South India Malabar Coast Tour, Covelong Pondicherry Tour, Kodaikanal Munnar Tour Packages:
Destnations Coverd : Chennai - Covelong - Pondicherry - Tanjore - Madurai - Kodaikanal - Munnar - Cochin - Mararikulam - Chennai - Tellicherry - Coorg - Mysore - Chennai.
Duration : 23 Days
Working day 01 : Chennai - Covelong
This morning drive to the fisherman’s cove Lodge at Covelong, just 32 kms in the city. Cease en route at Dakshin Chitra cultural centre devoted towards the art, architecture and culture with the Southern Indian states. Stay for 3 nights at Fisherman’s Cove Hotel (luxury sea going through cottage).
Day 02 & 03 : Covelong
Day 04 : Covelong - Pondicherry
Drive south to Mahabalipuram mentioned for that 7 monolithic temples, every single carved from an individual granite boulder standing to the seashore. Within the village you'll see a enormous frieze, referred to as Arjuna’s Penance, which can be cut on to a flat granite rock encounter. Continue to Pondicherry the former french colony; the centre using the town nevertheless retains a french environment in its architecture and arranging. Stay in the Lodge De L’ Orient an 18th century French colonial home.
Working day 05 : Pondicherry
This mornign drive out within the metropolis of Gingee to view the remarkable 15th century Vijaynagar fort. Return to Pondicherry and in the afternoon pay a visit to the Aurobindo Ashram founded by a Bengali philosopher within the early 20th century.
Operating day 06 : Pondicherry - Tanjore
These days drive via the temple towns of Chidambaram and Kumbakonam to Tanjore to remain fortwo nights at the Ideal River Resort which is situated overlooking the Cauvery river exterior with the city.
Day 07 : Tanjore
This entire location is wealthy in South Indian temple architecture. Today check out the great Brihadiswara temple in Tanjore, which can be considered to become 1 of your most impressive Chola temples in India. Generate out to Trichy which, is dominated by the rock Fort Temple. Also check out Srirangam a superbtemple complicated spread more than an island in the Cauvery River. The Sri Ranganathaswami temple devoted to vishnu is one of the biggest temples in India.
Working day 08 : Tanjore - Madurai
This morning drive to Madurai, which continues to be a centre of understanding, and pilgrimage for numerous centuries. Lifetime in this bustling pilgrimage metropolis is centred within the terrific Meenakshi Temple,w hich dominates the outdated metropolis. This temple with its gopurams (pyramidal gateway towers) is covered with a profusion of multi coloured images of mystical figures, animals and gods. Remain overnight at the taj Garden Retreat or Hotel Sangam.
Alternatively, from Tanjore you could go to the region of Chettinad, just 90 kms east of Madurai, and household towards the Nattukottai Chettiars, a prosperous banking local community, who ventured overseas to Ceylon, Burma and Indo-China within the 19th and 20th centuries and amassed wonderful fortunes. This area is noted for its grand mansions that are an archite ctural delight. We'd suggested a two-night stay in the Bangala a charming 75-year-old Chettinad Bungalow belonging in the direction of the Meyyappa Chettiar family members.
Operating day 09 : Madurai - Kodaikanal
Now it is a scenic generate as much as Kodaikanal,which is 1 in the most charming hillstations in South India. Kodaikanal lies within the southern crest of one's Palani Hills, at an altitude of 2100 metres above sea level. Stay two nights in the Carlton Hotel.
Day 10 : Kodaikanal
At leisure, Kodaikanal is mentioned for its surroundings and landscaped lakes. Two from your msot spectacular views in India could be enjoyed from Coaker’s walk and pillar Rocks; even so, at specific occasions of 12 months the views might be limited from the weather.
Working day 11 : Kodaikanal - Munnar
Depart nowadays for the scenic generate via the hills to Munnar, at 1520 metres over sea degree, inside the substantial ranges of Kerala. Munnar is often a real hill station and centre inside the Kerala tea industry. It really is also shut to Anaimudi, at 2695 metres the greatest peak in South India. In the town Christ Church with its memorial plaques to previous planters is worth visiting. Maintain at Windamere estate or Siena Village.
Operating day twelve : Munnar
Full operating day discovering Munnar and also the encompassing region of Eravikulam National Park.
Day 13 : Munnar - Cochin
Drive south towards the Malabar Coast and to Cochin. Stay in the Brunton Boatyard Hotel overlooking the sea in Fort Cochin.
Operating day 14 : Cochin
This morning visit the synagogue, dutch Palace, st Francis’ Church along with the spice market. Inside the afternoon consider a harbour cruise to find out a few of your nearny islands as well as the legendary Chinese fishing nets.
Day 15 : Cochin - Mararikulam
This morning it truly is a brief generate south to finish your journey for 3 nights in the Marari Seashore Resort at Mararikulam. Alternatively, prior to relaxing at thebeach, invest a couple of days cruising the backwaters in your very own houseboat.
Working day 16 & 17 : Mararikulam
Functioning day 18 : Mararikulam - Chennai
Transfer by car to Cochin airport for your return flight to Chennai. Assistance on arrival finish of tour.