Best of Southern India

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Group
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Kochi, India
  • Ends Kochi, India
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Relax in the peaceful backwaters of Kerala.
  • Spot wildlife in beautiful parks.
  • Uncover ancient temples.
  • Explore tea and spice plantations.
The Best Of Southern India trip starts from and ends in Kochi. It is a train trip that takes 14 days taking you through Pondicherry, Madurai, Kochi and 6 other destinations in India. Best Of Southern India is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

From calm Kerala backwaters and spice plantations to incredible temples and searching for tigers in the wild, have your camera ready as you experience the highlights of Southern India. This two-week adventure offers a great balance of guided excursions and free time to explore on your own. Travelling by train, bus, rickshaw, and country boats will bring you closer to the locals and is a fascinating way to gain insight into the peaceful backwaters of Kerala and stunning temples of Tamilnadu.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT G ADVENTURES
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Based on 96 reviews
Erik's review for another G Adventures tour
4 - Very Good
  • Erik
  • From USA
  • On May 07 2019
“Very Good”
Review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From Italian
  • On Feb 18 2018
“this trip is original and very relaxant. You can swim, sail, read, freediving, surfing... many things and goooood food!!!”
Josh's review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Josh
  • From Canada
  • On Nov 22 2018
“Thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Iceland is truly spectacular. Our guide was professional and the tour was well laid out. Great way to explore Iceland.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Kochi
  • Day 2: Kochi
  • Day 3: Kochi/Kalpetta
  • Day 4: Kalpetta
  • Day 5: Kalpetta/Mysore
  • Day 6: Mysore
  • Day 7: Mysore/Māmallapuram
  • Day 8: Māmallapuram
  • Day 9: Māmallapuram/Puducherry
  • Day 10: Puducherry/Madurai
  • Day 11: Madurai
  • Day 12: Madurai/Periyār Sanctuary
  • Day 13: Periyār Sanctuary/Kerala Backwaters
  • Day 14: Kerala Backwaters/Kochi
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • Hotels (12 nts), homestay (1 nt, multi-share).
Meals
  • 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
    Note: Allow USD295-385 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Train, private vehicle, cycle-rickshaw, auto-rickshaw, ferry.
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment: Lunch at Theuvoram Women Empowerment Project, Alleppey
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Local Living Moment: Kerala Backwaters Homestay, Alleppey
  • Fort Kochi orientation walk
  • Kathakali dance show
  • Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary walk and safari
  • Chaumundi Temple and Mysore Palace visit
  • Mamallapuram Shore Temple visit
  • Pondicherry orientation walk
  • Madurai cycle-rickshaw ride and Sri Meenakshi Temple visit
  • Cardamom Hills spice plantation tour
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Kochi are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Best of Southern India tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of Southern India tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit may be required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of Southern India tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Best of Southern India 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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : ClassicAll of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : StandardComfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 2 - LightLight walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
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