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Upon your arrival at Chennai International Airport for your South India Trip, you will be provided with comprehensive assistance. Following that, you will be transferred to your designated hotel where you can unwind and relax. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Chennai.
Commence your Chennai Metropolitan City Tour after breakfast by exploring several significant attractions such as Fort St. George, St. Mary's Church, St. Thomas Church, Marina Beach, and Kapaleeswarar Temple. Extend your stay in Chennai for another night.
Embark on your journey to explore the sacred temples of Kanchipuram in the morning. Kanchipuram, the esteemed capital city of the Pallava Dynasty, awaits your arrival. Begin by visiting the renowned Ekambareswarar Temple, a place of worship dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the three principal deities in Hinduism. Marvel at its grandeur and significance. Next, take a short drive to the Kailasanathar Temple, an ancient architectural marvel adorned with exquisite sculptures and stone carvings. Afterward, indulge in a delightful lunch in the city. Continue your exploration by visiting the Silk Weaving Centre, where you can witness a captivating demonstration of the intricate weaving process. As the day progresses, make your way to Mahabalipuram, a historic seaport city of the Pallava Dynasty. Unwind and rejuvenate at a beach resort, enjoying the serene surroundings. Conclude your day with an overnight stay in Mahabalipuram.
After having breakfast, take a brief drive to experience the UNESCO World Heritage Monumental Trip. Begin by visiting the Sea Shore Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Vishnu. Next, explore the Five Rathas, a remarkable monolithic structure that showcases the distinctive style of the Pallavas. Conclude your trip with a visit to Arjuna's Penance. Finally, unwind and relax at the beach resort. Enjoy another night's stay in Mahabalipuram.
Begin your day by driving to Pondicherry (Puducherry), also known as "The French Colony". Upon arrival, proceed to check-in at your hotel. In the afternoon, embark on your Pondicherry City Trip by visiting the renowned Sri Aurobindo Ashram, a spiritual retreat dedicated to Sri Aurobindo and "The Mother". Explore the architectural marvels of "The Church of Sacred Heart" and "Notre dame des Anges", which reflect the French influence in the area. Take a leisurely rickshaw ride through the bustling commercial streets and immerse yourself in the vibrant markets. After a fulfilling day of exploration, return to your hotel for a well-deserved rest. Enjoy an overnight stay in Puducherry.
Embark on a heritage trip towards Tanjore after breakfast and make a stop at the renowned Shiva Temple in Gangaikondacholapuram, constructed by the Chola dynasty in the 11th century, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later in the day, explore the 12th-century Chola temple, Airavatesvara Temple, located in the quaint village of Darasuram, before continuing your journey to Tanjore (Thanjavur). Take a break and relax at the hotel before spending the night in Thanjavur.
Begin your sculpture trip in Tanjore (Thanjavur) in the morning. Explore the renowned Thanjavur Art Gallery, which showcases a remarkable collection of sculptures and statues. Next, pay a visit to the Saraswati Mahal Library Museum. Don't miss the opportunity to marvel at the Brihadeeswara Temple, also known as the Big Temple, a magnificent World Heritage Monument constructed by the Chola dynasty during the 10th century. In the late afternoon, make your way to the bronze-making artist's village to witness the fascinating process of bronze casting and admire the exquisite Tanjore paintings. Conclude your day with another night's stay in Thanjavur.
Begin your day with a drive to Trichy and make a stop at 'Amma Mandapam' for a cultural trip. This holy site is located on the banks of the Cauvery and offers a glimpse into Hindu rituals performed after cremation. Witness the rituals performed by the Hindus with the guidance of a priest. Afterward, head to the famous Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam for a spiritual trip. This temple is the most important pilgrimage center for Hindus. In the evening, visit the Rockfort Uchchipillayar Temple for a panoramic view of the city. Spend the night in Trichy.
Following breakfast, embark on a cultural excursion to Chettinadu, also referred to as Kanadukathan, to experience its rich traditions. Take a leisurely stroll through the village to admire the traditional Chettiar houses. Later, unwind and relax at the hotel for the remainder of the day. Enjoy an overnight stay in Chettinadu.
Enjoy a delightful Madurai Heritage Trip on this day. Embark on a drive to Madurai and explore the renowned Thirumalai Nayaka Palace, known for its majestic pillars and captivating architecture. In the evening, pay a visit to the Meenakshi Amman Temple, a sacred place dedicated to Goddess Parvati, and marvel at the intricate sculptures in the thousand-pillared hall. Later, return to the temple to witness the enchanting night ceremony. Finally, unwind and relax at the hotel for an overnight stay in Madurai.
Begin your journey by driving to Periyar (Thekkady). Once you arrive in Thekkady, which marks the border between Tamil Nadu and Kerala, embark on a fascinating Spice Plantation Trip. Explore the Spice Plantations with the assistance of a knowledgeable guide who will enlighten you about the medicinal properties of various spices such as cardamom, vanilla, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, green chilly, and pepper. In the evening, immerse yourself in the captivating world of Kalaripayattu, a traditional Martial Arts Show performed in the Malayalam Language. Conclude your day with an overnight stay in Thekkady.
Start your day with an Adventure Trip in Thekkady by taking a boat ride in Periyar Forest Lake. You can also opt for some additional activities such as Elephant Safari, Traditional Ayurvedic Massage, Trekking, etc. Extend your stay in Thekkady for another night to fully enjoy the experience.
Today is the perfect day to indulge in the Alleppey House Boat Trip. Embark on a drive to Alleppey, also known as Alappuzha, which is renowned for its backwaters. Along the way, you will be treated to the breathtaking sight of tea plantations that resemble lush green carpets. Upon arrival, check-in to the houseboat and savor a delectable lunch before embarking on a delightful cruise in the Vembanadu Lake. As you navigate through its intricate network of canals, you will be mesmerized for approximately 5 hours. Ultimately, the boat will drop anchor at a tranquil spot, providing you with the opportunity to savor a delightful dinner and luxuriate in a cozy overnight stay aboard the houseboat.
After checking out from the houseboat in the morning, head to Kochi (Cochin) to begin your city tour. Distinguished as the "Queen of the Arabian Sea," Kochi is home to numerous significant monuments and churches that trace their origins to the 15th and 16th centuries. Embark on your journey by exploring St. Francis Church, India's oldest Protestant place of worship, erected by the Portuguese in 1510. Here, you can see the tomb of the famous Portuguese sailor Vasco-da-Gama. Next, visit the Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, a Catholic church, and the iconic Chinese Fishing Nets. In the late afternoon, explore these historic sites before attending the Kerala Traditional Dance Show, "KATHAKALI," in the evening. Enjoy an overnight stay in Kochi.
Commence your day with a visit to the Mattancherry Palace, renowned as the Dutch Palace, and the Jewish Synagogue. Following this, embark on a short drive to revel in the scenic charm of Marine Drive. Wrap up your day with another tranquil night in the vibrant city of Kochi.
Start your day by embarking on a scenic journey to Ooty, renowned as the queen of hill stations. Explore the captivating Botanical Garden and the enchanting Rose Garden, both of which are must-visit attractions. Afterward, take some time to relax and rejuvenate at your hotel. Enjoy a peaceful overnight stay in the picturesque town of Ooty.
Enjoy a full day of relaxation at the resort, followed by a leisurely stroll through the vibrant spice markets. Conclude your day with another peaceful night's stay in Ooty.
Embark on an exhilarating Adventure Trip in the morning as you make your way to Mysore (Mysuru). Today's journey will take you through two remarkable wildlife reserves, namely Mudumalai Forest and Bandipur National Park. As you travel, keep an eye out for the opportunity to spot various animals in their natural habitat. After an eventful drive, take a well-deserved rest at the hotel. Enjoy an overnight stay in the enchanting city of Mysuru.
Begin your day with a Heritage Trip in Mysore. Explore the Mysore Maharaja Palace, a grand 19th-century complex designed by Italian architect "Henry Irwin" and built by the Wodeyars. Afterwards, take a scenic drive to Chamundi Hills to visit the renowned Chamundeshwari Temple. In the afternoon, venture to the historic city of Srirangapatna, once the capital city of the great Muslim warrior Tipu Sultan. Conclude your day with another night's stay in Mysuru.
After enjoying your breakfast, embark on a captivating journey to explore the artistic wonders of Hassan. Along the way, make a stop at the renowned Jain pilgrimage center known as "Shravanabelagola". This sacred site is famous for its magnificent monolithic statue of Gomateshwara. If you find it challenging to climb the 650 km, you have the option to avail of the DOLI service and make a direct payment. Once you have experienced the spiritual ambiance of Shravanabelagola, resume your drive. In the late afternoon, take a short trip to visit the Hoysaleshwara temple located in the quaint village of Halebid, as well as the Chenna Kesava Temple in Belur. Both of these temples showcase the intricate architectural brilliance of the Hoysala dynasty from the 12th century. Afterward, return to your hotel in Hassan for a well-deserved rest. Enjoy an overnight stay in this serene city.
Begin your day by driving to Bengaluru for a delightful trip to the Garden City. Explore the renowned Lal Bagh Gardens and Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace in the city. Take a break at your hotel and spend the night in Bengaluru.
Your South India trip will come to a close today, leaving you with unforgettable memories. You will be taken to Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru according to your flight schedule for your journey back home.