11 Nights / 12 Days
Destination:- Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Pondicherry - Tanjavur - Trichy - Madurai - Thekkady - Alleppey - Cochin
Day 01: Arrive Chennai
Arrival at Chennai airport meet & greet by our office representative. Assistance and transfer to hotel.Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Chennai
Afternoon breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Chennai city, visit Fort St. George built by the British in 1640 as their first fortified settlement in India. It now houses the offices of the government, the Fort Museum, and St. Mary’s Church he oldest Anglican Church in India. India’s tallest flagstaff of 46 mts, originally the mast of a ship wrecked in the 17th century stands here.
The Marina Beach is the second longest in the world. Walk along the surf-kissed edge, coast along the Drive, relax in your shorts, take the kids to the aquarium, sip coconut water, but worshippers of the sun, beware! You’ll offend everyone if you bring out your bikini. Rumours of sharks and sharp eddies keep all but the bravest away. The San Thome Cathedral Basilica houses the mortal remains of Christ’s doubting apostle, St. Thomas. 8th century Pallava temples, Kapaleswarar andParthasarthy are not far from each other, in Mylapore and Triplicane respectively.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Chennai- Mahabalipuram (via Kanchipuram)B (110kms)
Morning after breakfast drive to Mahabalipuram via Kancheepuram. Visit Kanchipuram: the city of thousands temples and one of the seven most sacred pilgrim centers for the Hindus and it is the ancient capital of the Pallavas kingdom. Visit Ekambaswara, Kailasanatha, Sri Kamakshi and Varadarajaswamy temple. Kanchipuram is also famous for its silks.
Proceed to Mahabalipuram - The ancient 7th century port famous for its magnificent rock temples & carvings. Check into the hotel. The rest of the day enjoy in the beautiful beach.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Mahabalipuram
Breakfast at hotel. Visit the Shore Temple by the sea is surrounded by gardens designed according to descriptions of the original layout from ancient texts. The temple was built at the end of the seventh century by King Rajasimha, is unusual for its shrines to both Siva and Vishnu. Further visit the Rathas b