Southern India is a heavenly abode of magnificent monuments, standing majestically from ages. The architecture of the South Indian monuments is breathtakingly beautiful and grand. From Dravidian architecture to Vijayanagara style of architecture, from elaborate pillars of Chalukyas to minute stone carvings by Krishnadevaraya, each monument has a different tale to tell. From tall, intricately carved gopurams to majestic pillars and life-sized shrines, these South Indian temples are rich in legend and stunning in their grandeur.
Pondicherry, also known as Puducherry and commonly referred as just Pondy, is one of the seven Union Territories of India. is often famously referred to as the French Riviera of the East, and it is indeed one of the most charming and mesmerising places to visit in South India. Located in the state of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry is a little town tucked away on the south-east coastline of India, and it is a destination that promises travellers sanctity and serenity, in the real sense of the terms. A former French colony, Pondicherry has retained all of its old-world French charms, and despite being miles away from France, the city comes close to giving you a very authentic feel of the French culture and allure. Famous for its brightly painted houses with bougainvillaea laden walls, large boulevards, streets and road signs boasting French names, gothic churches and colonial buildings, serene backwaters and pristine beaches, topped with authentic French cuisine, Pondicherry has a lot to offer.
Upon arrival at Chennai Airport/Railway Station you will be recieved by our representative and transferred to the Hotel. Afternoon proceed for sightseeing of Chennai – visit Kapaleeshwar Temple, Santhome Cathedral, Parthsarthy Temple, Marina Beach and National Art Gallery. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Chennai.
After breakfast check out Hotel and proceed to Mahabalipuram, upon arrival check into Hotel. Afternoon proceed for sightseeing of Mahabalipuram – enroute visit Shore Temple, Five Ratha’s, Crocodile Bank, Arjuna’s Penance and Tiger Caves. Overnight stay in Hotel in Mahabalipuram.
After breakfast check out from Hotel and proceed to Pondicherry, upon arrival check into Hotel. Day is at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel in Pondicherry.
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Pondicherry – visit Shri.Aurobindo Ashram, Auroville, Arikamedu, Pondicherry Beach, Botanical Garden and Bharati Park. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Pondicherry.
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Tanjore, on arrival check into Hotel. Afternoon proceed for sightseeing of Tanjore – visit Brihadeeswara Temple, The Palace, Art Gallery and Saraswati Mahal Library. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Tanjore.
After breakfast proceed for a day excursion to Trichy – visit Rock Fort Temple, Tiruvanaikkaval Temple, Elakurichi and Vayaloor. Evening drive back to Tanjore. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Tanjore.
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Madurai, on arrival check into Hotel. Afternoon proceed for sightseeing of Madurai – visit Sri.Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Thirumalai Nayak Palace, Thirupparankundram Temple, Alagar Koil and Gandhi Museum. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Madurai.
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Rameshwaram, on arrival check into Hotel. Afternoon proceed for sightseeing of Rameshwaram – visit Ramanathaswamy Temple, Agnitheertham, Ramjharoka Temple, Dhanushkodi and Adam’s Bridge. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Rameshwaram.
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Madurai Airport/Railway Station for onward journey. Tour Ends.