16 Nights | 17 Days | Customize Option Available
Arrive Chennai, the gateway of India. On arrival transfer to Mahabalipuram. Day free to relax. Overnight at resort.
Full day excursion to Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram. Overnight at resort.
After breakfast drive to Swamimalai enroute visit Chidambaram, Gangaikondacholapuram, Darasuram, and Kumbakonam. Later observe how traditional crafts such as bronze statue making and pottery are done. Evening Cultural program. Overnight at Resort.
After breakfast takes a tour visiting the Big temple. After Lunch drive to Trichy. Visit Rock fort temple and Srirangam. Overnight at Trichy.
Drive to Karaikudi, home to the Nattukottai Chettiars, a prosperous banking community, who ventured overseas to Ceylon, Burma, and Indo-China in the 19th and 20th centuries and amassed great fortunes. Stay at The Bangala a charming 75-year-old Chettinad Bungalow belonging to the Meyyappa Chettiar family that has been sensitively restored into a delightful heritage guesthouse.
Explore the area of Chettinad visiting some of the grand mansions that are an architectural delight.
Overnight at “THE BANGALA” a Heritage House.
Drive to Madurai and check-in the hotel. Afternoon visit 1000 pillared Meenakshi temple, Tirumalai Nayak Palace and Gandhi Museum. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast proceeds to Rameshwaram, the most sacred temple town of India. One of the twelve Jyotirlingam shrines is also well known, for its magnificent corridors and the massive sculptured pillars lining them. Lunch at a local restaurant. Return to Madurai for dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel.
Drive to Kovalam en route visiting Padmanabapuram Teak Palace, the only Teak palace in India. Visit enroute Haripad Subramanian Snake Temples which house 500 snake statues. Overnight at Chowra Beach near Kovalam at the resort.
Optional excursion to Suchindram and back. Relax at the Beach. Overnight at resort.
Morning drive to Thottapally and check into your traditional Kettuvallam Houseboat. Travel through the lush green backwaters of Kerala observing the traditional lifestyle of the Keralites. A unique and totally relaxing experience and your crew will serve delicious Keralan food on board. Overnight onboard the houseboat.
After breakfast drive to Kochi. Visit the Jewish synagogue, Dutch Palace, St Francis’ Church, and the spice market. In the afternoon take a harbor cruise to see some of the nearby islands and the legendary Chinese fishing nets. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast drive to Cheruthuruthi to visit Kathakali and Mohiniattam dance center. Visit Local potters and weavers. Overnight at the hotel.
Drive to Wyanad. Check into Vythiri Resort surrounded by lush green rainforests. This eco-friendly resort provides the visitors with ample opportunities for bird watching, trekking and an elephant ride at the nearby Muthanga Sanctuary. Overnight stay at Vythiri Resort.
Visit the nearby tribal village, tribal museum. After lunch takes a 4-km trek to an awe-inspiring ancient cave, providing an insight into the rich Indian civilization. Overnight stay in Vythiri Resort.
Drive to Mahe. On arrival transfer to hotel. In the afternoon visit the fort and mosque. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Visit the Kerala Traditional Dance center to witness ‘Thayum’ and ‘Kalari Pati’. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Transfer to Kozhikode Airport to connect flight to Mumbai.