SOUTH INDIA – 11D/10N Trivandram, Suchindram, Kanyakumari, Tiruchendur, Rameswaram, Madurai, Palani, Trichi, Tanjavur, Kumbakonam, Mayavaram, Chidambaram, Tiruvannamalai, Tirupathi, Kalahasti, Tiruttani & Chennai
Departure to Trivandrum – direct flight usually at night. You will be met on arrival at the airport and proceed to Hotel.
Overnight in Trivandrum.
Morning visit the Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Departure to Kanyakumari. Enroute visit the Suchindrum Hanuman Temple. On arrival in Kanyakumari, check into Hotel. This afternoon boat a regular passenger boat to visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and the Tiruvalluvar Statue. After visit return by the passenger boat. Evening general visits in Kanyakumari like Gandhi Statue, Lighthouse, etc. This evening you may also view sunset (depends on the weather).
Overnight in Kanyakumari.
Early morning view sunrise from your hotel (subject to weather). Visit the Bagwati Amman Temple. After visit, departure to Rameswaram. Enroute visit the Tiruchendur seashore Murugan Temple. You will also drive through Tuticorin. On arrival in Rameswaram, check into Hotel. This evening visit the 22 wells*.
Overnight in Rameswaram.
Early morning 5.00am visit the Ramalingeshwar Temple to attend a special pooja. You will have to purchase tickets at the ticket counter. After prayers, proceed to the seaside. Have a dip. You may also perform prayers. Late morning check-out and proceed to Madurai. Brief stop at the Pambhan Bride that connects Rameswaram Island to the mainland. On arrival in Madurai, visit Alagarkovil, palamudirchozlai, Rakai Amman Temple.
Overnight in Madurai.
Early morning visit the Meenakshi Sunthareeswarar Temple & Tiruparankundram. Drive to Palani. Visit the Palani Murugan temple. After visit, Drive on to Trichy. Check into Hotel. This evening visit the Uchipillayar Temple.
Overnight in Trichy.
Morning departure to Kumbakonam. Enroute visit the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple at Srirengam, Samayapuram Amman Temple and the Thanjavur Brahadeeswarar Temple. On arrival in Kumbakonam, check into Hotel. This evening visit Swamimalai Murugan Temple & Alangudi Guru Temple.
Overnight in Kumbakonam.
Today morning will be for temple visits. Afternoon check-out of hotel and proceed to Mayiladuthurai. Evening check into Hotel.
Overnight in Mayiladuthurai ( Mayavaram).
Early morning visit the Tirunallar Sanisvaran Kovil. After visit proceed to Chidambaram. Visit the Nataraja Temple. Drive to Pondicherry. Brief visit. Proceed on to Tiruvanamalai. Check into Hotel.
Overnight in Tiruvanamalai.
Early morning you may perform the Girivallam – walk around the Arunachala Hills. For those unable to walk, you may drive along this route. Visit the Arunachala Temple, Ashrams of Ramana Maharishi, Seshadri Swamigal, Ram Surat Kumar. Noon departure to Tirupathi. On arrival check into Hotel. This evening visit the Kalahasti Temple.
Overnight in Tirupathi Town.
Morning proceed to hilltop to visit the Tirumala Temple. Pay Rs 300.00 at the foreigners registration counter with passport details given to gain quicker access to the temple. After prayers, return to town. Short Rest. Check-out and proceed to Chennai, enroute visiting Tiruchanddor Padmawathy Temple & Tiruttani Murugan Temple. On arrival in Chennai, check into Hotel. Rest of the evening is free for shopping.
Overnight in Chennai.
Morning you may visit a temple in Chennai eg Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple or Asthalakshmi Temple. Rest of the day till evening is free for shopping. Night you will be transferred to the airport to board your flight back.