Travel Package to famous temples in South India

Would you like to travel to the well known and famous Temples of South India? If so whom should you contact for such a package and where all would you like to go while visiting the temples. What you can do is to go through tour packages of this type and then decide where all you would like to go. To know more about these type of Pilgrimage Tour Packages, go through the below mentioned article.

You can make use of their designed packages or go in for customized tour packages. This package South India temples Tour Package By TCI Group Chennai is one such Pilgrimage Tour package which takes you throughout southern parts of India.

Itinerary of the South India Temples Tour Package By TCI Group Chennai

This Tour package is for 13 nights and 14 days and covers the destinations of Chennai Mysore, Hassan, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Kovalam, Thekkady, Madurai, Trichy, Pondicherry, Mahabalipuram and back to chennai.

Day 1 - Arrive in Chennai
As soon as you arrive in Chennai you will get transferred to the hotel. Sight seeing in Chennai in the afternoon. Visit temples, namely, dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Kapaleeshwar Temple and dedicated to Lord Krishna is Parthasarathy Temple as well as the Snake Park which has a large collection of snakes.

View of the Mysore palace

Day 2 - Travel to Mysore
Board train for Mysore in the morning and check into hotel after arrival. Visit Chamundi hill, dedicated to the Goddess Chamundeshwari, the royal family's patron deity.

Day 3 - Sightseeing in Mysore
A city tour in the morning including Maharajah's Palace , St Philomena's Church, Sri Jauyachamarajendra Art Gallery housed in the Jagmohan Palace, which has a collection of exquisite paintings, and in the evening visit Brindavan Gardens.

Day 4 - Drive to Hassan
Arrive and then check into the hotel.Visit Belur., which is known for the Chennakeshava Temple and others there,Hoysaleswara Temple at in halebid. The temple has a wealth of sculptural detail, the walls covered with gods, goddesses, animals and dancing girls.

Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple

Day 5 - Drive to Bangalore
Visit Shravanabelagola enroute while driving to Bangalore. arrive Bangalore and check into the hotel. Later visit Tipu Sultan's Palace, Bull Temple enshrining a massive bull carved out of a single piece of Grey granite, Lalbagh gardens, Cubbon Park and Vidhan Soudha built in granite with features of India architecture.

Day 6 - Flight to Kovalam in Thiruvananthapuram
Arrive at Thiruvananthpuram airport and then drive to Kovalam. Check into the hotel at Kovalam.

Day 7 - In Kovalam
Leisure time for the day, to shop or laze around in th beach, as you wish.

Elephants at the Periyar wildlife Sanctuary

Day 8 - Periyar and Thekkady
Morning drive down to Periyar. Arrive and heck in to a hotel. Later go for walks in the village and the spice plantations.

Day 9 - Madurai
You can enjoy a morning ride in the boat in the Periyar Lake and then drive down to Madurai.Arrive Madurai and heck into hotel.

Day 10 - In Madurai
Visit Meenakshi Temple in the morning. See 1000 pillared hall has carved stone figures on the pillars some of which give you metallic stones when hit with an object. You can also visit Tirumalai Nayakar Temple and the Temple Art Museum

Rock Fort Temple of Trichy

Day 11 - To Trichy
Morning drive to Trichy, reach and then check in at a hotel. Visit Rock Fort, where you can see 434 steps cut into the rock side, interspersed with shrines which lead to the top. You can also visit Srirangam Temple in an island as the Cauvery flows on both sides with the presiding deity Lord Vishnu in the reclining pose.

Day 12 - To Pondicherry
Drive to Pondicherry and then reach and check into the hotel.Later visit Aurobindo Ashram. Then visit the church Of The Sacred Heart Of Jesus is the place to visit for seeing stained glass windows, built in Gothic style.

ShoreTemple Mahabalipuram

Day 13 - To Mahabalipuram
Morning dive to Mahabalipuram and checkin at the hotel. Visit Arjuna's Penance, Krishna Mandapam, Varaha Mandapam, Five Rathas and Shore Temples.

Day 14 - Leave Chennai
This will be the last day of the tour package. You will be driven either to the airport or to the railway station for your onward destination.

The Tour Package Inclusions:
Accommodation in all the hotels on single / twin / triple sharing basis, as per the list above.
Breakfast on all days.
All prevailing taxes like Luxury tax in all hotels and Expenditure tax wherever applicable.
All transfers to or from hotels, city tours, excursions, drives by an air-conditioned transport.
Services of an English speaking local guide.
Inter state road tax, toll tax, driver's allowance, parking etc.
Train fare as per the itinerary.

Exclusions to the Tour Package:
Any lunch, dinner, snacks, mineral water etc. unless mentioned in the itinerary.
Entrance fee to any monuments or camera fee.
Any airfare or airport tax, Tips, gratuities will be extra and Payable..
Portage, laundry, telephone calls, table drinks or any other expenses of personal nature.are also considered extra

Contact Details for Travel Corporation of India

Travel Corporation (India) Limited
47 Spurtank Road,
Chetpet, Chennai – 600 031
Tel: +91 44 66632627

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