Discover South India Tour
16 Nights / 17 Days
Mumbai - Chennai - Mahabalipuram
- Kanchipuram - Tirupati - Bangalore - Mysore - Kodai - Trichy - Tanjore - Madurai
- Ramesharam - Trivandrum - Kanyakumari - Mumbai
Day 1 : Mumbai
to India. You will be received at International Airport and immediately transferred
to your hotel for rest. Overnight at Mumbai.
Day 2 : Mumbai - Chennai
Transfer to airport after breakfast for flight to Chennai. Transfer to your
hotel. Check in at hotel in Chennai.
Relax in the evening. Overnight at Chennai.
Day 3 : Chennai - Mahabalipuram
- Chennai Excursion
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for Mahabalipuram by surface. Proceed for sight
seeing of Mahabalipuram - famous for the seven pagodas. Here, on the seashore
is an interesting group of ancient rock hewn temples, which are the examples
of Dravidian style of architecture.
Return to Chennai and relax at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 : Chennai - Tirupati
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Tirupati. On arrival, check in at hotel. In
the afternoon proceed for Darshan of LORD BALAJI.
Overnight at Tirupati.
Day 5 : Tirupati - Bangalore
Start after breakfast and proceed for Bangalore. Overnight at Bangalore.
Day 6 : Bangalore - Mysore
at hotel. Proceed for city tour of Bangalore in the morning. Drive to Mysore.
En-route sight seeing of Srirangapatanam. Reach Mysore and transfer to hotel.
Sightseeing of PALACE and the temples. Overnight at Mysore.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 : Mysore - Kodaikanal
After breakfast visit The Palace, Chamundi Hill, Art Galleries & Devraj
Urs market. Return to hotel. Proceed to Kodaikanal. Reach in the evening.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8 : Kodaikanal - Trichy
Proceed to Trichy after breakfast. Reach and proceed for Full day excursion
to the city of Trichy.
Return to hotel and relax.
Day 9 : Trichy - Tanjore
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning drive to Tanjore also known as Thanjavur
(The rice bowl of TAMIL NADU). Proceed for sight seeing of Tanjore.
Overnight at Tanjore.
Day 10 : Tanjore - Madurai
at hotel. Later leave for Madurai by surface and en route visit Karaikudi (Chettinad).
Madurai is over 2500 years old and is the second largest city of Tamil Nadu
- Ancient seat of learning. The city is planned in the shape of a lotus. Check
into the hotel by noon.
Overnight at Madurai.
Day 11 : Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai excursion
Breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to Rameshwaram, a city of swell and gentle
sand dunes, embellished with the delicacy of casurina trees and stark palms.
This is a sacred place for Hindus since according to Ramayana, this where Lord
Rama worshipped God Shiva to absolve himself of the sin of killing.
Return to Madurai by evening. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Madurai - Trivandrum
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to Kanyakumari - the southern tip where the Indian
subcontinent meets the sea. Proceed for the sunset view against the sea - AN
UNFORGETTABLE VIEW. Leave for Trivandrum by surface and reach late evening.
Relax at hotel. Overnight at Trivandrum.
Day 13 : Trivandrum - Alleppey - Houseboat
at hotel. Start tour in the morning visiting the Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple
and Kanakakunnu Palace. Proceed to the backwaters of Alleppey where you will
board the Luxurious Traditional Houseboat, which is a fabulous way to explore
the fascinating beauty of the backwaters for a memorable day & night cruise.
The boat will take you through the virgin villages of Kuttanad - the only location
in Kerala situated below sea level. By evening the boat will be anchored at
the middle of the water column.
Overnight on board the houseboat.
Day 14 : Cochin
Proceed to Cochin through the heartland of South Kerala. Experience the backwater
views and pass through the choir villages and the rice bowl of Kerala - Alleppey.
End the beautiful journey at Cochin. Check in at hotel. Overnight at Cochin.
Day 15 : Cochin - Mumbai
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight to Mumbai. Reach and transfer
For the day you'll be taking a sightseeing tour of Mumbai which has a very distinct
and appealing culture of its own. Relax in the evening. Overnight at Mumbai.
Day 16 : Mumbai - Home
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to GATEWAY OF INDIA and proceed to harbor for ferry
to ELEPHANTA CAVES. Sightseeing and return by afternoon.
Proceed to hotel and relax in the evening. Check out late and transfer to airport
at 2200 hr.
Day 17 : Mumbai - Home
Early morning flight back home with sweet memories of India.