South Indian states have attractive places and activities packed for all kinds o travelers. Every location in South India is extremely alluring. The destinations added in this tour package satisfy the adventure seekers and the quiet time seeks equally. Take a break from your busy life and spend some days close to nature exploring and embracing its beauty.
Bangalore International Airport
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This tour package is a compilation of all the attractive tourist destinations in South India. You’ll explore the most popular picnic spots in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka within 15 days. Your destinations are packed with hill stations, forest, ancient cities, metropolitan cities, waterfalls, lakes, beaches, monuments, pilgrimages, palaces, gardens, and more. Enjoy adventurous activities like trekking, hiking, camping, swimming, surfing, sunbathing, mountain biking, etc. in this trip.
Arrival at Bangalore. Our cab driver takes you to your hotel. In the afternoon proceeds to Lal Bagh for a city tour. Visit Cubbon park, Iskcon Sri Krishna Temple, Vidhan Soudha and go shopping at the Commercial Street.
Other places in Bangalore that you can go for a visit according to the time are Gavi Gangadhareshwara temple, Bangalore fort, Bangalore palace, St. Mary’s Basilica, Indira Gandhi Park, etc. At night, return to your hotel for the stay.
After breakfast, the cab driver will take you to Mysore. Srirangapatna, the capital of the king Tipu Sultan is on your way.
You’ll reach Mysore by noon. After checking in to your hotel and resting for a while, you can visit the major attraction in Mysore which is the Mysore palace. Near the palace, you can see the oldest and the most popular Mysore zoo which holds a large variety of wild species.
Then proceed to Brindavan Garden. With amazingly beautiful flowers spread over an area of more than 60 acres, this garden has become a favorite spot for travelers in Mysore. The garden also captivates its visitors by the enchanting water fountain show.
Other attractive places in Mysore that you can visit if you have time, are St. Philomena Church, KRS Dam, Tomb of Tipu Sultan and his father King Hyder Ali, Sri Ranganathaswamy temple, Wax Museum, and Chamundeshwari temple. Then later at night, get back to your hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast, you’ll check out and proceed to Ooty. You can visit Bandipur forest and Mudumalai forest on your way to Ooty. These National parks are two famous tiger reserve in India with numerous tigers and a large variety of other wild animals.
Once you reach Ooty you can check-in to your resort and rest for a while. Go for shopping and other activities in the evening and then later overnight stay at Ooty.
After breakfast, proceed for your Ooty city tour. Visit the Doddabetta Peak which is the highest peak of Ooty. Climb up to the peak to get a panoramic view of the whole neighborhood. You’ll get plenty of space to sit and relax on the top of the peak that has a curvy flat shape. Or if you want to save time or don’t want to walk, you can get Shuttle jeeps to the peak.
In the afternoon, you can visit the famous Botanical garden spread over 55 acres and divided into 5 sections with different kinds of flowers. Visit the Ooty Lake where you can go for boating and horse riding. And in the late evening go for shopping and other activities before your overnight at Ooty.
This morning after breakfast our cab driver will take you to the mini metro city of Kerala- Cochin. This city is called the queen of the Arabian Sea. Cochin present before you the remnants from her renowned days as you move through Fort Kochi, Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jew Town, Old Spice market, St.Francis church, Santa Cruz Basilica, and Chinese Fishing Nets. Kochi has historical as well as the modernized importance since one part of the city is rapidly developing while history resides on the other.
After the day’s escapades, check in to your hotel for the night stay.
After breakfast, you’ll depart for your next destination Alleppey. Check in to your houseboat(Kettuvallam) in the afternoon. This houseboat completely made of bamboos is held together with coir knots. With furnished bedrooms, kitchen, washrooms, and other facilities, Kettuvallam is a small adorable house on the backwaters. You can check in on a Kettuvallam at 12 pm and check out at 9 am. On the daytime take a ride through the backwater and explore the unscathed beauty of rural Kerala. And spent the night floating on the water in this amazing bamboo home. Food will be served on the houseboat. A trip to gods owns country without a night in the Kettuvallam is actually half-done.
In the morning after breakfast, our cab driver will take you to Munnar, the most romantic hill station of Kerala. Sights on the way include CHEEYAPPARA and VALARA WATERFALLS. Cheeyappara waterfall is on your way 45km before you reach Munnar. Rock on which fall flows forms seven steps on the way, making the waterfall a spectacular vision by water pounding on each layer. And in a 12 km distance before Munnar, you can see Valara falls from the highway itself. The waterfall is covered by thick forest and rocky hills which make it hard to access the fall.
Once you reach Munnar, check in to your hotel for the overnight stay.
After breakfast, our cab driver will take you towards the rolling hills around Munnar. This morning you can go hiking up to the Eco-point, Kundala Lake, Mattupetty Dam, and also boating.
And in the afternoon visit Eravikulam National Park and the Tea Museum in the middle of the vast plantation. The park will be closed from February to April as it is the breeding season of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr.
Evening Sightseeing continues to Hydel park and Munnar market if you have more time and energy. And at nightfall, you’ll be taken back to the resort for the overnight stay.
Next day after having your breakfast, your driver will take you to Thekkady which is 120 km away from Munnar. Thekkady is well-known for its tea and cardamom plantations. The beauty of Thekkady lies in the lap of PERIYAR LAKE especially PERIYAR WILDLIFE SANCTUARY (our advised timings 1:45 pm or 3:30 pm on that same day or next day morning 7:30 am). Other attractions and activities in Thekkady include Kathakali and Kalaripayattu (ancient dance and martial art forms) and elephant safari. After the day’s visit, you’ll be driven back to the hotel/resort for overnight stay.
After breakfast, you’ll depart to Madurai an ancient city in the banks of the River Vaigai. Being mainly a Hindu pilgrimage center, the temples made in Dravidian architecture are the major attractions here. The huge stunning Meenakshi Temple got tagged as one of the seven wonders in India. Alagar Koil is another beautiful temple in Madurai. Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Vaigai Dam, Koodal Azhagar Temple, Gandhi Museum, Mariamman Teppakulam, Pazhamudhir Solai, etc. are the other attractions near Madurai. Check in to your hotel for the overnight stay here.
After breakfast, drive to Trichy (Tiruchirappalli). Check in to your hotel. After rest, you can go to Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple built in Dravidian architecture. The Rock Fort Temple which is an ancient fort and temple built in a huge rock is also a prominent landmark.
If you are religious, there are many other famous attractive temples like Jambukeshwara Temple, Erumbeeswarar Temple, Vayalur Murugan Temple,etc. in Trichy.
Other tourist attraction places where you can drop by are Kallanai Dam and Puliyancholai falls. Kallanai Dam is built 2000 years ago in the 2nd century. This is one of the oldest functioning water structure in the world. Check in to the hotel for night stay.
After breakfast, you’ll depart to Pondicherry. Rich combination of French heritage and Indian culture makes this city an interesting tourist destination. Sri Aurobindo Ashram is a popular spiritual stop. Raj Nivas, the residence of Governor was an ancient palace. Parts of the place is now open for visitors. In the afternoon, visit the French war memorial, Botanical garden, Museum, Promenade, Aayi Mandapam, Gandhi statue, Basilica, Dupleix statue, etc.
In the evening, visit the magnificent Auroville called city of dawn. And later enjoy your time in the Pondicherry beach and rock beach. Check in to your hotel for the overnight stay at Pondicherry.
After having your breakfast, leave for Mahabalipuram. Visit shore temple in the front of the Bay of Bengal built in the shape of a pyramid. Five Rathas (the Panch Rathas), the Dravidian style rock temples are another main attraction in Mahabalipuram. Arjuna’s penance is the largest rock-cut relief in the world. Afternoon visit Alamparai Fort, Sadras, Tiger Caves, Crocodile Bank, Covelong Beach, the Descent of the Ganges, Cave Temple etc. as per your time.
You can spend some time on the beaches in Mahabalipuram. Later at night, you can go to your hotel for overnight stay.
In the morning, after breakfast proceeds to Chennai. Visit Parthasarathy Temple, Birla Planetarium, and San Thome Church.
Afternoon visit to St.George Fort, Connemara Public Library, Nettukuppam, and Guindy national park. the other attractions in Chennai are Film city, ISKCON temple, Vivekananda House, Museum, War cemetery, etc. Enjoy your evening at Marina Beach. Overnight stay in Chennai.
Last day morning after breakfast, you can go shopping in Chennai. Also, spend some time the beaches in Chennai like Marina, Elliot’s beach, and Covelong beach. After the visit, our cab driver will drop you at the Chennai Airport or railway station according to guest departure timing.