The birthplace of proud kings, the city of Mysore in the state of Karnataka has a unique allure. Whenever the name ‘ Mysore’ is mentioned, grand palaces with intricate and vibrant architecture comes to mind. But Mysore is more than these majestic works in stone. Overlooking the city are the Chamundi Hills, with the highest peak housing the Chamundeshwari Temple, known for its amazing architecture and spiritual essence. See the whole of Mysore city spread out before you, from the top of these hills. The winding roads through the lush green forest lead you to Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, one of the most popular zoos in the country.
Amidst the glory of the splendid blue-hued Nilgiri Mountains in Tamil Nadu, lies the fascinating little town of Ooty. The quaint green paths, overshadowed by towering pine trees, reminds one of an English countryside. The charming colonial-era bungalows take you back to the British era. In contrast, the bustling town center consists of chaotic streets, busy markets and throngs of tourists.
Dubbed as the ‘ Princess of Hill Station,’ Kodaikanal is a place of ethereal beauty and paradisiac charm. Being centered on a beautiful man-made lake, the town gorgeously rambles up and down the hillsides. Nestled amidst the patches of Shola forest and evergreen broadleaved fauna, Kodaikanal overlooks the majestic Western Ghats. Every year millions of tourists from across the globe frequent this magnificent hill station of South India. It has also become very famous amongst the honeymooners and passionate bikers. Avoiding the heat-soaked plains, disembark into the misty chill of Kodaikanal.
Day 1:Arrive in Bangalore
Upon arrival at Bangalore airport/railway station, meet a Yatra representative who will assist you further. Thereafter, drive from the airport/railway station to the hotel.
In the afternoon, proceed for a half-day sightseeing tour of Bangalore, which is also known as the ‘Garden City of India’. Officially known as Bengaluru, the city owing to its varied culture has earned many sobriquets like ‘Silicon Valley of India’ and ‘Pub City’. Dotted with several gardens and tall tree-lined streets, this city enjoys a salubrious climate throughout the year. Home to several heavy industries, aerospace, telecommunications and defence organisations, it is mainly known for its software companies and hence, called as the national hub of Information Technology (IT).
The most popular attractions of Bangalore are Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, Cubbon Park, Jawahar Lal Nehru Planetarium, Bull Temple and ISKCON Temple. To get a glimpse of city’s rich culture and heritage, you may visit these places.Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2:Drive from Bangalore to Mysore
After a scrumptious breakfast, embark on a journey to Mysore – the ‘City of Palaces’.
Mysore, among the largest cities in Karnataka, is a popular destination for people with eclectic tastes. It being reigned by many powerful dynasties, including the Wadiyars, the Sultans and the British, offers a blend of rich cultural heritage that is reflected in its various palaces and royal edifices. This lively city is also famous for sandalwood, exquisite artefacts, silk sarees and Dasara Festival.
On your way to this charming city, visit Srirangapatnam, the erstwhile capital of Mysore State during the regime of Tipu Sultan. Some of the famous attractions of this place are Daria Daulat Palace and Masji-e-Ala or Juma Majid, both built by Tipu Sultan.
In the evening, visit the world-famous Brindavan Gardens. Spread over an area of about 150 acres, this beautiful garden is laid out alongside the imposing Krishnaraja Sagar Dam, built across the Cauvery River. It is a terrace garden, set on Mughal patterns, which is popular for its illuminated musical fountains and light show that is held every evening.
Day 3:Drive from Mysore to Ooty
Post breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Ooty – the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’. On the way, get a glance of the Bandipur and Madumalai Forests.
Also known as Udhagamandalam, Ooty is set amidst Nilgiris Hills and is the capital of the Niligiris district. Perched at a height of 2240 m above sea level, this hill resort offers a picturesque view of towering mountain peaks, dense forests, sprawling grasslands and expansive tea gardens. Set up as a weekend getaway during British colonial era, Ooty is now one of the most-visited hill resorts in the country. Besides its natural beauty, the hill station is known for offering an exciting mountain train journey from Kallar to Mettupalayam that passes hair-pin curves, gloomy tunnels, gurgling streams and beautiful tea gardens.
Upon arrival in Ooty, check-in at the hotel. Spend the remaining day at wishful activities like shopping or exploring nearby attractions. Enjoy a comfortable stay in your hotel room overnight as the next day awaits with many wonderful surprises.
Day 4:Sightseeing in Ooty
Following breakfast, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Ooty. Start the sightseeing tour with a visit to Doddabeta peak , which is the hight peak in the Nilgiris. The name itself means ‘big mountain’, and it offer beautiful vistas of the neighbouring landscapes. This peak lies at the amalgamation of splendid Western and Eastern Ghats and is surrounded by dense shoals.
After this interesting jaunt, return to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 5:Drive from Ooty to Kodaikanal
After flavoursome breakfast, embark on a road journey to Kodaikanal.
Kodaikanal, also known as Kodai, meansv ‘Gift of the Forest’ in local language. One of the sought- after tourist destinations in Tamil Nadu, it is located in the Palani Hills of the Western Ghats at a height of over 7200 feet above se a level. Owing to its divine beauty, rolling hills, dense forests, placid lakes and mesmerizing waterfalls, this hill station is fondly referred as the ‘Princess of Hill Stations’.
On arrival in Kodaikanal, Complite all check-in formalities at the hotel and spand the evening at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel and get a good night’s sleep.
Day 6:Sightseeing in Kodaikanal
After having a delicious breakfast, leave the hotel for a half-day tour of Kodaikanal. Visit some of the popular tourist attraction of this place, such as Bryant’s Park, Coaker’s Walk, Pillar Rocks and Suicide Point.
Latter, in the evening visit Kodai Lake that covers an area of over 24 hectares. An articial lake, it was created in 1863 by Sir Vere Hendry Levinge, a former Collecter of Madurai. Inaugurated for the public in the year 1932, this lake is popular for its boat rides.
Thereafter, return to hotel and enjoy a pleasment overnight stay in your room.
Day 7:Depart from Madurai
After beakfast, check-out of the hotel and transfer to Madurai airport/railway station to continue your onward journey.
- Accommodation in well appointed room
- Meals as per hotel plan
- All transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary in an air – conditioned vehicle
- All toll taxes, parking fees & drivers allowance
- 5% GST
- Anything not mentioned under ‘Package Inclusions’
- All personal expenses, optional tours and extra meals
- Camera fees, alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages and starters
- Vehicle service on leisure days for sightseeing not included in the itinerary
- Monument and museum entrance fees at the sights mentioned in the itinerary
- Medical and travel insurance
Highlights of the tour
- Return airfare with taxes, 1 night Accommodation at Banglore, 1 nights in My sore, 2 nights Ooty,2 nights in Kodaikanal, Meals as per itinerary, All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
- Given cost is estimated, based on lowest airfare and hotel rates existing as of now. We Don’t Hold Any Confirmation For Hotels/Airline. Its Subject To availability at the time of booking. Any difference In cost shall be borne by Passenger.
- Your tours and transfers are based on tour itinerary & not at disposal basis.
- Breakfast will start from Day 2 of the itinerary.
- Initial deposit – rs. 10,000/- to confirm your booking with us.
- 2nd payment 50% of the tour cost at least 45 days prior.
- Remaining full payment 15 days before departure- 100% of the tour cost.
- Date of booking to 30 days the cancellation charges will be 25% of the tour cost.
- 30 to 15 days – the cancellation charges will be 50% of the tour cost.
- 15 to 7 days – the cancellation charges will be 75% of the tour cost.
- Less than 7 days – Total amount will be forfeited and no refund shall be given.
- No show – Total amount will be forfeited and no refund shall be given.
- Cancellation Policy is subject to change. It’s purely depends upon the cancellation policy of respective hotels. In Peak seasons, Some hotels may charge 100% cancellation. Refunds normally take 10 working days after the cancellation request has been raised & transferred electronically to your bank account.