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Coorg & Wayanad

25th Aug till 31st Aug 2024

Coorg is surrounded by misty Sahyadri mountains, coffee, and spice plantations while Wayanad is surrounded by beautiful peaks such as Banasura, Chembra, and Brahmagiri. Coorg in the Western Ghats, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of the world’s eight hottest biodiversity hotspots, makes it a treasure trove for nature lovers. There is nothing better than enjoying a holiday at a hill station that has everything right from the serene hills to verdant mountains, lush greenery, mesmerizing waterfalls, and a pleasant environment.

DAY 1: Arrival in Coorg

Welcome at Mangalore airport & proceed to Coorg, located in the south-west part of Karnataka bordering Kerala. Coorg is one of India’s famous travel destination and has been called the Scotland of India by the British and also called as the Kashmir of South India. Coorg’s natural beauty, the people, the culture and the food is the major attraction which draws people towards Coorg from all over the world. Upon arrival check in at hotel & evening free for leisure.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Coorg.

Day 2: Coorg sightseeing

After breakfast around 10:00 AM proceed for sightseeing by covering some of interesting places such as Sri Omkareshwara Temple built in 1741 by the King Lingarajendra II, for exculpation against Brahma Hatya. Built in the Mughal style, this temple involves Indo Islamic and Gothic architecture. There are not many Shiva temples in India that share similar architectural style. Also, Shivalingas that go by the name of Omkareshwara, are also a rarity in India. Raja’s Seat or the Seat of the King is a famous sunset point in Madikeri. It was once the platform from which the kings of Kodagu used to enjoy glorious sunsets. The spot got its name as it was the favourite recreational place for the kings. Raja’s seat stands inside a splendid garden of seasonal flowers and musical fountains.

Day 3: Coorg sightseeing

After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Coorg. Visit Bhagamandala Temple a pilgrimage place in Kodagu. It is situated on the river Kaveri in its upstream stretches. Bhagamandala is on the banks of the confluence of three rivers, Cauvery, Kannike and the sub terrain Sujyoti, popularly known as "Triveni Sangama". It is a common practice for pilgrims to take a dip in the triveni sangama and perform rituals to their ancestors before proceeding to Talakaveri, the birthplace of Kaveri. Later visit Talacauvery a holy pilgrimage for the Hindus. Located at the Brahmagiri hills and considered to be the origin of the river Kaveri, it is situated 1276m above the sea level. At present there is a tank at the place where Kaveri is believed to have originated. The river originates as a spring supplying water to this tank. The water then flows underground to emerge as the Kaveri river at some distance. This tank is considered to be a holy place to bathe on special days. Nearby there is also a small temple dedicated to Lord Agastheeswara and frequently visited by the pilgrims.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Coorg.

Day 4: Arrival in Wayanad and sightseeing

After breakfast check out and proceed to Wayanad. Check in at hotel, take some rest and freshen up for Wayanad sightseeing. Visit the Pookode Lake: The lake has the natural shape of India's map in aerial view. This perennial fresh water lake, nestled among wooded hills, is only one of its kind in Kerala. Banasura Sagar Dam: Wayanad is home to India’s largest earthen dam, the Banasura Sagar. The dam, which was constructed in 1979, is built across the Karamanathodu tributary of the Kabani River.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Wayanad.

Day 5: Wayandad

Have a leisurly breakfast and get ready for Wayanad sightseeing. Visit the following: Edakkal Caves: A trip to Edakkal Caves is like a journey into our forgotten past. The caves have provided historians with great information regarding the lives and habits of our ancestors. The engravings are abundant and of great variety. Human figures, animals, tools, vehicles, day-to-day occurrences and scripts in different language scripts have been
discovered here.

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary: Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Wayanad, Kerala, India with an extent of 344.44 km² and four hill ranges namely Sulthan Bathery, Muthanga, Kurichiat and Tholpetty. This wildlife area houses some of the rare and endangered species of both flora and fauna. Established in 1973, the sanctuary is now an integral part of
the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.

Soochipara Waterfalls: The Falls (also known as Sentinel Rock Waterfalls) is perhaps the most picturesque spot located in the periphery of Wayanad. It is a treat for eyes to see the milky white stream of water making its way to the rivers by passing through the rocky cliffs and clinging trees. The waterfall at the end joins Chaliyar River. The serene ambience of the waterfalls away from the hustle and bustle of the city is a treat to the eyes and a perfect getaway for relaxed minds.

Dinner at hotel.

Overnight stay at hotel in Wayanad.

Day 6: Wayanad

Chembra Peak: the highest peak in Wayanad. The route to the peak itself has a brilliant view along with a heart-shaped l ake, waterfalls and l ush greenery the whole way. Visit the heart-shaped lake on your way up. Explore the Tea Gardens of Wayanad, such as the Meenmutty Heights Tea Estate or the Wayanad Tea Museum.

Visit Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary.

Overnight stay at hotel in Wayanad.

INCLUSIONS
  • Accommodation: Boutique/ handpicked properties.
  • Daily Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 4 Lunches
  • 6 Dinners in the Hotel.
  •  Services of KareVoyage Tour Manager.
  • Services of an English /hindi Speaking Driver
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary.
  •  5% GST
EXCLUSIONS
  • Airfares
  • Any additional expenses incurred due to any flight delay or cancellation, weather conditions, political closures, technical faults etc.
  • Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.

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