SOUTH INDIA TEMPLE TOUR

4d

CHENNAI ~KANCHIPURAM ~ MAHABALIPURAM ~ CHENNAI

SOUTH INDIA TEMPLE TOUR
Places

CHENNAI ~KANCHIPURAM ~ MAHABALIPURAM ~ CHENNAI

Duration
4d
Region
South India
Experience
Spiritual, Temples

Tour Itinerary

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DAY 1
ARRIVE CHENNAI
DAY 2
CHENNAI TO MAHABALIPURAM (150 kms / 3.5hrs)
DAY 3
MAHABALIPURAM
DAY 4
MAHABALIPURAM – DEPART CHENNAI

DAY 1

ARRIVE CHENNAI

On Arrival in Chennai, you will be met and assist by Splendour Holidays representative and transferred to the hotel for check in.

Later, proceed for a Tour of Chennai – portraying a perfect blend of art, architecture and industrialization this is where traditional and conventional platforms seem to co-exist. Return for an overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel

Hotels in Chennai

  • Standard hotel - Hotel Bell Chennai - www.bellhotels.in
  • Superior hotel - Grt Grand - www.grthotels.com
  • Deluxe Hotel - The Park - www.theparkhotels.com

DAY 2

CHENNAI TO MAHABALIPURAM (150 kms / 3.5hrs)

After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and drive to Mahabalipuram. Enroute visiting Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram ~ popularly known as Kanchi, is one of the seven sacred cities of the Hindus dating back to 6th & 7th century.  The town has numerous temples and had universities of higher learnings.  The town is neatly divided into the worshippers of Shiv and Vishu.  Important temples to be visited are Kamakshi Temple of 14th century, Kailasanatha Temple, Ekambareshvara Temple, Vaikuntha Perumal Temple, Varadaraja Temple to name a few.

Proceed further to Mahabalipuram. On arrival, check in at the hotel.

Rest of the day free for independent activities

Overnight at the hotel

Hotels in Mahabalipuram

  • Standard hotel - Ideal Beach Resort- www.idealresort.com
  • Superior hotel - Radisson Blu - www.radissonblu.com

DAY 3

MAHABALIPURAM

After breakfast, take a sightseeing tour visiting the 5 rathas in Mahabalipuram.

Mahabalipuram lies on the Coromandel Coast, which faces the Bay of Bengal. This is an elegant place to watch which a well established seaport was during the 7th and 10th centuries of the Pallava dynasty. This was the second capital of the Pallavas who ruled Kanchipuram. Formerly, Mahabalipuram was known and called as Mahabalipuram. he former name of this place ‘Mahabalipuram’ has a history. A very rude cruel king Mahabali reined this place and in a fierce battle Lord Vishnu killed king Mahabali and the place was named after the dead King.

Mahabalipuram also known as Mamallapuram has a history dating back to the 7th century.  The spectacular Shore Temple perched dramatically on a promontory by the sea.  Not to be missed in the Bhagiratha’s Penance or the Descent of the Ganges wherein the panel depicts in great detail the story of the sacred Ganges’s descent from the sky.  The area is also strewn with a number of temples like Olakkanatha Temple, Krishna mandapa, Mahishasuramardini Temple, and many more.   

Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Hotels in Mahabalipuram

  • Standard hotel - Ideal Beach Resort- www.idealresort.com
  • Superior hotel - Radisson Blu - www.radissonblu.com

DAY 4

MAHABALIPURAM – DEPART CHENNAI

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Chennai to board your flight for your onward journey.

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Handpicked hotels. Unbeatable Price

We handpick our hotels and have a long relationship with every one of them. This ensures that we get unbeatable prices on your hotel stays, bringing down the overall price of the tour. All tours offer a choice of accommdation between 3-star, 4-star, and 5-star hotels. Each hotel is rated highly on TripAdvisor by travellers around the world.

Standard Hotel Superior Hotel Deluxe Hotel
INR 22,220pp INR 28,043pp INR 28,629pp

Inclusions

  • Accommodation for 03 nights on Single/Twin/Triple room basis in the above mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Meeting & Assistance on arrival/departure at Airport and Hotel by Splendour Holidays Representative.
  • Air-conditioned Vehicle for all airport transfers, sightseeing & intercity transfers.
  • Daily breakfast at the hotel.
  • Monument Entrance Fees
  • Local English speaking Guide as per the itinerary

Exclusions

  • Any early check in at hotels other than specified
  • Any extra meals not specified in the inclusions.
  • Any meals other than specified
  • Any international/domestic airfare other than specified.
  • Camera/Video Camera charges at monuments
  • Personal and health insurance coverage
  • Expenses of personal nature i.e. tip to driver, guides, hotel staff, telephone calls, laundry, room service, etc.
  • Any beverages during the meals. The same will be as per actual consumption, locally payable.
  • Any change in tax structure resulting from the hike in the published tariff

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