South India hosts the incredible tourist attractions and draws a large number of visitors every year. It is a land of diverse culture and ethnics. Blessed with holy rivers, lush greenery, exotic backwaters, meditation and Ayurvedic centers, spas, beautiful temples with exquisite architectural style draws the attention of the travelers. You can go for 11 Days Karnataka and Kerala Tour that will help you explore all the major attractions of these cities which hold importance. Esprit journeys helps you to design your itineraries according to your interest.
- Tipu Sultan’s Palace, ISKCON Temple, Lal Bagh Garden in Bangalore
- Maharaja Palace, Brindavan Gardens and Chamundi Hills
- Bandipur and Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuaries enroute to Ooty
- Enjoy Kathakali Dance at Cochin
- Fort, Chinese fishing net and St. Francis Church at Cochin
- Vembanad Lake and Bird Sanctuary at Kumarakom
- Ayurveda massage and Spa at Kovalam
- Akkulam boat club and Velli Village, Trivandrum
DAY 1 : ARRIVAL AT BANGLORE
On arriving at the International Airport of Bangalore you will get a warm welcome and will be escorted by our Esprit journeys representative to the hotel. After the check-in process, the representative will introduce the tour and hand over the documents to you. After refreshment you can take a trip of the garden city – Bangalore or you can relax in the hotel for the rest of the day. Dinner and Overnight Stay will be at Hotel.
DAY 2 : BANGLORE – MYSORE
You will go for a half day tour in the morning, post breakfast which include visit to Tipu Sultan’s Palace, ISKCON Temple and Lal Bagh Garden. You will then return back to Hotel for lunch and check-out. A drive of 3 hours to Mysore is on the card. On reaching Mysore and completing the check in process, you will visit the Devraja flower market in the evening. Overnight stay in Mysore is scheduled.
DAY 3 : MYSORE SIGHTSEEING
Third day’s morning begins with a trip to explore Mysore, post breakfast. The major tourist attractions of Mysore which you will witness are Maharaja Palace, Brindavan Gardens, Chamundi Hill and dancing musical fountains of Krishnarajasagar Dam.
DAY 4 : MYSORE – OOTY
You will leave for Ooty after breakfast in the morning. On the way to Ooty (Queen of hill stations & the capital of Nilgiri district), you will visit Bandipur and Mudumalai Wild life Sanctuaries. On reaching the city and checking-in to the hotel, post lunch you will take a half day’s tour of sightseeing. After that you will return back to the hotel for an overnight stay in Ooty.
DAY 5 : OOTY – COCHIN
You will go for a long drive towards Cochin after breakfast. On arrival and checking in hotel, you can enjoy the well known Kathakali Dance of South India, in the evening. Your stay in the hotel for the night is scheduled.
DAY 6 : COCHIN – ALLEPPEY
Sightseeing of Cochin will be on cards for you after breakfast in the morning which will include Fort Cochin, Dutch Palace (closed on Friday), Jewish Synagogue (closed on Saturday), St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica and Chinese fishing nets. You will later drive to Alleppey, famous for its beautiful backwaters & village life. You will board a houseboat, through which you will cruise across the backwaters. Overnight stay at the houseboat.
DAY 7 : KUMARAKOM SIGHTSEEING
Morning arrival at Kumarakom. Sightseeing of Kumarakom is on the cards for you in the afternoon, which includes backwaters and Vembanad Lake. In the month between October & July you can see varied species of birds in the famous Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Stay Overnight at hotel.
DAY 8 : KUMARAKOM – KOVALAM
A drive to Kovalam post breakfast. Kovalam is well known for its fabulous beaches. You can visit the Ayurvedic salons. The resorts of Kumarakom also provide facilities of Ayurveda. Overnight stay will be at the resort in Kovalam.
DAY 9 : KOVALAM SIGHTSEEING
On the ninth day of your tour, you will spend the whole day on the beach of Kovalam and have leisure time around the resort. There you can enjoy water sports and get rejuvenated in the Ayurvedic salons. Have a comfortable overnight stay in the resort of Kovalam.
DAY 10 : KOVALAM – TRIVANDRUM
An excursion to Trivandrum is scheduled for you in the morning. Post breakfast, you will go for sightseeing tour of Trivandrum including Padmanabha Swami Temple and Sri Chitra Art Gallery. You will also visit Science & Technology Museum, the Museum Complex, Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Akkulam boat club, Veli Tourist village and Shankumugham Beach. You will return back to hotel of Kovalam for an overnight stay.
DAY 11 : KOVALAM – TRIVANDRUM
In the morning after breakfast, you will get ample time for shopping and go for small trip around the city. Later, you will check out of the hotel and move towards the airport to take on a flight back to home and carry unforgettable memories with you to cherish although your life.