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Bangalore round trip in August

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Bangalore round trip in August

Anyone know if it's possible to arrive at Bangalore airport mid- morning (from Kochin) and pick up a car and driver for Mysore, stopping at Srirangapatnam for siteseeing. Would it be too long a day?

Also, where can I find a reliable car and driver for a Bangalore-Mysore-Hassan-Halebid-Belur-Shravranabelagola-Bangalore round trip?

Thanks

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1. Re: Bangalore round trip in August

Yes, its easily possible. You can catch any one of the three mornin fligths rom Cochin departing around 7-730 AM, and reach Bangalore around 9AM, but getting out of Bangalore is , because to daytime traffic congestion, going to be time consuming.The raod to mysore is good, and Srirangapatna should be a little more than two hours drive once you get out of the outskirts.

It is better to get a good car booked in advance than take a cab from the airport.

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2. Re: Bangalore round trip in August

If you are in urgency, youc an pick up a charted car with driver form the airport and go to Mysore. Srirangapatnam is about 15kms before Mysore city. It woud be better to arrive at Srirangapatnam by 3pm because most of sight seeing places close by 4pm.

If you are staying in Bangalore, better to take a car from the hotel itself(most of the hotels have travel desk) to go to those places that you have mentioned. Before engaging the vehicle, confirm the cost and discuss what you will have to pay at the end of the tour.

Engaging a car from the hotel would not only be reliable but also safe. Also check the condition of the car.

have a nice trip.

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3. Re: Bangalore round trip in August

Many thanks to both of you for the advice. As we're not staying in Bangalore until the end of our round trip (we leave for Mysore as soon as we land), I'll need to arrange this with a hotel in Bangalore in advance by e-mail.

Are there any good travel agents in Bangalore that could sort this out, if necessary? Presumably they would be more competitive than going through a hotel travel desk? Thanks again.

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