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Suggested South India Tours (I-48)

Duration: 22 Days

Destination Covered: Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Trichy - Chettinad - Madurai - Kodaikanal - Munnar - Cochin - Calicut - Wayanad - Mysore - Hassan - Halebid - Belur - Hospet - Hampi - Badami - Goa

The 22 days tour to South India cultural destinations covers a large number of important ancient temples. This suggested South India tour package also takes you through nature and mountains. A large part of this South India tour from Chennai is by road excepting a small sector which is by rail. Come and enjoy this recommended South India tour to visit popular destinations! The South Indian tour operator Services International Lufthansa City Center brings you this tour package for South India with prices.

 
 
Day 01:- Arrive in Chennai and drive directly to Kanchipuram and later to Mahabalipuram.
Your South India vacation starts from Chennai. On your arrival in Chennai, you will drive directly to Mahabalipuram visiting Kanchipuram enroute. Kanchipuram the ancient capital of the Pallavas is famous as a city of 1000 Temples. Overnight is in Mahabalipuram.

Day 02:- Tour of important places to see in Mahabalipuram.
This morning visit Mahabalipuram which is known for its rock temples that are excellent examples of Dravidian style of Architecture. Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight is in Mahabalipuram.

Day 03:- Mahabalipuram to Puducherry by road. Tour of important places to see in Pondy.
This morning you will drive to Puducherry also known as Pondicherry or Pondy. This was the capital of French India before independence. Afternoon visit of this city. Overnight is in Puducherry.

Day 04:- Pondicherry to Thanjavur by road. Tour of important places to see in Thanjavur.
This morning drive to Thanjavur also known as Tanjore. Your afternoon tour takes you to the beautiful Chola Temple of Brihadeeswara. Overnight is in Thanjavur.

Day 05:- Thanjavur to Tiruchirapalli and return. Tour of important places to see in Tiruchirapalli.
Today you will enjoy a full day tour of Tiruchirapalli, the citadel of the Chola dynasty in the medieval period. Overnight is in Thanjavur

Day 06:- Thanjavur to Chettinad by road.
Today morning you will be transferred from Thanjavur to Chettinad region with numerous villages. Chettinad is famous for its mansions and spicy but very tasty cuisine. Overnight is in Chettinad.

Day 07:- Chettinad to Madurai by road.
You will drive from Chettinad to Madurai today morning. Rest of the day is at leisure in Madurai. Overnight is in Madurai.

Day 08:- Tour of important places to see in Madurai.
Your morning city tour of Madurai will take you to the great Meenakshi Temple, Tirumala Nayak Palace, etc. Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight is in Madurai.

Day 09:- Madurai to Kodaikanal by road.
This morning you will drive from Madurai to Kodaikanal a charming hill station. Rest of the time is at leisure. Overnight is in Kodaikanal.

Day 10:- Kodaikanal
You have an entire day at leisure for discovering Kodaikanal with its tranquil lake framed by wooded hills. Overnight is in Kodaikanal.

Day 11:- Kodaikanal to Munnar by road.
Today morning you will drive from Kodaikanal to Munnar. Munnar is at an altitude of 6000 ft and was the favored summer resort of the British rulers during the Colonial days. Overnight is in Munnar.

Day 12:- Munnar to Kochi by road. Tour of important places to see in Kochi.
Today you will drive from Munnar to Kochi. Your afternoon city tour of Kochi will take you to a Jewish synagogue, Portuguese churches, mosques & Hindu temples. Overnight is in Kochi.

Day 13:- Kochi to Kozhikode by train.
You will be transferred to Kochi rail-station in time to board your train for Kozhikode. On your arrival in Kozhikode, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight is in Kozhikode.

Day 14:- Tour of important places to see in Kozhikode. Later drive to Wayanad.
Your morning tour of Kozhikode also known as Calicut will take you to Kappad where Vasco da Gama set foot in India, Pazhassirajah Museum, etc. Later you will drive to Wayanad. Overnight is in Wayanad.

Day 15:- Wayanad.
You have a full day at leisure in Wayanad, a green paradise nestled in the mountains of the Western Ghats. Overnight is in Wayanad.

Day 16:- Wayanad to Mysore by road. Tour of important places to see in Mysore.
Today morning you will drive to Mysore. Your afternoon tour of Mysore will take you to the Maharaja Palace, Chamundeshwari Temple, etc. Overnight is in Mysore.

Day 17:- Mysore to Hassan by road.
Today you will drive to Sravanbelgola an important pilgrimage centre for the Jains. After the visits, you will rive to Hassan where you have time at leisure. Overnight is in Hassan.

Day 18:- Tour of important places to see in Halebid & Belur. Return to Hassan.
Your full day excursion of Halebid and Belur will take you to the ancient beautiful temples. Overnight is in Hassan.

Day 19:- Hassan to Hospet by road.
You will drive from Hassan to Hospet in the morning. Afternoon is at leisure in Hospet. Overnight is in Hospet.

Day 20:- Hospet to Hampi & return. Tour of important place in Hampi.
The morning excursion to Hampi is one of the high lights of your Southern India holidays. Some of the interesting ruins are the Virupaksha, Vittala & Hazara Rama temples huge Ganesha and Narasimha images etc. Overnight is in Hospet.

Day 21:- Hampi to Badami. Tour of important places to see in Badami.
Today you will drive to Badami visiting Aihole and Pattadakal enroute. This afternoon you will visit the Badami Caves and Temples. Overnight is in Badami.

Day 22:- Badami to Goa.
This morning you will take the long journey by road to Goa airport.
End of your South India travel itinerary.