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India Car and Bike Tour: Karnataka 17 Days

Highlights of this Car and Bike Tour in India:

This car and bike tour in South India with Atypic Travel is a cultural and natural tour, with local French-speaking guides.

  • The tour covers the varied natural landscapes of Karnataka with great beauty.
  • You visit the renowned cultural monuments like Mysore Palace.
  • You cycle through the forest landscapes of Coorg .
  • Nagarhole Tiger Reserve National Park .
  • You reach the coast by bike with its magnificent sandy beaches and renowned for its cuisine and its still untouched nature.
  • Small roads take you to Badami, famous for its temples.
  • Visit of Hampi, capital of the Vijayanagar empire and jewel of southern India, UNESCO heritage.
  • A circuit not to be missed for lovers of cycling, nature, discovery of landscapes and extraordinary culture in Karnataka. Itinerary: Mysore (2 nights)-Nagarhole (1 night)-Coorg (1 night)-Bhagamandala (2 nights)-Moodbidri (Mangalore) (1 night)-Udupi (1 night)-Mookambika (1 night)-Murudeshwar (1 night) – Gokarna (1 night) -Dandeli (2 night) -Hubballi (1 night) – Badami (1 night) – Hampi (1 night).
  • DURATION: 17 days (8 days of cycling)
  • CHOICE OF DATES: From 2 people.
  • PRICE: FROM 2130 €/p. Bike rental, full board and FLIGHTS INCLUDED

Car and bike tour in India: Karnataka

This nature and culture tour by bike and car in South India with Atypic Travel covers the varied natural landscapes of Karnataka of great beauty, and renowned cultural monuments such as the palace of Mysore, the site of Hampi.

Karnataka is a state in South India, very varied and rich in cultural, natural and human discoveries. The forest landscapes of Coorg , Nagarhole Tiger Reserve National Park are enchanting. You reach the coast by bike with its magnificent sandy beaches and renowned for its cuisine and its still untouched nature. 

Small roads take you to Badami, famous for its temples. Finally, this nature and culture circuit by bike in the South Indu, ends in beauty with the visit of Hampi,capital of the Vijayanagar empire and jewel of southern India, UNESCO heritage. A circuit not to be missed for lovers of cycling, nature, discovery of landscapes and extraordinary culture in Karnataka.

Maps of South India and Karnataka:

India Karnataka Nature & Culture Tour Itinerary: 17 Days (8 Days Cycling):

Mysore (2 nights)-Nagarhole (1 night)-Coorg (1 night) -Bhagamandala (2 nights) – Moodbidri (Mangalore) (1 night) -Udupi (1 night) – Mookambika (1 night) -Murudeshwar (1 night) – Gokarna (1 night) -Dandeli (2 night) -Hubballi (1 night) – Badami (1 night) – Hampi (1 night + Night train) – Bangalore.

Program:

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT by night to Bangalore.

Arrival in Bangalore . Meeting with your local correspondent. Flight to Mysore. Transfer by car/mini bus to your 4-star Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel . Rest. Bikes are provided Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

After breakfast, free morning. Afternoon visit Mysore Palace and Gardens. Dinner and night in hotel.

After breakfast, transfer by car/mini bus to the exit of Mysore and from there, cycle route to Nagarhole National Park . On the way, visit of silk manufacturing. Arrived at Kabini, check-in at the hotel. Late afternoon, Safari at Nagarhole National Park and Tiger Reserve. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

After breakfast cycle to Coorg. , also called Kodagu. En route, visit Bylakuppe and the Golden Temple. Arrival in Coorg, Check-in hotel The Tamara. Dinner and night in hotel.

After breakfast, cycle route to Bhagamandala . En route, visit Madikeri Kodava Temple and Madikeri Fort. Check in hotel. Discover the Kodava heritage traditional dance show. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

After breakfast, drive by car/minibus to Moodbidri via Shiradi Ghat (Western Ghats) and visit the Jain Savira Kamba Basadi temple in Moodbidri. Dinner (a delicious Jain meal) and hotel night.

After breakfast, cycle route for Manipal to Udupi. Visit the Krishna temple. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner typical of the cuisine of the Konkani people and night in a hotel.

After breakfast, cycle route to Mookambika, via Kundapur. On the way, relax on the beach of Maravanthe (Arabian Sea). Continuation to Byndoor and arrival at Mookambika. Visit of the famous Kollur Mookambika temple. Check in hotel. Dinner and night in hotel.

After breakfast cycle to Murudeshwar . Visit of the Shiva temple and its surroundings. Check in hotel. Dinner and night in hotel.

After breakfast, cycle route to Gokarna . Visit of the Mahabelshwara temple and visit of “Om Beach”. Check in hotel. Dinner (enjoy the excellent Tamarind seafood cuisine) and hotel night.

After breakfast, road by car/minibus to Dandeli, admire the various waterfalls. Check in hotel. Dinner and night in hotel.

Day devoted to rest in this magnificent landscape, or possibility of rafting on the Kali River , trekking or safari at the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. Dinner and night in hotel

After breakfast, cycle route to Hubli. Visit the glass house of Indira Gandhi and the temple of Chandramouleshwara . Check in hotel. Dinner and night in hotel

After breakfast, road by car/minibus to Badami. Visit the temples of Badami. Check in hotel. Dinner and night in hotel.

After breakfast, drive by car/mini bus to Hampi . Hotel check-in and visit to the archaeological site of Hampi , recognized as cultural heritage by UNESCO, of exceptional universal value. Dinner and night in hotel.

After breakfast, flight to Bangalore. If flight schedules permit, city tour by tuc-tuc and Ayurvedic massage. International flight in the evening for your return.

 

 

CHOICE OF DATES FROM 2 PEOPLE.

PRICE: FROM 2130€/p. Flights included, full board and rental bike included.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

  • International flights from Brussels or Paris. Ask for your quote if departing from another airport.
  • All transfers and transport in India
  • Domestic flight from Hampi to Bangalore
  • Top quality hybrid bikes and suitable helmets
  • The emergency vehicle with spare parts for bicycles and emergency box that accompanies cyclists who can also use the vehicle as needed
  • French or English speaking local guides
  • 2L. of water /p./day
  • All tours of the program with guides
  • Full board in India
  • All accommodation according to the program with the hotels of the program or of similar quality
  • Activities in Dandeli
  • Ayurvedic massage in Bangalore

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

  • personal expenses
  • Any tips
  • Luggage transport at airports, train stations and hotels
  • The price of entry for cameras or photo cameras in the monuments if requested