Brihadisvara Temple is known for its ornate Hindu decorations and central tower. // © 2017 Creative Commons user fraboof
April 16-29, 2018
The price begins at $2,195 per person, based on double occupancy. A single supplement is $990, and a companion can join for $2,495. The group size is limited to 16 agents.
On this 13-day fam trip, agents will visit several destinations in southern India, including Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Thanjavur, Trichy, Kumarakom and Cochin. The journey begins in the coastal city of Chennai, where guests will visit the Government Museum’s intricate bronze sculptures of Hindu deities. Travelers will also head to Pondicherry, dubbed “The Europe of India,” and Thanjavur, home to the majestic Brihadisvara Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Other highlights include a visit to Periyar National Park, which is a vibrant ecosystem and wildlife sanctuary to elephants and tigers; the Rock Fort in Trichy; and the backwaters of Kumarakom for game-viewing boat cruises. The rate of the trip includes accommodations, taxes, daily breakfast, transportation, guided services, sightseeing and entrance fees.