Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Bangalore
Departure - Coimbatore
Route :- Bangalore (1N) - Mysore (2N) - Ooty (3N) - Kodaikanal (2N) - Coimbatore.
Summarized Itinerary :-
Day-1 Arrival at Bangalore.
Day-2 Bangalore - Mysore. Enroute visit Srirangapatna.
Day-3 Mysore Sightseeing.
Day-4 Mysore - Ooty.
Day-5 Ooty Sightseeing.
Day-6 Ooty Excursions.
Day-7 Ooty - Kodaikanal.
Bangalore to Mysore -150 kms (3 hrs).
Mysore to Ooty -125 kms (3.5 hrs).
Ooty to Kodaikanal -258 kms (7 hrs).
Kodaikanal to Coimbatore -170 kms (4.5 hrs).
Destination Overview :-
Coimbatore - Coimbatore is the second largest city in state of Tamil Nadu and a major textile and engineering hub. The plantation areas Coonnor and Valparai and hill station of ooty and kodaikanal are accessible from here.
Bangalore - Bangalore (now also called “Bengaluru”) is the state capital of Karnataka and one of the largest Software and ITES (IT Enabled services) center in the world. Bangalore is unofficially now considered as one of the metro cities of India (Alongwith Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Delhi).
Mysore - Mysore is a heritage destination and well visited for the Mysore Palace and located most centrally to visit a wide ranging destinations around it.
Ooty - Ooty (7500 ft asl) is one of the premier hill stations of India. It is known for its colonial heritage feel, heritage train, tea plantations around it, a wonderful weather all through the year (especially in summer) and is home to quite a few renowned boarding schools.
Kodaikanal - Kodaikanal (7000 ft asl) traditionally has been one of the favorite hill stations to visit in summer alongwith Ooty. It’s also a destination for corporate conferences ex-Madurai, Chennai and Bangalore.
Arrival to Bangalore. Relax for the rest of the day OR If time permits can opt for local sightseeing like Park, Bangalore Palace, Cubbon Park, Lalbaug Botonical gardens, Tippus Palace, Vidhana Soudha, etc.
Proceed to Mysore (150 kms - 3 hrs) enroute visiting Srirangapatnam (Tipu Sultan's Residence and Museum), Ranganathaswamy Temple. Arrive at Mysore and later in the evening time permitting visit Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary (Boat ride around bird nests) and Brindavan Garden.
During the day visit Mysore Palace (2 hours), Mysore Zoo, St. Philomena's Church, Railway Museum, Chamundi Hills (Shaktipeetha Temple), 150 years old Jaganmohan Palace.
Travel to Ooty (7000 ft asl) (125 kms - 3.5 hrs) via Bandipur / Mudumalai Forest area. Enroute visit Himvad Gopalaswamy Temple and / OR Elephant Camp Theppakadu.
During the day sightseeing options closer to ooty comprise Dodabetta Peak, Raj Bhawan, St Stephens Church, Rose garden, Botanical garden, Shooting point, Wax Museum. Boating in lake in the evening is touristy but popular.
Half day excursion to Pykara Falls (24 kms), Kalhatty Falls (13 kms) and Kalhatty view point (25 kms). Hang gliding is organised at Kalhatty in summer. OR Understake an excursion to plantation areas of Coonoor (25 kms).
Arrival at Kodaikanal (6500 ft asl - 258 kms - 7 hours). Evening boating at the Kodai lake.
Sightseeing options around Kodaikanal comprise Green Valley, Pillar Rocks, Coakers Walk, Bear-Shola falls, Bryant Park, Shembaganur Museum of Natural History, Silver Cascade, Kurinji Andavar Temple etc. Guests can choose options to visit accordingly to their preferences.
Depart for onward journey.