Modified South + Central India Sampler (17 nts).

Some of the sights within are listed below:-
Aurangabad: This is the base for visiting the Ajanta and Ellora caves (Kailasa temple is a very interesting monument). Other sights include: Daulatabad Fort, Bibi Ka Makbara, Grisheshwar.
Hyderabad: Charminar, Golconda Fort to name just a few sights.
Mysore:Maharajah's Palace, Chamundi Hills, Brindavan Gardens, Jag Mohan Palace, important centre for sandalwood & silk products.
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).
Kovalam: Known for its beaches.
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.
Chennai: Kapaleeshwara temple, centre of Karnatic music and Bharata Natayam dance, excellent base for visiting Mammallapuram & Kancheepuram.

Detailed itinerary is given below:

Day Itinerary
01 MUMBAI - AURANGABAD. Shatabdi express train from Mumbai to Aurangabad: 1210 - 1825. Two night's stay at hotel.
03 AURANGABAD - HYDERABAD. Catch overnight train from Aurangabad to Hyderabad: 2245 - 0925*.
04 HYDERABAD. Arr Secunderabad station at 0925 hrs. Overnight stay in hotel.
05 HYDERABAD - MYSORE.. HYDERABAD (Kacheguda station) - MYSORE via Bangalore. 1905 - 0930*.
06 MYSORE. Arr Mysore 0930 hrs. Two night's stay at hotel.
08 MYSORE - COCHIN. Train: Mysore - Cochin: 1245 - 0400*.
09 COCHIN. Arr Cochin 0400 hrs. Three night's stay at Cochin.
12 COCHIN - TRIVANDRUM. Take day time train from Cochin to Trivandrum: 0640 - 1130. Three night's stay in Kovalam.
15 TRIVANDRUM - MADURAI. Catch daytime train from Trivandrum - Madurai: 1135 - 1655. Overnight stay in hotel.
16 MADURAI - CHENNAI. Overnight train from Madurai - Chennai: 2120 - 0510*.
17 CHENNAI. Arr Chennai 0510 hrs. Overnight stay in Chennai.
18 CHENNAI. Check out of hotel. Trip concludes.

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.

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