Arrive into Trivandrum
Welcome to your “Exclusive South India Tour” .On arrival in Trivandrum, you will be met and transferred to Kovalam by Vardhman’s representative to your hotel. Relax for some tome and later proceed on a city tour of Trivandrum.
Museum complex, Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Science & Technology museum, Veli Tourist village, Aakulam boat club, Shangmugham Beach etc.
Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 2 - Kovalam
Day at leisure. Laze around the Golden beaches of Kovalam.
Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 3 - Kovalam - Alleppey
On the day 3 of your tour drive to the “Venice of the East”- Alleppey. On arrival, check into the houseboat. The overnight cruise takes you through Alleppey Backwater allowing you to enjoy serene surroundings en route. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served on board. Enjoy the backwaters of Kerala by getting a glimpse of the village life from a close quarter. Enjoy the sunset and stay overnight on the houseboat. It will definitely be a unique and unforgettable experience.
DAY 4 - Alleppey - Thekkady
This morning after breakfast at hotel drive to Thekkady. On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit to Periyar wildlife.
DAY 5 - Thekkady - Munnar
This morning after breakfast at hotel drive to Munnar. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Relax for the rest of day.
DAY 6 - Munnar
This morning proceed on a city tour of Munnar. Visit many interesting sites like the Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam & Dairy Farm, Old Munnar Town and the town market among others.
DAY 7 - Munnar - Anthirampally Waterfalls-Cochin
After a leisurely breakfast at hotel drive to drive to Cochin. Enroute visit Anthirampally Waterfalls. Upon arrival, check in at hotel. Relax for rest of the day.
DAY 8 - Cochin
After a lesuirely breakfast at hotel depart for half day sightseeing of the city. Visit Synagogue, Dutch Palace & St. Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue.The Synagogue is next to the Mattancherry Palace. It is possible to see the Great Scrolls of the Old Testament and the copper plates on which privileges were granted to the Jewish community by the Kochi rulers.
DAY 9 - Cochin - Ooty
Breakfast at hotel followed by drive to Ooty. Upon arrival checkin at hotel. Ooty: The ‘Queen of southern hill resorts’, is a hill station situated at a height of 7349 feet above sea level in the Nilgiri mountain ranges in Tamil Nadu. Also known as Udhagamandalam, it is known for its salubrious climate and scenic beauty, with breathtaking views of tea-plantations and undisturbed grassy meadows.
DAY 10 - Ooty
Breakfast at hotel explore Ooty. Visit the Tea plantations and cherish the scenic beauty of Ooty. Visit the lake, Botanical Gardens, Conoor Tea Gardens, Sim’s Park, Dolphin’s Nose. Later visit Film shooting points & other points of interest or shopping etc.
DAY 11 - Ooty - Mysore
On the day 11 of your tour drive to Mysore. On arrival, check into your hotel. Later proceed on a city tour of Mysore – Visit the palace of the Maharaja built in 1911-12. The palace is of harmonious syntheses of the Hindu and Saracenic styles of architecture with archways, domes, turrets, colonnades and sculptures which are magnificent. Visit the Art Gallery; drive upto Chamundi hill to see Chamundeshwari Temple that offers a panoramic view of Mysore. On the way back, see the Nandi Bull. Later visit the Somanth temple, Mysore Zoo evening proceed to Brindavan garden to visit lighting show.
DAY 12 - Mysore - Bangalore
This morning after breakfast drive to Bangalore. Upon arrival at Bangalore check into your hotel. Relax for rest of the day.Bangalore: This bustling capital city of Karnataka has a perpetual holiday atmosphere. It is multifaceted: modern marvels, historical monuments, bustling shopping plazas, a golf course and a race course. A trip here can be truly delightful. Bangalore is known as the city of draught beer. It is also known as the ‘garden city’ and the ‘silicon valley’ of India since it is the ‘IT’ capital of India.
DAY 13 - Bangalore
Breakfast at hotel proceed on a city tour of Bangalore. Visit the Lal Bagh with a variety of old trees, fountains, lotus pools, terraces & an assortment of tropical and sub-tropical herbs. Also see the Maharaja’s Palace & Government Buildings
DAY 14 - Bangalore - Departure
This morning after breakfast transfer to the Bangalore airport to catch flight for your onward destination with pleasant memories of “Exclusive South India Tour” escorted by Vardhman Vacations.