Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Pondicherry - Trichy - Madurai
Day 01: Chennai - Mahabalipuram
Arrive in Chennai,transfer to Mahabalipuram (55 kms / 1.5 hrs) the former capital of the Pallava Kings. Later this afternoon, visit the magnificent Shore temples of Mahabalipuram built in the seventh century. Stay overnight.
Day 02: Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram
This morning, visit Kanchipuram and the Kailashnatha Temple. The afternoon is at leisure to shop for the famous Kanchipuram silk sarees & fabrics. Stay overnight.
Day 03: Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry
Proceed to Pondicherry (134 kms / 3hrs), the colonial capital of the French in India since the 17th century.Afternoon, visit the Aurobindo Ashram, also visit Auroville, the planned city of the new world. Stay overnight.
Day 04: Pondicherry - Trichy
Today, you will proceed to Trichy by road (203 kms / 4-5 hrs) enroute you will visit the Nataraja temple at Chidambaram dedicated to the dancing Lord Shiva, later you will stop at Tanjore to visit the famous Brihadeshwara temple.Stay overnight.
Day 05: Trichy - Madurai
This morning, you will visit the famous Rock Fort and the Srirangam Island, a living example of the ancient temple towns of the south. You will then proceed to Madurai (142 kms / 3 hrs). This evening take visit to the Meenakshi Temple for the Aarti ceremony. Stay overnight.
Day 06: Madurai
This morning proceed on a full days excursion to Rameshwaram. Stay overnight.
Day 07: Depart Madurai
Transfer to airport / railway station.