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Duration: 14 Days 13 Nights
Description : Chennai, Mahablipuram, Kanchipuram, Chidambaram, Tanjore, Trichy, Madurai, Bangalore, Mysore, Hassan, Shravanbelgola

DAY 01: BOMBAY-CHENNAI (By Flight)
Morning: Arrive Chennai
Met and Greet at Airport
Transfer to Airport
Rest of the Morning FREE
14:00 – Visit Govt. Museum Complex Art & Bronze Gallery, Drive through Panoramic view of Old Part of Chennai – George Town, Egmore Railway Station, Rippon Building, Victoria Hall, Central Railway Station, Southern Railway Head Quarters (All British style Heritage Buildings), Flower Markets High Court Buildings. Visit – Fort complex – Fort Museum & St. Mary’s Church and panoramic Marina Beach and Santhome Cathedral Church & Kapaleeshwar Temple.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Chennai

DAY 02:CHENNAI –KANCHIPURAM (76 Km-2,30hrs) – MAHABLIPURAM (67 Km – 02 Hrs)
Breakfast in the Hotel
Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Car for Leave by Car for Kanchipuram – (The Golden city 76 Kms south west of Madras, has a long history, it was a capital of successive dynasties of Hindu Rulers. Huen Tsang, the Chinese traveller also visited the place in 07th Century. Visit the Group of temples of Tiruparuttipuram dating from the 09th to 16th Century AD. Even older are the two great temples of Shiva and Vishnu, namely the Kailashnath and the Vaikunthanatha Perumal Temples, built by the Pallava Kings.)
Visit the Temples, city and Silk Shops.
You can have LUNCH in one of the Local Restaurant and taste the Local cuisine and then proceed to Mahablipuram (This tourist destination has been listed amongst the UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its importance and ancientness of the sculptures and temples which depict its historical past and traditional legacy and also about the Dravidian civilization. The major attraction of Mahabalipuram is the Shore temple which is devoted to Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu, sited on the Bay of Bengal with the gateway from the Western side away from the sea).
LATE AFTERNOON – Arrive & Proceed to Hotel.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Mahablipuram

DAY 03: MAHABLIPURAM
Breakfast in the Hotel
Visit the Shore Temple
Rest of the Day Free on the Beach
Overnight stay at the Beach Hotel in Mahablipuram

Day 04: MAHABLIPURAM – PONDICHERRY (100 Km – 02 Hrs)
Breakfast in the Hotel
Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Car for Pondicherry (The Former French colony settled in the early 18th Century, is a charming and enduring pocket of French culture set beside the sea) SRI AUROBINDO ASHRAM: Founded by Sri Aurobindo in 1926, this ashram is one of the most popular in India with Westerners and is also one of the most affluent . After Aurobindo’s death, spiritual authority passed to one of his devotees, a French Woman known as The Mother, who herself died in 1973 aged 97.

AFTERNOON – Arrive & Proceed to Hotel
After Check-in, Visit – AUROVILLE – just over the border in Tamil Nadu, Auroville is the brainchild of the Mother and was designed by French architect Roger Anget. It was conceived as an experiment in international living. The Project has 70 settlements spread over 20 Km and about 1200 resident (two thirds of whom are foreigners.). Stroll around the Marine Plaza
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Pondicherry

DAY 05: PONDICHERRY – Chidambaram (63Km-1H,15Min)
Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Car for Chidambaram. Visit Nataraj Temple, which is located in the center of Chidambaram. The temple was built over 1,000 years ago during the Chola dynasty. The word “Nataraj” means “Lord of the Dance” and is representative of the Dancing Shiva, the creator of the universe.

After visit of Temple, proceed to Gangaikondacholapuram (50Km – 01Hr) was established as a capital city by the Chola ruler Rajendra I (1012-44). There you will visit Brihadiswara Temple, which is a large Siva temple that can be seen from a distance because of its enormous 55m high vimana (tower over the altar).
Next you will visit Darasuram (38 Km – 1 Hr)which is a small town near Kumbakonam. It is known for the Airavatesvara Temple built by Rajaraja Chola II in the 12th century CE. This temple is a storehouse of art and architecture. The vimana is 85 feet high. The temple has some exquisite stone carvings.
Proceed onwards to Tanjore(36 Km – 01 Hr) – CHECK-in at the Hotel
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Tanjore.

DAY 06:TANJORE sightseeing – to TRICHY (57 Km 1,30hrs)
Breakfast in the Hotel
MORNING: City sightseeing of Tanjore visiting – the magnificent Brahadeeswara temple, where the shade of the tower (gopuram or vimanam) will not fall on the ground. The second largest monolithic sculpture, Nandi (Bull) can be found in the portal of the shrine. The Royal palace complex houses in important library and museums, including a superb collection of Chola bronzes.

After Visit of the Temple – proceed to TRICHY
(Trichy – May have been a capital of the early Cholas in the 3rd
century BC. It passed through the hands of the Pallavas, medieval Cholas, Pandyas, Delhi Sultanate and Vijayanagar before the Madurai Nayaks brought it to prominence, making it a capital in the 17th century and building its famous for its Rock Fort Temple.)

AFTERNOON– Arrive TRICHY & CHECK-IN at the Hotel
LATE AFTERNOON: Visit Island of SRIRANGAM – Srirangam temple Sri Raganatha swami is blessing in three different islands of the holy river Cauvery. It flows from Karnataka to Tamilnadu. The first island is Sriranga Patinam and it is called Aathirnagam (Origin of Rangam), located in Mysore. The second island is Sivanasha Samuthiram and it is called Mathiyarnagam (Middle of Rangam), situated 70 km distance from Srirangapatinam. The third island is Thiru navalantheevu and it is called Srirangam and also called Antharngam is situated in Trichy. Sriranagm temple is 7 km away from the Trichirappalli Junction
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Trichy

DAY 07: TRICHY to Madurai by Car (140 Km – 04 Hours)
Breakfast in the Hotel
Visit Rock Fort – a landmark of Trichy with a Genesh Temple on the top. This rock also contains excavated cave temples on the top. This rock also contains famous for the fine sculpture. It is the landmark of the City with climb of 434 steps leads to the ancient
Temple of Ganapati on top and a further climb to a Shiva.
Proceed by Car for Madurai
EVENING – Arrive and CHECK-in at the Hotel
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Madurai

DAY 08: MADURAI
Breakfast in the Hotel
MORNING: Thirumalai Nayak Palace: About 1.5 Kms from the Meenakshi temple, this palace was built in 1636 by the ruler whose name it bears. The imposing edifice is famous for the “Stuccowork” on its domes and impressive arches. The Sorgavilasam (Celestial Pavilion), measuring 75m x 52m, constructed entirely of brick and mortar without the support of a single rafter or girder, is a marvel of indo-Saracenic architectural styleThere’s daily sound and light show in English at 1845 hrs
EVENING: Visit 1000-pillared Meenakshiamman temple famous for its Court of Thousand Pillars, built in 1560 A.D and visit to the temple to witness the famous night ceremony when the Temple bronze of Lord Siva is carried to the bed chamber of Goddess Parvathy to the accompaniment of religious prayers and music.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Madurai

DAY 09: MADURAI-BANGALORE BY AIR
Breakfast in the Hotel
Transfer to Airport
Leave by Flight for Bangalore
Arrive. Meet at Airport & And proceed onwards to Mysore by Car, en route visit the old city of Srirangapatna, which was briefly the capital of the Mysore state during the rule of Tipu Sultan. Located just 8 miles (14 km) from Mysore on an island in the Kaveri River, Srirangapatna is home to the Dariya Daulat Palace (Summer Palace), set amid the gorgeous gardens of Daria Daulat Bagh.
After your visit, Proceed to Hotel in Mysore.
Evening: Visit Brindavan Gardens
Overnight stay at the Hotel inMysore

Day 10: MYSORE SIGHTSEEING & VISIT TO TIRUMAKUDALU
Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Car for Tirumakudalu Narsipura – (29 Km south east of Mysore) – It is a place of religious prominence. The Gunja Narasimha Swamy temple on the right bank of the Kaveri river, is a massive complex belonging to the Vijayanagara period. The image of Narasimha in the sanctum sanctorum has a weighing balance with a twig with seed of the Gunja (botanical name-Abrus precatorius) tree & hence is called Gunja Narasimha Swamy.

Continue sightseeing of Mysore visiting Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas Palace). This former residence of Wodeyar Maharaja of Mysore has been converted into a museum that displays paintings, jewelry, royal costumes & other items that were once owned by Wodeyars. Hear stories about the royal families who ruled Mysore for more than seven centuries! Impressive 3-story granite palace boasts several important halls and chambers under pink marble domes and expansive arches.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Mysore

Day 11:MYSORE – HASSAN (56 Km – 01,30Hrs)
Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Car for Hassan
Arrive & check-in at the Hotel
AFTERNOON: Visit HELEBID (also pronounced as Hale’beedu) literally means ‘the old city’. Beedu also stands for layout or a place of human habitat. The Hoysalas ruled this city for about 150 years. Then it was sacked by the armies of Malik Kafur in the early 14th century, after which it fell into a state of disrepair and ignore.

Proceed onwards to BELUR (16 Km) – The temples of Belur and Halebid are best known for their south Indian architecture. The temples at both these places are built by renowned architect Jakkanna Acharya (Amarashilpi Jakanaacharya). The temples are carved with scripts of Hindu mythology.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Hassan

Day 12: HASSAN – SHARAVANBELGOLA-BANGALORE
Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Car for Shravanabelagola – (The hill of Shravanabelagola, 85Km from Mysore in the state of Karnataka, is a noted place of pilgrimage for the Jains. The large hill, also called Vindhyagiri or Per-kalbappu, is 3347 feet above sea level. A flight of 614 steps, finely chiseled into the granite of the mountain, leads to the summit, where stands an open court and the great statue of Sri Gomatheswar. Shravanabelagolameans ‘the monk on the top of the hill’ and hermits, mystics and ascetics have resided here since at least the 3rd century BC)

If one cannot climb 614 Staircase, then can take help of Pal Bearer to go up toTemple.

Proceed onwards to (Bangalore {Bengaluru} is the capital of India’s southern Karnataka state. The center of India’s high-tech industry, the city is also known for its green spaces and nightlife. Near Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha is its massive Neo-Dravidian legislative building. Former royal residences include 19th-century Bangalore Palace, modelled after England’s Windsor Castle, and Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, an 18th-century teak structure.)
After Arrival in Bangalore, Check-in at the Hotel
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Bangalore

Day 13: BANGALORE
Breakfast in the Hotel
Morning: – City sightseeing of Bangalore – Tipu’s Palace, Bull Temple, Lalbagh, Vidhana Soudha (Outside View), Museum, Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple.

Rest of the Day Free
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Bangalore

Day 14: BANGALORE – Back Home
After Breakfast in the Hotel
Check-out
Transfer to International Airport