16 Nights / 17 Days
Destinations Covered :
– Mysore– Hassan – Coorg
– Vythiri – Cochin – Vythir –
Shornur – Thekkady – Kumarakom –
Bangalore On arrival at Bangalore a very personal
traditional welcome awaits you with vermilion and
garland. Transfer to hotel for check in at the hotel.
Rest of the day free. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Bangalore
After Breakfast. Morning city tour of Bangalore to
visit Lal Bagh - a 240 acre botanical garden laid
out in the year 1760, Vidhan Soudha, the state of
legislature, built on Neo - Dravidian style of architecture,
Tippu's palace and Bull temple. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 Bangalore- Mysore (03 Hours) Breakfast
Late morning drive to Mysore. Enroute visit Sreerangapatnam
on an island in the Cauvery river. Visit the summer
palace and museum of Tipu Sultan and the exquisite
Hoysala temples at Somnathpur. On arrival at Mysore
check in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 04 Mysore
After Breakfast, in the morning visit the imposing
Mysore palace of Maharaja of Mysore built in 1911
- 12, Chamundi hills which stands 1062 mts above sea
level and Chamarajendra Art Gallery. Evening visit
Devaraja market. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 Mysore – Hassan Breakfast
Drive to Hassan via Sravanabelgola, with its huge
statue of Gomateshwara carved from a single piece
of rock. On arrival check in the hotel. Afternoon
visit the Hoysala temples at Belur and Halebid . Overnight
at the hotel.
Day 06: Hassan – Coorg
After breakfast leave for Coorg, the land known for
its tropical forest, exotic spice and coffee plantations.
On arrival check in at plantation resort. Rest of
the day free for walking tour, bird watch and Elephant
safari. Overnight at the resort.
Day 07: Coorg – Vythiri
Breakfast.Late morning drive to Vythiri. You can opt
either Tree House or Plantation resort.
Day 08: Vythir
After breakfast. Full day to explore the enchanting
natural beauty of Wynad hills. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 09: Vythiri - Shornur- Cochin
After breakfast and early departure to Cochin via
Shornur and Guruvayoor. At Shornur visit Kalamandalam
- the school where traditional art forms are taught
in the Gurukula system. At Guruvayoor have a typical
Kerala vegetarian lunch on banana leaf. Also visit
Punathoor Fort - where more than forty elephants are
kept. On arrival at Cochin check in at hotel. Overnight
at the hotel.
Day 10: Cochin
After, breakfast in the morning sightseeing of Cochin
Visit Jewish synagogue, Dutch Palace, St. Francis
church and Chinese Fishing Nets and antique shop street.
Evening watch Kathakali the traditional dance drama
of Kerala. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Cochin – Thekkadyafter
breakfast, drive to Periyar, which takes you through
the scenic high ranges of Kerala amidst tea gardens.
On arrival at Thekkady check in at nature habitat
resort. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary - Periyar, one of the well-maintained
wildlife sanctuaries of South India, is spread out
over an area of 777 sq.miles and one can see leopard,
tiger, elephant, bison and wild boar
Day 12 Thekkady Breakfast.
Early morning take a boat ride in the Periyar Lake
to watch wildlife, Late in the morning take short
trek inside the forest accompanied by a naturalist.
Afternoon visit to Spice Plantation. Watch the amazing
world of spices. vanilla, cardamom, ginger, betel
nut, Nut Meg , clove, turmeric. Overnight at the resort.
Day 13: Thekkady - Kumarakom (4 Hours)
After breakfast, in the morning leave for Kumarakom,
the backwater village. On arrival check in at backwater
resort. Evening take a sunset cruise on the backwaters.
Overnight at the resort.
Day 14: Kumarakom – Houseboat
Late in the morning board the Houseboat for an overnight
cruise through the unique backwaters of Kerala. Cruise
through the palm fringed canals; watch the Paddy fields,
village folk. Relax on board hearing lullaby of the
wind and waves. Overnight on board. Evening candlelit
dinner onboard houseboat. Overnight on board.
Day 15 – 17:
Breakfast Disembark at Alleppey and drive to a Beach
destination of your choice. You can opt Marari, Varkala,
Kovalam or Bangaram Island Resort fro your beach holidays.
Day 18: Departure
In time assisted transfer to Cochin / Trivandrum /
Agatti Airport for the onward flight.