Day 01: Arrive Bangalore by International Flight
Meeting & assistance upon arrival at Bangalore airport and transfer to hotel for check-in. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 02: Bangalore
Breakfast at Hotel. Later enjoy full day sightseeing tour of Bangalore. Start the tour visiting "Garden City" the Lal Bagh laid out by Tipu Sultan and his father in the 18th century which has a variety of old trees, fountains, lotus pools, terraces and an assortment of tropical and sub-tropical herbs.
Also visit the Bull Temple and drive past the Government Secretariat, Vidhan Soudha (Legislature building) and Cubbon Park. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 03: Bangalore – Mysore
Morning breakfast at Hotel and direct drive to Mysore (Approx 140 Kms / 03 Hrs drive). On arrival check into the hotel. Afternoon visit the Mysore Palace built in 1912 in the Indo-Saracenic style. Evening will drive to Chamundi Hills, towering over the city, these hill are 13 Kms away from Mysore. Halfway up is the Nandi Bull, a 4.8 m monolith. Right on the top is the 2000-year-old Chamundeswari Temple. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 04: Mysore – Coorg
After breakfast at Hotel and drive further to Coorg (Approx 110 Kms / 03 Hrs drive). On arrival, check-in at Hotel. Afternoon at leisure to explore the rolling hills with plantations of coffee, black pepper vines and the celebrated Coorg orange and cardamom plant. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 05: Coorg
After breakfast, visit Dubare Elephant Camp. Rest of the day free to relax. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 06: Coorg – Hassan
After breakfast drive to Hassan (Approx 115 Kms / 4 Hrs drive). On arrival, check in the hotel.
Later visit the temples at Halebid, one of the greatest examples of Hindu architecture in India, whose walls are covered with detailed friezes of the life and times of the Hoysala rulers. Our tour continues in Belur with the victory temple, Cheenakesvara , crowded with exquisitely filigreed pillars. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 07: Hassan – Hospet
After Breakfast drive to Hospet (Approx 320 Kms / 07 Hours drive). Hospet is the nearest small market town, and a base for seeing Hampi. On arrival, check-in at Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 08: Hospet - Day excursion to Hampi
After Breakfast at Hotel, make a short trip to Hampi (01 Hr drive), also known as 'The Fort of Victory - Vijayanagra', situated on the banks of the river Tungabhadra in the region of Bellary, is a vast site of Monuments and ruins, a mute witness to an era of glories, triumphs and tragedies. The ruins of Hampi are so majestic and imposing that they leave the visitor totally dumbfounded, awestruck and humbled. Visit the Virupaksha Temple, rises majestically at the western end of a 670m long street that was once the famous Hampi bazaar. This is the only temple at Hampi that is still used for worship. The most splendid monument of Hampi is undoubtedly The Vittbala Temple Complex. The 56 pillars in the main hall produce musical notes when struck. Hampi is full of such surprises. Back to Hospet. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 09: Hospet - Badami
Morning after breakfast drive to Badami (Approx 115 Kms / 03 Hrs drive) the capital of early Chalukyas is picturesquely situated at the mouth of a ravine between two rocky hills. On arrival Check into the hotel. Afternoon make a short drive to visit the cave temples- dedicated to Vishnu and Shiva. Climb a flight of steps to reach the ancient caves- all hewn out of sand stone on the precipice of a hill. The largest and most ornamental is the third cave temple dedicated to Vishnu. Here are some splendid carvings of the Hindu pantheon. Overlooking the cave temples is a reservoir and also visits the Bhootha Natha temples that lend their name to the lake just beneath the cave temples. Take a dip this green tranquil lake. It is said to have healing properties. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 10: Badami – Goa
After Breakfast drive to Goa (Approx 265 Kms / 07 Hrs drive). On arrival, check-in at Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 11: Goa
After breakfast, full day free to relax on the beach / for own activities.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 12: Goa
After breakfast, full day free to relax on the beach / for own activities. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 13: Goa – Mumbai (By Flight AI 684 @ 0700 / 0800 Hrs)
After early breakfast, transfer to Goa Airport to connect flight for Mumbai. On arrival in Mumbai, meeting & assistance by our Representative and transfer to hotel for check-in.
Later enjoy sightseeing tour of Mumbai the commercial capital of India, which includes visit to Mani Bhawan, Prince of Wales Museum, Gateway of India & drive through the Crawford Market, Marine Drive & Flora Fountain. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 14: Mumbai – Departure
After breakfast, cruise across the harbour (9 kms) to see Elephanta Caves noted for huge rock cuts. (Elephanta Caves remains closed on all Mondays).
Evening on time, transfer to the International Airport to connect flight for onward destination.