Arrive at Chennai- the gateway of southern India. On arrival transfer to Covelong. Enjoy the day relaxing on the beach.
Visit Mahabalipuram- the only surviving shore temple of India. It is a fine example of Dravidian art. It has imposing towers, sculptured walls and multi-pillared halls. There are many other interesting sights as well.
Drive to Pondicherry and relax on the beach today.
Board the flight to Trivandrum and head towards a resort at Kovalam.
Relax at Kovalam, where a sheltered beach and a shallow sea provideexcellent bathing facilities. Get mesmerized by the scenery around the place. Visit the nearby fishing village.
Go to Trivandrum and visit Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple – the most magnificent temple dedicated to Vishnu reclining on Adisesha. Go to the Government Museum and check out the collection of cotemporary Indian art, Paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, Roerich, Miniature paintings from the Mughal and Rajasthan school, Persian, Chinese and Japanese art.
Drive to the pristine Varkala beach, which is also a popular Hindu Pilgrim centre.Pay homage at the 2000 year old Janardana Swamy Temple and the Nature Centre, the two main attractions of Varkala Beach. It has breathtaking scenery of the High cliffs rising over the beach.
Drive toThottapally and check into a traditional Kettuvallam Houseboat.Enjoy a boat ride through the lush green backwaters of Kerala and observe the lifestyle of the locals. Spend the night on board the houseboat.
Disembark the boat at Allepey and drive to Kochi. The Portuguese, Dutch and English trading companies built their fort, factories and houses here centuries ago. Relish in a sensationalperformance of theKathakali Dance Show in the evening.
Make a trip to the Dutch Palace, The Jewish Synagogue – the oldest in India, and observe the Hebrew inscriptions on stone slabs, gold and silver crowns. Also go to St. Francis Church – India’s oldest European church, Bolghatty Palace, Hill Palace Museum and Bird Sanctuary. Enjoy a relaxingHarbour cruise at sunset.
Take a flight to Goa. Goa is one of the finest beaches in India and has more fun & frolic than just sand and sea. Spend the day relaxing on the beach or indulge in water sport activities (optional).
Take a tour of Old Goa. Head to old Goa Churches, Bassilica of Boom Jesus, Sri Mangueas Temple, Dona Paula & Miramar Beach. Spend the afternoon at leisure swimming and sun bathing.
Spend the morning at leisure enjoying some free time. Later take a connecting flight to onward destination.