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How To Plan Mysore Trip From Bangalore

How To Plan Mysore Trip From Bangalore

Mysore is the best travel hotspot with its famous tourist attractions visited by a huge number of tourists regularly. It is called the city of palaces with its famous palaces like Mysore Maharaja Palace and is called as cultural capital of Karnataka. Mysore is well connected to prime locations like Bangalore and most of the tourists also visit Mysore from here. 

Mysore Trip From Bangalore Plan Itinerary

  • Breakfast
  • Srirangapatna Tippu Fort(outer view only)
  • Jaamiya Masjid(outer view only)
  • Watergate(outer view only)
  • Tippu Gumbaz
  • Sri RanganathaSwamy temple
  • St. Philomena’s Roman Catholic Church
  • Lunch 
  • Shopping time at N.I.Cauvery Emporium
  • Mysore Maharaja Palace
  • Chamundi Hills
  • Bull Temple(outside view only)
  • Brindavan Gardens
  • Dinner

It is the best itinerary for the trip to Mysore and these places can be visited in one day if you schedule your plan as per below one. Here is the schedule of this trip.


  • We need to start in Bangalore at 8:30 AM. 


  • After the 30 minute breakfast break, at 9:00 AM, we will depart to Mysore. 

Srirangapatna Tippu Fort

We will reach Tipu Fort at around 11:00 AM. Srirangapatna Tippu Fort is 126 KM from Bangalore. Srirangapatna Fort is a historical fort built by Timmanna Nayaka, ruler of the Vijayanagar Empire in 1454 and there were modifications in it until 1799.The fort consists of seven outlets and two dungeons. We need to see only the outer view here to cover the remaining places.

Jaamiya Masjid

We will reach Jaamiya Masjid at 11:20 PM. Jaamiya Masjid is 22 KM from Srirangapatna fort. There are galleried balconies that separate each stage of the minaret. This mosque is maintained and administered by the Bangalore Circle of Archaeological Survey of India. We need to see only the outer view here to cover the remaining places.


From there, we will reach Watergate at around 12:00 PM. It is around 16 KM from Jamiya Masjid. It was the way the British invading army silently went to the attack in the fort after a traitor gave a way for them. We need to see only the outer view here to cover the remaining places.

Tippu Gumbaz

Next, we will go to Tippu Gumbaz and reach at around 12:20 PM. It is at a distance of around 4.5 KM from WaterGate. Tippu Gumbaz is a Muslim mausoleum holding the graves of Tippu Sultan, his father Hyder Ali and his mother Fakhr-Un-Nisa. It will take around half an hour to witness its elegant Indo Islamic architecture.

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

Later, we will reach Sri Ranganathaswamy temple at around 1:10 PM. It is 5.7 KM away from Gumbaz. This temple is dedicated to Lord Ranganatha and is one among the 108 Abhimana Kshethrams. It is first of the five Pancharanga Kshetrams and so the deity here is called as Adi Ranga. Probably, it will take around one hour to take the darshan and worship the deity inside.

St.Philomena’s Cathedral

We will reach St. Philomena’s Cathedral at around 2:10 PM. It is at a distance of around 14 KM from Ranganathaswamy temple. It is a catholic church constructed in 1936 and is one of the tallest churches in Asia. It may take around half an hour to visit the structure and richly crafted exterior with stained glass windows, plastered niches and Corinthian columns that are highly ornamental.

Lunch Break

There will be a lunch break at around 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM for half an hour.

N.I. Cauvery Emporium

Then, we will go shopping after 3:00 PM at N.I. Cauvery Emporium for some time and moved to sightseeing.

Mysore Palace

We will reach Mysore Maharaja Palace at around 3:05 PM. It is 1.8 KM away from the emporium. This palace, also known as Amba Vilas Palace, is a royal residence and used to be the official residence of the Wadiyar dynasty. It will take around an hour to visit the Durbar Hall, the Ambavilasa, the royal howdah(elephant seat made with 84 Kg of gold), the Kalyana Mantapa and the portrait gallery on display. 

Chamundi Hills

Later, we will reach Chamundi Hills at around 4:25 PM. It is around 12 KM away from the palace. These hills are known for Goddess Chamundeshwari devi temple which is located at the peak and it may take around an hour for the darshan and worship of deity.

Nandi Temple

We will reach Nandi temple at around 5:00 PM. From the temple, it is at a distance of 3 KM.  Nandi temple takes a half an hour visiting time for the darshan.

Brindavan Gardens

We will reach Brindavan Gardens at around 5:30 PM. Brindavan Gardens is at a distance of 32 KM from the temple. This garden contains 3 terraces which contain water fountains, Ficus trees, foliage plants such as Euphorbia and flowering plants like Marigold. Main attraction of the park is the musical fountain. It also offers boating in the lake and will take overall 3 to 4 hours of time here to enjoy the musical fountain show, to capture the beauty of the gardens and to explore various species of plants.


We took a 45 minute dinner break at around 9:00 PM


Started our return journey at around 9:45 PM to Bangalore and reached around 11:45 PM to 12:00 PM.

This schedule helps you in visiting all the attractions of Mysore within one day without any hurdles. Make a list of the visiting places that you wish to see and check the visiting time of those places before you plan a trip. Also check the availability of buses and timings to reach there. 

To visit all these places from Bangalore, one needs to take the transportation from Bangalore to Mysore and from one sightseeing place to another. There wouldn’t be a comfort in it and all that makes multiple investments and a high budget. So, if you want to take a personal comfortable trip hassle-free with family or friends, there are different guided mysore tour packages from Bangalore. You can book the best mysore tour package with direct transportation for pick-up, drop-off and sightseeing.

We are providing a Bangalore to Mysore tour package with bus and car transportations with multiple boarding and dropping points. This package offers direct transportation from boarding point to sightseeing and back to boarding point. Visit all the sightseeing places hassle-free and get a comfortable private trip by just booking a single package.


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