South India Tour YL1

20 Days From £0 (Please Enquire)

Explore Southern India on this comprehensive 20 day history and culture tour which includes stops at Chennai, Mahabalipuram; Bangalore, Hassan, Mysore, Mudumalai, Ooty, Cochin, Alleppey and Varkala.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Chennai, India
End Location: Trivandrum, India
Accommodation: Hotels and Houseboat
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable For Most Travellers

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Years In Business: 1

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
Accommodation at all the above mentioned places on Twin sharing basis.
Buffet Breakfast at hotels.
One night cruise on House boat with all meals ( Alleppey Round Cruise ).
All transfers & sightseeing by exclusive Air-conditioned car.
Train Ticket ( Chennai to Bangalore ) AC Chair Car
Kathakali Tickets for 02 pax at Cochin
All applicable taxes.

Excludes
Any International / Domestic flight.
Food / meals other than mentioned above.
Soft / Hot drinks etc.
Entrance ticket charges at Monuments, Tourist spots etc.
Boating / Trekking etc.
Camera Entrance charges.
Room service, Laundry, tips etc.
Telephone / Internet usage at hotels / resorts.
Massages, Beauty therapies, spa etc
Guide / Escort charges.
Or any additional services that are not mentioned here or above will be extra on direct settlement basis.
All items mentioned as "optional" are extras.

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Chennai to Mahabalipuram; Arrival Chennai (Madras) 08.10 hrs in the morning and short transfer from airport to nearby Mahabalipuram. Sightseeing of Mahabalipuram famous for its shore temple
Day 02. Mahabalipuram to Chennai; Transfer to Madras with a visit of the temples in Kanchipuram one of the seven sacred cities of India on the way. Sightseeing of Madras.
Day 03. Chennai - Bangalore Hassan; Transfer to railway station to avail train to Bangalore in the morning. Transfer Bangalore to Hassan. We visit Sravanabelagola on the way. This is one of the oldest and most important Jain pilgrimage centres in India
Day 04. Hassan - (Belur/Halebid) Mysore; Sightseeing of the Hoysala temples at Belur and Halebidnear the city of Hassan. These temples are, along with the one in Somnathpur east of Mysore, the cream of what remains of the most artistically exuberant periods of Hindu cultural development. Transfer to Mysore.
Day 05. Mysore II; Full day Sightseeing in Mysore and visit of the Keshava Temple in Somnathpur.
Day 06. Mysore Mudumalai; In the morning visit of Chamundi Hill and Nandi Bull near Mysore. Transfer to Mudumalai NP. Visit of the park.
Day 07. Mudumalai to Ooty; Transfer to Ooty. Sightseeing of the hill station of Ooty (2300 m) and Coonoor (1800 m). Ride on the miniature railway dating back to the 19th century.
Day 08. Ooty to Cochin; Transfer to Cochin. Evening visit of a Kathakali dance performance a traditional dance of South India.
Day 09. Cochin ( F/D S/S + shopping) ; Full day sightseeing of Cochin. Visit : Hill Palace Museum, The Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagouge, Jew street, St.Francis church and the Chinese fishing nets. Later for shopping. In the evening Kathakali Dance ( Traditional dance for of Kerala ) ( Optional ). Overnight stay at the Hotel in Cochin.
Day 10. Cochin Hotel to Alleppey ( House Boat ); Morning breakfast, 10.30 AM check out from Cochin hotel and proceed to Alleppey ( 1.5 Hrs ). On arrival at Alleppey check in to the House Boat at 12 Noon. Rest of the day at leisure on House Boat. Sit back and relax while the boat cruises through the narrow canals of Alleppey, with Paddy and Coconut Plantations on either side. Lunch, Evening Tea / Coffee with snacks, Dinner and Overnight stay on House Boat.
Day 11. Alleppey to Varkala; 09.00am check out after breakfast and drive to Varkala. Resort of the at leisure and overnight stay at Resort.
Day 12. Varkala Full day; Full day at Leisure in Varkala. Overnight stay at Resort
Day 13. Varkala Full day; Full day at Leisure in Varkala. Overnight stay at Resort
Day 14. Varkala Full day; Full day at Leisure in Varkala. Overnight stay at Resort
Day 15. Varkala Full day; Full day at Leisure in Varkala. Overnight stay at Resort
Day 16. Varkala Full day; Full day at Leisure in Varkala. Overnight stay at Resort
Day 17. Varkala Full day; Full day at Leisure in Varkala. Overnight stay at Resort
Day 18. Varkala Full day; Full day at Leisure in Varkala. Overnight stay at Resort
Day 19. Varkala Full day; Full day at Leisure in Varkala. Overnight stay at Resort
Day 20. Varkala to Trivandrum; Transfer to TRV International Airport in the morning to avail return flight at 04.30 hrs. END OF TOUR ( Transfer Only )