Karnataka one of the four southern states of India, is located to the south of Maharashtra and to the North of Kerala, on India's western coast. The city of Bangalore, commonly called India's Silicon Valley, is the capital of Karnataka. There are many tourist destinations in Karnataka including Hampi, where you can see the temples and monuments of the Vijayanagar Empire. Other sights to see on Karnataka tours are the forts of Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali, the hill resort of Coorg, and the beautiful town of Mysore, with the palace of the Mysore Maharajas. The wildlife sanctuaries in Karnataka, such as the Nagarhole National Park are worth visiting if you're a nature lover. You can see all these destinations on Karnataka tours with India Profile.
Bangalore, was previously a laid back city known for its pleasant climate. The rapid influx of software companies has given Bangalore the title of India's Silicon Valley. Some of the tourist attractions of Bangalore are the Lalbagh Gardens, Vidhan Soudha, Ulsoor Lake, Cubbon Park, and Visheshwaraya Technological Museum. Bangalore has grown into a city of gleaming office buildings, and there are a large number of restaurants, pubs and leisure avenues in this cosmopolitan city. You can enjoy the attractions of Bangalore on your Bangalore Karnataka tour with India Profile.
Mysore is known as the city of Palaces, where you can see the Lalitha Mahal Palace, the Sri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery and the scenic Brindavan Gardens with its fountains and waterways, on tours to Karnataka India. Karwar, a seaside town, has a lovely beach and a fort on Sadashivgadh Hill nearby. Mangalore, another lovely seaside town, is known for its Ullal Beach and for its tile factories and boatyards.
If you're a wildlife enthusiast, you're sure to enjoy tours to Karnataka India. The wildlife sanctuaries in Karnataka include Bandipur National Park and Nagarhole National Park, where you can see tigers and Gaur or Indian Bison in the wild. Other fascinating tourism destinations in Karnataka are the Jog Falls, the statue of Gomateshwara at Shravanabelagola; Hampi where the Vijayanagara Empire's history can be seen etched on temple walls, and the temple sites of Halebid, Belur and Aihole. Bijapur, where the immense dome of the Gol Gumbaz rises up to the sky, is another tourist destination that you can visit on your Karnataka India tours. Enjoy seeing these tourist attractions and more, on Karnataka tours with India Profile.