Deccan Tour With Kerala - PI-0254
Indulge yourself in the divine experience of visiting the natural hinterlands of peninsula. Starting from the fast moving financial capital of India, Mumbai, the trip takes you across some of the major attractions of God’s Own Country whether it’s the palace city of Mysore or the picturesque locales of Kochi.
Day 1: Mumbai
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - Thursday, March 1, 2018
Arrive Mumbai international airport and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.Mumbai Once a tiny island covered by palm trees was used to belong to the native koli fisher-folk, who still live here in their little villages surrounded by huge skyscrapers. In the seventeenth century the Portuguese came and dotted the island with several forts, which stand even today. In 1661, Mumbai was finally ceded to Charles II of England and eventually became one the largest ports in the British Empire.
Day 2: Mumbai
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - Friday, March 2, 2018
After breakfast sightseeing of Elephanta caves
, located on an island about 10 Kms away from the Gateway of India
. Reach the Island by Motor Boat. These caves consist of temples carved from rock which date back to the 7th century.Afternoon take a city tour of Mumbai visiting, Prince of Wales Museum
, Hanging Gardens & Gateway of India
. Evening return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3: Mumbai - Hyderabad
Friday, March 2, 2018 - Saturday, March 3, 2018
Morning after breakfast in hotel, transfer to airport to board the flight for Hyderabad, arrive Hyderabad airport and transfer to hotel, later afternoon half day city tour of Hyderabad visiting the Falukuma Palace, Mecca Masjid, the Salar Jung Museum and the splendid Charminar
. Evening return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Hyderabad - Gulbarga
Saturday, March 3, 2018 - Sunday, March 4, 2018
Morning after breakfast in hotel, leave for Gulbarga (250 Kms – 05/06 Hours drive), en route stopover at Bidar to visit the 15th century Bidar Fort
and the Bahmani tombs. Arrive Gulbarga, and check in to hotel and later visit the remarkable 15th century Jama Masjid. Evening return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Gulbarga - Bijapur
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - Monday, March 5, 2018
Morning after breakfast in hotel leave for Bijapur 160 Kms 3-4 Hours drive. Check into the hotel later leave for a tour of Bijapur visit, Mohammad Adil Shah built Bijapur during the 17th century. Visit the Gol Gumbaz
or the round dome. This structure has the largest dome unsupported by pillars to be found in India and the second largest in the world. Later visit Ibrahim Roza
, a beautiful tomb built by Adil Shah II for his queen, evening return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6: Bijapur - Badami - Pattadakal - Hospet
Monday, March 5, 2018 - Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Morning after breakfast in hotel The capital of the early Chaulkyas, Badami is picturesquely situated at the mouth of a ravine between two rocky hills. Badami is famous for its four cave temples. Leave for Hospet (240 kms/6hrs) and en-route stop at Pattadakal
situated on the bank of the Malarapbha river and has ten major temples representing early Chalukyan architecture. Overnight at Hospet.
Day 7: Hospet
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - Wednesday, March 7, 2018
After breakfast in hotel, A base to take a tour of Hampi or Vijayanagara (1 hrs drive) one of the largest empires in the history of India- in ruins. Explore the ruined kingdom and return back to Hospet for overnight sta
Day 8: Hospet
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - Thursday, March 8, 2018
After having your breakfast, spend your entire day at Hospet. Explore its picturesque beauty and exotic locales. Over night stay at Hospet.
Day 9: Hospet - Hassan
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - Friday, March 9, 2018
After breakfast leave for Hassan approx 390 Kms – 08 Hours Drive. On arrival check in to Hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 10: Hassan - Mysore
Friday, March 9, 2018 - Saturday, March 10, 2018
After breakfast sightseeing of Belur
and Halebid.Later leave for Mysore approx 125 Kms 03 hours Drive, arrive Mysore and check in to hotel for overnight in hotel.
Day 11: Mysore
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - Sunday, March 11, 2018
After breakfast in hotel sightseeing of Mysore visiting Tipu Sultan Palace and Somnathpur. Relax. Overnight stay
Day 12: Mysore - Ooty
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - Monday, March 12, 2018
After breakfast drive to Ooty Approx 165 Kms 4-5 Hours Drive. On arrival check in to Hotel Later sightseeing of Ooty. Overnight stay.
Day 13: Ooty - Kochi
Monday, March 12, 2018 - Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Morning after breakfast drive to kochi.Upon arrival check-in at hotel.Afternoon free at leisure.Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 14: Kochi
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - Wednesday, March 14, 2018
After breakfast sightseeing of Cochin, The colonial influence of Cochin becomes evident when you visit the Jewish Synagogue
, built in 1567, housing the Grand Scrolls of the Old Testament and the Dutch Palace
, with its 17th century murals of the Ramayana. Also visit St Francis' Church, where the Portuguese sailor Vasco da Gama was first buried. Evening attend a Kathakali performance, a traditional dance of Kerala. Overnight stay.
Day 15: Kochi - Mumbai
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - Thursday, March 15, 2018
After breakfast in hotel, assistance and transfer to airport to board the flight for Mumbai, Arrive Mumbai domestic airport and transfer to international to board the flight for onward journey.