Places Covered: Calicut – Wayanad – Coorg – Hassan – Belur – Halebid – Shravanabelagola – Bangalore
Day 1:Arrival at Calicut
Upon arrival at the Calicut Airport our representative will cordially welcome you and transfer you by road to the hotel. Afternoon embark on an exciting sightseeing tour of Kozhikode. Formerly known as Calicut, the town was the erstwhile capital of Northern Kerala under the Zamorin rulers. The town, lying on the Malabar Coast of Kerala, was a leading hub for spice and ivory trade from the pre-medieval times. It was here the Portuguese navigator Vasco Da Gama landed in 1498 AD, leading to the discovery of a direct sea route to India. Visit the historic Kappad Beach, Pazhassiraja Museum, and the Beypore Beach. Return for an overnight at the hotel
Day 2:At Calicut On to Wayanad
Following breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Wayanad; on arrival check-in into hotel. Rest of the day is at your disposal to enjoy at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3:At Wayanad
After a refreshing breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a local sightseeing tour of Wayanad. Wayanad, a highland region located at a 700-2100 m altitude above MSL, is the land of exotic spice plantations and pristine forests. The verdant landscape and salubrious climate makes Wayanad one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Kerala. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4:At Wayanad On to Coorg
Drive to Coorg after a filling 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.
Day 5:At Coorg
Following breakfast proceed for an exciting sightseeing tour of Coorg. Kodagu or Coorg, known as the ‘Scotland of India’, is the most picturesque hill station of Karnataka. Located on the Western Ghats at an altitude of 4000 ft, Kodagu has dense forests, coffee and tea plantations, orange orchards and lush paddy fields dotting its terrain. The majority of the population here belongs to the Kodava community; an ancient martial race with distinct culture and traditions. The people of Kodagu are considered the most beautiful of the people in India. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6:At Coorg ,On to Hassan
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Hassan; on arrival check-in into hotel. Rest of the day is at your disposal to enjoy at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7:At Hassan
Embark on a full day sightseeing tour of the historic attractions near Hassan. The town of Hassan lies at a distance of around 190 km from the capital city of Bangalore. It is ideally located close to places like Belur, Halebid and Shravanbelagola. Nothing much is known about the history of Hassan, except that it was under the rule of the great Hoysala Empire between 11th and the 14th century. Explore the many historic places located close to the town. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 8:At Hassan , On to Bangalore
After an early morning breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Bangalore; on arrival check-in into hotel. Afternoon, proceed for a local sightseeing tour of Bangalore City. Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka, is popularly known 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 KempeGowda, 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, VidhanaSoudha, 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.
Day 9: Departure
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Bangalore Airport for your onward journey.
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