South India Tour
Duration: 13 Nights/14 Days
Day 1: Arrive Chennai.
Arrive Chennai International Airport. Warm welcome at airport. Assisted & escorted transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Later proceed for city tour of Chennai. Overnight at hotel in Chennai.
Day 2: Chennai – Tirupati (135KMS/ 3-4 HRS)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Tirupati. Arrive Tirupati. Check in hotel. Later Darshan Tirupati Balaji Temple. Overnight at Hotel in Tirupati
Day 3: Tirupati-Kanchipuram- Mahabalipuram (200 KMS/ 4-5 KMS)
In the morning after breakfast, visit "Paul Dinakar Prayer Tower" after that start driving towards Kanchipuram, known as city of thousand temples. These ancient temples dotted around the landscapes of Kanchipuram greatly reflect the glorious traditions of South India with its noted temples.
On reaching Kanchipuram move out to visit the significant temples of Kanchipuram including Kamakshi Amman Temple, Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple, Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple and Devarajaswami Temple etc.
In the afternoon also visit the market to buy some silk sarees that are world famous. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch drive straight to reach Mahabalipuram. The city is very famous amongst the tourists for its rock cut temples.
On reaching Mahabalipuram, get accommodated at one of our listed hotels. After straightening your backs for a while, move out to visit the famous Shore Temple. The temple is unique as lord Shiva and Vishnu are housed in the same sanctum sanctorum. Enjoy dinner and Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 4: Mahabalipuram- Pondicherry (via E Coast Road 110 KMS/ 2-3 HRS)
Today after breakfast you will check out from hotel & transfer to Pondicherry (Puducherry). On the way halt at a local restaurant for lunch, later continue driving to Pondicherry.
On arrival check into the hotel. Evening is free for relax or take a walk on the street of Pondicherry. Stay overnight at the hotel, Pondicherry.
Day 5: Pondicherry- Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) (210 KMS/4-5 HRS)
Post breakfast, embark on a visit to Aurobindo Ashram, located at a distance of 10 kms from Pondicherry. After the visit, drive towards Trichy. On the way visit the famous Nataraja temple situated in Chidambaram. The roof of the temple is plated with gold. Upon reaching Trichy, check-in at one of our listed hotels.
After resting and relaxing for a while set off for a sightseeing tour of Trichy. The prime tourist attractions to visit include Jambukeshwar Temple, Srirangam temple and Rock Fort temple. In the evening return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) - Madurai (140 KMS/2-3 HRS)
Post breakfast, get transferred to Madurai. On reaching Madurai, get accommodated in Madurai at one of our listed hotels. After resting for a while at your hotel room, move out to visit the beautiful Meenakshi Devi Temple.
The prime attractions to visit in Madurai include King Tirumala’s Palace, Gandhi Museum and Great Tank. In the evening return to the hotel and overnight stay.
Day 7: Madurai- Rameshwaram (by Road- 180KMS/ 4-5 HRS)
After breakfast check out hotel & drive to Rameshwaram. On arrival check your hotel. Later Visit Rameshwaram Temple. Overnight at hotel in Rameshwaram
Day 8: Rameshwaram- Kanyakumari (320 KMS/ 7-8 HRS)
Early morning get ready have Breakfast at hotel drive to your next destination- Kanyakumari (India’s Lands End where Indian ocean, Bay of Bengal & Arabian Sea Meet, a beautiful confluence of these three ocean is also referred as “Thriveni Sangamam”), On arrival check in hotel. Afterwards, Visit Kanyakumari Temple, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, (ferry charges not included), Gandhi Memorial, Thiruvalluvar Statue, Churches, The Sunrise & Sunset seen especially at Kanyakumari is very famous & must visit.
If you reach late Kanyakumari then you can do sightseeing next morning. Overnight at hotel in Kanyakumari
Day 9: Kanyakumari
Full day Kanyakumari Sightseeing.
Overnight at hotel in Kanyakumari
Day 10: Kanyakumari- Kovalam (90 KMS/ 3 HRS)
Early morning you can witness the Beautiful Sunrise at Thriveni Sangam. Back to hotel have Breakfast at hotel, later check out hotel & Drive to Kovalam, Overnight at hotel in Kovalam
Day 11: Kovalam (Beach destination in Kerala)
Breakfast at hotel, Visit beaches of Kovalam, Overnight at hotel in Kovalam
Day 12: Kovalam- Alleppey/Kumarakom (by Road- 180KMS/ 5HRS)
Breakfast at Hotel. Drive to Alleppey. Check in Houseboat. Lunch on Board in Houseboat. Later proceed for Kumarakom Sightseeing, Bird Sanctuary & Boat ride in Backwaters (backwater is stretched between Kumarakom & Alleppey), Dinner & Overnight stay in Deluxe/Premium Houseboat.
Day 13: Kumarakom- Cochin (85KMS/ 2-3 HRS)
Have breakfast. Checkout houseboat around 930 AM. Drive towards your next destination- Cochin. On arrival check in hotel, later proceed for Cochin Sightseeing, visit Cochin Fort, Chinese fishing nets, local market,
Evening optional visit to Kathakali Dance Show (Ticket not Included)
Overnight at hotel in Cochin.
Day 14: Depart Cochin
Morning after breakfast transfer to Cochin Airport. Flight to home.