South India Tour Package including Kerala
Destinations Covered: Mumbai (Bombay) - Kochi (Cochin) - Kumarakom - Periyar - Madurai - Thanjavur - Pondicherry - Mahabalipuram - Chennai - Bangalore - Hampi - Goa
Tour Package Duration: 22 Nights / 23 Days
Day 01: Bombay (Mumbai)
On arrival at Mumbai airport, our company's representative will receive you at the airport. Thereafter you will be transferred to the hotel. Have lunch and enjoy your day. Rest of the day is at your leisure. You can go to some nearby areas to see the way of life in Mumbai. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 02: Mumbai Sightseeing Tour
Have your breakfast in the morning and set out for a Half day Mumbai
excursion to Elephanta Caves to see its delicate architecture. Return to your
hotel in Mumbai, have lunch and again go for the Mumbai sightseeing tours of the
various places of tourist interest in Mumbai like Dhobi Ghat, Crawford market,
Marine drive, Gateway of India, Flora Fountain, Mahalakshmi, Racecourse, Town
Hall, Film City, Churchgate, Banganga, Malabar Hill and Nariman Point. In the
evening return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 03: Mumbai - Kochi Tour of Kerala
Your south India tour including Kerala takes you to the romantic odyssey of
'Queen of Arabian Sea' Cochin, recently renamed as Kochi. On arrival you will be
transferred to the hotel. Relax for some time and later head for the cochin
sightseeing tour of the various tourist attractions in city of Kochi that
includes St. Francis church, Mattancherry palace, Jew town, Jewish synagogue,
old spice markets, Santa Cruz Basilica and Chinese fishing nets. You can also
gorge upon some local delicacies in the city of Kochi. Dinner and overnight at
the hotel in city.
Day 04: Kochi - Alleppey - Houseboat
Have your breakfast and take a ride to Alleppey. On arrival in Alleppey you will be transferred to a houseboat that will showcase you the picture post card beauty on the way. As the boat sails at a gentle pace you will enjoy every bit of this trip on the backwaters of Kerala. You will ever cherish the moments spend in Kerala backwaters cruise tour. Dinner and stay will be arranged at the luxury houseboat.
Day 05: Kumarakom Tour in Kerala
Disembark from the houseboat and get transferred at a resort in Kumarakom. The tourist destination of Kumarakom is also home to a beautiful bird-sanctuary and extremely tranquil ambiance.
Day 06: Kumarakom - Periyar Tour of South India
Have your breakfast in the morning and brace for an ascending holiday journey through spice garden to arrive at Periyar wildlife National Park Kerala. This Wildlife national park of Periyar kerala is one of the most prominent places in India to see wild elephants on their natural habitats. For the rest of the day you can visit this small town as per your whim and fancy. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 07: Periyar Wildlife Tour
Have your breakfast early in the morning and head for the jungle tour of this
National Park on a non-conventional conveyance. Your boat ride on the Periyar
Lake offers you the glimpses of several wild animals that come to the lake for
water. Dinner and overnight at the rooms of the hotel.
Day 08: Periyar - Madurai Tour
After a long romance with the hills of Kerala it is time to head for the
plains of Tamil Nadu. Your first stop in the Tamil Nadu will be Madurai. One
arrival in the city of Madurai you will check in at hotel. Have some lunch and
brief relax. Thereafter set out for the sightseeing of various tourist
attractions in Madurai that include Thirumal Nayaka Palace an architectural, the
Meenakshi Sundereshwar temple, and other famous temples situated in the city.
Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 09: Madurai ?Thanjavur/Tanjore
After a drool inducing breakfast in the morning drive through the plains to reach Thanjavur. On arrival check in at the hotel in There, you can visit the Srirangam temple and then continue to the Chola citadel of Tanjore. Visit the World heritage Brihadishvara temple. Overnight stay will be at Thanjavur/Tanjore.
Day 10: Thanjavur- Pondicherry/ Puducherry
Your breakfast in the hotel in Pondicherry will be followed by a drive to Pondicherry, a union territory. This land was once a French colony and remnants of its French occupation can still be found here. Ornate boulevards, gothic structures and pristine beaches make Pondicherry/ Puducherry. On arrival check in at hotel. Remaining day is free at your leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in stay will be at the hotel in Puducherry.
Day 11: Pondicherry Tour
Leave your hotel early in the morning and head for a boat on the emerald waters of the sea. Return to the hotel for breakfast and set out for the visit to the Auroville. (City of dawn), the spiritual center is linked to great Indian nationalist and visionary Sri Aurobindo Ghosh. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 12: Pondicherry - Mahabalipuram Tour
Have your breakfast early in the morning and set out for the road trip to Mahabalipuram. This town in the vicinity to Chennai, is synonymous with