Package Overview

Package Inclusion :

1. Welcome Drink on Arrival.

2. Accommodation for 6 nights 7 days on double sharing basis.

3. Daily Breakfast at mention hotel.

4.  Pick-up and drop-in at from Airport/Railway Station

5. All the surface transfers & sightseeing by individual cab as per itinerary.

6.  All taxes included.

Packages Exclusions:

1. Any Air Fare.

2. Services of the vehicle on leisure days and for sightseeing not included in the itinerary.Services of the vehicle on leisure days and for sightseeing not included in the itinerary.

3. Alcoholic/aerated beverages, bottled water and starters.

4.  Camera fees.

5. Entrance fees at all tourist attractions mentioned in the itinerary.

6. Medical and travel insurance.

7. 3.09 % Government Service Tax.

8. All personal expenses, optional tours and extra meals.

Tour Itinery

Day 01 : Chennai

AOn arrival you will be met and transferred to hotel. Later proceed for the sightseeing of Chennai, “the gateway of South India”. Visit National Art Gallery and Museum (closed on Fridays) which has a selection of ancient paintings of almost all schools as well as section devoted to modern art, Fort St. George, St. Mary’s Church, Drive along Marina Beach (the second longest in the world), San Thome Cathedral, Mylapore Shiva Temple and shopping. Overnight at Chennai. .

Day 02 : Chennai / Tirutani

Breakfast at Hotel. Drive (90kms / 1.5hours) in the morning to Tirutani, the hill called Thanikai Malai where Lord Muruga went for leading Life of Meditation. Here Lord Murugan is known as Thanikachalam. After temple visit drive back to Chennai. Later in the evening transfer to the Station to board train to Madurai. Overnight on train.

Day 03 : Arrive Madurai

Early morning arrive Madurai. On arrival check-in to the hotel. In the afternoon visit to Pazhamudircholai, unlike the other five temples, there is no grand edifice surrounding the central shrine of worship. The temple is composed of three shrines dedicated to Ganesha, Muruga and Lord Shiva. This fane surrounded by thick jungle presents a picturesque scene of peace and quiet. Thiruparankundram enshrines Murugan as the leader of the armies of the Gods, which are among the six abodes of Lord Murugan. Its innermost shrine is cut out of a solid rock.

Day 04 : Madurai / Palani / Madurai

Drive (110kms 2.5hours) to Palani. According to mythology, the origin of the temple is based on the story when Lord Shiva offered a mango as a prize to the sons who encircled the world first. Lord Muruga set off at great pace on his peacock, while Lord Ganesha went round his divine parents indicating that they were the universe, and thereby won the prize Mango. Lord Muruga in his frustration, clad only in a hermit's garb and carrying the staff dandam left Mount Kailasa for the South. Visit the temple - 4th in the series of Arupadai Vedu, then drive back to Madurai. Overnight at Madurai.

Day 05 : Madurai / Tiruchchendur / Madurai.

Drive (220kms 5 hours) to Tiruchchendur. According to tradition, after the final battle on the beach at Tiruchendur, Lord Murugan felt remorse for His role in slaughtering Surapadma's demonic army. He therefore built a shrine nearby to His Father Lord Siva and worshipped Him there. Technically, therefore, the temple is dedicated to Lord Siva. Yet the mulasthanam deity is Lord Senthil Andavar.

Day 06 : Madurai / Tanjore

Drive to Tanjore 155kms check into hotel. In the afternoon visit to Swamimalai - The temple is built on an artificial hillock of about sixty feet height with sixty beautifully laid stone steps representing the Hindu cycle of sixty years - leading to the Lord . In the ground floor there are temples dedicated to Lord Sundareswarar and Goddess Meenakshi. Overnight at Madurai.

Day 07 : Trichy / Chennai

Morning Drive (60kms 1 hour) to Trichy take 9.00 am train to Chennai on arrival in Chennai transfer to airport.

Destination

Chennai – Madurai - Tanjore - Trichy

" Tamil Nadu is a state in the south-eastern part of the Indian Peninsula. One of the four Dravidian states of India, it has had more than 4,000 years of continuous cultural history. Tamil Nadu has some of the most remarkable temple architecture in the country, and a living tradition of music, dance, folk arts and fine arts. Tamil Nadu is well renowned for its temple towns and heritage sites, hill stations, waterfalls, national parks, local cuisine and the fabulous wildlife and scenic beauty."