Soul-Stirring Sojourn: A South India Expedition from Cochin to Chennai

From the historic allure of Cochin to the wilderness of Thekkady, the tranquil backwaters of Alleppey, the cultural richness of Trivandrum, the southernmost charm of Kanyakumari, the spiritual sanctity of Rameswaram and Madurai, the architectural marvels of Tanjore and Mahabalipuram, and the urban vibrancy of Chennai, this journey encompasses the essence of South India.

Tour itinerary

Arrive in Cochin and check into your hotel. Explore Fort Kochi’s landmarks and vibrant streets.
Visit the St. Francis Church and Chinese Fishing Nets.
Enjoy a Kathakali dance performance in the evening.

Drive to Thekkady, known for the Periyar National Park.
Take a boat ride on Periyar Lake, spotting wildlife.
Overnight stay in Thekkady.

Depart for Alleppey, famous for backwaters.
Embark on a houseboat cruise, experience local life.
Spend the night on the houseboat.

Disembark from the houseboat and head to Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram).
Visit the Padmanabhaswamy Temple and relax on Kovalam Beach.
Overnight stay in Trivandrum.

Drive to Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of India.
Visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Thiruvalluvar Statue.
Enjoy the sunset at Kanyakumari Beach.
Overnight stay in Kanyakumari.

Depart for Rameswaram, a sacred pilgrimage destination.
Visit Ramanathaswamy Temple and Agnitheertham.
Overnight stay in Rameswaram.

Drive to Madurai and check into your hotel.
Explore the Meenakshi Amman Temple and its surroundings.
Witness the evening temple ceremony.
Overnight stay in Madurai.

Depart for Tanjore (Thanjavur).
Visit the Brihadeeswarar Temple and Tanjore Palace.
Overnight stay in Tanjore.

Drive to Pondicherry and explore the French Quarter.
Visit Aurobindo Ashram and Auroville.
Overnight stay in Pondicherry.

Depart for Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram).
Explore the Shore Temple, Arjuna’s Penance, and more.
Overnight stay in Mahabalipuram.

Visit the Kailasanathar Temple in Kanchipuram.
Drive to Chennai and explore the city’s highlights.
Conclude your journey in Chennai.

Package inclusions
  • Accommodation in rooms in hotels
  • Private AC houseboat in Alleppey
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by one AC private vehicle
  • sightseeing in AC private vehicle
Package Exclusions
  • Airfare to and from Kerala and Tamilnadu
  • Any personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, etc.
  • Any meals or activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Any additional expenses due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, natural calamities, etc
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