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Classic South India

From £1312 for 15 days
Trip Overview
Travel to India and embark on this classic southern Indian journey from Chennai to Kovalam through Kerala. Discover a thousand shades of green, indulge in some of the continent’s freshest food, and share smiles with the friendly local people in this lush, tropical part of the country. Experience the culture, religion and history of this region and discover its small rural towns, fishing villages and scented spice plantations. Follow a road less travelled through south India without sacrificing too many creature comforts.
Essential Info
Starts: Chennai
Ends: Kovalam
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: IHHKS
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: India
What's Included


14 Breakfasts included


Private vehicle,Ferry


Hotel (11 nights),Resort (3 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Amid the ordered chaos of Chennai, find tranquillity upon visiting the magnificent Kapaleeshwarar Temple at its centre

•   With its idyllic lifestyle and contemporary feel, Puducherry is a beautiful seaside town to explore

•   Learn about the man who dedicated his life to the independence of India at The National Gandhi Museum

•   Track footprints in search of wild elephants in the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

•   The rolling hills and chai gardens of Munnar are a tea lover’s dream

•   Ferry-hop between the islands of Fort Kochi to discover palaces, temples and Portuguese architecture at every turn

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 28th Oct 2019
Returning: 11th Nov 2019
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Departing: 8th Nov 2019
Returning: 22nd Nov 2019
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Departing: 15th Nov 2019
Returning: 29th Nov 2019
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Departing: 28th Nov 2019
Returning: 12th Dec 2019
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Departing: 6th Dec 2019
Returning: 20th Dec 2019
Availability: Good
Departing: 13th Dec 2019
Returning: 27th Dec 2019
Availability: Good
Departing: 20th Dec 2019
Returning: 3rd Jan 2020
Limited Availability
4 spaces
Departing: 30th Dec 2019
Returning: 13th Jan 2020
Limited Availability
4 spaces
Departing: 2nd Jan 2020
Returning: 14th Jan 2020
Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Welcome to Chennai, India. On arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. Your Indian adventure begins with an important group meeting at 6 pm. Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask reception where it will take place. We'll be collecting insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so ensure you bring these details to provide to your leader. If you're going to be late, please inform the hotel reception. If you arrive in Chennai with free time to spare, perhaps visit the local marketplaces and temples. In the evening, maybe head out for dinner with your fellow travellers.
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