Best Of South India

Best Of South India

Places covered : Bangalore –Mysore – Ooty – Kodaikanal – Thekkedy – Munnar – Kumarakom – Alleppey –Kovalam – Kanyakumari – Rameshwaram – Madurai – Trichy – Thanjavur – Pondicherry – Mahabalipuram – Chennai:

Duration:  21 Nights – 22 Days

Day wise tour itinerary

Day 01
Day 01 : : Bangalore

We will welcome you onboard at Bangalore airport/railway station, following which tour manager will greet you and briefly explain the itinerary. Later, he will also introduce you to the chauffeur, who will be with you for the rest of the tour and journey. In the afternoon, you will head for a local tour of Bangalore, where you will visit Lal Bagh botanical gardens, Cubbon Park, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bal Bhavan, Visvesvaraya Science Museum, Planetarium, Venkatappa Art Gallery, ISKCON Temple, Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, and much more. The evening is free for shopping, around Commercial Street and MG Road. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 02
Day 02 : : Bangalore – Mysore

After breakfast at 7.30 am, you will check-out from hotel and proceed to Mysore. On the way you will pay a visit to Srirangapatna, where you can see Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangapatna Fort, “Sangama” where three rivers meet and Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary. Mysore is a historical city with many attractions. On arrival, you will check-in at the hotel and head for a local tour of Mysore, where you can see the Mysore Palace Museum, Chamundi Hills, Mysore Zoo, Jaganmohan Palace, and St. Philomena’s Church. In the evening, you will be heading for a special musical light and sound show at the Brindavan Gardens. Later, you will head to hotel for night stay!

Day 03
Day 03 : : Mysore – Ooty

After breakfast at 7.00 am, you will check-out from hotel and proceed to Ooty. Known as the queen of hill stations, this is a place of many interests. On the way to Ooty, you will have a check at the Mudumalai and Bandipur Forests. On arrival, you will check-in at the hotel and the rest of the evening is free for local shopping. Guests can also head to Ooty Lake for boating. Later, you will head to hotel for night stay!

Day 04
Day 04 : : Ooty – Coonoor – Ooty:

After breakfast at hotel in the morning, you will head for a local tour of Ooty. On the trip, you will see many attractions of the hill station, such as Botanical garden, Doddabetta Peak, Children’s Park, Rose garden, and Thread Garden. In the afternoon, you will head to Coonoor, which is 16 kms from Ooty. On arrival, you will see the tea gardens, Sim’s Park, Lamb’s Rock, and Ketti valley. In the evening, you will head to hotel for night stay at Ooty.

Day 05
Day 05 : : Ooty - Kodaikanal

After early breakfast at the hotel, you will head to Kodaikanal, which is often referred as the Princess of Hill stations. On your arrival, you will check-in at the hotel and rest of the day will be free for your holiday. You will head to hotel for night stay.

Day 06
Day 06 : : Kodaikanal

After early breakfast at the hotel, you will take a drive for a full day local tour of Kodaikanal. Here, you will see a few of the attractions, including Solar observatory, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Bear Shola Falls, Berijam Lake, Echo Point, and Kodai Lake. You will be at the hotel in Kodaikanal for night stay.

Day 07
Day 07 : : Kodaikanal – Thekkedy

Early morning, after breakfast at hotel, you will head for Thekkedy, which is one of the best known wild life sanctuaries in the country. On your arrival, you will check-in at the hotel and go for a complete cruise on the Periyar River. Later, you will go for a trip to the spice garden, and in the evening, there is a choice for a good Ayurvedic massage, something that the place is known for. You will head to hotel for night stay.

Day 08
Day 08 : : Thekkedy - Munnar

Early morning, after breakfast, you will take the drive to Munnar. Known for being former resort capital of British Raj, Munnar is among the best hill stations you can come across, where you can see some of the best tea plantations. On your arrival, you will check-in at the hotel and rest of the day will be free to roam around. In the evening, you will go to down town for shopping, where you can get small souvenirs. Finally, head to hotel for night stay!

Day 09
Day 09 : : Munnar

After breakfast at hotel, the car will take you for a full day local tour of Munnar. Here, you will see the amazing range of tea plantations, Mattupetty Dam, Rajamalai for checking wild Nilgiri Thars. Among the many interests is Evikulam National Park. Overnight stay will be at resort.

Day 10
Day 10 : : Munnar - Kumarakom

Morning after breakfast at resort, you will drive to Kumarakom, which is one of the most loved and frequented backwater destinations of Kerala. Later in the day, you can go and see the bird sanctuary, backwaters. Overnight stay will be at resort.

Day 11
Day 11 : : Kumarakom – Alleppey

Morning after breakfast at resort, you will drive to Alleppey and check-in at the houseboat at 12.00 noon. This will be an ultimate 1 night/2-days cruise on the stunning backwaters. All meals will be included in the cruise. Overnight stay will be at the houseboat.

Day 12
Day 12 : : Alleppey – Kovalam

Morning after breakfast at houseboat, you will take the drive to Kovalam, which is among the best famed famous beach resorts of the country. Check-in at the hotel on arrival. The rest of the day is free for your to enjoy, and stay will be at the hotel for the night.

Day 13
Day 13 : : Kovalam – Trivandrum – Kovalam

Morning after breakfast, you will be proceeding for a local tour Kovalam and Trivandrum. On the trip here, you will see Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, Lighthouse Beach, Analothbhave Mathe Church, Vizhinjam Village, and Chowara. In the afternoon, you will visit Trivandrum, where you can see the museum, palace, and the much acclaimed Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple. Overnight you will be staying at Kovalam.

Day 14
Day 14 : : Kovalam- Kanyakumari

After having breakfast at hotel, you will drive to Kanyakumari, which is the most southern tip of India. Here, there oceans- the Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea meet. Watching the Sunrise & Sunset is the main things to watch here. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and later head for a local tour, where you can see the legendary Vivekananda Rock, Thiruvalluvar Statue. In the evening, you can watch the sunset. Later, return to hotel for night stay!

Day 15
Day 15 : : Kanyakumari - Rameshwaram

In the morning, you will drive to Rameshwaram and check-in at the hotel. Counted among the most frequented pilgrim centers, the place is an island, which is connected by bridges to the mainland. Rameshwaram was the place where Lord Ram from Ramayana came to offer prayers after killing Ravana. The best thing to see here is the 22 theerthas, which are around the main temple. Here, you will see the Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple and Dhanushkodi. Later, you will head to hotel for night stay.

Day 16
Day 16 : : Rameshwaram – Madurai

After having breakfast, you will take the drive to Madurai, which is among the most well-known places of South India. On arrival, check-in at the hotel, and in the afternoon, you will head for a local tour of Madurai. The most important location here is Meenakshi Temple, which is among the most holy places in Hindu pilgrimage. Later, you will head to Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal, Alagar Koyil Temple, Gandhi Museum and much more. In the evening, you can visit town, and night stay will be at hotel.

Day 17
Day 17 : : Madurai - Trichy

After having breakfast at hotel, you will check-out from hotel and drive for Trichy. Also known as Tiruchirappalli, the city is on the banks of Kaveri River. On arrival, check-in at the hotel, and in the afternoon, you will head for a local tour of Trichy. The most famed and loved attraction of the city is the Rock Fort, which is an 83 meters high rock and is known for being 3,800 million years old. Later, you will head to Srirangam, Jambukeswarar Temple, and Samayapuram Mariamman Temple. Rest of the day is free for you, with night stay at hotel!

Day 18
Day 18 : : Trichy – Thanjavur

After having breakfast at hotel, you will check-out from hotel and drive for Thanjavur, which served as the Chola dynasty capital in the past. There are some odd 93 temples that one can see here. On arrival, check-in at the hotel, and in the afternoon, you will head for a local tour of Thanjavur. You will see the popular Brihadeeswarar Temple, Brihadeeswarar Fort, which is devoted to Lord Shiva. Later in the day, you will see the remarkable Thanjavur Palace, local museum, and Art Gallery. In the evening, you can head for shopping if it interests you. Night stay will be at hotel.

Day 19
Day 19 : : Thanjavur – Pondicherry

In the morning, you will take the drive to Pondicherry, which is also known as Puducherry. On arrival, check-in at the hotel, and rest of the day will be free to enjoy the weather of the beach town. Night stay will be at hotel.

Day 20
Day 20 : : Pondicherry

In the morning, you will proceed for a local tour of Pondicherry, where you will see the amazing Auroville Matrimandir, Chunnambar Backwater, and the much loved and famous Pondicherry Beach. Night stay will be at hotel.

Day 21
Day 21 : : Pondicherry - Mahabalipuram

After having breakfast at 8.00 am at hotel, you will check-out from hotel and drive for reaching Mahabalipuram. Counted among the best beach resorts, Mahabalipuram is 50 kms away from Chennai. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and head for a local tour of Mahabalipuram in the afternoon. On this tour, you will see the Pancha Rathas named after the Pandava brothers of Mahabharatha, Mahishasuramardini Cave, Descent of the Ganges or Arjuna’s Penance, Krishna Mandapam, and The Shore Temple. In the evening, you will be free for your own leisure with night stay at hotel.

Day 22
Day 22 : : Mahabalipuram – Chennai

Early morning, after breakfast at hotel, you will drive to Chennai. Check-in at the hotel, and you will go for a local tour of Chennai in the afternoon. Chennai is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu and formerly was known as Madras. The local tour will cover Art gallery, Vadapalani Andavar Temple, Burma bazaar, Vivekananda Ashram, Chennai Museum, Anna square, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Snake Park and the famous Marina Beach. In the evening, you can go for shopping in Pondi Bazaar and T Nagar. Later, you will head to hotel for night stay!

Day 23
Day 23 : : Chennai

This is your free day in Chennai for shopping, and in the evening, transfers will be arranged for airport/railway station to return back home.

Get  Tour Package Quote

WOW Offer ... HURRY!

Get 30% Discount On Your Next Holiday Package!