My friend and I are visiting Bijapur-Badami-Aihole-Pattadakal with the following schedule:
Fri morn:Arrive in Bijapur (taking night train from Bangalore)
Spend day in Bijapur
Fri night: Stay in Bijapur
Sat morn: Travel to Aihole (or Pattadakal)
Sat afternoon/evening : Cover Aihole and Pattadakal
Sat evening: Reach Badami
Sunday: Visit Badami caves
Sunday night: Catch night train to Bangalore.
Can someone please tell me how we can travel from Bijapur to Aihole/Pattadakal and then on to Badami? We are not planning to rent a car for the entire trip. How reliable are the buses/autos in these areas? Also, are there any share taxis etc for a one-way trip between these places? Any other options?
In each of these places, can we get around by auto/ walk or do we need a car to head to temples and caves?