Day 1 - Chennai :
Arrival at airport / railway station and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon
visit museum to see the Art and Bronze Gallery, High court, Fort museum,
Marina Beach, San Thome Cathedral and Snake Park.
Day 2 - Chennai :
. Excursion to Kanchipuram. Visit temples of Ekambaswara,
Kailasanatha, Sri Kamakshiand and Varadarajaswamy are of interest.
Day 3 - Pondicherry :
Drive to Mahabalipuram to see the famous seven pagodas. Continue to
Vedanthangal Water Bird Sanctuary to see various kinds of water birds. Reach
Pondicherry in the evening.
Day 4 - Pondicherry :
For the half-day sightseeing tour of Pondicherry, we visit Sri Aurobindo
Ashram, Auroville, Museum and Church of Sacred Heart of Jesus. Rest of the
day at leisure.
Day 5 - Tanjore :
Reach Tanjore or Thanjavur by noon. After lunch explore the beautiful Chola
temple of Brihadeeshwara, Palace and its Art Gallery which contains several
granite and bronze statues of the Chola period.
Day 6 - Madurai :
the way to Madurai, visit Trichy. The Rock Fort is the landmark of Trichy.
Enjoy a climb of 434 steps leads to the ancient temple of Ganapati on top
and a further climb to a Shiva Temple.
At Madurai we keep the day free to relax.
Day 7 - Madurai :
Visit the great Meenakshi Temple. Later, visit the Tirumal Nayak Palace,
Alagar Hills and Tirupara Kundran Rock Temple.
Day 8 - Periyar :
Reach Periyar by noon. After lunch visit a nearby coffee plantation.
Day 9 - Periyar :
Early morning we take boat ride over the Lake Periyar to watch animals in
their natural habitat on the water's edge. For the lunch we return back to
hotel. Late afternoon, visit the park again by cruise to shoot its animals
Day 10 - Kovalam :
aquatic sports at a nearby beach. Yoga classes and transcendental meditation
are held at the yoga & health center. Experts give ayurvedic oil
massages and oil bath.
Day 11 - Kovalam :
Complete day at leisure or use it in exploring its beach, people &
culture and water sports.
Day 12/13 - Alleppey :
From Kovalam to Alleppey, take an overnight houseboat journey and pass
through the palm fringed narrow canals winding. Reach Alleppey the next day.
Day 13 - Alleppey :
Full day at leisure.
Day 14 - Alleppey :
Explore the coastal town of Alleppey.
Day 15 - Cochin :
having breakfast we drive to Cochin. At Cochin, visit the Dutch Palace,
Jewish Synagogue, Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church and the Santa
Cruz Church. We also visit the Hill palace Museum that displays articles of
Day 16 - Cochin :
For the day we take a motor launch excursion to Kottayam. Upon arrival,
visit the Thirunakkara Shiva Temple built in the Kerala style. Evening
return back to hotel.
Day 17 - Cochin :
At the time of the onwards journey, you will be transferred to Airport /
The Tour Ends