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Arrive Chennai. Transfer to Hotel.
Overnight Chennai Chennai
After breakfast, full Day tour of Mahabalipuram & Kanchipuram.
Kanchipuram (64 km from Chennai) is the ancient capital of the Pallavas famous as a city of 1000 Temples and still has 124 shrines.
Overnight will be at Chennai. Chennai - Madurai
After breakfast proceed for the city tour of Chennai.
Visit the Museum to see the Art and Bronze Gallery.
Late evening transfer to railway-station for overnight journey to Madurai. Madurai
Morning arrive Madurai and transfer to hotel.
Afternoon visit the great Meenakshi Temple dedicated to the consort of Lord Shiva.
Visit the MEENAKSHI TEMPLE in the evening for the GRAND AARTI.
Overnight will be at Madurai. Madurai - Periyar
By Road covering 180 km in approx. 4 hr
After breakfast, drive to Periyar National Park. It extends to 777 square km & forms part of the high mountain ranges, the Western Ghats.
Enjoy a boat ride in the Periyar Lake. Visit KUMILY Spice Market in the evening.
Spend night at resort in Thekkady. Thekkady - Trivandrum
By Road covering 200 km in approx. 4 hr
After breakfast, drive to Trivandrum viewing the scenic beauty en-route. Kerala is lush green and is full of lakes and water.
Reach and relax at Trivandrum. Trivandrum
After breakfast, day will be free in Trivandrum or optional tours to Cape Comorin (Kanya Kumari - the southern most part of India) or nearby places like Kovalam beach, etc. Trivandrum - Cochin
By Road covering 177 km in approx. 3.5 hr
After breakfast, drive to Cochin visiting the Kerala village en-route.
The eventful history of this city began when a major flood in AD 1341 threw open the estuary at Kochi, till then a land locked region, turning it into one of the finest natural harbors in the world.
In the evening proceed for a KATHAKALI DANCE PRESENTATION.
Overnight will be at Cochin. Cochin - Bangalore
After breakfast proceed for city tour of Cochin. One of the finest natural harbors on the Arabian Sea coast, Kochi, earlier known as Cochin, has been a pot of call for foreign traders from early times.
Checkout will be at 1200 hrs.
Transfer to railway-station for overnight journey to Bangalore. Bangalore
Morning arrive Bangalore and transfer to hotel followed by breakfast.
Bangalore - where every season carries a holiday mood, a city called the Garden City of India, a city which has identified it self as the Manhattan of India, a city which keeps pace with the latest trends and fashion.
Overnight will be at Bangalore. Bangalore - Mysore
By Road covering 127 km in approx. 2.5 hr
Breakfast will be served at hotel. Drive to Mysore. Visit the SERINGIPATNAM en-route.
Arrive and transfer to hotel. Mysore
Breakfast will be at hotel.
Morning visit the palace of the Maharaja built in 1911 - 1912.
Afternoon will be free. Overnight will be in Mysore. Mysore - Chennai
Breakfast will be at hotel.
Morning will be free. Transfer to rail-station to catch the train for Chennai. Chennai / Onward destination
Transfer to airport for onward destination.
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The tour would include:
· Sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary,
· Accommodation as per occupancy,
· All transfers & sightseeing,
· English speaking guide for all mentioned tours,
· Meet and assist services on arrival / departure,
· Daily breakfasts at hotels,
· Boat ride at periyar lake,
· Kathakali dance show at cochin,
· Harbour cruise at cochin,
· Train fare (air-conditioned) for all sectors,
· Vehicle with driver at disposal,
· All applicable hotel & road taxes and
· Short backwater cruise while in cochin.
1. One night in Chennai can be reduced and a night at houseboat in the KERALA BACWATERS can be added.
2. All rates are on per person basis.