The incredible land of South India needs no introduction. On your South India Travel, you get the excellent opportunity to experience the rich culture of this heart of native India and its values. Be it temples, wildlife, natural beauty or anything else, South India tour packages are the solution. Each and every place of Southern India are equally mesmerizing and are fitted with all sorts of tourist attractions be it temples or heritage sites, be it rich south Indian delicacies or the scenic beauty, South India has all those things which will make your tour memorable and exciting. Being one of the most fascinated regions of the country, south India offers its guests holidays filled with natural abundance and rich heritage monuments that are enough to make enchanting holiday experience.
Day 01: Chennai Arrival
Your journey will be starting with Chennai arrival. You will meet our representative who will assist you to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02: Chennai Sightseeing
Next morning you will be starting with healthy breakfast and then you will be travelling towards major Chennai attractions. You will visit the Theosophical society, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Kalkashetra, the spiritual St. Mary’s Church, San Thomas Cathedral Basilica and many other tourist attractions. You will spend all night in the hotel after the scrumptious dinner.
Day 03: To Mahabalipuram from Kanchipuram
Have your scrumptious breakfast and then you will off to Kanchipuram via road. It is one of the seven sacred cities of Hinduism. This is one of the major hubs of knowledge about Jainism, Hinduism and Buddhism. You will also visit major attractions of Kanchipuram such as Amman Temple, Ekambareswarar temple and many more. Then you will be travelling forward to Mahabalipuram. On arrival you will check-in into the hotel and make an overnight stay.
Day 04: Mahaballipuram Excursion
The next day you will be started exploring the Mahabalipuram sightseeing places after the healthy breakfast in the hotel. You will visit the tourist attractions such as Krishna Mandapam, famous cave-cut temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. You will also visit the famous shore temple, a master piece of Dravidian style of architecture. Then you will be visiting famous Five Rathas (Chariot). Back to your hotel and take overnight stay.
Day 05: To Pondicherry
Have your breakfast and then you will be off to Pondicherry by the car. On your arrival you will transfer to your hotel and the rest of the day will be free to do the leisure activities of your choice.
Day 06: Pondicherry Excursion
Have your scrumptious breakfast and then you will off to sightseeing in Pondicherry. You will visit sacred heart church, then to Rai Niwas and later to Sri Aurobindo Ashram. You will return to hotel, have your delicious dinner and then take an overnight stay.
Day 07: To Tanjore
Take your breakfast and then you will off to Tanjore. En-route you will visit the Chidambram. It is a beautiful place of Lord Natraja. Arrival at Tanjore and then you will transfer to your hotel. Later you will start with sightseeing in Tanjore and visit Brihadeeswar temple. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 08: Trichy
Have your breakfast and then you will be on your way to Trichy popularly known as Tiruchirappali. On arrival you will completes the check-in formalities and the remaining day will be at your discretion.
Day 09: Trichy
Take your breakfast and then you will be off to Trichy. You will visit famous Trichy attractions like Srirangam. Then next destination will come in the list is of Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort, it is located on the banks of River Kaveri. Stay in the hotel for overnight.
Day 10: To Madurai
Enjoy your breakfast and then you will leave for Madurai, you will be transfer to your hotel after the arrival. The remaining day will be at your discretion. Spend your overnight in the hotel.
Day 11: Madurai Sightseeing
Enjoy your breakfast and off to visit Madurai attractions. It is one of the ancient cities of India with Varanasi and Pushkar. You will visit spectacular Meenakshi Sindareswarar temple which is also called Meenakshi Amman temple. After full day sightseeing you will be back to hotel and overnight in the hotel.
Day 12: Madurai- Kanyakumari- Kovalam
Today we move towards to Kanya Kumari, the southernmost end of Tamil Nadu, the land's end of India or the point where the three seas meet - the Bay of Bengal, The Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. Visit the Kumariamman temple dedicated to the virgin goddess Kanyakumari (Parvati) who stands guard over the country. The temple is built at the spot where the goddess is believed to have waited for her consort Lord Siva. Gandhi Memorial, constructed at the spot where the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were kept for public view in an urn before a portion was immersed into the three seas. Vivekanand Memorial built on the Vivekananda Rock where the great Philosopher guide Swami Vivekananda went into meditation that transformed him into one of the most charismatic spiritual leader. Later drive to Kovalam.
Situated on the Malabar Coast along the Kerala shoreline is a small village of Kovalam. This quiet town of Kovalam came on the tourist map, when its beautiful and secluded beaches were discovered. Today Kovalam has become one of the most popular beach hangouts in India. Kovalam means a grove of coconut trees and truly the coconut trees along the beaches gives it a ravishing look.The beaches of Kovalam can be divided in three parts. The southern most beach and the most popular from the three, is the Lighthouse Beach. Further south on the beach one can have a spectacular view of the Vizhinzam mosque, but photography is prohibited here.
Overnight Hotel -Kovalam
Day 13: Kovalam- Periyar
Today we proceed to Periyar, spread over an area of 777 sq km, this sanctuary has about 35 tigers and leopards. However, sighting a tiger in Periyar is a fortune for one out of thousand. The park encompasses a 26 sq km artificial lake and is the home of sambars, wild boars, elephants and antelopes which can be occasionally seen on the banks of the river during a boat cruise. Periyar, otherwise, blessed by Nature has enormous tea, coffee, pepper and cardamom plantations and is lush green.
Afternoon boat cruise on Lake Periyar to view wildlife.
Overnight Hotel -Periyar
Day 14: Periyar- Kumarakom
After breakfast we move towards Kumarakom and embark on deluxe Houseboat for backwater cruise.Embark Kerala Houseboat "Kettuvalam" at Kumarakom. Head towards Munnattumugham village, thru interior backwaters. Visit the famous Champakulam snake boat construction yard.
Overnight Hotel -Champakulam Village
Day 15: Arrive Alleppey - Cochin
After breakfast, leisurely cruise towards Alleppey finishing point jetty.Disembark at 0930 hours and drive to Cochin. Rest of the day free
Overnight Hotel - Cochin
Day 16: Cochin
After breakfast we explore Cochin, Kerala's commercial centre, it has a fine natural harbour. Cochin(Kochi) gateway for Kerala is famous for Mattanchery Palace, St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing nets and Jewish Synagogue. Afternoon at leisure.Evening witness Kathakali Dance Show in an auditorium.Overnight at hotel – Cochin.
Day 17: Cochin
Departure for home town