Tamilnadu Spiritual Tour Package
Day – 1 Arrive Chennai On arrival at the airport you would be welcome by the Indian Horizons representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Chennai. Day – 2 In Chennai Travel After breakfast Indian Horizons guide would escort you to the full day excursion to Mahabalipuram famous as a major seaport of the […]
Day – 1 Arrive Chennai
On arrival at the airport you would be welcome by the Indian Horizons representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Chennai.
Day – 2 In Chennai Travel
After breakfast Indian Horizons guide would escort you to the full day excursion to Mahabalipuram famous as a major seaport of the great Pallava Kings between 08 and 10th century AD and noted for its rock carvings and the shore temple. On your way back to Chennai visit the Gandhi Memorial, Kalakshetra, Mylapore temple. Overnight at Chennai.
Day – 3 Chennai – Tirupati – Chennai Travel
Morning after breakfast full day excursion to Tirupati famous for ancient temple of Lord Venkateswara. Overnight at Chennai.
Day – 4 Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mamallapuram Travel
Morning after breakfast on your drive to Mamallapuram enroute visit Kanchipuram the ancient capital of the Pallavas famous as a city of 1000 Temples and still has 124 shrines. On arrival check-into the hotel. Afternoon with Indian Horizons guide visit several antique sculptural marvels of shrines and huge sculptures cut-out of rocks that dates back to 1200 years during the reign of Pallava Kings. The rock carvings depicting mythological episodes – of demons, Gods and animals in battle and others – are truly poems in stone. The only shore temple that remains here is the spectacular two – spired shrine, unique because it houses both Lord Shiva and the Lord Vishnu in its sanctum sanctorum. Overnight at Mamallapuram.
Day – 5 Mamallapuram – Melmaruvathur – Pondicherry Travel
Morning after breakfast drive to Pondicherry enroute visit to Melmaruvathur, a pilgrim center with an temple of Adhiparasakthi. After lunch proceed to Pondicherry, which carries a strong whiff of the French presence in India. This erstwhile French colony on the east coast of South India merged with the rest of the country in 1954. Legend says that Pondicherry is the place where St.Agasthaya settled down. Overnight at Pondicherry.
Day – 6 In Pondicherry Travel
After breakfast visit Aurbindo Ashram the city of dawn, which is 10kms north of Pondicherry. This ashram promotes Aurbindo’s ideas in bringing about a synthesis of Yoga and modern science to unite the spirit and matter. After lunch visit 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.
Day – 7 Pondicherry – Chidambaram – Tanjore Travel
Morning after breakfast drive to Tanjore enroute visit Chidambaram famous for the Nataraja temple with the root of the sanctum-sanctorum covered with golden plates. In this temple postures from the Bharatnatayam form of dance are depicted in sculpture. Later drive to Thanjavur visiting the Brass factory at Kumbakonam. On arrival check-into the hotel. Overnight at Tanjore.
Day- 8 Tanjore – Trichy Travel
Morning explore the famous Chola Temple of Brihadeeshwar at Tanjore and later drive Trichy situated on the banks of Kaveri River is a blend of history and tradition as well as pilgrim center famous for Ranganath Temple at Srirangam. On arrival check-into the hotel. Afternoon explore the temples of Trichy with Indian Horizons guide. The prominent temple is the Rock Fort Temple and Srirangam Temple. Overnight at Trichy.
Day – 9 Trichy – Madurai Travel
After breakfast drive to Madurai some 2600 years old is laid out in the banks of river Vaigai as a lotus flower with the Meenakshi temple in the center. After lunch explore the famous Meenakshi Temple with Indian Horizons guide, a superb example of the Dravida School of Architecture and is known for its profusely carved and gigantic gateways. Overnight at Madurai.
Day – 10 Madurai – Kanyakumari Travel
After breakfast drive to Kanyakumari and check in at hotel. Overnight at Kanyakumari.
Day – 11 In Kanyakumari Travel
After breakfast proceed for full day excursion to Kanyakumari where the water of the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean meet. An important pilgrim center of India famous for the Amman Temples a symbol of unity and sanctity dedicated to the virgin Goddess, Kanya Kumari. Visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial, a blend of all the architectural styles of India. Evening enjoy the beautiful sunset. Overnight at Kanyakumari.
Day – 12 Trivandrum Travel
Morning after breakfast transfer to airport in Trivandrum to connect flight for onward journey.