SPIRITUAL SOUTHINDIA TOUR
12 Days/11 Nights
It is a divine Tour through the sanctified Temples of South India.On one side you can visit the Temples with Architectural richness & diversity and on the other side the divinity of the Sanctum sanctoram.This Tour covers all Famous temples in Southern India to make you as a truly satisfied devotee through out the journey
On To Tiruppati
Our representative will extend a grand welcome to you at Chennai Airport.
Then we proceed to the Holy land ï¿½ TIRUPATHI. The temple of Tirupati, the abode of Lord Venkateswara & the biggest and richest temple in the world is nestled 3000 feet high, at top the Tirumala Hills in the eastern ghats.
Reach Tirupatiwith in Three Hoursï¿½ Check into your hotel & relax ï¿½ rest of the day at the divine centre ï¿½ Overnight stay.
Darshan at Thirupati
On to Chennai
In the early morning the "Suprabatham' from 3-3.30 am followed by Tomalaseva. Both these are precious occasions & we will take you if interested.
Darshan starts at 6 am till 11 a.m. We will take you through a special entrance, certainly the time taken waiting in the free queue. Also you will be allowed to sit infront of the idol & perform the wedding of the Gods and Goddesses in a closed Dormitory in a ceremony known as Kalyanostavam.
In the afternoon proceed to Chennaiï¿½ Reach Chennai by late evening ï¿½ Check into the resort ï¿½ Overnight stay.
Onto Thiruvanna Malai
Visit Arunachlewar Temple
Get up early morning , sit back in your air-conditioned coach and drive to Thiruvannamalai .
Reach the destination by noon.Check into the Resort & Relax!
Later visit Arunacheswar Temple
There are 275 sacred places (Lord Siva Temples) which were praised by the hymns of Thevaram and were called "Thirumurai Thalangal". Of these places twenty two are found in Nadu Naadu (a part of Tamil Nadu ). Thiruvannamalai is the most sacred of these twenty two. SivaPuranam identifies four sacred places for obtaining salvation. Thiruvannamalai is one among them. The significance of this place is that by mere remembrance of Lord Arunachaleswarar at this place gives salvation to all souls (Ninaithale Mukthi Tharum Thiruthalam).
Overnight stay at the Resort.
Visit Ramana Maharshi's Ashram
On to Tanjore
In the Morning visit Ramana Mahershi's Ashram & then proceed to Tanjore.
Reach Tanjore by afternoon-Check into the Resort
Later visit the famous Brahadeswara Temple & tanjore palace.
Overnight stay at the Resort.
Day Excursion to Trichy
Visit Rockfort & Sreerangam
In the morning enjoy a day excursion to Trichy.Reach destination with in 2 Hrs. Trichy is a the city blessed by a fine blend of history, religion and commercial activity.
we visit Rock Fort temple ï¿½ a boulder of giant proportions perched on top of a hill, with images carved into it. Take a deep breath and climb the 437 odd steps from the entrance to the summit.
Later visit Sri Rangam Temple sprawled on an island in the river Cauvery. Gaze up at the twenty-one magnificent towers of the temple surrounded by seven walls. Mind you, this temple was built around the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
Backto Tanjore by evening &Overnight in your resort.
Visit the amazing Meenakshi Temple
After breakfast, we set out to Madurai. Sit back and relax in your coach seat. You are about to enter a very special city. Madurai is over 2500 years old and is the second largest city of Tamil Nadu. Ancient seat of learning, the city is planned in the shape of a lotus.
Check in to your hotel at Madurai by noon.
After lunch, in the afternoon, visit the famous Madurai Meenakshi Temple. There are four entrances to this amazing temple complex set in six hectares. Marvel at the truly majestic towers, twelve of them, pointing skywards at 45 to 50 metres.
Beat some of the stone pillars in the complex with any hard object and feel incredible on hearing sweet metal sounds. You now know why they are called musical pillars. By the way, the total number of pillars in the temple is a staggering one thousand.
Day Excursion to Rameswaram
Visit Ramanathaswami Temple
Get ready for a full day sightseeing tour to Rameswaram, popularly known as the Varanasi of the South, A bath in the sea at Dhanushkodi is considered holy and spiritual. Visit Sree Ramanatha Swami Temple, the corridor of the temple is the longest in the Country ï¿½ Back to Madurai by afternoon - overnight stay in the hotel.
Onto Kanyakumari ;
Visit Vivekananda Memorial
After an early breakfast, we drive to Kanyakumari ï¿½ India's land's end. You can enjoy the long drive in the air-conditioned comfort of your coach.
Arrive at Kanyakumari ï¿½ the confluence of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal - by afternoon and check into your hotel.
Enjoy lunch and relax.
Later board a boat to the just offshore Vivekananda Memorial ï¿½ located on a huge rock, in memory of Swami Vivekananda, the Great Indian spiritual leader.
Then watch the glorious sunset from the seashore. On a full moon day, observe, with disbelief, the sunset and moonrise simultaneously. This spectacle can be witnessed nowhere else in India.
Enjoy dinner at your hotel. Overnight at your hotel.
On to Trivandrum
Visit Sri padmanabha Temple
Awake in time to see the stunning sunrise view in the Bay of Bengal.
Then Proceed to the Capital City of Kerala,Trivandrum,enroute make a break to visit the famous Sucheendram Temple.
You can reach Trivandrum with in four Hours.Check into the Hotel and Relax
Later visit the Most famous Temple of Kerala-Sree padmanabha swami Temple,where Lord Vishnu is Worshiped.The Temple is built in a most architectural design and treated as the Family temple of former Maharajas of Travancore.
You can also visit the neighbouring Kuthramalika,which is now the Museum of Former Maharajah of Travancore Shri.Swathithirunal.
Back to the hotel,have Dinner & a good sleep.
On to Cochin
Visit Amrithananda mayi Ashram enroute
After Breakfast ,we can proceed the journey to Cochin,but enroute we can make a Break at two places.
One is Oachira Parabrahma Temple,which is the only Temple in South Insdia where no idol is worshipped.The Parabrahma ( The Almighty) is symbolically worshiped here.The temple premises is spreaded in many hectors of Land.
Another important spot is the Birth Place and Ashram of Mtha Amrithananda Mayi Devi,the world renowned Spritual leader.If you are lucky ,you can visit 'Amma' for her Blessings.
Reach Cochin by late afternoon.
Relax & Overnight stay.
On to Kalady & Guruvayur
Visit Chottanikara Devi Temple enroute
The Most auspicious Pilgrim journey starts today.Today we are moving to Guruvayoor Sree Krishna swami Temple,which id most famous Temple in India termed as 'Dwaraka of the South'.Enroute you can make a break at the Famous Devi Temple in Kerala-Chottanikkara Devi Temple,its idol is believed to be erected by Adi Sankaracharya.
Also we can vist Kalady,the Birth place of Adi Sankaracharya ,which is in the out skirts of Cochin.
Reach Guruvayoor by afternoon & check into the Hotel.
By late evening you can Visit the Temple.
Back to the Hotel Go Bed early as you have to wake up early morning to see Nirmalya Darsan which is at 3 AM.
Complete Guruvayoor Visit
Back to Home from Cochin
By eary morning get ready for Nrmaly Darshan at Guruvayoor Temple,for that you to be at the Temple at least 2 AM.Nirmalya Darshan is to view Lord Guruvayoorappan with the Flowers & offerings showered on the idol on the previous day,which is believed to be most auspicious .
Later you can also visit 'Punnathur kotta' which is the place sheltering 45 Temple Elephants of Guruvayoor Devaswam.
Then it is the time for return.You can be back to the Cochin Airport to catch the return flight and the traveling time will be one and half Hours.
GRT Grand Days/Residency Tower
Radha Park /Quality inn Sabari
Tanjore (02 N)
Ideal River view
Madurai (02 N)
Taj Gateway/Hotel heritage
GRT Regency/Hotel Pandyan
Muthhot Plaza /Taj Residency
Hotel Geeth or similar
Cochin (01 N)
Le Meridaean/Ramada Resort/Taj Gateway dency Singar International
Abad plaza/Travancore court
Guruvayoor (01 N)
Kanoos Residency/Gokulam Resort
Fort Gate/Sopanam Heritage
Transport(Up to 02-04 Pax)
A/C toyotta Innova or Similar
A/C Indica or similar Car
-The Vehicle will be with the guests through out the Tour. They can make it use round the Clock if needed.
- Well experienced English speaking Driver cum Guide will be appointed for the Tour.who can also act as an Escort.
- If there is no Land journey break in the Tour, One Driver, One Vehicle will be allotted for the entire Tour . The same Driver & Vehicle will be along with the guests for the entire journey.
In all Hotels & Resorts Food will be on Bed & Breakfast Basis ( CP) unless specified .
Tours & Cruises
Venkiteswara Temple Visit at Thiruppati
Arunacheswar Temple & Ramanamaharshi Ashram visit at Thiruvanna malai
Rock Fort & Sree Rangam Temple visit at Trichy
Brahadeswara Temple visit at Tanjore
Madurai Meenakshi Temle visit
Vivekananda Memorial & Devi Temple visit at Kanyakumari
Suchhendram Temple Visit
Sree padmanabha Temple visit at Trivandrum
Amritanandamayi Ashram Visit at Kollam
Kalady Ashram visit at Kalady
Chottanikkara Temple visit at Cochin
Sree Krishna temple visit at Guruvayoour
Entry Fees, Service & other Taxes, Toll Charges,Bata & Nighthalting Charges,Local Guides at Selected locations
Airport tax, Air fares, Food cost other than specified, Phone call charges & other personel expenses of the Guests.
Package Price per Person(On twin share)
(from 1st Oct -30th April except 19th Dec-15th Jan )
Price/Person in EURO
Price/Person in INR
First class Category
N.B- (01)Base category rooms are taken for cost calculation. For Higher category rooms,extra payment has to be made.
(02) Indian Rupee rates are applicable for Resident Indians & those foreigners who has Working permit in India. EURO rates are applicable for Foreign guests & Non Resident Indians.
(03) Food plan on Half board & full board can be made available on request
1)You can skip 01 night at Madhurai & can add 01 more night at Trivandrum with out any extra payment.
2)You can skip 01 night at Tanjore and can add 01 night at Trichy with out any extra payment