Sample the flavours of South India on a journey that seeks out the local culinary delights. Experience a Banana leaf lunch, a famous restaurant in Kochi and more as you explore India's south.

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Discover the spectacular, ancient temple town of Madurai

Explore the Kerala Backwaters

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Day by day Itinerary

Flavours of South India

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Day 1


Arrive in Chennai.

Day 2

Chennai - Madurai

Enjoy a city tour before flying to Madurai. (B)(L)

Day 3

Madurai – Chettinad

This morning visit the Sri Meenakshi Temple and enjoy a ‘banana leaf’ lunch. (B)(L)

Day 4


Take a half day tour of this charming town and in the afternoon take a cooking class. (B)(L)

Day 5

Chettinad – Thekkady

Drive to Thekkady, a spice-growing town on the edge of Periyar Tiger Reserve. (B)(D)

Day 6


Visit a spice garden and a boat cruise in Periyar, keeping an eye out for wildlife. (B)

Day 7

Thekaddy – Kumarakom

After breakfast continue to the beautiful Backwaters. (B)(D)

Day 8


Take scenic cruise through the Backwaters on your own houseboat. (B)(L)

Day 9

Kumarakom – Kochi

Drive to the port town of Kochi and take a city tour before enjoying lunch at a famous restaurant. (B)(L)(D)

Day 10


Transfer to the airport. (B)

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