Serene Tamil Nadu

Serene Tamil Nadu


DURATION : 07 Nights / 08 Days

PLACES COVERED :1N Mahabalipuram – 2N Pondicherry – 2N Madurai – 1N Rameshwaram – 1N Kanyakumari

PACKAGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Kanchipuram Temple complex
  • Panch Rathas, Arjuna’s Penance and the Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram
  • In Pondicherry, cover Aurobindo ashram, churches and Auroville
  • In Madurai, Tirumalai Nayak, Koodal Azhagar Temple and Meenakshi Temple
  • In Rameshwaram, Ramanatha Swamy Temple, Agnitriham Tank & Ramjharoka Temple
  • Visit Kanyakumari – Vivekananda Rock, Gandhi Museum and Kumari Amman Temple
  • Assistance at airport and sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Start From Chennai and End in Trivandrum

ITINERARY:

Day 01 Chennai – Mahabalipuram (65 kms / approx 1.30 hours)

Meet our representative upon arrival in Chennai & take ddrive 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 – Visit the Ekambaranatha Temple, Vaishnavite Vaikunta Perumal Temple, Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Kamakshi Temple, and Kailasanatha Temple. Overnight in Mahabalipuram.

Day 02 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 03 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 04 Pondicherry – Madurai (330 kms / approx. 6 hours)

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Madurai. Upon arrival check in to the hotel & enjoy rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Madurai.

Day 05 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 06 Madurai – Rameshwaram (160 kms / approx. 3.5 hours)

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Rameshwaram. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Later enjoy a half day sightseeing of Rameshwaram. The entire island of Rameshwaram is associated with various incidents from the Ramayana… it is said that Lord Rama gave thanks here after his battle with the demon king Ravana. Visit the Ramanatha Swamy Temple. This masterpiece of Dravidian architecture boasts the largest temple corridor in India. Visit the Agnitriham Tank … ideally, a bath at Agnitriham precedes a visit to the Ramanatha Swamy Temple. Also visit the Ramjharoka Temple. The imprint of Lord Rama’s feet is placed on a chakra in this temple, at the highest point of the Island of Rameshwaram.

Day 07 Rameshwaram – Kanyakumari (311 kms / approx. 5 hours)

After breakfast, proceed to Kanyakumari. The Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal merge at Kanyakumari. It is an important pilgrimage center for Hindus. Upon arrival in Kanyakumari, check-in at the hotel and proceed on a visit to Vevakananda Rock, Gandhi Museum and Kumari Amman Temple. Also, enjoy the scenic sunset point in Kanyakumari. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 08 Kanyakumari – Departure from Trivandrum (90 kms / approx. 3 hours)

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

End of Services.

Route
Hotels Offered

City

Nights

Category A

Category B

Category C

Meal Plan

Mahabalipuram

1

The Grande Bay Resort and Spa

Sea Breeze

Mamallaa Heritage

Breakfast

Pondicherry

2

Le Pondy

Accord

Atithi

Breakfast

Madurai

2

Heritage Madurai

Astoria

Star Residency

Breakfast

Rameshwaram

1

Hyatt Place

Daiwik Hotel

Daiwik Hotel

Breakfast

Kanyakumari

1

Sparsa Resort

Sea View

Sea View

Breakfast

PACKAGE COST IN INR

Category A

Category B

Category C

Cost Per Person when 2 Pax Travelling

47187

36780

34529

Cost Per Person when 4 Pax Travelling

38010

27603

25352

Cost for Extra Adult / Child with Bed
(Hotel cost only)

12682

8935

9228

Cost for Child without Bed (Hotel cost only)

4320

4232

4040

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

A

Heritage Madurai - Madurai

10th Jan - 20th Jan'19

2400

1200

800

1200

B & C

Daiwik Hotel - Rameshwaram

16th Dec - 20th Dec'18

1558

779

519

779

A

Sparsa Resort - Kanyakumari

15th Dec - 20th Dec'18 and 10th Jan - 15th Jan'19

600

300

200

300

Package Inclusions

•  7 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

Package Exclusions

•  Air tickets and airport taxes

•  Entry Fee at the Monuments

•  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

Madurai – Gandhi Museum will remain closed on every Monday

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)