Grand South India Tour – 17 Night / 18 Days
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Enjoy the beautiful sun rise & sun set at amazing beaches of Southern India. Play in the lovely sand & get excitement with various water sporting events.
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Location : India
17 Nights / 18 Days
1 Dinner Complementary
Runs : Varied Run Times
Visits :Chennai, Mamallapuram, Kaancheepuram, Pondicherry, Chidambaram, Tanjore, Trichy, Madurai, Periyar, Varkala, Alleppy, Kochi, Ooty, Mysore, Bangalore

Grand South India Itinerary

South India has always been a dream destination for tourists. The place with very rich cultural heritage harbors various magnificent masterpieces of old times. Here you find some of the grand old temples, lovely natural scenery, beaches, lakes and many more.

Day 1 Chennai – Mamallapuram (55 km / 1hr )
Arrival at Chennai airport. And transfer to Mamallapuram. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Relax for the day on the famous Beach of Mamallapuram. Overnight, stay at the hotel.
Day 2 Mamallapuram
Morning visit Shore temple which includes many bas reliefs including one 100ft. long and 45ft. high carved out of granite. It was built in the early *th century. Also visit Arjuna Rath. Evening visit the beach. Overnight, stay at hotel.
Day 3 Mamallapuram - Kaancheepuram – Pondicherry ( 300 km/ 6hr )
After breakfast drive to Kanchipuram. It was the historical capital of the Pallavas during the 7th – 9th Centuries. Kanchipuram is one of the seven sacred cities of India. It is also famous for hand – woven silk fabrics and saris. Visit Temple and later proceed for Pondicherry. On the way visit Auroville. After arrival , in Pondicherry transfer to hotel for overnight stay. Overnight, stay at hotel.
Day 4 Pondicherry
In the city, many battles were fought between British and French. Pondicherry is synonymous with French Heritage in India and understandably so as it served as the capital of the French Colonies in India. On arrival, check in at hotel. In afternoon visit Sri Aurbindo’s Ashram. The ashram was set up in the year 1926 by Sri Aurbindo Ghose. His Philosophy is derived in a combination of yoga and modern science. Later have a walk at thye Gourbet Avenue. Evening is free for shopping. Overnight, stay at the hotel.
Day 5 Pondicherry – Chidambaram – Tanjore ( 170 km / 4 hr )
Morning leave for Chidambaram. Visit Nataraja temple in Chidambaram. The magnificent Temple was guilt in 7th century A.D. Its beautiful polygonal dome enshrines Lord Vishnuand Shiva. Continue drive to Tanjore and on arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Brihadeshwara Temple which was built in the 10th century. This is the crowning glory of chola temple architecture . The dome on top of the apex of the 63 meter high temple, is a single piece of granite weighing an estimated 81 tons which was put in place by hauling it along an earthwork ramp six km long in a similar manner to which the Egyptian pyramids were built. Overnight, stay at hotel.
Day 6 Tanjore – Trichy ( 6okm / 2hr )
Morning check out from hotel and drive to Trichy. On the way visit Srirangam Temple which consists of & concentric wallsand 21 towers or gopurams. On arrival, check in at hotel. The city is a fine blend of tradition and modernity built around the Rock Fort. Visit The most famous land mark of this bustling town, Rockfort Temple, a spectacular monument perched on a massive rocky out crop which rises adruptly from the plain to tower over the old city. Also visit the St Lourdes Church. Overnight, stay at hotel.
Day 7 Trichy – Madurai ( 110km / 3 hr )
Morning drive to Madurai. After arrival, check in at the hotel. Later in the afternoon, city tour of Madurai covering the famous Meenakshi Amman Temple, Tirumala Naik Palace and Gandhi Museum. The temple is famous for its gigantic gateway which is 49 mts. high. Overnight, stay at hotel.
Day 8 Madurai – Periyar ( 140 km / 4 hr )
Morning leave for Periyar. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Afternoon enjoy Boat cruise which is the best option to experience the wilds of Periyar Sanctuary. Enjoy wild life and watch the wild elephants in their natural habitat. Overnight, stay at hotel.
Day 9 Periyar – Varkala ( 200 km / 6 hr )
After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to varakala, The setting of this beach is striking enough to take your breath away, with a long winding stretch of cliff and views that extend over the Arabian Sea. Nestled at the bottom of the cliff is a long stretch of sparkling beach, reached by steps leading down from the cliff top. Overnight stay at Varkala.
Day 10 Varkala
The whole day is free to enjoy the beach and self exploration of surrounding area..
Day 11 Varkala – Alleppey ( 120 km / 4 hr )
After early breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Alleppey. On arrival embark he house boat. Enjoy a memorable houseboat ride on enchanting backwaters of Alappuzha to explore its breathtakingly beautiful surroundings and the fascinating Kerala countryside. Traveling along on a houseboat through palm-fringed narrow canals winding through the vast expanse of lush paddy fields and the unique tiny hamlets lined up all along on the edges of the waterways are sights, one can naver forget. All meals will be served on board. Overnight onboard the House boat.
Day 12 Alleppy-Kochi ( 65 km / 11/4 hr )
Morning leave for Kochi, Upon arrival, check in at the hotel. Kochi has one of the best natural harbours in the country. Afternoon , city tour of Kochi covering Dutch Place Museum, Jewish Synagogue, St Francls Church and Chinese Fishing Net. Evening enjoy one of the classical dances of South India, known as Kathakali, Overnight, stay at the hotel.
Day 13 Kochi – Ooty ( 275 km / 8 hr )
After breakfast we leave for Ooty. Ooty also known as Udhagamandalam is the “Queen of hill satation” and the capital of Nilgiris district. It is one of the most popular tourist resorts in India. Nilgiris means “Blue Mountains”. It is a land of picturesque picnic spots. Used to be popular at hotel. Evening is at leisure. Overnight, stay in ooty..
Day 14 Ooty
After breakfast, leave for day excursion covering Ooty Lake and Botanical, This garden is located at a height of 2400 meters above the sea level and has a collection of rare colored lilies, flowering trees and shrubs. Also visit the thread Garden and Dodebetta Peak to witness the sunset. One can also enjoy the famous toy train from Ooty till Coonnor. Drive back to hotel in evening for overnight, stay.
Day 15 Ooty – Mysore ( 275 km / 7 hr )
Morning departure for Mysore. Arrival and check in at the hotel. Later leave for visit to Mysore Palace Mysore Palace is one of the most magnification buildings. It is a sight not to be missed. The interior of the Palace is equally worth a visit, for its spacious halls, paintings and architectural beauty. The palace is an excellent combination of Indo-Saracenic architecture. Overnight, stay at the hotel.
Day 16 Mysore
Today morning leave for visit to chamundi hill and Bull Temple. In afternoon visit the market for shopping. Mysore is famous for its silk and handy craftsman who can stitch you variety of clothes in mere hours. Later in evening visit Vrindavan Gardens. Return to hotel for overnight, stay.
Day 17 Mysore - Bangalore ( 120 km / 3 km )
Morning depart for Bangalore. Upon arrival, check in at hotel. Later visit lalbagh Gardens, Cubban Park, Vidhan Soudha & Museum. Evening is at leisure. Overnight, stay at hotel. In The Evening Complementary Dinner with Holiday Charme India sharing views about the Tour . Services that May Need Attension and their FeedBack on the Tour.
Day 18 Departure
Morning, after breakfast, check out from hotel. Transfer to airport to catch flight for onward destination.
Hotel Accommodation
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01 -Accommodation on twin sharing basis with Indian Cuisine & Continental Breakfast.
02 - Check in / checkout time is 12:00 Noon.
03 - A/c car for all transfers, sightseeing & long run as per itinerary including fuel charges, night halt, interstate taxes, toll/parking, driver food & accommodation etc.
04 - Providing newspaper and mineral water complementary in the cab.
05 - 2 night stay in Houseboat.
06 - Train fare.
01 - Any air fare.
02 - Personal expenses such as laundry / phone calls / mini bar charges. These are to be settled directly by the client. Also, doesn’t include table drinks, tips etc.
03 - Camera / video camera charges at monuments.
04 - Personal health insurance coverage.
05 - Monuments entrance fee.
06 - 5% Service Tax Extra.


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