South India Temple Tour


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South India Temple Tour

South India brilliantly exposes its natural beauty. There are calming backwaters, sprawling tea gardens, intricately designed temples, and gastronomic south Indian delights. With so much to see and explore, you can't help it but feel overwhelmed coming to Tamil Nadu. So, why not come take a spiritual journey with us with 6-day South India Temple Tour. Through our tour, we will help you cherish the best of Tamil Nadu holidays by taking you to some of the best religious and heritage sites, letting you get a first-hand experience of the delicious south Indian food, and teach you all of South Indian cultural shenanigans and religious teachings

South India Temple Tour Highlights

  • Visit Kapaleeshwar Temple, Fort St. George, San Thome Cathedral, St. Thomas Mount, and the National Art Gallery
  • Go for a walk to one of the biggest beaches in India, Marina Beach
  • Explore Kanchipuram’s popular tourist attractions such as Varadaraja Perumal Temple
  • Pay homage at Ekambareswarar Temple, Kailasanathar Temple and the Sakkiswarar Temple
  • Wander along the historic Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram
  • Explore the Five Rathas, Tiger Caves, and Arjuna’s Penance.
  • Explore Pondicherry and stunning attractions like Aurobindo Ashram, Auroville, etc.
  • Visit the city of Tanjore

South India Temple Tour Itinerary

After reaching Chennai Airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will escort you to the selected hotel. Once there, check-in and freshen up. Later, head out to explore the capital city of Tamil Nadu. This south Indian state is home to some of the fascinating and oldest remaining civilizations and heritage. You can find the yesteryears imprints at some of the prominent attractions like the Fort St. George. This English fortress is a 1640-built structure by the British East India Company. San Thome Cathedral is a 16th-century church built over the tomb of Saint Thomas. St. Thomas Mount, on the other hand, is a charming church located on a small hillock in Chennai. An additional draw about this place is that you also get a lovely view from the hill. The National Art Gallery is a haven for art lovers. It treasures many attractions and it is tagged to be one of the most popular museums in India. It house of paintings dating back to 18th and 17th-century. Kapaleeshwar Temple is a Hindu religious place and its intricate design and colorful structure will baffle you at first glance. It is dedicated to the Hindu deity, Lord Shiva. Later, in the evening, you can visit Marina. It is a beautiful beach and the longest one in India. Do not attempt to swim since the current is strong and there are no lifeguards available on this beach. After a busy day, head to the hotel for an overnight stay.

The next day, check out from the hotel in Chennai and leave for Mahabalipuram. En-route visit Kanchipuram. Also is known as Kanchi, Kanchipuram is a lovely place to visit in Tamil Nadu, especially for the pilgrims. It is considered a sacred site mainly because of its temples that are erected here. Amongst the many, the 8th-century Kailasanathar Temple is extremely famous. It is built with an intricate design all around the temple and features sandstone carvings. Kailasanathar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Besides, other beautiful temples you can visit are Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple, and Sakkiswarar Temple. After exploring the temples, continue your journey towards Mahabalipuram. It is a 7th-century port town which is famous for the beautiful rock-cut shore temples. After you arrive, you will be taken to the hotel to check-in. You can rest for the day followed by an overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast, you can start your day by going sightseeing around Mahabalipuram. This historic town is a narrow-body town stripped between the Bay of Bengal and the Great Salt Lake. Mahabalipuram is famous for Shore Temple, the Five Rathas and the monuments built by the Pallava Dynasty back in the 7th and 8th-centuries. Another fascinating attraction Mahabalipuram cradles is the Krishna's Butter Ball. It is a massive boulder which is balanced on a small hill. The old lighthouse is a lovely sight to awe at. It exudes a charming old-world appeal. The tour will also take you to see the Arjuna's Penance and the Tiger Caves. Later, head to the hotel and check out, you can then leave for Pondicherry, an Indian French Riviera. As you reach the small town, check-in at the hotel and rest for a while. Later, go for some exploration around the local markets. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

After a hearty breakfast, head outdoors to explore Pondicherry and its serene surroundings. Pondicherry or Pondy as the locals would like to call it is one of South India's stunning destinations. You can't help it but find two dissimilar cultures infused in one. Pondicherry is where you'll find the Tamils speaking fluent French and the French-speaking fluent Tamil. This is because of the French colonization as you can see the majority of the streets and houses having deep French influences. Visit the scenic coastlines which stretch to about 32 kilometers and also admire the palm fringes, fishing villages and calm backwaters in Pondicherry. Aurobindo Ashram and Auroville are two fascinating attractions. Auroville, in particular, is a land for spiritualists. It is said that the town belongs to humanity and that people from across the globe come here for spiritual awakening. After exploring Pondicherry and its surroundings, drive to Swamimalai. In between, you can visit Chidambaram and Gangaikonda Cholapuram, a temple town in Tamil Nadu. Later, on reaching your designated destination, Swamimalai, check-in at the hotel and freshen up. After a while, visit the Swamimalai Murugan Temple. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

On day 5 of your South India Temple tour, leave the hotel after breakfast and drive to Tanjore. A beautiful city is best known for its many south Indian temples such as the Navagraha Temple. According to Hindu mythology, Navagraha Temple is dedicated to nine planets. And the nine planets are Surya, Chandra, Buddh, Mangala or Angaraka, Guru, Shani, Shukra, Rahu and Ketu. After you reach the city, head straight to the hotel and freshen up. Later, go for sightseeing around Tanjore and explore the best attractions like Vijayanagar Fort, this fort was built by the Nayaks and it was also ruled by the Maratha during 1550 AD. Another temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is Alangudi Temple. You can also sightsee other temples like Brihadeeswara Temple and the Chandra Bagawan Temple. Shiva Ganga Garden is a popular recreational park located within Vijayanagar Fort. You can enjoy the day at the park and unwind yourself from the religious temple exploration. After Tanjore sightseeing, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

On the final day of the South India Temple Tour, check out from the hotel after breakfast and head towards Madurai Airport to board the flight to your preferred destination.

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Package Includes:

  • Accommodation in Pointed Mentioned Hotels on Twin Sharing Basis
  • All sightseeing Tours, transfers by Indigo A/c Personal Car (except in the hills when the air-conditioner will be switched off)
  • Welcome Drink (Non Alcoholic)
  • Breakfast and Dinners in Hotels
  • All Toll Taxes, Parking, driver Allowance, Fuel Charges, State Taxes

Package Excludes:

  • Flight / Train tickets
  • Services / facilities not mentioned in cost includes
  • Extra meals or Drinks
  • Tips
  • Telephone charges
  • Laundry & other expenses of personal nature

Special Note:

  • The above price is per person, valid for travel till 30th September 2022
  • Please carry original ID Proof (Voter ID card /Passport/Driving License/) etc for security purpose & hotel policy
  • High season surcharges are applicable during Diwali, Christmas and New Year. Compulsory Gala Dinner charges are applicable during Christmas and New Year Note: Additional chargers are applicable during mentioned travel periods; Diwali, Christmas, New Year Tour price will differ from hotel to hotel
  • Personal identification is mandatory to carry on tour for Air Travel, Hotels for security reason like: election card, Driving Licence, Passport
  • All rates are valid for Indian national only
  • The above given prices are subject to change without prior notice
  • The quotation is based on Standard room of individual hotel, however if unavailable then the upgrading cost to be borne by the guest
  • Hotel check in is 1400hrs and checkout would be 1000hrs
  • Houseboat check out time is 0900hrs
  • Ac in houseboat will operate between 2000hrs to 0800 hrs
  • Full meals will be provided in the houseboat as per guests meal preference (Veg/Non Veg)
  • Early check in and late check-out subject to availability
  • If the above hotels are not available similar category hotels are used as hotel rooms are subject to availability
  • Hotels may provide room heater at an additional price on direct payment basis
  • Meals provided at the hotel (Breakfast/Dinner) are based on a set menu. Anything other than the set menu will be charged extra
  • All transfers and sightseeing by AC private vehicle
  • Please not that AC will be switched off while travelling in hilly terrain
  • Transfers & Sightseeing by comfortable A/C vehicle as per the holiday itinerary. Ac Indigo or similar for 1-3 guests, Ac Innova or similar for 4-5 guests, Tempo traveller or similar for 6 and more guests
  • Vehicle will be not at disposal. If guest wish to go for additional sightseeing extra charges will be applicable
  • Itinerary is subject to change


  • Airlines/Room up-gradation and complimentary will not be entertained during the tour unless if specified at the time of booking.
  • There is no refund for any services not utilized during the tour.
  • Security deposit is required either in cash or credit card by hotels which is refundable provided no room incidentals are incurred. This security deposit is not included in this quote and must be paid by the guests/corporate directly to the hotel when checking in.
  • Guests are advised not to keep valuables in the coach/vehicle while sightseeing. The Company shall not be responsible for loss of valuables from the coach / vehicle . If the coach / vehicle is accidentally or otherwise damaged by the Guest, s/he will be required to pay compensation for the same.

We hope we have covered almost all the points and if you would have any question and clarification, kindly do let us know to assist you.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Cancellation Policy:
  • In the event of cancellation of tour / travel services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reason/s we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows:
  • 60 days prior to arrival: 20% of the Tour / service cost
  • 15 days prior to arrival: 35% of the Tour / service cost
  • 07 days prior to arrival: 80% of the Tour / service cost
  • 72 hours prior to arrival OR No Show: No Refund
  • Our Liabilities & Limitations:
  • Please note that after the finalization of the Tour/ service Cost, if there are any Hike in entrance fees of monuments / museums, Taxes, fuel cost or guide charges – by Govt of India, the same would be charged as extra.
  • Payments:
  • For the services contracted, 30% advance payment should be made to hold the booking on a confirmed basis and the balance amount can be paid at least 15 days prior to your date of departure from your country. We hold the right to decide upon the amount to be paid as an advance payment, based on the nature of services and the time left for the commencement of the services. Apart from the above in some cases like special Flight train journeys, hotel or resort bookings during the peak season (X-Mas, New Year) full payment is required to be sent in advance


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