$2567


*per person on twin sharing

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Hotels & Pricing
  • Terms

Overview


Gurkhas Travel introducing one of the most economical tour packages to South India. Explore the green hills, wild jungles and deep valleys. This is an enthralling and enchanting holidays package made for everyone from young to elders and from nature lover to people looking for peace of mind. Bangalore, the IT hub of India dazzles with modern structures, swanky malls and beautiful gardens. Tour to the city of Mysore which boasts the luminous palaces and the beautiful gardens is included in Mysore Packages. Famously known as the gift of the forests in Tamil Language, Kodaikanal which is located in the hills of Dindigul district which offers a resplendent view of the stunning falls and the Pillar Rocks are also included in the Kodaikanal Packages. Ooty Tour offers a visit to Botanical gardens and boating in lovely lakes making it a perfect place to relax with loved ones.

Highlights


  • Explore green hills, wild jungles and deep valleys
  • Enthralling and Enchanting holidays by Gurkhas Travel
  • See the luminous palaces and the beautiful gardens
  • Capture the view of the stunning falls and the Pillar Rocks

DETAILED ITINERARY


Day 01: Bangalore Arrival to Mysore

On your arrival in Bangalore, our representative would transfer you to Mysore – the 'City of Palaces'. En route, visit Srirangapatnam, Daria Daulat Palace, Masji-e-Ala or Juma Masjid and Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary. On arrival in Mysore, check-in at the hotel and relax for some time. In the afternoon, visit the stunning Mysore Palace, situated in the heart of the city. Later, explore the Mysore Zoo, officially Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens. In the evening, proceed to the alluring Brindavan Gardens. Positioned at the base of the Krishnaraja Sagar Dam, built across the Cauvery River, this site is laid out in the form of terrace gardens. Numerous swirling fountains, illuminated by colourful lamps, dancing on pleasant music is a sight to behold in the evening. After having such an enriching tour, return to the hotel for relaxing overnight stay.


(Dinner)


Day 02: Mysore to Kodaikanal

After breakfast at the hotel, head towards Kodaikanal. Famous as the 'Princess of Hill Stations', Kodaikanal is one of the sought-after holiday and honeymoon destinations in South India. Standing at a height of 7200 feet above sea level, this hill resort is located in the attractive Palani Hills of the Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu. On arrival in Kodaikanal, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel and spend the evening in wishful activities. You may take a stroll to admire the scenic beauty of this hill station or explore its local markets to shop for some traditional items. Later, come back to your hotel room for a comfortable overnight stay.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


Day 03: Sightseeing in Kodaikanal

After having the breakfast, get ready for an exciting sightseeing tour of Kodaikanal. Start from Bryant's Park, which is noted for its wide range of flowers, both hybrids and grafts. You can also witness here a glass house which shelters some fine varieties of flowers. Later, visit Coaker's Walk, Pillar Rocks and Suicide Point, all of which are located close to the famous Bryant's Park. These points offer a kaleidoscope of natural vistas. Thereafter, in the evening, invest quality time at the placid Kodai Lake. A man-made lake, it was created in the year 1863 by Sir Vere Hendry Levinge, the Collector of Madurai. Covering 24 hectares of area, this lake is popular for boat rides. This lake was opened to public in the year 1932. Return to the hotel in the evening for an overnight stay.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


Day 04: Kodaikanal to Ooty

After having your breakfast, embark on a journey to the mesmerising hill station of Ooty. Popularly known as the 'Queen of Hill Stations', Ooty is a picturesque hill resort located at an elevation of 2240 m above sea level. Also called as Udhagamandalam, it is the headquarters of the Nilgiris district and lies at the junction of Western and Eastern Ghats. The landscape of Ooty is dotted with expansive tea and coffee plantations, conifers, eucalyptus and pines that makes it a green paradise set amidst rolling mountains. Owing to its pleasant weather, natural wonders and several man-made attractions, Ooty is among the most-frequented hill resorts in South India. Once you arrive in Ooty, check-in at the hotel and spend the night in your room.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


Day 05: Ooty Sightseeing

Post breakfast; undertake an excursion to Doddabetta Peak, the highest peak in South India. Located at an elevation of around 2623 m above sea level, this peak is the highest vantage point of the region. It offers a panoramic view of the flat highlands of Mysore and nearby plains of Coimbatore. Later, proceed to Coonoor, positioned at an elevation of about 2000 feet above sea level. In the afternoon, visit the blooming Botanical Gardens in Ooty that was founded in 1847 by Marquis of Tweedale, the Governor of Madras. The garden sprawls over an area of 22 hectares and boasts of lush greenery and various flower plants. Thereafter, visit the famous Ooty Lake to enjoy the scenic surroundings and a boat ride on it for an amazing experience. After this splendid tour, head towards the hotel for an overnight stay.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


Day 06: Depart from Coimbatore

After the breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive from Ooty to Coimbatore airport to board your flight for onward journey.


(Breakfast)


HOTELS & PRICING


  Validity : Till 13th Nov 2015



  Hotels Included In Package

Hotel Name

Location

Hotel Class

Sandesh The PrinceMysore3 STAR
Kodai InternationalKodaikanal3 STAR
Deccan Park Ooty3 STAR


  Price Details In Package

No of Person @ Price

Hotel Class

Transport

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Cost Includes

  • Return Trip Airfare in Economy Class from Melbourne, Australia – Bangalore, India, Coimbatore – Melbourne, Australia (including taxes).
  • Transportation and sightseeing as per the group Size (Air conditioned)
  • Hotels Class as mentioned in the program
  • English Speaking Guide
  • 01 Bottle Mineral water per day per person
  • All Applicable Taxes


Cost Excludes

  • Any insurance
  • Any still camera, digital camera and video camera fee. (To be paid on the spot.)
  • Any tip, such as, at hotel/resort/restaurants, at restaurants outside, to the guides, to the Drivers/assistants, and to the mahouts.
  • Entrance ticket/fee to the monuments
  • Any item of personal nature, such as drinks (alcoholic/non-alcoholic), laundry, the telephone calls etcetera.


Terms



  • All Prices given are in Australian Dollar (AUD).
  • Your Australian departure tax is included in the cost of your ticket.
  • Return economy class airfare from ex Melbourne, Australia – Bangalore, India – Coimbatore Melbourne, Australia including taxes.
  • Service Confirmations are subject to availability at the time of reservations.
  • Prices can vary depending on actual availability of the service and change in the number of passengers.
  • Any change in quotation will be communicated to you and only after your confirmation, we will proceed further.
  • All activities, sightseeing, and other optional tour/ services/rides, if left unutilized or partially utilized by choice or due to other uncontrollable situations /weather / time constraint, any other circumstances are not subject to any refund.
  • Prices or rates quoted to you in the itinerary are calculated at the prevailing prices and are subject to change without any prior notice in the case of the currency fluctuation increase in the cost of fuel charges, sudden change in any related hotel tariff, air/ rail/ bus/ entry ticket cost increase or transport cost increase due to change of route, change in any related government tax structure, alteration of itinerary program or change in the number of the tour members necessitated by factors beyond our control before the date of departure or even during the tour. Whatever applicable all such increases must be paid in full before departure.
  • We will require 10% and balance payment prior 45 days, before departure of the tour.
  • Prices can vary depending on actual vailability of the service and change in the number of passengers
  • Surcharges may be applicable over and above the tour price for the quoted period. At the time of booking or prior to confirmation, the same will be advised. Once you confirm the reservation, we will need advance payment for the reservation of your tour package and rest payment within 30 days prior to the departure of the tour.

Child Policy

  • Children below 5 years are complimentary in parents’ room without extra bed.
  • Milk/Food for infant or Children below 5 years chargeable on direct payment at hotel


Baggage Allowances

Ensure to confirm your Baggage Allowance at the time of booking.

General Baggage Allowance on International Flights excluding low cost carrier.

  • First Class: 40 kg free baggage allowance per person.
  • Business Class: 30 kg free baggage allowance per person.
  • Economy Class: 20 kg free baggage allowance per person.


Cancellation Policy

  • For whatever reasons, if you want to cancel the booking, make sure to intimate us in writing. We are constrained to levy the following cancellation charges as per the company policy.


Cancellation Charges Per Person

  • 30 days or more prior to the departure of the holiday/ tour, taken non-refundable advance will be charged.
  • Tickets bought on promotion may be 100 % non changeable and non refundable. The validity of the ticket will be restrictive.
  • 30 to 15 days prior to the departure of the holiday/ tour, 50% of the package cost.
  • 14 to 07 days prior to the departure of the holiday/ tour 75% of the package cost.
  • 07 to 01 days prior to the departure of the holiday/ tour 100% of the package cost.
  • In case of no information 100% of the package cost.


Reconfirmations

  • We recommend you to confirm your flight with the local airline office at least 72 hours prior to departure. Failure to reconfirm may result in the cancellation of some reservations. For Special request (hotel confirmation, meal and seat preference, special assistance, wheel chair request) are subject to airline confirmation and need to reconfirm from agency at least 72 hours prior to the departure.


Travel Insurance

  • We strongly recommend Travel Insurance. The premium is calculated on the number of days you will be away, however it is important that the policy be taken out when the booking is made, to cover any cancellation penalties that may apply from that time. If the insurance is not with us, a charge of $50 will be applicable for any paperwork requested.


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