Complete Tamil Nadu Tour

Chennai –Kanchipuram- Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur (Tanjore) - Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram

Duration

14 Days

Group Size

30 persons

Location

Chennai

Overview

Chennai City Tour including St. Mary’s Church

Visit to Mahabalipuram temples including Paandava Rathas

Explore Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry

Visit to World Heritage Site of Brihadeeswarar Temple in Tanjore

Temple visit in Trichy including Ranganathaswami temple

Darshan at the very popular Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai

Day's excursion to Rameshwaram

Included/Excluded

Meeting and assistance on arrival.

Hotel accommodation on double/triple sharing (as per the booking) in the hotels mentioned or similar as per the availability

Daily Buffet/ fixed Menu breakfast in hotel.

Transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary by the chauffeur driven vehicle and for the duration of the services as per the itinerary

All transfers and sightseeing by AC Etios/Swift Dzire or similar for 2-3 adult pax and AC Tavera/Innova/Xylo or similar for 4-7 adult pax.

Toll tax, parking, driver allowance and interstate taxes of the transport

All Applicable Taxes of Hotel

Air fare / train fare

Coolie / porter charges, Camera charges, Donations at temples.

Extended stay or travelling due to any reason.

Any meals other than those specified in Tour Cost Includes’

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Any other item not specified in ‘Tour cost includes’

GST 5% on total invoice

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival Chennai
On arrival with meeting and assistance at the airport/railway station. Our Ghumney representative will meet to welcome and escort you and straight transfer to Hotel. On arrival check-in at Hotel and overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 2 : In Chennai
On day 2 of the tour, leave your hotel for a city tour. Fondly known as the ‘Gateway of South’, Chennai is home to a number of tourist attractions. The list of attractions that you cover during the sightseeing includes the Theosophical Society, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Kalakshetra, the St. Mary's Church, Kapaliswara Temple, San Thomas Cathedral Basilica, Mylapore, Fort St. George and houses the Secretariat and Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu. The evening is at leisure. Stay overnight.
Day 3 : Chennai –Kanchipuram- Mahabalipuram
On the 3rd day, leave for Kanchipuram, by road. Around 70 km westwards of Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram is referred to as one of the 7 sacred cities of Hinduism. The Chola capital during the 2nd century, Kanchipuram today is an important place where people come to gain knowledge about Jainism, Hinduism and Buddhism. You may visit the city’s popular temples such as Kamakshi Amman temple, Ekambareswarar temple and so on. Also visit the silk weavers of the city, residing here from past four centuries. Thereafter, continue towards Mahabalipuram. On arrival, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 4 : Mahabalipuram
The 4th day is scheduled for sightseeing in Mahabalipuram. Also known as Mamallapuram, it has been the ancient port of the Pallava rulers. During their reign, the Pallava rulers constructed a number of architectural marvels such as caves, sculptural panels, temples, and Monolithic Rathas. One of such attractions that you will visit today includes Krishna Mandapam. Dedicated to Lord Krishna, it is the world’s largest cave-cut Hindu temple. The walls of this temple consist of several figures, including those of Lord Krishna, humans, birds and demi-gods. The other attraction will be the Shore temple. Dating back to the 8th century, this temple is one of the finest examples of the Dravidian style of architecture. The last attraction of the day is the Five (Paanch) Rathas. Also called the Pandava Rathas, it is a group of 5 monolithic temples, each erected in a different architectural styling. Back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 5 : Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry
Today, get an assisted transfer to Pondicherry by car. On reaching, check-into the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to partake in the activities of your interest. You can interact with the locals, can relish sumptuous local delicacies, can explore the surroundings on your own, can visit the local market and more. back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 6 : Pondicherry
On day 6 of the tour, get all set for sightseeing in Pondicherry. The attractions that you visit today include the Sacred Heart Church, the Rai Niwas and Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Apart from being a religious site, Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is an oriental specimen of Gothic style of architecture. The other attraction, Raj Niwas, is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Pondicherry. The last attraction of the day is Sri Aurobindo Ashram, founded by Sri Aurobindo, way back in the year 1926. This spiritual community is flocked by a huge number of visitors all-round the year. Stay overnight in Pondicherry.
Day 7 : Pondicherry - Thanjavur (Tanjore)
Today, get all set to leave for Tanjore in the morning, by car. En-route halt at Chidambaram. This quaint town of Tamil Nadu is known as the seat of Lord Nataraja, the Cosmic Dancer. Here, you visit Chidambaram Temple, which is spread in around 40 acres of land also known as Thillai Nataraja Temple, it has a distinct feature of 5 sabhas. Thereafter, continue to Tanjore. On arrival in Tanjore, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. After some rest, the rest of the day is for sightseeing in Tanjore including the very well-known Brihadeeswarar Temple. Return to the hotel in the evening and enjoy dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel in Tanjore.
Day 8 : Thanjavur - Trichy
The morning of day 8 is for an assisted on-road transfer to Trichy or Tiruchirappali. As you reaching Trichy and complete the check-in formalities, you are free to spend the day as per your own liking. You can explore the surroundings and the nearby attractions, can visit the local market to shop for souvenirs, can interact with the locals, can relish tasty food and more. Back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 9 : Trichy
Partake in visiting and exploring the prime attractions of Trichy today. The first visit is to the Srirangam, located at a distance of around 5 km from Trichy. Here you visit Sri Ranganathaswami temple, which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and boasts of having one of India’s largest temple complexes. Your next visit is to the Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort, placed on the banks of the River Kaveri. Stay overnight.
Day 10 : Trichy - Madurai
On the 10th day leave by road for Madurai, also famed as the Athens of the East. As you arrive, check-into the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. You can partake in the activities of your interest. Visit the local market to indulge in shopping and relishing the local food, indulge in the facilities of the hotel, have an interaction with the locals and more. Overnight stay in Madurai.
Day 11 : Madurai
The morning of the 11th day is for visiting the prime attractions of Madurai. Placed on the banks of Vidai River, this popular city of Southern India is around 2500 years old. Visit the splendid Meenakshi-Sundareswarar Temple or Meenakshi Amman Temple. This magnificent temple is dedicated to Goddess Parvati, the consort of Lord Shiva. While the Goddess is known as Meenakshi in this part of the country, the Lord is known as Sundareswarar. The Meenakshi Amman Temple comprises 14 Gopuram which enhances the beauty of this ancient holy place. The afternoon is at leisure. Attend the wonderful evening prayer ceremony at the Meenakshi Temple. Stay overnight in Tanjore.
Day 12 : Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai
Day 12 is scheduled for a day-trip to Rameshwaram for darshan at the Rameshwaram temple. If history is to be believed the island and the temple got their names from the event when Lord Rama worshipped Lord Shiva to gain penance when he was coming from Lanka, after killing Ravana. Back to Trichy hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 13 : Madurai - Chennai
In the morning, get an assisted transfer to the railway station to go on-board a train for Chennai. As you reach, get transferred to the hotel. Spend the rest of the time relaxing in your hotel room. Stay overnight.
Day 14 : Departure Chennai
After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to airport/railway station to board flight/train for onward destination.

End of Our Services ( Check-in/ Check-out time is 1200 Hrs. at all hotels)

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FAQs

Terms & Conditions:
  • As per the Government directive, all Indian citizens can produce any govt. approved photo identity such as Driving License/Pan Card/Voter ID card/Passport at the point of check-in at the hotel. Tourist himself is responsible for carrying, shifting and taking care of their own luggage
  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and valid for Indian National.
  • Rooms are subject to availability at the time of receiving firm booking.
  • In case of non-availability of the mentioned hotels, similar kind/quality of hotels will be provided. Although we try our best to maintain same price alternate accommodation or transport however it may change for the reasons beyond our control or due to non-availability of the same. Incase of any supplement applicable due to hotel or transport change the same will be paid by the guest travelling and is an extra cost to be payable by the guest.
Is this rate valid on any festival date?
No, Rates are not valid in any Festival Date.

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