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Day : 1
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, Santhome Church Over night stay at Chennai 
Day : 2
Chennai - Mamallapuram (60 Kms / 01 Hrs) 
After breakfast drive to Dakshina Chitra where you can see cultural village Drive to tour of the ancient stone cut monuments of 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 then later laze on the beach or by the pool. Over night stay at Mamallapuram 
Day : 3
Mamallapuram – Pondicherry (115 Kms / 02 Hrs) 
After breakfast we will make drive to Pondicherry. This former French enclave maintains its colonial charm and Gallic feel but is unmistakably Indian at the same time and you will visit Aurobindo Ashram am Founded in 1926 by one of Indias famous sons, Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. Its a unique spiritual concept revolving around offering work as a Divine offering. There are no rituals, no compulsory meditation, and no practices. But it revolves around only one principle: One must surrender to the Divine principle and an opening to the Divine force. In the afternoon we will take a walking tour to explore some of the history of the town. Over night stay at Pondicherry 
Day : 4
Pondicherry – Chidambaram – (75 Kms / 1.5 Hrs) – Swamimalai 
After breakfast d drive south through the heartland of Tamil Nadu visiting Chidambaram- which is Spread across 58 kms, a stunning Shiva Temple, dedicated to Nataraja the Lord of Dance, is believed to have performed his Cosmic Dance here. On the gateway of Chidambaram, are carved 108 poses of the Classical dance form, Bharata Natyam After lunch, experience the traditional crafts such as bronze statue making and pottery. Rest of the day is leisure. Over night stay at Kumbakonam 
Day : 5
Swamimalai – Gangai Konda Cholapuram – Darasuram – Tanjore 
After breakfast drive to the World Heritage Monument Temples at Darasuram and Gangai Konda Cholapuram 10th Century Temples before arriving at Tanjore After lunch Palace and Art Gallery and the Brihadishwara Temple. This is perhaps the crowning glory of Chola architecture which has been the chief political literacy and religious center of South India. Here you can visit 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 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. Rest of the day is leisure. Over night stay at Tanjore 
Day : 6
Tanjore - Trichy (65 Kms / 01 Hrs) - Karaikudi (150 Kms / 03 Hrs) 
After breakfast drive to local sightseeing of Trichy including banks of the Cauvery River at Amman Mandapam where various local rituals take place and the sprawling Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple. The Rock Fort Temple with 437 stone cut steps to the top for panoramic views is surrounded by a bustling local bazaar which you are free to explore After lunch drive to Karaikudi district to visit old merchants houses build in traditional style. You can also visit the Chettinad Palace. Over night stay at Karaikudi 
Day : 7
Karaikudi – Madurai (120 Kms / 03 Hrs) 
After breakfast drive to Madurai -This temple built in Dravidian style Architecture with colorful has rich cultural heritage and history. Madurai is a Tamil Nadu most happening cultural area. Madurai was an important cultural and commercial center even as early as 550 AD In the afternoon we will visit the opulent Nayak Palace and Thirupparan Kundram Temple with rock carvings, monkeys and peacocks. Later soak up the energy of the magnificent Meenakshi temple where we will witness the special daily closing ceremony. Over night stay at Madurai 
Day : 8
Madurai - Munnar (135 Kms / 5.5 Hrs) 
AM: 0900 Hrs check out from Thekkady - hotel after breakfast, and we take you to Munnar Throughout the journey enjoy beautiful, Rubber, Pepper cardamom and Tea plantations and thick forests, God has blessed his own country with incomparable beauty – to have everlasting memory of your in Kerala On arrival at Munnar check into Hotel.. Rest of the day is leisure. Over Night Stay at Munnar 
Day : 9
After breakfast local sight seeing tour of Munnar visit to watch beautiful mist kissing romantic green meadows- mind-blowing hills sleeping under green carpet (Tea Gardens). Visit: Mattupetty Lake & Dam, Echo Point, Kundale Lake, Blossom Garden, Rajamalai, Eravikulam Wildlife sanctuary & Tea Plantation. Rest of the day is leisure. Over Night Stay at Munnar 
Day : 10
Munnar – Thekkady (120 Kms / 04 Hrs) 
AM: 0900 Hrs check out from Hotel after breakfast and we take you to Thekkady (120 Kms / 4 Hrs) drive through panoramic Western Ghats hills covered with spice plantations and occasional view of water falls and streams. On arrival at Thekkady, check into Hotel. By afternoon expedience the mind bowing view of calm crystal clear Periyar Lake. Whistles of birds and murmurings of wild animals will seduce your mind for romance. Over night stay at Thekkady 
Day : 11
Thekkady - Kumarakom (145 Kms / 04 Hrs) 
After breakfast check out of the hotel at 0900 Hrs and we drive down to Kumarakom (145 Kms / 4 Hrs). You will be passing through beautiful rubber and tea plantations. On arrival at Kumarakom visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ( famous for migratory and local birds ) and later check in at hotel, Kumarakom is famous for endless view of calm clean backwater of Kerala with canals, paddy fields and fishing villages. Evening go for Sunset cruise (optional) or enjoy the beauty of backwater by just relaxing near Vembanadu Lake. Over night stay at kumarakom lake resort 
Day : 12
Alleppey - Houseboat 
Breakfast in the hotel and enjoy some time at leisure in the resort, at 1230 hrs check in at houseboat. Houseboat cruise is the best way to explore the beauty of backwaters Rest of the day at 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 a fish around you to say hello by waving its tail from the lake. Over night stay in House Boat. 
Day : 13
Alleppey – Cochin (65 Kms / 1.5 Hrs) 
After breakfast drive to Cochin is regally called the Queen of the Arabian Sea are 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 Erranakulam, Places to see: Wellingdon Island, Mattacherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue, for Cochin, St. Francis Church, the Chinese fishing nets swaying in the breeze over backwaters, give 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 : 14
Cochin - Cheruthuruthy 
After breakfast drive to One of the most revered places for the traditional art forms of Kerala, the Natya Kalamandalam is the cradle of Kathakali training in India, Here among other things you will come across local potters and weavers that are world famous for their dexterity the city and enroute visit the Hill Top Palace and continue on 2 hours to Cheruthuruthy. Over night stay at Cheruthuruthy 
Day : 15
Cheruthuruthy – Calicut ( 3.5 hrs ) 
After breakfast drive Calicut which is the place where Vasco Da Gama, the Portuguese explorer landed in 1498 - After a traditional lunch in the Hotel Over night Stay in the hotel at Calicut 
Day : 16
After breakfast proceed to visit Beypore, the biggest wood market and traditional wooden ship making industry in Asia. The craftsmen have been making these Marakalams in Beypore since the 18th Century. By afternoon, went for a traditional Ayurvedic massage. In the evening soak up a sunset cruise on the backwaters. Over night stay at Calicut. 
Day : 17
Calicut – Wayanad (2 Hrs) 
After breakfast drive to Wayanad, which is wildlife Sanctuary stretched over an extensive area of 345 sq. km nestles a huge variety of plant and animal species. The climate at the park plays an important pole in the type of vegetation it bears famous for the lush green rain forests. Optional visit to the ancient caves at Edakkal, home to some of the oldest examples of rock carving in the world- they date back some 10000 years - Upon arrival check into an eco-friendly resort, the resort would provide you a wonderful opportunity for bird watching, trekking and elephant ride at the nearby Muthanga Sanctuary. Over night stay at Wayanad 
Day : 18
Wayanad – Mysore (05 Hrs) 
After breakfast, visit tribal village and museum. After lunch proceed to Mysore through coffee plantations and rural villages – on arrival check in to the hotel. Over night stay at Wayanad 
Day : 19
After breakfast A full day of sightseeing including Somnathpur Temple - the palace of the Maharaja built in 1911.The palace is of harmonious syntheses of the Hindu and saracenic styles of architecture with archways, domes, turrets, colonnades and sculptures which are magnificent. Drive up to Chamundi hill to see Chamundeshwari Temple & a panoramic view of Mysore. On the way back, you will see the monolithic Nandi Bull Temple overlooking the city .Afternoon free for exploring the colourful vegetable and flower market and bazaars. Over night stay at Mysore 
Day : 20
Mysore – Bangalore (140 Kms / 2.5 Hrs) 
ormer summer palace known as "Daria Daulat Bagh", which literally means "wealth of the sea- an island in the Cauvery River which was a stronghold of Tipu Sultan in the late 18th century. Then drive to Bangalore which is regarded as "Indias Silicon Valley", "Fashion Capital of India", "The Pub City of India", and on. It is Indias fifth largest city and the fastest growing city in Asia. On arrival, check in to the hotel – rest of the day at leisure. Over night stay at Bangalore 
Day : 21
After breakfast drive to local sight seeing tour of Bangalore city, you will visit to TIPUS FORT In the busy, crowded City Market area lies the remnants of Tipus Fort. Originally this fort was built by Chikkadeva Raya and was later extended, dismantled and rebuilt by Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan. Places to See: Lalbagh, Vidhana South, Museum, Art Gallery, Commercial town and capital city of Karnataka state. Afternoon is free to explore this cosmopolitan city still evening you will be transferred to the Airport and leave your country carrying with you magical memories of our tour