Glimpses of South India -
Chennai » Mysore »
Ooty » Cochin » Kumarakom » Trichurapalli » Mahabalipuram » Chennai
Day 01: Chennai
Is the capital of Tamilnadu considered as gateway of South India,
National Art Gallery and Museum with a fine collection of ancient
paintings, Fort St. George, St. Mary's Church, Marina Beach (the
second longest in the world), San Thome Cathedral and Mylapore Shiva
Temple are the main key attraction of this city.
Day 02: Chennai - Mysore by Train
Depart to Chennai Railway Station to board your train to Mysore -
Known for its magnificent palaces and majestic buildings, sprawling
garden, shimmering silk and sandalwood, the ‘City Royale’ always
figures in the tourist’s itinerary, enroute visit Srirangapatnam -
Island fortress of Tippu Sultan. Visit Tippu's summer Palace, Mosque,
and Srirangapatnam Temple at evening visit Chamundi Hill - perched a
top a hill-the 4.8m tall monolith of Nandi and the gigantic
Mahishasura statue are added attractions.
Day 03: Mysore
This day full day sightseeing, visit Maharaja Palace, the art gallery
in the Jaganmohan Palace houses. Later on in the evening visit
Brindavan Garden- the Krishna Raja Sagar after sun down, when musical
fountains and colored lights transform this place into a magical fairy
Day 04: Ooty
Ooty called the Queen of Hill Station picturesque, green
Udhagamandalam better known, as Ooty is the most popular hill station
in the south, enroute visit Bandipur National Park and Mudumalai
wildlife Sanctuary, later on visit Ooty Lake and Rose Garden.
Day 05: Ooty - Cochin 285Kms
Proceed to Cochin -“Queen of the Arabian Sea,” commercial capital and
the most cosmopolitan city of Kerala, evening at leisure
Day 06: Cochin
The commercial capital of Kerala also famous for its Asia’s best
preserved Synagogue, the Dutch Palace and the oldest European Church
in India – the St. Francis Church where Vasco-De-Gama was originally
buried. A leisurely walk through the Fort Cochin, find close looks
Chines fishing nets. In the evening attend the traditional Kathakali
Day 07: Kumarakom
Drive to Kumarakom, Kumarakom is technically an island on Lake
Vembanad. An ideal palace to relax with one of the best surrounding.
Embark on deluxe Houseboat for backwater cruise. As the boat glide
along the backwaters one can see the daily life in the backwater
villages. The breathtaking view of the lake during the dawn and dusk
leaves you spellbound
Day 08: Trichurapalli
Also known as Trichy the rock fort is land mark of Trichy with Ganesh
Temple on the top. Visit Rock Fort Temple in Trichy and the Sri
Ranganathaswamy Temple at Srirangam this superb temple complex is
surrounded by seven concentric walls with 21 Gopurams.
Day 09: Trichurapalli - Tanjore - Trichurapalli
Proceed for a day trip to Tanjavur; Tanjore is the literary and
religious centre of south India. The celebrated temple Brihadeshra
built by the Chola King during the 11th century is its major
attraction. The Saraswati Mahal library, containing a rare collection
of books and manuscripts on paper and palm leaves. Return to
Tiruchinapally, and overnight.
Day 10: Trichurapalli - Mahabalipuram
Morning breakfast, checkout and proceed to Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram)
- though it is no longer a port, Mamallapuram has retained its fame,
thanks to the great Pallava artisans. On arrival check in to a beach
resort. Rest of the day free and overnight
Day 11: Mahabalipuram
Also known as the second pagodas, the principal attraction of this
town are wonderful monolithic monuments and stone sculptures. The
important monuments are the five Rathas, the Bas-Relief on a huge rock
popularly known as Arjuna’s penance, Mahisasura Madapam and the shore
Day 12: Chennai
Depart to Chennai enroute visit Kanchipuram One of the seven sacred
cities of India also famous for its hand-woven silk fabrics. Visit
Kailashnatha temple, Ekambareswara Temple which is dedicated to Shiva.
This is one the largest temple covering nine hectares of land. Later
on depart to Chennai depart to Mahabalipuram board your flight for
onward journey. Tour Ends.
Assistances for your
Arrivals at International and Domestics Airports.
A nice A/C Car having
sufficient space for your luggage also, Fuel, Insurance, Toll
Taxes, All State Taxes, Parking and all our transport related
expense including Driver food and lodging.
Double Rooms as par your selected category.
Daily breakfast in
mentioned hotels inclusive of Taxes.
Transportation in an
Exclusive Air-condition Car for transfer from train station and
airport’s for entire travel with chauffeur if you required.
All other Specified
All the excursions
you can make nearer the towns you visit with Un-limited
Services Not Included
International flight tickets India Visa fees, tips, monument
tickets, Movie / video camera fee at monuments, miscellaneous
expenses, souvenirs or any other expenses which is not
Above itinerary can be modified accordingly.
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