9 Nights / 10 Days
Destination Covered : Alleppey-chennai-cochin-covelong-delhi-kumarakom-madurai-periyar-puducherry-trichy
The picture perfect beauty of South India can be best defined through its magnificent temples, lush green forests, clean and serene beaches and rich cultural heritage. The best of South India tour package provides you a golden opportunity to visit all the best and simply unparalleled destinations of South India that surely leave you astonished.
Day 01:- New Delhi- Chennai
The Best of South India Tour begins with the arrival at New Delhi, where you will be received by one of the representative of Indian Horizons who will escort you to the Airport to board a flight towards Chennai. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel and take some rest. Later on proceed for the sightseeing tour of Chennai, the capital the 4th largest city and the leading commercial center of South India. Explore its amazing attractions that include Kapaleeswarar Temple, National Art Gallery, Semmozhi Poonga, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Thousand Light Mosque etc. In the evening visit the beautiful Marina Beach and indulge in beach site activities. After enjoying the whole day return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02:- Chennai- Covelong
Next morning after breakfast enjoy the half day sightseeing tour of Chennai which includes Fort St. George, the Huddleston Garden Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Mylapore Temple etc. Later drive towards Covelong which is situated at a distance of 34 Km from Chennai. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03:- Covelong Sightseeing
Next morning after breakfast drive towards Covelong Beach which is one of the popular beaches and is mostly preferred by the families with kids and couples. Enjoy beach site activities at Covelong beach which is one of the beautiful beaches around Chennai and is an ideal retreat amidst of beautiful palm trees and white sand which offers a beautiful sight of widespread Bay of Bengal. Later on, visit the Dutch Fort which is one of the most frequented tourist spots in the region. Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04:- Covelong- Puducherry
Next morning after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive towards Puducherry. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel and take some rest. After lunch enjoy a visit to hot spot attractions of Puducherry which include Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Auroville, Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Promenade Beach etc. After enjoying the whole day in exploring amazing attractions return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05:- Puducherry- Thanjavur
Next day early in the morning after enjoying delicious breakfast, drive towards Thanjavur which is around 273 Km from Puducherry. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel and take some rest. Afternoon visit the Brihadeshwara Fort and temple, it is an architectural marvel of Chola dynasty and a UNESCO World Heritage site as well. Also, visit the Thanjavur Palace and Museum which houses a library and an art gallery as well. Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06:- Thanjavur- Trichy- Madurai
Next morning after breakfast proceed towards Madurai. En- route visit Trichy which is situated on the banks of river Cauvery and is the fourth largest city in Tamil Nadu. It was the citadel of early Cholas which later fell to the Pallavas. Now the city is a blend of tradition and modernity. The major attraction of Trichy is the spectacular Rock Fort Temple. After enjoying the visit continue drive towards Madurai. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day -07:- Madurai- Periyar
After morning breakfast visit the world famous Sri Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thirupparankundram Murugan Temple, Gandhi Museum, Koodal Azhagar Temple etc. Later on drive towards Periyar which is 138 Km from it. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day -08:- Periyar- Kumarakom
Next morning after enjoying delicious breakfast proceed towards Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and enjoy jungle safari to explore the natural habitat of Tiger. Enjoy the boat ride at Periyar River visit the hilly town of Pullumedu, the Spice Garden etc. Later on, drive towards Kumarakom another scenic destination of South India. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 08:- Kumarakom- Alleppey
Next morning after early breakfast visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. After lunch drive towards Alleppey which is 27 Km from it. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked houseboat and explore the natural beauty of surroundings on these floating villas which are decked with all the modern facilities and amenities. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at houseboat.
Day 09:-Alleppey- Kochi
After enjoying delicious breakfast in serene surroundings drive towards Cochin that is about 55 Km from it. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel and take some rest. Later on, explore the major attractions of Cochin which include Fort Cochin, Santa Cruz Basilica, Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Net etc. After enjoying a visit to these hot spots return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10:-Cochin- Chennai- New Delhi
After morning breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed towards Chennai Airport to board a flight towards New Delhi for the return journey.
With this, the fascinating, culturally rich and amazing Best of South India Tour comes to an end with its everlasting and enriching memories.
Sri Parthasarathy Temple
Thousand Light Mosque
Fort St. George
The Huddleston Garden Arignar Anna Zoological Park
Sri Aurobindo Ashram
Immaculate Conception Cathedral
The Brihadeshwara Fort and Temple
Thanjavur Palace and Museum
Sri Meenakshi Amman Temple
Thirupparankundram Murugan Temple
Koodal Azhagar Temple
The Hilly town of Pullumedu
The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Santa Cruz Basilica
St. Francis Church
Chinese Fishing Net