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Explore the Treasures of Southern India

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Treasures of Southern India – 11 Days Kochi to Bangalore with A&K


Highlights
  • Wander the lush Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens in Bangalore
  • Tour the magnificent palaces of Mysore
  • Morning and afternoon game drives through Nagarhole National Park
  • Take a toy train ride to the hill station Ooty
  • Walking tour and tuk tuk ride around atmospheric old Kochi
  • Earn 1 Qantas Point* per $1 spent on this itinerary!

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India’s south is a world away from its northern counterpart. A land famous for its silks, spices and sandalwood, time moves here at a more languid pace. There are incredible palaces and temples plus lakes, tea plantations and colonial hill stations. Ride on the toy train to Ooty, visit Nagarhole National Park for tiger and leopard sightings and explore the old world charm and culture of Mysore.

This is an Abercrombie & Kent private journey and can be tailor-made to fit with your travel dates and built around your desires.

 

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Treasures of Southern India 2018 A&K

Day One

Arrive Bangalor

Arrive into Bangalore to a private A&K welcome and transfer to your hotel.
Accommodation: Taj West End (Taj Club Room) 

 

Day Two

Bangalore

This morning tour the stately Parliament and Secretariat Buildings, Tipu Sultan’s summer palace, Nandi Temple and the lush Lal Bagh Gardens. This afternoon is at leisure
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Taj West End (Taj Club Room) 

 

Day Three

Bangalore – Mysore

Travel west to Mysore, known for its palaces, sprawling gardens and tree-lined boulevards.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Windflower Spa & Resort (The Windflower Villa with Pool) 

 

Day Four

Mysore

Visit the World Heritage listed Maharajah’s Palace, Zoological Gardens and the hill-top Chamundi Temple.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Windflower Spa & Resort (The Windflower Villa with Pool) 

 

Day Five

Mysore – Nagarhole National Park

Travel to Nagarhole National Park. Once a private hunting lodge of the Maharaja, the park teems with wildlife including tigers, Indian bisons, leopards, and elephants.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Evolve Back Kuruba Safari Lodge (Jacuzzi Hut) 

 

Day Six

Nagarhole National Park

Morning and afternoon game viewing by safari van or boat. Other activities include nature walks with a naturalist to explore local ecology and watching traditional dance of the Kuruba tribes. 
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Evolve Back Kuruba Safari Lodge (Jacuzzi Hut)

 

Day Seven

Nagarhole National Park – Ooty (2,240m)

Transfer into the hills by private vehicle to Ooty, ’Queen of hill stations’, with the afternoon at leisure.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Savoy Ooty (Superior Room) 

 

Day Eight – Nine

Ooty

Two full days in this enchanting hill-station. On a half day tour, admire picturebook cottages and the Botanical Gardens. Visit a local tea garden and the charming hill town of Kotagiri. Take the scenic toy train ride winding through tea plantations and wooded slopes.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Savoy Ooty (Superior Room) 

 

Day Ten

Ooty – Kozhikode

Travel to the coastal city of Kozhikode. Formerly Calicut, the city became a part of world history when Vasco De Gama set foot here in 1498. This afternoon your sightseeing includes Calicut Beach, Thali Temple, Kappad Beach, Pazhassiraja Museum and Beypore Beach.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: The Gateway Calicut (Superior Room) 

 

Day Eleven

Kozhikode – Kochi

A long drive south along the coast (approx. 5 hrs) to Kochi, the ‘City of Spice’ that attracted traders from all over the world and is a gateway to Kerala’s famed backwaters.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Brunton Boatyard (Sea Facing Room) 

 

Day Twelve

Kochi

Your private sightseeing tour includes the Chinese fishing nets, the quaint bylanes of Fort Kochi, Raja’s Palace, Jewish Synagogue and St. Francis Church. Finish the afternoon with a harbour cruise.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Brunton Boatyard (Sea Facing Room) 

 

Day Thirteen

Depart Kochi

Transfer to the airport for departure flight.
Meals Included: Breakfast


Twin Share Per Person: From $5,650
Solo Traveller:
 From $8,325

This is an Abercrombie & Kent private journey and can be tailor-made to fit with your travel dates and built around your desires.

 

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