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Temples and Tastes of Tamil Nadu

By Discover Activities
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Highlights

  • UNESCO Recognised Brihadeswara temple

  • Meenakshi Temple architecture which is hailed worldwide

  • Chettinadu cuisine unique in South India

  • Private chauffuer driven Car

  • Essence of Tamil nadu covered in a short duration

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Private chauffuer driven Car

  • What's included

    Overnight say in budget hotle with all basic western amenities

  • What's excluded

    meals

  • What's excluded

    local guide and monument entrance fees

Know Before You Book

  • minimu age 14 years, must accompanied by an adult

What you can expect

This journey is dedicated to the Kingdom of Architectural Marvels. Spirituality is the key element here, that resulted in the thousands of Hindu temples formation in Tamil Nadu. Concurrently, all these temples are equally marvellous in Engineering. A special mention to Chettinad cuisine which is well known for the complexity of flavours. Also noteworthy are the heritage mansions of chettinadu which still draw a lot of tourists

Day 1- Trichy to Tanjore, Morning we pick-up you from your Trichy hotel/airport ad drive to Tanjore . Those who wish to do something in Trichy first,then we shall take to world famous “Rangnathswamy temple” first before we go to Tanjore. Arrive Tanjore and visit visit Brihadishvara (or Brhadisvara) temple was constructed between c. 995 and 1025 CE using Chola war booty and tribute from Sri Lanka. The temple was dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Reaching a height of 63 metres, it is the tallest temple building in India. The entire rectangular complex measures approximately 140 x 75 metres and is surrounded by a wall with regular interior niches. Inside the compound are various secondary shrines and a monumental double gateway entrance (gopuras). Later drive towards Chettinadu for an overnight stay. Chettinad showcases the rich art and cultural heritage of Tamil Nadu. A Tour to Chettinad will be an extremely enriching experience for the tourist as the place is full with rich cultural heritage, exotic food and remarkable specimens of Dravidian architecture. Chettinad is well known for its mansions, temples and culinary delicacies. Overnight at the hotel in Chettinadu

Day 2- Chettinadu to Madurai , After breakfast get driven towards Madurai. Arrive and checkin hotel. Meenakshi Amman Temple is one of the temples which are hailed all over the world. This mind-blowing temple demands a second visit and the sculptures are so mesmerising that they will make our eye balls glued to them. This marvellous piece of art is dedicated to Goddess Meenakshi and God Siva and it is believed to be the place where they tied the knot. Every nook and corner of this temple is so amazing and attractive. Don’t ever miss an opportunity to visit this dazzling temple. Overnight at the hotel in Madurai

Day 3, Minakshi to Trichy return , After breakfast get driven back towards Trichy airport. Arrive and get dropped at the airport OR the hotle of your choice in Trichy. Tour ends with happy memories

Location

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Activity Location

  • Trichy
  • Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Trichy airport
  • Ramanathapuram Road
  • Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu 620007