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You can travel throughout Karnataka mainly by road and by rail. The major links are Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore, Hassan and Hospet. From within Karnataka, it would probably be best to get to these places by rail. There are regular bus services and local trains running across the state. Also, you can also hire cabs.

Karnataka, the land of ultimate natural beauty and rich cultural heritage is situated in the Southern India, bounded by Maharashtra and Goa in the north, Andhra Pradesh on the east and Tamil Nadu and Kerala on the south. The western coast of the state is splashed by Arabian Sea, which is dotted with picturesque beaches. Karnataka is blessed with the lush green Western Ghats, roaring Jog waterfalls, densely forested Sahayadri, and the rich wildlife sanctuaries like Nagarhole and Bandipur. Apart from its awe-inspiring natural beauty, majestic architecture, and pilgrimage sties, Karnataka is also renowned for its software industry, Carnatic music, and the exciting festivals that make it one of the most celebrated states in India.

Karnataka tourism includes everything that allures holidaymakers. The pristine beach resorts, hill stations, waterfalls, wildlife sanctuaries, impressive temples, palaces and ancient historical monuments and plush malls indicate the variety and richness of the attractions that Karnataka state bestows on its tourists.

Karnataka Tourism Board conducts amazing sightseeing tours and excursions to all major tourist spots in the state including hill stations, wild life sanctuaries, and beaches. The theme based holiday packages offered by Karnataka tourism cover prime tourist cities of Karnataka and are inclusive of well-appointed accommodation, meals, and other travel services. Karnataka tourism packages also take you to the temples of Hampi-one of the world heritage sites of India.

In order to provide complete information about Karnataka travel, Karnataka tourism has opened several Karnataka tourism offices, which provide all kind of travel information from tourist attractions to accommodation, transport and other important travel tips to discerning travellers.

Blessed with rugged terrains, undulating mountains, pristine beaches, thundering rivers, and dense forest, Karnataka is emerging as one of the prime adventure destinations of India. Karnataka adventure tourism offers many electrifying activities such as rock climbing, parasailing, snorkeling, scuba diving, coracle rafting, canoeing and windsurfing, trekking, angling, and river rafting.

By Air : Karnataka has six airports in Bangalore, Hampi, Mangalore, Hubli, Belgaum, and Bijapur. These all airports are well connected to the other cities of India and the world. The HAL Airport in Bangalore and the Mangalore International Airport are the two airports that offer international flights to and from Karnataka.

By Rail :All major cities of Karnataka are well linked to other parts of the country by a wide rail network. Bangalore railway station is the most important railway terminal. Besides, Karnataka also has an intrastate rail network, which connects cities with in the state.

By Road :: An excellent network of roads connects cities internally. Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) connects the state to other major cities and states. It offers KSRTC ticket booking through both online and offline mediums for the greater convenience of passengers. A number of national highways link Karnataka with Maharashtra, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

The best time to visit Karnataka is between the months of September to February.

Vidhan Soudha; tour Cubbon Park, Bangalore Palace, Bull Temple, Banerghatta and the Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens, Maharaja's Palace, Jaganmohan Palace and Art, Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, Bandipur National Park Sravanbelgola, Belur and Halebid are the major tourist attractions in Karnataka. Karnataka travel destinations include Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chikmagalur, Chitradurga, Mysore, Shimoga, Coorg, Hassan, Halebid, Tumkur, Kolar, Raichur, Dharwad, and Badami.

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