Best of Southern India

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Best of Southern India - G Adventures
Best of Southern India - G Adventures
4 reviews
Kochi (Cochin)
+7 Destinations
Southern India
Kochi (Cochin)


Start and end in Kochi (Cochin)! With the in-depth cultural tour Best of Southern India, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Kochi (Cochin), India and 7 other destinations in India. Best of Southern India is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
12 to 70 year olds
Hotel, Home-stay
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Bicycle, Local Transport, Private Vehicle, Ferry
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure

4 Reviews

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  • SM
    Written on November 5, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    This was a fantastic tour. Sanna our guide, was absolutely wonderful and knowledgeable. Tasslim, the Driver is a legend. The other tour members made for an excellent time. The only aspect that could be improved, (for an older person) is the quality of some... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the balanced and honest feedback here Sharon - we do appreciate it. Our world deserves more you.
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  • Best of Southern India reviewer 2
    Written on March 24, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Would have like more activities. Order of scheduled events could have been better arranged. Some hotel locations not near much. Good local guides and explanations of what we were seeing.

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  • J
    Written on August 27, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Excellent our ceo was the best nothing was too much trouble he looked after us so well

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  • Best of Southern India reviewer 4
    Written on December 13, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Its every time nice to go with gap

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Kochi
  2. Day 2 Kochi
  3. Day 3 Kochi/Kalpetta
  4. Day 4 Kalpetta
  5. Day 5 Kalpetta/Mysore
  6. Day 6 Mysore
  7. Day 7 Mysore/Māmallapuram
  8. Day 8 Māmallapuram
  9. Day 9 Māmallapuram/Puducherry
  10. Day 10 Puducherry/Madurai
  11. Day 11 Madurai
  12. Day 12 Madurai/Periyār Sanctuary (1D)
  13. Day 13 Periyār Sanctuary/Kerala Backwaters (1L, 1D)
  14. Day 14 Kerala Backwaters/Kochi (1B)

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services


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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • What is the minimum age limit?

      The tour only has a minimum age of 12+ and all travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

    • What kind of transport is used when travelling on the road?

      The transportation used is a mixture of train, private vehicle, cycle-rickshaw, auto-rickshaw and ferry.

    • How large are the groups?

      This is a small group tour with an average of 12 people and max of 15.

    Ask a question logo What are people saying about TourRadar?

    • Joy31st July 2018
      I found TourRadar website extremely easy to navigate, whenever I had an inquiry they replied very promptly in really good detail with suggestions. An excellent travel company, one who I can't fault.



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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.
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    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.


    Start and end in Kochi (Cochin).
    Hold my space
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    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 January 2019 the full payment of $1,199 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1199 for Best of Southern India, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 1,283 km.
    • Kochi (Cochin) (India)
    • 182 km
    • Mudumalai National Park (India)
    • 84 km
    • Mysore (India)
    • 388 km
    • Mamallapuram (India)
    • 89 km
    • Pondicherry (India)
    • 288 km
    • Madurai (India)
    • 110 km
    • Thekkady (India)
    • 93 km
    • Alleppey (India)
    • 49 km
    • Kochi (Cochin) (India)

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