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Sacred Stones: The Belur & Halebidu Temple Expedition


1 Nights / 2 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people




Embark on a captivating journey through Karnataka’s rich cultural heritage with the Sacred Stones tour. This expedition takes you to the magnificent Belur and Halebidu temples, renowned for their stunning Hoysala architecture and intricate stone carvings. Begin with a scenic drive from Bangalore, visiting the historic Sravanbelagola Jain Temple along the way. Explore the exquisite Chennakesava Temple and the star-shaped Halebidu Temple, each showcasing remarkable artistry and deep spiritual significance. Delve into the region’s history at the Archaeological Museum in Hassan, enriching your understanding of the Hoysala dynasty. This tour promises a blend of history, architecture, and breathtaking landscapes, leaving you with unforgettable memories.


  • This is a private tour/activity only for your group.
  • Enhanced cleaning/ traveler safety.
  • In-depth cultural experience.
  • Flexible sightseeing & stopover.
  • Most travelers can participate.

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 %
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 %
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 %
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 %
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 %
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 %
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 %


Day 1: Bangalore - Hassan (200kms)

Pick up from your hotel in Bangalore and drive to Hassan, enjoying scenic views of the Karnataka countryside dotted with lush fields and small villages. Enroute, visit Sravanbelagola Jain Temple, a significant pilgrimage site that involves a trek up to the statue of Gommateshwara; this visit is recommended only for those who are fit due to the steep climb. Arrive in Hassan and check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay, followed by an evening at leisure to relax and unwind after the day's journey.

Day 2: Hassan - Bangalore (250kms)

Breakfast at the hotel to start the day. Excursion to visit the exquisite Chennakesava Temple in Belur, renowned for its intricate carvings depicting various scenes from Hindu mythology and stunning Hoysala architecture. Explore the star-shaped Halebidu Temple, famous for its detailed stone sculptures that showcase various deities and mythological tales, reflecting the artistic brilliance of the Hoysala period. Visit the ancient Hoysaleswara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, noted for its elaborate carvings and historical significance, providing insight into the temple's rich heritage. Visit the Archaeological Museum in Hassan to learn about the rich history and artifacts of the Hoysala dynasty, enhancing your understanding of the region's cultural legacy. Begin your return drive to Bangalore, with a stop for lunch at a popular eatery along the way, enjoying local cuisine. Arrive in Bangalore and drop off at your hotel or designated location, concluding the tour with lasting memories of magnificent temples and rich heritage.


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 1 Nights' accommodation in 4-star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plan.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

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