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Karnataka tourism is famous all over the world for its unique form of Carnatic Classical Music, for its richness in culture and tradition which can be dated back to the days of Indus Valley Civilization, for its incense sticks known as Agarbathi, for its silk, coffee and sandal wood, for its World Heritage Centre – Hampi. Holidays Tour In Karnataka BangaloreThe state of Karnataka is pulling millions of tourists for holidays from all parts of the world for its fine blend of glorious traditions and technological marvel of the modern world with more than 50% of software companies in the country based in the IT capital of India - Bangalore and is popularly known to the world as the Silicon Valley of India.

Tourist Attractions of Karnataka


Karnataka tour holidays is memorable for the tourists as this state of Karnataka has a wealth of natural bounties in the form of serene beaches, scenic mountains, pleasant and enjoyable weather, endless beaches, virgin tropical dense forests teeming with wildlife with varied geography demarcated into coastal region, the Western Ghats and the Deccan Plateau. Karnataka is surrounded by Arabian Sea to the west, Kerala to the southwest, Andhra Pradesh to the east, Maharashtra to the north, Goa to the northwest and Tamil Nadu to southeast collectively enhance the natural beauty as all these states of India are also major tour destinations of incredible India. However, some of the major tourist holidays attractions of Karnataka are Madikeri / Coorg famous for dense forest on steep hill, acres and acres of tea and coffee plantation; Belgaum means bamboo village famous for Neminatha Teerthankara image; Udupi is famous for the eight Sanyasi Mutts, Madhwa renaissance, and the Sri Krishna Temple; Bangalore is popularly known as the IT capital of India or the Silicon Valley of India; Bijapur is famous in the world for its Gol Gumbaz of Mohammed Adil Shah - the second-largest tomb in the world; Bidar is a historical spot famous for the “religious revolution” where Shaivism spread to other places and Badami is famous for its four cave temples.

However, the beauty of Karnataka tour and travel can be summed up in the incomparable words of Shakespeare, “age cannot wither her charm, nor custom stale her infinite variety.”

Forts and Monuments of Karnataka
The forts and monuments of Karnataka can be traced back to pre-historic times where many dynasties and empires ruled over this region reflected time and again through the ruins of these monuments. Some of the famous forts and monuments of Karnataka are Badami Caves, Bidar Fort, Bull Temple, Gol Gumbaz, Gulbarga Fort, Hampi, Halebid, Mysore Palace, Pattadakal, Shravanabelagola, Nandi Hill, Pavagada, Sandur, Nargund fort and Vallabhgad forts.

Waterfalls in Karnataka
Karnataka tourism is full of spectacular water falls. Some of the famous waterfalls of Karnataka are Jog Falls is the tallest water fall in India in Shimoga District; Shivasamudra falls in Mandya district; Abbi Falls in Kodagu district, The Irrupu falls in Kodagu District; Hebbe Falls in Chikmagalur district; Kallatti Falls in Kallattipura, Chunchanakatte Falls in Mysore district and Unchalli Falls and Gokak Falls in Uttara Kannada.

Beaches in Karnataka
Karnataka beaches are important attractions for sea lovers. The tourists from all over the world make their beach holidays with sun-drenched shoreline, touched by everlasting blue waves. Some of the famous beaches of Karnataka are Bhatkal beach, Karwar beach, Murudeshwar beach, Kurumgad beach, Malpe beach, Gokarna beach, Kaup beach, and Maravanthe beach.

Karnataka Wildlife Tourism
Wildlife holidays in Karnataka are paradise for animal lovers that offer magnificent wildlife sanctuaries and parks. Some of the famous wildlife sanctuaries of Karnataka are Agumbe in Shimoga district; Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the 15 sanctuaries for Project Tiger; Bannerghatta Wildlife Sanctuary is 22 kms away from Bangalore; Nagarahole Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the picturesque districts of Kodagu and Mysore and Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary.

However, the beauty of Karnataka tour and travel can be summed up in the incomparable words of Shakespeare, “age cannot wither her charm, nor custom stale her infinite variety.”

 
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