By A.C Hitech Coach, Vegetarian Food, Accommodation at Hospet ( 1 Night ), Gokarna/Ankola ( 1 Night ), Udupi ( 1 Night ), Chickmagalu ( 1 Night ), Hassan ( 1 Night ), Puttaparthi ( 1 Night )
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Depart for Hospet ( 410 Kms / 8 hrs.)
Morning arrive Hospet and then transfer to the hotel. After fresh ups and breakfast, proceed to Hampi local visits covering Virupaksha Swamy Temple, Mahanavami Dibba, Narasimha Swamy Temple & Vijaya Vittala Temple Back to hotel. Overnight stay.
After breakfast, check out from hotel and depart for Gokarna (310 kms / 7 hrs). On arrival, transfer to the hotel. After fresh ups visit Shri Ganesh Temple & Mahabaleshwar Temple. Overnight stay.
After breakfast checkout the hotel and depart for Udupi, enroute visit Murudeshwara (80 kms / 2½ hrs) and Kollur Mookambika Temples (60 kms / 1½ hours). Later depart for Udupi (75 kms / 1½ hrs). On arrival at Udupi, transfer to a hotel. In the evening visit Sri Krishna Temple. Overnight stay.
Note: If feasible we can cover Idagunji Ganesh Temple prior to visit Murudeshwara.
7:00 hrs proceed to Sringeri Temple (100 kms / 3hrs). Later visit Horanadu- Annapurneshwari Temple (65 kms / 2 hrs) and then proceed to Dharmasthala (100 kms / 2.5hrs). After temple visits, proceed to KukkeSubramanya (55kms / 1.5 hrs). On arrival, transfer to a hotel. Overnight stay.
After breakfast, check out the hotel, depart for Dharmasthala (100 kms / 2 ½ hrs). Temple Darshan and then proceed to visit Kukke Subramanya (56 kms / 1 ½ hr). Later depart for Hassan (100 kms / 2 ½ hrs). On arrival transfer to a hotel. Overnight stay.
After breakfast proceed to visit Halebidu – Hoysaleshwara temple & Belur – Chennakesava temple (45 km / 1 Hr) . Then proceed to Lepakshi (250 km / 5.5 hrs) – Visit Veerabhadra temple. Then proceed to Puttaparthi (70 km / 1.2 hrs ). Evening visit Sai Ashram. Overnight stay.
After breakfast departure to Mantralayam (250 km / 5 hrs) –Visit Raghavendra Swamy temple. Later proceed to Hyderabad (220 km / 4 hrs). Late evening arrive back at Hyderabad.
Note: Govt. Service Tax @4.50% applicable.
Udupi is a town in the south-west of Karnataka and is notable for the Krishna Temple, lending its name to the popular Udupi cuisine. Udupi, also known as Rajata Peetha is a centre of pilgrimage, situated about 58 km north of Mangalore. Udupi is known for the Krishna Mutt and also native place of the Vaishnavite saint Shri Madhvacharya. Shri Madhvacharya handed over the puja of Krishna Mutt to his 8 disciples and of them set up their Mathas around the Krishna Mutt. During the Paryaya festival, which is held every two years, the Mutt management is handed over to the next Matha.
Sringeri Sharada Peetham is monastery established by Adi Shankara in 8th centiry BC. The matha is on the banks of the Tunga River in Chikmagalur, 105 kilometres from Mangalore, Karnataka. The origin of the matha is described in various traditional sources. Adi Shankara is said to have lived here for twelve out of thirty-two years. Vishwarupa, assuming the name of Suresvaracharya, was installed here as the successor of Shankaracharya. The history of the Sringeri matha since the period of Sri Bharathi Tirtha has been documented.
Horanadu is holy city for Hindus, located in Chickmagalur district, Karnataka. The deity at the Annapoorneshwari Temple is Annapurneshwari and the main deity of the goddess was put in place by Adi Shankaracharya. Horanadu lies amidst beautiful Malnad at 330 KM from Bengaluru. Every visitor to the Annapoorna temple at Horanadu, irrespective of their religion is provided with a three-course vegetarian meal. Male visitors to the temple have to remove their shirts, covering their shoulders with a towel or a shawl, as a symbol of respect for god. The main deity of Annapoorna is made of gold and it is widely believed that a person who seeks the goddess' blessings would never have any scarcity for food in life.
Hassan is situated 934 mts above sea level with fine weather similar to Bangalore. The town was founded in the 11th century, by Channa Krishnappa Naik and was called Hassan after the Goddess "Haasanamba". The place is called the temple-architectural capital of Karnataka. Hassan, the main city dates back to the 11th century, during the Hoysala dynasty, which lasted to the fourteenth century. The earlier kings of town were of the Jain faith, who built some finest temples here, dedicated to Shiva. While the Hoysalas were at the zenith of their power, much of southern India along with this place was under their influence.
Halebidu, located in Hassan, Karnataka was the regal capital of the Hoysala Empire in the 12th century. It is home to one of the best examples of Hoysala architecture temples. Halebidu literally means ruined city and this name is given to it because city was ruined two times by Bahmani Sultanate. Halebidu was the 12th century capital of the Hoysalas and the famous Hoysaleswara temple was built during this time by Ketamala, the Hoysala ruler. The temple complex comprises two Hindu temples, the Hoysaleshawara and Kedareshwara temples.
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