5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Chikmagalur
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
2
Gokarna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Hampi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
End: Bengaluru

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deviramma Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kodandaramaswami Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Torana Ganapati Temple, then explore the ancient world of Amrutesvara Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarada Temple.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chikkamagalur road trip app .

Bengaluru to Chikkamagalur is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gokarna.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Historic Sites
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Kodandaramaswami Temple ©
Kodandaramaswami Temple
Sharada Temple ©
Sharada Temple
Torana Ganapati Temple ©
Torana Ganapati Temple

1
night
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): kick back and relax at Half Moon Beach and then kick back and relax at Om Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Gokarna itinerary website .

You can drive from Chikkamagalur to Gokarna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hampi.

Things to do in Gokarna

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Half Moon Beach ©
Half Moon Beach
Om Beach ©
Om Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Akash Art Gallery & Bookshop, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Balakrishna Temple, then explore the world behind art at Archaeological Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sanapur Lake, and finally explore the ancient world of Group of Monuments at Hampi.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hampi trip planner .

You can drive from Gokarna to Hampi in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Hampi are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi
Balakrishna Temple ©
Balakrishna Temple
Archaeological Museum ©
Archaeological Museum

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nights
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
On the 1st (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, then get a taste of the local shopping with UB City, then wander the streets of Commercial Street, and finally explore the world behind art at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru trip itinerary app .

Drive from Hampi to Bengaluru in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Hampi in December since evenings lows in Bengaluru dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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UB City ©
UB City
St. Mary's Basilica ©
St. Mary's Basilica
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat ©
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat

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