Day 1: Arrive Chennai :
Our representative will welcome you at airport with Floral garlands and will transfer you to your respective hotel. Assistance and check-in at hotel. After a short break explore Chennai visit Government Museum, Fort St. George Museum, Santhome Cathedral Basilica , St. Mary's Church. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram – Chennai :
After breakfast excursion to Kanchipuram & Mahabalipuram. Kanchipuram is famous for its temples and the most important temple is Ekambareswarar Temple, The Varadaraja Perumal Temple and The Kailasanathar Temple, later continue to Mahabalipuram, here visit Pancha Rathas which refers to the five monolithic structures in Mahabalipuram, Tiger Cave is one of the many rock-cut temples built during the rule of Pallavas. Its name is attributed to the numerous tiger heads that are carved on the cave's mouth, aslso vist very famous Shore Temple - consists of three shrines, of which the ones dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Shiva are more prominent than the third. The temple was built during the 7th century, and is an exemplary of Pallava style of architecture. Return to Chennai, overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Chennai – Pondicherry :
(180 Km, 04 Hours) After breakfast drive to Pondicherry, assistance and check in at hotel on arrival. Afternoon visit Sri Aurobindo Ashram was established in 1926 by Sri Aurobindo, who was a great poet and philosopher. Presently, this ashram is a revered place among globetrotters as well as seekers of spirituality, Located on the Goubert Avenue, the French War Memorial was erected in the honour of soldiers, who lost their lives during the 1st World War. The Promenade Beach is known for its picturesque beauty and tranquil surroundings. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Pondicherry – Tanjore :
(230 Km, 06 Hours) After breakfast drive to Tanjore, check at hotel on arrival. Afternoon visit this wonderful town full of history & monuments, visit Sri Brihadeeswara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, was constructed by Raja Raja I of the Chola dynasty. Owing to its splendid architecture, this shrine has been classified as a World Heritage Monument by UNESCO. Thanjavur Palace, built by Vijayaraghava Nayakkar- the last Thanjai Nayak ruler, is located in the Big Fort Complex, Among the world's few medieval libraries, the Saraswathi Mahal Library is an archive of knowledge that gives an insight into the city's history. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Tanjore :
Breakfast at hotel, morning visit some interesting temples and afternoon excursion to a nearby villgage to see daily village life. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Tanjore – Trichy Madurai :
(188 km/3-4 hrs) Breakfast at hotel, later drive to Madurai, enroute visit Trichy, another important town of South India, visit The Rockfort Temple, The Sri Ranganathar Swamy Temple and The Brahmapureeswarar Temple, continoue to Madurai, check in at hotel on arrival. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Madurai :
Breakfast at hotel, later visit visit Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, Gandhi Memorial Museum , Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Madurai – Periyar :
(140 Km, 04 Hours) After breakfast drive to Periyar. Check at hotel on arrival. Afternoon explore this small but very authentic town. You can also experience & enjoy ayurvedic massage here (optional). Overnight at hotel.
Day 9: Periyar :
Early morning enjoy a boat ride in lake Periyar, later visit Spice plantation, afternoon free to relax/massage. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Periyar – Alleppey :
(90 km/2 hrs) Cochin. After breakfast drive to Allepey, board Cruise, enjoy a hot lunch on board and sail toward Cochin, Arrive Jetty, disembark and drive to Cochin. Assistance on arrival. Evening enjoy a live “Kathakali” Show. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Cochin :
Breakfast at hotel, later city tour of Cochin, visit Fort Kochi, Chinese Fishing-nets, Jewish Synagogue, St Francis Church, Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Cochin – Departure :
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Cochin International airport in time to catch flight for onward destination.