Private Mysore Tour with Visit to Srirangapatna

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What You'll Do
  • Visit Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace at Srirangapatna
  • Visit Tomb of Tipu Sultan at Srirangapatna
  • Visit Ranganathaswamy temple. An ancient Hindu temple, widely famous among locals
  • Visit the marvellous St. Philomena’s Cathedral in Mysore
  • Enjoy the bird's eye view of Mysore city from Chalumdi Hills
  • Visit the most beautiful among the palaces in India; The Mysore Palace
  • Enjoy walking though the colourful Bazaars of Devaraja Market in Mysore
Visit Historic Srirangapatna and majestic Mysore in a day. Enjoy a breathtaking view of beautiful city from Chamundi hills. Walk through the colorful Bazaar of Devaraja market to appreciate the world famous Mysore Sandalwood oil and Mysore Silk.
What to Expect
Start the tour after meeting with your private guide in the hotel lobby. Local guide will discuss the plan of the day and would try to understand your preferences. Drive 20 Kilometers (approx) to Srirangapatna from Mysore 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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

Icing on the cake for the day tour is visit to 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.

Your Private chauffeur and Guide will drop you back to the hotel at the end of the tour. 
What's Included
  • Private local guide
  • Personal Chauffeur with comfortable air conditioned car
  • Hotel Pick up and Drop off
  • Round trip to Srirangapatna from Mysore
  • Mysore sightseeing tour
  • Walking tour in The Bazaars of Devaraja Market
  • Visit to Chamundi Hills by car
  • Guided tour inside Mysore Palace
What's Not Included
  • Entrance tickets
  • Tips and gratuities
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Know Before You Go
Please dress modestly as you will be visiting few religious sites on this tour.

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Product ID: 64655