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South India Temples & Kerala Backwater Driving Tour From Bangalore to Cochin



14 Nights / 15 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people




South India Temples & Kerala Backwater Driving Tour from Bangalore to Cochin private tour will begin in Bangalore and include Vellore, Kanchipuram, Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Chidambaram, Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Darasuram, Thanjavur, Trichy, Chettinad, Madurai, Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom, Alleppey – Cochin in its itinerary. You will visit all destinations by private car which will remain with you from arrival in Bangalore till Departure in Cochin. You will visit a few active, few non-active, small to largest temple complexes in India, before entering the lush green natural land of Kerala. Here you will explore a tea estate, spice plantation, wildlife, and backwater.


  • This is a private tour/activity only for your group.
  • Enhanced cleaning/ traveler safety.
  • In-depth cultural experience.
  • Flexible sightseeing & stopover.
  • Most travelers can participate.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 4102
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 6173
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 9822
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 12132
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 15794
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 18104
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 22206
8 Discount on 9-person group 9 9 24982
9 Discount on 10-person group 10 10 27758


Day 1: Arrive Bangalore
On arrival assistance & transfer to hotel (hotel check in/ out time 12pm). Rest time for personal activities. O/n at hotel.
Day 2: Bangalore
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Lal Bagh Garden, Cubbon Park, Bangalore Fort, Tippu Summer Palace & Bull Temple. Drive pass Vidhana Soudha & Secretariat. O/n at hotel.
Day 3: Bangalore - Vellore (220kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Vellore check in at hotel. Later visit Sri Lakshmi Narayani Golden Temple & Vellore Fort. O/n at hotel.
Day 4: Vellore - Chennai (145kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Chennai via visiting Kanchipuram an ancient city famous as city of thousands temple. On arrival check in at hotel. Later visit Fort St. George, St Mary Church inside the fortress, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Government Museum, Dakshinachitra Museum, Santhome Cathedral & Marina Beach. O/n at hotel.
Day 5: Chennai - Pondicherry (160kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Pondicherry enroute visit Mahabalipuram UNESCO WHS monuments Monolithic Temples, Krishnas Butterball, Cave Temples, Shore Temple & The Arjuna Penance. On arrival check in at hotel. Later visit Aurovil & Museum. Drive pass or walk through stunning French Quarters. O/n at hotel.
Day 6: Pondicherry - Thanjavur (180kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Thanjavur via visiting Chidambaram Nataraja Temple and The Great Living Chola Temples at Gangaikonda Cholapuram & Darasuram. On arrival check in at hotel. O/n at hotel.
Day 7: Thanjavur - Chettinadu (140kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Brihadeshwara Temple & Palace Complex built by great Chola king in the 10th century. Later drive to Chettinad via visiting Trichy Ranganathaswamy Temple & Rock Fort Temple. On arrival check in at hotel. O/n at hotel.
Day 8: Chettinad - Madurai (90kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit few 19th-century mansions, whose wide courtyards and spacious rooms are embellished with marble & teak. Drive to Madurai check in at hotel. O/n at hotel.
Day 9: Madurai - Munnar (160kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Meenakshi Temple, Thirumalai Nayakar Palace, Alagar Koil, Tiruparankundram Murugan Temple & Palamuthirsolai Murugan Temple. Drive to Munnar check in at hotel. O/n at hotel.
Day 10: Munnar
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Pothamedu, Mattupetty dam, Rajamala hill, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupedi Dairy Farm, Echo Point & Tea Museum. O/n at hotel.
Day 11: Munnar - Thekkady (110kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Thekkady via Ramakkalmedu the windiest places in Asia. Evening watch Martial Arts & Kathakali Dance show. O/n at hotel.
Day 12: Thekkady - Kumarakom (140kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Explore Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary on boat safari followed by spice plantation tour. Later drive to Kumarakom check in at hotel. O/n at hotel.
Day 13: Kumarakom - Alleppey
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Alleppey boat jetty to board houseboat & sail through the tropical countryside enchanting backwaters. O/n at hotel.
Day 14: Alleppey - Cochin (60kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Cochin check in at hotel. Visit Fort Cochin, St. Frances Church, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Palace & Chinese fishing nets. Evening watch Kathakali Dance. O/n at hotel.
Day 15: Cochin - Departure
Breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer to airport.


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 14 Nights' accommodation in 4-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.
  • Monument 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.

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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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