Welcome India, You will be received by our executive and transfer to your pre-booked Deluxe / Luxury hotel. In afternoon take sightseeing tour of Chennai. Chennai is well-known for its cultural heritage & temple architecture. The region was served as an important administrative, military, & economic centre dating back to the 1st century. It is also Called the capital city, popularly regarded as the Gateway to the South represents a culture that is distinctly different from that of northern India.
In the Hotel you will have a brief description of your tour and the representative will hand over your documents regarding the tour, Overnight at Hotel.
Day- 02 - Chennai - City Tour, Chennai Mahabalipuram (70 km - 02 hr)
ToDay- Morning after breakfast we take a tour of Chennai, Chennai is a gracious city that has a clefor st georgear skyline, long sandy beaches, parks, historic landmarks and tourist infrastructural facilities which make it a convenient entry point or base to start a tour of Tamil Nadu and South India. Visit Fort St. George, St. Marys Church, Fort Museum, Museums, Later we drive to Mahabalipuram, driving south of Madras on the coast lies Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram), the ancient port of Pallavas. The pallavas have created many marvelous monuments with sculptural panels, caves, Monolithic Rathas and Temples.
It is believed to have been named after the Pallava king Mamalla. It has various historic monuments built largely between the 7th & the 9th century, & has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Day- 03 - Mahabalipuram Excursion to Kanchipuram (65 km - 01 hr)
In the morning after breakfast you will drive to Mahabalipuram, recognised as a World Heritage site owing to its rock-cut art. Here you may visit to Shore Temple, Arjunas Penance, Five Rathasshrine that were carved during the reign of King Mahendravarman. Afterward you will drive to the temple town Kanchipuram located on the Palar River, known for its temples & silk sarees. O/N in Mahabalipuram.
Early morning after leisurely breakfast, head out towards Tanjore. Visiting enroute Pondicherry, Raj Niwas, Sacred Heart Church and Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Continue to Tanjore. Upon arrival, check into your pre-booked hotel. Afterward proceed to witness the royal Brahadeeswara temple, Nandi (Bull)) and the Royal Palace complex.
Day- 05 - Tanjore - Madurai via Trichy (200 km - 04 hr)
On Day- five, you will proceed to Madurai via Trichy, 91 km Morning drive to Trichy. Trichy, located in an island is Srirangam. Surrounded by the Kaveri water is a 600 acre island town enclosed within the seven walls on the gigantic Sri Ranganathaswami temple. Later you will drive to Madurai and on arrival, check-in at the hotel. Afternoon you will proceed for sightseeing tour of Madurai, known as Athens of the East, It is one of the oldest cities of India, with a history dating all the way back to the Sangam period of the pre Christian era..India Tours, Visit India - India Travel
ToDay- morning you will take aHalf Day- Tour to Meenakshi Sundareshwar, It was first built 2000 years ago & was substantially expanded between the years (1623-55 AD). Initially there was only the Shiva temple. A striking feature of the temple is the astonishing structure known as Ayiramkaal mandapam or the Hall of a thousand pillars in the outermost corridor. Stay Overnight at the hotel.
ToDay- morning after breakfast you will be driven to Periyar. Set on an attractive lakeside, it is South Indias most popular Wildlife Sanctuary. It is a place to cruise on the lake & gives an opportunity to see wildlife. It is home to tigers, leopards, elephants, bison, antelopes, sambhar, wild boar, monkey, a wide variety of birds. After lunch you will take safari to a nearby Coffee Plantations & villages. On arrival at Periyar, you will be transferred to your pre-booked Deluxe / Luxury hotel.
Location : Banks of Vembanad Lake, 15 km W of Kottayam
Known As : Queen of Vembanad
Best Time to Visit : Water Fowls, Siberian Cranes
ToDay- morning you will Drive to Kumarakom but first we will take a boat ride to view wildlife in the sanctuary on Lake Periyar. After two hours of wildlife viewing we get back to the hotel for breakfast and embark on deluxe Houseboat for backwater cruise.Embark Kerala Houseboat "Kettuvalam" at Kumarakom. Visit famous St, Marys Forance Church that is believed as blessed by Str. Francis in 42 AD. The murla paintings by vegetable oil is an exciting panoramic vision. Visit the famous Champakulam snake boat construction yard.
Best Time to Visit : Monsoon deals are Expensive. Visit anytime during rest of year
ToDay- morning after hearty breakfast you will procced to Kumarakom Bird sanctuary.. It also has golden backed woodpecker, crow pheasant, white-breasted water hen, tree pie etc.
Later we board the houseboat, locally called Kettuvallam, cruise around stunning backwaters of KumIndia Tours, Visit India - India Travelarakom to Alleppey to observe & experience the daily life of the villagers along the backwaters. Stay Overnight will be at Houseboat.
Location : Ernakulam in Kerala, 220 km from Trivandrum
Known As : Lagoons Country.
Best Time to Visit : Post Monsoon, September to May.
Your Alleppey Cochin tour in Kerala also comprises a houseboat cruise across the Vembanad Lake and the various canals that will finally take you to Alleppey in Kerala. The tour guide arranges for you to go on tours to the places of tourist interst located in Alleppey in Kerala. On the 4th Day- of your Kumarakom-Alleppey tour in Kerala, the tour guide arranges for you to be driven to the airport or the railway station so that you may continue your journey back home.
Cochin is one of the most beautiful seaside city in Kerala. It boasts a wealth of historic landmarks as well as a host of interesting attractions which have contributed to the citys magnificent allure. Experience Indias oldest church, old fashioned cantilevered Chinese fishing nets, a classical Indian dance performance and five hundred year old Portuguese houses as you tour the city. Cochin has also diverse, multicultural, and secular community consisting of Hindus, Christians, Muslims, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists among other denominations, all living in peaceful co-existence. Visitors are always enchanted by the citys friendly locals, beautiful beaches and the wonderful Cochin attractions. Explore the historical Landmarks with us