7 / Tanjore - Trichy ( 54kms / 02hrs by road )
After breakfast leave for Trichy, short name of Trichurapalli,
situated on the banks of Kaveri River is a blend of
history and tradition as well as pilgrim centre, it
is famous for Ranganath temple at Srirangam. Later city
tour visiting Rock fort and its temple at a height of
over 23mts. Also visit Srirangam and Jambukeshwar Temple.
Night stay in Trichy.
Day 8 / Trichy - Madurai (
133kms / 3.5hrs by road )
After breakfast proceed to Madurai and transfer to hotel.
The ancient city of Madurai, some 2600 years old is
laid out in the banks of river Vaigai as a lotus flower
with the Meenakshi temple in the centre. Afternoon city
tour visiting - Meenakshi temple, King Tirumala's Palace,
Great tank and Gandhi museum. Night stay in Madurai.
Day 9 / Madurai - Rameshwaram
( 154kms / 04hrs by road )
After breakfast proceed to Rameshwaram- the most sacred
temple town of India is an island hallowed by the epic
Ramayana, where Lord Rama is said to have visited before
going into battle of Srilanka. Legend has it that Lord
Rama sent Hanuman to Mount Kailash to bring a Lingam
for worship when he set foot after defeating Ravana.
As Hanuman did not return when the auspicious hour was
approaching, Sita made a sand Lingam so that worship
could be performed in time, which is where the present
day Ramanatha Swamy Temple stands close to sea on the
eastern side of the island. One of the twelve Jyotirlingam
shrines is also well known for its magnificent corridors
and the massive sculptured pillars lining them. Return
to Madurai and transfer to hotel. Night stay in Madurai.
Day 10 / Madurai - Trivandrum
( 329 kms / 08.50 hrs by road )
After breakfast drive to Trivandrum and transfer to
hotel. Evening at leisure.
Day 11 / Trivandrum - Kanyakumari
( 87 kms / 02.00 hrs by road )
After breakfast proceed for Kanyakumari - the land's
end of India where the water of the Arabian Sea , the
Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean meet. An important
pilgrim centre of India, it is famous for the Amman
Temples - a symbol of unity and sanctity - deidicated
to the virgin Goddess , Kanya Kumari. To its South -
East lies the famous Vivekananda Rock Memorial, a blend
of all the architectural styles of India. Evening enjoy
the beautiful sun set and later return to Trivandrum.
Night stay in Trivandrum.
Day 12 / Tivandrum - Departure
After breakfast transfer to airport to connect flight
for onward journey.