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Classic Tamilnadu - South India

Trip cost ex. international flights
from £1,960 per person
Duration
11 days
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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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Chennai
Day 1
Chennai
  • Arrival transfer from airport to hotel
  • Welcome to Chennai
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
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
Chettinad
Day 7
Chettinad
  • Transfer from Tanjore to Chettinad
  • En route stop to visit a terracotta horse temple (with driver only)
  • Welcome to Chettinad
Chettinad
Day 8
Chettinad
  • Village tour of Chettinad
  • Traditional lunch at Bangala
  • Admire the handmade tiles in Attangudi
Madurai
Day 9
Madurai
  • Transfer from Chettinad to Madurai
  • Welcome to Madurai
  • Evening ceremony at Sri Meenakshi Temple
Madurai
Day 10
Madurai
  • Half day tour of Madurai
  • Experience the Feeding of Gods
Day 11
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  • Departure transfer from hotel to airport