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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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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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Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove

Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove

Mahabalipuram,India

Nestled in a Bay thats surrounded by 40 acres of Casuarina trees, Vivanta by Taj - Fisherman's Cove, built on the ramparts of an old Dutch fort, remains the charming beach resort that's almost one with the Bay of Bengal. Modern European and Scandinavian architecture marks the stylish cottages and villas. Relax in leisu...
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Hotel de l'orient

Hotel de l'orient

Pondicherry,India

The colonial mansion of De L'orient, Pondicherry has been carefully restored into a luxury hotel, keeping intact its quintessential old world charm, supplementing that with modern comforts and luxuries. One of the best known Heritage Hotels in Pondicherry – Hotel De L’orient captures the essence of coastal Pondi...
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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
The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai

The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai

Madurai,India

The hundred year-old celebrated colonial property is perched atop the Pasumalai hill, amidst 63 acres of landscaped gardens, colonial buildings and natural bliss. The hotel offers a panoramic view of the famous MeenakshiTemple, Madurai City and the Kodai hills.The well-appointed rooms are outfitted in colonial-style charm....
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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
Coconut Lagoon

Coconut Lagoon

Kumarakom,India

Coconut Lagoon has an authentic Keralan feel and having as little impact as possible on the natural environment. Much of the resort's rustic charm lies in its simplicity; guest rooms are uncluttered like the ancient tharawads of Kerala restored and recreated. Better still, splurge on a pool villa, which has its own pri...
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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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