South India Temples Tours Duration: 14 Days/13 Nights
Destinations Covered: Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Trivandrum
Day 1: Arrival at Chennai
Upon arrival at the airport/railway station our representative will
assist and transfer you to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day
relaxing. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 2: Chennai - Tirupati
After breakfast at the hotel you will be driven to Tirupati (140 km).
Tirumala Tirupati is a temple and pilgrim town, known for the temple of
Lord Venkatesvara. Upon arrival you will check in at the hotel. In the
afternoon we will proceed for the Darshan of Lord Balaji. Overnight will
be at the hotel in Tirupati.
Day 3: Tirupati - Chennai
After breakfast at the hotel in Tirupati you will be driven back to
Chennai (140 km). Upon reaching Chennai you will check in at hotel.
Relax in the evening. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Chennai.
Day 4: Chennai - Mahabalipuram
Breakfast at the hotel will follow a drive to Mahabalipuram.
Mahabalipuram is well known for its magnificent architecture and
sculpture. Upon arrival at Mahabalipuram you will check in at hotel.
Mahabalipuram is known worldwide for the Rock cut shore temples, built
by the Pallava rulers. The shore temples at Mahabalipuram are also known
as the seven pagodas. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 5: Mahabalipuram
After breakfast at the hotel you will proceed for sight seeing tour of
the various architectural wonders at Mahabalipuram. Overnight stay will
be at hotel.
Day 6: Mahabalipuram - Tanjore
After breakfast you will be driven to Tanjore/Thanjavur (309 km -7 hr).
Tanjore is yet another fascinating temple town in South India. Upon
reaching Tanjore you will transfer to hotel and relax. Afterwards, you
will proceed for sight seeing of the Tanjore city. Overnight stay will
be at hotel.
Day 7: Tanjore - Trichy - Tanjore
Tanjore is home to numerous temples that were built by the Chola and
other rulers. The most famous of all the temples in Tanjore is the
Brihedeswarar temple. After breakfast at the hotel you will be taken for
a full day excursion of the Trichy City. Trichy is also a popular temple
town of South India. It rose into prominence during the rule of the
Chola, Pandyas and Pallava rulers. Some of the famous temples in Trichy
are Ranganathaswamy Temple, Sri Jambukeswara Temple and the Rock Fort
Temple. In the evening you will return back to Tanjore and relax in your
hotel room. Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 8: Tanjore
After breakfast at the hotel in Tanjore/Thanjavur you will set out to
explore the magnificent Brihadeeshwara temple, built by the Chola
rulers. Relax in the evening. Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 9: Tanjore - Madurai
After breakfast at the hotel we will drive to Madurai (183 km), another
temple town in South India. Upon arrival at Madurai you will transfer to
hotel and relax. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Madurai.
Day 10: Madurai
Breakfast at hotel will follow a brief rest and in the afternoon you
will visit the famous Madurai Meenakshi temple (dedicated to the consort
of Lord Shiva). In the evening we will watch the Aarti at the Meenakshi
Temple. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Madurai.
Day 11: Rameshwaram
After breakfast at the hotel you will be taken for a full day excursion
to Rameshwaram, a city of swell and gentle sand dunes, embellished with
the delicacy of casuarinas trees and stark palms. Rameshwaram is one of
the most venerated places for the followers of the Hindu faith. By
evening you will return back to Madurai. Overnight stay will be at
Day 12: Madurai - Trivandrum
Get ready to explore another fascinating destination in South India!
Breakfast at the hotel follows drive to Trivandrum / Thiruvananthapuram
(264 km/6 hr). Upon reaching Trivandrum late in the evening you will
transfer to hotel and relax. Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 13: Trivandrum
Trivandrum / Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of Kerala state. After
breakfast at the hotel you will set out for a sight seeing tour visiting
the Sri Padmanabha Swami Temple, Napier Museum, Chitralayam Arts
Gallery, Zoological gardens, Reptile house, Observatory and Kanakakunnu
Palace. Overnight stay will be at Trivandrum.
Day 14: Departure from Trivandrum
Breakfast at hotel follows transfer to airport/railway station for onward journey.
South India temples tours package explores the temples of South India. Take a tour of the temples of South India and feel the mysticism!