Heritage India Tour
Itinerary: Chennai – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry – Tanjore – Madurai – Periyar – Kumarakom – Houseboat – Marari – Cochin – Mumbai
Duration: 18 Nights / 19 Days
Day 01 Arrive – Chennai
Welcome to India! Arrive at Chennai international airport. On arrival in Chennai, the guests will be met by our representative and transferred to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 Chennai – Mahabalipuram
Later morning sightseeing tour city City tour of Madras. Later drive to Mahabalipuram enroute visiting Kanchipuram. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 Mahabalipuram
Morning sightseeing of Mahabalipuram. Afternoon free on the beach. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry
Morning drive to Pondicherry (140 kms). Afternoon tour of Pondicherry. Upon arrival in Tanjore – check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 Pondicherry – Tanjore
Morning drive to Tanjore (160 kms). Upon arrival proceed for sightseeing tour TANJORE, Upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 Tanjore
Relax at hotel to enjoy the facilities such as Ayurvedic massages, cooking demonstration, etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 Tanjore – Trichy – Madurai
Morning drive to Madurai (195 km), en route visit Trichy Tour of Trichy. In evening visit of the Meenakshi temple – to attend the night ceremony at the temple at 9 PM. Overnight at hotel
Day 08 Madurai – Periyar
Morning tour of Madurai. Later drive to Periyar (180 km) Upon arrival in Periyar – check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 Periyar
Morning, boat cruise on the Periyar Lake in the cool surroundings and the panorama spreads around tropical jungle. Afternoon walk through the spice plantation. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 Periyar – Varkala
Morning drive to Varkala (120 kms). Upon arrival in Varkala – check into the hotel. Afternoon free for SPA and Ayurvedic massage. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 Varkala – Poovar
Morning drive to Poovar (85 kms). Upon arrival in Poovar – check into the hotel. Afternoon free for SPA and Ayurvedic massage. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 Poovar
Full day free for SPA and Ayurvedic treatment. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 Poovar – Kumarakom
Morning drive to Kumarakom (130 kms),enroute visit the tea estates. Upon arrival in Kumarakom – check into hotel. Rest of the day to relax in this unique backwater resort. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 Kumarakom
Morning visit the superb Bird Sanctuary in adjacent wooded marshland. Afternoon, fascinating cruise through the backwaters of Kerala which offer one of the world’s truly unforgettable experiences. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15 Kumarakom
Marari Morning drive to Marari (40 kms). Upon arrival in Mararikulam – check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 16 Marari
Marari Beach Resort – is set in a superb location of 25 acres of coconut palm grooves leading down to the vast expanse of beach. Afternoon at leisure to explore the neighboring fishing village. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17 Marari – Cochin
Late morning drive to Cochin (60 km). Upon arrival in Cochin – check into the hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Cochin or “Kochi. Evening witness the Kathakali dance performance. Overnight at hotel.
Day 18 Cochin – Mumbai
Leave Cochin Arrive: Mumbai Morning transfer to airport for flight to Mumbai Upon arrival in Mumbai. Late at night transfer to the international airport for flight back to home.
Day 19 Mumbai