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Private Transfer: Pondicherry To Tanjore With Sightseeing 10 hours

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly

Discover South Indian culture and history on our Pondicherry to Tanjore tour. Expert guides provide insightful commentary throughout the journey. Visit and explore the marvellous temples. Our meticulously crafted tour reveals history and spirituality at every turn.

7:00 AM - Travel to Chidambaram

• Get Picked up at the hotel of your choice or any other location in Pondicherry. Begin your day with a punctual departure for a serene 2-hour drive to Chidambaram.

• Enjoy the picturesque countryside views along the journey, offering a tranquil start to your exploration.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Explore Chidambaram Nataraja Temple

• Upon arrival in Chidambaram, delve into the cultural richness of South India with a visit to the revered Chidambaram Nataraja Temple.

• Admire the architectural splendour and spiritual significance of this ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, engaging in a guided exploration of its sacred premises.

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM: Travel to Gangai Konda Cholapuram

• Depart from Chidambaram for a comfortable 1-hour journey to Gangai Konda Cholapuram, known for its historical significance and architectural brilliance.

11:00 PM - 12:00 PM: Discover Gangai Konda Cholapuram

• Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the heritage of the Gangai Konda Cholapuram Temple, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

• Appreciate the intricate craftsmanship and cultural depth showcased in the temple's design while absorbing insights into its historical importance through a guided tour.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Lunch Break (Lunch not included in this tour)

• Relish a delectable South Indian culinary experience at a local restaurant, offering a moment of culinary indulgence and relaxation amidst your day's journey.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Travel to Darasuram

• Continue your expedition with a smooth 1-hour drive to Darasuram, where another architectural gem awaits exploration.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Visit Airavatesvara Temple, Darasuram

• Arrive at the Airavatesvara Temple, a marvel of Dravidian architecture recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

• Engage in a guided tour of the temple complex, marvelling at its intricate sculptures and rich historical narratives that echo the grandeur of Chola craftsmanship.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Travel to Tanjore

• Depart from Darasuram for the final leg of your journey, a leisurely 1-hour drive to Tanjore (Thanjavur), famed for its cultural heritage and artistic legacy.

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM: Visit Brihadeeswarar Temple, Tanjore

• Conclude your day with a visit to the iconic Brihadeeswarar Temple, a testament to the architectural prowess of the Chola dynasty and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

• Admire the majestic vimana and intricate sculptures adorning the temple premises, gaining profound insights into the cultural and spiritual significance of this architectural marvel.

6:30 PM: Drop-off in Tanjore

• Bid farewell to your enriching excursion as you are safely dropped off at your designated accommodation or preferred location in Tanjore, concluding a day filled with exploration, cultural immersion, and architectural wonders

What's included

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  • Enjoy comfortable and punctual transportation throughout the day
  • Enhance your exploration with insightful guided tours at each destination
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of South India as you traverse through quaint countryside
  • Gain seamless access to UNESCO World Heritage Sites and other notable attractions included
  • Bottled water to keep you hydrated
  • Our devoted team provides 24/7 service


  • Tips, Personal expenses, Lunch or meals
  • Anything that is not mentioned in the inclusions


Available in


Available for

Children, Adults, Seniors

Departure & Return

Start city: Pondicherry , Puducherry, India

Pick up times available: 07:00, 07:30

Pick up location: Pondicherry city

Ends at: Tanjore city

Nearest airport: Chennai International Airport (MAA)

Eco Features:

  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more 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 $97 per person