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 travel to different places. It is offering various tour packages to the voyager at an affordable price.
A package specially designed for middle-income people includes travel by bus. Its bus tour packages are:
- Heritage holidays
- Pilgrimage holidays
- Nature Holidays
- Beach holidays
- Tours for schools, colleges and corporates
- Packages for women
KSTDC Tour Packages – A To Z
Under heritage holidays a traveler can visit:
Mantralaya-Tungabadhra Dam-Hampi –This package offers a visit to famous Shri Guru Raghavendra Temple located on the banks of river Tungabhadra, world heritage site Hampi which was once ruled by the Vijayanagara kings and Tungabhadra dam in Hospet.
Chikka Thirupathi and Kaivara Darshana –This one day pilgrimage tour includes places like Chikka Thirupathi, Kaivara, Kotilingeshwara and Mulbagal.
Bengaluru – Shirdi- Shanishinnapur–Kolhapur – This two days trip will include Shirdi Sai Baba mandir, Shanishingnapur and Mahalakshmi temple in Kolhapur.
Best of South India – This seven days long trip will cover the sacred pilgrimage centres of South India like Madurai, Kanyakumari, Suchindrum and Rameswaram.
Mini South India – This three days offer will include pilgrimage centres OF South India like Kanyakumari, Rameswaram, Madhrai and Suchindrum.
Thirupathi-Mangapura-Kalahasti – This one -day trip will arrange for a visit to Tirupathi, Mangapur and Sri Kalahasti.
Tirupathi-Mangapura – A one day trip to Tirupathi, Tirumala and Mangapur
Nature Tourism For Nature Lovers
Sigandhur and Jog falls tour – This one day travel will include visits to Jog falls in Sagara and Chowdeshwari temple in Sigandur: This two days visit will cover Kushalanagar, Talacavery, Bylakuppe Golden Temple, Kaveri Nisarga Dhama, and Coorg, Nagarahole-Madikeri-Nisargadhama-Golden temple (Bylekuppe)
Mysuru-Srirangapatna-Brindavan Gardens-Nanjangud-Ooty-Doddabetta – This two days trip will cover the places like Sriranga Patna (Tippu’s Dariya Doulath and Sriranganath Swami temple), Mysuru ( St Philomina’s Church, Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills and Zoo, Brindavana Gardens) Nanjanaguda and Ooty.
Shivanasamudra-Talakadu – This one day tour will cover places like Shivanasamudra, Somanathpur, Bharachukki and Gaganachukki waterfalls.
Bangalore –Wayanad – This three days trip will include places like Wayanad (Pookote, Sujipura waterfalls, Edkkal caves and Banasurasagara dam) and Mysuru (Palace and Srirangapatna).
Mysuru-Ooty-Kodaikanal: Four-night travel will cover the places in Mysuru, Nanjanagudu, Ooty and Kodaikanal.
Goa- Gokarna-Jog falls: This package will include two-day night halt in Goa.
Bangalore to Pondicherry: This three days tour will include a visit to Pondicherry and Mahabalipuram. This package has an attractive offer of beach walk.
Corporate packages for meetings, conferences and seminars are also available in KSTDC. Companies can choose this package and can enjoy the tourist places along with the conference. This is the best choice for relaxation. The corporate packages are available to Mysuru, Ooty, Hampi, Srirangapattana and Madikeri.
School Tour Packages
There are two options for one day tour for Primary schools.
- One day trip package will include Lalbagh, Cubbon Park, Planetarium, Vishweshwaraiah Museum and Venkatappa Art Gallery.
- Bannerghatta Biological National Park
Schools and colleges can choose between:
- Visit Srirangapattana, Mysuru (palace, Chamundi Hills, KRS) and Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary.
- Visit Kaveri Nisargadhama, Dubare Elephant Camp, Raja’s Seat and golden temple Bylukoppa.
- Visit Mandalpatti
KSTDC Tour Packages For Women
KSTDC has a special package for women. They can choose their visit to Mysuru or Madikeri & Bylukuppe, or Madikeri, Bhagamandala and Talakaveri (Talacauvery). Tour packages are available in Bengaluru as well as Mysuru. A traveller can select the one which is convenient for him.
KSTDC Tour Packages – Contact Details
- Website: www.kstdc.co
- Phone: +91 89706 50070/75/ 80 4334 4334
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Besides this, customised KSTDC tour packages are also available. Customers can select destination, vehicle, accommodation and timings of their choice.
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- Mysore Cycle Tours
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- Mysore Silk Tour: Watch the Creation of Wonders with Threads
- Mysore Dasara Walking Tour