South Indian Magic Tour Package

Duration : 12 Nights / 13 Days

Destinations Covered : Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Periyar - Kumarakom - Cochin - Kovalam


Day 01 : Arrive Chennai (Madras)

Arrive Chennai by international flight. Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel.
Afternoon city sightseeing tour of Chennai. City tour of Chennai, visiting museum to see the Art and Bronze Gallery. (Closed on Fridays and Public holidays). Drive through the Flower and Fruit market, High court, Fort Museum, Marina Beach, San Thome Cathedral and Snake Park. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Kailasanathar Temple, Kanchipuram
Kailasanathar Temple, Kanchipuram
Day 02 : Chennai - Mahabalipuram (58 kms)

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Mahabalipuram en route visiting Kanchipuram. Kanchipuram, the Golden City was one of the seven sacred cities of India and once had 1000 temples. Now only 200 remains. It is also famed for it's hand-woven cottons and Kanjivaram silk. On arrival at Mahabalipuram, check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03 : Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (138 kms)

Buffet breakfast at hotel.
Morning drive to Pondicherry. On arrival at Pondicherry, check-in at the hotel.

Afternoon visit Auroville and Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04 Pondicherry - Tanjore (Thanjavur) (177 kms)

Buffet breakfast at hotel.
Morning drive to Tanjore enroute visiting Gangai Konda Cholapuram and Darasuram. On arrival at Tanjore, check-in at the hotel.

Afternoon visit Tanjore temples. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05 : Tanjore - Trichy (Tiruchirapalli) (55 kms)

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Trichy enroute visiting Srirangam. On arrival at Trichy, check-in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Rock Fort Temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06 : Trichy - Madurai (142 kms)

Buffet breakfast at hotel.
Morning leave Trichy by car for Madurai. On arrival at Madurai, check-in at the hotel.

Afternoon city sightseeing tour of Madurai. City tour of Madurai, visiting the great Meenakshi Temple dedicated to the consort of Lord Shiva with its towering gopurams (rising high above the surrounding country side).

Later, visit the Tirumala Nayak Palace - A gracious building in the Indo saracenic style, famous for the Stucco work on its domes and arches. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 07 : Madurai
Madurai
Meenakshi Temple, Madurai

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to Rameshwaram. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 08 : Madurai - Periyar (142 kms)

Buffet breakfast at hotel.
Morning leave Madurai by car for Periyar. On arrival at Periyar. check-in at the hotel. Evening boat cruise on lake Periyar to view wildlife. Boat cruise on Lake Periyar to watch animals in their natural habitat. The earliest sanctuary, it was set up in 1934 and forms part of the mountain ranges, the Western Ghats.

Cruising on Lake Periyar, you are likely to see animals like wild boars, sambars, wild dogs, langur monkeys and wild elephants. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 09 : Periyar - Kumarakom (127 kms)

Buffet breakfast at hotel.
Morning boat cruise on lake Periyar to view wildlife. Later leave Periyar by car for Kumarakom. On arrival at Kumarakom, check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 10 : Kumarakom - Kochi (Cochin) (90 kms)

Buffet breakfast at hotel.
Morning leave Kumarakom by car for Kochi. On arrival at Kochi, check-in at the hotel.

Afternoon city sightseeing tour of Kochi. City tour of Kochi, visiting the Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing Nets, St. Francis Church and the Santa Cruz Church. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Kanyakumari Sunset
Sunset View, Kanyakumari
Day 11 : Kochi - Kovalam

Buffet breakfast at hotel.
Morning half day backwater cruise.

Afternoon drive to Kovalam. On arrival at Kovalam, check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 12 : Kovalam

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to Kanyakumari (Cape Comorin). View of sunset. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 13 : Kovalam - Trivandrum (13 kms) - Chennai

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Trivandrum to board flight to Chennai. Assistance on arrival to connect onward international flight.