Day : 1
arrive chennai and transfer to fishermans cove. Full day at leisure on the beach.
Day : 2
Mamallapuram - Covelong
a day of sightseeing. Visit mamallapuram group of world heritage monuments including shore temple and arjunas penance. Also visit the golden city of kanchipuram - one of the four most sacred places.
Day : 3
Covelong – Kanchipuram
a day on the beach.
Day : 4
Kanchipuram - Bangalore
early morning transfer to chennai railway station and take train to bangalore (5 hrs). Late afternoon take a short city tour of this garden city
Day : 5
Bangalore - Hassan Via Sravanabelagola
morning drive to hassan enroute visiting sravanabelagola (5 hrs). One has to climb 600 steps to reach the hilltop dominated by 1000 years old gomateshwara statue. The statue is considered to be the tallest monolith (17 m) and most graceful sculptures of the world. Afternoon visit belur and halebid temples. The visual is often described as the jewel box of hoysala temple architecture.
Day : 6
Hassan - Coorg
morning drive to coorg (3 hrs). Afternoon at leisure to explore the rolling hills with plantations of coffee, black pepper vines and the celebrated coorg orange and cardamom plants.
Day : 7
Coorg - Nagarhole
morning drive to nagarhole (4 hrs) and check in at kabini river lodge - the hunting lodge of mysore maharaja, at the edge of nagarhole national park. In the afternoon take a jeep safari in the park
Day : 8
Nagarhole National Park
morning and afternoon jungle safaris in the nagarhole national park. Rest of the day at leisure by the river
Day : 9
Nagarhole National Park - Mysore
morning jungle safari by jeep. Late morning drive to mysore (3 hrs). Afternoon visit mysore royal palace.
Day : 10
morning excursion to somnathpur (1 hr). Visit keshava temple built in 1268 ad, richly adorned with carved friezes and sculptured images. Evening visit to brindavan gardens, with its many water features, including the musical fountains.
Day : 11
Mysore - Ooty
morning drive to ooty (4 hrs) - the erstwhile summer headquarters of the british government in southern india and offers a cool retreat.
Day : 12
in the morning proceed by nilgiri mountain railway - toy train to coonoor across plantations and forest clad Hills with breathtaking views. Drive backs to ooty and proceed for sight seeing.-over night stay at ooty
Day : 13
Ooty - Munnar - Eravikulam National Park
on day 11, the tourists move towards the legendary hill station, which is also the spice capital of kerala, munnar. A trip to eravikulam national park will consume the rest of the day for a weary tourist with a subsequent overnight stay in the local resort, ending the day.
Day : 14
Eravikulam National Park - Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
a morning visit to the national park for wildlife sights will include a drive to periyar in the afternoon which happens to be a run of 3 hours. A preplanned overnight stay in the locally Available resort will round off the day.
Day : 15
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
a morning and evening boat cruise is the star attraction of the sanctuary with the whole concoction being made too good to neglect as one is witness to the regaling sight of wild elephants pleasing themselves in the lake or one can opt for the antics of the domestic and migratory birds, also. Overnight stay in the local hotel ends the day on a relaxing note.
Day : 16
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary - Kumarakom
the group reaches kumarakom early in the morning after a long drive of 5 hours. Arrival at kumarakom leads to the tourists spending the rest of the day at their own comfort. Overnight stay in the resort, ends the day on a satisfying note.
Day : 17
Kumarakoram Bird Sanctuary
A gratifying backwater cruise coupled with an evening visit to the picturesque kumarakoram bird sanctuary form the staple for day 15 of the wildlife tour. Night time is spent with an overnight stay at the resort.
Day : 18
Kumarakoram Bird Sanctuary-Kochi Onward Destination
a drive down to kochi lasts a full 3 hours to be followed by a full day of touring the city destinations of kochi. Tourists are moved to city airport for the home ward journey to be undertaken by the enjoying and high-spirited tourists.