• Visit to Mahabalipuram
• Visit to Pondicherry - the town with a french touch.
• Visit to the famous temples, beaches and Church of Pondicherry.
• Visit the temples in Chidambaram & Thanjavur.
• Visit the Dhanushkodi beach & Ramanathaswamy Temple in Rameshwaram.
• Visit the temples in Madurai.

Activities in Pondicherry:
•     Cooking Demonstration
•     Music With Bijay (Hindi, English, Nepali)
•     Kolam Making
•     Multi Language Book To Read

Activities in Karaikudi (Chettinad):
•     Peacock Trail : Cycling With Family Members Of Visalam To Visit Old Railway Station Which Was Built In 1930' And To The Aerodrome Which Was Used By The British Army  During The  Second World War.
•     Kolam Making : Kolam Is A Dainty Floor Painting, Which Is An Integral Part Of South Indian Tradition. It Is A Beautiful And Perhaps The Only Art, Drawn Every Day By Women In The Households It Symbolizes Beauty And Provides A Welcoming Environment.                                        
•     Cooking Demonstrations : An Interactive Cooking Session With The Chef At The Chettinadu Kitchen.
•     Sari/Dhoti Wearing Demonstration At The Shop : Learn To Wear Saree / Dhoti In Traditional Way
•     Heritage Village Walk
•     Indoor Games & Library: Chess, Caroms And Traditional Games Like Palanguli, Thayam And A Small Collection Of Books For The Book Lovers At The Art Gallery
•     Mehndi : Henna Is Way Of Body Decoration Made By Crushed Leaves Of Henna Plant And Herbs Temporarily Staining

Day 1

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry = Approx. 155 KM

On arrival, leave for Pondicherry. En route visiting Mahabalipuram to view the Krishna's Butter Ball, Pancha Pandava Rathas, Descent Of The Ganges, Arjuna's Penance & Sea Shore Temple. Overnight stay in Pondicherry.

Overnight stay: Pondicherry

Meal: Dinner Only

Day 2

Pondicherry

Visit to the Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Paradise Beach, Varadaraja Perumal Temple & The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Overnight stay: Pondicherry

Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3

Pondicherry

After your breakfast visit to the Matrimandir, Auroville. Information for visitors: http://www.auroville.org/contents/252

Overnight stay: Pondicherry

Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4

Pondicherry - Chidambaram - Thanjavur - Karaikudi (Chettinad) = Approx. 275 KM

Early morning at 6 AM leave for Karaikudi. En route visit Tirunelvayil Temple, Thillai Kali Amman Temple & Thillai Nataraja Temple in Chidambaram. Later visit the Brihadeeshwara Temple, Gangaikonda Cholapuram & Thirunallar Temple in Thanjavur. In the night reach Karaikudi (Chettinad) for overnight stay.

Overnight stay: Chettinad

Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5

Karaikudi, Chettinad

Day at leisure to explore the local life of Karaikudi and opt for resort activities.

Overnight stay: Chettinad

Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 6

Karaikudi - Rameshwaram - Madurai = Approx. 310 KM

Early morning after breakfast leave for Madurai. Take a de-tour to Rameshwaram. Visit Ramanathaswamy Temple, Dhanushkodi Beach & Pamban Bridge in Rameshwaram. After the above sightseeing leave for Madurai for overnight stay.

Overnight stay: Madurai

Meal: Breakfast Only

Day 7

Departure transfer to Madurai airport.

Early morning check out from the hotel after breakfast and visit the Sri Meenakshi Temple, Koodal Azhagar Temple, Pazhamudhir Solai & Alagar Kovil Temple. Tour ends.

Overnight stay: None

Meal: Breakfast Only

• 03 Nights' accommodation in Pondicherry with Breakfast and Dinner.
• 02 Nights' accommodation in Chettinad with Breakfast and Dinner.
• 01 Night's accommodation in Madurai with Breakfast.
• 01 Carton of Water bottles, 01 Bottle of sanitizer & 01 Packet of wet wipes placed in the car on Day 01.
• All Transfers & Sightseeing by AC Innova as per the itinerary.
• All currently applicable taxes.

Southern-Heritage

Hotels Included

DESTINATION HOTEL NAME HOTEL CATEGORY ROOM CATEGORY
Madurai GRT Regency Experiential superior room
Pondicherry Maison Perumal Experiential Standard Room
Chettinad Visalam Experiential Standard Room

Costing

OPTION VALID FROM VALID TO BASED ON PAX TRAVELLING SINGLE TWIN TRIPLE EXTRA CWB CNB INFANT
Southern Heritage 01-04-2016 30-09-2016 2 0 41200 0 14400 14400 11900 0
Southern Heritage 01-04-2016 30-09-2016 4 0 32200 0 14400 14400 11900 0

Notes

• The cost mentioned is per person based on twin sharing. • Packages are not valid on long weekends, Diwali dates, Christmas / New Year's eve. • Child policy: - Child below 05 years will be complimentary at all the mentioned hotels. - Child between 06 - 10 years can be accommodated with or without bed (if there are 02 Kids between 06 - 10 years in one room then 01 extra bed is mandatory) - Child above 10 years will be considered as Extra adult with bed.

• Air/Ship fare or any kind of transportation not mentioned in the inclusions.
• Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips etc.
• Guide charges & Entrance Fees.
• Lunch.
• Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances, etc.
(To be borne by the guest and has to be paid directly)
• Anything not mentioned under Inclusion.

• Any change with initial query will attract change in cost.
• On tour vehicle breakdown would be considered as per the situation. AC does not function while driving on hills.
• The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per availability or similar hotels will be provided with guest’s consent prior to the booking.
• Check -in/Check-out time will be on hotel policy and the same will be reflected in the hotel voucher.
• Cancellation policy will be conveyed once the booking is confirmed.
• Rooms are subject to availability.
• All rates & bookings subject to availability.
• Rates are subject to change.
• Tour confirmation only on receipt of full payment.
• Please request your guests to kindly carry their proper Photo ID proof. (e.g.: Passport, driving license, Voter's ID)

Destinations

  • Pondicherry
  • Chettinad
  • Madurai