Tamil Nadu is a popular south Indian state and the 4th big metropolitan city in India. The state abounds with colonial churches, ancient temples, hill stations and French mansions among others. The 15 Nights 16 Days South India Holiday Package combines all the aforementioned attractions. Besides Tamil Nadu, the journey will take you to the popular destinations in Kerala which include Kovalam, Periyar, Alleppey and Cochin.
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Southern India Peninsular Tour
Duration: 15 Nights / 16 Days
Destination Covered: Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Pondicherry - Swami Mailer - Swami Malai - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Kodaikanai - Madurai - Kanya Kumari - Kovalam - Periyar - Kottayam - Alleppey - Cochin - Ooty - Coonoor - Chennai
- Sightseeing tour of Chennai, Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram
- Half day sightseeing trip of Pondhicherry
- Excursion to Gangaikonda Cholapuram and Chidambram
- Visit Tanjore Temple, Srirangam and Rock Fort Temple
- Enjoy boat cruise on Lake Periyar
- Enjoy Kathakali dance performance in a theatre
Upon arrival in Chennai, our tour representative will meet you and assist you in smooth transfer to the hotel pre-booked for your stay. For the rest of the day, relax in the comforts of your hotel.
On the 2nd day, venture out for a full day excursion in the city. Besides exploring tourist attractions in Chennai, you will also be visiting Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram. Overnight stay in Chennai.
Post an early morning breakfast, drive towards Pondicherry. Arrive in Pondicherry by afternoon and embark on a half day sightseeing tour of Pondicherry post lunch.
Early morning, take a road journey to Swami Mailer from Pondicherry. Swami Mailer is an tribal village resort. On the way, visit Gangaikonda Cholapuram and Chidambram. Overnight stay in Swami Mailer.
On the 5th day, leave by road from Swami Mailer to Trichy. On the way, visit the Tanjore temple. Upon arrival in Trichy, check into the resort to relax. Thereafter, set off to explore Srirangam and Rock Fort temple. Stay overnight in Trichy.
Today, you will drive from Trichy to Madurai, which is located at a distance of about 142 km from Trichy. Reach by afternoon, check into the hotel and after some rest, go out to explore tourist attractions in Madurai.
The seventh day is kept for a whole day of sight seeing in Madurai. You can choose to visit an excursion either to Kodaikanal or Rameshwaram.
Start in the morning from Madurai to Kanya Kumari, the meeting point of three oceans and the last end of India. The distance is about 285 km.
The day is kept at leisure to see the various sights and scenes at Kovalam, including the beautiful beaches. Overnight stay at the hotel.
On the tenth day of your tour, leave by road for Periyar early in the morning. The distance is about 276 km. By afternoon, arrive in Periyar followed by check in at the hotel. After some rest, enjoy a boat cruise on lake Periyar for wildlife sightseeing. Overnight in Periyar.
Today, head straight to Kottayam backwaters from Periyar, which is around 115 km away from Periyar and check into a Kettuvalam (Houseboat). Enjoy cruise ride during the day and spend night on board Kettuvalam.
Today morning check out from the houseboat,drive towards Cochin, a 56 km drive from Alleppey. On arrival transfer to the hotel and relax in your room. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Embark on a sight seeing tour in the morning to see the beautiful attractions of Cochin. The evening is kept free to see a wonderful Kathakali Dance performance at an exclusive venue. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today, leave by road for Ooty, which is at a distance of about 280 km from Cochin. Upon arrival, check into the hotel and the remaining day is at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Enjoy a full day sight seeing excursion in Ooty and also visit Coonoor. Overnight stay at Ooty.
On the last day of the tour, you will be transferred to the nearest airport to catch your homebound onward flight. The tour ends here.
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