Holiday Trip in Bellary

Historical Experience with Bellary Holiday Packages

Bellary is a historic city in Bellary District in the Indian state of Karnataka. Also known as 'Ballary', this town is named from the word Balari, which generally refers to the goddess Durugamma. It is believed that the goddess Durugamma had manifested herself in this town making it a dwelling of the goddess. Also, as per the popular folklores, there are many events which are related to the great epic 'Ramayana' and are concerned with this place. It is said that while searching for Sita, Rama met Hanuman and Sugreeva at a place close to Hampi. According to history, Bellary has played significant role during the period of Satavahanas, Chalukyas of Kalyana, Kadambas, Kalachuryas, Hoysalas and Sevunas. The beautiful and scenic rock formations as well as carvings will make your Bellary travel a memorable historical experience. EaseMyTrip.in presents exclusive Bellary holiday packages to get the best offer for your tour.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Bellary

Prior going for your Bellary vacation, be familiar with where you must visit during the trip.

The Rocks- A Prominent Feature of this Place:
The city is spread mainly around two huge rocky granite hills, namely the Ballari Gudda and Kumbhara Gudda. Some of the other popular hills are Kaate Gudda and Eeshwara Gudda, behind the Anaadi Lingeshwara Temple in Parvati Nagar-Shastri Nagar area.
Bellary Fort:
Situated on top of Ballari Gudda, Bellary Fort is built around the hill. The fort was constructed by Hande Hanumappa Nayaka, during the Vijayanagara times. Later, in the year 1769, Hyder Ali took possession of the fort from the Hande Nayaka family and renovated as well as modified it with the help of a French engineer. The fort is divided into the Upper Fort and the Lower Fort.
British Colonial Buildings:
Some of the worth visiting attractions during the British colonial period are Bellary Central Jail, St. Philomena's School Complex, St. John's School Complex, Govt Polytechnic Bellary, 1st railway gate road etc.
Parks, Gardens and Green Spaces:
The Ballari and Kumbara rock hills, Kuntegadda Park, Kaategudda Park, Basavanakunta Park and Parvathinagar Park are some of the famous gardens having semi-desert flora and fauna.
Bellary Zoo:
Established in the year 1981, this zoo and children's park sprawls over an area of about 2.4 hectares and hosts a variety of fauna including Blackbuck, Jackal, Spotted deer (Chital), Crocodile, Cobra, Indian Peafowl, Python, Panther, Bear, Boar, etc.

Best Time to Visit Bellary

Bellary enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year. Summers are pretty hot, monsoon gets moderate rain (sometimes the heaviest) and the winter season is the best with pleasant and cool weather. Therefore, the best time to go for Bellary trip is from the month of October to March. In fact, it is the best time to enjoy the sightseeing and other outdoor activities in this place.

Things to Buy in Bellary

Being a famous historical place, you will have so much to view but there is no much scope of shopping. So, enjoy the sightseeing and explore the treasures of the history.

Explore Options to Reach Bellary

Before booking your Bellary holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to reach this city. To know more, read on:
By Air
Vidyanagar Airport is the airport located at a distance of 40 KM from the main city. Bangalore based Charter airline, Taneja Aerospace and Aviation Ltd (TAAL), operate sightseeing charter flights to Hampi and Mysore since October 2002.
By Train
The city is served by Bellary Junction and the Cantonment Station on the Hubli– Guntakal line and the extended Bellary–Rayadurgam–Chitradurga line and falls under the jurisdiction of South Western Railway. Thus, it is connected very well by rail to major cities like, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Tirupati, Guntakal, Vijayawada, Howrah, Pune, Kolhapur, Vasco, Bhubaneswar etc. Guntakal is an important junction close to Bellary, from where trains to Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and other places in India are available.
By Road
Road is known to be the best option to reach Bellary because the main inter-city bus station is just located outside the city. Its old bus stand still offers private and state owned bus services that further connect other rural locations as well. You can easily access Bellary from Bangalore through direct bus or can hire taxi as well. Choose any of the traveling modes and come for an incredible Bellary tour.
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