10 Best Mysore Walking Tours: Upto @ 20% Off

Mysore has a glorious history and royal heritage wanting to be explored by a tourist. The city landscape is characterised by architecture marvels, few dating back to centuries old. While one can explore these places by the usual means of bus, cab or other public transport modes, the best option to tap the secret sights and smells of this princely city is by indulging in the best walking tours in Mysore that are available and offered in plenty. A heritage Mysore walk will take you to Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills, Jaganmohana Palace, Amba Vilas Palace, Crawford Hall among other iconic places. For those who want to soak up in the old-world glory of the place and sample the local gastronomical fare, at the same time, then the food walks come into rescue.  With lakhs of tourists visiting the City every year, the tourist operators have left no stone unturned when it comes to pleasing the visitors with their ample tourist packages including walking tours.

 

The walking tours are a hit, no doubt as it engages with visitors more vividly with guides interacting with them, giving out fascinating facts and transporting them back to the vintage era . One can select from one day, half day to two-hour walking tour depending on the interest and needs of a tourist. For art lovers, there are artisan walks wherein participants get to familiarize with the age-old art-making, handicrafts and interact with sandalwood artists who create stunning art pieces. Most of the walking tour ends with a trail to Mysore’s popular eateries that whips up local delicacies such as Mysore Masala Dosa, Idlis, Mysorepak, Shavige Payasam, Chiroti to name a few. Go ahead, enrol yourself in one of the best walking tours in Mysore and you are sure to get mesmerized. Mysore is also an excellent place to explore by cycling and bike rentals are available in plenty as well here.

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Mysore Walking Tour

3H

Mysore

Activity Location: Mysore, KarnatakaActivity Timings: From 05:00 AM to 8:30 PMActivity Duration: 3 Hours 30 hoursAbout the Activity:Mysore is famous for its rich heritage, magnificent palaces, and appetizing food. Walk by some grand old structures and unfold the story of Mysore. Join on the most popular evening walk tour, a combination of the Royal Walk + Food Tour, the Best of Mysore tour. Experience the best the city has to offer. You start the tour at 5 pm with the Royal Walk and continue the food tour right after. Explore a century-old market and immerse yourself in the vibrancy and shades enchanted to admire with Mysore’s quaint charm.With an English speaking guide during the whole tour, explore the abode of untold grandeur and glory of Mysore City on foot. Unfold the story of Mysore and learn about the opulent lives of the Maharajas. Also included are your meals, enjoy some good food especially when there is so much out there to choose from. Places Covered:Old heritage StructuresFruit and Vegetable marketLocal Nook and corner (famous food places)Note: Children below 8 yr are not chargeable, 9 to 12 yr age group is considered under child package (half price).  How to reach: The starting point is The Town Hall, near the clock tower, located at a distance of 1.8 KM from Mysore bus stand.  you can easily reach by public or private transport.
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INR 970

Colonial Walking Tour, Mysore
Colonial Walking Tour, Mysore

4H

Mysore

Revisit the glory of Mysore, the city of palaces, and explore its golden history. This 4 hour tour takes you through cultural and architectural wonders of this royal land and gets you acquainted with its splendours. Assembling near the Town Hall at around 9:30 am, this walking tour heads toward the Mysore Palace. A testimony of city’s timeless era, it is also known as the Amba Vilas Palace and is the official residence of the Wodeyar dynasty. Following this, visit the Jayalakhsmi Vilas Mansion. Standing tall on a hilltop, this grand building now houses a museum with ageless collection of artefacts and other royal belongings. The Lalitha Mahal, once the royal residence of the Viceroy of India, will be the next on the itinerary. Painted in elegant white colour, this palace has now been converted into a heritage hotel under the flagship of Ashok Group of Hotels. Post this, visit the Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts (CAVA). One of the prominent institute for learning drawing, photography and photo-journalism, graphics and several other courses, it was started by Maharaja Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV in 1906. With this, the walking tour will come to an end. Duration: 4 hours
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40 Ratings

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City of Palaces Tour, Mysore
City of Palaces Tour, Mysore

4H

Mysore

About the Activity:Amble through the royal lanes of Mysore and experience the grandeurs of a bygone era. This 4 hour hop-on and hop-off walking tour starts near the Town Hall at around 09:30 am. From the Mysore Town Hall, visit the Amba Vilas Palace, also known as the Mysore Palace. Built in 14th century, it is the official residence of the Wodeyar dynasty and is also one of the major tourist spots in Mysore. Following this, make it to the Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion. Built in 1905 by Chamaraja Wodeyar, the then Maharaja of Mysore, this historical building now houses the post-graduate departments of Mysore University. Visit the Lalitha Mahal Palace that was built by Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV during 1921 for the royal stays of the Viceroy of India. The palace has now been converted into a five star property under the flagship of Ashok Group of Hotels. With this, the walking trail will come to an end.
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39 Ratings

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INR 2,500

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Traditional Board Games Walking Tour, Mysore
Traditional Board Games Walking Tour, Mysore

4H

Mysore

With this absorbing walk, discover the history of traditional board games and its evolution to modern form of chess and puzzles. For it is in India itself that the world famous chess and snakes-and-ladders were originated.  Undertaken anytime between 10am and 5pm, the experience will last for around 3-4 hours. You will meet at Town Hall in Mysore and proceed towards the beguiling old houses, shops and temples where these traditional boards still exist. The traditional board games were simple, drawn on the floor or ground. It evolved as women created colourful, embroidered game boards on cloth. Discover the royal connection behind these board games. The guide will engage you with fascinating stories and titbits along the way.  Duration: Around 3-4 hours   
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24 Ratings

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Dasara Walking Tour, Mysore
Dasara Walking Tour, Mysore

4H

Mysore

Take an enchanting walking tour in Mysore during Dasara when the city comes alive with pomp and revelry. Starting anytime during the day before 2pm and lasting for 4 hours, it usually takes place during the months of September or October  You may find your guide for the walk dressed in traditional attire. It is believed that in the earlier days, the king invited eminent people from his kingdom to his Durbar. Your guide will take you through the galleries and alleys of the royal courts and Durbar and showcase the different aspects of city. Also get to learn more about this 600 year old tradition and its significance in the cultural history of the state. Enjoy the procession route and delight in the views of the colourfully decked elephants.  Duration: 4 hours   
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Mysore Old City Walking Tour
Mysore Old City Walking Tour

2H

Mysore

Mysore has a glorious history which is reflected in the architectural wonders that dot the city’s landscape. The old world glory of the city can be experienced through a walking tour in Mysore’s historically important parts such as Agrahara. It is the oldest part of the city and still bears the marks of the time that has gone by.  
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Mysore Offbeat Silk Tour
Mysore Offbeat Silk Tour

2H

Mysore

On this absorbing tour, enjoy a visit to the silk weaving looms in Mysore and witness how the exquisite pure silk sarees are made. These garments are especially unique as they have gold woven in to them. The two-hour Mysore off-beat silk tour can be undertaken from 8am to 11am. Once gathered at the meeting point, you will be taken to the distinct silk weaving looms. A guide will take you through the process and explain what goes into crafting the pure silk saree. Later on, you visit the famous silk saree shops and see the royal finished products. You can also shop if something catches your fancy. Duration: Around 2 hours     
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