South India Group Tour 2020

Day 1 : Arrival at Chennai
On the day of arrival at Chennai airport, our Holidays At representative will assist you at airport and later transfer to your hotel for night stay. Rest of the day free for your own leisure activities.
Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 2 : At Chennai
Today morning after breakfast at the hotel, later proceed for full day guided tour to Chennai, visit the famous Marina Beach (the second largest in the world), Kapaleeshwar Temple, Fort St.George (the oldest fort in Chennai). Thereafter, head straight to Santhome Cathedral, National Art Gallery, St.Mary’s Church, Anna Zoological Park, Birla Planetarium and People’s Park. Also visit Kalakshetra and Theosophical Society.
Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 3 : Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram (140 Kms / 3:30 Hrs)
Today morning after breakfast at hotel, later check out and drive to Mahabalipuram, via en-route visit to Kanchipuram the city of 1000 temples and one of the seven sacred cities in India, here you can visit the Kamakshi Amman Temple, The Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple, Varadaraja Perumal Temple and Ekambareswarar Temple etc.
 
Later continue drive to Mahabalipuram. Upon arrival at Mahabalipuram, check-in to your hotel for night stay. Refresh yourself and later proceed for sightseeing tour to Mahabalipuram, visit the Thirukadalmallai, Shore Temple, Pancha Pandava Rathas, Arjuna’s Penance, Caves, and Krishna’s Butterball.
Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 4 : Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (110 Kms / 2 Hrs)
Today morning after breakfast at hotel, later check out and drive to Pondicherry. Upon arrival at Pondicherry, check-in to your hotel for night stay.
 
Later proceed to explore the city, visit Aurobindo Ashram, Botanical Garden, Memorial House, Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Vedapureeswarar Temple. Enjoy boating at Chunnambar backwater & the beautiful beaches of Pondicherry.
Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 5: Pondicherry - Tiruchirappalli - Madurai (354 Kms / 5:30 Hrs)
Today morning after breakfast at hotel, check out from the hotel and drive to Madurai, via en-route visit to Trichy (Tiruchirappalli), visit Rock Fort Temple, Jambukeshwara Temple and Srirangam Temple.
 
Later continue drive to Madurai. Upon arrival at Madurai check-in to your hotel for night stay. In the evening, visit the Meenakshi Temple for the special evening Aarti.
Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 6 : At Madurai
After breakfast at hotel later proceed for the sightseeing tour of Madurai, visit Meenakshi Sundareswarar, one of the largest temple complex in India. Later visit Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple, Palamuthirsolai Murugan Temple. Also visit the Thirumalai Nayak Palace, Alagar Kovil and Gandhi Museum.
Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 7 : Madurai - Periyar (147 Kms / 4 Hrs)
Today morning after breakfast and check out from hotel later drive to Periyar. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of biggest wildlife sanctuaries in India which covers 777 Sq.Kms (300 Sq.miles) for a Tiger Reserve. Upon arrival at Periyar check-in to your hotel for night stay.
Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 8 : At Periyar
Today morning after breakfast at hotel, later proceed for full day sightseeing tour of Periyar enjoy the Bamboo Rafting & Border Hiking are a unique program available in Periyar, elephant safari at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary also visit Kumily and Mangaladevi Temple.
Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 9 : Periyar - Munnar (98 Kms / 3:30 Hrs)
Today morning after breakfast and check out from hotel later drive to Munnar “Scenic hills of Kerala” en-route enjoy the scenic beauty & the marvelous waterfalls of Kerala, with high mountains and the low flying clouds passing by.
 
Upon arrival at Munnar check-in to your hotel for night stay.
Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 10 : At Munnar
Today morning after breakfast at hotel, later proceed for sightseeing tour to Munnar, visit Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Old Munnar Town and the town market. Evening enjoy the walk at Tea Estate or free for own activities.
Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 11 : Munnar - Cochin (130 Kms / 4 Hrs)
Today morning after breakfast at hotel, later check out and drive to Cochin. Upon arrival at Cochin, check-in to your hotel for night stay.
 
Later afternoon proceed for half day guided tour of Cochin, visit Fort Kochi, Dutch Palace, Indo Portuguese Museum and Marine Drive. In the evening enjoy kathakali dance performance in Cochin.
Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 12 : Cochin - Alleppey (53 Kms / 1:30 Hrs)
Today morning after breakfast at hotel, later check out and proceed for backwater to enjoy the houseboat journey.
 
Upon arrival at Alleppey check-in to your houseboat for night stay. Later proceed for backwaters & lagoons on Alappuzha, Enjoy your lunch and dinner at houseboat. Evening walk around the local street of Alappuzha.
Overnight at Houseboat.
 
Day 13 : Alleppey - Trivandrum - Kovalam (159 Kms / 4:30 Hrs)
Today morning after breakfast and check out from houseboat later drive to Kovalam, en-route visit the famous Temple of Sri Padmanabhaswamy, Horse Palace, Sree Chitra Art Gallery and Padmatheertha Kulam (Temple Pond) at Trivandrum.
 
Upon arrival at Kovalam check-in to your hotel for night stay. Rest of the day free for your own leisure activities.
Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 14 : Kovalam - Kanyakumari - Kovalam (90 Kms / 2:30 Hrs)
Today morning after breakfast at hotel, later proceed for day excursion to Kanyakumari via en-route visit Padmanabhapuram palace.
 
Upon arrival at Kanyakumari visit Swami Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari mandir (One of the Fifty Two Shakti Peethas), Tri Samudra Milan, Gandhi Mandapam also Thanumalayan Temple. Later evening drive back to Kovalam.
Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 15 : Kovalam - Trivandrum (18 Kms / 30 Mins) and Departure
Today morning after breakfast and check out from hotel later drive to Trivandrum airport to board the flight for your home.
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 Inclusion
  • 14 Nights accommodation based on double / twin sharing basis.
  • Assistance by Holidays At representatives on arrival and departure.
  • Daily breakfast at hotel.
  • All transfers including airport transfers by an AC vehicle.
  • Local English Speaking guide at Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Madurai and Cochin.
  • Boat ride at lake Periyar.
  • Elephant Ride / Bathing in Periyar.
  • Visit to Eravikulam National Park.
  • One mineral water bottle per person per day.
  • All currently applicable taxes including GST.
Dining Inclusions
  • 14 Breakfast at hotel
  • 1 Lunch at House Boat
  • 1 Dinner at House Boat
 
 Exclusion
  • Visas Fee (if applicable)
  • Monument entry fees
  • Tips (always optional, but some guidance will be given in the pre-departure information pack you’ll receive after booking)
  • Beverages other than drinking water & any costs of a personal nature
  • International flights to/from the start/finish of the trip
Note : Hotels are subject to availability or may be similar at the time of booking. Price applicable January to December 2020.
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South India Group Tour for Year 2020
Valid for January to Decemeber 2020
 
January 2020 1st to 15th
February 2020 3rd to 17th
March 2020 4th to 18th
April 2020 5th to 19th
May 2020 1st to 15th
June 2020 3rd to 17th
July 2020 5th to 19th
August 2020 1st to 15th
September 2020 6th to 20th
October 2020 1st to 15th
November 2020 6th to 20th
December 2020 1st to 15th
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 Payments
Advance Booking Fee :
  • 80 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost.
  • 79 - 40 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost.
  • 39 - 20 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost.
Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received 20 days prior to departure date and received amount will be fully forfeited.
 
 Cancellation
If you Cancel your Holiday
You or any member of your party may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. The cancellation charges applicable are as per the published cancellation policy below:
 
Cancellation charges per person
  • 80 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost.
  • 79 - 60 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost.
  • 59 - 20 days before date of departure: 75% of total cost.
  • 19 - 1 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost.
 
No show/ En route termination of tour/amendment :
  • No Show - In case of No Show / Non-arrival of the guest, no refund or adjustment in future travel will be possible. The whole amount shall be treated as forfeited.
  • En route termination of tour - In case of termination of tour by the guest, for any reasons, no refund or adjustment for future travel will be possible. The amount for unused portion of the tour shall be treated as forfeited.
  • Amendment - Is only possible under the circumstances like Natural Disaster / Natural Calamity or Serious Health Problem's (this needs to be supported by doctor's certificate) and is subject to availability. No refunds are possible and every case will be decided on merits on a case to case basis. No amendment will be permissible in case of booking of groups or complete train.
 
If we change or cancel your holiday
  • We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements.
  • Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date.
  • We also reserve the right under any circumstances to cancel your travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you.
  • If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond our control (e.g. bad weather):We shall first try to offer alternative dates for the tour if the tour hasn’t already commenced.
  • If the tour has already commenced, then we shall refund the booking price/fee charged to you on a pro-rata basis depending on the portion of the tour utilized by you.
  • In all circumstances, however, our liability shall be limited to refunding to you the price we charged as tour fees.
 
If you want to change your holiday plan
After confirmation of services, if you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way (e.g. your chosen departure date or accommodation), we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes must be in writing from the person who made the booking. All cost incurred due to amendment will be borne by you.
 
If you have a complaint
If you face any problem during your holiday, please inform the relevant supplier (e.g. your hotelier, transporter etc.) and/or our representative immediately who will endeavour to set things right. If your complaint is not resolved locally, please follow this up within 28 days of your return home by writing to us, with your booking reference and all other relevant information. However, please be advised that while we are happy to assist you in the redressal of your complaint, if any, we will be able to extend only our best efforts in managing/coordinating your complaint with the respective service provider. All third party service providers are independent contractors who are at no time under our control or supervision.
 
All booking vouchers and tickets will be provided 3 days before departure.
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Our Booking Guarantee is our commitment to you to ensure that you get to travel when you want to travel and not when you have to travel.

And why do we offer this?
Well it's quite simple, we love to travel just as much as you do and we understand that it's hard to find dates to suit your work, family and personal commitments, so we guarantee you that if you can't get the dates you want we will give you a full refund. Yes, that's right a 100% money back guarantee if you aren't able to book the dates that you want! It can't get much better than that!

How does it work?
It's very simple - make your booking request within 14 days of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) you will receive a FULL Refund. If you aren't able to get your preferred dates you'll get a refund directly back to your.
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inclusions
  • hotel
  • car
  • meal
  • sightseeing

Durations & Destination
• 2 Nights in Chennai
• 1 Night in Mahabalipuram
• 1 Night in Pondicherry
• 2 Nights in Madurai
• 2 Nights in Periyar
• 2 Nights in Munnar
• 1 Night in Cochin
• 1 Night in Alleppey
• 2 Nights in Kovalam
Hotels for your comfort
  Maurya International - Chennai
  Mamalla Inn - Mahabalipuram
  Du Parc - A Heritage Villa - Pondicherry
  North Gate - Madurai
  Blooming Paradise - Periyar
  Bellmount Resorts - Munnar
  Fort Castle - Cochin
  Standard House Boat - Alleppey
  Pappukutty Beach Resort - Kovalam
In Brief
TRIP TYPE Group Tours
STARTS Chennai
ENDS Trivandrum
HOTEL RATING 3 Star Hotels
TOUR GUIDE Yes - escorted by a tour guide
MEALS 14 Breakfast at hotel, 1 Dinner & 1 Lunch at House Boat
VISITING Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Kerala
COUNTRIES India

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