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Youth Hostel Hassan, Karnataka

 

1. Name of Youth Hostel Youth Hostel, Hassan
2. Complete Postal Address with Pin Code Warden Youth Hostel, behind Distt Stadium, Hassan – 573201
3.

Name of Warden/Incharge and Tel. No. with STD Code

V.P.UpadhPal-additional charge

 

Lt.Col V.K.Anand (Retd), Tel.No.Office – 01872-246168

Residence: 01872 – 246168

Mobile : Nil

4. Fax No. Nil
5. E-Mail/Web site Address Nil
6. Brief on the importance of place Attached
7. Places of tourist interest nearby Attached
8.

Details of accommodation

Available

(a)                Dormitory

(b)               Double Room

(c)                Family Room

 

No. of Beds                                  No. of Rooms

 

 

40 beds                                          8 rooms

Two

None as such but families are given separate rooms at normal rates.

9.

Details of rooms/dormitories

Available with attached bathrooms

All have attached bathrooms
10.

Tariff

(a) Students/Members

(b) Others

Rs.40/- per day for all.

Rs.60/- per day for all.

 

11. Check In/Check out Time

Check in       10.30.P.M

Check out     11.00 A.M

12.

Facilities available:

 (a) STD/ISD/FAX/Internet

 (b) Cable

 ©    Catering

(d)   Self Cooking

(e)   Transport/Guide

 (f)   Hot Water

(g)   Room Cooking

(h)  Lockers

(i)   On line booking facility

Yes                                                     No

----                                                      No

In post office                                      No

Arranged on demand for 10 or more

Yes                                                      ----

-----                                                     No

Yes                                                      ----

Yes (Fans)                                           ----

----                                                       No

----                                                       No

 

13.

Distance:

(a)                From Railway Station

Name

 (b) From MainBus Stop

              Name

(c)From Airport

              Name

3 K.M, Hassan

 

1.5 K.M, Hassan

 

200 K.M, Bangalore

 

14. Any other relevant information for publication  

 

 

Brief on important Places and Places of tourist interest nearby

 

Hassan is situated on Bangalore – Mangalore highway approximately 185 K.M. from Bangalore. The only Master control facility in the country to track down the Satellites is available at Hassan. This is the start of Malnad (area getting more rainfall in Karnataka State). Due to heavy rains the area is slightly chilly from June to Jan with more rainfall from June to Sep. During this period you need light woollens. During  Feb. to May. It is slightly worm requiring the use of fans.

 

It is a District Headquarter and the original town was located near village Channapatna. It was founde3d in 11th Century A.D by Channa Krishanappa Naik. It was originally called Simhasana puri.  Hasanamba is the deity of the town and is being worshipped once a year. Due to its pleasant climate it is called ‘ POOR MAN’S OOTY’.

 

The following places near Hassan are worth seeing:

 

(a)    BELUR : It is 37 K.M. from Hassan and has exquisite temple which is 800 years old. It is finest example of Hoyasala architecture. It has 650 elephants all in different poses. There are ‘Surya sundris’ in various poses, dresses and hair styles. All supporting pillars are lathe made and of different intricate designs. Seven feet Chonnaksava (Lord Vishnu) is honoured every evening by a moving Aarti. Outside pedestals are guarded by a man slaying a lion which is also Hoyasala emblem.

(b)   HELIBID :  It is 32 K.M from Hassan and 14 K.M from Belur and was the capital of Hoysala. It has twin Lord Shiva temple who is worshipped as enraged God whose mood is reflected in Nandi. This temple has also exquisite sculptures but some of them are incomplete.

(c)    SHRAVANBELAGOLA : 51 K.M. South East of Hassan, off the main Bangalore-Mangalore road towards Bangalore. This is one of the most important Jain pilgrimage centres with a monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali measuring 58 ft 8 inches high. Thousands of devoltees congregate here to perform the ‘Mahamastakabhisheka’ which is held once in 12 years.

(d)   GORUR WATER RESERVOIR : It is a beautiful picnic spot and one of the biggest reservoirs in Karnataka. It has two inspection bungalows controlled by the Chief Engineer Hemawathi. One can stay over-night after getting prior reservation. It is 23 K.M. from Hassan on way to Madikeri (Kodagu).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youth Hostel Mysore, Karnataka 

 

1.

Name of the Youth Hostel

 Mysore Youth Hostel

2.

 Complete Postal Address with Pin Code

 Gangotri Layout, opposite Maruthi Temple

Saraswathipuram, Mysore – 570 009

3.

Name of Warden/Incharge and Tel. No. with STD Code

V.P.UpadhPal-additional charge

Cdr N.S.Sirohi (Retd), Dr. (Mrs) Sharada Sirohi

Office : 91-821-2544704, 2342130,2344758

Residence : 91-821-2542012

Mobile : 09448468012

4. Fax No. 91 – 821 – 2542012
5. E-Mail/Web site Address

yhmysore@sancharnet.in

www.yhmysore.com

6. Brief on the importance of place Attached
7. Places of tourist interest nearby Attached
8.

Details of accommodation

Available

 

(a)                Dormitory

(b)               Double Room

(c)                Family Room

 

No. of Beds                        No. of Rooms

 

 

 50 Beds                                 2 Leaders Room

 Nil, but ad-hoc arrangements can be made

 

 

9.

Details of rooms/dormitories

Available with attached bathrooms

2 Leader’s room with attached bathroom

One dormitory of 20 beds with attached bathrooms

10.

Tariff

(a) Students/Members

(b) Others

Dormitory     Double Room    Family Room

Rs.40/-                NA                    NA

Rs.60/-                NA                    NA

11. Check In/Check out Time 10.00 A.M
12.

Facilities available:

(a)                STD/ISD/FAX/Internet

(b)               Cable

(c)                Catering

(d)               Self Cooking

(e)                Transport/Guide

(f)                 Hot Water

(g)                Room Cooking

(h)                Lockers

(i)                  On line booking facility

Yes                                           No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Can be made available on request on selective basis

Can be arranged if required

Yes, 24 hours

Not required in Mysore

Available with the bunk type cots

Accommodation status and net banking through the interactive website www.yhmysore availble

13.

Distance:

(a)                From Railway Station

Name

 (b) From MainBus Stop

              Name

(c)From Airport

              Name

4.5 K.M from Mysore main Railway Station

 

8 K.M from Mysore Suburban Bus Stand

 

140 KMs from Bangalore Air port

 

14. Any other relevant information for publication

Mysore is the birth place of Youth Hostel Movement in India. The Indian Chapter of the Youth Hostel Scheme was initiated in 1949 when YHA of India was formed at Maharaja’s College hostel under the University of Mysore. The association shifted in 1977 to New Delhi-the present National Office.  The government of India extended its support to the movement in 1966 when it decided to provide one model youth hostel for each State. The Mysore Youth Hostel, after being relocated from Hampi, started functioning with its formal inauguration on 26th March 1988.

How to Reach Mysore Youth Hostel

From Railway Station follow Arrow Boards at Railway Station Circle, Metropole Circle, MUDA Circle turn right, Across Railway crossing, Bogadi Road, (keeping Kukrahalli Lake one the right), Village Hostel, Coffee Board, AIISH Gymkhana and turn left from Arrow Board towards Maruthi Temple.

 

 

Brief on the importance place

 

Lush green, picturesquely located 750 m above sea level at a distance of 140 km from Bangalore, Mysore is the cultural capital of Karnataka and a tourist destination with all the ingredients for a great holiday : a pleasant hill station climate, an incredible choice of shopping delights including silk, spices and handicrafts, an environment where English, Kannada, Hindi are spoken with equal ease.

 

Mysore Palace

 

All roads in Mysore lead to the Maharajah’s palace. The Palace built in Indosaracenic style is profusely decorated and gilded. A solid jewel studded golden throne, displayed here during the Dasara Festival in October, remains the single most resplendent object that visitors throng to see.


Jaganmohan Art Gallery

The Jaganmohan Palace converted into an Art Gallery in 1875 exhibits paintings, which date back to that period. Paintings of masters like Raja Ravi Verma of Travancore and the Russian painter Svetoslav Roerich are on display.

 

St. Philomena’s Church

 

A beautiful Cathedral St.Philomena’s Church, built in imposing Gothic style with stained glass windown and lofty towers is a truly majestic sight. Never miss to see the illuminated church in the evening. The church was consecrated on 28th October 1956.

 

Chamarajendra Zoological Garden

The Mysore Zoo is famous for rare animals bred in captivity, which are housed in lush, green surroundings.

 

Places of tourist interest nearby

Brindavan Gardens:

 

19 kms North-West of Mysore is the famous reservoir Krishnarajasagar Dam and the fabled Brindavan Gardens with its dancing fountains. Here are varieties of decorated fountains, illuminated at night by colourful lights.

 

The Musical fountain is of special interest, which presents spectacular harmony of water, colours and music.

Chamundi Hill :  The high hill overlooks the Garden City in its natural backdrop. It is the abode of the Presiding Deity of Mysore Goddess Chamudeshwari. The hill can be reached by a motorable road and also climbed by a fleet of thousands steps. At the top of the hill there is the temple of Shri Chamundeshwari and Mahabaleshwara. About two-thirds of the steps, adjacent to the road, stands a huge rock statue of Nandi (Lord Shiva’s Bull) carved out of a single rock.

 

Srirangapatna : Situated at a distance of 16 kms from Mysore the town derives its name from the famous Sri Ranganatha Temple located here. Srirangapatna built on an island encircled by the River Cauvery has great religious and historical imporetance.

 

The Fort : summer Palace (Dariya Daykat), Gumbaz (the Mausoleum of Tippu Sultan, Summer Palace is closed on Fridays).

 

Nanjungud : Nanjungud is a holy place 25 kms from Mysore. One of the huge temples of Karnataka (private accommodation available).

Talakad : is situated on the left bank of the River Cauvery, 70 kms from Mysore. It is one of the oldest towns in the state. It was capital of the Gangas (6th century A.D), Talakad has a number of temples namely, Vaidyeshware, etc.

 

Somanathaputra : 32 kms east of Mysore is the small village of Somanathapura on the bank of the River Cauvery. Keshava temple built here is the 13th century A.D. with exquisite carvings is a fine example of the Hoysala style of architecture.

 

Balamuri : It is about 18 kms from Mysore on the way to Brindavan Gardens. A Picnic spot.

 

Kabini Jungle Lodges : It is about 90 kms from Mysore via H.D.Kote. Jungle lodges & resorts provide good accommodation and transport. Elephant ride is available.

 

Gomatagiri :  It is about 18 kms from Mysore on Hunsur Road. A Jain pilgrim center.

 

Shivanasamudra :  It is about 85 kms to South-East of Mysore. Island Town of river Cauvery, Sri Ranganatha temple, old Bridge (1818) Sri Someshwara Temple, Darga, Mosque and Cauvery falls called Gaganachukki and Barachukkis are worth visiting.

 

Bandipur National Park: 90 kms –The Bandipur National Park is one of the best managed out of 15 National Parks in India, it is situated about 80 kms south of Mysore on Mysore-Ooty road. The altitudes is about 10215 meters above see level. The national park is the home for all-important wild animals found in South India.

 

Nagarahole (Rajiv Gandhi) National Park:  The Park derives its name from the River Nagarahole.

 

Biligiri Rangana Betta (BR Hills) :  120 kms- a lofty hillock, 5091 feet above sea level, an enchanting place, the forest has wild elephant, the main deity of the temple is Venkataramana, popularly called Bulgier Rangaswamy. Behind this temple is the fine witnessing platform. The BRT wild Life Sanctuary is full of elephants, bison, deer, samba, etc.

 

Gopalaswamy Betta :  80 kms- Traditionally, these hills called Kamaladri, situated 4,769 feet at the height of in one of the chains of Western Ghats is a fine hill resort. On the summit of the tall flat hill is the Gopalaswamy temp0le. The hill has all-round fortifications. 

 

  

 

 

 

 

Youth Hostel Tirtharmeshwar

 

 

1.

Name of the Youth Hostel

Tirtharameshwar Youth Hostel

2.

Complete Postel Address with Code

Karnataka

3.

Name of the Warden/Incharge and  tele no. with STD Code

 

4.

Fax No.

 

5.

E.Mail/Web site address

 

6.

Brief on importance of place

 

7.

Places of tourist interest nearby

 

8.

Details of accommodation available

d)     Dormitory

e)     Double room

f)        Family room

 

 9.

Details of rooms/dormitories

Available with attached bathrooms

 

10.

Tariff

c)      Students/members

d)     others

 

11.

Check in/check out time             

 

12.

Facilities available

STD/ISD/FAX/INTERNET

Cable

Catering

Self cooking

Transport Guide

Hot Water

Room Cooling

Lockers

Online booking facility

 

13.

Distance:

a) From Railway Station (name)

b) From Main Bus stop (name)

c) From air port (name)

 

14.

Any other relevant information for publication

 

 


 

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