Splendours of Karnataka
SPLENDOURS OF KARNATAKA
6 Days 5 Nights
MYSORE (1N) - KABINI (1N) - BANDIPUR (1N) - OOTY (2N)
DAY 01: BANGALORE – SOMANTHPURA – MYSORE
On reaching Bangalore airport/railway station, meet our representative who will be there to receive you and thereafter to drive to Mysore where your hotel is already booked. En-route, we will stop at Somnathpura to visit its famous Chennakesava Temple that was built by Soma, a commander in 1268 CE under Hoysala king Narasimha III. Afterwards, we will continue our drive to Mysore. On reaching, check in at the hotel and have a relaxing overnight stay. The Chennakesava temple is one of the perfect examples of Hoysala architecture and is well preserved even today by the Archeological Survey of India.
DAY 02: MYSORE / NAGARAHOLE NATIONAL PARK – KABINI (80 KMS / 2 HRS)
Breakfast, check out at 09.00hrs and proceed to visit Chamundi hill & Maharaja’s Palace. At 11.30hrs drive to – Nagarhole – Kabini – nestled in the southern fringes of the Nagarahole National Park, it is a perfect getaway for nature lovers. The breathtaking locale with the tranquil backwaters of the River Kabini presents an ideal setting for a long-awaited vacation. Check in on arrival and proceed for buffet lunch. Wildlife safari in the evening. Wildlife Film followed by camp fire and buffet dinner. Overnight
DAY 03: KABINI – BANDIPUR NATIONAL PARK (150 KMS / 3 HRS)
Early Morning Jeep safari or boating, breakfast, check out at 10:00 Hrs. and proceed to Bandipur National Park. On arrival check into a resort and relax with the nature. Campfire, dinner and overnight.
DAY 04: BANDIPUR TO OOTY (55 KM / 1 HR)
Morning after coffee/tea proceed for wildlife tour and return to lodge for breakfast, checkout . After breakfast we will drive from Bandipur to Ooty, which is one of the beautiful hill stations of South India. On reaching Ooty, we will check in at the hotel and get ready to leave for the sightseeing tour of Ooty. In our day tour, we will be visiting the major attractions of Ooty such as Pykara Lake, Ooty Golf Course, Peak, Rose Garden and Tea Museum. After exploring these places throughout the day, we will enjoy boating at the Ooty Lake in the evening. Later, we will return back to the hotel to enjoy dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.
DAY 05: OOTY FULL DAY TOUR
Morning breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing visit Botanical Garden – is spread over 22 hectares ascending the slopes on the hill, Rose Garden – the rose varieties planted in this park were assembled from different sources with 17,256 rose plants from 1919 varieties, Deer Park, is one of the high altitude animal park in India, Doddabetta is highest peak (2634 meters) in the Nilgiris, Ooty Lake – which extends to an area of 65 acres, good for boating. Return to hotel and overnight.
DAY 06: OOTY / COIMBATORE (98 KMS / 2 HRS)
Morning breakfast, checkout and drive to Coimbatore airport / railway station for your onward journey.