Day 01: Arrival at Chennai – Mahabalipuram
On arriving at Chennai International Airport, you’ll be warmly welcomed and received by our tour representative. Later drive to Mahabalipuram. Overnight in hotel.
Day 02: Mahabalipuram
Breakfast in the morning and proceed for half day city tour of this wonderful city, famously known as the second Pagodas. Tourist sites covered will be the mesmerizing monolithic monuments and stone sculptures. Among the monuments, the most significant ones are the five Rathas, Arjuna’s Penance, Mahishasura Mandapam and Shore Temple. Overnight.
Day 03: Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry
Enjoy a delectable morning meal at the hotel. Soon after, you’ll be driven to Pondicherry. A check-in at the hotel will be followed by a sightseeing tour of Pondicherry. Famous tourist attractions are Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry Museum, Arikamedu, Auroville City, and Pondicherry Beach. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 04: Pondicherry – Tanjore
Post an early morning breakfast, you’ll leave for Tanjore. On arrival, a check in at the hotel will be made. After a short relaxing session, you’ll move out to explore the city. The highly visited and admitted destinations include the 11th century Brihadeshwara Temple and Saraswati Mahal Library, housing an exceptional collection of books and manuscripts over paper and palm leaves. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 05: Tanjore – Tiruchirappalli – Madurai
Indulge in an appetizing breakfast. You’ll then head towards Madurai, en-route Tiruchirappalli. At Trichy, the major attractions will be the rock fort, regarded as the landmark of this city. At the top, sits the wonderful Ganesh Temple which attracts hundreds of tourists from all over the world. Another site is Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, beautifully laid with 21 gopurams fortified by seven concentric walls. In the afternoon, you’ll continue our journey to Madurai. Upon arrival check in the hotel. Overnight.
Day 06: Madurai
Breakfast and go for city tour. Major attractions covered will be the 1000 pillared Meenakshi Temple, Thirumalai Nayak Palace and Gandhi Museum. Besides, the special night ceremony performed at the temple will offer you an awesomely enchanting experience. In the evening be the witness of evening ceremony at Meenakshi Temple. Overnight.
Day 07: Madurai – Periyar
Breakfast and drive to Periyar. Upon arrival check in the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight in Periyar.
Day 08: Periyar – Kumarakom
Morning enjoy the boat ride into Periyar wild life sanctuary. The national park is home to a large variety of flora and fauna. You can easily spot tigers, elephants, gaur, bison, barking deer, mongoose, foxes, mouse deer and leopards.
Later in the afternoon drive to Kumarakom. Upon arrival check in the hotel. Overnight.
Day 09: Kumarakom – Alleppey
Take an early morning breakfast and proceed for a sightseeing tour of Kumarakom, a beautiful little island, lying 16 km off Kottayam. Kumarakom is world famous for its exotic species of migratory birds flocking in from all round the world. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls are the most admired destinations here. At the end of the day, you’ll be driven to Alleppey and accommodated in a hotel to spend the night.
Day 10: Alleppey – Kochi
A drive to Kochi will proceed after an early morning breakfast. When you reach, a check in at the hotel will be followed by a magnificent sightseeing tour. Popular tourist attractions include St. Francis Church, Dutch Palace, Chinese fishing nets, Kochi backwaters, Marine Drive, Hill Palace and Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica. In the evening, you’ll attend an interesting performance of the traditional Kathakali dance. Return to the hotel to retreat back with a restful sleep.
Day 11: Kochi – Departure
After breakfast transfer to airport to board the flight for onward journey.