Special South India Tour Itinerary
- Package Details
- Special South India Tour Itinerary
TOUR DESTINATION : TamilNadu, Andhra, Karnadaka, Kerela backwaters & Leisure
NO. OF DAYS : 14D/13N
PACKAGE COST : RM 3390/- per pax
TOUR DATE : 09-12-2018
COST INCLUDES : AIR TICKET, GST, FLIGHT, BREAKFAST, 3 & 4 STAR HOTELS, DOUBLE OR TRIPLE SHARING & A/C TRANSPORT.
COST EXCLUDES : VISA, Travel insurance, lunch & dinner, Tips RM 150.00 per person, entrance fees, boating, cinema & all self expenses.
DAY 1: Depart KLIA 1 – BY 6.00 AM – MALINDO COUNTER “E” THE FLY TO TIRUCHY to KUMBAKONAM: On arrival meet our driver / guide and then then to THANJAVOOR Periya Koil – build by King Raja Raja Sholan – the temple gopuram without shadows, the Nanthi seen here was the biggest Nanthi in India –10 years back. Overnight stay in KUMBAKONAM.
DAY 2: KUMBAKONAM TO PONDICHERRY: After breakfast – to THIRUNALLAR – Saniswaran Koil – This is the most important temple of Navagaraga temple. Fulfill your prayers here. Then proceed to PONJDICHERRY. On arrival rent a boat and go to Paradise Island. You can take bath and enjoy – over here. Night go for a cinema. Overnight stay in PONDICHERRY.
DAY 3: PONDICHERRY TO MAHABALIPURAM TO THIRUVANNAMALAI: After breakfast to Ghandhi Beach, then proceed to Mahabalipuram – Pallava Raja’s ruin – see sea temple, 5 ratha’s, the biggest “pinnacle” in the world & Krishna’s butter ball. Then Thiruvannamalai – go for the temple of “fire” one of the Pancha Bootha Koil. The visit the “Shirdi Sai Bab Temple” here run by my close friend – Sai Sree Ravichandran – special “pooja” will be there for you. Overnight Thiruvannamalai.
DAY 4: THIRUVANNAMALI TO CHENNAI: Then proceed to MELMARUVATHOOR – Aathi Parasakti temple. On arrival Chennai proceed to Marina Beach – the 2nd longest beach in the world. Overnight we stay in CHENNAI.
DAY 5: CHENNAI SHOPPING TO KANCHIPURAM: FREE ON LEISURE – you can go by AOTO to any place you want in Chennai. Shopping - no transport provided. Take “Auto” – 3 wheeler and go shopping. Our hotel is on the shopping area. 3.00 PM proceed to Kanchipuram – the city of handlooms. See how sarees are made. 70% of the population here work in handlooms. Go for prayers in very important Pancha Bootha temple of “Earth” Ekkambaranath Temple. Overnight stay in Kanchipuram.
DAY 6: TO TIRUPATI TO KANCHIPURAM: Morning 6.00 AM to TIRUPATHI, VENGADASALAPATHI temple to fulfill your prayers then to Thiruchanoor Bathmavathy Amman temple. On arrival Kanchipuram visit Kanchi Kamachi Amman. Then back to hotel in Kanchipuram.
DAY 7: KANCHIPURAM TO BANGALORE: The I.T.CITY of India, here visit the famous Lal Bagh Gardens – you might be lucky to see filming here. Tippu Sultan Palace – Bangalore is one of the most cleanest city in India. Shopping is always a must in Bangalore. Overnight stay in Bangalore.
DAY 8: BANGALORE TO MYSORE: 8.00 AM to Mysore. to Samundiswari hill and see the beautiful city of Mysore. See Nanthi down hill and also see Lalitha Mahal Palace on the way (now turned to a star hotel). Go for lunch. Then to the world’s famous MYSORE Maharaja Palace – one of the most beautiful palace in India. Later to Tippu Sultan’s palace and – Gombaz, in SRI RENGGAPATTINAM – then to Samundiswari hill and see the beautiful city of Mysore.Lastly to world famous “Brindavanam” the lovely garden and the Hrishna Sagar Dam build by King Krishna Sagar of Bangalore in 1900 – see light and sound here – about a hundred thousand people visit here per day. Then take dinner and check into hotel.
DAY 9: MYSORE VIA MUDU MALAI to OOTY: At 9.00 AM via Mudu Malai forest, watching wild lives, elephants everywhere and all the way see beautiful sceneries. Have your lunch on the way – take a simple village food for a change. We will arrive in OOTY – also called the beauty of the hills. Visit Botanical Gardens and go for boating. You will find all around you tea and herbal trees. Buy herbal medicines. Enjoy the fruits grown her and see various shopping and enjoy beauty of the Nilagiri Mountains. Have a cool breeze night life in Ooty.
DAY 10: TO KOODANGALORE TO GURUVAYOOR: 8.00 AM we will bypass the mountain ranges via Methupalayam (here see estate of “pokok pinang”) and Palakat And arrive in Koodangalore – here pray in the “first Mosque of Indai” Cheraman Perumal Jummah Masjid – build By Janab Malik Bin Dinar in 629 AD. Overnight stay in Guruvayoor.
DAY 11: GURUVAYOOR TO KOCHIN: Morning after breakfast to KOCHIN. To CHOTANIKARAI BAGAWATHI AMMAN KOIL – after prayers to Mantancheerry “Chinese fishing village” and Old Franchis Zavier church & Check into Hotel International.
DAY 12: TO ALLEPPY TO THIRUVANDRAM: Then proceed to Alleppy – on arrival go for lunch. Then a special boating on the “Back Waters” of Kerela. Overnight stay in Trivandrum.
DAY 13: THIRUVANDRAM TO KANNIYAKKUMARI: Today we will go to Kanniyakkumari. On the way visit Kovalam Beach – one of the finest beach in India. On arrival. Then visit Kanni Amman temple and Gandhi Mandapam. and see the meeting of 3 oceans. Then visit Vevekanantha Rock by ferry. Here you see Thiruvalluvar Statue – 133 feet high, Kanni Amman feet and Vivekanantha Memorial. Overnight in Kanniyakumari.
DAY 14: SUSINDRAM – KANNIYAKKUAMARI: 9.30 am to Susindram – the only “muventhar temple” – BRAMA, VISHNU & SIVAM – HAVE YOUR PRAYERS HERE. Have your lunch and back to Kanniyakumari for overnight.
DAY 15: TO THIRUCHANDOOR to RAMESWARAM: Morning to Thiruchandoor – Murugan’s 2nd Padai Veedu on the sea side – this is the Murugan’s biggest temple. After prayers, take your lunch and then via the ECR road proceed to Rameswaram. On the way stop at the Indira Ghandi bridge and see the train bridge opening giving way for boats. On arrival Rameswaram check into hotel and go for shopping.
DAY 16: RAMESWARAM TO MADURAI TO PALANI: Here you can do “Pindam” then you will bath in the 22 sprinkles to wash away sins (the sea and 21 sprinkles in the temple). Fees Rupees 350. Donate your clothers to the poor. On the way stop at Pillaiyar Patti – Karpaga Vinagar. The Pillaiyar statue here is the first Pillaiyar statue in the world – there is a similar type of statue in Afghanistan. On arrival Madurai go to Thiruparangundam Murugan temple. The first temple of Murugan’s 6 padai. Then to Madurai Meenachi Amman Temple - one of the wounder of the world. Then proceed to Palani. OVERNIGHT STAY in PALANI.<
DAY 17: TO PALANI TO TIRUCHY: Morning to PALANI – go for Uchi Kala Poojai and take lunch and proceed to Tiruchy. “The City of Rock”. Here visit Sri Renggam Koil – the biggest temple in the world with 22 Gopuram. Then check into hotel. Those who want to stay back for shopping you may do so. Overnight stay in Tiruchy.
DAY 18: IN TRICHY: REST OF THE TEMPLES IN Tiruchy & night you can go for a CINEMA. Overnight in Tiruchy.
DAY 19: TRICHY - SHOPPING & DEPARTURE: BE IN AIRPORT 2 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE.
DAY 20: 6.00 AM expected arrival KLIA1. Back home with unforgettable memories.