South India Temple Tour Package
South India is a home of serene natural beauty of calming backwaters, sprawling tea gardens, intricately designed temples, and tempting delights. With so much to see and explore, one can’t help it to feel overwhelmed coming to Tamil Nadu. So, here we have the best spiritual journey of 5 nights 6 days South India Temple Tour. This tour will let you cherish the best of holidays in Tamil Nadu where you can see the best religious and heritage sites. The temple tour will begin from Chennai and then cover Kanchipuram, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Sawamimalai, and Tanjore. Tailor make your holidays in South India from Jaipur by talking to our travel experts for personalized changes in itinerary.
Tour Duration: 5 nights 6 Days
Destinations Covered in Trip: Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry – Sawamimalai – Tanjore
Tour Itinerary in Detail:
Day 1: Arrive in Chennai
Begin South India Temple Tour by reaching Chennai Airport/Railway Station. There you will meet Rajasthan cab’s tour representative who will escort you to the selected hotel. While reaching the hotel, he will brief the entire tour plan. Also, he will accompany you for check-in and freshen-up.
Afterward, head out to explore the capital city of Tamil Nadu – Chennai. Some of the major attractions, you can visit on this day are –
- Fort St. George
- National Art Gallery
- Kapaleeshwar Temple
- Marina Beach
Later, you will head to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Mahabalipuram Transfer | En route Kanchipuram
The next day, check out from the hotel in Chennai and leave for Mahabalipuram by SUV Car Rental. While you are on a road trip to the destination, make a halt at Kanchipuram which is also known as Kanchi. This place is considered as a sacred site due to the presence of several temples. Here, you will be exploring the following famous attractions –
- Kailasanathar Temple
- Varadaraja Perumal Temple
- Ekambareswarar Temple
- Sakkiswarar Temple
Arrive and check in to the hotel. You can rest for the remaining day followed by an overnight stay.
Day 3: Pondicherry Transfer
On the 3rd day enjoy breakfast, you can start the day by exploring Mahabalipuram. The town offers you a chance to discover the fascinating attractions like –
- Shore Temple
- Krishna’s Butter Ball
- Arjuna’s Penance
- Tiger Caves
After sightseeing, head to the hotel for check out and then leave for Pondicherry which is an Indian French Riviera. As you reach the town, check in to the hotel and rest for a while. The remaining day is at leisure. Stay overnight in Pondicherry.
Day 4: Swamimalai Transfer
After breakfast, head out to explore Pondicherry and its serene surroundings. On a sightseeing tour by Taxi Rental Services, you will visit the famous tourist attractions –
- Visit the Scenic Coastline
- Aurobindo Ashram
After exploring Pondicherry, check out and proceed for a drive to Swamimalai. During the journey visit Chidambaram and Gangaikonda Cholapuram, a famous temple town in Tamil Nadu. Arrive in Swamimalai and check in to the hotel and freshen up. In the evening, visit the Swamimalai Murugan Temple. Later, stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Tanjore Transfer
On the 5th day of the South India Temple Tour, leave the hotel after breakfast and proceed to Tanjore. One of the beautiful destinations of Tamil Nadu, Tanjore is best known for its stunning temples. Arrive in Tanjore and check in to the hotel to settle down and relax. Later, visit these popular tourist sites in Tanjore –
- Navagraha Temple
- Vijayanagar Fort
- Alangudi Temple
- Brihadeeswara Temple
- Chandra Bagawan Temple
- Shiva Ganga Garden
After a sightseeing tour of Tanjore by Sedan Car Rental, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 6: Departure from Madurai
On the final day of this tour, check out from the hotel after breakfast and head towards Madurai Airport to board a flight for onward journey. Here the tour ends on a memorable note.