If South India is on your travel list then you cannot miss Mysore, which is the Royal Capital. The land fit for the Maharajah’s, a center for sandalwood carving, yoga, silk and incense production. The world renowned Dussehra festival celebrated in Mysore attracts close to 2.5 million travelers each year. On the Mysore day tour, we take a journey back in time in unveiling the history of Mysore, its countryside and life in the region. We’ll begin the journey from Bangalore covering some must see experiences en-route and spend the rest of the day in Mysore, visiting a 12th Century temple, Royal Amba Vilas palace, walk through the markets and visiting a silk factory. The trail will offer you an insight into the culture, history and stories of the region that not just makes for the Treasures of Mysore, but also the treasures of a once flourishing dynasty.
6:30 AM – Meet and greet at your hotel and drive out toward Mysore8:00 AM – Stop over for delicious local South Indian breakfast en-route9:00 – 10:00 AM – En-route to Mysore, visit to a toy factory at Channapatna that hosts craftsmen who have worked on wooden toys over generations and known to be trained by master artisans from Persia and China.Continue our journey to reach Mysore at 11:30 PM.11:30 – 12.30 PM – Visit to the Chamundi temple and learn of the story behind how Mysore got its name12:45 - 1:45 PM - A guided walk around the Mysore Palace (Amba Vilasa) known for its intricate architecture and one of the 2nd last standing grandiose palaces in the country2:00 - 3:00 PM - A scrumptious traditional meal feasting on cuisine that is special to Mysore3:15 – 4:15 PM – A guided walk at a silk factory. The factory that has its humble beginning in 1930 today boasts of more than 160 looms. If shopping for fine silks is on your list, this is the ideal place.4:30 - 5:00 PM - A stroll around the colourful Devaraja Urs Market. You can delight your olfactory senses by making your own signature perfume or simply stroll about clicking some surreal market shots.5:00 PM – Drive Back from Mysore to BangaloreExpected time of Arrival in Bangalore – 8:30 PM.Note: The timing mentioned on the itinerary is subjective to trafiic and other unavoidable conditions.