Day 1: Chennai
Arrive Chennai. Transfer to hotel and overnight stay at Chennai
Day 2: Chennai
Full day tour of Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram after breakfast.
Kanchipuram (64 km from Chennai) is the ancient capital of the Pallavas.
It is famous as a city of 1000 temples and still has 124 shrines.
Overnight stay at Chennai.
Day 3: Chennai - Madurai
City tour of Chennai after breakfast - Museum to see the Art and Bronze
Gallery. Drive to railway-station at late evening for overnight journey
Day 4: Madurai
Arrival at Madurai in the morning. Transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit
to great Meenakshi Temple, dedicated to the consort of Lord Shiva. In
the evening - Grand Aarti. Overnight stay at Madurai.
Day 5: Madurai - Periyar
Drive to Periyar National Park (by road covering 180 km - 4 hours)
after breakfast. It extends to 777 square km and forms part of the high
mountain ranges, the Western Ghats. Enjoy a boat ride in the Periyar
Lake. Visit Kumily Spice Market in the evening. Spend night at resort in
Day 6: Thekkady - Trivandrum
Drive to Trivandrum after breakfast (by road covering 200 km - 4 hour).
Kerala has lush green with full of lakes and water. Reach and relax at
Day 7: Trivandrum
Day will be free in Trivandrum or optional tours to Cape Comorin
(Kanyakumari - the southern most part of India) or nearby places like
Kovalam beach, etc.
Day 8: Trivandrum - Cochin
Drive to Cochin en-route villages of Kerala (by road covering 260 km -
6 hours). The eventful history of this city began when a major flood in
AD 1341 threw open the estuary at Kochi, till then a land locked region,
turning it into one of the finest natural harbors in the world. Watch
Kathakali dance presentation in the evening.
Overnight stay at Cochin.
Day 9: Cochin - Bangalore
City tour of Cochin after breakfast - one of the finest natural harbors
on the Arabian Sea coast, Kochi. The city has been a pot of call for
foreign traders from early times. Transfer to railway-station for
overnight journey to Bangalore.
Day 10: Bangalore
Arrival at Bangalore in the morning. Transfer to hotel followed by
breakfast. Bangalore - every season carries a holiday mood, a city
called the Garden City of India, a city which has identified it self as
the Manhattan of India, a city which keeps pace with the latest trends
and fashion. Overnight stay at Bangalore.
Day 11: Bangalore - Mysore
Drive to Mysore after breakfast (by road covering 140 km - 3 hours).
Visit the Seringipatnam en-route. Arrive and transfer to hotel.
Day 12: Mysore
After breakfast, morning visit at palace of Maharaja built in 1911 -
1912. Afternoon free. Overnight stay in Mysore.
Day 13: Mysore - Chennai
Breakfast at hotel. Morning free. Transfer to rail-station to catch the
train for Chennai.
Day 14: Chennai / Onward destination
Transfer to airport for onward destination.