Arrive into Trivandrum. Welcome to Vardhman’s ‘Glimpses of Tamil Nadu Tour’. On arrival in Trivandrum, you will be pick up from airport and drop to Kovalam by our representative to hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure.
Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 2 - Kovalam
Kovalam is just 16 kms away from Trivandrum. This enchanting strip of golden sands is laced with the rich greenery of coconut palms. A former fishing village. An evergreen and pleasant climatic beach resort. It is a dreamy place for tourists.
Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 3 - Kovalam - Alleppey (160 Kms / 3-4 Hrs)
This morning after breakfast drive to Alleppey (100 kms/03 hrs) and on arrival, check in to hotel.
Alleppey, situated in south of Cochin, is the centre for backwater cruises in Kerala. It has a large network of canals which passes through the town, provices its lifeline & has a long sandy beach. It is also the centre of the famous coir products of Kerala. .Later proceed on a City tour of Alleppey, Boat ride in Lake Periyar to watch wildlife. Later visit Kumily spice market
DAY 4 - Alleppey - Thekkady ( 110 Kms / 2-3 Hrs)
This morning after breakfast, drive to Thekkady. On arrival, check into hotel. Afternoon visit to Periyar Wildlife sanctuary is one of the best maintained wildlife sanctuaries in Southern India, giving an opportunity of spotting elephants, leopards, tigers and bisons, amongst various other species of flora and fauna.
Overnight : Hotel
DAY 5 -Thekkady - Munnar ( 160 Kms / 3-4 Hrs)
This morning after breakfast, drive to Munnar. On arrival, check into hotel
Rest of the day free at leisure.
DAY 6 - Munnar
After breakfast later proceed on a City tour of Munnar, Eravikulam National Park to see rare mountain goats locally called the Nilgiri Tahr, Old Munnar Town, Dairy Farm and the Mattupetty Dam
DAY 7 - Munnar - Cochin ( 153 Kms / 3-4 Hrs)
After breakfast drive to Cochin. Upon arrival, check into Hotel. Kochin is the business capital of Kerala. It has a fine natural harbour & is widely acclaimed as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea”. The city spreads over several Island, the chief among them being Wellingdon, Mattanchery, Vipin, Gundu & Bolgaty. The 16th century Dutch palace, the oldest Synagogue of the British common wealth. Hill palace Museum, Bolgatty Palace & Bird sanctuary.
Rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 8 - Cochin
This morning proceed on a city sightseeing tour.City tour of Cochin, Visit the Dutch palace, Jewish Synagogue, chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church and the Santa Cruz Church. Also visit the Hill Palace Museum which displays articles of archeological importance.
DAY 9 - Cochin - Ooty (280 Kms / 7-8 Hrs)
After breakfast drive to Ooty and upon arrival check in to 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
After breakfast visit the Tea plantations and cherish the scenic beauty of Ooty “The Queen of southern hill resorts”. Rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 11 - Ooty - Mysore ( 159 Kms / 4-5 Hrs)
After breakfast drive to Mysore and transfer to hotel. Afternoon depart for half-day city tour, visit the Maharaja’s Palace, the lush Brindavan Gardens with its dancing fountains built on the terraces of Krishnarajasagar Dam, St.Philomena’s Church built in an imposing Gothic style, the Jaganmohan Palace which was converted into an art gallery in 1875 and the Chamundi Hills. Mysore is also called the city of Palaces, Mysore combines traditional grandeur with modernity and emerges as one of the most beautiful and best planned cities in India.
DAY 12 - Mysore - Bangalore ( 140 Kms / 3-4 Hrs)
After breakfast drive to Bangalore and transfer to hotel. 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. Rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 13 - Bangalore
This morning after breakfast proceed for sight-seeing of Bangalore (Beautiful city filled with the tranquility of its Greenery and now part of great Silicone valley). Visit includes, Lal bagh Garden, lake & lotus filled pools., Cubbon park, Bull temple and Mysore arts and crafts centre. Afternoon free for Ayurvedic Treatment at your own.
DAY 14 - Bangalore - Departure
In time transfer to airport to board the flight for your onward journey to back home with pleasant memories of your Vardhman’s ‘Glimpses of Tamil Nadu Tour’ escorted by Vardhman Vacations.