Karnataka state is fine mix of natural attractions and superb historic architecture.it appeals to the temple lovers as well.wildlife enthusiasts, trekkers and beach bums, The state Karnataka consists of a narrow coastal strip backed by the monsoon - drenched Western Ghats and the drier,cooler interior plateau that turns arid in the far north. While Kerala offers beautiful beaches, backwater trips along peaceful lagoons and canals, hill stations, wildlife sanctuaries and complex cultural customs.
Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days
Destination Covered : Bangalore - Hassan - Mysore - Coorg – Wayanad - Thalassery – Kannur - Guruvayoor - Cochin - Alleppey - House boat - Kovalam – Trivandrum
DAY 01 : ARRIVE BANGALORE
Upon arrival in Bangalore, you are met and transferred to pre-booked hotel. Afternoon city tour of Bangalore. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 02 : BANGALORE - HASSAN BY ROAD 190 KMS 4 HOURS DRIVE
Morning after breakfast, drive to Hassan. On arrival, check in at Hotel. Laterp proceed to visit Belur and Halebid. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 03 : HASSAN - MYOSRE VIA SRAVANABELGOLA BY ROAD 115 KMS 3 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast, drive towards Myosre via Sravanabelgola. Upon arrival, check in at hotel. After short rest, sightseeing tour of Mysore visiting Tipu Sultan’s palace, Brindavan Garden etc. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 04 : MYSORE - SOMNATHPUR - COORG BY ROAD 120 KMS 3 HOURS DRIVE
Morning after breakfast, leave for Coorg via Somnathopur. Upon arrival, check in at Resort. Coorg or Kodagu as it is better known, has maintained its serene picturesque beauty over the centuries. Homesick always, the British called this land Scotland of India.
These breathtakingly beautiful rolling hills in Karnataka nestling cash rich coffee plantations, clear skies and a warm, friendly and hospitable people create a special aura unmatched anywhere else in the country. This little area in the Western Ghats has an ancient history, ruled successively by the Kadambas, Gangas, Chengalvars, Cholas, Hoysalas, Vijaynagara, etc. and finally the British. But the region always retained its strong cultural heritage, distinctive to this day. The fiercely brave martial tradition has produced many brave generals for India . Aftter visiting Coorg, return to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 05 : COORG – WAYANAD VIA THIRUNELLI TEMPLE 160 KMS 04 HOURS DRIVE
Morning after breakfast, drive to Wayanad via Thirunelli Temple. On arrival, check in at Hotel. Evening relax at the Resort. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 06 : WAYANAD
Morning sightseeing tour of Wayanad visiting Edakkal Caves, Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Kurawadeep and Banasura Dam etc. Evening back to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 07 : WAYANAD – THALASSERY – KANNUR 129 KMS 04 HOURS DRIVE
Morning after breakfast, drive to Kannur via visiting Thalassery. On arrival, check in at Hotel. Evening visit beach at Kannur. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 08 : KANNUR
Morning after breakfast, proceed to visit the Parassinikadavu Sree Muthappan Temple, Taliparamba Rajarajeswara Temple, Mridanga Saileswari temple, St. Angelo Fort and Arakkal Museum etc. Evening return to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 09: KANNUR - GURUVAYOOR BY ROAD 188 KMS 4 HOURS DRIVE
Morning leave for Guruvayoor. Upon arrival, check in at hotel. Afternoon visit Punathur Kotta ,here you can see more than 40 Elephants together and taken care by Guruvayoor temple. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 10 : GURUVAYOOR - COCHIN BY ROAD 110 KMS 3 HOURS DRIVE
Today drive towards Cochin. Upon arrival, check in at hotel. Afternoon city tour of Cochin Jewish synagogue, Mattancherry palace, Chinese nets and Evening Sunset Curie and in the night visit the Kathakali Dance Show. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 11 : COCHIN - ALLEPPEY - HOUSE BOAT
After breakfast an early breakfast, drive to Alleppey. On arrival transfer to the Houseboat Embarkation point. The Kerala houseboats used to form an inseparable ingredient of the way of life in Kerala, this traditional boat is locally called as Kettuvallom. Check in to the exclusive houseboat. Your private boat will be facilitated with bed rooms, bath rooms, living area, sun deck, dining and beautiful corridor. This full day cruise will include all your meals and an overnight stay on board. A Journey through the curving and winding Kerala backwaters in houseboats of Kerala is an experience of returning to nature. Full day cruise and over night stay onboard. The boat will be anchored in the lake for overnight stay.
DAY 12 : HOUSE BOAT - ALLEPPEY- KOVALAM BY ROAD 185 KMS 5 HOURS DRIVE
Morning disembark the Houseboat and drive to the famous Kovalam Beach. On arrival, check in at Hotel. Evening relax on the Beach. Overnight at Resort.
DAY 13 : KOVALAM
Morning after breakfast, drive to Trivandrum for a city tour visiting Museum , Padmanabha swami Temple , Zoo Etc . Overnight at hotel.
DAY 14 : LEAVE KOVALAM
Transfer to Trivandrum Airport to board flight for onward journey.