Palace on Wheels
Mysuru is the City of Royal Palaces. District Administration Organising Unique One day Tour “PALACE ON WHEELS” to showcase the grandeur of Mysuru City.
K.S.R.T.C. Volvo Buses will cater the Tourists, along with Expert Guide Services. Tickets Rates are fixed at Rs.999/- per person (Inclusive of Lunch and Evening Snacks)
Itinerary as follows :
|Sl.No.||Names of the Palaces||Tour Timings|
|1||Mysore Palace||10 AM-12 Noon|
|2||Jaganmohana Palace||12 PM-12.45 PM|
|3||Lalit Mahal Palace||1 PM-2.20 PM|
|4||Vasanta Mahal Palace||2.30PM-2.40 PM|
|5||Karanji Mansion||2.45 PM-3.15 PM|
|6||Cheluvarajammanni Mansion(CFTRI)||3.25 PM-3.35 PM|
|7||Jayalaxmi Vilasa mansion (Mysore University)||3.45 PM-4.40 PM|
|8||Aloka Palace||5 PM-6 PM|
|9||Mysore Palace||6.30 PM|
Lunch will be provided in Lalith Mahal Palace, followed by Evening Snacks at Aloka Palace. Free Wi-Fi facility and Mysuru Palace Replica Key Chain will be given to the Participants.
Palace On Wheels
Mysuru is also known as the City of Palaces and rightly so. Apart from the iconic Mysore Palace , some of the other famous palaces of Mysuru are - Jaganmohan Palace, Lalitha Mahal Palace, Jayalakshmi Vilas Palace etc. To make it convenient for people to visit all these major landmarks, the District Administration is introducing Palace On Wheels - a special & exclusive bus tour that takes people to all the famous palaces of Mysuru, along with other facilities.
Mysuru Dasara is the Nadahabba (State-Festival) of the state of Karnataka in South India. It is also called Navaratri (Nava-ratri = nine-nights) and is a 10-day festival, celebrated with utmost pomp and gaiety in the city of Mysuru. The Dasara festivities have a very long and rich history of more than 400 years.
Mysuru Palace : Mysuru Palace is one of the most magnificent buildings. It is a sight not to be missed when it is illuminated on Sundays and festive occasions. The interior of the Palace is equally worth a visit, for its spacious halls, paintings and architectural beauty. The palace is an excellent combination of Indo-Saracenic architecture. It is the official residence of the Wodeyars-the erstwhile royal family of Mysuru, and also houses two durbar halls (ceremonial meeting hall of the royal court).
Jagan Mohan Palace : Jaganmohan Palace is a palace in Mysore, in the princely city of Mysore, India. Its construction was completed in 1861 and was initially used by the Wodeyars, kings of Mysore as their home. The riginal oil paintings of Raja Ravi Varma of Travanacore,S.G.Heldenker’s painting of a Lady holding the lamp are few master piece that are displayed here.
Lalith Mahal Palace : The Lalitha Mahal is the second largest palace in Mysore. It is located near the Chamundi Hills, east of the city of Mysore in the Indian state of Karnataka. The palace was built in 1921 at the orders of His Highness Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysore for the exclusive stay of the then Viceroy of India. Built on a raising ground, the palace was fashioned on the lines of the St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and is one of the imposing structures of the Mysore city.
Vasanth Mahal : Vasantha Mahal Palace was built in 1842 by the ruler of Wodeyar Dynasty. It stands on 36 acre landscape and is nestled amidst lush green ambiance. Though it was originally built for pleasure, the palace was later turned into a special school for the princes of Mysore. The specialty of this palace is that the facing portion of the palace is made of soft iron.
Karanji Vilasa : This palace was built for second princess. The construction started in 1902 and was completed in 1932; it is built in indo-greek style and encompasses 38 acres of land. This palace is located next to "Karanji Kere" lake on the way to Lalithamahal palace.
Cheluvamba Mansion : This Mansion was built for the third princess of Mysore-Cheluvajammanni. The Mansion is named after the princess and therefore called Cheluvamba Mansion. Like all the other mansions this one too is spread over a huge area and is surrounded by gardens. The Mansion is beautifully built like the other buildings of the time of the Wodeyars. All the rooms have splendid cravings and are a very good example of the architecture of the time.
Jayalakshmi Vilas : Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion located inside the University of Mysore has many specialities. The overall appearance is of the building is in the typical imposing Greco-Roman fashion. But the interior is done in the native style using generous woodwork. The mansion houses the Folklore Museum, one of its kinds by any universities in India. Though the museum was founded in 1968, it is one of the best kept secrets in Mysore's tourism!
Aloka Palace : This palace was built by Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar in 1806. Spread around 538 acres, prince used to relax after hunting. Now the ‘Tree park’ is the major attraction.
For bookings visit www.ksrtc.in