Duration :12 Nights / 13 Days
Places Covered : Chennai - Tirupati- Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry Via Tiruvannamalai- Tanjore - Trichy-: Madurai - Rameshwaram- Kanyakumari - Trivandrum/ Kovalam
DAY 01 : ARRIVE CHENNAI
Upon arrival, you will be met and transfer to your pre-booked hotel.Relax for the day.Overnight at hotel.
DAY 02 : CHENNAI - TIRUPATI BY ROAD 162 KMS 4 HOURS DRIVE
After an early breakfast drive towards Tirupati.Tirupati - A temple and pilgrim town.On arrival,check in at hotel. In the afternoon proceed for Darshan of LORD BALAJI. Overnight at Tirupati.
DAY03 : TIRUPATI - MAHABALIPURAM BY ROAD 150 KMS 4 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast proceed for Mahabalipuram.Upon arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon sight seeing of Mahabalipuram - famous for the seven pagodas.Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 04 : MAHABALIPURAM
Full day sightseeing tour of Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram Overnight at hotel.
DAY 05 : MAHABALIPURAM - PONDICHERRY VIA TIRUVANNAMALAI BY ROAD 160 KMS 5 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast we continue our drive towards Pondcherry, via Tiruvannamalai . Pondicherry formarly a French colony which has settled in the early part of the 18th century. Places of interest are Sri Aurobindo Ashram Auroville - the brain child of the mother and designed by French Architect roger Anger, AuroVille was meant to be an experiment in international living where man and women could live in peace and progress harmony with each other above all creeds. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 06: PONDICHERRY - TANJORE BY ROAD 185 KMS 4HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast continue our drive towards Tanjore .Upon arrival checkin at Hotel.Tanjore also known as Thanjavur (The rice bowl of TAMIL NADU). Proceed for sight seeing of Tanjore. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 07:TANJORE - TRICHY BY ROAD 50 KMS 1HOUR 30 MIN DRIVE
After breakfast drive towards Trichy. Visit the ancient temples dedicated to Lord Ganapathi, 434 steps cut out into the rock side and interspersed with shrines, lead to the temple. Return to hotel .Overnight at hotel.
DAY 08:TRICHY - MADURAI BY ROAD 130 KMS 4 HOURS DRIVE
After Breakfast leave by surface for Madurai .Upon arrival check in at Hotel .Afternoon tour of Madurai City visit the famous Madurai Meenakshi temple (dedicated to the consort of Lord Shiva with its towering GOPURAMS)etc .Watch the evening AARTI at Meenakshi Temple - THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE TOUR. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY09: MADURAI - RAMESHWARAM - MADURAI BY ROAD 120 KMS 3 HOURS ( ONE WAY )
Full day excursion to Rameshwaram a city of swell and gentle sand dunes, embellished with the delicacy of casurina trees and stark palms. Return to Madurai by evening. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 10: MADURAI - KANYAKUMARI 235 KMS 6 HOURS DRIVE
Morning drive to Kanyakumari .On arrival check in hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour to Kanyakumari.Evening sun set visit . Overnight at Hotel
DAY 11:KANYAKUMARI - TRIVANDRUM/ KOVALAM BY ROAD 80 KMS 2 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast levae for Trivendrum.Upon arrival check in at hotel.Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 12 : TRIVANDRUM /KOVALAM
Breakfast at hotel. Start tour in the morning visiting the Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple , Napier Museum , Chitralayam Arts Gallery, Zoological gardens, Reptile house, Observatory and Kanakakunnu Palace . Overnight at Trivandrum.
DAY 13 : DEPARTURE FROM TRIVANDRUM
Transfer for flight to the airport to board flight for onward Journey