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Treasures of South

The journey begins in Bengaluru, the Silicon Valley of India, and finishes at Kochi, the Venice of the East! But before arriving in Cochin, enjoy some time at northern Kerala’s hill stations, and tea and coffee plantations. On your way to Hassan, you will come across Sravanabelagola and temples of Belur and Halebid. Visits to Mysore, Nagarhole National Park and Allepy are other highlights of this tour.

 

Tour Nights

  • Bengaluru: 2 nights
  • Hassan: 1 nights
  • Coorg: 2 nights
  • Mysore: 2 nights
  • Nagarhole: 2 nights
  • Wayanad: 2 nights
  • Thrissur: 1 nights
  • Kerala House Boat: 1 nights
  • Kochi: 2 nights
  • Tour code: AWI27
  • Accommodation Grade
  • Private Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Discover the Silicon city of India, Bengaluru
  • Explore the mystical edifices of Mysore
  • Visit Nagarhole National Park which has the highest density of herbivores in India
  • Discover mini Scotland in Coorg, India
  • Travel through the stunning scenery in the hills of Wayanad
  • Tour through the colonial city of Kochi
  • Cruise through the palm-fringed narrow canals and waterways of the backwaters

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 UK to Bengaluru
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    UK to Bengaluru

    Depart from UK an overnight flight to Bengaluru.

  • Day 2 Bengaluru
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    Bengaluru

    Meet and assist on arrival and transfer to your hotel for two nights. Bengaluru , the silicon capital of India, is noted for its gardens, tree-lined avenues and Gothic churches.

  • Day 3 Bengaluru
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    Bengaluru

    City tour of Bengaluru includes visit to the Tipu Sultan’s Palace and Fort, Bull Temple and the impressive Vidhan Sabha.

  • Day 4 Bengaluru to Hassan
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    Bengaluru to Hassan

    After breakfast leave for Hassan. En route visit Sravanabelagola, with its huge monolithic statue of Gomatheshwara (175 ft tall). Visit the Hoysala temples at Belur and Halebid. One night stay.

  • Day 5 Hassan to Coorg
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    Hassan to Coorg

    Drive to Coorg, set in tropical forest amidst coffee, orange and spice plantations. Afternoon walk and bird watching. Stay at the Orange County Resort for two nights.

  • Day 6 Coorg
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    Coorg

    Morning tour of the plantations. Afternoon boat ride on the lake. Optional visit to the nearby tribal villages.

  • Day 7 Coorg to Mysore
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    Coorg to Mysore

    Drive to Mysore, once the capital of a princely state and renowned for sandalwood, teak and incense. Stay for two nights.

  • Day 8 Mysore
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    Mysore

    Morning city tour of Mysore visiting the City Palace of the Maharaja of Mysore, Chamundi Hill where a huge statue of Nandi Bull overlooks the city. Explore the colourful Devraja fruit and vegetable market. Afternoon visit Srirangapatnam to see Tipu Sultan’s summer palace and fort.

  • Days 9-10 Mysore to Nagarhole
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    Mysore to Nagarhole

    Morning drive to the Nagarhole National Park, noted for herds of elephant, tiger, leopard, samber deer and variety of birdlife. Afternoon safari by jeep or coracle. Overnight at the Kabini River Lodge.

  • Days 11-12 Nagarhole to Vythiri
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    Nagarhole to Vythiri

    Early morning safari then drive to Vythiri, a delightful resort for nature lovers, amidst coffee plantations. Afternoon free for independent explorations. Two nights stay.

  • Day 13 Vythiri to Trissur
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    Vythiri to Trissur

    Morning leave for Trissur visiting en route Beypore, where you will see the making of Dhows , and the elephant stables at Guruvayoor. Later explore the town. One night stay.

  • Day 14 Trissur to Backwaters (Rice Boat)
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    Trissur to Backwaters (Rice Boat)

    Drive to Allepy and board your private Riceboat. Cruise through the palm-fringed narrow canals and waterways of the backwaters observing village life along the banks. Overnight on board the Riceboat

  • Day 15 Backwaters to Kochi
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    Backwaters to Kochi

    Morning leave the boat and drive to Kochi, also known as the "Venice of the East". In the evening a Sunset harbour cruise to see the Bolgahtty Island and the Chinese fishing nets. Two night stay.

  • Day 16 Kochi
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    Kochi

    Morning city tour visiting the 17th century Dutch Palace, the Jewish Synagogue built in 1568, Fort Cochin and St Francis Church. In the evening enjoy Kathakali dance performance.

  • Day 17 Kochi to UK Departure
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    Kochi to UK Departure

    Transfer to the International airport in Kochi towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories.

Extension

Kanyakumari and Kovalam - ( 04 Nights ) (Day 17 to Day 21)

From majestic landscapes and glorious beaches, to mystic temples and tranquil backwaters, here is a tour that promises sheer indulgence to your senses.

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Day 1

Kovalam

Post breakfast, transfer to the airport and proceed towards your onward journey to Trivandrum. Upon arrival proceed towards Kovalam by car and transfer to hotel for 2 nights stay in Kovalam. Read More

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Day 2

Kovalam

At leisure.

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Day 3

Kovalam & Kanyakumari

Post breakfast proceed towards Kanyakumari and stay for 1 night in Kanyakumari. Read More

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Day 4

Kanyakumari & Trivandrum-Cochin

Post breakfast, proceed towards Trivandrum by car. Upon arrival transfer to airport towards your onward journey to Cochin. Upon arrival transfer to hotel for 1 night stay in Cochin. Read More

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Day 5

To UK

Transfer to the International airport in Cochin towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories. Read More

Hotels

  • Southern Star
    Southern Star
    Hassan
  • Kabini River Lodge
    Kabini River Lodge
    Nagarhole
  • Vythiri Resort
    Vythiri Resort
    Wayanad
  • The LuLu ICC and Garden hotel
    The LuLu ICC and Garden hotel
    Thrissur
  • Club Mahindra Kodagu Valley Resort
    Club Mahindra Kodagu Valley Resort
    Coorg
  • Holiday Inn
    Holiday Inn
    Kochi
  • Royal Orchid Central, Bangalore
    Royal Orchid Central, Bangalore
    Bengaluru
  • AC Deluxe House Boat
    AC Deluxe House Boat
    Alleppey
  • The Leela Palace Bangalore
    The Leela Palace Bangalore
    Star Rating Bengaluru
  • Southern Star
    Southern Star
    Star Rating Hassan
  • Kabini River Lodge
    Kabini River Lodge
    Star Rating Nagarhole
  • Vythiri Resort
    Vythiri Resort
    Star Rating Wayanad
  • The LuLu ICC and Garden hotel
    The LuLu ICC and Garden hotel
    Star Rating Thrissur
  • Orange County Coorg
    Orange County Coorg
    Star Rating Coorg
  • Crowne Plaza
    Crowne Plaza
    Star Rating Kochi
  • AC Deluxe House Boat
    AC Deluxe House Boat
    Star Rating Alleppey

Southern Star

Hassan
  • Southern Star

Hotel Southern Star is situated in the center of the city. The hotel is an ideal base from where one can visit the temples and other places in and around the city. The location of Hassan has been strategically chosen for this

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Kabini River Lodge

Nagarhole
  • Kabini River Lodge

Kabini River Lodge is nestled in the southern fringes of the Nagarahole National Park, this resort is a perfect gateway for nature and wildlife lovers. Located amongst lush green and the serene river, Kabini River Lodge will

More info

Vythiri Resort

Wayanad
  • Vythiri Resort

Vythiri Resort is a hill station resort in Kerala. It is designed in the traditional Kerala architectural style and is spread over 150 acres. This resort can be accessed by rope bridge leading to the cottage over streams. It

More info

The LuLu ICC and Garden hotel

Thrissur
  • The LuLu ICC and Garden hotel

The LuLu ICC and Garden hotels is located in the heart of Thrissur–the cultural capital of Kerala–God’s own country! Was launched in 2006. LuLu is a global brand, part of the prestigious EMKE group Managing Director is M. A.

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Club Mahindra Kodagu Valley Resort

Coorg
  • Club Mahindra Kodagu Valley Resort

Club Mahindra Kodagu Valley is located in Galibeedu road, Kalakeri Nidugane Village, Madkeri. This resort is spread across 30 acres of lush green coffee and cardamom planatations and home to 300 species of vegetation. The res

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Holiday Inn

Kochi
  • Holiday Inn

Located in the cosmopolitan city of Cochin, known as the industrial capital of Kerala, Holiday Inn Cochin is a recent addition in this bustling commercial port.Conveniently located on the NH Bypass at a distance of 5 kms from

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The Leela Palace Bangalore

Bengaluru
  • The Leela Palace Bangalore

The Leela Palace Bengaluru stands majestically amidst 9 acres of lush green gardens and a sparkling lagoon in the garden city. Ensconced in 9 acres of tranquility that includes an azure lagoon, the hotel mirrors the lushness

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Southern Star

Hassan
  • Southern Star

Hotel Southern Star is situated in the center of the city. The hotel is an ideal base from where one can visit the temples and other places in and around the city. The location of Hassan has been strategically chosen for this

More info

Kabini River Lodge

Nagarhole
  • Kabini River Lodge

Kabini River Lodge is nestled in the southern fringes of the Nagarahole National Park, this resort is a perfect gateway for nature and wildlife lovers. Located amongst lush green and the serene river, Kabini River Lodge will

More info

Vythiri Resort

Wayanad
  • Vythiri Resort

Vythiri Resort is a hill station resort in Kerala. It is designed in the traditional Kerala architectural style and is spread over 150 acres. This resort can be accessed by rope bridge leading to the cottage over streams. It

More info

The LuLu ICC and Garden hotel

Thrissur
  • The LuLu ICC and Garden hotel

The LuLu ICC and Garden hotels is located in the heart of Thrissur–the cultural capital of Kerala–God’s own country! Was launched in 2006. LuLu is a global brand, part of the prestigious EMKE group Managing Director is M. A.

More info

Orange County Coorg

Coorg
  • Orange County Coorg

Located on the cool green hills of Coorg, Orange County Coorg is 110 km from Mysore Airport and 160 km from Ooty’s hill station. Bangalore International Airport is 275 km away.

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Crowne Plaza

Kochi
  • Crowne Plaza

Located on the NH 47 Bypass with easy access to the airport, CBD, Kakkanad Infopark, Fort Kochi, and scenic backwaters and beaches to the south. Amidst exotic surroundings that comprised of alluring attractions of the city

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Royal Orchid Central, Bangalore

Bengaluru
  • Royal Orchid Central, Bangalore

Royal Orchid Central situated in central Bangalore, is located within minutes of Karnataka Golf Course. Guests will enjoy a location within minutes from parks, theatres and shopping hubs and Central Park, where one can enjoy

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AC Deluxe House Boat

Alleppey
  • AC Deluxe House Boat

Sail onto the famed backwaters of Kerala on a house boat and behold captivating sights and sounds - swaying palms and images from daily life in local fishing villages. 

AC Deluxe House Boat

Alleppey
  • AC Deluxe House Boat

Sail onto the famed backwaters of Kerala on a house boat and behold captivating sights and sounds - swaying palms and images from daily life in local fishing villages. 

What's Included?

  • International Flights: Return economy class International flights from UK. Supplement may apply from regional airports.
  • Domestic Flights:Economy class domestic flights within India.
  • Assisted Transfers : All Airport and train transfers as specified by a chauffeur driven car inclusive of representative assistance. Where courtesy transfers are provided by the hotel representative assistance may not be available in some places.
  • Accommodation: Room with attached private facilities.
  • Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast at all places , Vythiri on Half Board ( Breakfast and Lunch) and House Boat on Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Jungle Safari: As per individual parks regulations. By Jeep sharing with other tourist, seating up to five, or a large open vehicle, seating up to eighteen. Safaris are accompanied by a naturalist. For booking exclusive jeeps a higher charge may apply. Due to the limited number of vehicles allowed inside a park in a day, exclusive jeep is subject to availability.
  • Train: Air conditioned sleeper.
  • Services of Local Agent & Tour Guide: Services of a local agent in all major cities and an English speaking guide during sightseeing as specified inclusive of entry fee to the monuments.
  • Taxes:All applicable taxes and service charges.

What's not Included?

  • Travel insurance: We recommend you take a comprehensive travel insurance to cover your holiday at the time of booking the tour.
  • Visa: UK citizens require entry visas for India.
  • Personal Expenses: Such as laundry, telephones calls, hard & soft drinks, meals other then specified, beverages and mineral water etc
  • Camera fee: Still and video camera fee at monuments and game parks.
  • Tips anywhere: To drivers, porters, bellboys, guides & waiters etc.
  • Free Days: Any car arrangements on free days / days at leisure.
  • Any items not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

Additional Information

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.
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