Duration : 12 Days / 11 Nights
Route : Chennai – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry – Chidambaram – Thanjavur – Trichy – Madurai – Rameshwaram – Kanyakumari – Trivandrum
Category : South India Tour
On your arrival in Chennai, India you will be received by our representative who will assist you to your hotel and will also brief you about your tour. After handing over all the relevant documents and details of your tour, our assistant will leave you for a comfortable overnight stay in hotel.
Post breakfast, start your city tour covering Marundeeswarar Temple, Parthasarathy Temple and Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Other attractions that you will visit include Santhome Church and National Art Gallery and Fort Museum.
After breakfast proceed to Mahabalipuram via Kanchipuram, on arrival at Kanchipuram visit Varadharaja Temple, Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple and Vaikunda Perumal Temple. Later continues drive to Mahabalipuram on arrival check in to the hotel and stay overnight.
Today, after breakfast start your day to visit Shore Temple and many other temples in the same complex that are dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. Classified as UNESCO world Heritage site, these rock rock-cut monuments are the best examples of early Dravidian architecture. In the evening visit the beach and take a short walk into local market. Later, return to hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast drive towards Pondicherry. The places you will visit here include Sri Aurbindo Ashram and Auroville which was founded by Sri Aurbindo in 1926 and is famous among spiritually headed people. Evenings are kept free to enjoy the peaceful beaches. An overnight stay will remain scheduled at the hotel.
After breakfast proceed to Thanjavur, on the way visit beautiful Natraj Temple at Chidambaram. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, later continues to drive to Thanjavur. On arrival, check in to the hotel and after taking a short break to explore this city which treasures the Dravidian civilization in its religion, art, culture, architecture. Start your tour with Brihadeshwara Temple, which is famous for its sculpted granite rocks and the glorious Dravidian architecture and it is also the UNESCO world heritage site, day free for your own individual activities and stay overnight in hotel.
After breakfast, depart for your next destination i.e. Madurai on the way visit Trichy. On arrival at Trichy visit India’s largest functioning temple Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple and Rock Fort Temple which is the most prominent landmark of city, situated on the bank of the Cauvery River, the temple offers a spectacular panoramic view of the city and the Ranganathaswamy Temple. Later continues drive to Madurai on arrival check in to the hotel and stay overnight.
Post breakfast visit Madurai city said to be 2500 years old and also known as Athens of East. Explore the marvelous temples and other attractions of this city. The famous places you will visit here include Meenakshi Amman temple. Gandhi Museum and Thirumalai Nayak’s Palace, stay overnight at the hotel in Madurai.
After breakfast, drive towards Rameshwaram on arrival check in to the hotel after freshenu9p visit most famous attraction of this place is Rameshwaram temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and one of the prominent Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva. Later you may visit Ramanatha Swamy Temple. Stay overnight at the hotel in Rameshwaram
On the 10th day, drive towards Kanyakumari Southernmost point of the Indian mainland, where you can witness the confluence of The Indian Ocean, The Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. It is the only beach in the entire world where both the sunrise and sunset can be seen. On arrival check in to the hotel after freshen up visit Vivekanand Rock Memorial, Suchindram Temple, Gandhi Memorial and Kanyakumari Temple. In the evening enjoy a leisurely walk on the beautiful beaches of Kanyakumari, stay overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast leave for Thiruvananthapuram (formerly known as Trivandrum) enroute visit the Sri Padmanabhapuram palace and Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Further continue drive to Trivandrum on arrival check in to the hotel after freshen up you can visit Napier Museum later day free for your own individual activities and stay overnight in hotel.
After breakfast to make a good use of time available before your schedule flight you may visit Thiruvananthapuram meanwhile we assure your safe and happy transfer to the International Airport. We are affirm to make your every travel package, the best one so that you can take back home a plentiful of illustrious memories of a Intense India Tour.