South India Temple Tour (06 Nights / 07 Days)
Destinations: Chennai – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry – Thanjavur – Trichy – Madurai – Chennai
Day 01 : Arrive Chennai (Madras)
Received at the airport and transfer to the hotel for Overnight stay
Day 02 : Chennai – Mahabalipuram
City tour of Chennai Includes visit to Parathasarathy Temple, Kapleshwar Temple,’ Santhome Catherdal Church, The Fort /Museum. Afternoon drive down to Mahabalipuram (55 kms / 1.30 hrs.). Overnight in Mahabalipuram.
Day 03 : Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry
Tour of Mahabalipuram. Visit the Shore Temple, the Five Raths, the Arjuna’s Penance and the Tiger Cave. Drive down to Pondicherry (90 kms./2 hrs.) the former French Colony presents an unusual combination of European culture and Indian traditions- Auroville Ashram, located on the outskirts of the city. Overnight in Pondicherry.
Day 04 : Pondicherry – Thanjavur
Morning visit Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Vedapureeswarar Temple and Manakula Vinayagar Temple. Afternoon drive down to Thanjavur via Chidambaram (177 kms / 6 hrs). Thanjavur is refereed to as the rice bowl – of Tamil Nadu. Overnight in Thanjavur.
Day 05 : Thanjavur – Trichy – Maduari
Visit Sri Brahadeeshwar temple, the Palace and Art Gallery. Later drive down to Madurai via Trichy (192 kms / 6 hrs.) situated on the banks of River Cauvery. Overnight in Madurai.
Madurai Day 06 : Madurai
After a leisure breakfast tour of the city with visit to Sri Meenakshi Temple for which Madurai is synonymous with. Later visit Thirumala’s Nayakr Mahal, Gandhi Museum and Thiruparangundram. Overnight at Madurai.
Day 07 : Madurai – Chennai (Flight)
Later in the day transfer to airport to board the flight for Chennai/Bombay. Received and transfer to International Airport later for onward destination.