After a year of waiting in the yard, the Golden Chariot, one of the Indian Railway’s luxury trains, is back on the sightseeing track. The train will halt at impressive tourist sites in Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Goa before returning to Yesvantpur Railway Station. Here is everything you must know about the Golden Chariot […]
Tourism in Karnataka
Blessed with natural abundance, Karnataka attracts huge number of tourists every year. In 2014, Karnataka was ranked as the third most popular state for tourism in India. Karnataka has many captivating hill stations such as Coorg, Nandi Hills and Chikmagalur. People in search of pristine beaches enjoy its scenic coastal destinations like the famous Blue Lagoon Beach and Ladies Beach in Karwar, dotted with Casuarina trees. In addition, Karnataka is home to UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Hampi and Pattadakal, ideal for heritage tours.
Gommatesvara statue at Shravanabelagola and Gol Gumbaz in Bijapur are two other remarkable heritages that have drawn visitors for ages to Karnataka. This state also has 21 wildlife sanctuaries and 5 national parks including the well-known Bandipur National Park in Mysore. Places like Kudremukh and Madikeri have now become popular eco-tourism destinations. The Golden Chariot, a train, connects most popular tourist destinations in Karnataka for tourists’ convenience. Read more about tourism in Karnataka.
If you were to look for a silver lining of the past year’s pandemic, it would be that we’ve opened ourselves up to new experiences. Holidaying is no longer limited to hotel stays. Caravan tourism is slowly building a presence in India. Now you can hire a caravan as your home on wheels and explore […]
River and bridges are part of Karnataka’s natural beauty. Here is a list of top famous bridges in Karnataka. As we all know Karnataka is crisscrossed by 7 river systems– the Godavari, Krishna, Kaveri, North and south Pennar, Palar and the west flowing rivers. These rivers don’t just supply drinking and irrigation water to different […]
There’s a new way to holiday – caravan tourism in Karnataka. Don’t fly somewhere and stay in a hotel- rent a camper van instead. After watching Hollywood romanticize RVs and camper vans in films, now you too can rent a luxury camper van and drive across Karnataka’s tourist spots. Luxe Camper, a Bengaluru-based start-up was […]
Almost 20% of Karnataka is covered by lush, green forests. These forests are inhabited by tigers, elephants, leopards, deer, snakes, peacocks and many more species of animals and birds. In fact, 25% of India’s elephant population can be found in Karnataka. The state’s rich biodiversity has made it the ideal subject for nature documentaries. Here […]
Karnataka has tens of important travel destinations. Several state agencies are involved in offering tour packages for the tourists. One of them is the KSTDC or Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation. Let’s find out more about KSTDC tour packages KSTDC has been floated to provide an opportunity for each visitor to fulfil his dream of […]
Do fancy Kaveri tours? If yes, this article is for you. Read on. In the early days, cities were designed around rivers, lakes and other freshwater sources. The river Kaveri or Cauvery as it is also spelled and its tributaries originate in the Western Ghats and flow across Karnataka and Tamil Nadu for about 765km. […]
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