Destinations Covered: Bangalore - Mysore - Nagarhole - Coonoor - Kodaikanal - Madurai - Periyar - Kumarakom - Marari Beach - Kochi
Tour Package Duration: 16 Nights / 17 Days
Day 01: Arrival at Bangalore
Upon arrival at Bangalore (now Banguluru) our representative will transfer you to hotel. You will have rest of the day at leisure and in the evening you can roam around and visit Cubbon Park, Lal Baug and interesting public buildings within Cubbon Park. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Bangalore.
Day 02: Bangalore
After breakfast you will go on an excursion to Nrityagram, a noted center for learning of Indian classical dances, set up by noted Odissi dancer Late Protima Bedi. Rest of day left free to move around at M G Road area and indulge in some shopping etc. overnight stay will be at hotel in Bangalore.
Day 03: Bangalore - Mysore
After breakfast you will be driven to Mysore via Seringapatnam. After reaching Mysore you will go on a Half day sightseeing of the Palace and Chamundi hills. You will also visit the Brindavan gardens a silk factory. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Mysore.
Day 04: Mysore - Nagarhole
After breakfast, you will visit the colorful Devaraja market. Later drive to one of the most famous Jungle resorts in India- Kabini River Lodge. Relax and unwind at this excellent riverside lodge where wild animals are never far away. Overnight stay will be at the river resort.
Day 05: Nagarhole
Indulge yourself into some adventure by taking a Jungle safari on elephant back to spot the tiger. You will have rest of the day completely at leisure. Overnight stay will be at the resort.
Day 06: Nagarhole - Coonoor
After jungle safari it is time now to explore the beautiful hill stations in this part of India. You will be driven up to Ooty and then board the mountain train to Coonoor, which helps you to explore the breathtaking scenery on the way. Rest of the day will be at leisure. Spend the night at hotel in Coonoor.
Day 07: Coonoor
Breakfast follows a visit to Ooty town and its various attractions. You will also have the option of hiking and trekking in Shola forests of Nilgiri Mountains. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Coonoor.
Day 8: Coonoor - Kodaikanal
After breakfast drive to another great hill resort known as Kodaikanal where the pleasure of being in a truly cool and natural hill retreat is still real. Upon arrival check in at the hotel and relax foe rest of the day. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 9: Kodaikanal
Day completely at discretion to move around the lake, several viewpoints of the town or to go for long quiet and rejuvenating walks and hikes in the Western Ghats. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Kodaikanal.
Day 10: Kodaikanal - Madurai
It is time now to say goodbye to the greens of the enchanting hill stations and head for the Tamilnadu plains, the Dravidian heartland. In Madurai, you will visit the Thirumal Nayaka Palace and the Meenakshi Sundereshwar temple. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Madurai.
Day 11: Madurai - Periyar
After breakfast you will drive westwards and finally reach the Periyar National Park, one of the beautiful wildlife sanctuaries in India, to see wild elephants. Rest of the day will be free to explore on own. Overnight stay will be at resort/hotel.
Day 12: Periyar
Breakfast follows a visit to the Periyar National Park on boat over the Periyar Lake where several wild animals come congregate at different times. Overnight stay will be at the resort/hotel in Periyar.
Day 13: Periyar - Kumarakom
After breakfast you will drive downhill through beautiful spice and rubber plantations and reach Kumarakom, an island with a beautiful bird-sanctuary and extremely serene atmosphere. Upon reaching Kumarakom you will check in at the resort/hotel. Rest of the day at leisure and overnight will be at the resort/hotel.
Day 14: Kumarakom - Houseboats
You will have free time till noon: you can relax in the resort with traditional Ayurvedic therapies as the most suggested facility for rejuvenation. After lunch board your exclusive Kettuvalam (houseboat) to sail through Kerala's most enchanting backwater scenery. Kettuvalam is a traditional rice barge converted into a houseboat having all boarding and lodging facilities. Overnight will be on board the houseboat.
Day 15: Marari Beach
In the morning you will reach Mararikulam, a virgin tropical beach by the Arabian Sea. Stay in a wonderful beach resort offering world-class hospitality. Day will be free to relax by the beach. Overnight stay will be at the resort.
Day 16: Marari Beach
Day Spend the full day completely at leisure. You can also go on a visit to the nearby fishing community. Overnight stay will be at the resort at Marari.
Day 17: Kochi
After a wonderful fortnight your south India travel comes to an end and you prepare to say goodbye to the experience called South India. Our representative will transfer you to airport for onward journey.
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