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Kovalam Beach, Kerala

Classical South India Tour

(Itinerary ID : TP2727)
Package Duration : 14 Nights/ 15 Days
Destination Covered : Mumbai - Bangalore - Mysore - Bandipur - Coorg - Ooty - Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Alleppy - Quilon - Kovalam - Kanyakumari
Starting Price : Price Available on Request
Tour can be customized according to your specific requirements
Come and visit South India famous cities Mumbai, Bangalore and Kerala with this luxurious classical tour package, which offering Jungle safari in Bandipur national park, Jeep safari in Thekkady and Water sports adventure in lavishly elegant beaches of Kovalam to take most prominent vacation trip to India.

Detailed Itinerary

Day - 1 - Arrive Mumbai
Arrive Mumbai by international flight, after a traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome) our representative would assist you at airport & transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight Hotel - Mumbai (B)

Day - 2 - Mumbai - Bangalore (Flight)
After breakfast leave for City tour of Mumbai visiting Prince Wales Museum , Marine Drive which runs along the shore of the Arabian Sea from Nariman Point past Chowpatty Beach to the foot of Malabar Hill. Starting with the Gateway of India, the entrance to the port of Mumbai. It was built to commemorate the visit of King George V in 1911. Historically the Gateway holds greater significance as the last of the British troops, which left independent India by sea, followed by the Elephanta Caves boat cruise from Gateway of India.

Later Evening transfer to Airport to board the flight for Bangalore,well known for its multifaceted modern marvels, historical monuments, busting shopping plazas, a racecourse & golf courses. Upon arrival check-in hotel.

Overnight Hotel - Bangalore (B)

Day - 3 - Bangalore - City Tour - Mysore (135 km - 3 hrs)
After breakfast take a Half Day tour of Bangalore, Take City Tour would include Tipu Sultan's Palace, one of the most remarkable Islamic buildings of the city, now a museum, ISKCON Temple & Lal Bagh Garden. Later drive to Mysore, upon arrival check-in hotel, Overnight Hotel - Mysore (B)

Day - 4 - Mysore -City Tour
Once the capital of Wodeyar Kingdom & one of the finest cities of south India, Mysore is a small & easygoing Sandalwood country & a crafts crazy city. Take a Full Day tour of Mysore with visits to Srirangapatnam & Tipu's Summer Palace, the Maharaja's Palace & Chamundi Hill, which is topped with a 12th century temple of Durga with the magnificent 5m tall Nandi. Carved from a single piece of granite in year 1659, it is one of the largest in India.

Overnight Hotel - Mysore (B)

Day - 5 - Mysore - Bandipur (100 km - 2 hrs)
Early morning drive to Bandipur,an exciting Jungle safari through erstwhile private hunting grounds of the Maharaja of Mysore. Sanctuary is one of the 15 in India, which run the Tiger Conservation Project. Its also noted for massive herds of Elephants, Indian Bison (Gaur), Spotted Deer, Sambhar, Sloth Bear, & above all around 75 Tigers.

On arrival check in Hotel. Later proceed for Bandipur National Park wild life safari in a open-top jeep .Bandipur National Park covered with a mix of deciduous forests, evergreen forests and scrub, Bandipur has a fairly open forest area which provides opportunities for visitors to spot the wildlife. Overnight Hotel - Bandipur (B)

Day - 6 - Bandipur - Ooty (80 km - 2 hrs)
Later leave for Ooty, better known as the queen of hill stations. At a height of 2,240m, Ooty is loved for its salubrious climate & scenic beauty. Later visits to Botanical Garden & Churches. Overnight Hotel - Ooty(B)

Day - 7 - Ooty - Cochin (300 km - 6 hrs)
Early morning drive to Cochin, Cochin always had a very popular & historical sea trade connection with Middle East, Mediterranean Europe, Dutch & British. It has one of the finest natural harbours on the Arabian coastline. Its cosmopolitan character is reflected in the buildings & structures representing different regions of the world. Upon arrival check in Hotel. In the evening see Kerala's most popular classical dance, Kathakali.

Overnight Hotel - Cochin (B)

Day - 8 - Cochin - Munnar (130 km - 4 hrs)
Morning after breakfast leave for a Half Day city tour of Cochin, visiting St. Francis' Church, Dutch Palace (Built by the Portuguese), Jew Town, Jewish Synagogue built in the year 1568, spice market, where the air is filled with the pungent smell of spices, & Chinese fishing nets.

Later in the afternoon drive to Munnar while enjoying the scenic beauty with marvelous waterfalls, high mountains & low flying clouds passing through. Upon arrival check-in hotel. Overnight Hotel - Munnar (B)

Day - 9 - Munnar - Thekkady ( Periyar ) (160 km - 4 hrs)
Morning post breakfast leave for a Half Day tour of Munnar, visiting the world's highest tea estates spread like a green carpet over hundreds of kms, Lush green hills all around - a place to be seen to be believed, & Eravikulam National Park (Closed - January & February), the best place to see Nilgiri Tahr (mountain goat). Later drive to Thekkady. Upon arrival check in Hotel. Overnight Hotel - Periyar (B)

Day - 10 - Thekkady - Kumarakom (135 km - 4 hrs)
Early morning before breakfast go for a wildlife viewing to the sanctuary on Lake Periyar by boat cruise. After two hours of wildlife viewing get back to the hotel for breakfast.

Afternoon drive for Kumarakom known for its backwaters, huge Vembanad Lake & famous Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Arrive Kumarakom & Check in hotel. Later Take a trip to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

Overnight Hotel - Kumarakom (B)

Day - 11 - Kumarakom - Thothapalli (Overnight Houseboat)
Morning post breakfast embark houseboat, locally called Kettuvallam, cruise around backwaters of Kumarakom to Thothapalli to observe & experience daily life of villagers along the backwaters. Overnight Houseboat (B, L, D)

Day - 12 - Thothapalli - Kovalam (90 km - 02 hr)
Morning after breakfast disembark the houseboat & drive to Kovalam, one of India's best beaches & famous for water sports in India. Day's invested in exploring unbounded beauty of this place. Overnight Hotel - Kovalam (B)

Day - 13 - Kovalam - Excursion Kanyakumari - (100 km - 3 hrs)
After breakfast leave for a same day excursion to Kanyakumari, the Southern most point of Indian mainland territory, at the confluence of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea & Bay of Bengal. Later visit Vivekananda Rock Memorial & the Temple of Virgin Goddesses. The full moon evenings offer one of the best sunsets & moon rise simultaneously.

Overnight Hotel - Kovalam (B)

Day - 14 - Kovalam - Leisure
Overnight Hotel - Kovalam (B)

Day - 15 - Kovalam - Trivandrum Airport (16 Km - 30 mins.)
Our tour concludes : We thanks you for your patronage & look forward serve you again in near future.

Cost Includes :
  • 14 nights accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • Daily Breakfast
  • All meals in houseboat
  • A-C transportation as per the itinerary (No transportation on leisure days).
  • Local English speaking guide through Tour (during sightseeing).
  • Kathakali dance show in Cochin.
  • Boat safari in Periyar
  • Spice and plantation tour in Periyar.
Cost Does Not Include :
  • Any airfare or airport tax.
  • Applicable service taxes
  • Any Entrance at any Monument in the Tour.
  • Any expense of personal nature.
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the cost includes.

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