One of the major towns in North Karnataka is Bagalkot which is also the district headquarters of Bagalkot district. The origin of this town is linked to Ramayana as legends claim that the town was a gift from Ravana to local musicians. The city is famous for its festival of colors known as Holi Habba. It comes next to the City of Joy Kolkata when it comes to play colors on Basant panchami,
Bagalkot is connected to major highways which makes this place easily accessible through redBus Services. It is connected to major cities like Belgaum, Mangalore Raichur etc. To go to Bagalkot all you have to do is to visit the redBus Services website and get your tickets to Bagalkot booked online. If you are using an android phone, you may also download the redBus Services mobile app and enjoy the fun of booking tickets to Bagalkot just by tapping your fingers. Tickets are free of online booking charges, and delivered straight to your mobile.
The ruins of the mighty Vijaynagar Empire in Hampi are just 125 kms away from Bagalkot. Other than Hampi, other places which are of immense tourist attraction are Badami which allures thousand of people with its cave temples. Pattadakal is another weekend getaway which is famous for its Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Mallikarjuna Temple. Other weekend getaways from Bagalkot would include Alihole, Banashankari and Mudhol.