Backwaters and Tamil Nadu Temple Tour
Duration : 14 Nights & 15 Days
Destination : Cochin -
Chennai - Mahabhalipuram - Pondicherry - Tanjore - Chettinadu - Madurai -
Periyar - Kumarakom - Cochin
Day 01: Arrival Chennai, transfer to hotel and overnight at Chennai.
Reach Chennai and our representative will meet you there. Leave for your
hotel and rest for the night at the hotel. After having the breakfast at
the hotel you will be leaving for exploring Chennai by afternoon.
Day 02: Chennai - Mahabhalipuram
After breakfast You will be leaving to Mahabhalipuram, arrival hotel
hotel, check-in room, overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Mahabhalipuram sightseeing
Morning after breakfast visit Mahabhalipuram and its famous temples. The
most attractive feature of the temples here is their rock carvings. They
show elegance and are extremely artistic. Overnight at Mahabhalipuram.
Day 04: Mahabhalipuram - Pondicherry
Morning after breakfast you will be starting your journey for Pondicherry.
Here will get to see the French Colony and will spend the rest of the
night at your hotel.
Day 05: Pondicherry sightseeing
We will be discovering the French quarters of Pondicherry today. Along
with this you will be also taken to the beaches here. Spend rest of the
night at the hotel.
Day 06: Pondicherry - Tanjore - Chettinadu
You will be leaving for Tanjore after wrapping up your breakfast. On your
way you will be also covering Gangaikondacholapuram. You might also be
covering Brihideshwara temple along with the Bronze Museum which are
located at Stanmore. After that you will be leaving for Chettinadu
directly from there. Relax for rest of the night at the hotel.
Day 07: Chettinadu sightseeing
Today's day is entirely yours. Rest at leisure; explore the villages
nearby or the excursions here. Spend the rest of night at your hotel.
Day 08: Chettinadu - Madurai
You will be leaving for Madurai after your breakfast. Today you will be
covering Triumala Nayak Palace, Teppakulam Pond and also Sree Meenakshi
Day 09: Madurai - Periyar
You will be leaving for Periyar Wildlife Sancturay by late morning. In the
evening you rill enjoy elephant safari and methods of spice plantation
here. Relax for the rest of the night at the resort.
Day 10: Periyar Discovers
Visit the spice garden early in the morning. Later one you will be taken
to a motor boat cruise on Lake Periyar. It is a 2-hour long drive. You
will also spot wild animals.
Day 11: Periyar - Kumarakom
Start your drive for Kumarakom after you are done with your breakfast at
the hotel. You will be taken to your backwater resort. You can have the
best view for the Vembanad Lake from your resort. Relax for the rest of
the day at your resort and spend your night there.
12: Leisure at Houseboat
You will board your houseboat by the noon today in Vembanad Lake. Enjoy
the day at leisure here. You will be served with lunch, Evening tea and
also dinner on your house boat.
Day 13: Kumarakom - Cochin
You will start you journey for Cochin today. After your breakfast you will
be taken to the Boat Jetty and from here you will leave for Cochin via
boat. Reach there by afternoon and relax in your hotel. You might also
leave to explore the old city. In evening you will be taken to see
Kathakali Dance show, an ethnic dance form of Kerala. Stay at hotel for
rest of the night.
Day 14: Explore Cochin
Today you will be covering major attractions of Cochin. You will be taken
to Fort Cochin and even Mattanchery. After this you will be taken to the
Jew street for shopping. This place is famous spices, jewelleries,
traditional attire and even antiques. In the evening you will be taken for
the sunset cruise covering Cochin Harbour. Spend the rest of the night at
Day 15: Leave Cochin
You will be taken to the Cochin International airport from where you can
board your noon flight.