Pondicherry Holidays

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Beautiful Goan beach

Day 1: Goa

Welcome to Goa! Upon arrival into Goa this evening you will be transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Goa

Sit back and relax here in this laid back coastal area of India, walk along palm fringed beaches looking for shells and watching the fishermen at work, or simply kick back and relax.

Sacred cows on the beach

Day 3: Goa

Day at leisure without vehicle

Typical Goan beach scene

Day 4: Goa - Bangalore

Today we farewell Lauren and Morgan as their arrangements end after breakfast with us. The rest of you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Bangalore (1450 - 1545). Upon arrival we will transfer you to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Bull Temple

Day 5: Bangalore

Vehicle available for you today within the city limits - for you to explore as you wish!

Bangalore city view

Day 6: Bangalore - Mysore

Today we drive to Mysore the land of magnificent palaces and beautiful gardens. Mysore has still an old world charm which have not given way to modern amenities. Arrive Mysore and hotel check in - rest of the day at leisure.

Day 7: Mysore

Today enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city.

Day 8: Mysore - Ooty

Today we drive to Ooty. Ooty also known as Udhagamandalam is the "Queen of hill stations" and the capital of Nilgiris district. It is one of the most popular tourist resorts in India. Nilgiris means "Blue Mountains". It is a land of picturesque picnic spots. Used to be popular summer and weekend getaway for the Britishers during the colonial days. It is situated at an altitude of 2,240 meters above sea level. Arrive Ooty and transfer you to your hotel. At leisure.

Day 9: Ooty

Enjoy a toy train ride to Connoor. We will collect you and return to Ooty for a free afternoon.

Day 10: Ooty - Kochi

Today we travel to Kochi, and the rest of the day at leisure.

Kathakali Dancer

Day 11: Kochi

This commercial city, also called “The Queen of the Arabian Sea” is famous for its exquisite designer Gold Jewellery. The touring today includes the visit to Dutch Palace built by the Portuguese for a local King in 1555 A.D. The famous Jew Street, a cul-de-sac leading to the beautiful Parsi Synagogue built in 1568. After a free afternoon, this evening we will take you to see Kathkali dances

Jewish Market

Day 12: Kochi - Alleppey

This morning we journey by road where you’ll board a traditional Keralan rice boat for a journey through the backwaters in and around Allapuzha (Alleppey). 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.

Alleppey sunset

Day 13: Alleppey - Pondicherry

Disembark from the houseboat and we transfer you to the airport for your flight to Chennai. Here you will be met and transferred on to Pondicherry, arrival and hotel check in.

Gandhi Statue

Day 14: Pondicherry

Today you enjoy a full days sightseeing in Pondicherry.

Clock Tower

Day 15: Pondicherry - Chennai

Today we make our way to Chennai. On the way we will visit Mahabalipuram. Then continue to Chennai for hotel check in and rest of the day at leisure.

Chennai street

Day 16: Chennai

Half day city sightseeing. Our 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. This afternoon is free.

The local  bus station

Day 17: Chennai

Today we bid you farewell and transfer you to the airport for your onward departing flight to Delhi arriving at approx. 20:15 (please ensure at least 4 hours between flights).

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