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South India Cultural Tours

Duration : 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destination : Mumbai - Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Triuchirapalli - Madurai - Trivandrum - Bangalore - Hassan - Mysore - Hoysala - Somnathpur - Bangalore - Mumbai
Day 01 : Mumbai.
Ekambasreshwar Temple Ekambasreshwar Temple
On arrival transfer to hotel. Rest of Day is at your disposal.

Day 02: Chennai
Transfer to Airport and depart for Madras. Transfer to hotel in Mahabalipuram.

Day 03 : Kanchipurum
Visit Ekambasreshwar Temple, Kamakhsi temple and Viakunta temple. Also roam Kanchipurum which is a center for silk weaving. Rest of Day free.

Day 04 : Mahabalipurum/Madras/Triuchirapalli.
Transfer to Madras airport and fly to Trichy and then to hotel. Morning free. City tour covers the Rock fort, Sirangam and Jambukeshwar Temples.

Day 05 : Tiruchirapalli to Madurai.
Leave by car to Madurai and en route visit Birhadeswara temple, and statue of Nandi Bull. Check into hotel.

Day 06 : Madurai.
Full Days tour of Meenakshi Temples, Palace of King Triumalay Temple of Alaghar Kohli and also visit Elephant rock. Stay at Madurai.

Day 07: Madurai/Trivandrum.
Leave by car to Trivandrum and visit the following en route: Cape Comorin, Kanya Kumari the southern tip of India. Long Day's drive involved.

Day 08: Trivandrum.
Capital of Kerala. City is lush green with excellent coastline, superb Kovalam beach (11miles) and backwater for boating. In the morning visit Padmanabha swami temple, Museum and Chala Bazaar. Stay at hotel.

Day 09 : Bangalore
Transfer to airport for flight to Banglore. On arrival leave by car to Hassan for overnight stay. Day at leisure.

Day 10 : Hassan - Mysore
Halebid, Belur Temples Halebid, Belur Temples
Depart from Hassan to Mysore and visit en route Halebid, Belur Temples and Jain temple rock carving of Sravanabalagola. Stay at Mysore.

Day 11: Mysore
City Tour visiting many palaces and museum. Evening optional visit to Brindavan Gardens and fountains.

Day 12 : Mysore - Bangalore
Leave Mysore and en route visit Hoysala sculptures at Somnathpur, Somnathpur. Arrive at Banglore for over night stay.

Day 13 : Bangalore - Mumbai
Transfer to airport for flight to Mumbai.