South India Temples and Beach Tour
Day 01: Arrive Chennai
On arrival at Chennai airport the Indian Horizons representative will meet you and help you transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Chennai.
Day 02: In Chennai
Morning after breakfast, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Chennai. The highlight of the tour is a visit to the National Art Gallery and Museum, Fort St. George and St. Mary's Church, and Kapaleeshwarar Temple, which displays the fine architectural and cultural heritage of Chennai, making south India travel the most exhilarating tour.
Day 03: Chennai-Kanchipuram-Mahabalipuram-Chennai
Morning after breakfast, proceed for a full day excursion to Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram. The highlight of the tour is the visit to the temples.
Day 04: Chennai-Trichy
Morning after breakfast drive to Trichy. On arrival check-into the hotel. After fresh-up visit the Rock Fort Temple, Thayumanaswamy Temple, Jambukeshwara Temple and The Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple which offers south India temple tours showcasing the architectural legacy of south India .
Day 05: Trichy-Tanjore
Morning after breakfast drive to Tanjore. Enroute visit Srirangam well known for its Ranganathaswamy Temple. On arrival at Tanjore, check-in at the hotel. Overnight at Tanjore
Day 06: Tanjore-Madurai
Morning tour to Tanjore. The city tour incorporates a visit to the Sri Brihadeeswarar Temple. The city tour covers the beautiful temples of south India and the churches in south India. On arrival check-in at the hotel.
Day 07: In Madurai
Morning after breakfast proceed for a sightseeing tour of Madurai. The highlight of the tour is the visit to the famous Meenakshi Temple, a structure in the Dravidian style of architecture. Overnight at Madurai
Day 08: Madurai-Periyar
Morning after breakfast drive to Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary. On arrival check-into the hotel. Overnight at Periyar.
Day 09: In Periyar
Early morning boat cruises at Periyar Lake and the cruise acquaints you with Elephants, Wild Boar, Sambhar, Tiger, Wild Dog and Langur Monkeys. Afternoon free for independent activities. Overnight at Periyar
Day 10: Periyar-Cochin
Morning proceed to Kottayam. After lunch at Vembanand Lake Resort, take the backwater cruise to Allepey. Continue drive to Cochin. On arrival check-in at the hotel.
Day 11: In Cochin
The morning tour ushers through St Francis Church, allegedly India's oldest European built church. The tour then proceeds with the Mattancherry Synagogue and the Parishath Thampuram Museum. Afternoon is spent cruising through lagoons and palm tree-lined canals.
Day 12: Cochin-Goa
Morning transfer to Cochin Airport to connect to the flight for Goa. Goa party holidays - one of the best holiday tour packages one can think of. On arrival at Goa you will be transferred to the hotel. Overnight at Goa
Day 13: In Goa
This morning you will visit Old Goa. Goa is acknowledged, as the land of white churches and golden sands. The beach stretches out for miles, hemmed in by lush green hills. Overnight at Goa.
Day 14: Goa-Mumbai
Morning transfer to Goa airport to connect to the flight for Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Mumbai.
Day 15: In Mumbai
Morning departure from Mumbai Harbor and an excursion to the Elephanta caves. In the afternoon the city tour heads to the exotic Malabar Hill, Kamala Nehru Park, the Hanging Gardens, Parsi Towers of Silence and proceeds to the city's splendid Marine Drive to chowpatty beach, the Prince of Wales Museum, Gateway of India, to the Crawford's market. Overnight at Mumbai
Day 16: Mumbai (Final Departure)
Day free to relax. In time transfer to the airport for your flight back home.