OVERVIEW- The land drenched in green, the surroundings so serene, the South India Hill Stations cuddle beauty that is still unseen. Be it the sky kissing mountain peaks, the green beds with blooms or the tumultuous waterfalls, everything that stands as the gem of nature is beautifully studded in the South India Hill Stations. As a part of The South India Hill Stations Tour, Coorg, Mysore and Wayanad are the destinations that are covered. While Coorg is blessed with picturesque charm and scenic vistas, Mysore, also known as the City of Palaces, and Wayanad fondly known as "Land of Paddy Fields" is a blissful locale of God’s Own Country.
BENGALURU- Bengaluru, the Garden City of India is also the capital of Karnataka. The city ranks as one of the fastest growing cities in Asia. Its pleasant climate, friendly people and its highly educated population have made this Silicon Valley of India. Almost all computer related multinationals are setting up their Indian head office at Bengaluru. This garden city of India has many gardens and boulevards. There are number of places of tourist interest in and around Bengaluru.
COORG- Coorg is very beautiful and enchanting hill station in Karnataka in South India. It is located at 1100 m above the sea level Coorg presents picturesque beauty studded with traditional dark tiled cottages and scintillating flowers. It looks like a mini paradise. Coorg offers great opportunities for the adventure loving people for trekking and rock climbing.
MYSORE- Mysore is a pleasant city with a old world charm, contributed by its broad shady avenues, well laid out gardens, fine buildings and a salubrious climate. Mysore city is 140kms away from Bengaluru is a city of palaces, gardens, shady avenues and sacred temples and retains some of the charm of the old world with its many institutions that propagate Carnatic Classical music and dance.
WAYANAD- Wayanad, the green paradise is nestled among the mountains of the Western Ghats, forming the border world of the greener part of Kerala. Clean and pristine, enchanting and hypnotizing, this land is filled with history and culture. Located at a distance of 76 km. from the sea shores of Kozhikode, this verdant hill station is full of plantations, forests and wildlife.
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Tour Destination: Bengaluru– Coorg – Mysore – Wayanad - Bengaluru
Travel Duration: 05 Nights/06 Days
DAY 1: BENGALURU - COORG- Today drive to the beautiful hill station Coorg (Kodagu). Transfer to hotel. Evening free to enjoy the wonders of nature in Coorg.
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 2: COORG- After breakfast, full day city tour of Coorg
RAJA SEAT- Raja’s Seat in the town of Madikeri is where the kings would sit and watch the sunsets with their consorts. This is considered one of South India’s most scenic locations. The view from Raja’s Seat is breathtaking as you gaze upon the green valleys and towering hills.
OMKARESHWARA TEMPLE- The temple was established in 1820 by Lingarajendra II with Mumammadan style architecture, which featured a center dome and four corners with turrets. It is dedicated to Lord Siva You will find minarets of Dodaveearaja and Lingaraja with Nandi Bull on the top of minarets. The carvings on it include many manifestations of Lord Shiva.
ABBI FALLS- Coorg’s most popular waterfall is a 5 km drive from the main town.
BYLE KUPPE- It is one of the largest Tibetan settlements in south India. It has several monasteries and the prominent among these are the Great Gompa of Sera Je and Sera Mey and the Namdroling monastery. The gold-coated Buddhist statues in the monastery are imposing and unique, reflecting the rich cultural heritage of the Tibetans.
KAKKABE- The town is the largest producer of honey in South East Asia.
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 3: COORG - MYSORE- After breakfast drive to Mysore. Transfer to the hotel. After freshen up visit the city of Mysore.
MAHARAJA PALACE- This palace occupies a prestigious place among the tourist attractions of Mysore,. The magnificent structure was designed by an English Architect
JAGANMOHAN PALACE- It features stained glass shutters and ventilators and also has a lovely garden setting that has now been transformed to an art gallery. Some of things this museum has on display are paintings, sculptures and musical instruments.
CHAMUNDI HILLS- Mysore is located at the foothills of Chamundi Hills. On top of the hills there is Chamundeshwari temple that serves as a famous landmark.
ST. PHILOMENA CHURCH- This church is a lure for the religious traveler and is a must watch among the tourist attractions of Mysore.
MYSORE ZOO- This is a magnificent zoo which was established in the year 1892, and houses a diverse collection of animals, including magnificent species kept in natural surroundings.
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 4: MYSORE - WAYANAD- Today drive to Wayanad- "Land of Paddy Fields". Transfer to hotel.
In the afternoon enjoy the mystic quality of awe inspiring mountain views and the plantations where tea, coffee, rubber, pepper and cardamom gently coexist with the rich diversity of tranquil sub-tropical forests. With a cool climate and lush greenery Wayanad enjoys a pleasant climate the whole year.
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 5: WAYANAD- After breakfast spend the whole day enjoying Bird Watching, Boating and rickshaw rides at the sanctuary.
BANASURA SAGAR DAM- The dame is considered to be the largest earth dam in India and the second largest in Asia. Positioned at a distance of around 21 km away from Kalpetta, this dam is made up of boulders and huge stacks of stones.
CHEMBRA PEAK- Highest peak in the Wayanad region of Kerala, Chembra Peak stands at an altitude of 2100 meters above sea level. The peak is close to the town of Meppady, which makes the hill easily accessible on foot. Being nestled amidst the beautiful Wayanad hills and the adjoining Nilgiri hills, trek to the peak is a certainly a rejuvenating affair.
EDAKKAL CAVES- The caves is the treasured site of Neolithic and Mesolithic rock inscriptions located in Ambukuthy Mala in the Wayanad district of Kerala. Located at 1200 meters above sea level, the caves are covered in lush environs of the hills. Edakkal is one of the earliest centres of human habitation.
WAYANAD WILDLIFE SANCTUARY- Made up of 2 broken patches- Tholpetty and Muthanga, the sanctuary covers an area of 344.44 sq km. The rugged wild charm attracts a crazy number of travelers from all around. This wildlife reserve is also close to Nagarhole Range of Karnataka and Kurichiat Ranges within Kerala.
POOKODE LAKE- This is a lovely freshwater lake that is around 15 km from the Kalpetta town. The scenic beauty and the peaceful environment are real charmers. The lush surrounding of the lake is popular amid nature lovers and photographers. The lake is the originating point the Panamaram stream, one of the main tributaries of River Kabini.
MEENMUTTY FALLS- Situated close to Neelimala, the spectacular Meenmutty Falls can be reached through a 2 km trekking route from the main road connecting Ooty and Wayanad. It is the largest of waterfalls in the district of Wayanad with its three stage falls dropping from about 300 metres.
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 6: WAYANAD – BENGALURU- Day free for leisure and later, drive back to Bengaluru to catch your flights/train towards onward destination.
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