Read in Your Language:
Contact: +91 987 357 9011 /

Book Now - Pay Later (No booking fee required)

Plan your trip for 2021 or 2022 now and Pay Later closer to date (No booking fee required)

You can change your Travel Date or cancel the trip for Free (No question asked)

Plan your trip with Caper - Who follows strict safety Guidelines

You may plan your trip now and keep the Travel Date Open

Mysuru Dasara Festival

States of India

Arunachal Pradesh
North East

India Tour Packages

Hotels in India

Excursions / Extensions

Wildlife in India

Ayurveda in India

Leh Ladakh Tourism

Adventure Tours India

India Fairs & Festivals

Goa Tourism

Travel Tools

  • A most enjoyable holiday where we will remember for many year. We Hope to come back one day Thank you Very much for everything

    Mr Embrey, Winchester UK
  • Keep up the good work. I am very pleased with your services and will future recommend you.

    Gheorghescu Lucian, Romania
  • The rajputana Sheraton at Jaipur and the Jaypee Palace were excellent but The Park in Delhi, wasn't in the same level, the public spaces like corridor were dirty.
    Excellent experience guided and suggested by an excellent tour conductor. Thanks a lot.

    Aida Angulo, Venezuela
Private Day Tours
Mysuru Dasara Festival Mysuru Dasara Festival Mysuru Dasara Festival Mysuru Dasara Festival Mysuru Dasara Festival

Mysuru Dasara Festival - A Dazzling Socio-cultural Event

The Festival that celebrates the grandeur of the City's royal heritage! In the city of Mysuru, Dussehra accolades the Goddess Chamundeswari, who slew the demon Mahishasur. Mysuru Dasara is the ‘Naada Habba’ or State festival of Karnataka. According to Hindu mythology, the event celebrates the victory of Goddess Chamundeshwari after killing the demon Mahishasura and the victory of good over evil. The floats, band units and armed guards can be seen during the time. The traditional articles from the royal family are also on display to the audience.

Time of the Festival

Unlike other parts of India where Dussehra is celebrated for only one day, in Mysuru it is celebrated during all 10 days of the Navaratri festival. According to the lunar calender, it is celebrated each year in the mid of October. Events take place at different locations throughout the city but the main attraction is the Mysuru Palace.


Held on the last day of the festival, a traditional Dussehra procession makes its way through the streets of Mysuru. The procession is also known as Jumboo Savari. Starting from Mysuru Palace, the procession ends in Bannimantap. The event also features an idol of the Goddess Chamundeshwari, which is carried on the top of a splendidly adorned elephant. There is a torch-light parade at the Bannimantap grounds on the outskirts, proceeding in the evening.


Mysuru Palace is stunningly illuminated by about 100,000 light bulbs during the festival.
Various dance and music performances add appeal to the event. A food festival, heritage walk, film festival, wrestling competition and sightseeing are added attractions.


Dussehra exhibition also starts during the festival and lasts for three months. The stalls selling various types of handicrafts, clothing, games and amusement rides. The Doddakere Maidan Exhibition ground serves as the venue for stalls. Other highlights encompass fireworks, a laser show and daredevil stunts on motorcycles.

Feast your Eyes with Cultural Richness of Mysuru at Dasara festivities!

Get Free Tour Quote

Travel Details (mandatory)
Your Name Your Email Your Country of Residence Your Phone Arrival Date
Tour Duration No. of Person(s) Destination Interested In Tour Pre-requisites
Please mention your other travel requirements related to catering, accomodation and lifestyle needs.
It will help us to serve you better.
Specify Your Interest & Activities (optional)
Your Special Interests

Up To50*% discount in package price for your companion
Offer Details
  • No advance required
  • get 50% discount
  • travel up to March'2022
Join our readers list
Subscribe to our monthly newsletter to know about exclusive new products, special events and updates!
  • National Tourism Award Winner [Eight Times]
  • Skoch Award winner among the top 35 SME allover India for 2013-14
  • Charities we Support
Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Stay on top of

Powered by: SOFTTIX

hide me
hide me