South India Pilgrimage and Heritage Tour

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Chennai
7 Nights
8 Days
Chennai(1N)Mahabalipuram(1N)Pondicherry(1N)Tiruchirappalli(1N)Karaikkudi(1N)Madurai(1N)Rameshwaram(1N)
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Breakfast

Hotel

SightSeeing

Overview

The South India Pilgrimage and Heritage tour by Kiomoi is perfect for those looking for a religious tour, or those looking to get in touch with our rich and diverse heritage and history. This tour package is for anyone and everyone is great for a solo adventure, or for a vacation with friends or family. This tour package is ideal for architecture buffs, or history enthusiasts as well. Designed over a span of 8 days and 7 nights, this tour package starts from the city of Chennai, which is the capital of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Chennai is well known for its tourism, some of the most noteworthy tourist places include Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Marina Beach, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, and Valluvar Kotam. The next city covered is Mahabalipuram, which is another major pilgrim city, renowned for Shore Temple, Pancha Rathas, Tiger Cave, among others. The next destination in the South Indian Pilgrimage and Heritage tour is Puducherry, one of the most picturesque places in India. It is famous for Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Rock Beach, Puducherry Museum, to name just a few. The next stop along this tour package is Madurai, which is one of the most ancient and historic cities of India, situated in Tamil Nadu. The city is famous for Meenakshi Amman Temple, Alagar Koyil, Koodal Azhagar Temple, among numerous other places of interest for tourists. Tiruchi, is the next destination covered in this tour package. Holding great religious significance, this city is well known for Ranganathaswamy Temple, Tiruchirappalli Rock Fort, and Ucchi Pillayar Temple. Karaikudi in Tamil Nadu is the last destination being covered in this tour package by Kiomoi. The town is famous for Shanmughanathar Temple, Amman Temple, and Karuppar Temple, among various other tourist spots.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Chennai

Arrive Chennai. Meeting on assistance and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon sightseeing tour of the city. The full day tour covers Fort St. George, Government Museum, Valluvar Kottam, Snake Park, Kapaleeswarar Temple & Marina Beach. (Govt. Museum will be closed on Fridays instead Birla Planetorium will be covered on that day) (Snake Park is closed on Tuesdays)(if time permits). Back to hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay.

Day 2: Chennai - Kanchipuram (70kms)- Mamallapuram (65kms)

After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Mamallapuram via Kanchipuram (The City Of Thousand Temples). where we will visit Kailasanatha, Sri Ekambarnathar Temple, etc. Then proceed to Mamallapuram. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Evening visit the Shore Temples and Arjuna's Penance, the world's biggest bas relief. Also can enjoy Mamallapuram Dance Festival which is organized during the months of January and February in the city of Mahabalipuram.This event witnesses performances on the Indian classical dances such as the Bharat Natyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak, Mohiniattam, Odissi and Kathakali. Come back to the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay

Day 3: Mamallapuram - Pondicherry (106kms)

After breakfast check-out from the hotel and leave for Pondicherry. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Places to be covered - Auroville (It is about 10 kms from the city centre.Auroville, at the moment, is formed of several communities, scattered along the border of Pondicherry and Tamil Nadu.), Panjavadi Temple - Panchamukha Hanuman temple at Panjavadi near here to worship him and Lord Sreenivasa Perumal of Tirupathi Thirumala Devasthanam on the occasion of the special poojas held in the temple, Aurobindo Ashram, Botanical Gardens, Pondicherry Museum, etc.(if time permits). Come back to the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay

Day 4: Pondicherry - Trichy (210kms / 5 Hrs)

Morning sightseeing of Pondicherry (if remains) and leave for Trichy by road visiting en-route Chidambaram, Kumbakonam and Gangaikondacholapuram. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay

Day 5: Trichy - Karaikuddi (75kms)

Morning sightseeing of city visiting Srirangam - Srirangam is an island surrounded by river Cauvery and kolidom on its either side. It is situated at a distance of 7 km from Trichy. The entire island Srirangam is some 600 acres broader. The Renganatha Swamy temple seen here has a history of about 5000 years. Thiruvanaikaval Jambukeshwara Temple - An important place of worship for salivates located at a distance of 1.5 km from Trichy and very nearer to Srirangam. It is one amongst the jyotirlinga states of lord shiva is seen in a form of linga and he is partially submerged in water. Later Leave for karaikuddi by road. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay.

Day 6: Karaikuddi - Madurai (100kms)

After morning breakfast will drive to Madurai. arrival and Check in to Hotel, Later proceed for Half day Madurai sightseeing including world-famous Meenakshi temple Night stay at hotel, Night stay at hotel

Meenakshi Temple - Koodal Azhagar Temple - Banana Market - ISKCON Madurai

Day 7: Madurai - Rameshwaram 170kms

Morning drive to Rameshwaram - The city is also an important south India pilgrimage center of the Indians. It is the place from where Lord Rama had built a bridge across the sea to rescue his consort, Sita. This is the place where Rama worshipped Lord Shiva to cleanse away the sin of Ravana. The presiding deity is the Linga Of Sri Ranganatha, which happens to be one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of India. Rameshwaram is popularly referred to as the 'Benaras of the south'.We will visit - Pamban Bridge(This bridge is 3 km long which connects the island of Rameshwaram Dhanuskodi to the mainland. This is the longest bridge in India and illustrates the marvel of the engineers.) and Dhanuskodi. Night stay In Hotel

Day 8: Rameshwaram - Departure

After breakfast transfer to Madurai or Rameshwaram for onward travel.

Hotel Accomodation

CityNo. Of NightsHotel
Chennai
1 Nights
royal regency
/similar
Mahabalipuram
1 Nights
Hotel Mamalla Heritage
/similar
Pondicherry
1 Nights
Hotel Green Palace
/similar
Tiruchirappalli
1 Nights
D Park Inn
/similar
Karaikkudi
1 Nights
golden singar hotel
/similar
Madurai
1 Nights
Hotel Sree Devi
/similar
Rameshwaram
1 Nights
Hotel Rameswaram Grand
/similar

Inclusions

  • Accommodation as per the choice of hotels/ stays
  • Breakfast ( Buffet / Fixe Menu )
  • Driver's Night Allowance, Inter State tax, and fuel charges
  • Meet, Greet & Assistance if required at destinations
  • Parking & Toll Tax
  • Arrival & Departure Transfers
  • Transfers by Private & Exclusive Car
  • Co-operative driver with local knowledge

Exclusions

  • Taxes ( GST)
  • Alcoholic / Non Alcoholic beverages
  • All personal expenses
  • Any Air tickets /Train tickets / Bus tickets if not specified
  • Camera fee
  • Guide Charges
  • Entrance fees to monuments and museum
  • Tips, laundry & phone call
  • Travel & Medical Insurance insurance
  • Any other services which are not mentioned under “Inclusions”.
  • Expenses/ calculation caused by factors beyond our control like Rail and Flight delays,Road blocks, Heavy snowfall, Natural disaster, vehicle malfunctions, Political disturbances, Epidemic threat

Payment Policy

Between 30 - 15 days before travel : 50% of the Package Cost.

Between 14 - 3 days before travel : 20% of the Package Cost.

*All Payment must be cleared before travel start

Cancellation Policy(Apply on total Package cost)

Up to 30 Days before travel: 20% deduction.

Between 29 - 10 days before travel : 30% deduction

Between 9 - 0 days before travel : 80% deduction

*Same Day cancellation No refund

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