Boulders and Temple, Hampi, Karnataka, India

Karnataka

Karnataka offers the visitor a mix of interests, in particular, the distinctive architectural styles like those found in the haunting Hampi.

With an abundance of ancient sites, scenically-diverse countryside containing lush national parks, pristine coastline and Bangalore at its core, Karnataka should not be ignored on a visit to Southern India.

Experiences

It’s all here. Things to see and do, places to explore and moments to discover.

Train, Ooty, India

Hill Station of Coonoor

Stay in Coonoor, a smaller and quieter version of the better known Ooty and enjoy the train ride between the two locations.

Lord Shiva statue, Gokarna, Karnataka, India

Gokarna

Explore Gokarna, known for its temples and some of the most beautiful, unpopulated beaches in India.

Elephant, Nagarhole National Park, India

Nagarhole National Park

Spend a few days exploring the wildlife reserve, home to Asian elephant, gaur, tiger and rumour of a lone black panther.

Boulders and Temple, Hampi, Karnataka, India

Hampi

Visit one of the most important historical world heritage sites in India.

Valley View, Coorg, India

Hill Station of Coorg

Famous for its coffee and paddy fields, discover this hilly location with a mild climate and lush surroundings.

Nandi's Bull, Mysore, India

Explore Bangalore and Mysore

Explore two towns famous for their various temples, palaces, lakes and forts.

Badami, India

Badami Cave Temples

Discover the town famous for its stone temples and rock cut monuments.

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  • Bangalore
  • Mysore
  • Nagarhole

Where to stay

Some of the wonderful places to stay that we frequently recommended.

Evolve Back Hampi £££££

  • India

Evolve Back Kamalapura Palace lies just four kilometres from the UNESCO heritage site of Hampi. This luxury palace-style hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the many ancient ruins found in this extraordinary boulder-strewn landscape. Evolve Back Kamalapura Palace offers 46 rooms and suites, all spacious, opulent and exquisitely designed, some with private balconies, terraces and jacuzzis. The resort has an adult infinity pool and extensive spa facilities, the atmosphere is one of pampered unhurried living. Children are catered for, with a dedicated kids club and dedicated swimming pool.

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Evolve Back, Coorg £££££

  • India
  • Farmstead and Ranches

Evolve Back, Coorg is set in a lush 300-acre plantation with a superb aroma of coffee and spices, 4000 metres above sea level. Experience Kodava architecture by staying in the Heritage Pool Villas. Enjoy the planter’s life, sit and relax in the reading lounge overlooking paddy fields, dine in wonderful restaurants, swim lengths in the large pool. After a day walking the plantation, book an Ayurvedic Spa treatment.

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Kate Hitchen

My travels were first inspired by my love of the UK, which I take as much pleasure in exploring as countries far and wide. For me, travel is all about the adventure, the people I meet and the food I sample along the way.

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