(Starting Price Per Person On Twin Sharing Basis)
Tour start at Chennai, and end at Trivandrum! South India Group tour is an in-depth cultural, 15-days tour, taking you through many beautiful destinations across Kerala and Tamil Nadu. South India Group tour 2019 includes 3-Star Hotel/Comfort Accommodation, an expert guide, transport, 14 Breakfasts at the hotel and 1 houseboat stay with Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at the backwaters of Alleppey.
On the day of arrival at Chennai airport, Alkof Holidays representative will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day guided tour to Chennai, visit the famous Marina Beach (the second largest in the world), Kapaleshwar Temple, Fort St.George (the oldest fort in Chennai). Thereafter, head straight to Santhome Cathedral, National Art Gallery, St.Mary’s Church, Anna Zoological Park, Birla Planetarium and People’s Park. Also visit Kalakshetra and Theosophical Society. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Mahabalipuram, en-route visit Kanchipuram - the city of 1000 temples and one of the seven sacred cities in India, here you can visit the Kamakshi Amman Temple, The Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple, Varadaraja Perumal Temple, and Ekamberashwar Temple etc. Later continue drive to Mahabalipuram, upon arrival check-in to your hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, and later proceed for sightseeing tour to Mahabalipuram, visit the Thirukadalmallai, Shore Temple, Pancha Pandava Rathas, Arjuna’s Penance, Caves, and Krishna’s Butterball. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Pondicherry. Upon arrival at Pondicherry, check-in to your hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later proceed to explore the city, visit Aurobindo Ashram, Botanical Garden, Memorial House, Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Vedapureeswarar Temple. Enjoy boating at Chunnambar backwater and the beautiful beaches of Pondicherry. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Madurai, en-route visit to Trichy (Tiruchirappalli), visit Rock Fort Temple, Jambukeshwara Temple and Srirangam Temple. Later continue your drive to Madurai, upon arrival check-in to your hotel. In the evening, visit the Meenakshi Temple for the special evening Aarti. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for the sightseeing tour of Madurai, visit Meenakshi Sundareshwar, one of the largest temple complex in India. Later visit Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple, Palamuthirsolai Murugan Temple. Also visit the Tirumal Nayak’s Palace, Alagar Koil and Gandhi Museum. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Thekkady (the location of the Periyar National Park). Upon arrival at Thekkady/Periyar check-in at your hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later visit Kumily - a beautiful town and a popular tourist destination near Thekkady. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Thekkady or Periyar National Park. Thekkady is spread across 777 sq km of which 360 sq km is thick ever green forest. Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wild life and scenic beauty, the sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. It is one of those wildlife reserves in India that remain open even in monsoon season. Optional activities like Boating at Periyar Lake, Spice Plantation visit and Elephant Ride can be done at an extra cost. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Munnar “Scenic hills of Kerala”, on your way you will enjoy the scenic beauty and the marvelous waterfalls of Kerala, with high mountains and the low flying clouds passing by. Upon arrival at Munnar, check-in to your hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later in the evening, enjoy a walk at the Tea Estate of Munnar. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Munnnar. Visit Mattupetty, Pothamedu, Devikulam, Pallivasal, Nyayamakad Waterfalls, Chithirapuram, Rajamala Hills and Eravikulam National Park. In the evening, enjoy a walk at the Tea Estates of Munnar. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Cochin. Upon arrival at Cochin, check-in to your hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later proceed for a half day guided tour of Cochin, visit Fort Kochi, Marine Drive, Hill Palace, St.Francis Church, Dutch Palace, Pareekshith Thampuran Museum, Pallipuram Fort, Santa Cruz Basilica, Bolgatty Island, and Indo Portuguese Museum. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, drive to the Backwaters of Alleppey. Set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditionally decorated houseboat. Check-in time is 01:00 PM and cruise starts with lunch. While cruising in these floating villas, let your eyes settle for the rare and the unusual – skim past Chinese fishing nets, bowed–down paddy fields, and local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes, and ancient temples and swaying coconut groves. Evening is free at leisure, you can explore the local market of Alleppey. Food will be served onboard. Overnight stay at the houseboat.
After breakfast, later check-out from the houseboat and drive to Kovalam. On the way, visit the famous Temple of Sri Padmanabhaswamy Swami, Sree Chitra Art Gallery, and Padmatheertha Kulam (Temple Pond). Later continue your drive to Kovalam, upon arrival check-in at the resort. Overnight stay at the resort.
After breakfast, leave for a full day sightseeing tour of Kanyakumari, visit Swami Vivekanand Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari Temple (One of the Fifty Two Shakti Peethas), Tri Smudra Milan, Gandhi Mandapam and Suchindram Temple. Overnight stay at the resort.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Trivandrum airport to board the flight to your home or onward destination.
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Kerala experiences pleasant weather throughout the year. However, the ideal time to visit Kerala would be in the months of October to March.
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