Malabar & Coorg Tailor-made

India

Malabar & Coorg Tailor-made

This scenic tour takes in the pristine beauty of the misty hills and verdant valleys of Malabar in North Kerala & Coorg in South Karnataka. A perfect combination of lush countryside, dense forests, aromatic coffee and spice plantations with a dash of Temples, palaces and forts along the way!

12 days from £2,580.00 per person
Kozhikode - Sultans Battery - Nagarhole National Park - Mysore - Coorg - Tellicherry - Kozhikode

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Day 1: To Kozhikode

Fly from London to Kozhikode via Dubai on Emirates Airlines.

Day 2: Kozhikode

Arrive Kozhikode in the morning. Afternoon explore the Kozhikode (Calicut), known as the ‘City of Spices’ until the Middle Ages. Visits include Mananchira Square and the Thali Shiva Temple. Overnight at Kadavu Resort.

Accommodation: Kadavu Resort, Kozhikode

Day 3: To Sultans Battery

After breakfast a scenic drive up the lush green hills of the Wayanad district in Kerala to a Plantation hideaway. Rest of the day at leisure to wander in this 400-acre plantation rich in pepper, vanilla, cardamom or just relax and soak in the atmosphere. Optional visit to the nearby Edakkal caves with 5000 years old Neolithic rock etchings. Overnight at Tanquil Resort.

Accommodation: Tanquil Resort, Kerala

Day 4: To Nagarhole National Park

After breakfast, drive to Nagarhole National Park – one of the finest wildlife parks in South India. An afternoon of game viewing on the banks of the Kabini River. Two nights at The Serai.

Accommodation: The Serai, Kabini

Day 5: Nagarhole National Park

Morning game drive in search of bison, elephant, tiger, spotted deer, wild boar, mongoose, jungle fowl and countless other species of birds and animals. Afternoon Coracle experience – a round local boat.

Day 6: To Mysore

Morning drive to Mysore. Afternoon sightseeing tour of the lovely city of Mysore, includes the hilltop Sri Chamundeswari Temple, the remarkable monolithic Nandi Bull, Mysore Palace and the Devraja market. Two nights at Royal Orchid Metropole Hotel.

Accommodation: Royal Orchid Metropole Hotel

Day 7: Mysore

Morning visit to Srirangapatna an island fortress on the River Cauvery, with high walls enclosing Temples, Palaces and a great Mosque. It was once the home of Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan - The Tiger of Mysore. Afternoon visit the outstanding Temple at Somnathpur built to glorify Hoysala craftsmanship by the famed Commander Somnath.

Day 8: To Coorg

Morning drive to Coorg visiting the large Tibetan settlement & Golden Temple at Bylakupe. Dubbed the ‘Scotland of India’. Coorg offers luxuriant green forests, misty hills and acres of tea and coffee plantations. Afternoon at leisure to walk, cycle or simply relax in this lush and scenic coffee country. Overnight at Ambatty Greens Resort.

Accommodation: Ambatty Greens Resort, Coorg

Day 9: To Tellicherry

After breakfast, a scenic drive across the Western Ghats to Tellicherry on the North Malabar Coast. Afternoon visits to Tellicherry Fort and Odathil Mosque. Two nights at Ayisha Manzil – heritage home.

Day 10: Tellicherry

An optional early morning walk to the local fish market perhaps to choose fresh fish, mussels and prawns for dinner!

Day at leisure to relax in this beautiful mansion overlooking the Lakshadweep Sea. The hostess, an expert in the Mapillah cuisine of North Kerala, offers a hands on cookery class in the early afternoon.

Evening visit a local Temple to see Theyyam - a dramatic and colourful dance form unique to the Malabar region or visit the local centre for Kalaripayattu – the ancient martial art form of Kerala.

Day 11: To Kozhikode

Morning at Leisure, Late afternoon transfer to Kozhikode airport to board overnight flight to London via Dubai.

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Day 12: To London

Morning arrival into London.

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Prices

Price per person (Double/Twin share)
£2,580.00
Cost includes:
  • International flights in economy class.
  • Accommodation with en-suite facilities.
  • Daily breakfast throughout. Sultans Bathery, Nagarhole National Park & Tellicherry on Full Board.
  • Services of English speaking guide during sightseeing.
  • Transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary.
  • Full ATOL Bonding.
Cost does not include:
  • Visa Fee.
  • Any optional Excursions.
  • Any expenses of a personal nature.
  • Travel Insurance.

What our clients say

Both Chris and I want to say thank you so much for a wonderful experience. The organisation was incredible everything ran like clockwork which considering the amount of travelling and different people involved was stunning, the guides and agents outstanding and we have had some wonderful experiences and made some wonderful memories. The balance of the trip was spot on. We will not hesitate to…

Karen and Chris - India Holiday