Badami served as the capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 CE--and this rich history has left plenty of things to do for visitors today.
Change things up with these side-trips from Badami: Pattadakal (Mallikarjuna Temple, Sangameshvara Temple, &more). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Badami Cave Temples, steep yourself in history at Group of Monuments in Pattadakal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sangameshwara Temple, and delve into the distant past at Badami Fort.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Badami online trip builder.

You can drive from Hampi to Badami in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Badami

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Pattadakal, Aihole
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Badami Cave Temples ©
Badami Cave Temples
Group of Monuments in Pattadakal ©
Group of Monuments in Pattadakal
Aihole ©
Aihole

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