Duration : 17 Nights / 18 Days
Destinations Covered : Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Trichy - Tanjore - Madurai - Periyar - Cochin - Ooty - Mysore - Bangalore
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Chennai. Visit St.Thomas Church, Kapaleshwar Temple and Fort St.George. Evening drive past the Marina Beach known for the natural sandy beauty. Overnight stay at Chennai Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast check out from the Hotel and drive to Mahabalipuram. En-route visit Kanchipuram one of the oldest towns of India and known Thousand Temples and hand-woven silks. Kanchipuram is one of the cities of India which is associated with both Shiva and Vishnu. Visit Ekambareshwar Temple, Kailashnath Temple, Kamakshi Temple, the Vaikunthaperumal Temple. Visit the local homes of the weavers and experience making of saris, the most famous outfit for Indian women out of silk thread. Upon arrival at Mahabalipuram, transfer to hotel. Mahabalipuram is known for its beaches and artistic rock cut temple at the sea shore. Experience the architecture where figures are carved out of solid rocks. Evening visit the sea shore temples till sunset. Overnight stay at Mahabalipuram Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Trichy situated on the banks of Kaveri River and famous for Ranganath temple at Srirangam.
Upon arrival at Trichy, transfer to the hotel. Later on proceed for city tour & visit the Rock Fort and temple. Later visit Srirangam and Jambukeshwar Temple. Overnight stay at Trichy Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast check out from the Hotel and drive to Madurai. Enroute visit to Thanjavur known as Tanjore. Visit the Brass factory at Kumbakonam and Brahadeswara temple being the world first complete granite temple with a height of 15mts from a square base of 29 meters making a total height of 66mts. Its also part of the UNESCO world heritage site. Upon arrival at Madurai, transfer to the Hotel. City of Madurai is located in the banks of river Vaigai which looks like a lotus flower with the Meenakshi temple in the centre. Overnight stay at Madurai Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast proceed to visit Meenakshi Temple dedicated to Goddess Meenakshi, Lord Sundareshwara, and Lord Vishnu with thousand pillared hall. Later in the evening enjoy a ‘Light & Sound Panorama’ in Thirumala Naik Temple. Overnight stay at Madurai Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Periyar. Upon arrival at Periyar check in the hotel. After relaxing for a while proceed to visit the famous place of spice plantation. Overnight stay at Thekkedy Hotel.
Early morning after breakfast at the hotel, proceed for Periyar Lake by boat ride and witness the amusing experience of wildlife. You can see the elephants, monkeys, deer, wild boar and a number of rare species of birds.
Later drive to Munnar the famous hill station of Kerala. Upon arrival at Munnar, transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at Munnar Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast proceed for the sightseeing of Munnar. Visit some of the spectacular sights covering Mount Carmel, the first Catholic Church in the high ranges, tea factory, Mattapetty Lake, Cattle breeding centre. Evening free to enjoy the scenic beauty of the Hill Station. Overnight stay at Munnar Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Kumarakom to experience the backwaters and nature at its best. Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands with extremely fertile soil due to the water source with wide variety of flora especially the mangrove and coconut trees. On arrival transfer to hotel. Rest day free at your leisure. Overnight stay at Kumarakom Backwater Resort.
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast check out and transfer to the House Boat in Alleppey. These are luxurious boats with well- appointed bedrooms and attached bathrooms where you can sunbathe on the deck or observe the palm fringed landscape from your cabins which adds a touch of exotica to this experience. One can stop at villages and other places and visit vegetable sellers, fishermen and other traders in small wooden boats. Enjoy the complete day sailing in the back waters. Overnight stay at house boat.
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast check out from the Hotel and drive to Cochin.
Upon arrival at Cochin, check in the hotel. Later on proceed for sightseeing tour of cochin & visit the Hill Palace Museum, Mattanchery Palace also known as Dutch Palace built by the Portuguese.
Enjoy the evening Dance show of Kathakali the famous dance drama of kerala. This dance is known for its great story telling, amazing costumes and extensive make-up. Overnight stay at Cochin Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast check tour from the hotel and drive to Ooty. Upon arrival at Ooty, transfer to the hotel. Ooty being one of the major hill station of South India. Evening free to explore the beauty of Ooty and visit Zotanical Garden. Overnight stay at Ooty Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel, the full day at your leisure to explore the surroundings and beauty of Ooty. Overnight stay at Ooty Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Mysore known for its sandalwood, musk and rosewood.
Upon arrival at Mysore, transfer to the hotel. Later on proceed to visit Lalit Mohan Palace, Jagan Mohan Palace now a famous art gallery containing royal paintings.
Overnight stay at Mysore Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast proceeds to visit St. Phenomena’s Church one of the largest churches of the country. Later on visit the Chamundi Hills, having Brindavan Gardens on top of the hill. Overnight stay at Mysore Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Bangalore. En-route visiting Sirangapatnam the capital of warrior King Hyder Ali and Mysore Palace. Upon arrival at Bangalore, transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at Bangalore Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel, after breakfast proceed to visit the city of Gardens visiting Vidhan Sudha house of State’s Legislature and Secretariat. The famous Nandi Temple known as the Bull temple.
Back to the hotel and check out for the Bangalore international airport to board the flight for onward journey.
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