South India The Temple Route 6 days

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

Six days private tour will begin with your arrival in Chennai and include Kanchipuram, Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Trichy, Thanjavur, Darasuram, Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Chidambaram, Pondicherry & Mahabalipuram in its itinerary. You will visit many temple each surpassing other in term of their architectural beauty of which few are active and few non active temples, few small and few largest temple. Private AC vehicle, local english speaking guide and monuments entrances are well included in package price.


Day 1 Arrive Chennai

On arrival at Chennai airport assistance & transfer to hotel. Later visit Fort St. George, St Mary's Church inside the fortress, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Government Museum, Dakshinachitra Museum, Santhome Cathedral & Marina Beach.

O/n at hotel.

Day 2 Chennai - Vellore (140kms)

Drive to Vellore via visiting Kanchipuram Kailasanathar temple, Ekambareswarar temple, Varadharaja temple, Vaikundhaperumal temple & Kamakshiamman temple. Continue drive to Vellore and check in at hotel. Later visit Sri Lakshmi Narayani Golden Temple gilded with 1500kg of pure gold. Also visit Vellore Fort & Jalakandeswarar Temple inside the fort.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 3 Vellore - Trichy (280kms)

Drive to Trichy via Tiruvannamalai a Hindu pilgrimage town at the foot of sacred Arunachala Hill. Visit ancient Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple & Unnamalai Amman. Continue drive to Trichy check in at hotel. Evening visit Ranganathaswamy Temple to attend Arti.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 4 Trichy - Thanjavur (60kms)

Visit Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple the largest functional temple in the world. The Rock Fort 83m high only outcrop in the flat land said to be the oldest rock in the world 230 crore years old. Drive to Thanjavur check in at hotel. Later visit Brihadeshwara Temple built by great Chola king in the 10th century. Also visit Thanjavur Palace & Museum.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 5 Thanjavur - Pondicherry (180kms)

Drive to Pondicherry. Enroute visit Darasuram Airavateshwarar temple a storehouse of art and architecture. Gangaikonda Cholapuram, temple complex which includes Nandi Mandapa, Alankar Mandapa, Maha Mandapa, Mukha Mandapa and Ardha Mandapa. Continue drive and visit Chidambaram Nataraja Temple dedicated to the dancing posture of Lord Shiva. Arrive Pondicherry check in at hotel.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 6 Pondicherry - Chennai (160kms)

Visit Aurovil & Pondicherry Museum. Drive pass or walk through stunning French Quarters, charming mustard streets and colonial villas which include French consulate, Raj Nivas, Government Square, Churches & French schools. Later drive to Chennai enroute stop at Mahabalipuram to visit Monolithic Temples, Five Rathas, Krishna Butterball, Cave Temples, Shore Temple & The Arjuna Penance. Continue drive to Chennai and drop off to airport.

Meal plan: B.

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions and exclusions

  • Assistance on arrival at airport
  • 5 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
  • Chennai x 1 night ITC Grand Chola/ The Leela Palace DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Chennai x 1 night Raj Park/ MGM East Woods DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Chennai x 1 night The Raintree/ Accord Metropolitan DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Pondicherry x 1 night Le Pondy/ The Windflower Resort & Spa DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Pondicherry x 1 night Palais De Mahe/ La Villa DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Pondicherry x 1 night Shenbaga Hotel/ Annamalai International DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Thnjore x 1 night Grand Gardenia/ Oriental Towers DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Thnjore x 1 night Sangam Hotels/ Ideal River View Resort DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Thnjore x 1 night Svatma DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Trichy x 1 night Red Fox Hotel/ Grand Gardenia DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Trichy x 1 night Sangam Hotels DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Vellore x 1 night Hotel Khanna Fiesta/ POPPYS Anukula Residency DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Vellore x 1 night Regency Sameera Vellore by GRT Hotels/ Fortune Park 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

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


Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Chennai , Tamil Nadu, India

Pick up times available: 09:00

Pick up location: Chennai Airport

Ends at: Chennai Airport

Nearest airport: Chennai International Airport (MAA)



Covid-19 measures

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

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
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

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 $567 per person

* Minimum of 1 adults are required on this tour

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* Free cancellation until 15 days before departure