When it comes to temple, South India tops the list of the famous destinations with its ancient temples which truly are the symbols of magnificence. The temple architecture of this region is beyond comparable. The temples in South India are worth visiting and exploring. The temples of South India has attracted many tourists from all over the world and is one of the top reasons to visit South India. From pilgrims to art lover everyone visit South India to explore its ancient temples which have now become a shining example of the cultural heritage and diversity of India. From Tamil Nadu to Andhra Pradesh, the entire South India is dotted with beautiful temples that hold immense religious significance. Our 6 Nights/7 Days South India Temple Tour includes every top and major pilgrim sites of South India and main temples. With this package you will see or explore Kanchipuram, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Tanjore, Trichy and Madurai. Where you will see the temples like the Varatharaja Temple, Kailasanatha Temple, Ekambareswara Temple, Meenakshi Temple, Srirangam temple, Rock Fort Temple, Ucchi Pillayar Vinayaka Temple.
Highlights of Tour
- Excursion of prominent temples of each destination.
- Visit Pondicherry en-route to Tanjore.
- En-route visiting Trichy.
- Night ceremony of Madurai Temple.
Upon arrival in Chennai, RAJPUTANA TOUR Representative will receive you and transfer to the pre-booked hotel, accommodated for overnight stay. Freshen up and take rest then drive to Kapeeleshwara Temple. the Parthasarathy Temple portrays tales from the great Indian epic, Mahabharata. Then, visit The National Art Gallery, Fort Museum and Santhorne Church. Evening walk at Marina Beach. On time return to hotel. Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Have a very hearty breakfast at the hotel and head towards the temple city of Kanchipuram. Visit Vaikuntha Peruma temple. While the three ‘garbagriha’ represent the typical South Indian temple structure, the sculptures of the shrine are rare, narrating the history of the Pallava dynasty. Your also visit the Varatharaja Temple, Kailasanatha Temple and Ekambareswara Temple. Your next destination is to the land of excavated temples, Mahabalipuram. After reaching check in at the pre-booked hotel accommodated for overnight stay.
Post your breakfast head to Tanjore. Enroute visiting Pondicherry, the cloak of universal brotherhood. Churches of Pondicherry, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Gandhi Statue, Auroville and French colony of Pondicherry. Carry on drive to Tanjore. Upon arrival meet our tour representative who will assist you in check-in procedure at the hotel. Overnight stay in hotel.
After having a very hearty South Indian breakfast at the hotel proceed for sightseeing tour of Tanjore. Explore the sacred Tanjore paintings and The Brihadeeswarar Temple – the heart of Tamil architecture. Later you will be driven to Madurai, enroute visiting Trichy, another marvel of South Indian architecture. Later in the day you begin your journey to Madurai, Enroute visit to Trichy, another marvel of South Indian architecture. Visit the Srirangam temple, the Rock Fort Temple and the Ucchi Pillayar Vinayaka Temple. Continue drive to Madurai. After reaching check-in at the hotel and stay overnight.
After breakfast visit the Meenakshi Temple. This 2000 years old shrine surprises tourists with its majestic towers and gourami; the temple is a city in itself. Epitome of Dravidian architectural style, the Hall of Pillars is surprising as you get a straight view of the pillars from every angle; every pillar creates a different melody when tapped. After checking out the Thirumalai Nayak’s Palace and Gandhi Museum and night ceremony of Madurai temple you return to the hotel for night stay.
After breakfast our representative will drop you at Madurai Airport to board flight for Chennai. Upon arrival check in at hotel. You can spend your day doing shopping at local markets. Overnight stay in hotel.
After breakfast, RAJPUTANA TOUR Representative will drop you at Chennai Airport to board your flight to home.