South India Temples Tour

Visit most of the important temples in Tamil Nadu by traveling with the South India Temples Tour. Along with the important temples visit the cities of Chennai and Pondicherry as well. This tour allows you to visit the famous temples and two interesting cities of Tamil Nadu.

 

Destinations Covered: Chennai (Madras)- Mahabalipuram – Tiruchirapali – Thanjavur – Madurai-Chennai (Madras)
Tour Package Duration: 07 Nights / 08 Days

 

Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Trivandrum

 

Day 01 Chennai (Madras)

On arrival transfer to hotel. Spend the night at Chennai.

Day 02 Chennai (Madras)

Spend the day sightseeing in Chennai. Visit Fort St. George, St. Thomas Mount, San Thome Cathedral, Kapaleeswar Temple and the National Art Gallery. Overnight stay in the hotel Chennai.

Day 03 Chennai (Madras)/Kanchipuram/Mahabalipuram

Drive from Chennai to Kanchipuram (76kms, 2hrs). At Kanchipuram visit the Kailasantha Temple, The Vardarajanperumal Temple and Sakiswarar Temple. In the afternoon drive to Mahabalipuram (65kms, 1.30hrs). Transfer to hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04 Mahabalipuram/Pondicherry

Take a sightseeing trip of Mahabalipuram; visit the Shore Temple, the Five Raths, Arjuna’s Penance and the Tiger cave. In the afternoon drive to Pondicherry (132kms, 4hrs). On arrival transfer to the hotel. Spend the night at Pondicherry.

Day 05 Pondicherry/Thanjavur

Visit the important tourist sights in Pondicherry including Vardaraja Perumal Temple, Vedapureeswarar Temple and Manakula Vinayagar Temple. Drive to Thanjavur (177kms, 6hrs). On arrival transfer to hotel and spend the night at Thanjavur.

Day 06 Thanjavur/Thiruchirapalli

Visit the famous Thanjavur temples including the Brahadeeswarar temple. In the afternoon drive to Thiruchirapalli (55kms, 1.30hrs). On arrival transfer to hotel and spend the night Thiruchirapalli.

Day 07 Thiruchirapalli/Madurai

Take a sightseeing tour of Thiruchirapalli that includes the Ranganathan Temple at Srirangam about 10kms away from Trichy. In the afternoon drive to Madurai (142kms, 5hrs). Transfer to hotel on arrival and spend the night.

Day 08 Madurai/Chennai

Visit all the important temples of Madurai like the Meenakshi Sundareswara Temple and Tirumalai Nayak Palace and The Vandiyur Mariamman Tank. In the afternoon take the flight from Madurai to Chennai. On arrival at Chennai take the connecting flight for your onward journey.