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Tourism in Karnataka

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Travel To Karnataka

Famous for hill stations, beaches, Carnatic music, and time-honored traditions, Karnataka is one of the most visited states in India. This beautiful state has a well-developed transport infrastructure for road, rail, and air connectivity to most regions. Although semi-urban regions in Karnataka do not have an extensive train network, roads provide a good accessibility to rural and remote areas.

Karnataka map delineates that the state has a good rail and road network along with modern transportation infrastructure. Let’s take a closer look at how to reach Karnataka from different parts of India:

By Air

There are seven cities in Karnataka with airports: Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore, Hampi, Hubli, Belgaum, and Bijapur. The Bengaluru International Airport or the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) and the Mangalore International Airport are the only two airports that operate international flights to and from Karnataka. One of the busiest airports in India, Bangalore Airport is connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, and Jaipur with direct flights by Air India, IndiGo, Jet Airways, and Spice Jet. The airport in Mangalore is served by flights from Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Hyderabad. Taking a flight from Delhi or Mumbai to Karnataka is the quickest option to travel.

By Train

Rail transport in Karnataka is yet to reach some district headquarters. The train connectivity within Karnataka state is relatively poor. However, all major cities of Karnataka are well connected to other parts of India by a train route. Bangalore railway station is Karnataka’s most important railway terminal. The capital city of Bangalore is connected to only a few district headquarters by railroad. Hubbali is headquarters of South Western Zone of Indian Railway.

Karnataka has a decently laid-out intrastate rail network. Konkan Railway connects coastal region of Karnataka with Mumbai, Kochi, and Goa. Karnataka has a total railway network of about 3,089 kilometers. It’s more convenient for travelers from Mumbai or Hyderabad to Karnataka to board a train than taking a bus or flight.

Travelers can also board the Golden Chariot, a luxury tourist train operated by Indian Railways and KSTDC, to travel from Goa to Bangalore via Hampi and Mysore.

By Road

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) is the government operator for road transport in Karnataka. It connects major cities and tourist destinations in Karnataka with both intra-state and interstate buses. KSRTC reservation for bus tickets can be made online in advance. The National Highways in Karnataka run for 3,973 kilometers. As one can see in Karnataka district map, smaller towns and district headquarters are well connected by state highways. For transportation within city or town limits, motorbikes, auto rickshaws, and buses are good options. So, buy a Karnataka road map and start exploring this beautiful state. Travelers can take a scenic coastal drive to Gokarna or find adventures along the hilly road from Mysuru to Coorg.

By AirBy RoadBy TrainBy Sea
New Delhi to Karnataka3.0 hours48.0 hours36.0 hours-
Mumbai to Karnataka2.0 hours24.0 hours20.0 hours-

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    Sharmapooja

    New delhi

    Sharmapooja's 5 days trip to Karnataka

    The trip was awsome...my travel agent Ramya is very cooperative with us. Hotel was good . But the driver sethu raman is quite unprofessional and didn't know anything about coorg....not as much satisfied with that...otherwise the whole trip is really good.

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    Hulkund Mahesh

    Bangalore

    Hulkund's 4 days trip to Karnataka

    Nice trip thanks holidaypackage Awesome places Ooty and Coorg

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    Marcia

    Chennai

    Marcia's 6 days trip to Karnataka

    Mueen the agent and Rihan the cab driver were very approachable and friendly. They made this trip a very memorable experience for the both of us. Really enjoyed every single day. Irupi falls and Dubare elephant camp

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    Kalpana Yadav

    Chennai

    Kalpana's 3 days trip to Karnataka

    Everything was fantastic. I recommend this travel triangle to all. You just have to schedule date and book it rest all the things will be taken care. Many thanks to Madhu driver he was professional and took care of us till the drop point. This was our 1st experience and was mind blowing.. Would like to visit again for sure... Thanks Divya for clear explanation about package. Thanks siva for assistance with good driver madhu.. Finally thanks to Pallavi from ur dreams (trave triangle ) for responding to my queries in detail without hesitation. Visiting Ooty and spending time with my love in coorg.. And all the single thing during this trip will be my most memorable trip.. Unforgettable memories experience!! Thank you !!!

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    Nsundaresan

    Chennai

    Nsundaresan's 5 days trip to Karnataka

    The hotel booked in Murudeshwar and Mangalore was not upto the mark. Places that were mentioned to be visited were not completely covered. Could have been a better one.

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    Chiragksarvaiya

    Ahmedabad

    Chiragksarvaiya's 6 days trip to Karnataka

    The only problem we faced was a proper plan should have been arranged from the travel agent side and not left on us to decide which places should be seen when. Due to this lacking of coordination between driver and Syed we were not able to see Bandipur National Park or Mudumalai National park, we were in the impressions that we would get a chance to see any one of the place, overall good experience, good hotel @ Mysore, and Ooty was average and good resort at Coorg. Driver Inayat was not that decent, sometimes he even drove rash, we clearly told him that we had a kid with us but he didnt listen to that and drove as per his convenience. He was not cleaning the cab on daily basis, we had to remind him for that.

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    Neeturohilla

    18th main

    Neeturohilla's 3 days trip to Karnataka

    Trip was good. Places included in package was good. Cab and driver allotted for our trip was really great. Driver Umesh was very cooperative during full trip. Specially, during our long journey, music played was really amazing. Hotel stay was fine. The only concerned part was food service at hotel which was not upto the mark. Overall it was a nice trip. Rakesh planned it well. Amazing music in cab.. we absolutely enjoyed it.

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    Guru Rajan

    Chennai

    Guru's 2 days trip to Karnataka

    It was nicely planned family trip by Sky travel / Ms.Suman Rawath. She was follow with myself from booking to till end of the trip. , We enjoyed a lot.

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    Amu Aundhekar

    Pune

    Amu's 4 days trip to Karnataka

    Very nice trip planned by Travel Triangle. We did not face any single issue in whole trip. Everything was well planned with very well people hosting everywhere. Thanks to Travel Triangle.

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    Onkar Chavan

    Pune

    Onkar's 6 days trip to Karnataka

    I really appreciate to travel triangle and chill memories for there excellent trip service, hotels, cab service and friendly nature of cab driver. Overall we are fully satisfied with this trip and really enjoyed and plan to come once again in future on behalf of travel triangle. Ooty is the memorable place this trip Such a nice place with nice whether and beautiful nature scene.

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    FAQ's of Karnataka

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    Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore, Belgaum, Hubbali, and Gulbarga are the largest cities in Karnataka.

     

    The best time to visit Karnataka is from October through March, when the weather is ideal for sightseeing.

     

    Although the roads are a little difficult to drive on during heavy rainfall, it’s the best season to witness waterfalls of Karnataka in full flow.

     

    Kempegowda International Airport (KIin Bangalore and Mangalore Airport (IXE) are airports with regular flights.

     

    Depending on the nature of your trip, it may take 7 to 10 days to visit popular points of interest in Karnataka.

     

    Winter makes a pleasant time in Karnataka. Kudremukh, Kemmangundi, Coorg, Madikeri, Dharmasthala, Shravanabelagola, Hampi, Badami, etc., are some of the best places to visit in Karnataka in December.

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