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Vacation in South India

Vacation in South India(I-08)

Duration: 17 Days

Destination Covered: Chennai (Madras) - Trichy - Madurai - Periyar - Cochin - Bangalore - Mysore - Hassan - Hospet - Badami - Goa - Mumbai (Bombay)

The best destinations for family vacation in South India are included in this itinerary. Extend your stay in Kerala to convert this program to a luxury South India vacation tour. Kerala offers you various luxury hotels as well as luxury houseboats. Vacations in South India can be made more interesting by adding neighboring countries of Srilanka or Maldives or both. The South India vacation package takes you a part by road, a part by train and a part by flights. The high-lights of this South Indian vacation package are Hampi and Kerala. The well known agency specialized for the sub-continent - Services International Lufthansa City Center brings you various South India vacation tours.

Day 01 :- Arrive Chennai.
On arrival in Chennai, you will be transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure or, if time permits, you could take an optional Chennai sight-seeing. Overnight is in Chennai.

Day 02 :- Chennai Mahabalipuram Kanchipuram Chennai by road (193 kms) & overnight train to Tiruchirapalli.
Your itinerary of South India starts and in the morning, you will check out from your hotel and proceed for a visit of Mahabalipuram & Kanchipuram. Later in the evening, you will return to Chennai rail-station in time to board an over-night train for Trichy. Night on board.

Day 03 :- Tiruchirapalli.
In the morning, on arrival in Trichy, you will be transferred to your hotel. The Tiruchirapalli sight-seeing includes visits to Danish Church, Ganesh Temple and Shiva Temple. Overnight is in Trichy.

Day 04 :- Trichy to Tanjore to Madurai (249 kms).
This morning, you will be driven from Trichy to Tanjore. After Tanjore sight-seeing, you will be transferred to Madurai by road. Overnight is in Madurai.

Day 05 :- Madurai.
The entire morning is for a tour of Madurai. Madurai sight-seeing includes Meenakshi Temple, Tirumala Nayak Palace, Alagar Hills and Tirupara Kundran Rock temple. Afternoon is free in Madurai- the temple town. The Meenakshi Temple is one of the main attractions in South India. Overnight is in Madurai.

Day 06 :- Madurai to Periyar by road (150 kms).
In the morning, you are transferred from Madurai to Periyar National Park also called Thekkady. You have free time for various activities. In the Thekkady sight-seeing, you could watch the animals or take visit spice gardens, etc. Overnight is in Periyar.

Day 07 :- Periyar to Kochi by road (145 kms).
Today you will be driven from Periyar to Kochi earlier known as Cochin. Overnight is in Kochi.

Day 08 :- Kochi.
The morning will be for the Cochin sight-seeing visiting the various temples, mosques and a synagogue. Afternoon is free. Overnight is in Kochi.

Day 09 :- Kochi to Bangalore by flight and by road to Mysore (185 kms).
Today you will fly from Kochi to Bangalore. On arrival, you will drive to directly from the Bangalore airport to Mysore, also called as Mysooru. Overnight is in Mysore.

Day 10 :- Mysore.
The morning Mysore sight-seeing tour will take you to the Palace, the Art Gallery, Chamundeshwari Temple and the Nandi Bull. Overnight is in Mtsore.

Day 11 :- Mysore to Sravanbelgola to Belur & Halebdi to Hassan by road (217 kms).
Today, you will be driven to Hassan visiting Sravanbelgola, Belur & Halebid enroute. The Belur sight-seeing will take you to the Chennakesava Vishnu Temple and the Halebid sight-seeing include visit to the Hoysaleshawara and Kedareshwara temples. Overnight is in Hassan.

Day 12 :- Hassan to Hospet by road (309 kms).
This morning you will be transferred from Hassan to Hospet by road. The afternoon is for the Hampi sight-seeing. Overnight is in Hospet.

Day 13:- Hassan to Aihole to Pattadakal to Badami by road (463 kms).
Today, you will be transferred by road from Hospet to Badami. Enroute, you will visit Aihole & Pattadakal.Overnight is in Badami.

Day 14 :- Badami.
The morning is for Badami sight-seeing. Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight is in Badami.

Day 15 :- Badami to Goa by road (255 kms).
In the morning, you will be transferred from Badami to Goa by road. You will have to inform the number of nights you wish to stay in Goa and also the type of hotel you need. Overnight is in Goa. Cost of Goa accommodation is not included.

Day 16 : - Goa.
Day free in Goa at the beach or visits. Please inform us the number of days you wish to stay in Goa. Cost of Goa accommodation is not included.

Day 17 : - Goa to Mumbai by flight and departure.
Today you are transferred to Goa airport in time for Mumbai flight. You will have a connecting flight for your return/onward flight.