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About Chennai


Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. Chennai is the fifth most populous city in India.With its historic landmarks and buildings, long sandy beaches, cultural and art centers and parks,Chennai offers many interesting locations to visitors. One of the most important tourist attraction of Chennai is actually in the neighbouring town of Mahabalipuram with its ancient temples and rock carvings of the 7th century Pallava kingdom. The 15 km long and 400 to 500 meter wide Marina Beach features the Light House, memorials, statues, walkways, gardens and drives alongside the beach front.Tamil and Indian culture and tradition is on display in several art galleries and cultural centers. Valluvar Kottam is an auditorium in memory of the poet-saint Thiruvalluvar. It also has a 101-feet high temple chariot structure. Kalakshetra, a centre for the revival of Indian art and crafts - especially the dance form of Bharatnatyam.The most famous temple in Chennai is the Kapaleeshwarar temple in Mylapore. The Thousand Lights Mosque is one of the largest mosques in the country and is a revered place of worship for Muslims. South of the city, along the East Coast Road, is an important centre for herpetological research called the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust, which houses several fresh-water and salt-water crocodiles, alligators, gharials, and also turtles and snakes. Chennai has variety of public transportation such as buses, autos and taxis. BookCab offers special car rental packages for city travel. There are various types of cabs for hire ranging from Tata Indica to Mercedes Benz for your specific needs to travel within Chennai. Explore the beauty of Chennai by renting a cab with BookCab, BookCab also provides taxi service from Chennai International airport to anywhere in Chennai and other nearby destinations. Bookcab specializes in providing taxi services for outstation holidays from Chennai. Booking a cab for your weekend getaways from Chennai is now easy with BookCab.

About Mysore


Mysore is the second largest city in Karnataka. A city favored for its magnificent palaces and beautiful gardens. It has a rich cultural history with museums and a zoological garden. Mysore attracts tourists mainly due to its vibrant rich history and cultural significance in the country. With amazing buildings and palaces like the Mysore Palace, Jaganmohan palace, Karanji mansion and many others, Mysore stands out from the rest of the modern cities. Some of the places you can visit are given below.

Places to Visit


When you are in Mysore, you will need to plan well to cover all the major attractions in and around the city. Here are some of the major tourist attractions, which you can consider.

  • Mysore Palace: It is also known as the Mysore Maharaja palace and is situated in the heart of the city. It has exquisite carvings, large halls that were once durbar to Chamaraja Wodeyar. It is now converted into a museum, which holds paintings, jewelry, royal costumes, musical instruments that were once used by the royal family.
  • Jaganmohan Art gallery: It has a vast reserve of ancient artifacts, beautiful paintings of Raja Ravi Verma. One of the main attractions is the painting of the Lady with a Lamp.
  • Chamundi Hills: The hills are named after Goddess Chamundi. On top of the hills there is a temple where people come worship the Goddess. It is at a height of 1000mts. There are a few attractions on top of the hills like the Mahishasura Statue, the Chamundeswari temple, and a few other temples nearby.
  • Mysore Zoo: It is situated in a lush green 100 acre plot of land, right in the heart of the city. It has some rare and exquisite animals and birds. You can find animals like lions, peacocks, white tigers ,hippo ,nilgiri langur ,parakeet ,brown Himalayan bears and many others. A must see for kids.
  • Brindavan Garden and KRS Dams: The most popular tourist destinations are the Brindavan garden that is located at the KRS Dam, built across the Kaveri river. The garden is decorated with manicured lawns, picturesque flower beds and brilliant fountains.
  • St. Philomena's Church: An architectural landmark in Mysore that is very popular amongst the tourists. It is one of the largest churches in South India. The antiquities of St. Philomena's are stored in an unusual underground chamber.
  • Government Silk Weaving Factory: When it comes to silk, there is no match for Mysore silks. One of the special features of this silk factory is that the customer can choose the material of choice: silk sari or silk material which comes straight from the looms. Because of the high demand of silk garments by the locals and tourists, the Government has opened up outlets and showrooms in the city.
  • Lakes in Mysore: There are five major lakes in Mysore namely Kukkarahalli lake, Ligambudhi lake, Karanji lake, Devanoor lake and Dalavai lake. The picture postcard scenery at these lakes is breathtaking. You can bird-watch and admire the beauty of nature; there are a large variety of birds that visit the Lakes: Little Grebes, Purple Moorhens, Cormorants, Herons, Spot billed Ducks, even the Small Blue Kingfisher are often spotted near these water bodies.

Sightseeing around Mysore


  • Srirangapatna: The Srirangapatna town is an egg-shaped island, surrounded by the Kaveri river. Srirangapatna is famous for its fort and the Sri Ranganathaswamy temple of lord Vishnu.
  • Ranganathittu Bird Santuary: This is a breeding site for different species of birds. You can see birds like Painted Stork, Open-billed Stork, Indian Shag, Great Stone Plover and Black headed Ibis, to name a few.
  • Belur and Halebid: Belur is famous for its magnificent Hoyasala temple complex. Hoyasala Vishnuvardhana built the Chennakeseva temple, which is now a major attraction. Halebid too, has some of the finest Hoyasala temples. The sculptures are spectacular and not to be missed.
  • Shravanabelagola: It is the most important Jain pilgrim destination. It has Asia's tallest monolithic statute of Lord Gomateshwara at a height of 58ft. The statue sits atop the picturesque Vindhyagiri hill.

Some of the other places to visit around Mysore are Nagarhole, Bylakuppe, Somanathapura, Talakad, Melkote, and Nanjangud.

Shopping and places to eat


There are many retail outlets and showrooms especially for Mysore silk sarees. Mysore silk sarees is known worldwide for its brilliant colours and superior quality. There is a wide variety of sarees to choose from. The prices vary from saree to saree, and mainly depends on the amount of gold threads weaved into each saree. Handicrafts are also among the major exports of Mysore. Various handicrafts are sold, carved out of sandalwood, rosewood and teakwood. Cauvery handicrafts Emporium of Karnataka, is the best place to get a wide variety of handicrafts.

Places to eat: Knowing what to eat and where to eat is very important when you are in Mysore. There are a wide range to choose from, so it is better to decide what you would like to try. Some South Indian specials include different dosas, iddlis, palyas or vegetable salads, huli or saaru, chitrana rice. Some of the best places to try these delicious cuisines are Iyengars, Kafe Mallige, Kerela Mess, Kwality Bar and Restaurant, Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel, Le Olive Garden, Mangalore Mess, Nalpak Restaurants.

Mysore Travel Tips


Best season to visit Mysore is between October and March to enjoy the cooler weather. The average temperatures are 26 deg Centigrade during the day and comes down to around 10 during the nights. The best time to be in the city is during the festival of Dussehra, which comes around late September or early October. Many people reach Mysore at this time to be a part of the 10-day celebrations.

Here are some handy tips for your Mysore trip.
Mysore has relatively pleasant weather throughout the year, the temperatures in summer can go as high as 35 degrees or above. Make sure to carry enough water with you while sightseeing in and around Mysore.
If you are travelling to Mysore during the festive season of Dussehra, make sure to book your cab well in advance because of the high demand in car rentals to Mysore.

Tourism has been on the rise over the years, so always make hotel reservations well advance during the festivities. Avoid night driving, as there are forests enroute to Mysore.

Bookcab offers special packages to Mysore and back. It offers interesting discounts on every trip to this historical city.

During Dussehra, the whole city will be under the festive mood. You can see the Mysore palace being lit up, a breathtaking sight. You can visit temples during this festival for special pujas and darshans. There is a magnificent procession of the Chamundeshwari idol, which takes place with full pomp and glory.


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Chennai to Mysore Taxi Fares

Car Type
Tata Indica A/C
Passangers
4 + driver
Fare Per KM
8.5 / Km
Estimated Cost

8777

Car Type
Tata Indigo A/C
Passangers
4 + driver
Fare Per KM
10.0 / Km
Estimated Cost

10220

Car Type
Toyota Innova A/C
Passangers
6 + driver
Fare Per KM
12.5 / Km
Estimated Cost

13375

Car Type
Toyota Innova A/C
Passangers
7 + driver
Fare Per KM
12.5 / Km
Estimated Cost

13375

Car Type
Ford Fiesta A/C
Passangers
4 + driver
Fare Per KM
16.0 / Km
Estimated Cost

15992

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