religious-south-india

Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days

Destinations: Chennai – Tirupati – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram – Pondichery – Tiruchilappalli – Tanjavur – Madurai – Rameshwaram – Kanya kumari – Kovalam – Cochin – Guruvayur – Trissur – Cochin

Day 01: Chennai

Arrive Channai. Meet and assist by our representative and transfer to hotel. Afternoon half day sightseeing of Chennai covering Fort St. George, St. Mary’s Church, Santhome Basilica, Marina Beach, a round around the city. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Chennai – Tirupati excursion

Morning after breakfast, drive to Tirupathi. The pilgrimage holiday temple town is famous for the ancient temple of Lord Venkateswara (Lord of seven hills or Balaji) located atop the Tirumala hills. The temple of Lord Venkateswara is one of the oldest temples in the country, Return back to Chennai for overnight stay.

Day 03: Kanchipuram & Mahabalipuram excursion

Morning after breakfast an early breakfast proceed for a full day excursion trip to Kancheepuram – visit to Ekambareswar temple, Kailasanathar temple, Sri Kamakshi temple and Varadarajaswamy temple. And Mahabalipuram – famous for the seven pagodas. Here on the seashore is an interesting group of ancient rock used in temples which are the examples of Dravidian style of Architecture. Drive back to Chennai for Overnight.

Day 04: Chennai – Pondichery

Morning after breakfast drive to Pondicherry. On arrival check in to hotel. Afternoon visit Auroville and Pondicherry Museum and evening free at the beautiful beaches that run along the city. Overnight at hotel in Pondicherry.

Day 05: Pondicherry – Tiruchilappalli

This morning after breakfast drive to Tiruchilappalli, enroute visiting Gangaikondcholapuram and Chidambaram temple. Arrive Trichy check in at hotel. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Day 06: Tiruchilappalli – Tanjavur

Morning after breakfast visit the famous Rock Fort temple and Sri Ranganathswamy temple. Later drive to Tanjore. Arrive Tanjore check in. Later visit to the Thanjavur Palace and the Brihadeeshwara Temples. Return to the hotel and relax. Overnight stay at your hotel.

Day 07: Tanjavur – Madurai

After breakfast drive to Madurai. Arrive and check in to hotel. Afternoon visit the Palace and Meenakshi Temple. In evening 2nd visit to Meenakshi Temple to withnes evening Aarti and night temple ceremony. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 08: Madurai – Rameshwaram excursion

Morning fullday excursion to Rameshwaram to vist the Rameshwwaram temple. Drive back to Madurai for overnight.

Day 09: Madurai – Kanyakumari

Morning after breakfast drive to Kanya kumari. On arrival check in to hotel. Aftenoon visit the Vivekanand Math and sunset view from the onfluene of Bay of Bengal, Arabian sea and Indian Ocean. Overniht at hotel.

Day 10: Kanyakumari- Trivandrum/ Kovalam

Early morning enjoy the sunrise in Bay of Bengal. Later after breakfast drive to Kovalam. Enroute visit Sri Padmanabha temple and Napier Museum. Afternoon relax in se beach in Kovalam. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11: Kovalam

Today you are free to enjoy the day in Kovalam beach. Overnight stay.

Day 12: Kovalam – Cochin

Morning drive to Cochin and check into hotel. Afternoon a half-day tour of Cochin City visiting Fort Cochin, Mattancherry Palace, Parikshith Thampuram Museum, etc. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13: Cochin – Guruvayur & Trissur excursion

Today after an early breakfast leave for a full day trip to visit Guruvayrur temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and the ancient Vadakunnamnatha Temple at Trissur. Return back to Cochin for overnight stay.

Day 14: Cochin departure

Have your breakfast at hotel and later transfer to airport to board the flight for onward destination.