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Private Tour: Mysore Palace and Srirangapatna Day Trip from Bangalore
"Around 6:15am your private chauffeur and professional guide will pick you up from your hotel in Bangalore. Settle into your comfortable private vehicle for the approximate 4-hour drive to Mysore renowned as the ‘City of Palaces.’ En route stop in the old city of Srirangapatna which was briefly the capital of the Mysore state during the rule of Tipu Sultan. Located just 8 miles (14 km) from Mysore on an island in the Kaveri River Srirangapatna is home to the Dariya Daulat Palace (Summer Palace) set amid the gorgeous gardens of Daria Daulat Bagh. Visit the palace
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Private Excursion to Mysore and Srirangapatna from Bengaluru
"The tour starts early in the morning after meeting your personal chauffeur in your hotel lobby. He will make a brief stop on the way to Srirangapatna should you choose to have breakfast (at your own cost). Drive 160 Kilometers (app pillars canopies and arches have colourful frescoes in the style of Mysore paintings. Tombs of Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali 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. 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 royal family of Mysore
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Private Mysore Tour with Visit to Srirangapatna
"Start the tour after meeting your private Guide in your 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 Srirangapatna lies in the neighbouring district of Mandya.The Ranganthaswamy temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ranganatha is one of the five important pilgrimage sites along the river Kaveri for devotees of Ranganatha. These five sacred sites are 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.
From $64.00

More Transportation in Mysore

AZIZ the driver!

We hired Aziz to work for us three days in a row because he was such a great driver. We originally hired him to take us to the temples in Belur and Halebid and he charged us 700 rupees less than the...
sofianDC
Jan 21, 2013

Safe and inexpensive driver? Shaffi's your man!

We met Shaffi on our first trip to Mysore last Feb', when he transferred us from the Train Station to our hotel, (he serves the Windflower Hotel, and has 4 drivers he can call on). On that occasion he...
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JMSYMONDS
Nov 17, 2010

Your own driver

C. Ramaswamy is the union organizer for all the drivers in Mysore - so if you take another auto-rickshaw mention his name and you will get service. Friendly & polite and tirelessly committed - I...
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jrober37
Dec 22, 2009

Bus to Ooty

I booked my bus to Ooty with a private company called Kiran Travels who are based on Chandragupta Road, near the Wesley Cathedral and Clock Tower. They picked me up from my hotel at about 7.45am in a...
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Willettsworld
Sep 20, 2009

Bus to Srirangapatna

Mini-buses to Srirangapatna depart from near the clock tower on Chandragupta Road. However, they wait until there's enough passengers on board and even drive around a bit to find more before heading...
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Willettsworld
Sep 20, 2009

Train station

Mysore Junction train station is located to the west of the city centre and is a little bit of a walk to get to from here. The first railway line established in the city was the Bangalore-Mysore...
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Willettsworld
Sep 20, 2009
 
 
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ROUTE FROM MYSORE TO NAGARHOLE

When going to nagarhole national park.i recommend you to take the route that directly goes to heggadadevankote or HD kote for short.there you take left to go to karapur where 3 splendid resorts are...
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Jan 29, 2009

meals on the way to Mysore

On the way to Mysore there are two great stops along the way. Just before Chennapatna is the Kamat Hotel that has a tribal museum and just after Chennapatna is Indra Dhanush and Coffee Day side by...
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bradbeaman
May 13, 2007

Stick to the train between Mysore and Bangalore

There's no point in hiring a car&driver in you go from Mysore to Bangalore or the other way. There is a daily (I think, with the exception of Tuesday) Shatabdi train from Mysore to Chennai...
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castorp75
May 06, 2007

Private car and driver

A car and a driver met us at Bangalore station and took us from Bangalore to Mysore, Ooty, Madurai and Periyar before we boarded our backwaters cruise.This was arranged prior to our arrival in India...
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grets
Dec 15, 2004

Local buses

Local buses are a real experience in India. They don’t have a fix time to leave, they just wait till the bus is full and then they leave. I never got the chance of sitting in any bus, as they are...
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SirRichard
Mar 31, 2003

Bus trips

I took a taxi for the journey between Bangalore and mysore, as you can see the buses get crowded , but there is still a bit of room left on the roof!!!
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Pete.Gibson
Oct 24, 2005

Taxi !!!

I can easily imagine me sitting next to one of India's Maharadjahs in one of those magnificent old fashoned taxis. A bad dream ?? They probably drive much bigger and much newer cars.
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cadzand
Feb 21, 2005

Top Hotels in Mysore

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5, Jhansi Lakshmi bai Road, Mysore, Karnataka, 570005, India
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Maharana Pratap Road, Nazarbad, Mysore, Karnataka, 570010, India
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45/A, K.R.S Road, Metagalli, Mysore, Karnataka, 570 016, India
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3 Nethra Nivas, Nazarbad Road, Mysore, Karnataka, 570010, India
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35/A Bangalore-Nilgiri Road, Mysore, Karnataka, 570001, India
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2720, Sri Harsha Road, Mysore, 570 001, India
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Top Things to Do in Mysore

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Chamundi Hill

It makes for a nice drive from Mysore. You will find one of the most popular temples in India here. Do check out the huge Nandi (Bull) statue on the way there. The hill is at 1000 meters elevation....
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Palace

The Kingdom of Mysore was ruled by the Wodeyar dynasty from 1399 until the independence of India in 1947. The Wodeyar kings first built a palace in Mysore in the 14th century, but this palace was...
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Brindavan Gardens

The first of These gardens are laid on the banks of Krishnarajasagar Dam. Spread over vast area , the terraced lawns and fountains make these gardens one of the best in South India. The swirling...
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Chamundeswari Temple

This temple is located on Chamundi Hill which itself is 2-3km southeast of the city centre. The original shrine is thought to have been built in the 12th century by Hoysala rulers while its 40m-high...
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Deveraja Market

I love exploring foreign markets and this was one of the largest and best I came across during my four months in India. It provides some excellent photo opportunities with locals selling and buying...
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Tippu Sultan's Summer Palace

About 1/2 hour (10 miles) out of Mysore by car, this small wooden palace is historically fascinating as well as being attractive and evocative of the days when Great Warrior states still held sway...
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"Mysore, Maharadjas and fairy tales"
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grets

"Mysore"
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Pete.Gibson

"Mysore"
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Canadienne

"Mysore ~ The City of Palaces"
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muddybok

"The Demon Town"
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