A Road Trip : Mysore Diaries & Resort Review

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11th Nov 2016
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Sudden plans for a road trip to Mysore, was a much needed 4 day vacation with the best friends. Our 3 hour journey commenced at the break of dawn. A quick breakfast and few more hours on the road we reached our accommodation.

A city in Karnataka, Mysore is located in the foothills of the Chamundi Hills. A city noted for its heritage palaces and architectural glory, including the Mysore Palace, and for the festivities that take place during the Dasara festival. Mysore palace during Dasara time is one of the most sought after destination for the sights.

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Jal Mahal Resort & Spa:

A Family-friendly hotel with 2 restaurants and free breakfast. Located in Mysore, this family-friendly hotel is nearby to Mysore Zoo and Statue of Maharaja Chamarajendar Wodeyar, Mysore Palace and Regional Museum of Natural History.

Recreational facilities includes fitness center, outdoor pool, children's playground, kids club, table tennis. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar and a coffee shop/café are on-site. This is an absolute ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort and convenience in Mysore.

Most of our time spent in checking out the resort which is well maintained with numerous trees, gardens and flowers covering the whole of the resort. A very spacious place to hang around the whole day.

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Being in Mysore for few more days, we wanted to check out another resort:

Chitravana Resorts:

Chitravana Resorts in Mysore is an artist's creation of natural forest. A place you can roam aimlessly in solitude in nature.

Being a holiday resport, it is a heaven of peace and tranquility. Consisting of a natural asymmetrical garden which does not follow any geometrical pattern. There is unlimited growth of plant and trees. nature, here is worshipped as a deity, wooed and loved as a companion.

This resort has many other interesting and imaginative features.

Various accomodation spaces specially designed for nature lovers, these cottages are cozy and have some very interesting features.

Along with nature, this resort also has an Open Air Theatre.

A prefect place to experience the folk music and dances of India, also with an ambience to conduct Receptions, Parties, Fashion Shows,Meetings, Dramas and get together.

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If you are on a time constraint and have only a day, here are the few attractions that should not be missed:

Mysore Palace:

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KrishnaRaja Sagara Dam

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St. Philomena's Cathedral

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Sri Chamundeshwar

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Brindavan Gardens

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Zoological Gardens

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