Best Of Karnataka & Kerala

Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days
Day 01 : Arrive Bangalore
Upon arrival meet & Greet & transfer to Hotel. Check in at Hotel. Day free for independent activities. Over night at Hotel.
Day 02 : Bangalore - Nagerhole
Morning city sightseeing tour of Bangalore. Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka is one of the most important metropolis of India. It is a vital centre of science, aeronautics and electronics. Situated 1000 m above sea level, this garden city has pleasant weather round the year. The Lalbagh, one of the finest botanical Gardens of India, Cubbon Park laid in 1864 sprawling across 300 acres, Vidhana Soudha built in 1956 housing The State Legislature and Secretariat are the main attractions. Afternoon drive to Nagerhole. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 : Nagerhole
Day activities will include jeep and elephant safari, coracle ride, nature walk, Camp fire dinner and possibly a cultural programme in the evening.
Day 04 : Nagerhole - Mysore
Maharaja's Palace - MysoreShort drive to Mysore. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Mysore
Day 05 : Mysore
Morning excursion to Somnathpur. Somnathpur, Built in 1268 AD, the temple is known for its Hoysala architecture and is seated on a star shaped base, set on a chiselled plinth and guarded at internals by miniature elephants. The temple wall depicts scenes from Ramayana, Mahabharta and Bhagvata, the three holy religious books of Hindus. Afternon at leisure.
Day 06 : Mysore - Ooty
On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Afternoon city sightseeing tour.
Day 07 : Ooty - Cochin
Drive to Cochin and on arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 08 : Cochin
Morning city sightseeing tour. Cochin, Kerala's commercial centre, it has a fine natural harbour. Cochin(Kochi) gateway for Kerala is famous for Mattanchery Palace, St. Francis Church, Wellington Island, Bolghatty Island, Chinese Fishing nets and Jewish Synagogue. Cruising on the back-waters provides glimpses of the rural life, fine view of the harbour and three islands. In the evening witness performance of Kathakali dance show in a theatre.
Day 09 : Cochin - Periyar
Drive to Periyar via Kottayam, dotted with old churches, tea/coffee and rubber plantation. Arrive Periyar and check-in at the hotel. Afternoon boat cruise on Lake Periyar.
Day 10 : Periyar - Kumarakom
Drive to Kumaraom and on arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day free. Evening sunset cruise organized by the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 : Kumarakom - Alleppey
Houseboat - Alleppey, Arund Noon time, board Kerala Houseboat 'Kettuvalam'. Embark Kerala Houseboat 'Kettuvalam' at Kumarakom. Head towards Munnattumugham village, thru interior backwaters. Continue to Champakulam, earlier named as Kalloorkad, the ancient trade centre of backwaters. Visit famous St, Marys Forance Church that is believed as blessed by Str. Francis in 42 AD. The murla paintings by vegetable oil is an exciting panoramic vision. Visit the famous Champakulam snake boat construction yard. Night stay at Champakulam village.
Day 12 : Alleppey - Kovalam
After breakfast, leisurely cruise towards Alleppey finishing point jetty. Disembark at 0930 hours. Drive to Kovalam and check-in at Beach Resort.
Day 13 & 14 : In Kovalam
At leisure
Day 15 : Kovalam - Trivandrum
Transfer to airport for onward flight

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