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Day 01: Arrival in Chennai

Upon arrival at Chennai International Airport, our representative will meet you and escort to the hotel. (Rooms will be pre-ordered, the night before your arrival for convenience).

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 02: Chennai - Mamallapuram

After breakfast we depart to the coastal town of Mahabalipuram (58 kms. From Chennai), which is famous for its temple complex. The temple was built in the 7th century, is located directly on the coast of the city and is part of the world's cultural heritage.
In the afternoon visit Kanchipuram, city of a thousand temples. Besides the fact that city is known as "the golden city of temples, Kanchipuram for 4 centuries, was known as a city of weavers, where to this day tailors sew sari, using the best grades of silk and gold thread.
We return to the hotel at Chennai.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 03: Chennai - Trichy

After breakfast we go on a tour covering most of Chennai, which is also called the "Southern Gate". Here, culture and way of life differs from what can be seen in northern India.
See places such as Fort St. George, which is on the rise of the city. The Supreme Court decorated with ornamental cupola with corridors, in the style of the Indo - Moorish architecture, Birla Planetarium, the most modern planetarium in India.
In the afternoon transfer to the railway station to board Palawan Express (Pallavan Express) to the city of Trichy.
Departure from Chennai: 15.30
Arrive in Trichy: 21.00
Upon arrival in Trichy check in at the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04: Trichy - Tanjhor 60 kms (2 hours by car)

After breakfast go on a city tour of Trichy. Visit Rock Fort, a charming and unique temple. Trichy City is also known as a place, where the variety of colourful festivals, including water. Here is a real paradise not only for those who want to visit the various excursions, but for those who want to go shopping. You can buy a variety of local cigars, handicrafts, brass, jewellery and carpets.
On the way to Tanjhor visit temples, Gangaikondachelapuram.
Upon arrival, check into hotel at Tanjore.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 05: Tanjhor - Madurai 158 kms (4 hours by car)

After breakfast - city tour of Tanjhor. It is called the "Rice Bowl" of Tamil Nadu. Here you will find beautiful handicrafts, bronzes and South - Indian musical instruments. Visit the temple of Sri Brihadeshvara, built by Grand Dukes Chela. It is an excellent example of Chela architecture. Palace near the temple was constructed by huge sized stones. Which was partially built by Nyakyi around 1550 BC, and partly by Marathi.
Later depart to Madurai.
Upon arrival, check in at hotel in Madurai.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 06: In Madurai

Breakfast at the hotel and city tour for the day.
Madurai, situated on the banks of river Vaigai, has history of more than 2500 years. The name of the city of Madurai is translated as a nectar.
See the palace Trirumalai Nayak Mahal, made in the Indo - Moorish architectural style. It was built in 1523 and originally was four times larger in area than today. Also visit Vaniyur Mariamman Teppakulam - the temple, in which tanks of water from the river Vaigai flows,
Meenakshi Temple -the main attraction of the city. This temple is located in the heart of the city, since 2000 years. It is a striking example of Dravidian architecture. Occupies an area of 6 hectares. It also houses 1000 pillars, each of which various images and statues.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 07: Madurai - Periyar 160 kms (approximately 4.5 hours by car)

After breakfast, depart to Periyar, the most famous wildlife sanctuary in South India. It was originally founded as a place to save the tigers, but today, known reserve for elephants. City Thekkady is famous for its hilly terrain, and cardamom tea plantations. Upon arrival, check in hotel.
Evening at Leisure.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 08: Periyar - Kottayam 115 kms (3 hours by car)

Early in the morning we go to the lake in order to ride on the boat and look at the life of animals. We return to the hotel, have breakfast, go to Kottayam and posted on the House Bothe (boat - house). You can observe the life of local residents; see cocoa bushes, the narrow streets of the coastal villages, to enjoy nature, plants.
Upon arrival at Kottayam, whjich is located at House boat.

Overnight at House boat.

Day 09: Arrival in Allepi / Cochin 60 kms (crossing takes about 2 hours by car)

Allepi arrive in the morning and leave the House Boat after breakfast.
Only 2 hours journey by car (60 km) and you find yourself in Cochin, located between the Arabian Sea and factories of Kerala. The city is also called the "Queen of the Arabian Sea.
Leave for city tour of Cochin city. Visit Cochin Fort, see the Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church, built in 1503 by the Portuguese. Palace Mattancherri or, as it is called, the Danish palace, also built by the Portuguese in 1557, was transferred to the local ruler - Veer Raja Kerala Varma. Inside it is decorated with beautiful paintings, narrating the legends of the Ramayana, Mahabharata and other Puranic legends. Also we will visit the Synagogue, built in 1568, which is the oldest in India. It was destroyed during the pogroms of the Portuguese in 1662 and rebuilt two years later the Danes.
In the evening go to a submission, see the classical Indian dance Kathakali.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10: Depart from Cochin

Transfer to Airport for your onward destination.
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