Cities like Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tanjore and Madurai are star attractions of South India when it comes to devotion and tourism. This holiday has been crafted with best temples and religious sites in these areas.
Meals: No Meals
Arrive in Chennai and start the city tour visiting tourist places like Kapalishwara Temple, Santhom Church, St. George Fort and Madras (Chennai) Museum. Stay overnight in hotel in Chennai.
Day 2 : Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram (60 Kms/ 1.5 Hrs)
Visit Kailasanatha Temple, Vaikunda Perumal Temple, Varatharaja Temple and Ekambareswara Temple at Kanchipuram, the city of temples in Tamil Nadu. Drive to Mahabalipuram. Overnight stay at Mahabalipuram.
Day 3 : Mahabalipuram – Tanjore (280 Kms/ 6 Hrs)
After breakfast at hotel visit Arjuna’s Penance, Five Rathas, Shore Temple, Tiger Cave and Krishna’s Butter Ball.Afternoon Checkout of the hotel & drive to Tanjore & check in at hotel. Evening at Leisure. Overnight at the Hotel
Day 04 : Tanjore – Trichy (68 Kms/ 1.5 Hrs)
This entire area is rich in South Indian temple architecture. Today visit the great Brihadeshwara temple in Tanjore, which is considered to be one of the most magnificent Chola temples in India, standing tall in the temple city. Visit the Art Gallery and Saraswati Mahal library houses in the Tanjore Palace. After lunch in Tanjore, drive 55kms/1.5hrs to Trichy/Tiruchirapalli.
The Trichy/Tiruchirapalli skyline is dominated by the Rock Fort Temple. Also visit Sri Rangam, a superb temple complex spread over an island in the Cauvery River. The Sri Ranganathaswami temple dedicated to Vishnu is one of the biggest temples in India. After lunch drive to Madurai, which has been a centre of learning, and pilgrimage for many centuries. Overnight stay in Madurai
Life in this bustling pilgrimage city is centred around the great Meenakshi Temple, which dominates the old city. This temple with its gopurams (pyramidal gateway towers) is covered with a profusion of multi coloured images of mystical figures, animals and Gods. Also visit Tirumalai Nayak Palace and the Gandhi Museum. Stay overnight in Madurai.
Day 7: Madurai
After breakfast, check out of the hotel. Drive to Madurai railway station/airport for onward journey.
Pricing and Inclusions
Twin Sharing Rs. 18,599
- Welcome drink on arrival
- Accommodation on twin sharing as per itinerary
- Transfer from Railway Station or Airport to Hotel
- Bed Tea/Coffee and buffet breakfast
- City to city transfer and sightseeing as per the itinerary in AC car for 6 nights & 7 days
- All hotel taxes
For More Info: http://www.makemytrip.com/holidays-india/6420-a_step_towards_godliness_in_south_india.html#