I am drafting a Tamil Nadu trip itinerary from 12th to 22nd Dec and need your valuable inputs. Plz also advise if the trip is doable or if it is too hectic. The trip is for my parents (elderly couple) and my sister.
12th Dec - Reach Chennai and rest
13th Dec - Do local Chennai sightseeing (plz advise how to go ahead with this? Is there a reliable and good cab rental agency?)
14th Dec - Day Trip to Pondicherry(Plz help to figure out how to do this and the cost?)
15th Dec - Day trip to Madurai (planning to hire a AC indica cab that also includes Breakfast,Lunch and Shgree Darshan. Any good agency who does it or is there any other easy way of doing it?)
16th Dec - Rest for the day and take a evening train to Madurai. Planning to take Pandian Express leaving Chennai @21:20hrs
17th Dec - Reach Madurai @ 06:20hrs. Check in to the hotel and after breakfast do a local Madurai sightseeing. (Do I need to hire a guide here or is it all at a walkable distance that can be done by ourselves on foot?)
18th Dec - Train to Kanyakumari.Planning to take MS Guruvayur Express that departs at 06:15hrs and reaches Nagercoil Jn (what is this Junction and how to reach Kanyakumari from here?) at 21:40hrs same day.C/In to the hotel and rest for the night.
19th Dec - Kanyakumari Sightseeing (do I need a guide or can we do the place ourselves?)
20th Dec - Train back to Chennai by Kanyakumari Express departing at 17:20hrs and reaching at 06:50hrs next day
21st Dec - Reach Chennai and take evening train back home
I look forward to your inputs.