Extending from coastal Karnataka to the cloud-tipped heights of Nilgiri hills in Tamil Nadu is an expanse of land rich in natural beauty. The rippling mountains combine with tropical vigor to create an unyielding sweep of greenery. The tourist retreats set in this manicured wilderness are wholly parts of this magnificence, providing a human counterpoint to nature’s flamboyance.
Upon arrival at Bangalore Airport/Railway Station proceed to the hotel . 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.
With breakfast done, it’s time to check-out and drive to Ooty. We have stops on the way, to admire the overwhelming beauty of Mudumalai National Park and Bandipur National Park. Check-in to hotel on arrival, before taking the evening off for relaxation and shopping. Overnight stay in Ooty.
Enjoy breakfast and commence your sight seeing tour of Ooty on top of misty Doddabetta peak, your vantage point for a perfect 180 degree view of the valley below. Proceed to Botanical Gardens in the afternoon, where you can revel in a picturesque green space. Ooty Lake is dreamy and perfect for a little boat ride. You can even try horse-back riding on the shores of the lake. Return to a relaxing evening. Overnight stay in Ooty.
With breakfast, it’s time to bid goodbye to Ooty. The drive to Kodaikanal takes about 7 hours. Check-in to the hotel upon arrival and take the day off to explore on your own. Overnight stay in Kodaikanal.
After breakfast, take a trip to Pillar Rock, which looks straight out of a fantasy novel. Visit Kodai Lake, for some more earthly serenity. The gushing Fairy Falls are another sight to behold. Feel like a royal, walking down the green carpet of the winding Coaker’s Walk, as mountains rise up in view. Return to a relaxing evening. Overnight stay in Kodaikanal.
Check-out after breakfast and depart for Coimbatore or Bangalore, for your journey home with wonderful memories of a beautiful holiday.