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$530 Cultural & Theme Tours

South India Devotional Tour Package

ItineraryDay 1: Trivandrum - KovalamStop At: Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Thiruvananthapuram District, KeralaShree Ananthapadmanabhaswami Temple is also one of the Diyadesam temple of Shree Vishnu. The deity of the temple is in sleeping posture i.e Yoga nitra Or ananta. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Shri Chitra Art Gallery, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Thiruvananthapuram District, KeralaChitra art gallery is filled with the rear paintings and art of artist like Ravi Varma. The paintings and the mural of all over India are displayed here Duration: 1 hourStop At: Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Thiruvananthapuram District, KeralaBeing the Palace the Royal families collections are displayed there. and also it displays many galleries Duration: 1 hourStop At: Kovalam Beach, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Thiruvananthapuram District, KeralaA Sandy beach with panoramic view of waving sea water in blue color . The reddish sky in the evening can rejuvenate your mind Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Sagara beach resort Or Similar - A 3 Star Resort Day 2: Kovalam - KanyakumariStop At: Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari, Kanyakumari District, Tamil NaduIt is a memorial built for Swami Vivekananda, 15 minutes boating will be there to reach this place. Vivekananda rock memorial has two sections one is ‘Shripada Mandapam’ and the other one is ‘Vivekananda Mandapam’. Each sections consist of subsections out of which the meditation hall or Dhyana Mandapam in Vivekananda Mandapam is very spiritualDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Thiruvalluvar Statue, Kanyakumari, Kanyakumari District, Tamil NaduThis is the statue of Saint Thiruvallauvar a Tamil poet. boating service are available to reach this place is from Vivekananda rock memorial only. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Bhagavathy Amman Temple, Kanyakumari, Kanyakumari District, Tamil NaduThe Name Kanyakumari is drives from Kanyakumari - meaning Virgin. Goddess Bhagavati ( Incarnation of Parvati) is about to got married to lord Shiva, failure of which she remind virgin for ever, Due to this this places is called as Kanyakumari and the Bhagavati amman is called as Kanyakumari Amman. 1000 yeas old temple worth to visit. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kanyakumari Beach, Kanyakumari, Kanyakumari District, Tamil NaduKanyakumari beach is the place from one can see the Sunrise, It is very near to the Trivenisangam. in the early morning visit to see the panoramic view of Sunrise. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kanyakumari Wax Museum, Kanyakumari, Kanyakumari District, Tamil NaduWax Museum is located 1 kms from Kanyakumari local. the wax Sautes of great leaders are percent here also 3D paining are there for view. Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Hotel The Seashore Or Similar - 3 Star HotelDay 3: Kanyakumari - RameshwaramPass By: Pamban bridge, Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil NaduSee pamban bridge on the way to Rameshwaram, Pamban bridge the a fordable train bridge, constructed in British periodStop At: Dhanushkodi Beach, Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil NaduAfter check in at hotel proceed to Dhanushkodi beach, a very good beach with some destructed places, as the place is now announced as non suitable for human living, by the governemt only tourist visit this place. Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Complimentary breakfast provided in the HotelAccommodation included: Hotel Ashoka Or Similar - 3 StarDay 4: Rameshwaram - MadruaiStop At: Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil NaduOne of the jyothirlinga temple in India, Inside the temple there are 22 theerthas to take holy bath, but before proceeding to Ramanathaswamy temple just take a dip in AgnithirthamDuration: 3 hoursStop At: Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai, Madurai District, Tamil NaduAfter drashan in Rameshwaram Temple, Proceed to Madurai, Upon arrival check in to the hotel and Visit Meenakshi Amman Temple and see the 1000 piller hall. Get the blessings of goddess MeenakshiDuration: 3 hoursStop At: Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Madurai, Madurai District, Tamil NaduThe Palace of Thirumalainayakar, A light and sound show about The history of Madurai. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Complimentary breakfast in respective hotel Accommodation included: Hotel Astoria by Sparsa Or Similar - 3 Star Hotel Day 5: Madruai - TrichyStop At: Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruchirappalli District, Tamil NaduThis is one of the Vishnu temple in 108 Divya desam temples. Visit Shree Ranganathaswamy Temple and get the blessings. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Jambukeswarar Temple, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruchirappalli District, Tamil NaduVisit Jambhkeshwar temple, which is also called as Thiruvanaikaval temple. After darshan proceed to Hotel and leisure for the dayDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Complimentary breakfast in respective hotelAccommodation included: Hotel Femina Or Similar - 3 Star Hotel Day 6: Trichy - Thanjavur - Kumbakonam Stop At: Brihadeeshwara Temple, Thanjavur, Thanjavur District, Tamil NaduBrihadeeshwara Temple is called as Periya Kovil, Thsis is one of the larges temple in India. Brihadeshwara temple is the fine art of Dravidian architecture. It was built in 1010 AD. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery, Thanjavur, Thanjavur District, Tamil NaduThanjavur Palace and Gallery consist of Paintings, Statue, History of Dravidian cultureDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, Kumbakonam, Thanjavur District, Tamil NaduAfter thunjavur Sightseeing proceed to Kumbakonam, Upon arrival check in to the hotel. After check in Proceed to Visit Adi Kumbeshwarar temple - This is the Shiva Temple near the River cauvery bank Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Complimentary breakfast in respective hotelsAccommodation included: Hotel Rayas Grand Or Similar - 3 star HotelDay 7: Kumbakonam - Chidambaram - Pondicherrry Stop At: Chidambaram Nataraja Temple, Tamil NaduIn the morning Check out hotel and proceed to Chidambaram. Upon arrival visit Chidambaram Nataraja Temple - is also known as Thillai Natarajar Temple the deity in this temple is Shiva in the posture of Rudrathandaam ( Dancing) Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Paradise Beach, Pondicherry, Union Territory of PondicherryUpon arrival check in to the hotel and Visit the Pondicherry and see the panoramic view of Sunset from the beach. Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast: Complimentary breakfast in respective hotelAccommodation included: Hotel Shenbagam Or Similar - 4 Star HotelDay 8: Pondicherry - MahablipuramStop At: Pondicherry Museum, Pondicherry, Union Territory of PondicherryAfter the breakfast Visit to the see Pondicherry museum - It consist the collections of fine lost wax bronzes, bronze sculptures etc of Chola empire. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Mahabalipuram Beach, Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram District, Tamil NaduCheck out hotel and proceed to Mahabalipuram, Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Visit Stone Sculptures, Pnchrath, The monuments in Mahabalipuram. In the evening Visit Mahabalipuram Beach and enjoy the sea foodsDuration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Complimentary breakfast in respective hotels Accommodation included: Hotel Seabrezz Or Similar 3 star hotelDay 9: Mahabalipuram - TirupatiStop At: Tirumala Temple, Tirupati, Chittoor District, Andhra PradeshCheck out hotel and proceed to Tirupati, Upon arrival check in to the hotel and Visit Tirumala for Shree Balaji Darshan. After that Visit Almelumnga temple. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Complimentary breakfast in respective hotels Accommodation included: Hotel Pai Viceroy Or Similar 3 Star Hotel Day 10: Tirpupati - Chennai Airport Drop Stop At: Chennai Central Railway Station, Chennai (Madras), Chennai District, Tamil NaduCheck out hotel and proceed to Chennai Airport for DropDuration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$1520 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Wonderful Culture of Tamil Nadu 14 Day Tour

Day 1: Arrive Chennai - Mamallapuram Welcomed by our representative at Chennai airport followed by a transfer to MamallapuramOvernight in MamallapuramDay 2: MamallapuramToday you can go for a sightseeing of the famous World Heritage Monuments of MamallapuramDay 3: Mamallapuam - TirupatiCheckout from your hotel and drive to Tirupati; walk around the outerside of the temple as non Hindus are not allowed inside(Overnight in Tirupati)Day 4: Tirupati - PondicherryDrive to Pondicherry and Enroute visit Auroville. Enjoy the sightseeing tour of Pondicherry, visit the Shri Aurobindo Ashram, the Ganesha Temple, the Church of our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, and the Gandhi Statue on the boulevard. (Overnight in Pondicherry)Day 5: Pondicherry - KumbakonamDrive to Kumbakonam. Enroute visit temple at Gangaikonda Cholapuram. (Overnight in Kumbakonam)Day 6: Kumbakonam - KaraikudiCheckout from your hotel and drive to Karaikudi (Overnight in Karaikudi)Day 7: Karaikudi - MaduraiAfter breakfast drive to Madurai. In the evening, visit the Meenakshi Temple.(Overnight in Madurai)Day 8: Madurai Enjoy Madurai sightseeing by local Bicycle Rickshaw (Overnight in Madurai)Day 9: Madurai - KanyakumariDrive to Kanyakumari or Cape Comorin (Overnight in Kanyakumari)Day 10: Kanyakumari Enjoy the Sunrise and Sunset later visit Padmanabhapuram Palace(Overnight in Kanyakumari)Day 11: Kanyakumari - KovalamDrive to KovalamDay 12: Kovalam Day at leisure on the beach (Overnight in Kovalam)Day 13: Kovalam Day at leisure on the beach (Overnight in Kovalam)Day 14: Kovalam - TrivandrumDeparture transfer to Trivandrum airport

$20.01 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tour to Gangaikonda Cholapuram from Pondicherry

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Thanjavur, Thanjavur District, Tamil NaduGangaikonda Cholapuram which takes 2hours minimum drive from Pondicherry, Discover The city of Gangaikondacholapuram was probably founded by Rajendra chola before his 17th year. Most of the Chola kings who succeeded Rajendra were crowned here. The Vimana with its recessed corners and upward movement presents a striking contrast to the straight-sided pyramidal tower of Thanjavur but with octagon shape of Dravidian architecture. As it rises to a height of 182 feet 55 m) and is shorter than the Thanjavur tower with larger plinth, it is often described as the feminine counterpart of the Thanjavur temple.Duration: 2 hours

$34 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tour to Navagraha Temples of Sun, Moon, Venus & Rahu from Kumbakonam

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Suriyanar Koil, Kumbakonam, Thanjavur District, Tamil NaduSuryanar koil "1st Planet" temple which is associated to planet of Sun (SURYA) who is known as the giver of health, success and prosperity, The Sun represents the soul, the ego and the body of the individual, and therefore its placement is of great importance.  Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Chandra Sthalam Thingalur (Kailasanthar) Temple, Thanjavur, Thanjavur District, Tamil NaduThingaloor "2nd planet" temple which is associated to planet of Moon (CHANDRA or SOMA). This temple is built before the seventh century A.D and a visit to this temple is said to grant a comfortable and long lilfe. The Moon represents the mind, the feelings and, like the ascendant, the overall life of the person.  Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kanjanur Temple, Kumbakonam, Thanjavur District, Tamil NaduKanchanur "6th planet" temple which is associated to planet of Venus (SHUKRA). It represents the enjoyment, taste, sexuality and relationships of the individual. It can give a person a great sense of estetics and very pleasant personality, or sensual and tasteless, dependant on how well it is placed in the chart.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Arulmigu Naganathaswamy Temple Thirunageswaram, Kumbakonam, Thanjavur District, Tamil NaduTirunageswaram "8th planet" temple which is associated to shadow planet Rahu (Rahu is the point in the zodiac where the paths of the Sun and the Moon cross. If the Sun and Moon in their movement meet in this point, then an eclipse takes place. Eclipses "seize" the light of the Sun or the Moon, and it is this seizing quality that is characteristic for Rahu). Duration: 30 minutes

$34 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tour to Navagraha Temples of Mars, Mercury & Ketu from Kumbakonam

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Vaitheeswaran Kovil Shrine to Mars, Nagapattinam, Nagapattinam District, Tamil NaduVaitheeswaran or the "God of healing" and it is believed that prayers to Vaitheeswaran can cure diseases. Mars represents the energy, stamina and younger brothers of the individual. If well placed, it brings strength and focussed energy, if poorly placed accidents and injuries.  Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Swetharanyeswarar Temple, Sirkazhi, Nagapattinam District, Tamil NaduThiruvenkadu "4th planet" temple, which is  associated to Planet Mercury (புதன்/BUDDHA), represents the speech, intellect and friends of the individual. It is a very, adaptable and curious planet. If afflicted, it gives speech problems and a poor discriminative ability. If well placed it makes a person witty, easy going and skillful. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Naganathaswamy Temple, Thanjavur, Thanjavur District, Tamil NaduKeelaperumpallam "9th planet" temple, which is associated to shadow planet Ketu (south nodes of the Moon) Ketu is not really a planet, but rather a mathematically calculated point in the heavens. Because of its lack of a "body" it represents uncertain, unexpected and unpredictable phenomena. Ketu is intelligent and relates to mathematics and other abstract knowledge.Duration: 30 minutes

$34 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tour to Navagraha Temples of Saturn and Juiter from Kumbakonam

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Saniswaran Temple, Karaikal, Union Territory of PondicherryThirunallar "7th planet" temple which is associated to planet of Saturn (SHANI) and represents the more time related aspects in life: endurance, sense responsibility, hard work, longevity and reclusion. by bathing here, it is believed that one washes off all kinds of misfortune, hardships and to escape from the woes of sani. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Alangudi Temple, Thanjavur, Thanjavur District, Tamil NaduAlangudi "5th planet" temple which is associated to planet of Jupiter (GURU or BRIHASPATI). The speciality here is that Lord Guru is engraved on the wall and is not in the form of separate idol reunited with Shiva. Jupiter represents knowledge, wisdom and the offspring of the individual. It is a planet of expansion, growth and good fortuneDuration: 1 hour