The City-Cosmos combo drills your inner self of exploration, starting from the high-tech industry city Bangalore, popularized for its parks and nightlife zooming up with its wheels running right. The doors of Mysore leads you to the Mysore Palace, churches, zoos and gardens leveling up on history and fun. Driving from the honking cars and buses to the hairpin bends that brings the breeze to play with your hair. The scent of eucalyptus and pine welcomes you to Ooty and Coonoor pinning your eyes to the tea and coffee plantations that surround you. Head your car to the Princess of Hill stations ‘Kodaikanal’ that carries the essence of ancient Tamil culture and tradition. Sliding down to Coimbatore the plane awaits to carry you home.
Trip in a Nutshell
Bangalore: Lalbagh, Cubbon Park,Vidhana Soudha,Commercial Street.
Mysore: Mysore Palace, Zoo, St. Philomena's Church, Brindavan Church, Chamundeshwari Temple, Tipu's Summer Palace, Tippu Sultan Museum, Ranganathaswamy temple.
Ooty: Doddabetta Peak, Pykara falls, Lake Botanical Garden, Boating at Ooty Lake.
Coonoor: Sim’s Park, Dolphin Nose, Lamb’s Rock.
Kodaikanal: Kurinji Andavar Temple, Bryant Park, Devil’s Kitchen, Coaker’s walk, Green valley view, Pillar Rock, Pine Forest, Kodaikanal lake.
Arrive at Bangalore the high tech city of South India. After check-in at the hotel refresh yourself and proceed for a half day city tour of Bangalore. The Botanical Gardens of Lalbagh portrays its 200 year old trees and million years old rocks that leaves you in awe. A visit to the Cubbon park that stands as the landmark lung of the city designed creatively with trees, bamboos and grassy filled flower beds. Get to see Vidhana Soudha, the seat of the state legislature of Karnataka. After sundown, you are taken to the Commercial street where you can shop the best for you. Overnight in Bangalore.
This day packs you in full swing carrying you to the royal residence of the Wadiyar dynasty the Famous Mysore Palace and keeps you stunned when you visit the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological gardens where you get to see a wide range of species. Moving to St. Philomena's church, one of the largest churches in the country your eyes get glued to its majestic outlook of divinity. The last stop for the day would be the Brindavan terrace gardens designed symmetrically. Overnight in Mysore.
Your first stop of the day begins with Chamundeshwari temple followed by a visit to the summer residence of the Mysore ruler Tippu Sultan, a beauty of Indo-Islamic architecture. The antiques of Tippu Sultan Museum exhibits its historical novelty to its guests. The day finally brings you to Ranganathaswamy temple that presents you with the chronicles of the astral world. In the evening, drive up the hills of Ooty and stay overnight.
Start your venture to the Doddabetta peak, the fourth highest peak in South India where you get a heavenly view from above. Bend your route to the Pykara falls that appears to be magical and the Pykara Lake offers you a boat ride to kindle your flavour for a scenic view. Overnight stay at Ooty.
Today is about unravelling more hills. The day bangs on you with the warm rising sun along with chilling airflow and your car drops you at Coonoor to the Sim’s Park where you can get to see thousand species of flora. Later moving on to the Dolphin Nose to witness the beauty of the hills along with the streaming Catherine falls wrapped in mist and the Lamb’s rock gives you an aesthetic view of the tea plantations with its aroma zoned in. After receiving the gifts of visual beauty your next journey transmits you to Kodaikanal for stay overnight.
The visit to the supreme Kurinji Andavar temple where you'll feel the vibes of the omnipotent, boosts you to appear at the lush gardens of the Bryant Park relaxing yourself. The next stop is at the Devil’s Kitchen also known as Guna Caves where you need to walk a few meters to discover its secrets. From there you will be driven to the narrow lanes of the Coaker’s walk. A little trek will carry you to the famous Suicide Point generally known as Green Valley View. Your next view will be the Pillar Rock view where you get to see three unique pillar shaped boulders . The next stop is at the most treasured spots where the tall Pine trees invites you to their world rejuvenating in its shade and near it lies the Kodaikanal lake that can pacify your tired souls with its waters running smoothly. Go cycling around the Lake and return to hotel for the night.
Go shopping in the local market nearby until you check out from the hotel and get dropped at Coimbatore Airport to board your flight back home.
The urban entity of technology, Bangalore invites globally every visitor challenging them to figure out its beauty that possesses a chivalrous history carrying its own tradition and culture ages ago. Grasping a flavour of the modernized world with its man-made wonders it captures people showcasing the thrill with its fantastic amusement parks.
The seeds of the prestige garden Lalbaug sown by Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan in the Mughal style which turned into procreation of ornamental plants of value. The citified gardens have become a home to many species of flora and fauna breathing cheerfulness into every individual who passes by.
Nicknamed as ‘Garden City by tourists, this Cubbon Park has gone through a series of name changes and today it is called the Sri Chamarajendra Park in memory of one famous Mysore ruler Sri Chamarajendra Wodeyar. Although man-made it holds the wave of nature with the thicket of trees, the tall bamboos and exotic plant life that invites little birds to sing a song to fulfill the heart of the visitor.
Standing as a symbol of power and authority this largest legislative building in India is a remarkable granite building well-crafted with collaborated ideas from different places across the world. Although the foundation stone was laid by the then Prime Minister of India Dr. Jawaharlal Nehru in the year 1951, the whole plan of the Neo Dravidian style was conceived by Hanumanthaiah who put in a lot of effort in constructing this massive structure of stupefaction.
An exemplary of royalty and glory, Mysore is a place of heritage and culture with its ring of sweets, silk, and sandalwood. It brings the in-depth intensity of being called the cultural capital of Karnataka by impersonating the grace of its records in its splendid palaces, architecture, and museums it holds. The eminent Mysore Painting odds out in its way of refinement blended with a superlative aspect of the folklore.
Rightly the hub of the Mysore Wodeyars, Mysore Palace is a medley of the Hindu, Muslim, Rajput, and Gothic styles of architecture conveying a message of greatness in its appearance. It declares its sentiments of nostalgia through the stunning mahogany paintings, jewelry, costumes of grandeur, musical instruments that narrates an older version of charm with white marble floors, silver doors, and domes of elegance.