South – Mysore, Coorg, Wayanad ((6Nights / 7Days))
DAY 01: Bengalorue – Mysore
Bengalore to Mysore. On arrival check into the hotel. Later, proceed on a city tour of Mysore. Visit the magnificent Mysore Palace – this Indo-Saracenic palace that blends together Hindu, Muslim, Rajput, and Gothic styles of architecture. Visit the Chamundi Hills – at 1065 mtrs this beautiful landscape houses the Chamundeshwari Temple at the spot where the demon king was killed. Also visit the art gallery which houses a fine collection of paintings and musical instruments. In the evening visit the Brindavan Garden and see the spectacular Musical & Dancing fountains. Overnight in Mysore.
DAY 02: Mysore – Coorg (Approx. 3hrs)
After breakfast proceed to Coorg – the Scotland of India. Drive through lush green valleys, coffee plantations, teak wood forests and majestic mountain ranges to Kushalnagar and visit the Buddhist Golden Temple – the gold-coated Buddhist statues in the monastery are imposing and unique. Visit the Nisargadhama Forest Resort – a 25 acre island formed by river Kaveri with bamboos, teak and sandalwood trees covering it. Today, also see the Abbi falls – nestled amidst private coffee plantations, the Abbi Falls provide a striking contrast to the wooded surroundings. Later arrive into Coorg and check into the hotel. Overnight in Coorg.
DAY 03: Coorg
After an early breakfast proceed to Talakaveri – The birth place of river Kaveri. Located in the Bramhagiri Hills at an altitude of 4000 ft, here visit the Shiva Temple that houses a rare Shivling. The rest of the day is at leisure or you may also visit the various coffee plantations (on your own). Overnight in Coorg.
DAY 04: Coorg
After breakfast proceed on a tour of Madikeri – the land of fresh pepper, cardamom and honey. Here visit the Fort – built by Tipu Sultan this fort crowns the whole city. Visit the Omkareshwara temple – built in 1820, a combination of Catholic, Keralite, Gothic and Islamic styles of architecture. Visit the Raja Seat – the spot from where the kings watched the sunsets. It is considered the most scenic spot in south India. Later proceed to the Dubare elephant camp – here get an insight into the various aspects of elephant history, ecology and biology. Overnight in Coorg.
DAY 05: Coorg – Wayanad (5hrs)
After breakfast proceed to Wayanad, home to exotic legends, ancient mysterious mountain caves, jungle trails and exotic wildlife. Being traditionally more or less isolated from rest of Kerala, the region has a distinctive character of its own. On arrival check in to the hotel. Overnight in Wayanad.
DAY 06: Wayanad
After breakfast proceed on a sightseeing tour of Wayanad. Visit the Chain Tree – a large Ficus tree bound by a prominent chain is the source of a dramatic local legend. Visit the Neelimala view point – from where you can see the gushing waters of the Meenmutti waterfalls. See the Sultan Battery – a watch tower constructed by Tipu Sultan and the Jain Temple. Also visit the Edakkal caves. Overnight in Wanayad.
DAY 07: Wayanad – Calicut (Approx. 1 1/2 Hrs)
After breakfast proceed to Calicut and return home with wonderful memories of your holiday with Vacations Exotica.