Chennai : Arrive at Chennai. Meeting and assistance upon arrival and transfer to Hotel. This morning we set out to explore the city of madras. Visit the National Art Gallery Fort St. George, St. Mary's Church and the St. Thomas Cathedral and drive along the marina. Walk with our guide though some colorful market areas. Overnight at Hotel.
Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram : Depart for a tour of Kanchipuram, city of a thousand temples, Once the capital of Pallava, Kanchipuram still contains no less than 124 shrines. The temples were built mainly by two rulers, Mahendray and Mamalla Narashimha Parman.
Chennai - Madurai :. Today we are transferred to the airport to board our flight for Madurai.upon arrival we are met and transferred to our pre booked hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the Hotel.
Madurai : Madurai's history goes back to six centuries before Christ. The Pandyan rulers made this their capital until the 14th Century and the city flowered with the genius of its writers, builders, poets and academics. Then the Nayaks ruled Madurai from the middle of the 16th Century to 1743. The ten tall Gopurams of the Meenakshi Temple were raised during their dynasty. Overnight stay at hotel.
Madurai - Periyar : After early morning breakfast we drive to Periyar (Thekkady). The drive up to this hilltop wildlife sanctuary is one of the most beautiful. Starting with coconut groves at the lower lever you then see rubber, tea and the spice plantation as you gain height. Upon arrival check into your prebooked hotel.
Cochin - Ooty : Morning after breakfast we start our drive towards Ootacamund most popularly known as Ooty. It is mostly referred to as the Queen of the Southern Hills stations.It drives its name from the Niligiri or the Blue Mountains - the name to the Hills by the inhabitants for more than 850 years because of the blue haze of clouds which envelope the hill slopes.Upon arrival we check into our prebooked Hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.
Ooty - Mysore : After a relaxed morning we start our drive towards Mysore, wending along through verdant and hilly countryside, where the legendary warrior Tipu Sultan built the island fortress and Summer Palace entirely of wood, with exquisitely painted walls. Upon arrival in Mysore check into your prebooked Hotel. Evening relaxing or visiting the local bazaar. Overnight at the Hotel.
Mysore : After a relaxed breakfast we drive for a morning sight-seeing of the city of Mysore. Mysore a city of 17 Palaces - the Maharaja's City Palace being one of the largest in the country. Today's city tour include the zoological gardens, the Chamundi Temple, handicraft Center and 22 km away - the Brindavan Gardens, which are a sight by day and night. Evening visit to the gardens where there are many illuminated fountains. Overnight at the Hotel.
Bangalore - Mumbai : Today we are transferred to the airport to board our flight for Mumbai. Upon arrival in Mumbai (Bombay) you are met and transferred to your prebooked Hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.
Mysore - Hassan - Bangalore : Today after an early breakfast we start our Journey for Bangalore en-route Hassan. Hassan is famous for its temples of Belur and Halebid. Belur, on the banks of river yagachi, was capital of the Hoysala Empire over 800 years ago. Overnight at the hotel.
DO’s and Don’ts
Respect locals and their sentiments.
Luggage should be packed all by yourself.
Take special care of your kids and their luggage.
Avoid taking lifts from private vehicles.
Follow public transport timings and rules.
Don’t use a lot of cash. Use pay checks instead.
Don’t wear expensive clothes or jewellery in public.
Don’t travel alone or with strangers.
Don’t leave your luggage with strangers.
Don’t attempt any physical activity if you don’t feel comfortable physically or mentally.