Tamil Nadu Temple Tour
|11 Nights / 12 Days||Chennai (Madras) -Tirupathi- Kanchipuram - Mamallapooram - Tiruvannamalai - Pondicherry - Chidambaram - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Rameswaram-Trivandrum -Kanyakumari-Trivandrum|
Day 01:Chennai (Madras)
You will be greeted & assisted upon arrival. You will be met by Superb India Tours representative, holding a placard with your name on it at the exit. Transfer to hotel, relax, refresh and proceed to visit Gandhi Memorial, Kala Kshetra, Mylapore temple and Marine beach. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Chennai (Madras)/Tirupathi
Have breakfast at the hotel and then proceed to Tirupathi to visit the famous temple of Lord Venkateshwara on the top of the Tirumala hills. This temple is believed to be the oldest temple in the country and is the richest temple too. Have lunch at a local restaurant in Tirupathi. Return to Chennai in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03:Chennai (Madras)/Kanchipuram/Mamallapuram
Have breakfast at the hotel and then proceed to Kanchipuram. This ancient capital of the Pallavas with living 1000 temples oozes out air of religious sanctity. The most famous temple is the Sri Kamakshi temple. Kanchipuram is famous for its silk and Kanjivaram sarees. After lunch, proceed to Mamallapuram and check in at the hotel. In the afternoon, visit Mamallapuram which is also known as Mahabalipuram. A famous port during the Pallava period,Mahabalipuram has some of the most beautiful rock cut temples and Shore Temple in South India. Have dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Have breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Tiruvannamallai, an important pilgrim center that has an old temple of Lord Shiva. Have lunch en route and continue drive on to Pondicherry . This town has a strong French influence, as it was an erstwhile French colony. Check in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Have breakfast at the hotel and proceed to visit Aurobindo Ashram. In the afternoon, proceed to visit Auroville which is a testimony of successful experiment where people from various nationalities live together in harmony. Have dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Have breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Chidambaram and visit world renowned Nataraja Temple with gold plated roof of sanctum sanctorium where Lord Shiva is depicted as the cosmic dancer-Nataraja. After lunch, continue driving to Tanjavur or Tanjore. En route visit a brass factory at Kumbakonam. Earlier capital of the Cholas, Tanjore has famous Brahadeswara Temple. Arrive at Tanjore and check in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Have breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Trichy famous for Rangnath Temple and is situated on the banks of the River Kaveri. Arrive at Trichy, check in at the hotel, have lunch, relax a bit and move for visiting the Rock Fort Temple, Srirangam, Ranganath temple at Srirangam and Jambukeshwar Temple. Have dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Have breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Madurai. Arrive at Madurai, check in at the hotel, have lunch, relax a bit and thereafter move to visit Meenakshi temple, King Tirumala's Palace, Great Tank and Gandhi museum. Have dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Have breakfast at the hotel, proceed to island town of Rameshwaram-one the sacred-most temple towns in India. Legend has it that Lord Rama and goddess Sita worshipped Lord Shiva in the form of Lingam after defeating Ravana. And at this very spot is located the Ramanatha Swamy Temple. Late afternoon, return to Madurai for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Have breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Trivandrum, arrive at Trivandrum, have lunch, relax a bit and proceed to visit Padmanabhswamy Temple. The afternoon is at your leisure.Have overnight stay in Trivendrum hotel.
Have breakfast at the hotel and move for Kanyakumari- the remotest part of Indian land mass. Arrive at Kanyakumari and proceed to visit famous Amman Temple, dedicated to the Virgin Goddess Kanya Kumari, Vivekananda Rock Memorial and exquisite sun set over the sea and return to Trivandrum. Have dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to airport to board the flight for home/onward destinations
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