Southern delight long stay South India
- 8 days
- 1 person
- Family Holidays
Explore the temples in Tamil Nadu and spend time in the beautiful heritage locations. All popular temple destinations are covered in this one-of-a-kind heritage trail. The exploration will be a memorable experience with a mystical vibe that feels relaxing. Beginning at Mahabalipuram the route covers Pondicherry, Madurai, Rameshwaram, and Kanyakumari. This temple visit is one grand mystical exploration.
tour plans 8 days
Chennai - Mahabalipuram (65 km/ approx 1.30 hrs) Our representative will meet you upon arrival in Chennai. Transfer to Mahabalipuram - based in Kanchipuram. Explore the heritage sites and temples. Check-in to the hotel. Visit places in Kanchipuram – go to the Ekambaranatha Temple, Vaishnavite Vaikunta Perumal Temple, Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Kamakshi Temple, and Kailasanatha Temple. Overnight stay at the hotel in Mahabalipuram.
Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry (100 km/ approx. 2 hrs) Have breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Pondicherry. Check-in to the hotel. Go sightseeing in Pondicherry, and spend time in Aurobindo ashram. Also, cover the Church of Sacred Heart of Jesus and Auroville. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pondicherry.
Leisure time in Pondicherry Have breakfast at the hotel, and 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.
Pondicherry - Madurai (330 km/ approx. 6 hrs) Have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Proceed to Madurai. Check-in to the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Madurai.
Sightseeing in Madurai Have breakfast at the hotel. Visit Tirumalai Nayak, Koodal Azhagar Temple. Also, spend serene moments at the prayer ceremony at Meenakshi Temple. Spend the rest of the day at leisure in the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Madurai - Rameshwaram (160 km/ approx. 3.5 hrs) Have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Proceed to Rameshwaram. Check-in to the hotel. Go sightseeing in Rameshwaram. Visit the Agnitriham Tank - a bath at Agnitriham precedes a visit to the Ramanatha Swamy Temple – a masterpiece of Dravidian architecture. Also visit, the Ramjharoka Temple. Overnight stay at the hotel in Rameshwaram.
Rameshwaram - Kanyakumari (311 km/ approx. 5 hrs) Have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Proceed to Kanyakumari. The Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the Bay of Bengal merge here. Check-in at the hotel and proceed on a visit to Vivekananda Rock, Gandhi Museum, and Kumari Amman Temple. Spend time at the scenic spot in Kanyakumari, enjoying the sunset. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kanyakumari.
Kanyakumari - Departure from Trivandrum (90 km/ approx. 3 hrs) Have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Transfer to Trivandrum airport to board the flight back home.
Sightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicleMeal plan as mentionedDrivers allowances, toll taxes, and GST7 nights accommodation in deluxe category rooms in the mentioned hotels or equivalent
Personal expenses like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides/drivers, and othersGuide serviceAir tickets and airport taxesCamera/video camera fees applicable at monumentsEntrance fees at monuments and gardens