Mysore Belur and Halebidu From Bangalore

Magnificent temples of Belur, Halebidu and Somnathpur are the pinnacle of the unique "Hoysala" art and architecture. The Belur and Halebid temples give a glimpse of Hindu temple art at its glorious best of the 16th century. The temples are famous for their carvings and splendid architecture. The famous Chennakeshava Temple built by the Hoysala commander, Somnath, in 1268 A.D is a live example of the heritage and culture of the Hoysala Empire and this temple was constructed using the soapstone. Also explore the Bull Temple and Mysore Palace at Mysore.

per adult from

$233

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Duration

3 days

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • 02 nights stay in a budget professional hotles
    • Private transportation
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch, dinner
    • Local guide, monument entry fees

  • Day 1: Bangalore to Mysore enroute Somnathpur

    Stop At: Mysuru (Mysore), Mysuru (Mysore), Mysore District, Karnataka
    Day 1: Bangalore to Mysore enroute Somnathpur
    Morning pickup from yur hotle/airport in Bangalor and get driven to Somnathpur Keshava temple. Somnathpur- This town is home to the famous Chennakeshava Temple built by the Hoysala commander, Somnath, in 1268 A.D is a live example of the heritage and culture of the Hoysala Empire and this temple was constructed using the soapstone. A monumental beauty, the architectural design of this temple attracts people from all over the world. The Archaeological Survey of India has declared it as a heritage site. Continue the drive to Mysore, Arrive mysore and transfer to the hotle. Later visit Witness the statue of bull Nandi, Vahana or "Vehicle" of Lord Shiva, which is 4.9m tall and 7.6m long and carved out of a single piece of black granite. Experience a session of meditation and a short introduction to yoga. Also visit Mysore Palace. Overenight stay at the hotle in Mysore.
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Night stay in a budget professional hotels

    Day 2: Day 2: Mysore to Hassan to visit the Belur and halebidu temples

    Stop At: Halebeedu, Karnataka 573121, India
    Day 2: Mysore to Hassan to visit the Belur and halebidu temples
    Morning breakfast at the hotel and later get driven to Hassan, Arrive Hassan and transfer to the hotle. Later visit : The Chennakeshava Temple in Belur was constructed on the orders of "Vishnuvadhana" the Hoysala king himself to celebrate an important military victory in 1117 AD against the Cholas in battle of Talakad. the king wanted an extraordinary temple, and has been built in an architectural style (Hoysala Style) which was new to the region. The monument is exceptionally large and its decoration is very lavish. The decorations for this temple still continued after the king by his various successors over a time period of nearly 103 years. Hoysaleswara Temple Halebidu city was then known as Dwarasamudra (gateway to the seas). The height of Hoysalan art and architecture is inherited in the temple of Hoysaleshvara at Halebidu. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Also opposite to the temple is a big statue of Nandi. It took more than eighty years to construct partially and was left uncompleted. The temple is richly ornamented with most intricately carvings. The wall inscriptions include endless display of gods, human, animals and images of war, hunting, music, and dance. Finally we drive back to Hassan for an overnight stay
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Night stay in a budget professional hotels

    Day 3: Hassan to Bangalore return drive

    Pass By: Bengaluru, Bengaluru, Bangalore District, Karnataka
    Breakfast at the hotle, later get driven to Bangalore airport OR at the hotel of your choice

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All centrally located hotels in Bangalore/Bangalore airport
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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Group Size

7

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Activity ID: V-76234P322

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