Glimpses Of Tamil Nadu



DAY 01 - ARRIVE CHENNAI / MAHABALIPURAM


Arrive Chennai international / domestic airport

Meeting and assistance at the airport

Transfer by car to Mahabalipuram

Check in at the hotel in Mahabalipuram

Rest of the day free

In the evening walk along the main street

Dinner at an outside restaurant or the hotel /resort you stay.

Overnight at the hotel / resort in Mahabalipuram



DAY 02 - MAHABALIPURAM / KANCHEEPURAM / MAHABALIPURAM


Breakfast at the hotel

In the morning proceed on a half day excursion to Kancheepuram 02 hrs one way

On arrival at Kancheepuram visit Ekambareshware temple , Kailasanathar temple and Varadaraja Perumal temple

Return to Mahabalipuram

In the afternoon visit Five Rathas and Shore temple

Overnight at the hotel in Mahabalipuram



DAY 03 - MAHABALIPURAM / PONDICHERRY


Breakfast at the hotel

In the morning visit Arjuna Penance and the light house

Leave for Pondicherry

On arrival at Pondicherry around noon, check in at your hotel

In the afternoon explore this once French station of business in India by foot

Visit Aurbindo Ashram in the evening and later walk along the beach promenande

Overnight at the hotel in Pondicherry



DAY 04 - PONDICHERRY / TANJORE


Breakfast at the hotel

In the morning leave for Tanjore

It is a long day but a very interesting day

Your first stop will be to visit Natraja temple in Chidambaram

Later visit Gangaikondacholapuram and Darasuram

Arrive Tanjore and check in at the hotel

Overnight at the hotel in Tanjore



DAY 05 - TANJORE / TRICHY


Breakfast at the hotel

In the explore the architecture of Brihadesshwara temple

Later visit the Bronze Gallery at Tanjore Palace

Leave for Trichy

In the evening walk around the rock fort and visit the temple

Overnight at the hotel in Trichy



DAY 06 - TRICHY / MADURAI


Breakfast at the hotel

In the morning drive to Amma Mandapam where you can see the Hindus performing rituals

Later walk to Sriranganathaswamy temple

Take time to explore this marvellous temple complex

Later drive to Chettinadu

Lunch at an old Chettinadu house. After lunch explore the achitecture of Chettinadu house (s)

Drive to Madurai

Arrive Madurai and check in at the hotel

Overnight at the hotel in Madurai



DAY 07 - MADURAI / DEPARTURE


Breakfast at the hotel

In the morning visit Meenakshi Amman temple and Palace of Tirumali Nayak

Transfer to the airport in time to connect you flight to Chennai

Transfer to international terminal

Depart home