Backpacker Goa to Kochi Explorer
Connect your Goa adventure with Kerala with this overland journey!
Observe wildlife and wild tigers at Bandipur Wildlife Reserve
Immerse yourself in the heart of South India and stay in handpicked hostels
Travel in comfortable overnight trains and buses
|Trip Length:||7 Days|
Up to 16 travelers may book this trip. One or more components of this trip are a shared experience.
|Physical Difficulty:||1 out of 5|
Meals: 3 Breakfasts
Accommodations: 1 Night at Hotel Swagath in a Standard Room, 2 Nights at Zostel Mysore in a 6-Bed Dorm
Transportation: Goa to Goa Bus Station by Car or Van, Goa Bus Station to Hosapete Bus Station by Overnight Bus, Hosapete Bus Station to Hosapete by Car or Van, Hosapete to Hosapete Railway Station by Car or Van, Hosapete Railway Station to Mysore Railway Station by Overnight Train, Mysore Railway Station to Mysore by Car or Van, Mysore to Bandipur Tiger Reserve by Car or Van, Bandipur Tiger Reserve to Mysore by Car or Van, Mysore to Mysore Railway Station by Car or Van, Mysore Railway Station to Kochi Railway Station by Overnight Train
Miscellaneous: Entrance fee to Bandipur Tiger Reserve
Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
Tips and Gratuities
Compulsory and Peak Season Surcharges
Adults: 16 to 99 years of age
This trip is not recommended for children aged below 16 years.
Today you’ll start your overland journey down to Kochi in Kerala. Meet your driver at the designated time and location for a transfer to the bus station. From there, hop on an overnight bus to Hosapete. The journey takes around 10 hours, so get ready for a long ride with some amazing views.
Transportation: Goa to Goa Bus Station by Car or Van, Goa Bus Station to Hosapete Bus Station by Overnight Bus
Day 2: Hosapete
Welcome to Hosapete! This small town in the southwestern part of India is a hidden gem, offering breathtaking views, fascinating history, and a rich cultural heritage. Located in the heart of Karnataka, Hosapete is the perfect destination for travelers looking to experience the best of Indian hospitality and explore some of the country's most iconic landmarks, including the UNESCO World Heritage site of Hampi. Whether you're a history buff, an adventure seeker, or simply in search of some peace and quiet, Hosapete is sure to captivate your senses and leave an impression. Meet your driver on arrival at the bus station for a short transfer to your hotel. Check-in and rest of the day to explore the surroundings on your own.
Transportation: Hosapete Bus Station to Hosapete by Car or Van
Accommodation: Hotel Swagath in a Standard Room
Day 3: Hosapete to Mysore
Time to move on to the next adventure! Before leaving Hosapete, make sure to check out of your hotel and store your luggage. You'll have the entire day to explore and enjoy the city at your leisure. In the evening, meet your driver in the lobby of your hotel for a short transfer to the train station to catch your overnight train to Mysore. The journey takes around 12 hours, so get comfortable and enjoy the ride. Make sure you have everything you need packed and get ready for an exciting journey to Mysore!
Transportation: Hosapete to Hosapete Railway Station by Car or Van, Hosapete Railway Station to Mysore Railway Station by Overnight Train
Day 4: Mysore
Welcome to Mysore! Once you arrive at Mysore Railway Station, your driver will be waiting for you for a short ride to your hotel. After you've settled in, you'll have the rest of the day to explore and enjoy the city at your leisure. There is much to do in Mysore, so make your pick and get ready for an unforgettable experience in Mysore!
Transportation: Mysore Railway Station to Mysore by Car or Van
Accommodation: Zostel Mysore in a 6-Bed Dorm
Day 5: Mysore
Today it's time to make your way to the Bandipur Tiger Reserve. Get ready to experience an unforgettable afternoon safari in the national park, where you can spot some incredible wildlife up close. After your safari, you'll return to Mysore, where you can relax and reflect on your amazing experience in the park.
Transportation: Mysore to Bandipur Tiger Reserve by Car or Van, Bandipur Tiger Reserve to Mysore by Car or Van
Accommodation: Zostel Mysore in a 6-Bed Dorm
Day 6: Mysore to Kochi
If you're an early bird, we recommend starting your day with a visit to Mysore Market, where you can find some amazing silk fabrics, sandalwood, and fragrances that the city is famous for. After your exploration, it's time for your transfer to Mysore Railway Station to catch your train to Kochi. Get ready for a long but exciting journey - the travel time to Kochi is approximately 15.5 hours. Pack some snacks and get comfortable for the ride.
Transportation: Mysore to Mysore Railway Station by Car or Van, Mysore Railway Station to Kochi Railway Station by Overnight Train
Day 7: Kochi
You made it! Welcome to Kochi! From here, connect to your next adventure!
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