Overview

Discover Coorg and Chikmagalur, two stunning hill stations in Karnataka, India. Coorg, also known as Kodagu, boasts lush green hills, coffee plantations, and a rich culture. Experience the warm hospitality of the Kodava people while exploring charming villages like Virajpet and Somwarpet. In Chikmagalur, immerse yourself in picturesque landscapes, coffee estates, and the majestic Bababudan Giri ranges. Don't miss the enchanting waterfalls, including Hebbe Falls and Shanti Falls. Unveil the allure of these underexplored destinations, perfect for a serene getaway.

 


Itinerary for Coorg and Chikmagalur Trip

Day 1: Departure from Pune/Mumbai to Bangalore

  • 8:00 am: Board Udyan Express from CSMT station (Mumbai) to SBC Bangalore
  • 11:40 am: Board Udyan Express from Pune railway station

Day 2: Arrival in Bangalore | Mysore Palace | Namdroling Monastery | Dubare Elephant Park

  • 6:00 am: Arrival in Bangalore, depart towards Mysore via private vehicle
  • 10:00 am: Arrive in Mysuru, visit Mysore Palace
  • 12:00 pm: Lunch in Mysuru
  • 2:00 pm: Visit Namdroling Monastery (Golden Temple)
  • 4:00 pm: Head towards Dubare Elephant Park, enjoy elephant bathing and feeding
  • If time permits, visit Chiklihole Reservoir
  • Evening: Reach Coorg, hotel check-in, dinner, and rest

Day 3: Rajas Seat | Abbey Falls | Omkareshwar Temple | Mercara Coffee Estate | Overnight at Coorg

  • Morning: Breakfast in the green hills
  • 9:00 am: Visit Raja’s Seat viewpoint
  • Visit Madikeri Fort and Museum (if open)
  • Explore Omkareshwara Temple
  • 2:00 pm: Lunch
  • After refreshments, head to Abbey Falls
  • 4:00 pm: Visit Mercara Gold Estate Coffee Plantation
  • Evening: Free time for market stroll
  • Overnight stay at Coorg

Day 4: Departure to Chikmagaluru | Hirekolale Lake | Market Hopping

  • Early morning: Depart to Chikmagalur after breakfast
  • Lunch on the way
  • Afternoon: Visit Hirekolale Lake
  • Evening: Leisure time for exploring Chikmagalur market
  • Overnight at Chikmagalur

Day 5: Hebbe Falls | Mullayangiri Peak | Departure to Bangalore

  • Early morning: Head to Hebbe Falls at 5:00 am
  • 30 mins jeep ride followed by a 1 km walk to the falls
  • Breakfast
  • Visit Mullayangiri Peak for panoramic views
  • Lunch
  • Evening: Visit Hirekolale Lake for sunset
  • Last-minute shopping and exploration
  • 8:00 pm: Depart towards Bangalore

Day 6: Arrival in Bangalore | Departure to Pune/Mumbai

  • Early morning: Arrive in Bangalore
  • 6:00 am: Take Chalukya Express to Pune and Mumbai
  • Evening: Overnight train journey

Day 7: Arrival in Pune and Mumbai

  • 7:00 am: Arrive early morning in Pune and Mumbai

This itinerary ensures a perfect balance of sightseeing, relaxation, and exploration, allowing you to experience the beauty and culture of Coorg and Chikmagalur. Adjustments can be made based on local conditions and preferences. Safe travels!

6 Nights 7 Days Available on request
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

Inclusions:

  1. Travel:

    • Train journey from Pune/Mumbai to Bangalore and back.
  2. Accommodation:

    • 2 nights' accommodation in Coorg.
    • 1 night accommodation in Chikmagaluru.
    • Accommodation provided on a triple/quad sharing basis in a nature homestay.
  3. Meals:

    • 4 Breakfasts.
    • 4 Lunches.
  4. Internal Transport:

    • Transportation via Car/SUV/Sedan/Tempo Traveler as per the batch size for local transfers and sightseeing.
  5. Team Captain:

    • Team captain provided from Bangalore to Bangalore, ensuring smooth coordination and assistance throughout the tour.
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What is NOT included in the tour

Exclusions:

  1. Entry Fees:

    • Entry fees to any attractions are not included in the package.
  2. Jeep Charges:

    • Charges for jeep rides to Hebbe Falls, Jhari Falls (approximately 500 INR) are not included.
  3. Meals during Train Journey:

    • Any meals consumed during the train journey are not part of the package.
  4. Dinner:

    • Dinner on all days is not included in the package. Participants are responsible for their own dinner arrangements.

Please note: The exclusions provide transparency on additional expenses that participants may incur during the tour. It is advisable to carry extra funds for personal expenses, entry fees, and meals not covered in the package.

Highlights
What makes this tour special

This tour stands out for several unique and captivating experiences, making it truly special:

  1. Hebbe Falls Adventure:

    • Traveling by jeep for 30 minutes followed by a 1 km walk to reach Hebbe Falls offers an adventurous and scenic journey. The opportunity to get into the water at the falls enhances the overall experience.
  2. Scenic Beauty at Shanti Falls:

    • The inclusion of Shanti Falls, a small yet beautiful waterfall on the way from Hebbe Falls to Z point, adds to the natural beauty and serenity of the tour.
  3. Kemmanagundi's Ornamental Gardens:

    • Exploring Kemmanagundi with its beautifully laid-out ornamental gardens provides a tranquil and aesthetically pleasing experience amidst enchanting mountains and valleys.
  4. Sunset at Z Point Peak:

    • The visit to Z Point Peak promises mesmerizing views, especially during sunset. This scenic location adds a magical touch to the tour, offering an unforgettable visual spectacle.
  5. Morning Nature Walk at Hirekolale Lake:

    • The morning nature walk at Hirekolale Lake allows participants to immerse themselves in the tranquility of nature, providing a peaceful start to the day.
  6. Mullayangiri Peak Adventure:

    • Conquering Mullayangiri, the highest peak of Chikmagalur, offers a sense of accomplishment along with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.
  7. Golden Temple Experience:

    • Visiting the Namdroling Monastery, popularly known as the 'Golden Temple,' provides a unique cultural experience. It's one of the largest Tibetan settlements in India, showcasing stunning architecture and vibrant Tibetan culture.
  8. Abbey Waterfalls Exploration:

    • If time permits, the visit to Abbey Waterfalls adds another layer of natural beauty to the tour, creating an opportunity for serene moments amidst the lush greenery.

Incorporating these diverse and captivating elements, the tour ensures that participants not only witness the scenic landscapes but also engage in immersive and adventurous experiences, making it a truly special and memorable journey.

Things to Carry
Things to Carry A lightweight Haversack or Backpack, and a smaller Day Sack (Avoid Suitcases) Good pair of shoes, and a pair of flip-flops Cap, sunglasses, scarf Camera, Binoculars (Optional) Toiletries – Sunscreen, Moisturizer, Light towel, Lip balm, Wet wipes, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Hand Sanitizer Extra Polythene Bags (To segregate used/ unused garments, wet/ dry clothing) Any medicines that you consume normally, post consulting a doctor Sunscreen
Cost
1)Bangalore to Bangalore:8499/- 2)Pune to Pune-9999/- onwards 3) Mumbai to Mumbai-9999/- onwards