01 . Arrive Chennai
Chennai. UPON ARRIVAL IN CHENNAI, YOU WILL BE RECEIVED BY OUR
REPRESENTATIVE & TRANSFERED TO THE HOTEL. OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL
- 02 - Chennai to Trichy
day tour of Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram. The former was the main port of
Pallava dynasty & has exquisite rock-cut monuments, monolithic
structures and bas-reliefs. It is also a beach resort. Kanchipuram, the
golden city was one of the seven sacred cities of India and once had 1000
temples. It is also famed for its hand - woven cottons and Kanjivaram
silk. Evening transfer to railway station for Trichy night train.
Overnight on board.
- 03 - ARRIVE TRICHY
TRICHY, AND TRANSFERRED TO THE HOTEL. CHECK IN & AFTER SOME REST, YOU
WILL BE TAKEN FOR THE CITY TOUR & VISIT THE TEMPLES. OVERNIGHT AT THE
- 04 - TRICHY TO MADURAI
drive to Madurai enroute visiting the famous 9th century Chola Temple
Brihadeshwara at Tanjore. Check in at hotel.
- 05 - MADURAI
half-day sightseeing tour. Visit 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 Sarcenic style, famous for the stuccowork on
its domes and arches. Afternoon free. Overnight at the hotel.
- 06 - Madurai to Periyar
drive to Periyar National Park. Overnight in Periyar.
- 07 - Periyar to Cochin
drive to Cochin. Check in at hotel.THE CITY TOUR to visit the Dutch
Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, & St. Francis Church.
Overnight in Hotel
- 08 - Cochin to Bangalore
transfer to airport for Bangalore flight. Check in at hotel. Overnight in
- 09 - Bangalore
full day excursion of Belur and Halebid. The Chenna Kesava Temple of Belur
built 900 years ago is an exquisite example of Hoysala art. Halebid's 12th
century Hoysaleswara and Kedareswara temple are masterpieces of Hindu art.
Overnight in Bangalore.
- 10 - Bangalore to Mysore
morning drive to Mysore. On arrival check in into hotel. Later city tour.
- 11 - Mysore to Chennai
to railway station for train to Chennai. Arrive & transfer to hotel.
Overnight in Chennai.
- 12 - Chennai departure
free. Check out at 1200 hrs. Transfer to airport for return flight