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INDIVIDUAL TOUR GROUP TOUR

The Flavours of Florida

  • 1790 km
  • 15 days / 14 nights
Orlando - Daytona Beach - Miami - Key West - Fort Myers - Tampa - Orlando
Activity :
  • Adventure
  • Culture
  • Wildlife
  • Beach
  • Culinary
Terrain :
  • Urban
  • Coastal

Florida is laidback and happening at the same time. A bohemian, chill vibe pervades the entire state, interrupted only by the excitement of Disney World, opulence of Key West and relentless partying of Miami. Florida has something for everyone, no matter your age or interests. Gear up for a healthy dose of adrenaline, culture, culinary excellence, late night partying and perfectly balmy weather.

Trip Type
Self Drive 365
Forget early wake-up calls, scheduled departures and the regular battery of sight- seeing destinations. That’s because when you’re out on a self-drive holiday, you decide where to go, what to see, and what to drive. And with Self-Drive 365, the road, the destination and that palpable connect between man and machine is all yours to explore!
Skill Level
Easy
Here's a road trip that is suited to those looking for a laid back drive, as well as veterans.

Is this road trip for me?

  • As long as you can comfortably drive for 6-8 hours a day on the right side of the road, this trip is easy for you.

Highlights

  • Enjoy the theme parks and shopping at Orlando
  • Let your hair down in Miami
  • Sunbathe on the pristine beaches of Key West
  • Drive along some of the most beautiful coastal roads and bridges in the world
Start of Tour Orlando
Day 1
Total Driving Distance 1790 km
End of Tour Orlando
Day 15
  • Driving Days :

    Total 15 Days

  • Day 1 Orlando
    • None (Meals on your own)
    • Arrive at the airport in Orlando, head to the car rental agency to pick up your rental car and drive to your hotel.
    • Overnight in Orlando.

  • Transfers

    Arrive at the airport in Orlando, head to the car rental agency to pick up your rental car and drive to your hotel.

    On arrival at the airport in Orlando, head to the car rental agency to pick up your rental car and drive to your hotel.

  • Other Recommendation

    Visit Gator Land, billed as the Alligator Capital of the World. We recommend you visit Sea Life Orlando, which provides themed journeys through European and tropical waters and allows close encounters with sea-life such as shrimp, starfish, seahorses, sharks and stingrays. Later, visit the museum dedicated to the Titanic: it houses artifacts, a re-creation of the ship and guided tours, or visit the Orlando Museum of Art, whose collection includes African, American, Contemporary and Ancient art. In the evening, visit the Orlando Eye, a 400-ft tall giant Ferris-wheel which gives a 360-degree view of Orlando. Foodies must visit Azteca d'Oro West Colonial for superb South American cuisine.

  • Day 2 Orlando
    • Drive
    • Distance:50 km
    • Breakfast
    • Spend the day at either Walt Disney World or Universal Studio.
    • Overnight in Orlando.

  • Activities

    Spend the day at either Walt Disney World or Universal Studio.

    Spend the day discovering the fantastical Walt Disney World - explore its varied delights, the Epcot Center, Animal Kingdom and of course, the Magic Kingdom. Alternatively, visit the fun-filled Universal Studios, a park dedicated to movies and television. You could also visit Islands of Adventure like Jurassic Park or Skull Island, or the Volcano Bay, a water park themed around a 200-ft tall volcano.

  • Day 3 Orlando
    • Drive
    • Distance:90 km
    • Breakfast
    • Drive from your hotel in Orlando to your hotel in Daytona.
    • Overnight in Daytona.

  • Transfers

    Drive from your hotel in Orlando to your hotel in Daytona.

    Enjoy a short drive from Orlando to Daytona via cities like Sanford and Orange City. Drive to Daytona via route I-4 E and take the exit to 104 to enter Sanford, where you can opt to explore the 116-acre Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Garden. Later, take the same I-4 route and drive to Orange City, which has Blue Spring State Park, a destination for scuba diving, kayaking and more. En route, satisfy your hunger pangs at Peach Valley Cafe, a lovely cafe serving American breakfast and lunch fare.

  • Day 4 Daytona beach
    • Breakfast
    • Overnight in Daytona.

  • Other Recommendation

    You should explore all that Daytona has to offer. Visit the famous Daytona International Speedway, host of the prestigious 'the Daytona 500' NASCAR race. Later visit the Daytona Lagoon, a fun-filled water park with go-karts, mini-golf, a laser arcade and more. Visit the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art, which has a collection of 2,600 Florida-themed oil and watercolour paintings and the Southeast Museum of Photography, which has a collection of about 3,500 photographs.
    Optionally, visit the Museum of Arts and Sciences and the Halifax Historical Museum.

  • Day 5 Daytona beach
    • Drive
    • Distance:420 km
    • Breakfast
    • Drive from your hotel in Daytona to your hotel in Miami.
    • Overnight in Miami.

  • Transfers

    Drive from your hotel in Daytona to your hotel in Miami.

    Drive from Daytona Beach to Miami via I-95 S. En route, you could visit the Exploration Tower at Cape Canaveral, a unique building with 7 floors of interactive exhibits and observation decks. Later, halt at Vero Beach, where you can opt to visit the Vero Beach Museum of Art, which houses national art exhibits and a sculpture garden. Drive the same route I-95 S, stop at West Palm Beach, known for a zoo that is home to more than 550 animals, many of them endangered, and Mounts Botanical Garden, which has over 2,000 species of tropical and subtropical plants from six continents.

  • Day 6 Miami
    • Breakfast
    • Explore Miami by way of a hop-on-hop-off bus tour.
    • Overnight in Miami.

  • Activities

    Explore Miami by way of a hop-on-hop-off bus tour.

    Start your day off with a hop-on-hop-off bus tour of Miami, choosing from 2 different loops. The Beach Loop will take you from the Central Station along the scenic Macarthur Causeway all the way around the Island of Miami Beach. Our recommendations include Washington Avenue, Collins Avenue, Ocean Drive, Perez Art Museum, Biscayne Bay, Miami Seaquarium, Jungle Island, Freedom Tower, Holocaust Museum and Fontainebleau Hotel.

    The City Loop departs from Central Station and takes you to see most of the interesting districts and attractions of mainland Miami like Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Little Havana, downtown Miami, Bayside Marketplace, Bayfront Park, Millionaires' Row, Venetian Pool, the Biltmore Hotel, Freedom Tower, the County Courthouse, Vizcaya Museum and Lowe Art Musuem.

    Note: Transfers from the hotel to the hop-on-hop-off point are at your own cost.

  • Other Recommendation

    The rest of the day is at leisure. Miami is all about nightlife, from poolside happy hours to ultra-happening nightclubs replete with gorgeous dancers and world-class DJs. We recommend the Ball & Chain, LIV, Sweet Liberty and Employees Only.

    Optionally, experience the Miami Everglades Airboat Adventure with Biscayne Bay Cruise, Bahamas Ferry Day Trip from Miami or the Millionaire's Row Cruise.

  • Day 7 Miami
    • Drive
    • Distance:250 km
    • Breakfast
    • Drive from your hotel in Miami to your hotel in Key West.
    • Overnight at Key West.

  • Transfers

    Drive from your hotel in Miami to your hotel in Key West.

    Drive from Miami to Key West via route US-1 S. En route, you can halt at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden at Coral Gables. Then drive to Key Largo, where you will find a lot of spots for snorkeling and kayaking. Later, at Islamorada en route US-1 S, you can halt at the Theatre of the Sea, one of the oldest marine mammal facilities in the world. They exhibit endangered species, a variety of sport and game fish and offer interactions with dolphins, sea lions, alligator and lorikeets. Later at Ramrod Key, we recommend you visit the Boondocks Grille and Draft House, a tropical-themed pub with a mini-golf set-up, and at Summerland, skydive at one of the most scenic places in the world.

  • Day 8 Key west
    • Breakfast
    • Overnight in Key West.

  • Other Recommendation

    The day is at leisure to explore the picturesque city of Key West, the southernmost part of the United States of America. Start your day with nature by visiting the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory, which houses 50 to 60 different species of live butterflies, several species of free-flying 'butterfly-friendly' birds, flowering plants, cascading waterfalls and trees. Next on the list is the Key West Aquarium, which is one of the oldest in Florida and exhibits alligators, jellyfishes, sharks, tropical and game fishes, turtles and more. Later visit the Key West Shipwreck Museum, which tells the story of about 400 years of shipwreck salvaging in Florida Keys. For a stunning view of Key West and the ocean, head to the Key West Lighthouse and Museum. Key West is also known for activities such as snorkelling, kayaking, and scuba diving.
    Optionally, visit the Dry Tortugas National Park, noted for abundant sea life, tropical birds and legends of shipwrecks and sunken treasure; its centerpiece is Fort Jeffersons.

  • Day 9 Key west
    • Drive
    • Distance:480 km
    • Breakfast
    • Drive from your hotel in Key West to your hotel in Fort Myers.
    • Overnight in Fort Myers.

  • Transfers

    Drive from your hotel in Key West to your hotel in Fort Myers.

    Drive to Fort Myers via route US-1 S till you reach Weston. En route, you may halt at the Dolphin Research Center at Grassy Key, a dolphinarium where visitors can see shows and interact with dolphins as well as sea lions. Later head to Key Largo, where you can meet the most famous resident of the Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, 'Christ of the Abyss', a 8 ½-foot-tall statue of Jesus Christ that sits in nearly 25 feet of water; this a popular site for scuba divers and snorkelers. From here, you can head to Sawgrass Recreation Park, which offer airboat tours through gator habitats and a small zoo with a variety of reptiles. From Weston, take the I-75 N to Fort Myers; en route, we recommend you to halt at Immokalee for the Florida Panther National Wildlife, more than 24,000 acres full of panthers and other wildlife, with interpretive tours and hiking trails. Next on the route, you can stop at the Naples Botanical Garden and the Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, known for its serene beach and activities and a Museum of Art which houses a diverse collection including American modernism, 20th-century Mexican art, sculpture and 3-dimensional art.

  • Day 10 Fort myers
    • Breakfast
    • Overnight in Fort Myers.

  • Other Recommendation

    The day is at leisure to drive around in Fort Myers at your own pace, stopping to see all that the city has to offer. First on the list is the IMAG History and Science Center, a hands-on science and marine museum that exhibits dinosaur fossils, Calusa culture, touch tanks and interactive displays on topics including weather and nanotechnology. Enter the fun side of Fort Myers at Sky Zone Trampoline Park to indulge in freestyle bouncing, dodgeball and fitness programs, and Escape Room Adventures, where participants need to discover hidden objects and solve clues puzzles to escape a confined space. A recommendation for nature lovers is boardwalk trails through wetlands such as the Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve, and the Calusa Nature Center and Lakes Regional Park. A must visit is Bennett's Fresh Roast for house-roasted coffee and donuts.

  • Day 11 Fort myers
    • Drive
    • Distance:350 km
    • Breakfast
    • Drive from your hotel in Fort Myers to your hotel in Tampa.
    • Overnight in Tampa.

  • Transfers

    Drive from your hotel in Fort Myers to your hotel in Tampa.

    Drive to Tampa from Fort Myers via route I-75 N. En route at Sarasota, you can halt at More Marine Lab, which displays 100 marine species and lets you interact with some of them. Also in Sarasota is the 'Ca' d'Zan', a Mediterranean revival residence whose architectural details are magnificent and acclaimed. En route Tampa, you will cross the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in St. Petersburg, a famous landmark and the longest cable-stayed concrete bridge in the world. Next, you can stop at the Salvador Dali Musuem, an art museum which houses the largest collection of Salvador Dali's works outside Europe.

  • Day 12 Tampa
    • Breakfast
    • Overnight in Tampa.

  • Other Recommendation

    The day is at leisure to explore the city. The famed Florida Aquarium is home to more than 20,000 aquatic plants and animals from Florida and all over the world. Special features include the Wild Dolphin Cruise, Swim with Fishes and Shark Swim, which have to be paid for at the venue. Enter Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, the 335-acre Africa-themed animal park known for thrilling rides and animal encounters. Next stop is the Tampa Museum of Art, which exhibits modern and contemporary art, as well as Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities, and the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts. Visit the Lettuce Lake Park, a fresh water wetland, flood plain and oak-dominated hardwood forest which features bird watching, canoeing, hiking, and kayaking.

  • Day 13 Tampa
    • Drive
    • Distance:150 km
    • Breakfast
    • Drive from your hotel in Tampa to your hotel in Orlando.
    • Overnight in Orlando.

  • Transfers

    Drive from your hotel in Tampa to your hotel in Orlando.

    Drive to Orlando from Tampa via I-4 E. Our first recommended stop is the Dinosaur World at Plant City, featuring over 150 life-size dinosaur sculptures set among natural marshes with cypress and gum trees. Next, you can stop at the Hollis Garden featuring neoclassical architecture, fountains and a variety of plants, followed by Lake Parker Park, known for scenic biking/hiking trails and fishing.

  • Day 14 Orlando
    • Breakfast
    • Overnight in Orlando.

  • Other Recommendation

    You could your last day in Orlando shopping at the city's various malls.

  • Day 15 Orlando
    • Breakfast
    • Drive from your hotel to the car rental agency, drop the car off and take your flight back home.

  • Transfers

    Drive from your hotel to the car rental agency, drop the car off and take your flight back home.

    Post breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to the car rental agency, drop the car off and take your flight back home.

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Inclusions

  • Accommodation as per hotels mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Sightseeings as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • The car of your choice.
  • Overseas travel insurance that covers accidental or medical expenses and miscellaneous benefits.


Exclusions

  • Cost of your round trip economy class airfare.
  • Airline / airport taxes valid for the duration of the tour.
  • Visa fees for USA.
  • Services of Cox & King tour manager or local representative.
  • Loss Damage Waiver for the vehicle.
  • Optional and Add-On tours unless specified.
  • Airline / hotel surcharges (if applicable) during high / festive season to be paid extra per person.
  • Porterage at hotels, apartment, airports, seaports, tips, laundry, wines, mineral water, telephone charges, all items of personal nature and also, food & drinks not forming part of the included menu.
  • Cost of USD 2,50,000 granted by Reserve Bank of India under the Liberalised Remittance Scheme.
  • Any increase in rate of USD leading to an increase in tour cost coming into effect prior to departure. However, the rate prevailing on the given day of payment will apply.
  • Meals, tips, laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature.
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal use.
  • Cost of Petrol / diesel parking charges / tolls for the vehicle provided..
  • Client has to pay in case of damage to the vehicle by accident.
  • Spare parts / engine oil of any kind.
  • Any items / services not specifically mentioned under inclusions.
  • Goods and Services Tax of 5%.
Categories Intermediate Sedan - Hyundai Elantra or similar Full-Size Sedan - Ford Taurus or similar SUV - Ford Edge or similar Sportscar - Ford Mustang or similar
ECONOMY 1,85,928 2,23,260 2,32,337 2,46,098
STANDARD 2,18,502 2,55,761 2,64,838 2,78,599
DELUXE 2,30,141 2,67,473 2,76,550 2,90,311
  • Orlando 2 Nights

    Hotel View
    Quality Inn & Suites Eastgate Kissimmee
    Economy Room
    Double - 2 Guests
    Included in trip
  • Daytona Beach 2 Nights

    Hotel View
    Best Western Daytona Inn Seabreeze Oceanfront
    Economy Room
    Double - 2 Guests
    Included in trip
  • Miami 2 Nights

    Lobby
    Pullman Miami Airport Hotel
    Economy Room
    Double - 2 Guests
    Included in trip
  • Key West 2 Nights

    Hotel View
    Doubletree Grand Key Resort
    Economy Room
    Double - 2 Guests
    Included in trip
  • Fort Myers 2 Nights

    Hotel View
    Crowne Plaza Fort Myers At Bell Tower Shops
    Economy Room
    Double - 2 Guests
    Included in trip
  • Tampa 2 Nights

    Hotel View
    The Beachcomber Beach Resort St Pete
    Economy Room
    Double - 2 Guests
    Included in trip
    • INTERMEDIATE SEDAN

    Hyundai Elantra or Similar.
    Starting from
    4 Pax including driver
    Included in trip
    • 4 Doors
    • AC
    • Automatic
    • Diesel
things-to-carry

Travel light, try to stay under 45 lbs (20 kg).

  • Driving licence and International Driving Permit
  • Credit Card
  • Cash
  • Smartphone for maps
  • Phone Charger
  • First-aid kit
  • Swiss Knife
  • Water
  • Tissue box and wet wipes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Spare plastic bags
  • Sunscreen
  • Small toolkit
  • Warm clothes
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