Sothern sojourn temples hills & backwarers on Oddroad. Visit Chennai, Pondicherry, Tanjore, Madurai, Kodaikanal (Kodai), Kumarakom, Kettuvallam, Cochin.

Sothern sojourn temples hills & backwarers
14 Nights/15 Days
by Ajay Prakash

Chennai, Pondicherry, Tanjore, Madurai, Kodaikanal (Kodai), Kumarakom, Kettuvallam, Cochin

Tamilnadu is flanked by the Indian Ocean on its eastern borders, giving it the advantage of having long beaches. On the west is Kerala, God’s own country. With Andhra Pradesh in the north and Karnataka in the north-west it is close to all the popular destinations of the south. The southern most tip is Kanyakumari – virtually land’s end, with the great expanse of the Indian Ocean in magnificent view. Temple towns, forests and hillstations make Tamilnadu an exciting destination.

Tour Cost Prices start from US$ 2000 per person on twin-sharing and include the following:
Meet & Assist at arrival and departure; 14 nights' accommodation in good hotels with breakfast & taxes; Guided city tours and intercity travel by private a/c car with driver, fuel, tolls & taxes; Overnight backwaters cruise with all meals.

Prices start at Rs 123240 Per Couple

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Day 1 - Chennai

Arrive Chennai and check in at the Taj Fisherman’s Cove or similar. Fisherman’s Cove is near the Covelong Beach in the district of Kanchipuram. It is a charming beach resort built on the ramparts of an old Dutch fort, a great place to relax and unwind. Chennai is a metropolitan city with an old world charm.

Day 2 - Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram

After breakfast take a full day tour of the temples of Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram. Over in Chennai.

Day 3 - Pondicherry

After breakfast drive approx 100 km to Pondicherry. Check in at the Hotel. Sightseeing of this charming French town.

Day 4 - Pondicherry

Sightseeing of Pondicherry. Perhaps a visit to the famous Aurobindo ashram. Overnight in Pondicherry.

Day 5 - Tanjore

Morning sightseeing of Pondicherry. Depart early noon and drive 177 km to Tanjore. Check into your hotel in Tanjore.

Day 6 - Tanjore

Sightseeing of Tanjore. Overnight at Tanjore.

Day 7 - Drive from Tanjore to Madurai (163 km)

Check into your hotel. Sightseeing of the Meenakshi Temple.

Day 8 - Madurai

Sightseeing of Madurai.

Day 9 - Drive from Madurai to Kodaikanal (120km)

Drive from Madurai to Kodaikanal 120km. Sightseeing of Kodai. Overnight at Kodai.

Day 10 - Kodaikanal

Sightseeing of Kodai. Overnight at Kodai.

Day 11 - Drive from Kodaikanal to Kumarakom (approx 180 km)

Check into your hotel in Kumarkom. Relax for the evening.

Day 12 - Kumarakom

Leisure at the resort / Hotel.

Day 13 - Kettuvallam

Take your overnight back water cruise in a 'Kettuvallam,' a traditional Rice Boat, now reborn as a luxurious houseboat. Overnight Boat.

Day 14 - Kumarakom to Cochin (50 km)

After breakfast disembark from your boat and drive from Kumarakom to Cochin barely 50 km away. Check into your hotel in Cochin and the sightseeing.

Day 15 - Cochin

Take your morning or afternoon flight from Cochin to your destination.

Stay Options

City / No. of Nights Option 1
Chennai / 2 3-5 Star Hotel
Pondicherry / 2 3-5 Star Hotel
Tanjore / 2 3-5 Star Hotel
Madurai / 2 3-5 Star Hotel
Kodaikanal (Kodai) / 2 3-5 Star Hotel
Kumarakom / 2 3-5 Star Hotel
Kettuvallam / 1 Boat house
Cochin / 1 3-5 Star Hotel

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Per Couple Rs 123240
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