Karnataka Tourism


Karnataka, The Land Of Natural Beauty has managed to retain its beauty over the years. Lately it is being regarded as a hub of Information Technology. But it hasn’t lost its natural charm and beauty. It is still a favorite tourist destination among travelers from all over the world. Situated in the southern part of India, Karnataka is a mesmerizing state with undulating Western Ghats, Dense Forests, Eye Catching Waterfallsand Wildlife Sanctuaries.

The capital of the state is Bangalore. And this explains why it is regarded as an IT hub. This is because Bangalore is referred to as The Silicon Valley of India.

Karnataka Tourism department offers packages to its visitors that may be Tailor-Made and Customized. All you need to do is contact the nearest Karnataka Tourism office and find out the different travel packages that are on offer.Remember, the travel packages offered are mostly seasonal. And you need to book well in advance. The climate is mostly humid and hot.

Best Time To Visit Karnataka

The Best Time To Visit Karnataka is between October and January.

Karnatka Tourist Attractions

There are many places you can visit in Karnataka and many things you can do in this state. Check out the activities you can take part in and the attractions you can enjoy.

Attractions Of Architectural Excellence

Karnataka Tourism offers many historical structures for its visitors to tour around. Some of them are :

  • Ibrahim Roza, Bijapur
  • Khwaja Bandenawaz Darga, Gulbarga
  • Daria Daulat Bagh, Srirangapatna
  • Gol Gumbuz, Bijapur
  • Mysore Palace
  • Badami Caves

Religious And Historical Attractions

If you are traveling to Karnataka to take a sneak peak of the many temples that are present in the state, you can travel to different cities in the state and explore these temples. There are many temples in the state of Karnataka. Some of them are as follows :

  • Temple at Belur
  • Temple at Halebedu
  • Temple at Somamthapura

To get a rich feel of Christian Influence over the Karnataka state you can tour the Churches in Mysore, Mangalore, Bangalore and Bijapur.

In addition to the names of the temples mentioned above, you can visit the following places that are Historically important. These places have been famous at some point of time in the history of India. Check out these places in Karnataka.



  • Aihole
  • Badami
  • Bangalore
  • Bellary
  • Bidar
  • Bijapur
  • Chikmagalur
  • Devangere
  • Coorg
  • Gulbarga
  • Halebid
  • Hampi
  • Hassan
  • Hospet
  • Mangalore
  • Manipal
  • Mysore
  • Pattadakal
  • Raichur
  • Srirangapatna
  • Udupi

There are Palaces as well as Temples in Hampi that you can check out.

Natural Attractions

The state of Karnataka has many wildlife sanctuaries that tourists can really enjoy. Some of them are :

  • Bandipur National Park
  • Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Dandeli
  • Jog Falls
  • Karwar
  • Kemmannagundi
  • Kodachadri Peak
  • Kudremukh
  • Lalguli Falls
  • Lushington Falls
  • Magod Falls
  • Malpe
  • Maravanthe
  • Mercara
  • Nagarhole National Park
  • Nandhi Hills
  • Raja Falls
  • Ranganathittu Bird's Sanctuary
  • Shivasamudram Falls
  • Ullal
  • Unchelli Falls

Karnataka Hotels

Karnataka Hotels are of different categories. Given below are the names of few hotels that are under Karnataka State Tourism Department Corporation or KSTDC. The Karnataka Tourism department takes care that the visitors are offered all the necessary amenities and services in these hotels listed below :

  • Mayura Chalukya
  • Mayura Bhuvaneshwari
  • Mayura Pine Top
  • Mayura Gerusoppa
  • Mayura Shantala
  • Hotel Brindavan
  • Hotel Bhagamandala
  • Hotel Bijapur
  • Hotel Belur
  • Hotel Hampi

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