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Private Excursion to Mysore and Srirangapatna from Bengaluru

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icon15 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Overview

Discover the history of Srirangapatna and the majesty of Mysuru (Mysore) during a private full-day excursion from Bengaluru (Bangalore). Travel in your own private vehicle to see highlights including Daria Daulat Bagh, Ranganathaswamy Temple, and Mysore Palace. Browse the vibrant bazaar at Devaraja Market, and watch the sunset from the Chamundi Hills to complete your day in this stunning part of India.
  • Private full-day tour to Mysore and Srirangapatna, from Bengaluru
  • Take in the grandeur of Mysore Palace and Daria Daulat Bagh
  • Get great photo ops in Devaraja Market
  • Take in the sunset from the Chamundi Hills
  • Includes private guide and driver, and hotel pickup and drop-off
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Private local guide
Personal chauffeur with comfortable air conditioned car
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks
Entrance tickets
Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Your hotel in Bengaluru.
Please provide the full name and address of your hotel while booking.

Departure Time

6:00 AM
Your tour starts with early morning pickup at your hotel by your private driver.

Relax in air-conditioned comfort during the 2.5-hour drive to Srirangapatna, and have the option to stop to purchase breakfast on the way. Cross the Kaveri River to enter Srirangapatna, which is entirely surrounded by the river. Your private guide meets you in Srirangapatna and takes you to Ranganathaswamy Temple, a Hindu temple that honors the god Ranganatha.

Continue to the town's top attraction, Daria Daulat Bagh, a palace with lavishly decorated interiors that feature colorful frescoes. Then visit the tombs of Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali, which have an elegant square chamber with a brick dome, carved stone windows, and ebony doorways embellished with inlaid ivory. 

Drive another 30 minutes to reach Mysuru. Stop at St. Philomena's Church, a Catholic church that was completed in 1936 with neo-Gothic architecture that was modeled on the Cologne Cathedral in Germany.

Take a break to purchase lunch around mid-day; your guide can provide restaurant recommendations. Then visit Mysore Palace, an architectural masterpiece that contains an array of gardens, courtyards, and buildings. 

Top off your day with a walking tour of the lively Devaraja Market. Observe local people shopping among stalls heaped with colorful arrangements of produce, flowers, dry goods, bangles, and bindis.

At the end of the afternoon, drive into the Chamundi Hills to watch the sun set over Mysore. Other landmarks nearby include the Chamundeshwari Temple, and a hulking black granite statue of Lord Shiva's bull Nandi.

Rest on the return drive to Bengaluru where your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Srirangapatna
Start your tour early in the morning after meeting with your personal chauffeur in the hotel lobby. He will make a brief stop on the way to Srirangapatna for breakfast (at your own cost). Drive 160 Kilometres (approx) to Srirangapatna from Bangalore/Bengaluru city. Although situated a few kms from Mysore city, Srirangapatna lies in the neighbouring district of Mandya. The entire town is enclosed by the river Kaveri to form a river island. Your Private Guide will meet you at Srirangapatna. Visit the Ranganthaswamy temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ranganatha (a manifestation of the god Vishnu) is one of the five important pilgrimage sites along the river Kaveri for devotees of Ranganatha. These five sacred sites are together known as Pancharanga Kshetrams in Southern India.
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Daria Daulat Bagh
Daria Daulat Bagh (literally 'Garden of the Wealth') is a palace situated in the city of Srirangapatna. The palace is built in the Indo-Sarcenic style in mostly made of teakwood. The palace has a rectangular plan and is built on a raised platform. The most stunning feature of the palace is that all the space available on the walls, pillars, canopies and arches have colourful frescoes in the style of Mysore paintings.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Srirangapatna
Tombs of Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali, is situated in Srirangapatnam; it looks very similar to the Golconda tombs with an elegant square chamber with a brick dome. The excellent workmanship is evident in the carved stone windows, ebony doorways artistically designed with inlaid ivory. There is an ancient mosque inside the complex.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
St. Philomena's Church
St. Philomena's church is a Catholic church built in honour of St. Philomena in the Diocese of Mysore, India. It was constructed in 1936 using a Neo Gothic style and its architecture was inspired by the Cologne Cathedral in Germany. Your private guide will assist with few recommendations to have lunch (at your own cost) in the middle of the day.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Mysuru Palace
The Palace of Mysore is a historical palace in the city of Mysore in Karnataka, southern India. It is the official residence and seat of the Wodeyars — the Maharajas of Mysore, the royal family of Mysore, who ruled the princely state from 1399 to 1950. The palace houses two durbar halls (ceremonial meeting halls of the royal court) and incorporates a mesmerizing and gigantic array of courtyards, gardens, and buildings. The palace is in the central region of inner Mysore, facing the Chamundi Hills eastward.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Devaraja Market
Icing on the cake for the day tour is, walking tour in the Bazaars of Devaraja market. This Bazaar is an apt place to get a flavour of the local people's daily life. With more than 100 years of history, this market is well knitted into the heritage of Mysore. This is a good sample of a traditional Indian market place that are colourful, noisy, vibrant and a tad chaotic.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
At the end of the trip drive uphill on Chaundi hills to see beautifull sun set and a bird's eye view of a lovely Mysore city. Named after goddess Chamundi, the Chamundeshwari Temple sits atop the Chamundi hill. The main hill itself features an ancient stone stairway of 1,008 steps leading to its summit. Approximately halfway to the summit is statue of bull Nandi, the vahana, or "vehicle" of Lord Shiva, which is 4.9m tall and 7.6m long and carved out of a single piece of black granite. Around this point, the steps become significantly less steep and eventually the climber is rewarded with a panoramic view of the city. Return back to Bangalore/ Bengaluru city with lovely memories. Your Private chauffeur will drop you back to the hotel at the end of the tour.
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY City Tours India

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Excursion to Mysore and Srirangapatna from Bengaluru?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Private Excursion to Mysore and Srirangapatna from Bengaluru.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Private Excursion to Mysore and Srirangapatna from Bengaluru?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Private Excursion to Mysore and Srirangapatna from Bengaluru.

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