Top 10 attractions in Karnataka must visited by every travel geek

Here are the top ten places to visit on your next tour to Karnataka.

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Karnataka, a southwest state of India, bounded by the states of Goa, Maharashtra, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala. Bengaluru is the capital of the state. Rivers like Sharavati, Cauvery, Tungabhadra, and tributary of Krishna flow in the plains of Karnataka. The pleasant climate and rich flora- fauna diversity, calls out for tourism attractions. Here is a list of places that is very attractive and must visit in the state of Karnataka.

Coorg

Coorg is officially known as Kodagu, which composes of Imposing mountains, misty landscape, a perfect place to be for all the nature lovers. The hill station is well known for coffee production and lush green scenery. It is also a popular destination because of its culture and people, who specialize in martial arts and their keen hospitality. Cover the beautiful towns like Virajpet, Kushalnagar, Gonikoppal, Pollibetta, and Somwarpet, on a visit to Coorg. The best time to take a trip to this beautiful experience is from October to March.

Hampi

Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is a historical delight for the tourists. There are about 500 ancient monuments, beautiful temples, bustling street markets, bastions, treasury building, and appealing memories of the Vijaynagar Empire. The best time to plan a visit to this place is October to March.

Gokarna

Gokarna is a Hindu pilgrimage town with pristine beaches. The out of town beaches like Kudle beach and Om beach is a different contrast to life inside the town. This place can be visited throughout the year.

Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur is popularly called as the ‘Coffee land of Karnataka’. It has a perpetual fragrance of coffee lingering with plenty of coffee plantations. It is a popular trekking spot and boasts of many incredible trekking trials like Mullayangiri trek, Kemmanagundi trek, and the Baba Bundangiri trek. One may plan their trekking adventure throughout the year.

Mysore

Mysore is popularly known as the ‘Heritage City’ of India. The royal city palace, intricate architecture, silk sarees, yoga, and sandalwood are must experience elements in the city. Mysore Dasara is the grandeur celebration in the city for ten days.

Bandipur National Park

Bandipur is 80 km from Mysore, which is located in the Nilgiris and is the first Biosphere Reserve in India. One may get to see a range of wild species such as elephants, hornbills, deer, pythons, sloth bears, panthers, a multitude of teak and sandalwood trees. The best time to experience the diverse flora- fauna is October to May.

Bengaluru

Bengaluru is the third-largest city in India, which has evolved from being the Garden city to Silicon Valley. Cubbon Park and Lalbagh define the city as ‘Garden City’. The place is renowned for buffets, brunches, burgers, rooftop cafes, late-night eats, street food corners, and pubs dotting every corner. One can choose to visit the capital city throughout the year.

Badami

Badami is located in a valley of rugged red sandstone, surrounding the Agastya Lake. It is an archaeological delight owing to its beautifully crafted sandstone cave temples. Best time to visit the place in between the months of October to April.

Kabini

Kabini is a famous wildlife destination that is rich in a variety of flora and fauna. The place offers Jungle Safari, boating, and trekking. The best time to plan a visit to this place is between October to May.

Jog falls

Jog falls is one of the major tourist attractions in Karnataka, which is the second-highest plunge waterfall in India and the highest waterfall in the state. This seasonal waterfall is broken into four segments like Raja, Roarer, Rocket, and Rani. It is preferably best to visit in the months between July to December.

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