Arrive Bangalore and on arrival, you will be welcomed by the local representative. Check into the hotel. Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka, India. It is also the Garden city with its various gardens and the greenery which impart it a different look apart from being a technological centre. Bangalore is also the Silicon Valley of India. The city was founded in 1537 by Kemple Gowda City tour of Bangalore covering Bull Temple - The Bull Temple is located at Basavangudi, atop 'Bugle hill' in Bangalore and is famous for A mammoth monolithic bull called 'Nandi' which is 4.5m high and 6.5m long. Lal Bagh gardens - created in the hands of Hyder Ali and his successors later added the horticulture wealth to the garden, housing a rate collection of over 1000 species tropical plants, trees and a variety of herbs. Vidhan Soubha – The massive structure houses the state secretariat and is a wonder among modern architecture’s. It portrays a perfect unison of traditional architecture of Neo-Dravidian style with the touch of modernity.
Morning proceed to Mysore, on way visit Shrirangapatna visit Tippu summer palace fort, Ranganathar temple. On arrival in Mysore, check-in at hotel. Mysore, No longer the official capital of Karnataka survives as the principle residents of the formal Royal Family and is called the "City of Palaces". Mysore has a long history of eminent dynasties that ruled from here and created a city that, Maharaja’s Palace, Mysore even today, is one of the finest in Southern India with tree-lined boulevards, beautiful gardens, parks and stately places. Mysore’s main attraction is the "Maharaja’s Palace". Evening visit Vrindavan gardens,- One of the most visited places in Mysore by locals and by tourists is the famous Brindavan Gardens. Located about 19kms from the heart of Mysore these beautiful gardens are laid out below the Krishnaraja Sagar dam built across the river Cauvery. These gardens are famous for the illuminated dancing fountains that come to life after sunset.
Same day excursion to Somnathpur and Chamundi hills. Somnathpur – The star shaped temple at Somnathpur is a splendid example of Hoysala architecture. It is embellished with a profusion of finely sculpted friezes and panels, Chamundi Hills - The ride uphill gives tentalsing glimpses of Mysore city and once atop, the breeze (be wise and venture up towards evening) sends chills down the spine. The twelfth-century temple houses the Chamundeshwari idol which is solid gold. Return to hotel for overnight.
Morning after breakfast proceed to Ooty: also known as Ootacamund or Udhagamandalam, which lies 7,349 ft above sea level in the Nilgiris, is known as the Queen of southern hill resorts of India. Situated in the Nilgiris, this famous hill station is at the junction of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka, three southern states of India.Ooty, It offers spectacular scenic beauty and salubrioud climate. The lush vegetation and the lavender-blue sheen of the mountains here offer a promising and peaceful rejuvenating summer.Afternoon is free to explore at your own.
Morning visit Doddapetta peak – the highest peak in Nilgiri range, Pykara Dam and lake (Excellent location for photography) and visit botanical gardens - Laid out in 1847, the Government Botanical Gardens is the most beautiful jewel on the crown of the "Queen of Hill Stations". There are over 650 species of plants housed in the garden, Afternoon enjoy boating and horse riding at Ooty Lake & Overnight at hotel.
Morning proceed to Bangalore and on arrival check-in at your hotel. Evening is free for your personal activity. Bangalore is also famous for It’s pubs and lively evenings. Walk around the bazaars/ shop around.
Departure transfer to airport in time to board the flight for onward destinations.
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