Destinations Covered: Bangalore - Mysore - Ooty
Embark on a sightseeing tour of a state deeply steeped in history of Shahji Raje, Tipu Sultan and Adil Shahi along with an opportunity to glimpse the (country’s) IT hub of India- Bangalore and the Queen of the Hill Stations- Ooty with the Best of Karnataka tour package. The 8 nights and 9 days ‘Best of Karnataka’ tour package has been tailored to allow guests to explore different worlds of Karnataka. The week long journey covers Bangalore, Mysore and Ooty.
Arrive at the Bangalore airport and meet our tour representative who'll assist you in smooth transfer to the hotel followed by check-in.
Today is your day of sightseeing in Bangalore. Start with a visit to Vidhan Sabha (the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka famous for its neo-Dravidian style architecture), Lal Bagh Botanical Garden and Bangalore Palace and Tipu Sultan's Palace. Stay overnight in the hotel.
In the morning, leave by road to Mysore. On reachingMysore, check in to the hotel. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Start your day with a visit to Mysore Palace- famous for its Indo-Saracenic style architecture. Other attractions that you will visit include Golden Royal Elephant Throne, the Durbar Hall, Kalyana Mandap and the Gallery.
Embark on a morning tour of Chamundi Hills (located at a distance of 13 kilometers from Mysore) and Brindavan Gardens (located in the north-west of Mysore). The place is famous for KRS Dam built adjacent to the Brindavan Gardens. Stay Overnight stay at the hotel.
On the 6th day of the tour, after breakfast, you will embark on the sightseeing tour. During the city tour, you will cover Zoological Gardens which is one of the best zoos in the country. Next in line is Shri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery and St. Philomena's Church which is erected in Gothic style. You will also get a chance to visit the temple at Chamundi Hills, dedicated to Goddess Chamundeswari. She is the deity of the royal family of Mysore.
In the evening, you will start your journey to Ooty “the Queen of hill stations’. Upon your arrival, you will have an assisted check into the hotel. You can take a leisurely walk on the streets of this beautiful hill station and soak in the serenity of this place.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Ooty.
After having breakfast, you will go out for exploring the beauty of Ooty. The sightseeing tour includes the visit to the Botanical Gardens which is a very beautiful garden and comprises a peaceful Lotus Pond. You can spot an exotic range of trees, shrubs, and flowers in the garden. Then you will visit the Doddabetta which is the highest peak of this hill resort. The other attractions which you will cover today are tea estates, Lamb's Rock, Dolphin's Nose (a picnic spot), Ooty Lake, Catherine Falls, and Kodanadu's View Point.
Later in the evening, return to the hotel after the sightseeing tour of the city. Overnight stay at the hotel in Ooty.
On the 8th day of the tour, you will head towards Coonoor. Enjoy the scenic view on the way. You will explore the famous Tea Gardens, Sim's Park, and Dolphin's Nose Military Campus of this beautiful hill station. Willington Island is another famous place in Coonoor.
After a sightseeing tour and have a memorable day, you will head back to Ooty. Overnight stay at the hotel in Ooty.
In the morning, after having breakfast you will take a road journey to Bangalore or Coimbatore. On reaching, you will have an assisted transfer to the airport to let you board a flight for your onward destination.