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Walking Tour: Best of Mysore

If there is just one tour that you have to pick while in Mysore, this would be the one!!Join us on our most popular tour, a combination of our Royal Walk + Food Tour, the Best of Mysore tour. Experience the best the city has to offer. You start the tour at 5pm with the Royal Walk and continue the food tour right after.Royal WalkJoin us on a guided tour in the heart of the city, as we walk by some grand old structures and unfold the story of Mysore. Learn about the opulent lives of the Maharajas and how one of the richest men on the planet lived. Explore a century old market and immerse yourself in the vibrancy and colours.Food TourMysore Pak, Mysore Masala Dosa, Mysore Churumuri the list goes on with gastronomical delights from the city. If you are a foodie then Mysore spoils you with its wide variety options. Now who doesn’t enjoy some good food especially when there is so much out there to choose from. And mind you, we take all matters related to food quite seriously!!

$17.25 Tours & Sightseeing

Half-Day Vintage Mysore Cycle Tour

Take an early morning 3-3.5hr cycle tour to discover Mysore, a city which runs with its own pace and marches to its own town. Get to see the city waking up to life as you cycle through narrow alleys and through communities to get a real feel of the city. Pass through grand colonial structures to find out the story behind them. From the narrow roads to the broad roads, every road whispers its stories. Breakfast at a local restaurant is also included on the tour.

$25 Cultural & Theme Tours

Mysore City Tour (Pick up and drop at hotel)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sri Nandi Temple, Mysuru (Mysore), Mysore District, KarnatakaIt is the most famous temple over a motorable hill. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), Mysuru (Mysore), Mysore District, KarnatakaThe majestic Maharaja Kings palace of MysoreDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, KarnatakaOne of the most famous bird sanctuary in India attracting birds from many parts of the world especially from SiberiaDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Brindavan Garden, Mysuru (Mysore), Mysore District, KarnatakaOne of the most famous gardens in India made in Majestic kings style. A must see palace to change the definition of GardensDuration: 2 hoursStop At: St. Philomena's Church, Mysuru (Mysore), Mysore District, KarnatakaThe old beauty from the British eraDuration: 30 minutes

$40 Cultural & Theme Tours

Explore and experience Somnathpur and Srirangapttana

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Somnathpur Temple, Mysuru (Mysore), Mysore District, KarnatakaSomanathapura is an otherwise sleepy town 130 km awayfrom Bengaluru. It is famous for the gorgeous Keshavatemple, which is a fine example of Hoysala architecture.Built in the 12th century under the supervision of Somanatha(hence the name), one of the commanders of KingNarasimha III, it is a consummate expression of this form ofartistry.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Srirangapatnam Fort, Mandya, Mandya District, KarnatakaSrirangapatna is one of Karnataka’s most historic locations. It became an amalgamation of culture and trade, during the pinnacle of the Vijaynagara Empire. An important legacy of Srirangapatna, is the fact that it was the capital of two of South India's well-known Muslim rulers: Hyder Ali, and his son Tipu Sultan. Under Tipu, Mysuru kingdom reached the heights of its power and expanded swiftly across South India. Formidable and influential, Srirangapatna was the citadel of Mysuru Kingdom for many decades.Duration: 2 hours

$8.80 Cultural & Theme Tours

Open Jeep Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lalitha Mahal Palace HotelLalitha MahalTour Starts from The Lalitha Mahal Palace, which is the second largest palace in Mysore. It is located near the Chamundi Hills.Duration: 10 minutesPass By: Administrative Training Institute, MysuruColonial period building where British officer resided. Currently used as a training center for Karnataka public service commisionStop At: Temple EntranceChamundi HillNamed after goddess Chamundi, the Chamundeshwari Temple sits atop the main hill. Our first stop will be at View Point to enjoy the bird eye view of Mysore and you can take some selfies.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Chamundi Hill Lookout View PointNamed after goddess Chamundi, the Chamundeshwari Temple sits atop the main hill. Our first stop will be at View Point to enjoy the bird eye view of Mysore and you can take some selfiesDuration: 10 minutesPass By: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological GardensRace CourseTour will pass along the Race Course & Golf Course Road and you will get to know more about its historyPass By: Govt Guest HouseGovernment House is the term used to describe the official residence of a Viceroy or governor.Stop At: Wellington Lodge – ವೆಲ್ಲಿಂಗಟನ್ ಲಾಡ್ಜ್It was the first headquarters of the first commissioners in Mysuru. Colonel Arthur Wellesley had stayed here and it was the headquarters of Colonel Arthur between 1799 and 1801.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Mysore Clock TowerThe Silver Jubilee clock tower was built in 1927 to commemorate the silver jubilee (25 years) of the rule of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the maharaja of Mysore.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Rangacharlu Memorial Hall - Town HallThe Rangacharlu Memorial Hall, now known as Mysore Town Hall, or simply the Town Hall, was constructed in 1884 in memory of Diwan Sir C. V. Rungacharlu, the first diwan after restoration of monarchy in the Kingdom of Mysore in 1881Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Devaraja Market, Mysuru (Mysore), Mysore District, KarnatakaThis market dates back to the reign of Tipu Sultan in the 18th century. At the time it took the form of a small weekly market where fresh vegetables and fruits were probably the most traded items. Today, the market has over 800 shops and is spread over 3 acres of land.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Guru Sweets Mysore Pak, first cooked in the royal kitchen of Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar, the cook credited with the sweet is Kakasura Madappa. The original taste still runs in this shop. Madappa's great-grandson, Mr Nataraj now runs the shop and is possibly the last link of the royal kitchen.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Dufferin Clock Tower, Mysuru (Mysore), Mysore District, KarnatakaLord Dufferin was the Viceroy of India during 1884–1888. What is popularly known as Chikkagadiyara seen at the end of Devaraja Market close to Krishna Rajendra Circle was commissioned in his honor.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: K R CIRCLEKrishna Raja Circle is a prominent intersection of Mysore city. The city's main city bus station is located in this junction. The Mysore Palace is also located behind the junction.Duration: 2 minutesStop At: Lansdowne BuildingChamaraja Wodeyar IX invited the Viceroy Lord Lansdowne to visit Mysore state. It was decided that the elegant building would be built in honor of Lord Lansdowne’s visit to Mysore.Duration: 2 minutesStop At: Mysuru City CorporationMysore City Corporation is responsible for the civic administration of the city, which is also the headquarters of the Mysore district and the Mysore division.Duration: 2 minutesPass By: Gun House, Mysuru (Mysore), Mysore District, KarnatakaIt was a housing armory and canons of erstwhile Maharaja's for defense purpose.

$53 Cultural & Theme Tours

Essence of Mysuru : Temples: Open Jeep Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Chamundi HillsChamundi Hills is the prime landmark of Mysore city, visible almost from anywhere in the city center. The hill has very close association with the founding of the city. In fact the very name of Mysore is associated with the hill.According to mythology this was the domain of the demon called Mahishasura ( the Buffalo Demon). The place was thus known as Mahishapura or Mahishuru , the land of Mahishasura.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Sri Srikanteshwara Temple, Nanjangud, Mysore District, KarnatakaNanjangud, one of the ancient and well-known pilgrimage centers of Karnataka is at a distance of about 25kms from Mysore and is famous for its temple dedicated to Shiva described as Nanjundeshwara. Nanjunda means one who has consumed poison and this legend relates to the churing of the ocean when Shiva had to consume haalahala.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), Mysuru (Mysore), Mysore District, KarnatakaMysore Palace is a historical palace and a royal residence at Mysore in the Indian State of Karnataka. It is the official residence of the Wadiyar dynasty and the seat of the Kingdom of Mysore.The architectural style of domes of the palace is commonly described as Indo-Saracenic, with blends of the Hindu, Mughal, Rajput, and Gothic styles.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: St. Philomena's Church, Mysuru (Mysore), Mysore District, KarnatakaWith the fame of being one of the largest churches in India, this majestic church captivates everyone with its architectural excellence. It also boasts of being the second largest church in Asia. Dedicated to Saint Philomena, St. Philomena’s Church is not only known for its architectural beauty and religious significance; it stands as an exemplary of secular viewpoint and the religious harmony which existed in Mysore.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, AdirangaThe Ranganthaswamy temple (usually referred to as "Sri Ranganathaswamy") in Srirangapatna, in the Mandya district of Karnataka state, India, is dedicated to the Hindu god Ranganatha (a manifestation of the god Vishnu). It is one of the five important pilgrimage sites of Sri Vaishnavism along the river Kaveri for devotees of Ranganatha. These five sacred sites are together known as Pancharanga Kshetrams in Southern India. Since Srirangapatna is the first temple starting from upstreamDuration: 30 minutesStop At: KariGhatta Temple, Mandya, Mandya District, KarnatakaThe name Karighatta translates to "Elephant Hill" in Kannada. The hill has a Hindu temple devoted to a form of Hindu god Vishnu, called "Karigirivasa". Duration: 20 minutesStop At: KRS BackwatersBackwaters of Krishna Raja Sagara DamDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam, Mandya, Mandya District, KarnatakaFoundation Stone to dam was laid on 11th November 1911. The dam was built across river Kaveri in 1924. It is the main source of water for the districts of Mysore. The water is used for irrigation.The Brindavan Gardens is a show garden that has a botanical park, with fountains, as well as boat rides beneath the dam. Diwan Sir Mirza Ismail of Mysore planned and built the gardens in connection with the construction of the damDuration: 1 hour