Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days
Destinations Covered : Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Chidambaram - Velankanni - Tanjore/Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Kanyakumari – Trivandrum
Visit the south of India and witness the grandeur of the architecture and the mythology the temples of South India has to provide. These temples have been recognized as a world heritage site by UNESCO. This Southern Temple Tour package especially available through Travelsite India takes you to all the major tourist hotspots of the place. Enjoy and get spiritually enlightened through this journey to the South!!
As you arrive at Chennai, you would be escorted to the hotel pre-booked for you. Visit the temple of Chennai such as the Marundeswara Temple, Parthasarthy Temple and Kapleswara Temple. Other places that you can visit are Santhome Church, National art Gallery and fort Museum. Stay at the hotel for the night.
Today we would leave to Kanchipuram by road. As you arrive check into the hotel and relax. Then go and visit the Kanchipuram Temples such as Varatharaja temple, kailashnath temple, Ekambareshwar temple and Vaikunda Perumal Temple. Then in the latter part o the day, we drive towards Mahabalipuram.
Visit the shore temple complex in Mahabalipuram. Explore the entire temple complex by the afternoon. Spend your evening at the beautiful beach of Mahabalipuram. You can also buy some handicraft items in the market. Stay at the hotel for the night.
We would today move towards Pondicherry by night. The visits include Aurobindo Ashram, Auroville and temples like the Vedareshwarar Temple, Gokilambal Thirukameshwarar Temple, Varadaraja Temple, Komatchiammalle Temple and Manakula VInayanagar Temple. Stay at the hotel for the night.
This day is dedicated to the temples of Chidambaram. Visit the Brahma Temple, Sarangapani Temple, Nageshwara temple and Kumbeswara temple. Stay at the hotel for the night. In the evening, you can also go on and explore the vicinity.
Hit the road and proceed towards Velankanni. This place is quite a tourist hotspot because of the well known Arokkiya Madha Church, a Christian site. Stay at the hotel at Velankanni.
Go and explore the city by visiting places like Brihadeswara Temple, Nandi Temple and Royal Palace Complex. We would then drive to Trichy and then explore the city by covering Temples such as the Rock-Fort Temple, Srirangam temple, Ganpati Temple and Robert Clive’s house. Stay at the hotel for the night.
We would proceed towards Madurai on this day. Upon arrival check into the hotel and visit the beautiful temples of the place such as Meenakshi Amman temple, Gandhi Museum and Thirumalai Nayak’s Palace. Stay at the hotel in Madurai.
We would now drive towards Rameshwaram, today. The most important tourist location when it comes to temples is the Rameshwaram Temple. We would also visit the Ramjharokha Temple, Kothandaramaswamy Temple and Ramanatha swamy temple. Stay at the hotel for the night. You can also visit the nearby localities in the evening.
Proceed towards Kanayakumari today. Witness the beautiful confluence of the three water bodies of the world – The Arabian Ocean, the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal. The place we are going to cover include Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Suchindram Temple, Kanyakumari temple and the Gandhi Mandapam. Stay at the hotel for the night.
Today we would proceed to Trivandrum and then visit places like the Aruvipuram Siva Temple, Janardhan Swamy Temple, Sree Kanteswaram Temple, the Padmanabhaswamy temple, Ganpati temple. Go and visit the Chitra art gallery and the Napier Museum and refresh yourself. Stay at the hotel for the night.
Today, you will be taken to the Airport at Trivandrum. Board a flight to your home country as your Southern Temple Tour ends here.
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