Arrival at Cochin International Airport/Railway Station and get greeted by the tour representative and transfer to Cochin. (Airport – Cochin 35 Kms/1.30 hrs drive)
On arrival check in at hotel and after fresh up proceed to sightseeing at Fort Cochin drive to Chottanikkara Baghawathy Temple , Dharsen , Cochin sightseeing- fort cochin Beach, Mattancheri, Jewish synagogue, Dutch Musem, St Francis Church, Marinr Drive Boating Before 12 pm reaching at Allappey for Houseboat check in
After early breakfast, stroll on the beach and enjoying the bay of calm water ideal for sea bathing. Proceed to Kanyakumari, it is famous pilgrim centre situated at southernmost tip of the Peninsular India, the confluence of three seas Arabian Sea, The Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal, it is a beautiful blend of sun, sea and sand and breathing divinity into the air, water and fire. It is the only place in India where one can enjoy the unique experience of watching the sunset and moonrise simultaneously on a full moon evening. On the way visit PADMANABHAPURAM PALACE, this ancient royal palace of the Travancore Dynasty is situated at Thuckalai. It is a well preserved wooden palace, a glorious testimony to the traditional Kerala School of Architecture (Closed on Monday). Afterwards visit SUCHEENDRAM TEMPLE. An ancient perfect model of South Indian Temple architecture dedicated to the blended form of Brahma, Vishu and Shiva. Reach at Kanyakumari and visit Kumari Amman Temple, the colossal 133-foot tall Tiruvalluvar Statue, Gandhi Memorial, Beach, Swami Vivekananda Rock Memorial and watch sunset and
After breakfast leave by surface for Madurai .Upon arrival check in at Hotel.Afternoon sightseeing of Madurai.City, visit the famous Madurai Meenakshi temple (dedicated to the consort of Lord Shiva with its towering GOPURAMS)etc .Watch the evening AARTI at Meenakshi Temple - THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE TOUR. Overnight at Hotel.
After early breakfast drive to Rameshwaram, one of the most sacred town of India, it is well known for its temple corridor, an island situated in the gulf of manner at the very tip of the Indian peninsula. Rameshwaram is the place from where Lord Rama, built a bridge across the sea to rescue his consort Sita, from her abductor Ravana.
On arrival check in at hotel and after fresh up visit Ramanatha Swamy Temple, the masterpiece of Dravidian architecture boasts of the largest temple corridor in India was built in 17th century.
Over night stay at Rameshwaram
Morning drive to Tanjore by road.Upon arrival check in at your pre-booked hotel.Thanjaur was the seat of the Chola Empire from the 10th to the 14th Centuries and it was a Chola King, Rajah Chola who built the greatest of its 74 temples, the Birhadeswara Temple which is more than 200 feet tall in the Dravidian truncated pyramid form, and has a huge lingam in its sanctorium. In the inner shrine of the temple, one sees India's second largest statue of Nandi the bull, the mount of the God Shiva.Overnight at hotel. In Kumbakonam
CHIDAMBARAM - DARASURAM - PONDICHERY
After breakfast drive to Pondicherry enroute visitng the Brass factory at Kumbakonam , Darasuram and Chidambaram also called as Thillai, which has the famous Nataraja temple with the root of the sanctum-sanctorum covered with golden plates is located in the centre of the town covering an area of 40 acres. In this temple, postures from the Bharatnatayam form of dance are depicted in sculpture. Natraja is Lord Shiva as a cosmic dancer. Evening visit Auroville - a unique experiment in international living and in creating a new environment where men and women of all nationalities live together in harmony. Overnight at hotel Pondichery.
Enroute have a stop at Kanchipuram to visit the important temples like Kanchi Kamatchi Amman Temple, Ekambareshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva where the Lord signifies one of the five elements of Nature "Earth". Visit the Silk Weaving Centre at Kanchipuram. Morning drive to Kanchipuram. later proceed to Mamallapuram. Visit the Visit the Shore Temples and Arjuna's Penance, the world's biggest bas relief. Overnight at the hotel.
Srikalahasti: The temple is additionally associated with Rahu and Kethu (of the nine grahams or celestial bodies among the Indian astrological scheme). The stream Suvarnamukhi takes the northerly course at Sri Kalahasthi nearly laundry the west wall of the famous temple. among this very large temple, placed between 2 steep hills Sripuram and , is that the Sivalinga set to a part of vayu. This temple is taken into account as a result of the Kailash of the South or Dakshin Kailash. Saivaite saints of the first century herb concerning this temple.Pancha Bhoota Stalam: is one in all the five major Shiva temples (Pancha Bhoota Sthalam), representing one in all the five major elements – Wind. The five parts ar Earth, Water, Fire, Wind, Sky.Festival: Chennai to kalahasti tour package more then peoples visit for Mahasivaratri is a important festival once lakhs of people offer prayers to seek the blessings of the Lord to attain Mukti. Over night at Tirupati
Early in the morning have your breakfast and get drive to tirupati via sri kalahashti. At srikalahashti visit famous places Bhakta Kannappa Temple, Chaturmukheshvara Temple, Sahasra Linga Temple,Srikalahastisvara Temple then you will get drive to tirupati. Here you will visit Sai Venkateswara Temple, Sri Kapileswaraswami Temple, Sri Kudandaramaswami Temple,Stay overnight at the hotel.
Early in the morning have your breakfast and get drive to vellore. here you will visit famous places The Jalakandeswarar Temple, Sripuram Temple, The Adi Kesava Perumal Temple, The Seliamman Temple, The Sri Rama Temple, Sholinghur Temple, Vellore Fort, St. John’s Church, Amirthi Zoologic Park, Kavalur Observatory, Evening will be free for leisure activities and shopping in the local bazaars Early in the morning have your breakfast and get drive to Thiruvannamalai and reach the Thiruvannamalai here you will visit famous places Arunachaleswarar Temple, Jain Temple, Periyanaki Hills, Periyanaki Temple, Renugambal Temple, Sathanur Dam, Sri Ramana Ashram, Sri Seshadri Swamigal, Evening will be free for leisure activities and shopping in the local market. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast drive towards Trichy. Visit the ancient temples dedicated to Lord Ganapathi, 434 steps cut out into the rock side and interspersed with shrines, lead to the temple. Upon arrival checkin at your prebooked Hotel. Trichy's historic associations stretch from chola times to the 18th Century karnataka Wars, When Britain and France espoused the aspirations of rival princes. Afternoon we go for a city tour of Trichy visiting Rock Fort, Sirangam and Jambukeshwar Temples.Overnight at hotel.
On your arrival our Arupadai veedu tour executive greets you and who will introduce your driver to you and then your driver will take you to Palani one of the Arupadai Veedu tour of lord Murugan temples. drive by surface to Ooty. Cuddled in the lap of hills of Dodabetta, Snowdon, Elk Hill, and Club Hill in the Nilgiri ranges, Ooty (also Ootacamund or Udhagamandalam) is the queen of southern hill stations. Ooty made its presence felt in the tourist map of India. With the maximum temperature going up to 25Â°C, Ooty offers a pleasant climate throughout the year. One can visit this picturesque hill station at any time of the year. On arrival check into hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel for sightseeing tour of Ooty. Botanical Gardens- maintained by the Horticulture department of the state, cover an area of about 22 hectares, Ooty Lake- built in 1825 and is about 2.5 km long.
Overnight at hotel
After breakfast proceed to Kodaikanal. Check into the hotel .Evening at leisure. local tour of Kodaikanal covering: Bryant Park, Coaker's walk, Pillar Rock and Suicide point. Evening visit Kodai Lake, the man-made star shaped lake, which spreads out over sixty acres. Evening return back to hotel and overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast drive to Munnar - a pleasing 04:00 hrs journey riding through the picturesque hills jacketed in greenish tea and spice plantations. The cab will stop in many of the places on the way to enjoy the beautiful nature, waterfalls and sceneries. MUNNAR is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. 1600 mts above sea level, the hill station was the favored summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days. Sprawling tea plantations, pristine valleys, mountains and aroma of spice scented cool air make Munnar is a resort town. Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the Neelakurinji, this flower blooms once in every twelve years.Visit Eravikulam National Park at Rajamala (Here you can see the Nilgiri Thar), Echo Point, Mattupetty Lake and Dam, Tea Plantations and TATA Tea processing Factory, Kundale Lake, Anayirankal Dam, Gap Point etc.
After breakfast rest of the sight seeing of Munnar afternoon driving to Cochin at Hotel and rest of times relax and remove your hang over of the long trip..
Over Night stay at Munnar
After breakfast proceed to sightseeing at Fort Cochin – visit Jewish Synagogue (Built in 1568 AD. Closed on Saturdays & Jewish Holidays). Dutch Palace (Built in 1557 AD Closed on Friday & National Holidays). ST. Francis Church (Built by Portuguese in 1503 AD) Santa Cruz Cathedral, Maritime Museum- INS DRONACHARYA FORT KOCHI (Monday Holiday), Chinese Fishing Nets (The Chinese Fishing Nets that, line the sea-front and exhibit a method of catching fish, introduced by Chinese traders) etc.
At evening enjoy the (Optional Activity) Kalari Payattu (A traditional martial Art of Kerala), Kathakali Show (A traditional performance-Art of Kerala)
Over Night stay at Cochin
After breakfast, drive to Cochin (according to your Flight/Train time) and visit Jewish Synagogue (Built in 1568 AD. Closed on Saturdays & Jewish Holidays). Dutch Palace (Built in 1557 AD Closed on Fridays & National Holidays). ST. Francis Church (Built by Portuguese in 1503 AD) Santa Cruz Cathedral, Maritime Museum- INS DRONACHARYA FORT KOCHI (Monday Holiday), Chinese Fishing Nets (The Chinese Fishing Nets that, line the sea-front and exhibit a method of catching fish, introduced by Chinese traders), Finish the Cochin sightseeing, departure with lot of memories and thousands of photographs, the cab will drop you at COCHIN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT/RAILWAY STATION.