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Golden Triangle Tour of Tamil Nadu

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What to Expect
Day 01: Arrive Chennai to Kanchipuram

Welcomed by our Representative at Chennai airport and drive to Kanchipuram. Kanchipuram was once famous for its thousand temples. Today only about a 100 temples remain and are worth a visit. Apart from its temples, this small town is also known for its thriving handloom industry. You will visit few temples in Kanchipuram, including the Ekambareshwarar Temple, in which a legendary 3,500 year-old mango tree still bears fruit of four different flavors on its four major branches, representing the four Vedas. Kailasanathar temple visit would be the highlight of the day, which is one of the oldest remaining structural stone temple in Tamil Nadu and has 58 small shrines dedicated to various forms of Shiva.

Day 02: Tiruvannamalai

Travel to Tiruvannamalai which is known for eternal peace and divine. The city is proud to possess the sacred shrine of Lord Arunachaleswara and many ashrams. It is a place of pilgrimage. Walking in the city, you meet a lot of sadhus and pilgrims from every corner of the country. Tiruvannamalai an important pilgrimage center that has an old temple of Lord Shiva. Evening visit Arunachaleshwara Temple Home to the largest Shiva temple in India dedicated to Lord Arunachaleshwara, the spectacular gopuram (tower) is 66m high and dates from 750 AD.

Day 03: Tiruvannamalai

Today you can visit Temple for morning prayer or you can experience the holiest feel by participating on Yoga Sessions. Enjoy the spiritual expereince by walking around the temple complex where you can witness the people offering prayers, doing meditations, and cultural influences.

Day 04: Pondicherry

Enjoy the sightseeing tour of Pondicherry; you'll have more time to gorge on French baguettes for lunch before we set out to see the sights of Pondy, as Pondicherry is popularly known. We'll visit the Shri Aurobindo Ashram, the Ganesha Temple, the Church of our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and the Gandhi Statue on the boulevard.

Day 05: Mahabalipuram

Visit Mahabalipuram or Mamallapuram is one of the most outstanding examples of Dravidian art and architecture and a jewel in the crown of Tamil Nadu. In a land that is liberally strewn with some of the best in temple art, Mamallapuram holds its own and stands as a silent yet eloquent witness to the glory of its creators. Mamallapuram's wonders in rock leave visitors enthralled, conveying as they do, an impression of beauty and harmony. Enjoy the sightseeing tour of the famous World Heritage Monuments of Mamallapuram: the Shore Temple, built in the 7th century - the Arjuna’s Penance, a Bass Relief - the Five Rathas, which symbolizes equality of men and women and many cave temples.

Day 06: Chennai Airport

After breakfast, checkout your hotel and drive to Chennai airport for your onward flight.
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Important Information
Departure Point
6 days
Return Details
  • 05 nights accommodation
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast - Continental breakfast
  • Local guide at Kanchipuram & Mahabalipuram
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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By: MPM Travel XS - Day Tours
29 reviews
Surat, India
Crocodile park at Mahabalipuram
Nice place but not properly maintained, water was stinking because of which standing their was quite
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Domestic Trivandrum airport
Even though capital city, Trivandrum domestic airport has become the lowest grade airport of Kerala compared with
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Mary L
Fees not included? Not fair!
The tour and guide were fine. What I didn't appreciate was that "fees" to two of the 3 sites were not covered by
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Great bike tour!
My tour guide, Sakthivel, was excellent. We cycled from the town to a village and back, stopping at lots of
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Pauline v
Well organized trip, amazing experience
We booked our Kerala-tour through a Dutch agency that cooperates with Travel XS. The tour was very well organized
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Mirjam O
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Excellent service
We travelled with evaneos organisation. Our contact in India was Joël . We planned a private trip as we want, Xs
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Leonardo B
Munich, Germany
Great tour
We relied on Travel XS to arrange our 14 days Tamil Nadu and Kerala tour and that was a very good choice! The
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Perfect Asian trips!!!!
So far I did two trips ( India and Sri Lanka) with them with the help of Mrs Bharathi and they have been
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Nagpur, India
It was a nice tour.trip to munnar and location of hotel c7 was nice.Breakfast was also good.I found this place
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Eyragues, France
Top Agency in Mahab
Nice people nice tours top agent I use Travel xs since the very beginning and I have organised many tours with
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Helmar R
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We made a roundtrip in Rajasthan and Gujarat. The drivers where perfect, the guides in different cities very good.
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Bas v
Super experience!!!
In August 2018 we made a great 14 day tour through South India. Everything was perfectly taken care of by
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Leiden, The Netherlands
Great experience
We did a customized tour in south India. It was all well arranged. Although we were in kerala during the floots
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Highlight of our stay in Chennai
My boyfriend and I were in Chennai for a wedding and did a day trip down to Mahabalipuram (also known as
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An excellent way to visit a village...
Although the bicycle trip was not like described (no water, no bike helmet, no pickup at our hotel...we took a cab
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