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Duration
11 Nights 12 Days
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Special Interest Tours
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Group Size
2 - 50 Pax

South Indian Spiritual Tour

Thanjavur Temple
Kerala

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11 NIGHTS / 12 DAYS
ROUTING: CHENNAI | MAHABALIPURAM | TIRUVANNAMALAI | PONDICHERRY | CHIDAMBARAM | THANJAVUR | MADURAI | RAMESWARAM | MADURAI | KANYAKUMARI | TRIVANDRUM

Embark on a soul-enriching South India spiritual tour, traversing the sacred landscapes and ancient temples that resonate with divine energy. This spiritual journey unfolds with a visit to the renowned temples and ashrams, each steeped in history, culture, and spirituality.

ASHTALAKSHMI TEMPLE

The Travel Planners representative will be greeting you at Chennai International Airport, Railway station and then transferring you to the hotel. After checking in, your family tour Start your day by visiting the historic Kapaleeshwarar Temple in Mylapore, which has an intricate Dravidian architecture and the vibrant surroundings. Head to the Ashtalakshmi Temple, located in the Besant Nagar area, known for its serene ambiance. Conclude your day by visiting the Vadapalani Murugan Temple, known for its vibrant atmosphere and the deity Lord Murugan. Overnight Stay at Resort /hotel.

SRI VENKATESWARA TEMPLE

Next day Morning, proceed to Thirupati. Start your day with a visit to the Sri Venkateswara Temple, explore the nearby attractions like Silathoranam (a natural stone arch) and Akasa Ganga waterfall. Visit Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, dedicated to Goddess Padmavathi. Overnight Stay at Resort /hotel.

KAMAKSHI AMMAN TEMPLE

Next day proceed to Kanchipuram (1 Hr 45 Min Drive ), Start your day with a visit to the Kamakshi Amman Temple, and then Head to Ekambareswarar Temple, one of the Pancha Bhoota Stalams representing the element Earth. Afternoon, Visit the Varadharaja Perumal Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Then Proceed to Mahabalipuram (1 Hr 55 Min Drive) Begin your sightseeing in Mahabalipuram by visiting Head to the Pancha Rathas, a group of monolithic rock-cut temples. Overnight Stay at Resort /hotel.

SRI RAMANA ASHRAM

Your day at Thiruvannamalai starts with visiting Sri Ramana Ashram, the ashram of the great sage Sri Ramana Maharshi. Then Explore the Arunachaleswarar Temple, one of the largest temples in India dedicated to Lord Shiva. Overnight stay at Hotel/Resort

SRI AUROBINDO ASHRAM

Check out from Stay and head to Pondicherry which starts with visiting Auroville, an experimental township known for its spiritual community and the Matrimandir, a golden spherical temple. Then to the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, and unwind the day by heading to Aayi Mandapam, a monument in the center of Bharathi Park. The park is a tranquil place to relax and unwind. Overnight Stay at Resort /hotel.

NATARAJA TEMPLE

Arrive in Chidambaram and Visit the Nataraja Temple, one of the holiest Shiva temples in South India and known for its gold-roofed sanctum and the Nataraja. Afternoon visit to the Thillai Kali Amman Temple, dedicated to Goddess Kali. Evening relax and unwind the day. Overnight Stay at Resort /hotel.

Thanjavur Temple

Morning drive to Thanjavur, after arrival at Thanjavur proceed to Visit the Brihadeeswarar Temple, also known as the Big Temple. Afternoon head for sight seeing to Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery and Raja Raja Chola Art Gallery. Overnight Stay at Resort /hotel.

MEENAKSHI AMMAN TEMPLE

Begin your journey towards Madurai, visiting the Meenakshi Amman Temple, one of the most iconic and ancient temples in India. Also visit Explore the Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace, an Indo-Saracenic architectural marvel. If interested, attend the evening aarti (prayer) at Meenakshi Amman Temple for a spiritually enriching experience. Overnight Stay at Resort /hotel.

PAMBAN BRIDGE

As you approach Rameswaram, you'll cross the iconic Pamban Bridge. Take a moment to enjoy the views and the unique experience of traveling over the sea. Afternoon visit to Visit the Ramanathaswamy Temple, one of the twelve Jyotirlinga temples dedicated to Lord Shiva.In evening if time permits and you're interested in exploring more, you can visit Dhanushkodi, the ghost town near Rameswaram with historical significance. Overnight Stay at Resort /hotel.

Kanyakumari

Morning drive to Kanyakumari, on the arrival proceed for sight seeing to Kumari Amman Temple is not only a religious site but also a place of cultural and historical significance. The serene surroundings and the meeting point of three oceans add to the spiritual aura of the temple, Also Visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Gandhi Memorial, and evening head to Sunset View Point or the beach to witness the beautiful sunset over the sea. Overnight Stay at Resort /hotel.

Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Morning drive to Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram), the capital of Kerala, is known for its rich cultural and religious heritage. Start your day by visiting the Padmanabhaswamy Temple. This iconic temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is known for its Dravidian architecture and In the afternoon, visit the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple. This temple is famous for the annual Attukal Pongala festival, where millions of women gather to cook a special offering for the goddess. Overnight Stay at Resort /hotel.

Head to the Trivandrum International Airport or the Trivandrum Central Railway Station in time for your departure.



Tour Cost for two persons in USD

VALIDITYPRICE
01 Apr 2024 – 30 Sep 2024On request

 

Accommodation

DestinationPremiumLuxury
Chennai
  • Hotel Gokulam Park
  • Ibis Chennai City Centre Hotel
  • Four Points by Sheraton
  • Fairfield By Marriot OMR
Mahabalipuram
  • Bay Treasure
  • Hotel Mamalla Heritage
  • Four Points By Sheraton
  • Grande Bay Resort and spa
  • Chariot Beach Resort
Thiruvannamalai
  • Hotel Himalayaa- A Bergamont Hotel
  • Arpanaa Hotel
  • Sparsa Resort
  • Sterling Arunai Anandha
Pondicherry
  • Hotel Annamalai International
  • Anandha Inn
  • Hotel Atithi
  • Accord Puducherry
Chidambaram
  • The Grand Park
  • The Grand White Palace
  • Hotel Merrytale
  • Hotel Saradharam
Thanjavur
  • Hotel Grand Ashok- a bergamont hotel
  • Hyders Park
  • Mantra Koodam
  • Svatma – CGH
Rameshwaram
  • Hotel Fortune
  • Hotel SS Grand
  • Vinyaga By Poppys
  • The Residency Towers
  • Hotel Daiwik
Madurai
  • JC Residency
  • Regency Madurai- GRT
  • The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai
  • Heritage Madurai

Know your Destination

1. Thirupathi:
A pilgrimage to Thirupathi takes you to the renowned Lord Venkateswara Temple, perched on the hills of Tirumala. Seek the blessings of Lord Balaji and experience the spiritual fervor of this revered shrine.
 
2. Kanchipuram:
Known as the “City of Thousand Temples,” Kanchipuram boasts a rich tapestry of ancient temples. Explore the Ekambareswarar Temple and Kailasanathar Temple, immersing yourself in the architectural marvels and spiritual aura.
 
3. Mahabalipuram:
Marvel at the rock-cut temples and shore temples of Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The intricately carved sculptures narrate tales of Hindu mythology, offering a serene and contemplative atmosphere.
 
4. Thiruvannamalai Ashram:
Visit the Thiruvannamalai Ashram, nestled at the foothills of the sacred Arunachala mountain. This ashram is associated with the sage Ramana Maharshi, offering seekers a peaceful retreat for self-realization.
 
5. Aurbindo Ashram at Pondicherry:
Immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry. Founded by Sri Aurobindo and The Mother, the ashram is a spiritual haven promoting integral yoga and self-discovery.
 
6. Chidambaram Temple:
Discover the divine energy at the Chidambaram Nataraja Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva as the cosmic dancer. The temple’s unique architecture and spiritual significance make it a must-visit on your spiritual odyssey.
 
7. Tanjavur Temple:
The Brihadeeswarar Temple in Tanjavur stands as a testament to Chola architecture and devotion. Marvel at the grandeur of the towering vimana and explore the rich heritage of this ancient shrine.
 
8. Madurai Temple:
The Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai is a masterpiece of Dravidian architecture. The vibrant sculptures and the sacred tank add to the spiritual ambiance, making it a focal point for devotees.
 
9. Rameshwaram Temple:
Visit Rameshwaram to experience the divine vibes of the Ramanathaswamy Temple. This sacred pilgrimage site is associated with Lord Rama and is known for its colossal corridors and holy water tanks.
 
10. Kanyakumari Temple:
The Kanyakumari Bhagavathy Amman Temple, situated at the southernmost tip of India, celebrates the goddess Devi Kanya Kumari. Enjoy breathtaking ocean views and soak in the spiritual essence of this coastal temple.
 
11. Padmanabha Swamy Temple:
Conclude your spiritual journey at the Padmanabha Swamy Temple in Trivandrum. This ancient temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu is renowned for its intricate architecture and spiritual serenity.

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