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Written by Amirthavarshini on August 7, 2020 Share on

Mysore Trip Itinerary – Happy Days At The Heritage City

Looking for a quick yet memorable getaway in India? The city of Mysore in the state of Karnataka is truly a blissful place to roam around. The Garden city of South India is waiting to show off its grandeur and impress you in all ways. With many mansions, glorious palaces and busy urban districts, Mysore is truly a blissful place to roam about. Here is an exclusive 3-day Mysore trip itinerary crafted by Pickyourtrail that covers almost every touristy spot of the beautiful city.

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  • First day: Mysore palace and Jagmohan palace.
  • Second day: Regional Museum of Natural History, Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, Sri Chamundeeshwari Temple
  • Third day: St Philomena’s Cathedral, Wellington lodge, University folklore museum

Day 1 – Mysore palace and Jagmohan palace

Intricate architecture of Mysore palace
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Begin your Mysore trip with a bang. Step into the most iconic historic structure of the heritage city. Fondly known as the Amba Vilas Palace, the palace of Mysore was initially the royal residence of the Wadiyar dynasty. Housing several Hindu temples with magnificent gopurams, the palace is the best place you will visit during your Mysore trip itinerary. Once you’re done with the palace, head to the Infinite Lounge Bar and have a good lunch while enjoying the city view from the rooftop.

Head to yet another man-made marvel built and used by the Wadiyar royal family. If you’re an art lover, you are surely going to fall in love with this place. Visit Sri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery that houses more than 2000 spectacular paintings by ancient Indian artists. Also, head to the auditorium that hosts various dance and music shows. End your day with lip-smacking Murgh Patiala and Reshmi Kebab at the cave-themed restaurant in Guha.

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Day 2 – Regional Museum of Natural History, Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, Sri Chamundeeshwari Temple

Gopuram of Chamundi temple
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Are you ready for a Nature cum culture trip? Visit the Karanji Lake surrounded by a beautiful butterfly park and an aviary. Get amazed at the artificial waterfalls and the two water bodies. Then make way to the Regional Museum of Natural History which is located on the banks of the Karanji Lake. As you get closer, you will get a jaw-dropping view of Chamundi Hills in the background.

Visit Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum next. The beautiful sand sculptures will attract visitors with all its grace. Capture Insta worthy pictures near the 15-feet-high sculpture of Lord Ganesha and cherish it for a lifetime. In the evening, get the blessings of goddess Chamundeshwari on the top of Chamundi Hills. Explore the intricate architecture and appreciate the work of the Mysore artisans.

Day 3: St Philomena’s Cathedral, Wellington lodge, University folklore museum

Church visit during the Mysore tour Itinerary
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Its time to kick start your time travel machine and go back in time on your second day of Mysore trip itinerary. Visit the St Philomena’s Cathedral. Constructed in 1936, this Neo-Gothic style church is one of the tallest churches in Asia. Then in the noon, head to the Wellington Lodge which is also a museum. The terracotta sculptures and ancient paintings will truly captivate your eyes and heart. 

Finally, visit the University Folklore Museum, housed in the Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion. Boasting a collection of 6,500 artefacts collected from across the state, the place has a lot to keep you engaged. Enjoy the Yakshagana and Kathakali shows while exploring the ornaments, headgears, and masks used in these performances. 

Stop waiting for the perfect time to come. Pack your bags to explore the most beautiful city of South India. Lose your heart for the aroma of sandalwood wherever you go. Get packing and indulge in the calm aura of the Mysore city while walking through the broad, clean roads paved with wide footpaths. Head to the Pickyourtrail website and start planning your trip to Pickyourtrail right away! Now, You can connect with us directly via Whatsapp and beautifully craft your dream trip at ease with our assistance.

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