14 Days |Emerald Triangle Tour of India

14 Days |

Emerald Triangle Tour of India

Emerald Triangle Tour of India
COCHIN

ALLEPPEY

MUZIRIS

CHERUTHURUTHI

WAYANAD

MYSORE

HASSAN

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HOSPET-HAMPI-BADAMI-GOA

Tour Overview

Undoubtedly, India is one of the best tourist destinations in the world. The states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Goa are among the ones justifying its popularity. If a tourist wants to meet lovely people, view picturesque surroundings, laze around at gleaming beaches, and taste mouth-watering cuisine, then nothing can be more suitable than the Emerald Triangle Tour of India. The 14-day tour package allows tourists to explore several major tourist attractions in three beautiful states of South India, i. e. Kerala, Karnataka, and Goa. The tour ensures the best of everything for tourists. Hence, tourists can reap the maximum benefit of their holidays by opting for the Emerald Triangle Tour of India.


Tour highlights

  • Gain insights into different aspects of India

  • Catch a glimpse of diverse wildlife in Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve

  • Explore the magnificent palace in Mysore

  • Pay a visit to the ancient temples in Badami

  • Visit the historic churches in Goa


Itinerary

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Day 01 – Arrival in Cochin

After arriving in Cochin, you will be received by the tour representative, who will escort you to the hotel.

In the afternoon, you will go for sightseeing. You will visit St. Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue, and the Dutch Palace. Then, you will have a walking tour of Fort Cochin. Afterward, you will enjoy watching a cultural show at Greenix theatre.

The overnight stay is in Cochin.

Day 02 – Cochin to Alleppey (70 km – 1.5 hrs)

You will have breakfast at the hotel. Then, you will proceed towards Alleppey backwaters. You will stay in a houseboat for a night. It will be a one-of-its-kind experience for you as you will be able to spend some leisure time amidst the scenic surroundings. Moreover, you will have freshly cooked local food.

The overnight stay is in Alleppey.

Day 03 – Alleppey – muziris – cheruthuruthi (160 km - 4 hrs)

After having breakfast, you will depart for Muziris. You will visit Jewish Synagogue and Jewish Cemetery in Chendamangalam. Then, you will have lunch at home in the village. In the afternoon, you will explore Paliam Palace, Paliam Nalukettu Museum, and Paravur Jewish Synagogue.

Later, you will head towards Cheruthuruthi, where you will have an overnight stay.

Day 04 – Cheruthurthi-Wayanad (150 km - 4 hrs)

After having breakfast, you will move towards Wayanad, a beautiful hill station of Kerala. After reaching Wayanad, you will check-in at the hotel. You may go for a nature walk in the evening. The overnight stay is in Wayanad.

Day 05 – Wayanad

You will have breakfast at the hotel. Then, you will go for a guided village tour and you will have a traditional lunch, served on a banana leaf. In the afternoon, you will visit the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve for a wildlife safari. Forming an important part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is the second-largest one in Kerala. The sanctuary is mostly known for elephant, tiger, deer, Indian bison, etc.

In the evening, you will return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 06 – Wayanad - Mysore (150 km - 4 hrs)

After having breakfast, you will leave for Mysore. You will visit Maharaja’s Palace, built in Indo-Saracenic style with domes, turrets, arches, and colonnades. Then, you will visit the art gallery. You will also drive up to Chamundi hill to visit Chamundeshwari Temple. The hill allows tourists to have a bird's eye view of Mysore, the royal city. On the way back, you will also see Nandi bull. As Mysore is quite famous for sandalwood and fine silk, you may go shopping in the colorful markets of the city.

The overnight stay is in Mysore.

Day 07 – Mysore - Hassan (125km - 3hrs)

After having breakfast, you will leave for Hassan. After reaching there, check-in at the hotel. In the afternoon, you will visit Beluru Sri Chennakeshava Temple and Hoysaleswara Temple. These temples are famous for their Hoysala architecture, which demonstrates the use of soft stone and amazing handmade craft.

The overnight stay is in Hassan.

Day 08 – Hassan - Hospet (300 km - 6hrs)

The breakfast will be served at the hotel in the early morning. After that, you will proceed towards Hospet, en route visiting Chitradurga Fort. Then, you will check-in at the hotel in Hospet. The overnight stay is scheduled in Hospet.

Day 09 – Hospet - Hampi – Hospet (12 km)

You will have breakfast early at the hotel. Afterward, you will visit Hampi where the whole day will be dedicated to sightseeing. You will observe various architectural ruins in Hampi as the entire city is like an open museum. It is considered amongst the best heritage sites in the country.

In case you finish the sightseeing of Hampi, you will visit Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary, which is popular for inhabiting sloth bears.

Later, you will be driven back to Hospet for an overnight stay.

Day 10 – Hospet - Badami (150 km - 3 hrs)

After having breakfast, you will be driven towards Badami. In the afternoon, you will visit Aihole and Pattadakal, famous for the ancient Hindu and Jain temples.

Aihole features more than 100 temples, which are intricately carved out and rich in detail. The Lad Khan Temple is the oldest one, dating back to the 5th century. On the other hand, the Durga Temple is one of the best temples, dating back to the 7th century. You will also visit the museum at Aihole and Huchchappayana Matha Temple.

Situated on the bank of the River Malaprabha, the group of monuments at Pattadakal is magnificent structures by Chalukyas of Badami. It is said that the architecture skills of Chalukyas of Badami evolved in Aihole and were developed in Pattadakal.

The overnight stay is at Badami.

Day 11 – Badami – Goa (300 km – 7 hrs)

You will have an early breakfast at the hotel. Then, you will check-out and visit the cave temples in Badami.

Out of the four rock-cut cave temple sin Badami, the one dedicated to Vishnu is the largest one. The other attractions are Bhutanatha Temple and the museum set up by the Archaeological Survey of India.

You will also visit the Belgaum Fort. The mighty fort is situated on the foothills of the Western Ghats. The major highlight of the fort is the Jain temple. The fort is surrounded by abundant natural beauty in the form of forests, hills, and rivers. There are various other attractions near the fort such as Kamla Basti Fort, Kapileshwar Temple, Kittur Fort, Suvarnasoudha, etc.

Afterward, you will depart for Goa. After reaching Goa, you will check-in at the hotel. The overnight stay is in Goa.

Day 12 – Goa

You will enjoy breakfast at the hotel. In the afternoon, you will head out for the sightseeing of Old Goa. You will visit historic churches like the chapel of St. Catherine, Basilica of Bom Jesus, and many others. You will pass through the River Mandovi.

The overnight stay is scheduled in Goa.

Day 13 – Goa

The whole day is at leisure in Goa. The overnight stay is in Goa.

Day 14 –Departure

You will check-out of the hotel. Then, you will be dropped at the international airport to continue with the further journey.




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