Arrive Chennai, the gateway of south India. On arrival
transfer to Covelong. Day free to relax on the beach.
Day 02 Covelong
Mahabalipuram, the only surviving shore temple of India.
Visit Shore Temple - The oldest temple of South India which
sets an example for Dravidian art, Arjuna's Penance - A
complicated magnificent piece of skillfully carved work and
largest bas-relief sculpture in the world, Rathas - rock-cut
temples, named after the five Pandavas dresembling the
Dravidian temples with their imposing towers, sculptured
walls and multi-pillared halls, Mandapams, Pondicherry
tourism in India Krishna temple, tiger cave, etc.
Day 03 Pondicherry
Today you will drive to Pondicherry. Stay in a Promenade
Resort. Relax on the beach that runs along the city.
Day 04 Chennai - Trivandrum
Day free to relax. Departure transfer to airport to board
flight to Trivandrum. On arrival you will be checked-in to
the resort at Kovalam. Kovalam beach is one of the finest in
the country and certainly the best in the state. Kovalam
curves a crescent around a sheltered bay, and its tall palms
Day 05 Kovalam
One of the best bathing bays in the world - Kovalam, where a
sheltered beach and a shallow sea offer excellent bathing
facilities. The scenery around the place is enchanting. A
visit to the nearby fishing village is interesting.
Day 06 Kovalam
Day excursion to Trivandrum visiting Sri Padmanabhaswamy
temple - the most magnificent temple dedicated toi Vishnu
reclining on Adisesha. This is held as a very sacred shrine
from antiquity. Government Museum - a collection of
cotemporary Indian art, Paintings of Raja Ravi Varma,
Roerich, Miniature paintings from the Mughal and Rajasthan
school, Persian, Chinese and Japanese art which is a feast
to cultural eyes.
Day 07 Varkala
Drive to the pristine Varkala beach famous for Hindu Pilgrim
centre. A dip in the holy waters of Varkala beach is
believed to purge the body and the soul of all the sins
hence the name 'Papanashini' for this shore. The 2000 year
old Janardana Swamy Temple and the Nature Centre are the two
main attractions of Varkala Beach. It has a breathtaking
scenery of the High cliffs rising over the beach and
spurting mineral springs water springs.
Day 08 Houseboat
Morning drive to Thottapally and check into your traditional
Kettuvallam Houseboat. Travel through the lush green
backwaters of Kerala observing the traditional lifestyle of
the Keralites. You will see the Temples, fishing, people
tending their crops and coconut plantations as you drift
through the canals. A unique and totally relaxing
experience. O/N on board the houseboat.
Day 09 Kochi
Disembark the boat at Allepey and drive to Kochi, the
commercial capital of Kerala. The twin cities of Kochi and
Ernakulam lie facing each other across the channel and are
linked by bridges through Willingdon Island. It was at Kochi
that the Portuguese, Dutch and English trading companies
built their fort, factories and houses. Today you will be
witnessing the make-up session and performance of Kathakali
Day 10 Kochi
Visit the Dutch Palace - the oldest Synagogue of the British
commonwealth, The Jewish Synagogue - the oldest in India
with features like great scrolls of the old testament,
Hebrew inscriptions on stone slabs, gold and silver crowns,
blue willow patterned floor tiles in which each tile is
unique, St. Francis Church - India's oldest European church,
Bolghatty Palace, Hill Palace Museum and Bird Sanctuary. A
Harbour cruise to watch the sunset is truly exhilarating.
Day 11 Goa
You will be transferred to the airport to board flight to
Goa. On arrival at Goa, you will be met and transferred to
the beach resort in Goa. Goa is one of the finest beach in
India and has more fun & frolic than just sand and sea. Day
free to relax on the beach or water sport activities
(optional). Beach vacations in India
Day 12 Goa
Morning city tour of Old Goa. Visit old Goa Churches,
Bassilica of Boom Jesus, Sri Mangueas Temple, Dona Paula &
Miramar Beach. Afternoon at leisure for swimming & sun
Day 13 Departure Transfer
Morning free for own activities. Later drive to the airport
to connect flight to onward destination.
All accommodation with breakfast and Dinner,
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Meet and greeting assistance.
All monuments entrance fees as per tour program
English speaking local guide as per tour program
Road / Toll / Interstate Taxes, Parking Fee, Fuel Charges
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Check-In, Check-out time 1200 NOON.
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