Start in Chennai and end in Bangalore! With the historical tour 18 Days South India Tour Package from Chennai, you have a 18 day tour package taking you through Chennai, India and 13 other destinations in India. 18 Days South India Tour Package from Chennai includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Your South India tour of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka begins with your arrival at the Chennai airport, where you are greeted by our representative who will ensure that you get settled in your hotel comfortably. Your afternoon is at leisure and you can make a visit to the local market on your own or with your driver. Overnight at the Hotel Dior Eleganze .Start point We Pick up our Visitors from all Hotels/Airport/Port in Chennai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India 23:55 - 01:05
After breakfast begin your guided city tour of Chennai covering places like the Fort of St. George, Fort Museum,St.Marys Church,Basilica of Santhome. Do not forget to spend some quality time at the fabulous sandy Marina Beach which is the longest urban beach in the world. Once you visited all these places and experienced Chennai, you continue your drive to Mahaballipuram. Once you arrive here and after comfortably settled into your hotel. Start your guided city tour of Mahaballipuram . Mahabalipuram is famous for its rock-cut and monolithic monuments that represent the early stages of Dravidian architecture. They constitute cave temples, monolithic rathas (chariots), sculpted reliefs and structural temples. Overnight at the Esthell - The Village Resort .
In and around KanchipuramAfter breakfast, Start your guided city tour of Kanchipuram at your leisure. Another city famous for its Dravidian architecture and picturesque temples like the Kamakshi temple, Ekambareshwar Temple, Kailashanathar Temple and many more timeless attractions of this wonderful city.Kanchipuram has 108 Shaiva temples and 18 Vaishnavite temples which clearly divide this beautiful city into Shiva Kanchi and Vishnu Kanchi. You spend the whole day here at Kanchipuram and later return to Mahabalipuram. Overnight at the Esthell - The Village Resort .
In and around TanjoreAfter breakfast drive to Tanjore which is famous for its rich paintings and over the years it has witnessed a major contribution to its cultural and historic heritage . Upon arrival get settled into your hotel and later visit Cholas grand Brihadishwara Temple, royal palace, Shivaganga Fort, Rajaram Museum, art gallery and Schwartz Church. In the evening, step out at the local bazaar and buy Tanjore Paintings. Overnight at the Hotel Oriental Towers.
After breakfast, you begin your journey to reach Madurai. Rest of the day is at leisure and you can plan it the way you want. Of course, our representatives will be more than happy to tell about all the local places you should surely go to. Overnight at the Hotel Park Plaza.
In and around ThekkadyAfter leisurely breakfast, your driver and guide will take you for a guided city tour of Madurai covering famous places like Meenakshi temple, Tirualai Nayak Mahal, Gandhi Museum, Koodal Azhagar temple and many more. Later in the day, they will assist you with the checkout formalities and you drive to Thekkady. In the evening, take a boat ride at Periyar Lake to view the exotic south Indias wildlife scenes when elephants drinking water or playing at the edge of the river. Overnight at the Hotel Thekkady Woods ..
After breakfast, be ready to take a tour of the Periyar National Park with your Tour Guide which is a home to rare varieties of deer, elephants, bison, sambars and the most exciting one, Tiger. Later, in the evening, you can explore the spice plantations of Periyar. Famous for its huge spice fields, the city is one of the biggest producers of pepper, cardamom, cinnamon and ginger. Overnight at the Hotel Thekkady Woods .
In and around KovalamAfter leisurely breakfast, you are headed to Kovalam and our representative will ensure that your room is kept ready when you arrive. Rest of the day is at leisure and you can plan it the way you want. Of course, our representatives will be more than happy to tell about all the local places you should surely go to. You can also visit Ayurvedic centres and spa to rejuvenate yourself. Overnight at the Isola Di Cocco- The Complete Resort.
No activities or excursions are scheduled for this day. However, if you want, you can explore the city?s famous backwater lakes, lush paddy fields, Coconut trees and spice trails on your own.The main attraction of Kovalam is beaches which boast the most famous beaches. The Lighthouse Beach, Eves or Hawa Beach, Ashok Beach and Samudra Beaches are the most sought beaches.You can also try to visit Vizhinjam, Chowara and Valliathura Pier fishing villages to delight yourself. Overnight at the Isola Di Cocco- The Complete Resort..
In and around AlleppeyAfter leisurely breakfast, you are driven by your personal chauffeur to Alleppey to board a private and fabulous house boat for an overnight stay.The backwaters of Alleppey manifests in many ways of "Venice of the East" and captivates visitors attraction..
After leisurely breakfast on the house boat, you can enjoy the stunning and glorious views of backwaters and chinese fishing nets and need to leave houseboat to drive Cochin. Upon arrival at cochin, get comfortably settled into your hotel. Your afternoon is at leisure and you can make a visit to the local market on your own or with your driver. Overnight at the Hotel Abad Atrium.
After breakfast, A full day sightseeing tour of ancient and historic Kochi with your Tour Guide . Visit Fort Kochi which reminds you the bygone era of traders and warriors chosen this place automatically. Later you visit St.Francis Church and protect the grave of Vasco da Gama.When you step out from the church, you see the Dutch Cemetery which enchant you with the dutch connection. The rest of the time is spent to explore Santa Cruz Basilica,Mattancherry Palace, Ernakulam Town and Poornathrayeesa Temple. In the evening, We have arranged a show of Kathakali dance program which is the another attraction of this wonderful city. Overnight at the Hotel Abad Atrium .
In and around MysoreAfter leisurely breakfast, You drive to Mysore,known for its palaces and churches. Rest of the day is at leisure and you can plan it the way you want. Of course, our representatives will be more than happy to tell about all the local places you should surely go to. Overnight at the Hotel Country Inn and Suites by Carlson Mysore.
After breakfast, You start your sightseeing by visiting The Mysore Palace which holds the visitors eyes since it reflects the glorious past of Mysore. It was built in 1912 and designed by British Architect Henry Irwin who contributed to ornate this by domes and colonnades. It is a home to art and antiques and also known as Mysore Palace. Just next to it, you visit Maharajas Residence which has converted into a museum and a shelter of a great collections of art and artefacts. Once Visited , you move to explore the Rail Museum and St. Philomenas Church and Chamundeswari Temple. Overnight at the Hotel Country Inn and Suites by Carlson Mysore.
In and around HassanAfter breakfast, drive to Hassan and on the way visit remarkable and exciting temples of Belur and Halebid. These two places are an excellent examples of Hoysala era temple architecture. Chennakeshava is the main temple of Belur and was built in 1117 AD as a victory celebration and 100 years it took to complete. The Hoysaleswara Temple is the principal attraction of Halebid which was built in 1152 AD. Overnight at the Hotel Riverdale Hassan.
In and around HospetAfter breakfast, drive to Hospet . It is very close to Hampi which is a heritage site .Hampi is a spectacular rock moulded land where every rock formation is remembering its own contribution.A capital of the imperial Vijaynagar Empire who ruled during 14th century. Later a half day visit of Hampi is scheduled for you and you explore the ancient Virupaksha Temple, Vittala Temple and Kodanda Rama Temple. Overnight at the Vijayshree Resort & Heritage Village.
In and around BangaloreAfter breakfast drive to Bangalore. In the afternoon take a half day tour of Bangalore covering places like the Bangalore Fort, Vidhan Saudha, the Bull Temple, Cubbon Park, Lal Bagh and many more. Overnight at the Hotel Ramada Bangalore.
The morning is at leisure and you can make a visit to the local market . Later in the day, depending on your flight schedule, you will be greeted by our representatives to help you out with the checkout formalities, followed by your transfer to the Bangalore airport for your flight home.End point We drop our visitors to all hotels/airport in Bangalore, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India 01:05 - 23:55