Trivandrum - Kovalam - Trivandrum - Kanyakumari - Madurai
Upon arrival at the Trivandrum Airport our representative will cordially welcome you and take you by road to Kovalam; on arrival check-in into hotel. Kovalam is a prime beach destination in Kerala. Enjoy the evening watching a spectacular sunset on the picturesque Kovalam Beach. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After a refreshing breakfast proceed for a local sightseeing tour of Trivandrum. – the capital of Kerala. Trivandrum or Thiruvananthapuram is an ancient city with a history dating back as early as 1000 BC. Thiruvananthapuram, meaning the city of the sacred serpent Anantha, became the capital of the erstwhile princely kingdom of Travancore in 1750 AD. Visit the Padmanabhaswami Temple, Srichitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum and Zoo. Return for an overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Kanyakumari; on arrival check-in into hotel. Afternoon, proceed for a local sightseeing tour of Kanyakumari. Kanyakumari is located at the southernmost tip of the Indian subcontinent at the confluence of three major water bodies videlicet the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean. A small temple dedicated to goddess Kanyakumari - the youthful form of the primeval energy Shakti (Mother Goddess), is located on the seashore. Swami Vivekananda, the great visionary and spiritual leader, spent days in deep meditation on a rock around 400 m off the Kanyakumari coastline. There is a memorial built on the stone in honor of Swami Vivekananda and adjacent to it stands the 133 ft high statue of Tiruvalluvar, the author of the philosophical work Tirukkural. Visit the Padmanbhapuram Palace, Suchithram Temple, Devi Kanyakumari Temple, Vivekananda Memorial, and Triveni Sangamam. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Madurai; on arrival check-in into hotel. Afternoon, proceed for a local sightseeing tour of Madurai. The temple town of Madurai, situated on the banks of river Vaigai, is one of the most ancient cities in India with a history dating back to the pre-Christian times. It was the imperial capital of the Pandyan Empire in the 14th Century AD. Madurai was the seat of Tamil learning and the last of the Tamil Sangams (Academies) was held here nearly 2000 years ago. Places of tourist interest include the imposing Meenakshi Temple, Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Gandhi Museum, Vaigai Dam, Thirupparankundrum, Athisayam Water Theme Park, Azhagar Koil and the Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast check-out from hotel and drive to Madurai Airport for your onward journey.