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Journey through Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

Bangalore / Mysore /Bandipur National Park /Ooty /Madurai / Tiruchinapally / Pondicherry / Mamallapuram / Chennai

14 Nights / 15 Days

Day 1:

Arriving in Bangalore. Depending on the arrival time, afternoon half-day tour to ISKCON temple and the beautiful tropical gardens of Lalbagh, Vidhana Soudha - the state legislature and the secretariat.

Day 2:

A full day of sightseeing in Bangalore, visit to Cubbon Park, Bull Temple, Government Museum - one of the oldest museums in the country. Tippu's Palace - Tippu Sultan's summer retreat and Musical Fountain.

Day 3:

From Bangalore, a three hour drive to the sandal wood scented city of Mysore. En-route visit Srirangapatna - island fortress of Tippu Sultan and Tippu's summer Palace, Gumbaz and Sriranganatha temple. In the evening you will visit Chamundi Hill.

Day 4:

From Mysore, a two hour drive to Bandipur National Park one of the Tiger reserves in the country. It is one of the last refuge of endangered Asiatic wild elephants. In the evening you will go on a jeep safari.

Day 5:

Early morning nature walk led by a trained naturalist into the Tiger Reserve. After breakfast, you will continue to Ooty - the Queen of Hill Stations. After lunch, a visit to Ooty Lake and the Rose Garden-initially, 17,256 rose plants from 1919 varieties were planted.

Day 6:

Prepare for full day sightseeing of Ooty, you will visit the Doddabetta and Coonoor.

Day 7:

Leave Ooty for a seven hour drive to Madurai known as the Athens of the East. Later you can visit the Sri Meenakshi Temple- an important place of Hindu Pilgrimage.

Day 8:

A day excursion to Rameshwaram - small island in the Gulf of Mannar, a major pilgrim center. Visit the Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple - situated near the sea and Kurusadai Island - a paradise for the Marine Biologists and Nature lovers.

Day 9:

From Madurai a four hour drive to Tiruchinapally. After lunch a visit to Rock Fort - the view from the fort is spectacular. Tiruvanaikkaval - the temple here has a Sivalingam almost submerged in water from a subterranean spring. There on visit to important pilgrim site of Srirangam.

Day 10:

A day trip to Tanjavur - The Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu, scenically one of the most enchanting districts in the state. You will visit the Sri Bragadeeswarar Temple - built by the great Chola King. The Palace and the Art Gallery.

Day 11:

A four hour journey to the charming former french colony of Pondicherry. An afternoon visit the famous Sri Aurobindo Ashram, whose founder emerged as a new type of thinker, one who combined in his vision - alacrity of the West with illumination of the East.

Day 12:

A day to relax by the beach or explore the city.

Day 13:

Leaving Pondicherry, a two hour morning drive to Mamallapuram - local sightseeing visit to the Crocodile Bank - here several species of Indian and African crocodiles and alligators are bred in captivity. The day ends with a trip to the popular V.G.P Golden Beach.

Day 14:

A trip to the Shore Temple, located right next to the sea with the waves lashing against its walls, there are three shrines within.

Day 15:

You will leave Mamallapuram for Chennai, a two hour drive to the Airport to board the flight for onward destination. End of Tour.

Tour Cost

No. of Guest Tour Cost Per Person in English Pounds
Superior Deluxe
02 Pax Minimum £ 1550 £ 1850
  • Tour cost is valid up to 31 March 2017 and could be changed due to big variation of local market
  • Customized tours are upon requests, please contact us directly for best itinerary and best cost
  • Package cost is not valid during 15 Dec 2016 to 10 Jan 2017 and during conventions / peak dates.
  • Booking request at Email:arun@tailwindholidays.com
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  • All reservation to be confirmed within 7 days of request.

Tour Cost Includes

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast and all taxes as per itinerary.
  • Accommodation with all meals, wildlife safari, guided trekking and taxes at Bandipur.
  • Transportation by A/c vehicle as per itinerary.
  • Fuel, driver allowance, parking, interstate taxes, permits.
  • Entry fee to all monuments.
  • English speaking local guide service.

Tour Cost Excludes

  • Lunch, dinner where ever not mentioned;
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, etc.,
  • Extra cost if any because of unforeseen circumstance, viz., strike, heavy rains, forest fire, road blockage, landslides, etc.,
  • Any items not specifically mentioned and expenses of personal nature.

We require an advance deposit of £200/- per person, in order to confirm the tour. The balance to be paid 60 days before tour date. As soon as you are ready to confirm we will email you instructions to send the advance deposit. Scanned copy of passports of all participants is required minimum 60 days before tour start date.

Date of receipt of cancellation notification Cancellation charges
More than 60 days before departure The deposit amount
29 to 59 days before departure 50% of tour price
15 to 28 days before departure 75% of tour price
14 days before departure or after 100% of tour price
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  • Lalbagh flower show
  • Mysore Palace
  • Mysore Palace
  • Bandipur National Park
  • bandipur
  • Ooty
  • Ooty
  • nilgiri-mountain
  • madurai
  • Temple
  • Temple
  • Aurobindo Ashram

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