About Mysore :
Mysore is the third
largest city in the state of Karnataka, India, which served as the capital city
of Mysore Princely Kingdom (Kingdom of Mysore) for nearly six centuries, from
1399 until 1947. Located at the base of the Chamundi Hills about 146 km (91 mi)
southwest of the state capital Bangalore, it is spread across an area of 128.42
km2 (50 sq mi).
The Kingdom of Mysore
was ruled by the Wodeyar dynasty, except for a brief period in the late 18th
century when Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan were in power. Patrons of art and
culture, the Wodeyars contributed significantly to the cultural growth of the
city. The cultural ambience and achievements of Mysore earned it the sobriquet
Cultural capital of Karnataka.
Mysore is noted for
its palaces, including the Mysore Palace, and for the festivities that take
place during the Dasara festival when the city receives a large number of
tourists. It lends its name to the Mysore style of painting, the sweet dish
Mysore Pak, the Mysore Peta (a traditional silk turban) and the garment known
as the Mysore silk saree. Tourism is the major industry, while information
technology has emerged as a major employer alongside the traditional
industries. Mysore depends mainly on rail and bus transport for inter-city
connections. It also has an Airport serving the city, also known as Mandakalli
Airport. The city was the location of the first private radio station in India.
Mysore houses Mysore University, which has produced several notable authors,
particularly in the field of Kannada literature. Cricket is the most popular
sport in the city.
About Chennai :
Chennai is the capital
city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the
Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest industrial and commercial centre in South
India, and a major cultural, economic and educational centre. Chennai is known
as the "Detroit of India" for its automobile industry.The area of
Chennai was expanded in 2011 from 176 Sq Km to 426 Sq Km. The urban
agglomeration, which comprises the city and its suburbs, is home to
approximately 8.9 million, making it the fourth most populous metropolitan area
in the country and 31st largest urban area in the world.
Chennai is home to
many museums, galleries, and other institutions, many of which are free of
admission charges and are major tourist attractions as well as playing a
research role.The city is also an host to the oldest Museum and Art Gallery in
the country- Government Museum, Chennai and The National Art Gallery
(Chennai),.established in the early 18th century..The city also hosts two art
festivals annually. The "Fort Museum" inside the premises of Fort St.
George is an important Museum having a noteworthy collection of objects of the
British era in its collection. The museum is managed by the Archaeological
Survey of India and enjoys the pride of having in its possession, the first
tricolour (Indian National Flag)hoisted after the Indian independence.
Zoo, beaches, and wildlife parks form the primary recreation areas of the city.
The Arignar Anna Zoological Park, one of the largest zoological parks in the
world, attracts nearly 2 million visitors per year.The city boasts two popular
beaches, the Marina and Elliot's. Guindy National Park, a protected area of
Tamil Nadu, has a children's park and a snake park, which gained statutory
recognition as a medium zoo from the Central Zoo Authority of India in
1995.Other important recreation centres include Madras Boat Club, which is over
140 years old, and Gymkhana Club, which is famous for its 18-hole golf courses.
Built in 1867, Madras Boat Club is the second oldest surviving Indian rowing
Chennai is home to
several malls, due to its status as an IT hub.Chennai houses quite a few big
malls namely Express Avenue (EA), Citi Centre, Spencer Plaza, Ampa Skywalk.
Phoenix Market City which was opened in January 2013 at Velachery is one of
India's Biggest shopping Malls.Forum Vijaya Mall developed by the Prestige
group has also started functioning since 1 May at Vadapalani. Chennai houses a
lot of cinema screens in the form of multiplexes. Few of the famous multiplexes
are Sathyam Cinemas, Escape, Devi, Abirami complex and Mayajaal. Tamil,
English, Hindi, Telugu & Kannada(occasionally released) movies are released
and have a large number of fan following. With the increase in malls, the
multiplexes have also doubled recently. Chennai encourages its Theatre artist's
equally. The city is under a thick of activity across the year with a number of
plays staged in Tamil and English, as well as with Koothu Patrai, a form of
street play in unison with songs and dance.
About The Route
Moderate Route with 2 lane (no divider) for most part
Total buses in this route 07
Approximate Distance 465 Kms
Approximate Travel Time 09:05 Hrs
* the above might differ from time to time and operator to operator based on climate, bus condition, etc.