Itinerary Highlights

Tour Duration : 21 Nights - 22 Days
Destination India
Tour Highlights Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kovalam
Specialty Categories Houseboat, Backwater, Nature Journey
Best Time To Visit September - March
Airfare Included Not
Tour Customizable Yes
Per Person Price On Request On Request On Request

Tour Highlights

  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples.
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment.
  • All entrance fees included.
  • Vegetarian meal option available.
  • Small-group tour.

Package Inclusions

  • Accommodation for 2 adults in Double Room.
  • Daily buffet Breakfast in all hotels.
  • Welcome drink on arrival.
  • Arrival/departure transfer and all land transfers by Indica.
  • All sightseeing, land transfer & inter hotel transfer as per the itinerary.
  • Driver allowance, toll & parking, fuel charge, permit charges.
  • Check in Check out 12.00 noon at all hotels.
  • Check in 12.00 noon / Check out 9.00 am at Houseboat.
  • All applicable taxes & service charges.

Package Exclusions

  • Any Air Fare / Train Fare.
  • Monument fees.
  • Any additional meals other than mentioned in the inclusion.
  • Personal Shopping.
  • Optional Activities mentioned in the itinerar.
  • All items of personal nature.
  • Any item not specifically mentioned in "Inclusions" column.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
  • A minimum of 02 people per booking is required.
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants.
  • You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler.
  • 5 people: 2-bedroom private boat and 1 extra mattress.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund of that tour only.

Detailed Itinerary : Architecture Tour South India

We have designed this tour packages by focusing on the main sightseeings according to other travellers, but here you can customize this tour as you desire.

Arrive in Chennai, the capital city of Chennai and the gateway of South India. Tour the tourist places in Chennai namely, the Kapaleeswarar temple, Santhome Church, Fort Museum and National Art Gallery. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Chennai

Drive to Mahabalipuram, the only shore temple surviving in India. Tour this world heritage site for the whole day. Overnight stay at the hotel in Mahabalipuram.

Overnight at hotel in Mahabalipuram

Drive to Kanchipuram, one of the sacred 7 cities of India famous for its thousand temples. Also visit the numerous temples like Kailasanatha Temple, Vaikunda Perumal Temple, Varatharaja Temple and Ekambareswara Temple, which give the city its name as 'the temple city'. Vellore houses one of the Tippu Sultan's forts and Jalakandeswara temple. Then proceed to Tiruvannamalai to visit the Arunachaleeswarar temple and the Ashram of Sri Ramana Maharshi. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Tiruvannamalai

Gingee is known for the beautiful fort that dates back to the 14th century. Go to the former French Colony in Pondicherry famous for Aurobindo Ashram, Auroville and the beach. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Pondicherry

In the morning visit the 9th Century Shiva temple in Chidambaram which houses a unique Emerald lingam statue. After attending the afternoon prayer, move to Gangaikondacholapuram. Dharasuram is known for its old monuments that reflect Chola architecture. Tanjore is known for its temple architecture and paintings. Visit the temples at Tanjore. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Tanjore

Drive to Trichy was the citadel of the Chola dynasty in the medieval period. See the Lord Robert Clive's house, Srirangam temple, Rock-Fort temple, Ganapati temple on hilltop and Shiva temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Trichy

Reach Madurai, known for 1000-pillared Meenakshiamman temple. You are also taken to the special religious night ceremony held in the temple. Also visit Thirumalai Nayak's Palace and Gandhi Museum. Overnight stay at the temple.

Overnight at hotel in Madurai

Go to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, one of the best game sanctuaries in India. Also cover Thekkady enroute visiting all important tourist places. Enjoy boating on the Lake Periyar top explore the sanctuary at its best. Drive past the spice plantations like cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee and tea estates. You can shop at the local market. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Periyar

Reach the commercial capital and the natural harbour in Kerala - Kochi/Cochin. . The tourist places in the city include a Jewish synagogue - The Dutch Palace, Portuguese Churches, Mosques, Hindu temples and Chinese Fishing Nets. In the evening attend the traditional Kathakali Dance Show. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Kochi

Drive to Ooty - 'the queen of hill stations'. A full day excursion to Ooty and Coonoor. Visit Botanical Gardens, the Ooty Lake, Dodabetta peak offering you panoramic views of the Nilgiri Mountains in Ooty. You can also opt for a toy train tour to Coonoor to enjoy the scenic surroundings and visit the vegetable market at Karamadai enroute. Overnight stay at Ooty.

Overnight at hotel in Ooty

Drive to Mysore, the Sandalwood City of India. Visit Mysore Palace, the Art Gallery, Brindavan Gardens etc. Aslo cover the Mudumalai and Bandipur Wild life sanctuaries on the way. Overnight stay at Mysore.

Overnight at hotel in Mysore

Have a full day excursion to Srirangapatna and Somnathpur. Return to Mysore and visit the stone temples with intricate carvings. Afternoon visit to Devaraja vegetable and flower market. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Somnathpur

Drive towards Hassan and visit Sravanabelagola, the most popular Jain pilgrimage enroute. Situated on a small hill, there are 600 rock cut steps leading you to the top. Visit Belur and Halebid in the afternoon to witness fine examples of Hoysala Architecture temples. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Sravanbelagola

Return to Bangalore. A full day drive from Bangalore takes you to the historical city of Hospet.The touristic importance of the Hospet city lies in its proximity to Hampi. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Hospet

From Hospet move to Hampi, once the capital of Vijayanagar Empire and the largest Hindu Kingdom. Visit the temples, the panoramic hills, ancient markets and the boat ride by the riverside. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Hampi

Aihole and Pattadakal built during the Chalukya's dynasty is the cradle of stone temple architecture of the Southern Dravida School. The oldest temple, Lad Khan temple of the 5th century A.D and other 70 temples in this group are the major tourist attractions. The Meguti temple and Ravanaphadi Cave can also be visited. Pattadakal has the oldest temple named Sanghameswara Temple. The Mallikarjuna Temple has pillars showcasing the life of Krishna. Virupaksha temple has sculptures of the Ramayana & Mahabharata era. The Papanatha Temple with impressive carvings on pillars and ceiling captures your attention anyway. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Pattadakal

Morning tour of Badami or Vatapi takes you to a culturally rich Hindu and Jain temples carved from sand stone hills. The Fort atop the hill encloses large granaries, treasury and a watch tower. Also the Malegitti Shivalaya temple is not to be missed out. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Pattadakal

Bijapur is ingrained with the Muslim influence in its buildings and architecture. Gol Gumbaz, the major landmark of the city should be visited in your first lot. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Bijapur

Gulbarga is a perfect blend of both Hindu and Muslim cultures. Jumma Masjid is a huge mosque on the lines of Spanish mosque of Cordoba. The Khwaja Banda Nawaz tomb is also an architectural marvel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Gulbarga

Visit Charminar, the Mecca Mosque, the Salar Jung Museum and High Court Buildings - the best collection of Manuscripts, ancient weapons, costumes and curios. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Hyderabad

Your day is free or you can also opt for an optional tour to Golconda Fort. Golconda Fort was built in the 13th century on the outskirts on Hyderabad. Also visit the Tombs of Qutab Shahi Kings surrounded by verdant gardens. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Hyderabad

Board a flight from Hyderabad airport to your onward destination or way back home.

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Important Notes

  • Rooms will be subject to availability.
  • In case of above hotels not available, will book you similar/suggestive hotels.
  • Hotel check-in and check-out time at 1200 noon.
  • In every hotel - 1st category room will be provided.
  • Rates are valid till 31st March 2017 except 20th December till 10th January (high peak dates).

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