Settled in the early 18th century by the French, Pondicherry on the Bay of Bengal in the state of Tamil ...
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Welcome to India. We will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the hotel.
Today we will take you on a full day tour of Tirukkalikundram and Kanchipuram. Tirukkalikundram is a small town dominated by soaring gopurams and Kanchipuram is considered the city of temples.
Free day at leisure.
Today we will drive you to Pondicherry travelling via Mahabalipuram and transfer you to the hotel. Mahabalipuram is a world heritage site famous for the monolith temples dating back to centuries.
We take you on a half day sightseeing tour of this charming coastal town. Reminders of its colonial days include its Hotel de Ville (town Hall) and local police in red caps along with, of course, its french architecture. Rest of the day is free.
Today we continue south to Tanjore, stopping enroute at Chidambaram, a beautiful temple, dedicated to Lord Nataraja - God Shiva in the form of a Cosmic Dancer. This is one of the few temples where Shiva and Vishnu are enshrined under one roof.
We will have a guided morning tour of Tanjore city and the rest of the day is free.
We will head to Trichy for a guided visit of the Ranganathaswamy Temple complex.
We will drive to Chettinadu today and check you into the hotel.
We will drive you to Madurai today and check you into the hotel. We will then take you on a guided tour of the city.
We will take you on a guided visit to Meenakshi Temple today. Meenakshi Temple is the most exquisite example of the Dravidian architecture. It is a master piece and was the center of activity for the promotion of art and culture in Madurai.
Today we will drive as far as Munnar (as to drive all the way through to Alleppey is too much for one day).
Today we will transfer to Alleppey and check onto the house boat. The boat will cross shallow, palm-fringed lakes and cruise along peaceful canals where copra and cashews are loaded onto local boats. The on-board cook will prepare locally-inspired food. Relax, read and catch some sun as the boat plies it’s route.
We will transfer you to Kumarakom and check you into the hotel.
Today we will drive you to Kochi and check you into the hotel. This commercial city, also called “The Queen of the Arabian Sea” is famous for its exquisite designer Gold Jewelry. The Indian Navy, the Port and the Airport share the largely man-made Willingdon Island. The famous Jew Street is a cul-de-sac leading to the beautiful Parsi Synagogue built in 1568.
We will transfer you to Coonor and check you into the hotel. Rest of the day is free.
We will transfer you to Ooty, takeing the heritage train from Mettupalayam to Ooty. Upon arrival we will check you into the hotel.
We will transfer you to Nagarhole and check you into your lodge.
We have a morning and afternoon game drive today.
After a morning game drive, we head to Mysore and visit the market and Chaimondi Hill.
Our sightseeing today includes Fort Gumbaz and the Summer Palace.
Drive to Chikmagalur and our sightseeing includes Gometeshwara Statue and Sravanabelogola.
Today you will have a sightseeing tour of Belur and Halebid, seeing the temples.
We will drive you to the airport for the flight to Goa. Upon arrival in Goa, we will transfer you to the hotel.
We will transfer you to the airport for the flight to Mumbai. Upon arrival in Mumbai we will transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day free.
We will transfer you to the airport in time for your departure flight check-in.