Western Ghats of South India

Western Ghats of South India

Destinations :- Bangalore - Hassan - Coorg - Mysore - Nagarhole - Vythiri - Thrissur - Alleppey / Houseboat - Cochin

Durations :- Duration: 13 Nights/14 Days

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The Western Ghats are an array of mountains which are located parallel to the western coast of India. Western Ghats are the UNESCO World Heritage site in India and are blessed with variety of Flora and Fauna.  The origin of the Western Ghats range is from Satpura in the North Maharashtra and passes through the different states in the Southern India such as Goa, Karnataka and Kerala and finally it embrace the Indian Ocean in Kanyakumari at Tamil Nadu. During Western Ghats of South India tour you will explore the part of Western Ghats which is located in Southern India. The Western Ghats of South India is a major attraction in India with its high hills, deep valleys, grasslands, dense forests and makes it a remarkable journey to South India. 

Day 01: Arrival in Bangalore/Bengaluru (By Flight)

Tour Highlights: Tour Highlights: Day is free for Leisure

On your arrival at Bangalore/Bengaluru Airport, our representative will traditionally welcome (Swagat) you and assist you in check-in to your pre booked hotel. Check-in to your room and relax after a long journey. Day is free for Leisure and to get prepared for the further 14 days tour.  You may choose to explore the surrounding places. Here you have successfully completed your first day of Western Ghats of South India Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Bangalore

 

Day 02: Bangalore Sightseeing

Tour Highlights: Tipu sultan`s summer Palace, Bangalore Palace, Dodda Ganeshana Gudi, ISKCON Temple, Lalbagh Botanical Garden and Cubbon Park

After breakfast, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for Bangalore sightseeing. Bangalore/Bengaluru is the fifth largest metropolitan city of India.  It serves as a capital to the Indian state of Karnataka which has been ruled by many dynasties in the past. Bangalore is also known as Silicon Valley of India. Today`s tour highlights will be Tipu sultan`s summer Palace, Bangalore Palace, Dodda Ganeshana Gudi, ISKCON Temple, Lalbagh Botanical Garden and Cubbon Park.  In the afternoon, treat yourself with regional cuisine at a nice restaurant and continue with the sightseeing. At the end of the tour, return to your hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your second day of Western Ghats of South India Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Bangalore

 

Day 03: Bangalore – Hassan (Approx 185 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Vindhyagiri, Chandragiri, Odegal Basadi, Mahamasthakabhisheka and Kattlae Basadi

After Breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Hassan. En-route we will visit Shravanabelagola for the sightseeing and the highlights will be Vindhyagiri, Chandragiri, Odegal Basadi, Mahamasthakabhisheka and Kattlae Basadi.  Shravanabelagola is famous for the statue of Gommateshvara Bahubali and is amongst the popular pilgrimage destinations in Jain religion. Jainism at this place is considered to be more than 2000 years old. In the afternoon, enjoy your Lunch at a nice countryside restaurant and continue drive to Hassan. On your arrival at Hassan, check-in at your pre-reserved Hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your third day of Western Ghats of South India Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Hassan

 

Day 04: Hassan – Coorg (Approx 125 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Madikeri Fort, Omkareshwar temple, Raja Seat Mantapa

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Coorg. Coorg a famous tourist attraction of Karnataka and is also known as Kodagu. Coorg is spread in an area of around 4000 square Kilometers and is located in the eastern slopes of Western Ghats. Coorg is rich in the natural resources which included timber and spices. Coorg is a hilly terrain with the highest peak of Tadiandamol which highs around 5740 ft. On your arrival at Coorg, check-in at your pre-booked hotel and freshen-up.  After Lunch, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for Coorg sightseeing.  Today`s tour highlights will be Madikeri Fort, Omkareshwar temple, Raja Seat Mantapa. At the end of the tour, return to your hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your fourth day of Western Ghats of South India Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Coorg

 

Day 05: Coorg Sightseeing

Tour Highlights: Chettalli Village, Dubare Elephant Camp, Harangi Dam, Abbi Falls

After breakfast, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for Coorg sightseeing tour. Today`s tour highlights will be Chettalli Village, Dubare Elephant Camp, Harangi Dam and Abbi Falls. In the afternoon, enjoy regional cuisine in your Lunch at a nice restaurant and continue with the sightseeing. At the end of the tour, return to your Hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your fifth day of Western Ghats of South India Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Coorg

 

Day 06: Coorg – Mysore (Approx 130 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Brindavan Gardens, Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Mysore which is the third largest city in the state of Karnataka and is located on the foothills of Chamunda hills.  Mysore is also called the Cultural Capital of Karnataka due to its cultural ambience and achievements.  Mysore is also famous for its palaces and the Dussehra festival and receives large number of tourists. On your arrival in Mysore, check-in at your pre-booked hotel and freshen-up.  After Lunch, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for Mysore sightseeing tour.  Today`s tour highlights will be Brindavan Gardens, Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple.  At the end of the tour, return to your hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your sixth day of Western Ghats of South India Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Mysore

 

Day 07: Mysore Sightseeing

Tour Highlights: Mysore Palace, Jaganmohan Palace, Lalitha Mahal, Jaya Laxmi Vilas, Karanji and Kukkarahalli Lake

After breakfast, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for Mysore sightseeing tour. Today`s tour highlights will be Mysore Palace, Jaganmohan Palace, Lalitha Mahal, Jaya Laxmi Vilas, Karanji and Kukkarahalli Lake. In the afternoon, enjoy regional cuisine in your Lunch at a nice restaurant and continue with the sightseeing. At the end of the tour, return to your Hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your seventh day of Western Ghats of South India Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Mysore

 

Day 08: Mysore – Nagarhole (Approx 90 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Nagarhole National Park

Early morning check-out from the Hotel and further drive to Nagarahole National Park.  On your arrival at Nagarahole National Park, check-in at your Hotel and freshen-up.  Later proceed for Jungle Safari into the Nagarahole National Park and explore deep into the hazy aura of fascinating wildlife and see the inhabitants in the real nature. 

The Nagarahole National Park is also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park was titled with Wildlife Sanctuary in the year 1955 and later in the year 1988 it became one of the National Park of India. The park also contributes its presence in Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve and has been considered by UNESCO for its selection as a World Heritage Site. Nagarahole had always been an elite hunting place for the rulers of Mysore.  It is one of the best places for travelers who want to get closed to the wildlife.

At the end of the Safari, return to your Hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your eighth day of Western Ghats of South India Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Nagarahole National Park

 

Day 09: Nagarhole – Vythiri (Approx 75 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Tea and coffee plantation, Pookode Lake, Chain Tree, Soojipara Falls Trekking, Hiking

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Vythiri which is a beautiful eco friendly and small hill village situated in the midst of Wayanad in Kerala. Vythiri is located 2600 feet above sea level and draped with lush green tropical rainforest. The topography of Vythiri is the perfect example of a harmony with nature and is a world of enchanting greenery and encircled with serenity. On your arrival at Vythiri, check-in at your pre-booked hotel and freshen-up.  Later you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for Vythiri sightseeing.  Today`s tour highlights will be Tea and coffee plantation, Pookode Lake, Chain Tree, Soojipara Falls and the activities like Trekking and Hiking.  In the afternoon, enjoy a lip smacking regional cuisine at a nice restaurant and continue with the sightseeing. At the end of the tour, return to your hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your ninth day of Western Ghats of South India Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Vythiri

 

Day 10: Vythiri –Thrissur (Approx 175 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Vadakkumnathan Shiva Temple, Our Lady of Dolours Church, Sakthan Thampuram Palace, Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple, Poonkunnam Siva Temple

After breakfast, check-out from the Hotel and drive to Thrissur which is known as the Cultural Capital of Kerala for the well preserved Cultural, Spiritual and religious learning`s also a home to many temples.  On your arrival in Thrissur, check-in at your pre-booked hotel and freshen-up.  After lunch, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for Thrissur sightseeing.  Today`s tour highlights will be Vadakkumnathan Shiva Temple, Our Lady of Dolours Church, Sakthan Thampuram Palace, Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple, and Poonkunnam Siva Temple. At the end of the tour, return to your hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your tenth day of Western Ghats of South India Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Thrissur

 

Day 11: Thrissur – Alleppey/Backwaters (Approx 130 Kms)

Tour Highlights: House boat on Back waters

Early morning check out from the hotel and then drive to Alleppey.  On your arrival at Alleppey, our representative will assist you for your check-in at the House Boat. Day is free for leisure.  You will cruise in and around Alleppey and will witness the daily life of village surrounding Alleppey.  All your meals will be served on Board.  Here you have successfully completed your eleventh day of Western Ghats of South India Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Houseboat (Alleppey)

 

Day 12: Alleppey/Backwaters – Cochin (Approx 60 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Bolgatty Island

After breakfast, check-out from the Houseboat and drive to Cochin/Kochi. Kochi is situated on edge of Western Ghats and is facing the majestic Arabian Sea. The Lush mangroves, coconut tress reflected in the lucid backwaters, ancient churches, cathedrals and fort makes it a traveler`s paradise. On your arrival at Kochi, check-in at your pre-booked hotel and freshen-up.  Later you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for Kochi sightseeing. Today`s tour highlights will be Bolgatty Island and Chinese fishing nets. Bolgatty Island is a small island and is easily accessible by a ferry ride from Kochi. The prime attraction of Bolgatty Island is the ancient Bolgatty Palace built in 1744 by a Dutch trader. Bolgatty Palace is considered to be the oldest Dutch palace outside Holland and now serves as a heritage hotel under the administration of Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC). In the afternoon, enjoy your lunch at a nice Island restaurant. At the end of tour, return to your hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your twelfth day of Western Ghats of South India Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Cochin/Kochi

 

Day 13: Cochin Sightseeing

Tour Highlights: Kochi Fort, Jew Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Marine Drive and Chinese Fishing Nets

After breakfast, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for Kochi sightseeing tour.  Today`s tour highlights will be Kochi Fort, Jew Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Marine Drive and Chinese Fishing Nets. In the afternoon, treat yourself with regional cuisine at a nice city restaurant and continue with the sightseeing. At the end of tour, return to your hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your thirteenth day of Western Ghats of South India Tour.

Evening is free for Leisure.

Overnight at Cochin/Kochi

 

Day 14: Cochin Departure (By Flight)

After Breakfast, check-out from the Hotel and drive to Kochi Airport for your onward flight to your Country or to the next Destination.

Here you have successfully completed your Western Ghats of South India.  We sincerely thank you for choosing Trip India for your travel arrangements and we appreciate your patronage and wish you for a safe journey.

 

Hotels Accommodations Envisaged:-

Subject to availability at the time of booking or else similar hotels will be suggested:-

Destinations  Deluxe  Hotel    Premium Hotel Luxury Hotel
Bangalore Hotel Chairman Club & Resort/ Similar Hotel Lemon Tree Premier-Ulsoor Lake / Similar Hotel The Lalit Palace / Similar
Hassan Hotel Candy Southern Star / Similar Hotel Hassan Ashok / Similar Hotel Hassan Ashok / Similar
Coorg Misty Palms / Similar Misty Woods Resort / Similar The Porcupine Castle / Similar
Mysore Hotel KVC International / Similar Hotel Royal Orchid Metropole / Similar Hotel Fortune JP Palace / Similar
Nagarahole Jungle Inn Nagarhole / Similar The Bison Resort / Similar Hotel The Serai Kabini / Similar
Vythiri Misty Hills / Similar Karapuzha Village Resort / Similar Vythiri Village Resort / Similar
Thrissur Dass Continental / Similar Hotel Joys Palace / Similar Lulu International Garden Hotel / Similar
Alleppey Deluxe House Boat Deluxe House Boat Deluxe House Boat
Kochi/Cochin Hotel Marrios Cochin/ Similar Hotel Holiday Inn / Similar Hotel Crown Plaza Cochin / Similar

Note:

  1. Group rates are available on request. contact
  2. Above mentioned package cost is valid on minimum Two Person Basic.
  3. High Season – Any Fair / Festival / New Year / Christmas surcharge are additional

Cost Includes:

  1. Accommodation for Duration: on twin / double sharing basis.
  2. Daily buffet breakfast at all hotels.
  3. Transportation by private air-conditioned car with driver for all arrivals, All arrivals, departures, sightseeing and inter-city drive as per the itinerary.
  4. Services of English speaking guide as per the itinerary above.
  5. Services of Trip India representative on all arrivals and departures.
  6. Escorted Evening Sightseeing at Ganga River Boating in Kolkata
  7. Fuel charges, toll tax, state tax & parking charge
  8. All presently applicable luxury taxes.

Cost does not Includes:

  1. Entrance fees at monuments/parks/museums.
  2. Items of personal nature like drinks on table, laundry, telephone bills etc.
  3. Meals other than mentioned above.
  4. Indian visa fees or international airfare / domestic flight fare / train ticket
  5. Still Camera or video charges levied by some monuments.
  6. Any other shopping and personal purchase.
  7. Medical Requirements on request.
  8. Service Tax as per government.
  9. Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.

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