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Duration
14 Nights 15 Days
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Tour Type
Special Interest Tours
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Group Size
2 - 50 Pax

South India Luxury Travel Package

Hampi
Karnataka, Kerala

Details

14 NIGHTS / 15 DAYS
ROUTING: BANGALORE | HAMPI | CHIKMAGALUR | COORG | KABINI | WAYANAD | THRISSUR | KUMARAKOM | COCHIN

Embark on an exquisite journey through South India, a land of rich heritage, stunning landscapes, and unparalleled luxury. This meticulously curated tour will take you through the vibrant city of Bangalore, the historical marvels of Hampi, the architectural wonders of Belur and Halebidu, the serene hills of Coorg, the wildlife haven of Kabini, the lush greenery of Wayanad, the cultural hub of Thrissur, and the tranquil backwaters of Kumarakom. Each destination offers a unique blend of opulence, culture, and natural beauty, promising an unforgettable experience that epitomizes the essence of South Indian luxury travel. The Hotels suggested for this South India Luxury travel packages are Evole Back Resorts, Taj Resorts and Luxury Independent Hotels.

Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace You are greeted on arrival at the Bengaluru International Airport station by The Travel Planners representative and transfer to Hotel in Bangalore. Rest and relax. Bengaluru, also known as Bangalore, is the capital city of Karnataka, India. It is often referred to as the "Silicon Valley of India" due to its status as the nation's leading information technology (IT) exporter. Bengaluru is a vibrant metropolis known for its pleasant climate, lush green parks, thriving tech industry, and rich cultural and historical heritage. After noon, proceed for Bangalore sightseeing, which includes Vidhana Soudha and Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace. Overnight: Stay at Taj Bangalore.
Hampi Travel: Drive to Hampi (approx. 7 hours). Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Indian state of Karnataka. Known for its rich history and architectural splendour, Hampi was the capital of the Vijayanagara Empire in the 14th century. It is renowned for its vast, rocky landscapes dotted with ruins of ancient temples, palaces, and market streets. Check in to your hotel and relax. Overnight: Stay at Evolve Back Hampi.
Hampi Virupaksha Temple Full-day sightseeing in Hampi includes Virupasksha Temple- One of the oldest functioning temples in India, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple complex is known for its towering gopuram (entrance tower) and intricate carvings. Vittala Temple- Famous for its stunning architecture and the iconic stone chariot. The temple is a testament to the grandeur of the Vijayanagara Empire. Lotus Mahal - A beautiful, two-storied pavilion shaped like a lotus flower. It served as a socializing area for the royal family. Its symmetrical arches and Indo-Islamic architectural style. Elephant Stables: A grand structure that housed the royal elephants. It is a striking example of Indo-Islamic architecture. The row of domed chambers, each designed to accommodate an elephant. Overnight: Stay at Evolve Back Hampi.
Chikmagalur After breakfast, drive to Chikmagalur (approx. 6 hours). Chikmagalur, located in the southwestern part of Karnataka, is a charming hill station known for its lush green landscapes, coffee plantations, and serene environment. The name Chikmagalur means "Young Daughter's Town," as it was given as a dowry to the younger daughter of the chief of Sakrepatna. This picturesque destination offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, adventure, and tranquillity. Check in to your hotel and relax. You can explore local coffee plantations if time permits. Overnight: Stay at Taj Chikmagalur Resort & Spa.
Temple in Karnataka After breakfast proceed to Belur and Halebidu, located one hour drive from Chickamangalore are famous for their stunning temples built during the Hoysala Empire. known for its intricate carvings, star-shaped platforms, and detailed sculptures. Chennakesava Temple, Belur: The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and showcases some of the most detailed and exquisite stone carvings depicting various aspects of Indian mythology, dancers, and animals. Hoysaleswara Temple, Halebidu: This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and features two shrines, one for Hoysaleswara and another for Shantaleswara. The carvings here are considered even more intricate than those in Belur. Overnight Stay at Taj Chikmagalur Resort & Spa.
Coorg Travel: Drive to Coorg (approx. 4 hours). Coorg, also known as Kodagu, is a stunning hill station in Karnataka, India, renowned for its lush coffee plantations, misty landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. Often referred to as the "Scotland of India," Coorg is a haven for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts alike. Check in to your hotel and relax. Overnight Stay at Evolve Back Coorg.
Coorg After breakfast proceed to visit Dubare Elephant Camp -A popular attraction where visitors can interact with elephants, learn about their lifestyle, and even participate in activities like bathing and feeding them. Namdroling Monastery (Golden Temple)- The largest teaching centre of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in the world. The monastery features impressive golden statues and intricate Tibetan architecture. and Talacauvery- Talacauvery is the origin of the River Cauvery, located on the Brahmagiri hills. Bhagamandala is a nearby pilgrimage site where the Cauvery River is joined by two tributaries, Kannike and Sujyoti. Enjoy the scenic landscapes. Overnight: Stay at Evolve Back Coorg.
Kabini Travel: Drive to Kabini (approx. 3 hours). Kabani, also known as Kabini, is a serene and picturesque region located in the southern part of Karnataka, near the border of Kerala. It is renowned for its rich biodiversity, lush landscapes, and the Kabini River, which meanders through the region, creating a stunning backdrop for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Kabini is part of the larger Nagarhole National Park (Rajiv Gandhi National Park), which is one of the premier wildlife destinations in India. Check in to your resort and relax. Evening wildlife boating through Kabani Lake, boat safari on the Kabini River for a unique perspective of the wildlife and landscapes. Spotting animals on the riverbanks and enjoying the tranquillity of the water is a memorable experience. Overnight: Stay at Evolve Back Kabani.
Kabini Activities: Enjoy wildlife safaris in Nagarhole National Park, Vehicle safaris to explore the rich wildlife of Nagarhole National Park. Spot tigers, leopards, elephants, deer, and various bird species. Later, free to relax. Explore resort activities. Overnight: Stay at Evolve Back Kabini.
Hotels / Resorts in Wayanad Travel: Drive to Wayanad (approx. 2 hours). Wayanad is a picturesque district in the northeastern part of Kerala, India, known for its lush greenery, rolling hills, and rich cultural heritage. It is a serene and unspoiled region that offers a perfect escape for nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, and those seeking tranquillity. Wayanad is part of the Western Ghats, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is renowned for its diverse flora and fauna, spice plantations, and historical sites. Activities: Check in to your hotel and relax. Visit nearby attractions like Edakkal Caves. Prehistoric rock shelters featuring ancient petroglyphs dating back to the Neolithic age. The caves are situated on Ambukuthi Hill and require a trek to reach. Free to relax at Resort activities. Overnight: Stay at Mountain Shadows Resort.
Wayanad After breakfast proceed to visit attractions such as Banasura Sagar Dam The largest earthen dam in India and the second-largest in Asia. It is surrounded by the Banasura Hills and offers stunning views and various recreational activities. Pookode Lake A serene freshwater lake surrounded by evergreen forests and rolling hills. The lake is shaped like India's map. Chembra Peak Trekking is OPTIONAL Free to relax at Resort activities. Overnight: Stay at Mountain Shadows Resort.
Hyatt Regency Thrissur Travel: Drive to Thrissur (approx. 5 hours). Activities: Check in to your hotel and relax. Overnight: Stay at Hyatt Regency Thrissur.
Kumarakom Lake Resort Morning Day with Master programme in Kerala KALAMANDALAM (optional) Drive to Kumarakom (approx. 3 hours). Check in to Kumarakom Resort and relax. Enjoy the backwater experience and resort amenities. Overnight: Stay at Kumarakom Lake Resort.
Kumarakom Village Life Morning explores the Village life experience in Kumarakom. Village Life Experience Includes Canal Cruise, Coir Making, Toddy Tapping Paddy Field Visit, Coconut Palm Weaving Net Fishing, etc. Free to relax at Backwater Resort. Overnight: Stay at Kumarakom Lake Resort.

In the morning, after breakfast, the departure transfer will be to Cochin International Airport.



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