Karnataka

Karnataka is a state in southwest India with Arabian Sea coastlines. The capital, Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), is a high-tech hub known for its shopping and nightlife. To the southwest, Mysore is home to lavish temples including Mysore Palace, former seat of the region’s maharajas. Hampi, once the medieval Vijayanagara empire’s capital, contains ruins of Hindu temples, elephant stables and a stone chariot.

Festivals

·         Kambala

·         Ugadi

Food

Karnataka food is typically non-greasy. There is very little use of oil and food items are largely steamed. Fruits, in their fresh as well as pickled forms, feature prominently in the food of Karnataka. Rice is cooked in a variety of ways. There are red grain rice, sannas, rice rotis and pancakes made of rice. Mangalore presents some of the richest varieties of rice-based delicacies. The paper thin akki rotis of Malnad called talipattus are also extremely popular and a widely sought after item.

Best Time to Visit

Seasons

Months

Summers

April to June

Monsoon

July to Sep

Post-Monsoon

Oct to Dec

Winter

Jan to March

 

Places to Visit

Bangalore, Bandipur,Chikmagalur, Coorg, Hampi, Mysore, , Kabini , Wayanad

Attractions & Activities

Bandipur National Park, Mudumalai National Park, Lal bagh, Jog Falls, Virupaksha Temple, Bannerghatta ANtional Park, Bangalore Palace,Mysore Zoo,etc