31 days in Karnataka, Goa & Wayanad District Itinerary

31 days in Karnataka, Goa & Wayanad District Itinerary

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Devanhalli
— 1 day
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Mangalore
— 4 nights
3
Udupi
— 3 nights
4
Chikmagalur
— 2 nights
5
Hampi
— 3 nights
6
Dandeli
— 1 night
7
Goa
— 6 nights
8
Madikeri
— 2 nights
9
Nagarhole National Park
— 1 night
10
Kalpetta
— 4 nights
11
Bandipur
— 1 night
12
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 3 nights

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Devanhalli

Devanhalli ©
Devanahalli, also called "Devandahalli", "Dyaavandalli", Devanadoddi and Devanapura, is a town and Town Municipal Council in Bangalore Rural district in the state of Karnataka in India. On the 16th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Sadahalli Quarry Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Nakoda Avati 108 Jain Temple.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Devanhalli trip site.

Bengaluru to Devanhalli is an approximately 1-hour car ride. December in Devanhalli sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mangalore.

Things to do in Devanhalli

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sadahalli Quarry Temple
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Sadahalli Quarry Temple ©
Sadahalli Quarry Temple

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Mangalore

Mangalore ©
A gateway to the coastal region, Mangalore has long served as a stop-off point on maritime trade routes, and remains a major port city today.
Popular historic sites such as Bekal Fort and Infant Jesus Shrine are in your itinerary. Madhur Temple and Malik Deenar Mosque are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mangalore: Kappil Beach (in Bekal), Kasaragod (Kottancheri Hills, Malla Temple, &more) and Narahari Parvata (in Bantwal). It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Sebastian Church, Bendur, Mangalore.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mangalore road trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Devanhalli to Mangalore. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Devanhalli in December; daily highs in Mangalore reach 38°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Udupi.

Things to do in Mangalore

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kasaragod, Kappil Beach, Narahari Parvata
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Bekal Fort ©
Bekal Fort
Madhur Temple ©
Madhur Temple
Ananthapura Lake Temple ©
Ananthapura Lake Temple

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Udupi

Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
We've included these beaches for you: St. Mary's Island and Malpe Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sri Krishna Temple and Venugopal Temple. Step out of Udupi to go to Murdeshwar and see Scuba & Snorkeling, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Kapu Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Durga Devi Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stella Maris Church, and get great views at End Point.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Udupi trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Mangalore to Udupi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In December, daytime highs in Udupi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Udupi

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manipal, Malpe Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, St. Mary's Island
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sri Krishna Temple ©
Sri Krishna Temple
St. Mary's Island ©
St. Mary's Island

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Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur ©
Located at the foot of the highest mountain range in the state, the city of Chikamagalur features a number of natural and man-made attractions of rich variety.
On the 24th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shantaleswara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basadi Halli, then delve into the distant past at Chennakesava Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kodandaramaswami Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kedareswara Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hoysaleswara Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sharada Temple.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Chikmagalur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Udupi to Chikmagalur takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Halebid, Chennakesava Temple, Kedareswara Temple
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Chennakesava Temple ©
Chennakesava Temple
Hoysaleswara Temple ©
Hoysaleswara Temple
Basadi Halli ©
Basadi Halli

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Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
Get some historical perspective at Vitthala Temple and Elephant Stables. Do some cultural sightseeing at Group of Monuments at Hampi and Hazara Rama Temple. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Enclosure and browse the exhibits of Akash Art Gallery & Bookshop.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hampi day trip site.

Traveling by car from Chikmagalur to Hampi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In December in Hampi, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Dandeli.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Royal Enclosure
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Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi
Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables

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Dandeli

Dandeli ©
Dandeli is a town in Uttara Kannada (ಉತ್ತರ ಕನ್ನಡ) district of Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ), India, in the Western Ghats region.DescriptionA significant part of Dandeli's population consists of economic migrants from all over India, especially the north/south Indian states like Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Andhra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and many districts of the Karnataka state. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the engineering at Supa Dam and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dandeli day trip app.

You can drive from Hampi to Dandeli in 6.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Hampi in December since evenings lows in Dandeli dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Goa.

Things to do in Dandeli

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Supa Dam
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Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary
Supa Dam ©
Supa Dam

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Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of Bom Jesus and Old Goa. Relax by the water at Palolem Beach and Baga Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Arambol Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahalaxmi Temple, stroll through Vagator Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Goa online journey maker.

Drive from Dandeli to Goa in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Dandeli in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Goa, with highs around 31°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Madikeri.

Things to do in Goa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach

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Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Dubare Elephant Camp and then admire the sheer force of Abbi Falls. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Omkareshwara Temple, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nagarhole National Park.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Madikeri online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Goa to Madikeri takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nagarhole National Park.

Things to do in Madikeri

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dubare Elephant Camp, Nagarhole National Park, Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple
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Nagarhole National Park ©
Nagarhole National Park
Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple ©
Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple
Omkareshwara Temple ©
Omkareshwara Temple

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Nagarhole National Park

Nagarhole National Park
A trip to Nagarhole National Park opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
On the 7th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rameshwara Temple.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Nagarhole National Park tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Madikeri to Nagarhole National Park takes 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Nagarhole National Park

Historic Sites
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Kalpetta

Kalpetta
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
Get a sense of the local culture at Valmeekam Clay Art Gallery and Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple. Visit Panamaram Jain Temple and Sree Maha Ganapathy Temple for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Thrissillery Shiva Temple (in Thirunelly), Assumption Forane Church (in Sulthan Bathery) and Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary (in Muthanga). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and get engrossed in the history at Wayanad Tea Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kalpetta tour planner.

Traveling by car from Nagarhole National Park to Kalpetta takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Nagarhole National Park in January, expect Kalpetta to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bandipur.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sulthan Bathery, Mananthavady, Panamaram Jain Temple, Thrissillery Shiva Temple, Wayanad Tea Museum
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Panamaram Jain Temple
Panamaram Jain Temple
Thrissillery Shiva Temple ©
Thrissillery Shiva Temple
Assumption Forane Church ©
Assumption Forane Church

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Bandipur

Bandipur ©
Trade the urban jungle for thick foliage and lush greenery at Bandipur.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at BRT Wildlife Sanctuary and then explore the striking landscape of Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bandipur tour planning app.

Traveling by car from Kalpetta to Bandipur takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bandipur

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve ©
Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve
BRT Wildlife Sanctuary
BRT Wildlife Sanctuary

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Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mysuru Palace and The Hobby Place. Visit Namdroling Monastery and Sri Chamundeshwari Temple for their historical value. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Nandi Temple, and stop by Adil & Azam.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bandipur to Mysuru (Mysore) by car takes about 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bandipur in January: high temperatures in Mysuru (Mysore) hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
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Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

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