Explore South India 9

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Tour Description


5 Nights/ 6 Days
1 Chennai, 1 Mahabalipuram, 1 Pondicherry, 1 Tanjore, 1 Madurai
Rate per person
3 star- 18000 /-
Meal Plan CP
Vehicle: Sedan A/c

Additional Info

Destionation

Duration

South India

6


Tour Description


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Day 1: Chennai

Upon arrival our representative will greet you at Chennai Airport/ Railway Station and then transfer to the hotel. Check-in and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Chennai – the gateway to southern India, established in 1639 by the East India Company, is one of the oldest cities of the country. The major tourist attractions are Marina Beach which is the second largest beach in the world. This stretch is filled with statues of rememberence from Tamil culture. Fort St. George which was built by the British East India Company in 1653, houses St Mary’s Church, the first British Church in Chennai and has a museum with a collection of British and French historical artifacts. San Thome Cathedral is the final resting place of the apostle St. Thomas who was killed just outside the city in 78 AD. This cathedral has been built by the Portuguese in a typical neo Gothic style between 14th and 15th century A.D. Snake Park houses a variety of rare reptiles, different species, including deadly king cobras, vipers, pythons, adders, kraits, giant turtles and monitor lizards.Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.


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Day 2: Mahabalipuram

After breakfast proceed to Mahabalipuram. Reach & Check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Mahabalipuram is globally renowned for the Shore Temples. The main tourist attraction of the town is the Varaha Cave, a small rock-cut mandapam (hall). Heinrich Zimmer, a leading expert on Mahabalipuram has described the famous Pallava doorkeepers’ expression outside the cave as of “pious rapture”. Explore the rest of the day at your own leisure. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.


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Day 3: Pondicherry

Enjoy the sumptuous breakfast. Later proceed to Pondicherry. Reach & check-in at the hotel and relax relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Later proceed to take a ramble. Pondicherry which offers a versatile choice ranging from historic buildings, museums, art galleries, meditation centers, scenic beauty to sun-kissed beaches. The trip to this magnificent destination is never complete without indulging in the culinary delights, indigenous to the region. The cuisines offer a unique blend of the culinary traditions of the Orient and the French. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.


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Day 4: Tanjore

Enjoy the sumptuous breakfast. Later proceed to Thanjavur/Tanjore which is like Rome in Europe or Egypt in Africa. Reach & check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. The major attractions of Tanjore are Sri Brihadeswara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva with its architectural excellence. The Palace is a fascinating building with huge corridors, spacious halls, decorated rooms, having the amazing stucco work with wonderful fresco painted walls & ceilings, underground tunnel and intricate carvings. Art Gallery the place where you can find fabulous collection of bronze icons, stone sculpture and pieces of art. SaraswatiMahal Library is the most remarkable library in India. Royal Museum which displays rare antiques belonging to the Maratha Royal Family.


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Day 5: Madurai

After breakfast proceed to Madurai which is called the `Athens of the East’ because of the way myth meets life here. Reach & check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Madurai is almost synonymous with the famed Meenakshi Temple the nucleus of the temple is older than the Madurai city. The Meenakshi temple complex at Madurai is not only an architectural marvel but also the epitome of Indian culture and civilization. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.


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Day 6: Madurai

Check out from Hotel and proceed to Madurai Airport/Railway station for Drop. Go back to your home with the sweet memories of your trip.

Tour Inclusion

  • Room categery in each resort/hotels specified.If you need higher category price may increase.
  • 24 X 7 customer service assistance.
  • Complimentary breakfast in all hotels/resorts.
  • A/C conveyane for the package.
  • Room arrangement as per selected.
  • Full secured tour package.
  • Well maintained vehicle with well mannered and English or Hindi speaking Driver.
  • All applicable taxes.
  • All bookings and confirmations are subject to availability.


Tour Exlusion

  • Flight / Train ticket and entry ticket.
  • Expenses of a personal nature such as hard / soft drinks, local guides, entrance at monuments, still video camera fee at monuments, laundry, phone/fax, tips and gratuities are not specified.
  • Any meals, accomodation or services not mentioned in cost includes.