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19 Nights // 20 Days
South India, also known as Peninsular India, is known by many other names. The term “Deccan”, referring to the area covered by the Deccan Plateau that covers most of peninsular India excluding the coastal areas, is an anglicized form of the Prakrit The word Dakshina is derived from Sanskrit Dakshina which means South. Karnataka, or “compassion”, is derived from a higher country, which is also associated with South India.
You will be received by our representatives from the airport/railway station and transferred to the selected hotel in Chennai. On arrival, check-in the hotel and rest for a while and later go for sightseeing around places like Fort St. George, built India’s oldest Anglican Church, St Mary’s Church; 8th-century temples built by Pallavas, Kapaleeswarar Temple, and Sri Parthasarathy Temple. In the evening you can also, visit Marina Beach followed by an overnight stay in the hotel.
The next day after breakfast, drive to Mahabalipuram (a place known for its Dravidian style architecture of stone sculptures and age-old temples also its pristine beach). Check-in at the hotel and take rest, later you can visit to explore beautiful creations like the Shore Temple, Caves, Krishna Mandapam, Five Rathas, Arjuna's Penance. In the Evening you can Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
On day 3, after breakfast, check-out and head to Pondicherry, en-route, you can visit a beautiful city of Tamil Nadu, Kanchipuram. After touring, continue to your destination and check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, you can head out for a full day excursion in Pondicherry. (This place was earlier called as Puducherry located on the east Indian seaboard. During the tour, you can sightsee attractions like Manakula Vinayagar Koil Temple, the Sacre Coeur Church, the Raj Nivas, and Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Return to the hotel in Pondicherry for an overnight stay.
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The Pondicherry Museum: The museum is one of the best attractions in Pondi located in Saint Louis street. It remains open to between 10.00 -05.00 pm every day except Mondays and national holidays. The Pondicherry Museum was a former residence of the French Administrator and it has a wide collection of impressive things from the Pallava and Chola dynasties like rare bronzes and stone sculptures. It also has objects found in an ancient port site Arikamedu 7km from the main city. Slots, you can find wide collections of Greek and Roman Jars, collection of temple lamps, 200-year-old beads and precious stones and also some Chinese objects from the Tsung period.
Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: Located on the South Boulevard, Subbayah Salai, Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is a neo-gothic church endowed in white and brown. Built-in the 1700s by the French missionaries it is one of Pondicherry’s best Catholic Churches.
After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and drive to Tiruchchirappalli, as you arrive, check-in at the hotel and rest. Some take rest you can proceed to sightseeing attractions like the Grand Anicut/Kallanai Dam (it is a popular picnic spot and the only stone dam in the world, it is 300 m long ancient dam, a perfect place for a family picnic). Ranganathaswamy Temple, Rockfort Temple, Jambukeshwara Temple are also a few must popular place visits. Return back to the hotel after the tour. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, you can proceed to excursion tour in Thanjavur and catch a glimpse of the ancient structures built by Marathas, Nayaks, and Cholas. They also great philanthropists who supported art and culture. Here, you can go to places like Sivagangai Garden, Sri Brihadeeswarar Temple, Mariamman Temple, Mariamman Temple, and Schwartz Church. Return to the hotel and dinner in an overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast check -out the hotel and drive to Rameswaram. You can check-in as you arrive and rest, some take a visit to attractions like Ramanathaswamy Temple and Gandhamadana Parvatam. Overnight stay and with dinner at the hotel in Rameshwaram.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to one of the oldest Indian cities, Madurai. (Madurai is the ancient city with many temples; it derived its name from the divine nectar dripped from Shiva’s matted locks). You can visit sites like Thirumalai Nayak Mahal, Meenakshi Temple, and Mariamman Teppakulam. Overnight stay at the hotel in Madurai.
After breakfast Check-out the hotel forms Madurai and drive to Kanyakumari, located in the southernmost part of India (it is the meeting point of three oceans, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal). You can visit Swami Vivekananda Memorial, Gandhi Memorial, Kanyakumari Temple and Sunset Point from where you get a riveting sight of the sunset. Dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel Kanyakumari.
The last day of the tour will start with breakfast, you can check-out later and will be escorted to Trivandrum airport/railway station for your onward journey.
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After breakfast checkout from the hotel and drive to Bangalore on arrival check-in hotel dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Pickup from arrival and proceed to Mysore. In route visit to Srirangapatna(Dariya Daulat Bagh, Gumbaz, Tippu Fort and Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple). On arrival check in to the hotel. Evening you can proceed to Brindavan Garden (botanical park with musical fountain). Dinner & Overnight stay at the Mysore hotel.
After breakfast proceed to Maharaja's Mysore Palace, Chamundi Hill (Goddess Chamundeshwari), Mysore Zoo, Big Bull, Saint Philomena's Church (majestic churches in India). Afternoon checkout & proceed to Coorg Enroute visit Tibetian Golden Temple, NisargaDhama. On arrival check in to a hotel. Evening visit Raja's Seat. Overnight stay at Coorg.
After breakfast proceeds to Tala Kaveri Temple, Bhagamandala (Bhagandeshwara Temple), Omkareshwara Temple, Madikeri Fort, and Abbey Falls. Return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Coorg.
After breakfast, check-out and proceed to Wayanad. in route visit to Kuruvadweep Island and Banasuramala Meenmutty Waterfalls. On arrival check in to the hotel. Evening proceeds to visit Pookode Lake. Dinner & Overnight stay at the Wayanad hotel.
After early breakfast proceed to visit Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary(Tolpetti wildlife sanctuary), Edakkal Caves, Sunrise Valley View Point, and Kanthanpara Waterfalls. Return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Wayanad hotel.
After breakfast checkout and proceed to Ooty. En-route visit Bandipur National Forest & Madumali Forest. On arrival check in to the hotel. Visit Rose Garden, Ooty Lake, and Botanical Garden. Overnight stay at Ooty.
After breakfast Proceed to Coonoor. Coonoor Sightseeing (Sim's Park, Lam's Rock, Dolphin Nose, and Ketti Valley - beautiful scenic views of the valley). Also visit a Tea factory, Tea Museum, and Doddabetta Peak - the highest peak of the Nilgiri mountain range. Overnight stay at Ooty.
After breakfast checkout and drive back to Bangalore. En-route visit Bandipur National Forest & Madumali Forest. Upon arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay.
After breakfast checkout, visit Lalbagh, Bull Temple, Vidansaudha(drive past), Vishveshwarya Technological Museum, Art Gallery, Cubbon Park, Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain Park, and ISKON temple. Proceed to the Bangalore airport to board your flight