Serenity unlimited in South of India
- 7 days
- 1 person
South India is a popular holiday destination not only because of its beautiful landscapes. The region is also known for its majestic temples and heritage sites. This temple visit and exploration will surround you with a mystically-serene mood.
tour plans 7 days
Arrival in Chennai: Our representative upon arrival in Chennai - the cultural hub of South India popular for its cultural heritage in classical dance, music, architecture, sculpture, and crafts. Check-in to the hotel. Then, go and explore Chennai. Visit Fort St George, St. Mary's Church, and the museum, Kapeeleshwara Temple, San Thome Cathedral, Government State Museum & National Art Gallery. Drive along Marina Beach. Overnight in at the hotel in Chennai.
Chennai - Tirupati (130 km/approx 3 hrs): Have breakfast, and check out from the hotel. Proceed to Tirupati. Check-in to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit the Venkateswara Temple, Kaalahasthi Temple, and Tirumala in Tirupati. Overnight stay at the hotel in Tirupati.
Tirupati - Mahabalipuram (192 km/approx 3.5 hrs): Have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Proceed to Mahabalipuram - the town has many temples and carvings, and the heritage sites look mesmerizing, especially during sunset. Check-in to the hotel and go sightseeing in Kanchipuram. Overnight stay at the hotel in Mahabalipuram.
Mahabalipuram: Have breakfast at the hotel. Visit the Ekambaranatha Temple, Vaishnavite Vaikunta Perumal Temple, Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Kamakshi Temple, and Kailasanatha Temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (100 km/approx. 2 hrs): Have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Proceed to Pondicherry. Check-in at your hotel. Go sightseeing in Pondicherry, and visit the Aurobindo ashram. Also, go to the Church of Sacred Heart of Jesus and Auroville. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pondicherry.
Day at Leisure: Have breakfast at the hotel. Spend the rest of the day leisurely at the hotel. Alternatively, go explore the local streets, markets, and French colonies of Pondicherry. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Proceed to Chennai airport to board the flight back home. Have a pleasant journey ahead!
Meal plan as mentionedSightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicle6 nights accommodation in deluxe category rooms in the mentioned hotels or equivalentDrivers allowances, toll taxes, and GST
Tirupati Darshan TicketsGuide serviceCamera/video camera fees applicable at monumentsAir tickets and airport taxesPersonal expenses like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides/drivers, and othersEntrance fees to monuments and gardens