Location : South eastern Karnataka India Tours, Visit India - India Travel
Famous For : Gardens, Shopping
Distance : 331 kms from Chennai
Best Time to Visit : October to February
Welcome to India, Arrive Bangalore by international flight, Meeting and assistance upon arrival as our representatives assist you to transfer to hotel. Whilst the room keys and check-in is organized, our representative would introduce the tour to you and hand over the documents to you. Bangalore is known as the garden city. It has many imposing structures full of historic & modern architecture. The majestic Vidhana Soudha, a magnificent post-independence structure housing the State legislature & Secretariat, stands in the center of the city with its attractive dome & galleries.
Rest of the day, Dinner and Overnight Stay will be at Hotel.
Best Time to Visit : October (During Dussehra Festival)
In the morning after breakfast at hotel, you will proceed to take half day tour to Bangalore, Visit Tipu Sultan Palace; the layout of the palace gives the idea of the ethnic Mughal lifestyle. The fort & its remains present the history of the era in which it was built. Also visit ISKCON Temple and next you will visit the Lal Bagh Garden. Later Back to your Hotel and take leisurely lunch and check-out from hotel and drive to Mysore (3hrs.). En route visit Srirangapatnam - the 18th century Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan. Arrive and transfer to hotel. In the Evening visit the Devraja flower market.
Today morning after a very hearty breakfast, The day is planned to explore Mysore. Visit the major tourist attraction of Mysore - Maharaja Palace, Chamundi Hill, Brindavan Gardens, dancing musical fountains on the terraces of Krishnarajasagar Dam, You'll be amazed by its sheer size, the incredible richness of it's interior, and the beautiful facade of this Indo-Saracenic architectural gem. It was the seat of the Maharajas of Mysore, and was rebuilt in 1912.
Morning after breakfast you will proceed to Ooty, Queen of hill stations & the capital of Nilgiri district. It is one of the most popular tourist resorts in India. En-route visit Bandipur and Mudumalai Wild life Sanctuaries. Ooty is a land of picturesque picnic spots. It was a very popular summer & weekend getaway for the Britishers during the colonial days. An added attraction for the tourists is the mountain train journey on a ratchet & pinion track which commences from Kallar, near Mettupalayam & wends its way through many hair-raising curves & fearful tunnels & chugs along beside deep ravines full of verdant vegetation, gurgling streams & tea gardens. On arrival transfer to hotel. After lunch take a Half Day tour sightseeing tour to Botanical Garden, Fernhill Place -a erstwhile summer palace of Maharaja of Mysore, St. Stephen Church, One can see the best profiles of nature, each embedded with a distinctive grandeur. It's the majestic waterfalls, never-ending forests, and beautiful tea gardens, lush green meadows, placid lake, manicured golf courses that are really spellbinding.India Tours, Visit India - India Travel
Location : Ernakulam in Kerala, 220 km from Trivandrum
Known As : Lagoon's Country.
Best Time to Visit : Post Monsoon, September to May.
Following breakfast today be prepared for a long drive for Cochin, always had a very popular & historical sea trade connection with Middle East, Mediterranean Europe, Dutch & British. Upon arrival, check into the Hotel. In the Evening see Kathakali Dance:A special treat awaits us this evening as we proceed. The extremely stylized gestures, the elaborate make-up, the masks and the splendid costumes of these all-male dancers, recreate an incomparable sense of pageantry.
Best Time to Visit : Monsoon deals are Expensive. Visit anytime during rest of year
In the Morning after breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Cochin including Fort Cochin , The Dutch Palace at Mattancherry is renowned for its wall murals depicting scenes from the Ramayana. The Jewish Synagogue at the heart of what is locally called the Jew Town . The St. Francis Church, the oldest European church in India . The Santa Cruz Basilica, originally built in 1557 by the Portuguese. The Chinese fishing nets cantilevered fishing nets believed to have brought to Kochi by Chinese traders. Later drive to Alleppey, Known as 'Venice of the East', this region is famous for its beautiful backwaters & village life revolving around the banks of these backwaters. On arrival board the houseboat, locally called Kettuvallam, cruise around backwaters of Alleppey to Kumarakom to observe & experience the daily life of the villagers along the backwaters.
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Location : Banks of Vembanad Lake, 15 km W of Kottayam
Known As : Queen of Vembanad
Best Time to Visit : Water Fowls, Siberian Cranes
Morning disembark at Kumarakom. Afternoon you will proceed for Kumarakom, is known for backwaters, huge Vembanad Lake & the famous Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. There are two seasons for birds: between October & February there are cormorants, teals, & other ducks & from February to July there are darters (snake birds), night herons, egrets, & Siberian storks. It also has golden backed woodpecker, crow pheasant, white-breasted water hen, tree pie etc.
Location : Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), in the South Indian state of Kerala. kovlam
Popular For : The Most Popular Beach in Kerala
Highlights : Yoga and Other Health Related Activities
Best Time to Visit : September-April
After breakfast, we will drive to Kovalam. This sleepy town suddenly came on the tourist map when its fabulous beaches were discovered. Today Kovalam has become one of the most popular beach hangouts in India. There are two main beaches at Kovalam, separated by a high cliff. It is finding a new significance in the light of several Ayurvedic salons, & recuperation & regeneration resorts which provide a slew of Ayurvedic.