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Karnataka, known as "the priceless gift of indulgent nature", is a unique blend of a glorious past and a rich present. Karnataka is the sixth largest state in India.It is the only state in India where gold is found.It is the land of silk and sandal, of coffee and cardamom, of the 17m statue of Jain Saint Gomateshwara and of the enchaning sculptural wealth of Belur and Halebid of the historical ruins of Hampi and monuments of Bijapur. Karnataka Heritage, Karnataka Heritage Places, Heritage Places Karnataka, Karnataka Heritage Places Tour, Heritage Places of Karnataka India To the composite culture of India, the contribution of Karnataka, is in no way inferior to that of any other region of India. In fact, in many fields, Karnataka's contribution far exceeds that of the other regions individually. This is specially so in the fields of are, music, religion, and philosophy.

Karnataka possesses a rich cultural heritage. The folk theatre has an ancient and rich tradition, the two principal forms being Yakshagana and the puppet theatre. 'Yakshagana' is akin to Kathakali of Kerala in the choice of its elaborate costumes and vigorous dancing. 'Bhootada Kunita' (Dance of the Divine Cult), 'Nagamandala' and the demon dance are some quaint rituals prevalent only in Dakshina Kannada coastal area.

Sravanabelagola, near Mysore, has a giant 1,000-yr-old stone statue of Bahubali, the Jain saint. Huge monolithic Jain statues are peculiar to the Kannada culture.

Karnataka with all its charm and richness in culture and traditional grandeur is a treasure trove of heritage sites. Karnataka Heritage, Karnataka Heritage Places, Heritage Places Karnataka, Karnataka Heritage Places Tour, Heritage Places of Karnataka India Termed as "The Priceless Gift of Indulgent Nature", Karnataka is a unique blend of a glorious past and a rich present. Known as the Capital of Agarbathi (Incense Sticks), Arecanut, Silk, Coffee and Sandal Wood, Karnataka carries numerous charms which no place can rival in the world. All this is apart from the fact that Karnataka has been the cultural heritage center for hundreds of years and its testimony stands spread across the state, which attracts millions of tourists from all parts of the world to Karnataka.

Karnataka has contributed so much that it far exceeds that of the other regions individually. Music, Religion and Philosophy are some of the fields where Karnataka had excelled very much. The folk theatres have an ancient and rich tradition, the two principal forms being Yakshagana and the Puppet-theatre. 'Yakshagana' is the equivalent to the Kathakali of Kerala in terms of the dresses and the style of dancing. Open-air folk theater or "Bayalata" of Karnataka is a famous dance form, performed at religious festivals and family celebrations. The Pattadakal Dance Festival is a festival of dance held at Pattadakal. Doddata, a less refined dance form than Yakshaganna, pics stories from "Ramayana" and "Mahabharata" and enact them. Heavy costumes, loud make-up, vigorous facial expression accompanied with loud noises and war cries make the real sense of this dance.

The state's long and colourful history, and the several forts, palaces, temples, mosques, and churches make it an interesting place to explore. Travel to Hassan, Hampi, Mysore and Belur and see the past glory of India, which is very much evident in their monuments and ancient structures. Karnataka Heritage, Karnataka Heritage Places, Heritage Places Karnataka, Karnataka Heritage Places Tour, Heritage Places of Karnataka India Karnataka has a variance of interests such as the ruins of Vijaynagar, sculptures of Belur and Halebid; Mausoleum of Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur; golden sands of Karavalli, proud hills of Kodau; majestic mysore world's tallest freestanding monolith of Bahubali. There is a 17 m statue of Jain Saint Gomateshwara in Sravanabelagola, near Mysore. Huge monolithic Jain statues are peculiar to the Kannada culture.

The cuisine here in Karnataka is also very special. Karnataka is famous for dosas, idlis, and Coconut milk. The Udupi cuisine is the school of South Indian vegetarian cuisine, which takes its name from the town of Udupi.

To the combined culture of India, the contribution of Karnataka, is in no way inferiors to that of any other part of India. The richness and hospitality of Karnataka can only be felt and never explained better.

This tour package gives you an idea of the rich cultural heritage of Karnataka. During this tour you will visit the erstwhile capital of Karnataka-Mysore and the present capital -Bangalore. This package includes a visit to the intricately carved Hindu temples of Belur and Halebid. You will visit the Nagarhole National Park as well. This tour gives you a glimpse of Karnataka's natural wealth and cultural heritage.

Day 01 Bangalore
On arrival transfer to hotel. In the afternoon take a sightseeing tour of the city. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02 Bangalore/Nagarhole
In the morning drive to Nagarhole National Park. Check in at the hotel. In the afternoon take a tour of Nagarhole National Park by jeep/van. Spend the night at the hotel.

Day 03 Nagarhole/Mysore
In the morning take a coracle ride on the Kabini River. The Coracle is a round cane boat, covered with a waterproof material used by the locals. In the afternoon drive to Mysore. On arrival check in at the hotel. In the afternoon go on a sightseeing trip of Mysore city. Visit the Mysore Palace and Chamundi hills. Spend the night at the hotel.

Day 04 Mysore
In the morning visit Somnathpur and Srirangapattana. Spend the night in the hotel.

Day 05 Mysore/Coorg
Drive to Coorg from Mysore. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure in Coorg. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06 Coorg/Hassan
In the morning drive to Hassan. On arrival check in at the hotel. In the afternoon visit the temples at Belur and Halebid. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 07 Hassan/Bangalore
Drive to Bangalore from Hassan. On the way to Bangalore visit Shravanabelagola to visit the monolith of Gomateshwara. On arrival at Bangalore transfer to the international airport of board the flight for onward journey.

 

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