13 Days Itinerary Covering : Mumbai - Bangalore - Shravanabelagola - Chikmagalur - Belur - Halebid - Mysore - Kochi - Kumarakom - Thekkady - Madurai - Chennai
Find yourself lost in the beauty of this amazing tour as it effortlessly weaves the quintessence of India. The journey covers Mumbai, Bangalore, Shravanabelagola, Chikmagalur, Belur, Halebid, Mysore, Kochi, Kumarakom, Thekkady, Madurai and Chennai.
On the Day 1 of this fascinating sojourn, you'll be arriving at Mumbai International Airport. Our representative will meet you and escort you to the hotel where you'll be staying overnight.
Morning is kept free on your own leisure. In the afternoon, you are scheduled to board a flight to Bangalore. On arrival, check into a hotel. Night stay is scheduled at the hotel.
Early in the morning, you'll be taken on a sightseeing trip of Bangalore city. The old city is also known as Silicon Valley of India, thanks to being it a hub of information technology, and the Garden City, owing to the presence of sprawling exotic gardens. Take a stroll in Lal Bagh, go shopping in the bustling street of MG Road, and window shop at Mysore Art and Craft Center. Spend a calm afternoon at the Nandi Temple. Later, you'll be driven to Chikmagalur stopping en route to visit Shravanabelagola.
On reaching Chikmagalur, you'll be checking in a hotel for night stay. Retire to your room to get up for the next day's expeditions.
Today, you'll be proceeding towards the beautiful city of Mysore. Halt en route to pay visit to historical sites of Halebid and Belur. Marvel at the architectural feats of the yore which astonish even modern engineering and craft and will continue to astonish us in the future too. Visit the temples and ornate monuments of Belur and Halebid which are recognized now as world heritage sites.
Later, resume your journey towards Mysore. On arrival, check into a hotel for night stay.
Wake up to and greet the refreshing first rays of sun in your room. Today, followed by a sumptuous breakfast, you'll be starting your day's sightseeing trip of Mysore. The historical city of Mysore is rife with palaces, mansions, gardens and ornate temples. The city tour will cover Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hill visiting Chamundeshwari Temple Museum, and the local spice bazaars.
Afternoon is kept free at your own leisure. In the evening, pay a visit to famous Vrindavan Gardens.
Today proceed to Bangalore to board a flight to Kochi. En route, you'll be stopping for visiting Srirangapatna, the capital of Tipu Sultan. History buffs will find this place interesting. Visit Daria Daulat Bagh, Tipu's Summer Palace and Museum.
At Kochi airport, you'll be received and escorted to hotel by our representative. Night stay is scheduled at hotel.
The historical coastal city of Kochi boasts of its rich colonial past. Visit its many attractions among which some must see include Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, St Francis Church and Chinese Fishing Nets.
In the afternoon, you'll be departing for Kumarakom, a pristine backwater retreat. Overnight stay is scheduled at a hotel in Kumarakom.
You'll be travelling along the Lake Vembanad and surrounding backwaters in the houseboat known locally as Kettuvallam. Enjoy the cruise in the Kettuvallam through the pristine surroundings laced with palm trees.
Enjoy the cruise to the hilt. Also indulge yourself in the soothing herbal and Ayurvedic massage. Night stay is scheduled at hotel.
Today, you'll be heading for Thekkady or Periyar as it is commonly known by, another paradise on earth in God's own country. The place is famous for a network of backwaters and Periyar Tiger Reserve. On reaching, check into a hotel. Relax and unwind at the hotel before setting out for Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. En route, you'll come across a tranquil village with spice plantation. Take in the aroma and find yourself lost in the thick tropical jungles and serene ambiance.
After breakfast, you'll be embarking on a drive to Mararikulam, located south of Kochi. Indulge in the excitement of boat ride cruising along the tranquil backwaters fringed by emerald coconut trees. Night stay is scheduled at hotel.
The day is dedicated to sightseeing and excursions. Visit places like Thirumalai Nayak Palace, Mariamman Teppakkulam Tank and Gandhi Museum. Later, you'll find yourself at the airport to board a flight to Chennai.
From Chennai, you'll be driven to historical temple towns of Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram. You'll be signing into a hotel in Mahabalipuram on arrival. Stay overnight at Mahabalipuram.
This is the last day of your Mumbai Chennai Tour. Start off with a sightseeing trip of the capital of Tamil Nadu. You'll be visiting Victoria Art Gallery, Bronze Gallery, Museum, San Thome Cathedral, Fort St. George, and Kapaleeswarar Temple.
Later, you'll be heading to airport to catch the flight bound to homeward.
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