25,199 /- (Onwards per person)

  • Tour Code : SC 02
  • 6 D / 5 N
  • Departure : (06:00 Hrs.)
  • Holiday Category :
    Holiday Packages
  • Holiday Type :
    Family, Pilgrimage, Senior Citizen, Student
  • States :
    Tamil Nadu
  • Places Covered :
    Pondicherry, Chennai, Thanjavur, Rameswaram, Madurai, Trichy, Kanyakumari, Mahabalipuram, Srirangam
  • Note :
    • All distance and timings featured are approximate. Single Adt in a room has to pay extra Rs. 7,000 - in Standard & Rs. 9,750 - in Deluxe Packages.  A.C supplement charges for Tempo traveller Rs.2,750 -.

 

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Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive Chennai

Arrive Chennai Airport / Railway station. Upon arrival, Our representative will meet you and transfer to the Hotel. Afternoon proceed on a sightseeing tour of the city, visiting Kapaleshwar Temple, Fort St. George, Government Museum and Marina Beach.

Night Stay

  • Chennai
Day 2
Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Tanjore

After breakfast, proceed to Tanjore (325 kms / 7 hrs), the capital of the Cholas who were great temple builders. Enroute visit Mahabalipuram (Pallava's Panch Rathas, Arjun Shilanyas) and Pondicherry (Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Ganesh Mandir). Upon arrival at Tanjore, Check into hotel. Evening visit the famous Brihadeshwara Shiva Temple (built by Chola Kings). Here you can see Giant Nandi carved in a single stone, which is considered to be the second largest in India.

Night Stay

  • Tanjore
Day 3
Tanjore - Trichy - Rameswaram

After breakfast, proceed to Trichy (55 kms /1.5 hrs). Visit the largest temple of Lord Vishnu at Srirangam situated on a 600 acres island between the rivers Kaveri and Kolladam. Later depart to Rameswaram (226 kms / 5 hrs). Upon arrival at Rameswaram (Gateway to Srilanka), Check into hotel.

Night Stay

  • Rameswaram
Day 4
Rameswaram - Kanyakumari

Early morning visit Ramanath Swamy Temple. Take a bath in 22 holy wells & visit Pamban bridge. After breakfast, proceed to Kanyakumari (395Kms/7.5 Hrs) the end of Land area of India, which is a meeting point of the great three seas (The Arabian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean). The glory of Kanyakumari is its Sunrise and Sunset. Visit Vivekananda Rock.

Night Stay

  • Kanyakumari
Day 5
Kanyakumari - Suchindram - Madurai

Morning enjoy Sunrise at Kanyakumari.After breakfast,proceed to Suchindram and visit Thanumalayam Temple which is unique as it is dedicated to Vishnu,Shive and Brahma.After lunch,proceed to Madurai (172 Kms/4 Hrs).Upon arrival,Check into the Hotel.Evening visit the famour Meenakshi Temple.

Night Stay

  • Madurai
Day 6
Madurai - Chennai

Morning checkout from hotel and proceed to chennai (460 Kms / 8 Hrs).

  • Tour Concludes

Inclusions/Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Transport by Non A.C vehicle in Standard packages & A.C vehicle in Deluxe Package as per the above itinerary. Hotel accommodation on twin sharing basisIn case of 3 persons a room with one extra bed will be provided All Road taxes,Toll taxes & Parking fee. Driver Reward.
  • Exclusions

  • Air Train fare. Guide & Entry fee during sight seeing Boating Horse ride etc. Portages, Laundry, Food, Tips, Liquor exp. 4.35% Govt. Service Tax. Any other item not specified in “Cost Includes”.
  • Date & Price Info

    Tour Price

    Type of Vehicles Apr-2016 To Mar-2017
    Standard Deluxe
    Car 2 Pax 25,199/- 27,899/-
    3-4 Pax 18,999/- 21,799/-
    Innova 4-5 Pax 19,799/- 22,499/-
    6-7 Pax 14,999/- 17,299/-
    Tempo Traveller 8-9 Pax 12,899/- 15,899/-

    Note: Govt. Service Tax @4.50% applicable.

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    Tour Info

    Payment Terms

    • You can pay by Cash/ Cheque / Demand Draft / Debit Card / Credit Card/ Internet Banking /NEFT/ Demand draft & Bank Transfer favoring Southern Travels Pvt Ltd

    Tour Requirements

    • For Adults - Photo identification in the form of Voters ID / Passport / Aadhar Card / Driving Licence / Ration card
    • For students - Photo identification in the form of Passport / Aadhar Card / PAN card Carry original as well as 2 photocopies of school or college Photo Identity card
    • For Infants - Carry 2 passport sized photographs

    Things to Carry

    • Mobile phone with appropriate sim card
    • Along with your necessary clothing and toiletries carry sun screen lotion, hand sanitizer, sun glasses, cap, sports shoes, umbrella / windcheater, camera etc. and woollens if needed
    • If you are on any medication, carry sufficient stock of the medicines with prescription

    Weather

    • For detailed Information about weather kindly visit www.accuweather.com

    Shopping

    • Stone and Wooden artifacts, soapstone’s, Granite sculptures, Bangles , Ornaments made out of conches and sea shells. Tulsi, sandal, crystal and pearl bead ornaments, Fabrics & Sarees, Handlooms, Handicrafts

    Places Covered

    Pondicherry

    Pondicherry

    Pondicherry is an urban agglomeration and is affectionately known as Pondy. It has been officially known by the alternative name Puducherry since 2006. The geography of Pondicherry is the same as that of coastal Tamil Nadu as its average elevation is at sea level, and a number of sea inlets can be found. Pondicherry experiences coastal erosion and is protected against the sea by a 1.25 mile (long seawall. A weather-beaten cement plaque with the year 1952 is still visible along a section of the seawall, which is protected from the direct onslaught of waves by rows of granite boulders.

    Chennai

    Chennai

    Chennai is the capital city of Tamil Nadu, located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal. Chennai is a major commercial, cultural, economic and educational center in India and also known as the Cultural Capital of South India. With the second largest port in India, Chennai had been part of successive South Indian kingdoms through centuries. The recorded history of the city began in the colonial times with the arrival of British East India Company. The British defended several attacks from the French forces, and Chennai become a major naval port and presidency city by late eighteenth century.

    Thanjavur

    Thanjavur

    Also known as Tanjore, Thanjavur have been derived from "Tanjan", a legendary asura in Hindu mythology. While the early history of Thanjavur remains unclear, the city first rose to prominence during the reign of the Medieval Cholas. It served as the capital of the Chola Empire and after the fall of the Cholas, the city was ruled by various dynasties like Pandyas, Vijayanagar Empire, Madurai Nayaks, Thanjavur Nayaks, Thanjavur Marathas and the British. Thanjavur is an important center of South Indian art and architecture as most Great Living Chola Temples are located in and around Thanjavur.

    Rameswaram

    Rameswaram

    Rameswaram in the Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu is located on Pamban Island separated from mainland India by the Pamban channel. Together with Varanasi, it is considered to be one of the holiest places in India to Hindus. It is situated in the Gulf of Mannar, at the very tip of the Indian peninsula and is connected to mainland India by the Pamban Bridge. According to legend, this is the place from where the Hindu god Rama built a bridge, across the sea to Lanka to rescue his wife Sita from Ravana. The Ramanathaswamy Temple is located at the centre of the town and is closely associated with life of Rama.

    Madurai

    Madurai

    Madurai is the third largest city and is located on the banks of River Vaigai. It has been a major settlement for two millennia and is one of the oldest incessantly inhabited cities in the world. Madurai is closely associated with the Tamil language as all the 3 primary congregations of Tamil scholars were held in the city. The recorded history of the city goes back to the 3rd century BC as city is believed to be of significant antiquity and has been ruled, at different times, by the Early Pandyas, Medieval Cholas, Later Cholas, Madurai Sultanate, and the British.

    Trichy

    Trichy

    Also called Tiruchirappalli, Trichy is the fourth largest municipal corporation in Tamil Nadu and also the fourth largest urban agglomeration in the state. The city is believed to be of significant antiquity and has been ruled, at different times. The archaeologically important town of Uraiyur served as the capital of the Early Cholas. Tiruchirappalli played a critical role in the Carnatic Wars between the British and the French. The city has a number of historical monuments such as the Rockfort, Ranganathaswamy temple at Srirangam and the Jambukeswarar temple.

    Kanyakumari

    Kanyakumari

    Kanyakumari, also referred to as Cape Comorin earlieris located at the southernmost tip of India. It is the geographical end of the mainland. The closest major cities are Nagercoil and Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala, which makes it a popular tourist place in India. Kanyakumari takes its name from the Hindu Goddess Kanyakumari whose temple is situated in the town of it’s, on the sea-shore, and is very confluence of the three water-bodies – the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. Kanyakumari has been a great centre for art and religion for centuries and was an area of great trade and commerce during rule of Cholas, the Cheras, the Pandyas and the Nayaks.

    Mahabalipuram

    Mahabalipuram

    Mahabalipuram, derived from 'Mamallapuram' is the prior and colloquial name of a town in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu. With an average elevation of 12 metres, is now officially called Mamallapuram. Mahabalipuram was a 7th century port city of the South Indian dynasty of the Pallavas around 60 km south from the city of Chennai. The name Mamallapuram is named after the Pallava king Narasimhavarman I, who took on the epithet Maha-malla (great wrestler), as the favourite sport of the Pallavas was wrestling. It has various historic monuments built largely between the 7th and the 9th centuries. It has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Srirangam

    Srirangam

    Srirangam (formerly Vellithirumutha gramam) (Thiruvarangam in Tamil) is an island and a part of the city of Tiruchirapalli, in South India. Srirangam is bounded by the Kaveri River (also known as Cauvery river) on one side, and the Kaveri distributary Kollidam (Coleroon) on the other side. Srirangam is home to a significant population of Srivaishnavites (followers of Lord Vishnu the Preserver, one of the triumvirate of Hindu Gods the other two being Lord Siva, the Destroyer and Lord Brahma, the Creator).

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