Royal Mysore and Mystic Wayanad
- 5 days
- 1 person
- Family Holidays
An ideal holiday takes you thru the royal charm of Mysore - The stories of royal heritage of Mysore reflects in the alignment of city itself. Take a walk thru the markets, the Maharaja Palace, a short winding drive to the Chamundeswari Hills or a family outing to the Vrindavan garden.. The drive thru lush green forests leads your way to Wayanad.. A highly romantic and adventurous destination.. The mystic breeze on the banks of Banasura Sagar dam or the adventurous trekking at Chembra Hills .. the options are plenty ..
tour plans 5 days
On arrival at Bangalore , transfer to Mysore (160 Kms/ 03.5 Hrs) Mysore, once the capital of the Wodeyar kingdom, is today the second largest city in Karnataka and one of the finest in southern India. Small, easygoing, famous for its silks and sandalwood, it is a city of fine gardens, tree-lined boulevards, art galleries and an intriguing palace. Mysore’s ten day Dessara festival in September-October is still celebrated with medieval pageantry. On the way to Mysore take a visit to Tipu’s fort at Srirangapatna - The Srirangapatna Fort stands to this day home to a poignant monument that marks the event when one of Karnataka’s greatest warriors fell to the British forces. Besides the obelisk in honour of the fallen, other landmarks in the fort include the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple and a mosque. The fort’s dungeon where British officers were held is another attraction. The dungeon is referred to as Colonel Bailey’s dungeon. Continue to Mysore and check into your hotel Afternoon explore Mysore - Visit Maharaja’s palace which built in 1911-1912. The palace harmoniously synthesizes the Hindu and the Saracenic styles of architecture with archways, domes, turrets, colonnades and sculptures, which are truly magnificent . Visit the Art Gallery. Later drive up to the 1062 m high Chamundi hill to see the Chamundeshwari temple with a panoramic view of Mysore. On your way back, see the 5 m high Nandi Bull carved out of solid rock in 1659. If time permits you can drive to Vrindavan garden for an evening escape thru the beautifully crafted flower garden and lush green family outing spot. During sunset you can visit the musical fountain and later drive to your accommodation Overnight at Mysore
After a leisurely breakfast proceed to Wayanad The drive from Mysore to Wayanad is mainly thru the wildlife reserve which offers a great opportunity to spot wildlife animals are quiet high. Home to exotic legends, ancient ruins, mysterious mountain caves, aborigine tribes, hidden treasures, tree houses, jungle trails and exotic wild life, Kerala’s Wayanad district is the perfect setting for a hundred great adventures! Wayanad is truly an adventure escape waiting to be discovered! On arrival check inn to the hotel. Overnight at Wayanad.
After breakfast Day to explore Wayanad – Pookottu Lake, Edakkal Caves, Soochippara Water falls, Kuruva island, Tholpetty Wildlife sanctuary, Banasura Sagar Dam, etc are very popular among both domestic and international travellers. All these destinations are located in different locations in Wayanad hence you can choose the place of visit based on your choice of accommodation. Note : Depends on your physical conditions you can choose an easy spot or moderate or hard-core trekking for the day. Overnight at Wayanad.
After an early breakfast proceed to Calicut A panoramic drive thru the Wayanad ghat road itself is an experience for the travel enthusiasts. Afternoon explore Calicut – visit Mittayi theru famous for its local shopping experience, spice markets and metal markets. Also visit the beautiful beaches where the local crowd gather as a family leisure spot.. Calicut offers you an extensive mouth-watering cuisine which you can explore at your hotel of stay or from any of the popular local restaurants around. Overnight at the hotel
Morning in time transfer to Calicut Airport to connect your onward flight
Driver Bata, Toll and ParkingApplicable GSTBed and Breakfast at all places04 Nights’ accommodation in 01 DBL room twin sharingAll transfers and local visit using AC Medium Car (Swift Desire or Toyota Etios) – Upgradation to Innova or Crysta can be availed on request on extra
Monument entrancesMeals other than specifiedGuides, Monument entrances, Entry fee to wildlife reserves, camera fee and flight ticketsAnything which is not mentioned in the inclusions