Splendors of Karnataka and Kerala 

  Day 1 - Bangalore.  

Arrive Bangalore. You will be met by our chauffeur and transferred to the hotel. Check in for the nights. Bangalore is known as city of Gardens. Evening enjoy a visit to Lalbagh Gardens, a 240 acre Botanical garden, Cubbon Park and Vidhan Soudha - The house of Karnataka legislature, which is built in solid granite in Neo Dravidian Style. Overnight stay in the Hotel
  Day 2 - Bangalore / Hassan  

Drive to Hassan, enroute-visiting Sravanabelagola, an oldest and famous Jain pilgrim center. The colossal statue of Gometeswara with a height of 57 feet is situated here. Later proceed to Hassan. Check into the hotel for the nights. Later in the evening drive to Belur and Halebid to see the beautiful architecture temples of Hoysala empire.

Overnight stay in the Hotel.
  Day 3 - Hassan / Mysore.   

Drive to Mysore and check into the hotel for 2 nights. 

Later in the evening visit the Chamundi Hills and the fruits & Vegetable market. 

Overnight stay in the Hotel.
  Day 4 - Mysore.  

Morning enjoy a visit to Mysore Maharaja's Palace built in 1911 and the Chamarajendra Art Gallery. In the afternoon drive to Srirangapattanam to see the ruins of the capital, the summer palace and Mausoleum of Tippu Sultan.

Overnight stay in the Hotel.

  5 Mysore / Coorg.  

After breakfast drive to Coorg. Coorg is famous for its largest coffee estates, orange grooves, pepper and cardamom farms. Check into the Resort for two nights.

Evening is free. Overnight stay in the Hotel.
  Day 6 - Coorg.  

Day is free at the resort for independent activities.

Overnight stay in the Hotel.
  Day 7 - Coorg / Tellichery.  
Drive to Tellichery. Check into the traditional house for a family stay.
Day is free to explore around. 
Overnight in the family house.
  Day 8 - Tellichery / Calicut.   
Drive to Calicut and check into the hotel for the night. 
Evening visit the Kappad beach, where the first Portuguese Navigator, Vasco De Gama landed in 1498.
Overnight stay in the Hotel.
  Day 9 - Calicut/ Guruvayur/ Cochin.  

Drive to Cochin enroute visiting Guruvayoor. Visit Punathur Kotta, the elephant stable where the temple elephants are taken cared. Guruvayoor temple is one of the famous pilgrim centers of Hindus. The temple owns nearly 60 elephants. It has a huge pond where the elephants take bath and a quarantine area where sick elephants are attended. 

Later drive to Cochin, also known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea. Check into the hotel for 2 nights. Evening enjoy a sunset cruise around Cochin harbour. Overnight stay in the Hotel.

  Day 10 - Cochin.  

Morning visit the older part Cochin. This includes the Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis church and Chinese fishing nets
Evening drive to the theatre to witness the Kathakali dance, the tradition dance form of Kerala. 

Overnight stay in the Hotel.
  Day 11 - Cochin/ Alleppey.  

Check out of the hotel late morning and drive to Alleppey, famed for its backwaters. Alleppey is also called as The Venice of the West with its infinite number of canals. Check into the Houseboat for the night. 
Houseboats are former Cargo boats, now restructured and fitted with all amenities. There will be a cook and 2 oarsmen to assist you in the boat. All food are cooked and served inside the boat.

It has a bedroom with a toilet, a living area where you can relax and have food and a kitchen. The boat will cruise through the backwaters in the daytime and will anchor itself at a convenient location at the night. Overnight stay in the Houseboat

  Day 12 - Alleppey/ Kovalam.  

After late breakfast disembark from the boat and drive to Kovalam. Kovalam is internationally known as one of the best beaches in India. Check into the hotel for 3 nights.
Rest of the day is free. 

Overnight stay in the Hotel.

  Day 13 - Kovalam/ Trivandrum.  

Morning, drive to Trivandrum City for a short sight seeing around the city. This includes visit to the Napier Museum, Sri Chithira Art Gallery, Sri Padmanabha swami temple premises and Kuthiramalika Museum.
Rest of the day is free to enjoy at the beach. 

Overnight stay in the Hotel.
  Day 14 - Kovalam.  
Day at leisure   
  Overnight stay in the Hotel  
  Day 15 - Kovalam / Trivandrum.  
Check out of the hotel and drive to Trivandrum Airport to connect to your departure flight.  

End of the Tour