Places Visited : Bangalore - Hassan - Mysore - Ooty - Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Thottapali - Kovalam
Bangalore to Hassan : 195 Kms
Hassan to Mysore : 115 Kms
Mysore to Ooty : 160 Kms
Ooty to Cochin : 295 Kms
Cochin to Munnar : 140 Kms
Munnar to Periyar : 130 Kms
Periyar to Kumarakom : 145 Kms
Thothapalli to Kovalam : 172 Kms
Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days
Day :: 01 Arrival at Bangalore
Arrive at Bangalore airport. We will meet you and after a traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome), we will help in to check in Hotel.
Rest of day free for independent activities.Overnight stay in Bangalore hotel.
Day :: 02 Bangalore Tour
After breakfast, you relax in hotel. After it you go for the half day sightseeing tour of Bangalore. In Bangalore you visit the Tipu Sultan's Palace (one of the most remarkable Islamic buildings of the city, now a museum), Lal Bagh Garden and ISKCON Temple. We will also stop at Vidhan Saudha, a seat of state legislature - an imposing magnificent palatial building built in 'Neo-Dravidian' Style and incorporates Indo Sara scenic elements.
Overnight stay in Bangalore hotel.
Day :: 03 Bangalore - Hassan
After breakfast, you leave for Hassan, founded in the 11th century, by Channa Krishnappa Naik, a Palegar. On arrival in Hassan, check in hotel. After some rest you go for the half day city tour of Hassan. Here you visit the Chennakeshawa Temple at Belur. You also visit the Hoyasaleshwara Temple at Helebid, built by Kettuvallam, during 1121 AD, dedicated to Lord Siva, having two shrines connected by pillared walls & in each shrine is a Lingam, Hoyasaleshwara & Shanthaleshwara.
Overnight stay in Hassan hotel.
Day :: 04 Hassan - Mysore
After breakfast, we drive down to Mysore.On arrival in Mysore, check in at hotel. After some rest you go for visit Srirangapatnam, the historic capital of Tipu Sultan known for his struggle against British rule. You also visit the Darya Daulat, Maharaja Palace and Chamundi Hill, which is topped with a 12th century temple of Durga with the magnificent 5m tall Nandi, Carved from single piece of granite in 1659, its one of largest in India.
Overnight stay in Mysore hotel.
Day :: 05 Mysore - Ooty
After morning breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Ooty. Ooty is better known as the queen of hill station. After arrival in Ooty check in hotel. After some rest, you drive out for a local tour of Ooty and visit the Botanical garden , Doddabetta peak, Ooty Lake, Hindustan photo films factory etc.Evening take a boat ride at Ooty Lake and overnight stay at Ooty hotel
Day :: 06 Ooty - Cochin
After breakfast, we drive to Cochin, a very popular & historical sea trade connection with Middle East, Mediterranean Europe, Dutch & British.On arrival in Cochin, check in hotel. Rest of day at leisure. Overnight stay in Cochin hotel.
Day :: 07 Cochin Tour
Enjoy the early breakfast and go for the sightseeing of Cochin.Here you visit the Dutch Palace, Chinese Fishing nets, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church, Fort Kochi Beach, Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary and other place worth watching at Cochin. In the evening see Kerala's most popular classical dance, Kathakali.
Overnight Stay in Cochin Hotel.
Day :: 08 Cochin - Munnar
After breakfast, we drive to Munnar, was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British officers in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, picture book town, winding lanes, trekking & holiday facilities make Munnar a unique experience. On arrival in Munnar, check in hotel. Rest of day at leisure. Overnight stay in Munnar hotel.
Day :: 09 Munnar Tour
After breakfast, you go for a tour of Munnar, visiting the world's highest tea estates spread like a green carpet over a large area. You also visit Eravikulam National Park (Closed - January & February). This sanctuary was set up for the preservation of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr.
Evening at leisure to enjoy the natural beauty of the place.
Overnight stay in Munnar hotel.
Day :: 10 Munnar - Periyar/ Thekkady
After breakfast, depart for Munnar - Thekkady/Periyar by road. En route visit the panoramic Western Ghat hills covered with spice plantations and an occasional view of waterfalls and streams, several types of spice plantations like cardamom, pepper, vanilla, cinnamon and clove.
On arrival at Thekkady, check into hotel. Overnight stay in Thekkady/Periyar Hotel
Day :: 11 Periyar/ Thekkady - Kumarakom
At sun rise we take a boat ride to view wildlife in the sanctuary on Lake Periyar. After two hours of wildlife viewing we get back to the hotel for breakfast. After it we drive to Kumarakom, Kumarakom is a beautiful scenic village located at the picturesque Vembanad Lake.Furthermore Vembanad Lake is home to several types of marine life exclusively the Karimeen (Pearl Spotted Fish), Chemeen (Prawns) & Konju (Tiger Prawns).
On arrival in Kumarakom check into the hotel
Day :: 12 Kumarakom - Thothapalli (Houseboat)
Today we visit Kumarakom Bird sanctuary, here see some varied species of colorful and migratory birds in their natural home. Return back to the hotel, rest of day free for independent activities Later we board the houseboat, locally called Kettuvallam, cruise around beautiful backwaters of Kumarakom to Alleppey to observe & experience the daily life of the villagers along the backwaters.
Overnight stay in Houseboat
Day :: 13 Thothapalli - Kovalam
Enjoy the morning breakfast and start journey for Kovalam. On arrival at Kovalam, check into the hotel
Afternoon enjoy leisure time on the beach with your beloved viewing the scenic beauty or romantic time under the cool shade of the swaying coconut trees.
Back to Kovalam hotel for dinner. Overnight stay in Kovalam hotel.
Day :: 14 Kovalam
Day at leisure. Explore water sports / Ayurvedic spa on your own.
Overnight stay in Kovalam hotel.
Day :: 15 Kovalam - Trivandrum
After breakfast , checkout of the Hotel and proceed towards Trivandrum airport for your onward travel.