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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Karnataka rich with scenic beauty travel package

Karnataka rich with scenic beauty, is located at the southern part of India. Resourceful with all kind of varities including temples, wild life sanctuaries, water falls, cosmopolitan cities, valleys, hill resorts, beaches etc..., Karnataka is a must visit state in India for all tourist enthusiasts and will not get disappointed. The wheather is very moderate at southern districts.
The temperature remains ideal throughout the year. Most part of the Karnataka state are ugricultural lands as the state is rich in rivers.

This is the eighth largest state in India both in area and population. This state is famous for its natural beauty, rich culture and pleasant climate. Bangalore is the capital city of Karnataka and is famous as IT hub housing many small and large IT companies.

We will discuss some important places of various districts to travel as destinations in Karnataka. Here are details of various districts on Karnataka tourism. Visit the individual district page for more details about important places to visit and the distances of each place from various other places.


Bangalore
Bangalore is the capital city of Karnataka state. Bangalore is also called the garden city of India. Many reputed scientific institutions are available here. The city is also known as the Silicon Valley of India as the growth of Informatin and Technology is very rapid. The surroundings of the city is beautiful and it has got a very pleasant climate.

Mysore
Mysore is called the city of palaces because of the existance of many number of palaces. Mysore located 770m above sea level is 140Kms (South-West) from Bangalore. Mysore is an old city one must visit to know about Indian history, art and culture.

Shimoga
Shimoga district lies in western ghats, locally called Malnad. The distance between Bangalore and Shimoga is 280Kms and situated at North-West direction from Bangalore. This district has beautiful forests with waterfalls.

Hassan
Darpana sundariHassan is well known for ISRO Master Control Facility (MCF) situated just 6Kms from the town. This is a ground control station for Insat series and other satellites. Hassan district is famous for temples built during Hoysala period. This district is located at the border of Western ghats (also called Malnad area locally). This district is in between Bangalore and Mangalore on National Highway 48 and well connected even by rail. The history is with mainly Hoysalas and Gangas.
It has got destinations for Shaivas(shivalaya temples at various places in the district like Halebid), Vaishnavas(temples at places like Belagali, Javagal, Konanur, Belur etc...) and jains (monuments at various places including Jinanathapura beside Shravanabelagola). The monuments are of Hoysala style. There are two Hoysala temples dedicated to Lord Virupakshehswara and Lord Channakeshava. Rivers Hemavathi, Yagachi and Cauvery river tributes flow in the district and the southern part is well irrigated.

Chikmagalur
Chikmagalur is located 240Kms from Bangalore towards North-West direction. The place is located in a fertile valley south of the Baba-Budan range. The town is surrounded by lush coffee growing hills.

Uttara Kannada
Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka is nearer to Goa which shares the boarder at North east direction. The district headquarter is Karwar and has got an excellent beach resort. The distance between Bangalore and Karwar is nearly 530kms towards west. The journey will be through thick western ghats.

Udupi
Udupi is also one of the west coast district of Karnataka state. The famous Chandramouleshwara temple is situated here. The name Udupi came from the name Udupa meaning Moon. The district headquarters Udupi is known as pilgrim centre. The place is also known for its delicious cuisine and the restaurants all over the country. The district headquarters is 420Kms from Bangalore towards West. Nearest airport is Mangalore.

Chamarajnagar
Chamrajnagar was one of the Taluk headquarters under Mysore district before it became an independent district head quarters. Now, the Chamrajnagar is well known for its hill stations and the temples situated in these hill area. Chamrajnagar is 60Kms from Mysore towards South.

Mandya
Mandya district is in between Bangalore and Mysore and on the way from Bangalore towards west. Rich in ugricultural lands as many number of major rivers in southern Karnataka pass through the district.

Coorg
This district shares the border with Kerala state. Rich in green fields, famous for coffee plantation and couple of well known Water falls. Coorg district is also called Madikeri and Kodagu. The city is situated in West direction from Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka state, at a distance of 260Kms. This is the next district head quarters in this lane after Mysore.

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