Divine Tour of South India
- 16 Days
Chennai » Kanchipuram »
Mahabalipuram » Pondicherry » Thanjavur » Tiruchirapalli » Madurai »
Kanyakumari » Kovalam » Alleppey » Kumarakom » Periyar » Munnar »
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: Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram 60Kms
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 Mahabalipuram.
Day 03: 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 04: Pondicherry 134Kms
Pondicherry which was formerly a French Colony settled early in the
18th century. The main attraction here is the Aurobindo Ashram which
was founded by Sri Aurobindo in 1926. The ashram is the one of the
most popular in India with westerns and is also one of the most
affluent. Visit Pondicherry museum and sculpture gallery an
outstanding collection of artifacts.
Day 05: Tanjore
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
Day 06: Tiruchirapalli - Madurai 184Kms
Proceed to Tiruchirapalli 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
Continue drive to Madurai arrive Madurai and check into the hotel.
Day 07: Madurai
Madurai one of the oldest cities in South India it is famous for its
1000 pillared Meenakshi Temple. You can also take to the special
religious night ceremony held in the temple. Another key attraction of
this town is Thirumalai Nayak’s palace and Gandhi Museum.
Day 08: Kanyakumari
Kanniyakumari - the land’s end of India or the point where the three
seas meet, enchanting Kanniyakumari is one of the most popular tourist
spots in the South India. Visit to Vivekananda Memorial - built on the
Vivekananda Rock where the charismatic and philosopher Swami
Vivekananda meditated and transformed him.
Day 09: Kovalam
Kovalam is reckoned the most trendy beach retreat in India enroute
visit Padmanabhapuram and Palace Sree Chithra Art Gallery - the
collection also includes paintings from China, Japan, Tibet and Bali,
University Observatory - Located at the highest point in the city; one
can have a bird's eye view of the city.
Day 10: Kovalam
This day relax on beach or explore Trivendrum city by your own.
Day 11: Alleppey
Enjoy boat ride at Vembananad Lake which gives one a fascinating
insight into the life of Keralan Backwater. On the narrow strip of
land fisherman fishing, children are swimming and playing in the
water, women doing their daily chores.
Day 12: Kumarakom
Kumarakom, a cozy little island just 16 kilometer west of Kottayam in
India’s favorite destination – Kerala, is renowned the world over for
its exotic migratory birds, self sustaining eco-system and hospital on
arrival check into the hotel after taking brief leisure visit
Kumarakom bird sanctuary at evening see the breathtaking view of lake
during the sunset leaves a spellbound
Day 13: Periyar
Periyar has one of the world’s most fascinating Natural wildlife
reserved and of the best game sanctuaries in India enjoys boating on
the lake Periyar and explores the sanctuary at its best. Later visit
the spice plantations like cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee and tea
estates. You can shop at the local market.
Day 14: Munnar
Munnar formerly known as the High Range of Travancore, Munnar is one
of the highest tea growing centered in the world. Key attractions of
the places are the Eravikulam National Park –home of the endangered
Nilgiri Thar (Ibex), followed by visit to the Mattupetty Dam, the Indo
Swiss Dairy farm, the Kundala Lake and other scenic beauty.
Day 15: 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 16: Departure
Transfer to airport to board flight back home/ onward destination.
Assistances for your
Arrivals at International and Domestics Airports
Double Rooms as par your selected category
Daily breakfast in
mentioned hotels inclusive of Taxes.
Transportation in an
Exclusive Air-condition Car for entire travel with chauffeur.
All prevailing State
and Government taxes applicable on accommodation and transport.
All other Specified
All the excursions
you can make nearer the towns you visit with Un-limited
Kathakali Dance show
water during the tour
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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