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
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
Goa: Known for its beaches, mapusa market and easy going life-style.
Detailed itinerary is given below:
||MUMBAI - HOSPET . Train from Mumbai
to Hospet: 2120 - 1245*.
|| HOSPET (for Hampi). Arr Hospet at
1245 hrs. Two night' stay at hotel.
||HOSPET - MYSORE . Train: Hospet - Mysore:
2110 - 0850*.
||MYSORE. Arr Mysore 0850 hrs. Two night's
stay at hotel.
||MYSORE - MADURAI. Train: Mysore - Madurai:
1820 - 0745*.
||MADURAI. Arr Madurai 0745 hrs. Overnight
stay at hotel.
||MADURAI - TIRUCHI. Catch morning train
from Madurai to Tiruchi: 0640 - 0845. No hotel provided. TIRUCHI
- KOCHI. Catch overnight train from Tiruchi - Kochi: 2000 - 0645*.
||KOCHI. Arr Kochi 0645 hrs. Three night's
stay at Cochin.
||KOCHI - GOA. Overnight train from
Cochin - Goa: 1350 - 0435*.
||GOA. Arr Goa 0435. Three night's stay
||GOA - MUMBAI. Take Daytine train to
Mumbai: 0915 - 2145 or catch the shatabdi express: 1500 - 2330. Trip
concludes on arrival in Mumbai.
KEY TO AID UNDERSTANDING OF TABULAR ITINERARY ABOVE.
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
Alphabets in blue indicate flights between