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The Best of Karnataka & Kerala

Price Starting at AUD 4060* PP USD 2610* PP 17 DAYS

The Best of Karnataka & Kerala

Bangalore – Mysore – Bandipur – Ooty – Madurai – Periyar – Kumarakom – Mararikulam – Kochi

Embark on a remarkable journey through the heart of southern India, where the charm of Karnataka and Kerala unfolds. Begin in Bangalore, exploring palaces and museums that resonate with history. Continue to Mysore, where you’ll be captivated by its architectural treasures, before immersing yourself in the wilderness of Bandipur National Park. The picturesque landscapes of Ooty and a scenic ride aboard the UNESCO-listed Nilgiri Mountain toy train will offer breathtaking vistas. Madurai’s spiritual center awaits with the Sri Meenakshi Amma Temple. As you cross into Kerala, delight in a spice plantation tour, drift along the tranquil waters of Lake Vembanad on a houseboat cruise, and unwind on the serene shores of Mararikulam’s beaches.

Arrive at Bangalore and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Sightseeing of Bangalore including Bull Temple, Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, Bangalore Palace, Cubbon Park, Vidhan Soudha and Government Museum. Overnight stay at hotel.

Drive to Mysore. Evening, enjoy Light & Sound show at Mysore Palace. Overnight stay at hotel.

Sightseeing of Mysore including Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills, Chamundeshwari Temple, Sri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery, and Devraja Market. Overnight stay at hotel.

Drive to Bandipur. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Morning and Evening enjoy the jeep safari in the Bandipur Tiger Reserve. Overnight stay at hotel.

Drive to Ooty. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Sightseeing of Ooty visiting the Botanical Garden, Dhoddabetta Peak, Tea Factory, Rose Garden, Ooty Lake and Thread Garden. Overnight stay at hotel.

Morning, transfer to Ooty Railway station and board the toy train to Coonoor. Later, drive to Madurai. Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Morning, explore the flower market. Later visit Sri Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thirumalai Nayak Palace and Gandhi Museum. Overnight stay at hotel.

Morning travel to Periyar. Later, enjoy Spice Plantation tour. Overnight stay at hotel.

Morning, enjoy a boat ride in Periyar National Park. Later, travel to Kumarakom. Overnight stay at hotel.

Morning, board a houseboat for a day cruise on Lake Vembanad. Overnight stay at hotel.

Full day is at leisure in Kumarakom for Ayurveda. Overnight stay at hotel.

Morning travel to Mararikulam. Rest of the day is at leisure on the beach. Overnight stay at hotel.

Full day is at leisure on the beach. Overnight stay at hotel.

Morning travel to Kochi. Sightseeing of the Kochi including Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Heritage Zone and Chinese fishing Nets. Evening witness Kathakali dance performance. Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Morning transfer to Kochi airport for your flight to onward destination.

Your Journey

When to go

  • JAN
  • FEB
  • MAR
  • APR
  • MAY
  • JUN
  • JUL
  • AUG
  • SEP
  • OCT
  • NOV
  • DEC

Inclusions

Inclusions:

  • Cost is based on a private tour of 02 Pax;
  • 17 Nights Hotel Accommodation in 4 star hotels on Bed & Breakfast;
  • Services of English-speaking guide during the sightseeing;
  • All transfers, sightseeing & excursions will be by an Air-conditioned vehicle;
  • Monument entrance fees as per the travel program;
  • Shared jeep safaris in Bandipur National Park;
  • Day cruise in a houseboat on the Vembanad lake;
  • Travel Sapphire Representative for assistance upon arrival and departure at airport;
  • All currently applicable taxes.

Note:

TAC of 10% is applicable on the cost.

Cost is based on travel during the off season months.

All the programs can be tailor-made as per your client’s interest and budget.

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