Karnataka embodies the traditional and modern, making it one of the most interesting places to visit. With its Vesara-style architecture, distinct cuisine and highly urbanized cities like Bengaluru, you get a mix of everything. While there are several ways to explore this wonderful state, the best walking tours in Karnataka, through the villages and towns helps you experience a world and a lifestyle that’s quite different from the rest of the country. Karnataka has a slew of attractions to lure even the most seasoned traveler and if you’ve been looking for new and interesting place to holiday in, this is it. Gokarna Beach with its pristine sands and water is a dream to hike to. The town is home to the Mahabaleshwar Temple, a 4th century C.E structure that sees pilgrims visiting from all over.
The hill station of Coorg is another popular place to visit. It’s known for its coffee and its trekking routes as well as waterfalls like Abbey and Iruppu. The ‘Cherrapunjee of the South’, Agumbe, has a rainforest that’s part of the Western Ghats where you can spot interesting flora and fauna. A 3-day tour will give you enough time to explore the region and learn about the ecology. It’s associated with efforts on rainforest conservation and cottage industry promotion so there’s a lot to learn in this small village.
While here, you can’t skip a visit to the capital city of Bangalore, India’s Silicon Valley. The cosmopolitan place is home to a range of attractions including Tipu Sultan’s Palace, Lalbagh Garden and Bannerghatta National Park. Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum is another popular spot. It houses galleries that exhibit engines, scientific experiments, science for children and a moving replica of a dinosaur. Set out on the best walking tours in Karnataka and let this extravagant state suprise you.