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Day : 1
Chennai 
Arrival at Chennai Airport, where you will be met by pals tours representative who give you a warm welcome by fresh flower garlands and transfer to air-conditioned Deluxe Car and check in to hotel. Chennai, the gateway to southern India, established in 1639 by the East India Company, is one of the oldest cities of the country. After lunch, we take you for a half day sightseeing of Chennai. Visit: Egmore Museum Marina Beach, Anna Memorial, M.G.R. Memorial, Valluvar Kottam, Mylapore, Kabaleeswarar. Over night stay at Chennai 
Day : 2
Chennai - Bangalore (360 Kms / 6.5 Hrs) 
Bangalore is the present capital State of Karnataka is situated halfway between the coasts in southern India. The city was founded in the 16th century, and witnessed great southern dynasties like the Kadambas, the Hoysalas and Vijayanagar emperors. Legend has it that the name Bangalore comes from "boiled beans" (Benda Kaluru), which was served by a humble old lady to a hungry ruler in the 16th century. After lunch visit to ISKON Temple. Places to See: Lalbagh, Vidhana South, Museum, Art Gallery, Cubbon Park. Commercial town and capital city of Karnataka state.-Over Night Stay – Bangalore 
Day : 3
Bangalore - Mysore (140 Kms / 3 Hrs) 
After breakfast proceed for the local sight seeing of Mysore covering Srirangapatnam, Tipus Summer Palace and Sriranganathaswamy Vishnu Temple and came in to the limelight during the period of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan during 18th century. Later visit Tipus former summer palace known as "Daria Daulat Bagh", which literally means "wealth of the sea". On arrival you visit to Mysore Maharajas Palace, which was designed by Henry Irwin and built between 1897 and 1912. This Indo-saracenic styled building is the famous landmark of Mysore Places to visit: Birundavanam Garden - Beautiful Illumination garden and lawn Mysore is one of the historic town and guidance cities to exhibit oldest Indian richest economy. Over night stay at Mysore 
Day : 4
Mysore - Ooty (160 Kms / 4 Hrs) 
After breakfast drive to Ooty via Mudhumalai & Bandhipur Wild Life Sanctuary , Ooty (98 kms/ 4.5 hrs) also known as Udagamandalam is the "Queen of hill stations" and the capital of Nilgiris district. It is one of the most popular tourist resorts in India. Nilgiris means "Blue Mountains". It is a land of picturesque picnic spots situated at an altitude of 2,240 meters above sea level. After lunch proceed for a local sight seeing of Ooty Places to see: Ooty Botanical Garden, Lake, , Boathouse. Ooty is the queen of hill station, a coolest green hill resorts. Over night stay at Ooty 
Day : 5
Ooty - Coimbatore (98 Kms / 4.5 Hrs) 
After breakfast, drive to Coimbatore which is Manchester beautiful City in Tamilnadu or the textiles capital of South India. On arrival, check in to the hotel- evening free for shopping - and cinema - rest of the day at leisure. Over night stay at Coimbatore 
Day : 6
Coimbatore - Cochin (170 Kms / 3.5 Hrs) 
After breakfast, drive to beautiful land of Kerala its backwaters and reach at Cochin, it is regally called the Queen of the Arabian Sea is a cluster of islands narrow peninsulas and a built of the mainland. Cochin (Kochi) is Palm-Green commercial town of Kerala and the city consists of the mainland Ernakulam. On Arrival - Your room is availabe for immediate occupancy. Early afternoon, we leave for a sightseeing tour of Wellingdon Island, Mattacherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue, for Cochin, St. Francis Church, the Chinese fishing nets swaying in the breeze over backwaters, gives the impression that the waves of the sea have risen over the horizon, where you would do your harbor backwater cruise for95 minutes after your lunch and then proceed back to Hotel. Over night stay at Cochin 
Day : 7
Cochin – Alleppey (70 Kms / 01 Hrs) 
After breakfast drive to Alleppey on arrival at Alappuzha (or) Alleppey, on arrival .11:30 hrs checks in at houseboat. Rest of the day is leisure on the House Boat. Sit back and relax while the boat cruises through the narrow serene backwater canals. Lunch, Evening Tea/Coffee with snacks, dinner and enjoy your evening on the sundeck away from polluted cities and maddening crowd .Only disturbance will be twinkle of a shining star or diving of fish around your to say hello by waving its tail from the lake. Over night stay on House Boat 
Day : 8
Kovalam - Trivandram (155 Kms / 03 Hrs) 
Later you drive to Trivandram is the seaside capital of Kerala, surrounded by numerous hills and hillocks on which stands buildings and parks, Trivandram literally means the Holy City of Ananta. You will have enjoyed at Kovalam Beach then you have a nice Dharsan at Sri Padmanaba Swamy Temple (Vishnu) this temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Over night stay at Kovalam or Trivandram 
Day : 9
Trivandram - Kanniyakumari (2 Hrs / 90 Kms) 
After breakfast drive to Kanniyakumari enroute visit to Sucintrum where you have famous sthanumalaian temple known for its architecture beauty and you will get know about the beautiful Musical Pillars and 18 ft. hanuman status made out of one piece of stone. After prayer proceed to Kanniyakumari. Kanniyakumari lies in the southern most tip of Peninsular India, is famous for its majestic hills, virgin beaches, pristine rivers and meandering rivulets , this is the place where all the three sea meet, It is significant not only for its association with a virgin goddess, Kanya Devi Kanniyakumari is also known for its multi-colored sands, the meeting place of Bay of Bengal Arabian Sea and India Ocean. Places to see: Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Thiruvallur statue, Kanniyakumari temple. Gandhi Mandapam, Watching the Sun rise and Sun set from here is big attraction, especially on a full Moon day on the same horizon and free time where you can buy see shell things and it is best for walking and do shopping from road side shop. Over night stay at Kanniyakumari 
Day : 10
Kanniyakumari – Madurai (250 Kms / 05 Hrs) 
After breakfast drive to Madurai (which is known as the Nectar city of Tamilnadu), is the oldest city in Tamilnadu. Upon arrival, visit Meenakshi Amman Temple and Thirupparankundram Murugan Temple. The Meenakshi Amman Temple dominates the city evolved around it. The temple is mainly dedicated to Goddess Meenakshi and also to Lord Shiva (as Sundareshwar). Later visit to Thirumalai Nayak palace -This Palace was built in 1636 by King Thirumalai Nayak with the help of an Italian Architect. The building we see today was the main Palace where the King lived. The original Palace Complex was four times bigger than the present structure. This palace consisted mainly of two parts, namely Swargavilasa and Rangavilasa. In these two parts, there are royal residence, theatre, shrine, apartments, armory, palanquin place, royal bandstand, quarters, pond and garden. King Thirumalai Nayak celebrated festivals like Scepter festival, Navarathri, Chithirai festival, Masi festival and the Float festival Over night stay at Madurai 
Day : 11
Madurai - Trichy (135 Kms / 2.5 Hrs) 
After breakfast drive to Trichy situated on the banks of Kaveri River is a blend of history and tradition as well as pilgrim centre. Srirangam, surrounded by the waters of river Cauveri on one side and its tributary kollidam on the other, is a 600 acre island-town enclosed within the seven walls of the gigantic Sriranganathaswami Temple. Most of it dates from the 14th to 17th centuries, and many people have had a hand in its construction, including the Cheras, Pandyas, Cholas, Hoysalas and rulers from Vijayanagar. The largest gopuram in the first wall on the southern side was completed as recently as 1987, and now measures 73m. The main temple is dedicated to Vishnu. Over night stay at Trichy 
Day : 12
Trichy - Tanjore (65 Kms / 1.5 Hrs) 
After breakfast drive to one of the most famous land mark of Trichy is a rock – fort with Ganesh temple on the top of hill as known as Utchi Pillaiyar temple. Which is the 83 meter high rock, it is one of the oldest in the world Later to drive to Tanjore which has been the chief political literacy and religious center of South India, Tanjore on On arrival Tanjore - Your room is availabe for immediate occupancy. The famous world Heritage monument one of the most famous land Marks of Tanjore is the Bhiragadeeswarar Temple, a built in at the beginning of the 12th century by the greatest Chola emperor Raja Raja Chola King. With its lush green stretches of cultivated lands The tower of the temple is an engineering marvel of the construction was made in such a way that the shadow of the Cupola never falls on the ground. Early afternoon you drive to local sight seeing tour of Tanjore @ Tanjore Big Temple, Saraswathi Mahal Library. The Big Temple is big in all aspect, capital of Chola of the Chola Dynasty. Big Temple is superb and fascinating monuments. Over night stay at Tanjore 
Day : 13
Tanjore – Gangai Konda Cholapuram – Darasuram – Kumbakonam 
After breakfast drive to the World Heritage Monument Temples at Darasuram and Gangai Konda Cholapuram 10th Century Temples This is perhaps the crowning glory of Chola architecture- also a World Heritage Monument. Over night stay at Kumbakonam 
Day : 14
Kumbakonam - Vaitheeswaran Koil (100 Kms / 02 Hrs) – Chidambaram - Pondicherry (70 Kms / 1.5 Hrs) 
After breakfast drive for Vaitheeswaran Koil (75 Kms / 1.5 Hrs) and visit Vaithyanatha Swami Temple, Later proceed to Chidambaram (25 Kms / 30 Hrs) also called as Thillai, is known us NATARAJ TEMPLE. (Cosmic Dancer) which has the famous Nataraja temple with the root of the sanctum-sanctorum covered with golden plates is located in the centre of the town covering an area of 40 acres. Which is one the Panchabootha Sthala, dedicated Lord Siva. This is one of the very few temples where Lord Siva and Lord Vishnu are enshrined under one roof. After drive to Pondicherry which carries a strong whiff of the French presence in India. Legend says that Pondicherry is the place where St. Agasthaya settled down it was the French enclave In Pondicherry visit: Auroville, Aurobindo Ashram, Beach. Pondicherry: Living Monument of French Culture in India. The French Influence Is Still To Be Seen In The Red Kepis Of The Policemen, And In The Marvelous White Buildings In The Old Section Of The Town. Over night stay at Pondicherry 
Day : 15
Pondicherry – Mamallapuram - Kanchipuram 
After breakfast drive to - Mamallapuram which is the town of temples, sand and sea - Mamallapuram, formerly known as Mahabalipuram is world renowned for its beautiful Shore Temple. It was once the main port and naval base of the great Pallava kingdom and was later made the capital of this Dynasty. The Rock cravings at Mahabalipuram are notable for the delightful freshness and simplicity of their folk art origins. The sculptures here are particularly interesting because it shows scenes of the day to day life. It is one of the world famous monuments sites of the country Places to see @ Arjunas Penance - This skillfully carved rock is the largest bas - relief sculpture in the world Five Rathas: There are five monolithic temples, each created in different style. They are also know as Pancha Pandava Rathas, and four of the Rathas are supposed to have scooped out of a single rock formation Krishna Butter Ball, Krishna Mandam, The Shore Temple at beach: It belongs to the 8th Century AD and is a good example of the first phase of structural temples constructed in Dravidian. Evening rest of the day is leisure. Over night stay at Kanchipuram 
Day : 16
Kanchipuram - Chennai (60 Kms / 1.5 Hrs) 
After breakfast drive to Kanchipuram you will visit Kamakshi Amman Temple - This temple is dedicated to Goddess Parvati in the form of Kamakshi or the goddess of Love. The main shrine in the inner sanctum of this temple can be reached by passing through a large hall (Mandapam) with decorated pillars. Ekambareswar Temple, dedicated to god SHIVA, is one of the largest temples of Kanchipuram – Varatharaja Perumal Temple. Over night stay at Chennai 
Day : 17
Chennai 
Free for shopping – still evening and you will be transferred to the airport and leave your country carrying with you magical memories of our tour