Duration: 20 Nights & 21 Days
Destinations Covered: Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Trichy - Madurai - Periyar - Kovalam - Kumarakom - Cochin - Bangalore - Mysore - Hassan - Halebid - Belur
Day 01: Arrival in Chennai
Arrive at the Chennai Airport to begin Grand South India Tour, where our representative will be waiting to welcome you and escort you to the hotel. Check in at the hotel for dinner and over night stay.
Day 02: Chennai - Mahabalipuram
Begin the next day of your Grand South India Tours Package
with a healthy breakfast and then head for Mahabalipuram .En route visit Kanchipuram, known for its hand woven silk fabrics. Check in at the hotel and after getting freshen up visit the Shore Temple in the company of your India Holiday guide and know about the temple. Also visit Kamakshi Temple, Ekambasreshwar Temple and Vaikunta Perumal Temple. Spend the rest of the day on the beach. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03: Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry
Next morning the South India Tour Package
heads you towards Pondicherry, next most scenic spot of South India. On arrival check in the hotel for lunch and after some rest enjoy the sight seeing tour of Pondicherry that includes Aurobindo Ashram and Museum. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Pondicherry.
Day 04: Pondicherry - Thanjavur
Post breakfast drive towards Thanjavur also called Tanjore. In the afternoon head for a half-day city tour in the company of an India Holiday representative. Visit the Thanjavur Palace & Museum and Brihadeshwara Fort & Temple. Return to the hotel for dinner and over night stay.
Day 05: Thanjavur / Trichy
Begin the next day of your Grand Tour of Southern India with a sumptuous breakfast and then drive to Trichy. Your afternoon will be booked for a half-day city tour in the company of an India Holiday representative. Enjoy a visit to Srirangam Temple and Jambukeshwara Temple. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay at Trichy.
Day 06: Trichy - Madurai
Have breakfast and then drive towards to Madurai, the most important site of Grand South Tour Package. Arrive at Madurai and spend the rest of the day at your own leisure. Enjoy the dinner and over night stay at pre booked hotel of Madurai.
Day 07: Madurai
Post breakfast go on a half-day city tour and visit the famous Meenakshi Temple and Tirumalai Nayak Palace. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Madurai.
Day 08: Madurai - Periyar
Post breakfast head to Periyar. In the afternoon enjoy a boat ride aboard the Periyar Lake. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Periyar.
Day 09: Periyar – Trivandrum - Kovalam
Have a healthy breakfast and then head to Kovalam en route visiting Trivandrum. Arrive at Kovalam and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Over night stay in Kovalam.
Day 10: Kovalam
Enjoy the next day of Grand South India Tours relaxing on the beach. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Kovalam.
Day 11: Kovalam – Kumarakom
Post breakfast head to Kotayam. Arrive in Kotayam and board the houseboat cruising your way to Kumarakom. Explore the breathtaking beauty of Kumarakom. Arrive in Kumarakom and have an overnight stay.
Day 12: Kumarakom
After relishing breakfast visit the Bird Sanctuary in Kumarakom. Spend the rest of the day exploring the natural beauty of the destination. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay at Kumarakom.
Day 13: Kumarakom – Cochin
Post breakfast board a houseboat in Kumarakom backwaters
and cruise your way to Alleppey. Arrive at Alleppey and then get transferred to Cochin located at a distance of about 60 km. Arrive there and rest in your hotel room. Have an overnight stay in Cochin.
Day 14: Cochin
Post breakfast head for a sightseeing tour to Cochin escorted by our representative. Visit places like Fort Cochin, St. Francis Church and Chinese fishing nets. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Cochin.
Day 15: Cochin – Bangalore – Mysore
Begin the next day of your Grand South India Tour Package with a healthy breakfast and then get transferred to the airport to board the flight for Bangalore. Arrive at Bangalore and get escorted by our representative to your hotel. Have an overnight stay in Mysore.
Day 16: Mysore
Post breakfast go on a sightseeing tour of Mysore. Enjoy a visit to Maharaja’s Palace, Chamundi Hills and Somnathpur. In the evening visit Brindavan Gardens and get enchanted by its musical fountains and colorful lights. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 17: Mysore – Belur – Halebid – Hassan
Post breakfast drive to Hassan en route visit Belur and Halebid. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Hassan.
Day 18: Hassan – Shravanbelagola – Bangalore
Next morning proceed towards Bangalore. On arrival visit Shravanbelagola located at a distance of 51 km from Hassan. Shravanbelagola is one of the most famous Jain pilgrim centers having the world’s tallest monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali. In the afternoon visit the places like Vidhan Saudha, Lal Bagh, Botanical Gardens and Basavanagudi in Bangalore. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay in Bangalore.
Day 19: Bangalore – Mumbai
Begin the next day of your Grand South India Tours with a healthy breakfast and then get transferred to the airport and board the flight for Mumbai. Arrive at Mumbai and escorted by our representative to the hotel. Check in at the hotel and have an overnight stay in Mumbai.
Day 20: Departure from Mumbai
Post breakfasts get transferred to the International Airport and board the flight back home or for your further destination. Here ends your Grand South India Tour.