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Bangalore to Trichy South India Temple Tour

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Product Code : AGORA379

Embark on an enriching journey from Bangalore to Trichy with our South India Temple Tour. Begin in Bangalore, where modernity meets tradition, exploring landmarks like the Lalbagh Botanical Garden and Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace. Traverse through Vellore's historical Vellore Fort and sacred Jalakandeswarar Temple. Continue to Chennai, diving into its colonial past at Fort St. George and marvelling at the grandeur of the Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Venture to Pondicherry's serene Aurobindo Ashram and the ancient wonders of Mahabalipuram. Finally, journey to Thanjavur, uncovering the architectural marvels of Brihadeshwara Temple and the spiritual sanctuaries of Trichy, before concluding this temple-rich odyssey.


Day 1: Arrive Bangalore

Upon landing at Bangalore airport, our affable representative will be awaiting your arrival, ready to guide you to your hotel. As you settle in by 12 pm, you'll find yourself immersed in a city that seamlessly blends modernity with tradition, offering a glimpse into its dynamic culture and vibrant energy.


Day 2: Bangalore City Tour

Post breakfast, your exploration of Bangalore begins with a visit to the Lalbagh Botanical Garden. This verdant paradise sprawls across 240 acres, boasting a plethora of rare plants, a serene lake, and the iconic Lalbagh Rock, offering panoramic views of the garden and the city beyond. Delve deeper into history as you step into Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace. This magnificent edifice resonates with tales of the legendary ruler, adorned with intricately carved arches, balconies, and majestic pillars. Moving forward, the Bangalore Palace awaits, an architectural gem reflecting Tudor and Scottish styles, echoing the grandeur of India's royal heritage. Concluding the day, a leisurely stroll through Cubbon Park awaits. This sprawling oasis in the heart of the city is a haven of peace, boasting ornamental statues, fountains, and a myriad of flowering plants.


Day 3: Bangalore to Vellore (220kms)

After breakfast, set forth on a scenic drive to Vellore. As the city embraces you, the Vellore Fort stands tall, a sentinel of history, blending Dravidian and Gothic architectural styles. Inside this fortress lies the mesmerizing Jalakandeswarar Temple. Steeped in spiritual lore, the temple's intricate carvings, gopurams (entrance towers), and sacred sanctums offer a transcendental experience, enveloping you in a realm of divine serenity.


Day 4: Vellore to Chennai (145kms)

Today’s journey takes you to Chennai, with a captivating stopover at Kanchipuram, the legendary "City of Thousand Temples." Begin at the Kamakshi Amman Temple, dedicated to Goddess Kamakshi, exuding a mystical aura with its ornate vimanas (towers) and sacred ponds. Continue to the Ekambareswarar Temple, where the majestic 3500-year-old mango tree stands as a symbol of eternal love and devotion. In Chennai, your exploration commences with Fort St. George, the first bastion of British power in India. Walk along the bustling Marina Beach, feel the rhythmic pulse of the waves, and marvel at the Kapaleeshwarar Temple, an architectural marvel dedicated to Lord Shiva, adorned with vibrant sculptures and a towering gopuram.


Day 5: Chennai to Pondicherry (160kms)

Embarking on a picturesque drive to Pondicherry, the ancient marvels of Mahabalipuram beckon. The Shore Temple, standing sentinel by the azure sea, offers a breathtaking vista of intricate carvings and timeless elegance. The Five Rathas await your exploration next, showcasing monolithic rock-cut temples, each a masterpiece of Pallava artistry. In Pondicherry, serenity reigns supreme. The Aurobindo Ashram invites you to find inner peace, while the French Quarter charms with its pastel-hued colonial buildings, cobblestone streets, and quaint cafes exuding an old-world charm reminiscent of European allure.


Day 6: Pondicherry to Thanjavur via Chidambaram, Gangaikonda Cholapuram, and Darasuram (180kms)

Journeying to Thanjavur, the spiritual odyssey begins at Chidambaram's Nataraja Temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva as the cosmic dancer, this sacred sanctum radiates divine energy, with its golden roof reflecting the sun's rays. The majestic Gangaikonda Cholapuram temple beckons next, a testament to Chola architectural brilliance, adorned with intricate carvings and towering gopurams. The final gem, Darasuram temple, captivates with its tranquil ambiance, showcasing exquisite stone carvings narrating tales of ancient lore. In Thanjavur, the Brihadeshwara Temple stands as a crowning jewel, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its towering vimana and grandeur that defies time. The imposing Vijayanagar Fort and the Thanjavur Art Gallery & Saraswathi Mahal Library offer a deep dive into the region's rich heritage, with rare manuscripts, ancient artifacts, and timeless artworks narrating tales of yore.


Day 7: Thanjavur to Trichy (65kms) and Departure

As dawn breaks, the grandeur of Thanjavur beckons once more. The awe-inspiring Brihadeshwara Temple unfolds before you, its majestic vimana reaching for the skies, its intricate sculptures narrating tales of divine love and cosmic order. The formidable Vijayanagar Fort stands silent witness to centuries of history, its colossal walls echoing tales of valor and intrigue. To enrich your understanding of the region's artistic legacy, the Thanjavur Art Gallery & Saraswathi Mahal Library invites exploration, housing a treasure trove of ancient manuscripts, intricate artworks, and rare artifacts. Concluding your journey in Trichy, the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple stands as a testament to devotion, while the iconic Rock Fort Temple offers panoramic views of the cityscape. The Jambukeswarar Temple invites you to delve into a realm of spiritual tranquility. As your memorable journey concludes, you'll be escorted to Trichy airport, bidding adieu to the timeless temples, historic forts, and enchanting landscapes of South India.

- Assistance on arrival at airport.

- 6 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.

- Daily breakfast at hotels.

- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.

- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.

- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

- Bottled drinking water in car.

- Government taxes.


Hotels used or similar for 6 nights accommodation

Bangalore x 2 nights
3* - Ramada/ The Rialto
4* - Fortune Select JP Cosmos/ Lemon Tree Premier Ulsoor Lake
5* - ITC Gardenia, a Luxury Collection/ ITC Windsor a Luxury Collection

Vellore x 1 night
3* - Hotel Khanna Fiesta/ POPPYS Anukula Residency
4* & 5* - Regency Sameera Vellore by GRT Hotels/ Fortune Park

Chennai x 1 night
3* - Raj Park/ MGM East Woods
4* - The  Raintree/ Accord Metropolitan
5* - ITC Grand Chola/ The Leela Palace

Pondicherry x 1 night
3* - Shenbaga Hotel/ Annamalai International
4* - Le Pondy/ The Windflower Resort & Spa
5* - Palais De Mahe/ La Villa

Thnjore x 1 night
3* - Grand Gardenia/ Oriental Towers 
4* - Sangam Hotels/ Ideal River View Resort
5* - Svatma

- Trichy - Bangalore flight fare approx INR 5, 500 per person in economy class.

- Camera charges at monuments if any.

- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.

- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc. 

- Gratuities and optional activities.

- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.