Great South India Tour

19 Days / 18 Nights
  • Kerala Backwaters
  • South India
  • South India Coasts

 

The highlights of India is a wonderful introduction to the Indian subcontinent. From Delhi, travel through the Rajasthani cities of Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and the Pink City of Jaipur. Visit the magnificent Taj Mahal in Agra. Marvel at Khajuraho's complex temple carvings and join pilgrims at Varanasi, Hinduism's holiest city, before continuing to Mumbai (The Bolly Wood City)

Detailed Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Airport Chennai
    On arrival at Chennai Airport you will meet our tour executive who’d welcome you and assist you further for a transfer to hotel. Later sightseeing of Chennai visit to Parthasarathy Temple, Kapaleeshwara Temple, St George Fort, Theosophical society and Museum. Overnight at Hotel (3Star)
     

  • Day 2: Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram (150kms - 3hrs)
    Post breakfast drive to Kanchipuram visit Kailasanatha Temple, Sri Ekambaranathar Temple, Kamakshi Amman Temple, Devarajaswami Temple and Vaikuntha Perumal Temple and later in the evening drive to Mahabalipuram check in at the hotel overnight at Hotel
     

  • Day 3: Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (90kms - 2hrs)
    Post breakfast sightseeing of Mahabalipuram visit Shore Temple, Trimurti Cave Temple, Arjuna's Penance, Five Rathas and Sculpture Museum and drive to Pondicherry check in at the hotel later visit Aurobindo Ashram, Aurobindo Paper factory, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Varadarajaswamy Perumal Temple overnight at Hotel
     

  • Day 4: Pondicherry - Tanjore (220kms - 5hrs)
    Post breakfast drive to Tanjore via visiting Chidambaram Nataraj Temple and Gangakondacholapuram Temples Upon arrival at Tanjore check in at the hotel
     

  • Day 5: Tanjore - Trichy (70kms - 1.5hrs)
    Post breakfast visit Palace, Art gallery, Museum later visit to Brihadewswara Temple also known as the 'Big Temple', built by the Chola dynasty. This massive temple is 216 feet high and the single spherical stone on top weighs 80 tons drive to Trichy sightseeing of Srirangam Temple and Rockfort check in at the

  • Day 6: Trichy - Madurai (130kms - 3hrs)
    Post breakfast drive to Madurai check in at the hotel later sightseeing of Famous Shree Meenakshi Amman temple, Thirumalai Nayakiar Palace and Marie Amman Tank overnight at Hotel
     

  • Day 7: Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai (170kms - 4hrs One Way)
    Post breakfast day excursion to Rameshwaram visit Ramanathaswamy Temple, Kothandaraswamy Temple and back to Madurai overnight at Hotel
     

  • Day 8: Madurai - Kanyakumari - Kovalam (350kms - 8hrs)
    Post breakfast drive to Kovalam via visiting Kanyakumari visits Kumari Amman Temple, Gandhi Museum and Vivekananda Rock check in at the hotel overnight at Hotel (4 Star)
     
  • Day 9: Kovalam
    Day free for your personal actitives overnight at Hotel (4Star)
     

  • Day 10: Kovalam - Thottapally - Alleppey
    Post breakfast drive to Thottapally embark the houseboat by 12Noon Cruise through the back water of Kerala, on the way you can see traditional Kerala village life remind unchanged for many years you also witness the merchants selling vegetables in a boat while the village people await at the bank of Vembanad lake. Here your crew will prepare delicious Keralian meals from freshly brought vegetables from the market. Overnight at Non AC Houseboat
     

  • Day 11: Alleppey - Munnar (180kms - 5hrs)
    Post breakfast arrival at Alleppey disembarks the Houseboat and drive to Munnar. Munnar is the place of scenic beauty, lusty green and Tea Estate. Upon arrival at Munnar check in at Resort, Rest the day for your personal actitives, overnight at Hotel
     

  • Day 12: Munnar
    Post breakfast go for sightseeing of Mattupetty dam and Eravikulam national park, back to the hotel overnight at Hotel
     

  • Day 13: Munnar - Cochin (120kms - 4hrs)
    Post breakfast drive to Cochin check in at the Hotel later sightseeing of Cochin visit Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Fort Cochin and Chinese Fishing Net overnight at Hotel
     

  • Day 14: Cochin - Ooty (310kms - 7hrs)
    Post breakfast drive to Ooty; The "Queen of hill stations" is the capital of Nilgiri district. It is one of the most popular tourist resorts in India. Nilgiri means "Blue Mountains". It is a land of picturesque picnic spots. Used to be popular summer and weekend getaway for the Britishers during the colonial days. It is situated at an altitude of 2,240 meters above sea level. Check in at the Hotel, Relax and later visit Botanical Garden overnight stay at Hotel
     

  • Day 15: Ooty
    Post breakfast full day sightseeing of Ooty visit Doddabetta Peak, Lamb's Rock, Kodanadu's View Point, Sim's park and Dolphin's Nose overnight stay at Hotel
     

  • Day 16: Ooty - Mysore (160kms - 5hrs)
    Post breakfast drive to Mysore upon arrival at Mysore check in at the hotel, relax and later visit Brindavan Garden and overnight stay at Sandesh The hotel
     

  • Day 17: Mysore
    Post breakfast full day sightseeing of Mysore visit Maharaja Palace, Devaraja Fruit and vegetable market and Tipu Sultan Palace and overnight stay at Hotel
     

  • Day 18: Mysore - Bangalore (140kms - 4hrs)
    Post breakfast drive to Bangalore via visiting Srirangapatinam upon arrival at Bangalore check in at the hotel later visit Iskon Temple, Shiva Temple, Vidhana Soudha, Cubbon Park and Lalbagh Garden overnight stay at Hotel
     

  • Day 19: Bangalore Dep
    Post breakfast departure transfer to Bangalore Airport for your onward journey



 

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