• Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Inclusions & Exclusions
  • Tour Info.
  • Date & Price

Embark on a 5-day adventure with Heritage Explorer to discover the architectural wonders of Karnataka. Begin in Bijapur, where you'll marvel at the grandeur of the Gol Gumbaz and explore ancient monuments like Ibrahim Rauza. Continue to Badami, known for its rock-cut cave temples and ancient forts. Immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural brilliance of the Chalukyan Empire. Finally, journey to Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you'll witness the awe-inspiring ruins of the Vijayanagara Empire. Explore magnificent temples, royal complexes, and breathtaking landscapes. This tour is a captivating exploration of Karnataka's architectural heritage and historical significance.

 

 

Short Itinerary

Day 1) Pune - Bijapur
Day 2) Bijapur Sightseeing - Badami
Day 3) Badami Sightseeing - Pattadakkal - Aihole - Hospete
Day 4) Hospete - Hampi - Hospete
Day 5) Hospete - Pune
 

Day 1) Pune - Bijapur

Early morning proceed to Bijapur (Vijayapura) The foundations of this historic city were laid during the reign of the Chalukyan Dynasty. They called it 'Vijayapura' or the 'City of Victory' from where comes its present name Vijaypura (Bijapur). On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at Bijapur.

Meals - (Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner)

Day 2) Bijapur Sightseeing - Badami

Check out from the hotel & proceed for Bijapur local sightseeing. Visit Gol Gumbaz - This is the mausoleum of Muhammed Adil Shah. It houses the world’s second largest dome, unsupported by pillars -- an acoustic and architectural wonder. Built in 1656, its most arresting features are the seven-storied octagonal spires at the four corners and the heavy bracketed cornice below the parapet. Malik-e Maidan Cannon - This is a 55-tonne cannon perched on a platform. It is a huge gun made from bell metal by Muhammed Bin Hussain Rumi, which is why it sounds like a bell when tapped. It is 4.2 metres (14 feet) long with a bore of 70 cm (2feet 4 inches) and was sited here in 1632 after it caused havoc at the Battle of Talikota in 1565. Ibrahim Rouza - This beautiful memorial tomb is believed to have inspired the Taj Mahal. The meaning of the word Rauza is tomb, hence the name. It houses the tomb of Ibrahim Adil Shah II of the Adil Shah dynasty and his wife Taj Sultana. After sightseeing proceed to Badami - Located in a valley of rugged red sandstone, surrounding the Agastya Lake, Badami is an archaeological delight owing to its beautifully crafted sandstone cave temples, fortresses and carvings. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight stay at Badami.

Meals - (Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner)

Day 3) Badami Sightseeing - Pattadakkal - Aihole - Hospete

Proceed to local sightseeing of Badami. Visit Badami Cave Temples, Badami Fort, the Archeological Museum. After sightseeing proceed to visit Pattadakal - The UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Pattadakal group of monuments is poised along the banks of River Malaprabha that later flows into River Krishna. Later visit Aihole - Located on the banks of River Malaprabha, Aihole is an important centre of medieval Indian art and architecture and depicts the rich past of the various dynasties that once ruled Karnataka, including the Chalukyas. After visit proceed to Hospete - largest city and district headquarters of the Vijayanagara district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is also considered as gateway to Hampi. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Hospete.

Meals - (Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner)

Day 4) Hospete - Hampi - Hospete

After breakfast proceed for full day excursion to Hampi - A legendary lost city that was once the powerhouse of an ancient kingdom and an auspicious temple town standing on the banks of the mighty Tungabhadra river, history and mythology come to life in Hampi, Karnataka. Visit Virupaksha Temple, Vijaya Vittala Temple, Kings Palace, Mahanavami Dibba, Queens Bath, Lotus Mahal, Elephant Stables etc. Visit Tungbhadra Dam. Overnight stay at Hospete.

Meals - (Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner)

Day 5) Hospete - Pune

Check out from hotel and proceed to Pune, On arrival at Pune. Tour ends with sweet and pleasant memories of the trip with Heritage Explorer.

Meals - (Breakfast; Lunch)

Inclusions:

• 4 Nights Accommodation as per the tour itinerary.
• Transfers & Sightseeing by AC Vehicle* as per the tour plan and group size.
• Meals - as mentioned in the Itinerary.
• All entry fees for all sightseeing places mentioned in the itinerary.
• Professional guides where ever required.
• 01 bottle of packaged drinking water per person per day.
• Evening Tea / Coffee.
• Exploration of many sightseeing locations.
• Tour Manager.

Exclusions:

• GST 5% applicable extra.
• Things not mentioned in Inclusions.
• Any cost of Flight/Train Fare/Bus/Transfers which are not mentioned in Inclusions.
• Any cost of horse back, Pony, Doli, Helicopter (unless specifically mentioned), chopper etc.
• Any extra cost incurred on behalf of an individual due to illness, accident, hospitalization, or any personal emergency.
• Any extra expenses incurred due to any unforeseen circumstances, force majeure instances, natural calamities, political disturbances, strikes, change in route, additional stay etc.
• Any extra cost incurred due to delay in Flights/Rail/Bus/etc.
• Any charges for extra ride, porter charges, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, wines & alcoholic beverages, items of personal nature.
• Cost of any special attire required to visit any particular sightseeing such as Gum Boots, Snow Dress, Skiing Dress, etc.
• Cost of Insurance.
• Any services or activity charges other than those included in the tour itinerary.
• Any kind of food and beverages that are not mentioned in the inclusions like Alcohol, Mineral Water, Meals, Refreshments unless specifically mentioned in Inclusions.
• Any personal expenses like tip to drivers, entry tickets, photography/videography charges and any kind of activities on the trip.
• Any costing arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc. (to be borne by the customer on the spot).

Stay Details:

* Bijapur :- 1 Night
* Badami :- 1 Night
* Hospete :- 1 Night

Requirements:

Valid Photo ID Proof :- Adhaar Card / Passport / Voter ID

Pick Up & Dropping:

Pick Up :- Pune at Given Pick Up Point @ 06:00 AM Morning.
Dropping :- Pune at Given Dropping Point @ around 07:00 PM Evening.

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 22,900
Extra Adult ₹ 20,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 19,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 16,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 3435
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 30,915
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 18,900
Extra Adult ₹ 16,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 15,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 12,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 2835
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 25,515
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 21,900
Extra Adult ₹ 19,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 18,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 15,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 3285
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 29,565
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 21,900
Extra Adult ₹ 19,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 18,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 15,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 3285
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 29,565
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 23,900
Extra Adult ₹ 21,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 20,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 17,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 3585
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 32,265
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 23,900
Extra Adult ₹ 21,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 20,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 17,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 3585
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 32,265
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 26,900
Extra Adult ₹ 24,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 23,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 20,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 4035
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 36,315
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 26,900
Extra Adult ₹ 24,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 23,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 20,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 4035
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 36,315
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 22,900
Extra Adult ₹ 20,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 19,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 16,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 3435
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 30,915
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 22,900
Extra Adult ₹ 20,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 19,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 16,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 3435
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 30,915
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 26,900
Extra Adult ₹ 24,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 23,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 20,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 4035
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 36,315
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 26,900
Extra Adult ₹ 24,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 23,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 20,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 4035
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 36,315
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 18,900
Extra Adult ₹ 16,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 15,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 12,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 2835
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 25,515
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 21,900
Extra Adult ₹ 19,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 18,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 15,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 3285
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 29,565
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250

Adult on Double Sharing ₹ 18,900
Extra Adult ₹ 16,500
Child with Mattress (8-11 Years) ₹ 15,500
Child without Mattress (5-8 Years) ₹ 12,900
Child (2-4 Years) ₹ 2835
Adult on Single Sharing ₹ 25,515
Child (Below 2 Years) ₹ 1,250