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South India Religious Tour

The tour offers cultural and heritage sites of South India, backwaters of Kerala, French colonial heritage of Pondicherry, ancient temples with splendid Dravidian architecture, green beaches of Kerala, houseboat experience of Kerala. The tour can also be extended to Golden Extension Tour that includes Jaipur, Taj Mahal at Agra and New Delhi.

Destinations Covered: Chennai - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Madurai - Periyar - Kumarakom - Kovalam - Kanyakumari - Houseboat - Thiruvananthapuram - Mumbai - Delhi - Agra - Jaipur
Tour Package Duration: 15 Nights / 16 Days

Day 1: Mumbai

Pick up by our representative from airport on arrival at Mumbai. Transfer to your hotel.

Day 2: Mumbai

Sightseeing tour - Gateway of India, and an excursion to the historical Elaphanta Caves. Evening at your discretion to indulge in some of the countless pastimes of Mumbai.

Day 3: Chennai

Transfer to the airport to board the flight for Chennai. Receive by our representative on arrival and transfer to hotel. On arrival, check-in your hotel.

Day 4: Chennai

Move out for the sight seeing tour after brief refreshment - visit Fort St. George, Govt. Museum, Art Gallery, Valluvar Kottam, Snake Park, Kapaleeswarar Temple, Santhome Cathedral, and Marina Beach. Evening to enjoy at the busy bazaars of Chennai.

Day 5: Pondicherry

Drive straight to Pondicherry in the morning. Check-in to hotel on arrival. Visit Sat. Auroville City, Aurobindo Ashram and Pondicherry Museum. Enjoy the tranquil beaches of Pondicherry in the evening.

Day 6: Pondicherry

The day at your discretion to enjoy the beautiful beaches of Pondicherry.

Day 7: Tanjavour

Drive to Thanjavur. Check-in your hotel on arrival. Visit Sri Brihadeswara Temple, Thanjavur Palace, museum, Saraswathi Mahal Library later in the noon. Explore this historic city of your own in the evening.

Day 8: Madurai

Morning transfer to Madurai - the 2500 years old ancient city situated on the banks of river Vaigai and on arrival check-in. After check-in, proceed for the sight seeing of famous Meenakshi temple - a splendid example of Dravidian architecture, Tirumalai Nayak Mahal and Gandhi Museum.

Day 9: Periyar

Drive to Periyar - one of the finest wildlife reserves in the world. Check-in at hotel on arrival. Proceed for a boat cruise at the Periyar Lake. The most popular sights are monkeys, elephants, deer, black bucks, wild pigs, and wild buffaloes. A large variety of birds can also be seen.

Day 10: Kumarakom

Drive to Kumarakom after breakfast - a beautiful village on the banks of Vembanad Lake. The drive through the rolling mountains of the Western Ghats is an experience of its own. Check-in your hotel on arrival at Kumarakom. Indulge in some of the countless pastimes of Kumarakom in the evening at your own discretion.

Day 11: Housebaot

Morning at leisure. In the later half check-in the houseboat. Take a houseboat trip through legendary backwaters of Kerala to Alappuzha that is better known as the "Venice of the East". Over night stay at the houseboat.

Day 12: Kovalam

After the leisurely morning drive straight to Kovalam - the internationally renowned beach destination. On arrival check-in the beach resort. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 13: Kovalam

The whole day at your discretion to enjoy the cool beach flanked with coconut groves on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other side.

Day 14: Kovalam- Kanyakumari- Kovalam

Move out for a full day excursion trip to Kanyakumari in the morning, the southernmost tip of India. It is the place of confluence of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Visit the main attractions including the famous Vivekananda rock memorial.

Day 15: Thiruvananthapuram-Mumbai

Drive to Thiruvananthapuram in the morning to board the flight for Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai you will be received by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Day 16: Departure

Morning at leisure. Transfer to the international airport to board the flight for your onward journey.


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Day 13: Thiruvananthapuram-Delhi

Drive to Thiruvananthapuram to board the flight for New Delhi in the morning. Re received by our representative and transferred to your hotel on arrival at the airport.

Day 14: New Delhi

After a leisurely breakfast move out for a daylong sightseeing of Old Delhi (Shahajahanabad), which includes the Red Fort, Chandni Chowk and Jama Masjid along with other attractions. Later after lunch drive past impressive boulevards and buildings such as President's Residence and others in Lutyen's Delhi (New Delhi). Evening free to move around the busy Connaught Place.

Day 15: Agra

Morning checkout and transfer to Agra by your exclusive vehicle. Visit the incomparable Taj Mahal and Agra Fort on arrival at Agra.

Day 16: Jaipur

Checkout and drive straight to Jaipur- The Pink City Early in the morning. Visit to Fathepur Sikri - the first planed city in Indo Islamic architecture built by Emperor Akbar on the way. Explore the illuminated pink city with its colorful hustle and bustle in the evening.

Day 17: Jaipur

After the leisurely morning move out for the full day sight seeing of this lovely pink city - Amber Fort on the Elephant's back, magnificent City Palace and Jantar Mantar (an observatory made by astronomer king Jai Sing). Enjoy the spicy Rajasthani dinner at Chowki Dhani (a thematic village) with folk songs and dances in the evening.

Day 18: Departure

Drive straight to Delhi. On arrival, transfer to the international airport to board the flight for your onward journey.

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