Discover Karnataka


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  • Day 1 : Departure from Mumbai / Pune  
    Departure every Saturday with your chosen means of transport. Please find the Departure information overleaf.

  • Day 2 : Hubli - Sirsi - Green World Resort
    Arrive from Mumbai / Pune at Hubli. After fresh up and breakfast at Hotel Swati we will proceed to our very own Green World Resort. Afternoon would be at leisure, after which we will spend the evening enjoying the sun set at the Dharma Jalashay, where the backwaters of the Dam and the birds flying in formations make a beautiful setting. ( Resort to Jalashay - 16 km)

  • Day 3 : Mundgod Tibetan Monastery
    After breakfast proceed to Mundgod, to visit our country's biggest Tibetan monastery. Evening is free at the Resort to walk among the woods. ( Resort to Mundgod - 32 km )

  • Day 4 : Shivganga Waterfalls
    After breakfast proceed to the greenest waterfall in this region. Shivganga waterfalls is located in thick forest. Lunch will be served in the resort. Evening is free at leisure. (resort to waterfall - 55 kms) ( Only possible between 15th Oct - 15th June)

  • Day 5 : Rock Utsav ( A model village illustrating countryside life by artistic statues)
    Today we will visit the Rock Utsav. Here the idea of a typical village life in Karnataka is portrayed through rock formations and artistically carved statues. Spread over a land of 40 acres, this is also the proposed sight for India's first 'Folk University'.(65kms)   

  • Day 6 : Mirjan Fort - Boating - Asankonda Viewpoint
    The backwaters of Karnataka will charm you again today. After breakfast we will drive to the Kumta - Honavar coastal region of Karnataka. Our first stop will be the ' Mirjan Fort' and later the ' Asankonda view point' from where the view of the Arabian Sea is breathtaking. After lunch we shall enjoy boating in the Sharavati Backwaters, during which we can spot the various species of birds along the Mavinkurve Island. Later on, after viewing the sunset at Asankonda beach , we will proceed back to the resort. (102kms)

  • Day 7 : Satodi Waterfalls
    Pack light cloths and head to the beautiful Satodi Waterfall, the best of all. The visit to the waterfall involves some walking in the forest in the middle of passing streams and chirping birds. Lunch will be served in the forest . Evening would be free at the Kavdikeri Lake. (107 kms)
  • Day 8: Green World Resort - Hubli 
    Wake up at leisure to the sound of birds. After lunch we will depart to Hubli and further to Mumbai / Pune . ( Resort to Hubli- 80 kms)

 

Travel tips for Departure / Arrival :

From and To Mumbai

By Train : Those who book well in advance ( minimum 70 days ) have a chance of getting their choice of Tickets to  Matsyagandha Exp. from Kurla Terminus at 3.20 pm or from Thane at 3.40 pm, which arrives into Kumta at 3.30 am. A pick up will be arranged by our luxury coaches.

By VRL Volvo / Sleeper Coach : VRL runs Volvo and Sleeper Coaches from Sion and Borivali respectively. The Volvo coach leaves from Sion Circle at 9.45 pm and from Borivali at 7 pm and makes halts at Malad, Andheri. The VRL coach arrives in Hubli at 8 am next day.

From and To Pune

By Train : For those who want to travel by train only. There are 2 options. The 1st Option is to board the Sampark Kranti Exp. ( only on Saturday ) and reaching on the same day at 10.30 pm or 02nd Option is to take the Goa Exp. reaching Hubli next morning at 6 am. Those who choose to travel by Sampark Kranti Exp. need to stay at Hubli for an extra night at their own expense, before proceeding to the Resort on Sunday . The return journey to Pune has to be done by VRL Volvo / Sleeper coach.

By VRL Volvo / AC sleeper coaches : VRL arranges mini buses that pick you up from various main pick up points in Pune like Aundh, Kothrud, Nigdi etc. and will drop you to the Main starting point in Katraj. Kindly enquire with our Pune office for the pick up point closest to you. Return journey from Hubli to Pune can be similarly arranged.

STAY & TELEPHONE NUMBERS :
SIRSI – GREEN WORLD RESORT 
08384 - 268863

Variety of South Indian pure vegetarian SARASWAT DISHES. We believe in good food. We serve various seafood items depending on season.

For Tourists Arriving by train :

Since the holiday season of April and May is the peak season for local travelling to Karnataka ,the train tickets are almost impossible to reserve if the booking is not done 60 days in advance. Those who do manage to get the tickets and are less in number will be asked to pay a surcharge for the pick up and drop from /to the Kumta railway station.

NOTE :
We are Pioneers of ‘Coastal Karnataka’, ‘Hills Of Karnataka’ & ‘Heritage Karnataka’, tours which are very popular in Mumbai-Pune. Since we belong to the region of Karnataka, we know our motherland very well. Only we can give full justice to your sightseeing & can make your tour truly memorable. With the backing of 20 years of 'Anubhav' in our Karnataka we present our latest offering. ' Discover Karnataka' A week in the woods.

TOUR COST : (Tour Cost Valid Upto Aug'2014) 

Rs. 13,500/- + Railway or Bus Fare for adult tourist on twin sharing basis. 

Rs.  12,500/- + Railway or Bus Fare for third adult tourist in the same room. 

Rs.  11,500/- + Railway or Bus Fare for children below 12 years. 

Rs.  10,250/- + Railway or Bus Fare for children below 5 years with seat. 

Rs.  9,250/- + Railway or Bus Fare for children below 5 years without seat.

Rs. 18,000/-+ Bus Fare for Single Occupancy

SERVICE TAX @3.09% ON THE TOTAL TOUR COST WILL BE CHARGED EXTRA.

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Note:- September onwards every Saturday.

TOUR DATES :-  Date's marked in red are full.

* Management reserves the right to change the hotels or the tour program under unavoidable circumstances.