In & Around Bengaluru
Vidhan Soudha is the seat of legislature of Karnataka. It is the largest legislative building in India, comleted in 1956. In front of it is the State High court, red brick building known as Attara Kacheri. ISKCON temple: it is one of the largest ISKCON temples in the world. Bannerghatta National Park: it was declared as a national park in 1974. Cubbon Park:it is officially known as Sri Chamarajendra Park, is an historic park in heart of city total area of 1.2 km2. Bengaluru Museums: they give a bird's eye view with regard to city's history and progress in the field of science and technology. HAL Aerospace Museum: it is one of the oldest aerospace museums in India. Government Museum: was established in 1865. It maintains large collection of architectural and geological artifacts since the ages of Indus Valley civilization. NIMHANS Museum: it is exclusively dedicated to medical science etc. Big Banyan Tree : Giant 400-year-old banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis), located in the village of Kethohalli in the Bangalore Urban district of Karnataka, India. This single plant covers 3 acres (12,000 m) and is one of the largest of its kind. In the 2000s, the main root of the tree succumbed to natural disease, and thus the tree now looks like many different trees. It is approximately 57 km from the Clarks exotica.
Nandi Hills & Nandi Grama
Nandi Hills & Nandi Grama: This is an ancient hill fortress in southern India, in the Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka. It is approximately 32 km from the Clarks exotica. It gets its name from the ancient Nandi or bull which is meant to be the mount of Lord Shiva. These hills are the source of the rivers Palar, Arkavati and Pennar. The Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple is one of the oldest temples in Karnataka dating back to the ninth century. It is approximately 30 km from Venue. The temple hewn out of rock consists of two complexes. While the first complex houses three deities, the second complex consists of a huge and majestic kalyani pond.
Kotilingeshwara Temple & Kurudumale:
Lord Shiva temple in the village of Kammasandra in Kolar district. The temple has one of the largest Shivalingams in the world. The temple structures themselves were built by Swamy Sambhashiva Murthy in 1980. The main attraction of the temple is a huge linga measuring 108 ft (33 m) tall and 35 ft (11m) tall Lord Nandi idol, surrounded by lakhs of small lingas spread over an area of 15 acres (61,000 m2). It is approximately 90 km from the Clarks exotica. Place in the Mulbagal taluk, Kolar district. It is located about 10 km from the mulubagal town, northerly. This place was believed to be the place where Devas would descend from the heavens for recreation on earth. The Ganesha temple is considered to be very powerful. Many believers start new jobs or new work only after taking the blessing of Lord Ganesha. It is approximately 90 km from the Clarks exotica.
Ramalingesvara temple situated in Avani town of the Kolar district, is constructed in the Dravida Style. According to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the temple is an ornate 10th-century Nolamba dynasty construction which was partially renovated later by the Chola dynasty. The temple is protected by the Archaeological Survey of India as a monument of national importance.It is also popular for Rock climbing. It is approximately 90 km from the Clarks exotica
The Veerabhadra temple is in Lepakshi in the Anantapur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Built in the 16th century, the architectural features of the temple are in the Vijayanagara style with profusion of carvings and paintings at almost every exposed surface of the temple. It is one of the centrally protected monumemts of national importance. The fresco paintings are particularly detailed in very bright dresses and colours with scenes of Rama and Krishna from the epic stories of the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and the Puranas and they are well preserved. There is a very large Nandi (bull), mount of Shiva, about 200 metres (660 ft) away from the temple which is carved from a single block of stone, which is said to be one of the largest of its type in the world. It is approximately 95 km from the Clarks exotica.
Local Sightseeing tours - Bengaluru
Bengaluru City Tour (timing:08:30 to 18:00 hours)RS) You will visit all the famous attractions of the diverse city of Bengaluru in one day. Visit Iskcon Sri Krishna Temple and then the Vidhana Soudha & High Court both with magnificent architecture. You will then be taken to Lalbagh Botanical garden and the Bengaluru Palace. You will also have an option to visit the Banergatta National Park for a wildlife experience in this Bengaluru City Tour.
Day tour to Mysore (timing: 07:00 to 21:30 hours)
In this tour option, you can visit and explore the city of royal palace, Mysore. We will drive you from Bengaluru to Mysore. In Mysore you can begin the experience by visiting the mesmerizing Mysore Palace, followed by Jaganmohan palace. You can then visit the majestic Chamundi Hills and later explore the beautiful Brindavan gardens and end the day experiencing the soothing musical fountain amidst the sprawling Brindavan gardens.
Day Tour to The Temples of Belur & Halebidu (timing: 07:00 to 22:30 hours)
This tour includes a day tour to the ancient temples of Belur & Halebidu from Bengaluru. Belur is renowned for the grand, Hoysala temple known for minute & intricate carvings and sculptures is one of the finest examples of Hoysala, architecture. You can also visit the beautiful temple ruins at Halebidu. Each sculpture in these temples is unique and beautifully carved.
Wild Life Tours
Karnataka is a popular doorway to many national parks and bird sanctuaries located in its proximity. These sanctuaries are not only a perfect place to watch wilds in woods, but also to explore the rich flora and fauna of the country that makes them places for high interest among the tourists, nature and wildlife lovers. They work as an ideal getaway options to the people who wish to go away from the hustle and bustle of city for some time.
Bandipur:02 nights - 03 days ex-Bengaluru
Bandipur is located between the foothills of Western Ghat and Nilgiri mountains. It has a remarkable variety of flora and fauna. Bandipur is home to Leopards, Asiatic Wild Dogs, Stripped Hyenas, Jackals, Jungle Cats, Leopard Cats, Rusty Spotted Cats, Palm Civet, Small Indian Civets, Otters and four different species of Mongooses (the common stripe necked, brown and ruddy mongooses), Black naped Hare, and variety of reptiles such as Rock Python, Cobra, Marsh Crocodile, Monitor Lizard, Rat Snake, Wolf Snake, Common Krait, Runel's Viper, Bamboo Pit Viper and Green Keel Back are also found here.
Nagarahole: 02 nights - 03 days ex-Bengaluru
The habitat of Nagarahole National Park along with its richdiversity of wild animals and birds offer a unique experience of viewing life in the wild. Nagarhole is the largest stretch of protected forest in India, the formation of forest is dry scrub - moist deciduous with forest of rosewood, sandal, Oak, bamboo & teak. The park boosts a great variety of wildlife including tigers, leopards, wild dogs and sloth bears, elephants, gaurs (bison), sambars, barking deer, mouse deer, langurs, giant squirrels and a host of bird species are sighted very frequently by the asphalted and paved roads.
Coorg & Chikmagalur: 02 nights - 03 days ex-Bengaluru
Coorg or Kodagu is known as the Scotland of India. Perched on the western ghats, with its forests, green valleys, misty hills and coffee plantations, it is a nature-lover's dream. The birth place of the river cauvery, the district boasts of richness in religion and culture. Must visit places in Coorg are Dubare elephant camp. Tibetian monastery, Nisaragadhama, Tala cauvery, bagamandala, Raja's seat, Omkareshwar temple, Abbey falls.
Chikmagalur is one of the top hill station destinations in India. The hill stations around Chikmagalur are famous summer retreats since they remain cool even during summers. Must visit places in Chikmagalur are Kemmangundi, Mullayanagiri, Kudremukh, Baba budangiri, Manikyadhara falls, Kallathigiri falls, Hanumana Gundi falls, Kadambi falls, Sirimane falls.