South India with Kerala

Places covered: Bangalore – Mysore – Ooty – Kodaikanal -Thekkedy – Munnar – Kumarakom – Allleppey –       Kovalam- Kanyakumari – Trivandrum

Duration: 14 Nights – 15 Days

 

Day wise tour itinerary

Day 01
Day 01 : Bangalore

On arrival at the Bangalore airport /railway station, our company representative will meet and welcome you and escort to the hotel. After a swift check-in at the hotel, our agent will hand over a special welcome kit, give details of the itinerary and comfort you for the trip ahead. In the afternoon, you will proceed for a local tour of Bangalore.

Bangalore is officially known as Bengaluru and was built by King Kempe Gowda. The city has numerous places of interest, like Cubbon Park, Lalbagh, Tipu’s Fort, Government Museum, Art Gallery, Bull Temple, Viswesvaraya Museum, Ulsoor Tank, and Gavipuram Cave Temple. In the evening, you can head to the famous stretches of MG Road and Brigade Road for a quick trip. Forum Mall, Garuda Mall, and Mantri Mall are some malls, where you can find all kinds of International brands for shopping. Later, have you dinner and enjoy stay at the hotel.

Day 02
Day 02 : Bangalore – Mysore

Have early delicious buffet breakfast and proceed for a drive for Mysore. Mysore was the capital of Wadiyar dynasty and is renowned for its ivory work, sandalwood carving and silk. After checking in hotel in Mysore, you will proceed for a local tour. Here, you will visit Srirangapatna Tipu’s summer palace, Sri Ranganathar Swamy Temple, Gumbaz, Mysore Zoo, Mysore Palace, Rail mesuem, and Chamundi hills. In the evening, proceed for spectacular Brindavan lighting show .This picturesque garden have been conscientiously laid out in beautiful cascades. The gardens have a profusion of brightly colored blossoms and enchanting fountains, musical fountains and wings for children. Later, return back to hotel for night stay.

Day 03
Day 03 : Mysore – Ooty

Early morning, you will have breakfast and proceed to Ooty at 8 am, which is called as “Queen of Hill stations “. On the way to Ooty, you will visit Bandipur forest and Mudumalai forest Ooty is located in the Nilgiris, where the Western and Eastern Ghats meet. On arrival at Ooty, you will check-in at the resort. In the evening, you can go for a boat ride on the Ooty Lake and shopping at Bazaar Street. Overnight stay at resort!

Day 04
Day 04 : Ooty (Local tour) – Coonoor – Ooty

Early morning, you will have breakfast at hotel and proceed for an excursion to Coonoor in a Toy train. Coonoor is 17 kms far from Ooty. The main attraction of Coonoor is SIM’s park. You can also visit Dolphin’s nose among other attractions. Later, you will return back to Ooty. In the afternoon, proceed for a local tour of Ooty, where you can visit Botanical garden .Green carpet of well maintained lawns always attract the visitors, who are inclined to relax. Later, you can visit mini garden, which is also called as children’s lake garden and is on the way to boat house. Finally, visit Rose Garden, Art Gallery, Government Museum, Wenlock Downs, and other views. Overnight stay at Ooty resort!

Day 05
Day 05 : Ooty – Kodaikanal

Early morning, you will have breakfast at hotel and take to drive to Kodaikanal. Kodaikanal is located in the western crest of Palani hills. Here, you can visit all the tourist places in walking distance. Kodaikanal means a cool resting place in summer evening, so the pleasure is for all to enjoy. On arrival, you will check-in at the resort and stay the night.

Day 06
Day 06 : Kodaikanal

Early morning, you will have breakfast at hotel and proceed for a local tour of Kodaikanal. You will visit the Kodai Lake, which is a star shaped lake spread over 24 hectares. Boating and fishing are the main pulls of the lake. Later, you will visit Bryant Park, Solar Observatory, and Coaker’s Walk, which is a semi-circular beautiful path overlooking the plains. The view from here is simply captivating. Later, take a visit to the Kurinji Addavar Temple, Telescope House, Green Valley View Point, Pillar Rocks, and Waterfalls. Evening is free for shopping with overnight stay at hotel.

Day 07
Day 07 : Kodaikanal - Thekkedy

Early morning, you will have a buffet breakfast at hotel and proceed to Thekkady, which is known for the Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary. A complete destination for nature and wildlife adventurers and trekkers, here you can watch another world of nature. On arrival, check-in at your resort, and in the afternoon, you will proceed for a game, followed by a viewing cruise on Periyar Lake. Enjoy the evening with a choice of rejuvenating Ayurvedic massage. Overnight, stay at Thekkady resort.

Day 08
Day 08 : Thekkedy – Munnar

In the morning after breakfast at Hotel, proceed for Munnar. Munnar is a gorgeous hill station of Kerala and was the summer resort of British government in South India, still retaining an aura of old world elegance. On arrival in Munnar, you will check-in at the resort and the rest of the day is free to relax. In the evening, you can visit Munnar town for shopping. Overnight, stay at the resort.

Day 09
Day 09 : Munnar

Early morning, you will have breakfast at hotel and proceed for a local tour of Munnar. After a visit to the Tea museum and plantations nearby, you can go to Top station and enjoy the view point that gives an amazing view of Tamil Nadu on a clear day along with ruins of the ropeway station. In the afternoon, a visit to Eravikulam National Park is followed by Devikulam hill station surrounded by verdant hills. Spend the day in the hill resort. Overnight stay at the resort!

Day 10
Day 10 : Munnar – Kumarakom

Morning after breakfast at resort, you will drive to Kumarakom. Known for being among the best backwater resorts in Kerala, this place is a stunner for all honeymooners. On arrival, check-in at resort, and in the afternoon, you will visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Visitors can engage in backwater photography, watch sunset from the resort. Night stay will be offered at the resort!

Day 11
Day 11 : Kumarakom - Alleppey

In the morning, you will have breakfast at resort and move to Alleppey, which is also called as Alappuzha .The city occupies a narrow strip of land between the lake and the ocean. Alleppey is renowned for building houseboat, which is called as Kettuvallam. By noon, check-in at houseboat for 22 hours backwater cruise. All meals will be provided in the houseboat, with overnight stay.

Day 12
Day 12 : Alleppey – Kovalam

In the morning at 9.00 am, you will have breakfast and checkout for a drive to Kovalam. Kovalam is a Nature’s marvel of international applause. Check-in at beach resort, and you will have the rest of day free for enjoying and soothing. Overnight, stay at the resort.

Day 13
Day 13 : Kovalam –Trivanduram- Kovalam

In the morning, you will proceed for a full day local tour of Kovalam and Trivanduranduram. Trivandrum, which happens to be the capital of Kerala, is 16 kms away from Kovalam. Here, you will visit the Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace And Museum, Napier Museum, Sree Chithra Art Gallery, Zoological Park, Shangumukham Beach, Light House Beach. Overnight, stay at resort.

Day 14
Day 14 : Kovalam – Kanayakumari

Morning after breakfast at resort, you will proceed for a excursion to Kanyakumari. Kanyakumari is the land end at the confluence of the Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean & Arabian sea. On full moon day, one can see the moonrise and Sunset at the same hour. On arrival here, you will visit Kanyakumari Amman temple and the Vivekananda memoria, which is built on the Vivekananda Rock. Swamy Vivekananda used to swim to the rock and meditate there for hours together during his sojourn at Kanyakumari. Later, you will visit the local sights like the government museum. In the evening, you will see the sunset and stay the night at hotel.

Day 15
Day 15 : Kanyakumari- Trivandrum

Early Morning, you can go and see the sunrise. It is the one of the few spots in the world, where you can watch the sunrise and sunset from the same area. After breakfast at hotel, you will check out for transfer to Trivandrum/Kanyakumari airport or railway station to return back home with stunning memories.

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