South India is a region rich in culture and history, with a rich colonial past. The region is famous for its cultural festivals and events, classical music and dance, and literature. While much of South India is now commercial cities and technological hubs, many places are still a delight for visitors. The region is dotted with ancient temples with a deep spiritual aura and colonial forts, both speaking to different eras in India’s history.
On arriving at the Chennai railway station / airport, meet our representative who will escort you to one of our listed hotels. In the evening you may take a leisurely walk for exploring the beautiful city of Chennai. Return to the hotel. Overnight stay.
In the morning drive towards Kanchipuram (71 km / 2 hr.), known as city of thousand temples. These ancient temples dotted around the landscapes of Kanchipuram greatly reflect the glorious traditions of South India with its noted temples. On reaching Kanchipuram move out to visit the significant temples of Kanchipuram including Kamakshi Amman Temple, Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple, Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple and Devarajaswami Temple etc. In the afternoon also visit the market to buy some silk sarees that are world famous. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Drive straight to reach Mahablipuram. The city is very famous amongst the tourists for its rock cut temples. On reaching Mahablipuram, get accommodated at one of our listed hotels. After straightening your backs for a while, move out to visit the famous Shore Temple. The temple is unique as lord Shiva and Vishnu are housed in the same sanctum sanctorum. Overnight stay
Drive straight to Pondicherry (96 km / 2.5 hr.), En-route visit Tiruvannamallai. It is an important pilgrim center dedicated to Lord Shiva and is visited by a large number of devotees all round the world. After the visit resume your drive to Pondicherry. On the way halt at a local restaurant for lunch, later continue driving to Pondicherry. On reaching Pondicherry, get accommodated at one of our listed hotels. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay
Visit to Aurobindo Ashram, located at a distance of 10 km from Pondicherry. After the visit, drive towards Trichy (204 km / 3.5 hr.). On the way visit the famous Nataraja Temple situated in Chidambaram. The roof of the temple is plated with gold. Upon reaching Trichy, check-in at one of our listed hotels. Sightseeing tour of Trichy. The prime tourist attractions to visit include Jambukeshwar Temple, Srirangam temple and Rock Fort temple. In the evening return to the hotel. Overnight stay.
Drive to Madurai (138 km / 2.5 hr.). Visit the beautiful Meenakshi Temple. The prime attractions to visit in Madurai include King Tirumala’s Palace, Gandhi Museum and Great Tank. In the evening return to the hotel. Overnight stay
Transferred to Madurai Railway Station / Airport to board a Train / Flight for your onward destination. Tour Ends.
- 01 Night stay in Chennai at Ambassador Pallava with Breakfast 01 Night stay in Mahabalipuram at Nirvana Boutique Hotel with Breakfast
- 01 Night stay in Pondicherry at Bon Sejour with Breakfast 01 Night stay in Trichy at Grand Arcadia with Breakfast
- 01 Night stay in Madurai at Hotel Astoria with Breakfast Meals as per itinerary
- Dedicated Innova Car for 06 Days All transfers and sightseeing
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