Overview

The south Indian state of Tamil Nadu abounds with various tourist attractions, whose large chunk is occupied by man-made marvels especially temples. With its well-planned ‘Complete South India Tour’ package, Indian Holiday takes you some of the most sought-after destinations of this south Indian state.

You get a chance to explore popular cities such as Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram, Pondicherry, Trichy, Madurai and Thanjavur. Visit to popular temples like Rameshwaram temple, Krishna Mandapam temple is one of the major highlights.

7 Nights 8 Days Available on request Tamil Nadu
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Accommodation in standard rooms in a family-run guesthouse in Leh on single/double occupancy
  • Daily Breakfast Lunch & Dinner at all places
  • Daily Breakfast Lunch & Dinner at all places
  • High Quality Camping Arrangements
  • Toilet tent with portable toilet seats
  • First Aid / Medical kit
  • Charges of 2 guides (for the group of maximum 12 trekkers so 1 guide for 6 group members)
  • All meals starting from dinner on the Day 1 till breakfast on Day 9. (8 Dinners, 8 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches)  We have a system of providing 6 small meals along with tea/coffee in between.
  • Forest entry charges, permits & camping fee (if any)
  • Permits & camping fee (if any)
  • First aid kit (our guides are certified in handling first aid situations)
  • Service Tax
     

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any meals/services not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Transport from and back to Leh as per the itinerary in Tempo Traveller / Toyota Innova / Mahindra Scorpio (extra charges)
  • Porter/mule charges to carry your personal bag ( Rs. 1800)
  • Any charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, beverages, etc.
  • Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
  • Insurance 
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Chennai City Tour including St.Mary's Church
  • Visit to Mahabalipuram temples including Paandava Rathas
  • Explore Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry
  • Visit to World Heritage Site of Brihadeeswarar Temple in Tanjore
  • Temple visit in Trichy including Ranganathaswami temple
  • Darshan at the very popular Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai
  • Day's excursion to Rameshwaram
Itinerary

Day 1.

Welcome to Tamil Nadu. Arrive in Chennai to a warm welcome and proceed to visit Kailasanatha Temple, Vaikunda Perumal Temple, Varatharaja Temple and Ekambareswara Temple at Kanchipuram. Thereafter, drive to Mahabalipuram. On arrival, check in to the hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 2.

After breakfast, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Mahabalipuram including visits to Arjuna's Penance, Five Rathas, Shore Temple, Tiger Cave and Krishna's Butter Ball. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3.

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to Pondicherry, a former French colony. The town still retains a French influence in its architecture, surroundings and planning. On arrival, check in to your hotel and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 4.

After breakfast, visit the Aurobindo Ashram, founded by a Bengali philosopher named Aurobindo in the early 20th century. In the afternoon, you will have the option to visit Auroville or relax on the beach. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 5.

After Breakfast. In the morning, leave for Trichy/Tiruchirapalli situated on the banks of Cauvery River. A blend of history and tradition make it an important pilgrimage destination. Visit Ranganath Temple at Srirangam. Check in at the hotel. In the afternoon, go on a city tour of Trichy that takes you to Rock Fort and its temple, Srirangam and Jambukeshwar Temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 6.

After an early morning breakfast, proceed to Madurai. On your arrival, check in at the hotel. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of this bustling pilgrimage city where life revolves around the great Meenakshi Temple. This temple with its Gopurams is covered with a profusion of multi-coloured images of mythical figures, animals and gods. Also visit Tirumalai Nayak Palace and the Gandhi Museum. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 7.

After breakfast, drive to Rameshwaram. Upon arrival, proceed on a local tour of the town. Legend says that Ramanathaswamy Temple stands where Lord Rama performed worship of a sand lingam made by Sita. Have lunch at Rameshwaram and return to Madurai for your overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 8.

After breakfast, proceed to Madurai airport/railway station for your return journey with wonderful memories.

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