7 Day Incredible Southern Splendour's of India
This 7-day itinerary is designed to let you experience the wonders of Southern India. You'll visit the towns of Bekal and Madikeri where you'll stay in the luxurious Vivanta by Taj hotels, these resorts offer incredible service and great facilities that will ensure you have an amazing visit. This holiday gives you the freedom of choice, with the decision of how you spend your time left up to you. There is so much to see and do in the areas, from relaxing on pristine golden beaches to observing an array of wildlife. Whether you choose to book onto a tour, explore by yourself, or just enjoy the comforts of the hotel, you're sure to have a great time and create some unforgettable memories.
PriceFrom £1,239 per person based on two people sharing
Best time to go
The best time to travel to India is from December to March when the temperatures are cooler and drier. Autumn from October to November is also a popular time to visit.
Day 1: UK Departure
Depart the UK on an overnight flight to Mangalore.
Day 2: Vivanta by Taj Bekal (HB)
Upon arrival you’ll meet your local guide and make the transfer to Bekal. Here you'll check into the luxurious Vivanta by Taj Bekal where you’ll stay for 2 nights. Bekal is a serene village in Kasaragod district with ancient forts and golden beaches.
Day 3: Vivanta by Taj Bekal (B)
This day is yours to do as you please, you can explore Bekal and see some of the amazing sights it has to offer, including the ancient Bekal Fort and Kappil beach, or enjoy the excellent facilities offered by the hotel.
Day 4: Vivanta by Taj Madikeri-Coorg (HB)
Today you will be driven to Coorg, a journey of approximately three hours. Upon arrival you’ll check into the Vivanta by Taj Madikeri for a three night stay. Coorg is one of the few areas in South India to have retained its original forests. The forests are still home to wild elephants and other wildlife and also give the area a pleasant climate. The picturesque hills are covered by spice plantations and coffee estates and provide good trekking opportunities.
Day 5: Vivanta by Taj Madikeri-Coorg (HB)
Spend this day however you please, perhaps go for a trek through the hills and take in the beautiful scenery, or opt to visit an elephant reserve and get closer to nature.
Day 6: Vivanta by Taj Madikeri-Coorg (HB)
Again the day is yours to do what you like with, explore more of Coorg or enjoy the luxuries of your hotel.
Day 7: Depart
Depart to Mangalore airport, a journey of three and a half hours for your flight to the UK.
All flights, transfers, accommodation, meals and activities as specified.
Transfers, meals and activities not specified, visas, insurance, gratuities and items of a personal nature.
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*We try to keep our 'from prices' as accurate as possible, but please do be aware that when travelling in peak times such as Christmas and school holidays, prices shown will vary considerably