Culture & History: Chettinadu and Madurai Excursion Tour From Trichy
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Product Code : AGORA483
Embark on a captivating journey from Trichy to Chettinadu and Madurai, a cultural odyssey brimming with historical grandeur and architectural marvels. The day commences at 8:00 AM with a hotel pick-up, leading you through picturesque Tamil Nadu landscapes. In Chettinadu, discover the opulent 19th-century mansions and ornate temples, such as Vairavan Kovil and Karpaga Vinayakar. After savoring local cuisine at 12:45 PM, journey to Madurai. Explore the magnificent Meenakshi Sundareshwar Temple, Tiruparankundram Murugan Temple, and Tirumal Nayak's Palace, all steeped in rich history. The tour culminates at 9:00 PM, offering a seamless return to your Trichy hotel. Immerse yourself in the cultural tapestry of Chettinadu and Madurai on this enriching excursion.
8:00 AM - Kickstart Your Journey: The day begins with your driver picking you up promptly from your Trichy hotel. Your excursion to Chettinad, approximately 165 kilometers away, unfolds with a scenic drive through the captivating Tamil Nadu landscapes.
11:00 AM - Arrival in Chettinad: Upon reaching Chettinad, your immersive tour embarks with a visit to its iconic 19th-century mansions. These opulent residences, known for their spacious rooms and sprawling courtyards, boast a unique blend of imported marvels from East Asian countries and Europe. Explore open mansions like Chettinad Mansions and Chettinad Palace, and discover an array of temples, including Vairavan Kovil Temple, Karpaga Vinayakar Temple, Kundrakudi Murugan Temple, and Kottaiyur Sivan Temple.
12:45 PM - Savory Local Cuisine: Recharge with a delectable lunch at a local restaurant, relishing the flavors of the region.
1:30 PM - Continue to Madurai: After lunch, your journey proceeds towards the culturally-rich city of Madurai, approximately 90 kilometers from Chettinad.
3:30 PM - Arrival in Madurai: Your Madurai adventure commences with a visit to the colossal Meenakshi Sundareshwar Temple, a sprawling temple complex adorned with an astounding 33 million sculptures. Explore the Tiruparankundram Murugan Temple, a remarkable rock-cut architectural marvel, and the magnificent Tirumal Nayak's Palace, distinguished by its grandiose roofed arcade and towering stone pillars.
5:30 PM - Conclusion of Madurai Exploration: Your day of exploration in Madurai concludes, and you embark on the journey back to Trichy.
9:00 PM - Return to Trichy: Arriving at your Trichy hotel, your enriching day tour concludes, as our driver ensures a safe and comfortable drop-off.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.