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Karnataka Architectural Marvels: Belgaum, Bijapur, Hampi & Badami



6 Nights / 7 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people




Embark on a captivating journey through Karnataka’s architectural marvels on this immersive tour from Belgaum to Badami. Begin in Belgaum, where ancient fortresses and ornate temples await exploration. Move on to Bijapur, renowned for its grand monuments like Gol Gumbaz and Ibrahim Rauza, showcasing Indo-Islamic architecture at its finest. Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage site, beckons with its ancient ruins, temples, and the stunning landscape of boulders and hills. In Badami, delve into rock-cut cave temples and serene lakeside shrines that speak volumes about Karnataka’s rich cultural heritage. This tour promises a blend of history, art, and spirituality, leaving you enriched with the architectural splendors of Karnataka.


  • This is a private tour/activity only for your group.
  • Enhanced cleaning/ traveler safety.
  • In-depth cultural experience.
  • Flexible sightseeing & stopover.
  • Most travelers can participate.

Bulk discount (by percent)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 45.3%
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 44.8%
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 49.4%
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 50.7%
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 55.3%
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 55.4%
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 59.8%


Day 1: Goa - Belgaum (125kms)
Depart from Goa and travel to Belgaum, known for its historical significance and natural beauty. Enjoy a scenic drive through the lush Western Ghats.
Check into your hotel and freshen up before beginning your exploration of Belgaum.
Visit Belgaum Fort, a 13th-century fort known for its massive walls and bastions. Explore inside to see the Kamal Basadi Jain Temple with its intricate carvings.
Discover Kamala Basti, an ancient Jain temple known for its graceful architecture and detailed carvings.
Explore the Raja Ravi Varma Art Gallery, showcasing traditional Indian art and paintings.
Enjoy an evening stroll around the fort area to experience the local ambiance and cuisine.
Day 2: Belgaum - Bijapur (220kms)
After breakfast, depart for Bijapur, renowned for its architectural marvels and rich history.
Check into your hotel in Bijapur and relax before embarking on your sightseeing tour.
Visit Gol Gumbaz, an iconic mausoleum with the world's second-largest dome and a famous whispering gallery.
Explore Ibrahim Rauza, an elegant tomb and mosque complex showcasing Indo-Islamic architecture and intricate carvings.
Discover Bara Kaman, an unfinished mausoleum of Ali Adil Shah II, known for its majestic arches and beautiful acoustics.
Explore the Malik-i-Maidan, a massive medieval cannon placed on a stone platform.
Visit the Jod Gumbaz, a smaller version of the Gol Gumbaz with unique architectural features.
Day 3: Bijapur - Hampi (220kms)
Depart for Hampi after breakfast, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its ancient ruins and temples.
Check into your hotel in Hampi and relax before starting your exploration.
Wander through the Hampi Bazaar and nearby ruins, offering insights into the daily life and commerce of the Vijayanagara Empire.
Explore the underground Shiva Temple, known for its intricate carvings and ancient architecture.
Visit the Achyutaraya Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, showcasing stunning carvings and sculptures.
Hike up Matanga Hill for panoramic views of Hampi and enjoy a sunset view over the ancient cityscape.
Day 4: Hampi
Start the day with breakfast at the hotel and continue exploring Hampi's rich heritage.
Visit Virupaksha Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, famous for its towering gopuram (gateway tower) and intricate sculptures depicting mythological tales.
Explore Vittala Temple complex, renowned for its iconic stone chariot and the musical pillars that produce melodic sounds.
Explore the Royal Enclosure including the Queen's Bath, an ornate bathing chamber adorned with intricate carvings, and the Lotus Mahal, an elegant pavilion showcasing Indo-Islamic architectural influences.
Visit the Hazara Rama Temple known for its exquisite bas-reliefs depicting the Ramayana epic.
Discover the Elephant Stables, a row of large domed chambers that once housed the royal elephants, showcasing Indo-Islamic architectural style and craftsmanship.
Explore the Hemakuta Hill Temples, known for their panoramic views and ancient inscriptions.
Day 5: Hampi - Badami (180kms)
Depart for Badami after breakfast, another UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its rock-cut cave temples.
Check into your hotel in Badami and relax before starting your exploration.
Explore the Badami Cave Temples carved out of sandstone cliffs, featuring Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist influences.
Visit the Bhutanatha Temples located on the banks of Agastya Lake, offering serene views and an ideal spot for photography.
Explore the Mahakuta Group of Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, known for its architectural splendor and ancient inscriptions.
Discover the Mallikarjuna Group of Temples, dedicated to Lord Shiva and showcasing unique architectural features.
Visit the Archaeological Museum of Badami, housing a collection of sculptures, inscriptions, and artifacts from the Chalukyan era.
Discover the Malegitti Shivalaya Temple, an ancient temple perched atop a hill offering breathtaking views of the surroundings.
Day 6: Badami
After breakfast, continue exploring Badami's historical sites.
Explore Aihole, known as the "cradle of Indian architecture," with its intricately carved temples dating back to the 4th century.
Visit Pattadakal, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its exquisite temples showcasing a blend of North and South Indian architectural styles.
Visit Banashankari Temple known for its Dravidian architecture and cultural significance.
Stroll through the local markets of Badami for souvenirs and handicrafts.
Visit the Badami Fort and climb up to enjoy panoramic views of the town and surrounding countryside.
Discover the Mallikarjuna Group of Temples, dedicated to Lord Shiva and showcasing unique architectural features.
Day 7: Badami - Goa (250kms)
After breakfast, depart from Badami and drive back to Goa, enjoying scenic views of Karnataka's countryside.
Arrive in Goa and conclude the tour with memories of Karnataka's rich history, architectural wonders, and cultural heritage.


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 6 Nights' accommodation in 4-star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plan.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

Tour's Location


What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?
4 Star below mentioned hotels or similar
Belgaum - Regenta Resort Belagavi/ Fairfield by Marriott Belagavi
Bijapur - The Fern Residency/ Sun Hotel
Hampi - Heritage Resort / Royal Orchid Central Keerti
Badami - Krishna Heritage
Can travelers upgrade the accommodation to 5-star hotels?
Yes, travelers can upgrade the accommodation to 5-star hotels by paying the supplement. Please send inquiry for same from the booking page to get the price quote.


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