Tour Name South Indian Bonanza

Duration 29 Nights / 30 Days
Route Chennai / Mahabalipuram (1 N)  160 Km (from Chennai) / 110 Km (from Mahabalipuram)  Pondicherry  Kumbakonam (2 N) Thanjavur  Karaikudi (1 N)  Madurai (1 N)  Kaniyakumari (2 N) 80 Km (to Kovalam) / 120 Km (to Varkala) Kovalam / Varkala (2 N)  180 Km (from Kovalam) / 130 Km (from Varkala)  Kumarakom (1 N) Thekkady (2 N)  Munnar (2 N)  Cochin (1 N)  Calicut (1 N) s  Wayanad (2 N)  Bandipur (1 N)  Mysore (2 N) Coorg (2 N)  Hassan (2 N)  Hampi (2 N)  Bangalore (2 N)

Day-wise Itinerary (SIB)
Day-1 Chennai / Mahabalipuram
Visit Chennai: Fort St. George, The Fort Museum, Santhome Cathedral, Kapaleswarar Temple, The Government Museum, etc.
En route Dakshinachitra, Crocodile farm, etc. Mahabalipuram: Pallava’s rock cut sculptures at the Shore temple, Five Rathas, Arjuna Penance, etc. 
Overnight Mahabalipuram
Day-2 Pondicherry / Kumbakonam
Drive to Pondicherry
Visit Auroville / Aurobindo Ashram / Beach
Drive to Kumbakonam & check into the hotel
En route Gangaikondacholapuram (UNESCO Heritage site)
Overnight Kumbakonam
Day-3 Kumbakonam
Visit Darasuram (UNESCO Heritage site) / Local Village visit
Overnight Kumbakonam
Day-4 Thanjavur / Karaikudi
Drive to Thanjavur
Visit Big temple / Saraswati Mahal Library
Drive to Karaikudi & check into the hotel
En route Thirumayam Fort
Visit Big Traditional Chettiyar Houses 
Overnight Karaikudi
Day-5 Madurai
Drive to Madurai & check into the hotel
Visit Meenakshi Amman Temple / Nayakkar Mahal / Local Market 
Overnight Madurai
Day-6 Kaniyakumari 
Drive to Kaniyakumari & check into the hotel
Visit Bhagavathi Amman Temple / Sun set on the beach 
Overnight Kaniyakumari
Day-7 Kaniyakumari
Visit Sun rise on the beach / Vivekananda & Thiruvalluvar Rock memorials / Suchindrum Temple
Overnight Kaniyakumari
Day-8 Kovalam / Varkala
Drive to Kovalam / Varkala & check into the hotel
Relax On the beach
Overnight Kovalam / Varkala
Day-9 Kovalam / Varkala
Relax On the beach
Overnight Kovalam / Varkala
Day-10 Kumarakom 
Drive to Kumarakom & check into the hotel
Visit Village Walk / Leisure 
Overnight Kumarakom
Day-11 Thekkady (Periyar)
Early Morning Visit, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary 
Drive to Thekkady & check into the hotel
Visit Spice Plantation Tour / Kalaripayatu (Martial Arts) Show
Overnight Thekkady
Day-12 Thekkady (Periyar)
Visit Boating / Trekking into the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Overnight Thekkady
Day-13 Munnar
Drive to Munnar & check into the hotel
Visit Tea Museum / DARE
Overnight Munnar
Day-14 Munnar
Visit Eravikulam National Park / Mattupatty Dam / Eco Point
Overnight Munnar
Day-15 Cochin 
Drive to Cochin & check into the hotel
Visit Jewish synagogue / St. Francis Church / Santa Cruz Basilica / Chinese Fishing nets / Dutch Cemetery / Dutch Palace / Fort Cochin beach.
Overnight Cochin
Day-16 Calicut
Drive to Calicut & check into the hotel
Afternoon Boating in the Chaliyar River / Village Walk
Overnight Calicut
Day-17 Wayanad / Vythiri 
Drive to Wayanad & check into the hotel
Afternoon Local sightseeing around Vythiri
Overnight Wayanad
Day-18 Wayanad / Vythiri 
Visit Muthanga WLS or Tholpetty WLS
Overnight Wayanad
Day-19 Bandipur 
Drive to Bandipur & check into the hotel
Visit Wildlife safari into Bandipur National Park
Overnight Bandipur
Day-20 Mysore
Drive to Mysore & check into the hotel 
Visit Mysore Palace / St. Philomena's Church / Brindavan Gardens
Overnight Mysore
Day-21 Mysore
Visit Chamundi Hill / Srirangapatna / Sangam 
Overnight Mysore
Day-22 Coorg 
Drive to Coorg & check into the hotel
Relax Resort surrounding / Local vicinity 
Overnight Coorg
Day-23 Coorg 
Visit Madikerii / Raja's Seat / Talacauvery / Cauvery Nisarga Dhama / Dubare Elephant Camp / Byle Kuppe (Early morning departure with packed breakfast)
Overnight Coorg
Day-24 Hassan 
Drive to Hassan 
En route Visit Shravanabelagola
On Arrival Check into the hotel
Overnight Hassan
Day-25 Hassan
Visit Belur / Halebid
Overnight Hassans
Day-26 Hampi 
Visit Ruins of the Vijayanagara empire
Overnight Hampi
Day-27 Hampi
Visit Ruins of the Vijayanagara empire
Overnight Hampi
Day-28 Bangalore 
Drive to Bangalore & check into the hotel 
Overnight Bangalore 
Day-29 Bangalore 
Visit Tipu’s Palace / Bull Temple / Lalbagh / Ulsoor Lake / Vidhan Soudha
Overnight Bangalore 
Day-30 Bangalore – Departure – Tour ends.

Tour Speciality

Temple Architecture at Chennai / Madurai / Kaniyakumari / Suchindrum / Srirangapatna / Shravanabelagola / Belur / Halebid
British Architecture at Chennai
French Architecture at Pondicherry
Rock-cut Temples at Mahabalipuram
UNESCO Heritage Sites at Kumbakonam / Thanjavur 
Nominated site for World’s Wonder at Madurai (Meenakshi Temple)
Beaches at Chennai (Marina – World’s 2nd longest beach) / Mahabalipuram / Pondicherry / Kaniyakumari / Kovalam / Varkala
Land’s End & Confluence of 3 seas at  Kaniyakumari
Rural Experience at Kumbakonam / Karaikudi / Kumarakom / Srirangapatna / Hassan
Nattukotai Chettiyar Houses Karaikudi
Hills & Clouds at Munnar / Wyanad / Coorg
Tea Plantations at Munnar
Wildlife at Munnar (Eravikulam National Park) / Thekkady (Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary) / Wayanad (Muthanga WLS or Tholpetty WLS) / Nagarhole (Rajiv Gandhi National Park)
Nature Trails & Bird Watching at Thekkady / Kumarakom / Wyanad / Nagarhole (Rajiv Gandhi National Park)
Backwaters at Kumarakom / Alleppey 
Boat Cruise at Calicut (Kadavu – Chaliyar River)
Imprint of European Colonization (Portuguese / Dutch / British) Cochin
Jewish Settlement at Cochin
Churches / Jewish Synagogue at Cochin
Garden at Bangalore (Lalbagh) / Mysore (Brindavan Garden)
Palace at Banaglore / Mysore
Coffee Plantation at Coorg
Buddhist Imprint at Coorg (Byle Kuppe)
Ruins of the Vijayanagara Empire at Hampi
Shopping at Chennai / Madurai / Kaniyakumari / Cochin / Mysore / Bangalore
Unique Experience Sun set & Sun rise from the same beach at Kaniyakumari (one of the two places in the world)