Devotional South India Tour
(6 Nights & 7 Days)
Starting From Rs 19,490/- Onwards |
Per Person On Twin Sharing
Day 1 - Arrival in Chennai
Arrive in Chennai to a warm welcome and proceed to Hotel. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Later enjoy visiting places such as Kabalishwara Temple, Santhom Church, St. George Fort and Madras (Chennai) Museum. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at Chennai. Chennai was born as a metropolitan city soon after the British negotiated a strip of land from the King of Vijayanagar to build the fortified city, Fort St. George, in 1640. Here temples and buildings built by the erstwhile royalty stand side-by-side with the gothic churches and Indo-Sarcenic architectural landmarks. Popularly known as “the Gateway to South India”, Chennai is the ever growing capital of Tamil Nadu, not to mention the largest city in the state. Shopping malls, IT companies, fine dine restaurants, educational institutes and big business houses make up its cosmopolitan façade that stands in striking contrast to a resolute and religious interior.
Day 2 - Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram (60 kms)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to visit Kailasanatha Temple, Vaikunda Perumal Temple, Varatharaja Temple and Ekambareswara Temple at Kanchipuram, renowned as the city of temples in Tamil Nadu. Thereafter, drive off to Mahabalipuram. On arrival, check-in to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 3 - Mahabalipuram - Tanjore (280 Kms)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to visit Arjuna’s Penance, Five Rathas, Shore Temple, Tiger Cave and Krishna’s Butter Ball.Afternoon Checkout of the hotel & drive to Tanjore & check in at hotel. Evening at Leisure. Overnight at the Hotel
Day 4 - Tanjore - Trichy (68 Kms)
This entire area is rich in South Indian temple architecture. Today visit the great Brihadeshwara temple in Tanjore, which is considered to be one of the most magnificent Chola temples in India, standing tall in the temple city. Visit the Art Gallery and Saraswati Mahal library houses in the Tanjore Palace. After lunch in Tanjore, drive 55kms/1.5hrs to Trichy/Tiruchirapalli.
Day 5 - Trichy - Madurai (120 Kms )
The Trichy/Tiruchirapalli skyline is dominated by the Rock Fort Temple. Also visit Sri Rangam, a superb temple complex spread over an island in the Cauvery River. The Sri Ranganathaswami temple dedicated to Vishnu is one of the biggest temples in India. After lunch drive to Madurai, which has been a centre of learning, and pilgrimage for many centuries. Overnight stay in Madurai
Day 6 - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai
After breakfast proceed to day visit to Rameshwaram – one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India. Legend says that Ramanatha Swamy Temple stands where Lord Rama performed worship of a Sand Lingam made by Sita. Lunch at Rameshwaram. Return to Madurai in the evening and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 7 - Madurai sightseeing tour | Departure
Today, enjoy a sightseeing tour of this bustling pilgrimage city whose life revolves around the great Meenakshi Temple, which dominates the old city. This temple with its Gopurams (pyramidal gateway towers) is covered with a profusion of multi- coloured images of mystical figures, animals and gods. Also visit Tirumalai Nayak Palace and the Gandhi Museum. Later in the afternoon, check out of the hotel and drive to Madurai railway station/airport for onward journey.
Accommodation in well appointed room
Meals as per hotel plan
All transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary in an air – conditioned vehicle
All toll taxes, parking fees & drivers allowance
Note: Mandatory Christmas/New Year Eve dinner cost will be applicable as advised by the hotels.”
Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
Monument & Museum Entrance Fees for the sights mentioned in the Itinerary.
Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Prices included”.
The Services of Vehicle is not included on leisure days & after finishing the sightseeing tour as per the Itinerary