Southern Discovery

14 Nights / 15 Days

Chennai / Mamallapuram / Bangalore / Hassan / Mysore / Bandipur / Ooty / Cochin

Starts at ( per person ) 43100/-
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Chennai, on the Bay of Bengal in eastern India, is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu. The city is home to Fort St. George, built in 1644 and now a museum showcasing the city’s roots as a British military garrison and East India Company trading outpost, when it was called Madras. From Chennai, all tourists are going to visit Mahalipuram situated 60 kms away of Chennai known for its stone carvings and stone temples. Mahabalipuram literally known the town of City of the Great Bali. There are number of quality hotels near sea shore. Mahalipuram is a sea food lovers paradise.

No of GuestTour Cost Per Person
Standard - 3☆Deluxe - 4☆Luxury - 5☆
2 Persons traveling together (Double Occupancy)₹ 57,500₹ 74,300₹ 95,300
3 Persons traveling together (Triple Occupancy)₹ 43,100₹ 56,600₹ 72,850
4 persons traveling together (2 Double Occupancy)₹ 47,200₹ 64,000₹ 85,200
1 Person traveling together with 2 peresons (1 Double and 1 Single Occupancy)₹ 74,250₹ 109,300₹ 151,300
Children between 6 and 12 years₹ 14,000₹ 21,000₹ 28,000
Children below 6 yearsFreeFreeFree
    Includes
    • Per person rates in Indian Rupees – applicable for minimum of 2 persons staying together sharing same room and vehicle with other combination.
    • Accommodation with breakfast and taxes in specified or similar properties.
    • Transportation by A/C Car, driver allowance, fuel, parking charges, interstate taxes as per the itinerary only. Driving from morning 08.00am to 20.00hrs
    Excludes:
    • Lunch, dinner and personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, etc.,
    • Air / Train Ticket.
    • Entry tickets, camera / video Camera fee.
    • Local or accompanying guide charges
    • Any items other than mentioned in cost includes.
Arrive at Chennai

Meet on arrival at Chennai Airport and transfer to a Hotel. Depending upon the arrival time proceed for half day sightseeing visit to Fort St. George - occupies pride of place and prominence in Chennai, the State Legislature and the Secretariat are located inside this fort. The St. Mary’s Church-the oldest Anglican Church in India. Return to hotel and overnight.

Chennai

Morning breakfast and full day city tour, visit to San Thome Cathedral Basilica-the apostle of Christ who is believed to have come to Madras sometime was killed on St Thomas Mount just outside the city, Theosophical Society -The world headquarters of the Theosophical Society, Marina Beach-the pride of Chennai, is the second largest beach in the world and has a wide sandy foreshore. Return to hotel and overnight.

Chennai / Mamallapuram / Chennai

Morning breakfast drive for full day excursion of Mamallapuram - built in the 7th century, this ancient Pallava Port is the site of several antique sculptural marvels. On arrival proceed to visit Five Rathas - These rock-cut temples are Shaped in different styles, the five structures are named after the Pandava brothers of the Mahabharatha and Draupadi, The Shore Temple - it is one of the oldest temples in South India. It belongs to the 8th Century A.D. and is a good example of the first phase of the structure of temples constructed in the Dravidian style, Cave Temples - built in the 7th century by the Pallava Kings. The various rock carved sculptures are dedicated to the various Hindu deities and are considered as the finest masterpieces of Indian art. Drive back to Chennai. Overnight

Chennai / Bangalore (By Train)

Early morning checkout and reach Chennai Railway Station at 05:45hrs to board your train to Bangalore. On arrival at 10:45hrs, check into a hotel. Afternoon half-day tour to ISKCON temple-the Krishna Temple is a blend of Modern technology and spiritual harmony, Lalbagh-240 acres of beautifully sculpted gardens, flowers abound, rare collection of tropical and sub-tropical plants, Vidhana Soudha- this massive building houses the state Legislature and the Secretariat. Return to hotel & overnight.

Bangalore

Morning breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing visit Bangalore Palace - Built in 1887 by Chamaraja Wodeyar and has Tudor style architecture, with fortified towers, arches, green lawns, and elegant woodcarvings in its interiors, Bull Temple - Dravidian-style temple, has a huge monolithic Bull is the vahana of Lord Shiva, Government Museum - Acclaimed as one of the oldest museums in the country, Tippu Sultan’s Palace - is an example of Indo-Islamic architecture and was the summer residence of the Mysorean ruler Tipu Sultan. Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain - View the colourful swirling fountains dancing in tune to music. Evening Free for shopping. Overnight.

Bangalore / Hassan

Morning breakfast, checkout and drive to Hassan, enroute visit Shravanabelagola - a jain saint. Standing atop one of the hills and is said to be one of the tallest and most graceful monolithic statues in the world. On arrival at Hassan check into a hotel. Afternoon visit Belur - it is the only Hoysala temple still in active worship, the most marvelous specimens of Hoysala architecture. Halebid - just 17 kms away from Belur, the ancient capital of the Hoysalas, the temple complex has a museum which houses the idols, statues, busts and sculptures excavated by the Archaeological Department from the ruins. Return to hotel and overnight.

Hassan / Mysore

After breakfast, check out and drive to Mysore. On arrival, check into a hotel. Lunch & visit Srirangapatna-Island fortress of Tippu Sultan, Tippu's summer Palace, Mosque and Sriranganatha Temple. Evening visit Brindavan Garden- the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam after sundown, when musical fountains and colored lights transform this place into a magical fairyland. Return to hotel and overnight.

Mysore

Morning breakfast proceed to visit Jagan Mohan Art Gallery - is a vast reserve of exquisite paintings and artifacts of the bygone golden era, Chamundi Hills - perched a top the hill is the temple of Chamundeshwari, a tall Mahishasura statue are added attractions, Maharaja Palace- the palace is a splendid structure in the Indo-saracenic style, among its many attractions are a magnificent gold throne. It is an entirely modern structure continuing the Hindu and Saracenic styles of Architecture, St. Philomena's church - Built in the gothic form of architecture is one of the largest churches of the continent of Asia. Return to hotel and overnight.

Mysore / Bandipur National Park

Morning breakfast, check out and drive to Bandipur National Park- nestling in the foothills of the Nilgiris. It is one of the Tiger reserves in the country. It also forms part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, which is one of the last refuges of endangered Asiatic wild elephants. On arrival, check into a resort. Evening jeep safari and overnight.

Bandipur National Park / Ooty

Early morning after coffee/tea, be lead by a trained naturalist into the Tiger Reserve on a nature walk. Return to resort, Checkout and drive to Ooty - called the Queen of Hill Stations., On arrival check into a hotel. After lunch visit to Ooty Lake-is the pride of the Blue Hills. Rose Garden- the rose varieties planted in this part were assembled from different sources. Initially 17,256 rose plants from 1919 varieties have been planted. Return to hotel and overnight.

Ooty

Morning breakfast, half-day tour to Coonoor - is a small town with an equable climate that has made it in its own right, visit Dolphins Nose - Ideally visited in the morning, you can get a beautiful view of the Catherine falls from here, Lamb's Rock- this view point is within a reserve forest with a phenomenal view of vast stretches of forests all the way to the Coimbatore plains, Law's Falls - is a paradise for naturalists, Katery Falls- water from the Katery dam flows as a falls. This is one of the highest falls in the Nilgiris. Return to hotel, evening free and overnight.

Ooty / Cochin

Morning breakfast, checkout and drive to Cochin- commercial capital and the most cosmopolitan city of Kerala, Kochi, is also known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea. On arrival check into hotel. Evening free and overnight.

Cochin

Morning breakfast proceed for full day city tour visit St. Francis Church - these centuries old church at Fort Kochi was originally built completely of timber and later reconstructed in stone masonry, Pierce Leslie Bungalow - this charming mansion was the office of Pierce Leslie characteristic features are wood panels that form the roof of the ground floor, arched doorways, carved doors and sprawling rooms. Waterfront verandas are an added attraction. Loafer's Corner/Princess Street - One of the earliest streets to be constructed in Fort Kochi, traditional meeting place and hangout of the jovial fun loving people of the area. Return to hotel and overnight

Cochin

Morning breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing, visit to Maritime Museum - throws light on the genesis, history, evolution and landmarks of the Indian Navy, Indo-Portuguese Museum - the museum today is an important center to understand the Indo-Portuguese Christian Art heritage, Fort Kochi - turning it into one of the finest natural harbors in the world. Vasco da Gama Square – an ideal place to watch fishermen use these nets is the Vasco da Gama square, a narrow promenade along the beach, Willingdon Island – it’s a man-made island, surrounded by beautiful backwaters. Bolghatty Island - This lush, lovely island is famous for its palace. Evening return to hotel, and overnight

Cochin

Morning breakfast, check out and transfer to Airport to board the flight. Tour Ends.

PlaceStandard - 3☆Deluxe - 4☆Luxury - 5☆
ChennaiBenz Park Tulip
The Residency,
Hotel Breeze,
Raj Park Chennai
Deccan Plaza hotel
Fortune Select Palms,
Green park
GRT Grand
Quality Inn Sabari
Radison Hotel GRT Trident Chennai
BangaloreThe Elanza
The Solitaire
Young Island Comforts
Grand Magrath
fortune Landmark
Park Plaza
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson
Cama Hotel
The Chancery Pavilion
Vivanta By Taj MG Road
The Lalit Ashok
Le Meriden
HassanHotel Hassan Ashok
Hotel Southern Star,
Hotel Mallige Residency
Hoysala Village,
MysoreCrystal Paark Inn,
The Quorum,
Kings Kourt Hotel
Young Island Resort
Hotel Regallis,
Royal Orchid Metropole,
Windflower Spa & Resort
Sandesh De Prince
Lalitha Mahal Palace
Fortune JP Palace
OotyHoliday Inn Gem Park,
Hotel Sinclairs,
Hotel Sullivan Court
Fern Hills,
Derby Green
Danish Villa
Taj Savoy,
CochinThe Trident,
The International Hotel Kochi
Abad Atrium
Cherai Beach Resort
Taj Residency,
Taj Malabar,
Le Meriden,
We strongly recommend that you read the Terms & Conditions carefully before booking your holiday.This tour can be booked by minimum of 2 persons up to 10 persons. We do not recommend add others to this tour. It will be you and your family or friends traveling in this tour by private vehicles only.

We offer the following categories of hotels:
  • Silver – 3 Star Hotels
  • Gold – 4 Star Hotels
  • Platinum – 5 Star Hotels
In cities where the categories are not available the lower category will be provided and rates have been taken in our costings for the lower categories.

You can choose from some of our most popular readymade programs or we can tailor a program just to suit your specific requirements. Alternatively, when you tailor your own tour, you can begin and end your journey from any City you choose within India.

This is a very exclusive way of discovering India. You have the choice of touring in a Sedan Car for up to 2 to 3 pax or in a Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV) for 3-5 Pax. Our Experienced Chauffeurs will take care of all your needs for the duration of the tour. All Sightseeing Tours are on a Private Basis.

We can provide you an English Speaking Guide or any other language that you may require for all your Guided Tours at additional cost upon request.

Your Chauffeurs will offer you the greatest degree of flexibility, as he will be able to accommodate your needs and changes to your schedule even on short notice.

All our vehicles are fully air-conditioned, constantly maintained and are of the highest standards. All Chauffeurs are fluent in English(some other local languages) and have extensive experience in touring knowledge of their area.

Vehicles will be at your disposal from 0800hrs to 2000hrs daily. You may take regular stops and breaks at your leisure whenever or travel to places you would like to visit nearby.

2-3 Pax Silver / Gold customer will be travelling in Sedan vehicle and Platinum customer in MPV vehicles.

Vehicle Descriptions:
  • Sedan - 4+1 seator - suitable for 1 to 3pax - matching interior, air conditioning - Baggage - 2 Hand Baggage Baggage – 2 Suitcases ( Tata Indigo, Swift Desire, Mahindra Logan or Toyota Etios)
  • Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV) 6+1 seator suitable for 4 to 5 Pax – matching interior, air conditioning - 3 Hand Baggage – 3 to 4 Suitcases ( Toyota Innova)
  • Tempo Traveler – Transporter 12 +1 seator – suitable for 6 to 10 pax – matching interior, air conditioning – 10 Hand Baggage – 9-10 Suitcases
  • Mini Coach – 18+1 seator for 11 to 6 pax – matching interior, air conditioning, microphone.
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