Temple Tour of South

2N Chennai – 1N Mahabalipuram – 2N Pondicherry - 1N Tanjore – 2N Madurai

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

08 Nights / 09 Days

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2N Chennai – 1N Mahabalipuram –  2N Pondicherry – 1N Tanjore – 2N Madurai

Package Highlights

  • Visit in Chennai – Fort St George, St. Mary’s Church, museum, Kapeeleshwara Temple, San Thome Cathedral, Government State Museum & National Art Gallery
  • 2nd longest beach in world – Marina Beach
  • Kanchipuram Temple complex
  • Panch Rathas, Arjuna’s Penance and the Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram
  • In Pondicherry, cover Aurobindo ashram, churches and Auroville
  • In Tanjore, visit Brihadeshwara Temple, Tanjore Palace & Museum
  • In Madurai, Tirumalai Nayak, Koodal Azhagar Temple and Meenakshi Temple
  • Assistance at airport and sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Start From Chennai and End in Madurai

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

ARRIVAL IN CHENNAI

Meet our representative upon arrival in Chennai - the capital city of Tamil Nadu is sited on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It has played a very crucial role in the traditional, historical and academic growth of the country, representing the different elements of the highest variety of the Dravidian civilization. Also, considered as the cultural hub of South India which is famous for its affluent heritage in classical dance, music, architecture, sculpture, crafts, etc. After reaching, proceed to hotel and check-in for overnight stay.
Day 02

SIGHTSEEING IN CHENNAI

Explore Chennai- Visit Fort St George, St. Mary's Church and a museum, Kapeeleshwara Temple, San Thome Cathedral, Government State Museum & National Art Gallery. Drive past Marina Beach, the second longest beach in the world. Overnight in Chennai.
Day 03

CHENNAI – MAHABALIPURAM (65 KM / APPROX.1.30 HOURS)

Drive to Mahabalipuram - the major seaport of the ancient Pallava kingdom based at Kanchipuram, and a wander round the town’s great, World Heritage–listed temples and carvings inflames the imagination, especially at sunset. Take an excursion to Kancheepuram - Visit the Ekambaranatha Temple, Vaishnavite Vaikunta Perumal Temple, Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Kamakshi Temple, and Kailasanatha Temple. Overnight in Mahabalipuram.
Day 04

MAHABALIPURAM – PONDICHERRY (100 KM / APPROX. 2 HOURS)

After breakfast, drive to Pondicherry. Arrive and check-in at your hotel. Later, proceed for half day sightseeing of Pondicherry, starting with Aurobindo ashram - Founded in 1926 by Sri Aurobindo and a French-born woman known as ‘the Mother’, this spiritual community now has about 1200 members who work in the ashram's many departments. Also, cover church of sacred hearts of Jesus and a must-visit attraction of Pondicherry – Auroville. Overnight in Pondicherry,
Day 05

LEISURE AT THE HOTEL IN PONDICHERRY

Breakfast at the hotel, rest of the day leisure at the hotel. Alternatively, you can explore the Local streets, Markets and French colonies of Pondicherry. Overnight in Pondicherry,
Day 06

PONDICHERRY – TANJORE (170 KM / APPROX. 4 HOURS)

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to visit half-day sightseeing of Mahabalipuram covering Panch Rathas, Arjuna's Penance and the Shore Temple. Later, drive towards Tanjore and check-in at the hotel upon arrival for overnight stay in Tanjore
Day 07

TANJORE – TRICHY – MADURAI

After early breakfast, check-out from the hotel and explore Tanjore - Visit Brihadeshwara Temple, Tanjore Palace & Museum. Later drive towards Trichy (approx. 2 hours) and enroute visit Rock Fort, Srirangam and Thiruvanaikkaval. By evening, reach Madurai hotel (approx 3 hours) for check-in and overnight stay.
Day 08

SIGHTSEEING IN MADURAI

After breakfast, visit Tirumalai Nayak, Koodal Azhagar Temple and witness evening prayer ceremony at Meenakshi Temple. Rest of the day leisure at the hotel. Overnight in Madurai.
Day 09

DEPARTURE FROM MADURAI

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Madurai airport for return flight back home. End of Services.

Hotels Offered

City Nights Category A Category B Category C Meal Plan
Chennai 2 Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park Savera The Lotus Hotel Sameera Breakfast
Mahabalipuram 1 The Grande Bay Resort and Spa Sea Breeze Mamallaa Heritage   Breakfast
Pondicherry 2 Le Pondy  Accord  Atithi  Breakfast
Tanjore 1  Sangam  Star Residency Star Residency Breakfast 
Madurai 2 Heritage Madurai  Astoria Star Residency  Breakfast 
Package Cost In Inr Category A Category B Category C
Cost Per Person when 2 Pax Travelling 44,145  33,897  30,143
Cost Per Person when 4 Pax Travelling 37,520  27,272  23,517
Cost for Extra Adult / Child with Bed (Hotel cost only) 15,570  9,492  10,299

SUPPLEMENTS APPLICABLE FOR THE BELOW DAYS AND BELOW MENTIONED HOTEL (PER PERSON / PER NIGHT) IN INR

Category Hotel Days 1 PAX 2 PAX 3 PAX 4 PAX
A Le Pondy, Pondicherry Friday & SAT 1284  642   428 642

 

Inclusions

  • 8 Night Accommodation in Well-appointed rooms as mentioned below Hotels or equivalent
  • Assistance upon arrival at Chennai Airport
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist AC vehicle
  • Drivers Allowances, Toll Taxes and Govt. Service Tax

Exclusions

  • Air Tickets and Airport Taxes
  • Entrance Fee at the Monuments 
  • Services of an English-speaking guide during Sightseeing tours.
  • Items of personal nature like Laundry, Phone Calls, Tips to Guides / Drivers etc.
  • Camera / Video Camera Fees may applicable at monuments

Route Map

Payment Policy

  • To process the reservation we require 60% advance deposit on packages with Airfare.
  • Final payment 30 days before the departure.

Refund Policy

  • All refunds to be made within 15 working days from cancellation date.
  • Refunds to be made in respective accounts & No refund in cash.

Cancellation Policy

  • No full refunds on Cancellation of Air / Bus / Train tickets once issued.
  • If Package cancellation is made 15 to 30 days prior to departure date, 50% of the package cost shall be deducted.
  • If package cancellation is made 15 to 07 days prior to departure, 75% of the package cost shall be deducted.
  • In case passenger is no show or 6 days prior to departure, 100% of the tour cost shall be deducted
  • If cancellation made 30 days and above prior to departure 30% per person on the package cost.
  • Flight tickets are refundable as per the airline terms.

Notes

  • Monuments Closed On Chennai – Govt. Museum & St. George Church will remain closed on every Friday
  • Madurai – Gandhi Museum will remain closed on every Monday.
  • Hotel Check-in 1400hrs and check out 1200hrs.
  • Package cost will not be valid between 20th December 2018 – 10th January 2019. Also on public holidays, festivals, exhibitions and long-weekends. A surcharge will be levied and will be advised at the time of booking.

Bank Details

BANK NAME INDUSIND BANK
ACCOUNT HOLDER NAME VF LEISURE HOLIDAYS PVT LTD
ACCOUNT NO 201000877953
BRANCH VELACHERY
IFSC CODE INDB0000606
BANK NAME ICICI BANK
ACCOUNT HOLDER NAME VF LEISURE HOLIDAYS PVT LTD
ACCOUNT NO 038505005155
BRANCH VELACHERY
IFSC CODE ICIC0000385

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