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.
Includes: Accommodation, Transfers
Stay - Mahabalipuram
Today morning after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Mahabalipuram. On the way visit "Kanchipuram - The city of 1000 temples" it is 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. Upon arrival at Mahabalipuram, check into your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Today morning after breakfast, proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Mahabalipuram, visit the Thirukadalmallai, Shore Temple, Pancha Pandava Rathas, Arjuna’s Penance, Caves, and Krishna’s Butterball. Later drive back to the hotel for night stay.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Thanjavur. Upon arrival at Thanjavur, check-in at your hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel and later proceed for a half day city tour to Thanjavur, visit the Schwartz Church, Sivaganga Gardens, Lord Murugan Temple and Sangeetha Mahal. Later drive back to the hotel for night stay.
Today morning after breakfast, proceed for a full day city tour of Madurai, visit the magnificent Meenakshi Temple, which is famous for its unique architecture, also visit Tirumalai Nayaka Temple and Temple Art Museum. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you to the Chennai airport to board the flight to your home or onward destination.
Includes: Breakfast, Airport Transfers
Personal assistance during arrival and departure
13 nights accommodation in 3 Star Deluxe hotels on double or twin sharing basis
Daily buffet breakfast at the hotel
All veg. meals - Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner at the Ayurveda Resort
Yoga and Ayurveda Practice
Daily Ayurveda treatment and Yoga practice under the guidance of an expert instructor
All Ayurveda medicines during Ayurveda treatment at the resort
Local English Speaking Guide
Transportation - Entire Trip, Including Airport Transfers, Sightseeing by an Air Conditioner Car
1-2 persons - Air-conditioned sedan car such as Etios/Dezire or similar
3-4 persons - Air-conditioned MUV car such as Toyota Innova or similar
5-10 persons - Air-conditioned mini-van such as Tempo Traveler or similar
One mineral water bottle per person per day
All applicable taxes
It is advisable that you buy a comprehensive medical/travel insurance in advance from your country before traveling to India.
Visas Fee (if applicable)
Any International or Domestic Flight
Any personal expenses, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, alcoholic beverages etc.
Any Monument Entrance Fee, Camera Fee
Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions
Frquently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Travel is one of those things that naturally gives rise to queries, concerns and doubts, so we’re here to put your mind at ease. Various "FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS" on your travel to India will be covered into the document. Kindly go through the same and if there are other unanswered questions and clarifications, it would be our pleasure to address the same too.
Many of our travelers join because they are traveling solo. So yes it is absolutely safe to travel solo on this tour. As a solo traveler, you have to pay single supplement charges. Please let us know at time of booking and we’ll arrange the rooming configuration accordingly.
Our tour cost includes personal assistance during arrival and departure, hotel accommodations with breakfast, all transfers, sightseeing and excursions by private air-conditioned car, Yoga and Ayurveda practice at the resort in Kovlam, English speaking local guide, all applicable taxes and dedicated manager with 24x7 support. We can also include lunch and dinner, domestic flights, and other services on request at an additional cost.
The check-in and the check-out timings in a majority of the hotels are 1400 hours and the 1200 hours respectively. Early check-in's and late check-out's are subject to availability of the rooms, thus we suggest you to book your room(s) previous night itself if you arriving early then the normal check-in time or if you have a late check-out. Just let us know your arrival and departure timing at the time of booking your tour with us and we will help you in managing your stay for the extra hours.
We provide 3 star comfort hotels in our standard tour packages. However you can always upgrade your accommodations to 4 star hotels or 5 star luxury hotels or charming boutique hotels/heritage palaces or any special hotel of your choice at an additional cost.
Alkof Holidays is committed to making travel widely accessible, regardless of ability or disability. We ask that you carefully consider whether you are physically and mentally able to complete the itinerary. We will make reasonable adjustments to the operation of our trip to facilitate the requirements of disabled travelers – such as booking ground floor accommodation or having your tour manager communicate important directions in writing as well as verbally. Further please let us know at the time of booking and we’ll arrange your tour accordingly.
One must possess a passport which is valid for minimum 6 months from the date of entry into India. Many countries have been included in the list of countries whose citizens are provided E-Visa facility provided they apply 72 hours in advance. Other nationals need to obtain Indian visa in advance to enter India.
You will be greeted by our representative at the airport on your arrival. He shall be holding a company placard with your name written on it for your identification. We shall also provide you list of emergency 24 hours contact phone numbers for your assistance.
We provide dedicated tour managers to all our guest with 24 X 7 personal assistance. Our office is open 24 hours a day which means that you will always have someone to assist you even at any point of time. We shall also give you mobile nos. of our executives who you may call, email or whatsapp in case of any need.
If you are interested in booking any of our brochure tours, you may simply send us an email giving us your details. We normally need an advance amount once we confirm the arrangements for the tour. The amount depends on the services you may require for the tour. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash. We need balance payment before arrival.
We shall do our best to make changes as per your request and shall not charge you anything unless there is penalty charged by hotels etc, for making these changes.
Questions & Answers
Our team of travel experts are available 24/7 for you! If you have any questions about this amazing tour, then please feel free to contact us. We will get back to you latest within 4 hours!
Client only requires a deposit of 10% of the total amount of the tour to confirm their booking. The remaining balance is then payable 30 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing within 30 days the full payment of the tour is necessary. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash. After receiving the payment, a receipt will be sent directly to client's registered email-id and the final tour documentation will be emailed out approximately 1-2 weeks prior to departure.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 15 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of you tour, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to your future bookings with Alkof Holidays.
Established in 2009, Alkof Holidays, is a leading tour operator based in New Delhi, India. We understand our customers and always deliver on our promises. We offer unique travel experiences, and well planned itineraries, conducted by the most experienced, and professional tour managers.