Prices & Departure Dates
Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The single supplement price needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.
Prices are indicative and will vary depending on your chosen hotels, room availability as well as time of travel i.e. during India’s peak travel season of 21 Dec - 10 Jan, additional supplements will apply. Equally, if you with to travel to India during the summer, rates will be cheaper than those quoted.. Please bear this in mind if comparing prices as we always aim to deliver exceptional value.
This itinerary is based upon superior accommodation. Standard and deluxe properties are also available upon request.
Please note that discounts will apply if there are more 4 our more people in your travelling party, since fixed costs like transportation and guiding are shared across the group.
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Highlights & Inclusions
Below is a list of key highlights and what is included on this tour. Further, where appropriate, we have listed the items that are not included in the tour price.
- Chennai - the gateway of South India
- Pondicherry - former French colonial town
- Trichy - the high up Rock Fort Temple
- Periyar wildlife sanctuary and Kumily
- Alleppey - Venice of the East
- Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram - temple towns
- Tanjore - the ornate Brihadishwara Temple
- Madurai - great temple town
- Kumarakom and the famous Kerala backwaters
- Historic Kochi - Parsi Synagogue, Dutch Palace, St Francis Church, Fort Cochin, colourful boats and Chinese Fishing nets on the waterfront
- 14 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
- Periyar - boating on lake OR visit to tea plantations
- Airport arrival and departure transfer on day 1 and day 15
- Local English speaking specialist guides at local sights
- Chauffeur driven air-conditioned vehicle
- 13 nights superior hotels (standard and deluxe hotels available upon request) & 1 night rice boat
- Keralan backwaters - rice boat cruise (overnight)
- Touring and excursions as per itinerary
- Entrance fees to all relevant sights
What's Not Included
- International flights and visas
- Tipping - an entirely personal gesture
- Laundry, drinks, items of a personal nature