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Activities In Karnataka

From wandering in the Western Ghats to roaming in ancient temple ruins, there are several things to do in Karnataka on a holiday. So, follow this Karnataka travel guide to get the best of experiences in this state in South India.

Wondering what to do in Karnataka? Bangalore, the state capital of Karnataka, is renowned for its Shiva temples, vibrant nightlife, and highly advanced IT industry. It's a great city to indulge in hedonistic delights; travelers can enjoy shopping in Bangalore by day and hit the bars and clubs after sunset. Visiting the elegant 18th-century Tipu Sultan’s Palace, taking a stroll in Cubbon Park, offering prayers at Bull Temple, and enjoying safaris in Bannerghatta Biological Park are popular things to do in Bangalore. Mysore, the "City of Incense," is the perfect place to explore markets to buy perfume flavor of jasmine, musk, and sandalwood.

The forested hills in Karnataka allow ample opportunities to indulge in adventure activities in Karnataka. Coorg is a popular hill station nestled in the Western Ghats in southwestern Karnataka. Nishani Betta Trek, Tadiyandamol Trek, and Kopatty Hills are well-trodden spots for trekking in Coorg. Besides these trails, trekking in Karnataka can be enjoyed in Agumbe hill station. There are several ideal spots for camping in Karnataka, just a few hours from cities like Bangalore and Mysore. Travelers can chase adrenaline rush by skydiving in Mysore which remains a unique adventure activity in Karnataka. Rock climbing in Hampi, surfing at Gokarna Beach, and nature walks in Coorg are other top things to do in Karnataka.

Coastal regions in Karnataka are a safe haven for the wildlife. Thousands of honeymooners and families embark on jungle safaris in Nagarhole National Park and Bandipur National Park. Visitors can enjoy jeep rides, trekking, camping, swimming, and mountain biking in wildlife sanctuaries of Karnataka. Anthargange Hills, Kunti Betta Trek, Ramanagara Trek, Kabbaldurga Night Trek, and Thirumaleguppe Trek are popular trekking places in Karnataka. Karwar Beach and Om Beach are worth visiting during the peak season from October through March.

History lovers can take guided tours of Bangalore Palace, Mysore Palace, and Jaganmohan Palace. Travelers inclined to spirituality and Carnatic traditions can admire the grand architectural wealth of temples in Karnataka, especially the temples in Hampi and Pattadakal. Other than these ancient Hindu temples, visitors can explore Islamic ruins of Bijapur in North Karnataka, Jain cave temples at Badami, and Buddhist Viharas in Aihole and Badami.


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Go Karting in Bangalore

Enjoy the activity of open-wheel motorsports by indulging in the activity of go karting in Bangalore. The city of Bangalore is a hub for numerous adventure sports such as skydiving, trekking, scuba diving, rock climbing, bowling, camping, zorbing, wall climbing, ATV ride, and many more but go karting is one of the most amaz...

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Trekking in Coorg

Coorg has earned the title of ‘adventure capital of Karnataka’. Coorg is renowned for its adventure activities and offers a multitude of options like quad biking, ziplining, hiking, water sports etc. for adventure lovers.  Trekking in Coorg is one activity enjoyed by tourists from all over the world. Coorg opens a lot of ch...

  • Nature
  • Adventure
  • Ideal for friends

Silk Shopping in Mysore

Mysore, considered the cultural capital of Karnataka, is the land of palaces, silks and sandalwood. In fact, Sumangali Silks is one of the most famous places to buy silk from. With its traditional foundation, Mysore is popularly known for its royal heritage and magnificent buildings and monuments. However, shopping remains ...

  • Shopping
  • Local market

Skydiving in Mysore

Skydiving, no doubt is the most enthusiastic adventure sport amongst all. There is no feeling better than soaring in the sky at a height of 10,000 feet. If ever you dreamt in your childhood to fly and soar skies like a bird, skydiving gives you a chance to full fill it. Skydiving in Mysore is a breathtaking experience for t...

  • Adventure
  • Hills
  • Sightseeing

Art and Culture in Mysore

Mysore is a city known for its artists and their skills. Mysore has also been a city where all religions have co-existed in harmony for all these centuries. The rulers of Mysore have always encouraged all religions and cultures without any bias. Hence Mysore has developed a unique and rich style of itself known as “Mysore s...

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  • Culture
  • Nature

Camping in Coorg

Coorg is an ideal holiday destination for people looking for adventure and peace at the same time. Camping in Coorg is one of the best activities to do here. Vacationers mostly come here to kill all their stress from the city life and spend some time with their own self amidst the picturesque landscapes. Coorg camping exper...

  • Camping
  • Adventure
  • Nature

River Rafting in Coorg

The “Scotland of India”, Coorg is one of the best destinations for adventure seekers. Rendering a plethora of adventure sports options to choose from, white water rafting, Coorg is one of the most sought out sport in Karnataka.

The coffee-scented air and greenery swathed terrain of Coorg, might help one to relax and be...

  • Adventure
  • Ideal for friends
  • River Rafting

Go Karting in Mysore

Go Karting has always been a popular sport throughout the world especially for driving enthusiasts. Driving recklessly has always been a fantasy for the drive lovers and the track of Go Karting fulfills its role quite successfully in this regard. So, ready to burn rubber on asphalt?

Come and enjoy the thrilling go kartin...

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Pub Hopping in Mysore

To have an amazing nightlife, chilled beer, and good music, Mysore is the place. Over a period of time, Pub Hopping was a predominantly western concept, but these days, a lot of tourists are into a pub crawl spree. Talking about nightlife in Mysore, it is something that would refresh and rejuvenate one after a tiring day of...

  • Pub Crawl
  • bars and pubs
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Surfing In Mangalore

Planning a trip to Mangalore? Read our detailed guide about surfing in Mangalore to taste the thrill of adventure sports during your vacation.

Being a coastal city, Mangalore is home to a number of beaches that are swamped by the azure waters of Arabian Sea. Therefore, these beaches provide ground for a number of thrillin...

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  • Adventure
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      The trip was properly planned but the driver was pretty rude and was not co-operative in few instances. The hotel was good and clean. They provided us the hill view room on demand. But the food was not great as per ITC standards. I wish the food was better to make the stay perfect.
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    Depending on the nature of your trip, it may take 7 to 10 days to visit popular points of interest in Karnataka.

     

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

     

    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.

     

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

     

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

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