Temple Tour of South With Delightful Kerala

Temple Tour of South With Delightful Kerala

Ex : Chennai To Trivandrum

Tour Highlights

  1. Visit in Chennai – Fort St George, St. Marys Church, museum, Kapeeleshwara Temple, San Thome Cathedral, Government State Museum & National Art Gallery
  2. 2nd longest beach in world – Marina Beach
  3. Kanchipuram Temple complex
  4. Panch Rathas, Arjunas Penance and the Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram
  5. In Pondicherry, cover Aurobindo ashram, churches and Auroville
  6. In Tanjore, visit Brihadeshwara Temple, Tanjore Palace & Museum
  7. In Madurai, Tirumalai Nayak, Koodal Azhagar Temple and Meenakshi Temple
  8. Assistance at airport and sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned vehicle
  9. Start From Chennai and End in Trivandrum

Day 1 : Arrival in Chennai

Meet our representative upon arrival in Chennai - the capital city of Tamil Nadu is sited on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It has played a very crucial role in the traditional, historical and academic growth of the country, representing the different elements of the highest variety of the Dravidian civilization. Also, considered as the cultural hub of South India which is famous for its affluent heritage in classical dance, music, architecture, sculpture, crafts, etc. After reaching, proceed to hotel and check-in for overnight stay.

Day 2 : Sightseeing in Chennai

Explore Chennai - Visit Fort St George, St. Marys Church and a museum, Kapeeleshwara Temple, San Thome Cathedral, Government State Museum & National Art Gallery. Drive past Marina Beach, the second longest beach in the world. Overnight in Chennai.

Day 3 : Chennai – Mahabalipuram (65 kms / approx 1.30 hours)

Drive to Mahabalipuram - the major seaport of the ancient Pallava kingdom based at Kanchipuram, and a wander round the towns great, World Heritage – listed temples and carvings inflames the imagination, especially at sunset. Take an excursion to Kancheepuram - Visit the Ekambaranatha Temple, Vaishnavite Vaikunta Perumal Temple, Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Kamakshi Temple, and Kailasanatha Temple. Overnight in Mahabalipuram.

Day 4 : Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (100 kms / approx. 2 hours)

After breakfast, drive to Pondicherry. Arrive and check-in at your hotel. Later, proceed for half day sightseeing of Pondicherry, starting with Aurobindo ashram - Founded in 1926 by Sri Aurobindo and a French - born woman known as the Mother, this spiritual community now has about 1200 members who work in the ashrams many departments. Also, cover church of sacred hearts of Jesus and a must - visit attraction of Pondicherry – Auroville. Overnight in Pondicherry.

Day 5 : Leisure at the hotel in Pondicherry

Breakfast at the hotel, rest of the day leisure at the hotel. Alternatively, you can explore the Local streets, Markets and French colonies of Pondicherry. Overnight in Pondicherry.

Day 6 : Pondicherry – Tanjore (170 kms / approx. 4 hours)

After breakfast, check - out from the hotel and proceed to visit half - day sightseeing of Mahabalipuram covering Panch Rathas, Arjunas Penance and the Shore Temple. Later, drive towards Tanjore and check - in at the hotel upon arrival for overnight stay in Tanjore

Day 7 : Tanjore – Trichy – Madurai

After early breakfast, check - out from the hotel and explore Tanjore - Visit Brihadeshwara Temple, Tanjore Palace & Museum. Later drive towards Trichy (approx. 2 hours) and enroute visit Rock Fort, Srirangam and Thiruvanaikkaval. By evening, reach Madurai hotel (approx 3 hours) for check - in and overnight stay.

Day 8 : Sightseeing in Madurai

After breakfast, visit Tirumalai Nayak, Koodal Azhagar Temple and witness evening prayer ceremony at Meenakshi Temple. Rest of the day leisure at the hotel. Overnight in Madurai.

Day 9 : Madurai – Thekkady (140 kms / approx. 4 hours)

After breakfast, drive to Thekkady (Periyar) and on arrival check - in at the hotel. Thekkady is synonymous to uninterrupted hills, rich biodiversity and spice plantations. The place is best known for the Periyar National Park. In the afternoon, proceed for boating at Periyar Lake, and in evening watch traditional Kalari show. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 10 : Thekkady – Kumarakom (123 kms / approx. 2 hour)

After breakfast, Drive to Kumarakom - a charming emerald peninsula jutting into the picturesque Vembanad Lake dotted with innumerable traditional country rafts, boats and canoes. The fresh water of the lake flows into the mainland, making a labyrinth of lagoons, canals and waterways. Enjoy sunset boat cruise at Vembanand Lake. Also, you may want to indulge yourself with some Ayurveda treatments in your hotel (On direct-payment basis). Overnight at the backwater resort.

Day 11 : Full day leisure at Kumarakom

Breakfast at the hotel, rest of the day leisure at the hotel. Alternatively, you may relax at the beaches of Kumarakom and also relax yourself with some Ayurveda treatments in your hotel (On direct-payment basis). Overnight at the backwater resort.

Day 12 : Kumarakom – Cochin (50 kms / approx. 1.5 hours)

After breakfast, proceed to Serene Cochin which is amalgam of medieval Portugal, Holland and an English village grafted onto the tropical Malabar Coast. Enjoy city tour covering Mattanchery Palace - gifted to the king of Cochin, by Portuguese in 1555, about 500 year old Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing nets, local spices market followed by colorful performing art – Kathakali Dance. Later in the evening, return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 13 : Departure from Cochin

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cochin airport for return flight back home.

Inclusions

• 02 Night accommodation in Chennai.
• 01 Night accommodation in Mahabalipuram.
• 02 Night accommodation in Pondicherry.
• 01 Night accommodation in Tanjore.
• 02 Night accommodation in Madurai.
• 01 Night accommodation in Thekkady.
• 02 Night accommodation in kumarkom.
• 01 Night accommodation in Cochin.
• Daily Breakfast & Dinner.
• Sightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicle.
• All Govt Taxes.

Exclusions

• Airway Tickets / Train Ticket.
• Meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
• Entry fees to monuments and places.
• Anything not mentioned in the package include. Room Heater Charges.
• Jeep ride at National Park.
• Porter age at hotels and airports, tips, insurance, laundry, liquors, wine.
• All items of personal nature.
• Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc.
• Any increase in taxes or fuel leading to an increase in surface transportation.

Please Note

• Above is just a quote, we have not blocked any services.
• In case of Above Mentioned Hotels are not available then Similar Category Hotels will be offered.
• Every Hotels Have Different Check in & Check out Timings.
• Vehicle Given disposal will be available from Morning 8:00 AM Till Evening 7:30 PM Only.
• Rooms will not be allotted before Check in Timings.
• Early Check Inn & Late Checkout is Subject to Availability.
• Confirmation of the Packages is subject to receipt of 100% payment i.e..., 50 % of the payment as advance & balance on or before arrival.
• Company is not responsible for compensating any loss or additional cost incurred by the guest while taking the tour.
• Company is not responsible, nor liable for any damage, loss or injury caused to any passenger while taking the tour.
• All the disputes are subject to Bhavnagar Jurisdiction only.
• Any Claim related to the Package must be brought to the notice of the Company within a week.
• E. & O.E.

Cancellation Policy

• Before 30 days prior to the arrival date will be no charge.
• Before 15 days prior to the arrival date will be charge for 20% of the master bill.
• Before 07 days prior to the arrival date will be charged 40% of the master bill.
• Before 0-3 days prior to the arrival date will be charged 100% of the master bill.

Note

• Chennai – Govt. Museum & St. George Church will remain closed on every Friday
• Madurai – Gandhi Museum will remain closed on every Monday

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