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 its
shore temples and monuments carved out of stones. After daylong sightseeing of
these tourist attractions; return to the hotel for dinner and Overnight.
Day 13: Mahabalipuram - Chennai
Your day tour in Mahabalipuram starts with the morning walk of seashore and paying homage to temples at the seashore. In the second half of the day you take a drive to Chennai. On arrival you will check in at hotel in Chennai. For the rest of the day enjoy activities of your choice. You may make a visit to Dakshinchitra (an art and craft heritage center) or just relax in the hotel rooms. If you like, you can go for shopping to buy some souvenir for your trip. In the evening, visit one of the many auditoriums in the city to see cultural performances by some local artist. Return to the hotel for dinner and Overnight.
Day 14: Chennai Sightseeing Tour
In the morning have your breakfast and leave for the sightseeing of tourist
attractions in Chennai. Your sightseeing starts with Kalakshetra, an acclaimed
cultural hub established by Rukmini Devi Arundale. The second tourist attraction
worth visiting is Theosophical society founded by Dr.Annie Besant. You will also
be taken to other major tourist attractions in the city of Chennai. After
daylong sightseeing return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 15: Bangalore/Bengaluru City Tour
Today set out to board a train or flight to Chennai. On arrival check in a Bangalore hotel. In the later part of the day go for the sightseeing tour of Bangalore. Visit the famous tourist attractions of the city are Cubbon Park, Lal Baug and other tourist attractions of the garden city. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Bangalore.
Day 16: Bangalore - Overnight Onboard the Train
In the morning after breakfast go for a trip to the Nrityagram, a brainchild
of Odissi danseuse Protima Bedi that was established to promote Indian classical
dances. Do visit the famous M.G.Road known for its bustling market. In the
evening transfer to railway station to Hampi Express to reach Hampi. Dinner and
overnight onboard the train.
Day 17: Hampi Tour
On your morning arrival at Hospet railway Station you will be transferred to
the hotel. After was and breakfast you will be taken Hampi to see the ruins of
erstwhile Vijayanagara Empire. Even the ruins in this historical city have an
air of magnificence. Visiting every big and small monument will take rest of
your day as these are linked to various historical events that took place during
that time. Return to the hotel by evening. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in
Day 18: Hampi
Have you breakfast and some relax. Thereafter go for the visit of local market to see the way of life in this once flourishing town. After you will get e chance to cross Tungabhadra River riding a primitive round boat. The whole process is worth enjoying. Dinner and overnight at Hampi hotel.
Day 19: Hampi ? Goa
On the nineteenth day of your south India tour your will be heading for beach paradise of India, Goa. Situated on the coasts of Arabian Sea Goa is a tourist and honeymooners paradise. On arrival check in at hotel. Remaining day is free at your leisure. You can indulge in the various beach activities on the beaches of Goa. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 20: Goa Beaches Tourism package
After a breakfast in the morning go for a sightseeing tour of Old Goa and Panjim to bask in the glory of its various magnificent churches and temples. Also visit the various silver beaches in Goa. Do indulge in various water sports or just laze on the beaches. If you like go for a boat ride on the Mandovi River. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 21: Goa Tour Package
After breakfast in the morning rest of the day is at your disposal. Go to the
local market in Goa to buy some souvenir for your tour to Goa. In the evening
gorge on some local drool inducing delicacies of Goa. Return to the hotel for
dinner and overnight.
Day 22: Goa - Mumbai Trip
On the penultimate day of your trip board the flight to Mumbai. Checking in
at a hotel and have some lunch and relax. In the evening set out to explore
vibrant nightlife of this city of dreams. Dinner and overnight at hotel in
Day 23: Mumbai Departure
As you have successfully completed your trip it is time to bid adieu. You will be transferred to the airport to board the flight for onward destination.