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The state of Tamil Nadu has the rich cultural and traditional diversity that is reflected in its facets like Music, Dance and Literature. With major attractions like Chennai, Mahabalipuram, and Pondicherry an Union Territory which lies in Tamil Nadu that reflect rich architectural heritage, Tamil Nadu offers a variety of tourist places to explore.
tour plans 6 days
On arrival, meet and greet by chauffeur and proceeds to Mahabalipuram. Mahabalipuram is a small town situated in the southeastern part of Tamil Nadu, stretching between the Bay of Bengal and the Great Salt Lake. It is a renowned representative city of our rich Indian culture and heritage. It is mainly a seaport, which lies 58 km away from the capital city Chennai. Afternoon proceeds for the half day sightseeing tour of Mahabalipuram. The temples and religious places in Mahabalipuram speak a lot about the culture and traditions of the people here. The Shore Temple is the most famous temple in and around Mahabalipuram. It consists of three temples built in one single complex that was constructed way back in the 8th century. Another famous temple is the Pancha Rathas. Some other popular tourist attractions in Mahabalipuram are Arjuna’s Penance, the Crocodile Farm, the Cave temples, the Indian Seashell Museum, Krishna’s Butterball. Along with these, there are innumerable monoliths, temples and stone carvings that are a testimony to the rich cultural heritage of India. Overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast, proceeds for sightseeings at Kanchipuram Visit Kailasanathar temple and Ekambareshwar temple. Also get a visit to the silk weaving center. Return to Mahabalipuram & overnight stay at hotel.
This French capital of India will definitely make you feel like you are someplace out of India when you visit places like the Rock Beach, Pondicherry Beach, Serenity Beach or the Botanical Gardens. And the best place to see Pondicherry with the same notion is to visit Auroville and Sri Aurobindo Ashram where people from all over the world come to seek spirituality through yoga and meditation. Overnight stay at hotel.
Everything suggests that the Tamil city of Pondicherry was a small village of fishermen, with the weaving as only other occupation. No text mentioned this old livelihood; however it was discovered evidence of its trade links with Rome and Mesopotamia, the archaeological sites of Arikamedu and Bahur 20 km of the city. As a popular beach-town, Pondicherry also offers you with the amazing nightlife through numerous clubs and beach-parties offering great music and delicious cocktails. There is so much to do and explore here, that you will not want to go back and experience more and more of this quaint French town of India. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Chennai, India’s fourth largest city is also called the Gateway to the South. From a tiny hamlet in 1639, it grew around the Fort St. George built by the British. A lush green city famed for its temples, silk, music and dance, Chennai gives a sense of serenity and spaciousness. Afternoon take an orientation tour of Chennai visiting Fort St George, Fort Museum, Santhome Cathedral etc. In the evening enjoy a walking trail of Mylapore with the company of a knowledgeable guide / historian. During this walk, you will visit the Kapaleeswara Temple and also walk through the surrounding areas, where you can see Mylapore in all its crowded chaos. The jewellers, silk merchants, fruit and vegetable sellers and the flower vendors in the bazaars provide a colourful backdrop to the temple. The walk is through small lanes with old-style homes, silk shops, stores selling music and religious souvenirs, auditoriums etc. At the end of the tour stop at the popular Saravana Bhavan for snacks and coffee and then drive back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast, check out in time and proceed for onward flight.
Sightseeing at ChennaiAll tours and transfers on Private A/C Innova with driver cum guideSightseeing at Pondicherry.Local Visits to KanchipuramSightseeing at MahabaleeshwarDaily breakfast at hotel05 Nights’ accommodation in 01 Double Room on Twin Sharing Basis.
Early Check- inTour Escort / GuideAny services which is ot specified in the ItineraryMinibar FacilitiesExtra MealsLocal sim /Laundry / Camera & Video charges