This 16-day itinerary takes you from Tamil Nadu’s Coromandel Coast, through ancient towns with colourful and intricately carved temples, via former colonial enclaves, and into scenic rural spots. Taste speciality cuisines, and experience the art, music and traditional crafts of this fascinating region, home to one of the only remaining living classical civilisations. Finish your trip with time to chill on the beach in a true barefoot paradise, Havelock Island.

Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in South India’s rich cultural heritage

  • Saunter the bohemian streets of Pondicherry

  • Explore the extraordinary carved temples of Tanjore

  • Admire local craftsmanship & creative cottage industries

  • Savour the fantastic streetfood of Madurai

  • Stay in a grand Chettinad mansion

  • Relax amongst the coffee fields, high in the Palani Hills

  • Witness the ‘night ceremony’ at Meenakshi Temple

  • Discover early British influence in Chennai

  • Experience true bliss on an Andaman Island beach

Mamallapuram, Pondicherry, Tanjore, Chettinad, Palani Hills, Madurai, Chennai, The Andamans

Itinerary idea in detail

Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Accommodation options

Booking Policy

  • English speaking, local guide
  • All accommodation listed
  • Land transportation by private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Any domestic flights listed (unless marked otherwise)
  • All admission fees at attractions, temples and activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All meals listed

  • Entry visas
  • International airport departure taxes
  • Any meals not listed in the itinerary
  • Drinks, other than water on activity days
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip…)
  • Travel insurance

All other services not listed in ‘inclusive’

Please note: During high season periods (such as Christmas and New Year) hotels often levy a surcharge and these are not included in the above prices. Your consultant will be happy to advise you of these.

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