Explore South India with a customized tour of 11 days that we have tailored exquisitely to cater your travel needs and interests. This private tour of South India will take you to the marvelous temples, pristine beaches; help you admire the amazing Tanjore Paintings, unique classical dance form- Bharatnatyam and the harvest festival Pongal along with many other attractions.
We include sightseeing of Chennai like Fort St. George, Fort Museum, St. Mary’s Church and Museums. Visit the ancient port of Pallavas at Mahabalipuram, Arjuna’s Penance, the temple town ‘Kanchipuram’. Detailed Itinerary
Welcome India, You will be received by our executive and transfer to your pre-booked Deluxe / Luxury hotel. In afternoon take sightseeing tour of Chennai.
Chennai is well-known for its cultural heritage & temple architecture. The region was served as an important administrative, military, & economic centre dating back to the 1st century. It is also Called “the capital city”, popularly regarded as the ‘Gateway to the South’ represents a culture that is distinctly different from that of northern India.
In the Hotel you will have a brief description of your tour and the representative will hand over your documents regarding the tour, Overnight at Hotel.
This morning your tour begin with Chennai sightseeing a seaside destination and a buzzing place with colourful shops.
Visit Kapaleeshwar Temple one of the most famous landmark of Chennai followed by Sri parthasarthy Temple, one of the world’s longest beach Marina Beach, Fort st. George, National Art Gallery, Apart from this two finest examples of architecture are San thome and Rippon building (Drive past) At evening an aromatic walk through spice markets where you learn all about India spices Overnight at Chennai.
Chennai – Kancheepuram – Mahabalipuram
Breakfast at Hotel in Chennai, Leave for Mahabalipuram (56km/1hr from Chennai) Enroute visit to Kancheepuram (75km/2hrs).
Kancheepuram considered as one of the seven holiest places of India visit famous temples like Ekambaswara Temple, Kailasanatha Temple, Sri Kamakshi Temple and Varadarajaswamy Temple.
After Kancheepuram sightseeing continue drive to Mahabalipuram , lies on the Coromandel coast which faces the bay of Bengal. The group of monuments of Mahablipuram are classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site. On arrive Check in to hotel, Visit of Mahabalipuram monuments like rathas (temples in form of Chariot), Mandapas(cave santuries), giant open air rock relief and Shore Temple. Evening back to hotel, Overnight at Mahabalipuram.
Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry
Breakfast at Hotel,
Leave for Pondicherry (2hrs/100kms) one of the most sought after destination of South India. Now it is known as Puducherry . On arrive check in to hotel. visit Auroville Township, Aurbindo Ashram, Manakula Vinayagar Temple, French war memorial and Promenade beach, Evening enjoy Rickshaw ride through French colony, Overnight at Pondicherry.
Pondicherry –Chidambaram –Tanjore
Breakfast at Hotel
Leave for Tanjore (180km/4hrs) En route visit to Chidambaram which famous for Thillai Natraj Temple this temple dedicated to Lord shiva. Post your visit at temple continue drive to Tanjore , On arrive relax. Overnight spend at Tanjore.
Breakfast at Hotel Proceed to
visit Brahadeswara temple(or the big temple of God).The temple tower rises to a height of 15mts from a square base of 29 mts and then tapers off, making a total of 66mts. Later leave for Madurai, Enroute visit of Trichy temples which included Rangnath Temple, Rock fort Temple and Jambukeshwara Temple. Continue drive to Madurai, Overnight at Madurai.
Breakfast at Hotel, Full day Madurai sightseeing, visit, Meenakshi Amann Temple located on bank of Vaigai river. Followed by visit to Tirumala’s palace and Gandhi Museum . Later Night ceremony of Madurai, Overnight at Madurai.
Madurai – Periyar (136 Km – 3 ½ Hr)
Morning breakfast at hotel, Leave for Periyar, Check in to hotel, Visit Periyar wildlife know as tiger reserve as well as elephant reserve and enjoy boat ride, Later drop to hotel, Over night at Periyar
Periyar – Alleppey (Overnight Houseboat)
Breakfast at the Hotel, After breakfast, leave for Alleppy, Board the houseboat and enjoy the Delicious lunch, Evening enjoy the
floating tour of alleppy backwaters. Enjoy on board dinner, Overnight at Alleppy.
Alleppey – Cochin (65 Km – 01 Hr)
After enjoying your breakfast at Alleppy houseboat leave for Cochin. Cochin is a major port city also known as queen of Arabian sea. Here visit famous monuments and landmarks like Mattancherry palace, Paradesi Synagogue, for kochi santa cruz and st francis church. Evening spice markets and Kathakali dance performance. Overnight spend at Cochin.
Cochin – Deparutre
Breakfast at hotel, Leave for Cochin Airport Greenedgeholidays representative would drop you at Cochin Airport. Tour Teminates.
Overnight Stay in Cochin