Embark on an epic journey across 12 nights and 13 days to witness all the wonders that South India has to offer.
Day 01: Bangalore
Pickup from Bangalore airport. Overnight stay at Casa Cottage.
Day 02: Bangalore
Post breakfast sight seeing around bull temple, big Shiva Mandir and Lal Bagh. Amble in the happening and colorful Flower/Vegetable Market. Enjoy the night life in Bangalore around beautiful shopping malls, movie lands etc. Over night stay at Casa Cottage.
Day 03: Mysore
Today, enjoy the excursion to Srirangapatnam, the city established by King Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan. The city fell after three repeated wars fought against the British forces. Visit Tipu’s palace, fort, and Sri Ranganathaswami temple. Later, drive down to Somanathpur temples of the Hoysala era 1268CE. In the evening, visit Brindavan gardens (KRS dam). Overnight stay.
Day 04: Mysore – Kabini (Nagarhole National Park)
Post breakfast, drive down to Kabini. The Nagarhole National Park claims populations of tiger, leopard and elephant as well as over 250 species of birds. Enjoy the jungle activities as per the property plan. Overnight stay.
Day 05: Kabini
Enjoy a day to explore Nagarhole, with plenty of opportunities for wildlife viewing.
Day 06: Kabini – Wayanad
Drive to Wayanad. Check in at the property and relax. Walk around the greenery in the Coffee & Tea estates. Learn about spices. Over night stay
Day 07: Wayanad
Today visit Edakkal caves, Wayanad wildlife sanctuary. Overnight stay
Day 08: Wayanad – Trichur (optional)
Post breakfast, drive down to Trichur. Check in at the property. Visit the art museum, archaeological museum and the Kerala Kalamandalam in Cheruthuruthy. Overnight stay
Day 09: Trichur – Cochin
Morning, drive to Cochin. Cochin is the natural harbour created by the famed underwater Malabar mud-banks. Vasco-de-gamma placed it on the world map. Visit Fort Cochin, Mattancherry palace, Jewish synagogue, St. Francis church and view the operation of the Chinese fishing nets. In the evening, visit Cochin cultural centre for enjoying the Kerala’s traditional art – Kathakali, performed by professional artist. Over night stay at Cochin.
Day 10: Cochin – Periyar
Post breakfast, drive down to Periyar. Check-in to the hotel. Later, take a spice plantation tour with an English speaking naturalist. Take a cruise in Periyar Lake. Wild life can be seen while cruising on Periyar Lake in a motor boat. Amongst the animals which can be seen are elephants, wild boar, sambar, tiger, leopard, wild dog, languor monkey. Overnight stay
Day 11: Periyar – Alleppey
Drive down to Alleppey to embark your “Kettuvellam – house boat” and start your thrilling experience through the backwater beauty of Kerala. While on your journey you can view lush green rice fields, coconut farms, small churches and you can observe the life orientation of villagers in the backwaters. On board your crew will serve you delicious food, prepared from fresh vegetables purchased from the floating market. Later in the evening the houseboat will anchor on the Vembanad Lake. Over night stay in your – air conditioned deluxe house boat
Day 12: Alleppey – Cochin
Post breakfast you will be disembarking from the house boat at Alleppey finishing point boat jetty, from there your car will pick you up and continue drive to Cochin to board your flight for onward journey to home town.