7 Days - South India Pilgrimage Tours

Madurai - Trichy - Pondicherry - Chennai

Overview

South India, which is being worshipped in the world and the richest pilgrimage center. In this Itinerary of South India Pilgrimage Tours, you will explore the land of lord in South India.

First visit Madurai rich heritage, is located on the banks of Vaigai river. Visit Shree Meenakshi Amman Temple, Murugan Temple after visit Madurai explore Trichy Srirangam Temple, Thiruvanaikaval Temple, Rockfort Ganesha Temple etc.

Highlights

  • Meenakshi Temple and Koodal Azhagar Temple at Madurai
  • Famous Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple at Trichy
  • Visit Brihadeeswarar Temple and Mariamman Temple - Tanjore
  • Aurobindo Ashram and Manakula Vinayagar Temple - Pondicherry
  • Visit Krishna Mandapam or Cave temple at Mahabalipuram
  • Marina Beach and Kapaleeshwarar Temple at Chennai

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive Madurai

Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Later half day sightseeing including 2500 years old Meenakshi Temple, Mariamman Teppakulam, Thirupparankundram Temple and Koodal Azhagar Temple.

Evening visit the Tirmala Nayak Palace. Later we will take you once again to Meenakshi Temple to witness the grand night ceremony.. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 : Madurai - Trichy (by surface approx 172 kms / 3 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Trichy - situated on the banks of river Cauvery. We will take you to visit the famous Sriranganathaswami Temple. It has seven walls and 21 towers which has been called Gopurams.

Later will take you to Rockfort Ganesha Temple and Thiruvanaikaval Temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3 : Trichy – Tanjore (Thanjavur) - Trichy (by surface approx 58 kms / 1.5 hrs – one way)

After breakfast drive to Tanjore - The rice bowl of Tamilnadu. We will take you to visit famous Brihadeeswarar Temple, Mariamman Temple, Saraswathi Mahal etc.

Overnight at the Trichy hotel.

Day 4 : Trichy - Pondicherry (by surface approx 232 kms / 5 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Pondicherry enroute visiting Chidambaram the Nataraja Temple and the Vaitheeswaran Koil. Later sightseeing of Pondicherry visiting Aurobindo Ashram and the Manakula Vinayagar Temple. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5 : Pondicherry - Mahabalipuram - Chennai (by surface approx 154 kms / 4 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Chennai enroute visiting Mahabalipuram - Krishna Mandapam or Cave temple, visit Five Rathas (Pancha Pandava Rathas), Monolithic Temples.

Also visit the famous Shore Temple & Kanchipuram - Kailasanathar Temple, Ekambaranathar Temple, Kamakshi Amman Temple, Ulagalanda Perumal Temple. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6 : Chennai Sightseeing

After breakfast proceed for half day sightseeing tour of Chennai visiting a museum to see the Art and Bronze Gallery, Marina Beach, Santhome Cathedral and Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Afternoon free for shopping.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 7 : Chennai (Departure)

In time transfer to airport/railway station to board flight/train for onward destination. End of the tour with beautiful memories.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in standard category of rooms at all hotels.
  • Meal Plan on Bed & Breakfast at all places accordingly.
  • English speaking guide as per places mentioned in itinerary.
  • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by air-conditioned vehicle for the entire tour
  • All applicable current taxes for hotels and transport

Exclusions

  • Air Fare / Rail Fare
  • Expenses of personal nature such as laundry / tips / shopping / telephones / Medical etc.
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the inclusions mentioned above
  • Entry fees to Monuments specifically
  • Charges in hotels for additional services
  • Photography and video making fees at the sites
  • Personal insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Unforeseen Expenses because of the weather conditions

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