South India Temple Tour 2020 | Flat 19% off
Find a deeper sense of spirituality and attainment with the South India Temple Tour. It is a 12 day sojourn which takes you across ancient temples and shrines in Chennai, Tirupati, Kanchipuram, Mamallapuram, Tiruvannamalai, Pondicherry and other Southern cities.- Day 1, your South India temple tour packages will start with your arrival in Chennai. You will be picked-up by our representative from the airport or railway-station to be taken to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day would be for you to spend at your leisure.- Day 2, you will leave for Tirupati - an ancient temple town that has mentions in the Hindu Puranas. Upon reaching, you will get to visit the Tirumala temple for darshan.- From there you will go around plenty more religious spots like Sri Padmavathi Devi temple at Tiruchanoor, Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple at Srinivasa Mangapuram, Govindaraja Swamy Temple, Kapila Theertham, Sri Kodandaramaswami Temple, Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple at Srikalahasti and Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy temple at Narayanavanam.- In the evening, you will return to Chennai for an overnight stay.- Day 3, you will head to Mamallapuram enroute Kanchipuram - another spectacular temple town known as the 'city of thousand temples'. There are significant Buddhist, Jain and Hindu places of worship, dating back to centuries.- After a quick tour, you will continue travelling to Mamallapuram. Upon arrival, you will be checking-into the hotel and then proceeding for a sightseeing tour. - Around here, you will visit the ancient Port of Pallavas, Krishna Mandapam, Shore Temple - 8th century structure designed in the classic Dravidian architecture, and The Five Rathas - a group of monolithic temples with different representations.- Later, come back to the hotel for an overnight stay.- Day 4, the temple tour will continue with a day excursion in Tiruvannamalai - it is one of the oldest heritage sites and temple towns in India.- Here you will visit the Arunachala Temple - a dedication to Lord Shiva, this temple was built in 9th and 10th century under the Chola kingdom. Afterwards, you will drive to Pondicherry and stay in the hotel overnight.- Day 5, will be dedicated to the sightseeing of sacred sites in Pondicherry - India's union territory which was once a part of the French Colony.- You will pay a visit to places like - Sri Aurobindo Ashram, The Pondicherry Museum, Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Manakula Vinayagar Koil Temple.- Day 6, you will depart from Pondicherry to travel to Thanjavur, enroute you will stop by Chidambaram - an ancient temple built by the Chola rulers, it is dedicated to the dancing form of Lord Shiva, Natraja.- Later, you will reach Thanjavur, get checked-into a hotel and stay overnight.- Day 7, in Thanjavur you will spend the morning visiting the Brihadeeswara Temple - a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the oldest Lord Shiva temples in India.- You can also choose to go around the town to experience the local culture. In the afternoon, you will depart for Trichy, get checked-into a hotel and stay overnight.- Day 8, in Trichy, also known as Tiruchirappalli, you will travel to the Ranganathaswamy temple on the Srirangam island town. From there, you will head to the Rock Fort. There is also a temple on top of the remains of this rock structure.- Later in the day, you will drive to Madhuri. Upon arrival, you'll be checking-into a hotel for an overnight stay.- Day 9, Madurai is a religious city that has been ruled by Pandya kings who also built a prominent lord Shiva temple. Apart from this, you will also be visiting the Meenakshi Annam Temple to pay your respects and get blessed.- Day 10, you will leave Madurai to travel to Kanyakumari - the end land of India, the city also gets its name from the goddess Kanyakumari Annam. Here you will go around tourist destinations like - Swami Vivekananda’s Memorial, Kumari Amman Temple and the Thiruvalluvar Statue.- Day 11, you will visit the last city of this temple tour, Trivandrum. After arrivals, get checked-into a hotel and get prepared for the remainder of the day. - Later, you will go sightseeing at the Padmanabha Swamy temple - it is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and has carvings and age-old murals on the walls of the temple. And the Napier Museum - a 19th century building, it houses a diverse and unique collection.- Day 12, the South India Temple Tour will come to an end as one of our representatives will drop you off at the airport in Trivandrum for your journey back home.