South India Temple Tours


South India has always been known for its temple trails. Even today the main spiritual stream comprising both Shaivite and Vaishnavite branches of Hinduism, although it has an impression left here of Buddhist and Jain philosophies and had been influential several centuries earlier.

The coastal region of Andhra Pradesh was a stronghold of Buddhism as exemplified by the great stupas at Amaravati and Nagarjunakonda. Shravanabelagola in Karnataka is a popular pilgrimage center for Jains. Kodagu, in Karnataka, is home to one of the largest Buddhist monasteries in India and provides sanctuary to Tibetan Buddhist monks that fled Tibet fearing persecution from communist China. Temples in south India are incredible.

Duration : 13 Nights/ 14 Days

Destinations Covered : Chennai - Tirupati - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Tiruvannamalai - Chidambaram - Kumbakonam - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Kanyakumari - Trivandrum - Cochin - Guruvayur - Cochin

DAY 01 : ARRIVE CHENNAI

Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to the pre-booked hotel. Afternoon Visit Ashtalakshmi Temple, Kapaleeswarar, etc. Overnight at hotel.

Visiting Temples in Chennai :-

1). Shri Ashtalakshmi Temple

2). Shri. Kapaleeswarar

3). Marina Beach


DAY 02 : CHENNAI - TIRUPATI BY ROAD 162 KMS 4 HOURS DRIVE

After early breakfast, drive towards Tirupati. Tirupati - A temple and pilgrim town. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. In the afternoon proceed for Darshan of Lord Balaji. Overnight at Tirupati.

Visiting Temples in Tirupati:-

1). Sri Kalahasti Temple

2). Sri Venkatwswara Temple

3). Sri Padmavati Temple


DAY 03 : TIRUPATI - KANCHIPURAM - MAHABALIPURAM BY ROAD (180 KMS 05 HOURS DRIVE)

After breakfast, proceed for Mahabalipuram via visiting Ekambaranathar Temple - Shiva and Kamakshi Amman Temple. Upon arrival, check in at hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of Mahabalipuram, the famous for the seven pagodas. Overnight at the hotel.

Visiting Temples in Kanchipuram :-

1). Ekambareswarar Temple

2). Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple

3). Kanchi Kamakshi Amman Temple

Visiting Temples in Mahabalipuram :-

1). Shore Temple

2). Main complex of Monuments Temple


DAY 04 : MAHABALIPURAM - TIRUVANNAMALAI BY ROAD (150 KMS 03 HOURS DRIVE)

Morning after breakfast, drive towards Tiruvannamalai. On arrival, check-in at Hotel. After freshening up visit The Annamalaiyar Temple and Ashrams. Overnight at Hotel.

Visiting Temples in Tiruvannamalai :-

1). Arunachaleshwara Temple

2). Virupaksha Cave

3). Annamalaiyer Temple

4). Sri Varadaraja Temple

5). Sri Ramana Ashram


DAY 05 : TIRUVANNAMALAI - CHIDAMBARAM BY ROAD (140 KMS 03 HOURS DRIVE)

Morning drive to Chidambaram. On arrival, check-in at Hotel. After freshen up, visit Nataraja Temple, Vaitheeswaran Koil and Thillai kali Amman Temple, etc. Overnight at Hotel.

Visiting Temples in Chidambaram :-

1). Thillai Nataraja Temple

2). Thillai Kali Amman Temple

3). Tirunallurpperumanam Temple


DAY 06 : CHIDAMBARAM - KUMBHAKONAM (73 KMS 02 HOURS 30 MIN DRIVE)

After breakfast, continue to drive towards Kumbha Konam. On arrival in Kumbhakonam, check-in at your Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Visiting Temples in Kumbhakonam :-

1). Navagraha Temples

2). Papanasam

3). Swami Malai Murugan Temple

4). Sri Sita Rama Bhavani Sankarar Temple

5). Kumbeswarar Temple

6). Nageswarar Temple


DAY 07 : KUMBHAKONAM - TANJORE (Thanjavur) - TRICHY BY ROAD (100 KMS 3 HOURS DRIVE)

After breakfast, drive towards Trichy via visiting Thanjavur. Visit ancient temples dedicated to Lord Ganapathi, 434 steps cut out into the rock side and interspersed with shrines, lead to the temple and Sri Ranganathaswamy temple in Srirangam. Return to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Visiting Temples in Thanjavur

1). Brihadeeshwara Temple

Visiting Temples in Trichy

1). Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple

2). Brahma Pureeswarar Temple

3). Rockfort Temple

4). Jambukeswarar Temple


DAY 08 : TRICHY - MADURAI BY ROAD (130 KMS 03 HOURS DRIVE)

After breakfast, drive to Madurai city. Visit famous Madurai Meenakshi temple (dedicated to the consort of Lord Shiva with its towering Gopurams) and Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple etc .Watch evening AARTI at Meenakshi Temple. Overnight at hotel.

Visiting Temples in Madurai :-

1). Meenakshi Amman Temple

2). Tirupparankuram Murugan Temple

3). Koodal Azhagar Temple


DAY 09 : MADURAI - RAMESHWARAM BY ROAD (120 KMS 3 HOURS DRIVE)

Morning drive to Rameshwaram, a city of swell and gentle dunes, embellished with the delicacy of casuarina trees and stark palms. Visiting Ramanathaswamy Temple, a famous temple dedicated to god Shiva, Tirthas of Rameswaram, Gandamadhana Parvata and Rama's bridge, etc. Overnight at hotel.

Visiting Temples in Rameshwaram:-

1). Sri Ramanatha Swamy Temple

2). Agnitheertham

3). Panch Mukhi Hanuman Temple

4). Ramarpadam Temple


DAY 10 : RAMESHWARAM - KANYAKUMARI BY ROAD (350 KMS 7 HOURS DRIVE)

After early breakfast, drive to Kanyakumari. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Evening visit Kanyakumari temple, Vivekanda Memorial and Thiruvalluvar Statue, etc. Overnight at hotel.

Visiting Temples in Kanyakumari :-

1). Vivekanda Rock Memorial

2). Kumari Amman Temple

3). Devi Kumari Temple

4). Sun Set Point


DAY 11 : KANYAKUMARI - TRIVANDRUM BY ROAD (80 KMS 2 HOURS DRIVE)

After breakfast, leave for Trivandrum . Start the 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.

Visiting Temples in Trivandrum :-

1). Suchindram Temple

2). Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple

3). Pazavangadi Gangapathy Temple


DAY 12 : TRIVANDRUM - COCHIN (195 KMS 5 HOURS DRIVE)

Morning drive to Cochin via visiting Oachira Parabrahma Temple, Haripad snake temple and Sri Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Visiting Temples in Cochin :-

1). Oachira Parabrahma Temple

2). Haripad snake temple

3). Sri Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple.

4). Ernakulam Siva Temple


DAY 13 : COCHIN - GURUVAYUR - COCHIN (70 KMS ONE WAY)

Early morning drive to Guruvayur to visit famous Lord Krishna temple and later visit Thrissur Vadakkunnathan temple. Evening back to Cochin. Overnight at the hotel.

Visiting Temples in Guruvayur :-

1). Guruvayoor Shri Krishna Temple

2). Vadakkum nath Shiva Temple at Thrissur

3). Vishnumaya Temple


DAY 14 : GURUVAYUR - COCHIN AIRPORT DROP (70 KMS 2 HRS DRIVE)

Today departure transfer to Cochin Airport to board flight for onward Journey.


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