Bangalore weekend escape | 2 Days & 1 Nights

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Cities: Mysore, .

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₹ 5,600 8,600 35%

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Get Ready from Bangalore to Mysore it is a comfortable and scenic view. You will come across the Indian countryside and drive past river Kaveri. The fastest route via NH 275 will take you about 3.5 hours. However, if you like well maintained, long, straight roads with minimum traffic and great views, take the NICE Ring Road (NICE Bangalore-Mysore Expressway). It will add about half an hour to your journey, but it'll be worth it. reach Mysore in evening check in hotel Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

In the morning after breakfast get ready for Mysore sightseeing
There are plenty of historic sights in and around Mysore. History buffs will hit the jackpot on this trip!
The must-do tourist attraction in Mysore is the magnificent Mysore Palace. It is till date the official residence of the Wodeyars, the rulers of Mysore. A section of the palace is open for tourism. Walk through the same halls as the Mysore royalty did centuries ago.
Jaganmohan Palace was the alternate retreat of the Wodeyar family. Today, it is an art gallery which holds one of the largest collections of artifacts in South India. The painting collection includes art by Raja Ravi Varma, Rabindranath Tagore, Abanindranath Tagore, Nikolai Roerich, Svetoslav Roerich, and the famous Lady With The Lamp by Haldankar. Other exhibits at the palace include weapons of war, musical instruments, sculptures, antique coins and currencies, and more.
Kukkarahalli Lake and Karanji Lake are the 2 large water bodies in Mysore. With lush greenery and a large bird population, tourists visit these separate lakes to experience a peaceful and quiet walk around the water. Karanji Lake houses a butterfly park, and is known as the biggest "walk-through aviary" in India. You can even enjoy the serene ecosystem by taking a boat into the water.
Built in 1956, St. Philomena's Cathedral is one of the largest cathedrals in South Asia. Inspired by Gothic architecture, the cathedral boasts tall twin spires, ornately crafted exteriors, and beautiful stained glass windows.
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple sits atop Chamundi Hill in Mysore. This temple is a shrine for Goddess Durga, and is known for its Dravidian-style architecture, and the giant Nandi carved out of granite. There is a long climb to get to the shrine, but the view of Mysore from the top is breathtaking.
The Mysore Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in India. It is home to about 170 species of animals, birds, and reptiles. The zoo is well kept and is worth a visit.
About an hour away from Mysore is the Brindavan Gardens. It is a terrace garden and is laid out immediately behind the Krishnaraja Sagar Dam (KRS) site. The garden also has a lake where you can go boating. Apart from the variety of trees and plants found here, the garden is also famous for the fountains in the area. At night, these fountains are lit up, and it's a wonderful sight! You can also enjoy a musical fountain show!
The Krishnaraja Sagar dam is built across river Kaveri. It provides water for irrigation and drinking to Mandya, Mysore, and Bangalore. The ginormous structure is known for the fact that is was built using surkhi mortar - not cement. The area surrounding KRS dam makes for a scenic picnic spot.
If you're visiting Mysore with children, you must spend a day at the GRS Fantasy Park. This water park is a popular destination among tourists.
Srirangapatna is an island fortress city that was the capital of Mysore state during Tipu Sultan's reign.You will drive through the city on your Bangalore-Mysore journey. The region is of great historical, cultural, and religious significance. Here, you can see the remains of the fortress, dungeons and more.
The famous Ranganathaswamy Temple is an architectural marvel with mixed architectural style, owing to the many dynasties that ruled the region. The Gumbaz is Tipu Sultan's mausoleum. Nimishamba Temple, Dariya Daulat Bagh, Jama Masjid, are other popular sites.
In the evening after sightseeing return back to Bangalore.