(11 Nights - 12 Days)
Bangalore - Chennai - Pondicherry - Chidambaram - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Periyar - Quilon - Cochin
On arrival at the Bangalore airport Our representative would welcome you and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Bangalore.
Day 02 : In Bangalore
Morning after breakfast proceed for a full day sightseeing tour with the Our guide. The highlight of the tour is the visit to the Vidhan Saudha, Nandi Temple, Lal Bagh and Botanical Garden. Overnight Bangalore.
Day 03 : Bangalore - Chennai
Morning after breakfast transfer to the railway station to board train for Chennai. On arrival to Chennai Our representative would meet you and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Chennai.
Day 04 : In Chennai
After breakfast Our guide would escort you to the full day excursion to Mahabalipuram famous as a major seaport of the great Pallava Kings between 08 and 10th century AD and noted for its rock carvings and the shore temple. Overnight at Chennai.
Day 05 : Chennai - Pondicherry
Morning after breakfast drive to Pondicherry enroute sightseeing of Mahabalipuram. Afternoon visit Aurbindo Ashram the city of dawn, which is 10kms north of Pondicherry. This ashram promotes Aurbindo's ideas in bringing about a synthesis of Yoga and modern science to unite the spirit and matter. After lunch visit 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 at Pondicherry.
Day 06 : Pondicherry - Chidambaram - Tanjore
Morning after breakfast drive to Tanjore enroute visit Chidambaram famous for the Nataraja temple with the root of the sanctum-sanctorum covered with golden plates. In this temple postures from the Bharatnatayam form of dance are depicted in sculpture. Later drive to Thanjavur visiting the Brass factory at Kumbakonam. On arrival check-into the hotel. Overnight at Tanjore.
Day 07 : Tanjore - Trichy
Morning explore the famous Chola Temple of Brideshwar at Tanjore and later drive Trichy situated on the banks of Kaveri River is a blend of history and tradition as well as pilgrim center famous for Ranganath Temple at Srirangam. On arrival check-into the hotel. Afternoon explore the temples of Trichy with Our guide. The prominent temple is the Rock Fort Temple and Srirangam Temple. Overnight at Trichy.
After breakfast drive to Madurai some 2600 years old is laid out in the banks of river Vaigai as a lotus flower with the Meenakshi temple in the center. After lunch explore the famous Meenakshi Temple with Indian Horizons guide, a superb example of the Dravida School of Architecture and is known for its profusely carved and gigantic gateways. Overnight at Madurai.
Day 09 : Madurai - Periyar
Morning after breakfast drive to Periyar. On arrival check-into the hotel. Afternoon with Our guide enjoy spice plantation tour followed by a boat ride on Lake Periyar to view the wild animals that can be spotted drinking and bathing from this 100 year-old lake. Overnight at Periyar.
Day 09 : Periyar - Quilon
Morning after breakfast drive to Quilon, which is a four-hour descent through rubber, cardamom and concount plantations, brings you to the tropical planins of Kerala. Enjoy a fascinating 3-hrs cruise on the famous backwaters from Kottayam to Allepey and view village life along the banks. A short drive will take you to Quilon, known for cashew, coir and marine products. Overnight at Quilon.
Day 10 : In Quilon
Day free to relax at the hotel. Overnight at Quilon.
Day 11 : Quilon - Cochin
Morning after breakfast drive to Cochin. On arrival check-into the hotel. After fresh-up visit the Jewish Synagogue and the Dutch Palace. Overnight at Cochin.
Day 12 : Cochin - Flight Back Home
Morning after breakfast Our representative would escort you to the airport for your flight to onward journey.