Recreation Southern India tour
This special package covers the best of South India, with some important destinations that let you taste the rich heritage of South India along with the engrossing culture of Tamil Nadu. Especially Madurai is incredible with its renowned Meenakshi Temple. Situated on the banks of river Vaigai, Madurai has a rich cultural heritage. Being the Princess of hill stations in Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal is also called "The Gift of the Forest". And Trichy is an ancient city in southern Tamil Nadu which is also been covered in this tour package.
Today on your arrival you will be welcome by our tour executive. After the introduction of our driver you will transferred to hotel. Check in at the hotel and after a small refreshment, visit the famous Srirangam Temple, surrounded by River Kaveri on one side & its tributary Kollidam on the other. It is a 600-acre island-town enclosed within the seven walls of the gigantic Sri Renganathaswamy Temple. There are not less than 21 Gopurams / Towers in this temple, one of which is the tallest in South India. Then visit Jambukeshwarar Temple another famous temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple represents one of the five elements (water). Evening you can visit the famous Rock fort temple, the most famed landmark, located on a rock at a height of 83 m, is the only outcrop in the flat land of the city. The most amazing fact about the rock is that, it is one of the oldest in the world, approximately 3,800 million years old, as old as the rocks of Greenland & even older than the Himalayas. Later return back to hotel. Overnight stay at Trichy.
Post breakfast, you can start drive to Madurai. On reaching, visit the famous Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple followed by Thirumalainayak Palace. This palace was built by king Thirumalai Nayak , who was one of the famous Nayak rulers. Later visit Gandhi Museum. This museum was built to honour our Father of nation, Gandhi JI. It gives a detailed history about his freedom struggle. Return back to the hotel and in the evening, visit the sound & light show held at the palace that expresses the stories depicting the life history of Thirumalai Nayak and his rule. Overnight stay at Madurai.
Morning finish your breakfast and proceed to Kodaikanal, one of the famous hill stations in Tamil Nadu, also called as the princess of hill stations. As it is filled with full of natural boundaries, whoever visit this hill station can enjoy the beautiful scenery of lush green trees and plantations. Upon on arrival check in at the hotel and rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight stay at Kodaikanal.
Today after breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tour of Kodaikanal that covers Bryant Park – a wonderfully maintained and the most popular Botanical garden of the region. The Pillar Rock – a set of three giant pillar type boulders. The Coakers's walk provides stunning views along the walkway. The Green valley view – formerly known as the suicide point is yet another beautiful view point. Guna caves – known as devils kitchen is now popular after the name of the Tamil movie Guna which was shot here. Pine forest – a treasure trove of Kodaikanal keeps you and camera busy. End your day tour at the Kodai Lake - a man-made star shaped lake spread over sixty acres of area. You can indulge in various activities here like bi-cycling, horse riding, pedal boating etc.(On direct payment basis) A walk around the lake is very relaxing in the natures lap. Post visits return to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Kodaikanal.
After your breakfast at the hotel, based on your flight schedule, you will be transferred to Maduai airport, which is the nearest airport to Kodaikanal or to Coimbatore airport to board your flight for your onward destination with full of sweet memories. Tour Ends!!
- Arrival and Departure assistance at the Airport/Railway station
- Daily Buffet Breakfast at the hotel.
- Air conditioned Vehicle for all Transfers & Sightseeing as per the itinerary.
- Accommodation on Double Sharing Basis
- All expenses related to vehicle inclusive of Toll, fuel, parking.
- All government related taxes
- Flight / Train Fare / Darshan tickets.
- Guide and Entrance Fee at the monuments and at sightseeing places
- Lunch & Dinner at the hotel
- Any personal expenses such as telephone, laundry bills etc
- Any additional activities
- Package price does not include Gala dinner charges applicable on Christmas and New Year's Evening