Day 01: Chennai
Chennai Is the capital of Tamilnadu considered as gateway of South India, National Art Gallery and Museum with a fine collection of ancient paintings, Fort St. George, St. Mary's Church, Marina Beach (the second longest in the world), San Thome Cathedral and Mylapore Shiva Temple are the main key attraction of this city.
Day 02: Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram 60 Kms
One of the seven sacred cities of India also famous for its hand-woven silk fabrics, Visit Kailashnatha temple, Ekambareswara Temple which is dedicated to Shiva. This is one the largest temple covering nine hectares of land. Later on depart to Mahabalipuram check into the hotel and relax.
Day 03: Mahabalipuram
Also known as the second pagodas, the principal attraction of this town are wonderful monolithic monuments and stone sculptures. The important monuments are the five Rathas, the Bas-Relief on a huge rock popularly known as Arjuna’s penance, Mahisasura Madapam and the shore temple.
Day 04: Pondicherry 134 Kms
Pondicherry which was formerly a French Colony settled early in the 18th century. The main attraction here is the Aurobindo Ashram which was founded by Sri Aurobindo in 1926. The ashram is the one of the most popular in India with westerns and is also one of the most affluent. Visit Pondicherry museum and sculpture gallery an outstanding collection of artifacts.
Day 05: Tanjore 183 Kms
Tanjore is the literary and religious centre of south India. The celebrated temple Brihadeshra built by the Chola King during the 11th century is its major attraction. The Saraswati Mahal library, containing a rare collection of books and manuscripts on paper and palm leaves.
Day 06: Tiruchirapally 54 Kms
Also known as Trichy the rock fort is land mark of Trichy with Ganesh Temple on the top. Visit Rock Fort Temple in Trichy and the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple at Srirangam this superb temple complex is surrounded by seven concentric walls with 21 Gopurams.
Day 07: Madurai 128 Kms
One of the oldest cities in South India it is famous for its 1000 pillared Meenakshi Temple. You can also take to the special religious night ceremony held in the temple. Another key attraction of this town is Thirumalai Nayak’s palace and Gandhi Museum.
Day 08: Rameshwaram 152 Kms
Sanctified by the epic of Ramayana, this coastal district is also one of the most picturesque places in the state. The main key attractions of this palace are Ramanathaswamy Temple and Dhanuskodi.
Day 09: Kanyakumari 287 Kms
Kanniyakumari - the land’s end of India or the point where the three seas meet, enchanting Kanniyakumari is one of the most popular tourist spots in the South India. Visit to Vivekananda Memorial - built on the Vivekananda Rock where the charismatic and philosopher Swami Vivekananda meditated and transformed him.
Day 10: Trivandrum 87 Kms
This day visit the Padmanabhaswamy temple and Suchindram temple famous in Trivandrum. Proceed for the sightseeing tour of Trivandrum in the next half covering Napier Museum, Chitra Art Gallery and Padmanbhapuram Palace. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11: Trivandrum
Trivandrum at appropriate time you will be transferred to Trivandrum airport or railway station for your onward journey back to your home destination.
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