Day 1: Arrive Kolkata
Arrive at Kolkata airport and transfer to your hotel. Rest and relaxation at the hotel.
Day 2: Kolkata
Explore the vibrant city of Kolkata with visits to Fort William, Victoria Memorial, Netaji Bhawan, Howrah Bridge, Dakshineswar Kali Temple, and more.
Day 3: Kolkata - Bhubaneshwar (Flight)
Fly to Bhubaneswar and visit Parasurameshwar, Mukteshwar, Rajarani, and Lingaraj temples, as well as Khandagiri and Udaygiri caves, and Dhauli Rock Edicts.
Day 4: Bhubaneshwar - Puri (60kms)
Drive to Puri via the Konark Sun Temple and stop at Pipili, Raghurajpur artisan village, Ramchandi Temple, Chandrabhaga Beach, and the Jagannath Temple.
Day 5: Puri - Chilika Lake (55kms one way)
Take an excursion to Chilika Lake, known for migratory birds. Enjoy a boat ride and return to Puri.
Day 6: Puri - Bhubaneshwar/ Chennai (flight)
Fly to Chennai and explore the city, visiting Fort St. George, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Government Museum, Dakshinachitra Museum, Santhome Cathedral, and Marina Beach.
Day 7: Chennai - Pondicherry (160kms)
Drive to Pondicherry, stopping at Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram to visit historic sites, and then explore Pondicherry's French Quarters.
Day 8: Pondicherry
Visit Auroville, Pondicherry Museum, and relax on the beach while exploring the picturesque French Quarter.
Day 9: Pondicherry - Thanjore (220kms)
Drive to Thanjavur, visiting Chidambaram Nataraja Temple, Gangaikonda Cholapuram, and Darasuram en route.
Day 10: Thanjavur - Trichy - Madurai (190kms)
Explore Brihadeshwara Temple and Palace Complex in Thanjavur. Drive to Madurai, stopping at Trichy to visit Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Jambukeswarar Temple, and The Rock Fort.
Day 11: Madurai - Munnar (160kms)
Visit Meenakshi Temple, Thirumalai Nayakar Palace, and other attractions in Madurai. Drive to Munnar.
Day 12: Munnar
Explore Munnar's attractions, including Pothamedu, Mattupetty Dam, Rajamala Hill, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupedi Dairy Farm, Echo Point, and the Tea Museum.
Day 13: Munnar - Thekkady (100kms)
Drive to Thekkady, visiting Ramakkalmedu en route. Explore Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary by boat and enjoy a spice plantation tour.
Day 14: Thekkady
Continue your exploration of Thekkady's wildlife sanctuary and spice plantations.
Day 15: Thekkady - Alleppey (160kms)
Drive to Alleppey and embark on a houseboat journey through the backwaters. Enjoy the serene surroundings and spend the night on the houseboat.
Day 16: Alleppey - Cochin (60kms)
Disembark from the houseboat and drive to Cochin. Explore Fort Cochin's landmarks, watch a Kathakali Dance show, and spend the night in Cochin.
Day 17: Cochin - Departure
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.