Our Temples and Heritage tour will take you on a journey from Mahabalipuram to Kumarakom. The itinerary will allow you to explore UNESCO heritage sites, learn about India’s famous experimental township and admire stunning temples dedicated to Hindu deities.You will also have the opportunity to see the sights of towns and cities, learn about the local way of life, plus try your hand at making traditional South Indian cuisine. The tour will end with a sunset cruise on the picturesque Vembanad Lake, the perfect place to finish your spiritual and cultural adventure.
Touch down at Chennai International Airport and transfer to the old port town of Mahabalipuram and now best known for its spectacular and well preserved rock-cut monuments. Check into ......read more
This morning we travel to Pondicherry, the former capital of the French territories in India. Check into your hotel before you embark on a walking tour through the historic French Quar......read more
You will have an early start this morning. Have breakfast at your hotel before making your way to Auroville, an experimental community located just 30 minutes ......read more
Check out of your hotel and depart for Thanjavur. You will make a brief stop at the Rock Fort Temple in Trichy. Located at the top of a 272-foot outcrop, you have the option to take th......read more
Your day will begin after breakfast. In the morning, you will visit the BrihadishvaraTemple, considered the finest example of Chola architecture and is built e......read more
Today is a full day of sightseeing around Chettinad. The region gets its name from the Chettiars, a prosperous and powerful business community whose influence ......read more
Check out and embark on a two-hour drive to Madurai, one of south India’s great temple towns. Check in with some time to relax before heading to the Meenakshi ......read more
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before a day of learning about local crafts in Madurai. You will get to watch stone sculpting, handloom weaving, Sungudi sari dyeing and doll making as we......read more
You will make your way to Thekkady, located in a dense tropical evergreen and deciduous forest set high up in the Western Ghats. Check in and explore your surroundings, birds such as t......read more
Spend your morning boating on Periyar Lake. Keep an eye out for various animals on the shore including, elephants, deer, bison, and occasionally even a tiger a......read more
Check out early and head to Kumarakom. The journey will take around three-and-a-half hours plus stopping time. The afternoon will be spent at the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, where a vari......read more
Spend today at your own pace. You can explore the local area, book a trip to the Tea Museum, or visit Rajamalai National Park. In the late afternoon, you will be invited to board a sun......read more
Check out of your hotel and transfer to Cochin International Airport where you will catch your flight back to the UK.
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