Travel to Karnataka

The fifth most prevalent state in India as far as tourism, Karnataka is a flawless mix of legacy and characteristic magnificence. Bengaluru (prior known as Bangalore), the capital of Karnataka, is a standout amongst the most critical states, as it is the center of the Indian programming industry. Who could have speculated that Karnataka alone houses 507 out of 3,600 halfway secured authentic landmarks in India, making it the biggest number after Uttar Pradesh. A portion of the well known sanctuaries in the state bring lovers from different parts of the world to pay their tribute to their divinities, making them an indispensable piece of Karnataka tourism.
Travel to Karnataka
Travel to Karnataka

A 320-km-long coastline, flanked by wonderful palm shorelines makes Karnataka one of the must-visit goals in the nation. From the stunning perspectives of Chikmagalur, and Madikeri, to the pleasant Coorg, to the woody Biligiri, Karnataka's slope stations are among the real attractions of the state, as some of these slope stations likewise have verifiable and religious hugeness. To add to the long rundown, Karnataka has risen as a human services tourism spot in the last few years, drawing in numerous wellbeing sightseers to benefit elective treatments.

In basic words, tourism in Karnataka is fundamentally enhanced in the four geological areas of the state, to be specific: North Karnataka, the Hill Stations, Coastal Karnataka and South Karnataka.

Karnataka has numerous spots of vacationer investment that draw in an extensive number of visitors from all parts of the nation. Whether it is history, craftsmanship, society or diversion, Karnataka is certainly a reason for jealousy for the neighboring states for the measure of significance it holds. Bangalore and Mysore are the two most vital towns of Karnataka and hold noticeable quality in the national setting too. Karnataka has been honored by a portion of the nature's miracles as the Western Ghats, grand waterfalls, astounding natural life and intriguing shorelines.

The impressions of the previous rulers can be evidently felt in its structural engineering and medieval landmarks. You can likewise see the Islamic impacts on the architectures that are constructed here amid your excursions in Karnataka. The generally saved legacy of the state can be seen in its old landmarks and architectures that possess large amounts of this medieval area. On the off chance that you are on an excursion to Karnataka, then you can anticipate the fine cabin alternatives that can be found in all the vital towns of Karnataka giving essential offices and fine administrations to address the needs of the explorers.

Karnataka is occupied by different groups from India and has a rich and shifted society. It additionally possesses a prestigious place in the field of Indian established music. Don't pass up a major opportunity for the society exhibitions that are an essential piece of the society and convention of Karnataka. The state has likewise got fine transport associations and voyagers can advantageously achieve any imperative town of this state. Universal airplane terminals of the state are spotted in Mangalore and Bangalore. The rail and street system is similarly generally kept up and you can get to any of the vital towns without breaking a sweat.

GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
Karnataka is flanked by the Arabian Sea on one side and different neighboring states on the other. The physical peculiarities of Karnataka incorporate two primary districts, specifically the Deccan Plateau and the Coastal Plains and Islands. The state is rich in dark soil which has centrality for the agribusiness of the locale. The Western Ghats add to the magnificence of this spot and are home to a vast assortment of vegetation. The state is rich in water assets and there are numerous waterways that wander through it. An excursion to Karnataka would cover the critical visitor goals that are stunningly wonderful owing to its assorted topography.

Climate
The waterfront allotment of Karnataka stays hot and encounters a stormy tropical storm atmosphere. The southern inland locales are dry and the inner part northern regions are halfway dry and hot.

Flora & Fauna
More than one fifth of the aggregate region of the state is under the backwoods spread. The untamed life asylums prosper here and are home to a boundless widely varied vegetation. A percentage of the conspicuous ones are Bandipur National Park, Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Nagarhole, Ranganathittu Wildlife Sanctuary and Chamundi slopes.
Places to Visit
The condition of Karnataka has an extensive variety of shorelines, recorded landmarks, sanctuaries, and national parks to look over. Along these lines, picking a couple from a colossal rundown can be a huge undertaking. However, here is an assemblage of the absolute most renowned traveler goals in Karnataka:
Iruppu Falls
Iruppu Falls
  • Coorg hill station
  • Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna
  • The Mysore Palace, Mysore
  • Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur
  • Daria Daulat Bagh
  • Khwaza Bande Nawaz Dargah, Gulbarga
  • Hampi
  • Jog Falls
  • Magod Falls
  • Shivanasamudra Falls
  • Iruppu Falls
  • Lalguli Falls
  • Nrityagram Dance Village
  • Gurudwara Nanak Jhira Sahib Bidar
  • Beaches in Gokarna
  • Murudeshwar Beach
  • Karwar Beach
  • Mallikarjuna Temple Pattadakal
  • Bandipur National Park
  • The cave temples at Badami
  • The rock-cut temples at Aihole

How to Reach
Karnataka is among the absolute most exceptional conditions of India, and has a sorted out system of streets, routes and aviation routes. The vehicle offices have assumed a vital part in the advancement of the state's tourism.

By Air

The condition of Karnataka has four household and two universal airplane terminals. The most imperative air terminal of the state is the Bengaluru International Airport. The state is overall associated with whatever remains of the nation and the entire world, through general flights to and from the airplane terminals.


By Rail

Karnataka has an immense route system of 3,089 km of aggregate length. While a few parts of the state go under the South Western Zone of the Indian lines, rest of the districts fall under the Southern Railways and the Konkan Railway system. All the real visitor spots of the state can be arrived at through trains running in the state.

The Karnataka Government has as of late presented The Golden Chariot, a train which unites famous traveler goals in the state and Goa, an added aid to explorers.


By Road

All the real urban areas and vacationer objectives of Karnataka can be effectively approached through the magnificent street system. Karnataka is associated by 15 National Highways, alongside a wide system of state roadways. The state has 3,973 km of national roadways and 9,829 km of state thruways. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) runs a customary transport benefit in the whole state.
Daroji Sanctuary
Daroji Sanctuary

  Popular Items
From Government Emporiums to shopping centers, to private shops, Karnataka has an extensive variety of crafted works to offer. Probably the most prevalent items which are synonymous with the state are:
  • Sandal sculptures
  • Carved metal, stone and wood objects
  • Silk sarees from Mysore
  • Sandalwood oil
  • Incense sticks
  • Mysore paintings from Mysore
  • Lambani jewellery
  • Bijapur handlooms
  • Bidriware artifacts (made of zinc and copper)
  • Carnatic music (a traditional Indian classical music form)
  • Udupi cuisine of coastal Karnataka
Karnataka Hotels

Karnataka is one of the quickest developing conditions of India regarding innovation and business. It is additionally picking up fast acknowledgement overall owing to its huge recorded vitality. Its shifted geology has prompted its tremendous prevalence as a vacationer end of the line. The state has a portion of the finest untamed life havens of the nation and stunning picturesque areas. The developing tourism has laid stress on the facilities in Karnataka and now there are numerous Karnataka lodgings spotted in all the paramount towns and give essential offices and administrations as per the monetary allowance, taste and inclination of the explorers.

1) Hotel Mayura Malaprabha
Ashoknagar, HUDCO Colony On National Highway,
Belgaum- 590 016 Karnataka, India. Tel : 0831-470781

No. of Rooms: 6
Tariff in INR (Rs) :
Ordinary Room Single Bed : 160
Double Bed : 190 3 Dormitory with 10 beds 40 per head

Facilities available in this Hotel includes Restaurants and Pub. RESERVE NOW*
2) Hotel Mayura Meghadoota
Devarayanadurga, Tumkur Dist. - 572 140
Karnataka, India. Tel : 0816-73400 (P.P)

No. of Rooms : 2
Tariff in INR : Double Bed : 100 RESERVER NOW*
 

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Cuisine
Karnataka offers a lip-smacking spread that would engage each sense of taste. The state has differed types of distinctive foods for both vegans and non-veggie lovers. The state's nourishments have a solid impact from its neighboring states also, while the Kannada cooking is the most established and most well known among all in the state. From customary Kannadiga food, to Udupi, Mangalorean and Kodava, the sustenance propensities vary from the state's southern to the northern parts. Probably the most well known dishes from the state include:

  • Mysore Masala Dosa
  • Kane fry (lady fish) in Mangalore
  • Maamsa Saaru (Mutton Curry - Kannada style)
  • Kesari Baath
  • Patrode in Mangalore
  • Midigayi pickle (tender mango) and sandige in Malnad
  • Masala dosa in Udupi
  • Pandi curry (pork curry) in Kodava
  • Dharwad peda in North Karnataka
  • Dosa Pandi curry in Bijapur
  • Thatte idlis (flat idlis) for Breakfast
  • Mysore pak (dessert)
  • Shavige payasa (dessert)
  • BaaLaka - (a snack made of deep fried vegetables and fruit chips)
  • Kaapi (Filter Coffee)
Tourist Map of Karnataka
Tourist Map of Karnataka
Tourist Map of Karnataka

 Tourist Helpline Numbers
Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka
Tel: 080-2235 2828,
Fax: 080-2235 2626
Email: info@karnatakatourism.org
Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation
Tel: 080-4334 4334, 4334 4337, 089706 50070
Fax: 080-4334 4353
Email: enquiry@karnatakaholidays.net; info@karnatakaholidays.net
References: State Tourism Guides