Renting a car and driver in South India

Renting a car and driver in South India:  for holiday trips in Tamilnadu, Pondicherry and Kerala

To travel in Kerala & Tamilnadu, one can hire a good car and English knowing driver from Chennai or Cochin. As most of the international flights land in these two cities and trips start from here to travel either way, there are good drivers with cars available to cater to foreign tourists. The drivers are well aware of the tourist routes and major tourist attractions.

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Major places of tourist interest to visit by car and driver:

In Tamilnadu: Chennai, Kanchipuram, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry & Auroville, Tanjore, Trichy, Kodaikanal, Rameshwaram, Kanyakumari, Madurai

In Kerala: Cochin & Trivandrum, Marari, Cherrai, Kovalam, Periyar, Wayanad, Munnar,

Airports:  While Chennai, Trivandrum and Cochin are international airport having good flight connectivity to arrive from all round the world, there are also domestic airports in Madurai, Calicut, and Coimbatore. While it’s possible to find a driver and car in smaller cities for local visits and excursion, for longer trips ending or starting from Chennai or Cochin, it is better to hire a car and driver from these bigger towns.

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Suggested itinerary routes to do by car and driver:

  1. One week trip by renting a car and driver to Tamilnadu and Pondicherry
    1. D1: Arrive Chennai
    2. D2: Chennai- Mahabalipuram
    3. D3: Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry
    4. D4: Pondicherry – Tanjore
    5. D5: Tanjore – Madurai
    6. D6: Madurai
    7. D7: Madurai- Depart (flight)
  2. One week trip by renting a car and driver to Kerala
    1. D1: Arrive Cochin
    2. D2: Cochin- Munnar
    3. D3: Munnar
    4. D4: Munnar – Periyar NP
    5. D5: Periyar NP – Backwaters/Alleppy
    6. D6: Backwaters/Alleppy – Marari beach
    7. D7: Marari beach – Depart
  3. Two weeks trip by renting a car and driver to Tamilnadu, Pondicherry & Kerala
    1. D1: Arrive Chennai
    2. D2: Chennai- Mahabalipuram
    3. D3: Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry
    4. D4: Pondicherry – Tanjore
    5. D5: Tanjore – Madurai
    6. D6: Madurai
    7. D7: Madurai- Periyar
    8. D8: Periyar – Munnar
    9. D9: Munnar
    10. D 10: Munnar – Backwaters
    11. D 11: Backwaters – Marari beach
    12. D 12: Marari beach
    13. D 13: Marari beach – Cochin
    14. D 14: Cochin – Depart

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