The Complete South India Tour Package is a 25 Nights / 26 Days journey through the fascinating states of South India, known for their unique cultural traditions, exquisite temples, stunning beaches, and lush green landscapes. From the bustling cities to the serene backwaters, this tour covers all the must-visit places in South India, offering an immersive experience that will leave you with lasting memories.


  1. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Mahabalipuram, Hampi, and Pattadakal
  2. Witness the magnificent Brihadeeswara Temple in Thanjavur, a marvel of ancient South Indian architecture
  3. Explore the serene backwaters of Alleppey on a houseboat
  4. Experience the vibrant culture of Cochin and its colonial heritage
  5. Enjoy the natural beauty of Munnar, Wayanad, and Ooty
  6. Visit the ancient temples of Madurai and Rameshwaram
  7. Discover the ruins of the Vijayanagara Empire at Hampi
  8. Enjoy a boat ride in the tranquil Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary


Day 1 : Cochin Arrival

Upon arrival, you will be met and greeted by our company representative at the airport and then transfer to your hotel. On arrival, check into your hotel and relax. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 2 : Cochin Sightseeing

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Later after a short relaxation, proceed for a half-day city sightseeing tour of Kochi. Kochi which is having the best-preserved history of colonial times and the ideal way to bring it alive is to take a walk down memory lane. The major tourist attractions are Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Jewish Synagogue, and Mattancherry Palace/Dutch Palace. Evening, enjoy your Kathakali Dance show and later return back to your hotel. Overnight will be at the hotel.  

Day 3 : Cochin - Coimbatore (195 Km / 4 Hrs)

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Continue your drive towards Coimbatore. Upon arrival check into your hotel and relax. Afternoon, visit Annamalai Wildlife Sanctuary also called Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary. Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park sprawl across an expanse of 958 sq. km. The sanctuary is accessible from Top Slip in Anamalai Hills. It also encompasses a national park that occupies an area of 108 sq. km. Forest College is located 3.5 km from the Coimbatore Junction Railway Station. It is one of the oldest institutions and contains collections of fossils of plants and animals. It has a dead specimen of plants and animals of rare variety. Other collections include minerals, rocks, pests, snakes, and insects. This museum is a good place for students. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 4 : Coimbatore - Ooty (85 Km / 2-3 Hrs)

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Continue your drive towards Ooty. Upon arrival check into your hotel and relax. Later, continue your sightseeing tour by visiting Rose Garden, Ooty Lake, Botanical Gardens, St. Stephan’s Church, Doddabetta Peak, Avalanche Lake, and Glenmorgan Valley. Overnight stay at the hotel in Ooty.

Day 5 : 175 Km / 4-5 Hrs

Early in the morning proceed towards Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary. Nagarhole National Park also known as ‘Rajiv Gandhi National Park,’ is located 94 km from Mysore. It is spread between Kodagu and Mysore districts. Located to the northwest of Bandipur National Park, Kabini Reservoir separates the two. There was an exclusive hunting reserve of the former rulers of Mysore, the park has rich forest cover, small streams, valleys, and waterfalls. Its area stretched to 575 km. Upon arrival check into your hotel/ resort and relax. Later, enjoy a nature walk and cultural program at the resort. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 6 : Nagarhole - Mysore

Early morning take a jeep safari into the Sanctuary. Return back to your hotel for breakfast. And then drive towards Mysore. Upon arrival continue your city tour of Mysore by covering: Mysore Palace – Where the Maharajas lived. You can’t miss the Palace at Mysore, for all roads lead to Maharaja’s Palace. Built-in Indo-Saracenic style with domes, turrets, arches, and colonnades, the Palace is a treasure house of exquisite carvings and works of art from all over the world. Chamundi Hill – Presiding deity; of Mysore. A well-known 335 metre high landmark, Chamundi Hill can be reached by a 13 km road or by climbing up the 1,000 steps laid out by the Mysore Maharaja in the 17th century. St. Philomena’s Church – A beautiful Gothic Cathedral, reminiscent of medieval architectural style. Stained glass windows and lofty towers make it an imposing structure. Sri Jayachmarajendra Art Gallery – A treasure house of masterpieces. The Jaganmohan Palace was converted into an art gallery in 1875 and exhibits paintings, which date back to that period. The artists of that time used natural vegetable and mineral dyes. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 7 : Mysore - Somnathpur - Srirangapatna - Mysore

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Later, get ready for your day excursion to Somnathpur and Srirangapatna.  SOMNATHPUR – Dedicated to Lord Siva, the exquisitely carved, star-shaped temple with triple towers is a perfect example of Hoysala architecture.  Beautifully sculptured images of gods, goddesses, and scenes from the epics, as well as the remarkably ornate ceilings in the pillared hall will take your breath away. SRIRANGAPATNA – The Little Island Fortress Of Tipu Sultan, Who Was Once Known As The “Tiger Of  Mysore”. Visit the Summer Palace, The Daria Daulat, and the Beautiful Wall Paintings. Evening, return back to your hotel in Mysore and relax. Overnight will be at the hotel.  

Day 8 : Mysore - Bangalore (145 Km / 3-4 Hrs)

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Continue your drive towards Bangalore. Upon arrival check into your hotel and relax. Later, after a short relaxation, continue with the half-day city tour of Bangalore covering: Lalbagh – Surrounding one of the towers erected by Kempe Gowda, the founder of Bangalore, is the 240 acre landscaped Lal Bagh gardens. Haider Ali, the warrior-king of Mysore, decided to create this garden in 1740 on the lines of the  Mughal Gardens that were popular during his time. The park has some rare species of plants brought from Persia, Afghanistan and France. Hyder Ali’s son, Tipu Sultan, added to the beauty of the garden by publicizing his wish to receive much sought-after species of plants from visiting dignitaries. Cubbon Park – On a grassy expanse over a few hundred acres in the center of Bangalore is Cubbon Park, planned and laid out in 1864 by Sir Richard Sankey, then Chief Engineer of Mysore. It is named after Sir Mark Cubbon, Bangalore’s longest-serving Commissioner. Lawns with vibrant flower beds, shady bowers, and flowering trees, make this an ideal place for fitness freaks and the elderly to take their morning jogs or evening walks. The Park has elegant classical buildings like Attara Kacheri (the Karnataka High Court) and the Visveswaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, the Government Museum, the Aquarium, the Venkatappa Art Gallery, and Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall, all of which are well-known. Besides these, it also houses Bal Bhavan – an amusement park for children. Cubbon Park is open to the public at all times but is closed to traffic from 5 am to 8 am every day. Vidhana Soudha – The legislative House of the State of Karnataka, this granite building was built by Sri K. Hanumanthaiya, Chief Minister of the then Mysore state from 1951 to 1956. The then Prime Minister Sri Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru laid the foundation on 13 July 1951. It was built at an expenditure of Rs 18.4 Million. Marvel of neo-Dravidian architecture and one of the most imposing buildings not only in Bengaluru but in India. One of the interesting features of this building is the grand stairs in its front. The grand stairs have a flight of forty-five steps 62 m (204 ft) wide and 21 m (70 ft) deep giving direct Access to the foyer of the first floor leading to an Assembly Chamber. The architecture of the building is Based on the Dravidian style, comprising richly carved bases and capitals for pillars, deep friezes, Kabocha Cornices, Chaithya arches, heavy pediments domical finials, etc; At the same time, the construction has Been on modern designs, making use of the present-day materials like steel, reinforced cement Concrete glass, plastic, etc. Tippu Sultan’s Palace – Which dates from about 1790, is the summer retreat for the Tipu Sultan, the two-story structure is made Mostly out of wood with finely embellished balconies, pillars, and arches. What remains now is parts of the fort wall with a tablet marking the place where Cornwallis had breached it in 1791. In the courtyard is the Ganesha Temple which is popularly thought to represent Tipu Sultan’s religious tolerance. The fort is noted for its beautifully carved arches on the gate walls. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 9 : Bangalore - Chennai by Train

Early in the morning in time, you will be transferred to the railway station to board your train to Chennai. Upon arrival, you will be met and greeted and then transfer to your hotel. Check into your hotel and relax. Later, in the afternoon half day city tour of Chennai covering: Fort St. George – St. George Fort, located on the banks of the Bay of Bengal, was built by the British East India Company in 1640 AD. The fort is believed to be the first establishment of the British in India. The military architecture marvel, was erected as a trading post. Government Museum – Incepted during colonial rule, the Government Museum of Chennai is one of the oldest museums in India. The main attractions of the museum include the Hindu Sculpture Gallery, Bronze Gallery, Amravathi Gallery, and the National Art Gallery. Valluvar Kottam – Valluvar Kottam is built to pay homage to the great Tamil Poet and Saint Thiruvalluvar who wrote ‘Thirukkural’. The monument sits at the place where an unused lake existed in past. The monument is in the shape of a temple chariot and contains a lively and splendid statue of the poet. Kapaleeswarar temple – The Kapaleeswarar Temple situated at Mylapore in Chennai is a prime shrine of Lord Shiva. The temple receives the utmost reverence from the residents of Chennai. The temple depicts Goddess Parvati worshipping Lord Shiva in the form of a peacock. Marina Beach – Marina Beach is situated at Kamaraj Road, just 3 km away from the city of Chennai. Extending to a length of 13 km, it is considered to be the second-largest beach in the world covering the region from St. George Fort to Mahabalipuram.

Day 10 : Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram (55 Km / 1½ Hrs)

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Continue towards Mahabalipuram, one of the Heritage sites World. The city is very well known for its sculpture and is a center for the dissemination of the culture and religions of India to Southeast Asia. This former capital of the Pallava kingdom is one of the holy cities of India, dedicated to the lord Shiva and Vishnu. The town has 124 temples and shrines, which are visited annually by millions of pilgrims. It is said that originally the city was built in the form of peacocks. About 75% of the population is linked to the silk-weaving industry. En-route visit the Kancheepuram temple. It is the ancient capital of the Pallavas famous as a city of 1000 Temples and still has 124 shrines. The first temple dedicated to Shiva was built in the 7th and 8th centuries and has paintings on the walls. Temples of Ekambaswara, Kailasanatha, Sri Kamakshi, and Varadarajaswamy are of interest. Kanchipuram is also famous for its silks. Later, continue your drive toward Mahabalipuram. Upon arrival check into your hotel and relax. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 11 : Mahabalipuram Sightseeing

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Later, continue your city tour of Mahabalipuram covering: Five Rathas: These rock-cut temples are rated as excellent examples of Pallava art. Shaped in different styles, the five structures are named after the Pandava brothers of the Mahabharatha and Draupadi. These are monolithic temples, each created in a different style. They are also known as the Pancha Pandava Rathas, and the four Rathas are supposed to have been scooped out of a single rock formation. Mahishasuramardhini Cave: There are nine rock-cut cave temples. The Mahishasuramardhini cave, contrasting the goddess fighting a demon on one side, and Lord Vishnu’s cosmic sleep on the other, is particularly remarkable. Krishna Mandapam:  This cave has a big bas-relief, notable for its realistic representation. The panel relates one of the stories of Lord Krishna. Arjuna’s Penance: The world’s largest bas-relief measuring 27m x 9m is the pride of Mamallapuram. This huge whale-back-shaped rock contains figures of gods, demigods, men, beasts, and birds and in fact, can be said to represent creation itself. The Shore Temple: This is one of the oldest temples in South India. It belongs to the 8th Century A.D. and is a good example of the first phase of the structure of temples constructed in the Dravidian style. Krishna’s Butter Ball: The huge boulder near the Ganesha Ratha is popularly known as Krishna’s Butterball. It rests precariously on a narrow rock base. It is believed that several Pallava kings have attempted to move the stone, but the legend is that neither the kings nor their elephants could shift the boulder even by an inch.

Day 12 : Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (100 Km / 2-3 Hrs)

Breakfast will be at the Hotel. Continue your drive to Pondicherry On arrival visit the city of Pondicherry. Formerly a French colony, Pondicherry is the capital of the Union Territory of Pondicherry. Known as the French Riviera of the East, Pondicherry is unique because of the many influences that have shaped its culture. The French have been present for centuries, along with the Danish, English, Portuguese, and Dutch, adding to the intoxicating mix of European flavor and local culture Tamil. The city is divided into two parts by the channel that separates the French Quarter-white city from the rest of the city. Today, Pondicherry reflects an image of a lovely French town with its picturesque cobbled streets, elegant houses, its street names sometimes inscribed in French, statues of Dupleix and Joan of Arc, and pleasant gardens. The Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry was founded by Sri Aurobindo in 1926 that attracts people from around the world. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 13 : Pondicherry - Tanjore - Trichy (230 Km / 5-6 Hrs)

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Continue your drive towards Trichy en route visiting Tanjore covering – Bragadeeshwara Temple, Art Gallery, and Palace. Sri Brihadeswara Temple – The Chola King, Rajaraja I, built the Brihadeswara Temple in Thanjavur. The temple that was constructed in the 10th century AD is a magnificent example of Chola Temple architecture that was further applied in other cities in the peninsula too. Art Gallery – The Art Gallery is situated in the Thanjavur Palace only. The place is a must-visit in Tanjore as it houses some of the most magnificent and precious Granite and Bronze statues of the Chola period. The Palace – The Palace of Tanjore stands near the Brihadeswara temple. The Palace is a huge building that has been built over many decades. Nayaks initiated the foundation and primary work of construction around 1550 AD. The Marathas later completed the building during the reign of Peshwas. Later, continue the tour drive towards Trichy. Upon arrival check into your hotel and relax. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 14 : Trichy – Madurai (135 Km / 3 Hrs)

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Leave for the sightseeing tour of Trichy, the short name of Tiruchirapalli, the city of “Holy Rock” which is 80 meters overlooking the city. The city has a number of historical monuments, the Rockford, Ranganathaswamy temple at Srirangam and the Jambukeswarar temple at Thiruvanaikaval being the most prominent among them. Post lunch, continue your drive towards Madurai. Upon arrival check into your hotel and relax. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 15 : Madurai Sightseeing (140 Km / 4 Hrs)

Then visit the city of Madurai covering Meenakshi temple – Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple is dedicated  o Parvati who is known as Meenakshi and her consort, Shiva named here as Sundareswarar. he temple forms the heart and lifeline of the 2500 year old city of Madurai. Tirumalai Nayak Mahal – About 1 km from the Meenakshi Temple lies the palace of Tirumalai Nayak. Constructed in 1523, this Indo-Saracenic building was originally four times as large as it is today. Swarga Vilasam, which served as the audience hall, is the most remarkable part of this palace. Its dome, which lies beyond a huge courtyard and rises to a height of 20 metres without any support, is a magnificent example of the engineering skills of its builders. You can also watch the sound and light shows on the life of Tirumalai Nayak and the story of Silappathikaram (a Tamil classic) here. The Gandhi Museum – Housed in the old palace of the Rani Mangammal and dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, the museum provides a historical account of India’s struggle for independence. A bookshop in the premise  s of the museum offers a good collection of books on Gandhi. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 16 : Madurai - Rameswaram (170 Km / 3.3 Hrs)

Breakfast will be at the hotel, check out from the hotel and straight drive to Rameshwaram, check in the hotel, do some relaxation/refreshment in the hotel, at evening leave for Darshan for Rameshwaram Temple. The temple and the island of Rameswaram have acquired this name because; Lord Rama worshipped Lord Shiva, the God of Gods here on return from Sri Lanka. According to legend, after killing Ravana Lord Rama returned with his consort Goddess Seetha to India first stepping on the shores of Rameswaram. To expiate the “dosha” of killing a Brahmin, Lord Rama wanted to offer worship to Lord Shiva. Since there was no shrine on the island despatched Sri Hauman to Kailash to bring an idol of Lord Shiva. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 17 : Rameswaram - Kanyakumari (310 Km / 5 Hrs)

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Kanyakumari, after reaching Kanyakumari check in at the hotel, take rest/refreshments in the hotel. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 18 : Kanyakumari Sightseeing - Kovalam (90 Km / 2 Hrs)

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Continue with your day excursion to Kanyakumari,  you will visit to the Vivekananda Rock, Kanyakumari temple, Gandhi Memorial, etc. Later drive to Kovalam and check into the hotel. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 19 : Kovalam Sightseeing

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Full Day at Leisure for exploring the beautiful beach of Kovalam. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 20 : Kovalam - Alleppey

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Drive towards Alleppey to board your houseboat at 1230hrs. Rest of the day at leisure on the House Boat. Sit back and relax while the boat cruises through the narrow serene backwater canals of Kumarakom & Alleppey and is seen breathing green, the village slumbers by the Vembanadu Lake. On the cruise, the scenery flashes up vivid contrasts of lush green and deep blues. As the boat glider along the gorgeous green of the fringed palms, the ripples in the blue water blend into little wavelets. Lunch, Evening Tea/Coffee with snacks, You could hear the twinkle of a shining star or the diving of fish around you to say hello by waving its tail from the lake dinner and Overnight stay on House Boat.

Day 21 : Alleppey - Thekkady (140 Km / 3Hrs)

In the morning disembark your houseboat at Alleppey and then drive towards Thekkady. Upon arrival check into your hotel and relax. Rest of the day is at leisure to relax at the hotel. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 22 : Thekkady Sightseeing

Early morning boat ride on Lake Periyar where one can have a unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake. The greatest attraction of Periyar is the herds of wild elephants that come down to play in the lake. Later we come back to the Hotel for breakfast. Afternoon a tour to explore the spice plantations with different varieties of Indian herbs and spice plants like pepper, cardamom, cloves, turmeric, vanilla, allspice cinnamon, etc. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 23 : Thekkady - Munnar (110 Km / 2.3 Hrs)

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Later, continue the tour drive towards Munnar – the place where the unfolded green carpet is waiting for you. Munnar is breathtakingly beautiful, a haven of peace and tranquility – the idyllic tourist destination in God’s own country. Munnar is the gateway of Hills in South India. On arrival continue with your city tour of Munnar visiting Rajamala Hills lying adjacent to the park and stopping by at Madupetty Dam. Also, visit the Tea Museum and see tea making process. You can also purchase fine-quality local tea from here. Browse the museum for its array of curios, photographs, and machinery, each depicting important events that contributed to a flourishing tea industry. Later, visit Old Munnar Town and the market. Evening is at leisure to enjoy the scenic beauty around you. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 24 : Munnar Sightseeing

Breakfast will be at the hotel. A full day is at leisure to admire the beauty of nature around you. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 25 : Munnar - Cochin

Breakfast will be at the hotel and check out from the hotel for a drive to Cochin. After reaching Cochin, check-in at the hotel and enjoy the evening in the hotel. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 26 : Cochin Airport Departure

Breakfast will be at the hotel and check out from the hotel and drive to Cochin airport to catch the flight.

Tour Costs

No of Pax Cost Per Pax Based on 3 Star Hotels Cost Per Pax Based on 4 Star Hotels
2 Pax Rs. 21,0000 Per Person Rs. 26,0000 Per Person
4 Pax Rs. 19,0000 Per Person Rs. 24,0000 Per Person
6 Pax Rs. 17,0000 Per Person Rs. 21,0000 Per Person
*Subject to change based on the specific dates and availability of hotels.

Hotel Details

City Hotels 3 Star Hotels 4 Star No of Nights
Cochin Casino Hotel / Similar Holiday Inn / Similar 2 Night(s)
Coimbatore Hotel Aloft / Similar Hotel Aloft / Similar 1 Night(s)
Ooty Sullivan Court / Similar Taj Hotel / Similar 1 Night(s)
Nagarhole Gorukana Resort / Similar Gorukana Resort / Similar 1 Night(s)
Mysore Sandesh The Prince / Similar Hotel Silent Shore / Similar 2 Night(s)
Bangalore The Premier / Similar Royal Orchid / Similar 1 Night(s)
Chennai The Pride / Similar Rain Tree- Anna Salai / Similar 1 Night(s)
Mahabalipuram MGM Beach Resort / Similar Radisson Blu / Similar 2 Night(s)
Pondicherry Hotel Atithi / Similar Ocean Spray / Similar 1 Night(s)
Trichy Sangam Hotel / Similar Sangam Hotel / Similar 1 Night(s)
Madurai Sangam Hotel / Similar Madurai Heritage / Similar 2 Night(s)
Rameswaram Daiwik Hotel / Similar Radisson Hotel / Similar 1 Night(s)
Kanyakumari Sparsa Resort / Similar Anantya Resort / Similar 1 Night(s)
Kovalam Uday Samudra / Similar Turtle on Beach / Similar 2 Night(s)
Alleppey (Houseboat) Lake and lagoon / Similar Lake and lagoon / Similar 1 Night(s)
Thekkady Holiday Vista / Similar The Elephant Court / Similar 2 Night(s)
Munnar Fort Munnar / Similar Windermere Estate / Similar 2 Night(s)
Cochin Casino Hotel / Similar Holiday Inn / Similar 1 Night(s)
*Subject to availability at the time of booking or else similar hotels will be suggested.

Whats included?

  • Personalized arrival with the name of the Client on the Transfer Board
  • Assistance at the Airport and at all destinations
  • Welcome with a flower Garland
  • Accommodation at the mentioned hotels or similar
  • Daily Breakfast in above mentioned hotel.
  • All meals during your stay in Nagarhole only
  • All meals during your stay in the Houseboat
  • Private Air-conditioned Tempo Traveller for transfers and sightseeing
  • Welcome Drink at the Hotel
  • Services of English Speaking LOCAL guide wherever available as per the itinerary
  • Complimentary boat ride at Lake Periyar
  • Complimentary 01 Kathakali Dance show in Cochin
  • Complimentary Nature walk and Bird watching during your stay in Nagarhole
  • Complimentary Bonfire and Cultural Show in Nagarhole
  • Complimentary A visit to the Tribal Development Centre
  • Complimentary Elephant Ride in Periyar
  • Complimentary Tea Plantation in Munnar
  • Complimentary Visit to Biligiri Ranganath Swamy Temple during your stay in Nagarhole
  • Complimentary One Jeep Safari in Nagarhole Sanctuary
  • Train tickets (Bangalore / Chennai in AC Chair Car)
  • All currently applicable taxes

Whats excluded?

  • Domestic / International Flights
  • Insurances
  • Single Supplement
  • Entry tickets for Still / Video Cameras
  • The service of the vehicle is not included on leisure days as per the itinerary
  • Services that are not mentioned
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips during your tour
  • Visa Fees
  • Meals not mentioned