Tamil Nadu, a South Indian state, is famed for its Dravidian-style Hindu temples. In Madurai, Meenakshi Amman Temple has high ‘gopuram’ towers ornamented with colourful figures.Boasting cultural opulence; gorgeous coastline; wildlife richness; hill stations to be enamoured of; and temples with intricate carvings to imbibe spirituality, Tamil Nadu is a destination in India that cannot be ignored.Tamil Nadu is a perfect place for a pilgrimage tour where the vibrant Hindu temples are not only the haven to seek spirituality but to be in awe of the imposing architecture and rich culture as well. Otherwise a sultry destination, Tamil Nadu is sparsely dotted with some of the most beautiful hill stations like Ooty and Kodaikanal that make an ideal escape during the peak summer season.
||Cochin International airport
||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
||Accommodations & sightseeings
Day 1: Arrival Chennai
Arrive Chennai international airport ,Meet and greet and you will be transferred to Hotel .Check in hotel . Rest and relax .Evening proceed for visiting the very famous Santhome Church, Kapaleeswarar Temple and through the scintillating sand of Marina Beach. Overnight stay in Chennai.
Day 2: Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram
As the sun rises you can kickstart your day by a good breakfast and a drive to Kanchipuram visiting the spiritually blessed Kailasanatha Temple, Ekambaranathar Temple, Vaikunda Perumal Temple. After which you can head to Mahabalipuram to witness the Shore Temple, Rathas, Arjuna’s Penance and end up staying overnight in Mahabalipuram.
Day 3: Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry
Start this sunny day with healthy breakfast after which you advance to Pondicherry. As you reach Pondicherry, check-in at the hotel and then after some rest take a tour to Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Handmade Paper Factory and Aurbindo Ashram. Overnight stay in Pondicherry.
Day 4: Pondicherry – Tanjore
After an early breakfast, drive to Tanjore which is renowned as the ‘Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu.’ On your way you will visit the highly revered Gangaikonda Cholapuram. Once you reach Tanjore, check into your hotels and later visit the World Heritage, Brihadeeswarar Temple. The museum and art gallery at the Tanjore palace are lined up for a visit after the temple. Overnight stay in Tanjore.
Day 5 : Tanjore – Trichy – Madurai
Depart after having breakfast and set foot into the ancient city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. While travelling, visit the Srirangam Ranganathaswamy Temple and Jambukeswarar Temple at Trichy. Thereafter continue your journey to Madurai and check-in to your hotel for an overnight at Madurai.
Day 6 : Madurai Departure
Breakfast at hotel.In time check out from the hotel and Visit Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thirumalai Nayakar Palace, Gandhi museum and lastly reach Madurai airport to catch a flight.
Tour ends with sweet memories of Tamil nadu.