Tamilnadu Tours

The land of Tamils in India is Tamil Nadu. It is nestled in the southern most part of the Indian Peninsula. The state shares its borders with union territory of Puducherry and the South Indian states of Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. It is surrounded by the Eastern Ghats to its north. The Nilgiri, the Anamalai Hills and Kerala bounded the state on the west. The Bay of Bengal in the east, the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait bordered Tamil Nadu on the southeast and while the Indian Ocean on the south. It also shares its border with the neighboring nation of Sri Lanka.

It is one of the most literate states in India. Tamil is the official language of Tamil Nadu. Bharata Natyam is one of the classical dance forms of India originated in Tamil Nadu.

We design tours of Tamilnadu to the Madurai, Rameshwaram, Kanyakumari and nearby famous destinations and attractions. Explore below Tamilnadu tour Packages, each itinerary can be customize to your dates and interests.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Tamil Nadu is one of the most renowned states in Southern India famous for its Art and Culture. The most interesting fact about Tamil Nadu is that itis the place of temples and heritage sites surrounded by the history of Chera, Chola, Pandya and Pallava kingdom. Classical Indian dance and Carnatic music along with authentic South-Indian food are also the special attractions for the visitors of Tamil Nadu.

Visiting Tamil Nadu from November to March is a better idea. As Tamil Nadu enjoys tropical weather during the whole year, the temperature between March and October remains high as well as humid level increases to a great extent. After the monsoon, the weather starts to get cooler. Therefore, the post-monsoon period is the best time to travel to Tamil Nadu for sightseeing and temple visit.

Along with natural beauty Tamil Nadu has several temples and heritages with great historical background all around the state. Know some important places before visiting Tamil Nadu:

  • Madurai: Srivilliputhur Andal Temple, Gandhi Museum, Vaigai Dam, Pazhamudir Solai, Kumbakkarai Waterfalls.
  • Kodaikanal:Dolphin's Nose, Bear Shola Falls, Berijam Lake, Palani, Perumal Park.
  • Chennai: Eliot's Beach, MGR Memorial, Snake Park, Cholamandal Artist's Village, Rippon Building, Guindy National Park.
  • Kanyakumari: Gandhi Memorial, Nagaraja Temple, Thiruparappu Waterfalls, Pechiparai Dam, Udayagiri Fort.
  • Mahabalipuram: GaneshaRatha, Sculpture Museum, Tiger Caves, Covelong Beach, Kanchipuram.

The festivals of Tamil Nadu are very popular since they represent the culture and traditions the best.

  • Pongal: A harvest festival dedicated to Sun God, Rain God and Cattle and it is celebrated for consecutive 4 days where new harvested rice is cooked to eat.
  • Thaipusam: A festival dedicated to Lord Subramaniam, the younger son of Lord Shiva, on the full moon day of Thai month in Tamil calendar.
  • Karthigai Deepam: Festival of lights which is celebrated by exchanging gifts and new clothes to each other followed by colorful fairs.
  • Natyanjali Dance Festival: Festival of dances which is celebrated with performing different classical dances dedicated to Lord Nataraja.

Tamil Nadu is widely renowned for its woodcraft and stone carvings. If you love jewellery you will be happy to see the large variety of gold, silver and diamond jewellery with unique designs and enticing art work. Besides jewellery, Kanchipuram saree of Silk, Cotton Dhoti can be an attraction for you. You may also love to buy the Tanjore Painting, Metalwork and the Terracotta art representing the ancient Tamil culture.

Being the capital city Chennai is covered with a large number of shopping malls and shopping arcades. Besides Chennai, there are also other markets all over in Tamil Nadu where you can buy some authentic Tamil artwork and other interesting things in reasonable prices. Some of the places are:

  • Phoneix Market City (Chennai)
  • Express Avenue Mall (Chennai)
  • Ranganathan Street (Chennai)
  • Brookefields Mall (Coimbatore)
  • Apollo Books (Mahabalipuram)
  • ChettinadThari (Chennai)
  • Crossways (Coonoor)
  • Maharani (Madurai)
  • Stone Sculptures of Mahabalipuram (Mahabalipuram)
  • Juicy chemistry (Coimbatore)

Yes, undoubtedly Tamil Nadu is one of the safest places in India for the women embarking on solo travelling. Do your own homework and make a proper plan before going. And if you follow some basic rules you can roam around Tamil Nadu freely.

  • Never rely on any stranger and do not leave your luggage in any insecure places.
  • Make a list of emergency phone numbers and keep it to yourself.
  • Always carry your documents and cash in your handbag.

Tamil Nadu is well known for pilgrimages and heritages. There are 33,000+ temples in Tamil Nadu that are not only pilgrimages but also the centre of historical legends and cultural festivals. Some of the notable temples of Tamil Nadu are:

  • Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur
  • Meenakshi Temple, Madurai
  • Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameshwaram
  • Kumari Amman Temple, Kanyakumari
  • Naganathaswamy Temple, Thanjavur
  • Ramaswamy Temple, Kumbakonam
  • Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

You can have camera with you but it is not allowed to click pictures inside the temples. Also taking photographs of the shrines is prohibited. However, you can take photos outside in the temple premises.

According to Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR & CE) a particular dress code should be strictly followed while entering the temples in Tamil Nadu. Men should wear dhoti or pyjama with upper clothes or any formal dress where the women should wear either saree or churidar with upper clothes. Children have no specific dress code. However, footwear is not allowed in the temples.

Tamil Nadu is the place of land and culture covered with natural beauty what makes it the best romantic place for newly married honeymoon couples. Here are such interesting honeymoon destinations of Tamil Nadu.

  • Coornoor: Sim's park, Dolphin's Nose, Botanical Garden, Nilgiri Hills and Droog Fort are the special attractions of this small hill station.
  • Meghmalai: You can enjoy the beauty of Highwayvs Dam, Highways Lake, Venniyar Tea Estate, Elephant Corridor, Rainforest with your partner.
  • Yercaud: Amazing place for nature walks, hikes, sightseeing, photography and shopping.
  • Chennai: Marina Beach, MGR film city, Koli Hills, Elliot's Beach, Zoological Park are the best attraction for honeymoon couples.

Tamil Nadu is the land of temples. You can find several temples in every corner of this state. Though there are some major temples in Thanjavur, Tiruchi, Madurai, Kanchipuram, the City of Thousand Temples, is considered as the Temple City of Tamil Nadu.

Ooty is a hill station which is popular among the travellers both from Tamil Nadu and Karnataka is said to be the coolest place in Tamil Nadu. There are also other hill stations in Tamil Nadu including Kodaikanal, Coonoor, Kotagiri, Valparai etc. where the temperature becomes very low during winter.

  • By Air: There is an international airport in Chennai that allows international flights as well as domestic flights to 20 places within India.
  • By Road: Buses from State Express Transport Corporation run from Chennai to neighbour states like Karnataka, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. Moreover, there are several private and government buses connecting the state to important cities and other states.
  • By Rail: Chennai is the main centre of Southern Railways with a strong network covering Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Pondicherry, a big part of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. The other important railway junctions are Madurai, Salem, Tiruchirapalli and Coimbatore.