Duration: 5 Nights & 6 Days
Places Covered: Chennai – Mahabalipuram – Puducherry – Tanjore – Madurai
DAY 1: ARRIVE CHENNAI
Arrive Chennai and our tour representative will pick you up and straight transfer to your hotel. Check-in and after freshen up get ready as you will visit some of the most popular spots in Chennai that include, Fort St. George, St. Thomas Mount, San Thome Cathedral, Kapaleeswar Temple and the National Art Gallery to just name a few. In the evening, you are free to visit the peaceful Marina Beach. Later return back and stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2: CHENNAI – KANCHIPURAM – MAHABALIPURAM
After breakfast, you will be heading towards Kanchipuram which is renowned as the city of the temples. Here you will be visiting the Vaikuntha Perumal Temple which is an entity of the Dravidian architecture dedicated to the Lord Vishnu and Laxmi, followed by the Varatharaja temple, Kailasanatha temple, Ekambareswara temple and last but not the least you will be visiting Shore temple at Mahabalipuram, which has its roots in the Pallava Dynasty. After covering a lot of divine destinations, you will be dropped at the hotel of Mahabalipuram where you stay overnight.
DAY 3: MAHABALIPURAM – PUDUCHERRY – TANJORE
Early morning after breakfast in the hotel, you have to step out towards Puducherry which is the popular Union Territory of South India holding peace on the coast. Here you get to discover Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Churches of Pondicherry, Auroville, Gandhi Statue, and French colony. Later you will continue your journey to Tanjore where you will stay overnight on arrival.
DAY 4: TANJORE – TRICHY – MADURAI
After breakfast, you can fulfill your heart with another Dravidian architecture, by roaming around in the sacred Brihadeeswarar temple which is also known as the Rajarajesvaram temple. Later in the day, you will be directed to Madurai and stop midway to visit Trichy where you get to explore more architectural ventures among which, the Srirangam temple is considered to be the most renowned. Furthermore, get into height and overlook from the Ucchi Pillayar Vinayaka Temple. At the end of the day, you will return back to the hotel and stay overnight at Madurai.
DAY 5: MADURAI
After breakfast, you will have a tour at Madurai where you will be delighted to visit the most heard, Meenakshi temple which is more than 2500 years old built by the Pandyan king, Kulashekarar. Now you need to get away your eyes from here and check the Thirumalai Nayak’s Palace and the night ceremony of Madurai temple. Later return back you to the hotel to spend overnight.
DAY 6: MADURAI – CHENNAI – DEPARTURE
Post breakfast in the morning check out and you will be transferred straight to Chennai airport to catch your flight to your onwards journey back home.