South India Tour Packages from Chennai to Bangalore (SITT 006)


Day1

Arrival at Chennai

Arrival assistance at Chennai International Airport, then transfer to the hotel. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Chennai

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Taz Kamar Inn La Woods Raintree, Anna Salai
Day2

Chennai

After the breakfast have a visit to some of the important sightseeing places of Chennai like Fort St. George, St. Mary's Church, Santhome Church, Marina beach and Kapaleeshwara Temple.

One more night stay in Chennai

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Taz Kamar Inn La Woods Raintree, Anna Salai
Day3

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram

In the morning drive to Kanchipuram, the capital city of Pallava Dynasty. Visit the important temples like Ekambareshwara Temple dedicated for Lord Shiva, One of the three principal deities of Hindus. Then have a short drive to Kailasanatha Temple, One of the ancient temple with beautiful sculptures and stone carvings. Have a lunch in the city. Have a visit to the Silk Weaving Centre where you can have a demonstration of weaving process. Drive to Mahabalipuram, a seaport city of Pallava Dynasty. Have a relax in the beach resort.

Overnight stay in Mahabalipuram

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Mamalla Heritage Ideal Beach Resort Grande Bay Resort & Spa
Day4

Mahabalipuram

After the breakfast, have a short drive to visit the most famous World Heritage UNESCO Monuments. First, to the Sea Shore Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Vishnu, and then to Five Rathas "Five Chariots", a monolithic structure, representing a unique style built by the pallavas, then finally to Arjuna's Penance. Have a relax in the beach resort.

Over night stay in Mahabalipuram

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Mamalla Heritage Ideal Beach Resort Grande Bay Resort & Spa
Day5

Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry

In the morning, drive to Pondicherry (Puducherry) "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", "Notre dame des Anges", French Colony and markets. Have a rickshaw ride in the commercial streets. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Pondicherry

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Le Aham Shenbaga Accord
Day6

Pondicherry - Gangaikondacholapuram - Darasuram - Thanjavur

After the breakfast, drive to Thanjavur (Tanjore), en-route 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 Thanjavur. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Thanjavur

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Gnanam Lakshmi Hotel Sangam Hotel
Day7

Thanjavur

In the morning visit the famous Tanjore Art Gallery which houses the collection of sculptures and statues, Saraswati Mahal Library Museum, Brihadeeswara 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.

One more night Stay in Thanjavur

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Gnanam Lakshmi Hotel Sangam Hotel
Day8

Thanjavur - Trichy

In the morning drive to Trichy. 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. In the evening, climb the Rock Fort, where you can have a good panoramic view of the city.

Overnight stay in Trichy

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Apple Park Inn Le Temps Fort Sangam Hotel
Day9

Trichy - Chettinadu

After the breakfast, drive to Chettinadu also known as Kanadukathan. Have a village walk to see the traditional houses of Chettiars. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Chettinadu

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Chettinaadu Narayana Villas Chettinadu Mansion Chidambara Vilas
Day10

Chettinadu - Madurai

Drive to Madurai. Visit the famous Tirumalai Nayaka 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
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
MMR Gardens Poppys Regency Madurai by GRT Hotels
Day11

Madurai - Thekkady

Drive to Periyar (Thekkady). In the afternoon after reaching Thekkady "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, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, green chilly, pepper etc. In the evening, attend the Martial Arts Show called Kalaripayattu in Malayalam Language.

Overnight stay in Thekkady

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Grand Thekkady Hotel Treetop Greenwoods Resort
Day12

Thekkady

In the morning have a boat ride in Periyar Forest Lake. Have some activities which are optional like Elephant Safari, Traditional Ayurvedic Massage and Trekking etc.

One more night stay in Thekkady

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Grand Thekkady Hotel Treetop Greenwoods Resort
Day13

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. Your boat will be stopped at one place. Have a nice dinner and comfortable stay in the houseboat.

Overnight stay in Alleppey

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Kerala Cruise & Holidays Evergreen Tours Evergreen Tours
Day14

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". 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
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Aiswarya Hotel Abaam Hotel Radisson Blu
Day15

Cochin

Visit the Mattancherry Palace (Dutch Palace) and Jewish Synagogue. Have a short drive to visit the Marine Drive.

One more night stay in Cochin

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Aiswarya Hotel Abaam Hotel Radisson Blu
Day16

Cochin - Ooty

In the morning drive to Ooty, the queen of hill stations. Have a visit to the famous Botanical Garden and Rose Garden. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Ooty

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Ponmari Residency Meadows Residency Gem Park
Day17

Ooty

Full day relax in the resort. Have a walk to the spice markets.

One more night stay in Ooty

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Ponmari Residency Meadows Residency Gem Park
Day18

Ooty - Mysore

In the morning drive to Mysore (Mysuru). Today you are going to cross two wildlife reserves namely Mudumalai Forest and Bandipur National Park. You can able to see some animals while you are in travelling. Continue your drive. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Mysore

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Sunflower Hotel Sandesh The Prince Grand Mercure
Day19

Mysore

In the morning, have a visit to the Mysore Maharaja 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 have a drive to visit the famous historical city "Srirangapatna", the capital city of great muslim warrior Tipu Sultan.

One more night stay in Mysore

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Sunflower Hotel Sandesh The Prince Grand Mercure
Day20

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 km, you can hire DOLI service and pay directly. Then continue your drive. In the late afternoon have a short drive to 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 back to the hotel. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Hassan

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Hotel Raama Southern Star Hoysala Village Resort
Day21

Hassan - Bangalore

In the morning, drive to Bangalore (Bengaluru). Visit the famous Lal Bagh Garden and Tipu Palace in the City. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Bangalore

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Sanman Gardenia Monarch Luxur Southern Star
Day22

Departure from Bangalore

This day you will be transferred to Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore as per your flight schedule back to home!

Tour ends with sweet memories!!

Show Map
Duration 22 Days
Location Chennai, Kanchipuram, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Gangaikondacholapuram, Darasuram, Thanjavur, Trichy, Chettinad, Madurai, Thekkady, Alleppey, Cochin, Ooty, Mysore, Shravanabelogola, Halebidu, Belur, Hassan, Bangalore


Tamilnadu, Kerala and Karnataka Tour Packages starting from 45100 INR for 22 Days per person


Group Size 2 Pax 4 Pax 6 Pax 8 Pax 10 Pax
Hotel Category Cost in INR Per Person
2* Equivalent 72800 57700 52500 47900 45100
3 * Equivalent 85600 70500 65300 60700 57900
4 * Equivalent 108500 93500 88300 83600 80800
Note:

The above rates are valid till 30th September 2018

Cost in INR Per Person
2 Star Equivalent Cost
2 Pax 72800
4 Pax 57700
6 Pax 52500
8 Pax 47900
10 Pax 45100
3 Star Equivalent Cost
2 Pax 85600
4 Pax 70500
6 Pax 65300
8 Pax 60700
10 Pax 57900
4 Star Equivalent Cost
2 Pax 108500
4 Pax 93500
6 Pax 88300
8 Pax 83600
10 Pax 80800
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