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

  • Explore the French charm of Pondicherry
  • Shop at the Chennai Fort
  • Visit the markets of Southern India
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Houseboat
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Boat
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure
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 and more.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  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
  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

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

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  • Flights

Videos

  • Asia with Contiki
  • Contiki In-Depth Explorer Trips
  • Southern Spice: Let Southern India Surprise You
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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
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.

Policies

Location
Chennai (Madras) is the starting point and Kochi (Cochin) is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Contiki to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
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 1 December 2018 the full payment of $1,740 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 $1740 for Southern Spice, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

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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