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South India Odyssey: From Chennai to Cochin



14 Nights / 15 Days

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

10 people




Embark on an enchanting “South India Odyssey: From Chennai to Cochin” and traverse the diverse landscapes of India’s southern wonders. This captivating journey invites you to explore the cultural treasures of Chennai, the French colonial charm of Pondicherry, and the architectural marvels of Thanjavur and Chettinad. Immerse yourself in the vibrant traditions, ancient temples, and lush backwaters of Kerala before concluding in the historic city of Cochin. This odyssey promises an extraordinary blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, leaving you with enduring memories of South India’s captivating allure.


  • Start your journey in Chennai with relaxation at the hotel.
  • Explore Chennai's rich cultural heritage, from historic Fort St. George to the vibrant Kapaleeshwarar Temple.
  • Embark on a scenic drive to Pondicherry, stopping at Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram to admire temples and monolithic wonders.
  • Discover Pondicherry's unique blend of cultures, visit Auroville, and enjoy leisure time by the beach.
  • Dive into the architectural marvels of Thanjavur, Chettinad's rich heritage, and the cultural tapestry of Madurai before immersing in the natural beauty of Thekkady and Alleppey's backwaters.

Bulk discount (by percent)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 44%
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 41%
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 52%
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 48%
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 55%
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 52%
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 57%


Day 1: Arrive Chennai
Arrival at Chennai airport, transfer to hotel. Rest and relaxation. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Chennai
Explore Chennai's highlights, including Fort St. George, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Government Museum, Dakshinachitra Museum, Santhome Cathedral, and a drive along Marina Beach. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Chennai - Pondicherry (160kms)
Drive to Pondicherry via Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram. Visit Kailasanathar Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple, Varadharaja Temple, Vaikundhaperumal Temple, Monolithic Temples, Krishna's Butterball, Cave Temples, Shore Temple, and more. Overnight in Pondicherry.

Day 4: Pondicherry
Visit Auroville, Pondicherry Museum, take a French Quarters tour, and enjoy leisure time on the beach. Overnight in Pondicherry.

Day 5: Pondicherry - Thanjore (220kms)
Drive to Thanjavur, visit Nataraja Temple in Chidambaram, Gangaikonda Cholapuram, and Darasuram Temple. Overnight in Thanjavur.

Day 6: Thanjore
Explore Brihadeshwara Temple, Vijayanagar Fort, Thanjavur Art Gallery, Saraswathi Mahal Library, and nearby villages. Overnight in Thanjavur.

Day 7: Thanjore - Trichy - Chettinad (145kms)
Drive to Chettinad via Trichy. Visit Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Rock Fort Temple, and Jambukeswarar Temple in Trichy. Arrive in Chettinad. Overnight in Chettinad.

Day 8: Chettinad - Madurai (90kms)
Explore the unique architecture and culture of Chettinad before driving to Madurai. Overnight in Madurai.

Day 9: Madurai - Thekkady (160kms)
Visit Meenakshi Temple, Thirumalai Nayakar Palace, Alagar Koil, Tiruparankundram Murugan Temple, and Palamuthirsolai Murugan Temple. Overnight in Madurai.

Day 10: Thekkady
Drive to Thekkady, visit Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary by boat and explore spice plantations. Overnight in Thekkady.

Day 11: Thekkady - Alleppey (140kms)
Transfer to Alleppey and board a houseboat for a backwater cruise. Enjoy the scenic beauty and unique experience. Overnight on the houseboat.

Day 12: Alleppey - Marari (20kms)
Disembark from the houseboat and drive to Marari Beach. Check-in at the hotel. Enjoy leisure time on the beach. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 13: Marari
Free day to relax and unwind on the beach. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 14: Marari
Another day at Marari Beach for relaxation. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 15: Marari - Cochin/ Departure (Flight)
Drive to Cochin for a city tour of Fort Cochin, including St. Francis Church, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Dutch's Palace, and more. Later, transfer to Cochin airport for your onward flight.


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 14 Nights' accommodation in 5-star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plan.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

Tour's Location


What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?
5 Star below mentioned hotels or similar
Chennai - ITC Grand Chola/ The Leela Palace
Pondicherry - Palais De Mahe/ La Villa
Thanjore - Svatma
Chettinad - Visalam Cgh Earth
Madurai - Courtyard by Marriott/ The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai
Thekkady - Spice Village/ Carmelia Haven Resort
Alleppey - Luxury Houseboat
Marari - Xandari Pearl/ Marari Beach Resort
How many person will be in the group ?
There could be upto 10 people in the group.
Does this tour include airport pick ?
Yes, you can arrive on any flight and private airport transfer will be provided.
How do travelers meet the group ?
On first day of sightseeing all group member will assemble in hotel lobby and there will be first introduction with group member.
What category of hotel accommodation will be provided ?
4star below mention or similar hotels accommodation is included in the tour.
Hotels used or similar for 10 nights accommodation

Hotels used or similar for 14 nights accommodation

Chennai x 2 night
4* - The Raintree/ Accord Metropolitan

Pondicherry x 2 night
4* - Le Pondy/ The Windflower Resort & Spa

Thnjore x 2 night
4* - Sangam Hotels/ Ideal River View Resort

Chettinad x 1 night
4*- Chidambara Vilas/ Chettinadu Mansion

Madurai x 1 night
4* - GRT Regency/ Fortune Pandiyan Hotel

Thekkady x 2 night
4* - The Elephant Court/ Cardamom County

Alleppey x 1 night
4* - Premium Houseboat (Abad Premium Houseboats/ Rainbow Premium Houseboats)

Mararikulam x 3 nights
4* - Abad Turtle Beach Resort/ Marari Sands Beach Resort
Can travelers upgrade the accommodation to 5-star hotels?
Yes, travelers can upgrade the accommodation to 5-star hotels by paying the supplement. Please send inquiry for same from the booking page to get the price quote.


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