Divine Tamil Nadu

Divine Tamil Nadu

DURATION : 06 Nights / 07 Days

PLACES COVERED : 1N Chennai – 1N Tirupati – 2N Mahabalipuram – 2N Pondicherry

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
  • Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati
  • Kanchipuram Temple complex
  • Panch Rathas, Arjuna’s Penance and the Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram
  • In Pondicherry, cover Aurobindo ashram, churches and Auroville
  • Assistance at airport and sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Start and End in Chennai

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. Arrive and check-in at your hotel. Later 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 02 Chennai – Tirupati (130 kms / approx 3 hours)

After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Tirupati. Upon arrival check into the hotel. In the afternoon visit Venkateswara Temple which is situated in the hill town of Tirumala at Tirupati. The Temple is dedicated to Lord Sri Venkateswara, an incarnation of Vishnu, who is believed to have appeared here to save mankind from trials and troubles of Kali Yuga. Hence the place has also got the name Kaliyuga Vaikuntham and Lord here is referred to as Kaliyuga Prathyaksha Daivam. In the evening return back to the hotel for overnight stay in Tirupati.

Day 03 Tirupati – Mahabalipuram (192 kms / approx 3.5 hours)

After breakfast check out from the hotel & take a 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. Upon arrival check in to the hotel & later take an excursion to Kancheepuram. Overnight in Mahabalipuram.

Day 04 Mahabalipuram

After breakfast visit the Ekambaranatha Temple, Vaishnavite Vaikunta Perumal Temple, Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Kamakshi Temple, and Kailasanatha Temple. Evening return back to the hotel for overnight stay in Mahabalipuram.

Day 05 Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry (100 kms / 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 06 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 07 Pondicherry – Departure from Chennai (170 kms / approx. 3 hours)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Chennai airport for return flight back home.

Route
Hotels Offered

City

Nights

Category A

Category B

Category C

Meal Plan

Chennai

1

Crowne Plaza Chennai
Adyar Park

Savera

The Lotus Hotel Sameera

Breakfast

Tirupati

1

Marasa Sarovar Premiere

Kences Hotel

Keys Hotel Vihas

Breakfast

Mahabalipuram

2

The Grande Bay Resort
and Spa

Sea Breeze

Mamallaa Heritage

Breakfast

Pondicherry

2

Le Pondy

Accord

Atithi

Breakfast

PACKAGE COST IN INR

Category A

Category B

Category C

Cost Per Person when 2 Pax Travelling

38031

30125

28195

Cost Per Person when 4 Pax Travelling

31752

23846

21916

Cost for Extra Adult / Child with Bed

10728

7500

8398

Cost for Child without Bed (Hotel cost only)

3720

5298

4992

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

Category

Hotel

DATES/ DAYS

1 Pax

2 Pax

 3 Pax

 4 Pax

A

Le Pondy, Pondicherry

Friday & SAT

1200

600

400

600

A

The Grande Bay Resort and Spa - Mahabalipuram

10th Jan - 20th Jan'19

1800

900

600

900

C

Mamallaa Heritage - Mahabalipuram

10th Jan - 25th Jan'19

432

130

86

130

Package Inclusions

•  6 night accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned below hotels or equivalent

•  Assistance at the airport

•  Sightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist AC vehicle

•  Drivers allowances, toll taxes and Govt. Service Tax

•  Air tickets and airport taxes

•  Entry Fee at the Monuments

•  Tirupati Darshan Tickets

•  Services of English-speaking guide during sightseeing tours

•  Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides / drivers etc.

•  Camera / Video camera fees applicable at monuments

NOTE

Monuments Closed On

Chennai – Fort St George will remain closed on every Friday

Pondicherry – Govt. Museum will remain closed on every Friday

Hotel Check in 1400hrs and check out 1200hrs

Package cost will not be valid from 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

This package is valid from 01st October’18 till 31st March’19 (Except from 20th December’18 – 10th January’19)