7 hour drive – 265 kms
This day, the guests will drive to Hubli, while visiting Aihole, Pattadakal and Badami en route.
Aihole, Pattadakal and Badami are three sites which boast of being the cradles of Hindu temple architecture. Some of the earliest known temples have been built by the Chalukyas in Aihole. Located by the River Malaprabha, these three little towns have around 400 ancient temples dating back to the 6th century CE. After the visit of Aihole and Pattadakal, the guests drive on to Badami for lunch. The visit of the Badami Caves will follow. Then they will drive on to Hubli.