South India Temple Tour
Feel pleased investigating the radiant sanctuaries of South India prevalent for their rich engineering and plan. The journey visit makes an ideal vibe to enable you to associate with the God. The 12 days and 11 evenings visit bundle takes you different South India sanctuaries like Lord Venkateswara, Govindaraja Swamy Temple, Arunachala Temple, Meenakshi Temple and some more, which are significant wellsprings of religious lessons. Our bundle will keep you at more prominent solace by dealing with all your movement necessities, accordingly enabling you to accomplish profound quality, a fitter body and more beneficial personality.
Day 01: Chennai
Upon landing in Chennai International airplane terminal meet with our agent and exchange to the inn. Overnight remain at inn.
Day 02: Chennai – Tirupati – Chennai
Morning after an early breakfast we will go on an outing to Tirupati. Upon landing in Tirupati continue for Tirupati Temple Darshan.
Tirupati is situated in Andhra Pradesh. Tirupati is an old Hindu sanctuary town having chronicled references in Puranas. The sanctuary of Lord Venkateswara is situated on the Tirumala slope and Tirupati is at the strides of the Tirumala slopes. Consistently around 1 lakh individuals visit this place. It has extraordinary notoriety for popular sanctuaries.
Sanctuaries situated in and around Tirupati include: Sri Padmavathi Devi sanctuary at Tiruchanoor, Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple at Srinivasa Mangapuram. As indicated by legend, Lord Venkateswara remained here after his marriage with Sri Padmavathi Devi, before continuing to Tirumala. Govindaraja Swamy Temple, Saint Ramanujacharya blessed this sanctuary in 1130 AD. Kapila Theertham in Tirupati town at the base of Tirumala Hills devoted to Lord Siva, Sri Kodandaramaswami Temple, Tirupati worked by Chola rulers amid the tenth century AD, Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple at Srikalahasti and Sri Kalyana venkateswara swamy sanctuary at Narayanavanam (40 km from Tirupati). Ruler Sri Venkateswara Swamy and Sri Padmavathi Ammavari, little girl of Akasa Maharaja were hitched here.
Later toward the evening come back to Chennai for night remain.
South India Temple Tour
Day 03: Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mamallapuram
Today we will leave for Mamallapuram, prior known as Mahabalipuram. On the way we will visit Kanchipuram, known as the city of thousand sanctuaries. It is one of the seven sacrosanct urban areas of Hindus, and was the capital of the early Cholas as far back as the second century BC. Kanchipuram was a noteworthy seat of Tamil learning and a critical place of journey for Buddhists, Jains and Hindus. Aside from sanctuaries, the city is additionally well known for its silk weavers, who settled here exactly 400 years prior and have given it a fortunate notoriety.
Later proceed with drive to Mamallapuram. Upon landing register with the inn. After new n-up we will continue touring around Mamallapuram, the old port of Pallavas. The pallavas have made numerous brilliant landmarks with sculptural boards, hollows, Monolithic Rathas and Temples. Krishna Mandapam has a major bas help, remarkable for its practical portrayal. The world’s biggest bas alleviation estimating 27m x 9m, whale back molded shake contains figures of divine beings, demi-divine beings, men mammoths, winged creatures and portrayal of the whole creation. Shore Temple, one of the most seasoned in south going back to eighth century AD is a decent case of the principal period of auxiliary sanctuaries developed in Dravidian style. The Five Rathas are a gathering of five solid sanctuaries, each made in various style.
At night exchange to the inn for overnight remain.
Day 04: Mamallapuram – Tiruvannamalai – Pondicherry
Today we will have a trip to Tiruvannamalai. One of the holiest towns of Tamil Nadu, its name meaning the “red mountain” gets from the dynamite wiped out well of lava behind it. The sanctuary town of Tiruvannamalai is a standout amongst the most old legacy locales of India and is a focal point of the Saiva religion. The Arunachala slope and its environs have been held in awesome respect by the Tamils for a considerable length of time. The sanctuary is amazing in origination and design and is rich in custom, history and celebrations.
Arunachala Temple: The sanctuary devoted to Lord Shiva was worked between the ninth and the tenth hundreds of years by the Chola rulers of the Tamil domain. The sanctuary is celebrated for its monstrous gopurams. This has been resolved from an engraving in the structure that was made amid the reign of Chola lords who led in the ninth century A.D.
Later toward the evening drive to Pondicherry. Upon entry register with the inn. Overnight remain at lodging.
Day 05: Puducherry
Today we will have entire day trip around Pondicherry, prior known as Puducherry. Puducherry is arranged on the eastern ocean leading body of India. In spite of the fact that the French impact is step by step blurring, despite everything it holds a couple of Gallic pronunciations. Primary sights are the Rai Nivas, the Sacre Coeur church, Sri Aurobindo ashram.
Sri Aurobindo Ashram: The Sri Aurobindo Ashram situated on mourn de la Marine, is a standout amongst the most understood ashrams in India. The ashram was set up in 1926 by one of India’s well known children Sri Aurobindo, who initially came to Pondicherry to escape abuse by the British. Sri Aurobindo, a holy person yogi, rationalist writer, showed Integral Yoga, another arrangement of mind advancement, a union of yoga and present day science. Madame Mirra Richard Alfassa, a French painter artist who had taken after a similar way all alone, went along with him later. She is presently known as the Mother. After the passing of Sri Aurobindo, “the Mother” proceeded with the social work till she kicked the bucket in 1973 at 93 years old. The possibility of Auroville or the “City of Down” was brought about by ‘The Mother’.
The Pondicherry Museum: The Pondicherry Museum is situated on Saint Louis road and is open between 10.00-17.00 hrs on all days aside from Mondays and national occasions. The exhibition hall is situated in the previous home of the French Administrator. The gallery has a gathering of uncommon bronzes and stone models from the Pallava and Chola lines, objects found in Arikamedu site (an old port only 7km from city that exchanged with the Roman realm), Greek and Roman jugs, 200 year old dots produced using glass and valuable stones, a wide accumulation of sanctuary lights and even questions from the Tsung period in China.
Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, situated on the South Boulevard, Subbayah Salai, is a white and dark colored neo-gothic church. It was worked by French preachers in the 1700’s. It is one of Pondicherry’s finest Catholic houses of worship.
Manakula Vinayagar Koil Temple: This sanctuary is over 300 years of age and is devoted to Ganesha. It has a brilliant tower.
Day 06: Puducherry – Chidambaram – Thanjavur
After breakfast we will leave for Thanjavur, prior known as Tanjore. In transit we will visit the Divine place that is known for Chidambaram. Chidambaram is devoted to Lord Nataraja – (God Siva as a Cosmic Dancer – known as Shiva tandava)). It is one of only a handful couple of sanctuaries where Siva and Vishnu are cherished under one rooftop. This antiquated sanctuary was worked by the Cholas. It is given exclusively to the specialty of Bharatanatyam and is one of the uncommon sanctuaries where Shiva is spoken to by an icon as opposed to the standard Lingam. Spread over a region of 40 sections of land with a gopuram on each side, the sanctuary is recognized by five sabhas or courts. Aside from this, the hallowed place where there is Chidambaram, has numerous choice sanctuaries and attractions.