The distance between these two cities is around 570Kms, and can be reached in approximately 9hrs 15min.Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Kolhapur(Maharashtra) and Mysore. VRL Travels is a major operator along this route. You have buses starting from 10:45 PM, till 11:15 PM. Minimum fare for bus travel along this route is Rs.1000, and the maximum fare is close to Rs.1300.
VRL Travels provide a number of options in the type of buses like Volvo A/C Multi-Axle Semisleeper, Volvo A/C Multi-Axle Sleeper for your to choose from.
Located in the southwestern region of Maharashtra, on the banks of River Panchaganga, lies the historical city of Kolhapur. The presence of numerous religious centers like Mahalakshmi Temple which is known for its ancient architectural style, Jyotiba Temple, Katyani Temple, Binkhambi Ganesh Mandir, Kopeshwara Temple, BhawaniTemple and Gagangiri Maharaj Math, some of them found dotting the holy river, has given the name ‘dakshinkashi’ to this city. Other than the religious presence, the city houses several forts and other historical places. Some of the major places to visit in this well-connected town are the Maharaja’s palace also known as the New palace, Shahji Chatrapati museum, Vishalgad Fort, Irwin Agricultural Museum, Radhanagari Dam, Wax museum and Bhavani Mandap, the oldest and biggest structure in Kolhapur also known as ‘glory of the city’. And who can forget about the popular and uniquely designed Kolhapuri chappals that are exported to all over the world.
Mysore, the erstwhile capital of the Wodeyar dynasty, is located in the state of Karnataka. Situated at the base of the Chamundi hills, Mysore is a popular tourist destination and a weekend getaway particularly for the visitors from Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Mysore Palace, one of the major tourist attractions in Mysore, is known for its exquisite craftsmanship, architecture and carvings. During the ten day long Dassera festival, the palace is fully lit up with lights and is worth a look. Vrindavan Gardens, situated on the banks of Krishnarajasagar Dam, is another popular tourist spot and is famous for the lit up musical fountains. A temple dedicated to Goddess Chamundeshwari, the local deity of Mysore, is situated on the Chamundi hills and is popular as a religious centre. The other tourist attractions in Mysore are the Mysore Zoo, Tipu Sultan Palace, Lalit Mahal Palace, Railway Museum and St. Philomina’s Church.