DETAILED DAY WISE ITINERARY
Day 1 - Bengaluru - Mysore ( 150 Kms / 4 to 5 hours )
Upon arrival in Bengaluru head straight to Mysore.
Arrive Mysore and check into your pre-booked hotel.
Enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of Mysore, known as the 'City Of Palaces'. Visit the Brindavan Gardens… spread over 150 acres, these beautiful gardens are laid out below the Krishnaraja Sagar dam built across the river Cauvery. The gardens are famous for the illuminated dancing fountains that come to life after sunset. Explore the Mysore Palace… built in the Indo-Saracenic style, the Palace is a treasure house of exquisite carvings and works of art from all over the world. Next, visit Chamundi Hill. Half-way up to the top is Nandi, Lord Shiva's Bull- a majestic 4.8 meter monolith. At the top is the 12th century temple of Chamundeshwari, the patron goddess of the Wodeyars. The summit offers a panoramic view of Mysore's lakes, parks and palaces.
Return to Mysore hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2 - Mysore - Ooty ( 157 Kms / 3 to 4 hours )
After breakfast, drive to Ooty - Known as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’. Nestled in the Nilgiri Hills, Ooty is a feast for the eyes, with its lofty, eucalyptus covered mountains, dense forests, and acres and acres of tea estates. Upon arrival, check in at your pre booked hotel. Full day is at leisure.
Overnight stay at Ooty hotel.
Day 3 - Ooty
Today , enjoy a stroll around the Botanical Gardens, covering an area of 22 acres. The garden comprises varieties of tree species, grass carpet, ferns, multi-coloured flowering plants, orchids, nurseries and flowerbeds laid out in Italian style. Visit Doddabetta Peak… the highest point (2623 meters) in the Nilgiris, at the junction of the Western and Eastern Ghats. The top of the peak offers beautiful vistas of the Nilgiri Hills. To conclude your tour, explore Raj Bhavan. Built in 1877 by the Duke of Buckingham, Government House or Raj Bhavan is a sprawling, cream-coloured mansion, overlooking the Botanical Gardens.
Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4 - Ooty - Kodaikanal ( 250 Kms / 6 to 7 hours)
After breakfast, drive to Kodaikanal.
This hill station stands 7200 feet above sea level and known as the princes of Hill Stations. The cool and misty weather, the scenic beauty of the rolling hills and the wooded forest of Kodaikanal and its surroundings will mesmerize any visitor throughout the year. Walk through the wooded forests, row in the lake, bath in one of the splashing waterfalls, go for horse riding and cycling around the lake or simply admire the views.
Upon arrival, check-in at your pre booked hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5 - Kodaikanal
Today, enjoy full day sightseeing tour of Kodaikanal . Visit Kurinji Andavar Temple, Pillar rocks, solar observatory, Bryant Park. In the evening visit waterfalls of Kodaikanal such as Bear Shola Falls, Silver Cascade, Fairy Falls and Glen Falls.
Return to hotel & overnight stay.
Day 6 - Kodaikanal - Bengaluru ( 465 Kms / 8 to 9 hours)
After breakfast, drive to back to Bengaluru.