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Welcome to your tour with us. You will be picked up from your hotel (TBA) and transferred to Tanjore. En route you will visit the old capital of Gangaikonda Cholapuram then continue to Darasuram. Upon arrival in Tanjore enjoy a visit to Brahadeshwara Temple also known as Peruvudaiyar Kovil & Saraswathy Mahal. Overnight Tanjore.
Leaving Tanjore you will drive to Madurai visiting either Trichy or Chettinad on the way.Chettinad is well known for its cuisine, mansions & temples and is rich in cultural heritage, art & architecture. Overnight Madurai.
Today enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Madurai. A colourful, vibrant city packed with pilgrims, vendors, sacred cows, rickshaws, shops and markets, Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu is one of South India’s oldest cities. Tamil and Greek documents record its existence as early as the 4th century BC. Today, its appealingly small size makes it easy to explore and its main attraction - the Sri Meenakshi Temple is a real draw. Overnight Madurai.
Continuing South you travel to Kodaikanal, located in the Pali Hills, situated on the western side of south India at an elevation of 2133 metres (7,000 ft), is one of the most popular hill stations in all of India. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure. This evening enjoy a boat cruise along the Lake. Overnight Kodaikanal.
Enjoy city tour of Kodaikanal visiting the Pillar Rocks, Coaker’s Walk a paved pedestrian path running along the edge of steep slopes on the southern side of Kodai and the magnificent Bear-Shola falls. Overnight Kodaikanal.
Today you drive to Udhagamandalam, still more commonly known as ‘Ooty’ in reference to a shortening of its anglicized name, Ottacamund, is a scenic ex-British hill station in the state of Tamil Nadu. Sitting at an altitude of 2260m in the cool, Nilgiri Hills. After your long drive enjoy a visit to the Botanical Gardens. Overnight Ooty.
Today enjoy a full day guided sightseeing of Ooty. In Ooty, there are many reminders of the colonial legacy such as quaint single-storey stone cottages, Christian churches, leafy winding lanes, and private schools, English street names such as Charing Cross and Westbury Road and terraced botanical gardens. Ooty’s beautifully maintained Botanical Gardens were established in 1848 and include numerous mature species. If preferred we do can organise Trekking in Ooty; due to hilly terrain, walk could be on steep roads at times please let us know a time of booking if you would prefer this option. Overnight Ooty.
Today is your last full day with us as you are transferred from Ooty to Cochin. Enjoy a half day sightseeing city tour including the Dutch Palace, a visit to the Jewish Synagogue & Chinese Fishing nets. This evening enjoy a traditional cultural Kathakali Dance performance. Overnight Kochi.
Sadly your time with us has come to an end as you are transferred to the airport in time for your departure flight.