Bangalore(1) - Mysore(2) - Bandipur(2) - Nagarhole(1) - Coorg (Madikeri)(3) - Hassan(1) - Bangalore
Day-1 Arrive at Bangalore Arrive at Bangalore. International flights typically arrive late evening. Transfer to hotel and spend rest of the evening at the hotel.
Day-2 Travel to Mysore. Visit Mysore Palace After Breakfast, Travel to Mysore (150 kms - 3 hours), a popular stopover on heritage itineraries, renowned for Mysore Palace, a royal family residence renowned for its style and opulence and one of the most visited palaces in India.
Note: On a Sunday it is a must to be around the palace around 7 PM when it is fully lit.
Day-3 Mysore Sightseeing / Excursions After Breakfast, take an excursion to Somnathpur Temple (50 kms - 1.5 hour) which require a short boat ride. Upon return travel via Srirangapatnam (15 kms from Mysore), renowned for Tipu Sultan's Palace. Later in the day visit St Philomenas Church (dated 1936) or visit Chamundi Hills for panoramic views of the Mysore city.
Day-4 Travel to Bandipur. Evening Safari After Breakfast proceed to Bandipur (80 kms - 1.5 hours). Bandipur is a wildlife destination renowned for its population of the Royal Bengal Tiger. Evening 4WD Jeep Safari at Bandipur.
Day-5 Morning and Evening Safari Morning and Evening 4WD Jeep Safari at Bandipur.
Day-6 Proceed to Kabini. Evening Safari After Breakfast proceed to Kabini (Nagarhole National Park), renowned for being one of the best park experiences in India and best park for sighting of Leopards. Evening 4WD Jeep Safari at Kabini.
Day-7 Morning Safari and Proceed to Coorg Morning 4WD Jeep Safari at Kabini and then after breakfast proceed to Coorg. Enroute visit Bylakuppe Tibetan Monastery. Coorg (2000-3500 ft asl) is renowned for its coffee plantations, elephant experience (Dubare), plantation walks / experiences and scenic drives.
Day-8 Explore Coorg After breakfast, proceed for visit to Dubare Elephant Reserve for elephant ride and where one has a chance to bathe, feed and interact with elephants. Return in afternoon.
Day-9 Plantation Experience at Coorg After breakfast, proceed for a walk in the plantation followed by Lunch. Guests interested in bird watching will be able to have excellent sighting. Plantation Lunch typically involves Coorg Cuisine that is totally different to cuisine of any other part of India and part of the overall experience.
Day-10 Travel to Hassan After Breakfast, Travel to Hassan (128 kms - 3 hours), a popular stopover to visit Halebid and Belur Temples (85 kms round trip from Hassan - renowned for its Hoysala era architecture).
Day-11 Travel to Bangalore for Departure Depart for Bangalore Airport (200 kms - 4.5 hours) for the International departure.
Bangalore - Bangalore (now also called “Bengaluru”) is the state capital of Karnataka and one of the largest Software and ITES (IT Enabled services) center in the world. Bangalore is unofficially now considered as one of the metro cities of India (Alongwith Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Delhi).
Mysore - Mysore is a heritage destination and well visited for the Mysore Palace and located most centrally to visit a wide ranging destinations around it.
Bandipur - Bandipur is located on the Mysor - Ooty route and is one of the renowned parks in South India known for their tiger sightings and excellent migratory bird population.
Nagarhole - Nagarhole (Or Rajiv Gandhi National Park) at 80 kms from Mysore is one of the best-managed parks in South India offering a very good park experience.
Coorg (Madikeri) - Madikeri (3500 ft asl) is the district headquarters of the Coorg region and also the highest point in the area. Madikeri offers guests nature centric experience and is a base point to explore the area.
Hassan - Hassan is an industrial town located mid-way between Mangalore and Bangalore and base point for guests to visit Halebid and Belur Temples, which are world known for their Hoysala era architecture.