Wonders of South India

Wonders of South India (16 Nights)- Overview

The rich culture and tradition of South India are unique in their own way. The authentic South Indian cuisine is something to be savoured when you are here! This package offers 3-star hotels with the necessary amenities and guidance for a wonderful trip to the famous wondrous southern part of India. Wonders of South India is a 16 nights package offering sightseeing and experiences in bangalore, mysore, wayanad, ooty, madurai, thekkady, munnar, fort kochi, alleppey, kovalam,  kanyakumari and trivandrum.

Additional Inclusions

  • Pickup
  • Houseboat
  • Backwater
  • BeachVisit
  • Breakfast
  • Trekking
  • Kalarippyattu
  • Kathakali
  • Private Car
  • Sightseeing
  • Plantation

Wonders of South India (16 Nights)- Itinerary

Day 1


Get picked up by the Driver in Bangalore in the morning and start your day with local sightseeing. After a spectacular day; head towards Mysore and enjoy a comfortable 3 hours in your own private car with a private chauffeur.

On arriving in Mysore; get into a comfortable 3-star hotel. Mysore is the famous city of southern India known for its charming beauty with old monuments, shady boulevard, buildings and majestic dignity. The impressive palaces and appealing gardens of Mysore allure the tourists with their magnetic beauty. The magnificent temple complexes are worth a visit to feel the utter presence of spiritual faith. Other famous places of Mysore include Srirangapatna, Sivasamudream Falls and Krishna Raj Sagra Dam.

After a sumptuous lunch; move out for an amazing experience in Mysore Palace; known for its perfection. 13 KMs away from the palace is situated the famous Chamundi Temple, named after the fierce Durga. Then, proceed towards the tremendous St.Philomina Church, a catholic church. Finish the day by visiting the beautifully laid out Brindavan Garden in the evening. Spend the night in your own comfort in the hotel.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Comfort Room
Day 2


Get picked up from Mysore and head towards Wayanad; a place famous for its wildlife and plantation. Reach Wayanad and check into the resort. You can either relax in the hotel or enjoy the rest of the day by visiting nearby places.

Cuddled up by the fabulous mountains of the famous Western Ghats; Wayanad is a paradise for nature lovers. The largest freshwater Lake of Kerala surrounded by the lush green forests and hills, known as Pookode Lake is worth a visit. The prime attraction of the place is the aquarium with different species of freshwater dwellers.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Green Villa
Day 3


After a nice breakfast; get ready to roam around Wayanad. Chembrea Peak with a height of 6,890ft is the highest of Wayanad and is perfect for trekking. It takes 3 hours to reach the top of the peak and one can experience the marvellous view of the fascinating beauty of the whole of Wayanad from the top of the peak. There is a heart-shaped lake situated on the way towards the peak and it is known to attract tourists’ attention.

One can visit Pookode Lake to spend the rest of the day. This freshwater lake is family-friendly and one can enjoy boating. Children in Pookode Lake would love to visit the Children’s Park and explore the beauty of Fresh Water Aquarium. The place is known for Handicrafts and Spices Emporium. The Lakkidi View Point of Pookode Lake is the perfect spot from where one can experience the bird’s eye view of the valley. Get back to the resort by evening and spend a comfortable night.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Green Villa
Day 4


Check out from the resort in Wayanad in the morning and travel towards Ooty with the assistance of tour representative. Once you arrive in Ooty; check into a wonderful 3-star hotel to spend your leisure time in the evening. Spend the night in the hotel to start afresh next morning.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Platinum
Day 5


Early in the morning get ready to ride the famous toy train of Ooty and enjoy the cool breeze while experiencing the scenic beauty around. Get the tickets from the station and set off for Coonoor via this amazing toy train.

Surrounded by the Nilgiri Hills; Coonoor is known for its teas estates. After reaching Coonoor; get picked up by our driver from the station and move ahead to enjoy the nearby tourists’ spots. At the end of the day head back towards Ooty with the assistance of our driver.

The Rose Garden is a family-friendly spot and is perfect for the admirers of blooming roses of different colours. Adventure seekers can head towards Doddabetta peak for trekking. The botanical garden of Coonor is another attractive spot of this place. Be amazed by the surrounding beauty of the enchanting hills and beautiful trees.  Visit the “Wax World and Thread Garden” to experience the artistic essence where you can rejoice the work of craftsmen. Other places to visit in Coonoor are Tea factory, Tea museum and Deer Park. Later, go for shopping or collect souvenirs to end the day in a memorable way in Ooty.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Platinum
Day 6


Check out from Ooty and proceed towards Madurai. Check in to the hotel in Madurai. Either spend a relaxing time in the hotel or head out for nearby places.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Royal Superior
Day 7


Have a wonderful breakfast in the morning and get ready to explore the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu; Madurai. Madurai Meenakshi Temple is the prime attraction of this place. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Meenakshi and her consort. Spend the rest of the day by visiting other places of Madurai which include Eco Park, Thirumalai Naicker Palace, Thirupparankundram, Gandhi Museum and Alagarkoil Temple.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Royal Superior
Day 8


The explorer of nature would love to visit Thekkady; a place known for its wildlife and plant species. Drive towards Thekkady from Madurai in the morning while crossing the Theni and experiencing the breathtaking beauty on the way. Check into a 3-star elegant hotel in Thekkady and have your breakfast.

Then, head out to enjoy your day visiting the famous places of Thekkady. The wildlife centres of Thekkady are home to wide varieties of flora and fauna. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary of Thekkady is one such famous place where one can get close to nature and even enjoy different activities. In the evening; get to experience the age-old cultural and traditional art of Kerala via Kalarippayattu & Marital Show. Head back to your hotel after a tiring day and enjoy a good night sleep.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Wild View Room
Day 9


A drive from Thekkady to Munnar is an amazing gateway to experience nature. Let your private chauffer drive the car while you enjoy a smooth journey and get to admire the surrounding nature. Get to explore the different attractions on the way which includes Powerhouse waterfalls, Signal point view and Lockhart tea plantation view.

Check into a resort in Munnar and spend the night in the resort.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Executive Riverview room
Day 10


The famous three mountain streams come together to form Munnar; a place is known for its extreme natural beauty and amazing weather. The famous places of Munnar include Mattupetty, Indo Swiss Dairy Farm, Echo Point, Poopara, Mattupetty Indo Swiss Project and Pothanmedu. If you want to enjoy a picnic with family or friends then Mattupetty is the perfect place; where one can even go for activities like boating and horse riding. The enchanting panoramic view of Munnar can be experienced from the Echo Point. Stay in the hotel at night.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Executive Riverview room
Day 11

Munnar-Fort Kochi

Check out from the resort in Munnar and proceed towards the next destination; Fort Kochi. This place is home to the rich history of Kerala which talks of the foreign lands whose people had built houses here and left their essence of tradition and culture among the streets and people of Fort Kochi which can be felt even today. The famous churches and buildings of Fort Kochi are known for their old architectural designed influenced by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. The spices of this place have attracted travellers from all over the world for ages. The attractions of Fort Kochi include the Fort Kochi Beach, Mattancherry, Jew Street, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Spice Market and Chinese fishing nets.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Deluxe room
Day 12


Start the day with a fantastic breakfast and then get ready for Kochi city’s famous Wonder La amusement Park. You can buy the tickets directly and enter the park. The park has suitable rides and surrounding for all the ages; making it perfect for a family day out. After spending an excellent day in the Wonder La; head out for Lulu Mall or Broadway to shop as per your desire.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Deluxe Room
Day 13

Kochi-Alleppey (Houseboat)

Leave Kochi and reach Alleppey. Check into the houseboat; once you reach your destination in Alleppey. Experience a memorable overnight backwater cruise in the traditional handmade houseboat of Kerala. Enjoy the sight of below sea level paddy fields which have been there since the times of Kings. Pass through the backwater canals and get to see the beauty of Kerala. The rustic homes, coconut palms, local inhabitants making coir products and paddy fields are some amazing scenes to encounter in this journey. Enjoy delicious food in the houseboat prepared by the chef as per your choice. Get to buy fish of your choice and eat fresh meals. Spend the night in the houseboat.

  • Room Premium Houseboat
  • Meals All Meals
  • Style 1 Bed Premium
Day 14

Alleppey (Houseboat)-Kovalam

Have your breakfast in the houseboat and proceed towards the next destination; Kovalam after checking out from the houseboat. Check into a mesmerizing beach resort in Kovalam and relax in the resort. In the evening, head towards the famous Kovalam beach, Hawa beach and lighthouse beach. Kovalam beach was the famous beach among the travellers of Hippy era. The largest beach of Kovalam is the Light House beach and the second largest is the Hawah Beach. The view of sunset in Kovalam Beach is one mesmerizing experience. Stay at the beach resort at night.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Ocean view room
Day 15


It is time to proceed towards Kanyakumari after your breakfast in the resort of Kovalam. Kanyakumari is the one place in Southern India where three big oceans of the world meet. These oceans are the Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal. The Vivekananda Rock Memorial built-in 1970 is situated in Kanyakumari which has been made in the memory of the modern social reformer and saint; Sri Vivekananda. A boat trip to the memorial in Kanyakumari is worth experiencing. Spend your time on the beach during morning and enjoy the sunset in the evening. After a wonderful day, head back to the resort and relax.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Ocean view room
Day 16


Spend the morning at your leisure and then get ready for a whole day sightseeing from Kovalam to the famous city Trivandrum. The local name of the city is Thiruvananthapuram which means Lord (Thiru) Ananthan’s City (city).

Hence, the temple of Anantha in this city is the renowned religious icon; known as Padmanabha Swamy temple. One can visit the temple between 4 pm to 8 pm. The dress code of this temple is strict; men are only allowed in Dhoti and ladies in saree or churidar.

The Kuthiramalika Palace Museum built in the 1840s is another such place which is famous for its traditional Kerala architecture. Kuthiramalika simply means: the mansion of horses, is derived from the “one hundred twenty two wooden horses structures” made as frieze on the walls. Veli Tourist Village with its waterfront park is another attraction of the city. This place is famous for aqua entertainment. Visit the Shangumugham Beach to encounter a lovely sunset view. Stay at the resort at night in Kovalam.

  • Room 3 Star
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Style Ocean view room
Day 17


Start the day with your breakfast and then head towards the airport. Get dropped to the airport. Have a lovely journey back home with some amazing memories!


  • Meals Breakfast

Wonders of South India - Distance & Map

The total distance to be covered in 14 in the "Wonders of South India" package covering Mysore, Wayanad, Ooty, Madurai, Thekkady, Munnar, Kochi, Alleppey, Kanyakumari, Trivandrum and Kovalam is 1,493 kilometres. The road conditions can be crowded though on occasion with pedestrians, vehicles and local traffic!

Essential Information

  • Bangalore
  • Trivandrum Airport
  • Innova
  • 3 Star
  • Accommodation with the mentioned hotels for 16 nights with room and meal plans as specified.
  • Innova vehicle for 17 Days with 2400 Kilometers blocked from your arrival till departure
  • Airport/Hotel Transfers + Private Vehicle with Chauffeur + Sightseeing by Road 
  • All toll and parking and fuel charges and drivers overnight allowance.
  • All Currently applicable taxes including GST of 5%
  • All Meals Included for Houseboat Overnight Stay and Lunch, Tea & Snacks for Houseboat Day Cruises if part of your package 
  • Expenses of any personal nature (phone calls, laundry, camera entry fee etc).
  • Activity Charges /  Monument Entry Fees  (You can take tickets directly once you choose an activity at any destination with the help of our driver)
  • Boating in Periyar (Thekkady)  direct booking through www.periyarfoundation.org in Thekkady. (If you need help, please speak to your trip designer)
  • Any additional expenses incurred due to any flight delay or cancellation, weather conditions, political closures etc
  • Tips/ Porter Charges/ Airfare Not Included
  • Any other services not specified above

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