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Southern India tours (I-45)

Duration: 16 Days

Destination Covered: Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Tiruvannamalai - Yercaud - Trichy - Thanjavur - Madurai - Munnar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Cochin - Calicut - Mysore - Bangalore

The 16 day tour itinerary of Southern India starts from Chennai and ends in Bengaluru. The tour package covers complete Southern India. This South India tour package from Chennai is by an extensive road travel. South India's DMC Services International Lufthansa City Center offers you various Kerala, Tamilnadu & Karnataka tours in Southern India. The tour package by a reliable travel agent in Southern India assures you of good services.

 
 
Day 01:- Arrive in Chennai and drive to Kanchipuram & Mahabalipuram.
On you arrival in Chennai, you will drive directly to Mahabalipuram visiting Kanchipuram enroute. Kanchipuram was the ancient capital of the Pallavas and was the town of a 1000 temples. Overnight is in Mahabalipuram.

Day 02:- Drive from Mahabalipuram to Tiruvannamalai.
This morning you will visit Mahabalipuram an UNESCO World Heritage Site and a historic town and seaport. It was an important port for the Pallavas and most of the monuments date back from the 7th to the 9th century. Later you will drive to Tiruvannamalai. Overnight is in Tiruvannamalai.

Day 03:- Tour of important things to see in Tiruvannamalai. Later drive to Yercaud.
This morning visit Tiruvannamalai which represents one of the five elements - fire. Later drive to Yercaud. Overnight is in Yercaud.

Day 04:- Tour of important things to see in Yercaud. Later Yercaud to Trichy by road.
This morning you will visit Yercaud, famous for its scenic beauty, natural charm and exotic flowers like sunflower, roses and dahlias. Shevaroy temple dedicated to local deity Servaran is situated atop Shevaroy Hills. Later you will drive to Tiruchirapalli also known as Trichy. Overnight is in Trichy.

Day 05:- Tour of important things to see in Trichy. Later drive to Thanjavur.
This morning you will be visiting Tiruchirapalli a citadel of the Chola dynasty from the medieval period. The Rock-Fort is a landmark and a climb of 434 steps leads to the ancient temple of Ganapati on top and a further climb to a Shiva temple. Later drive to Thanjavur. Overnight is in Thanjavur also known as Tanjore.

Day 06:- Tour of important things to see in Thanjavur. Later drive to Madurai
This morning you will visit the Chola Temple of Brihadeeswara in Thanjavur. Later you will drive to Madurai. Overnight is in Madurai.

Day 07:- Tour of important things to see in Madurai. Later drive to Munnar.
This morning you will visit in Madurai the great Meenakshi Temple, Tirumala Nayak Palace, the Alagar Hills and Tirupara Kundran Rock Temple. Later you will drive to Munnar. Overnight is in Munnar.

Day 08:- Munnar
You have a free day in Munnar to enjoy the haven of peace and tranquility here. Munnar offers you unending expanse of tea plantations, valleys, mountains and exotic species of flora and fauna. Overnight is in Munnar.

Day 09:- Munnar to Alappuzha by road.
Today morning you will drive to Alappuzha also known as Alleppey or Venice of the East. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight is in Alleppey.

Day 10:- Alappuzha
The coastal town of Alleppey on the Arabian Sea has numerous canals that meander through the town is known boat races. You will board a houseboat. Overnight on board a houseboat.

Day 11:- Alleppey to Kochi by road.
This morning you will drive to Kochi which was earlier known as Cochin. Rest of the day is at leisure to discover the city. In the evening you could go to a Kathakali dance show. Overnight is in Kochi.

Day 12:- Tour of important things to see in Kochi.
Your morning city tour of Kochi will take you to a Jewish synagogue, Portuguese churches, mosques and Hindu temples. Your afternoon is at leisure. Overnight is in Kochi.

Day 13:- Kochi to Kozhikode by road.
Today you will be transferred by road from Kochi to Kozhikode. Kozhikode also known as Calicut was a center of trade between India and the outside world. In Calicut You will be visiting Kappad where Vasco da Gama set foot in India, Pazhassirajah Museum, an art gallery displaying paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, etc. Overnight is in Kozhikode.

Day 14:- Kozhikode to Mysore by road. Later tour of important things to see in Mysore.
This morning you will drive to Mysore also known as Mysooru. In the afternoon tour of Mysore you will visit the Maharaja Palace, Art Gallery, Chamundeshwari Temple, etc. Overnight is in Mysore.

Day 15:- Mysore to Bengaluru by road. Later tour of important things to see in Bangalore.
This morning you will drive to Bengaluru also known as Bangalore. In the afternoon tour of Bengaluru, visit the Lal Bagh, Maharaja's Palace, etc. Overnight is in Bengaluru.

Day 16:- Departure
This morning you will be transferred to the airport in time for your return/onward flight.
End of your Complete South India Tour.