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Southern India

Southern India - Intrepid Travel
Southern India - Intrepid Travel
Excellent
87 reviews
Starts
Kochi (Cochin)
+7 Destinations
Southern India
Ends
Kochi (Cochin)
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Highlights

  • Visit Maharaja's Palace in Mysore
  • Venture into Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Wander the labyrinth of Sri Meenakshi Amman Temple
  • Take a Cycling tour of Mamallapuram
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay, Lodge, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
12
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat, Private Vehicle, Ferry
Travel style
Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Intrepid Travel
Start and end in Kochi (Cochin)! With the adventure tour Southern India, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Kochi (Cochin), India and 7 other destinations in India. Southern India is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Kochi
  2. Day 2: Kochi
  3. Day 3: Ootacamund - Conoor
  4. Day 4: Ootacamund - Conoor
  5. Day 5: Mudumalai National Park - Masinagudi
  6. Day 6: Mysore
  7. Day 7: Mysore - Overnight train
  8. Day 8: Mamallapuram
  9. Day 9: Auroville - Puducherry (Pondicherry)
  10. Day 10: Madurai
  11. Day 11: Periyar
  12. Day 12: Periyar
  13. Day 13: Kerala Backwaters
  14. Day 14: Kochi
  15. Day 15: Kochi

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

87 Reviews

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69%
Good
25%
Average
3%
Rather Poor
2%
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  • ST
    Written on February 18, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    What made the tour "excellent" was the group and our guide, Thilip Vijay. This was my 5th Intrepid tour, and as typically the only American, I wish more would do it, especially in this day & age of nationalism, border walls, etc. I have to admit that India... Read more

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  • A
    Written on April 7, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Traveller not tourist, mixed with locals on transport, cafes, restaurants family accommodation

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi, thanks for taking the time to share your review with us (and your lovely photos!). We hope to see you on another trip with us again soon! Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • Southern India reviewer 3
    Written on April 22, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Great trip with Intrepid into the south of India. Max 12 travellers makes it an easy way to explore this fascinating country. Our Leader Ravi was excellent, it was like travelling with a really well organised friend. cant wait to check out nth India next

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  • Written on March 4, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing trip \"expect the unexpected\""loved the sites the sounds the colours the people the food the diversity between locations I left wanting more"

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  • Written on January 26, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Best ever!!!

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  • Written on January 17, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    A great holiday thanks Thoufeeq!

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  • Written on January 17, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    I really enjoyed the trip. It was good to be with other people and our guide was really nice.

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  • Written on January 15, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great trip with lots to see and do. A good mix of activities both cultural and environmental.

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  • Written on January 13, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    So much variety in one trip. Was really enjoyable!

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  • Written on January 10, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    As a returning Intrepid client I found the trip a success in most matters hwoever, might suggest that you consider implementing a Smoking [or more particularly a non smoking policy in group functions and activities. I will return to Intrepid.

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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.

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    Location
    Start and end in Kochi (Cochin).
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 20 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 20 October 2019, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,271 km.
    • Kochi (Cochin) (India)
    • 171 km
    • Ootacamund (India)
    • 24 km
    • Mudumalai National Park (India)
    • 84 km
    • Mysore (India)
    • 388 km
    • Mamallapuram (India)
    • 89 km
    • Pondicherry (India)
    • 288 km
    • Madurai (India)
    • 119 km
    • Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary (India)
    • 109 km
    • Kochi (Cochin) (India)

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