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|Primary Activities:||Art and Handicraft Beach Tours Culture Tour Historical Nature Walk Temple Tours||Other Activities:||Photography Village Tour|
|Nearest City:||Chennai Mahabalipuram Pondicheery Thanjayuvr Trichy Madurai Trivandrum / Thiruvananthapuram Kanyakumari Rameshwaram||Nearest Airport:||Chennai International Airport ( Chennai MAA ) Trivandrum International Airport ( Trivandrum TRV )|
|Nearest Railway Station:||CHENNAI CENTRAL ( MAS ) Thiruvananthapuram ( TVC )||Activity Level:||Basic|
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The South India is an almost not having come in contact by invasions throughout its history, has its heritage more intact than any other regions of the country. With a medley of rich cultural heritage, mesmerizing backwaters, deep ravines, glinting sea beaches, verdant hills, seamless coastline, tapering palm trees and bright, sunny mornings, South is truly titled as God's own country. The south offers incredible scenery, with brightly decorated surrounding, cultural monuments and wondrous temples, Ayurvedic treatments and the relishing cuisines. Brimming with sprightliness. Come let us enjoy a bit of everything!
Upon your arrival at Chennai airport/ railway station, you will be escorted to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Chennai.
After having breakfast today you will be taken for sightseeing of Chennai. Chennai is also famous for Beaches & Temples. The Marina beach, stretched over an area of 13 km, is the second longest beach in Asia. Presently used as the state secretariat, the St. George Fort. One of the many old temples of Chennai is the Parthasarthi Temple of Lord Krishna. Then you will visit Kapaleeswarar Temple, the oldest temple of Lord Shiva in Chennai. After sightseeing of Chennai, you will start drive to Mahabalipuram via Kanchipuram. On the way you will visit the city of Kanchipuram covering Kailasanatha Temple of Lord Siva, Kailasanatha is the oldest structure in Kanchipuram, covering nine hectares. Its 59 m high gopuram and massive outer stone wall. Inside are five separates enclosures and a 1000- pillared hall. The temple’s name is said to be a modified form of Eka Amra Nathar, the Lord of the Mango tree. And in one of the enclosure is a very old mango tree with four branches representing the four Vedas. The fruit of each of the four branches is said to have a different taste and a plaque nearby claims that the tree is 3500 years old. Post lunch drive down to Dakshinchitra. The Dakshinchitra is called in this context, means ‘Picture of South India’. A trip down Dakshinachitra takes you back to traditional home architecture from Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. Upon your arrive Mahabalipuram in the evening and check in hotel. Dinner & overnight in Mahabalipuram.
After Morning breakfast you will start towards for a sightseeing of Mahabalipuram. Visit to Arjuna’s Penance carved in relief on the face of a huge rock, Arjuna’s Penance is the mythical story of the River Ganges issuing from its source high in the Himalaya. The Shore Temple this beautiful and romantic temple, ravaged by wind of sea. Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu, Krishna Mandapam there are eight mandapams, which is shallow, rock-cut halls scattered over the main hill. The Temples made from a single rock, temples and strives of different structures, and bas-reliefs which are so artistic and sheer creativity. The mahabalipuram is the beauty of the place is not only due to these architecture but the vast casuarinas trees, the silvery sandy beach the classical hand male crafts around have made them all to form what is a collective splendor. Any visitor who visits mahabalipuram will remain startled and intoxicated with the grandeur. They feel hand hearted and more out from this historical and fascinating tourist spot. You will Post sightseeing drive down to Pondicherry. The Pondicherry have recorded history after the advent of the Colonial Powers like the Dutch, Portuguese, English and the French. Neat & charming, Pondicherry has a beautiful beach & a refreshing sea. Arrive at Pondicherry on before Afternoon, check in hotel. The Tourist attractions in Pondicherry lie in its ambiance. Old French style buildings, churches and museums, tree lined boulevards along the seashore would remind you of a bygone era. The laid back township, pristine beach and the palm trees swaying in breeze bring a slice of serenity. The only sound you can hear is the waves crashing against the rocks and the chirping of the birds. Overnight stay in Pondicherry.
After having Morning breakfast start visit the rest of places of Pondicherry. The places of attraction are Sri Aurobindo Ashram where Sri Aurobindo and the Mother was lived. The Pondicherry open Museum is home to some of the most exquisite collections on architecture and sculpture. Visit the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. It is another interesting site in Pondicherry. The Pondicherry also has a pleasant beach alongside promenade and historical monuments. Pondicherry is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South India. The city has many beautiful colonial buildings, churches, temples, and statues which, combined with the systematic town planning and the well planned French style avenues, still preserve much of the colonial ambiance. Pondicherry is also a popular weekend destination. It is a blend of spiritual aura, French colonial heritage, Tamil culture, virgin beaches. On afternoon you start drive down to Thanjore. On the way you most visit Chidambaram covering the Nataraja Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is located in center of the town, it is one of the most ancient temples. The top roof of the sanctum is covered with gold plates and strings. There are five halls in the temples. The Nritha Sabha is the Hall of Immortal Dance. This sabha has fifty pillars depicting dancing figures. Here, the stone pulsates with rhythm and life. Deva sabha is the hall of festivals and meeting place of the administrators. The Raja sabha is the 1000 pillars hall, which symbolizes the yogic chakra of thousand pillared lotus or Sahasraram (which in yoga is a chakra) at the crown of the head and is a seat where the soul unites with God. This chakra is represented as a 1000-petalled lotus. Upon your arrive Thanjavur in the evening and check in hotel. Overnight stay in hotel.
Today Morning breakfast you will first start visit to The Brihadeeswara Temple .The Brihadeeswara Temple is the main attraction of Tanjore. The temple is characterised by its unique structure. The Brihadeeswara temple has a soaring vimana and a stunted gopuram. The palace also functions as a Royal Museum housing a diverse collection of royal remnants. Then you start drive down to Madurai while visiting Trichy en route you will visit to the spectacular Rock Fort Temple. The landmark of the city is on the shores of the Kaveri. The Thayumanaswamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is situated halfway to the top. It has a 100-pillar hall and a Vimana covered with gold. The Jambukeshwara Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, is situated just 2 km east of Srirangam and houses five concentric walls and seven gopurams. The Legend has it that an elephant once worshipped the Lord under the holy Jambu tree. There are even today at noon the 'Archakar' (priest) dresses like a female and does Pooja to Jambukeswara and 'Gou Maatha' (Cow). The noon pooja is very famous and a host of pilgrims attend it every day. On Arrival in Madurai check in hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay in Madurai.
After Morning breakfast, you will take sightseeing tour in side of Madurai covering Meenakshi Temple This temple is the city’s main attraction. This temple is nearly 2000 years old placed in the heart of the old town, a splendid example of Dravidian architecture. The Potrama Raikulam or the Golden Lotus Tank is the place where the Tamil literacy society, called Sangam used to meet to decide the merits of the work presented to them. The temple museum has 985 richly carved pillars and each one surpasses the other in beauty and Thirumalai Nayak Mahal. After then sightseeing back to hotel. Overnight stay in Madurai.
Today Morning start toward to Rameshwaram. Upon your arrival in Rameshwaram, check in at hotel. Rest of the time at leisure. In the evening sightseeing of local area. Overnight stay in Rameshwaram.
Early Morning proceed for Darshan at Ramanathaswamy Temple. After that visit Ramarpadam Temple, five faced hanuman temple, Agnitheertham, RamjharokaTemple, Dhanushkodi and Adam’s Bridge. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Rameshwaram.
Today Morning start toward to Kanyakumari. Upon your arrival in Kanyakumari, check in at hotel. Rest of the time at leisure. In the evening sightseeing of local area. Overnight stay in Kanyakumari.
After having breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Kanyakumari visit Suchindram Temple, Devi Kanyakumari Temple, Vivekananda Rock, Gandhi Memorial and Triveni Sangam (The Sangam of three Oceans of Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea & Indian Ocean). During the evening watch the most beautiful Sunset of Kanyakumari. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Kanyakumari.
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Trivandrum. En-route visit the Sri Padmanabhapuram Palace, Also visit the Sri padmanabhaswamy Temple in Trivandrum which is the richest temple in the world, Museum, Secratariat with Kovalam Beach. Overnight stay in hotel at Thiruvananthapuram.
Today we transfer to Airport / Railway station to onward your destination.