Day 01: Chennai
On the first day of Tamil Nadu temple tour arrive at Chennai where you are transferred to the hotel. Proceed for the
sightseeing tour of Chennai. Visit the National Art Gallery and Museum with
a fine collection of ancient paintings of almost all schools, Fort St.
George, St. Mary's Church, Marina Beach (the second longest in the world),
San Thome Cathedral and Mylapore Shiva Temple. Rest of the day free for
shopping in Chennai. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Kanchipuram / Mahabalipuram
Kanchipuram, the city of temples in Tamilnadu have more than 1000 temples and is a hot topic of the Tamil Nadu temple tour.
Visit Vaikuntaperumal temple, Ekambareeswarar and Varadarajar temple. The
Kanchipuram is also famous for its silk sarees. Drive to Mahabalipuram, the
only shore temple that has survived the ravages of time. The standing
testimonial to the rock cut art. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Pondicherry
Pondicherry, once a French colony and home to the Aurobindo Ashram and
Auroville has become the seat of yoga and meditation. Visit Pondicherry
Museum and sculpture gallery with an outstanding collection of artefacts.
Relax at the beach in the evening. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 04: Tanjore
Tanjore awaits you with its rich architecture, exquisite handicrafts,
paintings, bronzes and South Indian Musical instruments. The tourist places
in Tanjore are Brahadeeswara temple, the second largest monolithic
sculpture, Nandi (Bull), the Royal palace complex, which houses library and
museums. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05: Trichy
Trichy, the citadel of the Chola dynasty in the medieval period. See the
Lord Robert Clive's house, Srirangam temple, Rock-Fort temple, Ganapati
temple on hilltop and Shiva temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06: Madurai
Reach Madurai, known for 1000-pillared Meenakshiamman temple. You are also
taken to the special religious night ceremony held in the temple. Also visit
Thirumalai Nayak's Palace and Gandhi Museum. Overnight stay at the temple.
Day 07: Departure
Depart for your onward destination.