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Coorg - Mysore Break with Bandipur(6 Nights)

Bangalore, Coorg (Madikeri), Mysore, Bandipur, Bangalore

for Family Traveller, Honeymooner, Inbound Traveller

Holiday Overview

Enroute to Bandipur (Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2011)
Enroute to Bandipur
Jeep Ride in Bandipur
Mysore Palace lit up
Nandi Bull Temple
St Philomenas Church (Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2011)
Mysore Palace by the Day
Brindaban Garden
Karanji Lake (Photo Courtesy: Nagesh Kamath)
Abbey Falls
Driving aroudn in Coorg
Views from Galibeedu
Typical Coorg Homestay near Madikeri

This is a short break that combines three popular getaways cum destinations in Karnataka (Coorg (Plantations), Mysore (Heritage) and Bandipur (Wildlife))

Route

Coorg (Madikeri)(3) - Mysore(2) - Bandipur(1)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Coorg
  • Day-2 Dubare Elephant Camp, Tibetan Monastery, Nisargadhama Visit.
  • Day-3 Excursions / Adventure / Experiences in Coorg
  • Day-4 Proceed to Mysore via Sravanbelagoda. Afternoon visit to Mysore Palace.
  • Day-5 Sightseeing and Excursions In around Mysore
  • Day-6 Travel to Bandipur Via Mysore. Evening Safari.
  • Day-7 Morning Safari and departure.
Sightseeing Summary

Bandipur - Wildlife and Bird watching at Bandipur (1.00 kms)

Coorg (Madikeri) - Omkareshwar Temple Coorg (1.00 kms), Dubare Elephant Camp (28.00 kms), Cauvery Nisargdhama (30.00 kms), Neverland Adventure park (34.00 kms), Bylakuppe Buddhist Golden Temple (40.00 kms), Talacauvery (48.00 kms)

Mysore - Mysore Palace (1.00 kms), St Philomenas Church (2.00 kms), Jaganmohan Palace (2.60 kms), Chamundeshwari Temple (13.00 kms), Sravanbelagola (81.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Bangalore Departure - Bangalore
Best Season to Travel
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Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Nagarhole, a major wildlife destination at 80 kms from Mysore can easily be incorporated in the itinerary and could be a popular extension.

Distances
  • Bangalore to Coorg (Madikeri) -270 kms (6.5 hrs)
  • Coorg (Madikeri) to Mysore -120 kms (3 hrs)
  • Mysore to Bandipur -80 kms (2 hrs)
  • Bandipur to Bangalore -220 kms (5 hrs)
Route

Bangalore - Coorg (Madikeri)(3) - Mysore(2) - Bandipur(1) - Bangalore

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Coorg Arrival at Bangalore and Proceed to Coorg (2500-3500 ft asl, 250 kms - 6 hours). Coorg is renowned for its Coffee Plantations, Luxury Resorts / Homestays and salibrious climate all round the year.

Day-2 Dubare Elephant Camp, Tibetan Monastery, Nisargadhama Visit. Visit Dubare Elephant camp (Elephant ride, Coracle Ride), Tibetan Monastery and Cauvery Nisargadhama (Open Zoo). Explore local market and Kodagu Cuisine. Visit Abbey Falls and Omkareshwar temple during the day.

Day-3 Excursions / Adventure / Experiences in Coorg Excursion to Talcauvery (44 kms from Madikeri), origin of Cauvery river and a local pilgrim centre. Leisure profile guests may just relax and explore local markets and enjoy plantation views. Adventure oriented guests can opt for walk / trek.or visit Now or Neverland Adventure park in West Coorg. Experiential travellers may opt for a Plantation Lunch.

Day-4 Proceed to Mysore via Sravanbelagoda. Afternoon visit to Mysore Palace. Travel to Mysore (120 kms - 2.5 hours). Mysore is a renowned tourist destination and popular with heritage travellers with Mysore Palace being the main attraction. Sightseeing tour of Mysore visiting Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hills, Nandi Bull Temple, 150 years old Jaganmohan Palace.

Day-5 Sightseeing and Excursions In around Mysore Proceed for local sightseeing such as St. Philomena's Church. Excursion to Somnathpur heritage Temples (50 kms) and Sravanbelagola (Tipu Palace - 20 kms).

Day-6 Travel to Bandipur Via Mysore. Evening Safari. Proceed to Bandipur (80 kms - 2 hrs). Bandipur is a Wildlife destination enroute to Ooty in Karnataka renowned for its Tiger Population. Evening Safari in Bandipur.

Day-7 Morning Safari and departure. Morning Safari and Depart for Bangalore (230 kms - 5 hours) for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Bandipur :

  • Wildlife and Bird watching at Bandipur - Bandipur forests with its deciduous habitat is the ideal spot for viewing animals like elephant, gaur, wild boar, sambhar. 200+ varieties of birds are spotted in the area especially in winter (Oct - March) such as Paradise Fly-Catcher, Hornbill, Woodpecker, Thrush, Crested Hawk Eagle etc. Jeep safaris are arranged by few lodges around the area.

Coorg (Madikeri) :

  • Omkareshwar Temple Coorg - Omkareshwar temple in Coorg (built in 1820) overlooks a water tank and is located on outskirts of Madikeri, represents a mix of Islamic and Gothic style of architecture.

  • Dubare Elephant Camp - Dubare elephant camp is set across Cauvery river (A short boat ride required to access) near Kushalnagar. Here guests arrive for an elephant interaction (Bathing an elephant is most enjoyable for kids and adults) and enjoy elephant ride & coracle ride. There is a full day elephant interaction programme guest can opt for or just it can be just a visit.

  • Cauvery Nisargdhama - Cauvery Nisargadhama is a 64 acre nature park having anmals in its nature habitat and is visited as a picnic spot. Elephant rides and feeding deers are an attraction for kids.

  • Neverland Adventure park - Neverland Adventure Park in West Coorg is one of the most popular day outing options for travellers to Coorg with a bit of interest in Adventure and activities.

  • Bylakuppe Buddhist Golden Temple - Bylakuppe is a tibetan settlement where an impressive monastery has been setup besides number of other monasteries, nunneries and temples in all the major Tibetan Buddhist traditions. Bylakuppe also has many buddhist universities for advanced buddhist practices.

  • Talacauvery - Talacauveri is the the origin of the river Cauvery. There are several temples around here and is a popular pilgrimage centre visited by tourists and pilgrims all round the year. Actual river origin is only visible in Monsoon.

Mysore :

  • Mysore Palace - Mysore palace is one of the most famous tourist attractions in India after Taj Mahal with more than 2.7 million visitors. The architectural style of the palace is commonly described as Indo-Saracenic but it is a blend of many other architectural styles. The palace is surrounded by a large garden. The palace is 3 storied and entry fee is required to enter. Tourists are not allowed to take photographs inside the palace. Every autumn, the Palace is the venue for the famous Mysore Dasara festival with the elephant procession on Dussera day being the most sought after event.

  • St Philomenas Church - St. Philomenas church in Mysore was constructed in 1936 using a Neo Gothic style and its architecture was inspired by the Cologne Cathedral in Germany. It still remains a tourist attraction.

  • Jaganmohan Palace - Jaganmohan Palace is a palace in Mysore (1861) and was initially used by the Wodeyars, kings of Mysore as their home before the grand Mysore Palace came up. It is now converted into an art gallery and a function hall. The art gallery contains one of the largest collection of artefacts in South India (2000+). Some of the paintings are those by Raja Ravi Varma. Paintings different Indian styles of painting such as Mysore, Mughal and Shantiniketan.

  • Chamundeshwari Temple - The Chamundeshwari Temple is an ancient Devi temple (12th - 17th Century) located on the top of Chamundi Hills. The temple is impressive from an architectural sense and considered a pilgrimage destination being considered one of the 18 main Shaktipeetha temples.

  • Sravanbelagola - Shravanabelagola is home to statue of Gommateshvara Bahubali and is one of the most important pilgrimage destinations in Jainism, The statue is set on a hill and requires climbing several hundred steps.

Destination Overview

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).

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.

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.

Access
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Distances
  • Bangalore to Coorg (Madikeri) -270 kms (6.5 hrs)
  • Coorg (Madikeri) to Mysore -120 kms (3 hrs)
  • Mysore to Bandipur -80 kms (2 hrs)
  • Bandipur to Bangalore -220 kms (5 hrs)

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Travel Ideas incorporated in the itinerary

Coorg Getaway

Coorg (also known as Kodagu) is a region in South-West of Karnataka known for its Coffee and Spice more

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Distances
  • Bangalore to Coorg (Madikeri) -270 kms (6.5 hrs)
  • Coorg (Madikeri) to Mysore -120 kms (3 hrs)
  • Mysore to Bandipur -80 kms (2 hrs)
  • Bandipur to Bangalore -220 kms (5 hrs)

Expert Speak

This is a break opted for the guests who are looking to explore Coorg alongwith couple of other major destination such as Mysore (Heritage) and Bandipur (Wildlife)

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