South India Discovery

Experience the uniqueness of a journey through God’s own country – Kerala, the land of rivers and backwaters which are an attractive and economically valuable feature, and the tranquil beach paradise of Goa on the west coast of India.

  • Mumbai – dazzling shopping arcades, exciting sports activity, night clubs and discotheques, theatre and music, gourmet restaurants and interesting sightseeing.
  • Elephanta Caves – thought to have been carved between 450 and 750 AD.
  • The green strip of land, in the South West corner of Indian peninsula- Kerala – God’s own counry.
Day 1
Arrive Mumbai

Welcome to India! You are met by our representative in the arrival area of the airport after you clear all immigration and customs formalities.
Depart for your hotel where you will check in for your overnight stay.

Day 2
Mumbai (B)

After breakfast, proceed on an excursion of Elephanta Caves, located one hour by boat out of Mumbai, on the rock-cut temples on peaceful Elephanta Island.
In the afternoon take a city tour of Mumbai.
Return to your hotel for overnight stay in Mumbai.

Day 3
Mumbai/Cochin (B)

This morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Cochin. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
In the afternoon you can enjoy a city tour and witness a Kathakali dance show in the evening.
Overnight at your hotel in Cochin.

Day 4
Cochin (B)

A very special journey around Cochin takes you into the villages of Kerala, to weaving and coir centers where you will part-take in a traditional Kerala meal prepared at a local home.
Return to your hotel for overnight stay in Cochin.

Day 5
Cochin/Periyar (B)

Check out of hotel and drive to Periyar (approximately 4 to 5 hours) – the Spice Village of India. Check in to your resort hotel, located on the fringes of the Periyar Game Reserve. In the evening proceed to visit the park for game viewing by motor launches. Convoluted waterways afford sightings of elephants, bison, deer and occasionally a tiger. All manner of flora and fauna flourish in this tropical habitat.
Overnight at your hotel in Periyar.

Day 6
Periyar (B)

Enjoy a morning game drive in the National Park. Later tour the Spice Plantation and be treated to lunch, prepared with spices, fresh off the plantation.
Overnight at your hotel in Periyar.

Day 7
Periyar/Cochin/Goa (B)

After breakfast drive to Cochin airport – approximately 4 hours and take the flight to Goa. This is the tranquil beach paradise on the west coast of India.
On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel to spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at your hotel in Goa.

Day 8
Goa (B)

Enjoy a half day tour of Old Goa this morning. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Overnight at your hotel in Goa.

Day 9
Goa (B)

Day at leisure.
Overnight at your hotel in Goa.

Day 10
Goa/Departure (B)

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.

Land cost per person on twin sharing basis.
Please call us for a customized quote.

Travel Protection is offered by us and is an additional cost.

Includes:
  • Accommodation for nine (09) nights in India.
  • Daily buffet breakfast from day two to day ten.
  • Service of deluxe air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Visits as per program.
  • One time entrance fee at the monuments.
  • A bottle of mineral water per person per day.
  • Services of English-speaking local guide in each city.
  • All currently applicable taxes including service tax.
Excludes:
  • Any airfares and airport taxes.
  • Any beverages including mineral water, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks etc unless otherwise specified.
  • Any items of a personal nature such as beverages, tips (except for group meals), laundry, telephone calls, etc.