7-day South India Tour: Bangalore, Mysore, Ooty, & Coorg

Author: Srikanth Krishna on Feb 13,2023

Welcome to the hidden treasure troves of Bangalore, Mysore, Ooty, and Coorg in the southern part of India - from lush forests, tea gardens, and fascinating peaks to the grandeur of cultural sites, the four destinations are always in the tourists spotlight. This 7-day itinerary plans an unforgettable sightseeing of these cultural and natural spectacles. 

Trip Highlights

  • Arrive in Bangalore and enjoy sightseeing at the famous locations. 
  • In Mysore, visit the fascinating Chamundi hills.
  • Visit Bylukuppe Tibetan Settlement (Golden Temple).  
  • Enjoy the wild venture in Dubare Elephant Camp.

A tour at a glance

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Bangalore - Welcome to India

Arrive in Banglore and meet your private guide at the airport, who will escort you to your hotel. After you settle down, venture out to sightsee Bangalores famed attractions - Lalbagh Botanical Garden, ISKCON Temple, Vidhana Soudha, and Cubbon Park. Later, you will spend time shopping for silk items and other handicrafts. In the evening, sample delicious south Indian dishes. Return to your hotel for some rest. 

Day 2: Ooty - The Blue Mountains

After breakfast, make your way to the next attraction, Ooty. After around 6 hours, you will arrive in Ooty, which nestles in the beautiful Nilgiri hills. Feel the scenic treasures of Ooty, also known as The Blue Mountains - sprawling grassland, charming lakes, mighty mountains, dense forests, and captivating tea gardens. En route, see Pykara Waterfall and Mudumalai National Park. 

Day 3: Ooty & Coonoor

Initiate the sightseeing of the beautiful Ooty with your guide today. Then proceed to see the spectacles of Coonoor Tea Gardens, Dolphin Nose, and Lambs rock. Later, board a train back to Ooty to visit Ooty lake, Botanical Gardens, Rose Garden, and Doddabetta. 

Day 4: Mysore - The Perfect Blend of Rajput, Hindu, Gothic & Islamic Style

Make an early departure with your guide from Ooty to reach Mysore. Once you arrive, start visiting the Chamundi hills. Explore Mysores prominent destinations - Mysore Zoo, World famous Mysore Palace, and St. Philomenas Church. During the evening, tour the Brindavan Gardens (KRS). Enjoy the musical Color Fountain here for an extraordinary experience.

Day 5: Coorg - Bylukuppe Tibetan Settlement, & Abbi waterfalls

After breakfast, leave with your guide for Coorg! En route, visit Bylukuppe Tibetan Settlement (Golden Temple), the largest Tibetan settlement in India. Explore the various temples and monasteries this place boasts. Later, venture out to famous spots like Alikebbi waterfalls and Omkareshwara Temple.

Day 6: Coorg - Dubare Elephant Camp

Begin your full-day exploration in Coorg by visiting the Dubare Elephant camp on the bank of River Kaveri. Witness the sight of many elephants being bathed and fed. Enjoy the Elephant ride and wander around the area. Also, opt for bird watching. Afterward, move on to Talacauveri, the origin place of the Kaveri River. Then you can visit Bhagamandala, the meeting point of the Sujyothi, Kaveri, and Kanike Rivers.

Day 7: Coorg to Bangalore - International Departure

Head back to Bangalore! En route, see Kaveri Nisargadhama and Srirangapatana. Your South Indian tour will end as your guide will escort you to the airport in Bangalore for a flight back home. 

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