City of Palaces & Beauty of Hills

8 Nights 09 Days SOUTH INDIA Package

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Day 01ARRIVE BANGALORE

On arrival at Bangalore airport after you have cleared your immigration and customs formalities, our representative will meet you and will transfer you to the hotel for check in. This capital city of Karnataka state is rightfully proclaimed as the Silicone Valley of India because it is here that the Indian IT industry has matured to such an extent that it is now in great demand overseas. Bangalore is a beautiful city with parks and gardens, which is why the city is called the Garden city of India. Bangalore often referred to as the ‘Garden City' is known for its numerous parks and avenues. Arrive at Bangalore and check in to the hotel. Major attractions in Bangalore are; Tipu Sultan's Palace, Bull Temple, Lalbagh Gardens, Cubbon Park & Museum and Vidhan Soudha. Hider Ali laid out the garden with tropical plants and shrubs in the Lalbagh botanical gardens. In the centre lies a large iron and glass conservatory modeled on the lines of the Crystal Palace, London. Vidhana Soudha, a huge neo- Dravidian granite building which houses the secretariat and the state legislative. It is one of the most impressive modern buildings in India. The huge door to the entrance of the cabinet room is made of pure sandalwood. Visit to the Bull Temple where the monolithic deity - Nandi, draws large devotees from all over the country. Overnight stay in Bangalore.

Day 02 BANGALORE – MYSORE

After breakfast checkout from the resort and drive to Mysore. Mysore, the erstwhile capital of former princely state and the second largest city in Karnataka played an important role in the history of South India, a city of palaces and gardens and is famous for its silk, sandalwood and jasmine. Arrive at Mysore and check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at Mysore.

Day 03 MYSORE

Start your day with a sightseeing tour of Mysore. Major attractions in Mysore is the Mysore Palace, located in the city centre is said to be the most magnificent and captivating. Religiously significant Chamundeswari Temple situated atop of hill Chamundi displays Dravidian influence in some of its architecture. It is quadrangular in shape, and there is a statue of the Lord Ganesha on the doorway. Evening free to explore the colorful bazaars. Overnight stay at Mysore.

Day 04MYSORE – OOTY

After a refreshing breakfast check out from the resort and drive to Ooty. The beautiful hill station of Ooty is located on the Blue Mountains (Nilgiris) at an altitude of 2240 above MSL known as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ was once a favorite summer retreat of the Govt. of Madras. The landscape here is dotted with vast expanses of tea gardens, dense forests, sprawling grasslands and lofty mountains. Overnight stay at Ooty.

Day 05 OOTY

You are at leisure on this day to enjoy the hill station. Places of tourist interest here include the Botanical Gardens, Centenary Rose Park, Rose Garden, Lake, Government Museum, Deer Park and Doddabetta. You can also enjoy a mountain train ride at Ooty. Overnight stay at Ooty.

Day 06OOTY – KODAIKANAL

Check out from the resort and drive to Kodaikanal. Arrive at Kodaikanal and check in to the resort. One of the most serene and hill stations in India located amidst the folds of the verdant hills with wooded slopes, mighty ricks, enchanting waterfalls and beautiful lake situated at an altitude of 2133m high also renowned for its international repute educational institutions. Overnight stay at Kodaikanal.

Day 07KODAIKANAL

After breakfast proceed for a sightseeing tour of Kodaikanal. Start your tour with a boating in Kodaikanal lake, later visit the beautiful Bryant park with many exotic and hybrid plants. Other attractions are Coaker’s walk where you can enjoy a walk along the steep slope offering panoramic views of the plain, Greenvalley view offers panoramic view of the plains, valleys, hills and the Vaigai dam. Overnight stay at Kodaikanal.

Day 08KODAIKANAL – MADURAI

After breakfast checkout from the hotel and drive to Madurai. Arrive at Madurai and check in to the hotel. Afternoon proceed for a sightseeing tour of Madurai. Highly significant with its cultural and historical background, the city has tourist attractions in plenty, the most prominent among them being The Meenakshi Temple with its towering gopurams and rare sculptures. Other important attractions include Thirumalai Naicker Palace, Koodal Azhagar Temple and the Gandhi Museum. Late evening witness the vibrant and colorful Pooja ceremony at Meenakshi Temple. Overnight stay at Madurai.

Day 09MADURAI - DEPART

Check out from the resort and drive to Madurai airport. Board the flight to your onward destination feeling contented about a wonderful holiday you spent with us. Our services end after dropping you at Madurai airport.

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