||Hyderabad | Gulbarga | Bijapur | Badami | Hospet | Hampi | Shimoga | Chikmagalur | Coorg | Neeleshwar and Mumbai|
On arrival you will be met and assisted by Secrets of India representative who will assist you in checking in to your hotel. Take a half day tour of the city to get acclimatize to India.
Embark on the journey to explore Char Minar which is as much the signature of Hyderabad as Taj Mahal of Agra, Explore the surrounding bazaars and the amazing antique collection at Salar Jung museum. Evening is at leisure to relax and unwind.
Hyderabad - Gulbarga
Post relaxed morning drive from Hyderabad to Gulbarga. En route visit the Bidar fort. This interesting journey will take you off the beaten track
Gulbarga - Bijapur
Start your day with exploration of the extra ordinary ruins of Gulbarga fort.
Bijapur - Badami
Early start today with a visit to Gol Gumbaz for you to appreciate its wonderful whispering gallery before it gest crowded by visitors. Enjoy a guided tour of Bijapur town with a walk in the busiest bazaars and some of the finest monuments in central India
Badami - Hospet
Drive to Hospet, En-route travel back in time by explore the Chalukya capitals of Pattadakal and Aihole.
Hospet - Hampi
Full day visit to the ruins of Hampi once the centre of the Vijayanagar empire, which was destroyed by an alliance of Deccani sultans.
Hospet - Shimoga
Drive from Hospet to the lesser-visited town of Shimoga. See the local sights this afternoon including the palace and some charming Hoysala temples.
Shimoga - Chikmagalur
Head to the greener hilly region near Chikmaglur. Afternoon at leisure, this would be a good opportunity for a country walk.
Visit the Hoysala temples of Belur and Halebid. Many would agree that Belur is the finest example of Hoysala architecture.
Chikmagalur - Coorg
Drive into the hills of Coorg; considered the Scotland of India, with its breathtaking landscapes, lush forests and acres of plantations.
Start your day with a visit to Abbey Falls, later explore Raja’s Seat. Visit the Omkareshwara and Bylakuppe. Excursion to Dubare Elephant Camp, if you would like there is the chance to wash, feed and ride elephants.
Coorg - Neeleshwar
Drive to Neeleshwar a small hidden tropical destination set in a secluded palm grove beside the Arabian Sea.
Day at leisure to unwind and soak up the sun on the long sandy beach sun kisses beach of Neeleshwar.
Neeleshwar - Mumbai
Depart for Mangalore airport to catch your international flight back home.