Mysore Ranks among South India’s top travel gateways, owing to its plethora of ancient and magnificent palaces, beautifully carved temples, informative museums, distinct art forms, diversified culture and wonderful hills. With our one day Mysore local sightseeing tour, experience its incredible heritage and marvellous architecture, the city has fascinated travellers since a long time.

The Revered Temples exemplify the magnificence of Dravidian architecture. The annual Dasara festival draws in several visitors to the famed city which exhibits the grandeur of the past.

Steeped in the history the opulent palaces, the vast expanse of gardens, and the impressive museums offer visitors insights into the marvellous heritage and architecture.

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Snapshot of 1 Day Mysore Local Sightseeing Tour Package by Car
  • Full Day Mysore Local Tour
  • Fixed Itinerary
  • Sightseeing Places Covered - Chamundeshwari Temple, Nandi Statue / Bull Temple, Mahishasura Statue, Mysore Wax Museum, Mysore Zoo Park, Mysore Maharaja Palace, St. Philomena Church, Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Tombs of Tipu Sultan & Hyder Ali (Gumbaz), Tippu Summer Palace, KRS Dam and Brindavan Garden
  • Departs at 9:00 AM
  • Ends at 5:00 PM
  • Inclusions - Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Mysore Hotel
  • Exclusions - Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals

Package Cost for 1 Day Mysore Local Sightseeing Tour Package
Indica
4 Seater
Rs.2,400/-
Indigo / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater
Rs.2,700/-
Innova
7 Seater
Rs.2,950/-
Tempo Traveller
12 Seater
Rs.4,800/-
Swaraj Mazda
22 Seater
Rs.6,500/-

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Package Glimpse of 1 Day Mysore Local Tour
1 Day Mysore Tour Local Sightseeing Package

Our one day Mysore local tour offers visitors an intimate look at the history and culture. The famed Mysore Palace projecting royal authority is one of the key attractions of the heritage capital of Karnataka.

Explore the glorious past and the colonial acquaintances of the Wodeyars as you move into the Mysore Palace. The extravagant building comprising of two durbar halls and several colossal courtyards give you a feeling of the brilliant architectural style.

As the city proffers more than any traveller could witness in one excursion, we have designed our 1 Day Mysore local town tour that focuses on the major attractions of the city providing you with an intriguing and incredible trip.

The key places witnessed include Chamundeshwari Temple, Nandi Statue, Mahishasura, Wax Museum, Mysore Palace, Tipu Summer Palace, Gumbaz, St. Philomena Church and KRS Dam along with Brindavan Gardens.


Itinerary for One Day Mysore Local Tour Package

Pickup from your Hotel at 9:00 AM

Tourism Place Plan to Depart By
Chamundeshwari Temple 10:30 AM
Nandi Statue / Bull Temple 11:30 AM
Mahishasura Statue 1:00 PM
Lunch 30 to 45 minutes. Please note that Lunch is not Complimentary and Not Included in this package. Suggested Restaurants: {}. Plan to finish lunch by - 2:00 PM.
Mysore Wax Museum 3:00 PM
Mysore Zoo Park 3:45 PM
Mysore Maharaja Palace 4:45 PM
St. Philomena Church 4:45 PM
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple 4:45 PM
Tombs of Tipu Sultan & Hyder Ali (Gumbaz) 4:45 PM
Tippu Summer Palace 4:45 PM
KRS Dam and Brindavan Garden 4:45 PM

Drop at your Hotel by 5:00 PM

NOTE: You can visit all these places in Mysore or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Mysore fixed itinerary package.

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What is Included? Mysore 1 Day Local Tour Package
  • Pick and drop to your Hotel
  • Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Driver Batta
  • Parking charges
  • Toll gate charges

What is Excluded? - 1 Day Mysore Local Tour Package
  • Entry Fee for tourist attractions
  • Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation
  • Guides Payment (If required, guests can book a guide from www.Hire-a-Guide.in or need to bring a guide on their own)
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route
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Mysore Local Sightseeing Tour Quick Quide- What you see?

Below is the list of sightseeing places included in the Mysore Local Sightseeing tour package.

1. Chamundeshwari Temple, Mysore

1 Day Mysore Tour Local Sightseeing Package with Chamundeshwari Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness the splendid carvings in the interiors of the temple along with the statue of Goddess Chamundeshwari and Kalbhairav
  • Timings: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Head off for a majestic one day Mysore local town tour with the visit to the mythological place of Chamundeshwari temple. A spiritual landmark the Chamundeswari Temple is also known as Krauncha Pitham as it is one of the eight Maha Shakti Peethas..

Built by the Hoysala rulers in the 12th century, its tower was built by the Vijayanagar rulers in the 17th century. The highly venerated sacred temple is dedicated to goddess Chamundeshwari, who is believed to be the fierce incarnation of Shakti(Durga). The auspicious place has been drawing visitors seeking a peaceful and intriguing temple visit.


2. Nandi Statue / Bull Temple, Mysore

1 Day Mysore  Tour Local Sightseeing Package with Nandi Statue / Bull Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Do visit the Shiva temple behind the statue
  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Carved out of a single piece of black granite, the Nandi Statue lures visitors with history and culture. Poised high above the Chamundi Hills, the revered celestial vehicle of Lord Shiva, measures 15 ft by 24 ft. The 350 years old monolith was sculpted during the rule of Dodda Devaraja.


3. Mahishasura Statue, Mysore

1 Day Mysore Tour Local Sightseeing Package with Mahishasura Statue
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Do take a photograph with Mahishasura at the backdrop, the iconic and most photographed creation
  • Timings: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Located in the neighbourhood of the Chamundeshwari temple is the gigantic statue of the Buffalo demon Mahishasura. The vibrantly painted statue holds a corba in his right hand while a sword in his left hand.

The Sanskrit word Mahishasura is a combination of two words, Mahisha meaning buffalo and Asura meaning demon, as such the name refers to the Buffalo demon who as per the Hindu mythology was destroyed by Goddess Chamundeshwari.

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4. Mysore Wax Museum

1 Day Mysore Tour Local Sightseeing Package with Mysore Wax
  • Plan to Depart by 3:00 PM
  • Must See / Things to Do: The varied musical instruments ranging from the old to the modern
  • Timings: 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Rs.30/- per person || Still Camera : Rs.10/-

The Wax Museum, also popular as Melody Wax Museum, boasts of 19 galleries and more than 300 musical instruments, showcased in various bands including Indian classical, Hip Hop, Jazz, Punjabi Bhangra and Rock. Created by an IT professional, Shreeji Bhaskaran in 2010 and set up in a 90 year old building, the museum is worth a visit.

Conceptualized and developed by the collective efforts of both Shreeji Bhaskaran and his wife Reena, the museum is a tribute to all the honoured musicians across the world. Visitors interested in music will be elated to rub their shoulders with the life-size wax statues playing varied musical instruments.


5. Mysore Zoo Park

  • Plan to Depart by:
  • Must See / Things to Do: Snap amazing photos of your favourite animals.
  • Timings: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Tuesday
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee Weekdays (Mon - Fri): Adult: Rs.50/- || Child :Rs.20/-
  • Entry Fee Weekends (Sat - Sun): Adult: Rs.60/- || Child :Rs.30/-
  • Camera Fee: Still Camera: Rs.20/- || Video Camera: Rs.150/-

Round out your trip with a visit to the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens also known as Mysore Zoo for an up-close view of exotic animals including giraffes, zebras, lions, tigers, white rhinoceroses and baboons.

Situated in the vicinity of Mysore Palace, the sprawling sanctuary is one of the oldest zoo of the country. The more than a century old zoo gives the opportunity to experience the wondrous wildlife and have a close encounter with elephants and green anacondas.


6. Mysore Maharaja Palace

1 Day Mysore Tour Local Sightseeing Package with Mysore Maharaja Palace
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Catch a glimpse of the 145 foot five storey tower and stroll along the scrupulously maintained garden surrounding the palace enjoying the outer view of the palace.
  • Timings: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Adult: Rs.40/- || Children: Rs.20/- (10-18 Yrs) || Students: Rs.10/- (Letter from School is Required) || Foreign Tourists: Rs.200/- (Audio Kit Included) || Free entry for Children below 10 yrs of age

The official residence of the Wodeyar dynasty, who had been ruling the state from 1399 to 1950, has been drawing more than 6 million visitors every year. Explore the brilliant Indo-Saracenic style used to build the domes, turrets, arches and colonnades..

The most thrilling feature of the palace is the secret tunnels that open up the way to secret areas and other places like Srirangapatna.


7. St. Philomena Church, Mysore

1 Day Mysore Tour Local Sightseeing Package with St. Philomena Church
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: The two spires adoring the church constructed in gothic style
  • Timings: 5:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Our next visit in 1 day Mysore tour is to the inspiring St. Philomena Church, exemplifying the ingenious architecture, religious harmony and devoted craftsmanship which was built as a tribute to the Latin Catholic Saint, Saint Philomena.

Maharaja Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar built the church in 1843 which was then replaced by King Sri Krishnarajendra Wodeyar Bahadur to fulfil the need for a larger church. Designed by the Frenchman Daly, St. Philomena Church has been identified as the second largest church in Asia today.


8. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Mysore

1 Day Mysore Tour Local Sightseeing Package with Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: The reclining form of Lord Ranganatha on the five headed serpent
  • Timings: 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee || Rs. 250 /- per person for Quick Darshan || Rs. 50/- per person for Viswaroopa Seva

Head off to visit another celebrated sacred place located along the Kaveri River, the Sri Ranganathaswamy temple which is one of the five significant Vaishnava pilgrimage sites.

Dedicated to God Ranganatha, the manifested form of Lord Vishnu, the revered shrine is believed to be built by Ganaga chieftain Tirumalaiya in 894 AD which was later renovated by the Hoysalas, Vijayanagara monarchs and Mysore Wodeyars.


9. Tombs of Tipu Sultan & Hyder Ali (Gumbaz), Mysore

1 Day Mysore Tour Local Sightseeing Package with Tombs of Tipu Sultan & Hyder Ali (Gumbaz)
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: The graves of Tipu Sultan and his parents and the tombs of their relatives
  • Timings: 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee || Rs. 30/- for Vehicle Parking Fee

This grand mausoleum located at Srirangapatna on Bangalore - Mysore road was commissioned by Tipu Sultan as a tribute to his father Haider Ali.

Inspired by Persian architecture the Gumbaz comprises of a dome supported by 36 black granite pillars and surrounded by an extravagant garden with a path leading to the Mausoleum.

The imposing structure with interior walls painted in tiger stripes, ebony doors decorated with ivory and carved stone windows is one of the major highlights of the city.


10. Tippu Summer Palace, Mysore

  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Navigate the magnificent palace witnessing its wonderful Indo Islamic architecture, balconies, arches and pillars
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Timings: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Adults: Rs.15/- || Foreign Tourists: Rs.200/- || No fee for Still Camera || Video Camera: Rs.25/-

A visit to the Tippu summer Palace with our one day tour is a trip back in time. As indicated by the name itself the Palace was the summer retreat of the king of Mysore, Tipu Sultan. He completed the construction of the royal residency in 1791 which was initiated by his father Haider Ali.

The opulent palace offers contemporary visitors a glimpse of the architectural splendour and rich history. The incredible double storied palace built by teak wood with walls and ceilings ornamented with striking floral motifs is a sight to behold..


11. KRS Dam and Brindavan Garden, Mysore

1 Day Mysore Tour Local Sightseeing Package with KRS Dam and Brindavan Garden
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Works of topiary and glass house accommodating varied ornamental plants
  • Timings: 6:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Adults: Rs.15/- || Children: Rs.5/- (Age:5-10 Yrs) Click here

Krishnaraja Sagar Dam setting an epic feat of engineering is located at the confluence of three rivers, the Cauvery, Hemavati and Lakshmanthritha. Built under the supervision of the eminent Chief Engineer, Mr. M.Visvesvaraya, the dam has been serving as a source of water for Mandya, Mysore and Bangalore.

Take a short detour to experience the tranquil beauty of the Brindavan Garden spread over 60 acres and divided into four sections. The three terraced garden beautifully represents the ficus trees and the flowering plants like celosia, marigold and bougainvillea.

The immaculately maintained Brindavan garden is decked with varied fountains including cross channel fountains, umbrella fountain, inverted basket fountain and pyramid fountain.

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Charges on Deviations, if any!

The Mysore tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there will be additional charges.

Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in the package. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges will be applied.

  • For Indica, Rs.9/km and Rs.90/hour.
  • For Indigo, Rs.12/km and Rs.100/hour.
  • For Innova, Rs.15/km and Rs.125/hour.
  • For Tempo Traveller, Rs.18/km and Rs.200/hour.
  • For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, Rs.20/km and Rs.300/hour.

Points to Note:

Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Mysore tour package. This 1 day Mysore tour package is not customizable.

The Time spent on each Mysore tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or Service Provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Kindly note that if a particular Mysore sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.


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