Duration : 10Nights / 11Days
Destination : Mumbai - Goa - Kochi (Cochin) - Allapuzha (Alleppey) - Periyar - Madurai - Chennai (Madras)
Arrive in Mumbai and meet our ARV Holidays Pvt Ltd.staff at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Stay overnight in Mumbai.
Post morning brunch progress to explore Mumbai. Visit Gateway of India, Prince of Wales Museum, Hanging Garden on the slopes of Malabar Hills giving enchanting view of Marine Lines and Chowpatty Beach, Mani Bhavan, Kamla Nehru Park, Dhobi Ghats and many others. Also visit Afghan Church, Flora Fountain, Colorful Market and Marine Drive. Stay overnight in Mumbai.
After breakfast, move to the airport to catch the flight to Goa. Upon arrival transfer to pre-booked hotel. Stay overnight in Goa.
The fascinating churches of Goa disclose the secret of Portuguese architecture and mysterious history. Goas extended coastline extends over 100 kms and travelers finds here most charming beaches. If time permits, churches of astounding historical significant could squeeze in. Enjoy half day sight-seeing tour and experience breathtaking view of Panjim, old Goa, the Basilica of Bom Jesus which includes the tomb, Se. Cathedral- the biggest Church in the East, , Church of Our Lady Rosary, St. Peter (Rome) and St. Monica. Take rest in leisure time. Stay overnight in hotel.
After breakfast move to the airport to catch the flight to Kochi. Enter-into the hotel on arrival and relax. Soon move to enjoy sightseeing in Kochi; this is the most beautiful coastal city and one of the largest ports of the country. It is a paradise and offers you several attractions to see for example- oldest church congested Portuguese-built colonies, Chinese fishing nets, Forts, Palaces and many other attractions. Stay overnight!
After breakfast move to explore the city Gundu Island by boat through the backwaters and enjoy remarkable scenery on the way. In the afternoon, go to Allapuzha, enter-into the hotel on arrival. Overnight stay.
The day is reserved for backwater cruise to Kottayam. It is a wonderful city situated at the foothills of the western Ghats. In the noon, move to Periyar wildlife sanctuary. It is a commercial centre and rubber, spices, tea and others are exported in foreign countries. Stay overnight at Periyar!
After breakfast continue your tour to Periyar and explore various things over here. Take a boat cruise on the lake while exploring the treasures of this habitat. You can watch deer, fox, pantheon, tigers, deer, wild dogs, lion, sloth bears and other wild animals. The forest is also a home of Birds and appeals all types of birds from all over the world. Observation towers, medieval palace are also tourist spot here. Stay overnight!.
After taking morning breakfast, leave the hotel to Railway Station to board on the train to Madurai, arrive and go to hotel. Overnight stay in Madurai.
Post morning brunch, do half-day sightseeing of Madurai. Placed at the bank of the Vaigai River, Madurai is the very oldest capital of the Pandya Kings. Today, it is a significant center for commerce. The main attraction of Madurai is the Meenakshi Sundareshwara Temple which is dedicated to Goddess Meenakshi. It has thousands of pillar halls. In the noon progress for sightseeing tour in Madurai. In the noon, move to the Airport to catch the flight to Chennai. Upon arrival in Chennai, enter into the hotel. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Following breakfast progress towards the cities of Chennai to do half day sightseeing. Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu and previously known as Madras. Chennai has the worlds second largest shore line called Marina Beach. A lighthouse here supports travelers to see the whole city; really it will be a breathtaking sight. Also spend some quality time here in the beach. Old Catholic Church and popular Durgah both are historically influenced. Later go to the Airport to catch the flight for onward trip.