Holiday Trip in Belgaum

Memorable Trip with Belgaum Holiday Packages

Belgaum is a beautiful heritage city in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, which is situated close to its borders with Maharashtra and Goa. The city is around 2,500 ft (762 m) above the sea level and is the headquarters of Belgaum district. Belgaum is also the headquarters for the Belgaum division that comprises the districts of Bagalkot, Bijapur, Dharwad, Belgaum, Gadag, Uttara Kannada and Haveri. Nestled in the foothills of the Western Ghats, Belgaum provides a mystic combination of history and natural beauty - many historical monuments, mosques, temples and churches dot the city and nearby, are some major waterfalls. So, checkout the Belgaum holiday packages offered by and explore the beauty of this captivating city.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Belgaum

Before planning your Belgaum tour, be familiar with what you must visit during the trip.

Gokak Falls:
This picturesque waterfall is one of the most popular attractions near (around 60 away) Belgaum. Excluding its width and colour, the general features of the waterfall like its height, shape and speed are very similar to that of Niagara falls.
Belgaum Fort:
This ancient pre-muslim monument (fort) where mosques and temples co-exist in beautiful harmony was built in the 12th century AD by the local Ratta rulers. However, it was renovated from time to time by successive rulers.
Kamala Basti:
Kamala Basti is one of the two Bastis within the walls of the fort, constructed in the late Chalukyan style in the year 1204 with 'the Neminatha idol' in black stone. The "Mukhamantapa" is the master piece with a well-executed lotus on the ceiling. Another ruined Jain temple is situated outside the Kamala Basti.
St. Mary's Church:
The St. Mary's church in Belgaum boasts of a remarkable architecture. Constructed in the year 1869, the church is made of gothic stone structure and features magnificent stained glass windows. Biblical drawings decorate the walls of the church. Some of the other famous churches include St. Xavier's church, the Cathedral of Our Lady, St. Anthony's church and Methodist church.

Best Time for Holidaying in Belgaum

The best time to visit Belgaum is from the months of September to May. During this period of the year, the weather of Belgaum is pleasant enough to explore the outdoors. However, the temperature drifts between 25 and 32oC around the year. Post monsoons months (June to August), the pristine Gokak Falls are at their best and the popular Godachi fairs organised by the Yelamma Temple are also begin just after monsoon end. So, make your Belgaum vacation plans accordingly.

Must Buy Things from Belgaum

Shopping is a fun experience in Belgaum when you can buy ornate brassware from Hosur. Some of the brassware products that must buy from here include earthen lamps, flame holders, decorated thalis, incense stands and imprinted vessels. Another interesting attractive item is 'the Vishnu Conch', which is heavily gilded and perfect as an ornament to any Puja collection. Besides this, you may also buy handmade wooden toys as well as jewelry and leather goods. So don't forget to buy your choice of gifts for your loved ones from Belgaum trip.

Explore Options to Reach Belgaum

Before booking your Belgaum holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to reach this historical city. To know more, read on:
By Air
Belgaum has an airport but with limited availability of flights. The Bengaluru airport is the closest large airport operating national and international flights is Bangalore (502 KM). From here, you can avail bus or taxi services to reach Belgaum.
By Train
Belgaum is well connected by trains to Bangalore (via Londa), Vasco da Gama and Mumbai (via Miraj). Trains take only 151⁄2 hrs to Mumbai, going via Pune (10 1⁄2 hrs), and around 14 hrs to Bangalore. There is a daily express train service (37 hrs) to Delhi.
By Road
Belgaum is well connected by road via the NH 4 to places various nearby states such as Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and with Goa by NH4A. So, select your choice of Belgaum travel mode for an enjoyable journey.
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