From the cultural exploration of Chennai to the wildlife safari in Periyar national Park, from the religious tour of Madurai to enjoying the water sports in Goa, experience the varying delights of southern India with the 10 nights 11 days exotic South India Tour with Essence India Tourism.
You will be visiting the prominent cities of southern India like Cochin, kanchipuram, Kumarakom and more along with the “beach retreat of the country”, Goa. So pack your bags and live up every moment of the holiday with Exotic south India Tour.
The beautiful landscapes of Chennai will welcome your arrival with fresh flowers and a warm smile where our representative will escort you to the pre-booked hotel. Get relaxed and unpack for the upcoming tour plan.
Thereafter get ready to explore the alluring city of Southern India, Chennai wherein you will be visiting Kapaleeshwar temple, a beautiful religious site dedicated to lord Shiva, the oldest art galleries of India, the national Gallery along with St. Thomas Mount and San Throne Cathedral.
The cultural exploration of the city summons up with the leisurely stroll along the Marina Beach followed by the overnight stay.
Day 2: Chennai to Kanchipuram
The following day is about ascending your experience with the visit to Kanachipuram. The beautiful temples of Kanchipuram are famed for their religious significance and attract thousands of devotees. The Hindu temple, Kailasanathar Temple which is beautifully built in Dravidian architectural style, the enchanting structure of Agastheeswarar Temple which constitutes as one amongst the Navagraha Temples, the beautiful temple of Varadaraja Perumal and more. Overnight stay in Kanchipuram.
Day 3: Kanchipuram to Madurai
After exploring the beautiful temples of Kanchipuram, it’s time to explore the religious intricacy of Madurai. Upon your Madurai arrival, you will be proceeding for your hotel Check-ins.
Later start the cultural exploration of the city which commences with the visit to Meenakshi Amman Temple. The architectural structure holds the religious significance and is dedicated to deity meenakshi, a form of Goddess Parvati and her consort Sundareshwara, which is a form of Lord Shiva.
Apart from the religious structures, other cultural prowesses to explore in Madurai are Gandhi Museum and Thirumal Nayak’s Place. Overnight stay in Madurai.
Day 4: Madurai to Periyar
After immersing in the religious hues of Madurai, it’s time to treat your soul with some wildlife adventure. The following day you will be heading for Periyar National park.
Periyar National park is the most popular amongst the elephant and tiger reserves of Southern India. Upon your Periyar arrival, you will be proceeding with your hotel check-ins. The rest of the day can be spent in leisure or a short plan of bird watching in Periyar national park or sailing through Periyar Lake can be arrange as per the discretion of visitors.
Overnight stay in Periyar.
Day 5: Wildlife Safari in Periyar
The following day is scheduled to enjoy the wild delights of Periyar and hence a beautiful morning starts with the boat ride along the Periyar Lake where the humming of birds and their beautiful sights make up for a fresh morning.
Later you will be headed for a guided wildlife safari in Periyar which is the home of several exotic species of flora and fauna.
Overnight stay in Periyar.
Day 6: Periyar to Kumarakom
After soaking the untamed hues of Periyar, you will be heading for another experience of the lifetime in Kumarakom which is a beautiful town of Southern India embellished with natural intricacy. The town is famous for its backwaters. The tranquil surroundings, the exotic species of birds, the emerald backwaters and the musings of Southern India summons up your Kumarakom excursion.
In the evening enjoy the beautiful boat ride in the lake to catch the breathtaking glimpses of exotic species of birds with the beautiful scenic backdrop of luscious greenery.
You can also visit the markets of Kumarakom to grab some finest handicraft things at affordable rates. Overnight stay in Kumarakom.
Day 7 Kumarakom to Cochin
After experiencing the nature at its finest, it’s time to explore another delight of Southern India, The beautiful city of Cochin which for its lures has won the sobriquet of “Queen of the Arabian Sea”.
The city is nothing less than a coastal paradise for travelers and houses several mesmerizing architectural arts. Some of them are Mattancherry palace which is famous for residing the first murals implicated in artistic intricacy of Hindu temple art, one of the eight basilicas of Kerala, the Santa Cruz Basilica, one of the seven synagogues of Jewish community, Paradesi Synagogue, St. francis Church and more. Overnight stay in Hotel in Cochin.
Day 8: Cochin to Goa
The following day is scheduled for heading to goa. You will be transferred to Cochin airport to board your flight to Goa. Upon your Goa arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day can be spent a leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Goa.
Day 9-10: Goa Sightseeing
There are ample number of places that can be covered in Goa starting from:
Wildlife: Cotiago Butterfly Park, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and Bondla Wildlife sanctuary are among the most prominent one.
Waterfalls: Doodh Sagar Falls, Harvelam Waterfall and Sada Waterfall.
Beaches: Calagnaute, Baga, Anjuna, Palolem and Arambol Beach.
Monuments: Basilica De Bom Jesus, Chapora Fort, Reis Magos Fort and Church of St. Francis of Assisi.
Apart from the above-suggested list you can plan the Goa trip in your own way. We stay with you and assist you in every plan you feel best during your stay.
Day 11: Goa Departure
Today you will be dropped at the airport for boarding your flight to the onward destination as per the scheduled plan.