Places Visited : Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Pondicherry - Swamimalai - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Kodaikanal - Kanyakumari - Kovalam - Periyar - Kottayam - Alleppey - Cochin- Ooty - Coonoor - Mysore - Srirangapatnam - Hassan - Belur - Sravanbelgola - Bangalore - Mumbai
Duration: 20 Nights / 21 Days
Day :: 01 Arrival at Chennai
Reach at Chennai , We will meet you and after a traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome), we will help in to check in Hotel.
Rest of day free for independent activities. Chennai is known as the 'Gateway to South India'.
Overnight stay at Chennai hotel.
Day :: 02 Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram
After a leisurely breakfast, you visit the Kanchipuram, it is also called as city of thousand temples. Here you visit the temples dedicated to various gods and goddesses. Also visit the shopping area, as it is also home of weavers of the famed Kanchipuram silks. After lunch you drive for Mahabalipuram. In Mammalpuram you visit the Shore temple and the monolithic temples at Mahabalipuram are the major tourist attractions. Pancha Pandava Rathas, Arjuna's Penance, Caves are also another tourist place
Overnight stay at Chennai hotel.
Day :: 03 Chennai - Pondicherry
After breakfast we drive to Pondicherry. On arrival in Pondicherry, check in hotel. After some rest you visit the Aurobindo Ashram, Auroville - a unique experiment in international living and in creating a new environment where men and women of all nationalities live together in harmony.
Overnight stay at Pondicherry hotel.
Day :: 04 Pondicherry - Swamimalai
After breakfast we drive to Swamimalai. Enroute you visit Chidambaram and Gangaikonda Cholapuram a Chola period sculptural monument. On arrival in Swamimalai, check in hotel. Here you enjoy the Yoga and Ayurveda facilities.
Overnight stay at Swamimalai hotel.
Day :: 05 Swamimalai - Tanjore - Trichy
After breakfast we drive to Trichy. Enroute you vist the Tanjore attraction and visit the Bragadeeshwara Temple, Art Gallery and Palace. Later proceed to Trichy. On arrival in Trichy or Trichurapalli, check in hotel. Later you go for the sightseeing of Trichy and visit the Rock Fort, Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple and Sri Jambukeshwara Temple
Overnight stay at Trichy hotel.
Day :: 06 Trichy - Madurai
After breakfast we proceed to Madurai by surface. On arrival in Madurai, check in hotel. After some rest you visit the famous Meenakshi Temple, Mariamman Teppakulam (Great Tank) and the Palace of Tirumalai Nayak. In the evening, revisit the Meenakshi Temple for prayer ceremony.
Overnight stay at Madurai hotel.
Day :: 07 Madurai - Rameshwaram / Kodaikanal
After breakfast, you fo for the full day excursion to Rameshwaram. Rameshwaram is one of the most sacred pilgrimage destinations in India. Here you visit the Ramarpaadham Temple, Ramarpadm - Footsteps of Lord Rama, Lakshman Theertham, Sita Kund etc.
Return to Madurai by evening. Overnight stay at Madurai hotel.
Day :: 08 Madurai - Kanyakumari - Kovalam
After breakfast we proceed for Kovalam by surface. Enroute you visit the Kanyakumari. Here you visit the Gandhi Memorial, Devikanya temple, Vivekananda Rock and return back to Hotel after seeing the sunset from the southern tip of India. Later proceed to Kovalam. Kovalam is one of the finest beach destinations of south India famous for its clean and beautiful golden beaches
On arrival in Kovalam, check in hotel. Overnight stay at Kovalam hotel.
Day :: 09 Kovalam
After breakfast you enjoy the full day is for leisure activities on the Beach, in and around resort. Overnight stay at the resort in Kovalam.
Day :: 10 Kovalam - Periyar
After breakfast, we drive to the famous Periyar National Park. Arrival in Periyar , check into the Forest Lodge /Resort and relax. After lunch you enjoy an exciting boat cruise on Periyar Lake for wildlife viewing.
Overnight stay will be at the Forest Lodge /Resort.
Day :: 11 Periyar - Kottayam - Alleppey
After breakfast at Forest Lodge /Resort. Later we drive to Kottayam. On arrival in Kottayam and board Kettuvallom (the luxury Houseboat). Enjoy sailing through the day on the serene and paradise like backwaters of Kerala.
Overnight stay at Houseboat
Day :: 12. Alleppey - Cochin
Arrive at Alleppey, check out the Houseboat and you proceed to Cochin by road. On arrival in Cochin, check in hotel. Evening at leisure
Overnight stay at Cochin hotel.
Day :: 13 Cochin Sightseeing
After breakfast, you go for the sightseeing tour of Cochin. Here you visit the Kochi Fort, the Jewish Synagogue, the Jewish Market (Spice Market), the ancient Chinese Fishing Nets, the Santa Cruz Basilica, the St. Francis Church, etc. In the evening enjoy traditional Kath Kali Dance Performance.
Overnight stay in Cochin hotel.
Day :: 14 Cochin - Ooty
After morning breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Ooty. Ooty is better known as the queen of hill station. After arrival in Ooty check in hotel.
Evening take a boat ride at Ooty Lake and overnight stay at Ooty hotel
Day :: 15 Ooty - Coonoor - Ooty
After breakfast, drive out for a local tour of Ooty and visit the Botanical garden ,Ooty Lake ,Doddabetta peak ,Hindustan photo films factory, Pykara falls, Wenlock Downs, etc. Later you proceed to Coonoor attraction. In Coonoor you visit Sims park, and enjoy cool walks through tea estates or drive to Lambs' Rock for a spectacular view of the plains. After see all these things we return back to hotel and overnight stay at hotel.
Day :: 16 Ooty - Mysore
After breakfast, we drive to Mysore . On Arrival at Mysore and check into the hotel and relax. After lunch you go for the half day city tour of Mysore and visit Mysore Palace, the beautiful Brindavan Gardens, Krishnaraja Sagar Dam, St. Philomena's Church, the Jaganmohan Palace and the Chamundi Hills.
Overnight stay in Mysore hotel.
Day :: 17 Mysore - Srirangapatnam
After breakfast, enjoy a morning visit to the sacred Somnathpur Temple. After lunch you enjoy an excursion to Srirangapatnam. Srirangapatnam is famous for the island fortress of Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan and the Ranganathaswamy Temple.
Overnight stay in Mysore hotel.
Day :: 18 Mysore - Hassan
After breakfast, we drive to Hassan. On arrival at Hassan and check into the hotel. After some rest you visit the Hoysala Temples of Belur and Halebid.
Overnight stay in Hassan hotel.
Day :: 19 Hassan - Sravanbelgola - Bangalore
After breakfast, we drive to Bangalore. Enroute you visit the Sravanbelgola. Sravanbelgola is a sacred Jain site, 49km Southwest of Hassan, consisting of two hills and a large Tank. Proceed to Bangalore. On arrival in Bangalore, check in hotel. After lunch you go for half day city tour of Bangalore and you visit Vidhan Soudha, Cubbon Park, Lal Bagh, Tipu's Fort & Palace made entirely of wood and M.G Road for Shopping.
Overnight stay in Bangalore hotel.
Day :: 20 Bangalore - Mumbai
After breakfast, we will transfer you to airport for flight to Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai and check into the hotel and relax.
After lunch you enjoy a sightseeing tour of Mumbai. Visit the famous Gateway of India among other attractions of Mumbai. Overnight stay in Mumbai hotel.
Day :: 21 Departure From Mumbai
After breakfast, check out the hotel and we will transfer you to Mumbai airport to bord the flight for your onward journey.