The South India Explorer Package from India By Car And Driver is designed to give you the best of Southern India as an exclusive 12-night tour, which includes visits to Cochin, Athirapally, Valparai, Palaghat, Sultan's Bathery, Thalassery (Tellicherry) and Mararikulam. You will have the chance to explore all these places with the help of your English-speaking driver in the comfort of an air-conditioned car. Enquire online and we will tailor-make your package to your requirements.
Reach Bangalore & Leave for Mysore
- Hotel Stay
On arrival at Bangalore airport, you will be met by your English-speaking driver and taken to Mysore, with a stop on the way at Srirangapatna, which has historic, cultural and religious importance. Overnight stay Mysore.
- Mysore Palace
- Mysore Zoo
- Brindavan Gardens
- St. Philomena’s Church
After breakfast, depart for sightseeing in Mysore to include the impressive Mysore Palace, Mysore Zoo, Brindavan Gardens, and St. Philomena’s Church. You will also visit the colourful bazaars in the city. Overnight stay Mysore
Mysore – Kabini
- Hotel Stay
Breakfast at hotel, before leaving with your driver for Kabini. On arrival, check-in to your jungle lodge and relax before departing on a jungle safari. Overnight stayKabini.
- Jungle Safari
Breakfast at jungle lodge, followed by day at leisure for further jungle safari in Nagarhole National Park. Overnight stay Kabini.
Kabini – Wayanad
- Hotel Stay
Chance for another early morning safari before breakfast and departure for Wayanad. On arrival, check in to your hotel, located in the middle of a working coffee plantation. Rest of day at leisure in Wayanad.
- Pookode Lake
- Edakkal Caves
- Chembra Peak
Early morning breakfast at hotel, before setting off to explore Pookode Lake, Edakkal Caves and Chembra Peak. Overnight stay Wayanad.
Wayanad – Ooty – Coonoor
- Toy Train Eide
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Ooty by road. You can visit the well-known Bandipur and Mudumalai sanctuaries en route, followed by a ride on the famous toy-train to Coonoor. Overnight Coonoor.
Coonoor – Cheruthuruthy
- Hotel Stay
Breakfast at hotel and then leave with your driver for Cheruthuruthy. On arrival, check into hotel, and rest of day at leisure before your overnight stay here.
Cheruthuruthy – Cochin
- Vadakkumnathan Shiva Temple
- Kathakali Dance
After breakfast at hotel visit Vadakkumnathan Shiva Temple, where you will have the chance to watch local dance, including Kathakali and Mohiniattam. Then depart for Cochin, on the coast, for overnight stay.
- Mattancherry Palace
- Chinese Fishing Nets
- Santa Cruz Basilica
- St. Francis Church
After breakfast you will visit Mattancherry Palace, Santa Cruz Basilica, the Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Cochin, St. Francis Church and the Indo-Portuguese Museum – all part of Cochin’s rich history as a trading port. In the evening, you have to the opportunity to visit the Kathakali Center to enjoy traditional local dance. Overnight stay Cochin.
Cochin – Kumarakom
- Kumarakom Beach
- Vembanad Lake
- Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls
After breakfast, your driver will take you to Kumarakom. On arrival check into your hotel and lateryou will visit Kumarakom Beach, Vembanad Lake and Aruvikkuzhi waterfalls., Overnight stay at Kumarakom.
Kumarakom – Mararikulam
- Mararikulam Beach
- Thiruayranikkulam Kalathil Temple
- Kadavil Bhagavathi Temple
After breakfast at the hotel you will depart with your driver for Mararikulam, with a stop at a small town named as Cherthala, which is famous for the ThiruayranikkulamKalathil temple and KadavilBhagavathi temple. Overnight stay Mararikulam.
Mararikulam – Cochin and departure
After breakfast you will leave for Cochin to catch your flight to your next destination.