Mahabalipuram /Pondicherry /Tanjore /Trichi /Madurai /Thekkady/Kumarakom/Houseboat/Trivandrum

Rate (Minimum 2Pax)

Day - 1 Arrival Chennai transfer to Mahabalipuram(60Kms /2 hrs)
Arrival at Chennai International Airport. Drive to Mahabalipuram – an ancient port city in the Coromandel Coast built by the Pallava Dynasty in the 7th century. Check – in to a hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight in the hotel.

Day - 2 Mahabalipuram
Sightseeing of the ancient city and rock temples.Overnight at the hotel.

Day - 3 Mahabalipuram
Enjoy the soothing touch of the placid waves on the beach at your leisure. Overnight in the hotel.

Day - 4 Transfer to Pondicherry(165 kms/4 hours)
Drive to Pondicherry, an old French settlement in the southern coast. Check – in to a hotel. Day at leisure. Experience the charm of the Pondicherry beaches. Overnight in the hotel.

Day - 5 Pondicherry
Local sightseeing of the city. Places of interest include Sri Aurobindo Ashram, The French War Memorial, 19th Century Light House and Arikamedu. Overnight in the hotel.

Day - 6 Transfer to Tanjore (150kms/4hours)
Journey to the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu – Tanjore. Experience the artistic brilliance of the Tanjore Paintings and architectural splendour of the Brihadishwara Temple.

Day - 7 Transfer to Trichi (48kms/1.5hours)
Drive to Trichy. Check – in to a hotel. Visit to the Rock Fort Temple, Ranganathaswamy Temple and Jambukeshwara Temple. Overnight in the hotel.

Day - 8  Transfer to Madurai (120kms/3hours)
Drive to Madurai. Check – in to a hotel. Visit to the light and sound show. Overnight in the hotel.

Day - 9  Transfer to Thekkady(140kms/3hours)
Visit to the famous Madurai Meenakshi temple in the morning. Later, you will be transported to Thekkady. Check – in to a hotel. Overnight in the hotel.

Day - 10 Transfer to Kumarkom (130kms/4 hours)
Visit to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Boating at Periyar Lake (Permitted only for limited persons a day and prior booking is not allowed), plantation tour and spice market visit. Drive to Kumarakom. Check – in to a hotel.Overnight at the hotel.

Day - 11 Kumarakom
Visit to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in the morning. Then, you will be shifted to a houseboat. Spend the rest of the day and overnight in the houseboat.

Day - 12 Transfer to Kochi  (85kms/2hours)
Drive to Cochin. Check – in to a hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight in the hotel.

Day - 13 Kochi
Enjoy the day with local sightseeing of Kochi. Places of interest include St. Francis Church, Dutch Palace (closed on Fridays), Jewish Synagogue (closed on Fridays and Saturdays) etc. Also, you can have glimpses of Chinese fishing nets and stroll through the fragrant streets of the spice market. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day - 14 Kochi Trivandrum (240kms/5hours)
After breakfast transfer to Kovalam near Trivandrum.On a Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day - 15
Local sightseeing of the city. Places of interest include the Padmanabha Swamy Temple,KanakakunnuPalace, Napier Museum and Art Gallery. If interested, you can also join for an Ayurvedic rejuvenation programme (additional cost). Overnight in the hotel.

Day - 16 Kovalam
Escape into the charms of the serene Kovalam Beach. Enjoy the sun and the sands and the exotic cuisine. Fill your days with fun.

Day - 17  Departure
You will be dropped at the Trivandrum International Airport for onward journey. End of the tour

Kovalam - Udaya Samudra Beach Resort (Exottica Premium)

Kochi - Spice Harbour (Spice room)

Kumarakom - The Zuri (Superior Lagoon View room)

Thekkady - Elephant Court (Patio room)

Madurai - Hotel Royal Court (Royal Executive)

Trichi - Grand Gardenia    (Grand Suite)

Thanjavur - Hotel Gnanam (Executive Suite)

Pondicherry - Wind Flower Resort (Studio Garden View)

Mahabalipuram - Hotel INDeco (Deluxe room)

•    Accommodation in one bedroom A/C houseboat (A/C from 9PM to 6PM) with all meals i.e., Breakfast ,Lunch and Dinner
•    Transportation by Innova  A/C, mentioned as in the itinerary inclusive of fuel, parking, tolls and driver allowance
•    Daily breakfast
•    Accommodation in specified hotels

•    Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
•    Lunch/dinner at hotels, room service, telephone calls, laundry, any portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance, wine, mineral water, guide charges, entrance fees and all items of personal nature.
•    Optional activities mentioned in the itinerary
•    Transportation which is not mentioned in the itinerary.

     Above rates in US $  and AED Subject to change according to the conversion rates at the time of booking
     The above rates are applicable only if 2 persons travelling together  
     The Above mentioned rate is not applicable on peak seasons