Duration : 05 Days / 04 Nights
Destination Covered :
Chennai - Tirupathi - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Madurai
South India is a dream holiday destination and noted for its rich cultural heritage that conserved in many forms be it the architectural lavishness of its glorious forts, palaces and religious influences in its several temples, mosques and churches; spicy and tempting cusines to various colourful and lively festivals, South India has it all!!!! Undeniably all of this and a lot more make South India one of the most favoured cultural destinations of the world. So celebrate this diversity with Esthetic South India Heritage Tour that will exhibit the best of South India and takes you to the journey of vivid cultural, natural beauty and architectural splendor of South India.
Welcome to the unspoken capital of South India or one of the biggest assets for India with charismatic monuments, temples, mosques and churches combined with a real fusion of diverse cultures, people with different characteristics, distinct viewpoints, beliefs, values and morality that make Chennai ascosmopolitan city. Upon arrivalyou will be met by our representatives who willescort you to the hotel for check in.After relax a while or lunch at hotel proceeds for a half day sightseeing tour which includes: Fort St. George, Fort Museum, Clive House, St Mary’s Church, St. Thomas Church, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Government Museum and Art Gallery, Anna Zoological Park, Marina Beach and more ensure to enthrall you. In evening either you can go for shopping or relax at your lavish room or on beaches. Later return to hotel forovernight stay in Chennai.
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On second day, your journey onwards toone of the most important pilgrimage centre of India. “Tirupathi” also known as “Tirumala” filled with spiritual divinity. Here you will visit the ancient and sacred temple “Sri Venkateshwara Temple” dedicated to Lord Vishnu or Balaji, undeniablyfacilities to have a darshan (viewing the Lord Vishnu idol) are very well organized,Tirumala-Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) method of approach or darshan by using the computerized issuing of tokensbeing dispatched to the pilgrims has largely reduced the waiting time. So offer the obeisance to Lord Vishnu and then return to Chennai for overnight stay.
After a wonderful“Heaven of Tranquillity” experience, third day of your tour will take you the 2nd capital of the Pallavas “Mahabalipuram”, here you will not allure only with new style of artistic and architectural creations but its impressive setting or location,beautiful white sandy beaches, casuarinas trees,Shore temple, Five Ratha’s temple, wildlife hub, crocodile bank, and various activities like open dance festival and exquisite local handicrafts etc. mesmerize you a lot and make your visit worthwhile. Later then ready to explore another architectural wonder, which has so much to offer that can never even be thought of, wonderful scenery, historic temples, religious and cultural implications, and outstanding goods like quality silk are all found in one place and that happening place is “Kanchipuram”. Here you will visit the Kamakshi Ammam temple and Kanchi Kamkashi temple and should not miss to purchase famous Kanchipuram silk sarees. Late eveningreturn to Chennai for overnight stay.
On fourth day, get ready to explore one of the most historically and culturally prominent cities of India “Madurai” due to its numerous age old stone temples and buildings. Upon arrival,check-in into hotel, after freshening up and relaxing for a couple hours, you’ll be proceeding to the amazing Madurai sightseeing tour which coverAyirankkal Mandapam,Maraimman Thepukullam Temple Tank, Meenakshi Temple, Tirumalai Nayakkar Palace,Gandhi Museum and Koodal Azhagar.In evening you can explore North Chithirai Street, East Avani Moola Street and Town Hall Road to buy authentic local handicrafts or excellent souvenirs to take back home.Late evening transfer to airport for overnight journey to Chennai.
Morning after breakfast, you will transfer to the Chennai Airport/Railway station in time to connect flight/train for onward destination.Say farewell to South India as you reach the finale of your Esthetic South India Heritage Tour, Travelogy india ensure that this tour realize you how rich is South India heritage and culture.