Chronicles of Mysore:

 Mysore is also known as ‘Ivory city’ which is also known as city of palaces. Mysore is majorly known for its architecture and rich folk culture. After the decline of Vijayanagar empire, this city became independent state then overthrew by Hyder Ali. This place was the capital in Tipu Sultan period.


Fine arts flourished in this place by patronized famous artist, and musicians. The 1760s period gave significant development to Mysore. The architecture of kingdom are built in various style but mostly in Dravidian type. After 1897, by the British take over, the royal structure and English construction cam into existence. The palace's exterior is Indo-Saracenic in style but the wealth of detail inside is distinctly Hoysala in nature. The weather is also amiable to enjoy the scene.

Things do in Mysore:

Mysore, also known as Mysuru is famous for its silk, sandal, temples, palace, what not? You will definitely find the best vacation spent in your life time if you choose to be in Mysore. Mysore stores beautiful memories in the walls of the palace which explains the historical events and the lifestyle of the kings and queens. Not only this Mysore has many wondering places to be astonished and make the time worthy you spend for travelling.

·      Chamundeshwari Temple – Visit

Situated on the top of Chamundi Hills, Sri Chamundeshwari Temple is another gem in Mysore’s crown. If you’re in the city, make sure you visit this place even if you’re not so religious at heart. The way the temple is built and how it impeccably shows the fierce form of Goddess Durga is awe-inspiring.

·      Brindavan Gardens – Take A Stroll


What to do in Mysore during the evening shouldn’t be your top concern at all because the beautiful Brindavan Garden is the perfect place to be. Ideal for families with kids, couples, and even friends, this charming garden is a celebrated tourist attraction in the city. You can take a stroll amidst the gorgeous flora, sit and unwind, admire the fountain shows, and even take the boating ride nearby.


·      Government Silk Weaving Factory – Shop Silk Sarees

Apart from sandalwood and sweets, if there’s anything that a Shopaholic must take back home from Mysore, it is the finest silk sarees. While there are a lot of stores you can visit, the Government Silk Weaving Factory is the best place to buy every type of silk saree, that too at very reasonable prices. It is one of the most offbeat things to do in Mysore.

·      Mysore Palace – Explore

If you’re in the city for more than a day, you’re in for a royal treat. While there a lot of hotels in Mysore that offer a royalty-like stay for every type of traveller, there’s nothing like staying in a palace. From making you feel like a king & queen to pampering you like none other, the gorgeous palaces offer an unparalleled experience. It is one of the most fun things to do in Mysore.

·      Mysore Zoo – Wildlife Spotting

From bears to jaguars, there is every animal you can spot at the famous Mysore Zoo. Visiting this place and exploring it to the fullest with your loved ones is undoubtedly amongst the top things to do in Mysore in a day. It’s right here, you can taste a little thrill in the city and calm the wildlife enthusiast in you. It is one of the best things to do in Mysore India.

Other scenic spots to see:

Mysuru doesn’t leave you without collecting your footsteps towards the most wonderful places such as Mysore Dasara, St. Philomena’s Cathedral, Karanji Lake, 3D Selfie Gallery, Railway Museum and many more exciting places. In the additional time, our guide will even take you to extra sightseeing places which are not covered under the package. 


Note: This is applicable only if you wish to extend the days of staying and willing to see more places. 


Best time to visit:

Summer time:

Summer in Mysore lasts from March through June. Mysore weather in May is hot in the afternoon hours. The average temperature in Mysore in summer ranges between 22 and 39 degrees Celsius. So, the summer season is not scorching hot as many places in Karnataka. The days are sunny and the post-sunset hours are pleasant enough to carry on with all tourist activities in Mysore. April and May are usually the hottest months of the year.

This is the best season to visit Mysore, especially for those looking to get good deals on hotels and flight bookings.   




Monsoon Season in Mysore:

Monsoon in Mysore arrives in July and lasts till September. The average rainfall in Mysore city is about 804 millimeters while the Mysore district witnesses 761 mm of rain annually. The weather condition in Mysore during the monsoon season is not ideal for sightseeing. It is recommended to avoid a holiday in Mysore.

Those who do not mind getting wet and looking for cheaper hotel accommodation may find monsoon the best time to visit Mysore. Nights after a rainy day are usually cooler so carry a light sweater or jacket.  

Winter Season in Mysore:

The winter season in Mysore, which lasts from October through February, is the best time to visit Mysore for many reasons. Travelers can attend Dusshera festivities, enjoy outdoor sightseeing trips without any exhaustion, and take wildlife safaris in national parks like Nagarhole and Bandipur in Karnataka. Mysore weather in December is perfect to embark on adventure activities such as trekking, camping, and skydiving. The average temperature hovers between 15 to 25 degrees. Travelers should also expect occasional showers in between, which only make the city more beautiful and vibrant.

Winter is certainly the best season to visit Mysore for a honeymoon. September/October is when the Dusshera celebrations in Mysore bring thousands of visitors to the city.


Famous things to buy:

Mysore being the ancient place and is famous for many kinds of products like food, sandal and many more you will definitely find many things attractive to collect and grab them into your bags for the items such as:

·      Silk Sarees

·      Mysore Pak

·      Sandalwood Products

·      Incense Sticks or Agarbattis

·      Mysore Paintings

·      Rosewood Artefacts

The place has got many more interesting places to shop and make your bag full with its unique products.

Happening Time: 

Mysore the city of rich history and culture has an equally happening nightlife. There are some amazing night spots in Mysore where you can spend your quality time and have extraordinary fun. Places like pubs, laser light shows, royal palaces and musical fountains that are open till late at night. The nightout places in Mysore have an amazing ambience, good music and quite fun to explore. 


How to reach:

You can reach Mysore by bus, train, and flight.

·      By bus Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation provides a large number of buses routed for various destinations. There are a number of private bus operators as well offering different types of buses like Private A/C, Volvo, Deluxe buses for the tourist travelling to Mysore. Bangalore (148 km), Coimbatore (204 km) and Conoor (147km) are some of the cities that are connected by the road and can be visited on your way.

·      By trainMysore railway station is located in the heart of the main city. The rail journey proves to be a convenient option. Therefore, you do not need to worry about how to reach Mysore.

·      By flightMysore Airport also known as Mandakalli airport is a domestic airport that is situated at a distance of 14 km from Srirangapatnam. Nearest International airport is the Bangalore International Airport that serves the city providing flight services for almost every major cities. Taxis and cab facilities are available from the airport to various places.

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