South India Temple Tour

  • Visit the Best temples of South India
  • Visit Tirupati Balaji at Tirupati
  • Visit Chindabaram and Kumbakonam
  • Visit Meenakshi Temple at Madurai
  • Explore temples at Rameshwaram


Day 01: Arrival / Chennai
Arrival / Chennai

At the airport, you will see that Tree Trunk Travel representative is waiting to give a warm welcome and later he will escort you to your hotel, previously reserved.

After upon arrival in Hotel discuss your tour itinerary with our representative in Lobby and after that our representative will help you to check into formalities.

Overnight at Hotel


Day 02: Chennai / Tiruati (170 Kms) (04 Hrs)
Chennai / Tiruati

Morning we will start the city tour of Chennai. We will start the tour from Chennai Museum (Closed on Friday). Following the drive through the flower & fruit market, Fort museum, Marina beach.

Later drive for Tirupati. Upon arrival check into hotel.

Overnight at Hotel


Day 03: Tirupati / Kanchipuram / Mahabalipuram (210 Kms) (06 Hrs)
Tirupati / Kanchipuram / Mahabalipuram

Morning sightseeing of Tirupati – visit Tirupati Temple, Agastyaswami Temple, Chandragiri Town, Kailasakona Waterfalls and Kalyani Dam.

Later to Mahabalipuram en-route visit to Kanchipuram.

Kanchipuram is the famous temple city in the Indian state of Tamilnadu. It is also known by its former names Kanchiampathi, Conjeevaram, and the nick name ‘the city of Thousand Temples’. Kanchipuram is considered one of the seven holiest cities to the Hindus of India. In Hinduism, a kṣetra is a sacred ground, a field of active power, a place where moksha, final release can be obtained. We will explore some famous Temple of Kanchipuram. If you are interested in shopping then you will get one of the best silk sari in Kanchipuram.

After the tour of Kanchipuram we will proceed for Mahabalipuram. Upon arrival check into Hotel.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 04: Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram was a 7th century port city of the South Indian dynasty of the Pallavas, around 60 km south from the city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu. The name Mamallapuram is believed to have been given after the Pallava king Narasimhavarman I, who took on the epithet Maha-malla (great wrestler), as the favourite sport of the Pallavas was wrestling.

Today full day we will explore this amazing city. We will start the tour from to visit the Caves. There are nine rock – cut temples. Later we will visit the Arjuna’s Penane & Five Rathas – There are five monolithic temples, each created in a different style.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 05: Mahabalipuram / Pondichery (130 Kms) (2½ Hrs)
Mahabalipuram / Pondichery

After breakfast drive to Pondichery. Upon arrival check in to hotel

Afternoon proceed for the tour. Some of the major tourist places to be visited here are the beach, museum, Auriobindo ashram, Auroville, botanical gardens, and the French Quarter. Paradise beach of the city is famous for its beautiful half moon shape and dolphins

Overnight at Hotel

Day 06: Pondichery / Chindambaram / Kumbakonam / Tanjore
Pondichery / Chindambaram / Kumbakonam / Tanjore

Morning drive to Tanjore enrooute visit to Chindambaram and Kumbakonam. Upon arrival check into hotel.

Tanjore is an important center of South Indian art and architecture. Most of the Great Living Chola Temples which are UNESCO World Heritage Monuments are located in and around Thanjavur. The foremost among the Great Living Chola temples, the Brihadeeswara Temple, is located in the center of the city. Thanjavur is also the home of the Tanjore painting, a painting style unique to the region. The city is an important agricultural center located at the heart of the region, known as the Rice bowl of Tamil Nadu.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 07: Tanjore / Trichy / Madurai (195 Kms) (04 Hrs)
Tanjore / Trichy / Madurai (195 Kms) (04 Hrs)

Morning drive to Madurai enroute visit to Trichy. We will visit Rock Fort Temple, Tiruvanaikkaval Temple, Elakurichi. Later drive to Tanjore.

Later drive to Madurai. Upon arrival check in to hotel.

Evening witness the closing ceremony at Meenakshi Temple.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 08: Madurai

After the breakfast we will proceed for the sightseeing. Madurai is the largest city in Madurai. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities. We will visit the famous Meenakshi Temple. There are four entrances to this amazing temple complex set in 6 characters.

Later visit to Gaandhi Museum – Madurai, Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple, Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Mariamman Teppakulam along

Overnight at Hotel

Day 09: Madurai / Tiruchendur / Kanyakumari (265 Kms) (06 Hrs)
Madurai / Tiruchendur / Kanyakumari

Morning drive to Kanyakumari enroute visit to Tiruchendur Temple. Following the visit drive to Kanyakumari. Upon arrival check into hotel.

Evening enjoy the sunset at Kanyakumari.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 10: Kanyakumari

Morning will proceed site seeingKanyakumariwhich includes the famousVivekananda RockMahatma Gandhi Memorial Resembling Centreand the Thiruvalluvar Statueand Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 11: Kanyakumari / Rameshwaram (320 Kms) (06 Hrs)
Kanyakumari / Rameshwaram

Morning drive to Rameshwaram. Upon arrival check into hotel.

Rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 12: Rameshwaram / Trichy
Rameshwaram / Trichy

Morning tour of Rameshwaram  sight seeing, which includes Sri Ramanathaswamy TempleDhanushkodi TempleHanuman Temple,Kothandaramaswamy TempleRama Tirtham  (Gandamadana)Lakshmana Tirtham,Jatayu TirthamGandhamadhana ParvathamBadrakaliamman Temple,The Five-faced Hanuman TempleJada TirthamNambu Nayagiamman TempleAgnitheertham,  Villoondi Tirtham, and Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge.

Following the tour drive to Trichy. Upon arrival check into hotel.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 13: Trichy / Departure
Trichy / Departure

After breakfast transfer to airport to board the flight to onward destinations

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