South India Temples
Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days
Destinations Covered : Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Ramesharam - Trivandrum
Day 1 : Arrive Chennai
You will be met and assisted at the airport or station on arrival. Transfer to your hotel. Relax for the day. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2 : Chennai - Tirupati
By road covering 140 km in approx. 3 hr Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Tirupati. Tirupati - A temple and pilgrim town. On arrival, check in at hotel. In the afternoon proceed for Darshan of LORD BALAJI. Overnight at Tirupati.
Day 3 : Tirupati - Chennai
By road covering 140 km in approx. 3 hr After breakfast, proceed for Chennai. Check in at hotel in Chennai. Relax in the evening. Overnight at Chennai.
Day 4 : Chennai - Mahabalipuram
By Road Covering 58 Km in approx. 1 hr Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for Mahabalipuram by surface. On arrival, check in at hotel. In the afternoon sight seeing of Mahabalipuram - famous for the seven pagodas. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 : Mahabalipuram
After breakfast, proceed for morning sight seeing. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6 : Mahabalipuram - Tanjore
By road covering 309 km in approx. 7 hr Breakfast at hotel. Leave for Tanjore. Reach and relax at hotel. In the afternoon drive to Tanjore also known as Thanjavur (The rice bowl of TAMIL NADU). Proceed for sight seeing of Tanjore. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 : Tanjore - Trichy - Tanjore
Full Day excursion Breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to the city of Trichy. Visit the ancient temples dedicated to Lord Ganapathi, 434 steps cut out into the rock side and interspersed with shrines, lead to the temple. Return to hotel and relax. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8 : Tanjore
Breakfast at hotel. See the beautiful Chola temple of Brihadeeshwara. Relax in the evening. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9 : Tanjore - Madurai
By road covering 183 km in approx. 4 hr Later leave for Madurai by surface and en route visit Karaikudi (Chettinad). On arrival, transfer to hotel and relax. Overnight at Madurai.
Day 10 : Madurai
Breakfast at hotel.Freshen up and by afternoon visit the famous Madurai Meenakshi temple (dedicated to the consort of Lord Shiva with its towering GOPURAMS) .Watch the evening AARTI at Meenakshi Temple - THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE TOUR. Overnight at Madurai.
Day 11 : Rameshwaram
Excursion Breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to Rameshwaram, a city of swell and gentle sand dunes, embellished with the delicacy of casurina trees and stark palms. Return to Madurai by evening. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Madurai - Trivandrum
By road covering 264 km in approx. 6 hr Breakfast at hotel. Leave for Trivandrum by surface and reach late evening. Relax at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 : Trivandrum
Breakfast at hotel. Start tour in the morning visiting the Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple, Napier Museum, Chitralayam Arts Gallery, Zoological gardens, Reptile house, Observatory and Kanakakunnu Palace. Overnight at Trivandrum.
Day 14 : Departure From Trivandrum
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer for flight to the airport or station for train to the next destination.