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Kerala Backwaters

Southern Splendor with Exotic Backwater

(Itinerary ID: TP224)
Package Duration : 15 Nights / 16Days
Destination Covered : Chennai - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Madurai - Periyar - Kumarakom - Kovalam - Kanyakumari - Houseboat - Thiruvananthapuram - Mumbai - Delhi - Agra - Jaipur
Starting Price : Price Available on Request
Attractions
  • Cultural & Heritage Sites of South India.
  • Backwaters of Kerala
  • French colonial heritage of Pondicherry.
  • Ancient Temples with splendid Dravidian architecture.
  • Green beaches of Kerala.
  • Houseboat experience of Kerala
Golden Extension Tour:
  • Pink City Jaipur.
  • Taj Mahal at Agra.
  • Capital of India New Delhi. And many more.
Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Mumbai
On arrival at the international airport Mumbai you will be received by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Folk Dancer, Chennai

Day 02: Mumbai
Move out for the sightseeing tour which include Gate way of India, and an excursion to the historical Elaphanta Caves. Evening at your discretion to indulge in some of the countless pastimes of Mumbai.

Day 03 : Chennai
You will be transferred to the airport to board the flight for Chennai. On arrival you will be received by our representative and transferred to your hotel. On arrival check-in your hotel.

Day 04 : - Chennai
After a brief refreshment move out for the sight seeing tour and visit Fort St. George, Govt. Museum, Art Gallery, Valluvar Kottam, Snake Park, Kapaleeswarar Temple, Santhome Cathedral, and the Marina Beach. Evening to enjoy at the busy bazaars of Chennai.

Day 05: Pondicherry
In the morning drive straight to Pondicherry and on arrival check-in your hotel. Visit Sat. Auroville City, Aurobindo Ashram and Pondicherry Museum. Evening to enjoy the tranquil beaches of Pondicherry.

Day 06: Pondicherry
The day at your discretion to enjoy the beautiful beaches of Pondicherry.

Day 07: Tanjavour
Drive straight to Thanjavur and on arrival check-in your hotel. Visit Sri Brihadeswara Temple, the Thanjavur Palace, museum, Saraswathi Mahal Library later in the noon. Evening to explore this historic city of your own.

Day 08: Madurai
Morning transfer to Madurai - the 2500 years old ancient city situated on the banks of river Vaigai and on arrival check-in. After check-in proceed for the sight seeing of famous Meenakshi temple- a splendid example of Dravidian architecture, Tirumalai Nayak Mahal and Gandhi Museum.

Day 09: Periyar
Drive straight to Periyar -one of the finest wildlife reserves in the world. On arrival check-in your hotel. Proceed for a boat cruise at the Periyar Lake for the game viewing. The most popular sights are monkeys, elephants, deer, black bucks, wild pigs, and wild buffaloes. A large variety of birds can also be spotted.

Day 10: Kumarakom
After the leisure filled breakfast drive straight to Kumarakom- a beautiful village on the banks of Vembanad Lake. The drive through the rolling mountains of the Western Ghats is an experience of its own. On arrival at Kumarakom check-in your hotel. Evening at your discretion to indulge in some of the countless pastimes of Kumarakom.

Day 11: Housebaot
Morning at leisure. In the later half check-in the houseboat. Take a houseboat trip through legendary backwaters of Kerala to Alappuzha that is better known as the “Venice of the East”. Over night at the houseboat.

Day 12: Kovalam
After the leisurely morning drive straight to Kovalam-the internationally renowned beach destination. On arrival check-in the beach resort. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 13: Kovalam
The whole day at your discretion to enjoy the cool beach flanked with coconut groves on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other side.

Day 14: Kovalam- Kanyakumari- Kovalam
In the morning move out for a full day excursion trip to Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of India. It is the place of confluence of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Visit the main attractions including the famous Vivekananda rock memorial.

Day 15: Thiruvananthapuram-Mumbai
Morning drive to Thiruvananthapuram to board the flight for Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai you will be received by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Day 16: Departure
Morning at leisure. At an appropriate time you will be transferred to the international airport to board the flight for your onward journey.

Golden Triangle Extension:

Day 13: Thiruvananthapuram-Delhi
Morning drive to Thiruvananthapuram to board the flight for New Delhi. On arrival at the airport you will be received by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Day 14: New Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast move out for a daylong sightseeing of Old Delhi (Shahajahanabad), which includes the Red Fort, Chandni Chowk & Jama Masjid along with other attractions. Later after lunch drive past impressive boulevards and buildings such as President's Residence and others in Lutyen's Delhi (New Delhi). Evening free to move around the busy Connaught Place.

Day 15: Agra
Morning checkout and transfer to Agra by your exclusive vehicle. On arrival at Agra visit the incomparable Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.

Day 16: Jaipur
Early in the morning check-out and drive straight to Jaipur- The Pink City. En-route visit to Fathepur Sikri- the first planed city in Indo Islamic architecture built by Emperor Akbar. In the evening explore the illuminated pink city with its colorful hustle & bustle.

Day 17: Jaipur
After the leisurely morning move out for the full day sight seeing of this lovely pink city. Visit the Amber Fort on the Elephant’s back, magnificent City Palace and Jantar Mantar (an observatory made by astronomer king Jai Sing). Evening to enjoy the spicy Rajasthani dinner at Chowki Dhani (a thematic village) with folk songs and dances.

Day 18: Departure
This TourAfter the leisurely morning drive straight to Delhi and on arrival you will be transferred to the international airport to board the flight for your onward journey.


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