Gems of South India

Kovalam | Kanyakumari | Rameswaram | Madurai | Kodaikanal

Return Flights. All Meals. Pvt Transport. 4 Star Stays. Must-See Sightseeing. Tour Manager. Taxes.

* Cost is based on a group of 12 persons, travelling in a group.

The Gems of South India

Kanyakumari is a coastal town in Tamil Nadu on India’s southern tip. Jutting into the Laccadive Sea, the town was known as Cape Comorin during British rule and is popular for watching sunrise and sunset over the ocean. It’s also a noted pilgrimage site thanks to its Bagavathi Amman Temple, dedicated to a consort of Shiva, and its Our Lady of Ransom Church, a center of Indian Catholicism.

Rameswaram is a town on Pamban Island, in Tamil Nadu. It’s known for Ramanathaswamy Temple, a Hindu pilgrimage site with ornate corridors, huge sculpted pillars and sacred water tanks. Devotees bathe in the waters of Agni Theertham, off the beach east of the temple. Gandamadana Parvatham is a hill with island views. A chakra (wheel) here is said to bear an imprint of Lord Rama’s feet.

Madurai is an energetic, ancient city on the Vaigai River in Tamil Nadu. Its skyline is dominated by the 14 colorful gopurams (gateway towers) of Meenakshi Amman Temple. Covered in bright carvings of Hindu gods, the Dravidian-style temple is a major pilgrimage site. Millions attend the processions and ceremonies of April’s Chithirai Festival celebrating Meenakshi and Lord Vishnu.

Kodaikanal is a famous hill town in Tamil Nadu. It’s set in an area of granite cliffs, forested valleys, lakes, waterfalls and grassy hills. At 2,000 meters above sea level, the town centers around man-made, star-shaped Kodaikanal Lake, bordered by evergreen forest. Rowing boats can be hired, and hikers and cyclists follow the 5k Lake Road path around the shore.

Tour Highlights

Start : New Delhi
Finish : New Delhi
Duration : 6 nights / 7 days
Tour Dates : February 12 to 18, 2021
Group Size : Like-minded, 10 to 12 members
Group Type : Senior friendly & easy paced tour
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Services of experienced and caring tour manager

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Choice of Jain & authentic local meals on this tour

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Centrally located & handpicked Hotel Stays

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Memorable itineraries & Must-See Sightseeing options

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Private Transport with 4 members per vehicle (Innova)

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Flight Tickets Included
Feb 12 - New Delhi to Trivandrum
Feb 18 - Madurai to New Delhi

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive in Trivandrum. Drive to Kovalam

Take your morning flight from Delhi along with MeWe Holiday’s Tour Manager. Land in Trivandrum International Airport along with the rest of the group members and your tour manager from Delhi.

Proceed by private Innova (4 person per vehicle) to your beach side resort in Kovalam. Have your lunch and take rest.

In the evening go to the beach for sunset views and enjoy the evening along the beach. Return to the resort for a welcome dinner with drinks.

Dinner and overnight at resort.

Meals : Lunch & Dinner

Day 2 : Kovalam Sightseeing

After breakfast, start your day by visiting the ancient and very famous Padmanabhaswami Temple.

Also visit the Museum.

Return to your resort for lunch and relax. In the evening we go for an exciting Poovar backwater boat cruise, along the mangrove forest. 

Return to the resort for dinner and overnight at resort.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 : Drive to Kanyakumari

Today, after breakfast, check-out and drive to Kanyakumari (approx 2 hours).

On reaching Kanyakumari, proceed to see the famous Vivekananda rock & Museum on a local ferry boat. Spend time at the place taking pictures and relaxing.

Later return back to the shore via the ferryboat and together we all check-in to the hotel.

Rest of the day free to relax and enjoy on your own.

Overnight at Kanyakumari hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 : Drive to Rameswaram

Today after breakfast, checkout and drive along the sea coast road to Rameswaram (approx 5 hours)

Reach in the afternoon. Check-in to the hotel, have lunch and take rest. 

Later in evening we do sightseeing around Rameswaram. 

Rameswaram is an island situated on the tip of the Indian peninsula. The city is also an important south India pilgrimage center of the Indians. It is the place from where Lord Rama had built a bridge across the sea to rescue his consort Sita. This is the place where Rama worshipped Lord Shiva to cleanse away the sin of Ravana. Both the Vaishnavites and Shaivites visit this pilgrimage city.

A place called Dhanushkodi named after Rama’s bow is at the eastern end of the island at a distance of 8 kms from Rameshwaram. 

Dinner and Overnight at hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 : Drive to Madurai

Today after breakfast, checkout and drive to Madurai (approx 3 hours)

On reaching Madurai, do sightseeing around Madurai. 

We visit the Meenakshi temple which is one of the biggest temple complex in India – it is 46 ft. long by 790 ft broad and was built in the 17th Century. It is a rectangular twin shrine: the southern temple dedicated to Meenakshi (the consort of Shiva) and the other to Shiva. The high point of the Meenakshi temple is Hall of a “Thousand Pillars”, built in the 16th C which is as great a work of structural engineering as it is of art. 

We have local lunch at one of the authentic south Indian restaurant and then proceed to the famous Thirumalai Naykar Palace.

After the palace visit we proceed to our hotel, check-in & take rest. Rest of the evening free to enjoy on your own.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 : Day visit to Kodaikanal

Today, you have an optional day visit to Kodaikanal.

For those who are keen to visit, will leave for Kodaikanal after breakfast.

Kodaikanal is a very famous hill town of South India. It’s set in an area of granite cliffs, forested valleys, lakes, waterfalls and grassy hills. At 2,000 meters above sea level, the town centers around man-made, star-shaped Kodaikanal Lake, bordered by evergreen forest. Enjoy boating at the lake and have lunch at the many local restaurants around the lake.

Return back to Madurai in the evening for dinner and rest.

Overnight at the hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 : Fly Back Home

After breakfast check-out of the hotel.

You will be transferred to airport to fly back home carrying the good memories of the journey in your hearts.

Meals : Breakfast
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Hotel Details
Kovalam

02 Nights in Abad Harmonia or similar
TripAdvisor rating 4.5 Star (Excellent)

Kanyakumari

01 Night in Hotel Sparsa or similar
TripAdvisor rating 4 Star (Very Good)

Rameswaram

01 Night in Hotel Daiwik or similar
TripAdvisor rating 4.5 Star (Excellent)

Madurai

02 Nights in Hotel JC Residency or similar
TripAdvisor rating 4.5 Star (Excellent)

Standard Terms & Conditions

Tour Inclusions

  • Return Flights from Delhi

  • This is a Senior friendly, easy paced and very personalised tour.

  • An experienced and dedicated Tour manager will travel with you on this tour from Day 1 to the last day of this tour.

  • Keeping Covid protocols and for the safety of yourself and others, it is recommended to wear a masks at all times during this tour.

  • Return airport transfers

  • Your tour price including stay is on Twin Sharing basis in carefully selected, centrally located, senior-friendly Hotels & Resorts.

  • Meals are included in this tour as per the itinerary.

  • This tour includes daily breakfast, lunch & dinner unless specified as per the Tour Itinerary mentioned above.

  • Breakfast & Dinner would be buffet served at the hotel / resort where you are staying.

  • Lunch will be either packed (from the stay hotel, ensuring hygiene and adequate safety factors) or arranged thru carefully selected places by our travel associates, while on the way, during our sightseeing tours.

  • Local food will be provided at some places during this tour, as part of the tour experience. Incase anyone is not keen to try the local cuisine then they can choose to have their meal, at their own costs.

  • If you choose to have any food preference, kindly let us know in advance for us to make the necessary arrangements.

  • Transportation will be only as per the itinerary mentioned above.

  • Private Innova with only 4 passengers per vehicle will be provided throughout this tour.

  • Group size will vary between 10 to 12 members.

  • Entry tickets to all must-see sightseeing places / options, except Kamakhya Temple on last day.

  • Mineral Water bottle.

  • Basic First Aid kit with over-the-counter medicines are available on this trip. The medical kit will be with your Tour Manager. However, we would  request you to carry all the medicines that your doctor has prescribed for you, and plan your medicines basis the duration of this trip.

  • All the necessary taxes are included in the tour cost at the time of submitting this proposal.

Tour Exclusions

  • Extra Meals during transit other than those mentioned in the “inclusion”

  • Any unplanned expense due to road blockage or unforeseen weather conditions

  • Anything that is not mentioned in the “inclusion”

  • Medical / Travel Insurance

  • Any personal expenses

  • Any medical emergency or unforeseen

Booking / Refund / Cancellation

Looking at the current times, you can go ahead and book this tour without anything to worry about.

Booking amount: INR 25,000 per person.

This Booking amount is 100% refundable

Cancellation: If for any unforeseen reason you wish to cancel your tour, after paying the advance / tour booking amount, then in such case you have the option to adjust this amount against any other tour with us, of your choice. Otherwise, the following cancellation rules apply:

  • Within 45 days from the tour dates: Refund 50% of the amount received.
  • Within 30 days : Refund 15% of the amount received.  
  • Within 15 days : No Refund.

Furthermore, in the unlikely case where we do not get the required number of members travelling for this tour, we will immediately refund your advance amount or you have the option to adjust this amount against any other tour of your choice.

How to Book

You can book this holiday by making a bank transfer, in any of the branches with the following RTGS / NEFT IFSC bank transfer:

Account Name: WeTrippy Travel Services
Bank Name: HDFC Bank Limited
Account No. : 50200039003044
Branch : Pushpanjali Enclave, Pitampura, New Delhi – 110034
RTGS / NEFT / IFSC : HDFC0000711

Once done, kindly send us a copy of the receipt of payment deposited, through WhatsApp No. +91 9999007796 or email us the deposit slip on  holidaywithmewe@gmail.com

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