Luxury Tour Packages - Beaches & Temples Southindia

Seek blessings in Tirumala temple with your beloved one and spend time in the soothing shores of Mahabalipuram. Visit the erstwhile Chola kingdom of Trichy and Tanjore before heading to Madurai Meenakshi Amman and the most-visited Ramanathaswamy Temple of Rameshwaram. Experience calming sunsets in Kanyakumari, Kovalam, and Marari beaches day after day before winding up with antique shopping in Kochi. Pack your infinite memories of South India and take them back home.

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Day 1: Arrive Chennai

On arrival at Chennai, our Guest Relations Executive will receive you and assist for your transfer to the hotel, check into the hotel and rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight stay at Chennai Taj Club House/ Superior Charm.

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Day 2: Chennai - Tirupati

Drive to Tirupati, world’s richest temple witnessing lakhs of devotees and tourists every day arriving from all corners of the world. The prominent highlights of Tirupati are, the presiding deity Lord Venkateswara present 9 ft tall idol, world’s one of the mega kitchens from where more than a lakh people are fed every day, the divine Prasad Laddu offered to the devotees. Visit the temple and explore the antiquity and culture of Sri Vaishnavism tradition, which is a subsect of Hinduism. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight stay at Taj Tirupathi / Superior.

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Day 3: Tirupati - Chennai

Post breakfast and drive back to Chennai. Chennai is famous for Shopping, Temples (Kapaleeshwarar, Astalakshmi and Parthasarathy temples) Churches (Santhome Church and Velankanni Church-Besant Nagar) and Beaches. Based on your interests you can visit the iconic locations of Chennai. Overnight stay at Chennai Taj Club House/ Superior Charm .

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Day 4: Chennai

This day is for your own activities. You have options to spend time for Shopping and sightseeing.

Overnight stay at Chennai Taj Club House/ Superior Charm

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Day 5: Chennai - Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram

Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and start your drive to Mahabalipuram, the most frequented South Indian Coastal Town. On your way, stop at Kanchipuram, the Land of Temples. Visit Kamakshi Amman Temple and Ekambareswarar temple. Proceed to Mahabalipuram. Check into the hotel and relax for a while.
Later in the evening you can visit the Shore temple and Five Rathas and the other UNESCO World Heritage Monuments. Marvel the intricate architecture of the monolithic structures and temples dating back to Pallava period.

Overnight stay at Pondicherry Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay/ Chalet Garden View

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Day 6: Mahabalipuram

Full day to relax and enjoy at the beach side of Mahablipuram.

Overnight stay at Pondicherry Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay/ Chalet Garden View

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Day 7: Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry

Today you will start your Pondicherry after breakfast. Reach Pondicherry, check into the hotel and relax for a while. Later start exploring the French colonial settlement in India. Start with Auroville, the model village where people from different nationalities live in harmony. Also visit Manakula Vinayagar Temple and Aurobindo Ashrams, the iconic locations of Pondicherry. Rest of the day is at your leisure.

Overnight stay at Pondicherry Palais De Mahe/ Standard

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Day 8: Pondicherry - Gangaikonda Cholapuram - Darasuram- Tanjore

Today start your drive by 8:30am and you will reach Gangaikonda Cholapuram around 11:30 am. Visit Brihadiswara temple, an UNESCO monument, listed as Great Living Chola Temple and then proceed to Kumbakonam, a city dotted with temples. Based on your interest, visit the temples and then proceed to visit another Great Living Chola temple , Airavatheswarar temple at Darasuram. Marvel the intricately carved structures and chariot shaped sanctum. Resume your drive to Tanjore and check into the hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure.

Overnight stay at Tanjore Ideal River View Resort/ Garden Facing

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Day 9: Tanjore- Trichy

Morning you can visit Big Temple or Brihadiswara temple, built thousand years ago by the Great Emperor Raja Raja Chola. An UNESCO monument and a Great Living Chola Temple, the grand structure impresses everyone with the magnificent idols of Linga and the Bull. Also visit Tanjore Palace and Art Gallery. Have your lunch and then proceed to Trichy. Check into the hotel and relax yourself for the rest of the day.

Overnight stay at Trichy Sangam / Executive

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Day 10: Trichy

Plan for an early morning visit to Rock Fort temple, where you need to climb few hundred steps to enjoy the architecture of the temples in all the three floors. The rock which is billions of years old is an icon of Trichy city. Proceed to Srirangam, where you can visit the world’s largest functioning temple housing Lord Vishnu in the reclining posture called as Lord Renganathaswamy. After exploring the ancient temple, you are free to relax on your own pace

Overnight stay at Trichy Sangam / Executive

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Day 11: Trichy – Madurai

Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and start your drive to Madurai, world’s one of the oldest cities with the longest surviving civilization. Check into the hotel and relax for a while. Later in the evening go for a Food Safari, where you can relish the delicacies of local restaurants across the major hubs of Madurai.

Overnight stay at Madurai Heritage/ Luxury Villa

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Day 12: Madurai

Start early from the hotel and enjoy the walking tour Vanakkam Madurai, an ideal programme for two hours from 6am to 8am where you can get introduced to the life of Madurai residents. Walking through the streets of Madurai at early hours will be a pleasant experience. Return to hotel and after relaxing for a while, start to visit the spiritual icon of Madurai, Meenakshi Amman Temple, housing Goddess Meenakshi and Lord Sundareswarar. After exploring the wonderful temple, you are free for your own activities.

Overnight stay at Madurai Heritage/ Luxury Villa

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Day 13: Madurai – Rameswaram

After your breakfast and checking our from the hotel, start your drive to Rameswaram. After a three hours’ drive, reach Rameswaram and check into the hotel. Relax for a while and later in the evening, visit Ramanatha Swamy temple, popular for its historical references and the longest corridors. Also visit Ramar Patham, believed to be the foot prints of Lord Rama, hero of the Hindu epic Ramayana.

Overnight stay at Rameshwaram Hyatt Place/ Standard King

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Day 14: Rameswaram – Kanyakumari

Today, you will start your drive to Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of Tamil Nadu, at the confluence of the three oceans, Arabian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean. After checking into the hotel, relax for a while and start to visit Kumari Amman temple, Vivekananda Rock and Gandhi Memorial, statue of the great Tamil poet Tiruvalluvar. Stay back to witness the gorgeous sunset and rest of the time is at your leisure.

Overnight stay at Kanyakumari Annai Resorts & Spa/ Premium

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Day 15: Kanyakumari to Kovalam

Don’t miss the early morning visit to the beach and enjoy the beautiful sunrise. Return to hotel for refreshment. After checking out from the hotel, proceed to Kovalam, the most popular beach destination of Kerala. After reaching Kovalam, check into the hotel and rest of the day is free for your own activities.

Overnight stay in Kovalam Surya Samudhra Niraamaya/ Rock Garden.

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Day 16: Kovalam

This full day is for your relaxation. If you wish you can opt for an Ayurvedic Massage.

Overnight stay at Kovalam Surya Samudhra Niraamaya/ Rock Garden.

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Day 17: Kovalam – Varkala:

Drive to Varkala which is also one of the best beach destinations. Check into the hotel and get yourself engaged in exploring the solitude beauty of Varkala, an unspoilt beach in Kerala.

Overnight stay at Varkala Taj Gateway Hotel/ Superior Sea view

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Day 18: Varkala - Kumarakom

Today drive to Kumarakom which is one of the best places for backwaters. On arrival check in at the hotel and relax for rest of the day.

Overnight stay at Kumarakom Coconut Lagoon/ Heritage Mansion

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Day 19: Kumarakom

This full day you can relax and enjoy the beauty of back waters at your own pace.

Overnight stay at Kumarakom Coconut Lagoon/ Heritage Mansion

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Day 20: Kumarakom – Marari

Start your drive to Marari which is also one of the best beautiful beach destinations. Check into the hotel and explore around at your own pace.

Overnight stay at Marari Marari Beach Resort/ Garden Villa

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Day 21: Marari

This full day is also for your relaxation. If you wish you can opt for an Ayurvedic Massage.

Overnight stay at Marari Marari Beach Resort/ Garden Villa

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Day 22: Marari – Cochin

Commence your drive to Cochin, an iconic city of God’s own country, Kerala, frequented by global travellers. Here you can visit Jewish synagogue (Closed on Fridays and Saturdays), Dutch Palace (Closed on Fridays), St. Francis church, Santa Cruise Basilica church and Chinese fishing net.

Overnight stay at Cochin Brunton Boatyard/ Standard Sea Facing

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Day 23: Cochin Departure:

Today you will be transferred to the airport as per your departure schedule.

Tour Ends with wonderful memories!