Tamilnadu Temple Tour

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Tamilnadu Temple Tour

The art and architecture connoisseurs along with devotees around the world consider South Indian Temples with high respect. The 7-day long Tamilnadu Temple Tour is designed in a manner so as to bring the best of these architectural marvels. Take a tour of these spectacular shrines not just to pay homage but also to appreciate & personify the period of Dravidian Architecture in South India

Tamilnadu Temple Tour Highlights

  • Discover the beauty of Chennai on a sightseeing tour
  • Visit top attractions of Mahabalipuram like Shore Temple, Pancha Rathas, Arjuna's Penance and Tiger Cave
  • Enlighten yourself on a Pondicherry temple tour
  • Marvel at Brihadeshwara temple and Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery, Thanjavur
  • Pray for lifelong happiness at Meenakshi Temple
  • Relish a trip to the wonders of Madurai

Tamilnadu Temple Tour Itinerary

After reaching Chennai, meet our representative at the airport. He will help you with a guided transfer to the hotel. Famed as the 'Gateway to the South', Chennai still exudes traditional charm. Complete the check-in formalities once you reach the hotel and unwind yourself. The rest of the day is to be spent leisurely. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast, start your trip with a sightseeing tour of Chennai. The first attraction of the tour is Kapaleeshwarar Temple – dedicated to Lord Shiva, the ancient shrine presents a sight to behold. Next, you will visit St. Thomas Cathedral Church – also famed as the San Thome Church, the sacred site dates back to 16th-century. From there proceed towards Parthasarathy Temple - one of the 108 Divya Desams of Lord Vishnu. The last attraction of the day is the Fort Museum – ranking amongst one of the best places to visit in Chennai, the fort is highly revered by the people. Leave by road for Mahabalipuram (55 km / 1.30 hours) in the afternoon. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and enjoy an overnight stay in Mahabalipuram.

After breakfast, start your Tamil Nadu temple tour with Mahabalipuram sightseeing. Visit the Shore Temple – overlooking the shore of Bay of Bengal, the temple is exclusively crafted from blocks of granite. Next on the list is the Pancha Rathas – all carved from a single huge rock, the five raths nestled on the southern end of Mamallapuram beguiles the visitors. Afterward, visit the Arjuna's Penance - one of the astounding attractions that showcase historic sculpture carved into boulders. The excursion ends at the Tiger Cave - a rock-cut Hindu temple deriving its name from tiger heads at the mouth of a cave. Later in the afternoon, leave for Pondicherry (90 km /2 hours). Pondicherry is a former French Colony known for its French Palaces, cobbled streets and above all for Auroville Ashram. Once you reach check-in at the hotel and relax. Enjoy an overnight stay in Pondicherry.

After breakfast, leave for an outing to Varadaraja Perumal Temple - dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the ancient shrine sits on the banks of the Thamirabarani River. This is followed by a trip to Manakula Vinayagar Temple which is in existence before the French came. The site is the revered as the holy abode of Lord Ganesha. Last but not least place to visit is Vedapureeswarar Temple – a Hindu temple where Lord Shiva is worshipped as Vedapureeswarar. In the afternoon, leave for Thanjavur via Chidambaram (177 km / 6 hours). Check-in at the hotel after reaching and either go out to explore the city on your own or soak in the comforts of your room. Stay overnight in Thanjavur.

After breakfast, begin your temple trip in Tamil Nadu with a visit to Sri Brihadeshwara temple. Reckoned as one the largest temples in South India, the shrine is also famed as the 'Great Living Chola Temples', a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery is the next attraction of the day. Having seven different directions to explore, the palace is counted as one of the oldest museums in Tamil Nadu. Later, take a road journey to Madurai via Trichy (192 km / 6 hours). On arrival, complete the check-in formalities and call it a day at the hotel. Stay overnight in Madurai.

After a leisurely breakfast in the morning, start your tour of Madurai covering Sri Meenakshi Temple - the star attraction of the city. Flaunting towers, gateway, a golden shrine and statues, the shrine presents a sight to behold. The Dravidian architectural style adds to its ethereal charm. From there, head towards Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal which is a 17th-century palace. Showcasing a perfect fusion of Rajput and Dravidian style of architecture, the palace is definitely a must-visit destination. Your sightseeing tour proceeds towards the Thiruparankundram. A new town in Madurai, the place is famous for housing the Thirupparamkunram Murugan temple. Last attraction is Gandhi Palace – built in 1959, the museum is now one of the five Gandhi Sanghralayas in India. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

On the final day of South India Temple Tour, get transferred to the airport to board the connecting flight for Chennai. On arrival in Chennai, you will be received and transferred to the International Airport to board flight for onward 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


The most favorable time to visit South India is during the winter season that is from November to March.

The time taken to travel from Rameshwaram to Kanyakumari is around 5 hours 30 minutes.

The visiting hours in Rameshwaram Temple is from 5 am to 1 pm and again from 3 pm to 9 pm.

The travel time from Kanyakumari to Chennai is approximately 13 hours by train.

Some of the famous local dishes in Madurai are Idlis, dosas, kari dosai, elumbu roast, kola urundai, Paruthi Paal, etc.

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