Day 1: Arrive Bangalore
On arrival you are met and transferred to Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel 37 Cresent.
Day 2: Bangalore
After breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing of Bangalore city bustling capital city of Karnataka. Visit Vidhan Soudha, a magnificent building housing the State Legislature and Secretariat. Evening stroll around the avenues. Dinner and overnight at Hotel 37 Cresent.
Day 3: Bangalore - Mamallapuram
After breakfast embark the next part of this amazing journey heading on to Mamallapuram. Take in the scenic beauty of its surrounds and magnificent shores and beaches. Take some leisure time to roam the local area. Overnight at Hotel GRT Temple Bay.
Day 4: Mamallapuram
After Breakfast proceed for sight seeing. Mahabalipuram was a 7th century port city of the South Indian dynasty of the Pallavas. It is believed to have been named after the Pallava king Mamalla. It has various historic monuments built largely between the 7th and the 9th century, and has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The monuments are mostly rock-cut and monolithic, and constitute the early stages of Dravidian architecture wherein Buddhist elements of design are prominently visible. They are constituted by cave temples, monolithic rathas (chariots), sculpted reliefs and structural temples. The pillars are of the Dravidian order. The sculptures are excellent examples of Pallava art. Overnight at GRT Temple Bay.
Day 5: Mamallapuram - Thanjavur
After Breakfast proceed to Thanjavur . Thanjavur is the "Rice bowl of Tamil Nadu" and famous for the Brahadeeswarar Temple. The temple was constructed more than thousand years ago by the King Rajarajan, is an architect's marvel. It is a flourishing centre for bronze sculpture and painting. Thanjavur was the royal city of the Cholas, Nayaks and the Mahrattas. Thanjavur was at height of its glory during Rajaraja Cholan. The Big Temple and the other famous temples in the district are known all over the world. Thanjavur was the cultural capital of the country in 1790. Thanjavur gained prominence during the period of Chola Kings, who made it as their capital. It is known as the Granary of the South India lying in the deltaic region of the famous river Cauvery and criss-crossed by lengthy network of irrigation canals. Overnight at Hotel Sangam.
Day 6: Thanjavur - Madurai
After breakfast proceed to the great temple town of South India, Madurai. It is also known as the Athens of the East. The Meenakshi temple is the city's main attraction and is placed in the heart of the old town. Temple gives a splendid example of Dravidian architecture and is famous for Jasmine Flowers. Overnight at Hotel Germanuss Inn.
Day 7: Madurai
Part of today can be spent at leisure discovering more of this beautiful city one of South India's great temple towns, Madurai is synonymous with the celebrated Meenakshi Temple. Situated on the banks of river Vaigai, Madurai has a rich cultural heritage passed on from the great Tamil era more than 2500 years old. Madurai was an important cultural and commercial centre even as early as 550 AD. It was the capital city for the great Pandya kings. Overnight at Hotel Germanuss Inn.
Day 8: Madurai - Remashwaram
After breakfast proceed towards Rameshwaram, a very important pilgrim centre of the Indians. Rameshwaram is the place from where Lord Rama, built a bridge across the sea to rescue his consort Sita, from her abductor, Ravana. This is also the place where Rama worshipped Lord Shiva to cleanse away the sin of killing Ravana.
Ramanathaswamy Temple Ramnathswamy temple was built in the 17th century. Situated close to the sea on the eastern side of the island, this temple is famous for its 1200 gigantic granite columns. The 54 metre tall gopuram (gate-tower), 1220 metres of magnificent corridors and the flamboyant columns embellish and render fame to the temple. The water in each of the 22 sacred wells in the temple tastes different. Agnitheertham 100 metres away from the temple is Agnitheertham, where Rama worshipped Lord Shiva, to absolve himself from the killing Ravana. Overnight at Hotel Royal Park.
Day 9: Remashwaram - Thekkadi
After breakfast set off on the next chapter of this adventure traveling on to Thekkadi with a side stop at Idukki Dam. On arrival check in at hotel and enjoy some leisure visiting the local attractions including the Thekkadi Wildlife Sanctuary. Overnight at Hotel Wild Corridor.
Day 10: Thekkadi
Enjoy another exciting day and night in Periyar. Begin the morning with a boat ride along Periyar Lake and Wildlife Sanctuary. Visit the local spice plantations where an array of spices can be found including cinnamon, cardamom and pepper. Overnight at Hotel Wild Corridor.
Day 11: Thekkadi - Munnar
Embark on the next part of this amazing journey heading on to Munnar. Take in the scenic beauty of its surrounds and marvelous waterfalls. Take some leisure time to roam the local area. Overnight at Hotel Tea County.
Day 12: Munnar
The adventure continues with a day to tour the local Munnar tea estates, Anamudi the highest peak in Kerala and the Eravikulam National Park. Afterwards enjoy another overnight stay in Munnar. Overnight at Hotel Tea County.
Day 13: Munnar - Alleppey
Embark on the next part of this adventure traveling through to the village of Kumarakom and visit the local bird sanctuary. Proceed to the Vembanand Lake and arrive at traditional houseboat accommodation for an overnight stay. Spend the day on a leisurely backwater cruise along the lake and enjoy a traditional South Indian meal on the Houseboat.
Day 14: Alleppey - Kochi
Today will take the journey back to Kochi. Enjoy a day of leisure time, and in the evening enjoy an authentic Kathakali Dance Presentation. Overnight at Hotel Travancore.
Day 15: Kochi
The final day of this wonderful South India Adventure will end after visiting some local attractions including the Shiva Temple. Overnight at Hotel Travancore.
Day 16: Alleppey - Kochi - Out
After breakfast you are transferred to airport to board the flight to onwards destination.