Exotic South India Tour with Backwater

Exotic South India Tour with Backwater

Destinations :- Mumbai - Bangalore - Mysore - Bandipur - Ooty - Munnar - Thekkaddy - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Quilon - Kovalam - Kanyakumari - Kovalam – Trivandrum

Durations :- 15 Nights / 16 Days

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Exotic South India Tour with Backwater Tour has become most favorable destination for different tourists. Backwaters and houseboat is like the Paradise of Kerala. Backwaters are one of the most alluring and economically valuable features of Kerala. Some backwaters in South India are naturally formed and some are man-made where you can enjoy the fresh water lagoons and lakes. This tour package includes the destination of Bangalore, Mysore, Bandipur, Coorg, Ooty, Cochin, Munnar, Thekkaddy, Kumarakom, Alleppey, Quilon, Kovalam, and Kanyakumari.

Day 01: Arrival in Mumbai (By flight)

Tour Highlights: Dhobi Ghat, Prince of Wales Museum, Juhu Beach and Marine Drive

On your arrival at Mumbai 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. Later you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for local sightseeing of Mumbai.  Today’s tour highlights will be Dhobi Ghat, Prince of Wales Museum, Juhu Beach and Marine Drive. At the end of the tour, return to your Hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your first day of Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for Leisure.
Overnight at Mumbai

 

Day 02: Mumbai (Excursion Tour)

Tour Highlights: Gateway of India and Elephanta Caves

After Breakfast, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken on an excursion tour to Elephanta Caves. This is a World Heritage site and the archeological structure on the caves dates back from 5th to 8th century. The Elephanta Caves is an immense traveler attraction located on an island in the environs of Mumbai. The Elephanta Island is located 10 km away from the Gateway of India in Mumbai and can be reached by Ferryboat. At the end of the tour, return to your Hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your second day of Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for Leisure.
Overnight at Mumbai

 

Day 03: Mumbai - Bangalore (By Air)

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

After breakfast, check-out from the Hotel and transfers to Mumbai Airport for your onward flight to Bangalore.  On your arrival at Bangalore Airport, you will be picked-up by Trip India representative and will be taken to your pre-booked Hotel.  Check-in at freshen-up.  After Lunch, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for local sightseeing of Bangalore.  Today’s tour highlights will be Tipu sultan`s summer Palace, Bangalore Palace, Dodda Ganeshana Gudi, ISKCON Temple, Lalbagh Botanical Garden and Cubbon Park. At the end of the tour, return to your Hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your third day of Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for Leisure.
Overnight at Bangalore

 

Day 04: Bangalore - Mysore (Approx 150 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Brindavan Gardens

After Breakfast, check-out from the Hotel and further drive to Mysore. On your arrival at Mysore, check-in at your pre-booked Hotel and freshen-up.  Later you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken to Brindavan Gardens of Mysore.  The Brindavan Garden is basically a terrace garden which is built just behind the Krishnaraja Sagar Dam and it is also called Krishnaraja Terrace Garden. This garden is one of the important tourist spots of India. The garden is enriched with countless fountains which are adorned with colored lighting. The illuminated flowing waters and fountains with different shades of lights make it an impressive evening for the tourists. At the end of the tour, return to your Hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your fourth day of Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for Leisure.
Overnight at Mysore

 

Day 05: 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 local sightseeing.  Today’s tour highlights will be Mysore Palace, Jaganmohan Palace, Lalitha Mahal, Jaya Laxmi Vilas, Karanji and Kukkarahalli Lake. In the afternoon, enjoy 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 Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for Leisure.
Overnight at Mysore

 

Day 06: Mysore – Bandipur – Ooty (Approx 130 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Bandipur National Park

After Breakfast, check-out from the Hotel and drive to Coorg.  En-route we will visit Bandipur National Park which is considered to be one of the most beautiful and well managed National Park of India. Here you will enjoy the thrilling nature walk and some Jungle activities. Bandipur National Park is picturesque Landscape and is surroundings by Western Ghat Mountains on the Mysore-Ooty highway. Bandipur National Park is part of the India’s largest biosphere reserve popularly known as Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve. In the afternoon, enjoy your lunch at a nice jungle restaurant. Later continue drive to Ooty.  On your arrival at Ooty, check-in at your pre-booked Hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your sixth day of Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for Leisure.
Overnight at Ooty

 

Day 07: Ooty Sightseeing

Tour Highlights: Doddabetta, Ooty Lake, Rose Garden, Botanical Gardens and Stone House

After Breakfast, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will take you for Ooty Sightseeing. Today’s tour highlights will be Doddabetta, Ooty Lake, Rose Garden, Botanical Gardens and Stone House. In the afternoon, enjoy your Lunch at a nice valley 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 Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for Leisure.
Overnight at Ooty

 

Day 08: Ooty - Munnar (Approx 245 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Mattupetty Dam and Dairy Farms, Kundala Lake

After Breakfast, check-out from the Hotel and drive to Munnar.  The journey from Ooty to Munnar is an amazing one, the panoramic view of the misty hills and the landscapes which gradually changes from plain to hilly terrain.  You will be welcomed by Lush Green plantations on the hills while entering Munnar.  On your arrival at Munnar, check-in at your pre-reserved Hotel and freshen-up.  After Lunch, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for the Munnar sightseeing.  Today’s tour highlights will be Mattupetty Dam and Dairy Farms, Kundala Lake (along with the beautiful picturesque landscapes of Munnar). At the end of the tour, return to your Hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your eighth day of Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for leisure.
Overnight at Munnar

 

Day 09: Munnar Sightseeing

Tour Highlights: Eravikulam National Park, Shola forests, Echo Point and Tea Gardens

After Breakfast, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for Munnar sightseeing.  Today’s tour highlights will be Eravikulam National Park, Shola forests, Echo Point and Tea Gardens. In the afternoon, enjoy your lunch at a nice valley 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 Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for Leisure.
Overnight at Munnar

 

Day 10: Munnar - Periyar/Thekkaddy (Approx 90 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, World Spice and Ayurvedic Garden and Mullaperiyar Dam

After Breakfast, check-out from the Hotel and drive to Periyar/Thekkaddy.  The journey from Munnar to Thekkaddy offers diverse attractions like Mountain Treks, Dams and Spice Plantation etc. On your arrival in Thekkaddy, check-in at your pre-reserved Hotel and freshen-up.  After freshen-up, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for the local sightseeing.  Today’s tour highlights will be Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, World Spice and Ayurvedic Garden and Mullaperiyar Dam. In the afternoon, take your Lunch in a nice Jungle Restaurant and enjoy the greenery of Thekkaddy.  After Lunch, continue with the sightseeing.  At the end of the tour, return to your Hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your tenth day of Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for leisure.
Overnight at Thekkaddy

 

Day 11: Periyar/Thekkaddy – Kumarakom (Approx 140 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls and Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

After Breakfast, check-out from your Hotel in Thekkaddy and drive to Kumarakom. On your arrival at Kumarakom, check-in at your pre-booked Hotel and freshen-up.  Later you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for Kumarakom sightseeing.  Today’s tour highlights will be Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls and Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. The stretch of backwaters in Kumarakom is spread over 900 sq. Kms.  You may also choose to hire a motor boat or a house boat to experience the beauty of this backwater glory.  In the afternoon, take your lunch in a nice restaurant facing backwaters and continue for the rest of the sightseeing.  At the end of the tour, return to your Hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your eleventh day of Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for Leisure.
Overnight at Kumarakom

 

Day 12: Kumarakom –Alleppey (Approx 50 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Houseboat

After Breakfast, 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 twelfth day of Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for Leisure.
Overnight at Houseboat

 

Day 13: Alleppey – Quilon/Kollam (Approx 85 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Sri Krishnaswamy Temple, Anandavalleswaram Temple, Ashtamudi Lake, Holy Cross Church, Thirumullavaram Beach and Thangassery Light House

After Breakfast, check-out from the Hotel and drive to Quilon/Kollam which is a peninsula that`s surrounded by water and resembles a green planet with its shimmering lagoons of the ocean. On your arrival at Quilon, check-in at your pre-booked Hotel and freshen-up.  Later you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for local sightseeing.  Today’s tour highlights will be Sri Krishnaswamy Temple, Anandavalleswaram Temple, Ashtamudi Lake, Holy Cross Church, Thirumullavaram Beach and Thangassery Light House.  In the afternoon, enjoy your lunch at a nice beach restaurant and continue with the sightseeing. At the end of the tour, return to your Hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your thirteenth day of Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for Leisure
Overnight at Quilon/Kollam

 

Day 14: Quilon - Kovalam (Approx 75 Kms)

Tour Highlights: Kovalam Beach, the Light House, Karamana River, Valiyathura Pier

After Breakfast, check out from the Hotel and drive to Kovalam which is famous for one of the India’s best beaches.  On your arrival at Kovalam, check-in at your pre-booked Hotel and freshen-up.  After freshen-up, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken for Kovalam sightseeing.  Today’s tour highlights will be Kovalam Beach, the Light House, Karamana River and Valiyathura Pier. In the afternoon, enjoy your Lunch in a nice beach facing restaurant and continue with the sightseeing.  At the end of the tour, return to your Hotel and relax. Here you have successfully completed your fourteenth day of Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for leisure.
Overnight at Kovalam

 

Day 15: Kovalam – Kanyakumari – Kovalam (Excursion Tour)

Tour Highlights: The Padmanabhapuram Palace, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, Kanyakumari Temple and Kanyakumari Beach

After Breakfast, you will be escorted by our Tour Guide and will be taken on an excursion tour to Kanyakumari. Today’s tour highlights will be The Padmanabhapuram Palace, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, Kanyakumari Temple and Kanyakumari Beach. In the afternoon, enjoy a regional cuisine in your Lunch at a nice restaurant and continue with the sightseeing. At the end of the tour, drive back to your Hotel at Kovalam and relax. Here you have successfully completed your fifteenth day of Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.

Evening is free for Leisure.
Overnight at Kovalam

 

Day 16: Kovalam – Trivandrum (25 Kms approx) - Trivandrum Departure (By flight)

After Breakfast, check-out from the Hotel and drive to Trivandrum Airport for your onward flight to your country or next destination.

Here you have successfully completed your Exotic South India Tour with Backwater.  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
Mumbai Hotel Sarovar Grand Homtel / Similar Hotel Holiday Inn / Similar Hotel The Lalit Airport / Similar
Bangalore Hotel Chairman Club & Resort/ Similar Hotel Chairman Club & Resort/ Similar Hotel Chairman Club & Resort/ Similar
Mysore Hotel KVC International / Similar Hotel Royal Orchid Metropole / Similar Hotel Fortune JP Palace / Similar
Ooty United 21 Paradise Ooty / Similar ITC Fortune Hotel Sullivan Court / Similar Hotel Taj Savoy / Similar
Munnar Clouds Valley Leisure Hotel / Similar Tea County Resort / Similar Mountain Club Resort /Similar
Thekkaddy Hotel Grand Thekkaddy / Similar Cardamom County Resort / Similar Hotel Holiday Vista / Similar
Kumarakom White Gate Residency / Similar Abad Whispering Palms / Similar Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere / Similar
Alleppey Deluxe House Boat Deluxe House Boat Deluxe House Boat
Quilon Hotel Cambay Palm Lagoon / Similar Fragrant Nature Resort / Similar The Quilon Beach Hotel / Similar
Kovalam Sagra Beach Resort/ Similar Estuary Island Resort / Similar Turtle on The Beach / 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 15 Nights 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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