14 Days South Indian Delights
"Explore stunning landscapes and historical relics on this tour of beautiful southern India."
South India is full of breathtaking scenery, as well as some fascinating cities. This tour pinpoints the highlights of the captivating region, from laid-back river cruising to nature-spotting in a wildlife reserve. Begin your journey in the city of Chennai, where the Fort of St George is the only remaining relic from the settlement's British heritage. A visit to Madurai allows you to explore the magnificent Meenakshi Amman Temple, which stands proudly on the southern bank of the Vaigai River. The temple is undoubtedly one of the finest in India, and is distinctive for its ten gopurams, all intricately decorated with thousands of brightly painted stone figures. A houseboat cruise through the backwaters of Kerala transports you through handsome greenery, including verdant paddy fields and mangrove forests. Your final stop is Bangalore, the Garden City, home to many wondrous landmarks including the elegant Tipu Sultan's Palace.
Arrive in Chennai and transfer to hotel for check in.
Drive to Pondicherry, visiting Mahabillipuram and Kanchipuram enroute.
Breakfast at hotel followed by a city sightseeing.
Drive to Trichy, visiting Tanjore on the way.
Breakfast at hotel followed by a city sightseeing tour.
Breakfast at hotel followed by a visit to Meenakshi Temple.
Drive to the Spice Capital of India, Periyar.
Drive to Kumarakomn, visiting Spice plantation enroute.
Enjoy a bird watching tour in the morning, followed by a day at leisure.
Embark on a houseboat cruise through the narrow lakes of Kerala's backwaters.
Breakfast at on board followed by a drive to Kochi.
Breakfast at hotel followed by a transfer to airport to board flight for Bangalore.
Transfer to airport and board flight home.
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|Quality hotels at affordable prices|
|Stunning resorts for the mid-range budget|
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