‘Dussehra Festival Tour Package’
The state of Karnataka, located in the South-West, extends from Deccan Plateau to the coast of the Arabian Sea. Although unknown to mass tourism, its ancient history and its artistic itineraries allow you to organize one of the most interesting cultural events throughout the Indian sub-continent. From modern capital Bengaluru to the royal city of Mysore, with the fairy-tale Palace of the Maharaja in Indo-Saracenic style , the colorful flower market and the spectacular procession of elephants during Dusherra festival, from refined temples in the shape of a star of Somnathpur, Belur and Halebid, dating back to the Hoysala dynasty, the imposing monolithic statue of Lord Gomateshwara to Shravanabelagola, one of the oldest and most important Jain pilgrimage centers, from the magnificent ruins of Hampi, the ancient capital of kingdom of Vijayanagar, arising in an extraordinary landscape characterized by huge blocks of granite , lush green paddy fields and banana plantations, the so-called ” golden triangle” with the temples at Badami , Pattadakal and Aihole, dating Chalukya empire (IV -VIII century).
Finally, the Indian Ocean coast with sacred village of Gokarna and a well-deserved day of relaxation at sea on the beaches of Goa is planned in this tour. This 12 day tour is spread across Bangalore, Mysore, Hospet, Badami, Gokarna and Goa, capturing the essence of the Dussehra Festival and visits to numerous archaeological sites.