Classic Karnataka

Bangalore, Hampi, Hassan, Chikmagalur, Udupi, Gokarna, Karwar

Brief

Rich in tradition yet forward-looking, Karnataka showcases the incredible cultures and cuisines of South India. We’ll introduce you to Bangalore’s buzzing breweries and nightlife, as well as its age-old temples and iconic darshini eateries.  See the centuries-old ruins of a royal city in Hampi on the boulder-strewn banks of the Tungabhadra. Experience village life, explore lush coffee country, and wind down with yoga and beach sunsets at Gokarna. We’ll craft a truly personalized Karnataka getaway for you. 

Highlights

  • Join a fun-filled pub crawl in Bangalore
  • See a magical sunset from Hemakuta Hill
  • Explore the stunning 14th-century ruins of Hampi
  • Visit the ornate 12th-century temples of Hassan
  • Go on a trek or safari to Karnataka’s highest peak, Mullayanagiri
  • Deepen your flow with beachside yoga in Gokarna

DAY 1-5

Begin your Karnataka journey in cosmopolitan Bangalore, filled with buzzing breweries and great restaurants. You’ll spend days exploring iconic temples and vibrant craft markets, and evenings at trendy rooftop spots, cocktail in hand. Hampi was the 14th-century capital of the Vijayanagar Empire. Ruins of this era lie scattered across the town. Drive through country roads, strewn with boulders and lined with fields, to see grand old temples and elephant stables. 


DAY 6-10

Deep in Karnataka’s heart, visit exquisitely carved temples filled with sculptures. Head into the hills of Chikmagalur, carpeted in coffee plantations. Start your day with a robust cuppa and trek to peaks with sweeping views. Stay at a luxurious property set in an estate, where you can learn about the bean-to-cup journey of coffee and indulge in relaxing spa therapies.


DAY 11-14

From the hills, you’ll head towards Karnataka’s scenic coastline. Stop at Udupi to visit the iconic Krishna Temple and sample the region’s specialty vegetarian food. Further along the coast in Gokarna, it’s all about rest and relaxation. Play in the warm waves of the Arabian Sea, or practice your backbends at a beachside yoga session. In beautiful Karwar, you can explore the islands with a trained naturalist or take a picnic out on a boat.

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Locations

Bangalore, Hampi, Hassan, Chikmagalur, Udupi, Gokarna, Karwar

Duration

14 Nights

Best time to visit

October - March

Ideal for

Couples, Solo

Hampi

Evolve Back, Hampi

Udupi

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

Karwar

Cintacor Island Resort

Gokarna

Kahani Paradise

Chikmagalur

The Serai Chikmagalur

Hassan

Hoysala Village Resort

Bengaluru

Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru

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