Aromas of the South

With the aromatic scent of morning filter coffee filling the air, lose yourself in the exotic and sylvan ambience of versatile and colourful Karnataka.  Basking in the glory of its illustrious past during the reign of the Hoysala Empire, the region offers a journey of a lifetime, filled with culture, nature, ancient architecture and, of course, coffee. Be it elaborate temple architecture, the serenity and beauty of cloud-kissed hilltops, or the freshness of coffee and spice plantations, this is your own tryst with all things exotic and artistic. Settle yourself into the lap of nature; into the heart of South India…soak in the flavour-filled aromas of the south.

Since this a Taster, you would only be visiting places mentioned in the itinerary below.

The departure is guaranteed.
This would be a small group of diverse people (maximum 12) from across the world, bound by their interest in this tour.
For a tailor made version of this program, please email us info@rudraxp.com

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Departure Dates

Bangalore (Bengaluru)
Chikmagalur
Kabini
Bangalore (Bengaluru)

Destinations Covered

Bangalore (Bengaluru)
Chikmagalur
Kabini
Bangalore (Bengaluru)
Bangalore (Bengaluru)

Proceed to Chikmagalur by surface.

Enroute visit Shravanabelagola. The statue of Gomateshwara Bhagwaan Bahubali is located atop Vindhyagiri mountain. At 57 feet, it is the tallest monolithic statue in the world. There are 650 steps to the top of the platform. This is the place where Chandragupta, the founder of the Mauryan dynasty, became a Jain ascetic after relinquishing his throne. The statue of Gomateshwara is 1,026 years old.

Arrive Chikmagalur and check into Homestay. Chikmagalur is famous for its serene environment, lush green forests and tall mountains.

Overnight at Homestay.

Morning breakfast

Visit to Belur and  / or Halebeedu Temples. The 12th century temples of Belur and Halebid are wonders in stone, best known for their exquisite architecture depicting different scripts from Hindu mythology The temples are carved with scripts of Hindu mythology.

Take a ride along the picturesque western ghats on your way back.

Overnight at Homestay.

Chikmagalur - Kabini (206 km)
Day 3

Morning breakfast

Proceed to Kabini  by road.

Arrive Kabini and check into Orange County Resorts. The resort gives you a wildlife experience like no other. Inspired in design by the Hadis or tribal villages, this picturesque resort of sweeping panoramic vistas, is bordered on two sides by the Kabini River.

Films on  Indian Wildlife by eminent filmmakers will be shown every alternate evening thus enhancing your knowledge on wild life.

Overnight at the resort.

Early Morning, depart for jungle safari. Jungle safaris conducted by Special Jungle Safari Vehicles accompanied by a naturalist. It’s cold in the mornings and advisable to take head covers and light woollens along.

Morning breakfast.

Later proceed in time to airport to board your flight from Bangalore.

End of the tour

Bangalore (Bengaluru)

The tours offered are competitively priced base products. Extensive research, with the objective of creating extraordinary experiences, backs our product offering. While we are happy to upgrade these further per your standards, we will not downgrade any, in order to meet our own.

Itinerary Route
Routes and distances may vary.
Details
October - April
38,500.00 $ 770.00
May - September
29,750.00 $ 595.00
Cost/Terms & Conditions
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  • Terms & Conditions

    All Prices are on twin sharing.

    Single Supplement : Rs 17,500 / USD 350 (Oct-Apr),  Rs  13,500 / USD 270 (May-Sept)

    The prices mentioned are based on accommodations, handpicked to give the most fulfilling and enriching experience of a destination. These may change in relation with what gets added, upgraded or improved in a particular destination. We also choose the most valuable room in terms of experience in the chosen hotel, which is mostly a higher category, more private and truly represents the spirit of the place.

    We use Toyota Innovas, by default for all travel. Please check with us for upgrade to a Luxury SUV, or also for the option of the costs without transport.

    Foreign nationals are requested to bear in mind that there maybe some nominal cost additions owing to differences in entrances to monuments, wild life entry fees or other similar charges.

    The prices stated above are an estimate. Price is subject to change based on availability or any weekend, festival, holiday premiums, at the time of booking.

    Payment:

    •  Booking Advance of INR 15,000.00 / USD 375 per person
    •  Final Full Payment 60 days prior to arrival.

    Package doesn’t include:

    • All entrance / camera fees.
    • Tips & Gratuities & personal expenses
    • Visa Fees & Airport tax or Airport improvement fees.
    • Travel Insurance.
    • All Expenses other than mentioned in What Price Includes.

    Cancellation Policy

    • Booking advance non – refundable from the time of booking.
    • 75% of Package Cost non – refundable within 45 days before departure .
    • 100% of Package Cost non – refundable within 30 days before departure.
  • Itinerary Includes
    • Accommodation in all the hotels on twin sharing (Pool Villa in Kabini).
    • Daily breakfast
    • 2 Dinners in Chikmagalur
    • All meals in Kabini
    • All prevailing taxes like Luxury tax in all hotels and Service tax wherever applicable.
    • All transfers to or from hotels, airport, railway station, sight seeing city tours, drives by air conditioned car with a Smart-chauffer.
    • Road tax, toll tax, driver’s allowance, parking etc.
    • Guided tour of Belur / Halebeedu
    • Morning Jungle safari in Kabini ( Oct – Mar ).
    • Memories of a lifetime.
  • Itinerary Cost

    October - April(INR): 38,500.00

    May - September(INR): 29,750.00

    October - April(USD): 770.00

    May - September(USD): 595.00

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