Day 1: Arrive Chennai
Arrive in Chennai and check-in to your hotel (check-in/out time 12 pm). Visit Fort St. George, St. Mary Church, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Government Museum, Dakshinachitra Museum, Santhome Cathedral, and Marina Beach. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (150kms)
After breakfast, drive to Pondicherry with a stop at Mahabalipuram to visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Monolithic Temples, Krishnas Butterball, Cave Temples, Shore Temple, and The Arjuna Penance. Upon arrival in Pondicherry, check in at the hotel and visit Auroville and Pondicherry Museum. Explore the charming French Quarters in the evening. Overnight in Pondicherry.
Day 3: Pondicherry - Chidambaram - Gangaikonda Cholapuram - Darasuram - Thanjore (180kms)
After breakfast, drive to Thanjavur via Chidambaram to visit the Nataraja Temple and The Great Living Chola Temples at Gangaikonda Cholapuram and Darasuram. Check in at the hotel in Thanjavur for an overnight stay.
Day 4: Thanjavur - Trichy (60kms)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and visit Brihadeshwara Temple and the Palace Complex. Then, drive to Trichy, check in at the hotel, and visit Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Rock Fort Temple, and Jambukeshwara Temple. Overnight in Trichy.
Day 5: Trichy - Madurai (140kms)
Drive to Madurai, check in at the hotel, and visit Meenakshi Temple, Thirumalai Nayakar Palace, Alagar Koil, Tiruparankundram Murugan Temple, and Palamuthirsolai Murugan Temple. Overnight in Madurai.
Day 6: Madurai - Munnar (160km)
After breakfast, drive to Munnar, check in at the hotel, and enjoy a tea estate visit and tea tasting tour. Overnight in Munnar.
Day 7: Munnar
Explore Munnar after breakfast with visits to Pothamedu, Mattupetty Dam, Rajamala Hill, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupedi Dairy Farm, Echo Point, and Tea Museum. Overnight in Munnar.
Day 8: Munnar - Ooty (250kms)
After breakfast, drive to Ooty and check in at the hotel. Spend the rest of the day exploring the colonial city at your own pace. Overnight in Ooty.
Day 9: Ooty
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and visit the Botanical Gardens. Take a ride on the famous Nilgiri Mountain Railway and enjoy a boat ride in Ooty Lake. Overnight in Ooty.
Day 10: Ooty - Mysore (150kms)
After breakfast, drive to Mysore and check in at the hotel. Visit Mysore Palace, Jagan Mohan Palace, Chamundeswari Temple, Nandi Bull Temple, City Palace, and St. Philomena's Church. Overnight in Mysore.
Day 11: Mysore - Somanathapura - Srirangapatna - Shravanbela Gola - Hassan (135kms)
After breakfast, drive to Hassan with excursions to Somanathapura Chennakesava Temple, Srirangapatna Ranganathaswamy Temple, and Shravanbelagla Gommateshwara Temple. Check in at the hotel in Hassan for an overnight stay.
Day 12: Hassan - Belur - Halebeedu - Bangalore (250kms)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and embark on an excursion to visit Chennakeshava Temple in Belur and Hoysaleshwara Temple in Halebidu. After sightseeing, drive to Bangalore, check in at the hotel, and overnight in Bangalore.
Day 13: Bangalore - Departure (flight)
After breakfast, explore Lal Bagh Garden, Cubbon Park, Bangalore Fort, Tippu Summer Palace, Bull Temple, Vidhana Soudha, and Secretariat. Later in the evening, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.