Places Visited : Chennai - Tirupati - Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Tanjore - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Trivandrum
Chennai to Tirupati : 140 Kms
Chennai to Mahabalipuram : 60 Kms
Mahabalipuram to Tanjore : 309 Kms
Tanjore to Madurai : 183 Kms
Madurai to Trivendrum : 264 Kms
Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days
Day :: 01 Arrival at Chennai
Arrive at Chennai airport. We will meet you and after a traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome), we will help in to check in Hotel.
Rest of day free for independent activities.Overnight stay in Chennai hotel.
Day :: 02 Chennai - Tirupati
Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, you drive for Tirupati. Tirupati is a temple and pilgrim town. On arrivl in Tirupati, check in hotel. After some rest you visited the Lord Venkateshwara (Balaji) temple, Sri Govindarajaswami Temple, Sri Kodandaramaswami Temple, Sri Kapileshwaraswami Temple, Tiruchanur(It is well known home of Sri Padmavathi Devi (Goddess Lakshmi)) etc.
Overnight stay at Tirupati hotel.
Day :: 03 Tirupati - Chennai
After breakfast, you proceed for Chennai. On arrival in Chennai , check in at hotel. After lunch, you proceed for city tour of Chennai visiting Museum (Closed on Fridays and holidays). Drive through the flower and fruit market, High Court, Fort Museum, Marina Beach, San Thome Cathedral and Snake Park. Relax in the evening.
Overnight stay in Chennai hotel.
Day :: 04 Chennai - Mahabalipuram
After breakfast, you proceed for Mahabalipuram by surface. On arrival in Mahabalipuram, check in at hotel. In the afternoon sight seeing of Mahabalipuram - famous for the seven pagodas. Here, on the seashore is an interesting group of ancient rock hewn temples, which are the examples of Dravidian style of architecture.
Overnight stay in Mahabalipuram hotel.
Day :: 05 Mahabalipuram Tour
After breakfast, you proceed for morning sight seeing of Mahabalipuram. You also visit Kanchipuram, ancient capital of the Pallavas famous as a city of 1000 temples that still has 124 shrines. Kanchipuram is also famous for silk.
Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Mahabalipuram hotel.
Day :: 06 Mahabalipuram - Tanjore
Early morning drive to Tanjore, it is also known as Thanjavur . Upon arrival in Tanjor, check in Hotel. After some rest you visit the Chola Temple of Brihadeeshwara - a world heritage monument. Its bronze and handicrafts make Tanjore one of the highlights of the tour to South India.
Overnight stay at Tanjore hotel.
Day :: 07 Tanjore - Trichy - Tanjore
After breakfast, drive for Madurai via Trichy. In Trichy you visit the Srirangam, a massive temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu & Rockfort, Trichy's most famous landmark, which has a temple perched on the outcrop of Rock. Return to hotel and relax. Overnight stay at Tanjore hotel.
Day :: 08 Tanjore Tour
After breakfast you proceed for a sight seeing of the city of Tanjore also known as Thanjavur. Here you visit the beautiful Chola temple of Brihadewswara also known as the 'Big Temple', built by the Chola dynasty.You will also visit the Palace and its Art Gallery, which contains several granite and bronze statues of the Chola period. Relax in the evening. Overnight stay at Tanjore hotel.
Day :: 09 Tanjore - Madurai
After breakfast, you leave for Madurai by surface. Enroute you visit Karaikudi (Chettinad). On arrival in Madurai, Check in hotel and relax. In evening you enjoy a 'light & sound Panorama' in Thirumala Naik Temple (optional) or visit to Alagar hills & Thirupura Rock Temple. Overnight stay at Madurai hotel.
Day :: 10 Madurai
After breakfast, you go for visit the famous Madurai Meenakshi temple (dedicated to the consort of Lord Shiva with its towering Gopurams). The total number of pillars in the temple is a staggering one Thousand. Watch the evening Aarti at Meenakshi Temple - 'The highlight of the tour'. Overnight stay at Madurai hotel.
Day :: 11 Rameshwaram Excursion
After breakfast, you fo for the full day excursion to Rameshwaram. Rameshwaram is one of the most sacred pilgrimage destinations in India. Here you visit the Ramarpaadham Temple, Ramarpadm - Footsteps of Lord Rama, Lakshman Theertham, Sita Kund etc.
Return to Madurai by evening. Overnight stay at Madurai hotel.
Day :: 12 Madurai - Trivandrum
After breakfast, you drive for Trivandrum by surface and reach late evening. On arrival in Trivendrum, check in hotel. Relax at hotel. Overnight stay at Trivandrum hotel.
Day :: 13 Trivandrum Tour
After breakfast, you go for city tour of Trivandrum, here you visiting the Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple, Zoological gardens, Napier Museum, Chitralayam Arts Gallery, Reptile house, Observatory and Kanakakunnu Palace. Return to hotel by early evening. Proceed for the sunset view against the sea - 'an unforgettable view.'
Overnight stay at Trivandrum hotel.
Day :: 14 Depart Trivandrum
After breakfast, check out the hotel and transfer to airport to connect the flight for you onward destination. Tour Ends with sweet memories of India.