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Feel like a king for the day as you explore Mysore, known as the ‘City of Palaces,’ on this 12-hour overview of its architecture, history and temples from Bangalore. Explore this royal city’s incredible collection of beautiful palaces along with its most eye-catching temples. During your trip you’ll stop by the Mysore Royal Palace, admire the intricate designs of Chamundeswari Temple and check out the historic St. Philomena’s Church. A guide, entrance fees, buffet lunch and round-trip hotel transport are all covered.

Highlights

  • Explore the temples and palaces of Mysore during a day trip from Bangalore
  • Learn about the royal history of this fascinating area known as the 'City of Palaces'
  • Discover the beautiful design and amazing artifacts of the Wodeyer Maharaja at the Mysore Royal Palace
  • Check out the seven-story Gopura (temple tower) at Chamundeswari Temple
  • See the European-style Roman Catholic church of St. Philomena
  • Great introduction to the unique history and architecture of Mysore

What You Can Expect

Private Day Tour of Mysore from Bangalore

Mysore Palace Entry Gate

Immerse yourself in the beautiful architecture and fascinating history of Mysore during a 12-hour day trip. This fascinating city, once the center of an independent kingdom, offers a wealth of opulent palaces and richly decorated temples to explore.

Start with a morning pickup from Bangalore, proceeding to one of the top highlights in Mysore, the Mysore Royal Palace. This one-time residence of the Wodeyer Maharaja is now a museum featuring the royal family’s incredible collection of jewelry, paintings, royal costumes and more. Before continuing your day, stop to fuel up with a tasty lunch at a local eatery.

For the second half of the day, continue to Chamundeswari Temple, situated on top of Chamundi Hill, where you’ll have a chance to wander amidst this religious site’s seven-story tall Gopura (temple tower) and beautiful statues and doors covered in gold and silver. The complex was built in dedication to the Hindu goddess Durga, long a key deity for the Maharajas of Mysore.

Finish by checking out a very different religious site at the Roman Catholic church of St. Philomena. The intricate façade of this European-style house of worship offers and interesting contrast with some of Mysore’s Hindu temples. After visiting the church, you’ll head back to Bangalore.

Customer Reviews

Rita H

4 star rating: Recommended November 2015

If you want to get a sneak-peek of Mysore, this is a great tour as you get to see the most important highlights of Mysore. The tour is little expensive but good that it includes all entry fees and lunch so you don't have to worry about them. Our guide was very knowledgeable and shared lot of interesting info.

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