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Modified South India Sampler (16 nts).

Some of the sights within are listed below:-
Hampi: The seat of the once great Vijaynagar empire is an archaelogical master-piece. Strewn with bolder rock this town is worth a wander for all travellers.
Mysore:Maharajah's Palace, Chamundi Hills, Brindavan Gardens, Jag Mohan Palace, important centre for sandalwood & silk products.
Madurai: Dravidian temple architechture at its best. A temple town with all the activities concentrated around the temple. Other sights worth visiting are Tirumalai Nayakar Palace.
Tiruchi: Temple town of Tamil Nadu known for the Rock Fort temple, Srirangam temple & Jambukeshwara temple.
Cochin: A inter-connection of islands. Diverse places to view such as The Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Palace, Fort Cochin. An excellent place to view Kathakali dancing (a unique motion of body and the facial features).
Goa: Known for its beaches, mapusa market and easy going life-style.

Detailed itinerary is given below:

Day Itinerary
01 MUMBAI - HOSPET (for Hampi) via Guntakal. Train from Mumbai to Guntakal: 1400 - 0630*.
02 HOSPET (for Hampi). Arr Guntakal 0630 hrs. Local train to Hospet. Note: If there is no connecting train this section has to be done by road (Note: Cost of road journey not included). Two night' stay at hotel.
04 HOSPET - MYSORE via Bangalore. Train: Hospet - Mysore: 1940 - 1000*.
05 MYSORE. Arr Bangalore 0630 hrs. Then catch local train to Mysore 0700 - 1000. Two night's stay at hotel.
07 MYSORE - MADURAI. Train: Mysore - Madurai: 1800 - 0745*.
08 MADURAI. Arr Madurai 0745. Overnight stay at hotel.
09 MADURAI - TIRUCHI. Catch morning train from Madurai to Tiruchi: 0645 - 0905. No hotel provided. TIRUCHI - COCHIN. Catch overnight train from Tiruchi - Cochin:1940 - 0540*.
10 COCHIN. Arr Cochin 0540. Three night's stay at Cochin.
13 COCHIN - GOA. Overnight train from Cochin - Goa: 1420 - 0550*.
14 GOA. Arr Goa 0550. Three night's stay in Goa.
17 GOA - MUMBAI. Take Daytine train to Mumbai: 1030 - 2145. Trip concludes on arrival in Mumbai.

Alphabets in red represent car + driver itineraries for individuals for that section.
Alphabets in green means train travel for that section (generally in AC 2 Tier or AC 3 Tier unless stated otherwise).
Alphabets in blue indicate flights between sections.

Rates given above are based on standard rooms on a twin share basis. If you require costing based on single rooms or triple rooms or superior rooms at the properties, please email us and we shall get back to you with a costing.

Standard hotels: Malligi Tourist Home, Hospet; Siesta De Goa/ D'Silva Residence, Goa; Eden Garden/ Abad Plaza, Cochin; Germanus Days Inn, Madurai; Sandesh De Prince/ President, Mysore.

Superior hotels: Malligi Tourist Home, Hospet; Cidade De Goa, Goa; Old Harbour, Cochin; Fortune Pandayan, Madurai; Royal Orchid, Mysore.

Cost Includes:   stay at hotels mentioned on a twin share room only basis inclusive of local taxes; train travel if applicable in AC 2 Tier or AC 3 Tier.
Cost Excludes:   transfers; meals; guides; sightseeing; entrance & camera fees to monuments.

Note: Price are valid for trip conclusion by 30 Sep 2015. There is likely to be a peak season supplement for travel dates which fall between 20 Dec 2014 - 10 Jan 2015.

Not included: International air travel.
However, S.D.Enterprises would be happy to recommend agents that could procure international scheduled air tickets as "ticket providers". (London - Mumbai- London).

You can tailor-make a trip that suits your individual requirements.
For rates pertaining to the season specific to your trip, please email us.

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