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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Temple Tour of Tamil Nadu

Temple Tour of Tamil Nadu (7 Days / 6 Nights)
Route: Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry -Thanjavur - Tiruchirappalli - Madurai - Chennai

Once ruled by the Dravdian kings like the Cholas and the Pandyas, the state of Tamil Nadu can be called as state of temples. In numerous beautifully carved temples, dedicated to various Hindu deities dot the state. Most of the temples are nearly 2000 years old with an architecture of Dravidian influence and many mythological stories attached to it. Be it the Meenakshi temple, the largest temple in India with musical pillars or the shore temple of Mahabalipuram, each has its own story giving these small towns a mystic touch!

The tour takes you to Pondicherry which showcases a drastic difference from the rest with the heavy influence French culture.

Come and enjoy this 7 day sojourn with mystifying stories, beautiful temples, great cuisine and the calmness of the Ashram in Pondicherry.

Day 1: Chennai
Day 2: Chennai-Mahabalipuram
Day 3: Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram
Day 4: Mahabalipuram-Pondicherry-Thanjavur
Day 5: Thanjavur-Tiruchirappalli-Madurai
Day 6: Madurai
Day 7: Madurai-Chennai

Click here for a detailed itinerary...

Travel Map