Day 1: 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 2: Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram
This morning, visit Kanchipuram and the Kailshnatha Temple. The afternoon is at leisure to shop for the famous Kanchipuram silk sarees & fabrics. Stay overnight.
Day 3: Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry
Proceed to Pondicherry (134 kms / 3 hrs), 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 4: Pondicherry - Trichy
Today, you will proceed to Trichy by road (203 kms / 4-5 hrs) enroute you will visit the Nataraj temple at Chidambaram dedicated to the dancing Lord Shiva, later you will stop at Tanjore to visit the famous Brihadeshwara temple. Stay overnight.
Day 5: 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 6: Madurai
This morning proceed on a full days excursion to Rameswaram. Stay overnight.
Day 7: Madurai
Transfer to airport / railway station. Tour ends with sweet memories.