- IDEAL TIME TO TRAVEL: August to April
- THEME: Culture, Architecture, History
- PRICE: On request
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Day 01 in South India short luxury tour:
Arrive Chennai airport, assistance on arrival by our representative at airport and private transfer to your hotel. We shall plan your day in advance depending on your flight arrival time. Night at hotel in Chennai.
Day 02: Chennai – Mahabalipuram (by surface, 140 kms / 3 hrs drive)
Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at hotel. This morning you will have a short sightseeing tour of Chennai including Fort St. George and Kapaleeshwarar temple. Afternoon drive to Mahabalipuram via Kanchipuram. Visit Ekambareswarar temple, Kailasanathar Temple and other temples in Kanchipuram. After visit drive to Mahabalipuram. Night at hotel in Mahabalipuram.
Highlight of the day: Fort St. George, Ekambareswarar Temple
Day 03: Mahabalipuram
After leisurely breakfast private guided sightseeing tour of Shore Temple, Five Rathas and Arjuna’s Penance. Your South India short luxury tour has so much to offer in Mahabalipuram. Afternoon free at leisure on beach. Night in Mahabalipuram
Highlight of the day: Shore Temple, Five Rathas
Day 04: Mahabalipuram – Chennai (by surface, 55 kms / 1 hour drive)
Chennai / Madurai (by flight)
Following breakfast drive to Chennai airport for your flight to Madurai. Arrive Madurai, assistance on arrival and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon free to explore on your own with vehicle and driver. Night at hotel in Madurai
Day 05: Madurai
Morning enjoy guided sightseeing tour of Tirumalai Nayakar Palace and Meenakshi Temple. Afternoon you will have option to visit other famous temples in town. Evening you may choose to visit Meenakshi Temple for evening ceremony. Your stay and visits in Madurai will make your South India short luxury tour memorable. Night at hotel in Madurai
Highlight of the day: Tirumalai Nayakar Palace, Meenakshi Temple
Day 06: Madurai – Trichy – Tanjore – Madurai (by surface, 360 kms / 7 hrs drive)
Early morning drive to Trichy and Tanjore to visit most remarkable temples in South India. Visit Srirangam Temple at Trichy, considered as the largest temple complex in India and Rajaraja Temple at Tanjore, the most spectacular temple architecture in South India. Afternoon drive back to Madurai, you may visit Old Chettinad Mansions if time permits. Night at hotel in Madurai
Highlight of the day: Srirangam Temple, Rajaraja Temple
Day 07: Madurai – Chennai (by flight)
Morning free at leisure. Afternoon transfer to Madurai airport for flight to Chennai. Arrive Chennai and connect onward flight for your next destination. Your South India short luxury tour comes to an end.
Since this is a luxury tour programme, we suggest below luxury hotels to match with the theme and idea of travel. Below choice 01 hotels are the most luxurious ones available in the region. However, there are other alternative hotels available at some places.
Suggested hotels in different categories
Hotels may change at the time of confirmation depending on availability status. We shall provide best alternative hotels/room categories in this case.
Note: Above are suggested hotels and we shall customize tour according to your choice of hotels.
We shall include hotel accommodation, transportation, sightseeing and basic activities in your tour cost. Apart from these, we shall include other elements of your choice.
Accommodation as per itinerary – Double room, twin bed room or single room in your choice of hotel
Daily Breakfast at hotel
Entry fee at listed monuments and tourist places
Rickshaw ride in Madurai
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