Day 01: Chennai (Arrival): Upon arrival at Chennai international airport you will be received and transferred to check-in at your hotel. After brief leisure enjoy sightseeing tour of Chennai that includes your visit to Kapaleshwara Temple, St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica, Fort Museum and some local markets. Evening spend time on the Marina beach, the second largest beach in the world.
Day 02: Kanchipuram: After breakfast check-out form your hotel and drive to Kanchipuram, one of the sacred 7 cities of India famous for its thousand temples, the ancient capital of the Pallavas. On arrival visit the numerous temples like Kailasanatha Temple, Vaikunda Perumal Temple, Varatharaja Temple and Ekambareswara Temple, which give the city its name as ‘the temple city’. The city is also famous for silk-weaving.
Day 03: Thiruvnnamalai: After breakfast drive to Thiruvannamalai. On arrival, check-in at your hotel. After brief leisure visit the Arunachaleeswarar temple and the Ashram of Sri Ramana Maharshi.
Day 04: Pondicherry: After breakfast check-out from your hotel and drive to Chidambaram crossing the unparalleled scenic sights of Southern India. Chidambaram is also known as the “City of the Cosmic Dancer – Nataraj”. This city is also the centre of philosophy art and religion. On arrival, visit the Shiva temple in Chidambaram which houses a unique Emerald lingam statue. Drive further to erstwhile French colony Pondicherry of beautiful boulevards, gothic structures and quiet beaches. On arrival, check-in at your hotel. Rest of time is free at leisure.
Day 05: Pondicherry: During the day visit Auroville (city of dawn) – the famous centre for spiritual learning and meditation named after Guru Sri Aurobindo Ghosh. Pondicherry is also famous for its modern minimalist handicrafts of pottery, paper and wood work. Stay overnight at Pondicherry.
Day 06: Mahabalipuram: After breakfast drive through fertile Coromondal coastline, reach Mahabalipuram. Mahabalipuram (Mammalapuram) is famous for its shore temples and other monuments which are in a form of epic recreated on stone. On arrival, tour this world heritage site for the remaining day see the rock cut monolithic Shore Temple, Five Rathas, Arjuna’s Penace, etc. Stay overnight at Mahabalipuram.
Day 07: Chennai (Departure): At appropriate time you will be transferred back to Chennai airport to board the onward destination flight back home. The tour ends.