14 Days Complete Tamil Nadu Tour Itinerary
Chennai City Tour including St.Mary's Church
Visit to Mahabalipuram temples including Paandava Rathas
Explore Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry
Visit to World Heritage Site of Brihadeeswarar Temple in Tanjore
Temple visit in Trichy including Ranganathaswami temple
Darshan at the very popular Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai
Day's excursion to Rameshwaram
Day 1: Arrival in Chennai
Day 2: Chennai
On day 2 of the tour, leave your hotel for a city tour. Fondly known as the ‘Gateway of South’, Chennai is home to a number of tourist attractions. The list of attractions that you cover during the sightseeing includes the Theosophical Society, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Kalakshetra, the St. Mary's Church, Kapaliswara Temple, San Thomas Cathedral Basilica, Mylapore, Fort St. George and houses the Secretariat and Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu. The evening is at leisure. Stay overnight.
Day 3: Chennai –Kanchipuram- Mahabalipuram
On the 3rd day, leave for Kanchipuram, by road. Around 70 km westwards of Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram is referred to as one of the 7 sacred cities of Hinduism. The Chola capital during the 2nd century, Kanchipuram today is an important place where people come to gain knowledge about Jainism, Hinduism and Buddhism.
You may visit the city’s popular temples such as Kamakshi Amman temple, Ekambareswarar temple and so on. Also visit the silk weavers of the city, residing here from past four centuries. Thereafter, continue towards Mahabalipuram. On arrival, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 4: Mahabalipuram
The 4th day is scheduled for sightseeing in Mahabalipuram. Also known as Mamallapuram, it has been the ancient port of the Pallava rulers. During their reign, the Pallava rulers constructed a number of architectural marvels such as caves, sculptural panels, temples and Monolithic rathas.
One of such attraction that you will visit today includes Krishna Mandapam. Dedicated to Lord Krishna, it is the world’s largest cave-cut Hindu temple. The walls of this temple consist of several figures, including those of Lord Krishna, humans, birds and demi-gods.
The other attraction will be the Shore temple. Dating back to the 8th century, this temple is one of the finest examples of Dravidian style of architecture.
The last attraction of the day is the Five (Paanch) Rathas. Also called the Paandava Rathas, it is a group of 5 monolithic temples, each erected in a different architecture styling. Back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 5: Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry
Today, get an assisted transfer to Pondicherry by car. On reaching, check-into the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to partake in the activities of your interest.
You can interact with the locals, can relish sumptuous local delicacies, can explore the surroundings on your own, can visit the local market and more. back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 6: Pondicherry
On day 6 of the tour, get all set for sightseeing in Pondicherry. The attractions that you visit today include the Sacred Heart Church, the Rai Niwas and Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Apart from being a religious site, Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is an oriental specimen of Gothic style of architecture.
The other attraction, Raj Niwas, is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Pondicherry. The last attraction of the day is Sri Aurobindo Ashram, founded by Sri Aurobindo, way back in the year 1926. This spiritual community is flocked by a huge number of visitors all round the year. Stay overnight in Pondicherry.
Day 7: Pondicherry - Thanjavur (Tanjore)
Today, get all set to leave for Tanjore in the morning, by car. En-route halt at Chidambaram. This quaint town of Tamil Nadu is known as the seat of Lord Nataraja, the Cosmic Dancer. Here, you visit Chidambaram Temple, which is spread in around 40 acres of land also known as Thillai Nataraja Temple, it has a distinct feature of 5 sabhas. Thereafter, continue to Tanjore. On arrival in Tanjore, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. After some rest, the rest of the day is for sightseeing in Tanjore including the very well-known Brihadeeswarar Temple.
Return to the hotel in the evening and enjoy the dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel in Tanjore.
Day 8: Thanjavur - Trichy
The morning of day 8 is for an assisted on-road transfer to Trichy or Tiruchirappali. As you reaching Trichy and complete the check-in formalities, you are free to spend the day as per your own liking.
You can explore the surroundings and the nearby attractions, can visit the local market to shop for souvenirs, can interact with the locals, can relish tasty food and more. Back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 9: Trichy
Partake in visiting and exploring the prime attractions of Trichy today. The first visit is to the Srirangam, located at a distance of around 5 km from Trichy.
Here you visit Sri Ranganathaswami temple, which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and boasts of having one of India’s largest temple complexes. Your next visit is to the Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort, placed on the banks of the River Kaveri. Stay overnight.
Day 10: Trichy - Madurai
On the 10th day leave by road for Madurai, also famed as the Athens of the East. As you arrive, check-into the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. You can partake in the activities of your interest. Visit the local market to indulge in shopping and relishing the local food, indulge in the facilities of the hotel, have an interaction with the locals and more. Overnight stay in Madurai.
Day 11: Madurai
The morning of the 11th day is for visiting the prime attractions of Madurai. Placed on the banks of Vidai River, this popular city of Southern India is around 2500 years old. Visit the splendid Meenakshi-Sundareswarar Temple or Meenakshi Amman Temple.
This magnificent temple is dedicated to Goddess Parvati, the consort of Lord Shiva. While the Goddess is known as Meenakshi in this part of the country, the Lord is known as Sundareswarar.
The Meenakshi Amman Temple comprises 14 Gopuram which enhances the beauty of this ancient holy place. The afternoon is at leisure. Attend the wonderful evening prayer ceremony at the Meenakshi Temple. Stay overnight in Tanjore.
Day 12: Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai
Day 12 is scheduled for a day-trip to Rameshwaram for darshan at the Rameshwaram temple. If history is to be believed the island and the temple got their names from the event when Lord Rama worshipped Lord Shiva to gain penance when he was coming from Lanka, after killing Ravana. Back to Trichy hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 13: Madurai - Chennai
In the morning, get an assisted transfer to the railway station to go on-board a train for Chennai. As you reach, get transferred to the hotel. Spend the rest of the time relaxing in your hotel room. Stay overnight.
Day 14: Departure from Chennai
Today is the last day of the tour. Get transferred to the airport to board your flight back home.
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Chennai – Kanchipuram (1 Night)
Tour Guests will arrive at Chennai Airport as per their Scheduled flight. Upon arrival they will meet Veena World tour manager at the airport and proceed to Kanchipuram also known as the 'Golden city of thousand temples.' Here we visit the ancient Vishnukanchi Temple. In the evening we enjoy short Meet & Greet session.
Tea/Coffee/Soft drinks and one Dry Snacks en route to Kanchipuram
Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry
Today we proceed to Mahabalipuram - historically important town situated on the Coromandel Coast, along the Bay of Bengal in the state of Tamil Nadu. We visit the most famous Shore Temple, legendary Panch Rath, exquisite Varah Caves, awe-inspiring Arjuna's Penance and fascinating Krishna's Butter Ball. Further we proceed to Pondicherry – The city which offers glimpse of France in India.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Tea/Coffee at Mahabalipuram two Dry Snacks en route to Pondicherry
Today we explore the beautiful city of Pondicherry, we visit Auroville - Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Sri Aurobindo Handmade Paper Factory, Ayee Mandapam - Park Monument (Bharathi Park), Vinayagar Temple, French War Memorial and catholic church - Eglise De Sacre Coeur De Jesus. In the evening we take a wonderful heritage walk in the French colonies as well as along Promenade Beach
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Coconut Water during city tour
Pondicherry – Chidambaram – Pichavaram – Pondicherry
Today we will visit the tiny town of Chidambaram, which is home to the most iconic Shiva temple in India. We visit the Chidambaram Nataraja temple or Thillai Nataraja temple, one of the ancient temple in South India. Later we visit the Pichavaram mangrove forest. To discover nature in its most beautiful shape, here we take a boat ride through the forest & we look at an assortment of extraordinary and indigenous birds.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Tea/Coffee at Chidambaram, Tetra Pack juice and one Dry Snack at Pichavaram
Pondicherry – Chennai – Departure
Today we proceed to Chennai - capital city of the state Tamil Nadu, which is known as the ‘Detroit of India’ because many automobile industries are located here. Upon arrival we have free time for shopping.
It’s time now to say goodbye to our travel companions. Let’s stay in touch with each other through email, phone, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and meet again on yet another memorable tour. See you all!!
Tour Guests will proceed to Chennai airport as per their schedule flight and start their return journey back home.
All guests must follow the mandatory requirements for travel, such as RT-PCR tests, vaccination certificate, web check-in, self-declaration, e-pass formalities etc. as per the state/country, which are subject to change periodically. Any cost incurred for such requirements should be borne by the guests.
For transfers and sightseeing we will use small cars / Tempo Travellers / Mini or big coaches depending on the respective tour group size. In case of small cars there will be 4-6 guests in one car. If you wish to utilise the vehicle solely for yourself or your family or you would like to upgrade the vehicle, we can arrange the same at an additional cost subject to availability.
Given the current dynamic situation some monuments or sightseeing places may be closed temporarily without any prior notice; in such cases every attempt will be made to visit an alternate sightseeing if possible.
Tea/Coffee and one Dry Snack en route to Chennai
Ooty - Kodaikanal Escape
Ooty Tour Packages
Queen of Blue Mountains, nestled between the green, luring in the traveller, to a place so beautiful that they must have not seen!
Ooty - Queen of the Blue Mountains! Nestled between the Nilgiri Hills and mystic mists, Ooty is popularly referred to as the "Queen of the hill stations". The Nilgiris are majestically referred to as "Blue mountains" and are one of the major attractions of this hill station. Veena World understands the best of your interests and preferences. The breath-taking winding roads, hill-top gardens, and miniature toy train add to the already mesmerizing hill scape scenery along with our Ooty travel packages.
On a clear day with bright sunlight, the aesthetic town looks as picturesque as a scenery from a colourful masterpiece painting. The Southern beauty of India has so much to offer that it becomes hard to soak it in one trip! The enchanting natural aesthetics of this land will leave you wanting for more and will compel you to visit it more than once! The cleanliness and synchronicity with nature are surprising in this state. Ooty honeymoon packages let you and your partner witness the blankets of widespread green landscapes making it a perfectly carved face of Mother Earth! Be a part of an unforgettable travel story with us and relish our legacy to travel, explore and celebrate life.
Arrive Coimbatore– Ooty
Arrive at Coimbatore airport/railway station and proceed for your transfer to your hotel. You have the rest of the evening at leisure. Overnight in Ooty.
Note Mandatory supplement charges for gala dinner applicable during Christmas and New Year Period.
Ooty – Day trip to Coonoor
After breakfast, enjoy a day trip to Coonoor. In Coonoor visit Sim’s Park, Lamb’s rock and Dolphin’s nose. Return to the hotel later in the evening. Evening is at leisure. Overnight in Ooty.
After breakfast, proceed to visit the Botanical gardens & market place and the famous Ooty lake. You have rest of the evening at leisure. Overnight in Ooty.
Ooty – Kodaikanal (2 Nights)(Approximate 260 kms/ 6 -7 hours)
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and proceed for your transfer to Kodaikanal. Arrive Kodaikanal later in the noon and check into your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Kodaikanal.
After breakfast, enjoy local sightseeing of Kodaikanal visiting Pillar’s Rock, Kodai lake & Fairy Falls. Also enjoy a bridal walk at Coaker’s walk with panoramic view of the mountains. Overnight in Kodaikanal
Kodaikanal – Coimbatore
Today after breakfast, transfer to Coimbatore Airport / Railway Station to board your flight/train to your next destination or hometown with lots of memories to cherish for a life time. Holiday Concludes! Let’s stay in touch on Facebook/email and meet again on another memorable Holiday. See you soon!
- Note: Under unavoidable circumstances itineraries may be changed or reversed.