Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ?

Tripoto
3rd Aug 2019
Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla
Day 1


After parking our vehicle in parking lot ,moved in and bought a ticket to get the tour of zoo which is magnificent and filled and covers  almost all categories of wildlife .
From variety of Birds , Owl to love birds , wide range colourfull parrots , peacocks .
From various types of Monkeys , small monkeys to Chimpanzees .
From lions , cheetahs ,Jaguar ,to BENGAL tigers
To bears ,fixes ,Zeebra ,heinas ,African  Elephants... Ufff quite a big list but not complete

Spare 2 to 3 hours to witness these beautiful creatures .

1. Go with Family and Friends
2. Good place for  Wildlife Photographers

Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

African Elephant

Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

Needless to mention

Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Zoo, Main Rd, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

Long hectic job schedule and no time to travel and explore beautiful and historical destinations .
Booom ... That's why the IT people are blessed with Weekend Getaways Term ..which is now a days very popular and when in Bangalore it's like cherry on top .
One can cover multiple towns and cities of Southern India and yes .. In BuDget Friendly Manner ☺️ .
How ? 🤔 Will tell you below .....

One day after getting tired with 9 to 5 job and a monotonous lifestyle I was very much pissed off .  
This gives the idea why don't we go to Mysore and explore it in our way as it's the nearby spot and get covered in 2 days . Obviously its a rainy season and we don't want to go by bike so we thought to give  Train a try .
Friday 2nd Aug'2019 , we checked and book our ticket on train from Bangalore Station to Mysore Junction . We booked a chair car for 2 from Hampi Express and Chamundi Express .      
   Post this ,the biggest challenge is reasonable stay . So we booked a Hostel online and immediately pack our bags and also we kept few fruits, snacks as in Hostel we have a benefit to cook  ..

             [KEEN OBSERVATION ABOUT THE CITY ]
WHERE ALL THE CITIES ARE MOVING INTO URBAN CULTURE AND TRY TO IMPLEMENT NEW THINGS .
THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY ENGAGE ITSELF IN SMALL THINGS
THIS CITY PRESERVES AND GIVES IMPORTANCE TO THE ARCHITECTURE AND NATURE , GREENERY WHICH MAKES THIS A BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO LIVE . BEING A QUIET AND CALM PLACE  IT HAS EVERY SINGLE NEW TECHNOLOGIES BRANDS ,OUTLETS ,MALLS , BROAD ROADS , SYSTEMATIC TRAFFIC , SEPERATE ROUTE FOR BUSES . ALL ARE AVAILABLE  .. WHICH IS MUST ..

Trip starts at 5:00 am 3rd Aug'19
* Booked a cab from ola .
* Took a train  at 6:30 am and started enjoying the view .

After reaching to Mysore , welcomed by awesome weather and morning breeze 🥰🥰 accompanied with Japanese person  , We headed towards Bike store from where we had booked Bike by walk as it's just 2 KMS from Junction .

Some city snaps

* In between grabbed a plate full of Idli and Chai to get energise .
* Picked Vehicle and fill the fuel .
* Reached our Hostel named Zostel . As we reached before our check in and don't wanted to waste our day . Hence we washed our face and moved to cover our 1st spot which is

Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla
Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla
Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla
Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla
Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla
Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla
Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla
Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla
Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla
Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla
Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla
Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla
Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla
Photo of Budget Friendly Trip to Mysore -- How ? by valsala shukla

Post visiting this we moved our Hostel and checked in . Without wasting time , we quickly freshnup and had fruits and cooked some light food for us and again move out to ,and again started our city exploring . On the very same day ,Our next stop was

Being a City centre spot , this church pays a great ode to British Architecture era . Keeping every minute detail in concern this church was created . Inside there are stories of Jesus and Mother Mary .
# Tips
* photos are strictly prohibited .
* Try to be quiet  this won't disturb people who are praying .

Outside this church ,anyone can sit and relax themselves .

After visiting , Had tea ,dosa and (Bisi Bele Bhat) original dish from Mysore. 

Edited version of Church image

Photo of Church, Mysore, Vivekananda Road, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysore, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

Random click purely

Photo of Church, Mysore, Vivekananda Road, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysore, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

Amazed by the creations

Photo of Church, Mysore, Vivekananda Road, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysore, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

Sighting from city

Photo of Church, Mysore, Vivekananda Road, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysore, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Church, Mysore, Vivekananda Road, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysore, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Church, Mysore, Vivekananda Road, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysore, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Church, Mysore, Vivekananda Road, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysore, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

Totally worth

Photo of Church, Mysore, Vivekananda Road, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysore, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Church, Mysore, Vivekananda Road, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysore, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Church, Mysore, Vivekananda Road, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysore, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

Opposite sky view from church .. lucky to view blue sky

Photo of Church, Mysore, Vivekananda Road, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysore, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Church, Mysore, Vivekananda Road, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysore, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

After spending quality time on church , we quickly gear up to witness our next destination which was .

As name suggests , This belongs to Lord Krishna and Garden administration kept the theme very awesome .
Small springs , waterfalls , and from Big fountains to small fountains is good way to re-use the dam water which  enhance the beauty .
Situated in Mandya district this dam is perfect weekend getaway spot .

* Take a buffer of 2 to 3 hours and try to go in daylight and wait till 7 pm because that's when the light and fountain show begins . 
* Facility of Boating ,Snacks , shop for handicrats are available.

On the way do observe the scenic coconut trees which sometimes look looks like painting

Sharing some of the clicks :

Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Brindavan Gardens, Mandya, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

And from here our Day 1 of this trip Ends ..and we headed to our hostel for relaxing ourselves and had some food on the way..

DAY 1 EXPENSE : 4864  FOR 2  includes

1. Train tickets for 2 people  both ways : 1000 RS.
2. Cab charges till station : 278 RS .
3.  Hostel Pvt. Room for 2D 1 N  : 1678 RS.
4. Bike charges for 2days + fuel  : 735 + 250 RS.
5. Breakfast for 2 : 70 RS .
6. Parking charges overall : 23Rs.
7. Snacks + Tea & Coffee : 130 (Throught the day 🤪)
8. Dinner for 2 : 500 Rs.
9. Zoo tickets for 2 : 200 RS .

#Note - Snacks and Other charges may vary .
✓ Rental Bike from EeZee Rentals (book online nearer to railway station).https://eezeerentals.com/
✓ Hostel booked from  http://www.hostelworldgroup.com/

Day 2

We have kept only two itinerary for this day as we have to leave on this day .
Today ,we got up and the view from window is fabulous . After whole night rains and winds ,morning sunlight was just  I can't explain .
After our morning routine ,we just went downstairs and had breakfast from nearest restaurant from hostel  and then went to park which was beside our hostel .

By 10am , It's the time we have to checkout from hostel.  Without wasting a single minute we get ready , pack our bags and kept at their luggage section and went for this 👇

Needless to say or explain , This palace is the lifeline of Mysore which shows how the architecture and historical values are important for us .
Every room , courtroom , royalty ,teakwood carvings colourfull rooftops will make you more curious to know what's next .
Spend almost 3 to 4 hours there ..
But we have to discontinue and visit the next stop which I will let you know below .

After whole day , we again came to see the Light show and the patriotic bands playing music . Kind off relived it

GLANCE OF MYSORE PALACE 🤘🔥

Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla
Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

Post sunset

Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

This view after lighting

Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

Looking like some bride

Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

Huge mirror reflect the Palace

Photo of Mysore Palace, Sayyaji Rao Road, Agrahara, Chamrajpura, Mysuru, Karnataka, India by valsala shukla

for another version can refer my photo blog too .

This is our last stop to finish our destination 

It's 30 mins away from Palace . Situated on top of hill there is a  Chamundeshwari Temple and also you can look for a aerial view of whole city . It's the Sacred Hill which is 835 feet from mean sea level . 

Photo of Chamundi Hill, Mysuru, Karnataka by valsala shukla
Photo of Chamundi Hill, Mysuru, Karnataka by valsala shukla
Photo of Chamundi Hill, Mysuru, Karnataka by valsala shukla
Photo of Chamundi Hill, Mysuru, Karnataka by valsala shukla
Photo of Chamundi Hill, Mysuru, Karnataka by valsala shukla

Aerial view

Photo of Chamundi Hill, Mysuru, Karnataka by valsala shukla

Day 2 ends with lots of memories .

Expenses for 2 people 1500 RS. Approx which  includes

1. Breakfast for 2 : 150 RS .
2. PALACE ticket : 140 RS .
3. Snacks , lunch , Tea for 2 : 350 RS .
4. Cab for Home : 500 RS.

If you love and like this narration please follow me on Instagram for more photos and on LBB too .

Be the first one to comment