Experience Royal Sandur in Karnataka

Experience Royal Sandur in Karnataka

For the detailed itinerary, please contact us at info@bluecanvasexp.com
or call (+91)-90083 06688

Duration

3 days

Group size

10-14 pax

Age

15yrs +

Tour

Dates
  • 07-10-2023 to 10-10-2023
  • 23-11-2023 to 26-11-2023
  • 15-12-2023 to 18-12-2023
  • 13-01-2024 to 16-01-2024
  • 09-02-2024 to 12-02-2024
  • 08-03-2024 to 11-03-2024

Experience Highlights

  • Indulge in regal extravagance and create unforgettable memories with an exquisite sojourn at the resplendent Sandur Palace also known as Shivavilas Palace, built by the Ghorpade royal family in 1940.
  • Embark on a captivating, guided expedition, to discover the historic temples and other landmarks that surround Sandur.
  • Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the tribal Lambani community and discover the beauty of their crafts and customs at the Sandur Kushala Kala Kendra
  • A day trip to the UNESCO world heritage site of Hampi, with a leading historian to discover stories of the mighty Vijayanagara kingdom– one of the great capitals of medieval India and one of the country’s most famous sites.
  • During your stay, discover the diversity in cuisine, of the signature local delicacies of Sandur, served in royal crockery from the vintage collection, prepared by the royal chefs.
  • Arrival at The Shivavillas Palace at 1400hrs
  • Departure from The Shivavillas Palace 1100hrs

Exclusive for Mastercard holders

  • A tour specially curated for history lovers, who are curious about the magnificent stories that encapsulate India. Discover Sandur from the eyes of a leading historian, who will take you through the unfiltered saga of the region.
  • Discover the heritage of the Palace with an insider, tuning in to stories which remain untold; get access to the private palace library and enjoy a game of billiards with a companion.
  • A unique handcrafted gift box specially designed for our guests only.

Other inclusions

  • Assistance on arrival & departure
  • Transport in Nissan X Trail or Mahindra Morazzo (4 pax in a car)
  • Hotels accommodation mentioned above
  • All meals from day 1 dinner to Breakfast on Day 4
  • All entrance fees.
  • Professional guide throughout the trip
  • All experiential meals
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Connection
  • Complimentary Tea/Coffee Maker in the Room
  • Lounge Access
  • Use of the Swimming pool during the stay
  • Use of Fitness Centre During the Stay
  • Complimentary visit to the Vintage Car Museum
  • Complimentary visit to the Durbar Hall Museum

Exclusions

  • Airfare to Sandur & back
  • Any meals or services not mentioned in itinerary.
  • Alcohol purchase
  • Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry etc
  • Expenses arising out of unexpected fuel hikes & any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, Landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances which is beyond our control.
  • Medical or travel insurance
  • Cost towards evacuation of guest in medical emergency or any other reason
  • Additional GST

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Arrive in Sandur from closest airport – airport transfer available at an additional cost.
  • Check in to the resplendent Shivavilas Palace
  • Enjoy barbecue dinner at the poolside against the backdrop of the palace’s architectural delights Spend the night at the Shivavilas Palace
Day 2
  • Leave for a guided half day tour to discover the rich history and beauty of Sandur, after breakfast.
  • Return to the palace to experience the local delicacies from the region, cooked in royal signature style, over a sumptuous lunch.
  • After a short rest, take a guided tour of the lambani art gallery, to discover the fine craftsmanship of the lambanis and maybe learn a skill in the process.
  • Return to the palace for an evening of relaxation and early dinner.
Day 3
  • Embark on a tour to the UNESCO world heritage site of Hampi with a leading historian and guide. Spend the day discovering the history and monoliths of Hampi.
  • Enjoy a packed lunch, picnic style at the site.
  • Return to the palace for early dinner and relaxation.
  • Check out after breakfast next morning and drive back to the closest airport for departure.

Experience T&Cs

  • This offer is exclusive of air fare and travel outside of the package.
  • Pick up and drop from the nearest airport additional charges.
  • This offer includes hotel accommodation, meals, travel within the tour, guide fees, entry fees and other expenses related to the tour.
  • Purchases made outside of the package will be billed to the guest directly.
  • This package does not include alcoholic beverages.
  • Check in & Out- 1100 HRS & 1400 HRS at the hotel, so please plan your arrival accordingly.
  • Flexible Check in and out subject to availability & on chargeable basis.
  • In case of Foreign Nationals, monument entry and fees may vary as per Government charges and permissions.
  • The cost provided is based on 14 guests. In case the number of guests reduce to below 14 pax, the tour cost may vary slightly.

What to expect

  • The tour is experienced best on foot. Hence, we recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes.
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities.
  • In case, you need special assistance, please do get in touch with us to know your options.
  • Each walk can range from 30mins to a few hours, with breaks planned in between.
  • Cotton clothing and a hat is preferred to prevent the heat of the day.
  • Please wear clothes that cover your knees and shoulders as you will visit areas of worship during the tour.
  • Evenings will be pleasant and cool.
  • We aim to provide breaks for rest with refreshments during our walk, however as these are heritage walks, the closest break point may be a distance away.
  • Best time to travel - Oct to March

Booking terms

  • Booking lead time - Expression of interest 30 days in advance. Details of the itinerary, to be mailed separately to guest.
  • Cancellation Policy - This experience is non-refundable upon purchase, unless otherwise noted.

Payment Policy:

  • Payment transactions to be made using MasterCard only. Other cards will not be accepted for this tour.​
  • 1st Instalment 50% advance payment 20 days upon booking confirmation - non-refundable.
  • 2nd Instalment 50% balance to be paid 15 days in advance of the tour - Non-Refundable.

Pricing

  • Package cost INR 64500/- per person on double sharing.
  • Package cost INR 90100/- per person on single occupancy
  • Kids above 15 yrs will be treated as per adult prices (Room rates may differ)
  • Not open to children below 15 yrs
  • This price excludes personal purchases, special diet requests, alcoholic beverages and extras which are not included in the package.
  • Prices are exclusive of GST

For the detailed itinerary, please contact us at info@bluecanvasexp.com
or call (+91)-90083 06688