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It is a splendid temple tour of South India covering the major temples which is renowned for its amazing architecture. all the temples in this tour hold religious sentiments for the Hindus. The characteristics of these temples are Beautifully adorned gateway towers called Gopurams with hundred or thousand-pillared pavilion s and corridors with spectacular sculptures.The most fascinating part of this tour is to see the sun rise and sunset at the confluence of three seas Arabian sea, Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean at Kanyakumari.
Southern Splendour Tour Packages begins with an arrival in Chennai. You will be escorted by our representative to your pre booked hotel.
Today you will have a guided city sightseeing tour of Chennai visiting Gandhi memorial, Kalashetra, Mylapore temple, Marina beach. Evening free to explore the city on your own. Overnight stay at Chennai.
Today morning enjoy full day excursion to Tirupati – known for the famous ancient temple of Lord Venkateswara (lord of seven hills or Balaji as he is affectionately known) on the top of the Tirumala hills. Evening return back to Chennai for overnight stay.
This morning drive to Kanchipuram – the ancient capital of Pallavas this place is known as City of 1000 temples. Temples of Ekambaswera, Kailasanatha, Sri Kamakshi and aradarajaswamy are of interest further drive to Mahabalipuram and check in at hotel.
After breakfast drive to Tiruvannamalai – pilgrimage centre with an ancient temple of Lord Shiva. Later proceed to Pondicherry which carries a strong whiff of the French presence in India . Overnight at the hotel.
Visit Aurobindo ashram – 10 kms from Pondicherry. This ashram promotes Aurobindo’s ideas in bringing about a synthesis of yoga and modern science.Later visit to Auroville – a unique experiment in International living and in creating a new environment where men and women of all nationalities live together in harmony. Overnight at Pondicherry.
Morning breakfast and drive to Chidambram famous for Nataraj Temple. Later drive to Tanjavur famous for the Brahadewara temple. Overnight stay at Tanjore.
Today we head to Trichy, short name of Tiruchirapalli situated on the banks of Kaveri River. Check in at hotel. Later visit Rock fort and its temple at a height of over 23 mts. Also visit Srirangam and Jambukeshwar temple.
After breakfast drive to Madurai and check in at hotel. Later visit Meenakshi temple, King’s Tirumala Palace , Mariamman Tepakkulam and Alagar Kovil. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning leave for same day excursion to Rameshwaram – the most sacred temple town of India. According to Indian mythology this is the place where Lord Rama built a bridge across the sea to rescue his consort Sita, from her abducter Ravana.In evening return to Madurai for overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast drive to Kanyakumari – is the land’s end of India where the water of the Arabian sea , Bay of Bengal and Indian ocean meet .An important pilgrimage centre famous for Amman temple dedicated to Goddess Kanyakumari.
Early morning view the beautiful sunrise. Visit to Suchindram and proceed to Trivandrum, enroute visit Padmanabhapuram palace. Arrive and visit to palace and city palace museum.
Today we will arrange an escorted transfer to airport for your connecting flight back to home