KARNATAKA, a state which is very close to my heart as I have spent most of my childhood days growing up at our beautiful farmhouse near Mysore.
Karnataka offers a variety of experiences with the right combo of history and nature unplugged.
I am glad to share a list of the best places to travel and explore in Karnataka based on my own travels and also with the help of some of the expert travel books.
Historical Extravaganza -
*Hampi and Anegundi
*Badami, Pattadakal and Aihole
*The temples of Talekadu
*Mysore Palace and Chamundeshwari Temple
*Belur and Halebidu
*Sri Krishna Temple,Udupi
Beach Getaways -
*Mangalore - Tannir Bavi, Panambur and Suratkal
*St Mary's Island near Udupi
*Gokarna - Om, Kudle and Paradise
*Karwar - Kurumgad island, Devbagh and Majali
Wildlife and Scenic Attractions -
*Himavad Gopalaswamy Hills
*BRT / Biligiri Rangaswamy Hills
*Chikmagalur and Sakleshpur
*Jog Falls, Shimoga
*Shivana Samudra Falls
*Nandi Hills near Bengaluru
Karnataka Cuisine - A treat for your tastebuds!
*Bisi belle bhath
*Mysore masala dosa
*Akki and Jola rottis
*Ragi mudde / millet balls
*Sol kadi and bamboo shoot pickles
Stuffs to buy -
*Coffee and cashews
*Mysore Silk Sarees
Please feel free to write to me to plan your trips / for any suggestions.