Duration : 5 Nights / 6 Days
Destination Covered : Chennai - Tirupathi - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Madurai
South India fulfils all your desires. Be it the natural beauty of Ooty or the shrines of Madurai, you have lot to see and feel here. South India is an amazing part of the country, where the cuisines are different. The life style differs a lot from the other parts of the country. The dresses differ a lot; here almost all women love to decorate their long and beautiful hair with flowers.
South India mainly is a combined term for the states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala. These are rich in cultural field where classical music flourishes with different types of dance and art. Explore South India with us and we assure you to gift a memorable vacation.
After you arrive at the cultural capital of India, that is Chennai, our representatives escort you to the hotel.
After some rest and lunch, you are taken to the Government Museum, which is known for the various historic galleries, like the Hindu Sculpture Gallery, the Bronze Gallery, the Amravati Gallery and the National Art Gallery.
The next visit is to the Fort St. George, believed to be the first construction of the British on the Indian land. It is located on the shores of Bay of Bengal. The last visit for the day is the Kapaleeswarar temple. There is an overnight stay at Chennai.
Today is an excursion trip to the richest shrine on earth, the Tirupathi Venkateshwara temple. It is located at the mountain top, named Tirumala. It is a really beautiful temple within a natural surrounding; you can check out the Akashganga waterfall, the Puskarini tank, the TTD gardens and one of the ancient museums of the country, the Dhayana Mandiram.
Though there is a huge gathering of devotees here, you need not worry; as the darshan is well organized and our experienced representatives are there to look after your safety and convenience. After the evening aarti, you return to Chennai for an overnight stay.
After an early breakfast, you head towards the treasury of South Indian art and culture, Mahabalipuram. Located on the Coromondal coast, the special features of the place lies in the rock cut caves and the monolithic temples.
The next visit is to the holy city of Kanchipuram, which once had 1000 temples; now you can view 200 out of them. Besides architectural efficacy, this place is also famous for its hand weaved cotton and silk dress materials. You return to Chennai for an overnight stay.
After reaching the second largest city of Tamil Nadu, you are escorted to the hotel for rest and refreshments by our representatives. After lunch, you are taken to the famous Meenakshi temple. It is one of the oldest temples of the country, dedicated to Lord Shiva and is actually a twin temple. You will surely be overwhelmed with the numerous sculptures and paintings on the walls of the temple. The temple consists of a thousand pillared hall, each pillar of which is decorated with bold sculptures which seem live. Every pillar seems to be straight from any angle and when tapped, creates musical notes.
Today you get back to Chennai via flight. You can relax and shop at the nearby markets rest of the day. Chennai is known for various art facts and the silk saris.
You depart the gateway of South India and board flight back to Delhi. End of the programme. Check-in and check-out time is 12 noon at all hotels.