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Planning a trip to Mysuru, Karnataka, India

8th Apr to 11th Apr, 2024Moderate Budget Road Trip
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Things to do in Mysuru in April

Day 1 - Tuesday 9th, Apr
morning -

Depart from Chennai and drive to Mysuru. Make a stop at Channapatna on the way to visit the Channapatna Toys Emporium to see the craft of making traditional wooden toys. Have a quick snack at a local eatery like Sagar Delicacy on Bangalore-Mysuru Road.

afternoon -

Arrive in Mysuru and head to Chamundi Hill to trek up the approximately 1000 steps to the top. Enjoy panoramic views of the city and visit the Chamundeshwari Temple. Have a traditional South Indian meal at Malgudi Tiffin Center near the hill.

evening -

Explore the Mysuru Palace, also known as the Amba Vilas Palace, and witness the grandeur of Indo-Saracenic architecture. Enjoy an evening stroll at the Brindavan Gardens and experience the musical fountain show. Dine at Vinayaka Mylari for some authentic dosas.

Day 2 - Wednesday 10th, Apr
morning -

Embark on an exciting wildlife safari at the B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary for a chance to spot diverse wildlife including elephants, tigers, and leopards. Enjoy brunch at the sanctuary's restaurant, Forest Edge, serving delicious local cuisine.

afternoon -

Head to Kabini River for an exhilarating river rafting experience in the midst of stunning natural surroundings. After the adventure, indulge in a meal at the Bison River Lodge on the banks of the river.

evening -

Experience the thrilling Mysuru Sand Sculpture Museum showcasing impressive sand art pieces. Enjoy a relaxing dinner at the RRR Restaurant on the way back to the city.

Day 3 - Thursday 11th, Apr
morning -

Visit the Somanathapura Keshava Temple, an ancient Hoysala temple with stunning stone carvings and intricate architecture. Stop for breakfast at the nearby Udipi Sri Krishna Bhavan for delicious South Indian food.

afternoon -

Head to GRS Fantasy Park for a fun-filled afternoon of water slides, wave pools, and thrilling rides. Grab a quick bite at the park's food court, offering a variety of local and international cuisine.

evening -

Drive back to Chennai, reflecting on the unforgettable adventure in Mysuru.

Weather in Mysuru in Invalid date
Avg Temp22°C to 35°C
Chance of Rain20%

April in Mysore is generally warm and humid, with average temperatures ranging from 22 to 35 degrees Celsius. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Mysuru

Clothing & Apparel

Cotton T-shirts -

Mysore's weather in April is warm and humid, so pack light, breathable fabrics like cotton.

Comfortable Pants -

Khakis, jeans, or linen pants will be versatile and appropriate for most occasions.

Light Jacket -

Evenings can be slightly cooler, so pack a light jacket or cardigan for layering.

Comfortable walking shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking while exploring Mysore's palaces and gardens.

Traditional attire -

If you plan to visit any temples or religious sites, consider packing modest, traditional attire as a sign of respect.


Sunglasses -

Mysore is known for its sunny weather, so sunglasses are essential for protecting your eyes.

Hat -

A hat will provide shade and protect your head from the sun.

Scarf -

A lightweight scarf can be used for warmth, as a head covering, or as an accessory.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated by carrying a reusable water bottle and filling it up throughout the day.

Essentials & Must Haves.

Identification and travel documents -

Don't forget your passport and visa. A photocopy of these documents is also recommended.

First-aid kit -

Pack a small first-aid kit with basic supplies like bandages, antiseptic, and pain relievers.

Toiletries -

Bring essential toiletries like shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, and toothpaste.

Medications -

Pack any prescription medications you need, along with a small supply of over-the-counter medications like pain relievers and antihistamines.

Sunscreen -

Protect your skin from the sun with sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher.

Insect repellent -

Keep mosquitoes and other insects away with insect repellent containing DEET or picaridin.

Good to have.

Travel umbrella -

Mysore's weather can be unpredictable, so a small travel umbrella can come in handy.

Camera -

Capture your memories with a camera or smartphone with a good camera.

Guidebook or map -

A guidebook or map will help you navigate Mysore and learn about its attractions.

Snacks -

Pack some non-perishable snacks to keep you energized during your trip.

Small backpack -

A small backpack will be convenient for carrying your essentials while exploring Mysore.


Phone and charger -

Stay connected with your phone and don't forget the charger.

Power bank -

A power bank will keep your electronics charged on the go.

Headphones -

Listen to music or podcasts while you travel or relax.

Universal adapter -

If you're traveling from outside of India, pack a universal adapter to ensure you can charge your electronics.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash is widely accepted in Mysore, but credit cards and debit cards are also commonly used in larger establishments and tourist areas.

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