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New experiences call for a super fun holiday at South India. Majestic beauty of tea hills, royal history, unique architecture and a very rich culture promise an astounding trip for everyone. The architectural wonders at Mysore with majestic Mysore palace, temples, etc, the hues of clouds and hills of Ooty and a contrasting modern lifestyle at Bangalore all together create a refreshing vacation with great memories.
Arrive Bangalore. Driver will be waiting for you at the Exit gate with placard of your name. He will drive you to your hotel. Check in at the hotel and relax. Later we start for a Bangalore City Tour covering ISKON Temple, Vidhana Soudha, Lalbagh and Cubbon Park.
ISKON Bangalore is one of the largest ISKON temples in the world. Pay your respects to Radha and Krishna and later we go to Vidhana Soudha, the seat of state legislature of Karnataka. See the imposing building, constructed in a beautiful architectural style.
Bangalore is known as the Garden City. So we also see the most beautiful city gardens- Lalbagh and Cubbon Park. Lalbagh or the Red Garden is a beautiful garden that was originally commissioned by Hyder Ali, the ruler of Mysore, and later finished by his son Tipu Sultan. Various design styles enhance the lush beauty of the garden. It spreads in an area of 240 hectares right in the heart of the city and has a famous glass house, an aquarium and a lake. Lal Bagh houses the largest collection of tropical plants in India.
Second, we visit Cubbon Park. Built way back in 1870, it is today one of the favourite gardens for residents to take leisurely strolls and fitness walks or jogs. See the vibrant flower beds and charming vast lawns with wide variety of rare and beautiful plants including Silver Oak Tree, the first oak introduced to Bangalore from Australia. The park is so big that it is home to numerous administrative buildings of the city like the High Court Buildings, City Central Library, Government Museum, Art Gallery, Aquarium, YMCA, Yuvanika - the state youth centre, Press Club, Bal Bhavan, etc. Return back to hotel afterwards.
Stay overnight at hotel in Bangalore.
Have a fill at morning breakfast and check out from hotel. Today we drive to Mysore. En route visit Srirangapatna on the way. It was the capital of King Hyder Ali and his son Tippu Sultan. On arrival at Mysore, check in at the hotel and relax for a while.
In the afternoon, we visit Mysore Palace. Being the most famous attraction of the city, it is magnificently illuminated on Sundays and all festive occasions. Visit for its marvelous architecture (both from inside and outside), large halls, beautiful paintings and to know the royal history of Wodeyars who ruled the Mysore Kingdom. Later we visit the beautiful Brindavan Gardens. Walk amidst the flower beds studded with numerous fountains. The extreme ends make for the best views. Go to south-most end to have classic postcard pictures and then walk towards the north. By that time the evening will fade out and the garden will illuminate with lights. Enjoy the light and music show at the Musical Fountain. Drive back to the city.
Stay overnight at hotel in Mysore. (B)
Wake up, get refreshed and enjoy morning breakfast at hotel. Pack your bags and check out from the hotel. Today we drive to Ooty, the Queen of Hills. The drive is extremely enjoyable with spectacular landscapes of unspoilt natural beauty. We pass through Bandipur and Madhumalai forests. On arrival, check in at the hotel and relax. Later visit the beautiful Botanical Gardens. Built long back in 1847, the garden is spread over 55 acres and is a sheer beauty to the eyes. Walk in the perfectly manicured lawns and see the rarest of tree species, vast variety of flowering bushes and plants in myriad hues or the fern house to witness a wide range of ferns and orchids. Rejoice to see different types of roses, imported shrubs, rare flowering plants and a lot more. We then go to the Ooty Lake. Stretching for about 2 kms in an L shape, you can enjoy boating here. Kids can enjoy at the Children’s Park which also has a toy train. You can also enjoy horse rides or jolly rides at an extra cost. Return back to hotel in evening.
Stay overnight at hotel in Ooty. (B)
Rise to a beautiful morning. Have a fill at morning breakfast at the hotel and get ready for day sightseeing tour. Ooty is a beautiful hill station at an altitude of 2286 metres. We get to the highest point of Ooty at Dodabetta Peak at an altitude of 2637 metres to take majestic views of green hills of Nilgiri mountain ranges. See the wonderful scenic beauty of Ooty with its placid lakes, green hills and vast manicured gardens which make Ooty one of the most charming destinations of India.
Later in the day we drive to Coonoor. It is about 20 kms from Ooty and takes 40 minutes to reach. It is a true abode of tranquility and one of the loveliest places for those who seek to go in the nest of mother nature away from the hassles of city. Return to Ooty in evening.
Stay overnight at hotel in Ooty. (B)
Seep in the nature’s beauty as much as you can. After breakfast check out from the hotel. Today we drive back to Bangalore Airport for your return flight. Hope it was a great trip. We would like to hear your experience once you come back. (B)
- 1 Night Accommodation in Bangalore (Hotel Golden Residency / Similar*)
- 1 Night Accommodation in Mysore (The Grand Vanam / Similar*)
- 2 Nights Accommodation in Ooty (The Majestic Crown / Similar*)
- Daily Buffet Breakfast at Hotel
- City tour & Sightseeing tours (as mentioned in Itinerary)
- Airport & Inter-City / State transfers
- All Tours and Transfers by Private Vehicle
- All presently applicable Hotel taxes
- Airfare, Train fare or any Overland Journey which is not mentioned in the Itinerary
- Entrance fee, Camera fee, Guide charges, Boating charges, etc. to be paid directly by the Guest (at different Sightseeing locations)
- Items of personal nature like laundry, telephone calls, room service charges, soft drinks and hard drink charges, etc.
- Any Service not mentioned in Inclusions
- Surcharges Extra (if applicable) on Long Weekends & Holidays
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