Southern India Tour
Southern India tour is an amazing experience with friendly people, Lush, tropical southern India is an inspiration. Amid the green shades of a coastal paradise, encounter locals in their fishing villages and tribal homes. Join then in bazaars, and on buses and boats, or even on pilgrimages in the city o f temples. South India's spiritual connection, mist-clad Nilgiri ranges, wild animal sanctuaries make this a fabulous part of India to explore.
Southern India Tour – itinerary
Day 01/02 Kochi, In the heart of Kerala, stroll around the fragrant spice bazaar of Jew town, watch the sun set over the Chinese fishing nets and enjoy a Kathakali dance performance.
Day 03 Kerala backwaters, Travel by boat through the Keralan backwaters to enjoy traditional food and hospitality at or family home stay.
Day 04/05 Periyar National Park, Surrounding an attractive lake, Pariyar National Park is famous for its wild elephants.
Day 06 Madurai, Southern India at its vibrant best, Madurai is teeming with bazaars full of pilgrims, rickshaws, beggars and traders. The brightly adomed Sri Meenakshi Temple is a mystical labyrinth of Shrines and daily rituals.
Day 07 Pondicherry, once a French enclave, Pondicherry reveals its French influence in everyday life. Making for an interesting blend of cultures
Day 08/09 Mamallapuram, Watch local stone carvers at work, cycle round the Shore Temples and appreciate the details in the Arjuna's Penance relief rock carving
Day 10/11 Mysore, Known for its silk, sandalwood and incense. Mysore's silkworm industry and colorful Devraja Market is fun while the magnificent illumination of the palace at night is a highlight.
Day 12 Masinagudi, Once the Mysore Maharaja's private hunting ground. Bandipur National Park is now protected under Project Tiber. Enjoy an afternoon safari before retiring to our charming jungle retreat.
Day 13 Ootacamund, Trek through the enchanting Nilgiril Mountains, passing tribal villages and tea plantations. On to the famous Raj hill station commonly known as "Ooty" Embrace the tranquility and relax by the lake or take a slow scenic ride in the toy train.
Day 14/15 Kochi, Winding down through the hills, return to the heat of the Malabar Coast and Kochi for some last minute shopping and some enticing fresh seafood.
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Note: At the end of this trip, you can extend your amazing holiday to Nepal for trekking to the World’s highest peak Mt Everest (8848m) base camp, visit to Buddha’s birth place-Lumbini, and sightseeing tour in holiest Pasupatinath temple including lots of historical and world heritage sites. You can also combine a trip Tibet or Bhutan through Nepal.