South India Tour Destinations
On an Indian Expeditions South India Tour, you will tour South India with a small group of like-minded people with a trip lead and sometimes, with a trip manager. The trip lead of the South India Tour will offer world-class interpretation services in fluent English. Being well versed in South Indian history and current affairs, they will also engage you in friendly debates and conversations to help you get close to the pulse of India during the South India Tour.
Indian Expeditions also offers Private South India Tours for those who wish to travel alone. For more information, do write in to us.
Duration: 6 - 8 Hours. Type: Cultural Mahabalipuram or Mamallapuram is a site that many travelers compare to the Roman Pantheon. Mahabalipuram which was known as Mamallapuram to the ancients is a UNESCO designated World Heritage site, an area 'considered to be of outstanding value to humanity.' Here, you will find one of history's most intriguing enigmas, an open air museum with some of the finest ancient sculptures, structural temples and monolithic art forms in the world. Read More
Duration: 4 - 8 Hours. Type: Cultural In steamy, spicy Southern India, the city of Chennai is a hub for travel in and out of India and Tamil Nadu. Formerly known as Madras, Chennai is one of the friendliest cities in the sub-continent. Indeed, Chennai is so modest that it's easy to miss the fact that it is an economic power house, a queen of showbiz and has a fascinating history and a culture that dates back to 1000's of years. Read More
Duration: 9 days. Type: Cultural. This South India Tour focuses on the great temples of Tamil Nadu. The region of Tamil Nadu in modern India has been under continuous human habitation since prehistoric times.The four ancient Tamil empires of Chera, Chola, Pandya and Pallava were of very vancient origins. Together they ruled over this land with a unique culture and language, contributing to the growth of some of the oldest extant literature in the world. They had extensive maritime trade contacts with the Roman empire. Read More
Duration: 14 Days. Type: Wildlife / Cultural. It was a whiff that launched a thousand dhows. The allure of spices, which took the first Arab merchants to the coast of India and the Western Ghats, also set a trail for ambitious Europeans to build colonial empires in far-flung lands, and triggered meanly contested, fiercely fought wars — on land and at sea. Read More
Duration: 16 Days. Type: Cultural. Many travellers come to India seeking something "old," a sense of continuing ancient traditions and life styles. Many find it here, in South India, which is the home of one of humanity's most ancient civilizations. This is the land of people who are keeping up with modern pace but yet are well connected to ancient thought, art and practices. Haggle with a merchant here, and you can hear the same slang a roman merchant heard over 2000 years ago. Read More
Depending on the theme of the South India Tour, academicians and experts will join you to hold talks on related subjects. As of now, we concentrate exclusively on South India, in which lies our core travel and logistic expertise. Indeed, with most of the staff growing up in South India like their parents, we believe we can show you the real South India as no other tour operator can.
Apart from working with groups, we also provide services for individual travelers and families who are not looking for a multi-day south India tour . If you would like a once-off booking in a nice eco-getaway in a national park or town, would like to go visit a temple town and know its mythology and folklore, or have a general question about traveling in India or would like to take a South India Tour alone, do write in.