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Best Sightseeing Tours In Mysore

 
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  • 01Mysore Royal Walk

    Mysore Royal Walk
    • h2 Hours
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      kreedaakaushalya

    Get acquainted with the flavour and colour of majestic Mysore. Discover what gives the heritage township its distinct character.

    The guided walk of 2 hours can be undertaken any time of the day. Meet at Town Hall that was built in 1884 in memory of the first Dewan of Mysore. Amble through historic avenues and visit monuments. Visit the Fort, Mysore Park and also the iconic Mysore Palace that was the official residence and seat of the Wodeyars. Discover the colonial connections and hear captivating stories about the place. 

    Duration: Around 2 hours 

  • 02Best of Mysore Walk

    Best of Mysore Walk
    • h3 Hours
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      Code: 5101057
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    About the Activity:

    Mysore, the city of palaces, also known as the retiree’s paradise is one of the opulent cities in India. Favourable climatic conditions, rich cultural heritage and several historical landmarks make this place an ideal ground for walking tours.

    Starting from the popular Town Hall in Mysore, this 3 hours guided walking tour begins at around 9:30 am. Enjoy the experience of visiting the ins and outs of this royal city. With Mysore Palace, also known as Amba Palace as the main attraction, this walking trail also takes you to the Jayalkshmi Vilas Mansion, Lalitha Mahal Palace and the local markets.

    While visiting the local markets, witness the rich art and crafts of Mysore. Known for the best quality sandalwood, they also offer various sandalwood items and products. With the completion of the market visit, this walking trail will come to an end. 


  • 03Mysore Market Walk

    Mysore Market Walk
    • h2 Hours
    • lMysore
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    About the Activity:

    At Mysore market get a sneak peek of a Mysorean’s daily life. Regular shoppers bargaining with local traders, aromas of organic produce, heaps of fresh vegetables and fruits, grocery items, food stalls all embroiled in a singular space makes a captivating scene. The tour stretched over two hours is a good sample of a traditional Indian market. 

    Around 10am, you’ll begin your guided walk from Town Hall. Take one of the two main entrances to the market to step into a wonderland, which has been around for over 125 years. An infectious energy engulfs you as you walk in. Each area of the campus is earmarked for vegetables, fruits and other delights. Find a generous mix of incense stalls, shops selling household items, and even some handicraft and souvenir stalls. At the end of this casual walk, Mysore would no longer be a stranger!

     

  • 04Mysore Night Walk

    Mysore Night Walk
    • h2 Hours
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    A ‘lighter’ part of Mysore is what this enduring walk promises to deliver. Every step of the way you’ll encounter lesser known facets of Mysore’s heritage sites, landmark structures, markets, temples, sprawling gardens and lakes – all in the beauty of the night. The walk takes two hours to capture some amazing sights essentially revolving around the Mysore Palace. 

    Around 7pm, just after sunset begin your guided walk from Town Hall. Brace yourself on the sight of illuminated royal palace located in the city’s heart. All ways lead to and from here.  Against the night’s dark background, the lit city blossoms into a new life portraying a unique scene full of splendour. Enjoy shopping for different items such as flowers, fruits, vegetables and household items. Savour the zesty street food. Your walk ends around 9pm, after two hours of wholesome experience of the palace city.

    Duration: Around 2 hours 

  • 05Mysore Artisan Walk

    Mysore Artisan Walk
    • h2 Hours
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    This walk of around 2 hours is an excellent way to familiarize yourself with Mysore’s epic holds over artistry.  The city is amongst the greatest contributors of sandalwood production in India and its artisans are known world over to carve masterpieces that flaunt their skills. Witness this 600-year-old place’s glorious legacy of art, architecture, heritage and royalty. 

    Around 10am, your guided walk begins from Mysore’s Town Hall. You’ll visit Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts (CAVA), which offers several art-based courses. The experience throws open an opportunity to meet several artists engaged in age-old art-making, handicrafts production that has been handed down for many generations. You have the chance to converse with the artists while in action, gaining insights into various art forms. By noon, your walk is complete. Head back with knowledge on finer nuances on Mysore’s famous art forms. 

    Duration: Around 2 hours 

  • 06Jeep Tour of Tippu's Trail, Mysore

    Jeep Tour of Tippu's Trail, Mysore
    • h4 Hours
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    • Smartway travels
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      Smartway travels

    The best way to experience the glorious heritage of the kingdom of Tipu Sultan is to take a tour of the island of Srirangapatnam in an open jeep. The 4 hour guided trip through the fort city of the 'Tiger of Mysore' will provide you a glimpse of how the Anglo-Mysorean wars were plotted and fought. You will also get a sneak peek at the colonial connections of the city and its linkages with the American and French revolutions. The experience can be undertaken anytime during the day.

    Visit places that narrate a story. Colonel Bailey Dungeon is where Colonel Bailey passed away in the 18thcentury. It is said that at the time of siege of Srirangapatna, one cannon rolled back, cut the ceiling and fell into the dungeon. It still lies there today. Tour the Fort where Tippu launched his attack against the British. Inside this fort is a mosque and the Ranganathaswamy Temple. On the outside, you have the tomb of Tippu, the Gumbaz. Also visit the Obelisk, where Tipu Sultan died, while trying to prevent a British soldier from pulling out his legendary sword from its scabbard. 

     

    Duration: 4 hours

  • 07Malgudi Days Jeep Tour, Mysore

    Malgudi Days Jeep Tour, Mysore
    • h3 Hours
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    • Smartway travels
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      Smartway travels

    Relive the delightful fictional era of the Malgudi Days as you step into this quaint part of Mysore.

    Meet at Town Hall around 4pm proceed in a jeep to catch a glimpse of RK Narayan’s University and his paternal home. The guided tour will take around 3 hours. Rejoice in various places in and around the city which served as inspirations for his famous book The Malgudi Days. You will be shown as to how Mysore served as a base point for his book. After which you will be dropped back to the Mysore Town Hall.

    Duration: 3 hours 

  • 08City of Palaces Tour, Mysore

    City of Palaces Tour, Mysore
    • h4 Hours
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      Code: 5101057
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    About the Activity:

    Amble through the royal lanes of Mysore and experience the grandeurs of a bygone era. This 4 hour hop-on and hop-off walking tour starts near the Town Hall at around 09:30 am.

    From the Mysore Town Hall, visit the Amba Vilas Palace, also known as the Mysore Palace. Built in 14th century, it is the official residence of the Wodeyar dynasty and is also one of the major tourist spots in Mysore. Following this, make it to the Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion. Built in 1905 by Chamaraja Wodeyar, the then Maharaja of Mysore, this historical building now houses the post-graduate departments of Mysore University.

    Visit the Lalitha Mahal Palace that was built by Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV during 1921 for the royal stays of the Viceroy of India. The palace has now been converted into a five star property under the flagship of Ashok Group of Hotels. With this, the walking trail will come to an end.

  • 09Colonial Walking Tour, Mysore

    Colonial Walking Tour, Mysore
    • h4 Hours
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    Revisit the glory of Mysore, the city of palaces, and explore its golden history. This 4 hour tour takes you through cultural and architectural wonders of this royal land and gets you acquainted with its splendours.

    Assembling near the Town Hall at around 9:30 am, this walking tour heads toward the Mysore Palace. A testimony of city’s timeless era, it is also known as the Amba Vilas Palace and is the official residence of the Wodeyar dynasty. Following this, visit the Jayalakhsmi Vilas Mansion. Standing tall on a hilltop, this grand building now houses a museum with ageless collection of artefacts and other royal belongings.

    The Lalitha Mahal, once the royal residence of the Viceroy of India, will be the next on the itinerary. Painted in elegant white colour, this palace has now been converted into a heritage hotel under the flagship of Ashok Group of Hotels. Post this, visit the Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts (CAVA). One of the prominent institute for learning drawing, photography and photo-journalism, graphics and several other courses, it was started by Maharaja Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV in 1906. With this, the walking tour will come to an end.

    Duration: 4 hours

  • 10Dasara Walking Tour, Mysore

    Dasara Walking Tour, Mysore
    • h4 Hours
    • lMysore
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    • Gomowgli.com
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      Gomowgli.com

    Take an enchanting walking tour in Mysore during Dasara when the city comes alive with pomp and revelry. Starting anytime during the day before 2pm and lasting for 4 hours, it usually takes place during the months of September or October 

    You may find your guide for the walk dressed in traditional attire. It is believed that in the earlier days, the king invited eminent people from his kingdom to his Durbar. Your guide will take you through the galleries and alleys of the royal courts and Durbar and showcase the different aspects of city.

    Also get to learn more about this 600 year old tradition and its significance in the cultural history of the state. Enjoy the procession route and delight in the views of the colourfully decked elephants. 

    Duration: 4 hours 

     

  • 11Mysore Old City Walking Tour

    Mysore Old City Walking Tour
    • h2 Hours
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      royalmysorewalks

    Mysore has a glorious history which is reflected in the architectural wonders that dot the city’s landscape. The old world glory of the city can be experienced through a walking tour in Mysore’s historically important parts such as Agrahara. It is the oldest part of the city and still bears the marks of the time that has gone by.

     

  • 12Mysore City Horse Trip, Mysore

    Mysore City Horse Trip, Mysore
    • h4 Hours
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    Explore the City of Palaces with a ride on the horseback. In 4 hours, the horse ride tour takes you through some of the major landmarks of the place and promises an experience as unique as the city itself.

    Meet at the horse stables near the foothills of Chamundi Hills at around 9am. After a bit of training and practice of horse riding, given by experts, the tour starts with a visit to the Town Hall. Built with hints of Roman architecture, this elegant building today hosts several cultural and political events. The Town Hall is followed by the Mysore Palace, the home of the former royal family of Mysore. It is one of the largest and most exquisite ones in the country. The Jaya Mahal Palace is the next place on the list. As you pass through these places you get a fair glimpse of the richness of the cultural and architectural heritage of the city.

    Once done with the palaces, the final stop in the horse ride tour is the Zoo Garden. Among the oldest and the best in the country, it is set against the magnificent backdrop of the Chamundi Hills and is home to a wide variety of animals such as tigers, giraffes, gorillas, jaguars,zebras, lions, chimpanzees, leopards, cheetahs, African elephants and white rhinoceroses. The tour then heads back to the stables for the conclusion.

    Duration: 4 hours

  • 13Horse Trip Through Rural Mysore

    Horse Trip Through Rural Mysore
    • h5 Hours
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    Enjoy a horseback trip through the myriad sightseeing locales in the City of Palaces. Covering a to and fro distance of around 15 kilometres, this five hour activity begins at a horse stable at the Chamundi foothills.

    On arrival at around 9am, get refreshed with a welcome drink.  Before you set off, get acquainted with horse riding with the help of experts. Your first destination is the Lalith Mahal Palace – a white marvel and the largest in Mysore, it radiates with elegance and artistry.  As you survey the palace on the horseback, reel in the landscaped gardens that surround this region. A two-storied structure, the palace has design influences from English manor homes and cathedrals. Now a five star hotel, the culmination of architectural styles makes the Lalith Mahal Palace unique.

    Pass through lush paddy fields visit to the Varuna Canal Backwaters. For about fifteen kilometres, on a horseback, you view beautiful sights of the city leading up to backwater region. Located in Nāganahalli, this canal is of seven kilometres length. After which, you head back to the stables.

    Duration: Around 5 hours 

  • 14Dubare and Bylakuppe Tour

    Dubare and Bylakuppe Tour
    • d1 Day
    • lMysore
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    • Sunil Abhilash R
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      Sunil Abhilash R

    About the Destination:

    The celestial like destination of Coorg has since long allured travellers for its misty hills, green delights, rich coffee plantations, waterfalls and pleasant weather throughout the year. Several throng here to get a piece of the beauty. The stunning backdrop also provides some great adventure activities such as white water river rafting in Dubare, trekking, camping and more.

    This tour takes you to two great spots offering unique experiences. A trove for animal lovers, the Dubare Elephant Camp rests on river Kaveri. This is where elephants were trained for the Mysore Dussehra. Currently, the delightful animals are looked after here.  

    The one day experience takes you to another fetching place, Bylakuppe.  A known Tibetan settlement, step in here and you are transported to another world.  You will come across Namdroling Monastery, also referred to as the Golden Temple. Displaying stunning carvings in Bylakuppe Tibetan Monastery, this revered place is an important teaching centre of a lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.


  • 15Mysore and Srirangapatna Tour

    Mysore and Srirangapatna Tour
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • lMysore
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    • Sunil Abhilash R
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      Sunil Abhilash R

    About the Destination:

    Boasting of 600 years of legacy, the old world charmed city of Mysore in Karnataka makes for an engaging place of visit. This is where you can gape at architectural wonders, soak in the rich arts, interact with artisans who have carried tradition since generations and revel in the pleasant green settings. The destination rests on the foothills of Chamundi Hills that further lends in a refreshing air.

    This tour will also be taking you to Srirangapatna which is near Mysore. This destination holds religious, cultural and historic prominence. Ringed by river Kaveri, it lies in the Mandya district.

    Meal Types: Veg meals, barbeque

    Activities: Sightseeing, Cheese Tasting Session

    Duration: 1N/2D

  • 16Shravanabelagola and Melukote Tour

    Shravanabelagola and Melukote Tour
    • d1 Day
    • lMysore
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    • Sunil Abhilash R
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      Sunil Abhilash R

    About the Destination:

    From Shravanabelagola and Melukote Tour, relive the rich history that India holds. With this tour, you flit off to Shravanabelagola. Positioned close to Hassan district, it is a pilgrim destination. The Gommateshvara Bahubali statue here is an architectural marvel and beckons worshippers all across.  Built out of a single rock, the revered sculpture is first of India's 7 ancient wonders.

    The tour also takes you to Melukote. Located in the Mandya district of Karnataka, it is a sacred destination. The town was formed on craggy hills that oversee the Cauvery Valley. This is the very place where the illustrious Srivaishnava saint Ramanuja stayed for several years during the 12th Century.

    Meal Types: Traditional Iyengar lunch: puliogare (tamrind rice), sihi - pongal (jaggery rice) and curd rice

    Activities: Sightseeing

    Duration: 1 Day

  • 17Somnathpura and Talkad Tour

    Somnathpura and Talkad Tour
    • d1 Day
    • lMysore
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    • Sunil Abhilash R
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      Sunil Abhilash R

    About the Destination:

    With Somnathpura and Talkad Tour, you will get whisked away to some splendid destinations filled with history, beauty, legend, wildlife and intrigue. First off, head to Somanathapura. The town is popular for Chennakesava Temple that rests on the banks of River Kaveri. This place of worship is around 700 years old and displays magnificent Hoysala architecture.  You will also get to witness wildlife at the flora and fauna rich B.R Hills. When here, interact with Soliga Tribe of the region.

    Other delights include enjoying picnic lunch by the gushing and milky Shivanasamudra Falls and sauntering off to Talakad. Once upon a time, there were more than 30 temples in this desert like town, many of which are immersed in sand at the moment. The true origin of the place is still unknown.

    Activities: Sightseeing

    Duration of the Activities:  8:00 AM to 5:30 PM

  • 18Cycling Tour in Mysore and Srirangapatnam

    Cycling Tour in Mysore and Srirangapatnam
    • h3 Hours
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      Code: 4250374
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    About the Destination:

    Mysore, a quintessential destination that brings out the essence of royalty, the bond between diverse range of traditions and culture, is a must visit destination in Karnataka! Offering lively glimpses of a bygone royal era, this rustic city is also known as the ‘cultural capita of South Karnataka’ and has a lot to explore and discover.

    Located around 15km from Mysore, Srirangapatnam was once a part of the kingdom and is also jotted with several historical landmarks and places of interest. Among all these, the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Tipu Sultan Gumbaz, Srirangapatna Fort and several others serve as the most popular ones. Recently, tourists have visited the place to participate in theSrirangapatnam cycling tour

    Both these places today, stand as a testimony to the golden era of the profound Wodeyar dynasty and the valorous tales of Tip Sultan!

    About the Activity:

    This exciting Mysore cycling tour will take off from the scenic locales of Mysore! After all the participants gather around the Mysore Bed or the base of this tour at around 07:00 in the morning, they will be offered with their bicycles; breakfast will be served in between. Here onwards, an experienced guide will lead the group and lead them all through Srirangapatnam; several breaks with refreshments during this pedalling tour will keep the fun and energy of the group members alive!

    Arriving in Srirangapatnam, visit the ancient and historical fort that is located on an island and is guarded by double layers of wall. Measuring around 1kmx4km, this scenic island is a lively spot surrounded by the gurgling Cauvery River and takes around 3-4 hours to reach form Mysore. The Srirangapatnam cycling tour is an ideal way for you to spend your time in the tranquil countryside of Karnataka.

    While around the fort, you can get an insight about both of its religious and military significance. Also, as the terrains till Srirangapatnam are almost flat all through, you can expect a scenic ride without so many hassles and obstacles! With the completion of this exciting cycling tour of the island, you will be guided back to Mysore.


    Duration: 3 Hours

    Timings: 07:00AM (Starting Time)


    Total Cycling Distance: 12-15km (approx.)

    Difficulty Level: Easy

  • 19Rent a Local Expert in Mysore

    Rent a Local Expert in Mysore
    • h7 Hours
    • lMysore
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    • Venu Gopal
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      Venu Gopal

    About the Activity

    • Mysore is a city in Karnataka steeped in history due to its association with royalty and culture.
    • Rent a local expert in Mysore and go sightseeing around this beautiful city.
    • Visit Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills, Mysore Zoo, Karanji Hills and a lot of various places in the city.
    • The local expert will explain the relevance and history behind each of the places to make your tour all the more meaningful.
    • The local expert can be rented for 7 hours. On booking, the local expert will instruct you about the meeting point in Mysore.
  • 20Rent a Local Expert For Sightseeing in Mysore

    Rent a Local Expert For Sightseeing in Mysore

    About the Activity

    • Mysore, the kingdom city, is a city in Karnataka steeped in history due to its association with royalty and culture.
    • Rent a local expert in Mysore for 8 hours and go on a tour exploring in and around city.
    • Visit Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills, Mysore Zoo, Karanji Hills, Krishna Raja Sagara dam and a lot of various places in the city.
    • The local expert will explain the relevance and history behind each of the places to make your tour all the more insightful.
    • The local expert can be rented for 8 hours. On booking, the local expert will instruct you about the meeting point in Mysore.
  • 21Local Expert For Rent in Mysore

    Local Expert For Rent in Mysore
    • h8 Hours
    • lMysore
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    • Ramesh kumar
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      Ramesh kumar

    About the Activity

    • Rent a local expert in Mysore for 8 hours and go on a tour exploring in and around the kingdom city.
    • Visit Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills, Mysore Zoo, Karanji Hills, Krishna Raja Sagara dam and a lot of various places in the city.
    • The local expert will explain the relevance and history behind each of the places to make your tour all the more insightful.
    • Sightseeing Mysore will give you a good understanding of the cultural and social importance of the Mysore kingdom in Karnataka history.
    • The local expert can be rented for 8 hours. On booking, the local expert will instruct you about the meeting point in Mysore.
  • 22Rent a Local Expert in Mysore

    Rent a Local Expert in Mysore
    • h8 Hours
    • lMysore
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    • suresh joseph
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      suresh joseph

    About the Activity

    • Rent a local expert in Mysore for 8 hours and go on a tour exploring in and around the kingdom city.
    • Visit Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills, Mysore Zoo, Karanji Hills, Krishna Raja Sagara dam and a lot of various places in the city.
    • The local expert will explain the relevance and history behind each of the places to make your tour all the more insightful.
    • Sightseeing Mysore will give you a good understanding of the cultural and social importance of the Mysore kingdom in Karnataka history.
    • The local expert can be rented for 8 hours. On booking, the local expert will instruct you about the meeting point in Mysore.