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 GLIMPSES OF SOUTH INDIA

Glimpses of South India : ( 17 nights / 18 days )

 

Experience the sights and sounds of India with our Package Holidays in India .These tailormade Tours in India take  in  picturesque Kerala, Karnataka, & Tamilnadu and allow you to enjoy the sights, sounds & cuisine of the region; interaction with locals, idyllic backwaters and houseboat cruise coupled with  heritage hotels, wild life reserves, tranquil plantation resorts & homestays.

 

Day 00: INTL FLIGHT

Intl Flight UK / Europe to Kochi ( Cochin ) Several airlines fly this route;

Emirates, BA, Air india, Qatar Airways, Sri Lankan, Jet Airways & Gulf Air.

o/n on flight

 

Day 01:ARRIVE KOCHI (Cochin),

Arrive at Kochi by Intl Flight. Meet, assistance & transfer by car to heritage hotel. Day at leisure to relax. Evening,`Sunset cruise` around the harbour.

o/n at Heritage Hotel/ Homestay

 

Day 02: COCHIN

Morning proceed to the heritage area of Cochin for sightseeing.

Evening take in a Kathakali dance performance.

o/n at Heritage Hotel /Homestay

 

Day 03: HOUSEBOAT

Drive to Kumarakom. Board your own Houseboat by noon for a memorable cruise through the Keralan backwaters with crew and facilities, safe moorings by sunset.

o/n on houseboat

 

Day 04: HOUSEBOAT - VYTHIRI

Cruise to Alleppy & disembark houseboat and transfer to car for your drive to Vythiri ( Malabar ) and get to your resort by early eve. Tranquil and serene surroundings.

o/n at Vythiri Resort.

 

Day 05:  VYTHIRI & ENVIRONS

Walking & trekking, picturesque and tranquil. Localised sightseeing, Edakal Caves, Lakkidi, Heritage Museum & Soojipara Waterfalls

o/n at Vythiri Resort

 

DAY 06: VYTHIRI - COORG

Depart after breakfast. Coorg also known as Kodagu offers captivating natural beauty, great cuisine and aromas of the coffee plantations, oranges and honey. Check into your resort set amidst 300 acres of coffee and spice plantations.

o/n Orange County

 

DAY 07: COORG

Visit Bylekuppe, the second largest Tibetian settlement outside Tibet.

Also visit Mercara , Abbey falls &  Dubare Elephant Camp.

o/n Orange County

 

DAY 08: COORG -  BANDIPUR

After breakfast drive to Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary & National Park. The forest is rich in wildlife. Among the predator animals are the tiger, the leopard and the dhole or wild dogs.

o/n Cicada game resort

 

DAY 09:  BANDIPUR & ENVIRONS

Game drives by jeep. You can also visit Madumalai game sanctuary (elephants & gaurs) while you are here and go for a game drive there if it is of interest .

o/n Cicada game resort

 

DAY 10: BANDIPUR & ENVIRONS

Game drives by jeep. Places of interest nearby include the famous hill stations of Ooty, Kotagiri & Coonoor. A trip on the hill train is also worthwhile.

o/n Cicada game resort

 

DAY 11: BANDIPUR - MYSORE

Depart for Imperial Mysore, famous for silks & sandalwood. Check into your hotel. Eve at leisure.

o/n Windflower resort

 

DAY 12: MYSORE

City sightseeing. Visit the famed Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills, Chamarajendra Museum and the Mysore market.

o/n Windflower resort

 

DAY 13: MYSORE - BANGALORE

Drive to Bangalore enroute visiting Srirangapattanam the island in the middle of a river and the strong hold of Tippu Sultan. Check into your hotel.

o/n Heritage Hotel

 

DAY 14: BANGALORE

City sightseeing & shopping.

o/n Heritage Hotel

 

DAY 15: BANGALORE

Day at leisure before connecting your INTL Flight back to UK / Europe

Or extension option (fly back from Chennai instead of Bangalore)

Depart for Chennai by day train and transfer to your hotel / resort

o/n City Hotel / Beach Resort

 

DAY 16: CHENNAI

City sight seeing & time at leisure at city hotel / beach resort.

o/n City Hotel / Beach Resort

 

DAY 17: CHENNAI

Day at leisure,  later transfer to Chennai Airport

Intl Flight back to the UK/ Europe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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