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06 DAYS /05 NIGHTS BEST OF TAMILNADU

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06 Days /05 Nights Best Of Tamilnadu

DAY 01 - CHENNAI
Chennai :- Upon arrival at Chennai, our Executive will meet you at the Airport followed by transfer from Airport to Hotel. Afternoon for a half day city tour of Chennai visiting - Government museum, St.Thomas Churcsh, Kapaleshwar Temple, Fort St. George & Museum and to end with a visit to the chennai boast Marina beach. (Overnight at hotel in Chennai)

DAY 02- MAHABALIPURAM
Mamallapuram :- Check out from the hotel after breakfast and we drive to reach the laid back beach town of Mamallapuram. Enroute sight seeing tour of Kanchipuram visiting - Varadaraja perumal temple (dedicated to god Vishnu), Ekambareshwar temple (houses the 3500yrs old mango tree) & Kailasanathar temple (dedicated to god Shiva). A lunch at the south Indian restaurant (Saravanabhavan) while in Kanchipuram will give you the real taste of south Indian delicacy.

Later proceed to reach Mamallapuram. On arrival check in to hotel and then on for sight seeing tour of Mamallapuram visiting - 'The Arjuna`s Penance' (Bass Relief), 'Five rathas' (symbolises equality of men & women) & the famous 'Shore temple'. Apart from the above said monuments we also visit many other cave temples. Later check in to hotel and rest of the day free for own activities/leisure on the beach. (Overnight at hotel in Mamallapuram).

DAY 03- TANJORE
Tanjore :- Check out from hotel after early breakfast and drive to Tanjore - The Chola Citadel. Enroute visits temples of "Gangaikonda Cholapuram"(famous Shiva temple) with its beautiful high towers full with many small sculptures depicting stories of old epics and "Darasuram" temple (built in memory of the White elephant - AIRAVATH from the gods family), the temple has its original name as "Airavatheshwar temple".

Onward proceed to reach Tanjore. On arrival check in to hotel and later for sight seeing of Tanjore visiting - famous Brihadeshwara temple (dedicated to lord shiva in the form of Linga) & The Palace Museum. (Overnight at hotel in Tanjore).

DAY 04 - TRICHY
Trichy :- Departing the hotel after breakfast, drive to Trichy - a town situated on the banks of river Cauvery. On arrival at Trichy sight seeing tour visiting - "Sriranganathaswami temple" at Srirangam - The most revered of the 108 pilgrimage shrines of Vishnu, and the largest temple complex in all India. The temple is famous in the name as Srirengam, name of the town as such because the town of Srirangam lies within the boundary wall of the temple.

Onward visit to "Sri Jambukeshwara Temple" at Thivanaikoil. The temple signifies the one of the five elements "Water" and we can see water oozing out near the Shivalinga idol in the temple. Later visit the "Rockfort temple". A 437 rock cut steps will reach you the top, where in is the shrine of the god Ganesh. (Overnight at hotel in Trichy).

DAY 05 - MADURAI
Madurai :- Check out from hotel and drive to Madurai. Madurai is known to be one of the oldest cities in south India. On arrival check in to hotel and then on for a sight seeing tour of Madurai visiting - the famous "Meenakshy temple" where in you can experience the real south Indian temple, different people & way of worships etc…Later visit the Tirumalai Nayak palace.

Return to hotel and after dinner once again visit Meenakshy temple for the ceremony with a fanfare, where the god Shiva is lead to the bedroom of his wife, Meenakshi. Madurai is also a great place to look for bronze statues, carpets or other souvenirs (Overnight at hotel in Madurai).

DAY 06 – MADURAI DEPARTURE
Madurai :- Check out from the hotel accordingly and the tour ends today with a departure transfer to Madurai airport/railway station for your onward journey.

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