Temple Tours of South India

1N Chennai , 1N Tirupati , 1N Mahabalipuram , 1N Pondicherry , 2N Thanjavur , 1N Trichy , 1N Madurai , 1N Rameshwaram , 1N Kanyakumari , 1N Trivandrum , 1N Alleppey , 1N Kochi and 1N Guruvayoor

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Day Wise Itinerary

When it comes to south India temples, the state of Tamil Nadu dominates with its many ancient, towering Dravidian masterpieces, many with brightly painted sculptures on their gopuram (towers). These temples, which display some of India's greatest temple architecture, are the backbone of Tamil culture. Even Kerala has famous temples which tourist keep visiting.

Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1

Day 1: Arrive Chennai

Meet and greet on arrival at Chennai railway station or airport and transfer to hotel. Chennai offers good place to spend the holidays. In the afternoon sightseeing tour of the city Including Kapaleeshawarar Temple, Fort St. George Museum, Marina Beach etc. Overnight stay will be at Chennai hotel.

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Kapaleeshwar Temple

Kapaleeshwarar Temple is a temple of Shiva located in Mylapore, Chennai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The form of Shiva's wife Parvati worshipped at this temple is called...

Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004
Phone: 044 2464 1670

Marina Beach

The famous Marina Beach, the pride of Chennai, is second longest beach in the world and has a wide sandy foreshore. One can see statues of heroes from Tamil culture to Samadhi...

Day 2

Day 2: Chennai To Tirupati

Morning check out from the hotel and drive to Tirupati (157 km/3.30 Hrs). On arrival check in at the hotel. After fresh up visit Kalahasti Temple, Mangapura, kapilatirtha and Tiruchanur. Night halt at Tirupati.

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Kalahasti which is situated on the banks of Swarnamukhi River and picturesque surrounding of hillocks is a famous Saivite Temple in South India.

Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India , Tirupathi

Travel from Chennai to Tirupati


2hrs 49min


3hrs 4min

Day 3

Day 3: Tirupati To Mahabalipuram

Check out from the hotel from Tirupati and drive to Kanchipuram. It is one of the seven sacred cities of India. Sankaracharya Math is situated at Kanchipuram. Famous Temples In Kanchipuram are Kamakshi Amman Temple, Varadaraja Temple, Kailasanathar Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple, Kumara Kottam and Ulagalanda Perumal Temple. Later proceed to Mahabalipuram. The distance from kanchipuram to Mahabalipuram is 69 km. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Visit the Shore Temples and Arjuna’s Penance. Overnight stay will be at Mahabalipuram.

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Kamakshi Amman Temple

The Kamakshi Temple is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Kamakshi, one of the forms of the goddess Parvati. It is located in the historic city of Kanchipuram, near Chennai, ...

Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu
Phone: NA

Varadaraja Perumal Temple

Varadharaja Perumal Temple or Hastagiri or Attiyuran is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located in the holy city of Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu, India. It is one of the ...

Thandavaraya Nagar, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 631502
Phone: NA

Kailasanathar Temple

Kailasanathar Temple must see high point in architecture.The architecture of this temple is more alike that of Mahabalipuram temple.

Kailasanathar Temple Rd, Pillaiyarpalayam, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 631...
Phone: 044 2744 2232

Ekambareswarar Temple

Ekambaranathar Temple or Ekambareswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva,located in Kanchipuram in the state of Tamil Nadu,India.The temple is the largest temple ...

Ekambaranathar Sannidhi St, Periya, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu 631502
Phone: 044 2722 2084

Shore Temple

Shore Temple. The oldest structure in the area, build c. 700 AD, this temple has been here for more than 1400 years. However, unlike Mamallapuram's other monuments, the Shore ...

Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu 603104, India

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Travel from Tirupati to Mahabalipuram


2hrs 59min

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3hrs 31min


3hrs 33min

Day 4

Day 4: Mahabalipuram To Pondicherry

After breakfast proceed to Pondicherry. en route visit Parvathi Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. On arrival at Pondicherry check-in at the hotel. Several mosques and Sri Aurobindo Ashram is situated in Pondicherry. Quiet beaches stretch north and south from town, good for swimming and sunrise strolls. Overnight stay will be at Pondicherry hotel.

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Annamalaiyar Temple

Annamalaiyar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Shiva,located at the base of Annamalai hills in the town of Thiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu,India.Shiva is worshiped...

Car St, Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu 606601
Phone: 04175 252 438

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The Sri Aurobindo Ashram located on rue de la Marine, is one of the most well known and wealthiest ashrams in India, with devotees from India and all over the world flocking ...

Marine St, White Town, Puducherry, 605002 , Pondicherry
Phone: 0413 223 3604


Chill on the sandy beach.good place to have fun and entertainment

Travel from Mahabalipuram to Pondicherry


1hrs 42min



Day 5

Day 5: Pondicherry To Tanjore

After breakfast proceed for Pondicherry sightseeing. Sri Aurobindo Ashram is on the way to Pondicherry’s famous seaside promenade. The ashram lends Pondicherry a spiritual feel. it is the place where the great Indian philosopher Aurobindo Ghosh lived and died. Afternoon check out from the hotel and drive to Tanjore. On arrival check in at the hotel and overnight at Tanjore hotel.

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Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The Sri Aurobindo Ashram located on rue de la Marine, is one of the most well known and wealthiest ashrams in India, with devotees from India and all over the world flocking ...

Marine St, White Town, Puducherry, 605002 , Pondicherry
Phone: 0413 223 3604

Seaside Promenade

Seaside Promenade is one of the oldest attractions in Pondicherry. The location is awesome and the view of the sea is breathtakingly beautiful. Whats more you have a lot of ...

Pondicherry, India
Phone: NA

Travel from Pondicherry to Thanjavur


2hrs 28min


4hrs 43min

Day 6

Day 6: Tanjore Sightseeing

After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tour of Tanjore. The prime attraction of Tanjore is Brihadeeswara Temple built by king Rajaraja Chola in A.D 1010 is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Places of tourist interest include Palace, Art Gallery, Saraswathi Mahal Library, Schwartz Church, Thirukandiyur, Thiruvaiyaru and Kumbakonam. Return for an overnight stay at the hotel in Tanjore.

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Brihadeeswara Temple

The Peruvudaiyar Kovil also known as Periya Kovil, Brihadeeswara Temple, RajaRajeswara Temple and Rajarajeswaram, at Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is a Hindu ...

Membalam Road, Balaganapathy Nagar, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
Phone: +0 436 227 4476

Schwartz Church

Schwartz Church - This church was constructed by Rev. Schwartz more than 200 ago. Though there is nothing much great about the artistic work, the church is still operational ...

Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

Day 7

Day 7: Tanjore To Trichy

Check out from the hotel and proceed to Trichy, en-route visit Chidambaram Temple, Kumbakonam Temple and Gangaikonda Cholapuram. The most famous land mark of this bustling town is the Rockfort. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at Trichy.

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Rockfort Trichy

The Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort is a historic fort and temple complex built on an ancient rock. It is located in the city of Tiruchirapalli, which is in the Indian state of Tamil...

Devathanam, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu , Trichy

Travel from Thanjavur to Trichy




1hrs 22min


1hrs 30min

Day 8

Day 8: Trichy To Madurai

After breakfast check out and proceed for sightseeing of Trichy. Visit Ranganatha Temple at Srirangam, Sri Jambukeshwara Temple, Museums and Art Galleries. Leave for Madurai by road. Madurai is one of the oldest cities of southern India. Overnight stay will be at Madurai.

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Sri Ranganathaswamy temple

Sri Ranganathaswamy temple, 8 km from Trichy Junction.The temple can be reached from Central Temple for the sleeping form of Lord Vishnu.This temple is considred the foremost ...

Srirangam, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu 620006 , Trichy
Phone: 0431 243 2246

Jambukeswarar Temple

Thiruvanaikaval is a famous Shiva temple in Tiruchirapalli, in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The temple was built by Kocengannan, one of the Early Cholas, around 1,800 years...

Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India , Trichy

Travel from Trichy to Madurai


2hrs 2min


2hrs 35min


2hrs 39min

Day 9

Day 9: Madurai To Rameshwaram

Morning check out from the hotel and proceed to Rameshwaram. Visit Ramanathaswamy Temple Agnitheertham - The sacredness of the place makes it a popular bathing spot with the pilgrims. Visit Dhanushkodi – It is believed to have been the starting point of the bridge that was built by the monkey forces of Lord Rama to access Sri Lanka. Also visit Gandamadanaparavtham - the highest point in the island. The devotees believe that Lord Rama's feet was placed on the stone. Overnight stay in Rameshwaram hotel..

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Ramanathaswamy Temple

Ramanathaswamy Temple is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to god Shiva located on the island of Rameswaram in the state of Tamil Nadu, The temple has the longest corridor among...

Rameswaram Yercaud, Tamil Nadu, India , Rameshwaram
Phone: Not Available


Agnitheertham, holding religious significance for Hindus, is situated at a distance of 100 metres from the Ramanathaswamy Temple. This place is located towards the east of the...

Nr. Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram 623726, Tamilnadu, India , Rameshwaram
Phone: Not Available


Dhanushkodi (18 km) - the southern tip of the island, Dhanushkodi was completely washed away by the 1964 cyclone. This is a strip of land about one km wide and 18 km long on ...

Phone: NA

Gandamadana Parvatham

Gandamadana Parvatham - is a hillock situated 3 km away and is the highest point in the island. Here one can see the imprint of Lord Rama's feet on a chakra. The entire island...

3 Km From Highest Point Of Island, Rameswaram, India , Rameshwaram
Phone: NA

Travel from Madurai to Rameshwaram


3hrs 30min


4hrs 4min

Day 10

Day 10: Rameshwaram To Kanyakumari

Check out from the hotel after breakfast and proceed to Kanyakumari. Kanyakumari is the southernmost point of peninsular India and the meeting point of three oceans - the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. Kanyakumari Sightseeing covering the Kumari Amman Temples, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Thiruvalluvar Statue and Triveni Sangamam. End your day by watching the spectacular sunset. Overnight stay will be at Kanyakumari.

Things to see and do

Kanyakumari Beach

Kanyakumari Beach is in the southernmost tip of India, Cape Comorin Beach or Kanyakumari Beach is the place where tourists love to see Sangam (the confluence point) of the ...

Kanyakumari, India
Phone: NA

Devi Kanyakumari Temple

Its importance as a Hindu pilgrim center, it is famous for its beautiful views of sunrise and sunset over the waters. It was once referred to as the Alexandria of the east. ...

Sannathy St, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu 629702
Phone: Not available

Vivekananda Rock

Vivekananda Rock Memorial is one of the most interesting places to see in the southern part of India. It is situated in Kanyakumari and it is a fort and an island. Vivekananda...

Vivekananda Rock Memorial & Vivekananda Kendra, Jetty, Kanyakumari, Ta...
Phone: 04652 247 012

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Thiruvalluvar Statue

Thiruvalluvar statue - a memorial statue of Thiruvalluvar. The pedestal of the statue is of 38 feet height & the statue over it is 95 feet tall with a grand total of 133 feet ...


Triveni Sangam

Triveni Sangam is the confluence of three rivers. Sangama is the Sanskrit word for confluence. The point of confluence is a sacred place for Hindus. A bath here is said ...

Triveni Sangam, Kanyakumari, India
Phone: Not available

Travel from Rameshwaram to Kanyakumari


4hrs 46min


7hrs 20min

Day 11

Day 11: Kanyakumari To Trivandrum

After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Trivandrum. The temple of Anantha and The Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple is the most religious icon of the city. Other sightseeing places are Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Veli Tourist Village and Shangumugham Beach where one can watching the spectacular sunset. Check in at the hotel for overnight stay.

Things to see and do

Sri Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple

The Anantha Padmanabhaswami Temple is a Hindu temple in the neighbourhood of Adyar in Chennai , India . The temple is located on 2nd Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, near the ...

2, 2nd Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600020
Phone: 044 2441 3995

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Dedicated to Lord Vishnu and famous for being the wealthiest temple in the country, Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram is one of the most famous temples in ...

W Nada, East Fort, Trivandrum, Kerala - 695023
Phone: 0471 246 4606

$ 2 Average Cost

Kuthiramalika Palace Museum

Kuthiramalika Palace Museum is part of the Kuthiramalika Palace (Puthen Malika Palace) and is situated on the south-east side of Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple. Kuthira Malika ...

Bhajanapura Palace Rd, Fort, East Fort, Pazhavangadi, Thiruvananthapur... , Kovalam
Phone: 0471 2473952

Veli Tourist Village

Veli Tourist Village , a beautiful & popular picnic spot well-known because of its serenity, the Lake that meets the Arabian Sea. The main attraction of Veli Tourist Village ...

Veli Sanghumugham Road, Veli, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - 695021 , Trivandrum
Phone: 471 2500785

Travel from Kanyakumari to Trivandrum


1hrs 30min


1hrs 59min

Day 12

Day 12: Trivandrum To Alleppey

Morning check out from the hotel and to Alleppey. On the way visit Mullakkal Temple. Alleppey Mullakkal Goddess temple courtyard is open to Non Hindus too. On arrival at Alleppey check into the Houseboat by noon (01:00PM). Full day enjoy the backwater cruise through Vembanad Lake. Overnight stay in Alleppey.

Things to see and do

Vembanad Lake

One of the largest lakes in India, the Vembanad Lake is India's longest lake and also the largest lake in all of Kerala. The districts of Allepey, Kottayam and Ernakulam ...

Vembanad Lake, Alleppey,Kerala

Travel from Trivandrum to Alleppey


2hrs 35min


3hrs 33min


3hrs 34min

Day 13

Day 13: Alleppey To Cochin

Morning check out from the house boat and drive to Cochin. Arrive Cochin and check in to the hotel. Afternoon proceed for local sightseeing in and around Cochin. Visit Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jewish Street, St. Francis Church and Chinese Fishing Nets. In the evening visit chottanikkara Temple. Overnight stay in Cochin hotel.

Things to see and do

Paradesi Synagogue

The Paradesi Synagogue, in a corner of Jew Town, is more than a hundred years old and houses many rare antiques. The Jewish synagogue was built in 1568, almost 1500 years ...

Synagogue Ln, Jew Town, Kappalandimukku, Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala -...

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St. Francis Church kochi

St. Francis CSI Church, in Fort Kochi, originally built in 1503, is the oldest European church in India and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European...

St Francis Church Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001
Phone: 0484 221 7505

Chinese Fishing Nets

The huge cantilevered Chinese fishing nets that that droop towards the waters like over-sized hammocks have become a hallmark that represents Fort Kochi on the tourist map. ...

Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala - 682001

Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple

The Chottanikkara (corruption of Jyotiannakkara ) Temple is a famous temple of the Hindu mother goddess Bhagawati . The temple is located near Ernakulam in the ...

Chottanikkara Mulanthuruthy Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682312, India
Phone: 0484 - 2711032 , 2713300

Travel from Alleppey to Kochi


1hrs 12min


1hrs 31min

Day 14

Day 14: Cochin To Guruvayoor

After early breakfast drive to Guruvayoor (90 Kms). Upon arrival check into the hotel. Later proceed for local sightseeing in and around Guruvayoor. Visit Guruvayur Devaswom elephant sanctuary. Evening Darshan at Guruvayoor Temple. Overnight stay in Guruvayoor hotel.

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Guruvayur Temple

Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Krishna (an avatar of the god Vishnu ), located in the town of Guruvayur in Kerala , India . It ...

Guruvayur Devaswom, Guruvayur, Kerala 680101 , Guruvayoor
Phone: 0487 255 6335

Travel from Kochi to Guruvayoor


2hrs 25min


2hrs 35min


2hrs 45min

Day 15

Day 15: Departure

Departure and transfer to Cochin airport or railway station with sweet memories.

Hotels Included

Hotel Royal Plaza (3 star)

No 3, E Road, Koyembedu - 600107, Chennai 600107

Hotel Udayee International (3 star)

13-6-771/220, Opp APSRTC Bus Stand , Tata Nagar - 517501, Tirupati 517501

Hotel Mamallaa Heritage (3 star)

NO: 104, East Raja Street, Mamallapuram 603 104, Mahabalipuram

Purple Resorts

Kulapalayam main rd, Auroville Pondicherry - 605101 Pondicherry, India, Pondicherry

Hotel Gnanam

Anna Salai ( Market Road) Thanjavur 613 0001, Thanjavur

Femina Hotel (3 star)

109, Williams Road,Contonment - 620 001, Trichy 620001

JC Residency Madurai (3 star)

14, Lady Doak College Road, Chinna Chokkikulam - 625002, Madurai

Hotel Royal Park (3 star)

Semma Madam, Ramnad Highway, Rameshwaram 623526

Hotel Singaar International (3 star)

5/22, Main Road - 629702, Kanyakumari 629702

Hotel Pankaj (3 star)

MG Road, Opposite Govt. Secretariat, Palayam, Trivandrum 695001

Pagoda Resort (3 star)

Near Kallupalam, Chungam Road - 688011, Alleppey 688011

Hotel Grand Seasons (3 star)

Chittoor Rd, Karikkamuri, Shenoys, Ernakulam - 682016, Kochi 682016

Sopanam Heritage (3 star)

East Nada, Guruvayoor, Thrissur - 680101, Guruvayoor


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