When we talk about golden triangle, Delhi, Jaipur and Agra are the destinations that people think about. But this is a golden triangle of North India. There also is a golden triangle tour of South India that includes destinations like Bangalore, Mysore and Ooty. All these destinations are beautiful and are special in their own way. Thus, this has also proved to be an amazing weekend getaway. The tour is generally of 7 days and 6 nights and the day wise itinerary is as discussed below:
Day 1: Bangalore
Upon your arrival at the Bangalore Airport, get assisted and transferred to your hotel. Check in, freshen up and take a little rest. The remaining hours of the day are to be spent at leisure. Take a gradual walk to the nearby streets, 5talk to locals, etc. Thereafter, return to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2: Bangalore
In the morning, after breakfast get ready for a city tour. Visit to the Nandi Temple, Vidhan Soudha, the Lalbagh Gardens, Ulsoor Lake, the Vishveshwaraya Museum, etc., are the major highlights of the day. Later, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3: Bangalore – Mysore
Post breakfast, drive to Mysore (139 km – 3 hours). En-route visit to Srirangapatnam and view the majestic fort of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan. Upon your arrival at Mysore, check in, freshen up and take a little rest. Thereafter, get ready for an excursion to the Lalitha Mahal Palace. Constructed in the year 1912 in the Indo-Saracenic style is a must-visiting attraction of Mysore. There is a glorious Durbar Hall and lavishly decorated rooms. Thereafter, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 4: Mysore
In the morning, after breakfast, get ready to visit the Shri Ramachamarajendra Art Gallery, located in the Jagmohan Palace. This gallery is appreciated for an amazing collection of portraits of the royal family and Tanjore paintings. Thereafter, visit the St Philomena’s Church and the Chamundeshwari Temple. In the evening, you may enjoy an excursion to the lovely Brindavan gardens where you could enjoy lights and musical fountains that renovate the gardens into a fairyland. Later, return to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 5: Mysore – Ooty
In the morning, after breakfast, drive to Ooty, and on the way enjoy the picturesque sights of the Nilgiri Hills. Upon your arrival at Ooty hotel, check-in, freshen up and take a little rest. Thereafter, explore the beautiful Ooty hill station. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 6: Ooty
This day is to be spent in exploring the attractions of Ooty. Visiting Ooty Lake, Botanical Garden, scenic viewpoints, etc., are some of the major highlights of the day. After sightseeing tour in Ooty, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 7: Ooty – Bangalore
Post breakfast, drive to Bangalore airport to board the flight towards your onward journey.
There are various travel agents, who make the booking of this fascinating golden triangle tour package. To assuring a high level of comfort and lavishness, there are various hotels, guesthouses, inns and resorts available. The rooms are well-furnished and all modern facilities that help in assuring a pleasurable stay during the vacation.