Places covered: Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Tanjore, Madurai
Duration: 5Nights/ 6Days
Category: Heritage Tour Packages
Pick up from Chennai airport/railway station. Check in to the Hotel and get ready for a sightseeing of Chennai- the bustling metropolis in Southern India. Visit the Fort St. George (the British built fortress, which still retains its colonial charm, San Thoma Basilica, the National Art Gallery, Kapaleeswara temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Checkout from the hotel and drive to Mahabalipuram- the 7th-century former port city is famous for its rock-cut shore temples. En-route visit Kancheepuram which includes Kailasanathar Temple, Ekambareshwarar Temple, The Vardarajanperumal Temple. Check in to the hotel and proceed for a sightseeing of Mahabalipuram. Visit Shore Temple, Five Rathas, Arjunas Penance, and Tigers Cave. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Tanjore. – the ages-old capital royal of Chola Kings. Check in to the hotel and thereafter start your sightseeing tours with big temple Brihandeswara- 1000+ years old shrine, built by esteemed Chola emperor Rajaraja and a fine masterpiece of Chola-styled architecture. Later, visit nearby water tank Shivaganga and Thanjavur Palace, Royal Museum and Art Gallery. Return to the hotel and overnight stay at hotel.
Proceed to Madurai- an extremely sacred city. It is the third-largest city in Tamil Nadu and is located on the banks of River Vaigai. Enroute visit Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple at Trichy. Continue to drive to Madurai and check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is free for you to relax. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to visit Meenakshi temple-one of the largest cultural & architectural landmarks it’s kind in India and undoubtedly one of the oldest temple complexes in India which are dedicated to Goddess Parvathy. Visit Thousand Pillar Hall and musical pillars which produces different musical note when it is tapped. Then visit Mariamman Teppakulam -a beautiful square tank spread over an area of 16 acres and Thirumalai Nayakar Palace. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Check out from the hotel and drive to Chennai airport/railway station for your return journey.
I jst came back frm 8 days winter vacation. We always choose a snowy place usually…my kid wanted a beach place this time..enough of Goa and kerela so we decided to head to TN.( Also bcz i had watched an amazing video on Tanjore big temple 🙈)
Wanted to thank Martin and Madras Travels and tours for amazing execution of my vacation plan of TN.
I had contacted Martin for end to end car for 8 days along with the accomodation for a family of 3.
The iternary designed was good.
Everything was flawless and smooth right frm contacting him for details ,the journey plan.. execution…pick up till drop off.
I must appreciate the hotel selections too in this peak season.
The entire process was fuss free.
Would highly recommend your company for such vacation plans.
Thank u once again !!
Driver Muthu was also very nice and a cooperative driver and was always so punctual and with good driving skills.. 👌
And we had good time hogging on dosas and idli vadas even on highways 😂😂😂
Booked Mahabalipuram and Pondicherry trip. Service was good and the driver Mr. Arasu was a good gentleman and polite. Totally worth it.