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The western ghats of Karnataka and Tamilnadu still remains under the veil from the mainstream commercial travellers. The unchartered terrain is adorned with marvellous temples and terraces of coffee and tea plantations. The hilly landscape and lagoons are canopied by tropical forests. The untouched beauty of the district sparkles with clear streams and gushing rivers.

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Highlights

  • Visit Srirangapatnam - the capital of Hyder Ali and his son, Tipu Sultan.
  • Travel to the best-preserved Hoysala temple at Somnathpur.
  • Enjoy a visit to Coacker's Walk, Pillar Rocks, and the magnificent Bear Shola Falls.
  • Itinerary
  • Inclusions
  • Price
  • Map
  • Hotels
  • How to Book
  • Terms & Conditions

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 01
  • Day 02
  • Day 03
  • Day 04
  • Day 05
  • Day 06
  • Day 07

Day 01 Arrive Bengaluru On to Mysore (143 kms / approx. 3 hour drive)

Arrival transfer from airport / railway station in Bengaluru to hotel in Mysore, en route visit Srirangapatna (Private).

Welcome to your ‘South India Delight’ tour! On arrival at the airport / railway station in Bengaluru, you will be met and transferred to your hotel,en route, visit Srirangapatna - the capital of Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan.
On arrival, check into your hotel in Mysore.

Pickup Duration From Time
AIR Flexible 07:00 AM

Enjoy a visit to the Brindavan Gardens (Private).

In the evening, visit the Brindavan Gardens. The Vrindavan gardens are the most sought after locations for experiencing nature's beauty first hand. These gardens have been featured in numerous Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films. Indigenous and exotic species of plant varieties are found here.

Pickup Duration From Time
Hotel 2:00 hrs 16:00 PM
 

Day 02 In Mysore

Excursion to Somnathpur (Private).

This morning, proceed on an excursion to visit Chennakeshava Temple - one of the best-preserved Hoysala temple at Somnathpur. The Hoysala temple is unique in its style and presentation and is devoted to Prasanna Chennakeshava. The temple was constructed in the 12th-13th centuries by the Hoysala rulers and their officials. It is lavishly adorned with sculpture. The sculptures probably cover each and every inch of the wall space. This particular style of intensely packed sculptural scheme is the characteristic exclusive to the Hoysala art.

Pickup Duration From Time
Hotel 4:00 hrs 09:00 AM

Explore Mysore Palace (Private).

In the afternoon, visit the famous Mysore Palace, which is a historical monument located in the city of Mysore in Karnataka, facing the Chamundi Hills eastwards. It was the authorized residence and seat of the Maharajas of Mysore who ruled the region between the 14th and the 20th century. Mysore Palace houses a number of hidden tunnels leading from the cellar to other palaces and confidential areas in Srirangapatna. The palace is a three-stone structure with marble domes. Its entrance displays the emblem and coat of arms of the Mysore Kingdom. It is the venue for the famous Mysore Dasara Festival held every year on the day of Vijaya Dashmi, featuring stage performances by leading artists and elephant parades.

Pickup Duration From Time
Hotel 4:00 hrs 14:00 PM
 

Day 03 On to Ooty (170 kms / approx. 4 hour drive)

Transfer from hotel in Mysore to hotel in Ooty, en route visit the Chamunda Temple (Private).

Today, your picturesque journey continues into the blue Nilgiri Hills as you drive the steep hills covered with lush green tea and coffee plantations to Ooty. En route visit the Chamunda Temple on the hill in the outskirts of Mysore.

Named after the Goddess Chamunda, the Chamundi hills are a prestigious landmark in the city of Mysore. Earlier known as Mahabalachala, the hill was renamed as the Chamundi hills in respect for the Goddess Chamunda. Legend has it that the Goddess had slain the demon Mahishasur.. The temple has a very beautiful idol of the goddess wearing a garland of skulls.
On arrival, check in to your hotel.

Pickup Duration From Time
Hotel -9:00 hrs 09:00 AM

The rest of the day is at leisure Or one can opt to enjoy a walking tour of this beautiful hill station.

 

Day 04 In Ooty Excursion to Coonoor (35 kms / approx. 1 hour drive)

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ooty and excursion to Coonoor (Private).

This morning, enjoy a tour of the 'Queen of the Blue Mountains', that includes a visit to Doddabetta Peak for a spectacular view. The Dodabetta Peak is situated merely 10 km away from Ooty. Doddabetta Peak stands at an altitude of 2,623 meters and is said to be one of the highest peaks in South India and one of the famous tourist spots in India.

Later, drive to Coonoor and visit Sim's Park and Dolphin's Nose Point. Situated at a height of 1780 m above sea level Sim's Park has a collection of over 1,000 plant species that includes magnolia, pines, tree ferns, and camellia.
Dolphin's nose is located 10 km away from Coonoor. The protruding rock formation looks exactly like the nose of a dolphin hence the name. Dolphin's nose is a great vantage point that offers a panoramic view of the surrounding areas.


Drive back to Ooty to visit the Botanical Garden and the popular Ooty Lake.
One of the famous attraction of Ooty is the Botanical Garden. This garden was laid out in 1897 by the Marquis of Tweedale. Presently this garden is under the maintenance of Horticulture Department of Tamilnadu. The garden features thousands of species of plants, shrubs, ferns, trees, herbal plants etc (Entry to Botanical Garden will be on direct payment basis).

The Ooty Lake is artificial lake is situated in the heart of the city making it an ideal place for families visit. Boating is the major attraction of the lake which is available at the Boat House adjoining the lake (Boating will be on direct payment basis).

Pickup Duration From Time
Hotel 6:00 hrs 09:00 AM

The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city .

 

Day 05 On to Kodaikanal (260 kms / approx. 6 and half hour drive)

Today, your picturesque journey continues through the Palani Hills to another scenic hill-station- Kodaikanal. On arrival, check in to your hotel.

The rest of the day is at leisure.

 

Day 06 In Kodaikanal

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kodaikanal (Private).

Today, enjoy sightseeing tour of Kodaikanal visiting the Pillar Rocks, Coaker's Walk and the magnificent Bear Shola Falls.

The Pillar rocks are three granite boulders which are seen standing vertically shoulder to shoulder and is now a very famous tourist spot for many visitors.
The Bear Shola falls is another favorite tourist spot in Kodaikanal and it is called so, because in earlier days bears used to come and drink water from this fall.
Coacker's Walk provides very picturesque view of the plains as well as scenic valleys that is sure to bring joy in the minds of the visitors. Coaker's walk is named after Lt. Coaker, who prepared the map of Kodaikanal.

Pickup Duration From Time
Hotel 4:00 hrs 09:00 AM

Visit Bryant Park (Private).

In the afternoon, spend some time in Bryant Park- one of the most colourful attractions of Kodaikanal. The park was established by a British forest officer by the name H. D. in the year 1908. Bryant Park, seen on the eastern side of the lake, is a mini botanical garden spread across 20 acres of area. The glasshouse in the park contains wide varieties of flowers, ferns and other ornamental plants.

Pickup Duration From Time
Hotel 4:00 hrs 14:00 PM
 

Day 07 Depart Kodaikanal

Today, bid farewell to your 'South India Delight' tour as you are transferred from hotel in Kodaikanal to the airport / railway station in Coimbatore for your onward journey.
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  • Inclusions
  • Exclusions
  • Accommodation on twin share basis in above mentioned or similar hotels.
  • Transportation - By air-conditioned Indigo (02 -03 adults) or air-conditioned Innova (04 adults) or Tempo Traveller (06-10 adults) or similar (Economy, Standard & Deluxe) as per the itinerary. The vehicle is not at disposal.
    By air-conditioned Innova for premium package or Tempo Traveler for (06-10 adults) as per the itinerary. The vehicle is not at disposal.
    Please Note - AC will work only in the plains and will be switched-off during hill drives.

  • Meals - Daily buffet breakfast as per the itinerary. Premium category includes Dinner as well.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • All currently applicable taxes i.e. Hotel tax & Transportation tax.
  • Goods and Services Tax of 5%
  • Any transport to Bengaluru / from Coimbatore. Your tour price starts Ex Bengaluru.
  • Air, Train or Bus fare from / to your originating city of stay, unless specified.
  • Any meals / en route meals unless specified.
  • Items of personal nature viz, tips, porterage, room service, laundry, mineral water, alcoholic or non alcoholic beverages, phone calls, additional sightseeing tours & excursions not included in the itinerary, still or video camera fees etc.
  • Any rides, safaris, boating charges, additional sightseeing tours other than the mentioned under inclusions.
  • Any increase in fuel cost, government taxes, entrance fees, intra and interstate taxes etc, the tour price will be amended in accordance.
  • Entrance fees and guide charges, unless specified under inclusions.
  • Any items / services not specifically mentioned in the 'Tour Price Includes' column.
  • Supplement charges applicable for long weekends and festivals.
  • Mandatory Gala Dinner charges for X'mas and New year

Price

  • Bengaluru

Bengaluru

Validity Twin Triple Single Child with bed Child without bed
Economy 30th, Sep 2019 INR 27300(INR 27300) INR 20800(INR 20800) INR 53300(INR 53300) INR 6500(INR 6500) INR 3900(INR 3900)
Deluxe 30th, Sep 2019 INR 35100(INR 35100) INR 28600(INR 28600) INR 70200(INR 70200) INR 16900(INR 16900) INR 10400(INR 10400)


Important Note

Map

Map

Hotels Info

  • Economy
  • Deluxe
  • Budget
Economy
City Hotel Name No of Nights
Mysore Hotel President 02
Ooty Hotel Lake View 02
Kodaikanal Hotel Apple Valley 02
Mysore Hotel Regaalis 02
Ooty Kluney Manor 02
Kodaikanal Quality Inn Sabari Resort 02
Deluxe
City Hotel Name No of Nights
Mysore Country Inn And Suites By Carlson 02
Ooty The Monarch 02
Kodaikanal Kodai International 02
Budget
City Hotel Name No of Nights
Mysore Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel. 02
Ooty Hill Country Resort 02
Kodaikanal The Carlton 02

How To Book

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