Glimpse of Malabar Coast Tour


04 Nights / 05 Days

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Tour Description


‘Glimpse of Malabar Coast Tour’ is the well-designed itinerary, which gives you the chance to explore the some of the amazing places at Malabar Coast, is a long and narrow coastline on the south western shore line of the mainland Indian subcontinent. During this tour you will get the chance to explore the stunning beaches and glorious history of the region, while visiting the various monuments, apart from the history you will also get an opportunity to visit the famous Seven Monolithic Temples, Mahabalipuram. You will also explore the colonial heritage, scenic beaches and historical museums as well during the tour. While taking this tour you will explore the glimpse of two different regions. The duration of the tour is 04 nights and 05 days covering the cities such as Chennai, Covelong and Pondicherry.


Day 1: Chennai - Covelong (By Road-40 Kilometres)
Upon arrival at Chennai airport, meet our representative and transfer to the hotel at Covelong Beach that is located at the distance of about 40 Kilometres from Chennai. It is a fishing village. Covelong beach is renowned for wind surfing and fishing. There are an ancient Catholic church, a temple and a Dharga located nearby beach.
Visit the Dakshin Chitra Cultural Centre en -route and check-in at the hotel for staying overnight. 
Day 2: Covelong 
After having the breakfast at hotel. The rest day is free for you to spend at leisure, you may explore the stunning surroundings. Overnight stay.
Day 3: Covelong – Mahabalipuram (By Road-20 Kilometres) - Pondicherry (By Road-100 Kilometres)
After breakfast, proceed to Pondicherry. En route, drive south towards Mahabalipuram to visit the famous Seven Monolithic Temples that are carved from a single granite rock. Also stop by to see the marvellous painting of Arjuna's Penance in the village. 
After the visit leave for Pondicherry. Puducherry (previously called Pondicherry) charms tourists with its three lined avenues, painted colonial buildings and sea breeze. In 1974, the French built a base here.
As on reaching Pondicherry, check-in at one our listed hotels. Rest and relax for the day. In the evening you may take a leisurely walk to the local market of Pondicherry. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Pondicherry 
After breakfast, proceed to Aurobindo Ashram. Post lunch, proceed for sightseeing tour of Pondicherry such as Pondicherry Museum, Goubert Avenue, war memorial etc. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 5: Pondicherry - Chennai Departure (By Road-170 Kilometres)
In the morning, check out of your hotel and drive back to Chennai airport where you can board the flight for your onward journey. We hope you have enjoyed your trip and look forward to organizing your next tour with us.
Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights
  1. Explore the stunning beaches of Covelong
  2. Explore the Dakshin Chitra Cultural Centre, on the way to Covelong
  3. Explore the famous Seven Monolithic Temples, Mahabalipuram
  4. Visit Vijayanagar Fort, a 15th century fort at Gingee
  5. An afternoon visit to Aurobindo Ashram, built during the 20th century
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