Tamil Nadu, a South Indian state, is famed for its Dravidian-style Hindu temples. In Madurai, Meenakshi Amman Temple has high 'gopuram' towers ornamented with colourful figures. On Pamban Island, Ramanathaswamy Temple is a pilgrimage site. The town of Kanyakumari, at India's southernmost tip, is the site of ritual sunrises. Capital Chennai is known for beaches and landmarks including 1644 colonial Fort St. George.
Chennai with Temple Tour', beginning from Chennai, will take you to the 'City of 1000 Temples' Kanchipuram and UNESCO World Heritage Site 'Mahabalipuram'. Also included in the tour package is the sightseeing excursion in Chennai.Day - 01 Arrive - Chennai
Upon arrival at the Chennai airport, our tour representative will assist you in smooth transfer to the hotel. Take rest and fresh & up, set out for a full day sightseeing tour of Chennai. Later, visit the famous Marina Beach (the second largest in the world), Kapeleeswar Temple, Fort St. George (the oldest fort in Chennai). Thereafter, head straight to Santhome Cathedral, National Art Gallery, St. Mary's Church, Anna Zoological Park, Birla Planetarium and People's Park. Make a brief halt at Kalakshetra and Theosophical Society before returning to the hotel for overnight stay.
Overnight stay at the Hotel.Day - 02 Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram
In the morning, leave by road for Mahabalipuram, acclaimed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its spectacular rock-cut temples. On the way, make a brief halt in Kancheepuram, the city of 1000 temples and one of the seven sacred cities in India. Thereafter, proceed to the famous Shankaracharya Seer in Kancheepuram. In the meantime, shop for some exquisite Kanchivaram silk sarees. Later, continue your journey towards Mahabalipuram.
Overnight stay at the Hotel.Day - 03 Mahabalipuram - Chennai (60KMS/2hrs by Drive)
Post breakfast in the morning, embark on a guided sightseeing tour of Mahabalipuram which include visits to Mahishasurmardini Caves, Shore Temple, Krishna Mandapam and Arjun's Penance. Later, proceed towards PanchRathas, a cluster of monolithic temples, Crocodile Farm, home to over 100 crocodiles, School of Art & Sculpture and Snake Venom Extracting Center. Later, check in at hotel at Chennai.
Overnight stay at the Hotel.Day - 04 Chennai Departure
After breakfast, check out from hotel & proceed to Chennai Airport for your onward journey.Tour Ends