Tamilnadu Kerala tour - Rail 8

14 days Chennai - Mamallapuram - Kanchipuram - Madurai - Periyar - Thiruvananthapuram - Kochi - Bengaluru - Mysore - Chennai tour.

 
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Day 01 :- Arrive in Chennai.
This morning on your arrival in Chennai you will be transferred to your hotel. Rest of your day is at leisure. Overnight is in Chennai.

Day 02 :- Tour of Mahabalipuram & Kanchipuram. Return to Chennai.
Today, you will have a full day excursion to Mamallapuram and Kanchipuram. Kanchipuram was the ancient capital of the Pallavas and was the town of a 1000 temples. Mamallapuram also known as Mahabalipuram is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight is in Chennai.

Day 03 :- City tour of Chennai. Later transfer to Madurai.
This morning you will be taken around Chennai for visiting the various places of interest. Check out time from your hotel is at 1200 hrs. Late evening you will be transferred to the rail station for your Madurai overnight train. Overnight is on board of the train.

Day 04 :- City tour of Madurai.
This morning on your arrival in Madurai, you will be transferred to your hotel. The afternoon tour of Madurai includes Meenakshi Temple, Tirumala Nayak Palace, Alagar Hills and Tirupara Kundran Rock temple. Overnight is in Madurai.

Day 05 :- Madurai to Periyar by road.
Today morning you will drive from Madurai to Periyar animal sanctuary which is also known as Thekkady. Your evening is free for game viewing. Overnight is in Periyar.

Day 06 :- Periyar to Thiruvananthapuram.
Today morning you will drive to Thiruvananthapuram viewing the scenic beauty enroute. Kerala is lush green and is full of lakes and rivers. Rest of the day is at leisure in Thiruvananthapuram. Overnight is in Thiruvananthapuram.

Day 07 :- Thiruvananthapuram.
You have an entire day free in Thiruvananthapuram. You could go for an optional city tour or an excursion to Kanya Kumari or Kovalam beach. Overnight is in Thiruvananthapuram.

Day 08 :- Trivandrum to Kochi by road.
This morning you will drive to Kochi passing through the numerous villages of Kerala villages. You have rest of the time at leisure in Cochin. In the evening, you could enjoy a Kathakali dance show. Overnight is in Kochi.

Day 09 :- City tour of Kochi. Later transfer to Bengaluru by overnight train.
During the morning sight seeing of Kochi, you will be taken to some of the renowned spots of Kochi that will include churches, mosques and temples along with the Jewish synagogue. Checkout time is at 1200 hrs. You have time at leisure in the afternoon. Later transfer to rail station for your Bangalore overnight train. Overnight on board of the train.

Day 10 :- City tour of Bengaluru.
This morning on your arrival in Bengaluru earlier known as Bangalore, you will be transferred to your hotel. This afternoon you will be enjoying the Bengaluru sight seeing. The tourist spots in Bengaluru are Lal Bagh, Maharaja's Palace, etc. Overnight is in Bengaluru.

Day 11 :- Bangalore to Mysore by road.
This morning you will drive to Mysore. You have time at leisure in Mysore. Mysore also known as Mysooru is known as the city of palaces and quite famous for its Dussehra festival. Overnight is in Mysore.

Day 12 :- City tour of Mysore.
The morning sight seeing of Mysore will take you to the Mysore palace, Chamundeshwari Temple, etc. You have an afternoon at leisure. Optionally you could visit the Krishnarajasagar dam and the Brindavan Gardens in the evening. Overnight is in Mysore.

Day 13 :- Mysore to Chennai.
You have time at leisure today. Check-out time is at 1200 hrs from the hotel. Later you will be transferred to rail station for your Chennai train. On arrival in Chennai you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight is in Chennai.

Day 14 :- Departure
Today morning you will be transferred to airport for your connecting flight.
END OF YOUR SOUTH INDIAN CLASSICAL RAIL TOUR.