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Southern Spice - Contiki
Southern Spice - Contiki
Chennai (Madras)
+6 Destinations
Southern India
Kochi (Cochin)


  • Explore the French charm of Pondicherry
  • Shop at the Chennai Fort
  • Visit the markets of Southern India
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Houseboat
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Start in Chennai (Madras) and end in Kochi (Cochin)! With the in-depth cultural tour Southern Spice, you have a 11 day tour package taking you from Chennai (Madras) to Kochi (Cochin) and through Chennai (Madras), India and 7 other destinations in India. Southern Spice includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Arrive Chennai
  2. Day 2: Chennai to Pondicherry
  3. Day 3: Pondicherry
  4. Day 4: Pondicherry to Kumbakonam
  5. Day 5: Kumbakonam to Madurai via Tanjore
  6. Day 6: Madurai to Periyar
  7. Day 7: Periyar to Kumarakom
  8. Day 8: Kumarakom to Kerala Backwaters
  9. Day 9: Kerala Backwaters to Cochin
  10. Day 10: Cochin
  11. Day 11: End Cochin

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Flights

  • Optional Extras
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Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for India. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for India. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for India. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for India. Ideally 1 month before travel.


Chennai (Madras) is the starting point and Kochi (Cochin) is the endpoint.
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TourRadar can request Contiki to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 9 July 2018 the full payment of $1,880 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1880 for Southern Spice, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 670 km.
  • Chennai (Madras) (India)
  • 136 km
  • Pondicherry (India)
  • 116 km
  • Kumbakonam (India)
  • 34 km
  • Tanjore (India)
  • 147 km
  • Madurai (India)
  • 119 km
  • Periyar (India)
  • 79 km
  • Kumarakom (India)
  • 40 km
  • Kochi (Cochin) (India)

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