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Highlights of South India

Tour Code - IJ 24

Duration: 13 Days

 

Destinations Covered: Bengaluru – Mysore –Chennai – Mamallapuram – Kanchipuram –Cochin - Kumarakom – Backwater Houseboat – Kovalam – Trivandrum

 

Tour Highlights

 


Bengaluru – City tour
Mysore – City tour, Light and sound show at Mysore Palace
Chennai – City Tour
Mamallapuram – Temple and Heritage Tour
Kanchipuram – Temple and Heritage Tour
Cochin – City Tour, Kathakali Dance show
Kumarakom – Backwater Capital, Bird Sanctuary
Houseboat – Kerala Backwater’s
Kovalam – Beach Resort

 

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Day 01: Arrive Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Arrive Bengaluru – famed as the Garden city and IT & software capital of India. One of the world’s fastest growing city and greatest commercial centre of South India, Bengaluru is also illustrated as Silicon Valley of India. Check in to your designated Hotel. Day is free to relax after a long flight. Overnight stay at Bengaluru.

 


Day 02: Sightseeing tour of Bengaluru. Head to Mysore
Enjoy city tour of Bengaluru visiting The Lal Bagh Botanical Garden, Cubbon Park, Bull Temple, Vidhana Soudha, The Bangalore Fort & Tipu Sultan’s Palace and ISCON Temple. Later in the day drive to cultural heritage city of Mysore which is also famed as the city of Palaces and tranquility. Mysore is 130 Kms from Bengaluru, arrive Mysore and check in to your designated Hotel. Overnight stay at Mysore.

 


Day 03: Mysore Sightseeing

Today enjoy full day sightseeing tour of Mysore visiting Maharaja Palace also famous as Mysore Palace and is the focal point of Mysore. The Palace is built in Indo – Sarcenic style of architecture, with domes, turrets, arches and colonnades. Other attractions of Mysore sightseeing are visit to Chamundi Hills and The Mysore Zoo. Evening enjoy the Sound and Light show at Mysore Palace. Overnight stay at Mysore.

 

 

Day 04: Day free at Mysore. Overnight train to Chennai.
Day is free to explore the cultural city on your own. Evening transfer to Mysore Railway station to board the overnight train to Chennai.

 

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Day 05: Arrive Chennai & Sightseeing

Arrive Chennai in the morning and transfer to your pre booked Hotel. The graceful and elegant city of Chennai is the capital of Indian state of Tamilnadu and is popular as the Gateway to South India. After little relaxation enjoy city tour of Chennai visiting Fort St. George, built in 1653 and today housing the offices of Secretariat and Legislative Assembly, Fort Museum, Marina Beach- World’s second longest beach stretching to 13 Kms, 8th century Sri Parthasarathy Temple, St. Thomas Basilica and Theosophical Society. Overnight stay at Chennai.

 

 

 

 


Day 06: Full day Excursion to Mamallapuram & Kanchipuram. Overnight train to Cochin.

Today enjoy full day excursion tour to Mamallapuram & Kanchipuram Heritage sites. Mamallapuram is 60 Kms from Chennai. Enjoy sightseeing tour of Mamallapuram visiting Shore Temple this 8th century temple is considered as the oldest temple in South India and exhibits fine example of Dravadian architecture, Magnificent skillfully carved Arjuna’s Penance, which is the World’s largest bas- relief sculpture, the stunning Krishna Temple, Mahishasuramardini cave, Varaha or Boar Temple and superb Rathas temple, which look like the chariots of the Temple. Later in the day enjoy sightseeing tour of Kanchipuram famed as Golden city and city of thousand temples. Visit Ekambareshwar Temple with its majestic main tower soaring up to 57 meters high, Kailasanathar Temple, Kamakshi Amman Temple, Sakkishwaran Temple, Varadaraja Swamy Temple. Evening return back to Chennai and board the overnight train to Cochin - the cultural capital of Kerala, which is famed as God’s own country.

 

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Day 07: Arrive Cochin. Sightseeing and Kathakali Dance show.

Arrive Cochin and check into your designated hotel. After little relaxation enjoy sightseeing tour of Cochin visiting 16th century famous Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue the oldest synagogue in Common Wealth, St. Francis Church the oldest European built church in India constructed in 1503 AD and the giant Chinese fishing nets at Fort Kochi. Evening enjoy the alluring Kathakali dance performance at Kalamandapam. Overnight stay at Cochin

 


Day 08: Drive to Kumarakom. Visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.
Drive to Kumarakom, 60 Kms from Cochin, it is famed as Mother land of Backwater’s in Kerala. Kumarakom is a romancing island and a paradise of mangrove forest, coconut groves and numerous Backwater canals. Enjoy visit to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary an eminent jewel of Kumarakom that attracts lots of bird watchers. Enjoy sunset cruise on backwaters of Kumarakom to rejuvenate yourself. Overnight stay at Kumarakom.

 

 

Day 09: Kumarakom – Alleppey Houseboat

Morning board the Backwater Houseboat cruise to enjoy the unsurpassed experience of Kerala Backwater’s. The cruise sails from Kumarakom to Alleppey covering 23 Kms and enroute passing through Villages, markets and paddy fields which offer the best opportunity to experience the everyday life of locals in Kerala. Overnight stay on Houseboat on Full board basis.

 

 

 

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Day 10: Drive to Kovalam. Day free
After breakfast disembark the houseboat at Alleppey and transfer to Kovalam Beach, 175 Kms from Alleppey, it is renowned as one of the best beaches in the world. Evening free to relax. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kovalam.

 


Day 11: Kovalam - Day free

Day free to relax along the sun kissed beaches of Kovalam. Overnight stay at Kovalam Hotel.

 


Day 12: Kovalam - Day free
Day free to relax along the sun kissed beaches of Kovalam. Overnight stay at Kovalam Hotel.

 


Day 13: Transfer to Trivandrum Airport. Departure from Kerala
In time transfer to Trivandrum Airport -16 Kms for your flight back to Home / Next Destination.

 

 

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