Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry -Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - KanyaKumari - Kovalam - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Cochin - Ooty - Mysore - Hassan - Bangalore
On Arrival at Madras Airport by international flight, assistance will be provided to receive the guests and to transport to Mahabalipuram the Hotel for comfortable overnight stay.
After breakfast to visit Pondicherry's main places to the Rai Nivas, the Sacred Heart Church and the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Aurobindo Ashram was founded in 1926 by Sri Aurobindo, a famous spiritual master of India. After his death, the spiritual authority passed to one of his disciples, a French woman known as the Mother. The Mother established another Ashram Retreat called city of Dawn Auroville, 10 km from Pondicherry with an objective to create a city of the future where people from India and abroad could live and work together in a commune steeped in spiritual environment. overnight stay at Pondicherry hotel.
The day starts with morning sightseeing tour of Madurai, known as Athens of the East. Second largest city on the banks of the River Vigai. Madurai is famous for its Meenakshi-Sundareswara Temple. Of its 12 gopurams, the tallest four stand at the outer walls of the temple. The 48.8 m high southern gopuram contains over 1500 sculptures. In the Ashta Shakti Mandapam inside the Meenakshi temple, the sculpted pillars tell the story of the beautiful princess of Madurai and her marriage to Lord Shiva. Afternoon at leisure followed by overnight stay at the hotel.
Embark Kerala Houseboat "Kettuvalam" at Kumarakom and journey towards Munnattumugham village and then to Champakulam which is an ancient trade centre of backwaters. Deboard the houseboat and visit St. Mary’s Florence Church said to have been blessed by St. Francis in 42 AD. The mural paintings in vegetable oil in this Church are unique.
Drive to Ooty. Since Ooty is located at the highest of Nilgiri Hills, the travel through the winding hilly roads takes enough time. At the same time, the picturesque scenic beauty around the winding green hill forests makes the travel itself sightseeing.
Just 45 km drive from Mysore transports you to Somnathpur temple in the morning. This temple, built in 1268 AD in Hoysala architectural style, is located at a star shaped chiseled plinth base. Many sculptured miniature elephants around the temple are monumental . The temple wall depicts scenes from Ramayana, Mahabharta and Bhagvata. Spend afternoon at leisure followed by overnight stay at the hotel.
After Breakfast explore the relics of the ancient-most port of and ruins of city besides the monumental remains of ancient Pallavas dynastic rulers. The pallavas created many marvelous monuments with sculptural panels, caves, Rock-Cut Temples And Rathas(Chariots).
Morning drive to Tanjore en-route visit temple of Lord Natraja at Chidambram. On arrival at Tanjore, check-in at the hotel where you can fresh up and dine before exploring Tanjore in the afternoon. Tanjore is a city of art and music. It is a cultural centre for Carnatic music and dance. It is also a city of craftsmen engaged in producing traditional musical instruments and handicrafts. Tanjore is known for its famous Brahadeeswarar Temple
The day starts with morning drive from Madurai to Kanya Kumari Kanya Kumari is located at the southernmost end of Tamil Nadu (and India too) at the point where the Three Seas Meet - The Bay Of Bengal, The Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. Other places to visit here are Gandhi Memorial erected at a spot where the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were kept for public view in an urn before being immersed into the three seas and Vivekanand Memorial built on the Vivekananda Rock where the great Indian sage Swami Vivekananda went into meditated. The day ends with the drive to Kovalam and reaching there for a overnight stay in a hotel.
We drive through the countryside to a jetty near Kottayam to board the House boat. Overnight on traditional Kerala House boat
17 km from Ooty , there is another equally famous South Indian Hill Station - Conoor. It is a small town with a pleasant climate round the year. Annual Tea and Tourism Festival is held here during Dec-Jan. The chief attraction of Conoor is the Sim's Park. It is well maintained botanical garden with several varieties of rare plants, not to be found in other hill stations
locates Hoysaleswara Temple dating back to 12th century, is a sculptural bonanza. The walls of the temple are replete with carvings of various gods and goddesses, animals and birds besides dancing girls. The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva guarded by a Nandi Bull remained in completed even after 86 years in the process of construction. In the inner sanctum, the star black Shiva lingam is worshipped till date. The ornate carving at the temple door is marvelous.
Pondicherry, once a French Colony, affords you an opportunity to get transported to a different socio-cultural milieu since most of the Indian territory remained under British empire. You can readily mark the French influence on the life style and the monumental structures.
Drive to Trichy. En-road visit Srirangam. Surrounded by the Kaveri water and The Rock Fort situated on the banks of River Kaveri. The Fort stands on an 84 m high rock which is one of the oldest rocks in the world Yet more that the fort continue to drive Madurai
The Day is spent on the Kovlam Beach at leisure and night in the hotel
after breakfast drive to Periyar is wildlife sanctuary has superb Natural Surroundings with tea, coffee, pepper and cardamom plantations besides the lush green forests. Boat cruise on the Lake Periyar to view the wildlife
After breakfast in the morning, start exploring Cochin. Cochin(Kochi) , Gateway To Kerala, has a fine natural harbour. Places to visit in Cochin Mattanchery Palace, St. Francis Church, Wellington Island, Bolghatty Island, and Jewish Synagogue. Spend the evening enjoying the Kathakali Dance Show in an auditorium.
Mysore attracts tourists for its imposing Royal Palace with a Durbar Hall and Mysore is it two millennium old Chamundeshwari temple on a hilltop as well as Nandi Bull half way to the temple
Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, is centre of science, aeronautics and electronics. Situated 1000 m above sea level, Bangalore is called the garden city. Airport drop.
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