|Best Time||Oct - April|
|Routing||Arrival Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Pondicherry - Chidambaram - Trichi - Tajore - Madurai - Periyar - Kumarakom - Cochin - Bangalore - Mysore - Hassan - Sravanabelagola - Hassan - Belur - Halebid - Hospet - Hampi - Bijapur - Goa - Mumbai Dep|
Southern India is an enchanting land of many ancient cultures and heritage, Sun drenched sand and sea, in the southern tip of the country, lapped by Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal. If you want to get to the heart and soul of this fabled land where you can have an unforgettable vacation, come and explore this site, where more and more details will be added frequently. You may bookmark this site for your easy access, to know more about the best family vacation destinations in this part of India. Even young couple finds this place as one of the best places to get married and enjoy their honeymoon.
DAY 01 :
Upon arrival meet to the representatives at the airport, later transfer to Mahabalipuram (Mamalapuram), and on arrival check in to the hotel or resort. Later visit:
Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 02 :
After an early breakfast drive to Pondicherry (Ponducheri) via Kanchipuram, the city of thousand temples.
Later drive to Pondicherry, and on arrival check in to the hotel and for rest of the day enjoy some leisure time for individual activities. Once done, have an overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 03 :
After breakfast commence for a full day local sightseeing.
Any traveler who is looking for secluded beach and calm relaxing moments, Pondicherry beaches offer you all. For the rest of the day, explore the local market. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 04 :
After an early breakfast, leave for Chidambaram, through the eastern ghat. Upon arrival visit the temples at Chidambaram, such as:
DAY 05 :
After breakfast, commence drive to Tanjor (Thanjavur) en rouve visit Trichi,
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 06 :
After breakfast commence our sightseeing of Thanjavur,
Rest of the time visit the local market and once done take an overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 07 :
After breakfast drive to Periyar, and before leaving Madurai, visit the Tirumalai Nayak Mahal.
On arrival check in to the hotel, and for rest of the time visit the local market of Kumili (Thekkady) and Spices Garden. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 08 :
Early in the morning, proceed to the Periyar Lake to witness the wild life.
Continue drive to Kumaramom. On arrival at Kumarakom, take the houseboat for an overnight stay.
DAY 09 :
After an early breakfast drive to Cochin (Kochi) and on arrival check in to the hotel,
Rest of the time leisure for shopping etc. overnight at hotel.
DAY 10 :
After breakfast transfer to airport, take flight to Bangalore, and on arrival at Bangalore meet to our assistance transfer to hotel, later proceed for a half day sightseeing.
The city of Bangalore has witnessed the rise and fall of great empires as history progressed.
And for rest of the time visit the local market and once done have an overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 11 :
Early morning leave from Bangalore for Mysore
For the rest of the day visit the local sandal wood market and once done have a peaceful overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 12 :
Morning after breakfast, commence your drive to Hassan.
On arrival, check in to the hotel and for rest of the time visit the local market. Once done, take an overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 13 :
After breakfast commence for a full day local sightseeing which includes Belur, Halebid, Sravanabelagoal, etc. Later drive back to hotel for an overnight stay.
DAY 14 :
Morning drive to Hospet, and on arrival check in to the hotel. For rest of the day have some relaxation and an overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 15 :
After breakfast full day local excursion of Hampi, which dates back to 14th century, when saint Vidyaranya founded the Vijaynagar kingdom with two of his disciples, Harihara and Bukka, on the banks of the Tungabhadra River. Later drive back to hotel for an overnight stay. For rest of the day, visit the local market.
DAY 16 :
Morning drive to Bijapur, which was established in the 10th-11th centuries by the Kalyani Chalukyas, who was also known as Vijayapura (City of victory).
Once done with visiting the major places, take an overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 17 :
Early in the morning, leave from Bijapur to Goa, and on arrival check in to the hotel or resort.
Once reached, take some time out for individual activities.
DAY 18 :
Goa is famous for beaches and leisure time. Enjoy the beaches such as Dona Paula, Calangute, Anjuna, Colva, Miramar, and Vagator, which can be said to be the best beaches in the world. Churches and forts in Old Goa take the visitor to an era far back in time. Goa is rich not only in culture or entertainment, but it also has a rich floral and faunal heritage making it a complete destination. After visiting the amazing places, take an overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 19 :
Take the full day for relaxation and enjoy the beaches. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 20 :
In the morning take the flight to Mumbai, upon arrival meet to our representative, transfer to hotel near by the airport, and for rest of the day have some leisure time for individual activities. In the late evening have a wonderful dinner and in time departure transfer to International Airport. End the services.
|Mahabalipuram||Ideal Beach Resort||Taj Fisherman's Cove|
|Pondichery||Annamalai International||Le Duplex|
|Chidambaram||Rathina Lodge||Hotel Saradharam|
|Thanjavur||Oriental Tower||Hotel Sangam|
|Madurai||Hotel German||Taj Garden Retreat|
|Periyar (Tekkadi)||Cardamom County||Speice Village|
|Kumarakom||Coconut Lagoon||Taj Garden Retreat|
|Cochin||Gokulam Park Inn||Taj Malabar|
|Banglore||Royal Orchid||Taj Residency|
|Mysore||Regaalis||Windflower Resort and Spa|
|Hassan||Hotel Southern Star||Hoysala Village Resort|
|Hospet||Hotel Malagi||Hotel Malagi|
|Bijapur||Hotel Shashinag Residency||Hotel Shashinag Residency|
|Goa||The Leela Kempinski||Taj Holiday Village|
|Mumbai||Hotel Suba Palace||Leela Kenpiski|
Small supplements apply for travel between 15th December'2010 and 15th January'2011.