Active Large Temples Of South India 5 days

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly

Five days private tour will begin in Madurai, a gateway city with one of the largest active temple complex in India. From here proceed to Rameshwaram a shore city with one of the most secred site of Hindu pilgrimage hosting Jyotirlinga & one of Four Dham. Then proceed to Thanjavur via visiting Chettinad a region once occupied by wealthy merchants their mansions are now left abandoned. Visit the Great Living Chola Temple in Thanjavur then proceed to Trichy home to another active large temple complex. You can fly out either from Trichy or from Madurai.

Day 1 Arrive Madurai

On arrival at Madurai airport assistance & transfer to hotel check in at hotel. Later visit Meenakshi Temple one of the largest temple complexes in India built between the 16th and 18th centuries. Thirumalai Nayakar Palace built in 1636 AD by King Thirumalai Nayak. Also visit Alagar Koil, Tiruparankundram Murugan Temple & Palamuthirsolai Murugan Temple.

O/n at hotel.

Day 2 Madurai - Rameshwaram (170kms)

Ramanathaswamy Temple one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples with world longest corridor and immaculate carvings on pillars. Also visit to Adams Bridge the chain of reefs, sandbanks and islets that almost connects Sri Lanka with India.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 3 Rameshwaram - Chettinad - Thanjavur (250kms)

Drive to Thanjavur via Chettinad well known for its 19th-century mansions, whose wide courtyards and spacious rooms are embellished with marble and teak. They were built by men who once traded in everything from salt to gems. Continue drive to Thanjavur check in at hotel.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 4 Thanjavur - Trichy (60kms)

Visit Brihadeshwara Temple & Fort built by great Chola king in the 10th century. Thanjavur Palace & Museum a vast building of masonry built by the Nayakas around 1550 and partly by the Maratha. Later drive to Trichy check in at hotel. Visit Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple the largest functional temple in the world. The Rock Fort 83m high only outcrop in the flat land. The Rock fort Hillock is said to be the oldest rock in the world, even older than The Himalayan Mountains 230 crore years old.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 5 Trichy - Departure

As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination (Trichy or Madurai).

Meal plan: B.

What's included

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  • Assistance on arrival at airport
  • 4 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels
  • Daily breakfast & meal as per day plan (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner)
  • Private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water in car
  • Government taxes
  • Madurai x 1 night 3* - Astoria by Sparsa/ Madurai's Residency DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Madurai x 1 night 4* - GRT Regency/ Fortune Pandiyan Hotel DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Madurai x 1 night 5* - Heritage Madurai/ The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Rameshwaram x 1 night 3* & 4*- Daiwik Hotel DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Rameshwaram x 1 night 5* - Hyatt Place Rameswaram DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Thanjore x 1 night 3* - Grand Gardenia/ Oriental Towers DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Thanjore x 1 night 5* - Svatma DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Trichy x 1 night 3* - Red Fox Hotel/ Grand Gardenia DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Trichy x 1 night 4 & 5* - Sangam Hotels DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED


  • Any flight tickets
  • Camera charges at monuments
  • Meals other than mentioned in day plan
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc
  • Gratuities & optional activities
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions


Available in

(Other than English guide subject to availability at additional cost)

Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors

Departure & Return

Start city: Madurai , Tamil Nadu, India

Pick up times available: 09:00

Pick up location: Madurai Airport

Ends at: Trichy Airport

Nearest airport: Madurai Airport (IXM)

Eco Features:

  • Education & exploration
    Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Licensed tour guide

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 31 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 16-30 days before the travel date
75% cancellation fee - between 7-15 days before the travel date
90% cancellation fee - between 4-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-3 days before the travel date

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from $412 per person