Day 1 - ARRIVE CHENNAI
Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel.

Afternoon sightseeing tour of city includes a visit to the Government Museum and Art Gallery, to see the art and bronze gallery (closed on Fridays and public holidays) and also a visit to the famous 16th century Kapaleeshwarar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, sacred to Tamil Shivaties. Non-Hindus are only allowed up to the outer courtyard. Later drive past Fort St. George, Marina Beach and San Thome Cathedral.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 - CHENNAI – HYDERABAD by air
Morning excursion to Kanchipuram. Kanchipuram is one of Hinduism's seven most sacred cities. This "Golden city of a Thousand Temples" dates back to the early Cholas in the 7th century A.D. Only around 70 temples of the original 1000 old temple complex are still intact and the most famous of them is the Kailasanatha Temple built with sandstone in the early seventh century A.D. Kanchipuram is famous for its silk weaving and a visit to the nearby villages to see the craftsmen at work on their looms is rewarding experience. Later transfer to Chennai airport to board flight for Hyderabad.

Meeting & assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 - HYDERABAD
Morning sightseeing tour of city visiting Charminar & Sararjung museum. Afternoon excursion to 13th century Golconda Fort, once famous for its diamond mines.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 - HYDERABAD-BANGALORE
Today transfer to airport in time for flight to Bangalore. Meeting & assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of Bangalore visiting the Lal Bagh, Bull temple and drive past the government Secretariat, Vidhan Soudha (Legislature building) and Cubbon Park.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5 - BANGALORE – HASSAN (192 Kms or 119 miles/4-5 Hrs)
Leave Bangalore by car / coach for Hassan en-route visiting Shravanbalgola, view the largest statue of Bahubali, a Jain saint. On arrival, checkin at hotel. Afternoon visit the famous 12th century temples of Belur & Halebid, one of the finest specimens of Hoysala architecture.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6 - HASSAN –MYSORE (115 Kms or 72 miles/3 Hrs)
Leave Hassan by car / coach for Mysore enroute visiting Srirangapatnam, 16 kms before Mysore. Among the many fort buildings still intact are Tipu’s airy summer palace and his tomb at the Darya Daulat bagh (Garden). On arrival, checkin at hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of city visiting the palace of Maharaja built in 1911-12. Visit the art Gallery, drive upto Chamundi hill to see Chamundeshwari temple and on way back see the Nandi Bull,

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7 - MYSORE-OOTY (158 Kms or 98 miles/ 4 Hrs)
Leave Mysore by car / coach for Ooty. On arrival, checkin at hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour visiting the Botanical Gardens. Also visit Doddabetta peak, the highest point in the Nilgiris mountains.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8 - OOTY –COCHIN (280 Kms or 174 miles/ 7-8 Hrs)
Leave Ooty by car / coach for Cochin. On arrival, checkin at the hotel. Rest of the evening is at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9 - COCHIN –PERIYAR (185 Kms or 115 miles/ 4 Hrs)
Morning sightseeing tour of city visiting the Dutch Palace, the Jewish Synagogue - (which remains closed on Saturdays) St. Francis Church and the Santa Cruz Basilica. While driving along the coastline, at the Harbour's mouth, one can also view the unique and still-in-use "Chinese Fishing Nets" which were introduced by the Chinese traders in the 14th Century. The tour ends in the Fort Kochi area where you can walk through the historical Dutch and Portuguese buildings. Some parts of this nearly 500-year-old Fort are still amazingly well preserved.

Later leave Cochin by car / coach for Periyar. On arrival, checkin at hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10 - PERIYAR -MADURAI (142 Kms or 88 miles /4 Hrs)
Early morning, boat rid on lake Periyar to view wildlife. Later leave Periyar by car /coach for Madurai. On arrival, checkin at hotel. Afternoon sigthseeing of Madurai visiting Great Meenaskhi Temple, dedicated to the consort of Lord Shiva with its towering Gopurams, rising high above the surrounding township. Later visit the Tirumala Nayak Palace - a gracious building in the Indo-Saracenic style, famous for the stucco work on its domes and arches. Also

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11 - MADURAI-TRICHY (142 kms or 88 miles/4 Hrs)
Leave Madurai by car / coach for Trichy. On arrival, checkcin at hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of city visiting Rock Fort temple.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 12 - TRICHY-TANJORE-TRICHY
Full day excursion by car / coach to Tanjore visiting the Brihadeeshwara temple, the old town, the Raja Museum and the art gallery.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 13 - TRICHY– CHENNAI by air
Transfer to airport in time for flight to Chennai. Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of city visiting Fort St. George, St. Mary’s Church, Indo Saracenic High Court building, Kapaleeswarar temple and San Thome Cathedral.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 14 - LEAVE CHENNAI
Transfer to airport in time for flight to onward destination.

Check-in check-in time 12 noon at all hotels

STANDAR
HOTELS
Based on 01 Oct 09
15 Apr 10
Two pax traveling together on twin sharing
Three pax traveling together on triple sharing
$1678 PP
$1411 PP
Supplement for Entrance fees $49 PP
Single Room Supplement over twin sharing rates $737PP Single
Airfare supplement for Chennai/Hyderabad & Trichy/Chennai by economy class: $278 per person
SUPERIOR
HOTELS
Based on 01 Oct 09
22 Dec 09
06 Jan 10
15 Apr 10
23 Dec 08 &
05 Jan 10
Two pax traveling together on twin sharing
Three pax traveling together on triple sharing
$2377 PP

$1924 PP
$ 2449 PP

$2014 PP
Supplement for Entrance fees $49 PP $49 PP
Single Room Supplement over twin sharing rates $1204 PP $1260P P single
Airfare supplement for Trichy/Chennai by economy class: $112 per person

IMP: AIRFARE IS CURRENT & APPROXIMATE; EXACT AIRFARE CAN BE GIVEN AT THE TIME OF BOOKING AND MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Note: The price is a guideline and will vary according to travel dates and room availability.

CITY STANDARD HOTELS SUPERIOR HOTELS NIGHTS
Chennai Green Park (standard) Taj Connemara (superior) 01 Night
Hyderabad Hampshire Plaza (standard) Taj Deccan (standard) 02 Nights
Bangalore 37th Crescent (standard) Grand Ashok (standard) 01 Night
Hassan Hoysala Village (standard) Hoysala Village (standard) 01 Night
Mysore Reegalis (standard) Lalitha Mahal Palace (standard) 01 Night
Ooty Fortune Sullivan Court (standard) Holiday Inn (standard) 01 Night
Cochin Ballard Bungalow (standard) Malabar House (deluxe) 01 Night
Periyar Tree Top (standard) Spice Village (standard villa) 01 Night
Madurai Taj Garden Retreat (superior) GRT Regency (standard) 01 Night
Trichy Sangam (standard) Sangam (standard) 02 Nights
Chennai Green Park (standard) Taj Connemara (superior) 01 Night

Check-in / out time is 12 noon at all the hotels.

IMPORTANT - Kindly note that names of hotels mentioned above only indicate that our rates have been based on usage of these hotels and it is not to be construed that accommodation is confirmed at these hotels until and unless we convey such confirmation to you. In the event of any of the above-mentioned hotels not becoming available we shall book alternate accommodation at a similar or next best available hotel and shall pass on the difference of rates (supplement/reduction whatever applicable) to you.

ABOVE RATES INCLUDE FOLLOWING SPECIFIC SERVICES
  Accommodation - Sharing twin / triple bedded for a total of 13 nights.
  Meals - Room plus breakfast basis everywhere.
  Transport - Services using an Air-conditioned Medium Car for 2 pax and Chevrolet Tavera or similar MUV for 3 pax everywhere.
  Assistance & Porterages - Meeting and assistance on arrival/departure at airports, hotels by le passage to india representative and porterages at airport for 01 standard baggage per person included.
  Guide - English speaking local guide for sightseeing of Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mysore, Hasan, Ooty & Cochin.
  Boat Ride on Lake Periyar.

RATES DO NOT INCLUDE -

  • Any airfare, airport taxes, supplement for which are quoted separately if applicable.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as table drinks, telephone calls, laundry, camera fees still or video, tips to drivers, local guides, and hotel staff.
  • Entrance fees to monuments. (given as supplement)
  • Domestic airfare (given as supplement)
  • Mandatory Christmas & New Year Eve Dinner (To be advise)


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