South India’s Hill Stations & Wildlife: From Bustling City to Lush Escapes

Trip Duration:

5 Days / 4 Nights

Places Included:

Bangalore, Coorg and Wayanad

Itinerary Overview

“Hill Stations & Wildlife” trip! Begin in Bangalore, City1, the bustling “Garden City.” Enjoy a city tour and vibrant nightlife (optional) on Day 1.

Day 2 whisks you to Coorg, City2, the “Scotland of India.” Explore a coffee plantation, savor fresh coffee, and witness a mesmerizing sunset. On Day 3, embark on a jeep safari, visit Abbey Falls (or Dubare Elephant Camp), and enjoy a cultural performance.

Day 4 takes you to Wayanad, City3, another hill station. Go on a nature walk through the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and pamper yourself with an Ayurvedic spa treatment (optional) in the evening. Day 5 unveils Chembra Peak (or Edakkal Caves) and the scenic Pookode Lake.

This itinerary blends Bangalore’s energy, Coorg’s coffee hills and wildlife, and Wayanad’s natural beauty and serene landscapes.

South India’s Hill Stations & Wildlife: From Bustling City to Lush Escapes

Detailed Itinerary

South India’s Hill Stations & Wildlife: From Bustling City to Lush Escapes (5 Days/4 Nights)

Embark on a captivating journey through the contrasting landscapes of South India on this 5-day adventure. Immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of Bangalore, delve into the verdant beauty of Coorg, and explore the rich wildlife and serene hills of Wayanad.

Day 1: Unveiling the Bustle of Bangalore – City of Gardens

  • Arrive in Bangalore, the “Garden City,” and check in to your pre-booked hotel.
  • In the afternoon, embark on a city tour exploring iconic landmarks like Vidhana Soudha (the state legislature building) and the Bangalore Palace.
  • In the evening, indulge in a delicious South Indian vegetarian dinner, savoring the unique flavors of the region. You can also explore the vibrant nightlife of Bangalore, visiting rooftop bars or catching a live music performance (optional).

Day 2: Bangalore to Coorg – Coffee Hills Calling

  • After breakfast, take a comfortable car journey to Coorg, also known as the “Scotland of India,” nestled amidst the foothills of the Western Ghats.
  • Upon arrival, check in to your pre-booked homestay amidst the coffee plantations.
  • In the afternoon, explore a coffee plantation, learning about the coffee-making process from bean to cup. Enjoy a fresh cup of locally brewed coffee amidst the scenic surroundings.
  • In the evening, witness a mesmerizing sunset over the rolling hills, painting the sky in vibrant hues.

Day 3: Unveiling the Enchanting Coorg

  • Start your day early with a jeep safari adventure through the lush forests of Coorg, spotting diverse wildlife like deer and wild boars (subject to sightings).
  • In the afternoon, visit the breathtaking Abbey Falls, a cascading waterfall nestled amidst the greenery, perfect for a refreshing dip (subject to seasonal conditions).
  • Alternatively, explore Dubare Elephant Camp and learn about Asian elephants, even witnessing a traditional elephant shower (subject to availability).
  • In the evening, enjoy a cultural performance showcasing Coorg’s rich heritage, featuring martial arts demonstrations and folk dances.

Day 4: Coorg to Wayanad – A Journey Through Lush Landscapes

  • After breakfast, bid farewell to Coorg and embark on a scenic drive (approximately 3-4 hours) to Wayanad, another hill station renowned for its natural beauty and wildlife sanctuaries.
  • Upon arrival, check in to your pre-booked resort nestled amidst the hills.
  • In the afternoon, embark on a nature walk through the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, accompanied by a local guide. Learn about the region’s diverse flora and fauna and keep your eyes peeled for birds and small animals.
  • In the evening, enjoy a relaxing Ayurvedic spa treatment, a traditional Kerala wellness practice (optional).

Day 5: Unveiling the Secrets of Wayanad

  • Start your day early with a visit to Chembra Peak, Wayanad’s highest peak, offering breathtaking panoramic views (trekking difficulty: moderate). Alternatively, explore the Edakkal Caves, prehistoric natural caves adorned with ancient rock paintings.
  • In the afternoon, visit Pookode Lake, a natural freshwater lake known for its boating options and scenic beauty. Enjoy a leisurely boat ride on the lake, soaking in the tranquil atmosphere.
  • In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant, savoring the unique flavors of Keralan cuisine.

Day 6: Departure from Bangalore (Optional)

  • Depending on your departure flight from Bangalore, you may have time for some last-minute shopping at local markets or exploring Bangalore’s museums like the National Museum or the Indian Institute of Science.
  • Proceed to the airport for your flight home, carrying unforgettable memories of your South Indian adventure!

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Inclusions

  • Airport / Railway Station pick up and drop as per your flight/train timings
  • Comfortable and hygienic Vehicle (SUV / Sedan / Tempo Traveler) as per the group size
  • Stay on a double (for couples & special requests) and triple-sharing basis in hotels/camps
  • Breakfast (from Day 2 to Last Day as per itinerary)
  • Driver night charges & allowances, toll tax, parking charges, etc.
  • Experienced driver for the entire journey
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
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