Chennai to Kochi - 9 days

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-80 yrs
  • max group size 24
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-16656
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Chennai, India
  • Ends Chennai, India
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Mahabalipuram – Discover the striking Shore Temple which sits on the beautiful Bay of Bengal
  • Chettinad - Sample traditional life in the quaint village of Chettinad, renowned for its flavourful cuisine
  • Madurai – Light candles and sing songs as you enjoy a lively Aarti prayer ceremony and explore the city on a guided tour
  • Tanjore – Tour the hotspots of the city and gaze admiringly at the towering Brihadishwara Temple
  • Munnar - Spend a night in the rolling hills of the former hill station. Enjoy a guided walk through the tea plantations and visit a local market
  • Pondicherry – Stroll along the beach in this French colonial city and visit the Basilica of the Sacred Heart
  • Kochi – Enjoy free time to explore independently and perhaps enjoy a traditional Kathakali dance show
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The tour "Chennai To Kochi - 9 Days" starts from and ends in Chennai. It is a cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 9 days taking you through Chennai, Madurai, Pondicherry and 3 other destinations in India. "Chennai To Kochi - 9 Days" is a guided group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Discover Southern India on this 9-day tour travelling from Chennai to Kochi, taking in some exquisite UNESCO listed temples in the state of Tamil Nadu. Visit the picturesque former hill station of Munnar and its tea plantations before ending in the idyllic coastal town of Kochi, full of history and fantastic flavours.
  • Day: 1 Chennai
  • Day: 2 Mahabalipuram
  • Day: 3 Pondicherry
  • Day: 4 Thanjavur
  • Day: 5 Chettinad
  • Day: 6 Madurai
  • Day: 7 Munnar
  • Day: 8 Kochi
  • Day: 9 Kochi
  • 8 nights 3-4 star hotels
  • 8 breakfasts
  • Airport arrival and departure transfer on days 1 and 9
  • All relevant transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Guided sightseeing - Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Tanjore, Chettinad, Madurai and Munnar
  • Escorted by an English-speaking Indian tour guide (for groups of 4 or more)
  • Services of English-speaking Indian specialist guides at some sites
  • International flights and visa
  • Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow USD$4-7 per day, per traveller. Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture
  • Entrance Fees: USD$25-35pp, paid in local currency
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Chennai to Kochi - 9 days tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 18 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 18 June 2024, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Chennai to Kochi - 9 days tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Chennai to Kochi - 9 days tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.


Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this trip. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and during transport.
  • Solo travelers are required to purchase a single room for your personal use.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days before the departure date.
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