South India Tour

Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry – Tanjore – Trichy – Madurai – Thekkady – Kumarakom – Alleppey – Cochin

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Meet and assist our representative in Chennai airport. Transfer to the hotel and check in at the hotel upon arrival Chennai - One of the four major metropolitan cities of India, is the capital of the southeastern state of Tamil Nadu. Gateway in the south, Chennai, the first city in Tamil Nadu is situated on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal.

  • Kerala Backwater
  • Mahabalipuram
  • Pondicherry Nithid Anand

Day 1: Arrivals in Chennai (1400 Hrs Hotel Check-In)

Meet and assist our representative in Chennai airport. Transfer to the hotel and check in at the hotel upon arrival.
Chennai - One of the four major metropolitan cities of India, is the capital of the southeastern state of Tamil Nadu. Gateway in the south, Chennai, the first city in Tamil Nadu is situated on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is well known from its cultural heritage and temple architecture and is also a centre for South Indian classical music and dance performances. Relaxing rest day for personal activities.

Day 02: In Chennai

Proceed to visit the Art and Bronze Gallery (closed on Fridays and public holidays) for orientation visit to Chennai the morning after breakfast. Here are some examples of Tanjore School of painting. Flower and fruit market, high court, fort museum, marina beach, Santhome cathedral, snake park. e.t.c.

Day 03: Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram

After breakfast, visit the temples in Kanchipuram (3 hours / 80 km) in Kanchipuram in Mahabalipuram road. Kanchipuram - The ancient capital of Pallavas is famous as the city of 1000 temples and still there are 124 shrines, the first temple dedicated to Shiva was built in the 7th and 8th centuries and there are paintings on the walls. The temple of Ekambareswarar, Kailashnatha, Sri Kamakshi and Varadarajaswamy is of interest, Kanchipuram is also famous for the silk.
Later proceed to Mahabalipuram (26 km / 01 o'clock). On the arrival of the hotel's arrival, relaxing on the day of rest for personal activities.

Day 04: In Mahabalipuram

After breakfast, during the half-day sightseeing of Mamallapuram, you visit the famous world heritage monuments of Shore Temple, Arjuna's austerities, five chariots and many cave temples. Later, travel with Mamallapuram fields, travel with the fields of crocodile (not more than 2000 crocodiles) and Tiger cave (a Rock cut shrine dating from 7th century). Relaxing rest day for personal activities.

Day 05: Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (about 80 km / 03 Hrs)

After running breakfast in Pondicherry, arrive in Pondicherry, comes in the French colony, with its unique streets, houses and ornamental gardens as well as the centre of international life, with the Aurobindo Ashram. Pondicherry - A union territory, which is located within the state of Tamil Nadu. The inherent atmosphere of Pondicherry, becomes the most obvious in the oldest part of the city, which comes in front of the boulevard of the beach. Day of relaxation for different activities on the day of rest.

Day 06: In Pondicherry

The half-day vision of the morning moves forward to see Pondicherry's tour, once was a French colony for the visit of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry Museum, Sacred Heart Church, Bharati and Bharathidasan Memorial Museum etc.

Day 07: Pondicherry - - Swamimalai - Tanjore

On the drive for breakfast from Tanjore, visit the N-Route Chidambaram and Swamimalai. (175 kms / 4 hrs) - driving time is not the time to stop at Chidambaram andSwamimalai. Dedicated to Lord Shiva in the enthralling nature of the cosmic dancer Nataraja at Chidambaram visited a beautiful temple of Nataraja temple. The specialty of the temple is the goddess it presided over - Akasha Lingam or Ether Lingam Four long entrances are the carving of the famous South Indian dance, Bharatanatyam.
Moving forward from Tanjore, go to Darasuram and Swamimalai DarasuramTemple (from the Gods family to white elephants - built in memory of AIRAVATH), the original name of the temple is "Arivesheshwar Temple". For the worship of sculpture in Swamimalai, see how the craftsmen did their work in the traditional way of casting a statue. Later, sign for Tanjore and the hotel for arrival.

Day 08: Tanjore - Trichy (60 km / 2 hours)

After breakfast, a visit to a city of Tanjore is visited by beautiful Chola temples of Brihadesvara, which is full of monolithic skyscrapers, in which granite block weighs 80 tons.
Later, to visit the ancient temple of Lord Ganapati (Lord Ganesha) for Trichy, 434 steps cut towards the rock and interspersed with the temples also lead to the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Day 09: Trichy - Madurai (160 km / 03 hours)

Madurai after breakfast run and check in at the hotel Madurai is more than 2500 years and Tamilnadu's second largest city. Planned in the form of a lotus, the great Meenakshi temple is dedicated to the Lord Shiva's wife, Thirumala Naik Temple, the city has a luminous, light and sound panoramic, Elgar Hills and Thirupura Rock Temple. Relaxing rest day for personal activities.

Day 10: In Madurai

Going forward for a half day in the morning / watching the tour of Madurai, visit the Meenakshi Temple for the Aarti Festival, which will be highlighted on the tour.

Day 11: Madurai - Thekkady (about 130 km / 04 Hrs)

In the morning after the beginning of breakfast for Thekkady, Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve located in the heart of Cardamom hills of Kerala, which provides a rare opportunity to enjoy the wildlife of South India. Upon arrival check in at hotel.

Day 12: In Thekkady

Enjoy breakfast and a boat safari on Periyar lake in the morning. View different organisms of this area. Afternoon touring seasoning plantations.

Day 13: Thekkady - Kumarakom (160 km / 04 Hrs)

Transfer to Kumarakom after reaching the hotel in the morning after breakfast transfer by road.
Kumarakom is definitely God's own country in Kerala, the most powerful, attractive heaven. Here and everywhere, thin coconut palms never ending here, your never-ending paddy fields, sandwiches and backwaters, can nest the nesting trees of one hundred varieties in a fun way, and your own The mind can provide fresh inspiration for your business and life. Kumarakom is also famous for boat cruise and snake boat race.

Day 14: Kumarakom - Alleppey

Check out the hotel after breakfast and go ahead Alleppey, "Venice of the East" is one of the most important tourist centers in the state. These large networks of canals provide their lifeline Alleppey. Alleppey was one of the busiest centers in the past, which was one of the most famous ports of the Malabar coast. On arrival, the AR House is enjoying a day .

Day 15: Alleppey-Cochin (80 km / 2 Hrs)

life for the cruise of coconut palm, paddy fields and the lives of villages for a cruise.
Arrive after arrival of breakfast and check in hotel at Cochin.
Cochin, Queen of the Arabian Sea, is a vibrant city situated on the southwest coast of the Indian peninsula, in the breathtaking beautiful and prosperous state of Kerala, which has been called 'God's own country'. Cochin is also known as the gateway of Kerala In the afternoon, proceed to cover the Dutch palace in Mattancherry for the sights of Cochin. Jewish Saint Francis Church, the oldest European church in India, in the heart of the Jew who is locally called the Jewish Town. Santa Cruz Basilica was originally built by Portuguese in 1557.

Day 16: Cochin Departure (1200 hrs Hotel Check Out)

Transfer from time to time at the airport to arrive in flight today.


Tour Cost includes:
» Airport Meet and Assist.
» 15 Nights / 16 Days accommodation on Twin Sharing basis.
» Daily Breakfast on plan.
» All meals i.e. breakfast, lunch & dinner in House boat at Alleppey.
» All arrival /departure transfers, intercity drive city tour by Ac Tata Indigo car » Local English speaking guide during city tour
» Boat ride in Periyar.
» Monument Entrances as per itinerary (For one visit only)
» All presently applicable taxes.
Tour Cost does not includes:
» Air Fare / Airport Taxes/ Visa.
» Personal nature Expenses i.e. Telephone calls, Laundry, soft / hard drinks, meals, tipping.
» Any camera fee (wherever Applicable)
» Any kind of Insurance.
» Any other expense not mentioned in the "Includes".


Supplement Cost for flight :
SSupplement for Toyota Innova (Large Car)          £67 per person

Note - Please note that all the above mentioned Airfares, Taxes and Flight Schedules are subject to change anytime without prior notice and subject to availability at the time of actual booking/ticket issuance.The above is just an offer with no reservations made.

Please note: Please note that all above cost is based on current taxes & tariff. Any major fluctuation or change in the tax structure / tariff may affect the cost.
 
Tour Cost
(Minimum 02 People)
4* Superior Hotels
Twin room sharing basis
GBP 989 Per person
 
Tour Cost
(Minimum 02 People)
5* Deluxe Hotels
Twin room sharing basis
GBP 1319 Per person
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