Ecstatic South India Tour is designed to give you a great experience of exploring the southern region of India and unveil the rich beauty of destinations covered in this tour. In this Itinerary, you will visit Bengaluru, Belur, Halebid, Hassan, Mysore, Ooty, Kodaikanal, Kanyakumari, Madurai.
Day1: Bengaluru Arrival
On your arrival at Bengaluru airport, you will be greeted by our representative and drop you to the hotel. Thereafter, have delicious breakfast at the hotel and get ready to explore Bengaluru. Bengaluru is also recognized as the “IT Hub” of India, is a charming city to explore. It has many tourist places to visit and have fun there. You will visit Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, Venkatappa Art gallery, Vidhan Soudha, Mahatma Gandhi Road, etc. Return to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day2: Bengaluru - Belur - Halebid – Hassan
In the early morning, you will proceed to Belur. Upon arrival, you will be escorted hotel. Later, you will visit Chennakeswara Temple & Kappe Chennigaraya Temple at Belur and the Hoyasaleswara Temple, Kedareshwara Temple, Shantaleshwara Temple, and Dwarasamudra at Halebid. These are some of the best examples of architecture. Halebid is 16.8km away from Belur. Further, you will drive to Hassan which will take 45mins approximately. Upon arrival, you will be escorted to the hotel. Further, you will visit Belur Sri Chennakeshava Temple, Hoysaleswara Temple, Manjarabad Fort, Shettihali Rosary Church. Return back to the hotel at Hassan. Stay overnight.
Day3: Hassan – Mysore
In the morning, after having breakfast, you will depart for Mysore. Mysore is one of the largest cities in the state of Karnataka. It is a beautiful place with abundant natural beauty. On your arrival you will be escorted to the hotel, have scrumptious lunch and get ready for Mysore sightseeing which includes Mysore Palace, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Sri Chamundaeshwari Temple, St. Philomena’s Cathedral, Railway Museum, Krishna Raja Sagara Dam, etc. Return to the hotel and stay overnight in Mysore.
In the morning, you will drive to Ooty. Ooty is one of the beautiful hill stations of south India that attracts many tourists from across the world. The place is known for its rich natural beauty and soothing environment. On your arrival, you will be escorted to the hotel. Later, you will go for Ooty sightseeing in which you will visit Ooty boat House, GovernmentBotanical Garden, Government Rose Garden, St. Stephen’s church, Thread Garden, Stone house and etc. Further, you will return to the hotel for a comfortable stay in Mysore.
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will proceed to Kodaikanal, which takes 7 hours approximately. Upon arrival, you will be escorted hotel and the evening at leisure. Kodaikanal means "The Gift of the Forest". Kodaikanal is also known as "Princess of Hill stations" and has a long history as a retreat and popular tourist destination. Stay overnight in Kodaikanal.
Day6: Kodaikanal Sightseeing
Kodaikanal is famous worldwide for its magnificent natural beauty and peaceful environs. After having breakfast you will visit Kodaikanal Lake, Coaker's Walk, Silver Cascade Falls, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Bear Shola Falls, Guna Caves, and Green Valley View Point, you will enjoy the wonderful view of amidst cloud and greenery around. Return to the hotel to stay overnight.
In the early morning, you will drive to Kanyakumari. It is a famous tourist destination as this place is popular for its beautiful views of sunrise and sunset over the beach. On your arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel and further you will visit Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Thiruvalluvar statue, Kanyakumari Beach, Arulmigu Bhagavathy Amman Temple, Mahatma Gandhi Mandapam, Our Lady of Ransom Church, etc. Later, you will return to your hotel to stay overnight in Kanyakumari.
With the view of sunrise at Kanyakumari, you will depart to Madurai. Upon arrival, you will be escorted to hotel. Take some rest and further, you will visit the world famous Meenakshi Amman Temple- the most perfect example of Dravidian architecture, Gandhi Memorial Museum, Koodal Azhagar Temple, Alagar Koyil, Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple, etc Return to the hotel to stay overnight in Madurai.
Day9: Departure from Madurai
Your Ecstatic South India tour ends here. You will be transferred to Airport / Railway Station for onward journey.