Tour Duration : ( 10 Nights / 11 Days )
Destinations Covered : Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai – Trivandrum - Kanyakumari
Day 1: Chennai Arrival
Arrive in Chennai airport or railway station. Meet and transfer to the hotel. On reaching the hotel, check into our room and retire for the day. Chennai has numerous tourist allures. You can explore by yourself. Pay a visit to the Marina Beach. Check out the colonial remnants in its charming architecture and monuments. Spend time exploring one of the humblest metro cities in India. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 2: Chennai - Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram)
Morning enjoy breakfast after that sightseeing tour of Chennai,covering Fort St. George, San Thome Cathedral and some museums housed with a fine collection of stone sculptures and bronze sculptures. The city has been the hub of culture, history and tourist allures. In the afternoon leave by road for Mahabalipuram. The ancient port city dating back to 7th and 8th century has some of the greatest attractions of the bygone era lie on the Coromandel Coast. On reaching Mahabalipuram, check into the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3: Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram
Morning breakfast,leave for a sightseeing tour of Mahabalipuram. The port city of the Pallava Dynasty is the site of the 7th century architectural marvels like Arjuna's Penance, Five Rathas and Shore Temple. The seashore still shines with charm of the bygone era though time has ravaged the spectacular monuments. Later, return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Mahabalipuram - Tanjore (300 km/ 6 hrs)
Today, in the morning after breakfast, take a road trip to Tanjore. Also known as Thanjavaur, it is a city with roots in historical Chola Empire. On reaching Tanjore, venture out of your hotel and visit the famous Brihadewswara Temple, a famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Tanjore - Trichy
After breakfast start for Trichy. The city located on the banks of river Kaveri has numerable attractions. Spend a full-day excursion to the famous Ranganath Temple. Also pay visit to the temples at Jambukeshwar and Srirangam. Return for night stay in the hotel in Trichy.
Day 6: Trichy – Madurai (135 km / 3 hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Madurai. The City famous for Meenakshi Temple,in the day exploresMeenakshi Temple known for intricate designs and beauty. In the afternoon, enjoy half-day trip to Tirumala Palace and the Gandhi Museum. Spend overnight at Madurai hotel.
Day 7: Madurai
Morning breakfast,the day is unplanned and left at your convenience. Excursion to Rameswaram holy sea is advised. The town has connection to the legend of Ramayana. Pay a visit to the famous temple, situated on the seaside. Return for overnight stay.
Day 8: Madurai – Trivandrum (265 km / 5 hrs)
After breakfast proceed to Trivandrum. The city has attractions like Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kovalam Beach, Neyyar Dam, Padmanabhapuram Palace and Sucheendram Temple. Spend day exploring at your pace. Return to relax in the hotel at night.
Day 9: Trivandrum - Kanyakumari - Trivandrum
Morning after breakfast leave for Kanyakumari the southernmost point of India, Pay a visit to the Amman Temple, Vattakottai Fort and the Vivekananda Rock. Return to Trivandrum hotel for night stay.
Day 10: Trivandrum Departure
After breakfast, transfer to Trivandrum Airport. Board a flight for the onward journey with fond remembrances of your tour.