At a distance of 13.5 Kms from Mysore Railway Station & 8.5 Kms from Mysore Zoo, Chamundi Hill is very famous for Chamundeswari temple dedicated to Goddess Chamundeswari, an incarnation of Goddess Parvathi who took this form to destroy Mahishasura. Also known as Krouncha Pitham, Chamundi Temple is one among the 18 Maha Shakti Peethas representing the hair of Sati Devi and among the prime place to visit on a Mysore trip. This is one of the major pilgrimage sites in Karnataka and one of the top places to visit in Mysore.
At an altitude of 1065 meters, the temple on Chamundi Hill was built in 11th century. For centuries, the Wodeyars of Mysore revered the deity and made extensive contributions to this shrine. The idol of goddess Chamundi inside the central sanctum was made with pure gold.
The temple is a fine example of Dravidian temple architecture. The temple .....
Historical & Heritage Duration of visit: 1-2 Hours Timings: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Entry Fee: Rs. 40 for adults, Children below ten years are free
At a distance of 2.5 km from Mysore Railway Station & 2 km from KSRTC Bus Station, the Mysore Palace was the official residence of the former royal family of Mysore, and also housed the durbar. Designed by British architect Henry Irwin and built in 1912 after a fire burnt down the old wooden palace, it is one of the largest palaces in India and one of the best tourist places to visit in Mysore. Mysore Palace is the venue for famous Mysore Dasara and it is often used to promote Mysore Tourism. It is one of the top attractions you must include in Mysore Packages
Jagan Mohan Palace / Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery
Historical & Heritage | Museum & Gallery
Duration of visit: 1 Hour
Timings: 10.30 AM to 5 PM, Closed on Wednesdays Entry Fee: Rs. 30 for Adults, Rs.15 for Children
At a distance of 2 km from Mysore Railway Station & 2 km from KSRTC Bus Station, the Jagan Mohan Palace which houses the Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery is located near City Bus Stand. It is one of the best preserved art gallery in Karnataka and also one of the popular Mysore tourist places.
The Jagan Mohan Palace was constructed in 1861 by Krishnaraja Wodeyar III as an alternate retreat for the royal family. The Mysore Palace, which was the original home of the royal family, was burnt down in a fire and the construction of a new palace in its place was started in 1897. Till the new palace was completed in 1912, the Jagan Mohan Palace was used by the royals as their home.
The Palace is a three-storied structure constructed in traditional Hindu style of architecture. The original palace was extended in 1900 and an external facade with a hall .....
St. Philomena's Cathedral
Duration of visit: 30 Mins - 1 Hr Timings: 5 AM to 6 PM
Entry Fee: FREE
At a distance of 2.5 km from Mysore Railway Station & 1 km from KSRTC Bus Station, St. Philomena's Church is a Catholic Church built in honor of St. Philomena in the Diocese of Mysore,
India. This is one of the top places to visit in Mysore. Designed by the Reverend Rene Feuge, it was constructed in 1956 in a Neo Gothic style and its architecture was inspired by the Cologne Cathedral in Germany.
The church is dedicated to 3rd century saint Philomena who was the daughter of the monarch of a small state in Greece. Her parents were childless for several years. They prayed Jesus to bless them with a child and the next year Philomena was born to them. Even in her childhood Philomena showed signs of piety. When Philomena was 13 years old her father took her to Rome to obtain the favour of Emperor Diocletian. The Emperor was enthralled by her beauty and wanted to marry her. But she refused and vowed to give herself .....
Day 2: Mysore Zoo / Jayachamarajendra Zoological Gardens
Duration of visit: 2-3 Hours
Timings: 8 AM - 5.30 PM. Closed on Tuesdays.
Entry Fee: Rs. 50 for adults, Rs. 20 for Children (5-20 years), Rs. 20 for Camera.
At a distance of 3 Kms from Mysore Railway Station & 1.5 Kms from KSRTC Bus Station, the Mysore Zoo was established in 1892 by Sri Chamarajendra Wodeyar and designed by German Landscaper and Horticulturist Mr. G.H. Krumbeigal. Also known as Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, it is one of the oldest and one of the best zoo parks in South India. It is also one of the best among Mysore places to visit and often used to promote Mysore Tourism along with Mysore Palace and it is another popular attraction not to miss in a Mysore tour package.
The zoo was originally 10 acres and has expanded to over 250 acres currently. Mysore Zoo provides shelter to large number of animal species. The Zoo is famous for breeding some Tuesday closed
Day 3: Bundipur
Bandipur National Park, an 874-sq.-km forested reserve in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, is known for its small population of tigers. Once the private hunting ground of the Maharajas of Mysore, the park also harbors Indian elephants, spotted deer, gaurs (bison), antelopes and numerous other native species. The 14th-century Himavad Gopalaswamy Temple offers views from the park's highest peak.
The bus safari timings are 6:30 to 9 AM & 3:30 to 5:30 PM and it is of 45 min duration.
The elephant ride at Bandipur is 20 mins. & takes tourists around the park on an elephant. The Forest Department also organizes elephant rides of about an hour (or more) each on request, which goes deeper into the forest tickets can by at ticket counter according to your timings
Day 4: Ooty Lake - Botanical Gardens - Doddabetta
Lake & Backwaters
Duration of visit: 1-2 Hours
Timings: 8 AM to 5.30 PM
Entry Fee: Rs. 10 for Person, Rs. 560 for Foreigners, Rs. 30 for Camera, and Rs. 125 for Video, Boating charges vary
At a distance of 1 km from Ooty Bus Station & Railway Station, Ooty Lake is an artificial lake situated in the beautiful hill station of Ooty. It is one of the most visited tourist places in Ooty and also one of the popular places to represent Ooty Tourism. It is also one of the top attractions you must include in
Ooty Lake was built by John Sullivan in 1824 AD, the then Collector of Coimbatore. Covers an area of 65 acres with an average depth of 40 feet, the lake is fed by the mountain streams in the Ooty valley. The lake was originally intended to be used for fishing with ferries being used to travel across the lake. It gradually shrunk from its original size giving place to the current bus stand race course, and the lake park.
The lake is surrounded by groves of Eucalyptus trees with a railway line running along one shore. Situated amidst beautiful valleys, Ooty .....
Duration of visit: 1-2 Hours
Timings: 8 AM to 6.30 PM
Entry Fee: Rs.30 for Adults, Rs. 15 for Children, Rs. 50 for Camera & Rs. 100 for Video
At a distance of 3 km from Ooty Bus Station & Railway Station and 4 km from Ooty Lake, Ooty Botanical Gardens is a beautiful garden situated on the foothills of Dodabetta Peak in Ooty. Maintained by Tamil Nadu Horticulture Department, Ooty Botanical Gardens is one of the top places to visit in Ooty and also one of the best botanical gardens in India.
Nature & Scenic
At a distance of 9 km from Ooty, Doddabetta is a mountain peak situated on the Ooty - Kotagiri Road in the Nilgiris district of Tamilnadu. Literally means Big Mountain, Doddabetta is the highest point in Nilgiri Mountains and also one of the popular places to visit in Ooty. It is among prime place to visit on a Ooty trip
Day 5: Ketti - Wenlock Downs - Pykara Kamaraj Sagar / Sandynalla Reservoir & Pine Forest
Nature & Scenic
Duration of visit: 30 Mins
Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM
Entry Fee: Telescope: Rs. 10 for Per Person
At a distance of 4 km from Ooty and 12.5 km from Coonoor, Ketti Valley View Point is a popular vantage point situated on Ooty - Coonoor Road in Nilgiris district of Tamilnadu. It is
one the most beautiful sightseeing places in Ooty and also one of the top places to experince Ooty Tourism.
Lake & Backwaters | Nature & Scenic Duration of visit: 30 Mins - 1 Hr
Timings: 9 AM - 6 PM
Entry Fee: FREE
At a distance of 9 km from Ooty Bus Station, Kamraj Sagar Dam, also known as the Sandynalla Reservoir, is a very quiet and scenic dam situated on the slopes of the Wenlock Downs in Ooty. It is one of the top Ooty tourist places and also a must include in every Ooty Tour Package.
Nature & Scenic
Duration of visit: 1 Hour Timings: 9 AM - 6. 30 PM Entry Fee: FREE
At a distance of 16 km from Ooty, Wenlock Downs is a vast expanse of grassy meadow located on the way to Pykara in Ooty, Tamilnadu. It is one of the most scenic places in Ooty and also one of the best Ooty tourist places. Along with Ooty Lake, this place is most commonly represented for Ooty Tourism.
Pykara Dam & Reservoir
Duration of visit: 1 Hour Timings: 8. 30 AM to 5. 30 PM Entry Fee: Rs. 5 for Person
At a distance of 2 km from Pykara Lake and 23 km from Ooty Bus Stand, Pykara Falls is a majestic waterfalls situated on Ooty - Mysore road in Ooty, Tamil Nadu. This is one of the best waterfalls near Bangalore and also one of the most popular Ooty tourist places. It is another popular attraction not to miss in a Ooty tour package.
Day 6: Coonoor
1. Catherine Falls
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If you are thinking that Coonoor is a hill station just for nature lovers, then you are wrong. Offering some of the best adventure activities, the Catherine falls is one of the best Coonoor attractions that every tourist should visit. It offers amazing trails for trekking and one can hike down the pathway with steep slopes that lead to the waterfalls. The cascading waters gushing down the hill is quite a treat to watch and one must not miss it during their visit to Coonoor.
2. Sim’s Park
Being one of the most visited Coonoor tourist places, Sim’s park is a famous botanical garden that features beautiful flower terraces laid in an extension of about 12 acres. The park also features a Rose Garden that has some of the finest variety of Roses in the country along with which there is a lake inside the park that provides boating facility as well.
3. Droog Fort
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If you are under an impression that Coonoor does not have a rich and cultural history, you may have to re-think once you visit the Droog Fort. The Droog Fort is one of the best places to visit in Coonoor for those who love architecture and history. Situated around 13 kilometers away from the city centre, this old fort was originally used as an outpost by Tipu Sultan. Holding a great historical significance, the path that leads to the fort is a splendid one which is much loved by trekkers.
4. Heritage Train
Even those haven’t visited Coonoor or Ooty, are aware of the famous heritage Nilgiri Mountain Railway at Coonoor. Been a part of famous series and movies, a ride on this heritage train from Ooty to Coonoor is the most talked about attraction and experience when it comes to what to see in Coonoor. The train takes you through the mesmerizing hills and coffee plantation, allowing you to enjoy every bit of the ride.
5. St. George’s Church
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There is no dearth of attractions in Coonoor when it comes to religious sites. Constructed way back in the 18th century, the St. George’s Church is a beautiful remnant of the British era.
The main attraction is its splendid architecture, and serene surroundings. A visit to this church is very appealing to the eyes and offers complete peace of mind. Booking one of the best Coonoor sightseeing packages will definitely take you to this popular tourist attraction.
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