Plan a holiday trip in Tamilnadu which is reckoned for its rich cultural heritage which is conserved beautifully in various forms including the majestic ancient temples, glorious forts, delectable cuisines, and also the enchanting and lively festivals. Book our 21 Nights and 22 Days long Tamil Nadu Cultural Tour Package and explore the diverse aspects and also the incomparable treasures of South India. Our meticulously tailored tour package will take you through the natural beauty, vivid cultures, and architectural splendors of this beautiful state.
Tamil Nadu Cultural Tour Itinerary
|Tour Name:||Cultural Holiday of Tamil Nadu|
|Tour Duration:||21 Nights / 22 Days|
|Destination Covered:||Chennai – Mahabalipuram – Kanchipuram – Vellore – Tiruvannamalai – Gingee – Pondicherry – Madurai – Chidambaram – Gangaikondan – Darasuram – Tanjore – Trichy – Kodaikanal – Mysore – Srirangapatna – Somnathpur – Hassan – Halebid – Belur – Shravanabelagola – Hospet – Hampi – Aihole – Pattadakal – Badami – Bijapur – Gulbarga – Bidar – Hyderabad|
|Tour Price:||On Request/- Enquire Now|
Day 01: Arrival in Chennai
Upon arrival at the Chennai Airport, our tour representative will join you after a warm welcome and then will escort you to one of our listed hotels. After completing the check-in formalities at the hotel, move towards your room, loosen up yourself and relax for a few hours. Later in the evening, proceed towards the popular Kapaleeswarar Temple, Marina Beach, and St. Gorge Fort. After exploring all the sightseeing destinations of the day return to the hotel where you will be served with the scrumptious dinner.
Day 02: Chennai – Mahabalipuram – Kanchipuram
After savoring the delicious morning meal, drive towards Kanchipuram which is nation-wide popular for its sarees. On the way to Kanchipuram, you can make your halt at Mahabalipuram where you can explore various sightseeing destinations. Caves of Mahabalipuram, Krishna Mandapam, Rathas, Arjuna’s Penance, and shore temple are the popular and most important attractions in the city. After covering all the sightseeing destinations in Mahabalipuram continue driving towards Kanchipuram.
On arrival at Kanchipuram, check-in at the pre-booked hotel and serve yourself with a healthy night meal followed by a relaxing overnight stay.
Day 03: Kanchipuram – Vellore – Tiruvannamalai
Post enjoying a healthy and hearty breakfast you will have to start your journey towards Kanchipuram to explore the architectural wonders of the city. Kailasanathar Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple, Varadarajaswamy Temple, and Shree Kamakshi Temple are some of the most beautiful and the finest examples of architectural wonders in the city. After your visit at Kanchipuram, you will be transferred to Tiruvannamalai and while driving towards the destination one can visit the majestic Vellore Fort and also the Golden Temple. After your visit to these places continues driving towards Tiruvannamalai. On reaching the final destination of the day, check-in at the hotel and savor the mouth-watering dinner which will then be followed by a relaxing overnight stay.
Day 04: Tiruvannamalai – Gingee – Pondicherry
After paying a visit at Annamalaiyar Temple which is dedicated to the mighty Lord Shiva drive towards Pondicherry. On the way to Pondicherry from Tiruvannamalai, you will be visiting the mystical Gingee Fort. Continue driving towards Pondicherry and then stay there for a night.
Day 05: Madurai – Chennai
Post breakfast at the hotel, check-out from the hotel and drive towards the airport to board the flight to Chennai. Chennai boasts a cluster of tourist attractions including colonial structures, huge temples, historical statues, churches, and some important landmarks like Park Monument, Mahatma Gandhi’s statue, and French War Memorial. Auroville Township (also called as City of Dawn), Promenade Beach, and Aurobindo Ashram are the other famous landmarks situated in the city. Later in the evening, you will drive towards the French Colony for a heritage walk. It’s dinner time so return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06: Pondicherry – Chidambaram – Gangaikondan – Darasuram – Kumbakonam
Start your day little early today with a healthy breakfast and then hit the road towards Kumbhakonam. On the way to Kumbakonam visit the popular Nataraja Temple which falls in Chidambaram. You will also be visiting other famous places like Gangaikondan, Brihadeeswarar Temple at Cholapuram, and Airavateswarar Temple in Darasuram. After covering all the sightseeing destinations continue driving towards Kumbakonam. After reaching the place, check-in at the hotel and go for a relaxing overnight stay.
Day 07: Kumbakonam – Tanjore
After a lavish breakfast, drive towards the Kumbakonam Brass Factory. It is believed that Brass signifies the enriched history of culture and art in the state. Then proceed towards Adi Kumbeswarar Temple which is devoted to Lord Shiva and one can spot a lingam installed inside the temple representing Shiva. Later on, continue driving towards Tanjore and on reaching the place complete the check-in formalities. After a few hours, head towards Tanjore Art Gallery and the ancient Brihadeeswarar Temple.
Day 08: Tanjore – Trichy – Madurai
Post breakfast leaves for the next destination of the journey, Madurai and on the way to the destination city visit Rockford Temple and also the Ranganatha Temple. Continue driving towards Madurai and on reaching there, check- into the hotel and stay there for overnight.
Day 09: Madurai Sightseeing
Today you will be starting your day with attaining the spiritual experience by visiting the gracious Meenakshi Amman Temple. This huge temple is devoted to Goddess Parvati who is also known as Meenakshi and one can also spot the idol of her consort Shiva who is called as Sundareswarar at this place. Later on, you will be visiting the Thirumalai Nayak Palace where one can find a classical fusion of Islamic and Dravidian styles.
After savoring the delicious night meal come out of the hotel and participate in the night ceremony of Meenakshi Amman Temple. During this night ceremony, Lord Shiva is carried into the palanquin from this shrine to the residing place of the lord.
Day 10: Madurai – Kodaikanal
Post a relishing breakfast at the hotel, leave towards Kodaikanal (one of the most happening and popular places to visit in Tamilnadu). After covering a distance of 3 hours you reach this breathtaking hill station. Here one can visit Kodaikanal visit, Coaker’s walk, Bear Shola Falls, and Bryant Park. After covering these sightseeing destinations return to the hotel for dinner follows by an overnight stay.
Day 11: Kodaikanal – Mysore
Early morning after a scrumptious dinner drive towards Mysore which is located at a distance of almost 7 and a half hour. After reaching the city check-in at the hotel and relax at the hotel and stay there for a night.
Day 12: Mysore Sightseeing
Post a hearty breakfast, hit the roads towards the Chamundeshwari Hill to visit the popular Chamundeshwari Temple. Next visit the majestic Mysore Palace which will then be followed by Vrindavan Gardens. Do not miss out the evening musical and light show organized at Vrindavan Garden.
Day 13: Mysore – Srirangapatna – Somnathpur – Hassan
Post breakfast drive towards Hassan and on the way to which you will be visiting Chennakesava Temple in Somanathapura and also the Srirangapatna Palace. Continue driving towards Hassan and on reaching the destination check-in at the hotel for enjoying the night meal followed by an overnight stay.
Day 14: Hassan – Halebid – Belur – Hassan
Post breakfast drives towards Halebid which is reckoned among tourists for housing the temple complexes of Jain as well as Hindu temples. Afterward, proceed towards Belur which is settled beautifully on the Yagachi River and is adorned gorgeously with lush green surroundings. Chennakeshava Temple is the major attraction of Belur. After completing the sightseeing tour of the day drive back to Hassan.
Day 15: Hassan – Shravanabelagola – Hospet
After enjoying the morning meal at the hotel, start your t tour of the day and drive towards Hospet. While driving towards Hospet make a halt at Shravanabelagola which is popular among tourists for housing a beautiful idol of Gomateshwara Bahubali. It is also popular as one of the most important and frequented Jainism pilgrimage destinations.
Day 16: Hospet – Hampi – Hospet
After relishing breakfast at the hotel drive towards Hampi which boasts a number of appealing tourist attractions. Hampi group of monuments is one of the most eye-catching and alluring attractions of the destination and is enlisted beautifully in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. After a fun-filled excursion of Hampi, you will be dropped back to the hotel at Hampi.
Day 17: Hospet – Aihole – Pattadakal – Badami
Post breakfast drives towards Badami. While moving towards Badami on the way you can visit Aihole and Pattadakal out of which the first one is a beautiful and tranquil place located on the riverbank of Malaprabha River. You can visit a number of religious places in Aihole as it is home to numerous temples which are devoted to Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism. Next, proceed towards Pattadakal which is popular for boasting an alluring chain of majestic mountains and the monuments established here are enlisted in the list of World Heritage Sites declared by UNESCO. After completing the excursion of sightseeing destinations continue driving towards Badami. On reaching Badami check-in at the hotel for enjoying the mouth-watering South Indian cuisines which will then be followed by a relaxing overnight stay.
Day 18: Badami
On the 18th day of the journey, you will be exploring the surreal beauties of Badami which boasts a number of majestic temples and caves. The caves of Badami are reckoned for their beautiful architecture carved out as rock-cut structures. The temples of Badami are dedicated to all Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism and are listed in the list of World Heritage Sites. After completing a spiritual day return to the hotel for dinner and then spend an overnight stay.
Day 19: Badami – Bijapur – Gulbarga
Post enjoying a hearty breakfast at the hotel, drive towards Gulbarga on the way to which you will be visiting Bijapur which is also called as Agra of South. Explore some of the most astounding places in the city including Bijapur Fort and Gol Gumbaz. After visiting the iconic attractions of the city continue your drive towards Gulbarga. On your arrival at Gulbarga check-in at the hotel and stay there for a night.
Day 20: Gulbarga – Bidar – Hyderabad
Post a relishing morning meal, drive towards the popular Gulbarga Fort which is designed beautifully in the Persian style of architecture. Post visiting the fort drive towards Hyderabad and visit Bidar Fort which falls en-route Hyderabad. Due to its surrounding historical structures, the place holds a great significance in Indian history. Besides this historical fort, Bidar is also reckoned for Biridware which is a popular metal handicraft of the city. Continue driving towards Hyderabad and on reaching there check-in at one of our listed hotels for a night stay.
Day 21: Hyderabad
On the second last day of your journey, you will be exploring the wonders of Hyderabad including Qutub Shahi Tomb, Golconda Fort, Char Minar, and Birla Mandir. Later in the evening drive towards the Paradise Restaurant which is nation-wide famous its delectable biryanis. After completing a fun-filled return to your staying place for a relaxing overnight stay after a tough schedule for the entire day.
Day 22: Departure from Hyderabad
This is the final day of your journey and there is no schedule of sightseeing or visiting any religious place. After enjoying the morning meal, make yourself ready to drive towards the airport. Our representative will assist you to reach the airport from where you will board the flight for your onward journey way back to home. Have a happy and safe onward journey!
- Paying homage at Kapaleeswarar Temple and then visit St. Mary’s Church in Chennai.
- Complete excursion of Tanjore and also the temples.
- Exploring the mystical monuments in Mahabalipuram.
- Visit the beautiful Mysore Palace and Vrindavan Gardens.
- Explore the majestic caves of Badami and also the rock-cut temples in the city.