Temples & Backwater Tour of South India - 15 Nights Sightseeing

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Start in Chennai (Madras) and end in Trivandrum! With the sightseeing tour Temples & Backwater Tour of South India, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Chennai (Madras), India and 14 other destinations in India. Temples & Backwater Tour of South India includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.

Itinerary

  • Arrive Chennai

    Arrival Chennai airport assistance and transfer to hotel. Later sightseeing of colonial Chennai which includes Churches, Fort, Museum and government buildings. Also visit Marina beach. Overnight at hotel. Start point As per flight schedule arrival transfer from airport to hotel, Chennai International Airport APRON, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram (120kms/ 3hrs approx)

    In and around Kanchipuram Breakfast at hotel drive to Mahabalipuram via visiting Kanchipuram Temples. Arrive Mahabalipuram check in at hotel. Rest time free and easy to relax on the beach. Overnight at hotel.

  • Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (100kms/ 2hrs approx)

    Breakfast at hotel visit temple and monuments at Mahabalipuram. Afternoon drive to Pondicherry check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

  • Pondicherry - Darasuram - Chidambaram - Thanjore (185kms/ 4hrs approx)

    In and around Chidambaram, Darasuram Breakfast at hotel sightseeing of French colony, churches, Temple and Aurobindo Ashram.? Drive to Thanjore via visiting Darasuram & Chidambaram Temple. On arrival check in & overnight at hotel.

  • Thanjore - Trichy (60kms/ 1.5hrs approx)

    In and around Trichy Breakfast at hotel visit Brihadeshwara Temple & Thanjore Fort.? Drive to Trichy check in at hotel. Later visit Rock Fort Temple & Srirangam Temple. Overnight at hotel.

  • Trichy - Madurai (140kms/ 3hrs approx)

    Breakfast at hotel drive to Madurai heck in at hotel.? Later sightseeing of Meenakshi Temple, Tirumalai Nayak Mahal & Vaniyur Mariamman Teppakulam Temple. Overnight at hotel.

  • Madurai - Munnar (160kms/ 3hrs approx)

    In and around Munnar Breakfast at hotel drive to Munnar which offer colorful landscape, breathtaking sights and mesmerizing view. The journey to Munnar is beautiful as the road stretches along the waterfalls. Arrive Munnar check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

  • Munnar

    Breakfast at hotel. Visit the Eravikulam National Park, a famous habitat of the rare mountain goats Nilgiri Tahr. Visit Tea Estate and delight in the sweet aroma of different types of tea grown here. Also visit Mattupetty Dam and Echo Point from where you can see the lustrous green carpet of the tea garden. Overnight at hotel.

  • Munnar - Periyar (Thekkady) (110kms/ 2hrs approx.)

    In and around Thekkady Breakfast at hotel drive to Periyar check in at hotel.? Late afternoon spice plantation tour and village visit. Overnight at hotel.

  • Periyar (Thekkady)

    Breakfast at hotel explore the park by boat. The special animals in this region include wild elephants, nilgiri langur monkeys, sambar deer, wild bison, and colorful birds. Overnight at hotel.

  • Thekaddy ? Alleppey (135kms/ 3hrs approx)

    In and around Alleppey Breakfast at hotel drive to Alleppey. Board a houseboat from here and glide over the enchanting backwaters of Kerala. Houseboat stay includes lunch & dinner on board.

  • Alleppey ? Cochin (60kms/ 1.5hrs approx)

    After breakfast disembark houseboat and drive to Cochin check in at hotel.? Later sightseeing tour of Cochin - one of few places in India that has managed to preserve the remnants of its colonial past with utmost care. Visit The Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Jewish Synagogue and the Mattancherry Palace. Overnight at hotel.

  • Cochin - Kovalam (beach) (200kms/ 4hrs approx)

    In and around Kovalam Breakfast at hotel drive to Kovalam check in at hotel. Rest day free and easy for personal activities & relax on the beach. Overnight at hotel.

  • Kovalam

    Breakfast at hotel day free and easy for personal activities & relax on the beach. Visit Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Napier Museum, Kuthira Malika, Shankumugham Beach. Overnight at hotel.

  • Kovalam - Departure

    Breakfast at hotel as per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination. End point As per flight schedule departure transfer to airport., Trivandrum International Airport (New Terminal), Chackai,Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Inclusion

  • GST on total package
  • Accomodation in a well appointed room
  • Meals as per hotel plan and ones mentioned in itinerary
  • All transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary in an air-conditioned vehicle (except in the hills when the air-conditioner will be switched off)
  • All toll taxes, parking fees and driver allowances
  • All applicable hotel taxes

Exclusion

  • Anything not mentioned under ‘Package Inclusions??:tm:
  • All personal expenses, optional tours and extra meals
  • Camera fees, alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages
  • Vehicle service on leisure days for sightseeing not included in the itinerary
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Tips, laundry and phone calls

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