The second biggest city of Karnataka, Mysore is located approximately 140 km southwest of the state capital Bangalore. A culturally rich city, Mysore retains a unique old charm, which enthralls visitors a lot. Set at the base of Chamundi Hills, the city is renowned for its magnificent palaces, built centuries ago. Besides the palaces, Mysore holiday packages cover several other attractions like massive temples, important pilgrimage centres, well-maintained parks and scenic lakes. A Mysore tour is ideal during the celebration of ever popular and delightful festivals, especially Dasara Festival, which draws a large number of tourists and devotees alike. Holiday in Mysore for a cultural treat...[+] More
Mysore Travel Packages - Sightseeing/Activities/Places of Interest
Visit Mysore during Dasara Festival, usually celebrated during October November, and become a part of interesting festivities taking place for 10 days around the city. Often referred to as the City of Palaces, Mysore is home to a number of exquisite palaces. Ambavilas Palace also called Mysore Palace is the most important palace and features at the top of any tour package for Mysore city. Built in 1897, the palace is now operational as a museum and has a fine collection of paintings, jewellery, royal costumes and other objects of the royal family. Another important palace is Jaganmohan Palace which is now converted into an art gallery. The art gallery has one of biggest collection of artefacts in South India that include beautiful paintings, war weapons, sculptures, musical instruments, antique coins and brassware. During your Mysore holiday also visit other famous palaces like Lalitha Mahal and Jayalakshmi Vilas. Further, visit other important attractions in and around the city, namely Chamundeshwari Temple, St. Philomenas Church, Rail Museum, Kukkarahalli Lake, Mysore Zoo, Brindavan Garden, Nanjangud Temple, Bandipur National Park, Somanathapura and Ranganathittu Birds Sanctuary. Mysore silk saree is a must buy while visiting Mysore.Mysore Packages - Best offers on Mysore Tours & travel packages at MakeMyTrip. Click to book customized Mysore packages & get exciting deals for Mysore holiday packages.