15 days

From £5,695

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We are sorry to inform you that due to the COVID-19 outbreak, it has become necessary to reschedule this tour. Your safety and wellbeing are our utmost priorities, so we do hope you understand this enforced change of travel arrangements. A new date will be confirmed shortly. For more information, please read our full statement about the Coronavirus here. If you are booked onto this tour, you can get in touch with our friendly sales team on 01722 713800, who are ready to help.


Southern India offers travellers an eclectic mix of rich cultural heritage, magnificent architecture and a long and colourful history of interwoven dynasties and empires. Covering the states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka we visit some of the great historic and cultural monuments of India, from the 7th century Pallava to the rock-cut cave temples of Mahabalipuram.

Tour highlights:

  • Explore sculpted panels and temples in the Elephanta and Badami caves, fine examples of Indian rock-cut architecture
  • Marvel at UNESCO-listed sites such as the monuments of Mahabalipuram and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus
  • Experience a traditional aarti ceremony at Virupaksha Temple among the ancient ruins of Hampi
  • Discover the impressive architecture of the Chowmahalla Palace and Golconda Fort in Hyderabad

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Today's Price

Deposit: £500 Single supplement: £895

Includes flights

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • COVID-19 insurance
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

Shagufta Siddhi

Guide Lecturer

Currently pursuing a PhD in Indian education, Shagufta previously worked at the Smithsonian Institute as an assistant to the exhibition curator. She has led several groups sharing her expertise of the archaeological sites across India.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Meals as per the itinerary, tea or coffee with dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
  • Internal flights
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