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Best Things To Do in Mysore

Mysore, also known as Mysuru, is a city in Karnataka situated in South India. Mysore is considered the cultural capital of the state and is also the cleanest city in India. The Best Things To Do in Mysore is exploring the city’s royal heritage and magnificent monuments and buildings. This World Heritage–listed palace is a popular tourist destination that also acts as a getaway to other popular tourist destinations like Ooty and Coorg. The city is located at the base of Chamundi Hills that houses a temple atop. Chamundi Hills is one top sightseeing place of Mysore which is also known as the “Palace City of India”. The kingdom of Mysore was under the rule of the Wodeyar Dynasty back in the days. Today wherever you go in the city, every prominent piece of architectural splendour will reflect a lot about the art and culture of the city. Mysore is also known worldwide for several acclaimed schools that offers to teach to its visitors, the age old art of Ashtanga Yoga,

 There are a plethora of things one can do while staying in Mysore. Visiting the centuries-old Devaraja Market will be a delightful experience for many. The market is filled with spices, silk and the famous Mysuru sandalwood. Explore the Great Mysore Palace to catch a glimpse of its century old art and culture displayed much through its architecture and preserved artefacts. Among the Best Things To Do in Mysore, visiting the Brindavan Gardens is much revered. This Garden and Musical Fountain is located at the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam. This garden is full of fountains located at one side of the dam and provides for a rewarding experience. There are many palaces in Mysore all of which are worth visiting, such as the Jaganmohan Palace, Lalitha Mahal Palace and Jaya Lakshmi Palace.

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    Adventure Activities In Coorg
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    Coorg
    h4 Hours

    About the Destination:Coorg or Kodagu, as it is locally known is one the best hill stations in the western region of Karnataka. Blessed with amazing natural scenery and wonders, adventure activities in Coorg are a boon to enjoy!  It is indeed a perfect destination for all those who want to just let go in the beautiful envelop of greens. However, even apart from the stunning landscapes, Coorg is famous for the legendary hospitality and friendliness of the Kodava people, who are the original natives of this land. Decorated with unending hills, mountains, lakes and streams, it is indeed a destination whose heavenly abodes have to be seen to be believed! About the Activity: Feel like a child once again as you treat yourself to the excitement of adventure activities in Coorg! Set in the Western Ghats, the thickly wooded slopes and rising hills and dales offer much scope for adventure in Coorg. Nestled amongst the plush environs, the campsite is surely a blessing to get away for a spurt of adrenaline. Arrive at the campsite where you can thrill yourself with an adventurous Zip Line roping, where you will be tied to a harness to zoom from the scenic mountain fronts over river valleys and thick forests. You can also test your mettle of hitting the bull’s eye with archery, air rifle shooting and target shooting. Let the exciting adventures thrill you to a level of unparalleled exhilaration, which is hard to achieve from anything else. Challenge yourself with an adventurous day in Coorg and carry back memories of your time being fruitfully and happily spent! NOTE: The above activities can be availed at any time as per the convenience of the participants

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    Night Stay in Kabini River Lodge
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    Mysore
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:Visit this beautiful Kabini River Lodge, located 90 kms from Mysore and is housed amidst the mesmerizing scenery, away from the hustle and bustle of city life built in contemporary architectural style with all the creature comforts to give you real nature experience.Reach the resort and check in at around 12:30 PM and start your day of relaxation. In the afternoon at around 01:30 PM have a sumptuous lunch.At around 03:30 PM, enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and head for a wildlife Safari in vehicle and take a boat ride to Nagarhole National Park with a guide showing and sharing their experiences and information about the jungle and all the animals that live thereReturn from the safari at around 06:30 PM and enjoy refreshments followed by the wildlife movie screening at around 07:45 PM in the Viceroy's building.At around 08:30 PM, sit comfortably around the campfire and have your delicious dinner.Next day, wake up early morning around 05:45 AM and enjoy a cup of hot coffee.After that cruise through the serene backwaters of the River Kabini on a motor boat viewing sleepy crocodiles and chirpy birds, intent on their morning catch. View a variety of wildlife especially elephants coming to the river for bath or a drink.Head back to the lodge, freshen up and enjoy a delicious breakfast at around 10:00 AM.Conclude your unforgettable trip to Kabini at around 11:00 AM.The river lodge consists of 4 Maharaja cottages, 10 cottages, 14 rooms and 6 tents with modern bath facilities and the lodge can accommodate around 68 guests at a time.

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    Mysore Artisan Walk
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    Mysore
    h2 Hours

    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 

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    About the Activity:Located merely 60 km from the heart of Bangalore, Savandurga takes the pride of being the largest monolith hill in Asia.Start your trip from the mentioned pick up points, Marathahalli 09:30 PM, Silk Board 10:00 PM, BTM dupi Garden Bus Stop 10:10 PM, Banashankari 10:30 PM or RR Nagar at 11:15 PM.Reach Savandurga base at 01:00 AM and start your trekking experience on the rocky formations of the vicinity which makes it an ideal spot for hiking.This is a great opportunity for naturalist and wildlife lovers as this trek provides you with frequent spotting of rare and beautiful wildlife species.Take a short break at around 03:30 AM where you can relax near a campfire then descend to wards the Manchinbele campsite at at 06:15 AM.You'll reach the campsite at around 08:30 AM, enjoy the delicious breakfast and get ready to indulge in kayaking and swimming like never before.Depart from the campsite around 10:30 AM and reach Namma Bengaluru at 12:00 PM.  

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    Chamarajanagar
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:Visit this beautiful wilderness camps of Kyathadevara Gudi, located amidst the mesmerising scenery, away from the hustle and bustle of city life.Reach the resort and check in at around 12:30 PM and start your day of relaxation. In the afternoon at around 01:30 PM have a sumptuous lunch.At around 03:30, sip a cup of tea or coffee and get ready for a jungle adventure in a jeep as you encounter gaur families, herds of elephants, bears, or a leopard perched on a tree.Witness the amazing wildlife show and learn about the laws of the jungle through others’ experiences at around 06:45 PM.In the evening at around 08:30 PM sit comfortably around the campfire and enjoy a delicious dinner.Next day, wake up early morning at around 06:00 AM and enjoy a cup of hot coffee. Again embark on the jungle safari at around 06:15 till 08:30 AM.Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast after your jeep safari and conclude your unforgettable trip to the nature camp at around 11:00 AM.The camp can accommodate thirty to forty guests at a time and it comprises 8 tented cottages, 3 log huts and 2 well-furnished family rooms at the Maharaja’s Hunting Lodge.

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    Hassan
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Activity:Sakleshpur is a hill station town and headquarters of Sakleshpur Taluk in Hassan district in the South Indian state of Karnataka. The town lies in the Malnad region on the magnificent hills of the biodiversity hotspot, the Western Ghats. It has an average elevation of 949 metres (3113 feet). Hemavathi river flows in Sakleshpur town. The southern range, which includes Bisle reserve forest and the region around Sakleshpur is listed as one of the 18 most diverse spots in the world in terms of flora and fauna.

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    Shimoga
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:Located near Jog Falls, Sharavathi Adventure Camp is a beautiful get away to explore in the Sayhadri range.The area is filled with beautiful valleys, rivers and lush green grasslands and forests, all in a beautiful symphony.The Sharavathi Adventure Camp is an ideal location to experience the quintessential magic of the monsoons.During your stay here you can indulge in various activities like trekking, kayaking, coracle riding and boating.For the nature and wildlife enthusiast, this is an ideal location for nature walks and bird watching.You can also go visit the densely wooded deciduous forest of the Sharavathi Valley Wildlife Sanctuary. The check in time is 12:30 PM and check out time is at 11:00 AM.The Sharavathi Adventure camp has 20 spacious and comfortable cottages. The cottages have tiled roofs and two-walled design. All the cottages overlook the Talakalale Reservior and offer beautiful vistas of the islands sprinkled in the reservoir.

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    Chikmagalur
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:Jeeps tread through the craggy terrains to reach the base camp, with the thrilling ride going through coffee estates and scenic waterfalls.Trekking 11 kilometers through the rainforests unravels nature's splendour, as multiple streams, views of towering peaks, and a 30-foot waterfall astound you before the Kudremukh peak is reached.More rugged Jeep rides are in store, with a walk till the Somavati stream leading to the serene confluence point of the Bhadra and Tungabhadra rivers.A visit to the coffee farms is another way to experience the transcendental beauty of the vicinity.And if luck is on your side, you might even be able to spot some of the wildlife species!

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    Mysore
    h3 Hours

    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

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    Bangalore
    h5 Hours

    About the Activity:Experience the magnificence of Bangalore in a 5 hour cycling tour, this guided trip allows you to witness the art and culture of North Bangalore.Meet your trip guide at Sadashivanagar entrance around 07:00 AM and get geared up to experience cycling like never before. Pedal your way past remarkable architecture and top attractions like excavated temple, old heritage home and the famous Dhobi ghat.Try learning block printing at an artisans space that is set in a unique lakeside heritage estate and nature sanctuary.Then take a visit to a recently excavated  archaeological site to explore the influences of many dynasties that has formed Bengaluru.During the tour enjoy the delicious  breakfast at a famous food joint which is part of the trail.The trip ends at the Sadashivanagar entrance at around 12:00 noon.

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    Mysore
    h2 Hours

    About the Activity:Entice your taste buds with Mysore’s cuisine consisting of innumerable snacks, breakfast delicacies, wide variety of sweet dishes, the popular Ragi Mudde (a dynamite of nutrition) and main course. After this culinary trail, you’ll know that there’s more to Mysore’s food bonanza than just idlis and dosas. Your guided food tour starts around 10am from Town Hall. Over two hours, traverse through some of the most popular eateries and food joints in Mysore. At every stop be pleasantly surprised to discover tastes that cannot be recreated elsewhere. Simple, filling meals, unbelievably delicious, and choicest of varieties are available for both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food lovers. Gorge on signature dishes such as Mysorepak, Shavige Payasam, Chiroti, tangy vegetable curries, kosambri, alongside flat idlis and dosa variety. End the tour after your sumptuous gastronomic fill. 

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    Mysore
    d1 Day

    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.

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  • d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the activity / tour with details: Kabini – the land of the leopard is a true nature’s delight that provides you with virgin views of nature. Nagarhole National Park located in this beautiful slice of paradise is well acclaimed for world’s highest density of tigers. Enthral in this delightful experience of living in a nature’s abode. Rivet in this unparalleled experience of witnessing exotic wildlife species from close – enjoy the magnificent views of elegant Asiatic Leopard relaxing in the jungles. While here, you can also enthral in a Kabini boat ride – indulge in this rare experience of witnessing gigantic crocodiles swimming their way in the calm waters. Click some amazing pictures as this is one experience that you do not come across that easily otherwise! Stay at Kabini River Lodge, Kharapur also provides you with a golden opportunity of watching hunting exhibitions by the Ospreys and Shaheen Falcons in the neighbourhood. Delight in this stunning experience of living in the wild while enjoying the natural beauty that accompanies your stay here. Among terrific prey birds, you are likely to get a close glimpse of Eagles, Hawks, Buzzards, Harriers, Falcons and King Vulture besides other migratory water birds. Rivet in this amazing unparalleled experience of staying at Kabini River Lodge with friends and family while here. Meal Types: Lunch from Day 01 to Breakfast on Day 03 Accommodation Types: Twin sharing basis in rooms at Kabini River Lodge, Kharapur Activities: 4 safari’s in total (Jeep/Boat) into Rajiv Gandhi National Park, Nature trail Difficulty Level: Easy

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    Coorg
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Destination: Be it for a fun-filled, enthralling or adventurous tour, Coorg always serves the purpose! Nestled amidst the fascinating Western Ghats in Karnataka, this hilly district boasts of its scenic beauty, pristine ambience and warm locals. The rolling hills, pictorial meadows and the evergreen outlook of Coorg entices a large number of tourists who want to experience adventure in Coorg. With astounding slopes, challenging terrains, adrenaline pumping activities and lot more, this hill paradise in South India truly makes for an ideal adventure quest! Come, visit the Coorg Country and find yourselves innumerable reasons to cherish for the rest of your lives! About the Activity: On this adventure getaway, you will not only get introduced to the untouched beauty of Coorg, but will also get an amazing opportunity to rediscover yourself with a list of enthralling activities! Over the two days of this stay, you will get to enjoy and participate activities like obstacle courses, trekking and several outdoor sports all of which will enable you to experience adventure in Coorg like never before. The above mentioned activities will redefine your inner-self, and offer you room for endless fun and excitement! As you experience adventure in Coorg you can also chill out with lively bonfire sessions during the evening that will keep you enchanted throughout your adventure stay in Coorg.

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    Masinagudi
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    About the Activity:A rugged stretch of land, Masinagudi is tucked away between the Tiger Reserves of Bandipur and the exotic hill ranges of Mudumalai. With the captivating Nilgiris towering this blissful countryside, it serves as an ideal getaway from all the humdrums of city life. Offering several adventure and leisure options to the visitors, the lush green, fascinating and rugged trails of Masinagudi are also known for their wilderness! While its location makes it an ideal hotspot for wildlife spotting, its scenic beauty makes it for a serene and blissful holiday destination. Mark this nature escapade in your travel calendar, and you will never find any dull moment during your days in Masinagudi!  Camping in Masinagudi is a one of a kind experience that you need to try with your friends and family! Adding more to your quintessential experience, the deep and dense thickets around will keep you engulfed along with the thrills and excitement of a quaint stay in Masinagudi. In case, you are carving for more, trekking through the rugged and challenging terrains will fulfil all your desires! In addition to all these, there are a range of other activities that will make you desire for more and will sure persuade you visit this magical land again and again!

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Mysore

  • What are the best things to do in Mysore?

    Mysore is known as the cleanest city in India and is a great city worth exploring for its spectacular history and rich heritage. The best things to do in Mysore are to explore its splendid palaces, art and culture. Explore the Great Mysore Palace and transcend to the era of the Maharajas. This palace speaks of the city’s past heritage and grandeur. There are many other palaces in the city worth exploring, some being Jaganmohan Palace, Lalitha Mahal Palace and Jaya Lakshmi Palace. Tourists can try to learn the age old art form of Ashtanga yoga offered by many schools in Mysore. Leaving Mysore would be wrong if one does not try out the delicious ‘Mysore Pak’, a revered South Indian sweet, which has its origin here.

  • What are the best adventure activities to do in Mysore?

    Mysore is the second biggest city in Karnataka located not very far from the capital of Bangalore. Mysore is a heritage city surrounded by small hamlets and undulating hills. Adventure activities in Mysore are very limited but the place do offer scenic nature trails; one can hike up to Chamundi Hills which has a temple at the top where the summit offers exceptional views of the Mysore city. The Nagarhole National Park located within a huge forest range is situated south of Coorg is a great place for jeep safari escapades. Tourists would love the cycling and walking tours conducted at the city every Sunday by various cyclist clubs.

  • Which are the best destinations for a wildlife safari in Mysore?

    Mysore is surrounded by exceptional natural landscapes and is dotted with unending stretches of protected forest reserves making Mysore one of the most sought after destinations from where one can embark upon a wildlife safari adventure. Bandipur is one of the best wildlife reserves for elephants, tiger and other wild animals near Mysore and a wildlife safari here is a must. At the Nagarhole National Park treat yourself to breath taking sights of nature while on a jeep safari in one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in South India.  

  • Which are some famous campsites near Mysore?

    Camping can be an incredible experience for all nature lovers. Camping out in the wild and sleeping under the carpet of a billion stars provides one with the much needed solace from the hustle and bustle of the city. Wild Acres Genuine Camping located at a farm near Mysore, provides amazing camping spots from where campers can spot various species of birds, deers and peacocks. Venture out towards BR Hills to camp out amidst nature. This experiential wildlife camp is situated amidst the thick forests of the Biligiri Rangaswamy Sanctuary in Karnataka.

  • Which are the most adventurous places for trekking near Mysore?

    Mysore is located amidst scenic locales characterised by wide open spaces, dense forests, beautiful mountains, lakes, streams, wonderful weather etc. All these make Mysore one of the most favourable places to embark on adventurous treks. Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta, located at a height of 1450  m is the highest peak in Bandipur National Park and the trekking trail provides exceptional views of the heavily wooded forest. Tadiandamol trek is one of the most beautiful and less known treks around Mysore located at an elevation of 5740 ft. Other adventurous treks are trek to Chamundi Hills and BR Hills.

  • Where can I enjoy cycling in Mysore? Which are some famous routes?

    Cycling is a great activity that is fuss free and extremely enjoyable. From the vantage point of the saddle the heritage town of Mysore looks mystical with its clean lanes and bylanes that reminisce you of the city’s past glory. Start riding from Cyclopedia via Ring road towards Gundlupet Road for an uninterrupted stretch of power riding. The routes from Mysore to K R Nagar to Melkote is a beautiful stretch for extensive cycling as this stretch is of 200km. Other popular cycling routes in Mysore are Karighatta and Sri Suttur Mutt,

  • Which are some heritages sites to visit in Mysore?

    Mysore, like every other city in India, offers an array of exploratory opportunities to all the tourists visiting the city. Mysore is widely known for its rich culture, cuisine and history. Embark on a theme-based walking tour throughout the city or go out on an offbeat tour to the local markets selling premium spices and the famous sandalwood of Mysore. A few of the must visit heritage sites in Mysore are Srirangapatna, Ranganathaswamy Temple, Gumbaz, Tippu's Summer Palace, Maharaja's Palace, St.Philomena's Church, Chamundi Hills, Maharaja's Palace, Zoo, Art Gallery, and Brindavan Gardens.

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