Private Custom Tour: Mysore Sightseeing with Guide

Private & Custom Tours in Mysuru (Mysore)

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Join us for the private full-day sightseeing tour to the most cleanest and well-planned city of India- Mysore. Known as the cultural capital of the state Karnataka, this city has huge historical, cultural, political as well as political significance. The architecture of forts and religious sites will leave you awestruck with its beauty and precision. Explore this beautiful city in air-conditioned transport, accompanied by a professional guide to ensure a memorable experience.
Pick up from city hotel in Mysore city.All sightseeing done in air-conditioned vehicle, with guide.Visit Mysore Palace, which was built in 1911-12. The architecture with archways, the domes, turrets, colonnades and sculptures, etc. of this palace are magnificent. The palaces and royal garden of Mysore, ‘The Jewel of Karnataka’, provide glimpses of its past grandeur. Thus, the Maharaja’s Palace is one of the largest in the country, embellished with stained glass and domes and turrets giving it an ethereal air. Enjoy the afternoon, sightseeing the Chamundi Hill, which lies just outside the city and is topped by a temple to Chamundi, the Rajas chosen diety. Half way up the hill, sits a huge granite statue of Nandi, the bull, Lord Shiva’s vehicle, and the route is dotted with other minor shrines. Late visit to Maharajas Palace, completed in 1912, dominates the centre of Mysore. The building is a synthesis of Hindu and Sarancenic architecture, designed by Henry Irwin, a British architecture.The Srirangapatnam fort was the stronghold of Tippu Sultan. Tippu made a last minute ditch against the British in 1799 before surrendering his kingdom. Among the many fort buildings still intact, are Tippu’s airy summer palace and his tomb at the Darya Daulat Bagh (garden). Daria Daulat Bagh: Built in 1784, was a Summer Palace & was Tipu Sultan's favorite retreat palace. It stands on a raised platform at a height of 1.5 mts. The Bagh (park) is situated on the banks of Cauvery river has treasured the paintings, engraving, arms that depict the Valant victories and Struggles of Tipu Sultan. The structure is made of teak, and this Indo-Saracenic structure has ornate and beautiful frescoes. The corridors showcase murals which describe Tipu’s ordeals in the battlefield against the British.Drop off at the hotel in Mysore city.

What’s included

  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water (provided in tour vehicle)
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Camera charges at monuments
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks