Sringeri is a beautiful town in South India located in Chikmagalur district. It is a site having ancient importance as per the legend, Adi Shankaracharya is believed to have selected this place to stay and teach his disciples. There are several beautiful temples built in this region having a sheer place in terms of religious significance. There are several historic temples located in Sringeri and places nearby.
This 02 Nights and 03 Days itinerary is a perfect spiritual tour package to explore the Sringeri Temples along with several other religiously and historically imperative shrines. The major destinations covered in this travel package are Belur, Hiremagalur, Sringeri, Kigga, Hariharapur, Shakatapuram, Halebid, and Belavadi. The major highlights of this trip are visiting Chennakesava Temple, Kodandarama Temple, Shringeshwara Temple, Adi Shankaracharya Sharada Lakshmi Narasimha Peeta, and much more. This tour takes the travelers to beautiful world of engrossing architecture and peaceful world of utter serenity.
Day 01: Bangalore – Belur – Hiremagalur – Sringeri
On arrival at Bangalore airport/railway station early in the morning, meet our representative who will take you to Sringeri by road. On the way, we will stop at Belur to visit its famous ancient temple. Afterwards, we will head to Hiremagalur located near Chikmagalur district. Here, we will visit the popular Kodandarama Temple. After offering prayers at the Kodandarama Temple, we will continue our drive to Sringeri. On reaching, check in at the pre-booked hotel / homestay / resort and rest for some time. Thereafter, we will leave to visit Vidyashankara Temple and Sri Sharada Temple.
Sringeri is a famous town located in Karnataka state in India. It is known for its temple Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sharada Peetam that is one of the four Hindu Advaita mutts established by Jagadguru Sri Adi Shankaracharya.
Belur is a town that lies in Karnataka state and is acknowledged for its Chennakeshava temple. The Chennakeshava Temple at Belur is one of the supreme examples of Hoysala architecture. The Chennakesava Temple (Vishnu) as the centre piece encircled by the Kappe Chennigraya temple built by queen of king Vishnuvardhana, Shantaladevi, is one of the major attraction of Chennakeshava temple complex.
Hiremagalur is another popular town of Karnataka famous for its Kodandarama Temple that portrays Rama, his consort Sita, and brother Lakshmana, as they would have appeared as per a Hindu wedding procession, with Sita to the right of Rama.
Day 02: Sringeri – Kigga – Hariharapur – Shakatapuram – Sringeri
In the morning after breakfast, we will leave to visit the famous temples around Sringeri. We will start our day tour with a visit to Kigga. Situated around 9 km from Sringeri, Kigga is a small village that is known for its Rishya Shringeshwara temple (Rishya Shringa). After offering prayers in Rishya Shringa temple, we will head towards Hariharapura, a pilgrimage center nestled in the Koppa Taluk. The Adi Shankaracharya Sharada Lakshmi Narasimha Peeta, a Mutt of Goddess Sharadamba located on the banks of Tunga River is the major attraction of Hariharapura. Thereafter, we will proceed to Shakatapuram, a divine place lies on the banks of Tunga River. Here, we will visit a 600 year old mutt known by name Shri Vidya Peetam. Later, we will retun back to our hotel / homestay/ resort in Sringeri for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 03: Sringeri – Halebid – Belavadi – Bangalore
On the last day after breakfast in the morning, we will check out from our hotel / homestay / resort in Sringeri and drive to Bangalore. On the way, we will stop to visit the wonderful Hoysala architecture at the temples of Halebid and Belavadi. Afterwards, we will continue our drive to Bangalore. On arrival, get direct transfer to Bangalore airport/ railway station to catch flight or train for onward journey.