05 Nights – 06 Days South India Temple Tour
Day 1 : Arrival at Chennai and sightseeing in Chennai
On your arrival at Chennai airport, our representative will transfer you to air-conditioned car as you will leave for your hotel. You will visit St. Thomas Mount church, which was built by the Portuguese in early 16th century. After this visit St. George Fort, this was constructed in the year 1640 by the British East India Company. Then visit Valluvar Kottam which comprises of a memorial and an auditorium. It is constructed as a memorial to Thiruvalluvar, the author of ‘Thirukkural’. In the evening, visit Marina Beach, which is famous for sunrise and sunset view. It is a centre for many activities like beach volley ball, wind surfing, fishing, and many others. Return to your hotel for comfortable overnight stay.
Day 2 : Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave for Mahabalipuram. En route you will visit Kanchipuram to explore beautiful attractions like Kailasanthar Temple, Ekambareshwarar Temple, The Vardarajanperumal Temple and Sakkiswarar Temple. On completion of the sightseeing, drive to Mahabalipuram and check in hotel for comfortable overnight stay.
Day 3 : Half day sightseeing in Mahabalipuram and drive to Pondicherry
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave for half day sightseeing in Mahabalipuram wherein you will visit Shore Temple, which is one of the oldest Hindu structural temples and dates back to 8th century AD. This temple includes incorporates beautiful artistic depiction and three shrines of deities like Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Then visit Pancha Rathas, which is a rock-cut temple constructed by the Pallavas in the late 7th century. It is named after the Pandavas and other characters of Mahabharata. After this you will visit Tiger’s Cave – a rock-cut cave temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga and the carvings in this cave portray an event that occurred in life of Goddess Durga. On completion of the sightseeing, drive to Pondicherry and check in hotel for comfortable overnight stay.
Day 4 : Half day sightseeing in Pondicherry and Drive to Sawamimalai
After having breakfast at the hotel and leave for half day sightseeing to visit Sri Aurobindo Ashram which was founded by Aurobindo Ghose in 1926. This ashram consists of many buildings and has Samadhi of Mother Mirra Richard and Sri Aurobindo. Then visit Auroville- a township which was founded in 1968 by Mirra Richard and designed by the French architect Roger Anger with a purpose of achieve human unity. After this you will visit Raj Niwas also called as ‘Palais du Gouvernement’ and was constructed during the 18th century. This place is now the residence of the Lt. Governor of Pondicherry and available for common people to visit. On completion of the sightseeing, drive to Sawamimalai and check in hotel for comfortable overnight stay.
Day 5 : Half day sightseeing in Sawamimalai and Drive to Tanjore
Have breakfast at the hotel and you will leave for sightseeing. Visit Swamimalai Murugan Temple which is a Hindu temple located in Swamimalai dedicated Murugan and located on the banks of a tributary of river Cauvery. On completion of the sightseeing, drive to Sawamimalai and check in hotel for comfortable overnight stay.
Day 6 : Half day sightseeing in Tanjore and drop at Chennai airport
After having breakfast at the hotel and leave for half day sightseeing to visit Brihadeshwar temple, which was constructed by Rajaraja Chola I in the early 11th century. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Then visit Thanjavur Royal Palace, which was built in the 16th century and comprises of many buildings like Serfoji’s Saraswati Mahal Library, Durbar Hall, Nayak Hall and many others. On completion of the sightseeing, you will leave for Cochin airport to board your flight to Delhi or Mumbai.
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Tour Type :
- Day:1- Arrival at Chennai and sightseeing in Chennai
- Day:2- Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram
- Day:3- Half day sightseeing in Mahabalipuram and drive to Pondicherry
- Day:4- Half day sightseeing in Pondicherry and Drive to Sawamimalai
- Day:5- Half day sightseeing in Sawamimalai and Drive to Tanjore
- Day:6- Half day sightseeing in Tanjore and drop at Chennai airport
What to expect in this tour?
- Stay in finest hotels in India
- Air-conditioned transfers
- Sightseeing of major places of interest
- Explore the major tourist attractions of Chennai, Kanchipuram, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Tanjore, and Sawamimalai in this 05 Nights -06 Days South India Temple tour package
- Sri Aurobindo Ashram
- Kailasanthar Temple
- Pancha Rathas
- Swamimalai Murugan Temple
- Brihadeshwar temple
- Chennai: 1 Night
- Mahabalipuram: 1 Night
- Pondicherry: 1 Night
- Sawamimalai: 1 Night
- Tanjore: 1 Night
Best Time To Visit :
Vacation Trip India has designed this 05 Nights -06 Days South India temple tour package to explore major tourist attractions in this “God’s own country”- Kerala. Our travel experts have included all the major tourist attractions like Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Kailasanthar Temple, Pancha Rathas, Swamimalai Murugan Temple and Brihadeshwar temple. You can book this wonderful holiday package to explore the ancient temples of South India.