Tag: Karnataka

Karnataka Itinerary: how to spend 3 weeks in Karnataka

Karnataka Itinerary: how to spend 3 weeks in Karnataka

This post is a 3 week Karnataka itinerary. Karnataka’s tourist slogan is: “One state, many worlds”. It is indeed one of India’s most varied states. Palm-fringed beaches, jungles teeming with wildlife, ancient temple ruins and some of India’s most progressive cities. Karnataka has it all.  

The Best Places to Visit in Gokarna: India’s beach paradise

The Best Places to Visit in Gokarna: India’s beach paradise

This post is a travel guide about the best places to visit in Gokarna. Gokarna is one of India’s most upcoming destinations that is getting more popular every year. It is not hard to understand why with its laid back atmosphere, palm fringed sandy beaches 

Hampi Itinerary: how to spend 3 days in Hampi

Hampi Itinerary: how to spend 3 days in Hampi

This post is a travel guide with a 3 day Hampi itinerary. Hampi is located in the state of Karnataka in South India. It was the capital of the Vijayanagara empire and is still home to hundreds of ancient temples. The ruins cover a large 

How to visit the Belur and Halebid Temples in India

How to visit the Belur and Halebid Temples in India

This post is a travel guide about the Belur and Halebid temples in Karnataka, India. After visiting the Somnathpur temple near Mysore I wanted to see more Hoysala architecture. That’s when I read about the Belur and Halebid temples.  The Belur and Halebid temples The 

Bangalore Itinerary: how to spend one day in Bangalore

Bangalore Itinerary: how to spend one day in Bangalore

This post is a Bangalore itinerary about how to spend one day in Bangalore. Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka and one of the largest cities in South India. Bangalore has a rich history that dates back 

BR Hills: the best travel guide to Biligiri Rangana Betta

BR Hills: the best travel guide to Biligiri Rangana Betta

The BR hills, or Biligiri Rangana Betta, in Karnataka are a world of nature, greenery and wildlife. Rolling hills that are often covered in a mysterious mist. Forests that are home to elephants, tigers, leopards, sloth bears, wild boars and deer.  The BR Hills are 

Bylakuppe Karnataka: the ultimate guide to little Tibet

Bylakuppe Karnataka: the ultimate guide to little Tibet

This post is a travel guide about Bylakuppe in Karnataka. Bylakuppe is often referred to as little Tibet in India, but is very little known among travellers. While it is Dharamsala that gets all the attention when people want to experience Tibetan culture in India, 

Mysore to Srirangapatna: a beautiful day trip

Mysore to Srirangapatna: a beautiful day trip

This post is a travel guide about a day trip from Mysore to Srirangapatna in Karnataka, India. Srirangapatna only lies 15 kilometers from Mysore. Being in the shadow of the bigger city, it is often overlooked by visitors.  There were times though, that it was 

How to visit the Somnathpur Temple near Mysore

How to visit the Somnathpur Temple near Mysore

The Somnathpur temple near Mysore is one of the best examples of the intricate carvings that characterize most of the Hoysala architecture in Karnataka, India. At first sight, the Somnathpur temple, also known locally as the Chennakesava temple, looks relatively small in size. Especially if 

The Best Things to do in Mysore: the heart of Karnataka

The Best Things to do in Mysore: the heart of Karnataka

This post is a travel guide with the best things to do in Mysore. A city in the state of Karnataka in Southern India, When I did my internship in BR hills, Mysore quickly became my favourite weekend getaway. It was in Mysore that I 

Backpacking Karnataka: the ultimate travel guide

Backpacking Karnataka: the ultimate travel guide

This post is a travel guide about backpacking Karnataka in India. Karnataka is one of India’s most underrated states. With Goa to the north and Kerala to the South it is often overlooked. Many travellers simply pass through, but there are many reasons to travel