Kerala and Tamil Nadu Tour

46 Nights / 47 Days in Kerala and Tamil Nadu Tour

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The India state of Kerala is known as the Land of Spices and its cuisine is famous for spicy and hot foods. The main spices used are ginger, green and red peppers, cinnamon, cardamon, cloves, turmeric, garlic, etc. Kerala Tour Packages-Traditionally the food is served on a banana leaf and use of coconut almost in every dish. There are other items also famous such as the banana chips, jackfruits chips and crunchy pappadam. Spices play a vital role in Kerala Cuisine includes both vegetarian and non-vegetarian items. The people in the plains prefer vegetables and those from the tribal and north Kerala prefer meat while the people in the plains prefer vegetables and those from the tribal and north Kerala prefer meat while Keralites like vegetables, meats as well as seafood.

Destinations Covered

Chennai Mahabalipuram Pondicherry Tanjore
Trichy Kodaikanal Madurai Rameshwaram
Kanyakumari Kovalam Alleppey Periyar
Munnar Cochin Coimbatore Mysore
Coorg Bangalore Hasan Hospet
Badami Goa
Day 1 Bangalore(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 01 : Bangalore

Meeting assistance upon arrival and transfer to hotel later visit Marina Beach-stay overnight.

Day 2 Chennai Sightseeing (46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 02 : Chennai Sightseeing

After breakfast full day city tour of Chennai. Chennai, the capital city, popularly regarded as the 'Gateway to the South' represents a culture that is distinctly different from that of northern India. The places of interest are Kalakshetra, a school of art and music that encourages exponents of Bharatnatyam, Carnatic music, traditional weaving and designing; Fort St. George built in 1653 during British reign in India, now houses the Secretariat and Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu; St. Mary's Church, the oldest Anglican Church in India with its premises; Sri Parthasarathy Temple built by the Pallavas in the 8th century AD; Kapaliswara Temple, Mylapore also an eighth century Pallava Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva; San Thomas Cathedral Basilica rebuilt in 1606 as a cathedral and in 1896 it was made a basilica; and Theosophical Society - the world headquarters of the Theosophical Society formed to encourage the study of comparative religion philosophy and science. Evening transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3 Chennai – Mahabalipuram Via Kanchipuram (46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 03 : Chennai – Mahabalipuram Via Kanchipuram

Morning after breakfast drive to Mahabalipuram on the way visiting Kanchipuram, KANCHIPURAM- Visit Kailasanatha Temple, Vaikunda Perumal Temple, Varatharajar Temple and Ekambareswara Temple and later continued to Mahabalipuram evening free at beach for leisure and overnight stay.

Day 4 Mahabalipuram(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 04 : Mahabalipuram

After breakfast sightseeing of Mahabalipuram. It is famous for its beautiful beach & the old age temple which reflect the Dravidian art & architect. Mahabalipuram holds its own, and stands as a silent yet eloquent witness to the glory of its creators. Arrive & check in to the hotel. Relax for some time & then proceed to explore the beautiful temples of Mahabalipuram. Visit Caves, Krishna Mandapam, Fiverathas, The shore Temple, Arjuna Penance. Return to the hotel. Evening relax at the beautiful beach. Overnight stay at the Mahabalipuram.

Day 5 Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 05 : Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry

Today after breakfast you will check out from hotel & transfer to Pondicherry. On arrival check into the hotel. Afternoon is free for relax at beach also take a walk on the street of Pondicherry. Stay overnight at the hotel, Pondicherry.

Day 6 Pondicherry(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 06 : Pondicherry

Morning after breakfast at hotel visit Seaside Promenade, Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, French War Memorial, Statue of Dupleix, and evening visit auroville and overnight stay.

Day 7 Pondicherry – Tanjore(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 07 : Pondicherry – Tanjore

After having your breakfast in the morning, drive to Tanjavur via Chidambaram. In Chidambaram you can visit the famous Nataraja Temple which is also a place for tourist attraction. This temple postures Bharatnatyam dance in sculpture. Later proceed for Tanjavur where you will view the high temple tower. Relax, have your dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 8 Tanjore – Trichy(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 08 : Tanjore – Trichy

Have your morning breakfast and then drive to Trichy which is located on the bank of Kaveri River. After arrival in Tiruchchirappalli, you will be transferred to tour pre-booked hotel by Indian tour operators. Trichy is famous because of Ranganath temple and Jambukeshwar temple. You can also take a look of Rock Fort. Have your delicious dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 9 Trichy – Kodaikanal(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 09 : Trichy – Kodaikanal

Morning after breakfast at hotel drive to Kodaikanal, upon arrival check into hotel and rest time is free for leisure and relax at your own and overnight stay.

Day 10 Kodaikanal Sightseeing(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 10 : Kodaikanal Sightseeing

Morning after Breakfast Visit to Kodaikanal Sight Seeing Corker’s Walk, Green Valley View, Golf Course, Pillar Rocks, Devils Kitchen (Guna Gave), Pine Tree Forest, Moier Point, Kodai City View, Kurinji andavar Temple, Palani View, Chettiar Park, Brayant Park and evening Drop At Hotel – Night Stay At hotel.

Day 11 Kodaikanal Sightseeing(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 11 : Kodaikanal Sightseeing

Today Morning After Breakfast Checkout the Hotel Visit to Bear Shola Falls, La Salath Church, 500 Year Old Tree, Dolphine Nose, Mountain Beauty, Pambur falls, Fairy falls and Evening Drop At Kodaikanal Bus Stand.

Day 12 Kudaikanal – Madurai(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 12 : Kudaikanal – Madurai

After having your hearty and healthy breakfast in the morning, depart for Madurai. Upon arrival check into hotel and evening visit local vibrant market of Madurai and do some shopping as well, stay at hotel.

Day 13 Madurai Sightseeing(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 13 : Madurai Sightseeing

After having your hearty and healthy breakfast in the morning, Visit Madurai is an ancient city situated on the bank of Vaigai River having Meenakshi temple in the middle. In the daylight you can view the sightseeing of the city which include Meenakshi temple, Gandhi Museum and Great Tank, King Tirumalai's Palace, etc. have your dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 14 Madurai - Rameshwaram(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 14 : Madurai - Rameshwaram

Wake up in the morning, have your hearty breakfast and depart for Rameshwaram- one of the holy places of India. The major attraction of Rameshwaram is the Jyotirlingam shrines which are well-known for its superb corridors and enormous sculptured pillars.and stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 15 Rameshwaram sightseeing(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 15 : Rameshwaram sightseeing

Morning after breakfast visiting Sri Ramanathaswami temple. The temple has 22 holy springs which are believed to have medicinal properties. After darshan, visit the Ghanthamathana Parvatham which provides fine views of the island. Later, visit Dhanushkodi, it is one of the Tirthas in the island of Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India. This is located beside the ghost town of Dhanushkodi at the eastern most tip of Rameswaram Island. Rama used his bow's (Dhanush) end (Kodi) to break the bridge - Adam's Bridge (hence the name). This bridge was used for his army to cross over to Lanka for the victorious war against Ravana Later, return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 16 Rameshwaram – Kanyakumari (46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 16 : Rameshwaram – Kanyakumari

After breakfast drive to Kanyakumari. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Evening enjoy leisurely at the beach. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 17 Kanyakumari(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 17 : Kanyakumari

After breakfast proceed on temple tour. Kanya Kumari is the southernmost end of Tamil Nadu, the land's end of India or the point where the three seas meet - the Bay of Bengal, The Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. Later visit Kumariamman temple dedicated to the virgin goddessKanyakumari (Parvati) who stands guard over the country. The temple is built at the spot where the goddess is believed to have waited for her consort Lord Siva. Gandhi Memorial, constructed at the spot where the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were kept for public view in an urn before a portion was immersed into the three seas. Vivekananda Memorial built on the Vivekananda Rock where the great Philosopher guide Swami Vivekananda went into meditation that transformed him into one of the most charismatic spiritual leader.and overnight stay..

Day 18 Kanyakumari – Kovalam(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 18 : Kanyakumari – Kovalam

After having your breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to your beach resort at Kovalam; the international beach destination of Kerala with shallow water for swimming and perfect for other water sports activities. After lunch enjoy the beach till the sun set in the Arabian Sea. Overnight stay.

Day 19 Kovalam - Trivandrum Sightseeing - Kovalam (46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 19 : Kovalam - Trivandrum Sightseeing - Kovalam

After having your breakfast drive to Trivandrum, sightseeing city tour to visit the iconic spots Old Travancore Kingdom’s capital Trivandrum includes, Napier Museum, Sri Chithira Art Gallery, Zoo, Padmanabhapuram Temple, adjacent Palace, Attukal Temple, Kowdiar Palace, Palkulangara Devi Temple, Evening around at the time of Sun Set driver will take you to Sun set point in Trivandrum city spend one hours over there, later return to Trivandrum for Shopping in city and drive to Kovalam for overnight stay.

Day 20 Kovalam(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 20 : Kovalam

Free day at your own at beach.

Day 21 Kovalam – Allepppey(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 21 : Kovalam – Allepppey

Morning at leisure at resort, 1230 hrs check in at houseboat. Rest of the day at leisure on the House Boat. Sit back and relax while the boat cruises through the narrow serene backwater canals. Lunch, Evening Tea/Coffee with snacks, dinner and enjoy your evening on the sundeck away form polluted cities and maddening crowd .Only disturbance will be twinkle of a shining star or diving of fish around your to say hello by waving its tail from the lake. Stay overnight in Houseboat.

Day 22 Alleppey – Thekkady(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 22 : Alleppey – Thekkady

Morning after breakfast at house boat countiue to Periyar ( Thekkady ) drive through panoramic western ghat hills covered with spice plantations and occasional view of waterfalls and streams. On arrival at Thekkady check into Hotel. Afternoon experience the mind bowing view of calm crystal clear periyar lake . Whistles of birds and murmurings of wild animals will seduce your mind for romance. Stay overnight in Thekkady.

Day 23 Thekkady ( Periyar Jeep Safari)(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 23 : Thekkady ( Periyar Jeep Safari)

The program starts at 5.30am in the morning which our special Jeep will receive you from your accommodation area 40 kms scenic drive through the jungle. Then you will reach a place called Gavi (Green mansion) there you can have your breakfast and you can start the view point visit, cardamom processing unit visit specially trained guides after you will reach the Green mansion and have Lunch. After that you can have canoeing in the Gavi Lake. Then have tea and snacks and proceeding to the hotel, and evening visit spice farm plantation & overnight stay.

Day 24 Periyar – Munnar(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 24 : Periyar – Munnar

Morning after breakfast at hotel and take you to Munnar (140 Kms / 04 Hrs). Throughout the journey enjoy beautiful streams small waterfalls, Rubber, Pepper cardamom and Tea plantations and thick forests, God has blessed his own country with incomparable beauty – to have everlasting memory of your honeymoon days in Kerala On arrival at Munnar check into Hotel. Stay overnight in Munnar.

Day 25 Munnar sightseeing(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 25 : Munnar sightseeing

After breakfast we take you for a full day sightseeing trip of Munnar watch beautiful mist kissing romantic green meadows- mind-blowing hills sleeping under green carpet(Tea Gardens) vist - Mattupetty Lake & Dam, Echo Point, Kundale Lake, Blossom Garden, Rajamalai, Eravikulam Wildlife sanctuary & Tea Plantation. Sizzling air will guide you to your hotel room early to have your own world. Stay overnight in Munnar.

Day 26 Munnar – Cochin(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 26 : Munnar – Cochin

Morning after breakfast at hotel drive to Cochin, upon arrival free time for relax and leisure at your own, evening Enjoy Kathakkali dance performance and overnight stay.

Day 27 Cochin sightseeing(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 27 : Cochin sightseeing

After breakfast go for the sightseeing of St.Francis Church the oldest European church in India, to Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue , The Spices auction rooms, Chinese fishing nets, etc... and come back to the Hotel and Overnight Stay.

Day 28 Cochin – Coimbtore(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 28 : Cochin – Coimbtore

Drive to Coimbtore- City tour –rest leisure-stay overnight.

Day 29 Coimbtore - Ooty(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 29 : Coimbtore - Ooty

Early Moring breakfast at hotel and drive to Mettupalayam railway station to connect train at 0710 Hrs. Arrive Udagamandalam at 1150, Upon arrival meeting assistance and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 30 Ooty sightseeing(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 30 :Ooty sightseeing

After breakfast sightseeing of Ooty popularly known as Blue Mountains is deep within the Nilgiri hills. Ooty also called as Ootacamund is a popular hill station located in the Nilgiri Hills. On the way to Ooty, visit Bandipur or Madhumalai National Park. On arrival at Ooty, visit Pykara Waterfalls, 6th and 9th Mile Shooting spots. Then check in to the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 31 Ooty – Coorg(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 31 : Ooty – Coorg

Check out the hotel after breakfast and drive to Coorg, located on the eastern slopes of the Western Ghats and rated as one of the top hill station destinations in India. On the way to Coorg, visit Bylukuppe Tibettian Settlement (Golden Temple) and Kaveri Nisargadhama, a beautiful picnic spot. On arrival at Madikeri, check in to the resort. Evening free for leisure at your own and overnight stay.

Day 32 Coorg sightseeing(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 32 : Coorg sightseeing

Moring after breakfast at hotel visit Abbi waterfalls, Omkareshwara Temple - a temple having both Islamic and Gothic style of architecture. Then proceed to Raja Seat - a seasonal garden of flowers and artificial fountains. You can view the beautiful view of mountains of coorg from here. Return to the hotel and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 33 Coorg – Mysore(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 33 : Coorg – Mysore

Check out the hotel after breakfast and drive to Mysore, the second largest city in Karnataka state. Mysore is noted for its palaces and other important tourist attractions. On arrival at Mysore, later evening enjoy introductory tour of Mysore city and overnight stay.

Day 34 Mysore(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 34 : Mysore

Monring after breakfast at hotel visit Chamundeshwari Temple atop the Chamundi Hills, Mysore Zoo, Mysore Palace, St. Philomena Church and Evening visit to Brindavan Gardens (KRS) where a musical fountain show is held every evening. Return to the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 35 Mysore – Banaglore(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 35 : Mysore – Banaglore

Drive to Benglore -en route visit Srirangapatnam –Rocky island in Cauveri River – arrive in Benglore-stay overnight.

Day 36 Bangalore(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 36 : Bangalore

After breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing at Bangalore. You will be taken to visit Bull Temple, Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, Vidhanasoudha (Outside view), Cubbon Park and ISKCON Temple. Evening, return to the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 37 Bangalore – Hassan(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 37 : Bangalore – Hassan

Morning meet with our representative and then we will drive to Hassan, the temple architectural capital of the state. The place named Hassan after the Goddess "Haasanamba", the goddess and presiding deity of the town. On the way to Hassan we will visit Shravanabelagola, one of the most important Jain pilgrim centers. It reached a peak in architectural and sculptural activity under the patronage of Gangas of Talakad. The 57 feet monolithic statue of the Bhagavan Gomateshwara Bahubali is located on the Vindyagiri hill. The 57 feet tall monolithic statue of Gomateshvara is located on Vindyagiri Hill. It is considered to be the world's largest monolithic stone statue. The base of the statue has an inscriptions in Kannada as well as the oldest evidence of written Marathi, i.e. devanagari script, dating from 981 AD. During Mahamastakabhisheka, thousands of devotees congregate here, and it held after every twelve years. Further continue drive to Hassan. Upon arrival check into the hotel.rest of day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 38 Hassan - Halebid - Belur - Hassan(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 38 : Hassan - Halebid - Belur - Hassan

Drive to Hassan. On arrival at Hassan, check in at Hotel and proceed to visit to Halebidu, the 12th century capital of the Hoysalas. The Hoysaleswara temple was built during this time by Ketamala and attributed to Vishnuvardhana, the Hoysala ruler. Halebid enshrines Hoysaleswara and Shantaleswara, named after the temple builder Vishnuvardhana Hoysala and his wife, Queen Shantala. Then visit to Belur, which is located on the banks of the River Yagachi, a star shaped temple with hand lathe-turned filigreed pillars and sculptures will take your breath away. The temple, perched on a star shaped base amidst lawns, is a sculptural extravaganza. Evening, return to the hotel and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 39 Hasan(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 39 : Hasan

Morning we will go on temple tour to the city visiting its Hasanamba Temple, which is 800 years old and houses the main deity of Hassan. The temple is dedicated to Amba also known as Goddess Shakti. The goddess here is an anthill or (hutta in kannada) which denotes Hassanamba is actually goddess Parvathi. The Inner sanctum opens only once a year for two weeks during Deepavali and closes three days after Balipadyami. When the temple is closed they keep before the goddess a lit lamp two bags of uncooked rice, water and flowers. Later return to the hotel. After lunch spend the day to indulge yourself with the leisure activities. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 40 Hassan - Hospet (150km - 03 hr)(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 40 : Hassan - Hospet (150km - 03 hr)

In the morning after breakfast we will take to Hospet - the World Heritage Center, is the most beautiful and evocative of all the ruins of Karnataka. once a beautiful capital city of Vijaynagar empire, in ancient days was known as Nagalapura. The city was razed to the ground by Sultan of South India in the year 1565. On arrival check into a hotel. Overnight.

Day 41 Hospet - Hampi sightseeing tour – Hospet(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 41 : Hospet - Hampi sightseeing tour – Hospet

After breakfast, go on full day sightseeing tour of the Hampi town. Tourist places to visit in Hampi are:Virupaksha Temple, Krishna Temple, Lakshmi Narasimha, Badavi Linga, Sister Stones, Underground Temple, Mint House, the two storied Lotus Mahal, the huge Elephant Stables, Hazara Rama Temple, Queen's Bath and its lotus shaped fountains. After lunch visit the musical pillars at the Vijaya Vittala Temple (Stone Chariot), King's Balance and Old Pillar Bridge Overnight stay at Hospet.

Day 42 Hospet – Badami(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 42 : Hospet – Badami

Drive to Badami- En route stop at Aihole & Pattadakal for sightseeing-arrive in Badame- stay overnight.

Day 43 Badami – Goa(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 43 : Badami – Goa

Drive to Goa-rest at Leisure – enjoy beach – stay Overnight in Goa.

Day 44 Goa(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 44 : Goa

Goa city tour- boat ride, dance & music program-stay overnight.

Day 45 Goa(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 45 : Goa

Free- at Leisure to enjoy beaches- stay overnight.

Day 46 Goa(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 46 : Goa

Free- at Leisure to enjoy beaches- stay overnight. ( No Transport service today).

Day 47 Goa – Mumbai fly(46 NIGHTS/47 DAYS)
Day 47 : Goa – Mumbai fly

Morning transfer from hotel to airport to connect flight for Mumbai. Flight : Goa / Mumbai 1230/1350 Hrs. Upon arrival in Mumbai you will be in transit to connect your next flight to home.

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