- Start Date04/10/2020
- TypeGuided Tours
- Departure CityCHENNAI
- End CityCOCHIN
- Cancellation policyUp to 24 hours
- Durations 15 days 14 nights
- Audio guide
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- Pick-up and drop off
- Private tour
- Professional guide
- Special activities
- Transport by air-conditioned
ARRIVE CHENNAI (STAY AT TAJ COROMANDEL, CHENNAI)
Arrive Chennai, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Chennai.
After breakfast half day city tour visiting, Kapaleeshwarar Temple: A masterpiece of Dravidian architecture, this ancient Shiva temple, is the biggest in Chennai .Fort St.George: Located on the seashore near the harbour, Fort St. George was built for the East India Co. in 1960 AD. Marina Beach: the pride of Chennai is the second longest beach in the World and has a wide sandy foreshore. Other attractions are Fort Museum and St. Mary's Church and Little Mount Shrine. Overnight in Chennai.
CHENNAI - PONDICHERRY (STAY AT PALAIS DE MAHE, PONDICHERRY)
After breakfast depart by surface to Pondicherry. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Night stay in Pondicherry.
After breakfast city tour visiting Sri Aurobindo Ashram, where Sri Aurobindo and the Mother lived for the most parts of their lives, attracts tourists to this little city. The Pondicherry Museum is home to some of the most exquisite collections on architecture and sculpture. Pondicherry also has a pleasant beach alongside promenade and historical monuments. Some of the other interesting sites include the Bharti and Bharthidasan Memorial museums and the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Night stay in Pondicherry.
PONDICHERRY - THANJAVUR (STAY AT SVATMA, THANJAVUR)
After breakfast depart by surface to Thanjavur. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Night stay in Thanjavur.
After breakfast city tour visiting, Tanjore has a number of important places that attract the attention of many tourists all through the year. You can see the influence of history, religion and nature in all the places of attraction here. Tanjore is primarily a place for the art lovers, especially for those who love temple architecture and wonder about kings who erected these magnificent monuments. During their reign, the Cholas made significant contribution to the various fields of art and architecture. The famous Thanjavur style of painting was developed by Serfoji, the 19th-century Maharaja of Thanjavur. This distinguished art of Thanjavur is a combination of raised and painted surfaces. Krishna is the deity depicted here keeping his complexion as white, rather than the traditional blue. The Brihadeeswara temple, the wonderful Palace, Art Gallery and the Saraswati Mahal Library are some of the other things to see in Tanjore.Night stay in Thanjavur.
THANJAVUR - CHETTINAD (STAY AT CHIDAMBARA VILAS, CHETTINAD)
After breakfast depart by surface to Chettinad. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon at city tour of Chettinad. Night stay in Chettinad.
CHETTINAD - MADURAI (STAY AT HERITAGE MADURAI, MADURAI)
After breakfast depart by surface to Madurai. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Night stay in Madurai.
After breakfast half day city tour visiting, Along with its burgeoning industrial set up, the legends, myths and the thousands of pilgrims swarming the city have given Madurai a unique character and ambience. The architectural marvels of the temples and the exquisite sculptures fascinate all those who have a look at them. You can also participate in the many festivals and regale in the rich tradition of the locals. Some of the major attractions in the city are the Meenakshi Temple, Tirumalai Nayak Mahal, The Gandhi Museum, Koodal Azhagar Temple, Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam and Pazhamudhirsolai.Night stay in Madurai.
MADURAI - THEKKADY (STAY AT SPICE VILLAGE, THEKKADY)
After breakfast depart by surface to Thekkady. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Night stay in Thekkady.
Thekkady has a lot to offer you in sightseeing. The name Thekkady, for those who have already visited this place, brings to mind images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice-scented plantations. Moreover, the flora and fauna of the Periyar wildlife sanctuary is absolutely thrilling. The wildlife sanctuary here is the natural habitat of a wide variety of animal species. The Periyar Lake is a paradise for the nature lovers. It gives you an opportunity to observe the wild animals roaming in the jungle. The lake is also a birdwatcher’s delight. The greatest attraction of Periyar Lake, however, is the herds of wild elephants that come down to play in the lake. Moreover, the Sanctuary Night stay in Thekkady.
THEKKADY - ALLEPPEY (STAY AT LAKES & LAGOONS HOUSEBOAT, ALLEPPEY)
After breakfast depart by surface to Allepey. On arrival board Houseboat for overnight cruise.Overnight on board Houseboat cruising on Kerala's backwaters.
ALLEPPEY - COCHIN (STAY AT BRUNTON BOATYARD (FORT KOCHI), COCHIN)
After breakfast disembark from Houseboat and straight depart by surface to Cochin. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Night stay in Cochin.
After breakfast half day city tour visiting, St.Francis Church : Built in 1503 by Portuguese Franciscan Friars, this is India's oldest European church. Chinese Fishing Net : Lined along the sea front, these fishing nets exhibit a mechanical method of catching fish, introduced by Chinese traders from the court of Kublai Khan. Jewish Synagogue : Constructed in 1568, this is the oldest synagogue in the commonwealth. Destroyed in a shelling, during the Portuguese raid in 1662, it was rebuilt two years later by the Dutch.Night stay in Cochin.
DEPART FROM COCHIN
In time transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.