Plantations - Wildlife - Heritage Hill Station
- Coorg (3 nights) - Bandipur
(1 night) - Ooty (2 nights)
- This is a popular summer
itinerary The circuit
that covers plantation region of Coorg (2500-3500 ft asl, Known as Scotland of India for its weather
and countryside), Bandipur (Park Safaris. Its possible to sight a Tiger here) and
Ooty (6500+ ft asl), a heritage hill station
1: Arrive Bangalore - Coorg
(approx 6/7 hrs) OR Mangalore (approx 150 kms/ 3 hrs)
- Arrive Bangalore/
Mangalore Railway station/ airport and depart by surface to Coorg.
Arrive & check-in at hotel, rest day at leisure. Overnight at hotel
2: Coorg -After
breakfast visit Tibetan Monastery and Dubare Elephant Camp (Entry
fee to be paid directly). Afternoon at leisure to explore the
region. Overnight at hotel
breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing tour (Sightseeing places will
depends on the location of the stay). Overnight at hotel
4: Coorg - Bandipur (approx 180-200
kms / 5 hrs) - After breakfast depart by surface to Bandipur. Arrive &
check-in at hotel. Day at leisure. Dinner & Overnight at hotel
Bandipur -Ooty (approx 50 kms / 1.5 hrs) - Early morning Jungle Safari. Return to hotel for breakfast.
Later, depart by surface to Ooty.
Arrive & check-in. Overnight at hotel.
- After breakfast full
day at leisure. Ooty is a heritage hill station experience. Some of the
Colonial heritage bungalows are now fine heritage hotels and is an
experience staying here. There are view points, lake with boating and
number of other touristy sightseeing options, however the base idea
always is to enjoy good weather and green surroundings. Overnight at
7: Ooty - Coimbatore (approx 90 kms / 2
hrs) OR Bangalore (approx 280 kms / 7 hrs) - After breakfast depart by
surface to Coimbatore airport /Bangalore airport.
is a recommended itinerary, sequence of the activities may vary and
depend on prevailing weather condition and guest preferences.
heritage hotel is recommended in Ooty. Guests who do not like touristy
character of Ooty may prefer to stay at one of the activity centric /
off-beat options in Coonoor.
idea is to explore activities like walks / treks etc. instead of
wildlife at Bandipur then guests may opt for Mudumalai
instead of Bandipur.
Season to Visit - Oct - May
- Bangalore is well connected with major cities in India by Train and Air.
New Bangalore Airport (Domestic and International terminal) is 35 kms off
the city. Mangalore is well connected with Mumbai by Air and Train.
Coimbatore gets direct flights / Train from Mumbai and other major cities of
India. Guests are advised to arrive at Bangalore / Mangalore and depart from
Coimbatore or Vice Versa.