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South India Beach & Backwater Tour



Tour Code 14
Package Duration 13 Nights / 14 Days
Pacakge Validity N.A.
Destination Covered Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Chidambaram - Darasuram - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Periyar - Kumarakom - Houseboat - Cochin
Package Cost On Request

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Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Chennai

Arrive Chennai in the afternoon or evening.
You will be well received on your arrival at the airport and transfer to hotel.
Arrive hotel and check into your hotel.
In the afternoon, proceed for city tour of Chennai, visiting Fort St. George, Santhome Church, Government Museum and Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore.
Overnight in Chennai.

Day 2: Chennai/ Kanchipuram/ Mahabalipuram (150Kms & 4hrs drive)

After breakfast at hotel, drive towards Mahabalipuram, enroute visit Kanchipuram.
Arrive Kanchipuram and visit Ekambareshwar Temple, Kailashnath Temple, Kamakshi Temple and the Vaikunthaperumal Temple. Kanchipuram is very famous for silk sarees.
Arrive Mahabalipuram and check in at your hotel.
Overnight in Mahabalipuram.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 3: Mahabalipuram

After breakfast at hotel, proceed for city tour of Mahabalipuram, visiting the seven pagoda-style Shore temples, Panch Rathas and a group of monolithic monuments & animal figures carved out of solid rock. Arjuna's Penance
Rest of the afternoon at leisure by the beach.
Overnight in Mahabalipuram.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 4: Mahabalipuram/ Pondicherry (130Kms & 3hrs drive)

After breakfast at hotel, driver towards Pondicherry.
Arrive Pondicherry and check in at your hotel.
In the afternoon, proceed for city tour of Pondicherry, visiting Sri Aurobindo Ashram, The Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, French colony and Auroville.
Overnight in Pondicherry.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 5: Pondicherry/ Tanjore (180Kms & 5-6hrs drive)

After breakfast at hotel, drive towards Thanjavur, en route visit The Nataraja Temple at Chidambaram and the temple of Airavatesvara at Darasuram.
Arrive Thanjavur and check in at your hotel.
Overnight in Thanjavur.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 6: Tanjore

After breakfast at hotel, proceed for city tour of Thanjavur, visiting Brihadeeshwara Temple and the Thanjavur Palace.
Rest of the day at leisure for shopping etc.
Overnight in Thanjavur.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 7: Tanjore/ Trichy/ Madurai (195Kms & 5-6hrs drive)

After breakfast at hotel, drive towards Madurai, enroute visit Trichy (55Kms & 1.5hrs drive).
Arrive Trichy and proceed to visit the famous Rock Fort temple, dedicated to Lord Vinayaka and offers a wonderful view of the city. And Srirangam Vishnu temple.
Arrive Madurai and check in to your hotel.
Overnight in Madurai.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 8: Madurai

After breakfast at hotel, proceed for city tour of Madurai, visiting the famous Meenakshi Temple and Thirumalai Nayak Palace.
Rest of the day at leisure for shopping etc.
Later in the evening attend Puja (worship) ceremony at Meenakshi temple.
Overnight in Madurai.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 9: Madurai/ Periyar (145Kms & 4hrs drive)

After breakfast at hotel, drive towards Periyar.
Arrive Periyar and check-into your hotel.
In the afternoon, proceed for boat cruise on Periyar Lake to see the wild life.
Overnight in Periyar.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 10: Periyar/ Kumarakom (140ms & 4hrs drive)

After breakfast at hotel, proceed to visit the spice plantation.
Later, drive to Kumarakom.
Arrive Kumarakom and check in to your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure for Ayurveda (on direct payment) etc.
Overnight in Kumarakom.

Meals : Breakfast

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Tour Detail

Includes :

  • Hotel
  • Cruise
  • Houseboat