30 days in Karnataka & Goa Itinerary

30 days in Karnataka & Goa Itinerary

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Bengaluru
— 3 nights
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Mysuru (Mysore)
— 3 nights
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Mangalore
— 3 nights
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Udupi
— 2 nights
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Kollur
— 1 night
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Shimoga
— 1 night
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Hampi
— 3 nights
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Gokarna
— 2 nights
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Goa
— 10 nights

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Bengaluru

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple and St. Mark's Cathedral. Kids will enjoy Dodda Ganapathi Temple and Wonderla Amusement Park. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, and identify plant and animal life at Bannerghatta National Park.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru driving holiday planner.

Montreal, Canada to Bengaluru is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10.5 hours traveling from Montreal to Bengaluru. Traveling from Montreal in January, things will get much warmer in Bengaluru: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
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3
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Mysuru (Mysore)

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.
Attractions like Somnathpura Temple and Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens make great kid-friendly stops. Visit Sri Nandi Temple and Mysuru Palace for their historical value. When in Mysuru (Mysore), make a side trip to see Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Adiranga in Srirangapatna, approximately Srirangapatna away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, admire the local landmark of Brindavan Garden, examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Bengaluru in February, plan for slightly colder days in Mysuru (Mysore), with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mangalore.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Must see
Mysuru Palace
4.5
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Religious Site
Sri Nandi Temple
4.3

3
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Mangalore

Mangalore ©
A gateway to the coastal region, Mangalore has long served as a stop-off point on maritime trade routes, and remains a major port city today.
Get some historical perspective at Kudroli Gokarnath Temple and Mangaladevi Temple. Explore hidden gems such as Kadri Manjunath Temple and St. Aloysius Chapel. Take a break from Mangalore with a short trip to Someshwara Temple in Someshwar, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kateel Shri Durgaparameshwari Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus Shrine, identify plant and animal life at Pilikula Nisargadhama, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tannirbhavi Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mangalore online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Mangalore takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in February, expect Mangalore to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Udupi.

Things to do in Mangalore

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Udupi

Udupi ©
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Kapu Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Durga Devi Temple, and finally get great views at End Point. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Kodi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anegudde Ganapathi Temple, and then kick back and relax at Malpe Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Udupi trip maker.

Traveling by car from Mangalore to Udupi takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kollur.

Things to do in Udupi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Must see
Kapu Beach
4.7

1
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Kollur

Kollur ©
A trip to Kollur allows you to get away from it all as well as to satisfy your inner adventurer.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saraswati Mantap, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Mookambika Temple.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kollur trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Udupi to Kollur in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Kollur are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Shimoga.

Things to do in Kollur

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Sri Mookambika Temple
4.7

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Shimoga

Shimoga ©

Gateway of Malnad

With access to many natural attractions in the Western Ghats, Shivamogga tourism rarely focuses on the city itself.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Kundadri and then identify plant and animal life at Sakrebailu Elephant Camp.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Shimoga tour planner.

You can drive from Kollur to Shimoga in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Hampi.

Things to do in Shimoga

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Wildlife Area
Sakrebailu Elephant Camp
4.2
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Mountain
Kundadri
4.6

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Hampi

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Group of Monuments at Hampi and Sasivekalu Ganesha Temple. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monkey Temple and Hazara Rama Temple. There's much more to do: make a trip to Shivlinga, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganagitti Jain Temple, explore the striking landscape at Matanga Hill, and contemplate the long history of Vitthala Temple.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hampi trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Shimoga to Hampi takes 5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gokarna.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Monkey Temple
4.6

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Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
On the 16th (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Shiva Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Kudle Beach, then stroll through Om Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahabaleswara Temple. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Paradise Beach and then kick back and relax at Half Moon Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gokarna road trip app.

Getting from Hampi to Gokarna by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Goa.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Paradise Beach
4.3
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Must see
Half Moon Beach
4.5
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Religious Site
Mahabaleswara Temple
4.2

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Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Agonda Beach and Sinquerim Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shanta Durga Temple and Ruins of Nossa Senhora de Saude. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ashwem Beach and stroll through Morjim Beach.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Goa online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Gokarna to Goa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Goa are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 27th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Goa

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Agonda Beach
4.8
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Utorda Beach
4.6
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Mandrem Beach
4.6

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