If you are thinking to plan an exclusive trip for holidays in South India, then you should definitely go for the tour of “Jewels of South India”, where one will discover the marvelous destinations bided with enchanting nature’s beauty and fascinating driveway. Well this 8D/7N tour is indeed an amazing package provides the tourist a gateway to the splendid trip wrapped with enticing beauty of South India.
Exclusive for any kind of traveler, this tour will bestow everlasting memories of dazzling destinations and opulent stays covered all in tour itinerary. All we can say, buck up yourself to discover the hidden gems, alluring hill stations and towns, ancient pious temple, wondrous plantations, leisure nature camps and a lot more while traversing the southern part of the country.
Day 01- Early arrival in Bangalore follows with a half day tour of the city.
Day 02- Drive to Kodaikanal from Bangalore (Distance 460 km / 7-8 Hours)
Day 03- A Sightseeing tour of Kodaikanal
Day 04- Drive to Ooty from Kodaikanal (Distance 260 km / 4-5 Hours)
Day 05- A Sightseeing tour of Ooty
Day 06- Drive to Coorg from Ooty (Distance 215 km / 4 Hours)
Day 07- A Sightseeing tour of Coorg
Day 08- Drive back to Bangalore from Coorg where your tour will end. (Distance 260 km / 4 Hours)
Day 1Early arrival in Bangalore follows with a half day tour of the city
A day when your exciting tour begins after your arrival in Bangalore, these days it’s quite popular as IT Hub of India. Firstly you will be attended and welcomed by the tour guides that will take care of your hotel check-in; you can unpack and relax for a while in your respective hotels.
As you get freshen up, guides will take you to the short city tour that will cover the eminent tourist spots around Bangalore. You can cover ISCKON Temple, Cubbon Park, Soudha and Lal Bagh Botanical Garden and lastly Commercial Street these spots will directly instigate about the culture and lifestyle of this fast paced city.
By night time, you will be taken back to your hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 2Drive to Kodaikanal from Bangalore (Distance 460 km / 7-8 Hours)
As you wake up to the beautiful morning, complete your breakfast early for you will be taken to the next spectacular destination Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu. Encircled with lush and dense forest Kodaikanal bestows fortune to the nature lovers, also the place is renowned as the ‘Gift of the forest’.
A perfect holiday spot for travelers, Kodaikanal is more than a retreat away from the daily busy life, dwelled in the charm of nature. Check in into your hotel after you reach for the overnight stay.
Day 3A Sightseeing tour of Kodaikanal
After you munch your breakfast, you will be taken to the mesmerizing excursion of Kodaikanal where you will taken to witness the captivating and phenomenal tourist spots for sightseeing , begin from Coaker’s Walk, Pillar Rock, Bryant Park, and the Green Valley View Point also renowned as Suicide Point a dangerous deep valley that encloses striking viewpoint.
Post lunch, one can spend their leisure time around human made Kodai Lake, a gorgeous star shaped outlook is an exciting and entertaining spot for tourist that is spread across 60 acres of land. Roam around the local market relish the local authentic street food, after this you will be taken back to the hotel for the night stay.
Day 4Drive to Ooty from Kodaikanal (Distance 260 km / 4-5 Hours)
Well indeed your previous day was spent admiring the spectacular destination of Kodaikanal, but another remarkable spot is waiting for you to welcome. Today your drive will take you to the “Queen of Hill Stations” situated in Tamil Nadu; a tourist spot that is filled with immense greenery and bountiful natural wonders is an ideal destination to visit at any time of the year.
So be ready, to explore the amazing hill station as well as experience the enthralling ride to Ooty with the tour guides. As you arrive, get checked-in into your pre-booked hotel, freshen up and rest for a while.
Day 5A Sightseeing tour of Ooty
At Ooty your day begins with scrumptious morning meal, after that you will be taken for the sightseeing to this splendid hill station. Encounter the revitalizing destination and the enticing spots for tourist it is truly heart-warming place to discover in this tour!
So one can begin the with trekking or spotting the highest peak of Ooty, Doddabeta Peak and encounter the breath taking views from the top of it. After this visit go out and explore the main town and the local market area, or you can visit Ooty Botanical Garden covered in the land of 55 hectares has its own appealing charm, post this you can spend your evening, in boat rides or horse riding near Ooty Lake. Following this you will be taken to Coonor for the short trip after that you will be driven back to your hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 6Drive to Coorg from Ooty (Distance 215 km / 4 Hours)
After having breakfast, get ready to leave Ooty, check-out from your previous hotel and take a drive to Coorg. Your whole way is encircled with the mesmerizing views of Western Ghats and lush greenery; you will be taken to the Kodagu district or Coorg, considered to the eminent destination of Karnataka.
By your arrival at such a stunning location you will be checking-in into the hotel for the night stay.
Day 7A Sightseeing tour of Coorg
Wake up to this refreshing morning, eat your breakfast and be ready for the exciting sightseeing tour of Coorg. Coorg is renowned for preserving the relics of bygone era that has become the prominent tourist destinations in recent times. For nature enthusiastic there is an eccentric camp where one kick start their excursion, visit Dubare Elephant Camp situated on the banks of Kaveri River, enjoy elephant rides, spot endangered species, feed and nourish them or witness giant mammoths breeding or the best part is eyeshot vibrant species of Birds.
Following lunch, visit the origin of Kaveri River where an ancient Talacauvery temple resides its important since ages, the spot is popular as Talacauvery itself, after that you will be taken to major confluence of Kaveri, Sujyothi and Kanike rivers mark your visit to Brahmagiri Peak. Lastly pay your visit to another reverent spot of Coorg, i.e Bhagandeshwara temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. By the late evening come back to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 8Drive back to Bangalore from Coorg where your tour will end. (Distance 260 km / 4 Hours)
Today is the day to bid adieu to the beautiful journey of South India, wake up early munch your healthy breakfast, pack your bags and check out from the hotel at Coorg. From here, you will drive back to Bangalore at your respective railway station / airport on time for your onward journey.
Cubbon Park, Bryant Park, ISKON Temple, Commercial Street, Coaker’s Walk, Lal Bagh Botanical Garden, Vidhan Soudha, Pillar Rock, Suicide Point, Kodai Lake, Ooty Botanical Garden, Doddabeta Peak, Ooty Lake, Dubare Elephant Camp, Horse Riding, Elephant Riding, bird Watching, Kaveri River, Boat Rides, Brahmagiri Peak, Talacauvery, Bhagamandala, Bhagandeshwara Temple.