Experience the variety and cultural heritage of South India through South India Tour package covering Cochin, Munnar, Thekkady, Kovalam , Alleppey-houseboat, Kanyakumari, Varkala, Kumarakom, Thrissur, Wayanad, Coorg, Mysore, Bangalore and other destinations.The combination of dense, verdant forests, mirror-still waters and friendly, welcoming people make it feel downright unearthly when you book this experience with us. The act of breathing alone is enough to make you feel refreshed and invigorated; the stress melting away with each cleansing breath.
Our representative will receive you at the Cochin International airport and will escort you to the resort in Cochin.Feel at leisure till the evening and in the evening you can enjoy a metro village backwater tour which is a non stop cruise during the time of sunset into the inland waterways of Kochi with enrapture view of Paddy Fields, Crab Farms, Prawn Farms, spectacular area of Marine Drive, Chinese Fishing Nets, Bolghatty Island, Willington Island and Kochi Harbour. Overnight stay in the resort.
Start your South India tour after breakfast by exploring Fort Kochi and Mattancherry .Visit the Jewish Synagogue built over 400 years ago, containing beautiful Belgian glass chandeliers and paved with hand pained tiles from China; the Dutch palace with its wonderful murals depicting the entire story of the Ramayana; St:Francis Church which was the original burial site of Vasco De Gama and which is the first European church that was built in India and the fishing in the Forth Kochi beach using the Chinese fishing nets. Overnight stay in the resort.
After breakfast proceed to Munnar, the beautiful and unspoilt hill station in the Western Ghats popular for honeymoons and plantations of rubber, cardamom, tea and coffee. Check in to the hotel/ resort. Munnar, also known as the Kashmir of South India and with its impeccable beauty has become the most sought after destination for a weekend holiday and honeymoons. Overnight stay in Munnar
Explore Munnar after breakfast.Munnar means three rivers and the town is located at the confluence of 3 mountain streams - Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala.Major sightseeing attractions are the Kundale tea plantation, Eravikulam National Park, The High Range Club, Top Station, Mattuppetty, Devikulam, Rajamalai, Chithirapuram, Marayoor, Pallivasal/Pothamedu, etc.Overnight stay in Munnar
After breakfast proceed to Thekkady and check into the resort. Afternoon you can make an optional visit to the famed Periyar wildlife sanctuary and enjoy the cruise on Lake Periyar.During the boat ride spot the wild life (elephants, Indian Gaur, Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Wild Boar and birds of myraid varieties). Overnight at the resort.
Wakeup early in the morning to enjoy Gavi, a village in the Pathanamthitta district of Kerala and part of the Periyar Tiger Reserve. This is a full day program that could go from 6 am to 6 pm when the park gates open and close.If you are lucky you will enjoy some animal sightings on the way to The Green mansion.The Green Mansion is located right next to the Gavi Lake where the guests can do canoeing. The scenery is just breathtaking and with no doubt one of the most beautiful areas in Western Ghats. The Green Mansion provides vegetarian food and breakfast for visitors and proceed for trekking after breakfast. Enjoy Trekking for full day amidst the greenery in Gavi where you will almost feel like doing the Cloud Walk because of the weather and the altitude. Proceed back to Thekkady before the park closes at 6 PM and overnight stay at the resort.
After breakfast checkout from the hotel in Thekkady we will proceed to Alleppey and check in to the houseboat. Starting from Alleppey we will take you through r block and c block (r block and c block are man made paddy fields made from Lake during the ruling of King and here cultivation happens below sea level) and will pass through Venattukad, Munattumugham, Nedumudi , Chennamkari, Kainakari, Meenapally Kayal, Pallathuruthy and return back to Alleppey. Enjoy the scenes in a Kerala country side in a backwater cruise -skim past Chinese fishing nets, bowed down paddy fields, local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes and swaying coconut palms. All meals will be served on board. Overnight stay at houseboat.
After breakfast check out from the houseboat and proceed to Kovalam. Kovalam is a picture perfect tropical beach; a traditional fishing village providing fresh fish, fruits and toddy. Check in to the resort for two days. Enjoy the grilled seafood items such as lobster, king prawns and kalamari are got fresh from the sea at Kovalam. Kovalam is known as paradise of South and enjoy swimming in teh pacific and shallow beaches that is ideal for year round swimming. Overnight stay in the resort at Kovalam.
After breakfast checkout from the resort in Kovalam and proceed to Trivandrum for sightseeing. Trivandrum has a lot of tourist attractions that are worth visiting and the clean and serene environment will make the whole experience a truly memorable one. The city of Trivandrum is different from other large Indian cities and is a welcome break from the bustling commercial city life. Places to see in Trivandrum include Kuthiramalika (Puthemalika) Palace Museum, Napier Museum, Thiruvananthapuram Observatory, Kanakakunnu Palace, Sri Ananthapadmanabhaswami temple etc. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
After breakfast checkout from the hotel after breakfast proceed towards Kanyakumari. Visit Padmanabhapuram Palace and Suchindram Temple on the way. Kanyakumari is famous for Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Mahatma Gandhi memorial and Thiruvalluvar Statue. Enjoy boat trips, beach and visit to the memorial. Return to the hotel in Kovalam for the overnight stay.
Enjoy the morning at your leisure and checkout of the resort in Kovalam. .Located on 10 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, the resort offers spellbinding encounters with nature. Relish a psychedelic sunset on a montage of clouds, or the flying flurry of evening birds, or just relax and enjoy the cool afternoon breeze. Stroll under the canopy of coconut trees, sipping tender coconut water; enjoy an afternoon nap on the tree lined lawns, or snap up the ever-changing scenes on the backwater that surround you at this enchanting slice of heaven.Evening sightseeing in a motorboat or enjoy a sunset cruise.Overnight at the resort .
After breakfast relax and enjoy the day with your partner in resort or visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.Take a refreshing bath in the Open-to-sky bathrooms and enjoy a Jacuzzi. Do a free complimentary consultation with Ayurveda doctor or enjoy swimming pool, Health Club and recreation facilities like Table tennis, caroms, fishing in the lake etc or go for fishing in the lake. A backwater sunset cruise will be arranged for you in the evening. Overnight at the resort. Overnight at the resort .
After breakfast proceed to Thrissur - the cultural capital of Kerala, to explore the calm and serene environment of the God's own country-Kerala. The former summer palace (200 years old) of the Maharajas of Cochin, is now a favorite destination of thousands of tourists and anyone who wishes to stay close to the nature and experience its rejuvenating effect on their tired bodies and frayed nerves. Check into the resort which has a soothing blend of ancient royal ambience and modern day amenities. The rooms have been done in soft and sober colors. The fabrics are in perfect harmony with the rest of ambience of the room. Visit temples in Thrissur and Overnight Stay at the resort.
Enjoy the morning at your leisure and checkout of the resort for sightseeing in Thrissur.Thrissur, the renowned cultural capital of the state of Kerala, offers a fantasy escapade into Kerala's rich and vibrant cultural heritage. This exotic hub of artistic delights offers the perfect setting to experience the enchanting cultural extravaganza of Kerala.Enjoy sightseeing in Kerala Kalamandalam Arts Acadamy - The seat of Kerala's art and culture and Pathirikkunnath Mana - Historic / Traditional Monument . You can also visit Punnathur Kotta Elephant Sanctuary for a tryst with elephants. Overnight at the resort .
Enjoy the morning at your leisure and checkout of the resort in Thrissur and proceed to Wayanad. Wayanad is a derivative term of the Vayal Nadu, where Vayal means Paddy fields and Nadu the land, comprising it to point out a land of paddy fields. Views in wayanad will delight you with the mesmerizing sight of hills, caves hiding some secrets of the past, lakes reflecting the surrounding lustrous forests, small streams and miniature water falls caressing the hills and dales. You can also visit Lakkidi - the Gateway of Waynad (700 Mts MSL), at the shell of Thamarassery Ghat pass, or Pookot lake-3 km south of Vythiri. The enduring fresh water lake nestled among wooded hills. Overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast, spend the day in local sightseeing in Wayanadand start with the Chembra peak -At 2100 mts above mean sea level which is 'trekker's paradise', having incredible scenic beauty. From Chembra hill, we get the view of Neelimala view point and Vaduvanchal which is an excellent venue for trekking with lots of inspiring trails.Meenmutty falls a remarkable 2 km jungle trek off the main Ooty road, you will reach Meenmutty, the largest and most amazing waterfall in Wayanad district. If time permits the visit will cover Sulthan bathery, Wayanad wild life sanctuary, Muthanga. Return to wayanad for overnight stay at the hotel.
Enjoy the morning at your leisure and checkout of the resort in Wayanad and proceed to Coorg covering a distance of 120 kilometres. Spend the day at leisure in Coorg. You may visit the coffee plantations and local markets. You may also visit the Madikeri Fort which is situated in the middle of Madikeri. This fort was built in the 19th century and houses a museum, a prison, a chapel and a temple. Overnight at the resort .
Enjoy the morning at your leisure and proceed for sightseeing in Coorg. Enjoy Golden temple, Cauvery Nisarga Dhama resort, Elephant training campand so on. Enjoy Bailkuppe near Kushalnagar, which is one of the largest Tibetan settlements in south India. Most notable among them are the large educational monastic institution Sera, the smaller Tashilunpo monastery and Namdroling monastery .The Mahayana Buddhist University is at Sera. There are nearly 7,000+ monks and nuns. The gold-coated Buddhist statues in the monastery are imposing and unique, reflecting the rich cultural heritage of the Tibetans. The statues are of Guru Padmasambhava, Buddha Shakyamuni and Amitayus. They make handicrafts, carpets and incense. Tourists can shop for sweaters, dress material and other accessoriesOvernight at the resort .
After breakfast checkout from the resort and proceed to Mysore for local sightseeing.Mysore was the main city of the Hindu kings, the Wodeyars. The Wodeyars were under the Vijayanagar Empire till it collapsed in 1565, upon which they declared themselves independent. They ruled from Mysore ever since, till in 1956 the princely state joined the Republic of India. There was a brief interlude though in the 18th century with the power of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan in the ascendant. Sightseeing will include Tippu Sulthan Palace, Tippu Sulthan fort, Tippu Sulthan Memorial Mosque, Sri Ranganathan Swamy Temple, Valamburi Falls, Maharaja's Palace (with Colorful Fountains) lights and Shopping . Return Back to Bangalore in the evening
Checkout from the hotel after breakfast in the morning and proceed back to Bangalore with stop overs for Shopping and sightseeing on the way. We will drop you back at Bangalore for the departure by evening.
The map covers a distance of 1,651 KMs.
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