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Specialty Tours to India: Cultural, Spiritual, & Wildlife Indian Tours

South Indian and Discovery

Heritage & Culture – 15 Days

Itinerary and Trip Features
South Indian And Discovery -15 days

Day 1 & 2 – Chennai (Madras)

Arrival at international airport and transfer to hotel in Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram), an ancient seaport which is now a seashore retreat with an impressive pristine sandy beach. Visit Rock-cut temples and the shore temple along the coromandel coast.


Fisherman’s Cove

Day 3 – Pondicherry

Drive from Mahabalipuram to Pondicherry, former french colony and the impact you can widely witness in it’s architectural buildings. Stroll along the boulevards or visit the unique Auroville-Ashram.


The Promenade / Le Dupleix Hotel

Day 4 – Thanjouur

Drive from Pondicherry to Thanjourr (Tanjore) (177 kms – 3.5 hours). Visit to Brihadishwara Temple, a world heritage site.

Day 5 & 6 – Madurai

Drive from Thanjauur to Madurai (163 – 3.5 hours), enroute visit the Rock Temple in Tiruchirappali magnificently overlooking the city and also the gigantic Srirangam Temple. Explore the colourful city of Madurai. Visit the temple of Goddess Meenakshi.


Taj Garden Retreat

Day 7 &8 – Thekkady

Drive from Madurai to Thekkady( 137 kms-3.5 hours). Explore Periyar National Park, Tiger Reserve and the settings in the scenic Cardamom Hills. A jungle hike to stretch your tiredness and followed by a boat cruise on Periyar lake.


Carmelia Haven / Hotel Green Woods / Thekkady Wild Corridor

Day 9 &10 – Around Thekkady

Explore the famous backwaters of Kerala. Experience the marvel of staying while sailing on one of the luxurious houseboats. Rejuvenate yourself with a typical Kerala Ayurveda Massage.


Finest of the luxurious houseboats

Day 11 & 12 – Kochi

Drive from Thekkady to Kochi (6 hours-195 kms). Kochi or Cochin is set on a cluster of islands and one of the most amazing towns in South India. Watch an evening of Kathakali dance.Visit Fort Cochin and sail around the harbor.


Brunton Boatyard / Old Harbour / Malabar House

Day 13 & 14 – Bangalore

Domestic flight to Bangalore. Arrive at airport and drive to Mysore (3.5 hours-164 kms). Visit the famous Mysore Palace and Chamundi Hill for handicrafts.


Hotel Lalith Mahal / Metropole

Day 15 – Chennai (Madras)

Domestic flight to Chennai for onwards journey back home.

Trip Overview

Places To be visited :
Pondicherry, Madurai,Kochi

Trip Length
15 Days

Activities :

Services Included :
All Luxury accomodations including 2 meals(Breakfast+Dinner),all hotel and airport transfers,all sight-seeing by air-conditioned vehicles with driver,Domestic internal flights within India,services of an English speaking local Guide,permits as requires,entrance fees and all taxes included.

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