Karnataka & Kerala discovries – spices & sandalwood
Karnataka & Kerala discovries tour package
Tour Duration : 15 days / 14 nights
Tour Destination : Banaglore / Mysore / Ooty / Mettupalayam / Cochin / Alleppey / Mararikulam / Cochin airport
Destination Information
Kerala is a state which is very rich in flora and fauna. It has a long coastline, with some most beautiful serene beaches and some most relaxing backwaters famous for its soothing Ayurveda resorts and therapies. Similarly, Kerala is known as Spice Garden of India, where some of the most elegant spices used in indian cuisine are grown which includes cloves and cardamom as most important. Come and navigate along the famous backwaters in the lagoons of Kerala, you will live a unique experience aboard houseboat filled with all comforts. Spice gardens and tea plantations will enthrall you on your journey towards the sunny beaches of Mararikulam.

  • Itinerary
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  • Day 1 : Day 1 : Bangalore: Arrival at international airport in day or in evening (according to your flight schedule).

    Arrive Bangalore, meet & greet by our representative & transfer to hotel.
    Bangalore is capital city of Karnataka, which is also third largest city of India. It is also known as Silicon valley of India, being major exporter of software products used in IT sector. Major tourist spots of Bangalore include Lalbagh, Vidhan souda and St. Mary’s Basilica

  • Day 2 : Day 2 : Bangalore / Mysore:

    Drive to Mysore. Check in to hotel in Mysore. In the afternoon visit the temple of Chamundi. In the evening, relaxing Ayurvedic massage to relax.

  • Day 3 : Day 3 : Mysore:

    Visit Mysore Palace, Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery, and visit of Devraja market.
    Mysore is major town in Karnataka state, and located at distance of 140 kms from Bangalore, the capital city. Mysore has several charms to attract a visitor namely Mysore Palace, Chamundi hill and temple. Mysore is also known for its Dusshera Festival organised before 20 days of Diwali festival in India. Each year large number of visitors visit Mysore to experience this centuries old city of Karnataka.

  • Day 4 : Day 4 : Mysore / Ooty:

    Drive to Ooty. Check in to hotel in Ooty. Visit tea plantations and the St. Stephen Church. In the evening, visit the town of Ooty.
    Ooty is small hill station nestled in Nilgiri hills of Tamilnadu. It was a summer retreat for British officials, who during scortching summers of south india, came to Ooty, to get some escape from the Heat. The Toy Train of Ooty is also very famous, and several tourists each year come to experience the beautiful train journey from Mettupalayam to Ooty. It is also known as Nilgiri Mountain railway or Darjeeling Himalayan railway. It is also declared as world heritage site from UNESCO

  • Day 5 : Day 5 : Ooty / Mettupalayam:

    Departure for a short walk in the mountains around to admire the beautiful scenery and to discover the tea plantations. Departure by train "Toy Train" for the ride till Mettupalyam. On arrival check in to hotel in Mettupalayam

  • Day 6 : Day 6 : Mettupalayam / Cochin:

    Drive to Cochin. Check in to hotel in Cochin. In the afternoon, visit the synagogue and the Jewish Colony. The evening Kathakali dance show, free time to walk around the Fort Cochin.
    Cochin is famous port town of Kerala, known for its famous 15th century monuments including Jewish Synagogue, and Jewish colony. It was once a major centre of Spice trade between western countries and India. While going through the streets of Fort Cochin, one can still see the Chinese fishing nets and some old buildings of British times in India

  • Day 7 : Day 7 : Cochin:

    Departure to visit the Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, then visit Fort Kochi and the Chinese fishing nets

  • Day 8 : Day 8 : Cochin / Munnar :

    Drive to Munnar. Check in to hotel in Munnar. Visit Tata Tea Museum. In the evening, walk through the city of Munnar.
    Munnar is a small hill station, nestled among some beautiful tea gardens, unending nature and some breath taking springs, wild life makes Munnar a most favorable tourism spot and summer retreat of South india. It is one of the most Sought of Honeymoon destinations of South India.

  • Day 9 : Day 9 : Munnar:

    Departure for an excursion to discover the tea plantations, the panoramic view of the falls and Pothamedu Atthukad.

  • Day 10 : Day 10 : Munnar / Thekkady:

    Drive to Thekkady, a small village in the Periyar Reserve. In the late afternoon, visit the plantation of spices at Manayath Heritage.
    Periyar is located in the Thekkady district of Kerala, and known for its famous Periyar reserve where we can find still wild elephants in all nature. Boat safaris are conducted by forest department with which one can experience Flora and Fauna of this beautiful region.

  • Day 11 : Day 11 : Thekkady :

    Boat safari in the Periyar Reserve with a professional English-speaking guide. By late afternoon, 30-minute ride on an elephant in the forest.

  • Day 12 : Day 12 : Thekkady / Alleppey:

    Drive to Alleppey. Check in to houseboat. Navigation on the backwaters and explore the surrounding villages.
    Alleppey or Allapuzha is world famous backwaters where large number of tourists come to witness the backwaters of Kerala. There are large number of Ayurveda resorts and Heath centres, which offer different rejuvenation therapies to remove stress and depression. One can also experience staying in Houseboats and travel around backwaters of Kerala.

  • Day 13 : Day 13 : Alleppey / Marari Beach:

    Drive to Marari Beach. Check in to hotel in Marari Beach, and free day on the beach.

  • Day 14 : Day 14 : Marari Beach

    Day on the beach in Mararikulam.Marari beach is known for its white sandy beaches and its blue sea waters and its beach resorts. Each year thousands of visitors come to Marari to relax and rejuvenate in this serene and calm atmosphere.

  • Day 15 : Day 15 : Marari Beach / Cochin airport :

    Day at leisure on the beach in Mararikulam. In the evening, transfer to the hotel near the Cochin International Airport.

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