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Duration
5 Days / 4 Nights
Trip
Start: Chennai / End: Mahabalipuram

Temple Tour of Tamil Nadu

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram

Introduction

One of the most popular travel destinations in the India, Tamil Nadu is the cradle of the Dravidian movement. This south Indian destination is visited by a decent number of travelers from all across. Chennai, Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram are three popular cities of this state which have several cultural, artistic, architectural and other allures. This 5 days Temple Tour of Tamil Nadu takes you to some of the majestic Dravidian temples as well as many heritage sites across the state to offer you a peek into the stunning architectural marvels and deep-rooted Dravidian culture prevalent since antiquity.

N.B. This is a suggestive itinerary to give you an indication of what may be possible. We specialize in offering tailor-made itineraries to suit your needs. Contact us so that we could craft an unforgettable holiday exclusively for you.


Trip Highlights
    • City tour of Chennai including Marina beach and Kapaleeswar Temple
    • Temple tour of Kanchipuram
    • World Heritage Sites of Mahabalipuram including the Five Rathas

Itinerary Details
Day 1 Arrival in Chennai

As you reach Chennai airport, our tour representative helps you with an assisted transfer to the hotel. Relax for some times. Later, the day is at leisure. Indulge in the activities of your interest. Chennai, the capital city of the Tamil Nadu state, is the cultural, economic as well as educational hub of the southern region of the country. Dinner at the hotel.

Overnight stay.

Day 2 Chennai

On day 2, embark on a city tour of Chennai including Marina Beach- a popular city beach offering memorable experiences, Fort St. George- built in 1644 AD, this was one of the first English forts in Indian, and Kapaleeswarar Temple- dedicated to Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parvati. Evening is scheduled for shopping and leisure activities.

Overnight stay in Chennai.

Day 3 Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram

After breakfast, start your road journey to Mahabalipuram. On the way, halt at Kanchipuram, famed as one of the seven holy cities of India. Kanchipuram is quite famous for its temples, which not only are places of worship but are Dravidian wonders. Later, continue your journey. As you reach Mahabalipuam, check-in at the hotel. Have dinner.

Stay overnight.

Day 4 Mahabalipuram

Half of day four is scheduled for city tour of Mahabalipuram including Mahishasurmardini caves, and the World Heritage Sites of the Five Rathas and the Shore Temple. Dinner at the hotel.

Overnight in Mahabalipuram.

Day 5 Mahabalipuram - Chennai for Departure

Get transferred to Chennai for last minute shopping. Later move to the airport or station for your onward journey.