Overview

Highlights

  • Sightseeing
    • Bangalore
    • Mysore
    • Coorg
  • Carnatic Music Concerts
    • Violin Duet by Vid. Ganesh & Vid. Kumaresh
      • Accompanying Musicians:
        • Mridangam: Vid. Bangalore V Praveen
        • Tabla: Vid. Yogesh Samshi
    • Vocal by Vid. O.S. Tyagarajan
    • Vocal by Vid. Pattabhiram Pandit
      • Accompanying Musicians:
        • Violin: Vid. T.K.V. Ramanujacharyulu
        • Mridangam: Vid. H.S. Sudhindra
        • Ghatam: Vid. G.S. Ramanujam
    • Veena by Vid. Rajesh Vaidhya
      • Accompanying Musicians:
        • Mridangam: Vid. K.V. Prasad & Party
    • Vocal by Vid. Ramakrishnan Murthy
      • Accompanying Musicians:
        • Violin: Vid. Charumathi Raghuraman
        • Mridangam: Vid. Neyveli Narayan
        • Kanjira: Vid. Guruprasanna G.
    • Vocal Duet by Malladi Brothers
      • Accompanying Musicians:
        • Violin: Vid. Nishanth Chandar
        • Mridangam: Vid. Tumkur B. Ravishankar
        • Ghatam: Vid. G.S. Ramanujam
    • Vocal by Vid. R.K. Padmanabha
    •  Accompanying Musicians:
      • Violin: Vid. C.N. Chandrashekar
      • Mridangam: Vid. C. Cheluvaraj
      • Ghatam: Vid. G.S. Ramanujam 
    • Vocal by Vid. N.R.Prashanth
      • Accompanying Musicians:
        • Violin: Vid. M.A. Sundaresan
        • Mridangam: Vid. Anoor Ananthakrishna Sharma
        • Kanjira: Vid. Sunaad Anoor
  • Indian Culture and Traditions
  • Guided Tour (escorted by a learned musician or a student of Carnatic Music) in case of foreign nationals.

 

Hotels

  • 3 Star Hotels

Inclusions

Packages

Food

8 Nights 9 Days Available on request Bengaluru, Karnataka
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Visa Assistance
  • Pick up from Airport
  • Transfers
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Concert Entry Passes
  • Foreign nationals will be accompanied by a learned Carnatic Musician or Student of Carnatic Music to describe about various aspects of the music system, during the concert.
  • Sightseeing accompanied by a guide.
  • Entry Pass at Sightseeing Places

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Airfare
  • Visa Fare
  • Expenses which are not mentioned in the above section.
Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival, Sightseeing in Bangalore

  • On arrival at Bangalore Airport, meet and greet by our escort.
  • Transfer to Hotel and check-in.
  • Proceed for sightseeing in Bangalore.
    1. Bull Temple
    2. Lunch (included)
    3. Lalbagh Botanical Garden
  • Proceed to Carnatic Violin a Concert by the legendary Violin duo Vid. Ganesh & Vid. Kumaresh at a prestigious venue.
    • Accompanying Musicians:
      • Mridangam: Vid. Bangalore V Praveen
      • Tabla: Vid. Yogesh Samshi
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Overnight stay at Bangalore.

 

Day 02: Bannerghatta National Park and Safari

  • After breakfast, proceed to Bannerghatta National Park and Safari
  • Lunch (on your own at the National Park)
  • After Lunch, proceed to a Carnatic Music Concert by the legendary Veena exponent Vid. Rajesh Vaidhya at a prestigious venue.
    • Accompanying Musicians:
      • Mridangam: Vid. K.V. Prasad & Party
  • OR Carnatic Vocal Concert by the legendary Vocalist by Vid. O.S. Tyagarajan at another prestigious venue.
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  • Accompanying Musicians:
    • Mridangam: Vid. K.V. Prasad & Party
  • Dinner at hotel.
  • Overnight stay at Bangalore.

 

Day 03: Sightseeing in Bangalore, Proceed to Coorg

  • After breakfast, check-out from hotel and visit Cubbon Park and Vidhan Soudha.
  • Later proceed to ISKCON Temple.
  • After seeking the blessings of the deity, proceed for lunch within the temple premises (lunch on your own).
  • After lunch, proceed to a Carnatic Music Concert by the renowned Vocalist Vid. Ramakrishnan Murthy at a prestigious venue.
    • Accompanying Musicians:
      • Violin: Vid. Charumathi Raghuraman
      • Mridangam: Vid. Neyveli Narayan
      • Kanjira: Vid. Guruprasanna G.
  • OR Carnatic Vocal Concert by the legendary Vocalist by Vid. Pattabhiram Pandit at another prestigious venue.
    • Accompanying Musicians:
      • Violin: Vid. T.K.V. Ramanujacharyulu
      • Mridangam: Vid. H.S. Sudhindra
      • Ghatam: Vid. G.S. Ramanujam
  • Dinner (on your own at a nearby restaurant).
  • After dinner, proceed to board a pre-booked bus to Coorg (Virajpet) (departure by 10PM). The escort will see you off after ensuring about you boarding the bus.

 

Day 04: Arrival at Coorg

  • On arrival at Coorg, our escort (a different one) will receive you and you will be transferred to a resort located in a lush green coffee estate. Check-in at the resort and experience the hospitality culture of Coorg and its people.
  • Leisure time and activities.
  • Lunch
  • Half a day sightseeing in Coorg
  • Dinner
  • Overnight stay at Coorg.

 

Day 05: Sightseeing in Coorg

  • After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing in Coorg.
  • Lunch & time for leisure.
  • Dinner

 

Day 06: Kaveri Nisargadhama, Bylakuppe Monastery and Transfer to Mysore

  • After breakfast, check-out from the resort and proceed to Nisargadhama (transfer by car).
  • After lunch, proceed to Bylakuppe.
  • Later proceed to Brindavan Gardens (reach by 5 PM).
  • By 8 PM, proceed towards Mysore and check-in at hotel (by 9 PM).
  • Dinner at hotel.
  • Overnight stay at Mysore.

 

Day 07: Sightseeing in Mysore

  • After breakfast, proceed to sightseeing in Mysore (start by 8 AM).
  • Places:
  • Lunch (on your own the Zoo or restaurant).
  • After lunch, proceed to Mysore Palace. (Ensure to enter the palace by 3 PM)
  • After visiting the palace, proceed to Carnatic Vocal Concert by legendary duo Malladi Brothers at an ancient palatial concert venue of Mysore.
    • Accompanying Musicians:
      • Violin: Vid. Nishanth Chandar
      • Mridangam: Vid. Tumkur B. Ravishankar
      • Ghatam: Vid. G.S. Ramanujam
  • After the concert, proceed to the hotel for dinner.
  • Overnight stay at Mysore.

 

Day 08: Jagan Mohan Palace Art Gallery and Srirangapatna Tour

 

Day 09: Belur and Halebidu, Brindavan Gardens, Mysore to Bangalore Airport for Departure

  • After breakfast, check-out from hotel and proceed to Belur and Halebidu Tour.
  • Lunch at suitable place on your own.
  • After the tour, proceed to Carnatic Vocal Concert by the eminent vocalist Vid. N.R.Prashanth at the ancient palatial concert venue of Mysore.
    • Accompanying Musicians:
      • Violin: Vid. M.A. Sundaresan
      • Mridangam: Vid. Anoor Ananthakrishna Sharma
      • Kanjira: Vid. Sunaad Anoor
  • Dinner on your own at Mysore.
  • Proceed to board the pre-booked Fly Bus (an air-conditioned volvo bus which commutes from Mysore to Bangalore Airport) for departure to the next desination or hometown.
Pickup point
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India View on Map