DAY 01: BANGALORE
Upon arrival at Bangalore, you will be greeted and transferred to the hotel/resort to freshen up. Then, at your convenience, you can head out for sightseeing and visits. Enjoy your exploration of the vibrant city.
Explore Bangalore, India’s ‘Garden City,’ it officially embraced the name Bengaluru, though the old name still resonates with charm. boasts lush parks and rich history. The Bangalore Fort, a medieval marvel, anchors the city’s heritage. Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, an ornate masterpiece, holds rare artifacts. Bangalore Palace, like Windsor Castle, graces the skyline. Mayo Hall showcases British grandeur. Vidhan Soudha blends ancient Indian architectural styles. Cubbon Park exudes British charm. Explore Bangalore’s tapestry of history, culture, and enchantment.
DAY 02: BANGALORE – MYSORE
After breakfast, your journey takes you to Mysore. En-route, make a stop at the UNESCO World Heritage site, Srirangapatna Fort. Upon your arrival in Mysore, transfer to hotel/resort, get refreshes and, embark on a sightseeing adventure. Enjoy your exploration of this enchanting heritage and leisure destination.
Srirangapatna, the ancient town, served as the capital of the Kingdom of Mysore during the reign of Tipu Sultan. This island town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, holds immense cultural and historical significance.
Nestled in rich heritage, Mysore is a regal gem steeped in history it officially embraced the name Mysuru. With two UNESCO World Heritage sites, it’s a premier cultural destination. Explore Mysore, the “Cultural Capital of Southern India,” boasts grand monuments, palaces, museums, and galleries. Mysore Palace, unlike any other in the world, serves as the official residence of the Royal Wadiyars and holds UNESCO World Heritage status. Built-in 1912, it’s a stunning fusion of Indo-Saracenic, neoclassical, and Gothic architecture, adorned with intricate details like mirrors, stained glass, and mosaics.
DAY 03: MYSORE
After breakfast, Set forth on a captivating heritage exploration in Mysore. Immerse yourself in the city’s treasure trove of history and culture.
Explore Mysore’s riches: The Sand Sculpture Museum showcases over hundred sculptures depicting the city’s cultural heritage. At the Unique Railway Museum, vintage locomotives, steam engines, and a mini-train ride await. Jaganmohan Palace boasts intricate architecture and a royal art gallery since the early nineteenth century. Then there’s the iconic Mysore Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its stunning Indo-Saracenic, neoclassical, and Gothic architecture, illuminated by 100,000 bulbs on Sundays.
DAY 04: MYSORE – COORG
After breakfast, embark on a scenic journey to Coorg. Upon arrival, transfer you to hotel/resort. Take a moment to relax, refresh, and enjoy your leisure time in the enchanting hill town of Coorg.
Coorg, officially known as Kodagu, stands as one of India’s most affluent hill stations, renowned for its breathtakingly exotic scenery and abundant greenery. This destination embodies tranquillity, peace, and natural beauty, with unmatched scenic splendor. Abundant in both flora and fauna, it serves as the ideal haven for nature enthusiasts. Forest-covered hills, spice and coffee plantations, and its unique landscape ensure an unforgettable holiday experience.
DAY 05: COORG IN AND AROUND
After breakfast, embark on a captivating journey to explore the enchanting sights in and around this picturesque hill town.
Explore Coorg, a town celebrated for its picturesque green hills with meandering streams, enchanting waterfalls, lush tea and coffee estates, diverse wildlife, stunning mountain ranges, and captivating landscapes. The culture of this region, embodied by the Kodavas, a local clan renowned for their expertise in martial arts, is particularly noteworthy for its warm and welcoming hospitality. Immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of this remarkable destination.
DAY 06: COORG – MANGALORE / MYSORE / BENGALURU
After breakfast drive to Mangalore, Mysore, or Bengaluru for your departure transfer.
From Coorg, the closest airport is Mangalore International Airport, just 140 kilometers away, with a road journey of approximately 3 hours. For domestic flights, the nearest option is Mysore, which is 120 kilometers away and takes around 2 to 3 hours by road. However, Bengaluru International Airport, located about 290 kilometers away, offers a scenic road journey with adventurous stops, taking 5 to 6 hours to reach.
Embark on a captivating 6-day journey through our ‘South Splendor Itinerary,’ meandering through the enchanting cities of Bangalore, Mysore, and Coorg—each a treasure trove of rich history and breathtaking beauty. Over centuries, this region has borne witness to the rule of illustrious rulers and dynasties. Their tales of heroism and romance echo through the grandeur of monumental landmarks, which stand as timeless witnesses to a regal era. This tour promises a profound glimpse into India’s ancient and medieval history—an enthralling journey through the rich cultural and architectural heritage. Explore UNESCO-listed monument complexes, be captivated by the charm of great architecture, and immerse yourself in the serenity of picturesque hill towns. These cities and towns are among the world’s most visited, offering a mesmerizing travel experience where every step resonates with history and captures breathtaking beauty.