Chennai- Tirupati- Mahabalipuram- Madurai- Rameshwaram- Kanyakumari- Trivandrum
Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Places Covered : Kanyakumari , Rameswaram , Madurai ,Mahabalipuram ,Tirupati, Chennai
Day-01: Chennai- Tirupati
Distance from Chennai to Tirupati is 157 km/3.30 Hrs .
Meet & Greet on arrival at Chennai Railway station / Chennai Airport . Chennai – “The Capital City of Tamil Nadu”. Transfer to Tirupati . Tirupati . The sacred shrine of Lord Venkateswara is located on the seventh peak, Venkatachala (Venkata Hill) of the Tirumala Hills with nature in all its glory, splendour and charm .Tirumala Balaji Devasthanam is the one of the important pilgrimage center and also most visited place of worship in the world. The Lord at Tirupathi is also known as Venkatachalapati, Venkatesa Perumal, Venkataramanamurthi and Edukondalavada (The Lord of Seven Hills). On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay will be at Tirupati .
Start for a full day tirupati tours – visit tirumala tirupati, kapileswaswamy temple temple, govind rajswamy ,shri padmavati ammavari temple, shrikalayneshwar swamy temple. . Overnight stay will be at Tirupati.
Day-03: Tirupati - Mahabalipuram
Distance from Tirupati to Mahabalipuram is 150 km/4 Hrs drive.
After breakfast proceed to mahabalipuram. Mamalla is the title given to the pallava ruler narasimha varman i, . “the town of mamalla, the great wrestler.” The previous name mahabalipuram means “the town of the great king bali”.
On arrival check-in at the hotel. Visit the shore temples and arjuna’s penance, the world’s biggest bas relief. Overnight stay will be at mamallapuram
Day-04: :Mahabalipuram – Madurai
Distance from Mahabalipuram to Madurai is 387 km/7 Hrs drive.
After breakfast proceed to Madurai. Madurai is one of the oldest cities of southern India. Legend has it, that the divine nectar falling from Lord Shiva's locks, gave the city its name - Madhurapuri, now known as Madurai. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Visit Meenakshi Temple Koodal Azhagar Temple, and Thirumalai Nayak Mahal in the Evening . Overnight stay will be at Madurai.
Day-05: Madurai – Rameshwaram
Distance from Madurai – Rameshwaram : Approx 170 km
Morning excursion to Rameshwaram temple . Ramanathaswamy Temple Agnitheertham- The sacredness of the place makes it a popular bathing spot with the pilgrims. Ideally a bath at Agnitriham precedes the visit to the Ramanatha Swamy Temple. Dhanushkodi – It is believed to have been the starting point of the bridge that was built by the monkey forces of Lord Rama to access Sri Lanka. Gandamadanaparavtham - , the highest point in the island. the devotees beleives that lord Rama's feet was placed on the stone. An earmark of the footprint is there. After Lunch proceed to Madurai. In the evening visit the Meenakshi temple to view the Aarti. Overnight stay will be at Madurai .
Day-06: Madurai- Kanyakumari
Distance From Madurai To Kanyakumari: Approx 235 Km /5 hours.
After breakfast proceed to kanyakumari . Kanyakumari is the southernmost point of peninsular India and the meeting point of three oceans-the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. Kanyakumari Sightseeing covering the Kumari Amman Temples – a symbol of unity and sanctity .it dedicated to Parvathi as Devi Kanya the virgin goddess who did penance to obtain the hand of Lord Shiva. Vivekananda Rock Memorial- It was built in 1970. Vivekananda Rock Memorial is dedicated to Swami Vivekananda, Rock Memorial, a blend of all architectural styles of India. Thiruvalluvar Statue- The Thiruvalluvar statue has been erected on one of the twin rocks offshore, and nearby Vivekananda Rock Memorial. Height of the Statue is 133 foot. An imposing Memorial of Thiruvalluvar. Triveni Sangamam and Devi End your day by watching the spectacular sunset there. Overnight stay will be at Kanyakumari.
Day-07: Kanyakumari – Trivandrum
Distance From Kanyakumari to Trivandrum: Approx 100 Km /02 hours.
After breakfast proceed for Trivandrum . Thiruvananthapuram (known as Trivandrum) the capital of Kerala. Located at the South Western tip of India, is bounded by the Arabian sea on the West and Tamil Nadu on the East. Thiruvananthapuram literally means Ananthapuri, "the city of Ananthan", the Thiru (Great/Lord) Ananthan's Puram (City). The temple of Anantha, the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple is the most religious icon of the city. Other sightseeing places are Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Veli Tourist Village. Shangumugham Beach where one can watching the spectacular sunset. Overnight stay will be at Kanyakumari.
Day - 08: Kanyakumari
After breakfast check out from Hotel and transfer to Madurai Airport /Kanyakumari Station for your onward journey.