Bangalore To Madurai South India Temple Trail 9 days

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

The private tour will begin in Bangalore and include Vellore, Kanchipuram, Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Chidambaram, Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Darasuram, Thanjavur, Trichy, Chettinad, Madurai. You will visit all destination by private car which will remain with you from arrival in Bangalore till Departurein Cochin. You will visit few active, few non active small to largest temple complexes in India along with colonial settlement in Chennai & Pondicherry.

Day 1 Arrive Bangalore

On arrival at Bangalore airport assistance & transfer to hotel (hotel check in/ out time 12pm). Rest time free to relax and personal activities.

O/n at hotel.

Day 2 Bangalore

Visit Lal Bagh Garden, Cubbon Park, The Bangalore Fort, Tippus Summer Palace & The Bull Temple. Also drive pass Vidhana Soudha & the Secretariat.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 3 Bangalore - Vellore (220kms)

Drive to Vellore check in at hotel. Later visit Sri Lakshmi Narayani Golden Temple & Vellore Fort.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 4 Vellore - Chennai (145kms)

Drive to Chennai via visiting Kanchipuram an ancient city famous as city of thousands temple. On arrival check in at hotel. Later visit Fort St. George, St Mary Church inside the fortress, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Government Museum, Dakshinachitra Museum, Santhome Cathedral & Marina Beach.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 5 Chennai - Pondicherry (160kms)

Drive to Pondicherry enroute visit Mahabalipuram, Monolithic Temples, Krishnas Butterball, Cave Temples, Shore Temple & The Arjuna Penance. On arrival check in at hotel. Later visit Aurovil & Pondicherry Museum. Drive pass or walk through French Quarters, which include French consulate, Raj Nivas, Government Square, Churches & French schools.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 6 Pondicherry - Thanjavur (180kms)

Drive to Thanjavur via visiting Chidambaram Nataraja Temple and The Great Living Chola Temples at Gangaikonda Cholapuram & Darasuram. Arrive Thanjavur check in at hotel.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 7 Thanjavur - Chettinad (140kms)

Visit Brihadeshwara Temple & Palace Complex built by great Chola king in the 10th century. Later drive to Chettinad via visiting Trichy Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Rock Fort Temple & Jambukeshwara temple. Arrive Chettinad check in at hotel.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 8 Chettinad - Madurai (90kms)

Visit few 19th-century mansions, whose wide courtyards and spacious rooms are embellished with marble and teak. Later drive to Madurai check in at hotel.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 9 Madurai - Bangalore

Visit Meenakshi Temple, Thirumalai Nayakar Palace, Alagar Koil, Tiruparankundram Murugan Temple & Palamuthirsolai Murugan Temple. Later as per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for Bangalore.

Meal plan: B.

What's included

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


  • Assistance on arrival at airport
  • 8 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels
  • 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
  • Bangalore x 2 nights
  • Vellore x 1 night
  • Chennai x 1 night
  • Pondicherry x 1 night
  • Thanjore x 1 night
  • Chettinad x 1 night
  • Madurai x 1 night


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  • Chidambara Vilas/ Chettinadu Mansion DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
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  • Grand Gardenia/ Oriental Towers DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • GRT Regency/ Fortune Pandiyan Hotel DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Heritage Madurai/ The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Hotel Khanna Fiesta/ POPPYS Anukula Residency DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • ITC Gardenia, a Luxury Collection/ ITC Windsor a Luxury Collection DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • ITC Grand Chola/ The Leela Palace DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Le Pondy/ The Windflower Resort & Spa DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Regency Sameera Vellore by GRT Hotels/ Fortune Park DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Sangam Hotels/ Ideal River View Resort DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Shenbaga Hotel/ Annamalai International DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • The Raintree/ Accord Metropolitan DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Madurai - Bangalore flight fare approx INR 5,500 per person in economy class
  • 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: Bangalore , Karnataka, India

Pick up times available: 09:00

Pick up location: Bangalore Airport

Ends at: Bangalore Airport

Nearest airport: Bangalore Airport

Covid-19 measures

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced

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 - 15 days or more before the travel date
20% cancellation fee - between 7-14 days before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $833 per person