Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days
Destination Covered :
Chennai - Madurai - Periyar - Trivandrum - Cochin - Bangalore - Mysore
The enchanting or compelling South noted as “expedition of India's largest gems” brings rich history, magnificent architecture and stunningnatural beauties like sea shore, hill stations, patterns, wildlife sanctuaries, etc. From the temple town of Madurai to the elaborate architectural jewels of Mysore, South expanses a chain of holy or cultural or natural sites. In addition to these sites South Indian cities are prominent for more refined or grown, modern architecture and exceptional shopping facility which make South India is a year-round destination and popular among all kind of tourists.
On arrival at Chennai,“the Gateway to the South India”, our representative will welcome and transfer you to hotel. You will have remain of the day free for relaxation or you can explore a phenomenal and outstanding number of “emporia” or huge array of world class shop in Chennai where you can find handcrafted ranges toheavy silks to traditional jewellery or gold ornaments, a visit to Sarvana Store of T-Nagar in Chennai will leave you whooping with the collection presenting for any Indian occassion. Overnight stay will be at Chennai.
On second day,from Chennai drive down to Kanchipuram, one of the seven holy cities of India, here you’ll visit many of the striking andwell-kept temples like Ekambareshwar Temple, Kailashnath Temple, Kamakshi Temple, the Vaikunthaperumal Temple and further explore the Gandhi Road, Nadu Street and TN Nambi Street to pick up famous Kanchipuram silk sarees. Thenit’s time to move toward the next destination Mahabalipuram a small, peaceful seaside place. No doubt here you willenjoy its unique location, lovely beach,exquisite architecture on temples to shrines to wonderful sights like Shore Temple,Five Rathas Temple, Arjuna’s Penance,Mahishamardani and the Adivaraha Mandapas and Adivaraha Temple.Overnight stay will be at Chennai.
The third day of your tour has store a number of mesmerizing sightseeing spot of Chennai. Beginning with Fort St. George which houses the Fort Museum, the affluence of the past, Clive House,a true testimonial to the British legacy and St Mary’s Churchthe oldest Anglican Church in India ensure to enthrall you and another important place that not to be missed or covered on your sightseeing isSt. Thomas Church, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Government Museum and Art Gallery, Anna Zoological Park andMarina Beach whose long expansion of sand with its enticing charm enthrall you for a long.Late evening transfer to Railway Station for overnight journey to Madurai.
Morning arrive Madurai and our executive accompaniment you from Madurai Railway Station to the hotel.Complete your morning meal and set out to explore the temple city, undoubtedly Madurai has several small or big temples all around or on every cross road of the city so visiting onAyirankkal Mandapam,Maraimman Thepukullam Temple Tank and Meenakshi Temple really pay your devotion to holy temples of this city. In evening you visitTirumalai Nayakkar Palace,Gandhi Museum and Koodal Azhagar or you can explore North Chithirai Street, East Avani Moola Street, and Town Hall Road to buy authentic local handicrafts or excellent souvenirs to take back home.Overnight stay will be at Madurai.
The fifth day of your vacation bequeaths you to move aroundthe best-known wildlife sanctuary in south India noted as a tiger reserve or a paradise of elephants. It’s variety of flora and fauna, 100-year-old artificial lake nestled in the magnificent lush forested Western Ghats of Kerala and abundant of Bengal Tiger, Nilgiri langoor, Nilgiri tahr, bison, deer, antelope and about 800 elephants in number make your visit worthwhile and will undeniably grab all your attention. Overnight stay will be at Periyar.
After an entire day of moving between the thick profuse forests and lush greens of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, it is time to check out another destination Trivandrum “capital city of Kerala”, enjoying the scenic beauty enroute. Upon arrival,check-in into hotel, after freshening up and relaxing for a couple hours, you’ll be proceeding to the amazingTrivandrum city sightseeing tour which cover Napier Museum, Sri Chitra Art Gallery, Kuthiramalika Museum, and the famous Sri Padmanabha Swami Temple constructed entirely in Dravidian style but attainable only to Hindus. Overnight stay will be at Trivandrum.
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Spend the entire seventh day at leisure in Trivandrum or you can go for optional tours to Cape Comorin (Kanya Kumari - the southernmost part of India) or nearby places like Kovalam which is about 11km away from Trivandrum.Overnight stay will be atTrivandrum.
Set out for another journey, as you are transferred from the capital city of Keralato thebeautifulQueen of Arabian Sea “Cochin”. Transfer to hotel on arrival and spend the remaining day at leisure or enjoy scenic surroundings. As an alternate, you can also spend your free time by shopping on Jew Town area and Broadway which is noted for buying spices, clothes and other local items. For excellent handicraft items and all sorts of things MG Road is the most trusted place in Cochin.Overnight stay will be at Cochin.
Your ninth day breakfast pursues a visit to Cochin City and its various attractions likeChinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace,Historical Fort and more which mesmerize you. Late evening transfer to Railway Station for overnight journey to Bangalore.
Tenth day early morning you arrived Bangalore and transfer to hotel. After tempting breakfast,you will have rest of the day at leisure or other option you can roam in its gorgeous parks, boulevards, cinema complexes, bustling shopping bazaars & historical monuments. Some of the major places of interest in Bangalore areBull Temple,Cubbon Park,Lal Bagh Gardens,Jama Masjid’s,Kempegowda Fort andISKCON Temple. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Bangalore.
On eleventh day of Treasure of South Package Tour, earlymorning leave for Bangalore Railway Station and headed your journey toward the“Cultural Capital of Karnataka” or “Second Largest City in the Southern Indian State of Karnataka” Mysore. Upon arrival check in at the hotel and relax for rest of the day or purchase the plenty of options like fine quality of silks, sandalwood, jasmine, and rosewood items, stone carved statues, Mysore paintings, incense sticks, Mysore Pak or many other interesting things from the key shopping areas Krishnaraja Circle, Sayyaji Rao Road, Devaraja Urs Road, Dhanvantri Road and Ashoka Road. Overnightstay will be at hotel in Mysore.
Rejuvenated and replenished, day 12 offers you to explore the beauty and dynamism of the city. After enjoying the sumptuous breakfast at the hotel, get ready for a city tour. Check out theMysore Palace, one of the must visit place in Mysore its towering columns, glossy marble floors, fancily decorated arches, light filtering in through stained glass panels and ivory decorated doors make this a really royal treat. Beside Mysore Palace visit on Lalitha Mahal Palace, Railway Museum,Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery, Mysore Zoo, St. Philomena’s Cathedral,Devaraja Fruit and Vegetable Market,Chamundi Hills and Brindavan Gardens which ensure to mesmerize you.
On day thirteen, you will have free time till noon and then later transfer to Mysore Railway Station to catch the train for Chennai. Arrive Chennai & transfer to hotel. Spend the remainday completely at leisure.
After breakfast, give final touch to your pack bag and get ready to move toward the Chennai Airport/Railway Stationfor your onward journey. In this way with Travelogy India, your gratifying and charming, treasures of south journey comes to an end.