- Duration : 6Night / 7 Days
- Places Covered : Chennai-Mahabalipuram-Pondicherry-Thanjavur-Trichy-Chennai
Recommended Itinerary :
Day 01 : Arrive Chennai
Meeting and assistance at the airport followed by a transfer to the hotel. Check in at the hotel and the rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02 : Chennai – Mahabalipuram(56 kms, 1.5 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed for city tour of Chennai.Chennai,the capital city of Tamil Nadu, is the 4th largest city of India and is also the leading commercial centre of South India. Visit Parathasarathy Temple- dedicated to Lord Krishna and counted among the 108 sacred abodes of Lord Vishnu; Kapleehwarar Temple -an emblem of Dravidian style of architecture with a giant gopuram (tower); Santhome Cathedral-a Roman Catholic minor basilica in Santhome followed by visits to National Art Museum and Fort Museum. Afternoon, transfer to Mahabalipuram. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry(100 kms, 2 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tour of Mahabalipuram. Mahabalipuram is an ancient historic town and was a port city of the South Indian dynasty of the Pallavas. Visit the Shore Temple, the Five Rathas, Arjuna's Penance and the Tiger Cave. Then transfer to Pondicherry -a former French Colony, it presents an unusual combination of European culture and Indian traditions. Also visit Auroville Ashram, located on the outskirts of the city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Pondicherry – Thanjavur(180 kms, 4 hrs approx)
In the morning, visit Varadaraja Perumal Temple- one of the Divya Desams or the 108 temples of Vishnu believed to have been visited by the 12 poet saints; Vedapureeswarar Temple- dedicated to the deity Shiva, located in Thiruverkadu; and Manakula Vinayagar Temple -dedicated to the god Ganesha, and a popular pilgrimage site. In the afternoon,transfer to Thanjavur .Thanjavur is referred to as the rice bowl - of Tamil Nadu. Trabsfer to hotel and check in. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Thanjavur - Trichy – Madurai(190 kms, 3 hrs approx)
After breakfast, visit Sri Brahadeeshwar Temple- one of the largest temples in India and an example of Tamil architecture during the Chola period, followed by visists to the Palace and Art Gallery. Later,transfer to Madurai via Trichy. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 : Madurai Sightseeing
After breakfast,proceed for a tour of the city with a visit to Sri Meenakshi Temple- this temple forms the heart and lifeline of the 2,500-year-old city of Madurai and is a significant symbol for the Tamil people. Later visit Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal-the 17th-century palace erected in 1636 AD by King Thirumalai Nayak, a king of Madurai's Nayaka dynasty. Also visit Gandhi Museum and Thiruparankundram temple. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 : Madurai – Chennai (by flight)
Later in the day,transfer to airport to board your flight for Chennai. You will be received and transferred to International Airport for your onward journey.
City- 3 Star 4 Star Meal Plan Chennai Obis Chennai Pride Bed & Breakfast Mahabalipuram Hotel Rama Krishna Ideal Beach Resort Bed & Breakfast Pondicherry Bell Mount Resort Silverpis Bed & Breakfast Tanjore Laxmi Hotel Sangam Bed & Breakfast Madurai Madurai Residency Mamalla Heritage Bed & Breakfast Madurai Madurai Residency Mamalla Heritage Bed & Breakfast
Cost Based On- 3 Star Hotel Cost in INR 4 Star Hotel Cost in INR Per Person cost for 2 Pax 18750 25283 P/ P Cost for 4 Pax 15950 22442 Per Person cost for 8 Pax 13991 20524 P/ P Cost for 10 Pax 13465 19500
ü Air condition Vehicle for all destinations arrivals & transfers as per the itinerary (2 Pax, Indigo, 4 Pax Innova, 08 Pax 10 Seater Tempo, 10 Pax 12 Seater Tempo)
ü 06 Nights accommodation in the listed hotels or similar
ü Accommodation will be on double occupancy
ü Our company representative for destination, arrivals & transfers as per the itinerary
ü English speaking car driver throughout the tour
ü Kathakkali dance show in Cochin
ü Mineral water during the tour
Ø Monuments & entrances fee
Ø Camera fee/ laundry fee
Ø Anything which not specified in the program