Summer time is busy for most families as they go on a family vacation. We list the best 5 places for you to visit in Karnataka this hot summer!
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.
Silver Chariot is South India’s first luxury tourist Volvo bus. It is on the lines of the Golden Chariot but aimed for the middle income group.
Karnataka has many sanctuaries to offer to its visitors. Nature lovers cannot afford to miss them
Karnataka.com has covered many tourist places of the state. We have listed all the tourist towns we have covered for your easy access.
The concept of home stays is gaining ground in many regions of Karnataka. Karnataka government has come up with policies to make homestays more popular.
Government of Karnataka has decided to open up tourism to investors. Tourism should be encouraged by which better facilities will be provided to tourists.
Karnataka is known for its rich culture. There are numerous religious destinations in Karnataka for all religions.
What would require more courage – standing in front of a bike speeding at 60 kmph, almost certain that the driver is not going to slow down,