Lying on India’s stunning southwestern coast, Karnataka gives you the pleasure of experiencing fabulous coasts and exhilarating hills. Host to some of India’s largest and most powerful dynasties over the centuries and a melting-pot of communities and tribes, here is a state that will see you journeying across some outstanding heritage trails that carry a brilliant legacy of history, art, culture, and architecture with its temples, palaces, forts, mosques etc.
You could start your tryst with nature on perhaps one of its beautiful, unspoilt beaches – Karnataka boasts one of the longest coastlines in India. Climb up the magnificent Western Ghats – home to forests, wildlife sanctuaries and some of the rarest and most endangered species of flora and fauna. If you crave adventure, the craggy wilderness is a climber’s paradise with its hills and ravines. Explore the spice routes in the fragrant foothills of Coorg, with its coffee and spice plantations, lovely homestays, old-world hill stations, gushing waterfalls, and great trekking trails. Choose from a range of superb art and crafts to take home – Karnataka is legendary for its delicate and aromatic sandalwood carvings, gorgeous silks, the gold-leafed Mysore style of painting…and much more.
Karnataka has two UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Hampi and the Group of Monuments at Pattadakkal. Hampi ruins are is India’s equivalent of Angkor Wat and is one of the most awe inspiring architectural sites in India.Karnataka is one that offers a bit of everything, heritage, beaches, plantations, wildlife, bird watching, craft, culture, cuisine and much more. Karnataka is one to arrive for a wholesome “Real India” experience.
Holxo Tours in Karnataka