Duration : 5 Nights / 6 Days
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Welcome on your arrival in evening; upon your arrival you will check in to hotel and relax. Overnight in Chennai
After early breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Rameswaram, on arrival check into hotel. Afternoon proceed for sightseeing of Rameswaram – visit ramanathaswamytemple, agnitheertham, ramjharokatemple, dhanushkodi and adam’s bridge. Overnight stay at the hotel in Rameswaram.
After breakfast you will proceed for full Day city tour of Rameswaram visiting Rameswaram temple; Hanuman Temple and Agneetirtham. Rameswaram is known for its 22 theerthas or wells in and around the main temple. This place is equally sacred to both Vaishnavites and Shaivites. According to Hindu Mythology, if one visits Rameswaram and prays to Lord Shiva one will be relieved of one’s sins. It is 197 metres long.The Ramanathaswamy temple is renowned for its magnificent corridors and massive sculptured pillars. The third corridor of Ramanathaswamy temple is the longest one in the world.Besides pilgrimage; Rameswaram Island has several places, which are ideal picnic spots. There are beautiful beaches at Olaikuda, Dhanushkodi and Pamban. The Olaikuda beach is 1 km from the main temple and s engulfed by coral reefs, which makes bathing in the sea safe and enjoyable. With diving glasses and respiration tubes, scuba diving is safe and possible. Flamingos, sea gulls and a variety of birds migrate to the Rameswaram Island during winter. Rameswaram is a main fishing centre of Tamil Nadu. Variety of fishes including export quality fish like prawns, sea cucumber, and lobster are available here. Rameswaram is also famous for its dry fish. Overnight in Rameswaram.
Morning drive to Madurai, check in at a hotel upon arrival and then relax at hotel. Later in afternoon enjoy half Day city tour of Madurai. Situated on the banks of river Vaigai, Madurai was the capital of the Pandya kings, and an important cultural and commercial centre as early as 550 AD. Visit the Meenakshi Temple- the heart and lifeline of the 2500 year old city of Madurai. The complex houses 14 magnificent Gopurams or towers, including two golden Gopurams for the main deities. Next, visit the Gandhi Memorial Museum at the Tamukkam Palace. The museum houses the history and relics of the freedom movement. Proceed to the Palace of Tirumalai Nayak, an Indo-Saracenic building constructed in 1523. It was built with the help of an Italian Architect and is a classic fusion of Dravidian, Islamic and European styles. Continue to the Koodal Azhagar Temple, one of the 108 temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Three separate altars feature three figures of Vishnu, in standing, sitting and reclining postures. In the evening, re-visit the Meenakshi Temple to witness the evening prayer ceremony at the temple. Overnight in Madurai.
Upon arrival you will drive straight to Kanchipuram. upon arrival you will enjoy a half-Day tour of Kanchipuram. Known as the town of a thousand temples, Kanchipuram s one of the seven sacred cities of India. Visit the Varadharaja Perumal Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, originally built in 1053. It is the third most important of the 108 holy shrines of Vishnu. There is a hundred-pillar mandapam or hall in the temple, full of sculptures exhibiting excellent workmanship and architecture. Visit the Kamakshi Temple, dedicated to Kamakshi, one of the forms of the goddess Parvati. It is popularly associated with Sankaracharya, one of the greatest Hindu gurus. This is the only Parvati temple in Kanchipuram. Later, visit the Kailasanatha Temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is one of the finest structural constructions of the Pallava ruler Rajasimha, and features particularly fine car. Overnight in Kanchipuram.
After breakfast you will drive to Chennai airport for your onward flight connection; henceforth our services terminate and we wish you safe, happy journey back your home.