Kerala Backwater Tour with Temples of South India
(11 Nights / 12 Days)
Cochin - Kumarakom - Periyar - Madurai - Trichy -
Tanjore - Pondicherry - Mahabalipuram - Chennai
Its time for you to get away from the hotchpotch of the chaotic life and engulf the true beauty of nature take a tour to the wonderful lands of Kerala! Book our Kerala Backwater Itinerary and listen to the soothing sound of water rippling alongside your houseboat, as you drift on Kerala backwaters. Relax your body, mind and soul and let the scenic beauty take you to the wonderland. Watch the green countryside, swaying palm trees, emerald rice fields and children waving from the banks of the backwaters make it the most memorable vacation of your life. Book our Kerala Backwater Itinerary.
Day 03: Cochin Kumarakom
Day 01: Arrive Cochin
As you arrive Cochin, you will be received by our representatives. You will then be driven to check into the hotel. Dinner and over night stay at the hotel.
Day 02: In Cochin
Start your day afresh with a refreshing breakfast. After breakfast we take you to explore the majestic city Cochin. In Cochin you will get enough opportunity to discover its enchanting backwaters. For unfurling of backwaters you need to hire one houseboat for leisure and comfort. On your passing of backwaters to Cochin you will meet lush green vegetation, folks, cattles and children waving on your way. Night stay is offered at Cochin hotel with a delicious dinner.
We also organize Khatakali dance for you in the evening. Our guide will brief you the classical dance of Kerala. This arrangement is basically meant to enjoy your Kerala backwater tour more relaxing and meaningful one.
In the next morning, after breakfast, start your journey to reach at , the gate way to backwaters of Kerala. Experience the green countryside, dominant palm trees, pea green rice fields and children waving, which will automatically pass on your way. Kumarakom is the weird backwater purpose that caters the needs of every traveler. Start sailing on the traditional Ketuvalloms or houseboats to enjoy the ultimate pleasure of Kerala Backwater. In the evening go for discovering the Kumarakom bird sanctuary, the most likeable haunt of migratory birds. Check in a hotel at Kumarakom and take your dinner.
Day 04: In Kumarakom
In the morning, after breakfast, you may start your day in unfolding all the nook and corners of the enchanting backwater destination, Kumarakom. You will get a lot of leisure options. You can spend your day in boating and fishing at Kumarakom. Kumarakom is a home to a large variety of flora and fauna. The Vembanad Lake, at Kumarakom is the largest backwater in South East Asia and locale for several marine species. Overnight stay is offered at Kumarakom with a dinner.
Day 05: Kumarakom Periyar
Begin your day with a hearty breakfast. After breakfast we drive you Periyar. As you arrive you are to check into the hotel. Here marvel at the charming backwater sail to Periyar, Kumily and Thekkady in Kerala. Periyar is famous for its wildlife sanctuary and Thekkady in Kerala, thus at the afternoon make one cool visit to the spot. Periyar backwater experience tour is the most intoxicating ones, having the luxuriant greens, vast sandy stretches and calm Kerala backwaters. The saturate smell of spices and nature will make your Kerala backwaters tour a memorable and exiting one. Spend that night at Periyar hotel and take your dinner there.
Day 06: Periyar Madurai
Early morning we take you to the prime pilgrimage attraction of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. On arrival, you are to check into the hotel. Refresh yourself with tea and breakfast. In the afternoon we take you to visit the Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple, Azhagar Koil of Madurai. Dinner and over night stay at the hotel.
Day 07: Madurai Trichy
Start your day with a delicious breakfast. After breakfast we take you to Trichy to visit the various temples of the place. It will start from Srirangam, the prime pilgrimage center of Trichy. Samayapuram, Ayyapan, temple, Athmanathaswamy temple, Gunaseelam, Thiruvellarai, and Vayaloor also needs your divine visiting within the same day. Drive back to the hotel at Trichy for dinner and over night stay.
Day 08: Trichy Tanjore
In the morning, after breakfast, we drive you to Tanjore. On arrival, you are to check into the hotel. Tanjore is visited by most of the foreigners who come to India to learn about its culture and tradition. Visit Tanjore Brihadeeswarar temple and unfurl the meaning of the enormous Lingam - the 'Brihadeeswarar' is the prime deity of the shrine. Dinner and over night stay at the hotel.
Day 09: Tanjore Pondicherry
Begin your day with a refreshing breakfast. After breakfast we take you to visit the temples at Pondicherry. As you arrive Pondicherry, you are to check into the hotel. Start your temple tour with Jalaram Temple at noon and Thirunallar, the Varadraja temple, Masthan Saheb Darga within the evening evening. Dinner and over night stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Pondicherry Mahabalipuram
Morning, after breakfast, we take you to Mahabalipuram. On arrival you are to cjheck into the hotel. Here you can visit the famous Shore Temple. If possible you can also go for visiting Mandapas, sprinkled with pillared halls engraved into the rock face. In the evening you are to return to your hotel for dinner and over night stay.
Day 11: In Mahabalipuram
Wake up early in the morning to discover the eight famous antique Rathas of Mahabalipuram. Whole day is for you to explore the tradition, history, godliness, and western annals of Mahabalipuram. A tour to Mahabalipuram will bring a plethora of divine spots in the form of temples, Mandapas, Rathas or chariots. Overnight stay is at Mahabalipuram hotel.
Day 12: Mahabalipuram Chennai
This is the last day of your tour. Therefore start your day with a hearty breakfast. Later we drive you to Chennai to board a flight for home.