Tour Option- 1 BANGALORE LOCAL SIGHTSEEING: TOUR PERIOD : 01 Full Day Tour Day 01: Bangalore Tour 0900 AM : Depart to Full day Sight Seeing of Bangalore Covering Vidhana Soudha , Lal Bagh , Cubbon Park , Government Museum of Bangalore (one of India's oldest museums) Visvesvaraya Technological and Industrial Museum , Tipu Sultan's Fort and Palace , The 16th-century, Dravidian- styled temple – Bull Temple , Ulsoor Lake , Venkatappa Art Gallery, Central Cottage Industries Emporium, High Court , ISKCON Temple , Bannerghatta National Park etc. VidhanaSoudha : Vidhana Soudha or the State Secretariat, built in 1954, which is the main attraction of this city is one of the most splendid architectural creations, India can boast of. Located at the north - west end of Cubbon Park, it is a granite structure built in the neo - Dravidian style of architecture. Lal Bagh, was laid out in the 18th century by Hyder Ali and his son, Tipu Sultan. Spread over an area of 240 acres, the park contains a variety of plants and trees, a deer park, and one of the largest collections of rare tropical and sub - tropical plants, in the country. Cubbon Park, laid out in 1864, a brainchild of the British, covers an area of 300 acres. Within its premises are the Public Library, the High Court, the Government Museum and the Visveswaraiah Technological & Industrial Museum. ISKCON The International Society for Krishna Consciousness or ISKCON Temple Complex of Bangalore is a marvellous building structure that has blended the Dravidian and modern architecture in its construction. The building has some of the modern facilities like the multi-vision cinema theatre, computer aided presentation theatres along with vedic library and a preaching library. Per Person Package Cost : Rs. 1750 ( USD 42 ) - With Non A/c Car Rs. 2250 ( USD 54 ) With A/c Car Package Cost Includes : Full Day City Tour Covering all the above said places Transportation Charges Services of Driver Parking Charges Tour Option- 2 BANGALORE & MYSORE TOUR QUOTE: Per person package cost on Single sharing basis. - Rs. 9950 For entire tour as per itinerary a) a) INR – Rs. 9950 /- b) USD – $ 237 A/c Car Supplement Charge in INR - - Rs. 2000 Per person A/c Car Supplement Charge in USD - - USD 48 Per person b) Plus Service tax @ 4.08% on the above quote TOUR DAYS: 03 Nights / 04 Days Bangalore – Mysore (Departure) TOUR LODGING INFO: 03 Nights Hotels Accommodation is provided in Single room with breakfast basis at listed hotels. For lunch and dinner there would be an additional supplement. A hotel list is as follows: PLACE HOTEL NO.OF NIGHTS Bangalore Hotel stayed for Indocrypt Conference 01 Night Mysore Sandesh de Prince 02 Nights TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES: - Air Conditioned accommodation in Single room with daily buffet breakfast - Transportation by Non Air conditioned vehicle for entire tour as per itinerary - Services of English Speaking Guide - All applicable taxes PACKAGE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: - Bangalore Hotel Accommodation Charges Lunch and dinner at hotels - Entrances at monuments, parks and all sight seeing spots - Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc. TOUR LODGING MEALS: Lunch & Dinner are not included. In most places there is a vast selection of excellent Indian food available. Light lunches cost US$ 3 – 5, while dinner in a more up market restaurant may cost US$ 7. Snacks like sandwiches, patties, samosas and pakoras can be bought on the streets easily for just a few rupees. TOUR ITINERARY: DAY 01 : BANGALORE Bangalore is the capital city of Karnataka state. Its also called the garden city of South India. City tour of Bangalore visiting - The Vidhana Soudha makes the major attraction in Bangalore. The building is a massive neo Dravidian architecture presently functioning as the state legislative assembly. Cubbon Park in the heart of the city, Lal Bagh which is famous for the wonderfully bloomed red roses and the Bangalore Palace are some of the other must see of this garden city. (Overnight at Hotel in Bangalore – Charges are Not included ) DAY 02 : BANGALORE TO MYSORE (140KMS – 3.0HRS) Departing from the hotel after early breakfast we drive to the palace city - Mysore. On arrival check in to hotel and later proceed for the city tour of Mysore visiting Maharaja’s Palace built as recently as 1897, which is one of the biggest in India; Sri Jauyachamarajendra Art Gallery housed in the Jag Mohan Palace, which has a collection of exquisite paintings and leisure in evening at hotel. (Overnight at Hotel in Mysore) DAY 03 : MYSORE After the Breakfast at Hotel proceed to the Mysore City Sightseeing like Chamundeshwari Hills On Chamundi Hill is a temple to Goddess Chamundi, a form of the Female Power ‘Shakti’. It commemorates Her victory over the demon bull Mahishasur after whom Mysore is named. Coming down the hill is the largest Nandi Bull (the vehicle of Shiva) in the country. Towering at a massive 5 meters, carved from a single rock in 1659 this sculpture is really a must-see. The Mysore Zoo is said to be among the best maintained in India. In the mornings the tigers are let out of their cages to roam in the comparatively more natural habitat of the enclosure. The overwhelming neo-Gothic St. Philomena’s Cathedral is one of the largest in India The Brindavan Gardens (19 km from the city) are famous for their musical fountains. Coloured footlights light up the shooting sprays that dance to accompanying music! It actually is part of a huge dam, the Krishnarajasagar, that forms a 130 sq km lake and fuels a power station On a river island in the Cauvery, 15 km from Mysore, is a wetland birds haven. The Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary has resident flocks of ibis, egrets, cormorants, storks, spoonbill ducks, darters and others that are best viewed in the morning or afternoons. It can be accessed by road and boats will take you around the island for a fruitful and enjoyable trip. Day 04 : Mysore – Bangalore Check out of the Hotel & Proceed to the Bangalore by Car End of the Service. TOUR ADDITIONAL PRICE INFO: Entrance fees are not included. Most entrance fees in India are not more than US$2, but often there is an additional camera charge, though this again will not be more than US$2. Video cameras are more expensive, costing up to US$ 5. TOUR CANCELLATION POLICY: Full payment in advance before tour starts. No – Show charges are applicable if cancelled 72 hours before tour starts. 25% processing charges if cancelled 7 days before tour starts. 5 % cancellation charges if more than 7 days from start of the tour.