Day : 1
Arrival at Chennai Airport our representative assists you and transfer to hotel. Chennai, the gateway to southern India, established in 1639 by the East India Company, is one of the oldest cities of the country. After lunch, we take you for a half day sightseeing of Chennai. Visit to: Natural Vinayagar Koil, Marina Beach, Anna Memorial, M.G.R. Memorial, Valluvar Kottam, Mylapore, Kabaleeswarar Over night stay at Chennai
Day : 2
Chennai - V G P - Mamallapuram (60 kms / 1.20 minutes) - Kanchipuram (65 kms /1.30 minutes)
After breakfast drive to V G P – Golden beach which is private amusement Park Drive to Mamallapuram which is the town of temples, sand and sea - Mamallapuram, formerly known as Mahabalipuram is world renowned for its beautiful Shore Temple. It was once the main port and naval base of the great Pallava kingdom and was later made the capital of this Dynasty. It is one of the world famous monuments sites of the country Places to see @ Arjunas Penance - This skillfully carved rock is the largest bas - relief sculpture in the world Five Rathas: There are five monolithic temples, each created in different style. They are also know as Pancha Pandava Rathas, and four of the Rathas are supposed to have scooped out of a single rock formation Krishna Butter Ball, Krishna Mandam – The Shore Temple at beach: It belongs to the 8th Century AD and is a good example of the first phase of structural temples constructed in Dravidian After lunch drive to Kanchipuram you will visit Kamakshi Amman Temple - This temple is dedicated to Goddess Parvati in the form of Kamakshi or the goddess of Love. The main shrine in the inner sanctum of this temple can be reached by passing through a large hall (Mandapam) with decorated pillars. Ekambareswar Temple, dedicated to god SHIVA, is one of the largest temples of Kancheepuram – Varatharaja Perumal Temple Over night stay at Kanchipuram
Day : 3
Kanchipuram - Pondicherry (75kms/2 Hrs) - Chidambaram (75kms/2 hrs) Mayavaram
After breakfast, drive to Pondicherry which carries a strong whiff of the French presence in India. Legend says that Pondicherry is the place where St. Agasthaya settled down it was the French enclave In Pondicherry visit to: Aurobindo Ashram, Beach. Pondicherry: Living Monument of French Culture in India. The French Influence Is Still To Be Seen In The Red Kepis Of The Policemen, And In The Marvelous White Buildings In The Old Section Of The Town. Visit to Chidambaram called as Thillai, is known us NATARAJ TEMPLE. (Cosmic Dancer) which has the famous Nataraja temple with the root of the sanctum-sanctorum covered with golden plates is located in the centre of the town covering an area of 40 acres. Which is one the Panchabootha Sthala, dedicated Lord Siva. This is one of the very few temples where Lord Siva and Lord Vishnu are enshrined under one roof. Vaitheeswaran Koil and visit Vaithyanatha Swamy Temple then drive to Mayavaram. Over night stay at Mayavaram
Day : 4
Kumbakonam – Swamimalai – (50 kms / 01 hrs) Tanjore
After breakfast drive to Swamimalai Murugan temple which one of the Six abode of lord Muruga, then drive to Tanjore which has been the chief political literacy and religious center of South India The famous world Heritage monument one of the most famous land Marks of Tanjore is the Bhiragadeeswarar Temple, a built in at the beginning of the 12th century by the greatest Chola emperor Raja Raja Chola King. With its lush green stretches of cultivated lands The tower of the temple is an engineering marvel of the construction was made in such a way that the shadow of the Cupola never falls on the ground. Places to visit: Tanjore Big Temple, Saraswathi Mahal Library. The Big Temple is big in all aspect, capital of Chola of the Chola Dynasty. Big Temple is superb and fascinating monuments. Over night stay at Tanjore
Day : 5
Tanjore – Trichy (60 kms /1.5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Trichy (55 kms/1.5 hrs) situated on the banks of Kaveri River is a blend of history and tradition as well as pilgrim centre. It is famous for Ranganath temple at Srirangam. After lunch at a local restaurant enjoy city tour of Trichy covering Rock fort and its temple at a height of over 83mts, Srirangam and Jambukeshwar Temple. Over night stay at Trichy
Day : 6
Trichy – Madurai (140 kms / 02
After break fast proceed for a local city sight seeing of Madurai covering Meenakshi Amman Temple and Thirupparankundram Murugan Temple.The Meenakshi Amman Temple dominates the city evolved around it. The temple is mainly dedicated to Goddess Meenakshi and also to Lord Shiva (as Sundareshwar). Later visit Thirupparankundram which is dedicated to Lord Muruga is noted for its inner sanctum that is cut out of the hard rock. - Over night stay at Madurai.
Day : 7
Madurai – Kanniyakumari (210 Kms/ 05 hrs)
Morning post breakfast we leave for Kanniyakumari, the Southern most point of Indian mainland territory, at the confluence of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. After check-in at the hotel we visit Vivekananda Rock Memorial and the Temple of Virgin Goddesses. The full moon evenings offer one of the best sunsets and moon rise simultaneously. Evening at leisure and stay Over night stay at Kanniyakumari
Day : 8
Kanniyakumari – Palani (280 kms / 06 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Palani (one of the most important shrines of Lord Muruga). The temple is on top of a hillock and can be reached by a flight of 690 steps, which is one of the six abode of lord Muruga. After Dharsan drive to hotel –rest of the day at leisure. Over night stay at Palani
Day : 9
Palani -Coimbatore – Ooty (150 kms/ 4.5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Ooty also known as Udagamandalam is the "Queen of hill stations" and the capital of Nilgiris district. It is one of the most popular tourist resorts in India. Nilgiris means "Blue Mountains". It is a land of picturesque picnic spots situated at an altitude of 2,240 meters above sea level. After lunch proceed for a local sight seeing of Ooty covering Botanical Garden, Boating in Ooty Lake & enjoy spices shopping in Ooty. Over night stay at Ooty.
Day : 10
Ooty – Mysore (160 kms/4.5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Mysore via Mudhumalai & Bandhipur Wild Life Sanctuary. After lunch visit to local sightseeing of Mysore covering Chamundeeswari Temple, Mysore Maharajas Palace and Brindhavan Gardens and enjoy shopping at Mysore. Mysore, the palace city of Karnataka state derived its name from a demon named Mahishasuran, who was killed by Chamundeeshwari. Its famous for its silk and is also thriving sandal wood incense center. The beautiful palace of Mysore walled Indo-Saracenic, occupies the entire southeastern sector of the city center. Over night stay at Mysore.
Day : 11
Mysore – Bangalore (140 kms/3.5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Bangalore which is regarded as "Indias Silicon Valley", "Fashion Capital of India", "The Pub City of India", and on. It is Indias fifth largest city and the fastest growing city in Asia. The capital of the state of Karnataka, Bangalore is situated halfway between the coasts in southern India. The city was founded in the 16th century, and witnessed great southern dynasties like the Kadambas, the Hoysalas and Vijayanagar emperors. Legend has it that the name Bangalore comes from "boiled beans" (Benda Kaluru), which was served by a humble old lady to a hungry ruler in the 16th century. After lunch at a local restaurant visit ISKON Temple. Over night stay at Bangalore.
Day : 12
Bangalore – Tirupathi (240 kms/5.5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Tirupathi (a temple town known for the famous ancient temple of Lord Venkateswara (Lord of seven hills or Balaji, as he is affectionately known) on the top of the 860mts high Tirumala hills. The temple of Lord Venkateswara is not only believed to be amongst the oldest temples in the country, but also the richest of them all. Later visit Padmavathi Amman Temple. Over night stay at Tirupathi.
Day : 13
Tirupathi - Tiruttani - Chennai (185 Kms / 03 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Tiruttani to visit the famous Murugan Temple situated on a hillock. This temple is accessed by a winding flight of 365 steps. Each symbolically represents one day of the year. Here, Lord Muruga sits resplendent with his consort Valli whom he married after bringing her from the nearby Vallimalai. Over night stay at Chennai
Day : 14
Free for own Independent activities still In the evening you will be Transferred to the Airport and leave your country carrying with you magical memories of our tour