Kerala - Karnataka Tour - IOYO 51

11 Nights / 12 Days Bangalore - Mysore - Nagarhole - Sulthan Bathery - Tellicherry - Alleppey - Cochin

Day 01:- Bangalore Mysore
Arrive Bangalore. A short tour of Bangalore. Drive to Mysore. Overnight Mysore.

Day 02: Mysore
Morning tour of Mysore. Visit the palace of the Maharaja built in 1911-12. The palace is of harmonious syntheses of the hindu and saracenic styles of architecture with archways, domes, turrets, colonnades ands culptures which are magnificent. Visit the Art Gallery; drive upto Chamundi hill to see Chamundeshwari Temple and a panoramic view of Mysore. On the way back, see the Nandi Bull. Overnight Mysore.

Day 03:- Mysore Nagarhole
Morning drive to Nagarhole. Afternoon game drive inside the park. Overnight Nagarhole.

Day 04:- Nagarhole
Morning and evening game drives in Nagarhole. Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary which is situated on the shores of Kabini river - tributary of the State's other much loved river - the Cauvery. The river at Kabini is slow and tranquil and a life support for the thousands of animals and birds that live along its shores. Overnight Nagarhole.

Day 05:- Nagarhole Sulthan Bathery
Morning drive to Sulthan Bathery. Overnight Sulthan Bathery.

Day 06:- Sulthan Bathery
The Sultan Battery is a watchtower built by Tipu Sultan to watch the entry of warships into the Gurupura River. It has a marvelous construction and gives a feeling of a minuscule fortress with its many apertures for rising cannons all around. The battery, was erected in black stones and the structure is well adorned with equipments for shooting canons. Overnight Sulthan Bathery.

Day 07:- Sulthan Bathery Tellicherry

Morning drive to Tellicherry. Overnight Tellicherry.

Day 08:- Tellicherry
Tellicherry is also known as Thalassery and has been declared as a heritage city. The places of interest are Thalassery Fort, St. John's Anglican Church, Arakkal Kettu, Thalassery Pier, Ezhimala Fort, Madayi and Neeliyar Fort and the various temples. Overnight Tellicherry.

Day 09:- Tellicherry Calicut Cochin Alleppey
Morning drive to Calicut rail-station in time to board Cochin train. Arrive Cochin and drive directly to Alappuzha (Alleppey). Overnight in Alappuzah.

Day 10:- Alleppey
Embark a rice boat. The coastal town of Alleppey on the Arabian Sea is the Venice of the East, for the numerous canals that meander through the town. Bathing in the backwaters on the Vemband Lake is refreshing. This town holds a thrilling event of snake-boat race every year in August. It is also known for its cashew nuts, coir trade, rice, pepper crops & coconuts. Overnight on board.

Day 11:- Alleppey
Day at leisure. Overnight on board.

Day 12:- Alleppey Cochin
Morning drive to Cochin. Afternoon city tour. Cochin is the natural harbour created by the famed underwater Malabar mud-banks whose quality ensures that the rougher the seas are outside the calmer the waters are within the Harbour. Vasco-de-Gama placed it on the world map. It has a Jewish synagogue, Portuguese churches, mosques and Hindu temples. Watch the Chinese Fishing Nets. Overnight Cochin.

Day 13:- Departure
Transfer to airport .