Day 01: Chennai
Your India pilgrimage holiday begins when
you arrive in Chennai, the capital of TamilNadu
established in 1639. The executive from India
Holiday Packages will receive you at the airport
and help you transfer to your hotel. Have
lunch at the hotel. After spending half day
in the sightseeing tour, visit Gandhi Memorial,KalaKshetra,
Mylapore temple and Marina beach. Overnight
stay at hotel.
02: Chennai -Tirupathi
After breakfast, proceed towards Tirupathi. The
pilgrimage holiday temple town is famous for the
ancient temple of Lord Venkateswara (Lord of seven
hills orBalaji) located atop theTirumala hills.
The temple of LordVenkateswara is one of the oldest
temples in the country, Return to Chennai in the
evening for an overnight stay.
The full day tour ofMahabalipuram &Kanchipuram.
The ancient capital ofPallavas,Kanchipuram is the
famous temple city of TamilNadu. Temples ofEkambaswara,Kailasanatha,
SriKamakshi andVaradarajaswamy are the other famous
temples.Kanchipuram is also famous for its silks.
Mahabalipuram famous for the seven pagodas and the
rock cut monolithic temples,
is the World Heritage Site in India. The only shore
temple, which remains here
houses both Lord Shiva and the Lord Vishnu in its
sanctum sanctorum.Mahabalipuram is also a popular
seaside vacation destination. Overnight stay at
04:Tiruvannamalai - Pondicherry
After breakfast drive toTiruvannamalai - a pilgrimage
destination with an ancient Shiva temple. Proceed
to Pondicherry after
lunch to witness the French influence in India.
The legends say that St.Agsatya settled in Pondicherry.
Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast visitAurobindo
Ashram near Pondicherry.
After lunch, visitAuroville - a unique haven for
all; irrespective of caste, creed,colour and nationality.
Overnight at hotel.
In the morning drive to Chidambaram (Thillai)
full of temples, the most famous being theNataraja
temple that covers an area of 40 acres. After
lunch, drive towardsThanjavur visiting the
Brass factory atKumbakonamenroute. TheBrahadeswara
temple atTanjore is another tourist attraction.
Overnight at hotel in Tanjore.
Morning leave forTrichy/Tiruchirapalli situated
on the banks of Cauvery
River. A blend of history and tradition make it
an important pilgrimage holiday destination. Visit
Ranganath temple atSrirangam. Check into the hotel.
Afternoon city tour ofTrichy takes you to Rock fort
and its temple,Srirangam and Jambukeshwar
Temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Proceed to Madurai,Checkin
at the hotel. The 2600 year old city, Madurai
on the banks of riverVaigai is famous for theMeenakshi
temple dedicated to the consort of Shiva. VisitMeenakshi
temple, KingTirumala's Palace, Great tank and Gandhi
museum during your afternoon tour. Overnight at
Move towardsRameshwaram after breakfast - one of
the 12Jyotirlingas in India. Legend says that Ramanatha
SwamyTemple stands where
LordRama performed worship of a Sand Lingam made
bySita. Lunch atRameshwaram. Return to Madurai
in the evening and stay overnight at the hotel.
Drive toTrivandrum/Thiruvananthapuram after having
breakfast and check in at the hotel. Afternoon is
free for leisure.
ReachKanyakumari - the destination
famous for the confluence of the waters of
the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the
Indian Ocean. A principal pilgrimage destinationKanyakumari
is famous for the Amman Temples dedicated
to the GoddessKanya Kumari. Other important
tourist place inKanyakumari is Vivekananda
Rock Memorial. Enjoy the beautiful dusk in
the evening and return to
Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast reach
Trivandrum airport where
the executive from India Holiday Packages will help
you to board a flight for your onward journey.