Heritage Tour of Mysore and Srirangapatana

Heritage Tour of Mysore and Srirangapatana

Availability: all days, but limited.

Timings: 6:30 amto 8 pm (approx)

An action-packed day tour where the journey is as exciting as the destinations.

Our first stop is for an authentic local breakfast in a rustic setting. Tuck in well as we have a long and exciting day ahead!

Meander through lush sugarcane and paddy fields and coconut groves to reach the fabled city of Srirangapatna set on a river island and a centre of power and urban life for over a Millenia. Marvel at an exquisite wooden palace where every inch of its interiors is covered with delicate frescoes and murals of battle scenes, floral and geometric patterns and portraits; Explore a 9th-century temple with its huge carved granite pillars, and then visit a dungeon that will send shivers down your spine!

lunch is at a delightful place under a canopy of tall mango and rain trees beside the gurgling waters of the river Cauvery

Next, we explore a bejewelled palace, which is among the most visited sites in India and the home of one of the wealthiest person in the world in its heyday – the Maharaja of Mysore. Learn about his incredible contributions in putting this region in the global spotlight as we leisurely survey and explore the interiors of this dazzling palace.

Take a walk through a bustling old market with its medley of colourful visuals, sounds and smells! Marvel at an immaculately kept church modelled on the lines of the Cologne Cathedral. And lastly, drive up a holy hill to get a birds-eye view of the glittering sights and scenic beauty of the city below before we make our way back to Bangalore.

Inclusions:

Breakfast and Lunch
Transport by private air-conditioned car or minivan
Passionate and fluent English Heritage Expert
All entrance fees
Bottled water
Hotel pick-up and drop-off (From central Bangalore area only)

Exclusions:

Personal shopping
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Gratuities