Bandipur - Bangalore - Coimbatore - Ooty - Mysore - Nagarhole
Upon arrival at the Bangalore Airport our agent will cordially welcome you and transfer you to the hotel. Afternoon, embark on an exciting sightseeing tour of Bangalore City. Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka, is known popularly as the city of Gardens. The city is today the Silicon Valley of India apart from being the principal administrative, commercial and industrial hub of Karnataka State. It lies at an altitude of 920 m above MSL. The present day Bangalore City was founded by Kempe Gowda, a chieftain under the Vijayanagara Empire, in 1537 A.D. With the support from king Achutaraya, he built a mud fort here and established petite towns inside the fort. Places of tourist interest here include the Lalbagh Gardens, Vidhana Soudha, Cubban Park and Museum, The Govt. Museum, Cariappa Memorial Park, Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum, Tippu’s Palace, The Fort, Bull Temple, Venkatappa Art Gallery. Overnight at the hotel.
Depart by road to Mysore after an early morning breakfast at the hotel; on arrival check-in into hotel. Afternoon, proceed for a local sightseeing tour of Mysore. Mysore, a calm and serene city, lies at a distance of 139 km from Bangalore. The city was the imperial capital of the erstwhile Mysore kingdom ruled by the Wodeyar dynasty. Places of tourist interest include the grand Mysore Palace, Chamarajendra Art Gallery, Mysore Zoo Gardens, St. Philomena’s Church, Temples, Chamundi Hills, Brindavan Gardens and Bylakuppa. Return for an overnight at the hotel.
After a refreshing breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Nagarhole; on arrival check-in into hotel. Rest of the day is at your disposal to enjoy at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Following breakfast, embark on a whole day sightseeing tour of Nagarhole. Nagarhole was once an exclusive game park for the Mysore Maharajas. The park, spread over 643 sq. km of dense wilderness against the backdrop of Brahmagiri Mountains, acquired the status of a national park in 1975. Nagarhole, a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, borders with the Bandipur National Park in the south-east and the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary in the south-west. The park, home to an amazing variety of flora and fauna, offers one of the best wildlife experiences in India. Overnight at the hotel.
After an early morning breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Bandipur; on arrival check-in into hotel. Afternoon, embark on an exciting sightseeing tour of Bandipur. Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary, a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, is one of the oldest and best Tiger Reserves in India. The wildlife sanctuary, spread across 800 sq km of dense wilderness, is home to an amazing variety of flora and fauna. Return for an overnight at the hotel.
Depart by road to Ooty after breakfast at the hotel; on arrival check-in into hotel. Rest of the day is at your disposal to enjoy at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast proceed for a local sightseeing tour of Ooty. The beautiful hill station of Ooty is located on the Blue Mountains (Nilgiris) at an altitude of 2240 m above MSL. Ooty, known as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’, was once a favorite summer retreat for the Govt. of Madras. The landscape here is dotted with vast expanses of tea gardens, dense forests, sprawling grasslands and lofty mountains. Places of tourist interest here include the Botanical Gardens, Centenary Rose Park, Rose Garden, Lake, Government Museum, Deer Park and Doddabetta. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Coimbatore Airport for your onward journey.