Mysuru - The City of Palaces

About Mysuru

The city of Mysore boasts of innumerable choice of sightseeing. Every tourist place in Mysore promises an enriching experience. It is known for its captivating palaces. Mysore Maharaja Palace, also known as Mysore Palace or Amba Vilas palace, is the most popular among all. Mysore Maharaja Palace, one of the largest palaces in India, it used to be the residence of the then Mysore Wodeyar Maharaja. Designed by a British architect, Henry Irwin, it was rebuilt during 1912 and turned out be an architectural wonder by blending Islamic, Hindu, Gothic and Rajput architecture beautifully. Other palaces that are worth exploring are Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion, Jaganmohan Palace and Lalitha Mahal Palace. Tipu’s Summer Palace and Srirangpatna Fort are also quite popular and usually visited by everyone when on a Mysore tour.

There are tourism places around the city which also makes for an important part of Mysore tour. So while planning tour Mysore tour, or choosing a Mysore tour package for yourself or your loved ones, ensure that there is some extra time for sightseeing around Mysore. Nanjangud, Shravanabelagola, Shivanasamudra Waterfalls, Biligiri Ranganna Hills (BR Hills), Bandipur National Park, Belur Temple and Halebid Temple are a few places worth visiting during Mysore tour.

There are many beautiful lakes in the city, offering captivating scenic beauty. Krishnarajasagara dam (KRS Dam), Lingabudi Lake, Kukkarahalli and Karanji Lake present refreshing setting to relax amid the best of nature. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Chamundeshwari temple and Chamundi Hills are popular religious shrines in Mysore that are visited by hordes of devotees every year.

The cuisine of Mysore has a distinct influence of Udipi cuisine on its dishes. One of the most famous items here is the traditional sweet, Mysore Pak.

Things to do in madurai

Mysuru Dasara: The gorgeously lit up Mysore Palace and the innumerable fairs & parades taking place in the city prove that attending the Dussehra festival here is one of the best things to do in Mysore at night.

Shuka Vana: Witness The Birdies. This place is indeed a paradise for bird lovers as there are around 2000 birds nestled inside this sanctuary in Mysore.

Balmuri Falls: Located close to the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam, the Balmuri Falls is one of the most picturesque places to visit in Mysore.

On a visit to Coorg, cover the beautiful towns like Virajpet, Kushalnagar, Gonikoppal, Pollibetta, and Somwarpet, and experience the beautiful concept of "homestays" to make your experience more memorable!

Tempo Travellers

  • Type: AC / Non-AC
  • Pushback Seats: Yes
  • Seats : 14+1
  • Audio System: 5.1 Audio with Bluetooth
  • Speakers : Dolby Atmos
  • Pricing : 3200/Day rental
  • Rupees/km : 16/km
  • Toll / Parking : Excluded
  • Driver Bata : ₹400


  • Type: Non-AC
  • Pushback Seats: Yes
  • Seats : 21+1
  • Audio System : 5.1 Audio with Bluetooth
  • Speakers : Dolby Atmos
  • Pricing : 3500/Day rental
  • Rupees/km : 18/km
  • Toll / Parking : Excluded
  • Driver Bata : ₹500