Luxury Splendid South India Tour

ROUTE (BENGALURU-MYSORE-COORG-CHIKMAGALUR-HAMPI-GOA)
Duration: 14 Night / 15 Days

OVERVIEW

Discover the highlights of South India in complete and utter luxury in our Luxury Splendid South India Tour. As our VIP guest, expect lavish suites in the finest hotels, top-notch service and unique activities that have been carefully curated by our local experts. The luxurious package provides guest the choice of experiencing beaches, historic place, temples, churches and exotic hill station. From India’s famous Silicon Valley in Bengaluru to the ruins of a magnificent kingdom, and verdant plantations frequented by mischievous elephant hordes to the golden sands of India’s premier beach destination – Goa, on this private luxury South India tour, there is much to uncover.

DAY 1
ARRIVE IN BENGALURU IN (STAY AT TAJ WEST END, BENGLURU)

Your luxury Splendid South India Tour kicks off on your arrival in Bengaluru, where a member of our team will welcome you at the airport. From here, you’ll be chauffeured to the Taj West End Bengaluru hotel. Cosmopolitan Bengaluru is one of India's most progressive and developed cities, blessed with a benevolent climate, a modern metro system, and a burgeoning drinking, dining and shopping scene. Bengaluru (also called Bangalore) is the capital of India's southern Karnataka state. The center of India's high-tech industry, the city is also known for its parks and nightlife and Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, an 18th-century teak structure.

DAY 2
IN BENGALURU

Today, you are going to visit the popular tourist attractions of this Silicon valley city. Bengaluru, India’s answer to Silicon Valley, was ranked third in 2012 amongst the list of world’s top ten cities to visit by Lonely Planet! Formerly a ‘pensioner’s paradise’, the bustling city sits high above sea-level, and is blessed with pleasant weather all year round. Experience historic landmarks amidst the cosmopolitan chic. Venture to 16th century blackened Dodda Ganeshana Gudi (Bull Temple) dedicated to the sacred bull Nandi. Tour Bangalore Palace, still owned and inhabited by the erstwhile royal family of Mysore.Visit Bangalore’s British colonial gardens – Lal Bagh, which includes a Victorian glasshouse replica of London’s original Crystal Palace, and Cubbon Park. Explore Tipu Sultan’s Fort and Palace, and the Government Museum, one of the oldest museums in India and home to many artifacts from the Neolithic period.

DAY 3
BENGALURU TO MYSORE VIA SRIRSNGAPATNA (STAY AT RADISSON BLU PLAZE, MYSORE)

This morning you’ll proceed to the next stop on your luxury Splendid South India Tour – En route to Mysore, embark on a tour of Srirangapatna, which was once the historic capital of a powerful empire and Discover Tipu Sultan’s historic city! The island fortress town offers plenty of attractions for history buffs, from temples and mosques, to palaces and cenotaphs (tombs). Explore the exquisite three-layered stone wall of the fort with its bastions and gates, which protected the rulers from many an invasion and is still an emblem of a glorious bygone era. Stop by the banks of Cauvery River and witness stunning views of the natural landscape.

On arrival at Mysore ( The City Of Places ) – for an overnight stay at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Mysore .This town of the southern region of India is considered to be extremely beautiful.

DAY 4
IN MYSORE

Return to the regal era at Mysore! Visit the Maharajah’s Palace which artistically blends Indo-Saracenic style with foreign elements such as Scottish steel and Victorian-Edwardian era furniture. Every Sunday, visitors gather to to see the palace brightly lit up. Drive up to the Chamundi Hills to be blessed alongside hundreds of jubilant pilgrims at the Chamundeshwari Temple. On your way back, visit Sri Nandi Temple to be blessed by Hindu God Lord Shiva’s faithful gatekeeper Nandi, the decorated bull. Guide your steps towards the Famous Jagmohan Palace where exquisite artwork awaits you at the Raja Ravi Verma Gallery. Tour the scenic Brindavan Gardens which is built alongside a dam on the Kaveri River. There is also opportunity to meet master weavers at a silk factory close at hand.

DAY 5
MYSORE TO COORG (STAY AT TAJ MADIKERI RESORT & SPA, COORG)

Leave by road for Coorg in the morning. Coorg ( The Scotland of India ) – for an overnight stay at the Taj Madikeri Resort & Spa, Coorg .This town of the southern region of India is considered to be extremely beautiful. Coorg is a very well-known tourist destination, located amidst imposing mountains in Karnataka with a perpetually misty landscape, Coorg is the place to be for all nature lovers. This popular coffee producing hill station is not only popular for its beautiful green hills and the streams cutting right through them. It also stands as a popular destination because of its culture and people.

DAY 5
MYSORE TO COORG (STAY AT TAJ MADIKERI RESORT & SPA, COORG)

Leave by road for Coorg in the morning. Coorg ( The Scotland of India ) – for an overnight stay at the Taj Madikeri Resort & Spa, Coorg .This town of the southern region of India is considered to be extremely beautiful. Coorg is a very well-known tourist destination, located amidst imposing mountains in Karnataka with a perpetually misty landscape, Coorg is the place to be for all nature lovers. This popular coffee producing hill station is not only popular for its beautiful green hills and the streams cutting right through them. It also stands as a popular destination because of its culture and people.

DAY 6
IN COORG

Coorg Often hailed as the ‘Scotland of India’, Coorg they say, will have you coming back for more. Visit the famous Raja’s Seat; tour the famous coffee plantations; explore the Bylakuppe Buddhist Settlement and be mesmerized by the scenic beauty surrounding the Iruppu and Abbey Falls.

DAY 7
COORG TO CHIKMAGALUR (STAY AT GATEWAY CHIKMAGALUR-IHCL SELEQTIONS)

Leave by road for Chikmagalur in the morning – for an overnight stay at the Gateway Chikmagalur-IHCL SeleQtions .Chikmagalur is a captivating natural canvas nestled in the Baba Budan Hills within the Western Ghats, best known as the life-giving spine of India.

DAY 8
IN CHIKMAGALUR

Cast your cares aside at beautiful Chikmagalur! Enjoy invigorating strolls and treks through rugged mountain trails, verdant coffee plantations and past rolling hills, as the rest of the world fades away in the distance. Guided by experts, let your nature walks also be an inspiring insight into local life, as this sleepy town’s economy exists on its natural wealth. Discover information about various species of indigenous trees and wildlife and spend your time looking for exotic birds and large butterflies as they flitter through tree tops. If you are lucky, the night skies may even be lit up by fireflies!

DAY 9
CHIKMAGALUR TO HAMPI (STAY AT EVOLVE BACK, HAMPI)

Leave by road for Hampi in the morning – for an overnight stay at the Evolve Back, Hampi .Hampi is so mystical with its boulder-strewn landscapes that you might feel like you’ve landed on the moon!

DAY 10
IN HAMPI

Prepared to be bowled over by the mesmeric boulders of Hampi! Navigate through giant rock formations to witness stellar examples of Dravidian architecture. Constructed by the last great Hindu dynasty, some of these architectural marvels date back to the 14th century and are scattered amid the craggy hills and plains. From the historic King’s Balance to the stunning Queen’s Bath, the grand Lotus Mahal (palace) to the colossal Elephant Stables, there is much to discover.

DAY 11
IN HAMPI

Envision the former glory of the musical pillars of Vitthal Temple, standing tall in the heart of an erstwhile bazaar and see the awe-inspiring Stone Chariot. Virupaksha Temple, the principal place of worship, is close at hand. Venture past lush paddy fields and lethargic water buffaloes to see the curious monolith of Ugra Narasimha with its bulging eyes and ample mane.

DAY 12
HAMPI TO GOA (STAY AT THE LEELA, GOA)

Leave by road for Goa in the morning – for an overnight stay at the The Leela, Goa. Goa’s legendary allure is its white sandy beaches and glittering blue seas.

DAY 13
IN GOA

Start the day by visiting North Goa’s Panjim with the Latin quarter Fontainhas and the fruit and vegetable market, proceeding towards Old Goa with its Portuguese style Churches and famous Hindu Temple – Mahalsa. Continue on to a spice plantation for an authentic Goan-Hindu vegetarian lunch. Then drive to South Goa to see the palatial Menezes Braganza House in Chandôr. Drive through Margão and then head back to your hotel.

DAY 14
IN GOA

Relax at Hotel and enjoyed the time at beach.

DAY 15
DEPART FROM GOA

Check out and transfer to Goa airport to catch flight to your onward destination.

Inclusion

  • Transportation By AC Car
  • Welcome Drink on Arrival
  • Eve Tea or Coffee with Veg Snacks
  • DJ Dance & Group Dance
  • Morning Hi-Tea Breakfast

Exclusion

  • Meal Expenses
  • Personal Expenses
  • Monument Entrance & Camera Fees
  • Early check-in & late checkout would be “on request”, subject to availability
  • If you want guaranteed early check in / late check out, you need to pay 1-night cost extra.
  • Rates are subject to change based on availability and date of travel
  • Hotel rates are not valid during trade fairs, exhibitions & special events. A surcharge will be levied.
  • Super peak period / Conference/ Holiday season surcharges would apply.
  • Cancellation charges would apply as per company policy. Free cancellation before 15 days arrival after will charge 100%.
  • If require bill then add GST charge as per Government Rules.