Sanctuary Tours South India
Day 01: ARRIVE CHENNAI
Upon landing in Chennai Meet on landing in Airport and exchange to the hotel.Rest of the day free at leisure.Overnight at the inn.
Day 02: CHENNAI
After breakfast entire day city voyage through Chennai. Chennai, the capital city, prominently viewed as the 'Entryway toward the South' speaks to a society that is particularly not quite the same as that of northern India. The spots of interest are Kalakshetra, a school of workmanship and music that energizes exponentsWz`x` of Bharatanatyam, Carnatic music, customary weaving and outlining; Fort St. George worked in 1653 amid British rule in India, now houses the Secretariat and Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu; St. Mary's Church, the most established Anglican Church in India with its premises; Sri Parthasarathy Temple worked by the Pallavas in the eighth century AD; Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Mylapore likewise an eighth century Pallava Temple devoted to Lord Shiva; St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica remade in 1606 as a church building and in 1896 it was made a basilica; and Theosophical Society - the world central station of the Theosophical Society shaped to empower the investigation of similar religion rationality and science. Evening exchange to lodging. Overnight at inn.
Day 03: CHENNAI - KANCHIPURAM - MAHABALIPURAM
After breakfast drive to Kanchipuram, 70 kms west of Mahabalipuram which is a city of thousand sanctuaries. One of the seven hallowed urban communities of Hindus, it was the capital of the early Cholas as far back as the second century BC. Kanchi was a noteworthy seat of Tamil learning and in addition a vital spot of journey for Buddhists, Jains and Hindus. Aside from sanctuaries, the city is likewise renowned for its silk weavers, who settled here somewhere in the range of 400 years back and have given it a fortunate notoriety. Later on we might continue to Mahabalipuram, driving south of Chennai on the coast which is the old port of Pallavas. The pallavas have made numerous sublime landmarks with sculptural boards, holes, Monolithic Rathas and Temples. Krishna Mandapam has a major bas help, outstanding for its reasonable representation. The world's biggest bas alleviation measuring 27m x 9m, whale back formed rock contains figures of divine beings, demi-divine beings, men mammoths, feathered creatures and representation of the whole creation. Shore Temple, one of the most seasoned in south going back to eighth century AD is a decent case of the main period of auxiliary sanctuaries built in Dravidian style. The Five Rathas are a gathering of five solid sanctuaries, each made in various style. Later Check in at the lodging. Overnight stay at inn.
Day 04: MAHABALIPURAM - PONDICHERRY (135 KM)
After breakfast drive to Pondicherry. Toward the evening city voyage through Pondicherry. In spite of the fact that the French impact is step by step blurring, Pondicherry holds a couple of Gallic pronunciations. Pondicherry's principle sights are the Rai Nivas, the Sacred Heart Church and the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. The ashram retreat was established in 1926 by Sri Aurobindo after whose demise the otherworldly power went to one of his trains, a French lady known as the Mother. The Mother was additionally instrumental in establishing the city of Dawn Auroville, 10 km from Pondicherry. Its unique sanction went for making a city without bounds where individuals from India and abroad could live and cooperate in a profound domain. Evening exchange to lodging. Overnight at inn.
Day 05: PONDICHERRY - CHIDAMBARAM (64 KM) - KUMBAKONAM (78 KM)
Morning after breakfast drive to Kumbakonam, in transit visit Chidambaram, the seat of the Cosmic Dancer; devoted to Lord Nataraja. Spread over a region of 40 sections of land with a gopuram on every side, the sanctuary is recognized by the five sabhas or numbers. The towering gopurams, the tallest one on the north is 42.4 m are cut on it with 108 move postures of Bharatanatiyam.
Further proceed with drive to Kumbakonam, one of the most seasoned towns in Tamilnadu and is popular for its Mahamaham celebration. In the seventh Century it was the Capital of Chola Kings. Kumbakonam, the celebrated sanctuary town of South India, is beautifully situated in the midst of the two waterways, Cauvery and Arasalar. On entry check in at the inn. Evening visit the sanctuary of Kumbakonam. Overnight stay at inn.
Day 06: KUMBAKONAM - TANJORE (40 KM) - TRICHY (60 KM)
After breakfast drive to Trichy, on the way visit Tanjore. The home of Carnatic music, musical instruments, move and customary crafted works, Tanjore (Thanjavur) is well known for the Brahadeeswarar Temple. The sanctuary developed more than a thousand years back by the Chola King Raja Rajan is a draftsman's wonder. The Art Gallery and the Saraswathi Mahal Library are likewise surely understood spots of interest.
Further drive to Trichy. Upon landing register with the lodging. After crisp n-up visit Srirangam, which is an island, 5 kms from Trichy. Encompassed by the Kaveri water is a 600 sections of land island town encased inside the seven dividers on the massive Sri Ranganathaswamy sanctuary. There are no under 22 gopurams, one of which is the tallest in India. The 72 m high 13 layered gopuram rules the scene for miles around. The Rock Fort arranged on the banks of the Kaveri River, Trichy's most celebrated around the world milestone is a 84 m high shake, one of the most established on the planet approx. 3,800 million years. The fascination is not for fortress itself but rather the sanctuary at the summit. 344 stages cut out of rock lead to the top where are the engravings going back to the third century B.C.
Overnight at lodging.
Day 07: TRICHY - RAMESHWARAM
After breakfast drive to Trichy.
Early morning drive to Rameshwaram, the most sacrosanct journey destinations of India. No journey is over without taking a trek to this blessed island of Rameshwaram. Rameshwaram, as it is said, is the spot where Lord Rama offered because of Lord Shiva consequently for his backing in crushing King Ravana. This makes Rameshwaram an imperative journey destination for lovers of both Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. Arranged in the Ramanathpuram of Tamil Nadu, Rameshwaram is home to the absolute most intriguing sanctuaries in whole India. This island in the Gulf of Mannar is associated with the territory at Mandapam by Indira Gandhi Bridge. Finished in the year 1988, this was considered as a building wonder, a deed unparalleled around then.
On entry check in at the lodging, after new n-up entire day sanctuary visit including Ramanathaswamy, this glorious sanctuary is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas arranged in various parts of India. Ramanathaswamy Temple likewise has its name in history books as it has the biggest passage anyplace in India. The development of Ramanathaswamy Temple which was begun in the twelfth century was added to by numerous rulers. Amid its development period, numerous traditions came and fell and each of them put their contribution to the sanctuary. The rundown of one of a kind components in its development is by all accounts perpetual. There is this gigantic corridor that is of around 1220 meters long. All through the length of the lobby, there are splendidly cut columns, the arrangement of which will abandon you completely hypnotized. The 54 meter tall Gopuram has turned into the image of heavenly nature in the heart of numerous explorers; such is the magnificence and nearness of it.
Day 08: RAMESHWARAM
After breakfast continue on entire day sanctuary voyage through Rameswaram, going to Sri Ramanathaswami sanctuary. The sanctuary has 22 sacred springs which are accepted to have therapeutic properties. After darshan, visit the Ghanthamathana Parvatham which gives fine perspectives of the island.
Later, visit Dhanushkodi, it is one of the Tirthas in the island of Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India. This is situated next to the phantom town of Dhanushkodi at the eastern most tip of Rameswaram Island. Rama utilized his bow's (Dhanush) end (Kodi) to break the extension - Adam's Bridge (subsequently the name). This scaffold was utilized for his armed force to traverse to Lanka for the successful war against Ravana Later, come back to the inn for overnight sit tight.
Day 09: RAMESHWARAM - MADURAI (170 KM)
Morning after breakfast drive to Madurai. Upon landing register with the inn. Evening free for own movement. Overnight stay at resort.
Day 10: FULL DAY IN MADURAI
After breakfast entire day city voyage through Madurai. Madurai, known as Athens of the East, is the second biggest city on the banks of the River Vaigai. The city is accepted to be over 2500 years of age. The city got its name from the drops of nectar (Mathuram) that tumbled from Shiva's lochs when he came to favor its kin for developing a sanctuary for him. Madurai where the general population wake up at the serenade of songs is pleased with the grand Meenakshi-Sundareswara Temple. Of its 12 gopurams, four of the tallest stand at the external dividers of the sanctuary. The 48.8 m high southern gopuram is the most dynamite and have more than 1500 models. In the Ashta Shakthi Mandapam inside the Meenakshi sanctuary, the etched columns recount the tale of the wonderful princess of Madurai and her marriage to Lord Shiva. Evening exchange to inn. Overnight at inn.
Day 11: MADURAI – THEKKADY
After breakfast leave for Periyar in the morning (4 hours) and exchange to lodging on entry. You may decide on a charming vessel ride along the Periyar Lake at night. Appreciate watching fluctuated winged creatures and creatures like tigers, elephants, wild hog, deer, and so forth at the Periyar/Thekkady National Park. You can likewise visit a couple of tribal towns around Periyar and witness captivating exercises of tribals gathering nectar from perilous slope honey bees. Evening exchange to inn. Overnight at inn.
Day 12: THEKKADY – ALLEPPEY
Morning after breakfast drive to Alleppey. Upon entry board the houseboat for an overnight voyage along the quiet Kerala backwaters to Alleppey. Overnight stay at Alleppey.
Day 13: ALLEPPEY – COCHIN
After breakfast land the houseboat and drive to Cochin. Upon landing register with the inn. After crisp n-up we will take you for touring by vessel going by, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, St. Francis Church, Chinese angling nets and Bolgatty Palace. Rest of the day free at relaxation. Overnight stay at inn.
Day 14: COCHIN – DEPARTURE
Transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward destination.
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