12 Days from USD 1299 onwards

Chennai | Tirupati | Chennai | Thiruvannamalai | Tanjore | Trichy | Madurai | Rameswaram | Kanyakumari | Trivandrum | Cochin | Guruvayoor

It is a divine Tour through the sanctified Temples of South India. On one side you can visit the Temples with Architectural richness & diversity and on the other side the divinity of the Sanctum sanctorum. This Tour covers all Famous temples in Southern India to make you as a truly satisfied devotee throughout the journey

The temples of South India have a lot to offer in terms of architectural beauty and mythological significance. These temples were commissioned by the erstwhile rulers of South India in veneration of their favorite deities. Most of these temples have been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This will be cover prominent temple cities of Tamil Nadu such as Chennai, Kanchipuram, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, Chidambaram, Velankanni, Tanjore, Madurai, Rameshwaram, Kanyakumari and Trivandrum.

Trip Highlights

Guided tour of Chennai covering Marundeeswara Temple, Parthasarthy Temple, Kapaleeswarar Temple Visit the Kanchipuram temples- Varatharaja Temple, Kailasanatha Temple, Ekambareswara Temple and Vaikunda Perumal Temple Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of 'Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram' Visit the Brihadeeswara Temple in Tanjore Visit the Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai Visit the Rameshwaram temple, one of Lord Shiva's jyotirlinga


Day 1: Chennai

Reach Chennai. Our representative will extend a grand welcome to you at Chennai Airport. Then we proceed to the Holy land – TIRUPATHI. The temple of Tirupati, the abode of Lord Venkateswara & the biggest and richest temple in the world is nestled 3000 feet high, at top the Tirumala Hills in the Eastern Ghats. Reach Tirupatiwith in Three Hours– Check into your hotel & relax – rest of the day at the divine centre – Overnight stay.

Day 2: Darshan at Thirupati

In the early morning the "Suprabatham' from 3-3.30 am followed by Tomalaseva. Both these are precious occasions & we will take you if interested. Darshan starts at 6 am till 11 a.m. We will take you through a special entrance, certainly the time taken waiting in the free queue. Also you will be allowed to sit infront of the idol & perform the wedding of the Gods and Goddesses in a closed Dormitory in a ceremony known as Kalyanostavam. In the afternoon proceed to Chennai– Reach Chennai by late evening – Check into the resort – Overnight stay.

Day 3: Tirupati / Thiruvanna Malai

Get up early morning , sit back in your air-conditioned coach and drive to Thiruvannamalai . Reach the destination by noon.Check into the Resort & Relax! Later visit Arunacheswar Temple. There are 275 sacred places (Lord Siva Temples) which were praised by the hymns of Thevaram and were called "Thirumurai Thalangal". Of these places twenty two are found in Nadu Naadu (a part of Tamil Nadu ). Thiruvannamalai is the most sacred of these twenty two. SivaPuranam identifies four sacred places for obtaining salvation. Thiruvannamalai is one among them. The significance of this place is that by mere remembrance of Lord Arunachaleswarar at this place gives salvation to all souls (Ninaithale Mukthi Tharum Thiruthalam). Overnight stay at the Resort.

Day 4: Thiruvanna Malai / Tanjore

Drive to Tanjore. Visit Ramana Maharshi's Ashram. In the Morning visit Ramana Mahershi's Ashram & then proceed to Tanjore. Reach Tanjore by afternoon-Check into the Resort. Later visit the famous Brahadeswara Temple & Tanjore palace. Overnight stay at the Resort.

Day 5: Day Excursion to Trichy

In the morning enjoy a day excursion to Trichy.Reach destination with in 2 Hrs. Trichy is a the city blessed by a fine blend of history, religion and commercial activity. We visit Rock Fort temple – a boulder of giant proportions perched on top of a hill, with images carved into it. Take a deep breath and climb the 437 odd steps from the entrance to the summit. Later visit Sri Rangam Temple sprawled on an island in the river Cauvery. Gaze up at the twenty-one magnificent towers of the temple surrounded by seven walls. Mind you, this temple was built around the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Back to Tanjore by evening & overnight in your resort.

DAY 6: Tanjore / Madurai

After breakfast, we set out to Madurai. Sit back and relax in your coach seat. You are about to enter a very special city. Madurai is over 2500 years old and is the second largest city of Tamil Nadu. Ancient seat of learning, the city is planned in the shape of a lotus. Check in to your hotel at Madurai by noon. After lunch, in the afternoon, visit the famous Madurai Meenakshi Temple. There are four entrances to this amazing temple complex set in six hectares. Marvel at the truly majestic towers, twelve of them, pointing skywards at 45 to 50 metres. Beat some of the stone pillars in the complex with any hard object and feel incredible on hearing sweet metal sounds. You now know why they are called musical pillars. By the way, the total number of pillars in the temple is a staggering one thousand.

Day 7: Day Excursion to Rameswaram

Get ready for a full day sightseeing tour to Rameswaram, popularly known as the Varanasi of the South, A bath in the sea at Dhanushkodi is considered holy and spiritual. Visit Sree Ramanatha Swami Temple, the corridor of the temple is the longest in the Country – Back to Madurai by afternoon - overnight stay in the hotel.

DAY 8: Madurai / Kanyakumari

After an early breakfast, we drive to Kanyakumari – India's land's end. You can enjoy the long drive in the air-conditioned comfort of your coach. Arrive at Kanyakumari – the confluence of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal - by afternoon and check into your hotel. Enjoy lunch and relax. Later board a boat to the just offshore Vivekananda Memorial – located on a huge rock, in memory of Swami Vivekananda, the Great Indian spiritual leader. Then watch the glorious sunset from the seashore. On a full moon day, observe, with disbelief, the sunset and moonrise simultaneously. This spectacle can be witnessed nowhere else in India. Enjoy dinner at your hotel. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 9: Kanyakumari / Trivandrum

Awake in time to see the stunning sunrise view in the Bay of Bengal. Then Proceed to the Capital City of Kerala, Trivandrum, enroute make a break to visit the famous Sucheendram Temple. Reach Trivandrum with in four Hours.Check into the Hotel and Relax Later visit the Most famous Temple of Kerala-Sree padmanabha swami Temple,where Lord Vishnu is Worshiped.The Temple is built in a most architectural design and treated as the Family temple of former Maharajas of Travancore. Also visit the neighbouring Kuthramalika,which is now the Museum of Former Maharajah of Travancore Shri.Swathithirunal. Back to the hotel,have Dinner & a good sleep.

Day 10: Trivandrum / Cochin

After Breakfast, we can proceed the journey to Cochin,but enroute we can make a Break at two places. One is Oachira Parabrahma Temple,which is the only Temple in South Insdia where no idol is worshipped.The Parabrahma ( The Almighty) is symbolically worshiped here.The temple premises is spreaded in many hectors of Land. Another important spot is the Birth Place and Ashram of Mtha Amrithananda Mayi Devi,the world renowned Spritual leader. If you are lucky, you can visit 'Amma' for her Blessings. Reach Cochin by late afternoon. Relax & Overnight stay.

Day 11: Excursion to Kalady & Guruvayur

The Most auspicious Pilgrim journey starts today.Today we are moving to Guruvayoor Sree Krishna swami Temple,which id most famous Temple in India termed as 'Dwaraka of the South'.Enroute you can make a break at the Famous Devi Temple in Kerala-Chottanikkara Devi Temple,its idol is believed to be erected by Adi Sankaracharya. Also we can vist Kalady,the Birth place of Adi Sankaracharya ,which is in the out skirts of Cochin. Reach Guruvayoor by afternoon & check into the Hotel. By late evening you can Visit the Temple. Back to the Hotel Go Bed early as you have to wake up early morning to see Nirmalya Darsan which is at 3 AM.

Day 12: Cochin

By eary morning get ready for Nrmaly Darshan at Guruvayoor Temple,for that you to be at the Temple at least 2 AM.Nirmalya Darshan is to view Lord Guruvayoorappan with the Flowers & offerings showered on the idol on the previous day,which is believed to be most auspicious. Later you can also visit 'Punnathur kotta' which is the place sheltering 45 Temple Elephants of Guruvayoor Devaswam. Back to the Cochin Airport to catch the return flight and the traveling time will be one and half Hours.


Accommodation + Room with Breakfast + All meals at Camps + A/C Car