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Mysore, the second-largest city in Karnataka, is known for its royal palaces, including the Mysore Palace, with its unique blend of architectural styles. The city has guided walking, cycling, and culinary tours available for tourists. Mysore also features the Devaraja Market, known for its spices, silk, and sandalwood. Nearby Chamundi Hill has the 12th-century Chamundeshwari temple and the iconic giant Nandi Bull carved from a single rock. The city's colourful Dussehra festival is celebrated with parades, processions, and cultural programs. Traditional dance performances like the Mysore style Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi can be enjoyed by visitors. The city is also a gateway to other attractions such as Jog Falls and Shravanabelagola, with its impressive statue of Jain saint Gomateshwara.

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Mysore Palace


Embark on a private, guided tour of the iconic Mysore Palace, an architectural marvel and symbol of the city's royal heritage. Marvel at the palace's opulent interiors, intricate carvings, and stunning stained-glass windows while learning about the history and lifestyle of the Wadiyar dynasty. Enhance your experience with a visit during the evening illumination, when thousands of lights transform the palace into a mesmerizing spectacle.

Silk Weaving Experience


Delve into Mysore's renowned silk-weaving tradition with a private, guided tour of a silk factory or weaving center. Learn about the intricate process of silk production, from cocoon to loom, and witness the skillful craftsmanship of local weavers. Customize your experience with a hands-on workshop, where you can try your hand at weaving your own silk masterpiece.

Yoga and Wellness


Indulge in a rejuvenating wellness escape at a luxurious yoga retreat in the serene surroundings of Mysore. Experience personalized service, elegant accommodations, and world-class amenities, including yoga sessions, Ayurvedic treatments, and private excursions tailored to your interests. Immerse yourself in the tranquility and natural beauty of the region while embracing ancient Indian healing practices for ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation.

Chamundi Hills


Explore the spiritual and natural beauty of Mysore on a private, guided tour of Chamundi Hills. Visit the sacred Chamundeshwari Temple, offering panoramic views of the city, and admire the colossal Nandi Bull statue, a symbol of Mysore's rich cultural heritage. Enhance your experience with a leisurely hike or horseback ride through the lush hills, soaking in the breathtaking scenery and serenity.

Ayurvedic Treatments


Mysore has several Ayurvedic spas and wellness centres that offer a range of treatments and therapies to help you relax and rejuvenate. Some of the popular options include the Ayurveda Sanctuary, the Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre, and the AyurvedaGram Heritage Wellness Centre.

Mysore Sandalwood


Discover the rich tradition of sandalwood production in Mysore, known for its high-quality sandalwood products, such as soaps, oils, and incense. Visit the Government Sandalwood Oil Factory or local shops to learn about the process of sandalwood extraction and its various uses, and purchase authentic sandalwood souvenirs to take back home.