Culture, Cuisine and Charisma on a South India Tour

Gliding through Kerala’s lush backwaters on a luxurious houseboat tour, an unhurried pace of life unfolds in these villages of South India. Next on the cards, Ayurvedic massages and treatments along with yoga and meditation, at resorts along the Kerala coast, or at hill stations set among spice and tea plantations. In Kochi historic churches stand beside colonial buildings converted into boutique hotels offering affable hospitality. The very same kind of geniality you’ll get from the Enchanting Travels consultant who helps you devise a bespoke South India itinerary. At night, attend an operatic Kathakali performance, best remembered for the dancers’ elaborate costumes and makeup.

Mounds of marigolds, queues of Hindu devotees, and grand architecture greet visitors in the temple town of Madurai. Rock-cut temples in Hampi, sculpture and art in Belur, and the region’s lesser-known cave temples are all centuries-old masterpieces.

In cities like Hyderabad and Bengaluru and in every corner of southern India, the food will leave you both sated and hungry for more. Hop across to explore Tamil Nadu’s capital Chennai, and then drive three hours south, to the ex-French enclave of Pondicherry, where the township of Auroville was set up to promote peace and human unity.

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Luxury in South India

15 Days: $ 10,675 / person
Discover the highlights of South India in complete and utter luxury. As our VIP guest, expect lavish suites in the finest hotels, top-notch service and unique activities that have been carefully curated by our local experts.
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Spotlight on South India

14 Days: $ 3,325 / person
This South India tour is brimming with variety and many extraordinary gems for you to enjoy. Relax on the beach, wander colonial streets or simply savor the historic architecture – the choice is yours!
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South India’s Hidden Jewels

14 Days: $ 3,690 / person
From the lost civilizations of Hampi and the tranquil coffee plantations of the Western Ghats to the temples and caves of Badami, this trip is brimming with hidden jewels. End your private South India tour in bliss on the beaches of Goa.
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Classic Kerala: God’s own Country

11 Days: $ 2,930 / person
From serene backwaters to lush hill country, discover the sheer natural beauty of Kerala – God’s own country! Walk amid aromatic plantations and rolling valleys shrouded in a veil of mist.
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South India’s Heritage Havens and Beach

15 Days: $ 3,807 / person
Explore bustling cities, exquisite UNESCO World Heritage sites and blissful beaches in South India on this leisurely journey. Begin the Hyderabad – the city of Nawabs is also for its monuments, pearls and delicious cuisine.
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Southern Heritage, Wildlife and Beaches

17 Days: $ 3,320 / person
Uncover the cultural highlights and scenic beauty of southern India. Witness typical, tranquil villages, visit ancient temples and bustling markets and meander amid verdant coffee and spice plantations of the Cardamom hills.
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