Exploring The Deccan Plateau
Places & destinations covered in this unique tour
Central India, Hyderabad, Charminar, Mecca Masjid, Salar Jung Museum, Golconda Fort, Belur, Halebid, Hoysala Temples, Chikmagalur, Mysore, Sandalwood City, Monolithic Statue Shravanabelagola, Chamundi Hill, Keshava Temple Somnathpur
Travel to the rich architectural legacies of India’s most remarkable empires in this tour.
The vast deccan plateau straddles a core area of central India. Having been the scene of countless battles, it has seen some of India’s most remarkable empires flourish and decline. The rich architectural legacies of these mighty dynasties still remain today and are explored during the course of this tour which travels north-south across the heart of The Deccan.
See the exceptional palaces of Hyderabad’s Nizams before visiting the remains of the great Vijayanagar capital at Hampi. Continue to the beautiful early Hoysala temples at Belur and Halebid prior to travelling Karnataka’s second largest city – Mysore where there is a treasure trove of monuments from ancient India. All very different, they range from the Hoysala and Vijayanagar periods, through Tipu Sultan’s era, and culminate in the resplendent, Indo-Saracenic City Palace. This tour will simply transport you into the ancient era of India with its amazing art and architecture.
Tour Plan for ‘Exploring the deccan plateau’ by Greaves
|DAY 1 ARRIVE MUMBAI (BOMBAY)
On arrival stay at The Taj Lands End.
DAY 2 MUMBAI – AURANGABAD
DAY 3 AURANGABAD
DAY 4 AURANGABAD – MUMBAI – HYDERABAD
DAY 5 HYDERABAD
DAY 6 HYDERABAD – HAMPI
DAY 7 HAMPI
DAY 8 HAMPI
|DAY 9 HAMPI – CHIKMAGALUR
A full days drive to the southern tip of the Deccan Plateau, arriving at Chikmagalur and The Serai.
DAY 10 CHIKMAGALUR
DAY 11 CHIKMAGALUR – MYSORE
DAY 12 MYSORE
DAY 13 MYSORE – BENGALURU
DAY 14 BENGALURU
DAY 15 DEPART BENGALURU
This is a suggested itinerary for travelling to and exploring the Deccan Plateau. Dates, duration, hotels and routing may be changed to personalize the tour to the travellers’ preferences and requirements. Please contact Greaves for further ideas on how to turn your vacation into an unforgettable holiday to India.