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South India Temple Tour Packages
Duration 12  Days
Chennai -> | Kanchipuram -> | Mamallapooram -> | Tiruvannamalai -> | Pondicherry -> | Chidambaram -> | Tanjore -> | Trichy -> | Madurai -> | Trivandrum


DAY 01:Chennai

Arrive Chennai - the gateway to southern  India, established in 1639 by the East India Company, is one of  the oldest cities of the country. Assistance and transfer to hotel.

After  lunch  at hotel, half day  sightseeing  tour, visiting Gandhi Memorial, Kala  Kshetra, Mylapore temple and Marine  beach. Dinner and overnite at hotel.  

 

DAY 02:Chennai(Excursion - Tirupathi,154kms/3.5hours)

After breakfast, proceed to Tirupathi. Lunch at local restaurant Tirupathi is a temple town known for the  famous  ancient temple of Lord Venkateswara (Lord of seven hills or Balaji, as he is affectionately known ) on the top of the  860mts  high  Tirumala hills. The temple of Lord Venkateswara is not only believed to be amongst the oldest temples in the country, but  also  the  richest  of them all .Legend  has  it  that  Lord Venkateswara borrowed money from the divine treasurer Kubera for his wedding expenses. He is still paying back this debt which is why the pilgrims donate generously to the temple funds.       In  the evening return to Chennai for dinner  and  overnite stay.  

 

DAY 03:Chennai/Kanchipuram/Mamallapooram

After breakfast drive to Kanchipuram ( 76 kms/01.50 hrs ) – is the  ancient  capital  of  the Pallavas famous as a city of 1000 Temples and 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 silks. Lunch at local restaurant and later drive to Mamallapooram and check in at hotel.

Afternoon visit the city - built in 7th century, 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. The  rock  carvings  depicting   mythological episodes - of demons, Gods and animals in battle and others - are truly poems in stone. The only shore temple which remains  here  is the spectacular two - spired shrine, unique  because it houses both Lord Shiva and the Lord Vishnu in its sanctum-sanctorum. Dinner and overnite at hotel.  

 

DAY 04:Mamallapooram/Tiruvannamalai/Pondicherry

After breakfast drive to Tiruvannamallai(112kms/03hrs)- a pilgrim centre with an ancient temple of Lord Shiva. After lunch at local restaurant, proceed to Pondicherry (131kms/      3.5hrs), which carries a strong whiff of the French presence in India. This erstwhile French colony on the east coast of South India merged with the rest of the country in 1954. Legend says that Pondicherry is the place where St.Agasthaya settled down. Checkin ,dinner and overnite at hotel.  

 

DAY 05:Pondicherry

After breakfast drive to visit Aurbindo 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, so as to unite  the  spirit  and  matter. After lunch at hotel, 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. Dinner and overnite at hotel.  

 

DAY 06:Pondicherry/Chidambaram/Tanjore

After breakfast  drive  to Chidambaram(65kms/1.5hrs) also called as Thillai, which has the famous Nataraja temple with the root of the sanctum-sanctorum covered with golden plates is located in the centre of the town covering an area of 40 acres. In this temple, postures from the Bharatnatayam form of dance are depicted in sculpture. Natraja is Lord Shiva as a cosmic dancer. After lunch at local restaurant, drive to Thanjavur     (104kms/03hrs) enroute visiting the Brass factory at Kumbakonam. Tanjore once the capital of Chola Kings, has the Brahadeswara temple(or the big temple of  God).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.Checkin, dinner and overnite at hotel .  

 

DAY 07:Tanjore/Trichy(54kms/02hrs)

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. After lunch city tour visiting Rock fort and  its  temple  at  a height  of  over  23mts. Also  visit Srirangam  and Jambukeshwar Temple. Dinner and  overnite  at  hotel.

 

DAY 08:Trichy/Madurai(133kms/3.5hrs)

After  breakfast  proceed to Madurai and checkin  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. After lunch city tour visiting - Meenakshi temple, King Tirumala's Palace, Great tank and Gandhi museum. Dinner and overnite at hotel.  

 

DAY 09:Madurai(Excursion-Rameshwaram,154kms/04hrs)

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 Srilanka. Legend has it that Lord Rama sent Hanuman to Mount Kailash to bring a Lingam for worship when he set foot 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. Lunch at local restaurant. Return to Madurai for dinner and overnite stay at hotel.  

 

DAY 10:Madurai/Trivandrum ( 329 kms/08.50 hrs )

After breakfast drive to Trivandrum and check in at hotel. Afternoon at leisure.  

 

Day 11:Trivandrum(Excursion Kanyakumari – 87 kms/02.00 hrs )

After breakfast proceed for Kanyakumari – is the land’s end of India where the water of the Arabian Sea , the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean meet. An important pilgrim centre of India , it is famous for the Amman Temples – a symbol of unity and sanctity – deidicated to the virgin Goddess , Kanya Kumari. To its South – East lies the famous Vivekananda Rock Memorial , a blend of all the architectural styles of India. Lunch at local restaurant. Evening enjoy the beautiful sun set and later return to Trivandrum. Dinner and overnite at hotel.

 

Day 12: Tivandrum/ Back Home

After breakfast transfer to airport to connect flight for onward journey. End of our services


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