5N – 6D :: Chennai – Puducherry – Tanjore Trichi – Madurai

First Day: Arrival at Chennai (Madras)

Upon arrival at Chennai, our representative will assist and transfer you to hotel. Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu, is known as the ‘Gateway to South India‘. Chennai is popular for hundreds of amazing temples and historic monuments. After resting a little, proceed for a half day sightseeing tour of Chennai covering Valluvar Kottam, National Art and Government Museum, Snake Park, Anna Zoological Park, St George Fort, Gandhi Memorial, Kala Kshetra, Parthasarathi temple and Kapaleeshwar temple. Evening visit the picturesque Marina Beach that is the most popular tourist attraction in Chennai. Over night stay at hotel.

Second Day: Chennai – Puducherry (170 km – 5 hrs)

Morning after breakfast, proceed to explore the Famous Indian – French land “Pondicherry”. On arrival check into hotel and proceed for a full day sight seeing of Puducherry visiting Botanical garden, Eglise De Sacre Coeur De Jesus and Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Later visit township of Auroville or the city of Dawn, Matrimandir, Old French Colony, 16 centaury Greco-Roman architectural Aayi Mandapam, Dupleix statue, 19th centaury light house, Puducherry museum and serenity beach. Over night stay at hotel.

Third Day: Puducherry – Tanjore (177 kms)

Morning after breakfast proceed to Tanjore – The home of Carnatic music, musical instruments, dance and traditional hadicrafts, Tanjore (Thanjavur) is popular for its temples and paintings. Visit the famous Brihadeeswarar temple housing a huge Shiva lingam and a stone sculpture of the Nandi bull. The Art Gallery and the Saraswathi Mahal Library are also well known places of interest. Overnight stay will be at Tanjore.

Tanjore Painting

Fourth Day: Tanjore – Trichy

Morning after breakfast leave for Trichy, also called Trichurapalli. The place is one of the most sacred towns of south India. Check in to hotel. City tour includes visiting Rock fort and its temple at a height of over 23mts and also visit Ranganath temple at Srirangam, Jambukeshwar Temple, St John’s Church, Vayalur, Thiru Erumbur and Thiruvellarai. Over night stay at hotel.

Fifth Day: Trichy – Madurai (140 km- 4hrs)

Morning we drive to Madurai, a 2600 years old famous temple town of south India. Arrive and check into the hotel. In the afternoon visit the famous Meenakshi temple, the Mariamman Teppakulam (Great Tank), the 1000-pillared Hall, Gandhi Museum and the Palace of Tirumalai Nayak. In the evening visit the Alagar Hills and Thirupura Rock Temple. Over night stay at hotel.

Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai
Wall Art at Madurai Meenakshi Temple

Sixth Day: Madurai Departure

Later on time transfer to airport to board a flight for your onward destination or way back home with sweet memories of South India Tour.

Reservation: Khorlo Tours & Travels (Private) Ltd

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