11 Nights / 12 Days
Destination Covered : Chennai-delhi-kanyakumari-madurai-puducherry-rameshwaram-tanjore-tirupati-tiruvannamalai-trichy-trivandrum
The South India Temple Tour takes you to some of the most revered temples and religious shrines of South India which make you feel enlightened. The tour allows you to experience the rich cultural heritage of some of the important south Indian cities and many of them mesmerized you with their architectural beauty and excellent engineering.
Day 01:- Arrive at New Delhi
South India Temple Tour begins with the arrival at New Delhi, where you will be received by one of the representative of Indian Horizons who will escort you to the Airport to board a flight towards Chennai. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel and freshen up. After lunch proceed for the guided sightseeing tour of Chennai which includes Marina Beach, Kapaleeshwar Temple, San Thome Church, Sri Parthasarathy Temple etc. After enjoying a visit to major attractions of city return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02:- Chennai- Tirupati
Next morning after breakfast leave for Tirupati, that is 154 Km from Chennai and takes around 3 to 4 hours to reach it. Tirupati is a sacred place better known for its spiritual and divine ambiance. Visit the world famous Lord Venkateshwara Temple which is a landmark Vaishnavite temple situated in the hill town of Tirumala at Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. After lunch at local restaurant return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03:- Chennai- Kanchipuram- Mamallapooram
Next morning after breakfast drive towards Kanchipuram. It is situated at a distance of 68 Km from Chennai. Upon arrival, visit the Ekambareswarar Temple, Kamakshi Amman Temple, Kailasanathar Temple, Devarajaswami Temple etc. After lunch drive towards Mamallapooram and check into the pre-booked hotel. After some rest visit the Arjuna’s Penance, 8th century Rock-cut Cave Temple, Shor Temple, Pancha Rathas etc. Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04:- Mamallapooram- Tiruvannamalai- Puducherry
Next day after breakfast drive towards Tiruvannamalai which has an important temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. After lunch at local restaurant drive towards Puducherry which is 131 Km away from it. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05:- Puducherry Sightseeing
Puducherry was previously known as Pondicherry was under the French jurisdiction until 1954 and one can easily see the French influence over here. Visit the Puducherry Beach, Promenade, Raj Niwas, French War Memorial, Pondicherry Botanical Garden etc. Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06:- Puducherry- Chidambaram- Tanjore
Next day after morning breakfast proceed towards Chidambaram to visit the famous Nataraja Temple where Lord Shiva is depicted as the cosmic dancer Nataraja. After lunch drive towards Thanjavur or Tanjore. En-route visit the Brass factory at Kumbakonam. Tanjore was the capital of the Chola dynasty and has the famous Brahadeswara Temple. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 07:- Tanjore- Trichy
After morning breakfast leave for Trichurapalli or Trichy located on the banks of river Kaveri. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel and freshen up. After some rest visit the Rockfort Temple, Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Jambukeshwara Temple, Erumbeeswarar Temple etc. Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 08:- Trichy- Madurai
Next day after enjoying morning breakfast leave for Madurai. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel and take some rest. After lunch visit the Sree Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thirupparankundram Murugan Temple, Koodal Azhagar Temple etc. Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 09:- Madurai- Rameshwaram
Next day after breakfast proceed towards Rameshwaram which is among the most sacred temples of South India. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel and take some rest. Later on visit the Ramanathaswamy Temple, Jada Tirtham, Dhanushkodi Temple, Gandhamadhana Parvatham, Five Faced Hanuman Temple, Adam’s Bridge etc. Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10:- Madurai- Trivandrum
Next morning after breakfast proceed towards the airport to board a flight towards Trivandrum. Upon arrival, check into the pre-booked hotel and enjoy rest of the day at leisure activities.
Day 11:- Trivandrum- Kanyakumari
Next morning after breakfast leave for Kanyakumari which is an important pilgrimage center. Visit the Vivekananda Rock Temple, Kanya Kumari Temple, Suchindrum, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Thiruvalluvar Statue etc. After enjoying the whole day return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 12:- Trivandrum- New Delhi
On the last day of South India Temple Tour package after breakfast proceed towards the airport to board a flight towards New Delhi.
With this, the most exciting, spiritual and enriching South India Temple Tour comes to an end with some of the everlasting memorises that you cherish forever.
San Thome Church
Sri Parthasarathy Temple
Lord Venkateshwara Temple
Kamakshi Amman Temple
Rock-cut Cave Temple
Pondicherry Botanical Garden
Thanjavur or Tanjore
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
The Sree Meenakshi Amman Temple
The Vivekananda Rock Temple
Kanya Kumari Temple