Day 01: Chennai (arrival): On arrival at Chennai international airport you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to check in at your hotel. Rest of the day is kept at leisure. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 02: Chennai: During the day enjoy sightseeing tour of Chennai which include your visit to Fort St. George, Kapaleeswara Temple, Parthasarthy Temple and George Town among places of tourist attractions. Evening is free to walk over Marina beach – the longest urban beach of India. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 03: Chennai: During the day take an excursion to Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram). The town is famous for its shore temples and other monuments which are in a form of epic recreated on stone. Visit the Pancha Pandava Rathas and Varaha Mandapa along with other places of tourist attractions. Stay overnight at your hotel in Chennai.
Day 04: Kumbakonam: After breakfast check out from your hotel and drive towards Kumbakonam. On arrival, check in at your hotel. After brief leisure visit the Kumbheshwara temple. Evening is kept at leisure.
Day 05: Kumbakonam: Many of superb Chola Temples are located around this town and it’s a good base to explore few of the temples. Also, visit Tanjore’s World heritage Brihadishvara temple – simply unparalleled! The temple tower rises to a height of 15 meters from a square base of 29 meters and then tapers off, making a total of 66 meters). Stay overnight in your resort at Kumbakonam.
Day 06: Madurai: After breakfast drive towards Madurai. En-route take a tour of Trichy, visit Rock fort and its temple at a height of over 23 meters. Also visit Srirangam and Jambukeshwar Temple. On arrival at Madurai, check in at your hotel. Remaining day is kept at leisure. Evening you may attend the very special “night ceremony” at Shree Meenakshi Temple. The ceremony takes place every evening at 9 PM, when the temple bronze of Lord Shiva is carried to the bedchamber of Parvati. The procession is accompanied by religious prayer and enchanting temple music. Stay oovernight at your hotel.
Day 07: Madurai: Morning after breakfast enjoy a visit to the unique Meenakshi temple – a superb example of Dravidian architecture and sculpture, the focal point around which the city has developed. Afternoon enjoy a city tour which includes your visit to Tirumal Nayak Palace constructed in the Indo-Saracenic style in 1639 AD. The curved dome, standing without the support of a girder or rafter, is an architectural feat Pass by the Mariamman Teppakulam – the tank with mandapam in the centre. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 08: Periyar: After a picturesque drive reach Periyar National Park – one of the best jungles in India to see wild elephants. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel located on Periyar lake right inside the jungle. Rest of the time is proposed at leisure. Stay overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09: Kumarakom: Morning you will be taken for a boat ride on Periyar Lake for wildlife viewing. Later check out from your hotel and drive further to Kumarakom. En-route enjoy Elephant ride in spice plantations tour where a detailed demonstration about the cultivation of some of the exotic spices of the world will be given to you. Drive further through beautiful spice and rubber plantations and reach Kumarakom – an island with extremely serene atmosphere. On arrival check in at your resort, later half of the day is kept free.
Day 10: Kumarakom: Day is kept at leisure. During the day, you may rejuvenate your body and mind by the Ayurvedic treatments at the hotel (on direct payment basis). Some complimentary activities that you may avail during your stay at this resort are listed below.
Day 11: Kochi: After leisurely breakfast drive towards Kochi – the cultural and commercial hub of Kerala. On arrival, you will be transferred to check in at your hotel. Rest of the day is kept at leisure. In the evening, you will be taken to one of the many theatres of Kochi to make you watch the famous ‘Kathakali’ dance performance and its elaborate make-up process.
Day 12: Kochi: After breakfast you will be taken for guided tour of Fort Kochi. Visit the Mattancherry palace, Jewish synagogue, Jew town, old spice markets, St. Francis church, Santa Cruz Basilica and Chinese fishing nets. Evening is kept free at leisure.
Day 13: Kovalam: Morning, check-out from your hotel an you will be transferred to Kovalam through your exclusive car. On arrival, check in your beach resort. Rest of time is kept at leisure. You may take a walking tour of excellent beaches of Kovalam. Stay overnight at your beach resort.
Day 14: Kovalam: Day is kept at leisure. During the day you may enjoy visit the seashore of Kovalam. Stay overnight at Kovalam.
Day 15: Trivandrum: At appropriate time, you will be transferred to Trivandrum airport to board your flight back to home destination. The tour ends.