Highlights

   Sightseeing Tour of Chennai

   Mahabalipuram Temple Tour

   Pondicherry Tour

   Tanjore Temple Tour

   Trichy Temple Tour

   Madurai Temple Tour

Overview

This South India Temple Tour is an 8 Nights, 9 Days South India Pilgrimage Tour Package that takes you to the most religiously important temples across South India. Begin your tour from Chennai; visit the famous Shore Temples of Mahabalipuram, the Brihadeeswarar Temple in Tanjore, Rock Fort in Trichy and Ranganathar Swamy Temple in Srirangam. We will end the tour with a visit to the Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai, before flying back to Chennai.

South Indian Temple Tour Itinerary


Day 01 : Arrive at Chennai

This South Indian Temple Tour begins with your arrival at Chennai. A Jetways representative will meet you at your point of arrival and escort you to the pre-booked hotel for check-in. Depending upon your time of arrival, you can choose to relax in the hotel or visit one of the famous temples of Chennai, such as the Kapaleeshwarar Temple or the Parthasarathy Temple.

Overnight in Chennai

Day 02 : Chennai Sightseeing Tour

Day 2 of the South Indian Temple Tour is dedicated to seeing some of the major religious sites of Chennai. After breakfast, embark on a Sightseeing Tour of Chennai - a tour that takes you to famous sites such as the Santhome Cathedral Church, St. Thomas Mount, St. Mary's Church and Fort St. George. We will also visit the Fort Museum, before returning to the hotel.

Guests can also opt to visit the famous Tirupathi Temple, a temple dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara on this day.

Overnight in Chennai

Day 03 : Chennai - Road Trip to Mahabalipuram - Mahabalipuram Temple Tour

On Day 3 of this South India Temple Tour, we will check out from our hotel in Chennai and proceed on the road trip to Mahabalipuram, a coastal town renowned for its shore temples. The journey to Mahabalipuram in itself is a scenic journey as the majority of the route comprises the East Coast Road - a highway that runs parallel to stunning pristine private beaches and the ocean.

On arrival at Mahabalipuram, proceed to the pre-booked hotel and check in to your rooms. Relax and refresh yourself before embarking on a tour of the shore temples of Mahabalipuram. Later, relax at the beach and enjoy the sea breeze and the scenic views, before returning to the hotel.

Overnight in Mahabalipuram

Day 04 : Mahabalipuram - Road Trip to Pondicherry - Pondicherry Tour

On Day 4 of this South India Temple Tour, we will depart from Mahabalipuram and make our way to Pondicherry. The road trip to Pondicherry takes us further down the East Coast Road, once again treating us to wonderful glimpses of the beach and the ocean.

On arrival at Pondicherry, check in at pre-booked hotel; relax for a while and then set out to explore this unique Union Territory of India. A mix of Indian, French and Portuguese influences, Pondicherry still carries the legacy of French road names and boulevards. In terms of tourism, this city offers you the backwaters, beautiful beaches and water sports.

Our tour of Pondicherry can be customised to include attractions and experiences that interest the guests. Visit the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, the Aurobindo Handmade Paper Factory and the Pondicherry Museum.

Alternatively, tour the famous temples of Pondicherry - which include the Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple and the Varadaraja Perumal Temple, before visiting any of the beaches lining the coastal town - Rock Beach, Serenity Beach or Paradise Beach.

Overnight in Pondicherry

Day 05 : Pondicherry - Tanjore Temple Tour - Road Trip to Trichy

Day 5 of this South India Temple Tour is a busy day as today, we start early in the morning and embark on the road trip to Tanjore and thereon to Trichy. At Tanjore, we will tour the famous Brihadeeswarar Temple, before continuing on our way to Trichy.

On arrival at Trichy, proceed to check in at pre-booked hotel.

Guests can opt to include a visit to the famous Nataraja Temple in Chidambaram en-route to Tanjore.

Overnight in Trichy

Day 06 : Trichy Temple Tour

On Day 6 of this South India Temple Tour, we will embark on a tour of the famous temples in Trichy. Our first stop will be the Rock Fort Temple, which is perched atop a 84 m high rock. Later, this day's temple tour takes us to the Ranganathar Swamy Temple in Srirangam. The Ranganathar Swamy Temple in Srirangam is believed to be the foremost of the 8 self-manifested shrines of Lord Vishnu.

The tour ends with a return to the hotel.

Overnight in Trichy

Day 07 : Trichy - Road Trip to Madurai

Day 7 of this South Indian Temple Tour is dedicated just for the road trip from Trichy to Madurai, a city built around the famous Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple. On arrival at Madurai, proceed to check in at the pre-booked hotel.

Guests can opt to visit the Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal and enjoy its Light & Sound Show in the evening (time-permitting).

Overnight in Madurai

Day 08 : Madurai Temple Tour

Day 8 will be the last day of temple tours, before we return home. Embark on a Madurai Temple Tour in the morning; our first stop will be at the famous Meenakshi Amman Temple Madurai, which is famous for its gopurams as well as the Thousand Pillar Hall and Musical Pillars.

Later, the tour continues to the Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine and the Arulmigu Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple. Later, we will return to Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple to witness the evening procession.

Note: We will visit the Arulmigu Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple only if time permits.

Overnight in Madurai

Day 09 : Madurai - Flight to Chennai

Today is the last day of our tour. After breakfast, check out from your hotel and proceed to the airport in time to board the flight to Chennai with happy memories of your South India Temple Tour with JetwaysHolidays.com.

Package Price

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Inclusions

   Sightseeing Tour of Chennai

   Mahabalipuram Temple Tour

   Pondicherry Tour

   Tanjore Temple Tour

   Trichy Temple Tour

   Madurai Temple Tour

Note

   5% GST Extra on Complete Booking Amount

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