Mysore Coorg Study Tour

Students Tour Package | Study Tour to Mysore, Coorg
Package Cost INR 3000/- Per student with 2 FOC




Day-1: 07th March
Calicut - Mysore
211 km – about 4 hours 9 mins
Starting the journey to Mysore from Calicut at morning 7am. Expected reaching time 1Pm afternoon, after lunch proceed to

Mysore Zoo: Mysore Zoo is a 245-acre zoo located near the palace in Mysore, India. It is one of the oldest and most popular zoos in Southern India, and is home to a wide range of species. Mysore Zoo is one of the city’s most popular attractions.
 
Brindavan Gardens: The Brindavan Gardens is a garden located in the state of Karnataka in India. It lies adjoining the Krishnarajasagara dam which is built across the river Kaveri. The work on laying out this garden was started in the year 1927 and completed in 1932. After dinner overnight stay at Mysore.










Day-2
Mysore

 
After breakfast proceed to Amba Vilas Palace: The Palace of Mysore is a palace situated in the city of Mysore in southern India. It is the official residence of the Wodeyars, the former royal family of Mysore, which ruled the princely state of Mysore from 1399 to 1947.

Railway Museum Mysore: The Railway Museum at Mysore, India is an outdoor exhibit of vintage locomotives. The Railway Museum was established in 1979 by Indian Railways, the second such museum after the National Railway Museum in Delhi.

Krishna Raja Sagara: Krishna Raja Sagara, also popularly known as KRS, is the name of both a lake and the dam that creates it. It is located close to the settlement of Krishnarajasagara.

Regional Museum of Natural History Mysore: The Regional Museum of Natural History at Mysore, is a museum in India with exhibits on plants, animals and geology of the southern region of India.

Karanji Lake: Karanji Lake is a lake located in the city of Mysore in the state of Karnataka, India. The lake is surrounded by a nature park consisting of a butterfly park and a walk-through aviary. This aviary is the biggest 'walk-through aviary' in India.

Lalitha Mahal: The Lalitha Mahal is the second largest palace in Mysore. It is located near the Chamundi Hills, east of the city of Mysore in the Indian state of Karnataka.
After dinner overnight stay at Mysore.

 












Day-3
Mysore - Coorg
129 km – about 2 hours 28 mins



 
After breakfast check out and transfer to Coorg, Sightseeing includes:

Abbey Falls: Abby Falls or the Abbi Water Falls is situated just 7-8 kilometers from Madikeri town [Galibeedu road]. 'Abbi' in coorgie means a waterfall .A waterfall you don�t want to miss. The British called it the Jessie waterfalls in memory of Jessie the daughter of Madikeri's first captain. It is located in a private property and decently maintained. Abby cascades 70 ft down to flow as a small river.

Madikeri Fort:The Palace of the erstwhile kings located inside the Fort, now houses the offices of the Deputy Commissioner. The brick and mortar Palace was built in 1814 by Lingarajendra Wodeyar II.The strong fort of Mercara explains the tale of bravery and battle. In the inner Fort, a temple of Virabhadra was removed by the British in 1855 and in its place built an Anglican Church. The Church, in Gothic style, with color stained glasses has now been converted into a museum. The museum, run by the state archaeology department, is a repository of many antiques of Coorg. The original mud fort was rebuilt in stone by Tipu Sultan. Two life-size elephants made of mortar, catch the eye of the visitor on entering the Fort. The other buildings inside the fort include the Mahatma Gandhi Public Library, the Kote Maha Ganapathi temple and the district prison. The two-storied lofty and spacious structure is 110 feet long. The British renovated the structure twice and in 1933, a clock tower and a portico to park the commissioner's car were added. This temple also forms one of the major temples list competing for Madikeri dasara festival.

Omkareshwara temple Madikeri:The Omkareshwara temple in Madikeri was built by Lingarajendra II in 1820 in the Mumammadan style of architecture with a dome in the center and four turrets at four corners. Temple dedicated to Shiva, was built in the 19th century in a mix of Gothic and Islamic styles. Legend has it that the King put to death a Brahmin to fulfill his political ambitions and in order to appease the spirit of the Brahmin, the temple was built.

Nisargadhama, Kodagu:Nisargadhama is a breath taking and beautiful island off the state highway, Just 2 km from Kushalnagar town and around 30 kms from Madikeri. An Ecological Park for young and old and a paradise for the nature lovers also it has a small snack house, a deer park, boating and elephant ride. It�s a 64 acre island with Cauvery river flowing by, can be accessed by walking across a hanging bridge. If you feel like having a relaxed time in a quite and peaceful environment, Nisargadhama is the place. It gives immense pleasure to all the Nature loving tourists. Nisargadhama has a forest Department run rest house. It�s filled with lush foliage of thick bamboo groves. Elephant rides and boating are some of the other attractions. This place is for one who wants to spend a nice time in the green with family, there are also tree houses boating and other activities conducted around this place.

Golden Temple, Sunkadahalli:Bailkuppe near Kushalnagar is one of the largest Tibetan settlements in south India. Most notable among them are the large educational monastic institution Sera, the smaller Tashilunpo monastery and Namdroling monastery .The Mahayana Buddhist University is at Sera. There are nearly 7,000+ monks and nuns. The gold-coated Buddhist statues in the monastery are imposing and unique, reflecting the rich cultural heritage of the Tibetans. The statues are of Guru Padmasambhava, Buddha Shakyamuni and Amitayus. They make handicrafts, carpets and incense. Tourists can shop for sweaters, dress material and other accessories.

After campfire and dinner, return journey to Calicut