The Southern Odyssey
| Best among the South India Luxury Tours |
16 Nights & 17 Days
Chennai – Mahabalipuram – Tanjore – Madurai – Periyar – Kumarakom – Alleppey – Kochi – Bangalore – Mysore – Bangalore
This luxury South India tour offered by Alluring India, encompass a very distinct experience as compared to the North India’s tours. It is almost like visiting another country altogether. The temple trails from Chennai to Mahabalipuram, Tanjore, Trichy and Madurai would fascinate those interested in vivid architectures, heritage and cultural aspects of these temple towns. This is undoubtedly one of the best south India tour packages, as one gets to visit all the major 3 states in south – Tamil Nadu, Karnataka & the God’s own country – Kerala!
- Temple trails in this south India tour showcases a mesmerizing architectural extravaganza.
- The French Quarters and a modern Ashram in Pondicherry.
- Beaches at Mahabalipuram and Chennai.
- A short Jungle trek and exploring the spice gardens in Periyar.
- Witness a ‘Kalaripatthu’ dance presentation depicting the local dance art form of Kerala.
- Cruise the serene backwaters of Kerala in our exclusive and luxurious houseboats.
Program SummaryThis tour package of south India commences at Chennai, followed by a drive to Mahabalipuramon the third day to visit Arjuna Penance, The five Rathas&The Shore Temple. You will then drive to Trichy and do some local sightseeing. On the sixth and seventh day you visit Tanjore and Madurai. Ninth day will be the drive to Periyar where you will visit the Spice Gardens& enjoy a short jungle trek. After spending some leisurely time on the serene backwaters of Kumarakom, you will proceed to Kochi. On the 13th day, you will fly from Kochi to Bengaluru and after spending 2 nights here, you will drive to Mysore. On the last day of your luxury south India tour, you will drive back to Bengaluru Airport for further flight connection.
ExclusionsPersonal expenses such as cold drinks, laundry charges, telephone calls, portrage, excess luggage charges, tips, mineral water & all other items of personal nature & also food & drinks not forming part of itinerary | Airfare from home country to India| Any other item which is not included in tour land price includes section..
For the most comfortable and enjoyable South India tour experience, the best time to travel is from October to March as it is winter season in India. As these places lie on the coastal belt its quite hot and humid here in other months. This south India tour package ensures a smooth travel from one state to another and minimum flight travel. There are direct flights from Kochi to Bengaluru. Mysore, however, does not have an airport and hence one has to travel back to Bengaluru for further flight connectivity.