Places covered: Humpi, Mantralayam, Ahobilam, Mahanandi
Duration: 5Nights/ 6Days
Category: Pilgrimage Tour Package
Arrive Bangalore airport/railway station and drive to Humpi – the former capital of Vijayanagara Empire. It is situated on the banks of Tungabhadra river and is an important historic and architectural site. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site now. Check into the hotel and relax for the day.
Today, proceed for a full day sightseeing of Hampi. Visit Virupaksha Temple- the oldest and the principal temple in Hampi., Kings Palace, Vithala Temple, Hazara Rama Temple Complex, Krishna temple, Tungabhadra Dam, Pushkarni, Queens Bath, Elephant stables, Anegundi and watch Sound and Light show at Lotus Mahal. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today, morning drive to Mantralayam. It is a small village is widely known for the tomb of the Madhwa Saint Sri Raghavendra Swamy. Visit Raghavendra Swamy Temple which is a 300 years old temple, Panchamukha Anjaneyaswamy Temple. After the darshan and proceed to Kurnool. Check into the hotel. Evening visit Jogulambha Temple at Alampur and back to Kurnool. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today, proceed to Ahobhilam. Visit Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, a 16th-century old temple where all the nine forms of Lord Narasimha are worshipped. According to legends, it is believed that the manifestation of Lord Vishnu as half-lion, half-man (Lord Narasimha)blessed ‘Prahlada’ and killed the demon Hiranyakashipa. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today morning drive to Mahanandi. Visit Mahanandishwara temple – The world famous 1500 years old temple which is surrounded by dense (Nallamala) forest. This temple is famous for its stunning architecture and for many rituals that are held during the auspicious day of Maha Shivaratri. Return to the hotel and overnight stay the hotel
Check out from the hotel and proceed to Bangalore airport/railway station for your onward journey.