Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival – Mangalore
Departure - Mangalore
Route:- Mangalore - Coorg (Madikeri)(3N) - Nagarhole(1N) - Wayanad (Vythiri)(2N) - Bekal(2N) - Mangalore.
Summarized Itinerary :-
Day-1 Arrival at Coorg
Day-2 Dubare Elephant Camp, Tibetan Monastery, Nisargadhama Visit.
Day-3 Excursions / Adventure / Experiences in Coorg
Day-4 Coorg - Nagarhole. Evening Safari
Day-5 Morning Safari. Travel to Wayanad.
Day-6 Wayanad Local Sightseeing
Day-7 Proceed to Bekal. Evening ride in Nileshwar Backwaters.
Day-8 Sightseeing in and around Bekal
Mangalore to Coorg (Madikeri) -150 kms (3.5 hrs).
Coorg (Madikeri) to Nagarhole -138 kms (4 hrs).
Nagarhole to Wayanad (Vythiri) -110 kms (3 hrs).
Wayanad (Vythiri) to Bekal -203 kms (5 hrs).
Bekal to Mangalore -65 kms (1.5 hrs).
Destination Overview :-
Mangalore - Mangalore is a port and the largest town on coastal Karnataka it is the 2nd largest town in Karnataka. Mangalore is access point for Coastal Karnataka, Coorg, Chikmagalur, Hindu / Jain Pilgrimage and North Kerala.
Coorg (Madikeri) - Madikeri (3500 ft asl) is the district headquarters of the Coorg region and also the highest point in the area. Madikeri offers guests nature centric experience and is a base point to explore the area.
Nagarhole - Nagarhole (Or Rajiv Gandhi National Park) at 80 kms from Mysore is one of the best-managed parks in South India offering a very good park experience.
Wayanad (Vythiri) - Vythiri and Lakkidi are rain forests at just 65 kms from Calicut. Vythiri (3000 ft) is surrounded by rain forests and tea plantations all over and enjoy a pleasant weather all round the year.
Bekal - Bekal is situated on the seashore of Pallikara village,12 kms south of Kasargod town (NH-17) where some destination resorts and homestays are located.
Arrival at Mangalore and Proceed to Coorg (2500-3500 ft asl, 150 kms - 4 hours). Coorg is renowned for its Coffee Plantations, Luxury Resorts / Homestays and salibrious climate all round the year.
Visit Dubare Elephant camp (Elephant ride, Coracle Ride), Tibetan Monastery and Cauvery Nisargadhama (Open Zoo). Explore local market and Kodagu Cuisine. Visit Abbey Falls and Omkareshwar temple during the day.
Excursion to Talacauvery (44 kms from Madikeri), origin of Cauvery river and a local pilgrim centre. Leisure profile guests may just relax and explore local markets and enjoy plantation views. Adventure oriented guests can opt for walk / trek.or visit Now or Neverland Adventure park in West Coorg. Experiential travellers may opt for a Plantation Lunch.
Proceed to Nagarhole (120 kms - 4 hrs). Nagarhole (Also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park or Kabini) is one of the best parks in India for a safari experience. Evening Safari.
Morning Nature walk / Safari. Proceed to Wayanad (4500 ft asl - 80-120 kms - 2.5-4 hrs). Wayanad in North Kerala is an evergreen area renowned for its Rainforest character, tea plantation, getaway resorts and salibrious climate all round the year. Evening visit to Banasurasagar Dam (18 kms).
Explore sightseeing around Wayanad such as Edakkal Caves, Pookode Lake / Boating, Soochipara Waterfalls, Ancient Jain Temple.
Proceed to Bekal (190 kms - 5 hrs). Bekal is a beach getaway in North Kerala near Mangalore and visited for its luxury hotels, homestays and cultural experience it offers. Enroute take a backwater ride in Nileshwar Backwaters.
Explore tourist attractions in and around Bekal such as Bekal fort, Bekal beach, Pandiyan Kallu, Nileswaram Palace, Chandragiri fort, Ananathpura Temple etc
Depart to Mangalore (65 kms). Enroute guests may visit Manjeshwar Temple (40 kms from Bekal). Depart for onward journey.