BEST OF SOUTH INDIADuration : 14 Nights / 15 Days
Destination Covered : Bangalore - Mysore - Ooty - Kodaikanal - Coimbatore - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kovalam - Kanyakumai - Trivandrum
Southern part of India comprises of many captivating landscapes including hill stations, lush green mountains, tea gardens, waterfalls, lakes, rivers, beaches, wildlife reserves and forests. This part of the country includes states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. Union Territories such as Puducherry, Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar Islands are also situated here. Tourists from around the world arrive here on South India Tour.
Yoga, Ayurveda, Meditation, honeymoon, adventure holiday, cruising on the backwaters of Kerala, pilgrimage tour, wildlife expedition, beach holidays and much more can be found and enjoyed here. In addition to many local dialects spoken, travellers on South India tour can also explore the rich cultural heritage and local cuisine and enjoy dances such as Kathakali, Bharat Natyam and Mohiniattam.
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Day 01 : Bangalore
On arrival at Bangalore airport you will be received by our local representative who will take you to your pre-booked hotel. After some rest you can go on a local tour of Bangalore. Also, known as Neon City and Garden City, Bangalore is the IT Hub of the country. Travellers here can visit Iskon Temple, Vidhana Soudha, Ulsoor Lake, Museum, Commercial Street and many such other places. Night stay at the hotel for the night.
Day 02 : Bangalore - Mysore
After early morning breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Mysore. Blessed with a moderate climate and some of the best landscapes, Mysore is historically renowned for its King Tipu Sultan. Here visitors can explore various holy places, Chamundi hills, gardens and much more. Nightstay at your pre-booked hotel in Mysore.
Day 03 : Mysore - Ooty
After Morning breakfast departure to Ooty. En-route you can visit Bandipur wildlife santuary, Pykara lake, Mudumalai forest, Nilgiri Tea gardens and others. Check- in at your hotel after reaching Ooty. Rest of the day is free for shopping and fun activities such as boating. Evening return back to hotel and over-night stay at your hotel. While in Ooty one can shop for authentic aromatic oils, spices and home made chocolates which are available all over the town.
Day 04 : Ooty - Conoor
After morning breakfast proceed for a full day local tour of Ooty and Conoor. In Ooty you can visit the Ooty Botanical garden, Ooty lake, Dodda betta peak and Rose garden. At Coonoor you can visit Avalanche, Sims Park Ketty valley, Dolphin nose, Kodanadu point, Lamb’s Rock and many more. Drive back to Ooty in the evening and over-night stay at the hotel. A journey on the heritage Toy train can also be taken which runs between Ooty and Connor and is an experience in itself.
Day 05 : Ooty - Kodaikanal
After morning breakfast departure to Kodaikanal on the way you can visit the Coimbatore and also shop at its famous markets. After arriving at kodaikanal check in to hotel and over-night stay at Kodaikanal.
Day 06 : Kodaikanal
After morning breakfast proceed for a half day city tour of Kodaikanal. Visit Lake Brayanpark, , Telescope House, Coakar's walk, the pillar rock, Green valley view, and Bear shoal falls and evening free for shopping. Over night stay at your hotel in Kodaikanal.
Day 07 : Kodaikanal - Munnar
After Morning breakfast check out from hotel and advance to Munnar. Munnar is a breathtakingly scenic location and popular tourist destination in Kerala. On arrival check-in at the hotel and rest of the day is free for your own activities and over-night stay at Munnar.
Day 08 : Munnar
After Morning breakfast gear up for a full day local tour of Munnar. Visit Echos point, Top station Diary farm, Thoovanam falls, Mattupety Lake & dam. Same day visit the famed waterfalls and lush green tea plantations. Evening return back to hotel and rest of the day is free and over-night stay at Munnar.
Day 09 : Munnar - Thekkady
After Morning breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Thekkady. Abode to many wild animals and rare species, Thekkady is a world famous wildlife sanctuary. On arrival at Thekkady check- in at your reserved hotel and later spend the day boating in Periyar lake or riding on Elephant. Evening return back to hotel and spend the night at your hotel in Thekkady.
Day 10 : Thekkady - Kumarakom
After breakfast check out from hotel at Thekkady and proceed to a picturesque location, Kumarakom. This place is widely famed for back waters and witnesses a vast number of tourist visits. After arrival check in at your pre-booked resort and proceed for sightseeing of Kumarakom back waters. Return back to the resort and over-night stay at the resort.
Day 11 : Kumarakom - Cochin
Check out from the resort after breakfast and proceed to Cochin. On arrival at Cochin check-in at your pre-booked hotel and later proceed for tour of Cochin. Also called Queen of the Arabian Sea and Gateway to Kerala, Cochin has major tourist attractions. Here visit Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church, Gunda , Willingdon Islands, Bolghatty, Kerala History Museum, Parishath Taamburan Museum, Hill Palace Museum, Chinese Fishing Nets, Santacruz Cathedral (Basilica) and more. Evening return back to hotel and over-night stay at the hotel.
Day 12 : Cochin - Alleppey
Drive to Alleppey after breakfast and checking out of hotel to board the Traditional House boat for a round trip of Alleppey backwater. The cruise is reserved for 24hrs with modern facilities in bedroom and bathroom. Exotic delicacies ranging from vegetarian to non-vegetarian is also served on boat. Overnight stay at the Houseboat.
Day 13 : Alleppey - Kovalam
After breakfast check out from houseboat and proceed to Kovalam. On arrival at Kovalam check-in to beach resort and spend the rest of the day relaxing on the shores. You are also provided with the option to take Ayurvedic massage here. Overnight stay at Kovalam beach resort.
Day 14 : Kovalam - Kanyakumari
Day one at Kovalam consists of an excursion of Kanyakumari. A place where the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal meet, Kanyakumari is a very important Hindu pilgrimage centre. Local tour of Kanyakumari also includes a visit to Gandhi Museum, Vevakananda rock, Kumari Amman Temple etc. Return back to hotel at Kovalam and overnight stay at beach resort.
Day 15 : Kovalam - Trivandrum
After Morning breakfast check out from hotel at Kovalam and transfer to airport to board your flight to onward destination.