Tamil Nadu Tour from Chennai to Trivandrum (SITT 013)


Day1

Arrive Chennai

Arrival at Chennai International Airport. Transfer to the Hotel. Have a city tour of Chennai. Visit the famous places like Fort St.George, St.Mary's Church, Marina Beach, Santhome Church where the Basilica is built over the tomb of St.Thomas. Then have a visit to the famous Kapaleeshwara Temple dedicated for Lord Shiva in Mylapore city.

Overnight stay in Chennai

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Taz Kamar Inn La Woods Raintree, Anna Salai
Day2

Chennai - Mahabalipuram

In the morning, drive to Mahabalipuram, an ancient port city of the Pallavas. Visit the famous World Heritage UNESCO sites of Mahabalipuram. First, to the Sea Shore temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Vishnu, and then to Five Rathas "Five Chariots", a monolithic structure, representing an unique style built by the Pallavas, then finally to Arjuna's Penance, Varaha Cave and Krishna's Butter Ball. Have a walk in the artisan's streets who makes stone sculptures. Return back to the Hotel. Have a rest in the beach resort.

Overnight Stay in Mahabalipuram

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Mamalla Heritage Ideal Beach Resort Grande Bay Resort & Spa
Day3

Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry

In the morning, drive to Pondicherry (Puducherry) "The French Colony". Check-in to the hotel. In the late afternoon have a visit to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, an Ashram dedicated to Sri Aurobindo & "The Mother". Have a visit to "The Church of Sacred Heart" and "Notre dame des Anges", French Colony and markets. Have a Rickshaw ride in the commercial streets. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Pondicherry

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Le Aham Shenbaga Accord
Day4

Pondicherry

In the morning have a visit to Goubert Market. Then drive to Auroville. Visit the famous "Matrimandir", only the exterior view and visit some boutiques. Return back to Pondicherry. Have a rest in the hotel.

One more night stay in Pondicherry

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Le Aham Shenbaga Accord
Day5

Pondicherry - Gangaikondacholapuram - Darasuram - Thanjavur

After the breakfast, drive to Kumbakonam. Enroute visit the famous visit the famous Shiva Temple at Gangaikondacholapuram which was built in the 11th century by the Chola dynasty, one of the World Protected UNESCO Site. Have a lunch in Kumbakonam city. In the late afternoon, visit the 12th century Chola temple Airavatesvara Temple in a small village named Darasuram. Then proceed your drive to Tanjore (Thanjavur).

Overnight Stay in Thanjavur

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Gnanam Lakshmi Hotel Sangam Hotel
Day6

Thanjavur - Trichy

In the morning, visit the famous Tanjore Art Gallery which houses the collection of sculptures and statues, Saraswati Mahal Library Museum, Brihadeeshwara Temple also known as Big Temple which is one of the World Heritage Monument built by the chola dynasty in the 10th century. In the afternoon, visit the Bronze Making Artisan's Village to see the Bronze Casting and Tanjore Paintings. Then drive to Trichy. In the evening climb the Rockfort to visit the famous Ganesha Temple and have a panoramic view of the city. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Trichy

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Apple Park Inn Le Temps Fort Sangam Hotel
Day7

Trichy - Chettinadu

In the morning have a visit to the banks of River Cauvery to see the performance of the rituals by the Hindus and visit the famous Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple at Srirangam. Drive to Chettinadu (Chettinad), the land of Chettiars. Explore the village ambience by walking around the village streets. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Chettinadu

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Chettinaadu Narayana Villas Chettinadu Mansion Chidambara Vilas
Day8

Trichy - Madurai

Drive to Madurai. In the late afternoon visit the famous Gandhi Museum where you can see lot of exhibits about the life of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of our Nation. Then have a visit to Tirumalainayak Palace built in 16th century with grand pillars is the most attractive one. In the evening, visit the Meenakshi Temple dedicated to Goddess Parvati and a thousand pillared hall with eye-catching sculptures.

Overnight stay in Madurai

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
MMR Gardens Poppys Regency Madurai by GRT Hotels
Day9

Madurai - Rameswaram

In the morning drive to Rameshwaram. Have a visit to Pamban's Bridge, is a cantilever bridge on the Palk Strait which connects the Rameshwaram Town on Pamban island to mainland India. Then have a visit to the famous Ramanathaswamy Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located on Rameshwaram Island and a long corridor inside the temple is a remarkable one with beautiful grand pillars. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Rameswaram

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Ashoka Daiwik Hyatt Palace
Day10

Rameswaram - Kanyakumari

In the morning visit the famous Dhanushkodi located at south east of Pamban. See the ramparts of Dhanushkodi, the entire town was completely damaged by 1964 Cyclone. Drive to Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of Indian Peninsula, where Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal meet. Visit the famous Vivekananda Rock, a sacred place of a great saint and philosopher Swami Vivekananda. Then have a visit to Gandhi Memorial and Kanyakumari Amman Temple. It is possible to see both the sunrise and sunset in this town.

Overnight stay in Kanyakumari

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Temple Citi Seashore Hotel Sparsa Resort
Day11

Kanyakumari - Trivandrum

In the morning drive to Trivandrum. Enroute have a visit to the famous Padmanabhapuram Palace, a 15th century palace built by Varma dynasty. Continue your drive. In the evening see the outer view of Padmanabhaswamy Temple and a small museum closer to the temple. Have a rest in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Trivandrum

Hotels
Two Star Equivalent Three Star Equivalent Four Star Equivalent
Pattom Royal Keys Hotel Hycinth
Day12

Departure from Trivandrum

This day you will be transferred to Trivandrum International Airport, Trivandrum as per your flight schedule back to home!

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Duration 12 Days
Location Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Trichy - Chettinad - Madurai - Rameswaram - Kanyakumari - Trivandrum


Tamil Nadu Tour Packages starting from 21200 INR for 12 Days per Person


Group Size 2 Pax 4 Pax 6 Pax 8 Pax 10 Pax
Hotel Category Cost in INR Per Person
2* Equivalent 36700 28100 25200 22700 21200
3 * Equivalent 44600 36000 33100 30600 29100
4 * Equivalent 54800 46200 43400 40900 39300
Note:

The above rates are valid till 30th September 2018

Cost in INR Per Person
2 Star Equivalent Cost
2 Pax 36700
4 Pax 28100
6 Pax 25200
8 Pax 22700
10 Pax 21200
3 Star Equivalent Cost
2 Pax 44600
4 Pax 36000
6 Pax 33100
8 Pax 30600
10 Pax 29100
4 Star Equivalent Cost
2 Pax 54800
4 Pax 46200
6 Pax 43400
8 Pax 40900
10 Pax 39300
Note:

The above rates are valid till 30th September 2018



INCLUDED

Transport by AC Vehicle with an experienced Tour Driver

The cost of the fuel toll & parking charges
Airport Arrival and Departure transfers
AC Rooms with breakfast

EXCLUDED

Camera - Video fee and guide charges

Personal Nature Expenses like telephone calls - Laundry - Soft/Hard drinks/Meals - Tipping etc
Lunch and Dinner Expenses
Entry to the Monuments Temples and Sightseeing Places

OTHER EXPENSES