Tamilnadu Tour Packages 7 Nights 8 Days
Day 01: Arrive in Chennai | Drive from Chennai to Mahabalipuram via Kanchipuram (60 km/approx. 1.5 hours) On arrival at Chennai, you’ll be welcomed and driven to Mahabalipuram. While travelling explore the Kailasanatha Temple, Vaikunda Perumal Temple, Varatharaja Temple, and Ekambareswara Temple at Kanchipuram. On arrival at Mahabalipuram, check in to the hotel for your overnight stay.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Mahabalipuram Next day enjoy your breakfast and pack your bags to explore the localities of Mahabalipuram including visits to Arjuna's Penance, Five Rathas, Shore Temple, Tiger Cave and Krishna's Butter Ball. Enjoy a comfortable staying at the luxurious hotel.
Day 03: Drive from Mahabalipuram to Pondicherry (160 km/approx. 4 hours) In the morning, check out from the hotel and start your tour to Pondicherry, a former French colony. The town still preserves the French essence within its architecture, surroundings and planning. On arrival at Pondicherry, check in to the hotel for a convenient overnight stay.
Day 04: Sightseeing in Pondicherry Ride to the Aurobindo Ashram at the very next morning, endowed by a Bengali philosopher named Aurobindo in the early 20th century. Later in the afternoon, you can either trip to Auroville or just relax on the beach. Check in to the hotel for your overnight stay.
Day 05: Drive from Pondicherry to Trichy (196 km/approx. 5 hours) Have your breakfast in the morning and depart for Trichy/Tiruchirapalli, stationed on the banks of Kaveri River, is the city of rock forts and temples. An amalgamation of ancients and traditions makes this city an important pilgrimage destination. Also, visit Ranganath Temple located at Srirangam. Check in at the hotel to relax. In the afternoon, wander amid the streets of Trichy that will take you to the Rock Fort and temple, Srirangam and Jambukeshwar Temple. Spend your night at the luxurious hotel.
Day 06: Drive from Trichy to Madurai (120 km/approx. 3.5 hours) Wake early in the morning to drive to Madurai. And on your arrival, check in to the hotel. Enjoy the sightseeing excursion of bustling pilgrimage city esteemed because of the presence of great Meenakshi Temple. This temple along with Gopurams (pyramidal gateway towers) is wrapped into the profusion of multi-colored pictures of mythical figures, animals and gods. Also travel to explore Tirumalai Nayak Palace and the Gandhi Museum. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 7: Trip to Rameshwaram Next morning after the breakfast, drive to Rameshwaram. On arrival, explore the hustling and bustling of the town. It is believed that the Lingam of Ramanathaswamy was established and worshipped by Lord Rama to vindicate the sins made during the Ramayana war. Enjoy your lunch at the temple and overnight stay at Madurai.
Day 8: Depart from Madurai After breakfast, follow the trails back to the Chennai airport for travelling to your next destination.