After breakfast you will be transported to Mysore, sometimes referred to as the ‘Royal City’.
After checking in to your hotel you will embark on a guided tour of Mysore. Your tour will begin with a visit to the stunningly beautiful Mysore Palace, a defining landmark in Mysore. Your guide will narrate the history of the palace, of the family of rulers that lived here and their significance in the history of South India. Later you will visit the church dedicated to St. Philomena and then an ancient market.
After lunch you will visit the ancient fort at Srirangapatana, situated at a short distance from Mysore, to visit the summer palace and fort of Tipu Sultan, an erstwhile ruler of Mysore. You will then return to Mysore and drive to the top of Chamundi Hill where you will visit a temple dedicated to a Hindu goddess named Chamundeswary. Descending the hill on your return to Mysore you will see enormous statues of a mythological figures from Hinduism, of a demon named Mahishasura and a celestial black bull named Nandi (bull).
Overnight at the hotel.