One Big festival, many celebrations
Dussehra is now all around the places across in India. The festival becomes more alive and the celebration includes Navratri, Durga Puja and Vijayadashami. Dasara is a 10-day festival in the region ending on Vijayadashami day. The day marks the prosperous end of the stating nine days. Vijayadashami is also a day of victory of the King and his people. Book your cabs for the 10 day festival across in India, contact Tejas Travels for Hire Cars/ Tempo Travel/ Mini Bus/ Bus/ Taxis for the colourful celebration festival season and be a part of the biggest, yearly once event in Mysore/ Mangalore/ Madikeri/ Kullu. Tejas is providing holiday special services for the Dasara season. Book you cabs for Mysore Dasara Package/ Mangalore Dasara Package/ Madikeri Dasara Package for very low rates from Tejas travels.
Dussehra is the most significant and royal Hindu’s festival celebrated on the 10th day of Ashvin month according to the Hindu calendar. This festival comes in the month of September or October and grandly celebrated in the city of Mysuru, Karnataka state. The day accomplish 9 days fasting (Abstaining from food) period of Navaratri (Nine-Nights) in the Hindu devotes culture and the 10th day is last of the overall festival which ends with Vijayadashmi. The concept of the festival celebrated to remind the killing of demon Mahishasur by Goddess Chamundeshwari. The royal family of Mysore performs very special pooja on the occasion of Dasara. Throughout the festival, the entire city is fully decorated and illuminated. Cultural activities from famous personalities are organized in the palace. Mysuru is an interesting spot for travellers, particularly during Dasara. Hire cabs from Tejas tours and travels for Navratri Special Package/ Durga Puja Special Package/ Vijayadashami Special Packages and Dussehra Tour Package.
Dasara celebrations unfold the message of the victory of good over sin. In the time of ten-day celebrations, the city of Mysore will be surrounded by a huge number of people from various places, from the state of Karnataka and other connected states. The tenth day is a grand outstanding progress is held which will begin from Mysore palace and end in “Banni tree“ (aka Bannimantap parade ground). The mind-blowing observation of the ten days Mysore Dasara festival is the Mysore Palace which is lighted daily with nearly 1 lakh light bulbs from 7 pm to 10 pm on all days of the festival. In this year 2017, the Dasara festival starts on 21st September and end on 31st September. Kolkata, Delhi, Varanasi, Kullu are some remarkable places in the southern and northern part of India to experience the different forms of Dussehra.
If you like to be a part of the Mysore Dasara, you have a wonderful place to roam around the corner of Mysore and Tejas will help you to have a memorable visit.
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Amba vilas is the primal part of Mysore attractions. The historic palace is situated in the centre of the city and it was built in 14th century by the Wodeyar kings. The palace is fundamentally a three celebrated structure with a 145 feet centre tower. The 1st attraction is the Doll Pavilion as you enter the museum. The gaffers are made of silver, marble and gold materials. The walls along the corridors are designed with oil paintings of royal themes.
Birndavan Gardens or KRS Dam
The calm decorated gardens are placed below the Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) dam and are a popular hangout spotlighted in the evenings. The musical springs and colourful lights act this place into an interesting fairyland in the evenings. The entrance fee to visit the gardens and dam will be charged Rs.5 for kids (Above 5 years) and Rs.10 for the adult. The distance between Mysore to KRS is only 12 kms and 148 kms from Bangalore, Karnataka.
Chamundi “Betta” in Kannada which means “Hills”. This well-known temple is located at the Top of the main Hill of Mysore city. It takes 3.5 hours (153 kms) to reach from Bangalore and about 13 kms from the city of Mysuru. The goddess Chamundi is also called Mahishasura Mardini.
Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)
It is one of the oldest, very popular and attractive zoological garden founded in the year of 1892. The zoo is located near to palace. The palace zoo is home for various wild animals like White Tiger, Lions, Elephants, Leopard, White rhinoceros, Anacondas, Giraffes, Zebras, Baboons, etc., The best time to visit the zoo early morning where the entire surrounding is silent and fresh. All the Birds and animals will roam around and we can also be seen at the time. The zoo stays open for visitors from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (Monday to Sunday), except Tuesdays. The entry fee for adults Rs. 50 and Rs.25 are for children’s senior citizens.