TAMILNADU TEMPLES TOUR

Duration11Night/s 12 Day/s

LocationTamilnadu

Chennai-Kanchipuram-Mahabalipuram-Pondicherry-Thanjavur-Trichy-Madurai-Rameshwaram-Kanyakumari-Trivandrum

Duration : 11 Night / 12 Days

Day 01-Chennai – Arrival

Arrival at Chennai, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Spend the evening time at leisure and stay overnight in the hotel.

Day 02-Chennai

Proceed for a guided sightseeing tour of Chennai – portraying a perfect blend of art, architecture and industrialization this is where traditional and conventional platforms seem to co-exist. Return for an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03-Chennai / Kanchipuram / Mahabalipuram

Proceed to Mahabalipuram in the morning via Kancheepuram (1 ½ hrs), en-route visiting the places of interest – many temples within the city premises and the outskirts, dating back to the period of early dynasties of ancient Tamil Kingdom exude architectural brilliance that cannot go unnoticed. On arrival, check into a hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 04-Mahabalipuram

Enjoy a full day sight seeing trip to rock cut cave temples. The stunning sculptures, especially that of Krishna Mandapam, Five Rathas, reflects the artchitectural finesse during the Pallava period. The Shore Temple here is a must-see for any tourist. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 05-Mahabalipuram / Pondicherry

Morning proceed for an exciting journey to Pondicherry (2 ½ hrs). On arrival, check in to hotel. This land is with a history of over 2000 years and still preserves the quaint charm of early French colony. Your guided tour will cover Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Auroville, Botanical Gardens, Museum, Churches etc. Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 06-Pondicherry / Thanjavur

In the morning proceed to Thanjavur (3 hrs), on arrival check in to the hotel. After settling set out on a sightseeing trip to Sri Bragadeeswarar Temple depicting Chola architecture, The Palace Nayakas dating back to 1550 AD and Art Gallery showcasing some priced possessions of the Chola period. Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 07-Thanjavur / Trichy / Thanjavur

Get ready for a full day sightseeing tour to Trichy. An important constituency of the early Tamil Kingdom, the place is gifted with some of the most exquisite buildings of the yesteryear. On arrival, check in to the hotel of your choice. Afternoon enjoy sightseeing tour of Trichy; your itinerary here will include the rock fort temple, and the island of Srirangam. Return to Thanjavur for overnight stay

Day 08-Thanjavur / Madurai

Morning start your journey to Madurai (3 ½ hrs), on arrival check in to hotel. Highly significant with its cultural and historical background, the city has tourist attractions in plenty, the most prominent among them being The Meenakshi Temple. Reserve your evenings to witness the vibrant and colorful temple ceremonies. Return to the hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 09-Madurai – Rameshwaram – Madurai

Enjoy a full day sightseeing at Rameshwaram. The temple here is highly famous among Hindu pilgrims all round the globe. Your itinerary here will also include other places of attraction in an around this temple town. Drive back to Madurai for overnight stay

Day 10-Madurai / Kanyakumari

Morning drive to Kanyakumari (4 ½ hrs), on arrival check in to hotel. Later in the afternoon visit Padmanabhapuram Palace & Archeological museum, The Kanyakumari Temple, Sri Padaparai, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Gandhi Memorial. Spend night shopping at the local bazaar and return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 11-Kanyakumari / Trivandrum

Morning drive to Trivandrum (2 hrs) and on arrival check in to the hotel. After settling set out on a guided city tour, with your itinerary covering Padmanabhaswami temple, renowned for its towering gopuras and temples arts and paintings. The main pavilion of the temple stands impressive with 400 marvelously granite carved pillars. Your guided sightseeing tour will cover the rest of the attractions too. Later in the evening return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 12-Trivandrum – Departure transfer

Morning drop at Trivandrum airport / railway station for your flight/train back home.

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