Fabulous South India Tour
Duration:09 Nights/10 Days
Destinations Covered : Bangalore – Mysore – Coorg – Ooty – Kodaikanal – Madurai - Trivandrum
Day 01: Bangalore
You will be picked up from Bangalore Airport and transferred to the hotel. Afternoon proceed for the sightseeing tour of Bangalore city. Visit the Lalbagh Gardens, Vidhana Soudha, Cubban Park and Museum, Cariappa Memorial Park, The Govt. Museum, Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum, Tippu’s Palace, The Fort, Bull Temple, Venkatappa Art Gallery. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Mysore
Depart by road to Mysore after an early morning breakfast at the hotel. On arrival, check-in at your hotel. Afternoon enjoy a local sightseeing tour of Mysore. The city was the imperial capital of the erstwhile Mysore kingdom ruled by the Wodeyar dynasty. Places of tourist interest include the grand Mysore Palace, Chamarajendra Art Gallery, Mysore Zoo Gardens, St. Philomena’s Church, Temples, Chamundi Hills, Brindavan Gardens and Bylakuppa. Return for an overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Coorg
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Coorg. On arrival, check into the hotel. Spend the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Coorg.
Day 04: Coorg
Following breakfast proceed for an exciting sightseeing tour of Coorg. Kodagu or Coorg, known as the ‘Scotland of India’, is the most picturesque hill station of Karnataka. Located on the Western Ghats at an altitude of 4000 ft, Kodagu has dense forests, coffee and tea plantations, orange orchards and lush paddy fields dotting its terrain. The majority of the population here belongs to the Kodava community; an ancient martial race with distinct culture and traditions. The people of Kodagu are considered the most beautiful of the people in India. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05: Ooty
After breakfast proceed for local sightseeing in and around Coorg. Overnight stay in Coorg.
Day 06: Hassan
Depart by road to Ooty after breakfast at the hotel; on arrival check-in into hotel. Rest of the day is at your disposal to enjoy at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Ooty
After breakfast proceed for a local sightseeing tour of Ooty. The beautiful hill station of Ooty is located on the Blue Mountains (Nilgiris) at an altitude of 2240 m above MSL. Ooty, known as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’, was once a favorite summer retreat for the Govt. of Madras. The landscape here is dotted with vast expanses of tea gardens, dense forests, sprawling grasslands and lofty mountains. Places of tourist interest here include the Botanical Gardens, Centenary Rose Park, Rose Garden, Lake, Government Museum, Deer Park and Doddabetta. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Kodaikanal
Morning depart for Kodaikanal and on arrival, check in at your hotel. Afternoon, embark on a thrilling sightseeing tour of Kodaikanal. Kodaikanal, at a distance of 120 km from Madurai, lies on the southern crust of the Palani Hills. The town is centered-around the star shaped Kodai Lake spread over an area of sixty acres. Kodaikanal has thickly wooded slopes, well laid out stroll paths through picturesque landscapes, gorgeous waterfalls and steep rocky drops. Places of tourist interest include the Lake, Solar Physical Observatory, Bryant Park, Coaker’s Walk, Kurunji Andavar Temple, Green Valley View, Pillar Rocks and Shembaganur Natural History Museum. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 08: Madurai
After a refreshing breakfast check-out from the hotel and proceed to Madurai. On arrival, check-in at your hotel. Rest of the day is at your own discretion. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 09: Madurai
Morning proceed for a local sightseeing tour of Madurai. The temple town of Madurai, situated on the banks of river Vaigai, is one of the most ancient cities in India with a history dating back to the pre-Christian times. It was the imperial capital of the Pandyan Empire in the 14th Century AD. Madurai was the seat of Tamil learning and the last of the Tamil Sangams (Academies) was held here nearly 2000 years ago. Places of tourist interest include the imposing Meenakshi Temple, Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Gandhi Museum, Vaigai Dam, Thirupparankundrum, Athisayam Water Theme Park, Azhagar Koil and the Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Trivandrum departure:
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Trivandrum Airport for your onward.