Kerala Backwater Tour with Mountain and Temples of South India

Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days
Day 01 : Arrive Cochin
At the starting day of your discovering of Kerala Backwater Tour with Mountain and Temples of South India, the traveler needs to arrive at Cochin airport properly. Our representative of tsiindia will transfer you to Cochin hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02 : In Cochin
Cochin offers you a lot of tourist opportunity especially backwaters, in the next morning. Hire one houseboat after your morning tea and breakfast. Delight with the soothing resonance of water rippling along your houseboat, as you float on a Cochin backwater. You will be glad to see the passing emerald countryside, influential palm trees, pea green rice fields and children waving on your way. Stay overnight at Cochin hotel and take dinner there.
Day 03 : Cochin - Kumarakom
Go for visiting the gateway to backwaters, Kumarakom, in the next day. Kumarakom, the majestic backwater destination is to be unfurled by every visitor all round the globe. Take one houseboat (Ketuvalloms) and go for converting your dreams into a reality. Evening can be enjoyed by visiting the Kumarakom bird Sanctuary, a world class halt for migratory birds. Spend that night in the houseboat and take dinner properly.
Day 04 : In Kumarakom
This day is for visiting the spot which remain left behind by you in the previous day. After the morning tea and breakfast, pass your day with all the leisurely options available for you. Boating and fishing at Kumarakom are the ultimate charms that every travelers longs for. You can enjoy the evening by going to visit the flora and fauna. You need to make your tour to the Vembanad Lake; the largest backwater in South East Asia and locale for several marine species. Overnight stay is at Kumarakom with a delicious dinner.
Day 05 : Kumarakom - Periyar
Morning after breakfast start your drive to reach Periyar, another popular backwater halt of Kerala and check in a hotel. Kerala Backwater tour provides some delighting backwater cruise to Periyar, Kumily and Thekkady in Kerala. Periyar is famous for its wildlife sanctuary so after taking lunch make one wild visit this reside. Periyar backwater tour is the most stimulating ones, having the luxuriant greens, vast sandy stretches and calm backwaters. The drench aroma of spices and nature will make your exploration to Periyar backwaters tour a memorable and exiting one. Spend that night at Periyar hotel and take your dinner there.
Day 06 : Periyar - Kodaikanal
Now drive to Kodaikanal, a popular tourist spot for its lovely starfish-shaped lake. . You can experience the habitual boat-ride or a horse-ride to agree and search the exotic hill resort. There is a plethora of opportunities available for Trekkers. You have an option of nearly 17 routes of varying lengths, as outlined. Kodaikanal has a lovely golf course, so golf enthusiasts can enjoy playing golf, in gorgeous picturesque ambience. Spend the night at Kodaikanal and take a relish dinner.
Day 07 : In Kodaikanal
Start your day in visiting Kodaikanal, 16-Sigths-Tour. After morning tea and breakfast visit Kodai Lake, Fairy Falls, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Pillar Rocks of Kodaikanal. Kodaikanal, a calm relaxing getaway in the mountains is the better choice for you, in the beautiful natural setting. With cascading brooks, biking and hiking shadow and majestic mountain sights, Kodaikanal offers everything that you are looking for spending your vacation more comfortably and leisurely. One of India's best known Hill stations located on the southern crust of the Palani Hills is Kodaikanal. Well laid out walking path through charming forecast, turbulent water falls and steep rock out drops. Overnight stay is offered at hotel at Kodaikanal.
Day 08 : Kodaikanal - Madurai
Arrive Madurai in the morning and transfer to hotel for check in. Madurai, better known for its temples, is regarded as the 'The Temple City of South India. Make your divine visit to Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Golden Lotus tank, the Thousand Pillared Hall and the Temple Art Museum of Madurai. At evening make your soul purify by watching the daily aarti ceremony. Overnight is at Madurai hotel with a dinner.
Day 09 : Madurai - Trichy
LNow the day comes to explore the temple town of South India, Trichy. After morning tea and breakfast reach Trichy in the morning and start visiting some fantabulous temples of the spot. Visit Srirangam, the leading pilgrimage center of Trichy. Make your majestic trip to Samayapuram, Ayyapan, temple, Athmanathaswamy temple, Gunaseelam, Thiruvellarai, and Vayaloor within the same day. Drive to the hotel at Trichy and take your dinner.
Day 10 : Trichy - Tanjore
Next morning starts with visiting Tanjore after taking tea and breakfast. The exploration of Tanjore's culture and tradition is a common practice by most of the foreigners. Tanjore Brihadeeswarar temple is famous for gigantic Lingam - the 'Brihadeeswarar', the prime deity of the shrine. Spend that night at Tanjore hotel and take your dinner there.
Day 11 : Tanjore - Pondicherry
After your morning tea and breakfast and go for making your trip to the temples at Pondicherry. Jalaram Temple is the prime pilgrimage attraction of the spot. In the evening also visit the Thirunallar, the Varadraja temple, Masthan Saheb Darga of Pondicherry. Check in a hotel at Pondicherry and take a spicy- hot dinner there.
Day 12 : Pondicherry - Mahabalipuram
In this morning, leave Pondicherry to reach Mahabalipuram, located 58 kms from Chennai. Now drive to the Shore Temple, located at the margins of Bay of Bengal. Make a visit to Mandapas, sprinkled with pillared halls imprinted into the rock face. Within night go back to Mahabalipuram hotel and stay entire night.
Day 13 : In Mahabalipuram
In the morning after bath and tea from Mahabalipuram hotel, go for discovering the eight famous antique Rathas of Mahabalipuram. Mahabalipuram will come with a lot of divine spots in the structure of temples, Mandapas, Rathas or chariots. Here you are getting enough time for exploring the rich tradition, history, godliness, and western annals of Mahabalipuram. Stay your night at Mahabalipuram hotel and take a lavish dinner there.
Day 14 : Mahabalipuram - Chennai
Here you are at the edge concluding your Kerala Backwater with mountains and temples of South India. After morning tea drive to Chennai airport and proceed for your desired destination.


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