One Day Mysore Sightseeing Trip by Cab

One Day Mysore Sightseeing Trip by Cab

Mysore Ranks among South India’s top travel gateways, owing to its plethora of ancient and magnificent palaces, beautifully carved temples, informative museums, distinct art forms, diversified culture and wonderful hills. With our one day Mysore local sightseeing tour, experience its incredible heritage and marvelous architecture, the city has fascinated travelers since a long time.

The Revered Temples exemplify the magnificence of Dravidian architecture. The annual Dasara festival draws in several visitors to the famed city which exhibits the grandeur of the past.

Steeped in the history the opulent palaces, the vast expanse of gardens, and the impressive museums offer visitors insights into the marvelous heritage and architecture.

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Snapshot of 1 Day Mysore Local Sightseeing Tour Package by Car

  • Full Day Mysore Local Tour
  • Fixed Itinerary
  • Sightseeing Places Covered – Chamundeshwari Temple, Nandi Statue / Bull Temple, Mahishasura Statue, Mysore Wax Museum, Mysore Zoo Park, Mysore Maharaja Palace, St. Philomena Church, Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Tombs of Tipu Sultan & Hyder Ali (Gumbaz), Tippu Summer Palace, KRS Dam and Brindavan Garden
  • Departs at 9:00 AM
  • Ends at 8:30 PM
  • Inclusions – Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Mysore Hotel
  • Exclusions – Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals

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Package Cost for 1 Day Mysore Local Sightseeing Trip

Indica (A/C)
4 Seater / Hatchback
Indigo / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan
Innova / Xylo
7 Seater / SUV
Tempo Traveller (A/C)
12 Seater / Mini Bus
Swaraj Mazda
20 Seater / Mini Bus
Bus (Non A/C)
49 Seater / Mini Bus

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  • Receive a confirmation email or SMS from Service Provider
  • Receive Driver details on SMS or email 2 hours before the tour.
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  • Receive a handy city guide cum itinerary for the tour
  • Start your memorable Mysore Town tour

Package Glimpse of 1 Day Mysore Local Tour

Our one day Mysore local tour offers visitors an intimate look at the history and culture. The famed Mysore Palace projecting royal authority is one of the key attractions of the heritage capital of Karnataka.

Explore the glorious past and the colonial acquaintances of the Wodeyars as you move into the Mysore Palace. The extravagant building comprising of two durbar halls and several colossal courtyards give you a feeling of the brilliant architectural style.

As the city proffers more than any traveller could witness in one excursion, we have designed our 1 Day Mysore local town tour that focuses on the major attractions of the city providing you with an intriguing and incredible trip.

The key places witnessed include Chamundeshwari Temple, Nandi Statue, Mahishasura, Wax Museum, Mysore Palace, Tipu Summer Palace, Gumbaz, St. Philomena Church and KRS Dam along with Brindavan Gardens.

Itinerary for your One Day Mysore Local Trip

Pickup from your Hotel at 9:00 AM

Tourism PlacePlan to Depart By
Chamundeshwari Temple9:30 AM
Nandi Statue / Bull Temple9:45 AM
Mahishasura Statue10:00 AM
Mysore Wax Museum11:00 AM
Mysore Zoo Park1:00 PM
Lunch 30 to 45 minutes. Please note that Lunch is not Complimentary and Not Included in this package. 2:00 PM
Mysore Maharaja Palace2:45 PM
St. Philomena Church3:15 PM
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple4:15 PM
Tombs of Tipu Sultan & Hyder Ali (Gumbaz)4:45 PM
KRS Dam and Brindavan Garden7:30 PM

Drop at your Hotel by 8:30 PM

NOTE: You can visit all these places in Mysore or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Mysore fixed itinerary package.

Looking for a Customized Package?: Submit the enquiry form and we call you back right away and help you with a Customized Mysore Package..

What is Included in Mysore 1 Day Local Tour Package?

  • Pick and drop to your Hotel / Home in Mysuru
  • Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Driver Batta
  • Parking charges
  • Toll gate charges

What is Excluded in 1 Day Mysore Local Tour Package?

  • Entry Fee for tourist attractions in Mysuru
  • Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

What to see! A Quick Guide to Mysore Local Sightseeing Tour by Taxi

Below is the list of sightseeing places included in the 1 Day Mysore Local Sightseeing tour package.

1. Chamundeshwari Temple, Mysore

Chamundeshwari Temple, Mysore
  • Plan to Depart by : 9:30 AM
  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness the splendid carvings in the interiors of the temple along with the statue of Goddess Chamundeshwari and Kalbhairav
  • Timings: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee
  • Website: Chamundeshwari Temple, Mysore

Head off for a majestic one day Mysore local town tour with the visit to the mythological place of Chamundeshwari temple. A spiritual landmark the Chamundeswari Temple is also known as Krauncha Pitham as it is one of the eight Maha Shakti Peethas..

Built by the Hoysala rulers in the 12th century, its tower was built by the Vijayanagar rulers in the 17th century. The highly venerated sacred temple is dedicated to goddess Chamundeshwari, who is believed to be the fierce incarnation of Shakti(Durga). The auspicious place has been drawing visitors seeking a peaceful and intriguing temple visit.

2. Nandi Statue / Bull Temple, Mysore

Nandi Statue / Bull Temple, Mysore
  • Plan to Depart by : 9:45 AM
  • Must See / Things to Do: Do visit the Shiva temple behind the statue
  • Timings: 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee
  • Website: Nandi Statue / Bull Temple, Mysore

Carved out of a single piece of black granite, the Nandi Statue lures visitors with history and culture. Poised high above the Chamundi Hills, the revered celestial vehicle of Lord Shiva, measures 15 ft by 24 ft. The 350 years old monolith was sculpted during the rule of Dodda Devaraja.

3. Mahishasura Statue, Mysore

Mahishasura Statue, Mysore
  • Plan to Depart by : 10:00 AM
  • Must See / Things to Do: Do take a photograph with Mahishasura at the backdrop, the iconic and most photographed creation
  • Timings: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee
  • Website: Mahishasura Statue, Mysore

Located in the neighbourhood of the Chamundeshwari temple is the gigantic statue of the Buffalo demon Mahishasura. The vibrantly painted statue holds a corba in his right hand while a sword in his left hand.

The Sanskrit word Mahishasura is a combination of two words, Mahisha meaning buffalo and Asura meaning demon, as such the name refers to the Buffalo demon who as per the Hindu mythology was destroyed by Goddess Chamundeshwari.

4. Mysore Wax Museum

  • Plan to Depart by: 11:00 AM
  • Must See / Things to Do: The varied musical instruments ranging from the old to the modern
  • Timings: 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Rs.30/- per person
  • Website: Mysore Wax Museum

The Wax Museum, also popular as Melody Wax Museum, boasts of 19 galleries and more than 300 musical instruments, showcased in various bands including Indian classical, Hip Hop, Jazz, Punjabi Bhangra and Rock. Created by an IT professional, Shreeji Bhaskaran in 2010 and set up in a 90 year old building, the museum is worth a visit.

Conceptualized and developed by the collective efforts of both Shreeji Bhaskaran and his wife Reena, the museum is a tribute to all the honoured musicians across the world. Visitors interested in music will be elated to rub their shoulders with the life-size wax statues playing varied musical instruments.

5. Mysore Zoo Park

Mysore Zoo Park
  • Plan to Depart by: 1:00 PM
  • Must See / Things to Do: Snap amazing photos of your favourite animals.
  • Timings: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Tuesday
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee Weekdays (Mon – Fri): Adult: Rs.50/- || Child :Rs.20/-
  • Entry Fee Weekends (Sat – Sun): Adult: Rs.60/- || Child :Rs.30/-
  • Website: Mysore Zoo Park

Round out your trip with a visit to the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens also known as Mysore Zoo for an up-close view of exotic animals including giraffes, zebras, lions, tigers, white rhinoceroses and baboons.

Situated in the vicinity of Mysore Palace, the sprawling sanctuary is one of the oldest zoo of the country. The more than a century old zoo gives the opportunity to experience the wondrous wildlife and have a close encounter with elephants and green anacondas.

6. Mysore Maharaja Palace

Mysore Maharaja Palace
  • Plan to Depart by : 2:45 PM
  • Must See / Things to Do: Catch a glimpse of the 145 foot five storey tower and stroll along the scrupulously maintained garden surrounding the palace enjoying the outer view of the palace.
  • Timings: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Adult: Rs.40/- || Children: Rs.20/- (10-18 Yrs) || Students: Rs.10/- (Letter from School is Required) || Foreign Tourists: Rs.200/- (Audio Kit Included) || Free entry for Children below 10 yrs of age
  • Website: Mysore Maharaja Palace

The official residence of the Wodeyar dynasty, who had been ruling the state from 1399 to 1950, has been drawing more than 6 million visitors every year. Explore the brilliant Indo-Saracenic style used to build the domes, turrets, arches and colonnades..

The most thrilling feature of the palace is the secret tunnels that open up the way to secret areas and other places like Srirangapatna.

7. St. Philomena Church, Mysore

St. Philomena Church, Mysore
  • Plan to Depart by : 3:15 PM
  • Must See / Things to Do: The two spires adoring the church constructed in gothic style
  • Timings: 5:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee
  • Website: St. Philomena Church, Mysore

Our next visit in 1 day Mysore tour is to the inspiring St. Philomena Church, exemplifying the ingenious architecture, religious harmony and devoted craftsmanship which was built as a tribute to the Latin Catholic Saint, Saint Philomena.

Maharaja Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar built the church in 1843 which was then replaced by King Sri Krishnarajendra Wodeyar Bahadur to fulfil the need for a larger church. Designed by the Frenchman Daly, St. Philomena Church has been identified as the second largest church in Asia today.

8. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Mysore

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Mysore
  • Plan to Depart by : 4:15 PM
  • Must See / Things to Do: The reclining form of Lord Ranganatha on the five headed serpent
  • Timings: 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee || Rs. 250 /- per person for Quick Darshan || Rs. 50/- per person for Viswaroopa Seva
  • Website: Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Mysore

Head off to visit another celebrated sacred place located along the Kaveri River, the Sri Ranganathaswamy temple which is one of the five significant Vaishnava pilgrimage sites.

Dedicated to God Ranganatha, the manifested form of Lord Vishnu, the revered shrine is believed to be built by Ganaga chieftain Tirumalaiya in 894 AD which was later renovated by the Hoysalas, Vijayanagara monarchs and Mysore Wodeyars.

9. Gumbaz, Srirangapatna, Mysore

Gumbaz, Srirangapatna, Mysore
  • Plan to Depart by : 4:45 PM
  • Must See / Things to Do: The graves of Tipu Sultan and his parents and the tombs of their relatives
  • Timings: 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee
  • Website: Gumbaz, Srirangapatna, Mysore

This grand mausoleum located at Srirangapatna on Bangalore – Mysore road was commissioned by Tipu Sultan as a tribute to his father Haider Ali.

Inspired by Persian architecture the Gumbaz comprises of a dome supported by 36 black granite pillars and surrounded by an extravagant garden with a path leading to the Mausoleum.

The imposing structure with interior walls painted in tiger stripes, ebony doors decorated with ivory and carved stone windows is one of the major highlights of the city.

10. KRS Dam and Brindavan Garden, Mysore

KRS Dam and Brindavan Garden, Mysore
  • Plan to Depart by : 7:30 PM
  • Must See / Things to Do: Works of topiary and glass house accommodating varied ornamental plants
  • Timings: 6:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Adults: Rs.15/- || Children: Rs.5/- (Age:5-10 Yrs)
  • Website: KRS Dam and Brindavan Garden, Mysore

Krishnaraja Sagar Dam setting an epic feat of engineering is located at the confluence of three rivers, the Cauvery, Hemavati and Lakshmanthritha. Built under the supervision of the eminent Chief Engineer, Mr. M.Visvesvaraya, the dam has been serving as a source of water for Mandya, Mysore and Bangalore.

Take a short detour to experience the tranquil beauty of the Brindavan Garden spread over 60 acres and divided into four sections. The three terraced garden beautifully represents the ficus trees and the flowering plants like celosia, marigold and bougainvillea.

The immaculately maintained Brindavan garden is decked with varied fountains including cross channel fountains, umbrella fountain, inverted basket fountain and pyramid fountain.

Points to Note

Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Mysore tour package. This 1 day Mysore tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Mysore and around, they can create their own itinerary and request for a custom quote from cab providers.

The Time spent on each Mysore tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or Service Provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Kindly note that if a particular Mysore sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.

Charges on Deviations, if any!

The Mysore tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there might be additional charges, please check with your cab vendor.

Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in this Mysore City Tour package. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges might apply.

  • For Indica, Rs.9/km and Rs.90/hour.
  • For Indigo, Rs.12/km and Rs.100/hour.
  • For Innova, Rs.15/km and Rs.125/hour.
  • For Tempo Traveller, Rs.18/km and Rs.200/hour.
  • For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, Rs.20/km and Rs.300/hour.

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