Kalasa - Sringeri - Kollur - Shivamogga Tour Package (04N/05D)
Package Name: Kalasa - Sringeri - Kollur - Shivamogga Tour Package
Duration: 04 Nights and 05 Days
Places covered: Belur, Kalasa, Horanadu, Kudremukh National Park, Sringeri, Kundadri, Agumbe Ghat, Kollur and Shivamogga
Transporatation: Exclusive A/c Cab
Day 01 : Bangalore - Belur - Kalasa
Our representative will welcome you at Bangalore drive to Belur
, which is located on the banks of the River Yagachi, a star shaped temple with hand lathe-turned filigreed pillars and sculptures will take your breath away. The temple, perched on a star shaped base amidst lawns, is a sculptural extravaganza and one of the finest examples of Hoysala workmanship. Visit this beautiful temple and then drive to Kalasa
, a small scenic town situated in the Western Ghats of Chikmagalur district and blessed by nature with beautiful hills, rivers, valleys, viewpoints, waterfalls, forests, coffee/tea estates, temples, etc. Kalasa is one of the important shooting destinations of Karnataka and many south Indian movies are shot at this beautiful heaven on the earth. On arrival at Kalasa, check in to the hotel and then visit Kalaseshwara Temple
is situated in Kalasa on the banks of Bhadra River. The Shiva linga present here has been installed by Sage Agasthya himself along with the silver dome. Return to the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 : Kalasa - Horanadu - Kudremukh National Park - Sringeri
Morning drive to Horanadu
. Horanadu is a place of enchanting natural landscape in Chikmagalur district. First visit Horanadu View Point
, where you have beautiful view of Horanadu and surrounding hills. Then visit ancient temple of the goddess Annapoorneshwari
- goddess of Food. Return to the hotel and after breakfast, checkout the hotel and proceed to beautiful Tea Estate at Samse
. Samse is located at a distance of 10 Km from Kalasa. The tea estate is very beautiful and scenic where nature has spread a loving carpet of green. The Sri Sarva Siddhi Ganapathy temple in the middle of the tea estate adds more beauty to the place and one will feel that he is in the cradle of nature and God. This awesome place will take some time to enjoy the beauty of the nature.
Then enjoy the amazing landscape drive to witness the beauty of Kudremukh National Park
. Then drive to Sringeri
- (Sringeri Sharada Peeta)
, the first mutt established by jagadguru Sri Adishankara (Shankracharya) and located on the banks of Tunga river. Sringeri is home to a number of historic temples. On arrival at Sringeri, visit to Sri Sharadamba temple
and offer prayers to Goddess of Knowledge and get her blessings. Then visit nearest Sri Vidyashankara temple
and other shrines in the temple premises. Then you can have lunch at temple dining hall. Check in to the hotel and relax for some time. Evening, drive to Kigga
is a beautiful village situated on the banks of Nandini River, a tributary of Tunga. Kigga is famous for Rishya Shringeshwara temple
. The temple houses a linga of a unique shape, with three protuberances resembling horns. Return to the hotel and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03 : Sringeri - Kundadri - Agumbe Ghat - Kollur
Morning, after breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to Kundadri
is a hill with dense forests in the Western Ghats located in Shimoga District. This hill is known for 17th century Jain temple dedicated to Jain thirthankara. Then proceed to enjoy the beauty of Agumbe Ghat
and nearby Sunset point. Then drive to Kollur
, a small temple town lies at the foot of the Western Ghats and is famous for Goddess Mookambika temple, a Hindu pilgrim center. Kollur is also regarded as one of the Shakti peetas and also mukti places. On arrival at Kollur, check in to the hotel and visit Mookambika Temple
, the major attraction of Kollur. The goddess is described as in the form of a jyotirlinga incorporating both Shiva and Shakti. The panchaloha image of the goddess on Shri Chakra is stated to have been consecrated by Shri Adi Shankaracharya. The Divine Mother is said to be a manifestation of trigunas or triple forms. Return to the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 04 : Kollur - Shivamogga
Morning, after breakfast, drive to Nagara fort
. built in 16th Century. It’s also called Shivappa Naik's Fort and is maintained by Archeological Dept. Nagara is the last capital of Keladi rulers. Then drive to Shivamogga. Then drive to Tyavarekoppa Lion and Tiger Safari
near Shimoga. This is a beautiful and popular nature and wildlife destination where you can see Lions, Tigers, cheetahs, bears and other wild life animals roam around in the deep forests freely. (This safari will be open from 9 AM to 5 PM every day except Tuesday)
. Then drive to Shivamogga
is part of Malnad region and it is also known as the Gateway to Malnad. Shivamogga is famous for its landscapes, forts, Bird Sanctuaries, waterfalls and historical places. On arrival at Shivamogga, check in to the hotel. Evening, proceed to visit Koodli
where River Tunga and River Bhadra merges and flows together as River Tungabhadra. There are two mutts in Koodli. One is Shankara mutt (Advaita Philosophy) and the other being Akshobhya Thirtha Mutt (Dvaita Philosophy). This place also houses beautiful Hoysala times temples dedicated to Rameshwara and Narasimha. Return to the hotel and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05 : Shivamogga - Sakrebailu Elephant Camp - Bangalore
Morning after breakfast, check out the hotel, and drive to Sakrebailu Elephant Camp
, where number of elephants will be trained by experienced Mahouts. Elephants from the nearby forests arrives this place to take bath, have snacks and play in the Backwaters of River Tunga before they go back to the forest. It is an amazing experience to see the elephants playing in water especially for kids. Then drive to Bangalore. On arrival at Bangalore, you will be transferred to Bangalore and drop at a designated point in Bangalore. Trip ends with the delightful memories of Kalasa - Sringeri - Kollur - Shivamogga Tour Package