5 Nights Itinerary Covering: Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mamallapooram - Tiruvannamalai - Pondicherry
Although a part of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry is starkly opposite from the other cities located in this southern Indian state. While most of the cities in Tamil Nadu are hugely inspired the ancient Hindu traditions and abounds with Dravidian temples, Pondicherry, on the other hand, was a French colony before the independence of India in 1947. The ‘Chennai Pondicherry Tour’ has been designed to provide you a glimpse of two different worlds at the same time.
Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.
Upon arrival in Chennai, meet the IHPL representative who'll assist you in smooth transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
On day 2 of the tour, leave your hotel for a city tour. Fondly known as the ‘Gateway of South’, Chennai is home to a number of tourist attractions. The list of attractions that you cover during the sightseeing includes the Theosophical Society, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Kalakshetra, the St. Mary's Church, Kapaliswara Temple, San Thomas Cathedral Basilica, Mylapore, Fort St. George and houses the Secretariat and Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu. The evening is at leisure. Stay overnight.
In the morning, leave by road for Mamallapuram. On the way, visit Kanchipuram. The erstwhile capital of the Pallava dynasty, Kanchipuram is home to around 1000 temples including 124 shrines. On reaching Mamallapuram, check in at the hotel to relax. Later, set off for the sightseeing tour of the town. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Post breakfast in the morning, drive towards Pondicherry. On the way, visit Tiruvannamalai. Explore the beautiful temples in this city. Thereafter, have lunch and continue your drive towards Pondicherry. On reaching Pondicherry, check in at the hotel for night stay.
In the morning, leave by road for Aurobindo Ashram. While returning back, have lunch at the hotel and embark on a sightseeing tour of Pondicherry. Overnight stay in the hotel.
In the morning, check out of your hotel and drive back to Chennai airport where you can board the flight for your onward journey.