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Classic Tamilnadu - South India


from £1,960 pp

(ex international flights)


11 days

The most visited state by both Indian and international travellers, Tamilnadu in Southern India boasts several breath-taking destinations, and this 10-day tour offers the perfect culmination of experiences. With its picturesque hill stations, magnificent temples, cuisine and countless tourist attractions, it is a region that can’t be missed.

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Day 1 - Chennai

  • Chennai arrival transfer from airport to hotel
  • Welcome to Chennai

Day 2 - Chennai

  • Full day tour of Chennai
Chennai, Pondicherry

Day 3 - Chennai, Pondicherry

  • Discover the folk town of Dakshin Chitra
  • Transfer from Chennai to Pondicherry - stop at Mahabalipuram en route
  • Visit Mahabalipuram with delicious local lunch
  • Welcome to Pondicherry

Day 4 - Pondicherry

  • Heritage tour of the Tamil and French town
  • Visit Auroville Ashram
  • Cooking with a local food connoisseur & dinner
Tanjore, Thanjavur

Day 5 - Tanjore, Thanjavur

  • Transfer from Pondicherry to Tanjore
  • Visit Darasuram temple complex
  • Welcome to Tanjore
Tanjore, Thanjavur

Day 6 - Tanjore, Thanjavur

  • Brihadeshwara Temple tour
  • Half day tour exploring the local art forms of Tanjore

Day 7 - Chettinad

  • Transfer from Tanjore to Chettinad
  • En route stop to visit a terracotta horse temple (with driver only)
  • Welcome to Chettinad

Day 8 - Chettinad

  • Village tour of Chettinad
  • Traditional lunch at Bangala
  • Admire the handmade tiles in Attangudi

Day 9 - Madurai

  • Transfer from Chettinad to Madurai
  • Welcome to Madurai
  • Evening ceremony at Sri Meenakshi Temple

Day 10 - Madurai

  • Half day tour of Madurai
  • Experience the Feeding of Gods

Day 11

  • Departure transfer from hotel to airport