Chennai, Tirupati, Kanchipuram, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Chidambaram, Tanjore, Madurai, Rameshwaram, Kanyakumari, Kovalam, Trivandrum
South India is the land of temples and undoubtedly, it is one of those places, where you would get an excellent display of the ancient temples mixed with complete modernity. There are a wide range of temples from that of stones to those of woods. Also, South India had been the Center of Cultural and religious teaching to the people. There are various glorious temples that are sure to make you enthralled and enchanted. With your 12 days trip, you may come across a lot of things.
On your arrival to the country, you will be received and welcomed by the representatives. They will hand over all the important documents to you and then take you to the pre-booked hotel.
Post breakfast, we will set out on our journey to explore Chennai. We will visit the Adeeswar Temple, Kapaleeshwar temple and Parthasarathy temple. We would then move to the Marina beach, the longest beach of the world. Overnight stay at hotel.
Post breakfast, we will drive towards the hills of Tirumala to pay our visit to one of the holiest temples in India, Tirupati temple. We would visit the temple dedicated to Venkateswara Vishnu. It receives crores of donation each year. After the visit, we will drive back to Chennai.
Post breakfast, we will drive towards Mahabalipuram. In the middle, we will stop by the Kanchipuram Falls. We would also take halts at the Varadharaja Perumal temple. And Kamakshi Amman temple along with the Ekambareshwar temple. Next, we will visit the silk weaving factory of Kanchipuram, since the silk in Kanchipuram is extremely famous. We would then continue our drive to Mahabalipuram and check in at one of the hotels.
After breakfast, we will head towards Pondicherry where we will take a visit to the Auroville township and the Aurobindo ashram after checking in at the hotel. We would also explore the famous promenade beach and the Mahatma Gandhi Statue and French War Memorial. We will also visit the Manakula Vinayagar Devasthanam temple. Evening is for leisure. Overnight stay in Pondicherry hotel.
After breakfast, we will set out for Tanjore. However, we will take a halt at Thillai Nataraja Temple of Chidambaram. We would then continue our drive to Tanjore.
We will begin our day in Tanjore by visiting the great Chola Temples and the 1000 year old Brihadeeswara Temple. We would then move towards Tiruchirapalli where we will see the Fortress of Trichy. We would move the Jambukeswarar temple and the Rockford temple along with the Sri Ranganathaswamy temple. Continued drive to Madurai and on arrival check in at the hotel
The day is at leisure. However, in the evening, you will be taken to the 2500 year old Meenakshi Amman temple where you will see the night rituals.
Post breakfast, we will head towards the island of Rameshwaram. Here we will visit the the Ramanathaswamy temple dedicated to Lord Ram. We will offer prayers and return to our hotel at Rameshwaram.
In the morning, we will set out in our journey to the coastal town, Kanyakumari. We will take a halt at Thiruchendur Murugun temple. Continued drive to Kanyakumari. Enjoy the sunset view there after checking in at the hotel. Evening is at leisure.
Today, we will explore all the places of historical importance in Kanyakumari. We will visit the Thiruvalluvar Statue, Gandhi Mandapam and Kanyakumari Amman Temple. Then, we will leave for Kovalam. On arrival, check in at the hotel and enjoy your leisure time at the beaches of Kovalam.
Our representative will assist you from Kovalam to Trivandrum. He would then take you to the Trivandrum airport and you can board your respective flights.