Kerala Tour

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IN09: 13 Days Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Munnar - Periyar - Alleppey - Kochi

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized

Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car

Accommodation: 4-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice

Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrive in Chennai, Airport pick-up
Day 2: Visit Chennai, Private drive from Chennai to Mahabalipuram
Day 3: Mamallapuram Exploration Tour including Kanchipuram
Day 4: Private drive from Mahabalipuram to Pondicherry, Visit Pondicherry
Day 5: Private drive from Pondicherry to Tanjore, Tanjore City Tour
Day 6: Private drive from Tanjore to Trichy to Madurai
Day 7: Madurai City Tour including Tirumala Nayak Palace
Day 8: Private drive from Madurai to Munnar with Coffee Break
Day 9: Munnar Highlights including Eravikulam National Park
Day 10: Private drive from Munnar to Periyar, Cruise on Periyar Lake
Day 11: Private drive from Periyar to Alleppey, A houseboat trip in Kerala's backwaters
Day 12: Private drive from Alleppey to Cochin, Cochin City Tour
Day 13: Departure from Cochin, Airport see-off

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12% off - book 2020 tours by Dec 31, 2019; 10% off - book by Jan 31, 2020

Tour Prices
Month2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Oct-Mar$1539 $1354$1369 $1204
Apr-Sep$1499 $1319$1329 $1169
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 12% discount.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
What's Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Service of English speaking guide as per itinerary.
  • Monument Entrance fee as per itinerary.
  • All presently applicable taxes.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out India.
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • India Visa Fees.
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Tour Reviews

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  • Robin Nolan from FrancePosted on November 25, 2019
    The guides were fantastic and the explanations were interesting and professional! Indian drivers were quite warm-hearted and the tour cars provided enough water and cool air-conditioners.
    All the service we enjoyed was very considerate! Thank Agate Travel for organizing such an unforgettable 23 days in-depth India tour!
  • Alfred Moraes from MalaysiaPosted on October 28, 2019
    The 23 days in-depth India tour was pretty good! Both our local guides and drivers were professional. Comfortable hotels, clean and delicious buffets, wonderful explanations and enthusiastic Indian people all added a lot of joy to my unique experience. I was surprised that people and animals could walk in harmony on the streets in India. By the way, it was very safe to travel with a group.
  • Sue Zoromski from the United StatesPosted on October 02, 2019
    The 23 days best holiday in India has come to a successful end.
    Although the whole trip was tiring, we all had a great time! India was an ancient civilization worth visiting! The tour almost went around India, covering many famous attractions: Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque; spectacular Taj Mahal in Agra; splendid Amber Fort in Jaipur; Hanging Gardens with boot shape; sacred Ganges River.
    We enjoyed them very much! The explanations of them were professional and fascinating and the local guides were also friendly and dedicated!!
  • Henrik Albertson from ItalyPosted on September 15, 2019
    I had booked several tour packages on Agate Travel agency before. The trip was still satisfying, a very good company!
  • Mohammed from BritainPosted on September 07, 2019
    In India, we experienced the poor and wealthy, beautiful and dirty streets. We could also feel the strong religious beliefs everywhere. I think the most important thing about travel is communication. Only by communicating with local people and immersed in their lives can we deeply understand the culture and customs. The 11 days Chennai tour gave me a unique experience and I was very satisfied!
  • Alex Collins from AustraliaPosted on September 03, 2019
    It was a great 11 days Chennai tour. The Indian tour guide was responsible and flexible in scheduling processes for emergencies. The drivers were skillful and considerate. Accommodation in Mamallapuram was pretty good. I also like the scenic spots there. Numerous bas-reliefs and rock statues were both delicate. Among them, Arjuna’s Penance was the world’s largest bas-relief and also the highlight in Mamallapuram, which was a masterpiece of Indian art. Very amazing!
  • Karel Phen from SingaporePosted on August 27, 2019
    The fee of the 11 days holiday package from Chennai to Kochi covered all must-see attractions and there was no extra charge. We were provided with a sufficient amount of pure water every day. The local Indian guides were particularly friendly and dedicated, and the members in our group were also warm-hearted. Overall so satisfied!
  • Shannon from SingaporePosted on August 17, 2019
    There were a lot of cows, sheep and dogs on the roads in small cities in India, and everyone would make ways for animals. Humans and nature could live in harmony. Indian people seemed to be living a good life, and their happiness index could be high. It made us also feel comfortable and happy during the 11 days tour from Chennai to Kochi.
  • Linda from AustraliaPosted on August 02, 2019
    The tour car was spacious and well air-conditioned. While watching those amazing scenic spots, there was also enough time left for us to explore India with a lot of temples and churches on our own!
  • Collin Yomano from USAPosted on June 24, 2019
    Our native Indian tour guides were so kind. The itinerary and scenic spots were also pretty good! What impressed me most was Brihadeeswara Shiva Temple which made of granite representing the essence of temple architecture in southern India. This 11 days Chennai tour was worth recommending, VERY GOOD!!
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