Exotic Temple Tour of South India
Day 01: Arrive Chennai – Mahabalipuram (70 kms/ 2 hrs)
On arrival at Chennai airport. Take a sort drive to Mahabalipuram, Check in relax in the beach. Overnight stay at Mahabalipuram.
Day 02 : Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry (90 kms/ 3 hrs)
Morning Sight Seeing Of Mahishashuramardini cave, Pancha Pandava Rathas, Tiger Cave and evening sea shore temple (Belongs to 8th Century AD) and drive to Pondicherry, check in Overnight stay at Pondicherry.
Day 03: Pondicherry – Tanjore (210 kms/ 4 hrs)
Morning visit Auroville than Manakula vinayagar temple and Aurobindo ashram, take drive to Tanjore, check in relax visit Art Gallery. Overnight stay at Tanjore.
Day 04: Tanjore – Pillayar Patti - Madurai (190 kms/ 4 hrs)
Morning visit Brihadeswara Temple(Big Temple), Palace and Museum than drive to Madurai on the way visit Pillayarpatti karpaga vinayaga temple, take drive to Madurai, check in relax visit Tirumalai nayak palace. Overnight stay at Madurai.
Day 05: Madurai – Thekkady (180 kms/ 5 hrs)
Morning visit Meenakshi Amman Temple and Vandi Mariamman Temple take drive to Thekkady. Check in relax evening visit of kathakali (Highly stylized Indian dance drama). Overnight stay at Thekkady.
Day 06: Thekkady – Kumarakom (160 kms/ 4 hrs)
Morning boat ride in lake periyar to see wild animals like Tiger, Leopard, Sambar, Elephant etc. Take drive to Kumarakom proceed House boat to ride towards Alleppey, you can see traditional back water villages. Overnight stay at Air conditioned house boat.
Day 07: Alleppey – Cochin (75 kms/ 2.5 hrs)
Morning take a drive to cochin check in later visit St francis church, Fort Kochi Beach and Chinese fishing nets. Evening boat ride in the harbour. Overnight stay at Cochin.
Day 08: Cochin – Ooty (300 kms/ 6 hrs)
Morning drive to Ooty (Ooty is a Popular hill station located in the Nilgri hills) check in relax and evening boat ride in Ooty lake. Overnight stay at ooty.
Day 09: Ooty
Full day Ooty sightseeing Doddabetta Peak (Highest mountain in Nilgri hills), Pykara lake, Botanical garden (The gardens have around a thousands of species), Sims Park, Dolphins Nose. Overnight stay at Ooty.
Day 10: Ooty – Trichy (260 kms/ 6 hrs)
Morning drive to Trichy (the city has a number of historic monuments like Rock fort and Temples) check in later visit Srirangam temple. Overnight stay at Trichy.
Day 11: Trichy – Tiruvannamalai (230 kms/ 5 hrs)
Morning Visit Rock Fort Temple and drive to Tiruvannamalai. Check in later visit Annamalaiyar Temple. (The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva was built between the 9th and the 10th centuries by the Chola kings of the Tamil empire). Overnight stay at Tiruvanamalai.
Day 12: Tiruvanamalai – Vellore – Tirupathy (230 kms/ 4 hrs)
Morning visit famous Ramanar Ashram and drive to tirupathy on the way we visit Golden Temple and Vellore Fort in Vellore district. and check in Hotel. Overnight Stay at Tirupathy.
Day 13: Tirupathy – Thiruthani - Chennai (180 kms/ 4 hrs)
Early Morning Darshan Of Lord Venkatachalapathy and Pathmavathy Thaiyar Temple and drive to Chennai. On the way we visit Thiruthani Muruga Temple One of the arupadai Veedu of Lord Muruga is located on a small Hill). Check in overnight stay at Chennai.
Day 14: Chennai Departure
Depend upon your Flight schedule our Tour Executive will transfer to International airport for your onward Journey.