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Southern Trails

South India is renowned for its rich cultural heritage. There is a lot to be discovered in this enigmatic region of the Indian subcontinent. Begin with remnants of ancient civilisations, uncover Buddhist shrines that are carved into mountainsides, and stand in awe of magnificent Dravidian temples that date back to the 9th century.
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Duration

16 Day(s)

Includes

Tours and Excursions

Board Basis

Bed and Breakfast

16 Day

Southern Trails

From £ 2199/pp

OVERVIEW

The Southern Trails of India is blessed with wildlife and natural beauty in abundance. They are surrounded by the ocean and ghats that add to the beauty of this part of India. This tour takes you to main attractions in the South India- Bengaluru, Hassan, Nagarhole, Kochi, Mysore, Ooty, Wayanad, and Alleppey, all of these destinations are popular for their unique features ranging from the forested mountains, ancient temples and palaces, adventurous wildlife, and stunning backwaters. Experience the plethora of adventure in this tour through the southern trails of India.


Itinerary

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Includes

  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast Throughout
  • Toyota Innova with Driver
  • Tours and Excursions
Arrival in Bengaluru
Day: 1 | Arrival in Bengaluru

You will be greeted by our representative on arrival

You can opt for early check in and take the local city tour of Bengaluru on additional charges. The tour would take you to popular attractions like Vidhan Soudha that is the state legi... ...read more

Bengaluru- Hassan
Day: 2 | Bengaluru- Hassan

Drive to Hassan from Bengaluru via the famous Bahubali Temple

Post breakfast, drive to Hassan. En-route to Hassan, stop at Gomateshwara (Bahubali) Temple in Shravanabelagola. This popular Jain temple has a 58-feet tall Buddha statue located on a ... ...read more

Hassan- Mysore
Day: 3 | Hassan- Mysore

Reach Mysore from Hassan

After breakfast, leave for Mysore. The journey would take around two and a half hours by road. Check in to your property in Mysore. Day at leisure. In the evening, you may visit Chamun... ...read more

Mysore
Day: 4 | Mysore

Take a tour around Mysore

Post breakfast, head for a guided city tour. Visit Amba Palace popularly known as the Mysore Palace. This regal palace is the main attraction in Mysore due to its architectural brillia... ...read more

Mysore
Day: 5 | Mysore

Go for a day-long tour to Talakadu and Somnathpur

Post breakfast leave for a day-long tour to Talakadu and Somnathpur. Driving to Talakadu and Somnathpur would take around an hour from Mysore. There are a number of historical temples ... ...read more

Mysore- Nagarhole
Day: 6 | Mysore- Nagarhole

Drive to the next destination, Nagarhole

After breakfast, drive to Nagarhole. You would reach Nagarhole from Mysore in about two hours time. Check in to your property in Nagarhole. The day is at leisure; however, you may try ... ...read more

Nagarhole
Day: 7 | Nagarhole

Have this day full of adventure!

Leave early by 7 AM for game drive in Nagarhole National Park. Along with rich flora and fauna, the park is home to waterfalls, hills, valleys, and streams that add to the beauty of th... ...read more

Nagarhole- Ooty
Day: 8 | Nagarhole- Ooty

Head to Ooty, popularly addressed as the 'Queen of Hill Stations'

Head to Ooty, the next destination of this tour. Travel time would be around five hours by road. Check in to your property and experience a wonderful stay at this stunning location. Da... ...read more

Ooty
Day: 9 | Ooty

Go for the popular Toy train ride

Post breakfast, leave for Nilgiri Mountain Railway, popularly known as Ooty Toy train. This train runs through the picturesque Nilgiri Mountains and gives surreal views of the forested... ...read more

Ooty- Wayanad
Day: 10 | Ooty- Wayanad

Drive to Wayanad through a way full of scenic beauty

By the midday, depart for Wayanad. Driving to Wayanad would take around four hours. The way is full of scenic beauty with forested mountains, green patches, and natural beauty surround... ...read more

Wayanad
Day: 11 | Wayanad

Try the activities offered by the property to make your day full of adventure

There is no activity booked for the day. However, the property offers Jeep Safari to Muthunga Wildlife Sanctuary on a first come first serve basis which you can book on the previous da... ...read more

Wayanad- Kochi
Day: 12 | Wayanad- Kochi

Explore the traditional art and culture of Kochi

Post breakfast, check out by 9 AM. Our staff will assist you with transfer to the Calicut Railway Station. Board a train (Ernad Express 11.15 AM-16.20 PM) to our next destination, Coch... ...read more

Kochi
Day: 13 | Kochi

Take a guided city tour

After breakfast head for a guided city tour to the Dutch Palace- the royal palace that has a great collection of murals that retells the two great Indian epics, Ramayana and Mahabharat... ...read more

Kochi- Alleppey
Day: 14 | Kochi- Alleppey

Drive to Alleppey to experience the surreal backwaters

Have breakfast then leave for Alleppey. Driving to Alleppey would take about one and a half hours. Board the houseboat booked for you and sail through the backwaters. Explore the rusti... ...read more

Kochi
Day: 15 | Kochi

Visit the local village

After disembarking from the houseboat, visit the local village. Try a bicycle trip through the village roads that give a sneak into the authentic life in the villages here. In the even... ...read more

Fly Back
Day: 16 | Fly Back

Prepare for checkout as per the scheduled flight

Depart for the airport to board your flight back home. Check out from the property as per the schedule of your flight.

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