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Southern Trails

South India is renowned for its rich cultural heritage. There is a lot to be discovered in this enigmatic region of the Indian subcontinent. Begin with remnants of ancient civilisations, uncover Buddhist shrines that are carved into mountainsides, and stand in awe of magnificent Dravidian temples that date back to the 9th century.
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Duration

16 Day(s)

Includes

Tours and Excursions

Board Basis

Bed and Breakfast

16 Day

Southern Trails

From £ 2199/pp

OVERVIEW

The Southern Trails of India is blessed with wildlife and natural beauty in abundance. They are surrounded by the ocean and ghats that add to the beauty of this part of India. This tour takes you to main attractions in the South India- Bengaluru, Hassan, Nagarhole, Kochi, Mysore, Ooty, Wayanad, and Alleppey, all of these destinations are popular for their unique features ranging from the forested mountains, ancient temples and palaces, adventurous wildlife, and stunning backwaters. Experience the plethora of adventure in this tour through the southern trails of India.


Itinerary

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Includes

  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast throughout
  • Private transfers
  • Tours and Excursions
Arrival in Bengaluru
Day: 1 | Arrival in Bengaluru

Private transfer to your hotel

On arrival, be met for your private transfer to your hotel.


For early arrivals you may wish to maximise your time and take an optional city tour. Visit popular attract... ...read more

Bengaluru- Hassan
Day: 2 | Bengaluru- Hassan

Drive to Hassan from Bengaluru via the famous Bahubali Temple

After breakfast drive to Hassan, stopping off en-route to visit Shravanabelagola, a historic destination, famous for its collection of Jain temples. The Gommat... ...read more

Hassan- Mysore
Day: 3 | Hassan- Mysore

Drive to Mysore

After breakfast, depart for Mysore, approximately two and a half hours. Mysore, previously known as Mysuru, was once the capital of the Kingdom of Mysore.

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Mysore
Day: 4 | Mysore

Take a tour around Mysore

After breakfast, head for a guided city tour.


Visit the beutiful Amba Palace popularly known as the Mysore Palace, the main attraction in Mysore owing to its architec... ...read more

Mysore
Day: 5 | Mysore

Take a tour to Talakadu and Somnathpur

Enjoy breakfast before leaving for a long day of sightseeing to visit Talakadu and Somnathpur.


There are a number of historical temples in Talakadu like Panchalinga T... ...read more

Mysore- Nagarhole
Day: 6 | Mysore- Nagarhole

Drive to your next destination, Nagarhole

After breakfast, drive to Nagarhole. approximately 2 hours. Check in to your accommodation.


Day at lesiure, you may wish to take part in the the on-site activities of... ...read more

Nagarhole
Day: 7 | Nagarhole

Nagarhole National Park

Make an early start, and enjoy a game drive in Nagarhole National Park. Along with rich flora and fauna, the park is home to waterfalls, hills, valleys, and streams. You may be lucky ... ...read more

Nagarhole- Ooty
Day: 8 | Nagarhole- Ooty

Head to Ooty, the 'Queen of Hill Stations'

Today we head into the hills to Ooty, arrive at your hotel and begin your stay in this stunning location.


Day at leisure to take a walk and enjoy the facilities at yo... ...read more

Ooty
Day: 9 | Ooty

Take a ride on the popular 'toy train'

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before departing to catch your train on the Nilgiri Mountain Railway, popularly known as Ooty toy train.


The route takes you through the... ...read more

Ooty- Wayanad
Day: 10 | Ooty- Wayanad

Take the scenic route to Wayanad

We depart to Wayanad around noon, the scenic drive goes takes you through forested mountains and areas of natural beauty.


On arrival, remainder of the day at leisure ... ...read more

Wayanad
Day: 11 | Wayanad

A day at leisure with the option to choose local activities

Day at lesiure.


You wish to book a Jeep Safari to Muthunga Wildlife Sanctuary, home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, from dry deciduous forests, bamboo thickets, ... ...read more

Wayanad- Kochi
Day: 12 | Wayanad- Kochi

Explore the traditional art and culture of Kochi

Enjoy an early breakfast, transfer to the Calicut Railway Station for your train to Kochi. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel.

In the evening, head out t... ...read more

Kochi
Day: 13 | Kochi

Explore the city of Kochi

After breakfast, depart for a guided city tour.


We start at the Dutch Palace, the royal palace that has a great collection of murals that retells the two great Indian... ...read more

Kochi- Alleppey
Day: 14 | Kochi- Alleppey

Drive to Alleppey to experience the surreal backwaters

After breakfast, leave for Alleppey and board your houseboat for your journey through the backwaters.


Explore the rustic life through the villages situated along the ... ...read more

Kochi
Day: 15 | Kochi

Sail along the backwaters

Enjoy breakfast on board your houseboat before disembarking. Hop on a bike and explore a local village, giving you a rael insight into local life.


Transfer to your ho... ...read more

Transfer to the airport
Day: 16 | Transfer to the airport

Check out and transfer to the airport

At the appointed time, a private will take you to the airport, from here connect to your onward destination.


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