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South India Temple Tour




Day 1: Arrival at Chennai
Temple tour of South India begins with your arrival at Meenambakkam International Airport Chennai. You will be received by our tour representative and moved to hotel. Overnight Stay in Chennai.

Day 2: Travel by road Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram.
In Morning, after breakfast drive to Kanchipuram (76 km approx) – the ancient capital of the Pallavas famous as a city of 1000 Temples, it still has 124 shrines. The first temple dedicated to Shiva was built in the 7th and 8th century and has paintings on the walls. Temples of Ekambaswara, Kailasanatha, Sri Kamakshi and Varadarajaswamy are of interest. Kanchipuram is also famous for its rich silks and silk saris. In afternoon drive to Mahabalipuram and check in at hotel. Later visit the city of Mahabalipuram - built in the 7th century and earlier called Mahabalipooram, this ancient Pallava Port, is today the sight of several antique sculptural marvels. In this ancient seaside town, shrines And huge sculptures cut-out of rocks more than 1200 years back during the reign of Pallava Kings in the region can be seen.
Overnight Stay in Mahabalipuram.

Day 3: Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (100 km / 3 hr)
In Morning, after Breakfast drive to Pondicherry, check in to the hotel. Day free at leisure & shopping. Overnight stay at Pondicherry.

Day 4: Pondicherry
In Morning, after breakfast full day sightseeing of Sri Aurobindo Ashram,  the city of dawn, which is 10kms north of Pondicherry. This ashram promotes Aurbindo's ideas in bringing about a synthesis of Yoga and modern science, to unite the spirit and matter. In Morning, afternoon visit Auroville - a unique experiment in international living and in creating a new environment where men and women of all nationalities live together in harmony. Stay overnight at Pondicherry.

Day 5: Travel by road from Pondicherry - Thanjavur (104 km / 3 hr) via Chidambaram
In Morning, after breakfast drive to Chidambaram (65kms approx.) also called as Thillai, which has the famous Nataraja temple. In this temple, postures from the Bharatnatayam form of dance are depicted in sculpture. Natraja is Lord Shiva as a cosmic dancer. In Morning, afternoon drive to Thanjavur enroute visiting the Brass factory at Kumbakonam. Tanjore once the capital of Chola Kings, has the Brahadeswara temple.The temple tower rises to a height of 15mts from a square base of 29 mts and then tapers off, making a total of 66mts. Overnight stay at Thanjavur.

Day 6:  Thanjavur - Trichy
AIn Morning, after breakfast leave for Trichy, short name of Trichurapalli, situated on the banks of Kaveri River is a blend of history and tradition as well as pilgrim centre, it is famous for Ranganath temple at Srirangam. Checkin at hotel. In Morning, afternoon city tour visiting Rock fort and its temple at a height of over 23mts. Also visit Srirangam and Jambukeshwar Temple. Overnight stay overnight at Trichy.

Day 7:  Trichy - Madurai
 In Morning, after breakfast proceed to Madurai and check in at hotel. The ancient city of Madurai, some 2600 years old is laid out in the banks of river Vaigai as a lotus flower with the Meenakshi temple in the centre. In Morning, afternoon visit – Meenakshi temple, King Tirumala's Palace, Mariamman Tepakkulam and Alagar Kovil.  Stay overnight at Madurai.

Day 8: Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai
In Morning, after breakfast, proceed to Rameshwaram- the most sacred temple town of India is an island hallowed by the epic Ramayana, where Lord Rama is said to have visited before going into battle of Lanka. Legend has it that Lord Rama sent Hanuman to Mount Kailash to bring a Lingam for worship when he set foot In Morning, after defeating Ravana. As Hanuman did not return when the auspicious hour was approaching, Sita made a sand Lingam so that worship could be performed in time, which is where the present day Ramanatha Swamy Temple stands close to sea on the eastern side of the island. One of the twelve Jyotirlingam shrines is also well known for its magnificent corridors and the massive sculptured pillars lining them. Later In Morning, afternoon drive back to Madurai. Stay overnight at Madurai. Overnight Stay in Madurai.

Day 9:  Madurai - Chennai departure
Morning In Morning, after breakfast drive to Chennai and transfer to airport to board an flight for your onward journey

Package Price: INR 32357 Per Person on twin sharing basis.
Single room Supplement shall be INR 10159 Nett per room.

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation in 3 Star Hotels.
  • Room on double sharing basis.
  • Daily Breakfast at All Hotels
  • Assistance on arrival and departure.
  • A/C Indigo for all transfer & sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • All applicable taxes.

Cost does not include:

  • Any personal expenses.
  • Entrance fee at Monuments & Guide Charges.
  • Any air fare.
  • Anything not included in the above inclusions.

Remarks:

  • Confirmation of room subject to space availability at the time of booking only.



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