|SOUTH INDIA HOLIDAY TOUR
|Chennai - Pondicherry - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Periyar - Varkala - Alappuzha - Munnar - Cochin - Mumbai
(19 Nights / 20 Days)
Day 1 : Abroad - Chennai
Wlcome to India, Arrive Chennai International airport. On arrival, meet assist by our tour representative at the airport and check in to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 : Chennai
Visit the Fort St. George once a stronghold of the British, San Thome Cathedral, Marina Beach and the beautiful Mylapore temple. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Chennai - Pondicherry
After breakfast drive to Pondicherry (162 km), enroute visit Kancheepuram and Mahabalipuram. Continue drive to Pondicherry.
Upon arrival in Pondicherry - check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Pondicherry
Afternoon tour of Pondicherry - visiting Botanical garden, Eglise De Sacre Coeur De Jesus and Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Later visit township of Auroville or the city of Dawn.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Pondicherry - Tanjore
After breakfast drive to Tanjore (177 kms). Upon arrival in Tanjore - check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 : Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai
After breakfast drive to Madurai (178 kms) enroute visit Trichy Thereafter continue drive to Madurai. Upon arrival in Madurai - check into the hotel Evening visit of the Meenakshi temple. Overnight at hotel
Day 07 : Madurai
Morning, visit the Meenakshi temple one of the biggest temple complexes in India - 46 ft. long by 790 ft broad built in the 17th Century. Overnight at hotel
Day 08 : Madurai - Periyar
Morning drive to Periyar (177 kms) Upon arrival at Periyar - check into hotel Afternoon boatcruise on the Lake. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 : Periyar - Varkala
Morning drive to Varkala (220 km). Upon arrival in Varkala - check into the hotel.Afternoon visit the Portugese church of Anjengo dated to the time of occupation, which maybe the Elanchoros of the geography of Ptomempee (2nd century A.D.). Also visit the English Fort constructed in 1695 A.D. by the English 'East India Company', which play an important role in the war of Mysore in 18th century. Overnight at hotel
Day 10 : Varkala - Alappuzha
Morning drive to to be at Alappuzha in time to witness the famous boat race. Upon arrival to Alappuzha - check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel
Day 11 : Alappuzha
Full day at The Snake Boat Race festival "Payippad Boat Race Payippad near Harippad Alappuzha District ". Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Alappuzha
Full day sightseeing tour around Alappuzha area. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 : Alappuzha
Aranmula Boat Race Aranmula, Pathanamthitta. Overnight at hotel
Day 14 : Alappuzha - Munnar
Morning drive to Munnar (180 km) Upon arrival in Munnar- check in to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15 : Munnar
Morning, visit Ervikulam National Park. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 16 : Munnar - Cochin
Morning drive to Cochin (160 km) Upon arrival in Cochin - check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17 : Cochin
Morning tour of Cochin or "Kochi"- the palm green, commercial captial of Kerala is known as the "Queen of the Arabian Sea". Afternoon free for a stroll in Jew town
Overnight at hotel.
Day 18 : Cochin - Mumbai
Late morning transfer from hotel to the railway station for train to Mumbai. Leave: Cochinat 1030 hrs by IC-166
Arrive: Mumbai at 1215 hrs
On arrival in Mumbai, the guests will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel
Day 19 : Mumbai
Morning, one hour boat ride across Mumbai Harbour brings you to the lush green Elephanta Island.
Afternoon, City tour of Mumbai - the great port city with its Victorian Gothic buildings from the British Raj Era mingling with the modern. The tour includes Gateway of India overlooking the Harbour, the Towers of Silence, Marine Drive and the Dhobi Ghat, the unique and colourful outdoor 'laundry'. Also visit Mani Bhawan, a small museum dedicated to the life and works of Mahatma Gandhi, and the bustling Crawford Market. Later in late evening transfer to the International airport for your flight back home.
Day 20 : Abroad - Mumbai
Depart : Mumbai.
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