Ooty Holidays

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Chennai Sadhu

Day 1: Chennai

Welcome to India and the start of your holiday! Arrive Chennai, included transfer to hotel. An afternoon tour of the city includes a vist to St George Fort, built in 1653 and St Mary’s Church, the oldest British church in India.

Chennai street

Day 2: Chennai - Pondicherry

After your early breakfast we drive toward Pondicherry. En route we visit Kanchipuram, one of sacred cities in India and the seaside town of Mahabalipuram, famous for its shore temple. Arrival and check in to your hotel remaining time to explore this former French colony which exudes a Mediterranean aura - whitewashed residences, ornamental gardens and excellent French-Indian restaurants.

Clock Tower

Days 3-5: Pondicherry

The following two days are at your leisure to relax, explore or try your hand at yoga at one of the may Ashrams in the area.

Temple

Day 6: Pondicherry - Tiruvannamalai

Today we drive to Tiruvanmalai, you may find the drive a bit bumpy but the fascinating environment will keep you entertained throughout, if you do need to stop at any point for photos or refreshments please let your chauffeur know. On arrival into Tiruvanmalai you check into your hotel the remaining time you can explore the local markets or relax at the hotel by the pool.

Local flower seller

Days 7-9: Tiruvannamalai

The following days are at your leisure to relax, explore or just wander the streets taking in the amazing sights sounds and smells of the area.

Tamil Nadu Cathedral

Day 10: Tiruvannamalai - Bangalore

Today we drive to Bangalore, you may find the drive a bit bumpy but the fascinating environment will keep you entertained throughout, if you do need to stop at any point for photos or refreshments please let your chauffeur know. On arrival into Bangalore you check into your hotel the remaining time you can explore the local markets or relax at the hotel.

Bull Temple

Days 11-12: Bangalore

The following days are at your leisure to relax, explore or just wander the streets taking in the amazing sights such as the Rajarajeshwari Temple or the Anjaneya Temple or a more modern twist by visiting the Chitrakala Parishad Art Gallery or the Musical fountain.

Cubbon Park flowers

Day 13: Bangalore - Mettupalayam

At the break of dawn we will drive you to the airport for your early morning flight to Coimbatore. Arrive Coimbatore, drive to Mettupalayam and check into your hotel. Rest of the day is free to explore and take in the scenic surroundings.

Day 14: Mettupalayam - Ooty

Early morning transfer to the railway station for the Nilgiri Blue Mountains railway toy train to Ooty. This ‘toy train’ treks across plains, plantation and forest clad hills. The 16 tunnels and tall girder bridges on the way, along with the breathtaking view, make this toy train journey to Ooty, something not to be missed! Upon arrival our local rep will meet you and take you to your hotel.

Day 15: Ooty

There is no sightseeing included at Ooty but the vehicle will remain at your disposal for sightseeing the nearby places such as scenic waterfalls, tea plantations and lots more!

Day 16: Ooty - Kodaikanal

Today we drive to Kodaikanal, you may find the drive a bit bumpy but the fascinating environment will keep you entertained throughout, if you do need to stop at any point for photos or refreshments please let your chauffeur know. On arrival into Kodaikanal you check into your hotel the remaining time you can explore the local markets or relax at the hotel.

Days 17-18: Kodaikanal

The next two days you have at your leisure to explore your surroundings.

Kathakali Dancer

Day 19: Kodaikanal - Chennai

After an early breakfast we drive to Madurai to catch your midday flight to Chennai where upon arrival you will be met by your rep from the beginning of your tour where you can tell stories of the adventure you have had en route to your hotel.

The local  bus station

Day 20: Chennai

After your breakfast at the hotel it will be time to say goodbye where we will transfer you to the airport.

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