Rainforest, Rivers & Royalty

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Summary

This journey is guaranteed to be a spectacular one, filled with beautiful landscapes, landmark hotel properties, warm people and delicious food. Discover the amazing history and culture of South India while taking in the sweet aromas of coffee, strong scents of spices and freshness of the forests as you head off to visit plantations and see majestic elephants at Dubare Elephant Camp. Journey from the bustling city of Bangalore, to the lush landscapes of Coorg, relaxing beaches of Bekal and stunning sights of Hyderabad, including the enchanting Falaknuma Palace, and enjoy unforgettable experiences along the way.


Prices fromThe itinerary includes
10 nights / 11 days from £2,830 – Low Season
10 nights / 11 days from £3,260 – High Season

Prices are per person based on 2 people sharing a room, including economy flights from London.
Itinerary starts in Bangalore and ends in Hyderabad
Private transfers throughout
Hotel accommodation as detailed below
Daily breakfast
Private guided touring as specified

Itinerary

Day 1 - 2

London to Bangalore

Upon arrival you will be transferred to the Taj West End for an overnight stay. The morning is free to spend as you wish, followed by an afternoon visiting some of the city's sights, including Vidhan Soudha, Cubbon Park, the Botanical Garden and Bull Temple.

Day 2 - 3

Bangalore to Coorg

In the morning you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to Bangalore Airport for your flight to Mysore. Upon arrival you will be transferred to Coorg for 3 nights at Vivanta by Taj -€“ Madikeri.

Day 3 - 5

In Coorg

The next few days are free to spend at leisure enjoying a variety of optional activities, including a guided tour of the coffee and spice plantation, trekking in Dubare Reserve Forest, taking a coracle ride on the river and visiting the nearby village or the Dubare Elephant Camp.

Day 5 - 6

Coorg to Bekal

Today you will be collected from your hotel and driven to Bekal, a small town on the West coast of Kerala where you will find a sweeping beach, meandering backwaters, nearby fort and spice plantations. Here you will stay for 3 nights at Vivanta by Taj -€“ Bekal.

Day 6 - 8

In Bekal

These days are free for you to spend at your own pace, enjoying all that the hotel and surrounding area has to offer.

Day 8 - 9

Bekal to Hyderabad

After breakfast you will be transferred to Mangalore Airport for your flight to Hyderabad via Mumbai. Upon arrival you will be met and taken to the Taj Falaknuma Palace for a 3 night stay.

Day 9 - 10

In Hyderabad

Enjoy a morning visit of the magnificent Chowmahalla Palace, the historical and colourful Ladd Bazaar, as well as the 200 year old Purani Haveli Palace. In the afternoon, visit the Salarjung Museum; the third largest museum in India.

Day 10 - 11

In Hyderabad

Spend the morning visiting the mighty Golconda Fort and the Royal Tombs of the Qutb Shahi Kings followed by an afternoon at leisure or taking a guided tour of the palace with the in-house historian.

Day 11 -

Hyderabad to London

Transfer to Hyderabad Airport for your flight to London.

- This is a guide itinerary and can be modified to suit. It is subject to availability and price at the time of booking. Other conditions may apply -

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