DAY 01: ARRIVAL AT BANGALORE – MYSORE (140 KMS / 3 HRS)
Today after you arrive at Bangalore our representative escorts you to a pre-booked hotel in Mysore. After some refreshment, you can have your lunch and rest for some time. The afternoon is spent visiting the Tipu Sultan’s Fort, Mosque, Mysore Fort, Sriranganathan Temple, Chamundi Temple and Brindavan Gardens. You can also go for trekking at the nearby hills. Mysore Palace is exquisitely beautiful with ornamented ceilings, embellished corridors, open mandaps, stained glass windows, rich paintings and the royal memoirs like the jewelled throne of Wadiyar. The Tipu Sultan’s Fort is an amazing wooden structure made of Teakwood with intricate designs, concave arches and balconies. Overnight stay at Mysore.
DAY 02: MYSORE DAY TOUR
Breakfast and proceed for sightseeing – visit Chennakeshava temple situated in the unobtrusive village of Somnathpur, 35km from Mysore. The exquisitely carved, star shaped temple with triple towers is a perfect example of Hoysala architecture. Drive to Srirangapatna – Island fortress of Tipu Sultan – Visit Tipu’s Summer Palace, Mosque, and Ranganatha Swamy Temple. Lunch. Visit (Seasonal) Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary and later proceed to the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam / Brindavan Gardens after sunset, when musical fountains and colored lights transform this place into a magical fairyland. Return to hotel and overnight.
DAY 03: MYSORE / COORG – MADIKERI (120 KMS / 2 HRS)
Morning after breakfast, proceed to Madikeri, the major town in Coorg district. Coorg is also known as Kodagu. Dubare Elephant Forest (Elephant Ride & River Rafting), Raja’s Seat, Raja’s Tomb, Omkareshwara Temple, Madikeri Fort, in the evening shopping of the spices and Coorg special product, by finishing shopping Coorg and on the way sightseeing of Tibetan Monastery, Golden Temple, Kaveri Nisarga Dhama then drop to hotel and overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 04: COORG – MADIKERI -COORG
Breakfast, proceed to Talacauvery, the origin of river Cauvery on the eastern slopes of Brahmagiri peak at 1350 metres altitude, trek in Brahmagiri hills gives a breathtaking view of the hill ranges and is excellent for photographs The steps leading up to hills is steep but is climbable, later visit Bhagamandala – situated at the confluence of two rivers, the Cauvery and the Kanika, third river, the Sujyothi is said to join from underground. Return to hotel for lunch. Evening free and overnight.
DAY 05: COORG – MADIKERI / BANGALORE (300 KMS / 7 HRS)
Early breakfast checkout and proceed to Dubare Elephant Camp for Elephant interaction (be there at 08.30Hrs). Later proceed to Bangalore airport to board your flight.