Karnataka - Tamil Nadu

Blue Mountain and Backwaters Tour



Bangalore - Mysore - Ooty - Cochin - Alleppey - Kumarakom - Cochin - Mumbai


Duration: 7 Nights 8 Days


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01 Day: Arrival Bangalore


☛On arrival at Bangalore international Airport you will be welcomed by our representative then transfer to the hotel where we hold the room on ready occupancy basis. Overnight stay in Delhi.


02 Day: Bangalore


☛ After breakfast take a sight seeing tour of Bangalore city, visiting the Cubbon Park spread over 100 acres, and having a variety of flora. Later visit the Maharaja's Palace, the Indian Institute of Science, the Public Library, the State Government Museum, and Vidhana Soudha, an imposing structure in granite built in the Dravidian style. See the Bull Temple and visit the Mysore Arts and Craft Centre. Overnight at the hotel.


03 Day: Bangalore - Mysore (135 kms - 4 hours)


☛ Morning drive to Mysore via Srirangapanam where you enjoy a panoramic view of the Jain temples. On arrival in Mysore check into your hotel. After relaxation take a sight seeing tour visiting Maharaja Palace built in 1911-1912. The Palace is harmonious syntheses of the Hindu and saracenic style of architecture with archways, domes, turrets, colonnades and sculptures, which are magnificent. St. Philomena's cathedral - folklore museum - Brindavan Gardens & spectacular musical fountains & Government Buildings, Later drive up to Chamundi Hill to see Chamundeshwari temple and a panoramic view of Mysore. On your way back, see the Nandi Bull. Return to the hotel for overnight at Mysore.


04 Day: Mysore- Ooty (170 kms - 3 ½ hours)


☛ After breakfast checkout and drive to Ooty, en route optionally you can visit Bandipur & Mudumalai Sanctuaries, on arrival transfer to the hotel. After relaxation, enjoy the beauty of this hill station. Ooty is known as the 'Queen of Hill Stations'. Ooty is snugly ensconced in the heart of the Nilgiris. Dotted with undulating hills, sparkling waterfalls, gurgling brooks and lush green tea gardens. Visiting Lake and Botanical Gardens return to the hotel for overnight at Ooty.


05 Day: Ooty


☛ Morning take a toy train to Coonoor, assistance on arrival, visit Lambs Rock, Dolphins Nose and St. Catherine's fall in Coonoor and drive back to Ooty through tea & coffee plantations. Evening free for relax and enjoy the picturesque view of this hill station. Overnight at the hotel.


06 Day: Ooty- Cochin (300 kms, 5-6 hours)


☛ After breakfast checkout and drive to Cochin. On arrival transfer to the hotel, later take a half-day sightseeing of Cochin visiting; The Dutch Palace at Mattancherry is renowned for its wall murals depicting scenes from the Ramayana. The Jewish Synagogue at the heart of what is locally called the Jew Town, the St. Francis Church, the oldest European church in India. The Santa Cruz Basilica originally built in 1557 by the Portuguese. The Chinese Fishing Nets are huge cantilevered fishing nets believed to have brought to Kochi by Chinese traders. Evening enjoy Kathakali Dance, over night stay in the hotel.


07 Day: Cochin - Alleppey (64 Kms 1 ½ hrs) Backwaters tours through sailing boat to Kumarakom


☛ After breakfast checkout and drive for Alleppey, on arrival embark at the houseboat. The day for the journey of backwaters in the boat, through the tropical countryside enchanting backwaters of Alleppey by regattas (snake boats) for which Kerala is very famous, while sailing enjoy palm fringed narrow canals winding through the vast expanse of paddy fields and the neat tiny hamlets lined up along either side of the canals are panoramic sights one can never forget. The Chinese fishing nets, the reminiscent of our past trade links, are also found on the way. Flocks of duck swimming around the banks and tiny birds flying across the sky remains as enduring pictures reflecting the charm of this tourist land, you also enjoy fishing from the houseboats, evening enjoy sunset from the sun-deck of the houseboats, moving towards Kumarakom. The Houseboats have generated electricity; sitting cum dinning area, separate bedroom with attached English toilets, sun deck and fully loaded kitchen with a Chef, and Srank (Driver).Overnight at the houseboat.


08 Day: Kumarakom -Cochin (92 kms - 2 ½ hors) Cochin - Bombay (By Air)


☛ Today morning disembark from the houseboat after having your breakfast and visit to Kumarakom Bird sanctuary. Later drive to Cochin, on arrival if time permit take a half day sightseeing of Cochin, after lunch at Cochin take flight No. 1515 hours for Mumbai, arrival at Mumbai at 1700 hours. On departure the tour concludes with happy memories.


Note:


  • Customized Tour: Above tour programme can be customized, as per the preference by the guest in terms of arrival and departure dates and destinations, adding or skipping of any destination, no. of days etc.,
  • Tour Cost:The cost of the above tour programme will be based on the preference of hotels’ category i.e. 2- 3 - 4 - 5 and 5 Star deluxe, as well as standard and deluxe heritage hotels, beside that no. of persons traveling together and travel period effect tour cost.

    The tour package will be inclusive of: hotel accommodation, air-conditioned car with English speaking driver (24 hours at disposal) for all transfers, sightseeing, intercity travel, and guide at the time of sightseeing, meals as per hotel package.

  • Individual Tour:The above programme is exclusive for any individual guest and their family only, (no sharing with any other tourist).
  • Group Tours:The above tour programme can be executed for group tours, if the guest or an agency forms a group in their own country. Conducting and forming a group tour in India with different nationals is not feasible.

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