Tamilnadu Tours

CHENNAI-KANCHIPURAM-MAHABALIPURAM-PONDICHERRY-TANJOUR-TRICHY-MADURAI-RAMESHWARAM-KANYAKUMARI 

10 N & 11 D 

Day 01: Morning arrival at Chennai Airport/Station, meet & greet, transfer to Hotel, refresh & experience Chennai Local Sightseeing-The Capital city of Tamilnadu, visiting Gandhi Memorial, Fort St.George, Kapaleshwar temple, Parthasarathy Temple, Kala Kshetra, Mylapore Temple Pantheon Museum & Art Gallery, Old Light House and Marina beach. Night halt at Chennai.


Day 02: Morning After Breakfast Check out Hotel, transfer to Mahabalipuram. Enroute visit Kanchipuram the ancient capital of the pallavas famous as a golden city of 1000 Temples and still has 124 shrines is one of the seven most sacred cities of India. Kanchipuram isalso Famous for its silks. Visit its famous temples, Kailash Nath temple,Ekambareshwaram temple, Sri kamakshi temple etc. Thereafter continue your drive to Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram). Rest of the day at leisure or free for your own activities, overnight at Mahabalipuram.


Day 03: Morning after Breakfast check out Hotel, Local sightseeing- built in 7th century, earlier called Mahabalipuram, this ancient pallava Fort, 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 region of pallava kings in the region can be seen. At the mouth of river Palar, on large granite hall about 1km in length from north to south is the site of many monuments, like The Decent of Ganges also known as Arjuna’sPenance, this open air sculpture showing the descent of the holy River, KrishnaMandap, The Rathas and the Shore temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Noon Depart to Pondicherry, Overnight at Pondicherry.


Day 04: Morning after Breakfast startyour Local sightseeing of Pondicherry. Visitors can feel French presence in India. Legend says that Pondicherry is the place where St. Agasthya setteleddown. Visiting Arbindo Ashram, the city of dawn, which is 10 kms north of Pondicherry. This ashram promotes Arbindo’s ideas in bringing about a synthesis of Yoga and modern science, so as to unite the spirit and matter. Afternoon,visit Auroville a unique experiment in International living and in creating anew environment where men and women of all nationalities live together in harmony ; Vardaraja Perumal Temple, Vedapureswar Temple & Manakula VinayagarTemple war memorial, Town hall. Night halt at Pondicherry.


Day 05: Morning after breakfast Check out Hotel, later depart to Trichy Enroute Visit to Thanjor- visiting BrihadeeshwaraTemple, 16th century Shivganga Fort, Palace museum , etc. Also Night halt at Trichy.


Day 06: Morning after breakfast start for Local Sightseeing of Trichy- short name of Trichirapalli, situated at the bank of Kavery River is a blend of History and tradition as well as Piligrim centre.Visiting Famous for Rangnath temple and Jambukeshwar Temple at Srirangam androck Fort and temple at hight of over 23 mts. Night halt at trichy.


Day 07: Morning after breakfast depart to Madurai same day arrival, Check in Hotel, later leave to city tour. Madurai’shistory goes back to six centuries before Christ. The Pndyan rulers made this their Capital until the 14 th century and city flowered with the genius of its writers, builders, poets and academics. Then the Nayaks ruled Madurai from the middle of the 16th century to 1743. The ten tall Gopuram of the Meenakshi Temple were raised during their dynasty. Visiting- Sri Meenakshi sundereswar and Palani temples, King Tirumala’s Palace, Vandiyur Marriamman Tank and Gandhi museum. Night halt at Madurai.


Day 08: Morning after breakfast Check out Hotel, later depart to Rameshwaram – small island in the Gulf of Manner is a major piligrim centre. Visit to Sri Ramanthaswamy Temple- situated near the seaon the eastern side, as massive sculptured pillars on either side and has thelongest corridor in the world, Kurusadai Island – It is a Marine Biosphere, a paradise for the Marine biologists and Nature Lovers. Night halt at Rameshwaram.


Day 09: Morning after breakfast Check out Hotel, later depart to 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 center of India. Upon arrival check in hotel, Evening enjoy Sunset,Night halt at Kanyakumari.


Day 10: Morning after breakfast start for full day sightseeing visit famous Amman Temple-a symbol of unity and sanctity-dedicated to the virgin Goddess, Kanya Kumari And to its south-East lies the famous Vivekananda Rock memorial, a blend of all the architectural styles of India. Night halt at Kanyakumari.


Day 11: Morning After breakfast Check out later drop at Trivendrum Station/Airport.


Inclusions:

Accommodation as per Itinerary
DBL Sharing Basis
CPAI Plan
All Ground Transfer by A/c Vehicle
Local Guide/ Escort services
All Entry fee at entry point
Air fair / Rail fare as per the itinerary

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