Chennai – Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry - Chidambaram – Thanjavur (Tanjore) – Tiruchirapally (Trichy) – Madurai – Munnar - Thekkaddy (Periyar) – Backwater Houseboats – Trivandrum - Kovalam – Cochin – Chennai (15 Nights/ 16 Days)
Meet our driver with Your name on the placard at Chennai International airport. Transfer to your accommodation in Chennai. Tour of Chennai city in the afternoon covering Marina Beach, Saint George Fort, Kapaleeswara Temple & Parthasarthy Temple.
Morning continue your journey to Mahabalipuram, on the way visit Kanchipuram Temple Complex known to house 1000 shrines, after visiting Kanchipuram drive to Mahabalipuram, on arrival transfer to your accommodation in Mahabalipuram. Tour of Mahabalipuram early evening covering the famous seven pagodas, the Rock Hewn Temples Here & Arjuna Rathas.
Morning continue your journey to the French colony of Pondicherry, on arrival transfer to your accommodation in Pondicherry. Afternoon tour of Pondicherry covering the famous Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Bharti Dasan Memorial, Pondicherry Museum & Sri Arbindo Ashram.
Morning continue your journey to Tanjore, on the way visit the famous Natrajan temple in Chidambaram & the Nav Griha (9 Planets) Temples in Kumbakonam. Proceed your journey after the visit to Tanjore – Thanjavur, on arrival transfer to your accommodation in Thanjavur. Eary evening visit Thanjavur it used to be the ancient capital of the Kings of Cholas, visit the famous Brihadeshwara Temple & Palace of Thanjavur.
Morning continue your journey to Tiruchirapally also known as Trichy, on arrival transfer to your accommodation in Tiruchirapally. Later sight seeing tour of Tiruchirapally covering the famous Rock Fort Temple, Rangnathan Swami Temple & Jambukeshwara Temple.
Morning continue your journey to Madurai, on arrival transfer to your accommodation in Madurai. During the day sight seeing tour of Madurai covering the famous Meenakshi Temple with excusite carving on the pillars & the ceiling, later visit Tirumalai Nayak Palace & a short drive can take you to Alagar hills to see the Thirupparakundaram Rock Temple.
Morning continue your journey to the Tea Estates & the hill station of Kerala Munnar, the drive will take a little longer due to hilly region passing through lush green scenery all around. On arrival transfer to your accommodation in Munnar.
Morning sight seeing tour of Munnar covering Eravikulam National Park, Attukad Water Fall, Kanan Devan Hills, Muttuputty Dam, Top Station & Tea Estates. Visit the mall road of Munnar for its local specialties.
Morning continue your journey to Periyar Tiger Reserve in Thekkaddy, the drive is through lush green sights, on arrival transfer to your accommodation in Periyar. To see the wild life in Periyar there are trekking routes & generally the wild life is seen by motor boat cruise in Periyar lake. After the jungle safari one can also take spice plantation tour where you will be shown how different kind of spices are grown in this region. The spice market is also very famous of Periyar.
Morning continue your journey to backwater country Kumarakom, on arrival transfer to your accommodation preferably overlooking the Vembanad lake. Kumarakom is a destination laced with canals where the houseboats ply it is a place to relax at your hotel overlooking the vembanad lake & greenery.
Today is the day of Houseboat journey, you will be picked up by the houseboat directly from your hotel jetty, transfer to your houseboat to sail in the back waters of Kerala, enjoy the houseboat ride passing through tiny villages on the bank of vembanad lake, see the people in the small boats doing their daily chores of life like fishing, washing clothes etc. The houseboat can stop near one of the villages where you can walk in the village & see the culture & life of Kerala Villages. You can also try fishing from the houseboat & the catch can be prepared for your dinner by the chef of the houseboat. Houseboat will be parked in the evening by sun set, enjoy dinner floating over the vembanad lake. Spend the night in the houseboat.
Enjoy breakfast on the houseboat, arrive jetty of Alleppey in the morning, meet our driver & continue your journey to the beach of Kovalam on the way visit Trivandrum City famous land mark; the Padmanabha Swami Temple & Palace. Proceed to Kovalam on arrival transfer to your accommodation.
Enjoy the beach of Kovalam the whole day.
Enjoy the beach of Kovalam the whole day.
Morning continue your journey to the port city of Kochi also known as Cochin. On arrival transfer to your accommodation. Afternoon sight seeing tour of Kochi covering Mattanacherrry Palace, Jewish Synagogue & Fort Cochin. Evening visit the markets of Kochi.
Morning transfer to international airport to board the flight for onward journey or take a flight back to Chennai during the day.
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