Day 1: Arrival Mumbai
Assistance upon arrival at Mumbai International airport followed by transfer to the hotel. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Mumbai
Morning excursion to Elephanta Caves. Afternoon halfday visit Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Hanging Gardens and Prince of Wales Museum. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Mumbai / Cochin
After breakfast you will be provided in time assisted departure transfer to the Mumbai domestic airport to connect the flight for Cochin. Assistance on arrival at followed by transfer to the hotel. Later visit Mattancherry Palace and St. Francis Church. Overnight in Cochin.
Day 4: - Cochin/Kumarakom (90 Kms)
After breakfast drive to Kumarakom Enjoy the cruise on the backwaters or free at leisure. You may try one of the famous Ayurvedic treatments. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: - Kumarakom/Periyar (127 Kms)
After breakfast drive to wildlife reserve, Periyar. Enjoy an optional cruise on the lake and spot Indian elephant and wonderful, exotic birds. Overnight in Periyar.
Day 6: - Periyar
Periyar - Morning visit spice plantation. Enjoy trek through jungle. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at hotel
Day 7: - Periyar / Madurai (190 km)
Drive from Periyar to Madurai to witness evening prayers at Meenakshi Temple. Overnight at Madurai.
Day 8: - Madurai / Trichy (142 km).
Drive from Madurai to Trichy. Trichy is situated on the banks of the Cauvery River. Trichy, the fourth largest city in the state was a citadel of the early Cholas, which later fell to the Pallavas. Trichy's most famous landmark is an 83m high rock which is the only outcrop in the otherwise flat land of the city. The most amazing fact about the rock is that it is one of the oldest in the world-approximately 3,800 years, which makes it as old as the rocks of Greenland and older than the Himalayas. Atop of the rock is the Ucchi Pillayar Koil, a temple dedicated to Lord Vinayaka, from where one can enjoy a panoramic view of Trichy. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Trichy.
Day 9: Trichy
City tour in Trichy including visiting Rock Fort, the view from the fort is spectacular. The Vinayaka temple at the top is reached by climbing a tunnel in rock. Half way up is the Sri Thayumanaswamy Temple, dedicated to Lord Siva. It has a 100-pillar hall and a Vimana covered with gold. On the southern face of the rock are several beautifully carved rock-cut cave temples of the Pallava period. Overnight in Trichy.
Day 10: Trichy/Chennai (325 Kms)
Morning drive to Chennai , Halfday city tour including trip to Dakshin Chitra. Overnight in Chennai.
Day 11: - Chennai / Bangalore /Mysore (139 KMS)
Departure transfer to the Airport to catch a flight for Bangalore. Upon arrival half day tour of Bangalore city followed by transfer to Mysore. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 12: to Mysore to Hassan (115 kms
Morning tour of Mysore. Visit Maharaja Palace, Art Gallery and Chamundi Hill to see Chamundeshwari Temple and Nandi Bull. Later drive to Hassan via Sravanbelgola, see the thousand year old monolithic statue. Visit famous ruins of Belur and Helebid. (If time permits) Overnight in Hassan.
Day 13: Hassan- Bangalore (192 KMS)
Drive to Bangalore en route visit Srirangapatna. Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 14: Bangalore / Goa
Depart to the airport to catch a flight for Goa. Assistance upon arrival followed by transfer to the hotel.
Day 15: Goa
Day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel
Day 16: Goa
Day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 17: Goa / Mumbai Depart
Morning is free for leisure. Later you will be provided in time assisted departure transfer to the Goa airport to connect flight for Mumbai. In Mumbai connect further flight for onwards journey.
End of Tour