South India backwaters, hill stations, temple tours, beach, houseboats and much more under this travel plan. Isn’t it amazing? Special Holiday Travels provide the most efficient and fascinating travel plan for your most awaited visit to the south. You surely will not be disappointed at all. Fort St. George, Kapaleshwar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, Shri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry Museum, River Vaigai, South India Meenakshi temple, the Periyar lake and many more places are worth spending your time and money.

DAY 1: – ARRIVAL IN CHENNAI
On touching down from Delhi to Chennai, get transferred to your hotel by our representatives’ greetings and kind assistance in South India. The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 2: – IN CHENNAI
Have the first bite of a South Indian breakfast before heading out for sightseeing in Chennai. The tour of Chennai city starts with a morning drive to Fort St. George, the biggest landmark of the city that continues to be the representation of the East Indi Company’s stronghold in India since its inception in 1653. Next is St. Mary’s Church that has earned the distinction as an Anglican church in the country. The art appreciating site of you gets to visit National Art Gallery that has been the centre of fine arts exhibition down south. Explore art further in the places of religious interests as well. The tour now takes you to Kapaleeshwar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, a structure that personifies Dravidian architecture and bears the fragments of inscription that goes back to 1250 AD. Chennai is also known for the famous Parthasarathy temple built by the Pallavas in honour of their ruler Krishna. The temple stands out for housing the five avatars of Lord Vishnu including Krishna. The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 3- CHENNAI AND PONDICHERRY
Departure to Pondicherry via surface, on arrival check-in at hotel
Afternoon session marks the beginning of sightseeing of Pondicherry and what better a spot than Shri Aurobindo Ashram to start with. Shri Aurobindo, a renowned poet and a visionary of the twentieth century made Pondicherry his home from 1910 to 1950, the year he breathed his last. The Ashram draws people in big numbers especially those who find his line of work influential.
Pondicherry Museum: – Custodians of findings that mostly trace Chola kingdom, the museum has put up Chola bronze and sculptures along with French French heritage, the valuable specimen of contemporary as well as ancient handicraft, paintings and other historical interests. Witness the gothic engineering intricate recolored glass panels that depict the life history of Jesus as the focus now shifts to Eglise De Sacre Coeur De Jesus which is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The final leg of the sightseeing takes you to Botanical Garden which was established by C.S. Perrott in 1826. Preservation of some of the exotic species of plants from India and abroad have been done here rather commendable. The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 04- PONDICHERRY – TANJORE
Arrival to Tanjore by surface post breakfast; On arrival check-in at Hotel
Half day sightseeing at Tanjore is all about exploring the glorious Chola Empire that served as its capital from tenth to the fourteenth century. Raja Chola, monarch of the Chola kingdom composed as many as 74 temples’ domain, the most noteworthy being the Bhrahadeeswarar with its soaring tower at the inner sanctum that measures 62 meters in height. The dome of the tower holds a gigantic block granite weighing roughly 80 tonnes. The night will be spent at the hotel of South India.
DAY 05- TANJORE – TRICHY – MADURAI
After a scrumptious breakfast, you will be departed by surface to Madurai, Enroute visit Trichy. On arrival check-in at Hotel
Afternoon sightseeing commences with the tour to Madurai, the most visited and religious place to be visited down South. River Vaigai which is situated km from the state of Tamil Nadu on the rocky banks is a must visit site. The town’s vicinity is also marked by Meenakshi temple’s age old legacy for its splendid depiction of colourful gods, demons and other architectures. The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 06 – MADURAI – THEKKADY – PERIYAR WILDLIFE RESERVE
After a scrumptious breakfast, you will be departed by surface to Periyar, On arrival check-in at Hotel
Thekkady holds its ranks high in the state of Kerala for its brilliance in nature. The Periyar flora and fauna is rich in nature’s resources and the sanctuary located on the banks of the Periyar lake has lots of attraction in store.
Incredible South India wildlife sightseeing waits in the Periyar Wildlife Reserve sanctuary that is the breeding ground of elephants, sambar, bison, tigers and leopards. The vast sanctuary spread over 777 sq.kms of the Cardamom hill region of the Western Ghats also happens to be one of India’s largest.
Explore Periyar Wildlife Reserve on the boat – one of the largest wildlife reserves in India, the sanctuary is spread over an area of 777 sq. km of the Cardamom Hills region of the Western Ghats. The greatest attractions are the herds of wild elephants that come to the lake to frolic in its waters. Besides elephants, Sambar, Bison, Spotted Deer, Tigers and Leopards are also found among others.The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 07 – THEKKADY – ALLEPPEY – KUMARAKOM
After a quick morning breakfast, it’s time to visit Alleppey, the heart of coconut plantation and supplies, a city that also boasts of neat marketplace and canals that serve to the coir industry of backwaters. Kumarakom’s 14 acres of woods and bird sanctuary is the home to the rarest of all migratory birds that flock their feathers toward Sub-continent. The massive area is a treat to watch not because of any architectural brilliance on offer but because of its sheer large space covering the wilderness that makes it a perfect getaway point once you arrive in Kumarakom. On arrival check in at the hotel and enjoy the place known for its backwaters. The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 08 –  KUMARAKOM – ALLEPEY HOUSEBOAT
After breakfast, the surprise basically lies on the AC houseboat that cruises to get an authentic taste of Kerala on its backwaters. The night will be spent at the AC houseboat.
DAY 09 – ALLEPEY HOUSEBOAT – COCHIN
After a delicious breakfast, disembark Houseboat and you will be departed by surface to Cochin. On arrival, you will be checked in at the hotel. The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 10 – IN COCHIN
The headstart for your trip in South India city – Cochin has to begin and conclude with the Marine drive on the coastal lines of the city. However, as you move ahead in your sightseeing tour, you would keep on getting amazed with what Cochin has in store for you. Visit the Dutch palaces that simply spell extravagance and splendour with their superb architecture and lavishness. The city is also noticed for the beautiful murals that depict the scenes from Ramayana and Mahabharata. Also on display are the clothes and palanquins of the erstwhile rulers that show the significance of Kerala as the centre of certain empires. Not to take away is the fact that there is also Koonan Kurishu shrine, one of the oldest in India. Other places that you can afford to miss include Jewish Synagogue that looks even more intriguing with its copper plates that have scripts inscribed in Hebrew. Fort Kochi, another local favourite is worthy of a visit; and of course St. Francis Church, famed as the oldest church built by the Europeans on Indian soil. Be stupefied by the unbelievable portrayal of Jesus’s life history painted on the ceiling in Santa Cruz Basilica. Chinese fishing nets near the harbour entrance of Cochin and Vytilla mobility hub has to feature on your brochure as well. The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 11 – DEPART COCHIN
Meeting and assistance for your departure transfer to the airport for your flight to your onward journey.

What the tour brings you

You get an amazing and exclusive tour package chosen and finalised with your agreement. The hotels in the tour package are exclusively selected after analysing the preferences and reviews of our esteemed guests and customers. This analysis strongly includes quality services, best deals, hospitality and enriched services with delicious and healthy menus.
Your tour would include the stay in the below-mentioned hotels. If any of the hotels is not available due to any reason, we have the authority to get you the next best alternate as the best replacement we can get with similar service standards. The tours are available and you have the option to choose any date as we have Daily Departures and arrivals.
The deals and packages we provide are designed as per its popularity, choices and are for limited time. The packages are seasonal; guest oriented and personalised which can be changed anytime. These tour packages are refined by the best prices, services and professional efforts for your satisfaction.

The services included in the Tour rate are:

  • The traditional style of welcoming guests with flowers or garlands
  • Guidance and assistance during arrival regarding the tour program with a welcome template by one of your team representative.
  • Guidance and assistance during departure regarding the tour program with a welcome template by one of your team representative.
  • Private transport facilities through chauffeurs with AC from airports to hotels and hotels to airports.
  • Hotel stays with Double or Twin sharing which includes all the presently applicable taxes.
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast services
  • Complete stay as per chosen package including the governmental taxes
  • Road taxes and parking fees
  • Transportation charges and fees like fuel and driver allowance
  • Interstate taxes and service taxes
  • Surprise gift as souvenir during departure

Check-in & check-out time is 12: 00 PM for all the hotels in our package

Things and services not included in rates:

  • Flight rates
  • Entrance fees at the tourist destinations
  • Charges of the guide if you hire
  • Personal expenses at hotel or tour like phone bills, laundry etc
  • Other services not mentioned above

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South India backwaters, hill stations, temple tours, beach, houseboats and much more under this travel plan. Isn’t it amazing? Special Holiday Travels provide the most efficient and fascinating travel plan for your most awaited visit to the south. You surely will not be disappointed at all. Fort St. George, Kapaleshwar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, Shri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry Museum, River Vaigai, South India Meenakshi temple, the Periyar lake and many more places are worth spending your time and money.

DAY 1: – ARRIVAL IN CHENNAI
On touching down from Delhi to Chennai, get transferred to your hotel by our representatives’ greetings and kind assistance in South India. The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 2: – IN CHENNAI
Have the first bite of a South Indian breakfast before heading out for sightseeing in Chennai. The tour of Chennai city starts with a morning drive to Fort St. George, the biggest landmark of the city that continues to be the representation of the East Indi Company’s stronghold in India since its inception in 1653. Next is St. Mary’s Church that has earned the distinction as an Anglican church in the country. The art appreciating site of you gets to visit National Art Gallery that has been the centre of fine arts exhibition down south. Explore art further in the places of religious interests as well. The tour now takes you to Kapaleeshwar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, a structure that personifies Dravidian architecture and bears the fragments of inscription that goes back to 1250 AD. Chennai is also known for the famous Parthasarathy temple built by the Pallavas in honour of their ruler Krishna. The temple stands out for housing the five avatars of Lord Vishnu including Krishna. The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 3- CHENNAI AND PONDICHERRY
Departure to Pondicherry via surface, on arrival check-in at hotel
Afternoon session marks the beginning of sightseeing of Pondicherry and what better a spot than Shri Aurobindo Ashram to start with. Shri Aurobindo, a renowned poet and a visionary of the twentieth century made Pondicherry his home from 1910 to 1950, the year he breathed his last. The Ashram draws people in big numbers especially those who find his line of work influential.
Pondicherry Museum: – Custodians of findings that mostly trace Chola kingdom, the museum has put up Chola bronze and sculptures along with French French heritage, the valuable specimen of contemporary as well as ancient handicraft, paintings and other historical interests. Witness the gothic engineering intricate recolored glass panels that depict the life history of Jesus as the focus now shifts to Eglise De Sacre Coeur De Jesus which is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The final leg of the sightseeing takes you to Botanical Garden which was established by C.S. Perrott in 1826. Preservation of some of the exotic species of plants from India and abroad have been done here rather commendable. The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 04- PONDICHERRY – TANJORE
Arrival to Tanjore by surface post breakfast; On arrival check-in at Hotel
Half day sightseeing at Tanjore is all about exploring the glorious Chola Empire that served as its capital from tenth to the fourteenth century. Raja Chola, monarch of the Chola kingdom composed as many as 74 temples’ domain, the most noteworthy being the Bhrahadeeswarar with its soaring tower at the inner sanctum that measures 62 meters in height. The dome of the tower holds a gigantic block granite weighing roughly 80 tonnes. The night will be spent at the hotel of South India.
DAY 05- TANJORE – TRICHY – MADURAI
After a scrumptious breakfast, you will be departed by surface to Madurai, Enroute visit Trichy. On arrival check-in at Hotel
Afternoon sightseeing commences with the tour to Madurai, the most visited and religious place to be visited down South. River Vaigai which is situated km from the state of Tamil Nadu on the rocky banks is a must visit site. The town’s vicinity is also marked by Meenakshi temple’s age old legacy for its splendid depiction of colourful gods, demons and other architectures. The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 06 – MADURAI – THEKKADY – PERIYAR WILDLIFE RESERVE
After a scrumptious breakfast, you will be departed by surface to Periyar, On arrival check-in at Hotel
Thekkady holds its ranks high in the state of Kerala for its brilliance in nature. The Periyar flora and fauna is rich in nature’s resources and the sanctuary located on the banks of the Periyar lake has lots of attraction in store.
Incredible South India wildlife sightseeing waits in the Periyar Wildlife Reserve sanctuary that is the breeding ground of elephants, sambar, bison, tigers and leopards. The vast sanctuary spread over 777 sq.kms of the Cardamom hill region of the Western Ghats also happens to be one of India’s largest.
Explore Periyar Wildlife Reserve on the boat – one of the largest wildlife reserves in India, the sanctuary is spread over an area of 777 sq. km of the Cardamom Hills region of the Western Ghats. The greatest attractions are the herds of wild elephants that come to the lake to frolic in its waters. Besides elephants, Sambar, Bison, Spotted Deer, Tigers and Leopards are also found among others.The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 07 – THEKKADY – ALLEPPEY – KUMARAKOM
After a quick morning breakfast, it’s time to visit Alleppey, the heart of coconut plantation and supplies, a city that also boasts of neat marketplace and canals that serve to the coir industry of backwaters. Kumarakom’s 14 acres of woods and bird sanctuary is the home to the rarest of all migratory birds that flock their feathers toward Sub-continent. The massive area is a treat to watch not because of any architectural brilliance on offer but because of its sheer large space covering the wilderness that makes it a perfect getaway point once you arrive in Kumarakom. On arrival check in at the hotel and enjoy the place known for its backwaters. The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 08 –  KUMARAKOM – ALLEPEY HOUSEBOAT
After breakfast, the surprise basically lies on the AC houseboat that cruises to get an authentic taste of Kerala on its backwaters. The night will be spent at the AC houseboat.
DAY 09 – ALLEPEY HOUSEBOAT – COCHIN
After a delicious breakfast, disembark Houseboat and you will be departed by surface to Cochin. On arrival, you will be checked in at the hotel. The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 10 – IN COCHIN
The headstart for your trip in South India city – Cochin has to begin and conclude with the Marine drive on the coastal lines of the city. However, as you move ahead in your sightseeing tour, you would keep on getting amazed with what Cochin has in store for you. Visit the Dutch palaces that simply spell extravagance and splendour with their superb architecture and lavishness. The city is also noticed for the beautiful murals that depict the scenes from Ramayana and Mahabharata. Also on display are the clothes and palanquins of the erstwhile rulers that show the significance of Kerala as the centre of certain empires. Not to take away is the fact that there is also Koonan Kurishu shrine, one of the oldest in India. Other places that you can afford to miss include Jewish Synagogue that looks even more intriguing with its copper plates that have scripts inscribed in Hebrew. Fort Kochi, another local favourite is worthy of a visit; and of course St. Francis Church, famed as the oldest church built by the Europeans on Indian soil. Be stupefied by the unbelievable portrayal of Jesus’s life history painted on the ceiling in Santa Cruz Basilica. Chinese fishing nets near the harbour entrance of Cochin and Vytilla mobility hub has to feature on your brochure as well. The night will be spent at the hotel.
DAY 11 – DEPART COCHIN
Meeting and assistance for your departure transfer to the airport for your flight to your onward journey.

What the tour brings you

You get an amazing and exclusive tour package chosen and finalised with your agreement. The hotels in the tour package are exclusively selected after analysing the preferences and reviews of our esteemed guests and customers. This analysis strongly includes quality services, best deals, hospitality and enriched services with delicious and healthy menus.
Your tour would include the stay in the below-mentioned hotels. If any of the hotels is not available due to any reason, we have the authority to get you the next best alternate as the best replacement we can get with similar service standards. The tours are available and you have the option to choose any date as we have Daily Departures and arrivals.
The deals and packages we provide are designed as per its popularity, choices and are for limited time. The packages are seasonal; guest oriented and personalised which can be changed anytime. These tour packages are refined by the best prices, services and professional efforts for your satisfaction.

The services included in the Tour rate are:

  • The traditional style of welcoming guests with flowers or garlands
  • Guidance and assistance during arrival regarding the tour program with a welcome template by one of your team representative.
  • Guidance and assistance during departure regarding the tour program with a welcome template by one of your team representative.
  • Private transport facilities through chauffeurs with AC from airports to hotels and hotels to airports.
  • Hotel stays with Double or Twin sharing which includes all the presently applicable taxes.
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast services
  • Complete stay as per chosen package including the governmental taxes
  • Road taxes and parking fees
  • Transportation charges and fees like fuel and driver allowance
  • Interstate taxes and service taxes
  • Surprise gift as souvenir during departure

Check-in & check-out time is 12: 00 PM for all the hotels in our package

Things and services not included in rates:

  • Flight rates
  • Entrance fees at the tourist destinations
  • Charges of the guide if you hire
  • Personal expenses at hotel or tour like phone bills, laundry etc
  • Other services not mentioned above

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