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South India

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* Vacation is round-trip, per person, based on 2 travelers. Includes airfare & airport taxes, transfers, hotels, tours and daily breakfast. Additional baggage charges may apply. Rates are available for 1 to 9 travelers.

Discover the spirit of South India

Explore magnificent temples, tour spice markets and bazaars, and get a taste of the local cuisine on this exciting 11-night adventure through southern India. Your travel and hotels are taken care of, so all you have to do is go along for the ride, and snap plenty of photos of course!

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare into Chennai (MAA), out of Cochin (COK)
  • All airport and inter-city transfers
  • 2 nights in Mahabalipuram at MGM Beach Resort, or similar
  • Afternoon sightseeing tour of Mahabalipuram
  • 1 night in Pondicherry at Hotel Atithi, or similar
  • City tour of Pondicherry with Sri Aurobindo Ashram and Auroville
  • 2 nights in Tanjore at Sangam Hotel, or similar
  • Sightseeing tour of Tanjore with Brihadeeswara Temple
  • Tour to Trichy with Rock Fort and the Island of Srirangam
  • 2 nights in Madurai at Poppys Hotel, or similar
  • Sightseeing tour of Madurai
  • Aarti Ceremony at temple in Madurai
  • 2 nights in Periyar at Mountain Courtyard Hotel, or similar
  • Sightseeing tour of Periyar with boat ride on the lake and visit to the spice plantation
  • 1 night in Kumarakom at Abad Whispering Palm, or similar
  • 1 night in Cochin at Casino Hotel, or similar
  • Sightseeing tour of Cochin with Mattancherry with Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, and St. Francis Church
  • Kathkali dance show
  • Breakfast daily
Great Ways to Explore
  • Enjoy sightseeing tours lead by local experts through each region.
  • Witness a traditional ceremony while visiting one of India's most iconic temples.
  • Make sure to pick up a souvenir while wandering through India's many colorful and enchanting markets.
  • From the savory Masala dosa to the subtle sweetness of banana curry, indulge in the flavors of India.
  • Go out with a bang and enjoy a traditional Indian show on your last night, including actors, elaborate costumes, song, and dance.
Package Overview

Take an 11-night journey through the stunning south of India. Visit temples, traipse through wildlife sanctuaries, and enjoy stays in nine diverse regions.

Sit back and relax as all hotels, transfers, and tours are provided for you. Unique excursions through each new city lead by expert guides offer you the chance to see India in all its glory and get a genuine feeling for the spectacular country. Dig into local cuisine, follow the crowd through open air markets, step lightly in temples that reach for the heavens, and enjoy dancing and music performances.

ALL FOREIGN TRAVELERS TO INDIA REQUIRE AN ENTRY VISA PRIOR TO ARRIVAL IN INDIA. Government of India has launched VISA on arrival enabled with an ETA scheme for more than 100 countries. Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Cook Islands, Djibouti, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kingdom of Tongo, Laos, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Mexico, Myanmar, New Zealand, Niue, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Papua & New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Kiribati, Republic of Korea (i.e. South Korea), Republic of Marshall Islands, Republic of Nauru, Republic of Palau, Russia, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Tuvalu, UAE, Ukraine, USA, Vietnam and Vanuatu.

Any traveler with a passport from one of the above countries can apply for their VISA online. https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html

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