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Ägypten- und Orientspezialist


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9 days South India Adventure tour 

 


Itinerary:

 

Day 01: Arrival in Cochin

Meet and assist at the Airport and transfer to the Hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Cochin.

 

Day 2: Cochin

After breakfast you will visit Cochin. Half day tour the Dutch Palace, the Jewish Synagogue,

St. Francis Church – the first European church in India, the colored Santa Cruz Basilica. And along the coastline, 

at the Harbour's mouth to see the "Chinese Fishing Nets" which were introduced by the Chinese traders in the 14th Century.

In the evening you will see the traditional Kathakali Dance Show.

Overnight at hotel in Cochin.

 

Day 3: Thekkady - Periyar (approx 5 hours driving)

Today you will drive via Thekkady to Periyar. On the way you can enjoy the view of the green tea plantations. 

The tour program includes the visti of coffee plantations, spice gardens and pepper plants and to an elephant camp, 

where you have the opportunity to feed the animals, ride or swim with them. 

Overnight at hotel in Periyar.

 

Day 4: Periyar -  Madurai (approx 4 hours driving)

Morning drive to Madurai. In the afternoon visit the Thirumalai Nayak Palace from the 17th century and

the Meenakshi temple complex. The twelve towering, steep gate towers are fitted with brightly painted lush figures

and widely visible in the cityscape of Mandurai.

In the evening you will visit the Meenakshi Temple of Madurai again to see a Pooja (prayer) ceremony.

Overnight at Hotel in Madurai.

 

Day 5: Madurai - Tanjore ( approx 4 hours drive)

Today drive to  Tanjore and after arrival check in at the hotel.

In the afternoon visit to the famous Brihadeeswara temple which is one of the most important buildings of south India.

Overnight at the Hotel in Tanjore.

 

Day 6: Tanjore - Pondicherry (approx 4 hours driving)

Today you drive through tropical hills to Pondicherry.

Enroute visit Kumbakonam and the temples of Vishu and Shiva.

Continue to Chidambaram, where you will visit the Nataraja Temple, the most

important sanctuary of India.

Continue to Pondicherry.

Overnight at the Hotel in Pondicherry.

 

Day 7:  Pondicherry - Mahabalipuram (approx 2 hours driving)

After breakfast, city tour of Pondicherry and then drive to Mahabalipuram and enroute you will see the city of Auroville.

Then you go to the beach to the stunning coastline temple, which is one of the oldest stone temples in the country.

The temple area count since 1985 to the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Overnight at the Hotel in Mahabalipuram.

 

Day 8: Mahabalipuram - Chennai (approx 30 mins driving )

In  Mahabalipuram is a group of five monolithic temples built in the 7th century.

In Mahabalipuram the largest relief of the world uses its magnificent imagery the Hindu idea of paradise on earth. 

Here humans and animals, gods and saints in love and respect for each other are united in the holy waters of the Ganges.

Afterwards drive to Chennai.

Overnight at the Hotel in Chennai.

 

Day 9: Chennai  - Departure

In the morning half day citytour includes a visit of the ornate temple Kapaleeswarar and then visit the 

St. Thomas Cathedral, the Fort St. George and the National Museum.


Transfer to the airport and return journey or flight to Columbo / Sri Lanka for connecting round trip.

 


Flight plan, hotel and program modifications are expressly reserved.

 

The order or content of your itinerary may be amended for any other unforeseeable circumstances.

 


Including the prices:

* 2 nights in Cochin / HB

* 1 night in Periyar / HB

* 1 night in Madurai / HB

* 1 night in Tanjore / HB

* 1 night in Pondicherry / HB

* 1 night in Mahabalipurram / HB

* 1 night in Chennai / HB

* all transfers, entrance fees and englishspeaking Guide as program

 

Daily arrival



We offer you the Flights to the actually daily price a.e. with Air India, Lufthansa, 

Emirates for about 600 € Economy-Class.


Details about the nilcruises and Hotels you will find here: 

overview Hotels and Cruises

 

Prices p.P. in Euro:
Season A

01.04. - 30.09.2018


3* Hotels:

4 - 7 Persons       479,-

2 Persons            649,-

 

single supplement:   209,- 

  

 

4* Hotels:

4 - 7 Persons       659,-

2 Persons            859,-

 

single supplement:   299,- 

 

  

Prices subject to change.

Season B

01.10.2018 - 31.03.2019


3* Hotels:

4 - 7 Persons       549,-

2 Persons            749,-

 

single supplement:   249,- 

  

 

4* Hotels:

4 - 7 Persons       829,-

2 Persons            989,-

 

single supplement:   429,- 

 


 

 

 

Season C

22.12.2018 - 08.01.2018

on request

 

 

Additional services:

German speaking guide from day 2 till 9 with extra charge.



Not included in the price:

* International flights (a e. Air India, Lufthansa, ...) We offer for you individually.

* Additional meals and drinks

* Tips for guides, bus drivers and porters

* Personal expenses, travel insurance

* Required Vaccinations

* India visa about 75, - €