19 days in Karnataka & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

19 days in Karnataka & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

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Bengaluru
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
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Bandipur National Park
— 1 night
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Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
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Nagarhole National Park
— 1 night
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Sakleshpur
— 1 night
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Chikmagalur
— 1 night
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Udupi
— 2 nights
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Maravanthe
— 1 night
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Murdeshwar
— 1 night
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Gokarna
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Karwar
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Dandeli
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Badami
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Pattadakal
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Hospet
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Hampi
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Bengaluru

Silicon Valley of India

Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): stroll around Cubbon Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganesha Temple, then admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, and finally shop like a local with UB City.

Discover how to plan a Bengaluru trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Mumbai to Bengaluru is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mumbai in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Bengaluru, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Queen of Hill Stations

Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
On the 3rd (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Kandal Cross Roman Catholic Church, take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) day trip website.

Getting from Bengaluru to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. January in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Bandipur National Park.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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Bandipur National Park

Most visitors take a trip to Bandipur National Park to spot the wildlife--many exotic mammals roam freely through the hilly, forested landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gopalaswami Betta and then make a trip to Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bandipur National Park day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Bandipur National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bandipur National Park

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Mysuru (Mysore)

Cultural Capital of Karnataka

A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Brindavan Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Datta Venkateshwara Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, then stop by Adil & Azam, and finally step into the grandiose world of Mysuru Palace.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Bandipur National Park to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Mysuru (Mysore) can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Nagarhole National Park.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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Nagarhole National Park

A trip to Nagarhole National Park opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rameshwara Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Kabini Wildlife Safari - Day Tour, and then take in the awesome beauty at Brahmagiri Hill.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nagarhole National Park road trip site.

You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Nagarhole National Park in 2.5 hours. January in Nagarhole National Park sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Sakleshpur.

Things to do in Nagarhole National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Sakleshpur

Sakleshpura or Sakleshapura is a hill station town and headquarters of Sakleshapura Taluk in Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka..EconomyThe town lies in the Malnad region on the magnificent hills of the biodiversity hotspot, the Western Ghats. On the 7th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bettada Byraveshwara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sakaleswara Temple, and then make a trip to Manjarabad Fort.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sakleshpur sightseeing planner.

Getting from Nagarhole National Park to Sakleshpur by car takes about 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Sakleshpur

Historic Sites

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Chikmagalur

Coffee Land

Located at the foot of the highest mountain range in the state, the city of Chikamagalur features a number of natural and man-made attractions of rich variety.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Kalabhairaveshwara Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sharada Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kodandaramaswami Temple, then don't miss a visit to Shri Jagadguru Badari Shankaracharya Samsthanam, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sringeri Mutt.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chikmagalur vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Sakleshpur to Chikmagalur takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Udupi.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Historic Sites

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Udupi

Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
On the 9th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananteshwar Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandramoulishwar Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kapu Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pajaka Kshetra. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Amrutheshwari Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anegudde Ganapathi Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kallu Ganapathi Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Mary's Island, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Malpe Beach.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Udupi trip planner.

Drive from Chikmagalur to Udupi in 4.5 hours. In January in Udupi, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Maravanthe.

Things to do in Udupi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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Maravanthe

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siddi Vinayak Temple.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Maravanthe online attractions planner.

You can drive from Udupi to Maravanthe in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Maravanthe can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Murdeshwar.

Things to do in Maravanthe

Historic Sites

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Murdeshwar

On the 12th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shirali Maha Ganapathi Mahammaya Temple, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kethapayya Narayan Temple, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Murudeshwar.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Murdeshwar trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Maravanthe to Murdeshwar takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gokarna.

Things to do in Murdeshwar

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Gokarna

The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Mahaganapathi Temple, stroll through Om Beach, kick back and relax at Kudle Beach, then soothe aching muscles at Shree Hari Yoga India, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahabaleswara Temple.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Gokarna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Murdeshwar to Gokarna takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Karwar.

Things to do in Gokarna

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

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Karwar

On the 14th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Devbagh Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durga Temple, then kick back and relax at Karwar Beach, then kick back and relax at Ravindranath Tagore Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Warship Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Karwar trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Gokarna to Karwar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dandeli.

Things to do in Karwar

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

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Dandeli

Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to Syntheri Rock, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Shiroli Peak, then identify plant and animal life at Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally get outside with Kali River.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dandeli trip app.

Getting from Karwar to Dandeli by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Karwar in January, Dandeli is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Badami.

Things to do in Dandeli

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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Badami

Famous for its cave temples, Badami served as the capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 CE--and this rich history has left plenty of things to do for visitors today.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Tipu Sultan Mosque, explore the fascinating underground world of Badami Cave Temples, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhuthanatha Temple, explore the ancient world of Badami Fort, then contemplate the waterfront views at Agastya Lake, and finally contemplate the long history of Malegitti Shivalaya Fort and Temple.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Badami online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dandeli to Badami takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pattadakal.

Things to do in Badami

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Pattadakal

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jambulingeshwara Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Galganatha Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Virupaksha Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kashivishveshar Shiva Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mallikarjuna Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sangameshvara Temple.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pattadakal day trip planner.

Pattadakal is just a stone's throw from Badami. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hospet.

Things to do in Pattadakal

Historic Sites

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Hospet

Hospet, officially Hosapete, is a city in Bellary District in central Karnataka, India. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Huligemma Temple and then admire the engineering at Tungabhadra Dam.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hospet trip planner.

You can drive from Pattadakal to Hospet in 3 hours. Traveling from Pattadakal in January, you will find days in Hospet are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are a bit warmer (23°C). You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Hampi.

Things to do in Hospet

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Hampi

The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
On the 20th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Vitthala Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Elephant Stables, then explore the striking landscape at Matanga Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Group of Monuments at Hampi.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hampi vacation builder app.

Hampi is very close to Hospet. January in Hampi sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Karnataka travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Castles · Gardens
Although most know it for its giant capital, Karnataka encompasses many different land features, from sandy beaches in the coastal east to the wild mountains and thriving farmlands deep in the interior. Home to nearly 9 million people, the city of Bangalore makes a great starting point of a Karnataka tour, packed with temples, churches, shopping malls, and thousands of fast food eateries and restaurants. If you prefer to see the less hectic side of Karnataka, head to Hampi, where you can discover the remains of the once-powerful Vijayanagara Empire scattered across a sprawling World Heritage Site.

Kodagu (Coorg) travel guide

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Waterfalls · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls. As a result of the natural scenery, Kodagu holidays tend to focus on the outdoors, including hikes through scenic spice and coffee plantations. Round out your visit by exploring the indigenous Kodava culture through restaurants, temples, and shrines--all of which detail the history, language, beliefs, and festivals of this people.