South India is tremendously exciting not just for being gorgeously beautiful but for being one of the world famous pilgrimages. South India has some of the world famous temples and tourists from all across the world flock here to make their share of pilgrimage. But the pilgrimage tour has an added attraction of breathtakingly beautiful backwaters of Kerala. Kerala and backwaters need no introduction and is sure to make you pilgrimage tour even more satisfying. After all it is the lap of nature that can provide you with the experience of union with God.
Duration : 15 Days/14 Nights
Destinations : Bangalore - Mysore - Ootty - Cochin - Trivandrum - Kanyakumari - Madurai - Trichy - Pondichery - Mahabalipuram - Chennai
Arival at Bangalore transfer to hotel.
Morning sightseeing of Bangalore.Places of interest- Lalbagh, Cubbon Park,Vidhan Soudha. Overnight stay Bangalore
Depart to Mysore via Srirangapatanam
Half Day Sightseeing of Mysore .Places of interest-Maharsaja`s Palace, wildlife sanctuaries, and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03 :
Morning half day sightseeing of Mysore Depart to Ootty (165 kms 3 hrs) arrival at Ootty, check in hotel, Half Day sightseeing and overnight stay
Day 04 :
Full Day Ootty. (Places of Interest : Botanical Garden, Lake, Dodabetta Peak, Sim Park.
Day 05 :
Depart to Cochin.Arrival at Cochin (320 kms) 6 hrs ,Transfer to hotel, Over night stay at Cochin.
Day 06 :
Full Day sightseeing of Cochin and overnight stay. (Places of Interest : Chinese Fishing Net, Mattancherry, Dutch Palace, Spice Market etc) .
Depart to Trivandrum, (250 kms 5 hrs) arrival at Trivandrum , transfer to hotel, pm sightseeing of Trivandrum. (Places of Interest: Naiper Museum, Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Sri Chitra Art Gallery)
Depart to Kanyakumari, (85 kms) 2 hrs, on arrival transfer to hotel, sightseeing of Cape and overnight stay. (Suchetram Temple, Vivekanda Memorial , Gandhi Musuem.
Day 09 :
Depart to Madurai (220 kms) 4 hrs , on arrival transfer to hotel, pm sightseeing of Madurai temples and overnight stay. (Meenakshi Temple ).
Day 10 :
Depart to Trichy, (165 kms) 3 ½ hrs on arrival transfer to hotel, Pm sightseeing of Trichy and overnight stay.
Day 11 :
Depart to Pondichery, ( 180 ) kms 3 ½ hrs on arrival transfer to hotel, Pm sightseeing of Pondichery and overnight stay. (French Colony, Ashram)
Day 12 :
Depart to Mahabalipuram 150 kms 3hrs drive on arrival transfer to hotel, PM sightseeing of best South Indian temples in Mahabalipuram and overnight stay. (Vishnu Temple, Beach)
Depart to Madras (65 kms ) 1hrs on arrival transfer to hotel and overnight stay.
Full Day sightseeing of Madras and overnight stay. Transfer to airport for onward journey.