Arrive Chennai formerly Madras
Drive to Mahabalipuram and check in to Hotel Interconinental and enjoy a free afternoon.
A day to enjoy Mahabalipuram, which is a beautiful beach resort which consists of a the tiny village by the sea in which all else is dwarfed by a dream world of awesome Tamil art, an open air museum of sculpture in living rock.
Afternoon Free to enjoy the beach
Enjoy a drive down the coast to and visit the seaside town and former French Colony Pondicherry, setting for the movie Life of Pi. See a combination of Indian and French lifestyle and architecture. Visit the botanical gardens and enjoy the promenade.
visit a typical South Indian Village and learn about the way of life.
Travel to Madurai Heritage Hotel
Journey to Madurai This town is a place of pilgrimage for many Hindus.
Morning: Sightseeing of Madurai visiting Great Meenakshi Temple
Enjoy a rickshaw ride through the flower market
Today we travel through plantations and climb to 6,000 feet as we reach our next destination Kumily in the hills and home to many tea Plantations. Spice Garden Hotel
Tour the tea plantations and enjoy a walk through the spice plantations.
Visit an elephant sanctuary where you have the opportunity to ride and feed the elephants. Enjoy a nature walk.
Enjoy a scenic journey to Cochin with a city tour including visits to the Chinese fishing nets, the former Jewish quarter and the cultural dance centre.
Another day to enjoy this town and a harbour cruise
Descend to the backwaters today and join your private house boat for 2 nights enjoying this tranquil, beautiful area.Upon arrival embark the houseboat for overnight cruise.
More time to enjoy the beautiful backwaters
We end our tour of South India at the Eco Friendly Coconut Lagoon Resort which can only be reached by boat, where you can enjoy the beach and hotel facilities and have the chance to learn about Indian Cuisine and meditation.