India is vast, but this tour will take you across its southern territories to discover all the bits of the fascinating region that you have always dreamt of discovering.
This introduction to southern India combines culture, history and tradition with magnificent scenery and wildlife, and captures the very essence of the region.
You begin with the beautiful palaces of Mysore, before viewing the rich wildlife in the jungles of the Nagarhole National Park. Continue to Sultans Battery in the lush forests of the Western Ghats, before transferring by car and train to the historic port of Kochi with its fine colonial architecture. After exploring the intricate waterways of the 'backwaters', visit the charming colonial town of Idukki in the Cardamom Hills and visit the spectacular temples in Madurai, Tanjore and Pondicherry. This captivating journey ends with the ancient shore temple complex at Mahabalipuram, and the beach at Covelong.