Southern India tour - IOYO 50

15 days Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Puducherry - Thanjavur - Chettinad - Rameshwaram - Madurai - Munnar - Periyar - Alappuzha - Mararikulam

 
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Day 01:- Arrive in Chennai.
On your arrival in Chennai, you are transferred to hotel your. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight is Chennai.

Day 02:- Chennai to Mamallapuram by road. Tour of famous places in Mahabalipuram.
Today morning you will drive to also known as Mahabalipuram, famous for its ancient rock hewn temples. Overnight is in Mahabalipuram.

Day 03:- Mamallapuram to Puducherry by road. Tour of famous places in Pondycherry.
This morning you will drive to Puducherry also known as Pondicherry or Pondy. Later you will be visiting Pondicherry which traces its origin to the revered sage Saint Agasthya. Overnight is in Puducherry.

Day 04:- Pondicherry to Thanjavur by road.
This morning you will drive to Thanjavur also known as Tanjore. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight is in Thanjavur.

Day 05:- Tour of famous places in Thanjavur. Later drive to Chettinad.
This morning after you visit of Thanjavur famous for its beautiful Chola Temple of Brihadeeswara, you will drive to Chettinad region with several villages. Chettinad is famous for its houses for its unique, spicy, and very tasty cuisine. Overnight is in Chettinad.

Day 06:- Chettinad to Rameshwaram by road.
Chettinad region has many villages and is the ancestral home of the Nattukottai Chettiyars, a prosperous banking community successful in the overseas business markets in South and Southeast Asia in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Drive to Rameshwaram. Overnight is in Rameshwaram.

Day 07:- Rameshwaram.
The island of Rameshwaram spreads out over a sand dune is a sacred place for Hindus. Overnight is in Rameshwaram.

Day 08:- Rameshwaram to Madurai by road. Tour of famous places in Madurai.
This morning you will be transferred by road from Rameshwaram to Madurai. In your afternoon city tour of Madurai, you will be visiting the Meenakshi Temple, Tirumala Nayak Palace, etc. Overnight is in Madurai.

Day 09:- Madurai to Munnar by road.
This morning you will be transferred by road from Madurai to the beautiful hill station of Munnar. Overnight is in Munnar.

Day 10:- Munnar.
You have a full day at leisure for visiting Munnar. Munnar at an altitude of 6000 ft. Munnar was the summer resort of the erstwhile British. Overnight is in Munnar.

Day 11:- Munnar to Periyar by road.
This morning you will drive from Munnar to Periyar National Park, also known as Thekkady. Amongst the animals which can be seen are elephants, wild boar, sambar, tiger, leopard, wild dog, langur monkeys, etc. Overnight is in Periyar.

Day 12:- Periyar to Alappuzha by road.
You will be transferred from Periyar to Alappuzha by road. Alappuzha also known as Alleppey is the Venice of the East. Overnight is in Alleppey.

Day 13:- Alappuzha.
The coastal town of Alleppey has numerous canals that meander through the town. This town holds a thrilling event of snake-boat race every year in August. This afternoon you will embark a house boat. Overnight is on board.

Day 14:- Alappuzha to Mararikulam
You will be transferred to day from Alappuzha to Mararikulam by road. Mararikulam is one of the most beautiful beach destinations in India and was rated as one of the world’s top five hammock beach by National Geographic survey. Overnight is in Mararikulam.

Day 15:- Mararikulam to Kochi by road.
This morning you will be transferred from Mararikulam to Kochi airport to connect your flight.
End of your Tamil Nadu Kerala tour package.