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Duration: One Day
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If the south of India is on your travel list then you cannot miss Mysuru. You will drive 160 Kms south west of Bangalore to get to Karnataka’s most popular tourist destination – Mysuru or the Royal Capital. The land fit for the Maharajah’s, a center for sandalwood carving, yoga, silk and incense production. The world renowned Dussehra festival celebrated in Mysore attracts close to 2.5 million travellers each year.
On the “Treasures of Mysore” tour, we take a journey back in time in uncovering the history of Mysore, its countryside and life in the region. We’ll begin the journey from Bangalore covering some must see experiences Enroute and spend the second half of the day in Mysore, visiting the Royal Amba Vilas palace, walk through the markets, craftsman streets and visit a silk factory. The trail will offer you an insight into the culture, history and stories of the region that not just makes for the treasures of Mysore, but also the treasures of a once flourishing dynasty.
If you are short on time and still curious enough to get an overview of the stories leading up to Mysore and its Royal history, then the Mysore day tour is the perfect tour for you to consider. This tour is a perfect blend of off-beat experiences and the “touristy” essences of the city.
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This tour is for anyone with a keen interest in taking a wholesome experience of Mysore and learning of its rich history and culture through experiences. This is a full day tour starting from Bangalore in the morning at 7:00 AM and return to Bangalore the same day late in the evening. The drive to Mysore and back will be around 300 Kms.
Physically this is NOT an INTENSIVE tour, the roads are completely tarmac’d and the car will be at your disposal all day making it doable for anyone who wishes to explore the royal city of Mysore.
Please read the Cancellation Policy thoroughly before you make a booking.
6:30 AM – Meet at a central location, we will drive out toward Mysore.
8:30 AM – Stop over for delicious local south Indian breakfast enroute
9:30 – 10:00 AM – Visit to a toy factory, Channapatna en route to Mysore hosts craftsmen who have worked on wooden toys over generations and know to been trained by master artisans from Persia and China.
11:30 – 12.30 PM – A guided walk around the Mysore Palace (Amba Vilasa) known for its intricate architecture and one of the 2 last standing grandiose palaces in the country
1:00 – 1:30 PM – Stroll around the colourful city market
1:30 – 2:30 PM – A sumptuous traditional meal feasting on cuisine that is special to Mysuru.
2:30 – 3:00 PM – Walk about the wood carver’s street, these are small hole in the wall shops and workspaces where carpenters toil tirelessly to make delicate wood carved furniture to wall mount posters hand carved to perfection. Based on the time we have we can go the Silk weaving unit or Drive up Chamundi Hills.
4:00 PM – Drive Back from Mysore to Bangalore
Expected time of Arrival in Bangalore – 8:00 PM.
Note: The timing mentioned on the itinerary is subjective to trafiic and other unavoidable conditions. Please set aside an entire to truly experince the Royal City of Mysore. If your have more than a day please look up our Weekend My
Apart from our scheduled departures, our Treasures of Mysore Day tour can be customized to suit your convenient date.
|04th Mar 2018||Completed|
|11th Mar 2018||Completed|
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|27th Jun 2018||Available|
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|21st July 2018||Available|
|04th August 2018 (Ganesh Chaturthi special)||Available|
|18th August 2018||Available|
|08th September 2018||Available|
|22nd September 2018||Available|
|13th October 2018 (Dussera Special)||Available|
|24th November 2018||Available|
|15th December 2018||Available|
|29th December 2018||Available|
Unventured Mysore Day Visit Tour ALSO on request, whether you are 1 person or a group of 10 (maximum of 15), we’ll be happy to get out and show you the city and its hidden treasures No Fixed Departures
Make a request for this tour and we will write back to you with all the details you need to know to sign-up for one
We’ve factored in various obstacles to fit the trails on specific days of the week like attractions enroute, their holiday calendar, time of day, city traffic and also the best routes to take. This is to ensure you are not enduring the city’s traffic but can have the fun time that we promise on our trails.
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