India Tour Packages from Chennai to Delhi (SITT 002)


Day1

Arrival at Chennai

Arrival assistance at Chennai International Airport, then transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit some of the important sightseeing places of Chennai like Government Museum (Bronze Gallery), Fort St. George, St. Mary's Church, Santhome Church, Marina beach and Kapaleeshwara Temple & Dakshinachitra - an art and cultural centre.

Overnight stay in Chennai

Hotels
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Taz Kamar Inn La Woods Raintree, Anna Salai
Day2

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram

In the morning, drive to the Silk city named "Kanchipuram", an ancient capital of the Pallava dynasty ruled between 7th and 8th centuries. Visit the Ekambareshwara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva is the most famous one with tall towers, massive halls with sculptured pillars. Next, proceed to Kailasanatha Temple which is also meant for Lord Shiva is the finest specimen for Pallava architecture with beautifully carved sculptures. Have a visit to the famous Vaikunta Permumal Temple Have a lunch in the city. Drive to Mahabalipuram, an ancient port city of the Pallavas. Visit to the famous World Heritage UNESCO sites of Mahabalipuram. First, to the Sea Shore Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Vishnu, and then to Five Rathas "Five Chariots", a monolithic structure, representing an unique style built by the pallavas, then finally to Arjuna's Penance.

Overnight stay in Mahabalipuram

Hotels
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Mamalla Heritage Ideal Beach Resort Grande Bay Resort & Spa
Day3

Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry

In the morning, drive to Pondicherry "The French Colony". Check-in to the hotel. In the late afternoon have a visit to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, an Ashram dedicated to Sri Aurobindo & "The Mother". Have a visit to "The Church of Sacred Heart" and "Notre dame des Anges". Have a rickshaw ride in the commercial streets, French Colony and markets. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Pondicherry

Hotels
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Le Aham Shenbaga Accord
Day4

Pondicherry - Chidhambaram - Gangaikondacholapuram - Darasuram - Kumbakonam

After the breakfast, drive to Kumbakonam. Enroute, visit the famous Nataraja Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva at Chidhambaram. Then continue your drive to visit the famous Shiva Temple at Gangaikondacholapuram which was built in the 11th century by the chola dynasty, one of the World Protected UNESCO Site. In the late afternoon, visit the 12th century Chola temple Airavatesvara Temple in a small village named Darasuram and then proceed your drive to Kumbakonam.

Overnight stay in Kumbakonam

Hotels
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DSR Madhanam Inn Quality Inn Viha Paradise Resorts
Day5

Kumbakonam - Thanjavur

Drive to Thanjavur (Tanjore). Visit the famous Tanjore Art Gallery which houses the collection of sculptures and statues, Saraswati Mahal Library Museum, Brihadeeshwara Temple also known as Big Temple which is one of the World Heritage Monument built by the Chola dynasty in the 10th century. In the late afternoon, visit the Bronze Making Artisan's Village to see the Bronze Casting and Tanjore Paintings.

Overnight stay in Thanjavur

Hotels
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Gnanam Lakshmi Hotel Sangam Hotel
Day6

Thanjavur - Trichy - Chettinadu

Drive to Trichy. In the morning, have a stop at "Amma Mandapam" - the holy banks of River Cauvery, where you can see the Hindu rituals after the cremation. It's quite interesting to see the rituals performed by the Hindus with the help of the priest. Then proceed to visit the famous Vishnu temple in Srirangam, the most important pilgrimage centre for the Hindus. Climb the Rock Fort where you can have a good panoramic view of the city. Drive to Karaikudi. Have a traditional lunch at Bangla. Drive to Chettinadu also known as Kanadukathan. In the evening have a village walk to see the traditional houses of Chettiars.

Overnight stay in Chettinadu

Hotels
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Chettinaadu Narayana Villas Chettinadu Mansion Chidambara Vilas
Day7

Chettinadu - Madurai

In the morning have a visit to the village market also known as Sunday Market at Chettinadu. Drive to Madurai. Visit the famous Tirumalainayak Palace built in 16th century with grand pillars is the most attractive one. In the evening, visit the Meenakshi Temple dedicated to Goddess Parvati and a thousand pillared hall with eye-catching sculptures. In the evening, have a visit to the Meenakshi temple again to see the night ceremony inside the temple. Have a relax in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Madurai

Hotels
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MMR Gardens Poppys Regency Madurai by GRT Hotels
Day8

Madurai - Thekkady

Today you are going to travel a long distance. Enroute you can able to see many plantations like rice, sugarcane, cotton, papaya, grapes etc. In the afternoon after reaching Periyar "the frontier between Tamil Nadu and Kerala", have a guided visit to the spice plantations to know about the medicinal values about the spices like cardamom, vanilla, cinnamom, cloves, nutmeg, green chilly, pepper etc. In the evening, attend the Martial Arts Show called Kalaripayattu in Malayalam Language. If you feel free you can do the Elephant Ride and Traditional Ayurvedic Massage.

Overnight stay in Thekkady

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Grand Thekkady Hotel Treetop Greenwoods Resort
Day9

Thekkady - Alleppey

Drive to Alleppey (Alappuzha) "the land of backwaters". Enroute you can see the tea plantations that serve as the natural greenish carpets. In the afternoon check in the houseboat and have a delicious lunch and enjoy the cruise in the Vembanadu Lake by passing through its canals for about 5 hours. In the evening, the boat will be stopped nearby one village and take your dinner in the boat itself. Have a comfortable stay in Air-conditioned houseboat.

Overnight stay in Alleppey

Hotels
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Kerala Cruise & Holidays Evergreen Tours Evergreen Tours
Day10

Alleppey - Cochin

In the morning, after the check out from the houseboat, drive to Cochin (Kochi). Kochi is also known as the "Queen of the Arabian sea". Visit the Mattancherry Palace (Dutch Palace), Jewish Synagogue. Have a drive to Fort Cochin and Check in the hotel. In the late afternoon have a visit to some important monuments and churches belongs to 15th and 16th centuries. First visit the St. Francis Church, the oldest protestant church built by the Portuguese in 1510, where you can see the tomb of a Portuguese Sailor Vasco-da-gama. Then to Santa Cruz Basilica, a catholic church and Chinese Fishing nets. In the evening attend the Kerala Traditional Dance Show named "KATHAKALI".

Overnight stay in Cochin

Hotels
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Aiswarya Hotel Abaam Hotel Radisson Blu
Day11

Fly from Cochin to Bangalore. Bangalore - Srirangapatna - Mysore

In the morning drive to Kochi Domestic Airport to board the flight to leave for Bangalore (Bengaluru). Pick up from the Airport and drive to Mysore (Mysuru). Enroute have a visit to the famous historical city "Srirangapatna", the capital city of great muslim warrior and continue your drive. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Mysore

Hotels
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Sunflower Hotel Sandesh The Prince Grand Mercure
Day12

Mysore - Somanathapura - Mysore

In the morning have a visit to the Mysore Maharajah Palace, a huge complex belongs to 19th century designed by an Italian architect "Henry Irwin" and built by the Wodeyars. Then have a drive to Chamundi Hills to visit the famous Chamundeshwari Temple. In the afternoon visit the Somnathpur Chenna Keshava Temple which was built in 12th century. Then return back to Mysore. Have a pleasant stay.

One more night stay in Mysore

Normally the illumination of the Palace will be on Sundays and Public Holidays. Every day in the evening, there is a sound and light show which explains the Palace history in local Kannada language and at the end of the show just for two minutes the palace is illuminated but only the front view and not the whole Palace. The show will be cancelled if there is rain.

Hotels
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Sunflower Hotel Sandesh The Prince Grand Mercure
Day13

Mysore - Hassan

After the breakfast, drive to Hassan. Enroute visit the most popular Jain pilgrimage centre called "Shravanabelogola". This place is known for its Colossal monolithic statue of Gomateshwara. If you are not able to climb 650 steps, you can hire DOLI service and pay directly. Then continue your drive. Visit the Hoysaleshwara temple in a small village called Halebidu and Chenna Kesava Temple at Belur. Both the temples belong to the Hoysala dynasty of 12th century depicts the detailed architecture of Hoysala dynasty. Drive to the hotel.

Overnight stay in Hassan

Hotels
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Hotel Raama Southern Star Hoysala Village Resort
Day14

Hassan - Hospet

In the morning have a long drive to reach Hospet (Hosapete). Enroute visit the grand fortress named "Chitradurga" on the top of the granite hills that raises from the ground. This fort was used by different rulers like Rashtrakutas, Chalukyas, Hoysalas, Vijayanagara, Nayakas, Tipusultan and finally by the British between 18th and 19th centuries. Continue your drive. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Hospet

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Hampi International Royal Orchid Central Keerti Heritage Resort
Day15

Hospet - Hampi - Hospet

After the breakfast, have a full day visit of Hampi "The capital of great Vijayanagara dynasty" which is situated 13km from Hospet. The interesting places are Ganesha Temple, Ukra Narasimha Temple, Krishna Temple, Lotus Mahal, Stepped tank, Viruppaksha Temple (the only functioning temple), the Vittala temple, Stone Chariot etc. Then return back to the hotel.

One more night stay in Hospet

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Hampi International Royal Orchid Central Keerti Heritage Resort
Day16

Hospet - Badami

In the morning drive to Aihole, the 5th century Durga Temple built by the Chalukyan dynasty and then proceed your drive to Pattadakal, a huge temple complex which houses seven Shiva temples. In the evening have a visit to Badami Caves which is also built by the Chalukyas. The surrounding areas are covered by massive rocks with red stones gives an impressive outlook of the caves and offers a good sun setting point.

Overnight stay in Badami

Hotels
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Heritage Resort Clarks Inn Krishna Heritage
Day17

Badami - Bijapur - Solapur

In the morning drive to Bijapur. Visit the most important historical sites like Ibrahim Rouza, Gol Gumbaz, Jama Masjid, Malik - e - Maidan, Gagan Mahal and Jala Manzil. Drive Bijapur to Solapur. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Solapur

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Center Point Lotus Hotel Balaji Sarovar Premiere
Day18

Solapur - Aurangabad

Drive from Solapur to Aurangabad. Visit of Ellora caves which is one of the World Heritage UNESCO Monument, the most splendid examples of rock-cut architecture in India is one of the World Heritage UNESCO Site. Return back to the Hotel.

Overnight stay in Aurangabad

Hotels
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Hotel Atithi Keys Hotel The Aures Lemon Tree Hotel
Day19

Aurangabad - Ajanta Caves - Aurangabad

In the morning have a drive to Ajanta Caves where you can see the earliest and finest examples of Buddhist paintings executed between 2nd century BC and 5th century AD. This is an UNESCO World Heritage Site consists of 30 extra ordinary rock cut caves. After the visit, return back to the Hotel.

One more night stay in Aurangabad

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Hotel Atithi Keys Hotel The Aures Lemon Tree Hotel
Day20

Fly from Aurangabad to Delhi, Sightseeing of Delhi

Fly from Aurangabad to Delhi. Visit of Old and New Delhi: Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Chandni Chowk bazaar, Government buildings, Parliament House, India Gate, Humayun's tomb, Qutb Minar and Birla Temple.

Overnight stay in Delhi

Hotels
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Hotel Regent Continental Red Fox Hotel, Aerocity Fortune Park Boulevard
Day21

Delhi - Agra

After the Breakfast, Drive to Agra. Sightseeing of Agra. Visit the famous Agra Fort and then to famous Taj Mahal. Have a visit to Taj Museum and Mehtab Bagh, a Mughal built beautiful garden just opposite to Taj.

Overnight stay in Agra

Hotels
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Hotel Atithi Clarks Inn Bhavna Royale' Residency
Day22

Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur

In the morning see the sunrise at Taj. After the breakfast, drive to Fatehpur Sikri, a city of Victory belongs to Akbar, a Mughal Emperor. Visit the largest Mosque "Jama Masjid" inside the Complex. Then have a drive to Jaipur. In the evening have a visit to the Amber Fort.

Overnight stay in Jaipur

Hotels
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Red Fox Hotel Fortune Select Metropolitan Hotel Royal Orchid
Day23

Full day visit of Jaipur

After the breakfast visit of Jaipur. Visit the famous Hawa Mahal, "Palace of winds". Then continue your drive to visit the City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall Museum. In the evening visiting the city.

One more night stay in Jaipur

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Red Fox Hotel Fortune Select Metropolitan Hotel Royal Orchid
Day24

Jaipur to Delhi. Departure at Delhi Airport

Drive from Jaipur to Delhi. Departure to the Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport as per your flight schedule back to home.

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Tour ends with Indian memories!!

Show Map
Duration 24 Days
Location Chennai, Kanchipuram, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Chidhambaram, Gangaikondacholapuram, Darasuram, Kumbakonam, Thanjavur, Trichy, Chettinadu, Madurai, Thekkady, Alleppey, Cochin, Bangalore, Srirangapatna, Mysore, Somanathapura, Hassan, Hospet, Hampi, Badami, Bijapur, Solapur, Ellora caves, Aurangabad, Ajanta Caves, Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur


Tamilnadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Solapur, Aurangabad and Golden Triangle Tour Packages starting from 51000 INR for 24 Days per person


Group Size 2 Pax 4 Pax 6 Pax 8 Pax 10 Pax
Hotel Category Cost in INR Per Person
2* Equivalent 87100 67100 60500 54600 51000
3 * Equivalent 100700 80700 74100 68200 64700
4 * Equivalent 122200 102100 95600 89700 86100
Note:

The above rates are valid till 30th September 2018

Cost in INR Per Person
2 Star Equivalent Cost
2 Pax 87100
4 Pax 67100
6 Pax 60500
8 Pax 54600
10 Pax 51000
3 Star Equivalent Cost
2 Pax 100700
4 Pax 80700
6 Pax 74100
8 Pax 68200
10 Pax 64700
4 Star Equivalent Cost
2 Pax 122200
4 Pax 102100
6 Pax 95600
8 Pax 89700
10 Pax 86100
Note:

The above rates are valid till 30th September 2018



INCLUDED

Transport by AC Vehicle with an experienced Tour Driver

The cost of the fuel toll & parking charges
Airport Arrival and Departure transfers
AC Rooms with breakfast

EXCLUDED

Camera - Video fee and guide charges

Personal Nature Expenses like telephone calls - Laundry - Soft/Hard drinks/Meals - Tipping etc
Lunch and Dinner Expenses
Entry to the Monuments Temples and Sightseeing Places

OTHER EXPENSES