The second-largest city of Karnataka, Mysore has served as the capital of the Wodeyar dynasty. Mysore is also known as the city of the palace and noted for its classic architecture. This was once considered as a sleepy city then evolved into a city of supermarkets, complexes, apartments, IT companies and malls. Though there is rapid growth toward modernity, the traditional and old culture is still preserved.
Mysore has become one of the essential tourist hubs of Karnataka and if you wish to visit the city then you must look at the right guide that can plan your travel. La Alegria offers women’s only tour package to Mysore and Madikeri. The package cost Rs 15,000 and it’s a two night and three days trip. The tour begins from 7th March to 9th March. For more details visit the official website.
A first-time traveler would love to explore all the wonderful places of interest in Mysore. If you wish to visit all of these places at leisure then you will have to stay there for a few days.
Mysore is famous for sandalwood carvings and silk saris. You can also buy some traditional incense sticks, wooden toys, Chenaptna dolls, and sandalwood figurines. Also, make sure to visit the Mysore Zoo, the oldest zoos of the world and tourists from all over the world visit here every year.
Madikeri makes the icing on the cake for Coorg. It has a stunning landscape, awe-inspiring plantations, rolling hills, and lush green valleys, all of which makes relaxing seamless. It, of course, has many other attractions that shouldn’t be missed.
Some of the famous places to visit in Madikeri are;
- Madikeri Fort
- Raja sear
- Temple Kote Ganapath
- Abbey falls
- Mark’s Church
Madikeri also boasts many wildlife sanctuaries which include the Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Dubare reserve forest, and Elephant camp, Iruppu falls, Golden temple and Brahmagiri hills.