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Duration

11 Days 10 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil

About this tour

11 Days 10 Nights Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry – Thiruchirappalli – Thanjavur – Rameswaram – Madurai – Kanyakumari – Kovalam

Welcome to an enchanting journey across Tamil Nadu’s vibrant landscapes and rich heritage with our “11 Days 10 Nights Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry – Thiruchirappalli (Trichy) – Thanjavur (Tanjore) – Rameswaram – Madurai – Kanyakumari – Kovalam – Trivandrum Departure” tour package. This carefully curated expedition is designed to offer you an unparalleled experience of South India’s cultural magnificence and scenic beauty.

Embark on a voyage that takes you through Chennai’s historical grandeur, exploring centuries-old temples and colonial relics. Feel the spiritual aura in the ancient city of Kanchipuram, a haven of sacred temples. Let the intricate carvings and architectural marvels of Mahabalipuram leave you spellbound. Experience the unique blend of French colonial influence and traditional Tamil culture in the serene town of Pondicherry.

Journey through the bustling city of Trichy, where history and spirituality intertwine, before diving into the artistic legacy of Thanjavur. Rameswaram awaits with its sacred shores, offering a mix of devotion and tranquility. In Madurai, witness the grandeur of the Meenakshi Temple, an emblem of Dravidian architecture.

As you head to the southernmost tip of India, Kanyakumari, where three seas converge, the spectacular views and spiritual ambiance are bound to captivate your senses. Finally, unwind in the serene beaches of Kovalam, concluding your journey in Trivandrum, a city where tradition and modernity coexist harmoniously.

This tour is more than just a trip; it’s a treasure trove of cultural experiences, historical insights, and unforgettable memories. Book now and immerse yourself in the magic of Tamil Nadu with indiantourmakers.com, where every journey is a story waiting to be told.

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Highlights

  • Explore the architectural splendors of Mahabalipuram's ancient temples and world's largest bas-relief.
  • Discover Pondicherry's French colonial legacy and the spiritual haven of Sri Aurobindo Ashram.
  • Visit the majestic Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur, a masterpiece of Dravidian architecture.
  • Experience the serene beauty and sacred rituals at Rameswaram's Ramanathaswamy Temple.
  • Witness the confluence of three oceans and the stunning sunsets at Kanyakumari's southernmost tip.

Included/Excluded

  • Daily Buffet Breakfast at Hotels
  • All transfers and sightseeing as per attached itinerary by excellent Chauffeur driven air conditioned vehicles
  • Accommodation on double sharing basis in 3 star or 3 star equivalent hotels
  • Arrival and Departure assistance at the Airport/Railway station
  • Driver allowance, Parking, Fuel, etc.
  • All taxes including government service tax
  • Any meals other than those specified
  • Any sightseeing unless otherwise specified
  • Any train/ air fare which are not included in the package.
  • Any Entrance Fee, Camera fee, Guide fee other than those specified, Ride etc.
  • All expenses of personal nature like soft/ hard drinks, Telephone/ Fax, Laundry, Tip etc.
  • All other services not mentioned under package cost includes section.

Itinerary

You will be received by our representatives from the airport/railway station and transferred to the selected hotel in Chennai. On arrival, check-in and rest for a while and later go for sightseeing around places like Fort St. George,built during 1653, India’s oldest Anglican Church, St Mary’s Church; 8th century temples built by Pallavas, Kapaleeswarar Temple and Sri Parthasarathy Temple. Also, visit Marina Beach in the evening followed by an overnight stay in the hotel.

After breakfast drive to Kanchipuram, 70 kms west of Mahabalipuram which is a city of thousand temples. One of the seven sacred cities of Hindus, it was the capital of the early Cholas as far back as the 2nd century BC. Kanchi was a major seat of Tamil learning as well as an important place of pilgrimage for Buddhists, Jains and Hindus. Apart from temples, the city is also famous for its silk weavers, who settled here some 400 years ago and have given it an enviable reputation. Later on we shall proceed to Mahabalipuram, driving south of Chennai on the coast which is the ancient port of Pallavas. The pallavas have created many marvellous monuments with sculptural panels, caves, Monolithic Rathas and Temples. Krishna Mandapam has a big bas relief, notable for its realistic representation. The world's largest bas relief measuring 27m x 9m, whale back shaped rock containsfigures of gods, demi-gods, men beasts, birds and representation of the entire creation. Shore Temple, one of the oldest in south dating back to 8th century AD is a good example of the first phase of structural temples constructed in Dravidian style. The Five Rathas are a group of five monolithic temples, each created in different style. Later Check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

After breakfast drive to Pondicherry. In the afternoon city tour of Pondicherry. Although the French influence is gradually fading, Pondicherry retains a few Gallic accents. Pondicherry's main sights are the Rai Nivas, the Sacred Heart Church and the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. The ashram retreat was founded in 1926 by Sri Aurobindo after whose death the spiritual authority passed to one of his disciples, a French woman known as the Mother. The Mother was also instrumental in founding the city of Dawn Auroville, 10 km from Pondicherry. Its original charter aimed at creating a city of the future where people from India and abroad could live and work together in a spiritual environment. Evening transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and drive to Tiruchchirappalli, as you arrive, check-in at the hotel and rest. Later, head out for sightseeing attractions like the Grand Anicut/Kallanai Dam (it is a popular picnic spot and the only stone dam in the world, it is 300 m long ancient dam, a perfect place for family picnics). Ranganathaswamy Temple, Rockfort Temple, Jambukeshwara Temple are also a few must visits. Return back to hotel after the tour for an overnight stay.

On day 6, you can go for an excursion tour in Thanjavur and catch a glimpse of the ancient structures built by Marathas, Nayaks and Cholas. They were also great philanthropist who supported the art and culture. Here, you can visit places like Sivagangai Garden, Sri Brihadeeswarar Temple, Mariamman Temple, Mariamman Temple and Schwartz Church. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Checkout form the hotel after early breakfast and drive to Rameswaram. You can check-in as you arrive and rest, later visit attractions like Ramanathaswamy Temple and Gandhamadana Parvatam. Overnight stay along with dinner will follow at the hotel in Rameshwaram.

After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and proceed to one of the oldest Indian cities, Madurai. (Madurai is an ancient city with many temples, it derived its name from the divine nectar dripped from Shiva’s matted locks). Once here you can visit sites like Thirumalai Nayak Mahal, Meenakshi Temple and Mariamman Teppakulam. Overnight stay at the hotel in Madurai.

Checkout form Madurai and drive to Kanyakumari, located in the southernmost part of India (it is the meeting point of three oceans, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal). Here, you can visit Swami Vivekananda Memorial, Gandhi Memorial, Kanyakumari Temple and Sunset Point from where you get a riveting sight of the sunset. Overnight stay at the hotel will follow.

Morning after breakfast drive to Kovalam visiting en-route Padmanabhapuram, (trivandrum 15 km short from Kovalam). The capital of Travancore until 1333, Padmanabhapuram is known for its fort which encloses, among other buildings, a palace and a temple. The palace has some important art relics while the Ramaswamy temple has exquisitely carved panels depicting scenes from the Ramayana.Later transfer to Kovalam. Overnight at hotel.

After breakfast drive to Trivandrum for visit Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace, Napier Museum, Natural History Museum, Sri Chitra Art Gallery, Science & Technology Museum and Planetarium,Kanakakunnu Palace,Ganapathy Temple and Attukal Bhagavathy Temple. Overnight at Kovalam hotel.

The last day of the tour will start with a breakfast, you can check-out later and will be escorted to Trivandrum airport for your onward journey.

Durations

11 Days 10 Nights

Language

English
Hindi
Malayalam
Tamil

Frequently asked questions

Confirmation of all services with 60% payment only. The balance of 40% should be paid 20 Days before guest arrival. Or you can securely pay 100% amount online, using available payment options at checkout.

Confirmation of all services is subject to availability at the time of booking.

In accordance with guidelines provided by the Government and the Department of Tourism, all Indian citizens are obliged to present valid proof of identification at check-in. Acceptable identification documents are: a Voter ID card, Passport, Pan card, Driving license, or a Photo ID card issued by Central/State Government to their employees, which must contain a photograph. Additionally, all foreign nationals are required to present their original passport and visa.

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Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India

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