South India-Kerala Tour
South India-Kerala Tour includesbackwaters and spice plantations to incredible temples and searching for tigers in the wild have your camera ready as you experience the highlights of Southern India. Friendly, generous & hospitable ways of the residents here is another big reason that stirs you spends your Holidays in Kerala with gusto. It is a perfect destination for nature, culture and relaxation.
With its laid-back beach scene, swaying elephant rides and gentle houseboat cruises along tropical backwaters. South India with its vast diversity offers many choices for a discerning traveler. Travel to South India and Kerala promises to unravel to you a wonder world that holds beautiful natureâ€™s panorama.
Bangalore (1 night): which includes The Lal Bagh,Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha,Bangalore Palace,Tipu Sultans Palace,Bull Temple,St. Patricks Churchand
MysoreÂ (1 night): it is the most popular tourist place in Karnataka. It has been popular because the King was in Mysore. The palace looks always majestic, especially on Sunday nights when it is fully lit up. Visit Srirangpattanam â€“ the capital of Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan, The Brindavan Gardens,Chamundi Hills,Mysore Lake,Zoo,St. Philomenas Church.
Wayanad (2 night): Historically and culturally the importance of Wayanad lies very closely linked with its temples.Visit The Edakkal Caves are at Ambukutty Mala, Soochippara Water Falls,Pookot Lake,Tholpetty Wildlife,Meenmutty FallsandChembra Peak
Ooty (2 night): It is also known as Udhagamandalam is the â€œQueen of hill stationsâ€ and the capital of Nilgiris district. It is one of the most popular tourist resorts in India. Ooty Lakeor theBotanical Garden. Visit the Queen of the Blue Mountains.
Kodaikana (2 night): It is a scenic hill-station, Visiting the Kodai Lake,Coakers Walk,Bryant Park,Green Valley View,Pillar Rocksand Kurinji Andavar Temple
MaduraiÂ (1 night): is a major city and cultural headquarters in the state of Tamil Naduin Southern India.Visit the Dolphins rock and Coonoor highlights,the Madurai Meenakshi Temple.
MunnarÂ (2 night): The gateway of hills in South India. Visits the Cheeyappara Water falls and can watch the beautiful and colorful flowers in Blossom Garden, Mattu petty Dam,Kundale Lake,Echo Point,Shooting Point,Echo Point,Top Station and Eravikulam National Park.
Thekkady (1 night): Includes,PeriyarWildlife Sanctuary,Hill Station and Spice Plantation.
Kumarakom (1night): which includes Vembanad Lake and Bird Sanctuary.
Alleppey Houseboat (1 night): Proceed to the Alleppey boat jetty
Alleppey Cochin (1 night): which includes Fort Kochi Chinese Fishing Nets,St. Francis Church,Santa Cruz Basilica,Jewish Synagogue and the Mattanchery Dutch Palace
|Day 02:||Bangalore Mysore|
|Day 03:||Mysore Wayanad|
|Day 05:||Wayanad Ooty|
|Day 07:||Ooty Kodaikanal|
|Day 09:||Kodaikanal Madurai|
|Day 10:||Madurai- Munnar|
|Day 12:||Munnar Thekkady|
|Day 13:||Thekkady Kumarakom|
|Day 14:||Kumarakom Alleppey Houseboat|
|Day 15:||Alleppey Cochin|
Day 01: Bangalore
Arrive and transfer to hotel, Afternoon You set out on a sightseeing tour of the Bangalore City which includes The Lal Bagh,Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha,Bangalore Palace,Tipu Sultans Palace,Bull Temple,St. Patricks Churchand other highlights of the city are covered in this trip. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Bangalore Mysore (143 km / 3 hours approximately)
Today you will proceed on a drive to Mysore. Enroute visit Srirangpattanam – the capital of Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan. After Checking in to the Hotal & relaxing for a while, you set out on a trip of the city. The Brindavan Gardens,Chamundi Hills,Mysore Lake,Zoo,St. Philomenas Church and many more highlights of this ancient city in covered in this trip. Overnight Hotel in Mysore.
Day 03: Mysore Wayanad (110 KMS 02 Hours drive)
After breakfast, transfer to Wayanad, Upon Arrival Check in to the Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Stay at the Hotel.
Day 04 : Wayanad
The natural scenic beauty of Wayanad and its rich natural resources offer several opportunities for adventure tourism. The hills rocks and valley which make the very unique character of Wayanad provide a lot for catering to the ever increasing demand for adventure tourist. The vast stretches of mist – capped mountains green meadows of valleys, white water springs, blue water lakes and wild forest fabricate the splendid natural beauty of Wayanad. Taking advantage of this natural endowments, recreational facilities in Wayanad can be widened very much. Historically and culturally the importance of Wayanad lies very closely linked with its temples. Thirunelly temple, Jain temples at Sulthan Bahery and Panamaram and Valliyoorkav at Mananthavady historically date back from 12th to 16th centuries and the temples show that Wayanad was a habitat of mankind and place of civilization even in very old times. These temples are the living testimony of the cultural heritage of Wayanad. After breakfast proceed for a sightseeing Tour of Wayanad Enroute visit The Edakkal Caves are at Ambukutty Mala. It is a pre-historic rock shelter formed naturally out of a strange disposition of three huge boulders making one to rest on the other two with its bottom jutting out in between and serving as the roof. Edakkal literally means a stone in between; , Soochippara Water Falls,Pookot Lake,Tholpetty Wildlife,Meenmutty FallsandChembra Peak. Overnight stay at theHotel.
Day 05: Wayanad Ooty
Today after breakfast proceed to Ooty. Day is at leisure. An evening sightseeing of theOoty Lake or theBotanical Gardenis Optional. Overnight Stay a hotel.
Day 06: Ooty
After Breakfast proceed on a sightseeing trip of Ooty. Visit the Queen of the Blue Mountains’, that includes a visit to Doda betta peak for a spectacular view. Rose garden, The Botanical gardens, Ooty Lake, Toda Huts, Stone house, The Mountain Railway, St. Stephens Church, Wax world etc. Overnight Stay at Ooty.
Day 07 : Ooty Kodaikanal (260 KMS 06 Hours drive)
Your journey continues through the Palani hills to another scenic hill-station, Kodai kanal. On arrival, check into your hotel. The evening is at leisure.
Day 08 : Kodaikanal
Today, enjoy your sightseeing tour of Kodaikanal visiting the Kodai Lake,Coakers Walk,Bryant Park,Green Valley View,Pillar Rocksand Kurinji Andavar Temple. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort in Kodaikanal.
Day 09: Kodaikanal Madurai ( 120 Kms)
After breakfast, Transfer to Madurai. Enroute visit the Dolphins rock and Coonoor highlights. Upon arrival at Madurai, visit the Madurai Meenakshi Temple. Overnight Stay at Madurai Hotel.
Day 10 : Madurai- Munnar ( 158 Kms 04 Hrs)
Today transfer toMunnar, the gateway of hills in South India. Enroute visits the Cheeyappara Water falls and can watch the beautiful and colorful flowers in Blossom Garden. Check-in to the Hotel on arrival. Overnight at Hotel
Day 11 : Munnar
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Munnar visit Mattu petty Dam,Kundale Lake,Echo Point,Shooting Point,Echo Point,Top Station and Eravikulam National Park. Overnight stay at hotel/resort in Munnar.
Day 12 : Munnar Thekkady (110 Kms 03 Hrs)
After the breakfast check-out from the Hotel& proceed the tour toThekkady. Check-in to the Hotel on arrival. Then proceed for Thekkady sightseeing includes,PeriyarWildlife Sanctuary,Hill Station and Spice Plantation. There are some optional activities like Bamboo Rafting, Trekking and Elephant Ride.Overnight stay at theHotel/Resort Thekkady.
Day 13 : Thekkady Kumarakom (130 Kms. 04 Hrs.)
Today check-out from the Hotel & transfer to Kumarakom. check-in to the hotel on arrival. Then proceed for the Kumarakom sightseeing which includes Vembanad Lake and Bird Sanctuary.Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort in Kumarakom.
Day 14 : Kumarakom Alleppey Houseboat (30 Kms. Hrs)
After breakfast transfer from the Hotel & proceed to the Alleppey boat jetty and check-in to the Houseboat. The rest of the day is in the Houseboat.Overnight stay at theHouse boat in Alleppey.
Day 15 : Alleppey Cochin (190 Kms. 04 Hrs.)
Today you proceed for the Cochincity sightseeing which includes Fort Kochi Chinese Fishing Nets,St. Francis Church,Santa Cruz Basilica,Jewish Synagogue and the Mattanchery Dutch Palace.Overnight stay at hotel/resort in Cochin. Santa Cruz Basilica is Located in Fort Cochin. It is one of the only eight basilicas in India. With a history of 450 years, it is one of the oldest churches in India. A Heritage building, the present renovated building is in place since 1887.
Day 16: Departure
After breakfast, pack your baggage with a promise of coming back again to this holiday package. Check-out from the hotel and transfer to Cochin Airport/Railway station on time to board your flight/train for your onward journey with a lot of sweet memories of your holidays.
TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES:
- Accommodation in a double sharing room basis in the listed hotels (or) equivalent
- Daily buffet breakfast in the listed hotels. Indian Traditional Welcome
- Entrance ticket at monuments
- Transportation/Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle as per itinerary
- Qualified English speaking guide during sightseeing tour.
- One night stay in house boat on full board Alleppey round trip.
- All presently applicable tax
TOUR PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDES:
- Meals other than those specifies in the itinerary
- Camera fee & tips
- Additional expense which may arise due to strikes and natural calamities etc… situation -beyond control of Hi Tours
- All other than those listed in above inclusions