South India Tour
Day 1: CHENNAI
Arrival at Chennai international airport……transfer to your hotel.. after relax you will start your sight seeing visit Historical Museum , fort st. geroge, st. Thomas cathedral, Kapaleeshwar temple dedicated to lord shiva and market.Evening walk at marina beach ( longest beach of india ).Over night at hotel.
Beloved of southern India, famous for the stunning Tollywood, and the serenity of Marina Beach that covers half of the city on its length. The list of monuments like Kamraj Memorial, Vivekanada Ashram, ValluvarKottam, St. George museum and the list has many more names, the places are well known, and have been an attraction for the tourists.
None to disturb, you can stay with yourself or your partner. And if you are a real fan of Tamil Movies, then don’t just forget to visit MGR Film city, a glamorous spot to hang out.
Day 2: CHENNAI – KANCHIPURAM- MAHABALIPURAM (70 km –Hour)
After Breakfast Morning departure for Mahabalipuram enroute visit Kanchipuram temples and proceed for Mahabalipuram on arrival visit the Shore Temple And also See the rock cut Monolithic temple including arjuna’s penance and tiger cave.Over night in hotel.
A place that speaks religion and customs, but together with it has made the beach zone available for fun and frolic. Southern flora and fauna has a different view, it is definitely not that trees bare a colour other than green, but their green is darker, intense like the stories of their culture. Visit this place, and you’ll end up saying that it is a place of backpackers, French taste is in the aura of this place, and the prettiest part lies in the Five Rathas that bag an entirely interesting history and the very famous shore temple. This city has been a hub to many travellers; they come here to relax, to explore the carvings, to enjoy pizzas made by many French families settled here, and then the set of private beach resorts.
Day 3: MAHABALIPURAM – PONDICHERRY (120 km – 2 and a half hour)
After breakfast drive to Pondicherry ….afternnon sight seeing visit sri Aurobindo Ashram , Ganesha temple, pleasant beach and Market.Over night in hotel.
A small inland to touch the sea shore is a place to admire. Meditate and meet your soul at Sri Aurbido Ashram, and in next hour party hard. This place being a zone of French inspired structures, and set of many French colonial families who stayed back, are the ones carrying all the customs and traditions.
The beautiful sight at the rock beach or city beach, so all you need to do is park yourself on a rock to listen the slight music that waves play. Or hire a streamer and go to paradise beach, this is an island in other words, and the clear sand and blue water shall keep your gaze affix. And if you have brought an unanswered wish, try it in Church of the sacred heart of Jesus.
There are stained glass panels that shall take a chance to depict stories from Christ era. So don’t even forget to visit this land of fun and frolic.
Day 4: PONDICHERRY – TANJORE (170 km – 4 Hour)
After breakfast drive to Tanjore enroute visit Darasuram which is famous for its shiva shrine ruins of airavteshwara temple ….after arrival at tanjore visit The world famous brihandeswara temple …the most important attraction in tanjore.Over night hotel.
If civilization study was your interest, then Thanjavur civilization should have been your mark-ups, the Dravidian history. This city has been a favourite topic among history lovers, as this civilization took a larger step to popularise Hinduism beyond India. just don’t worry, Tanjore shall provide you with the best possible options. Tanjore restaurants shall serve you the best food in all nearby areas.
This city can be best called as the city of royalty and temples. The list of temples may be huge but Brihadishwara Temple has been the most shown off, but if you allow some resistance to arise early, visit this temple twice, early in dawn and with the setting dusk, you’ll be glad to grab this tip. And the not at all missed, Royal Palace, the focus of light shall show you its royalty, but some ruined and revamped evidences shall keep our interest.
Day 5: TANJORE – TRICHY – TANJORE (190 km – 3 Hour)
After breakfast drive to trichy visit Ranganathaswamy dedicated to god Vishnu one of the biggest temple of south India.
Has Tamil Nadu become your favourite, then Trichy can help you relive each day in a single go. This city is a beautiful example of Tamiliangeography. The bizarre that this city witnesses when it comes to beautiful custom stuffs, but each nerve reaches relaxation with the must see temples here. Sri Ranganathaswamy temple can be portrayed as the best example, and view the happiness of Trichy’s victory in Rock Fort Temple.
Day 6: TANJORE – MADURAI (190 km – 3 Hour)
After breakfast drive to Madurai …. afternoon visit Tirumalai Nayak Palace and fabulous Meenaskshi Temple dedicated to goddess parvati thousand of priests and worshippers come daily.Madurai also famous for bronze articles and carpets or other souvenirs.Over night in hotel.
A city that had traded with Romans and enjoyed the profits earned from them cannot be left out. Madurai was the undoubted Tamil-spoken city that was the initial capital of Tamil Nadu, even before Chennai did exist. Indians have been magnetized towards the famous Meenakshi Amman Temple. This medieval aged temple that had been shining as the most appealing monument, but now this city has taken a step forward in being the IT zone, so drawing your sight here, can be admiring to see, how technology changes life.
But when you are in this city do go ahead for amazing Ayurvedic massages, it is an undoubted retreat. Madurai Pongal celebration is definitely a charmer’s show. People may not suggest, but we do, St. Marry’sCathederal Church is the most peaceful serenity in this city, where the growing metropolitan hasn’t touched yet.
Day 7: MADURAI – PERIYAR (170 km – 4 Hour)
After breakfast drive to periyar ……the world famous wildlife sancturaries in the world periyar wild life sanctuary girdled by the periyar lake the sanctuary is resplendent with untamed wild animals like tiger leopard, elephant , sambar, jackals and more in companionship with scores of water birds
Afternoon enjoy elephant ride in the plantation where in various spices and other aromatic plants and evening boat ride over the periyar lake.Over night in hotel.
One of the famous destinations of wildlife lovers, Periyar has always tried to keep its guests happy. The story of peace and eternity of Periyar Lake and the heights of Cardamom hills is definitely the most appropriate definition for this small city. Tigers may roar to freeze you, but if you are a photography lover, the scenic beauty shall always keep you intact.
Three well spread wildlife sanctuaries and then a perfect tower spots to keep a vigilant eye on three of them, is definitely a well felicitated retreat. When hills are in the city then beautiful nearby hill stations may arouse your thinking. There is factum of Western Ghats, it will never disappoint you, plan peace but it shall help you romanticize your peace.
There are few spots that may be called unexplored or untouched by the flow of tourists, bamboo rafting, an ecological way to keep you in adventurous mood, trekking and observing the flora of Tiger Reserve is the attraction of this package.
Day 8: PERIYAR – KUMARAKOM (130 km – 2 and a Half Hour)
After breakfast drive to Kumarkom. Refreshment for photography lovers can be Kumarkom.Evening enjoy beautiful sunset. Overnight in hotel.
Day 9: KUMARAKOM – ALLEPEY (35 km – 1 Hour)
After breakfast drive to allepey….. check in house boat. Enjoy the enchanting backwater you feel elated by the green surrounding the small village life of the vibrant people up for work the beautiful sunrise or sunset.All meals are include.Over night in the House Boat.
Day 10: ALLEPEY – COCHIN (60 km – One and a half Hour)
After breakfast drive to cochin …beautiful place cochin .. its known as queen of the Arabian sea.
India has hidden its all secret herbs in its southern wing, and Cochin will prove their authenticity by its famous Ayurveda and meditation therapy, and the utter green flora and fauna shall keep the Tourist engaged.
Sit on the shores to hear the waves in deep silence, and do go for an early morning beach side walk to adore the real beauty, peep in to rays to see sun rising from the water. Apart from the famous Malabar coasts and relaxing homestays, the Keralan art is another appealing factor of this perfectly located city.
If its Cochin, then missing off the Pardesi Synagogue and Matancherry Palace, would be not at all appreciable. And when the evening is about to approach turn your wheels to Cherai Beach, a perfect place to see real Kerala, the paddy fields, fish farms, coconut trees and amid of all enticing sound of waves. Evening Kathakkali show and overnight in hotel.
Day 11: COCHIN
After Breakfast visit mattanchery dutch palace , chinese net , adjascent jewish synagogue and the jew street.Over night in hotel.
Day 12: COCHIN – YOUR DESTINATION