Discover the highlights of South India in complete and utter luxury. As our VIP guest, expect lavish suites in the finest hotels, top-notch service and unique activities that have been carefully curated by our local experts.

From India’s famous Silicon Valley in Bangalore to the ruins of a magnificent kingdom, and verdant plantations frequented by mischievous elephant hordes to the golden sands of India’s premier beach destination – Goa, on this private luxury South India tour, there is much to uncover.

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Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 3BangaloreThe Bull Temple, Bangalore Palace, Vishwesharaiya MuseumTaj West End, Taj West End
3 - 5MysoreMaharajahas Palace, Chamundi Hills, Vrindavan gardens, Ranganathittu Bird SanctuaryRoyal Orchid Metropole, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Mysore
5 - 7CoorgCoffee Plantations, Green valleys, Bylakuppe Buddhist SettlementVivanta By Taj - Madikeri, Orange County Resort
7 - 9ChikmagalurCoffee Plantations, Nature Walks, Landscape, HillsFlameback Lodge, Primrose Villas
9 - 12HampiTwo-Storied Lotus Mahal, Elephant Stables, Vitthal Temple, Stone ChariotHeritage Resort Hampi, The Orange County, Hampi
12 - 15GoaBeaches, Relaxation, Local Markets, ChurchesPark Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa, The Leela Goa

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  • Beaches
  • Heritage
  • Landscape

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 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 $ 10,675 /person
  • Option 2 $ 13,067 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights

Price Includes

  • Accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) on the indicated meal plan for 14 nights.
  • All activities as listed :
    • Bangalore: Highlights of Bangalore
    • Mysore: Day Trip to Tippu Sultan’s Srirangapatna
    • Mysore: Highlights of Mysore
    • Coorg: Highlights of Coorg
    • Chikmagalur: Highlights of Chikmagalur
    • Hampi: Highlights of Hampi
    • Hampi: Half Day Visit to Local NGO: Kishkinda Trust
    • Goa: Golden Goa Tour
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • A high-quality air conditioned vehicle with unlimited mileage and a trusted chauffeur throughout your trip, apart from during your stay at a beach/backwater resort or houseboat if applicable.
  • All activities described in the itinerary, including entrance fees wherever applicable, accompanied by our tour guide
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • Welcome kit including all important documents and information regarding your itinerary
  • Insolvency insurance
  • Fees and taxes

Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 3

International Arrival

Transfer from Airport to Hotel.

Experience the VIP Enchanting Service, which includes a fast track personal airport meet and greet facility for your international arrival and departure, airport lounge access, and complimentary premium beverages (including beer) and snacks during your car journeys.

Bangalore

2 Days

Bengaluru, India’s answer to Silicon Valley, was ranked third in 2012 amongst the list of world’s top ten cities to visit by Lonely Planet! Formerly a ‘pensioners paradise’, the bustling city sits high above sea-level, and is blessed with pleasant weather all year round.

Included Activities

Highlights Of Bangalore
Experience historic landmarks amidst the cosmopolitan chic. Venture to 16th century blackened Dodda Ganeshana Gudi (Bull Temple) dedicated to the sacred bull Nandi. Venture to the imposing Vidhana Soudha, a Neo-Dravidian building that houses the seat of state legislature. Tour Bangalore Palace, still owned and inhabited by the erstwhile royal family of Mysore. Visit Bangalore’s British colonial gardens – Lal Bagh, which includes a Victorian glasshouse replica of London’s original Crystal Palace, and Cubbon Park. Explore Tipu Sultan’s Fort and Palace, and the Government Museum, one of the oldest museums in India and home to many artifacts from the Neolithic period.

Hotel Options

Taj West End – Opt 1
RoomLuxury Grand (Double)
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
Taj West End – Opt 2
RoomLuxury Room (Double)
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
Day 3 - 5

Drive from Bangalore to Mysore via Srirangapatna (150 km, 3.5 hrs)

Mysore

2 Days

Mysore provides you with an opportunity to step back in time into a world of regal opulence, and is often described as the City of Palaces.

Included Activities

Day Trip To Tippu Sultan’s Srirangapatna
Discover Tipu Sultan’s historic city! En route to Mysore, embark on a tour of Srirangapatna, which was once the historic capital of a powerful empire and dates back to around 9th century The island fortress town offers plenty of attractions for history buffs, from temples and mosques, to palaces and cenotaphs (tombs). Explore the exquisite three-layered stone wall of the fort with its bastions and gates, which protected the rulers from many an invasion and is still an emblem of a glorious bygone era. Stop by the banks of Cauvery River and witness stunning views of the natural landscape.

Highlights Of Mysore
Return to the regal era at Mysore! Visit the Maharajah’s Palace which artistically blends Indo-Saracenic style with foreign elements such as Scottish steel and Victorian-Edwardian era furniture. Every Sunday, visitors gather to to see the palace brightly lit up. Drive up to the Chamundi Hills to be blessed alongside hundreds of jubilant pilgrims at the Chamundeshwari Temple. On your way back, visit Sri Nandi Temple to be blessed by Hindu God Lord Shiva’s faithful gatekeeper Nandi, the decorated bull. Guide your steps towards the Famous Jagmohan Palace where exquisite artwork awaits you at the Raja Ravi Verma Gallery. Tour the scenic Brindavan Gardens which is built alongside a dam on the Kaveri River. There is also opportunity to meet master weavers at a silk factory close at hand. (Full Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Mysore Palace is only light up at night on Sundays; Please bring socks as footwear is not permitted inside temples)

Hotel Options

Royal Orchid Metropole – Opt 1
RoomHeritage Room (Double)
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Mysore – Opt 2
RoomBusiness Class (Double)
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 5 - 7

Drive from Mysore to Coorg (100 km, 2.5 hrs)

Coorg

2 Days

Coorg: Scotland of India! Often hailed as the ‘Scotland of India’, Coorg they say, will have you coming back for more.

Included Activities

Highlights Of Coorg
Visit the famous Raja’s Seat; tour the famous coffee plantations; explore the Bylakuppe Buddhist Settlement and be mesmerized by the scenic beauty surrounding the Iruppu and Abbey Falls.

Hotel Options

Vivanta By Taj - Madikeri – Opt 1
RoomPremium Indulgence (Double)
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
Orange County Resort – Opt 2
RoomPrivate Pool Villa (Double)
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
Day 7 - 9

Drive from Mysore to Chikmaglur via Shravanbelagola, Belur and Halebid (220 km, 4.5 hrs)

Chikmagalur

2 Days

Chikmagalur is a captivating natural canvas nestled in the Baba Budan Hills within the Western Ghats, best known as the life-giving spine of India.

Included Activities

Highlights Of Chikmagalur
Cast your cares aside at beautiful Chikmagalur! Enjoy invigorating strolls and treks through rugged mountain trails, verdant coffee plantations and past rolling hills, as the rest of the world fades away in the distance. Guided by experts, let your nature walks also be an inspiring insight into local life, as this sleepy town’s economy exists on its natural wealth. Discover information about various species of indigenous trees and wildlife and spend your time looking for exotic birds and large butterflies as they flitter through tree tops. If you are lucky, the night skies may even be lit up by fireflies!

Hotel Options

Flameback Lodge – Opt 1
RoomLuxury Villa (Double)
MealsFull Board
StyleLodge
Primrose Villas – Opt 2
RoomPrimerose Villa (Double)
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
Day 9 - 12

Drive from Chikmaglur to Hampi (270 km, 7 hrs)

Hampi

3 Days

Hampi is so mystical with its boulder-strewn landscapes that you might feel like you’ve landed on the moon!

Included Activities

Highlights Of Hampi
Prepared to be bowled over by the mesmeric boulders of Hampi! Navigate through giant rock formations to witness stellar examples of Dravidian architecture. Constructed by the last great Hindu dynasty, some of these architectural marvels date back to the 14th century and are scattered amid the craggy hills and plains. From the historic King’s Balance to the stunning Queen’s Bath, the grand Lotus Mahal (palace) to the colossal Elephant Stables, there is much to discover. Envision the former glory of the musical pillars of Vitthal Temple, standing tall in the heart of an erstwhile bazaar and see the awe-inspiring Stone Chariot. Virupaksha Temple, the principal place of worship, is close at hand. Venture past lush paddy fields and lethargic water buffaloes to see the curious monolith of Ugra Narasimha with its bulging eyes and ample mane. (Full Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy)

Half Day Visit To Local NGO: Kishkinda Trust
Visit the Kishkinda Trust, an NGO in Annegundi village, near Hampi. Watch as local rural women prepare different articles using materials like bamboo, banana coir, etc. Take a ‘coracle’ (small lightweight boat) ride across to the other side of the Tingabhadra River; then drive about 20min to reach here. For more info visit www.thekishkindatrust.org

Hotel Options

Heritage Resort Hampi – Opt 1
RoomJacuzzi Cottage (Double)
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
The Orange County, Hampi – Opt 2
RoomJal Mahal (Double)
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
Day 12 - 15

Drive from Hampi to Goa (317 km, 6.5 hrs)

Transfer from Hotel to Airport

Goa

3 Days

Goa’s legendary allure is its white sandy beaches and glittering blue seas.

Included Activities

Golden Goa Tour
Start the day by visiting North Goa’s Panjim with the Latin quarter Fontainhas and the fruit and vegetable market, proceeding towards Old Goa with its Portuguese style Churches and famous Hindu Temple – Mahalsa. Continue on to a spice plantation for an authentic Goan-Hindu vegetarian lunch. Then drive to South Goa to see the palatial Menezes Braganza House in Chandôr. Drive through Margão and then head back to your hotel.

Hotel Options

Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa – Opt 1
RoomPark Sea View Room (Double)
MealsBreakfast
StyleBeach Resort
The Leela Goa – Opt 2
RoomClub Suite (Double)
MealsBreakfast
StyleBeach Resort

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Luxury in South India

15 days $ 10,675 / person

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