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South India Hill Station Tour
8 Nights - 9 Days
Destinations Covered :
Bangalore - Mysore - Ooty - Coonoor - Kodaikanal - Coimbatore
This Tour Itinerary can be customized according to your travel needs & requirement.
If you are longing for the ultimate relaxation, head out to the southern parts of India. You can explore these unique areas leisurely by joining this Tour, traveling around distinctive places in just eight days.
Your stress will drain away as soon as you arrive at Coimbatore airport or railway station, from where you'll be met and transferred to Ooty. Once in Ooty, you will be guided around its Botanical Gardens, with the Doddabetta Peak as its backdrop while being mesmerized by the beauty of Ooty Lake
. On the next day, your leisurely exploration will include the lush Tea Gardens and Rose Garden at nearby Coonoor, where you will have the time to stroll around Sim’s Park, Dolphin's Nose, Lambs Park and Koddandu Point. This will continue on to the Palani Temples before heading out to Tamil Nadu's quaint hill town - Kodaikanal.
Here, you may spend a whole day relaxing at your hotel, or you may want to enjoy boating at Kodaikanal Lake
. For that ultimate tranquility, head out to the Gold Links, Cocker's Walk, Green Valley View, Silver Cascade Falls, Pillar Rocks or Bear Shola Falls.
Your next stop-over is in Munnar, where your senses will be soothed by its perfumed cardamom hills and tea plantations. Here, you will visit the Nilgiri Tahr at the Eraykulam National Park. Your last stop is in Cochin, a port city where you will be taken on a boat ride to the Arabian Sea gateway, passing by the Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church
and Chinese Fishing Nets
The rest of your stay will be spent at your leisure, and your Tour will end at the Cochin Airport or railway station, where you'll depart refreshed from a weeks relaxed journey.
Day 1: Arrive at Bangalore
Arrive Bangalore. Transfer to Hotel. Later visit to Bull Temple, Lalbaug, drive past Vidhan Soudha and Cubbon Park. Visit Iskcon Temple in the evening and return to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka is called the Garden City for it's delicate blossoms and greenery that impart a unique beauty to this lovely city. The weather here is so pleasant and bearable in winters. Bangalore is a cosmopolitan city, where different cultures and customs exist. Kempe Gowda founded the city in 1537 - today it is a bustling and diverse city, with ancient arts that flourish alongside the Silicon Plateau of India!
Day 2: Bangalore -Mysore
Morning visit to MG Road and Commercial Street for shopping. Depart for Mysore in the afternoon visiting Srirangapatnam - the 18th century Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan on the way. Check into hotel on arrival at Mysore. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Mysore
Drive to Chamundi Hills for a panoramic view of Mysore city in the early morning and visit famous Chamundi Temple and later the Mysore Palace, Art Gallery, St. Philomena's Church - built in the Gothic style. Visit Brindavan Gardens in the evening. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4: Mysore - Ooty
Drive to Ooty in the early morning. Check in to hotel on arrival. Visit the lake and Botanical Gardens in the afternoon. Evening at leisure.
Overnight stay at hotel. Ooty is situated at an altitude of 2,240 meters above the sea level.
Day 5: Ooty - Coonoor - Ooty
Drive to Coonoor in the morning. Visit Sim's Park, Lamb's Rock and Dolphins Nose and return to Ooty. Visit Doddabetta Peak in the afternoon and the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight say at hotel. Coonoor is only 17 km from Udhagamandalam.
Day 6: Ooty - Kodaikanal
Drive to Kodaikanal (280 km/7 hours), see the Silver Cascade waterfall on the way. Check into hotel on arrival at Kodaikanal. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Kodaikanal - located amidst the folds of the verdant Palni hills is one of the most popular serene hill stations in India, which mesmerizes any visitor, with her wooded slopes, mighty rocks, enhancing waterfalls and a beautiful lake. Kodai is situated at an altitude of about 2,133-m high. 'Kurinji-flower' is the pride of this place, which blooms once in 12 years.
Day 7: Kodaikanal
Morning visit to Coaker's walk, Green valley view, Upper lake View point, Pillars rock etc. Afternoon free to enjoy boating in Lake.
Day 8: Kodaikanal
Day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 9: Kodaikanal - Coimbatore - Kodai Road - Bangalore
Morning proceed to Bangalore or take drop to Kodai Road, Coimbatore Railway station/airport.