Karnataka presents you a buffet of some quintessential South Indian experiences, whether it is sifting through lush, tropical greenery, or visiting ancient seats of power. Add to it the energy of a state on the rise, and what you get is a journey that captures your heart and mind.
Proceed to the hotel upon arrival at Bangalore Airport/Railway Station. Check-in, before embarking on an afternoon tour of the city. Starting at Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens, followed by Cubbon Park, you can see why Bangalore is billed as the ‘Garden City’. Visiting ISKCON Sri Krishna Temple is a serene experience too. After a look at the legendary Vidhan Soudha building, wind down with some shopping in the commercial heart of the city. Overnight stay in Bangalore.
Post breakfast, set off for Mysore. En route, stop over for a look at Tipu Sultan’s former capital at Srirangapatnam, full of religious and royal remnants. Check-in to hotel at Mysore. In the afternoon, visit the legendary Mysore Palace, the official seat of the rulers of Mysore. At Mysore Zoo, you can see never-seen-before wild species. In the evening, lose yourself in the 150 acre expanse of the Brindavan Gardens and its fabulous light show. Overnight stay in Mysore.
On the drive to Coorg after breakfast, take a sightseeing break at Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery, or Golden Temple, at Kushalnagar and Tibetan colony close by, to sample some of Tibetan expat culture. Also on the agenda is a visit to the stunning riverine island, Kaveri Nisargdhama, lush with foliage. Check-in to hotel in Coorg on arrival and take rest of the day off. Overnight stay in Coorg.
After breakfast, Day 4 is to soak in some of Coorg’s best sights. First up is a visit to Talakaveri, which marks the origin of River Kaveri. It is followed by a visit to Bhagamandala, also an important point in Kaveri’s flow. At Raja’s Seat, you can view all of Coorg valley, packed into a breathtaking panorama. Abbi Falls are a sight to behold too, with its cascading waters. Overnight stay in Coorg.
After a final breakfast, proceed to Bangalore Airport/Railway Station to embark on the journey home.