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Cultural south India Package

Destinations Covered:
Chennai * Kanchipuram * Mahabalipuram * Chennai * Madurai * Periyar * Kumarakom * Cochin
Price on Request


Day 01
Arrive Chennai
  • Arrive Chennai.
  • Upon arrival in Chennai you will be met by our representative in International airport & transfer to the hotel.
  • Afternoon proceed on a city tour of Chennai.
  • Fort St. George, San Thome Cathedral and the museum to see the Art and Bronze Gallery. (Closed on Fridays and Public holidays). High court, Marina Beach, San Thome Cathedral and Snake Park.
  • Overnight in the hotel.
Day 02
Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • Morning drive from Chennai – Mahabalipuram (Approx 56 Kms/02-03 hours).
  • Enroute visit the famous town of Kanchipuram
  • Upon arrival in Mahabalipuram proceed visit Mahabalipuram which includes visiting Varha Caves ,Shore Temple , Panch Rath temple.
  • Evening back to Chennai.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03
Chennai – Madurai
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • Morning in time transfer to airport for flight to Madurai.
  • Chennai – Madurai (By Flight).
  • Upon arrival in Madurai you will be met by a representative & transfer to the hotel.
  • Later visit the famous Meenakshi Temple.
  • Evening visit the Tirumala Nayak Palace - A gracious building in the Indo saracenic style, famous for the Stucco work on its domes & arches. There is also an extensive museum dedicated to the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04
Madurai – Periyar
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • Morning drive from Madurai – Periyar (Approx 140kms – 3-4hrs).
  • Upon arrival in Periyar proceed to check in at the hotel.
  • Afternoon, sightseeing by boat over Lake Periyar to view the wild life.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05
Periyar – Kumarakom
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • Morning drive from Periyar – Kumarakom (Approx 132kms – 3-4hrs).
  • Upon arrival in Kumarakom proceed to check in at the hotel.
  • Afternoon proceed sightseeing of Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls, Kerala Album Art Gallery.
  • Overnight in the hotel.
Day 06
Kumarakom – Cochin
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • Morning drive from Kumarakom - Cochin (Approx 48kms – 1-2hrs).
  • Upon arrival in cochin proceed to check in at the hotel.
  • Afternoon proceed for the sightseeing tour of Cochin which includes Cochin Harbor, Fort Cochin, St. Francis Church, Dutch Palace and Jewish Synagogue.
  • Overnight in the hotel.
Day 07
Cochin Depart
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
  • In time transfer to airport for flight for onward journey.


  • Accommodation On Double Sharing Basis At Hotels Mentioned Or Similar In The Room Category Mentioned.
  • Accommodation Will Be On bed breakfast board basis in all Places and breakfast will be in normal Coffee shop and not in any specialty restaurant. Dinner in hotel / Local restaurant.
  • All Transfer, Excursions And Sightseeing Tours Will Be By Using Air-Conditioned Sedan Car.
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per day / per pax
  • Traditional welcome upon arrival in the hotel along with welcome drink.
  • Farewell souvenir upon departure
  • All Road Taxes, Parking Fee, Fuel Charges, Interstate Taxes, and Portage At All Hotels.
  • 1 Indian Meal in any authentic Indian restaurant.
  • English speaking My Explorous representation on all arrival/ departure transfers.
  • All currently applicable taxes including Government service tax.


  • Expanse of personal nature like tipping. Laundry, and telephone/ fax calls, Alcoholic beverages, camera/ fee at monument’s medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.
  • Tips / Gratuities
  • Any other meals/ services not specified above
  • Travel Insurance
  • International / Domestic airfares/ visa fees.


Chennai or Madras as it was called before, is the capital city of Tamil Nadu, a State of the Indian Sub continent. It is a major industrial, commercial, cultural, economic and educational centre of the Southern India. Chennai City is the sixth largest populated in Indian cities. It is known as the "Detroit of India" because many automobile industries are located here.

There are many versions and legends as to how this city’s name kept changing from Madras and Chennai from time to time. Originally this city was called as Madras, from Madraspattinam during Nayakars rule. It was a fishing village situated to the north of the present Fort St. George. British bought the piece of land from the King of Vijayanagar and built the Fort St. George that houses today’s Secretariat complex of Government of Tamil Nadu. British retained the name as Madrasapattinam, though the locals called it as Chennapattinam. A Legend also says, this city was first named Chennai in honour of Damal Chennappa Nayakkar. In 1996, the then ruling Government of Madras, renamed it as Chennai and it stands good 

Beautiful Beaches, One day leisure outlets, Modern Sea Port and Airport, Long and beautiful Highways, Convenient multi-Transport system, Theme parks, Industrial cities, Hi –Tech software silicon valley parks, Sophisticated Multi Speciality Hospitals, World Class Universities, High Rise Business and Residential complexes are the present days outlook of the great Chennai, most sought after by the people of all walks of life from all parts of the world.


Mahabalipuram, now officially called Mamallapuram, is a town in the Kanchipuram district of the Tamil Nadu state. It is a 7th-century port city of the famous Pallava dynasty, a home to various significant monuments that were constructed between the seventh and the ninth centuries. It has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the presence of these aforementioned historical monuments. Mahabalipuram faces the Bay of Bengal and is situated on the Coromandel Coast. During the Golden Age of the Pallavas, the years between 650-750 AD.


Thiruvananthapuram (or Trivandrum) is the capital of the southern Indian state of Kerala. It's distinguished by its British colonial architecture and many art galleries. It’s also home to Kuthira Malika (or Puthen Malika) Palace, adorned with carved horses and displaying collections related to the Travancore royal family, whose regional capital was here from the 18th–20th centuries


If you are a wildlife enthusiast and want to rejuvenate in the misty mountains then Thekkady is the place for you. You can find trains and taxis to reach Thekkady from Alleppey. It is home to the popular Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.  You can take a boat cruise over Periyar Lake to view wildlife. Take an elephant safari to see inside the forest. You can find various wildlife species like elephants, tigers, deer, bisons and much more.

Some of the most important tourist attractions in Thekkady are Kurisumala where you can have an adventurous tourism and trekking, Murikkady, Chellarkovil, Pullumedu, Periyar Tiger Trail, Bamboo Rafting which is offered by the Forest Department at Thekkady.


Kumarakom is known as a cluster of islands has popular tourist attractions like Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall which has trekking spot, Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom Beach, Kumarakom Backwaters, Kottayam.

It is charming emerald peninsula jutting into the ever-effervescent Vembanad Lake takes you into the heart of the scenic lake where you'll come across plenty of traditional country crafts, boats and canoes. The fresh water of the lake runs into the mainland making a labyrinth of lagoons, brooks, canals and waterways. The backwater houses a variety of species of both fauna and flora. They are rich with marine life namely the exclusive 'Kumarakom Karimeen' (pearl spotted fish), Konju (tiger prawns), Njandu (crabs), Chemeen (prawns) and many more.

As the monsoon winds bring rain to the shores of Vembanad Lake, the Kumarakom is transformed into a rich fertile land. The streams, lagoons, brooks break their banks and provide nourishment to springs and shrubs that sprout from every available space.

Water birds, migratory birds, mangrove shores and the renowned bird sanctuary form their niche. The resorts nearby offer comfortable accommodation and exclusive leisure options like an Ayurvedic massage, yoga, meditation, boating, fishing and swimming. The adventurous could indulge in water sports such as windsailing and waterskiing. You could even take a canoe out into the quite lakes and armed with a fishing rod, catch your own supper. Make sure you do not miss out on Karimeen and fresh toddy, the favourite fresh water food and the local wine.


Cochin or Kochi which is the cultural and economic capitals of Kerala is a must visit place if you love fishing. The major tourist attractions are Fort Kochi that offers Chinese fishing nets, Mattancherry, Bolghatty and Vypeen Islands, Lulu Shopping Mall, Paradesi Synagogue, Malayatoor Church, Kodanand Elephant Training Centre, Andhakaranazhi Beach, Marine Drive, Hill Palace Museum and Museum of Kerala history in Edappally.

Chennai - Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram - Chennai

Chennai - Madurai

Madurai - Periyar

Periyar - Kumarakom

Kumarakom - Cochin