Complete Tamilnadu Tour 13 Nights / 14 Days

13 Nights Itinerary Covering: Chennai – Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Puducherry - Thanjavur - Tiruchirappalli - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai – Chennai

Overview

A trip to treasure awaits you with our well-designed 13 nights, 14 days Tamil Nadu tour package. Dotted by a host of tourist attractions, Tamil Nadu is a gem of South India. With this Tamil Nadu tour package, you can visit famous cities like Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, Kanchipuram, Thanjavur, Mahabalipuram, Puducherry, and Chennai. Get a sneak-peek into the cultural affluence of this South Indian state with this well-designed 14 days Tamil Nadu package. A huge part of this state is splashed by intricately designed temples and other architectural wonders. No wonder, it is sheer delight for pilgrims and travel enthusiasts alike. With our thoughtfully curated 14 days Tamil Nadu package, you are provided with comfortable stays, smooth transfers, and splendid sightseeing as bonus. So, choose from our Tamil Nadu tour packages to set off on an amazing vacation.

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.

Highlights

  • Sightseeing in Chennai.
  • Explore temples of Mahabalipuram.
  • Visit tourist attractions in Pondicherry.
  • Visit to World Heritage Site of Brihadeeswarar Temple in Tanjore.
  • Temple visit in Tiruchirappalli.
  • Darshan at Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai.
  • A day trip to Rameshwaram.

Itinerary - Complete Tamilnadu Tour

Day 1 - Chennai: Arrival in the Capital City

Your arrival in Chennai is marked by a warm welcome by our representative and a transfer to the hotel. Complete check-in formalities at the hotel and unwind. Later, spend your time as you please and sleep peacefully at the hotel.

Day 2 - Chennai: Enjoy Sightseeing

On this day of your complete Tamil Nadu tour, you will be heading to explore the attractions of the city. The Theosophical Society, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Kalakshetra, the St. Mary's Church, Kapaliswara Temple, San Thomas Cathedral Basilica, Mylapore, and Fort St. George are among the must places to visit in Chennai that you will be exploring today.

In the evening, you can enjoy your free time. Thereafter, return to the hotel for a sound sleep.

Day 3 - Mahabalipuram: Off to an Ancient Indian City

Wake up refreshed and checkout from the hotel. You will be transferred to Mahabalipuram today as a part your 14 days Tamil Nadu tour package. En route, you will explore the pious charm of Kanchipuram. Listed among the sacred Hindu cities and the Chola dynasty’s capital, Kanchipuram awaits you to partake in its holiness. This is also a significant center to learn about Jainism, Hinduism, and Buddhism.

In the city, you have the opportunity to visit famous temples such as Kamakshi Amman Temple and Ekambareswarar Temple. You can also visit the local silk weavers, who have been residing here for almost 400 years throughout the generations.

After sightseeing in Kanchipuram, you will proceed to Mahabalipuram. Once you reach, check-in to the hotel. Later, have a good night's sleep there.

Distance from Chennai to Mahabalipuram: 58 km (approx.)

Travel Time: 1 hour, 25 minutes (approx.)

Day 4 - Mahabalipuram: Explore the Attractions

This day is packed with pleasant sightseeing places that you will be exploring. Being an ancient city, it houses the ancient port of the Pallava rulers. It is also home to various architectural marvels such as caves, sculptural panels, temples and Monolithic rathas of Pallavas. Among these marvels, you will visit Krishna Mandapam - world's largest cave-cut Hindu temple.

The next attraction to visit is the Shore temple that dates back to the 8th century. The temple is among the best examples of Dravidian architectural style. Up next is the Pandava Rathas - a group of 5 monolithic temples. Each of these is erected in a different style of architecture.

After exploring these age-old wonders, return to the hotel for a restful sleep.

Day 5 - Puducherry: Towards the ‘New Town’

Checkout from the hotel and get ready to be transferred to Puducherry (or Pondicherry). Puducherry means ‘New Town’ in Tamil. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel. Remaining day is at your leisure. You can savor local treats, explore the surroundings, and go shopping.

Later, return to the hotel and slip in your cozy beds for a sleep.

Distance from Mahabalipuram to Puducherry: 96.5 km (approx.)

Travel Time: 1 hour, 55 minutes (approx.)

Optional: Leisure activities (charges extra)

Day 6 - Puducherry: A Day at Local Attractions

Arise and be prepared for visiting marvelous places in Puducherry today. You will visit attractions like Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus – a great example of Gothic architecture, Raj Niwas - the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, and Sri Aurobindo Ashram - founded by Sri Aurobindo in 1926.

After an eventful day, come back to the hotel for a refreshing sleep.

Day 7 - Thanjavur: Proceed to Taste Art

You will be moving to Thanjavur (Tanjore) - the next destination of your 14-day Tamil Nadu package. So, checkout from the hotel and hop into the cab. For a short sightseeing spree en route, halt at Chidambaram and visit Chidambaram Temple (also called Thillai Nataraja Temple).

Continue your ride to Thanjavur. Once you reach, complete check-in formalities at the hotel and relax. After you are re-energized, set off for sightseeing.

Begin with Brihadeeswarar Temple – dedicated to Lord Shiva, this is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Saraswathi Mahal Library and Art Gallery are other attractions to visit today.

Later, come back to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Distance from Puducherry to Thanjavur: 214.7 km (approx.)

Travel Time: 4 hours, 20 minutes (approx.)

Day 8 - Tiruchirappalli: A Leisure Day

Pack your bags and checkout from the hotel as you will be transferred to Tiruchirappalli (also called Tiruchi or Trichy). On your arrival, check-in to the hotel and unwind. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Enjoy just as you want. You can visit nearby attractions or buy home souvenirs. Then, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Distance from Thanjavur to Tiruchirappalli: 59.1 km (approx.)

Travel Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes (approx.)

Optional: Leisure activities (charges extra)

Day 9 - Tiruchirappalli: The City’s Marvels Beckon You

Start your day with an amazing sightseeing tour of the city. Srirangam (almost 5 km from Trichy) is the first attraction of the day. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple is a prime tourist spot here. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the temple has one of India's largest complexes. Next, you will visit Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort on the banks of the River Kaveri.

After enjoying your day at these hot-spots, return to the hotel and sleep.

Day 10 - Madurai: Head to the Cultural Capital

Checkout from the hotel and get transferred to Madurai – the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu. On arrival, complete check-in formalities at the hotel and enjoy your leisure day. Explore the surroundings, shop like locals, try local cuisine, and other things that fascinate you. Thereafter, sleep peacefully at the hotel.

Distance from Tiruchirappalli to Madurai: 138.2 km (approx.)

Travel Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes (approx.)

Optional: Leisure activities (charges extra)

Day 11 - Madurai: Visit Tourist Spots

This day is marked by visiting the major attractions of the city. Head to the spectacular Meenakshi Amman Temple, also known as Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Parvati, known as Meenakshi here; the Lord is known as Sundareswarar. Visit all the 14 gopurams of this temple.>

Afternoon is at your leisure. You can have lunch and refuel yourself. In the evening, attend the soulful prayer ceremony at the Meenakshi Temple.

After a pleasurable day, return to the hotel and hop on your beds for a sleep.

Optional: Leisure activities, lunch (charges extra)

Day 12 - Madurai: A Day Trip to Rameshwaram

You will be treated to a remarkable Rameshwaram day-trip. Here, you will have Darshan at the Rameshwaram Temple (Ramanathaswamy Temple) – one of the 12 Jyotirlingas. The temple has the longest corridor among all Hindu temples in India. It is said that Lord Rama worshipped Lord Shiva for penance after killing Ravana.

After a soulful day, come back to the hotel in Madurai and sleep.

Day 13 - Chennai: To the Capital City

The penultimate day of your Tamil Nadu tour package takes you to the state capital – Chennai. After you checkout from the hotel, you will be transferred to Madurai railway station. Board the train to Chennai. On your arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel, check-in, and wash away the journey fatigue. Relax in your room for the remaining time.

Distance from Madurai to Chennai: 497 km (approx.)

Travel Time: 7 hours, 35 minutes (approx.)

Day 14 - Chennai: Departure Back Home

Carefully check your belongings and pack your bags before checking out from the hotel as this is the last day of your Tamil Nadu vacation. You will be transferred to the airport. Board your flight with souvenirs in your bags, pictures and videos in your camera, and memories in your heart.

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