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Day 1: Arrive at Bangalore

On arrival at Bangalore Airport, meet and transfer to hotel for 01 night stay. Bangalore, often referred to as the 'Garden City' is known for its numerous parks and avenues. Afternoon, sightseeing tour of Bangalore covering Tipu Sultan's Palace, Bull Temple, Lalbagh Gardens, Cubbon Park & Museum and VidhanaSoudha which houses both the State Legislature and the Secretariat. Overnight stay at Bangalore.

Day 2: Bangalore to Mysore

After breakfast, drive to Mysore. The capital of a former princely state, Mysore is a city of palaces and gardens and is famous for its silk, sandalwood and jasmine. Enroute, visit Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan, Srirangapatnam and Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary. On arrival, check into the hotel for 02 nights. Evening free to explore the colorful bazaars. Overnight stay at Mysore

Day 3: Mysore

Morning, city tour including Mysore Maharaja's Palace, which is one of the biggest in India. Later, visit the Nandi Bull and Chamundi Hills. Rest of the day, free to relax. Overnight stay at Mysore.

Day 4: Mysore to Ooty

After breakfast, proceed to Ooty, referred to as the 'Queen of Blue Mountains' and located at a height of 2,286 m. On arrival, check into the hotel for 01 night stay. Afternoon, visit popular attractions including the Botanical Gardens, Lake Doddabetta, Mukurti Peak and tea plantations. Overnight stay at Ooty.

Day 5: Ooty to Kodaikkanal (264 km)

Kodaikanal is one of the most popular hill resorts in India. It literally means 'gift of the forest' in Tamil and is zealously guarded by the sylvan beauty of dense forests on the upper Palani Hills near Madurai, at an altitude of about 2133 metres. Pear orchards and buildings with gabled roofs add a fruity and romantic touch to Kodaikanal Check in at resort and rest of the day to enjoy the cool climate and resort fecilities

Day 6: Full Day at Kodaikanal for sightseeing’s

Visit places and Prime Attractions like , Boat Club, Bryant Park, Shenbaganur Museum, Coaker's Walk, Kodaikanal Lake, Pillar Rocks, KurinjiAndavar Temple, Silver Cascade, Telescope Houses,Suicide point, Devild Kitchen etc

Day 7: Day Kodaikanal to Munnar

Full of Breathtaking forest and highrange roads to have a different travel experience all together. Check in at resort and stay O/n

Day 8: Munnar

Full day for visiting Cheyyappara Water Falls, tea plantations, Eravikulam National Park, Devikulam, Mattupetty, Echo Point, Kundal Dam, etc. Check in to your hotel by noon. Overnight stay at MUNNAR

Day 9: Munnar to Thekkady

After breakfast, drive to Thekkady, the land of unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. It houses the famous wildlife sanctuary in South India and has also been declared as a Tiger Reserve. On arrival, check into the hotel for 02 nights' stay. Afternoon, visit the spice plantations and the Kumily town. Overnight stay at Thekkady.

Day 10: Thekkady

Morning at leisure and is free for own activities. You can soft trek through the forest or go for an elephant ride.Evening, you can enjoy boating through Lake Periyar to watch the wildlife. This is the only sanctuary in India where you can view wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat. Overnight stay at Thekkady.

Day 11: Thekkady to Kumarakom

By road and to aleppey By Houseboat, O/N at Houseboat After breakfast, drive to Kumarakom where you will check into a Houseboat at 12:00 hrs for night cruise towards Alleppey. Alleppey has large networks of canals and is the centre for backwater cruises in our state. During the cruise, you can stop for short walks through the nearby villages, enjoying local life. Meals will be served on board. Overnight stay in Houseboat.

Day 12: Aleppey | Cochin

After breakfast, drive to Thekkady, the land of unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. It houses the famous wildlife sanctuary in South India and has also been declared as a Tiger Reserve. On arrival, check into the hotel for 02 nights' stay. Afternoon, visit the spice plantations and the Kumily town. Overnight stay at Thekkady.

Day 13: Cochin

After breakfast, go for half-day sightseeing tour of Cochin covering the Dutch Palace (closed on Fridays), which was built by the Portuguese in 1555 and was presented to the Raja of Cochin as a gesture of goodwill. The Jewish Synagogue (closed on Fridays & Saturdays) was originally constructed in 1568, but was destroyed by Portuguese in 1662.Thiswas rebuilt two years later when the Dutch took over Cochin. The St. Francis Church, said to be India's oldest European-built church was constructed in 1503. Having died in Cochin in 1524, Vasco da Gama was buried here for 14 years before his remains were taken to Lisbon. Afternoon at leisure. Late evening, drive to the Cultural Centre to enjoy the Kathakali dance show. Overnight stay at Cochin

Day 14: Cochin to Kovalam

Kovalam is an internationally renowned beach with three adjacent crescent beaches.It has been a favourite haunt of tourists,especiallyEuropeans,since the 1930s.A massive rocky promontory on the beach has created a beautiful bay of calm waters ideal for sea bathing. The leisure options at this beach are plenty and diverse-sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages,special cultural programmes, Catamaran cruising etc

Day 15: Kovalam

Full day at Kovalam beach at leisure

Day 16: Kovalam to Kanyakumari by road (100 km)

Very rare location to see sunrise and sunset in the presence of Three oceans ( Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean,& Arabian sea ) all joining together

Day 17: Kanyakumari to Madhurai

After an early wake up to experience Sunrise and breakfast, drive to Madurai. Known as the temple town of South India, Madurai is the second largest city in Tamil Nadu. On arrival, check into the hotel for 01 night stay. Afternoon, for sightseeing tour of Madurai. Madurai is famous for the Meenakshi Temple, with its towering gopurams and rare sculptures. Other important attractions include ThirumalaiNaicker Palace, Koodal Azhagar Temple and the Gandhi Museum. Evening, visit Sri Meenakshi Temple and attend the Pooja ceremony. Over night stay at Madurai.

Day 18: Madhurai to Rameswaram and back to Madhurai

Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu is popularly referred to as 'Benaras of the South.' Rameshwaramhappens to be one of the most visited pilgrim sites of India. Legend has it that to attain Moksha, a visit to Rameshwaram is mandatory. In the epic Ramayana, there is mention of Rameshwaram at various places. Rameshwaram is at a distance of just 24 kms from Sri Lanka. Spread over an area of 61.8 square kilometres, Rameshwaram happens to be in the shape of a conch.

Tourist Attractions : The RamanathaSwamy Temple, Agnitriham, Ramjharoka temple, Dhanushkodi, Kothandaramaswamy Temple.
Day 19: Madhurai

Full day at Madhurai relax and visit the temple town at it'smaximum O/N at Madhurai

Day 20: Madhurai to Trichy to Tanjore

After an early breakfast, drive to Tanjore-en route visiting Trichy. Morning, visit the magnificent Rock Fort that dominates the city. 437 steps cut out into the rock side and interspersed with shrines, lead to the Vinayaka Temple built at its highest point. The ascent is climaxed by a magnificent view of the sacred Kaveri River. At a lower level along the rock is the Tayumanaswamy Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Later, visit Sriranqam, a massive temple on an island in the Cauvery and dedicated to Lord Ranganathaswamy. The temple has 21 magnificent gopurams and is adorned with exquisite sculptures. Proceed to Tanjore and check into the hotel for 02 nights. Overnight stay at Tanjore

Day 21: Tanjore

After breakfast, go for sightseeing tour of Tanjore. Tanjore was once the capital of Choladynasty, that ruled South India between 10th and 14th centuries. Visit the most spectacular Brihadeeswara Temple, capped by a monolithic cupola made of a single granite rock weighing 80 tonnes. The temple itself is decorated with carved panels depicting mythological events. Later, visit Saraswathi Mahal Library and the Art Gallery with its large collection of chola bronzes. Overnight stay at Tanjore

Day 22: Tanjore to Pondicherry

After an early breakfast, drive to Pondicherry. Enroute, visit Gangaikondacholapuram and Darasuram. On arrival, check into the resort for a nights' stay. Pondicherry is a charming coastal town with a few enduring pockets of French culture and an ashram Afternoon to explore the nearby places including the Auroville, Pondicherry Museum and the Botanical Garden. Evening to relax at the beach. Overnight stay at Pondicerry

Day 23: Pondicherry to Mahabalipuram | Chennai

After breakfast, drive to Chennai. Enroute, visit Mahabalipuram. Mahabalipuram was once a flourishing port of the Pallavas of ancient India. The monuments and sculptures here are world-renowned. Visit the Shore Temple, Arjuna's Penance and Artisans Village at Mahabalipuram. Later proceed to Chennai and check into the hotel for 01 night. Overnight stay at Chennai

Day 24: Depart from Chennai

Morning at leisure. Later, transfer to Chennai Airport for your flight back home