Heritage Havens: Day Tour from Madurai to Chettinad and Trichy
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Product Code : AGORA484
Embark on a captivating journey to explore the rich heritage of Chettinad and Trichy with our day tour from Madurai. Discover the exquisite 19th-century mansions of Chettinad, adorned with marble and teak from around the world, showcasing a unique fusion of East Asian and European influences. Visit renowned temples with intricate carvings and impressive architecture, including Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple and Rock Fort Temple in Trichy. Immerse yourself in the cultural gems of these heritage havens, with an expert guide providing insights into the history and traditions of this region. A day filled with architectural wonders and cultural delights awaits you!
7:00 AM: Pickup from your hotel in Madurai and embark on a journey to explore the rich cultural heritage of Chettinad and Trichy.
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Drive to Chettinad, a region known for its unique mansions that boast of a fusion of East Asian and European architectural influences. Marvel at the 19th-century mansions, such as Chettinad Mansions and Chettinad Palace, which are open to tourists. Admire the spacious rooms adorned with marble and teak embellishments from around the world. Explore the intricate carvings and impressive architecture of famous temples in the region, including Vairavan Kovil Temple, Karpaga Vinayakar temple, Kundrakudi Murugan temple, and Kottaiyur Sivan temple.
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Chettinad as you continue to explore the mansions and temples in the region.
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Take a break for a delicious lunch at a local restaurant and savor the local cuisine.
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM: Resume your journey as you drive to Trichy, a city known for its historical significance and religious landmarks.
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM: Visit Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, one of the largest temple complexes in India. Admire the 22 gopurams, including the tallest in India, and delve into the rich history of the temple that dates back to several dynasties. Explore the Rock Fort Temple, a unique monument perched on a 3.8 billion-year-old rock, and Tiruvanaikkaval Jambukeshwara temple, renowned for its intricate carvings and impressive architecture.
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM: Drive back to Madurai and conclude your tour with a drop-off at your hotel, carrying cherished memories of the cultural treasures of Chettinad and Trichy.
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.