Discover Southern India & Kerala

 

Summary: This affordable vacation in India begins on the Bay of Bengal in eastern India’s ancient city of Chennai. Guided sightseeing includes Fort St. George, built in 1644, and Dakshina Chitra heritage center where fascinating history and sights bring Indian art...

Duration
12 Days
Cities
3
Next Departure
16-Nov-2020
Starting at
USD 1,489.00
Price per day
USD 124.00
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Operator
Cosmos Tours
Tour
Discover Southern India & Kerala
Tour Code
2640


Summary

This affordable vacation in India begins on the Bay of Bengal in eastern India’s ancient city of Chennai. Guided sightseeing includes Fort St. George, built in 1644, and Dakshina Chitra heritage center where fascinating history and sights bring Indian art and architecture to life. Continue to the historic port city of Mahabalipuram, take a Life of Pi tour in Puducherry, and explore the temple and palace of Tanjore. In Madurai, wander the flower market, visit the palace and temple, and explore the Gandhi Memorial Museum. Your inspiring tour of India also includes visits to Thekkady to visit a spice plantation and enjoy an ancient martial arts performance. Board a houseboat for an overnight cruise into the beautiful backwaters of Kerala. Your value-minded tour of India concludes with two nights in Cochin—home of the traditional Chinese fishing nets and a colorful dance performance.

Visited cities (3): Backwaters, Chennai, Madurai

1.
Chennai, India
2.
Chennai
3.
Chennai–Mahabalipuram–Puducherry
4.
Puducherry
5.
Puducherry–Tanjore.
6.
Tanjore–Chettinad–Madurai.
7.
Madurai
8.
Madurai–Thekkady.
9.
Thekkady–Kerala Backwaters Cruise.
10.
Kerala Backwaters Cruise–Cochin.
11.
Cochin
12.
Cochin

Highlights

City Highlights

CHENNAI
Visit Fort St. George, Mylapore Walk

PUDUCHERRY
Visit Auroville and Sri Aurobindo Ashram; Life of Pi tour; Heritage walk

TANJORE
Visit Brihadashwara Temple and Tanjore Palace; cooking demo and dinner

MADURAI
Tour local flower market; visit Thirumalai Nayak Palace and Gandhi Memorial Museum; evening prayer ceremony at Meenakshi Temple

THEKKADY
Witness a Kalaripayattu performance

LAKE VEMBANAD
Overnight houseboat cruise

COCHIN
Heritage walk in Fort Cochin; Kathakali dance performance

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Transportation

Private, deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoach while touring

Travel Package
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Tour Madras Backwaters

This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

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