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Of temples and Kerala backwaters

Chennai ● Mahabalipuram ● Pondicherry ● Trichy ● Madurai ● Periyar ● Kumarakom ● Kovalam

Of temples and Kerala backwaters Of temples and Kerala backwaters

12 Days Itinerary

The South is relatively different from the north in terms of not only geographic variations but also in terms of what it has to offer. Here the entire state resounds with the ringing of temple bells. Temples with size and grandeur of forts of North India abound in South. The temples depict tales of dynasties besides tales of Gods & Goddesses. Drift past villages, temples & churches and thr... Read More

Itinerary

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Day  01
Arrive Chennai
Day  02
Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram (140 Kms & 4 Hrs)
Day  03
Mahabalipuram
Day  04
Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (134 Kms & 3 Hrs)
Day  05
Pondicherry - Chidambaram - Darasuram - Trichy
Day  06
Trichy - Tanjore - Trichy
Day  07
Tanjore - Chitinad - Madurai (160 Kms & 5 Hrs)
Day  08
Madurai - Periyar
Day  09
Periyar - Kumarakom(132 Kms & 4 Hrs)
Day  10
Allepey - Kovalam
Day  11
Kovalam
Day  12
Kovalam - Trivandrum / Chennai / Depart

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Hotel


ITC Grand Chola

ITC Grand Chola

Chennai,India

The world's largest LEED® Platinum green hotel, in the new constructions category embodies the essence of Southern India's most glorious empire, the Cholas – the greatest maritime power in Indian history, and possibly the only one to extend its territory across the seas.The unequalled artistry expressed durin...
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Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay

Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay

Mahabalipuram,India

Radisson BLU Resort Temple Bay located along the shores of Bay or Bengal at Mamallapuram is 65 km drive from Chennai. This seaside town is an acclaimed World Heritage Center with centuries old historic monuments and temples. Radisson BLU Resort Temple Bay, easily the most visited luxury resort, provides accommodations on beach f...
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Maison Perumal

Maison Perumal

Pondicherry,India

Located in the Tamil Quarter of Puducherry is Maison Perumal, an age-old home that brings alive the ethos of a French colony of the 18th century. Verandahs and sit out areas speak of the Tamil heritage while the arched windows and stylized colonnades reflect their French colonial ancestry. 10 rooms of quiet elegance, of which tw...
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Hotel Sangam

Hotel Sangam

Trichy,India

With its central location Sangam Hotel, Tiruchirapalli is 3 miles from Rock Fort Temple and 3.5 miles from Tiruchirapalli Airport. Srirangam Temple, Vayaloor Temple and Tiruyanaikkayal Temple are 6 miles away. It is 9 miles from Samavapuram Temple. The Hotels offers 90 spacious rooms in 6 formats and a choice of 6 halls for conf...
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Hotel Sangam
Heritage Madurai

Heritage Madurai

Madurai,India

Heritage Madurai comprises 72 rooms including 35 villas. The old colonial bungalows have been refurbished maintaining that traditional South Indian flavor, only found in Madurai. Spacious, airy rooms with detailed sitting areas, luxurious bedrooms and unbelievably vast bathrooms, all decorated with understated elegance. A throwb...
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Spice Village

Spice Village

Periyar,India

Spread over a large areaaround a network of pathways and intersections, the whitewashed bungalow cottages are all topped with thatch. The private deluxe guest units have a direct excess to a private patio and garden, separate shower cubicle in the bathroom, and even a small kitchenette....
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Spice Village
The Zuri Kumarakom

The Zuri Kumarakom

Kumarakom,India

Set in 18 verdant acres on the shores of the Vembanad Lake, The Zuri Kumarakom is a five star deluxe spa resort in Kumarakom. The resort offers spacious living–dining rooms, traditional Indian–style bedrooms and individual gardens with private plunge pools.This Kumarakom resort offers 72 rooms including 18 Zuri Rooms...
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Vivanta by Taj - Green Cove Kovalam

Vivanta by Taj - Green Cove Kovalam

Kovalam,India

Vivanta by Taj - Kovalam, Kerala is a mere 12 Kms from the Trivandrum airport. With its prime location and and natural backdrop, this resort offers guests the beaches, hills and backwaters of kerala, all in one exclusive resort. The landscape is dotted with cottages, decorated in indiginious expressions and elephant-grass thatct...
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The South is relatively different from the north in terms of not only geographic variations but also in terms of what it has to offer. Here the entire state resounds with the ringing of temple bells. Temples with size and grandeur of forts of North India abound in South. The temples depict tales of dynasties besides tales of Gods & Goddesses. Drift past villages, temples & churches and through the picturesque and lush backwaters of Kerala on a luxurious cruise.


Weather & Climate
Jan

Max: 31

Min: 21

Jan
Feb

Max: 32

Min: 22

Feb
Mar

Max: 31

Min: 23

Mar
Apr

Max: 32

Min: 25

Apr
May

Max: 31

Min: 24

May
Jun

Max: 30

Min: 23

Jun
Jul

Max: 29

Min: 22

Jul
Aug

Max: 29

Min: 23

Aug
Sep

Max: 30

Min: 23

Sep
Oct

Max: 30

Min: 23

Oct
Nov

Max: 30

Min: 23

Nov
Dec

Max: 31

Min: 22

Dec

  Best Time To Visit        

  Value for money        

  Off Season 


Guest Speak

"It was very much appreciated by all 3 participants : we enjoyed the area and our expectations were fulfilled.we enjoyed the beauty of the nature, the Buddhist temples and the kindness of the local people." - Mr/s Fritz & Mr. A. Perriolat, France (2013)

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