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Aromas of South India

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Tanjore - Chettinadu - Madurai - Periyar - Alleppey - Maraikulam - Cochin

Season

Our Packages Include - Unless Otherwise Stated

  • International Flights

  • Meet and Greet

  • All Local Transfers / Transportation

  • Excursions as per Itinerary

  • All Entrance Fees

Itinerary

Southern India encapsulates the Traditional and Modern India.  On one hand the ancient temples, monuments, classical music, dance depict its traditional and on the other hand modern high rise buildings and discos represent the modern India.
 
Pondicherry is a town tucked away on the east coast of India, with its 32km of coastline, palm fringed beaches, fishing villages.  Tanjore is a majestic city located near the banks of Kaveri River, it is an incredible destination where you can immerse yourself in culture, history and fine arts.  Madurai is also referred as the temple town of India, Meenakshi Amman Temple is one of the temple wonders located in Madurai.

Day 01

Today arrive Chennai Airport and be met by our representative who will meet and assist with your transfer to your hotel.

Once you have checked into your hotel relax for rest of the day.

Overnight Chennai.

Day 02

This morning after breakfast you will be met at hotel and taken on a guided tour of Chennai before being driven down to Mahabalipuram.

 

 

 

Overnight Mahabalipuram

Day 03

Today after breakfast you will be taken on a guided sightseeing of Mahabalipuram after which you will be transferred to Pondicherry.

Overnight Pondicherry

Day 04

Enjoying a sightseeing tour of Pondicherry and travel to Tanjore.  En-route you will visit the Chola Capital Gangai Cholapuram and Darasuram – remains from the Chola Kingdom which covered most of south India in medieval time.

Arrive Tanjore and check into your hotel.
Overnight Tanjore

Day 05

This morning enjoy a tour of Trichy followed by a visit to Lord Clive of India’s house, the Danish Church and Rock-Fort.

Overnight Tanjore

Day 06

This morning visit the Brihadeshwara Temple.  Later travel to Chettinadu to see the heritage mansions, the Chettinad palace, temples and local markets.

Overnight Chettinadu

Day 07

Today after a leisurely breakfast you will be transferred to Madurai.

Up on checking into your hotel rest of the day is at leisure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Overnight Madurai

Day 08

This morning you will be taken to visit the Meenakshi Temple and Madurai Palace.

Overnight Madurai

Day 09

This morning leave Madurai and head for Periyar.  En-route visit the Periyar National Park for some trekking.

Overnight Periyar

Day 10

​Today enjoy a boat ride in Periyar national Park followed by transfer to Alleppey. 

 

In the evening, enjoy a sunset boat ride on the Lake Vembanad.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Overnight Alleppey

Day 11

Today travel to Mararikulam.  Up on checking into your hotel rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the beach of Mararikulam.

Overnight Maraikulam

Day 12

Today travel to Cochin.

Overnight Cochin

Day 13

Today you will have a full day sightseeing of Cochin and in the evening enjoy a traditional Kathakali dance performance.

Overnight Cochin

Day 14

Today at appropriate time you will be transferred to Cochin Airport for your onward flights.

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